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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The Agile Manifesto, Explained

ProjectManager.com

The phrase agile software development was first used in 2001, but agile was in fact being applied to projects since the mid-1990s. In 2001, a group of 17 people working in the industry, codified the approach at a ski resort in Snowbird, Utah.

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The 4 Essential Agile Tools for Agile Teams

ProjectManager.com

While the roots of incremental development methods of working stem back to the 1950s and into the 1970s, it wasn’t until 2001 that a group of software developers published the Manifesto for Agile Software Development. Agile is a way of working that comes from software development.

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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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 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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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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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 Illustrated – Sample #1

Leading Answers

Let’s start with the Agile Manifesto: The Agile Manifesto was created during a meeting in February 2001 that brought together a number of software and methodology experts who were at the forefront of the emerging agile methods.

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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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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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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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Anti agile without even knowing it

Lynne Cazaly

If agile is something new-ish to you, it’s good to know that many of the agile ways of thinking and working are based on the principles and practices written in 2001 in the Agile Manifesto.

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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.

Search Engine Marketing Defined & Where SEO Fits In

ProjectManager.com

The term search engine marketing (SEM) became popular in 2001 as an umbrella term for paid and organic search activities. Over the past few years, there has been some confusion on what exactly is included under the search engine marketing (SEM) umbrella in terms of marketing tactics.

Review: Exponential organizations

Henny Portman

The project was completed in 2001! Salim Ismail wrote, together with Yuri van Geest and Michael S. Malone, Exponential organizations – Why new organizations are ten times better, faster, and cheaper than yours (and what to do about it).

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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. .

From Blueprint to Reality: How One Project Manager Chose His Construction Management Software of Choice

TrustRadius Project Management

He has been with Colantonio since 2001 and has used all three programs during his career. Today’s Community Contributor is Michael McKeown, a project manager for Colantonio Inc. ,

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.

Half Agile Isn’t Real Transformation

Leading Agile

Since the popularization of “agile” software development following the publication of the Agile Manifesto in 2001, thousands of companies have undertaken “agile transformations” or “agile adoptions” of one form or another. A Metaphorical Journey.

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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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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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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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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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The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies

Workamajig

Although Agile PM ideas had been in use in the software industry for quite a while, it formally came into being in 2001 when several IT representatives released the " Agile Manifesto ". What are project management methodologies?

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 Project Management? (and how to implement it)

EasyProjects

First, you must understand the Agile Manifesto and read the 12 principles outlined by the group that started agile in 2001. What is Agile Project Management? . Imagine for a moment that you’re cooking stew for the first time.

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The Key Agile Principles of Project Management

Techno-PM

Agile Project Management was first given life in the Manifesto for Agile Software Development, also known as the Agile Manifesto of 2001. What is Agile Project Management?

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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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Talent Management of The Future

Leading Answers

The term talent management comes from research done by McKinsey in the late 1990’s and popularized in the book “ The War for Talent ” in 2001. We have shifted to Knowledge Work, but how do we find, develop and retain knowledgeable workers?

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Agile Project Management Principles

Binfire

The 12 rules of Agile project management principles are based on the Agile manifesto published by the Agile working group in February 2001. In the project management and software development fields, Agile project management principles realized and practiced. .

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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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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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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.