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Top PM 10 Articles of All Time

Rebel’s Guide to PM

In 2008 I was living and working in Paris, France, which involved several office moves. Key success criteria, and, in contrast, what failure looks like, are still areas of projects where miscommunication leads to unhappy stakeholders, even if you deliver what you said you would.

2007 318
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How to improve the release frequency of your team?

Chow & Cao (2008) surveyed 109 Agile projects. Goal-setting theory (Locke, 1981) shows that people are more motivated by short-term, tangible goals than by long-term goals, especially when they can influence the goals being set. Each iteration then provides a clear short-term that teams can work towards.


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Get Motivated: 10 Motivational Speeches That Will Change Your Life

Rowling, Commencement Speech, Harvard, 2008. Oprah Winfrey, Commencement Address, Stanford, 2008. She does that and more with these inspiring words for the Stanford class of 2008. He is probably Harvard’s most famous dropout, but he acknowledged that the university’s environment of energy and intelligence was inspiring.

2004 325
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Re-Defining Refining (Let’s make Backlog Refinement Meetings Engaging and Successful)

Jochen (Joe) Krebs pioneered Agile Portfolio Management in 2008 and has been active in the agile community for almost two decades. He is the founder and organizer of the local agile user group in New York City since 2008, the host of the Agile FM podcast, a Certified Professional Scrum Trainer and founder of Incrementor.

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Lean and Project Sustainability

PM Times

On July 18th, 2008, SPIEGEL quoted the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas on how sustainability is seen and understood by various people. Rem Koolhaas allegedly said that “sustainability is such a political category that it’s getting more and more difficult to think about it in a serious way”.

Lean 79
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The PMP® Certification By Jacqueline E. Dennis, PgMP, PMP

International Institute for Learning

Dennis, PgMP, PMP Senior Executive Director, International Institute for Learning Jacqueline Dennis is a Senior Consultant with International Institute for Learning (IIL), a role held since 2008. Jacqueline has practiced project, program, and portfolio management, and brings over 30 years of experience in the project management profession.

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Contingency Plan in Project Management


Government institutions, for instance, use it to prepare for an economic crisis, like those we experienced in 2008 or during the coronavirus pandemic. You can apply a contingency plan to any business or organization. This article will define a contingency plan in business management and what it means. WHAT IS A PROJECT CONTINGENCY?