How much technical knowledge should a Product Owner possess?

Kiron Bondale

In their 2003 book, Balancing Agility and Discipline: A Guide for the Perplexed , Barry Boehm and Richard Turner coined the well known acronym C.R.A.C.K.

2019 208

1st Gen Acura MDX - One of the Most Reliable SUVs in History

Brad Egeland

I own a 2003 Acura MDX. Acura MDX SUV- 2003 - one owner, never smoked in, silver with black leather interior. We hoped to get 100-150k miles of cheap reliable driving out of this vehicle, sell it and move on. What happened has been phenomenal.

2003 118

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Moving Your Scrum Downfield [Paper]

Gunther Verheyen

Having worked with Scrum since 2003, I am fascinated by its ever-expanding use, which is not limited to software and (new) product development. Apparently, it is easy to get stuck at interpreting the rules of Scrum.

SCRUM 107

Surprise. I am no Scrum wizard.

Gunther Verheyen

On a personal note, I want to share that my journey of Scrum started in 2003. I don’t create them for that reason, but I am humbled when people say my works (books, articles, papers) were useful in passing certification assessments or in becoming a trainer.

SCRUM 61

People Innovation: A New Vision to Innovate

International Institute of Learning

Chesbrough, “Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology”, Harvard Business School Press, 2003. [2]. By Luigi Morsa, Ph.D. . Nowadays, companies are very conscious that if they want to be competitive, they have to innovate.

Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects

Herding Cats

Oriented Perspective , 1st Edition, Terje Aven, John Wiley & Sons, 2003. Effective Risk Management , 2nd Edition, Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Project Risk Management: Process, Techniques, and Insights , 2nd Edition, Chris Chapman and Stephen Ward, John Wiley & Sons, 2003.

2003 49

400 Seconds of Project Management

Arras People

This is the art of concise presentations – or better known as PechaKucha – which first came about in 2003 in Tokyo (have a read about the background to it on the website). Imagine having 400 seconds to get across your point in project management.

2016 201

Microsoft Project Alternatives for 2020

Binfire

Wrike- Founded in 2003, it is one of the oldest cloud-based project management app. Microsoft project has been around forever. It has been updated occasionally, but it is still an old-style project management tool.

2020 135

Do you have a CRACK PO? (and a book review)

Kiron Bondale

In 2003, Barry Boehm and Richard Turner coined the acronym C.R.A.C.K. (If the title of my article for this week has you confused gentle reader, fret not – I’m just merging two distinct topics into a single post).

2018 156

A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Using Balanced Scorecard to Build a Project Focused IT Organization: Driving High-Performance Teams with Balanced Scorecard and a Program Management Office , IQPC Conference , October 2003. Alleman and Ray Seggelke, Proceedings of the Agile Development Conference, 2003. ADC 2003.

2003 59

Behind The Scenes At PMCamp Barcelona

Girl's Guide to PM

Stefan wrote a popular project management blog and suggested a BarCamp for project managers based on a participant-driven conference hosted by publisher Tim O’Reilly for the IT industry in 2003. This article, Behind The Scenes At PMCamp Barcelona , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM.

2017 249

The Classic Misunderstanding between Principles, Practices, and Process

Herding Cats

Let's start with a history paper , “ Iterative and Incremental Development: A Brief History ,” Craig Larman and Victor Basili, IEEE Computer, June 2003. A recent Twitter post make the false claim that. I won't embarrass the OP, since he seems to delight in making such unsubstituted claims.

2003 60

Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

in Effective Risk Management 2 nd Edition , Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Using Risk to Balance Agile and Plan Driven Methods,” Barry Boehm and Richard Turner, IEEE Computer, June 2003. Effective Risk Management , 2nd Edition, Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003.

Incremental Commitment Spiral Model

Herding Cats

Iterative and Incremental Development: A Brief History," Craig Larman and Victor Basili, IEEE Computer , June 2003. The Incremental Commit Spiral Model provides an iterative and incremental framework for complex software intensive system of systems.

2003 45

Project Innovation and “Crossing the Chasm”

Tony Adams

Adapted from Christensen, “The Innovator’s Dilemma” (2003). 2003). How do we plan with certainty when we are working in an disruptive environment that requires rapid, innovative thinking?

Project Innovation and “Crossing the Chasm”

Tony Adams

Adapted from Christensen, “The Innovator’s Dilemma” (2003). 2003). How do we plan with certainty when we are working in an disruptive environment that requires rapid, innovative thinking?

Back to Basics: What is Microsoft Project?

MPUG

Microsoft Project 2003. Microsoft Project is a software application sold by Microsoft that provides project management tools to manage projects. The program, which has many different versions, allows users to: Understand and control project schedules and finances.

2010 88

AI Assistants for Project Managers

Leading Answers

AI has come a long way since Microsoft rolled out the annoying and not so helpful “Clippy” Office Assistant tool in 2003. Predictions like “AI will take our jobs” sound scary. However, long before our jobs as project managers are taken, AI will help us.

A Short History of Project Management

MPUG

I first learned about the Agile model around 2003. Have you ever wondered about the history of project management, or how it evolved into its’ present day usage? This article will cover most of the major project management happenings throughout history.

2019 72

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Effective Risk Management 2 nd Edition , Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. 105, 2003. “A Korte, Reliability Engineering & System Safety , Volume 79, Issue 3, March 2003, pp. Hsu, International Symposium of the International Council on Systems Engineering, 2003.

Risk 45

A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Effective Risk Management 2nd Edition, Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. 105, 2003. “A Korte, Reliability Engineering & System Safety , Volume 79, Issue 3, March 2003, pp. Hsu, International Symposium of the International Council on Systems Engineering, 2003.

Risk 42

AI Assistants for Project Managers

Leading Answers

AI has come a long way since Microsoft rolled out the annoying and not so helpful “Clippy” Office Assistant tool in 2003. Predictions like “AI will take our jobs” sound scary. However, long before our jobs as project managers are taken, AI will help us. In fact, it already is, and we don’t think about it much. While writing this article, AI in Microsoft Word and the add-in Grammarly helped protect you from the bulk of my spelling and grammar mistakes.

Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

March 6, 2003. An Introduction to IMP/IMS , in 2003, the Federal Government revised its acquisition policies with a procurement strategy focused on process improvement and acquisition reform implemented by Performance Based Management, 17 Oct 2004. IQPC Conference , October 2003.

2003 45

Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

2003, pp. Estimating Models of Program Management,” Keith Womer and Jeff Camm, Final Technical Reports, N00014-00-1-0280, University of Mississippi, 2003. October 1, 2003. “A 1, January 2003, pp. Bleris, Information & Management 40 (2003) pp.

How to Use Workforce Optimization (WFO) to Get Ahead of Your Competition

Teamweek

It was otherwise a congenial place to work and had a lot of potential, which is why I really wish that WFO had been a thing in 2003. . As I write this blog, I’m recalling my very first corporate job.

2003 52

A Seriously Challenged Project

The Tao of Project Management

Another one from the Why Do Projects Fail website: Edinburgh City Council: Tram Network (Sep 2003 to May 2014) When originally conceived the project was intended to reduce traffic congestion, reduce carbon emissions and help the city cope with the increased demand for public transport in the next decade.

2015 33

Top 5 Skype Alternatives for Video Conferencing & VoIP

TrustRadius Project Management

Since 2003, this software has been used for personal calls between family and friends and professional calls for businesses. Since more people are working from home now than ever before, online communication tools have become the most popular software on the TrustRadius platform.

2020 68

Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

Paymo App

“It was the beginning of 2003 when I led my first project: the MPLS network update of the Atento Global Holding Client (for ten countries). Are you preparing to become a project manager but you don’t know where to start?

2018 113

The Problems with Schedules

Herding Cats

NRO Cost Group Risk Process, Aerospace Corporation, 2003. Here's an article, recently referenced by a #NoEstimates twitter post.

2016 55

PMI Global Congress Wrap-up

Zen Project Management

They cut their inventory of parts in order to have better focus after almost going bankrupt in 2003. I'm at the Orlando airport, departing from this year's PMI North America Global Congress. I've attended at least part of every North America congress since 1999, and even a few of the ones in Europe. While I did enjoy it, this year's was definitely not among my favorites. I missed the first day's activities due to a personal commitment.

2015 100

FedEx Project Manager Profile: Leigh Espy

Project Management Hacks

In 2003, I managed a project to set up a new customer at my company’s data center. Leigh Espy, FedEx Project Manager. What is like to work as a project manager? The easy answer is “it depends.” That’s true but it doesn’t really tell us much.

2016 58

Start with Principles, Not Personal Anecdotes

Herding Cats

In 2003, Kahneman stated in a Harvard Business Review article "Delusions of Success," in planning major initiatives, executives routinely exaggerate the benefits and discount the costs, setting themselves up for failure.

2018 50

12 Best Mavenlink Alternatives for Project Management in 2020 (Free and Paid)

Workzone

ProWorkFlow is a project management tool that was created by Julian Stone in 2002 and acquired by ProActive Software Limited in 2003. . There are no shortage of Mavenlink alternatives.

2020 26

The Best Lessons From Ten Powerful Women

Appfluence

Hamilton, a famous surfer, was on every news station back in 2003 when her left arm was ferociously bitten off by a shark. It seems like in this day and age, women do it all. So much so, that sometimes it feels like it would feel great to drop everything and take a nice, long rest. To inspire you, we’ve put together a list of 10 highly productive and powerful women in business and analyzed their qualities and habits so that you can stay inspired and follow in their footsteps.

2003 36

Webinar Recap: Mastering Microsoft Project Visualization Part 3 – Printing in Microsoft Project Demystified

MPUG

We have a header option, and here we take a brief look at history where these buttons I believe haven’t changed since 2003, maybe even 1984.

2019 52

Monte Carlo Simulation

Herding Cats

When we connect cost and schedule for our project and construct a model of how these interact, we get a picture that looks like this: This picture is from the National Reconnaissance Office, Cost Group Risk Process , Tim Anderson, The Aerospace Corporation, 2003. . There was a tweet yesterday. In casinos, the betting rules ensure the house wins (Eliminates Risk) over time. This of course is not true, nor is it how casinos work. Let's start with a brief overview of Monte Carlo Simulation.

2003 34

Webinar Recap: Mastering Microsoft Project Visualization Part 2 – Bending Microsoft Project Reports to your Will

MPUG

And during the 2007 and 2003 versions, we got a new way of creating reports. Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Erik van Hurck’s Mastering MS Project Visualization Part 2 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

2019 52

Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

IT Project Estimation: A Practical Guide to Costing Software , Paul Coombs, Cambridge University Press, 2003. Software Effort Estimation: Unstructured Group Discussion as a Method to Reduce Individual Biases,” Kjetil Moløkken and Magne Jørgensen, Incremental and Component-Based Software Development October 2003, University of Oslo. “A Martin 5 October 2003, [link]. Estimating is a learned skill, used for any purpose from every-day life to management of projects.

Monte Carlo Simulation

Herding Cats

5] "Monte Carlo Methods for Absolute Beginners," Christophe Andrieu, Advanced Lectures on Machine Learning, 2003. [6] Estimation is part of project management. . The most important estimates for the project manager are related to time and cost. .

2018 49

Modeling the Future is the Basis of Project Success

Herding Cats

Estimating Models for Program Management," Norman Womer and Jeff Cman, Final Technical Reports, N00014-00-1-0280, Unversity of Mississippi, 2003. There's a notion going around that. “I I don’t believe you can make a model of a possible future.”.