Agile project management: A comprehensive guide

Moira Alexander

Later in 2001, the Agile Manifesto, a "formal proclamation of four key values and 12 principles to guide an iterative and people-centric approach to software development," was published by 17 software developers. What is agile? Agile is a project management methodology that uses short development cycles called “sprints” to focus on continuous improvement in the development of a product or service.

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Why Agile?

Brad Egeland

are all part of the agile manifesto, which was introduced in the year 2001. In the year 2001, several agile principles were discussed and agreed upon under the Agile alliance. Agile methodology includes various methodologies in itself. Agile methodologies like Scrum, FDD, etc.

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Making the Most of Your PMP - Your Story

Brad Egeland

After I became a PMP in 2001, it was like I became an entrepreneur on steroids as then I had more discipline to the follow the processes required to be a more successful entrepreneur. by Michelle LaBrosse, CCPM, PMP, PMI-ACP, RYT ​ Share your story of how you have made the most of your PMP. I hear from PMP’s from all over the world several times a week (most have gone through Cheetah Learning) and they share with me how they have used their credential over the years.

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5 Reasons to Get Your PMI-RMP® Certification

Project Risk Coach

I became a Project Management Professional (PMP) in 2001. I recently had a project manager ask me which of the PMI certifications he should pursue. That depends—it depends on your goals as a project manager.

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Time to turf these project management terms!

Kiron Bondale

The Manifesto for Agile Software Development was signed in 2001 and before its arrival launched agile into the mainstream, adaptive lifecycles had been used for many years.

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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

ProjectManager.com

Agile has been around since 2001, when a small group created the Agile Manifesto in response to traditional approaches of managing software development. These days, it seems like everybody is all about doing things agile.

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The Latest Trends in Project Management Discussed

Proofhub

Instead of comparing this artificial intelligence-based helped to Hal, the evil computer in 2001: A Space Odyssey , think of them as being closer to Siri, the virtual assistant in Apple devices, or Cortana, Microsoft’s version. Project management is a growing field.

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Laughter & Leadership – How Humor Can Make You a Better Leader

ProjectManager.com

According a 2001 report , 40 percent of job turnover is due to stress. Don’t think humor is a serious business? It’s more than the best medicine: it’s good business. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how leadership is bolstered by laughter.

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A Super-Quick Guide to PERT, Critical Path, and All the Other Ways to Manage a Project

Redbooth

And in 2001, a group of software developers met in Utah and published the Agile Manifesto. Most project managers are familiar with Agile and the Scrum Board. Agile works for fast-moving startup teams that need to deliver new products constantly.

Everything you’ll ever need to know about using a wiki

Backlog

While Cunningham’s site was popular, it wasn’t until seven years later in 2001 that Wikipedia really propelled the format. Since 2001, thousands of wiki sites have popped up all over the web.

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4 Ways of Making More of a Difference as a PMP

Brad Egeland

by Michelle LaBrosse, CCPM, CAL, CPD, RYT ​ Since 2001, we have been helping people get and stay Project Management Professional (PMP) certified. Many of these folks stay in touch with us – especially those who continue to take Cheetah Learning professional development courses to maintain their PMP certification or earn new PM certs through Cheetah Learning.

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Agile project management: A beginner's guide

Moira Alexander

Later in 2001, the agile manifesto , a "formal proclamation of four key values and 12 principles to guide an iterative and people-centric approach to software development," was published by 17 software developers. If you're new to project management and the agile methodology, the answers to these 10 questions will arm you with the information you need to get started. And if you're a project management veteran, these frequently asked agile questions are a good refresher. What is agile?

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How to Overcome Low Employee Engagement Levels

Brad Egeland

Collins (2001) declared that the top performing companies prioritize getting the right people in the company before deciding vision, strategy, organization structure and even business tactics. Attracting, retaining, and engaging employees is becoming an increasing challenge for organizations, which in turn, impacts on project delivery. Employee engagement is used to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of an organization’s approach to human resource management.

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Agile (What’s so funny about peace, love and future dreaming?)

Gunther Verheyen

In February 2001, seventeen software development leaders gathered at the Snowbird ski resort in Utah (United States) to discuss their views on software development. The Agile Manifesto, and the movement that stemmed from it, has hugely improved the world.

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How To Motivate Your Project Team

Girl's Guide to PM

2001.). Ruth Pearce knows everything there is to know about motivating your project team. She’s even written the book on it. I caught up with Ruth to find out more about how to motivate teams and why it’s something you should be actively doing. Ruth, let’s start at the beginning.

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Why PMPs Should Actually Read the PMBOK 6th Edition

Project Risk Coach

I got PMP in August of 2001 and my PMI-RMP in December of 2012. Four Reasons to Read the PMBOK 6th Edition The Project Management Institute (PMI) released the PMBOK 6 th Edition on September 6 th , 2017. Some certified project managers may respond with, “Ho-hum.

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Agile Project Management Principles - MOving from Principles to Practices

Herding Cats

1] Collins, Jim, Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Other’s Don’t, Harper Collins, 2001. [2] “Only those general principles and attitudes that result from clear and deep understanding can provide a comprehensive guide to action.” [1].

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The War for Project Management Talent?

Arras People

An updated report in 2001 – commissioned after the focus placed on ‘talent’ created a flurry of activity in corporate HR departments – had surveyed 13000 managers in the US and warned that the ‘war for talent’ would persist for at least two decades.

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What Does Agile Mean in the Job Market?

Arras People

In 2001 representatives of all the leading ‘agile’ methods got together in the USA and, over two days, created the manifesto for the newly formed ‘Agile Alliance’. What does Agile mean? And how on earth do we distinguish this in the job market?

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Live from Product404, in Atlanta: Agile RoadMapping

Leading Agile

Scott “went Agile” in 2001 and has since carved a niche helping companies with long-term planning horizons to connect their strategy to iterative and incremental development cadences. ? ?. This talk covers techniques and approaches to developing and communicating roadmaps to your organization.

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A Quick Guide to ‘Getting Things Done’

Brightwork

Getting Things Done: An Overview First published in 2001, GTD helps to reduce time wasted wondering what to do next and boosts your engagement with the task-at-hand. I recently set the BrightWork blog team a challenge: pick a productivity method, try it for one month, and document your experiences. I decided to start the challenge in January with David Allen’s five-step approach to ‘Getting Things Done’ (GTD).

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The Ethics of Project Management, Social Responsibility, and Authentic Leadership

Brightwork

Peter Drucker (2001) famously stated that “management is about doing things right; leadership is about doing the right things.” ” The question needs to be asked from a Project Management perspective – “Am I an ethical Project Manager?” According to the Centre for Ethical Leadership (2015), “ethical leadership is knowing your core values and having the courage to live them in all parts of your life in service of the common good.”

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The “ScrumAnd” Stance (requiring thought and discipline)

Gunther Verheyen

Since Scrum’s inception in 1995 and the definition of ‘Agile’ as a set of values and principles in 2001, Scrum gradually became the most preferred way for people, teams and organizations worldwide to become more Agile. Try organizing a party in a “Yes, but…” atmosphere.

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Still Using Excel Spreadsheets for Project Management? [Guest Post]

Brightwork

BrightWork has been providing project management solutions with SharePoint since SharePoint 2001. Executive Overview I have the privilege of seeing so many great projects and solutions. BrightWork Collaborative Project Management Framework and software are no exception. I first was introduced by BrightWork by Éamonn McGuinness, who has the vision of making successful project and portfolio management possible and easy for every organization.

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How to Overcome Low Employee Engagement Levels

Brightwork

Collins (2001) declared that the top performing companies prioritize getting the right people in the company before deciding vision, strategy, organization structure and even business tactics. Attracting, retaining, and engaging employees is becoming an increasing challenge for organizations, which in turn, impacts on project delivery. Employee engagement is used to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of an organization’s approach to human resource management.

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Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

When they could no longer blame fate, they were in despair - Anais Nïn , in Improving Project Performance: Eight Habits of Successful Project teams , Jerry Wellman, Palgrave, 2001.

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The Top Five Project Management Certifications in the UK

Arras People

While there are several courses and certificates for the Scrum methodology, the best-known one is the Certified Scrum Alliance (CSM) credential awarded by the Scrum Alliance, a nonprofit organization that was formed in 2001. .

The Best OmniFocus Alternatives and Replacements of 2019

nTask

Ever since the term Getting Things Done (GTD) was coined by David Ellen in 2001, there has been a wave of tools identifying themselves as one of the best to-do list apps for getting things done.

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Do We Need ‘Agile’ Leadership?

Agile Coach

The agile movement started in 2001 with the Agile Manifesto , but it might shock some people by learning that business existed before 2001 and many organizations thrived before 2001, thrive today, and will continue to thrive long after Agile is dead.

Software Intensive System of Systems

Herding Cats

They have five characteristics (Maier, 1998) that make the system of systems designation (Krygiel, 1999; Carlock & Fenton, 2001). . Systems Management 2 (2001) 325–345, IOS Press. The domain I work in is categorized as Software Intensive System of Systems (SISoS).

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Software Intensive System of Systems

Herding Cats

They have five characteristics (Maier, 1998) that make the system of systems designation (Krygiel, 1999; Carlock & Fenton, 2001). . Systems Management 2 (2001) 325–345, IOS Press. The domain I work in is categorized as Software Intensive System of Systems (SISoS).

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A PM’s Guide to Agile Software Development

Project Bliss

It came about during a ski trip in 2001. Everybody’s talking about agile software development these days: project managers, software developers, IT directors, small startups and big corporations.

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Project Management and Leadership Competencies: A Snapshot

The IIL Blog

By Dr. Willis H. Thomas, PMP, CPT . The Project Management Institute (PMI) ® Talent Triangle ® has addressed the need for project leadership competencies.

Rich Sheridan: Change Begins With You

The IIL Blog

Menlo Innovations was launched on June 12, 2001, at the depth of the dot-com bubble burst. Originally published at Thetrugroup.com. Rich Sheridan: Change Begins With You | Part 4: Culture Guest Blog Series.

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What is Agile and Scrum?

The IIL Blog

The Agile philosophy is best described in the Agile Manifesto , written in 2001. LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP, PfMP, CSM, GWCPM, SCPM | Executive Vice President – Enterprise Solutions, IIL . The Nuts and Bolts of Agile and Scrum. Agile and Scrum: What’s the difference?

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ITIL for Project Managers – Should you?

Online PM Courses

CCTA ceased to exist in 2001, when it was merged with the Office for Government Commerce (OGC). ITIL Version 2 appeared in 2001. The ITIL framework is the most widely-used framework of best practices for IT Service Management (ITSM).

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Lessons Learned as a First Time Medical Device Project Manager

LiquidPlanner

In 2001, I joined Calypso Medical as employee number 18. Our goal was to create a remarkable medical device that could track the location of the prostate to a millimeter of accuracy during prostate cancer treatments.

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People Versus Process

Herding Cats

and Other's Don't , Jim Collins, Harper Collins, 2001. At the program level and above, the choice of a people focus or a process focus is not between two competing paradigms. They are two sides of the same coin.

Agile Certification: Your Guide to the Large Array of Agile Qualifications

Online PM Courses

Scrum Alliance was the first (2001) major organization to promote scrum, and to offer its certifications. You want to embrace Agile as part (or maybe all) of your Project Management practice. And you know that a good qualification will help you get the jobs you want, to put it to use.

MOE's and MOP's for a Capability

Herding Cats

1] The University of Queensland, MECH4551 – System Design Projects – Semester 2 2001, Design Methods Fact Sheet Measures of Effectiveness (MOE) and Measures of Performance (MOP).

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