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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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. .

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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: 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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Scrum for Newbies: How to Use Scrum to Tame Chaos

Wrike

It’s a method for accomplishing work where teams use principles from the Agile Manifesto made famous by pioneering software development teams back in 2001. At the beginning of 2017, our then three-person content team here at Wrike was faced with a rather large problem.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

Seventh International Software Metrics Symposium, 2001. Improving Subjective Estimates Using Paired Comparisons,” Eduardo Miranda, IEEE Software , January/February, 2001. “A 1, January 2001. Dolado, Information and Software Technology 43 (2001) 61–72. 4 July 2001, Pg. Improving Subjective Estimates Using Paired Comparisons,” Eduardo Miranda, IEEE Software , January/February 2001.

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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.

Why the Stage Gate Process will Make You a Better Project Manager

Online PM Courses

The OGC developed a sophisticated Gateway Review Process and introduced it across Central Government at the start of 2001. The Stage Gate Process gets too little love from Project Managers.

Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

A Methodology for Exposing Software Development Risk in Emergent System Properties,” Technical Report 11-101, April 21, 2001, Victor Basili, Lucas Layman, and Marvin Zelkowitz, Fraunhofer Center for Experimental Software Engineering, College Park, Maryland. Pich, INSEAD Working Paper, 2001.

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Fallacy of the Day

Herding Cats

Project Succes: A Multidimensional Strategic Concept," Aaron Shenhar, Dov Dvir, Ofer Levy, and Alan Maltz, Long Range Planning , 34, 2001, pp. "On spec" is open loop control on value.

Agile project management- A tutorial

Binfire

In 2001 a group of software engineers and scientists in IT industry got together and wrote Agile Manifesto.

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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.

Agile project management- A tutorial

Binfire

In 2001 a group of software engineers and scientists in IT industry got together and wrote Agile Manifesto. The Agile project management methodology has been used by software engineers and IT professionals for the past sixteen years.

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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.

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).

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).

Ensure Excellent Implementation when Outsourcing a Project Manager

Wrike

At the end of 2001, Rogers communication installed a new software that gave open access to their 423,000 customers’ emails. While it may be common for large companies to keep full-time project managers on staff, not every company has the benefit of an experienced PM onsite. There may not be enough staff to dedicate exclusively to managing projects. Or certain projects may need specific skills not present in your company. Or financial resources may simply be lacking.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

Agile Project Management

ActiveCollab

Agile is not a methodology but a set of principles (as defined in Agile Manifesto in 2001) that suggests how we should approach project management. In 2001, 17 software developers met in Utah to discuss their processes that were different from the usual waterfall project management approach.