Coding as a Founder

Boost by Brightpod

I started my career as a software developer in 2002 after graduating in B.S. Mathematical Sciences/ Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at

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Cutting Through the Chaos

Project Smart

The Standish Group has identified 10 areas in their Chaos Manifesto 2013, which looked at 50,000 projects since 2002.

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The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019

Arras People

One of the top questions we have answered from our inception back in 2002 has been about project management certification. Back then there were fewer choices and the breadth of topics covered was much narrower, but the question remains as relevant today as it was back then.

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A Quick Guide to Business Process Mapping

ProjectManager.com

There’s also compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 , also known as the Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002. Work in the dark and eventually you’re going to hit a wall.

Burndown Chart: What Is It & How Do I Use It?

ProjectManager.com

By 2002, the burndown chart was gaining in popularity within the Scrum community. At times it feels like there’s never enough hours in the day to get everything done. Often, the powers that be want things done yesterday, even though it’s an impossibility.

2019 373

Who is the Cassandra on YOUR project?

Kiron Bondale

I’m currently reading Richard A. Clarke and R. Eddy’s book Warnings which analyzes a number of cases where a credible subject matter expert raised concerns proactively about a looming catastrophe but was ignored until it was too late to take preventative action.

2017 181

A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Following Carter, Gregory Balestrero directed PMI for a decade, starting in 2002. Every trade has its trade association, an organization that represents the industry and offers training or networking. Project management is no different.

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How Project and Portfolio Management Drives Better Executive Decisions on the Corporate Battlefield

Keyedin

There is a gripping scene in director Randall Wallace’s 2002 We Were Soldiers, which dramatizes the 1965 Battle for Ia Drang during the Vietnam War. Colonel Hal Moore (played by Mel Gibson) is a riveting portrait leader who can make tough decisions under extreme duress. In this telling scene, his unit is being overrun by a much larger North Vietnamese force.

Risk Management: Known / Unknown Unknowns

Project Health Check

On February 12 2002, US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld made a now famous remark that has since went on to be commented on widely by critics and thinkers.

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Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

Project managers can't predict the future, but accurately gauging the degree of uncertainty inherent in their projects can help them quickly adapt to it. - "Managing Project Uncertainty," Arnoud De Meyer , Christoph Loch , and Micheal Pich, Sloan Management Review , Winter 2002, Vol.

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Ten Trends in Project Management Recruitment in the UK

Arras People

Since we started the business back in 2002, the UK marketplace for project management has increased quite dramatically. At last month’s Project Challenge , we got asked a lot of questions, the most popular by far is, “ What is the market like at the moment?

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APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017 – A Review

Arras People

We have proudly been agnostic to all professional bodies and associations since we established our business in 2002; we do not and will not fly their flags blindly as we enjoy our freedom to criticize and support their works, as is appropriate.

2017 204

Auditing and Analytics in Big Data

Brad Egeland

Other regulatory bodies that dictate the use of data include the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX). An increase in cybersecurity threats characterizes the growth of an organization.

2019 139

APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017 – A Review

Arras People

We have proudly been agnostic to all professional bodies and associations since we established our business in 2002; we do not and will not fly their flags blindly as we enjoy our freedom to criticize and support their works, as is appropriate.

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What is Task Management & How Does a Software Help

ProProfs Project Management

NHS launched a civilian project in 2002 that aimed to revolutionize the way technology is used in the healthcare industry. Right from your teams to clients to their projects, everything needs proper management. . But, what exactly is task management and why is it important?

2019 59

A Step-By-Step Guide to Improving Your Resource Management

The IIL Blog

She was Financial Vice President of PMI® Mexico Chapter in 1999 and 2002, member of PMI® since 1996 – present. By Analuz Montejano | IIL Instructor and Sr. Consultant. Project Managers and their teams carry out planned projects on a daily basis, such as the development of new applications.

Top Solutions to Project Failure – Epicflow Research Part 2

Epicflow Blog

Glass ( Addison-Wesley Professional, 2002), also recommended by Giorgio Locatelli. We all dream of reaching maximum success with our teams and projects, even though project failure is common. We’ve surveyed members of LinkedIn PM communities to find out what leads to project failure.

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Is Your Project at Risk Due to Poor Stakeholder Relationships?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

i] Strider, W (2002) Powerful Project Leadership , Management Concepts.

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5 Ways AI and Automation Will Change Project Management

LiquidPlanner

In the 2002 movie Minority Report , authorities were alerted to serious crimes before they even occurred. Technology has made our lives easier. If you don’t believe that, go watch a few episodes of the PBS series, The Frontier House.

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Six Sigma Methods and Project Management [Guest Post]

Brightwork

Application of Six Sigma In 2002, Adem Anbar pointed out that Six Sigma was more comprehensive than various prior quality initiatives such as Total Quality Management (TQM) & Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) in an organization. In the late 1980s, the Six Sigma method gained popularity amongst various project management systems across the globe.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

3, March 2002. 11 November 2002. 10, 2002. Conrow, Cutter IT Journal , February 2002. “A 240, 2002. 852, 2002. Nilsen, Reliability Engineering & System Safety , Volume 5, Number 1, January 2002, pp. 15 March 2002. 1, 2002. 190, 2002.

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When projects go wrong and it's the worst possible moment

Susanne Madsen

When the bridge was reopened in 2002 it had cost an additional £5million ponds. ​A project is a unique undertaking that’s full of risk and uncertainty, because it has never been done before in that exact way.

Black Swans

Herding Cats

Loch and Arnoud De Meyer, Management Science, INFORMS, Volume 48, Number 8, August 2002 pp. 1008–1023 and “Managing Project Uncertainty: From Variation to Chaos,” MIT Sloan Management Review, Winter 2002, in the category of “Chaos.”.

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Taxing Times for Project Management Practitioners in the Public Sector

Arras People

The recent introduction of the updated Off-Payroll Workers (IR35) legislation for the Public sector which became law on the 6 th April 2017 has caused much consternation for many project management practitioners involved in the supply of day rate labour.

2017 216

Focusing on Results, Not Agile Approaches

Leading Answers

I received more training in Scrum by Ken Schwaber in 2002 and offered a training role (before they were called CSTs)  but I have never offered Certified Scrum Master training. Quarter Century. 2019 marks the 25 year anniversary of Scrum and DSDM. I was involved in the creation of DSDM in 1994 and was an early adopter of Scrum and FDD shortly afterward. Now, having been at this for a quarter of a century I am reflecting on where my journey has taken me compared to others.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

3, March 2002. 11 November 2002. 10, 2002. Conrow, Cutter IT Journal , February 2002. “A 240, 2002. 852, 2002. Nilsen, Reliability Engineering & System Safety , Volume 5, Number 1, January 2002, pp. 15 March 2002. 1, 2002. 190, 2002.

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What I’m Reading: Banned Books

Girl's Guide to PM

The UAE banned it from schools in 2002 because of the anthropomorphic pig. Normally my occasional column about the project management books I’m reading and the novels I’m carrying around reflects what I’ve spent time on in the last six weeks or so.

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People Versus Process

Herding Cats

1] Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done , Larry Bossidy, Crown Business, 2002. [2] 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.

News: The Staple has been removed; New CEO to come

DigitalPM

Sargent, who joined Staples in 1989, has been CEO since 2002. Staples Inc. is penciling in a new CEO. Longtime top officer Ron Sargent will vacate the position June 14, after the office supplies company’s annual shareholders’ meeting, Staples said Tuesday.

How to Master Rockefeller Habits to Scale Your Business

Teamweek

Back in 2002, successful businessman Verne Harnish wrote a book he titled “Mastering the Rockefeller Habits.” The book highlighted specific practices that a business could follow to strengthen company culture and improve their bottom line.

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Questioning Agile Dogma

Leading Agile

When I first learned about Agile methods in 2002, the principles seemed to offer an ideal solution to many organizational issues common at the time. How can the same principle be a good idea in 2002 and a bad idea in 2019?

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Reading List for the Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

10 Deadly Sins of Software Estimation , Steve McConnell , Construx, 2002. "A The Cone of Uncertainty is a useful approach to defining the expected range of uncertainty at specific stages in a project.

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Black Swans

Herding Cats

Loch and Arnoud De Meyer, Management Science, INFORMS, Volume 48, Number 8, August 2002 pp. 1008–1023 and “Managing Project Uncertainty: From Variation to Chaos,” MIT Sloan Management Review, Winter 2002, in the category of “Chaos.”. One of the books used by a vocal No Estimates advocate is Black Swans by Nassim Taleb. This advocate continually confuses Macroeconomics of financial markets and sovereign finance with Microeconomics of software development.

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Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects

Herding Cats

Managing Project Risk and Uncertainty: A Constructively Simple Approach to Decision Making , Chris Chapman and Stephen Ward, John Wiley & Sons, 2002.

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Real Options and Decision Making for ICT Projects

Herding Cats

Managing Requirements for Business Value," John Favaro, IEEE Software , March/April 2002. There was a classic #Noestimates post this week that said. Estimation locks down choices early through upfront t decision making, #NoEstimates preserves options. And attached the hashtag #RealOption. A real option is a choice made available with business investment opportunities, referred to as “real” because it typically references a tangible asset instead of a financial instrument.

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Project Manager or Project Leader? What’s the Difference?

Online PM Courses

The New Leaders – 2002 with Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee (US|UK). Are you a Project Manager or a Project Leader? And how would you be able to tell the difference? This is an important question that can easily get bogged down in academic niceties and philosophic distinctions.

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A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Agile Project Management Methods for ERP: How to Apply Agile Processes to Complex COTS Projects and Live to Tell About It , XP/Agile Universe, 2002.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Loch, and Arnoud De Meyer, Management Science © 2002 INFORMS, Vol. 8, August 2002 pp. Managing Project Risk and Uncertainty: A Constructively Simple Approach to Decision Making, Chris Chapman and Stephen Ward, John Wiley & Sons, 2002.

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Defensive Programming Grows Up

Leading Agile

In a 2002 piece entitled The Law of Leaky Abstractions , Joel Spolsky observed that abstractions over any implementation can leak details of that implementation.

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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to estimate software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. This papers and other resources were retrieved from public sites.