People Versus Process

Herding Cats

At the program level and above, the choice of a people focus or a process focus is not between two competing paradigms. This is obvious but many times lost when discussing agile processes. One school emphasizes people, while the other emphasizes process.

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

Online PM Courses

The Stage Gate Process gets too little love from Project Managers. In a Stage Gate process, you break your project into stages, or phases. In this article, we look at why a stage gate process will enhance your project management, and how to make it work.

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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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. It is the process of purchasing these ads/listings on search engines.

5 Reasons to Get Your PMI-RMP® Certification

Project Risk Coach

I became a Project Management Professional (PMP) in 2001. Our ERM policy and processes were largely developed based on what I had learned about risk management as a PMP and PMI- RMP. Certification Process So, how does one get started?

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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

ProjectManager.com

Responding and incorporating customer feedback into products and processes requires self-organizing teams that are constantly tweaking what they do to be more efficient, where they can change regularly to meet new needs that pop up daily. Process follows change instead of a plan.

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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. According to a Gallup poll , actively disengaged employees erode an organization’s bottom line while breaking the spirit of colleagues in the process. Don’t think humor is a serious business?

How To Motivate Your Project Team

Girl's Guide to PM

We do it as children, we do it as teenagers (often terrifying our parents in the process) and we do it as adults. Strengths-based project management is an approach to project management that focuses on the people rather than the process. 2001.).

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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. Changing environments are embraced at any stage of the process to provide the customer with a competitive advantage. Sustainable development is accomplished through agile processes whereby development teams and stakeholders are able to maintain a constant and ongoing pace.

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Agile Project Management Principles - MOving from Principles to Practices

Herding Cats

These principles make use of linear, ‡ stepwise refinement, of the project management processes based on a planning–as–management paradigm. These approaches start by avoiding the application of linear processes found lacking from past experience. .

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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’. Through this work we have come to value: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools. What does Agile mean?

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How Serenity, Courage, and Wisdom Can Help You through Workplace Struggles

LiquidPlanner

For example, in 2001 my concern about climate change drove me to action. I once worked at a small company with a complete and utter lack of process. God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, . And wisdom to know the difference.

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Half Agile Isn’t Real Transformation

Leading Agile

Very often, a transaction traverses all the architectural layers and is partially processed by components that live in both the front-end and back-end worlds. Market analysis and business strategy know-how and institutionalized processes are required to answer that question.

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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. The Scrum Master is a servant leader who makes sure the Development Team follows the Scrum process.

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The Top Five Project Management Certifications in the UK

Arras People

If you have taken a course to help you clear your exam in the first go, then they will most likely have a team to help you with the application and audit process, so you don’t have to repeat the process multiple times. The registration process is quite similar to the PMP registration.

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. Those were times of failing waterfall and heavy-weight RUP projects (‘Rational Unified Process’).

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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. This is called Risk Management and the processes of making decisions in the presence of uncertainty.

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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. the processes and practices of the Menlo Software Factory). Originally published at Thetrugroup.com. Rich Sheridan: Change Begins With You | Part 4: Culture Guest Blog Series.

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A PM’s Guide to Agile Software Development

Project Bliss

It came about during a ski trip in 2001. This group of guys recognized a need for a more adaptive alternative to the regimented, documentation-driven software development process. Agile processes harness change for the customer’s competitive advantage.

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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. For Allen, our mind is for having ideas, not accumulating plans, so we need a process for documenting and clarifying our thoughts. This process also allows us to have the… The post A Quick Guide to ‘Getting Things Done’ appeared first on BrightWork.

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ITIL for Project Managers – Should you?

Online PM Courses

And, whether you are an IT Project Manager or not, you may find yourself delivering IT in the form of hardware, infrastructure, software, or service processes as a part of your projects. CCTA ceased to exist in 2001, when it was merged with the Office for Government Commerce (OGC).

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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. The recognition that people bring value and the need to respect, attract and engage people is central to the process.

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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. Immediately I found some very useful insights including an open process for managing post mortems. Let me tell you just how different the experience is when you’re on a team where collaborative project management processes are implemented. Executive Overview I have the privilege of seeing so many great projects and solutions.

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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. According to the International Journal of Project Management , all project management systems have two dimensions: Technical – tools and processes.

Lessons Learned as a First Time Medical Device Project Manager

LiquidPlanner

In 2001, I joined Calypso Medical as employee number 18. Their solution had been through the FDA regulatory approval process. The only missing element was that their device hadn’t been through an FDA approval process.

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Getting Things Done (GTD) in 2019: An Updated Take on How to Achieve Stress-Free Productivity

Planio

First published in 2001 with a revised version in 2015, the book and accompanying system both focus on one central theme: organizing all the “stuff” battling for your attention so you can make smart decisions, properly prioritize , and do focused work without stressing out.

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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. This is supported by an APMG accreditation and certification process. Their Agile Scrum Foundation exam focuses on the concepts, roles and processes of Scrum.

MOE's and MOP's for a Capability

Herding Cats

These values are what an engineer targets when designing the product, by changing shape, materials and manufacturing process, so as to finally achieve the qualities desired by the customer. Estimating Processes in Support of Economic Analysis.

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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

Alexander, “Estimation of the New Agile XP Process Model for Medium-Scale Projects Using Industrial Case Studies,” M. An Empirical Evaluation of Simplified Function Point Measurements Processes,” Luigi Lavazza and Geng Liu, International Journal on Advances in Software, Vol. 29, 2001.

Without a Root Cause Analysis, No Corrective or Preventive Action is Credible - Part 1

Herding Cats

Root Cause is the fundamental initiating cause on a causal chain leading to a failure of a process which results in a recurrence of the problem. Root Cause Analysis is a systematic documented approach to arrive at the true Root Cause of the process problem. 1/2, 2001, pp.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. 286, 2001. 17, 2001. 10, 2001. Norton, The Systems Engineering Process Office, MITRE Corporation, 6 June 1999. 5, 2001. “An

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Interview with Workfront’s Chief Marketing Officer Joe Staples

TrustRadius Project Management

TrustRadius talked with Workfront’s Chief Marketing Officer Joe Staples about project management adoption among marketers, the benefits of integrating collaboration with workflow—especially at larger organizations—and the importance of optimizing work processes before automating them.

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Interview with Workfront’s Chief Marketing Officer Joe Staples

TrustRadius Project Management

TrustRadius talked with Workfront’s Chief Marketing Officer Joe Staples about project management adoption among marketers, the benefits of integrating collaboration with workflow—especially at larger organizations—and the importance of optimizing work processes before automating them.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. 286, 2001. 17, 2001. 10, 2001. Norton, The Systems Engineering Process Office, MITRE Corporation, 6 June 1999. 5, 2001. “An

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What is Risk Management?

Herding Cats

This process of risk management embodies the identification, analysis, planning, tracking, controlling, and communication of risk. A straight forward process for Managing Risk looks like this. Agile is a participant in the Risk Management process.

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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. The recognition that people bring value and the need to respect, attract and engage people is central to the process. So, after recognizing why the process is a good one, even though it is often implemented less well (much like agile) let’s see how talent management operates for agile teams.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

This quote demonstrates a lack of understanding of making decisions in the presence of uncertainty and the processes and events that create uncertainty. There is naturally occurring variability from uncontrolled processes. Aleatory uncertainty is expressed as a process variability.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

The same process for estimating is applied to multi-billion dollar projects we work. And the same process is applied to the Scrum development processes on those projects. . Here's some materials that provide the tools and processes needed to learn how to estimate. Group Processes in Software Effort Estimation,” Kjetil Moløkken-østvold and Magne Jørgensen, Empirical Software Engineering, 9, 315–334, 2004. Seventh International Software Metrics Symposium, 2001.

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.

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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.

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