Agile Ways — An Ongoing Journey

PODCAST | With Guest Lauri Bingham | 10 January 2018

Projectified with PMI | 36 min. | Transcript

Agile Ways — An Ongoing Journey (w/ Lauri Bingham)

Lauri shares insights and lessons learned on adopting and integrating agile principles and practices into a variety of work environments. Lauri also covers the PMO’s role in supporting teams, hybrid approaches, and dealing with complexity.

About our Guest – Lauri Bingham

Lauri Bingham, Director of Technology PMO at T-Mobile. Responsible for managing over $100M across a diverse, high-profile portfolio of national programs and projects.

In this episode, Stephen Maye speaks with Lauri Bingham. Lauri shares insights and lessons learned on adopting and integrating agile principles and practices into a variety of work environments. Lauri also covers the PMO’s role in supporting teams, hybrid approaches, and dealing with complexity. To skip ahead to specific conversation points, scroll on the progress bar and click on the time mark to the point of the conversation that you want to hear.

  • @02:44 — the importance of 'soft' and 'big-picture' skills
  • @06:15 — moving from waterfall to agile/hybrid methods
  • @08:44 — finding the right fit for right team for right project
  • @11:01 — communicating successes, benefits and lessons
  • @12:20 — the challenges of going first and changing habits
  • @14:40 — a culture shift throughout organization
  • @19:57 — balancing waterfall and agile principles
  • @22:25 — letting the data lead you to the answers
  • @25:43 — listen to your customers, build a relationship
  • @30:30 — the learn-trial-learn process
  • @33:57 — career advice to women and young project managers

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Lauri Bingham

Director of Technology PMO at T-Mobile