Brief comparison between MSP 5th edition and MSP 2011 edition

Henny Portman

Principles MSP 5 th edition MSP 2011 edition Lead with purpose Leading change Envisioning and communicating a better future Collaborate across boundaries – Deal with ambiguity – Align with priorities Remaining aligned with corporate strategy Deploy diverse skills Designing and delivering a coherent capability Realize measurable benefits Focusing on the benefits and threats to them Bring pace and value Adding value Learning from experience.

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Insights from Gartner 2011 PPM and IT Governance Summit – A Conversation with Donna Fitzgerald

Guerrilla Project Management

Donna Fitzgerald, Research VP with Gartner, shares insights from the Gartner 2011 PPM and IT Governance Summit. Donna Fitzgerald, Research VP with Gartner, shares insights from the Gartner 2011 PPM and IT Governance Summit. Leadership Mindset Podcasts Research Tools & Techniques Agile in Integration Projects Change ManagementI had the great pleasure to talk to one the thought leaders that I count on for advice on Program and Portfolio Management.

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Never work weekends again: The keys to a sustainable work pace

Guerrilla Project Management

A conversation with Rich Sheridan, CEO of Menlo Innovations, on how agile methods enable his team to build a sustainable and humane work pace while still meeting the needs of his business. Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss hearing Rich speak at the Telesummit. Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss hearing Rich speak at the Telesummit.

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Do Agile Project Managers Need to Be Certified?

Wrike

Agile Project Management Certification. Other organizations, like the Agile Alliance , have offered their own agile certifications before. But the Project Management Institute, with more than half a million members and credential holders in 185 countries, is definitely the most influential organization in the project management space, so it’s pleasing to see PMI now officially recognizing agile as a significant and undeniable trend in project management.

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German Internet Agency Successfully Adopted Bottom-up Planning with Wrike

Wrike

With Wrike, all team members can contribute to general planning, making the firm more agile and saving Daniel Schneider from lots of routine work. When Secondred Newmedia adopted Wrike project management software , they successfully overcame all collaboration issues with Wrike’s help and discovered an optimal solution for their needs – bottom-up planning.

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20 Years of the Agile Manifesto

Scrum.org

Agile Manifesto Poster Scrum just turned 25 with a big celebration last November. This week marks another big milestone in the agile community, the 20th Anniversary of the Agile Manifesto. Jeff Sutherland (2011)

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The Agile Cannon

Herding Cats

The paper Agile Base Patterns in the Agile Canon , Daniel R Greening, 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences is an important contribution to the discussion of agile at scale in organizations beyond 5 developers at the table with their customer. The Agile Cannon is composed of 5 elements. Operating with many actors, dysfunctions of others limits agility. Pink, Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us (2011). . [2] Agile

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20 Years of the Agile Manifesto Part II

Scrum.org

Agile Manifesto Poster Today is THE big day, the Agile Manifesto is turning officially 20 years. Arie also talks about business agility and agile transformations which is something deeply anchored in the agile leadership course of scrum.org and the evidence based management workshop. .

2021 48

Your Guide to Effective Business Continuity Plan for Startups & Agile Professionals

nTask

The first was 2011 when $126 billion in insured losses were reported. The post Your Guide to Effective Business Continuity Plan for Startups & Agile Professionals appeared first on nTask.

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What is Agile Project Management? (and how to implement it)

EasyProjects

What is Agile Project Management? . That is precisely what agile project management is – taste testing the stew at various points to ensure that it’s tasting the way it should. Agile Project Management Defined. Agile project management is an iterative or incremental approach to completing projects. Agile is flexible and adaptive, relying on constant feedback from stakeholders and teams in order to steer a project towards a desired goal. How to be Agile.

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Agile Transformation – Success Factors part 2

Scrum.org

In the previous article, Agile Transformation – Success Factors part 1 , there was a strong focus on key levels that should be taken first into consideration. Agile Transformation efforts might be difficult. For instance: They create the agile transformation vision and act accordingly.

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All hands abandon plans!

Kiron Bondale

Naohiro Masuda’s management of the crisis at the Fukashima Daini nuclear plant in March 2011 provides a good example of how leaders might behave when planning under pressure. Agile Project Management project decision making Project performance Risk managementArticles have been written about the importance of doing just enough planning to develop confidence in what we are proposing to do as well as the perils of either too much or too little planning.

Process Reduces Agility? Only on De Minimis Projects

Herding Cats

A popular toss off aphrase in some agile circles is process reduces agility. In this domain today, Agile processes are the basis of engineering those systems. The last four are of course replicas of agile guidance. Here's a sampling of background on how agile software development processes are used in a domain where life is at stake. Agile for Aerospace Andrew Buter, Curt Stienstra, Steven H. NoEstimates Agile Estimating Risk

Where Did All the Project Managers Go?

Leading Answers

“Software is eating the world” claimed venture capitalist, Marc Andreessen in his 2011, New York Times article. Agile Project Management Leadership Lean NoProjects Teams Warning SignsSeven years on, the trend continues, and project managers are also on the menu. The next generation of project managers face new challenges.

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How I ended up becoming a (Professional) Scrum trainer

Gunther Verheyen

In April 2010, at an event of the Agile Consortium Belgium in Brussels, I asked Jeff Sutherland about this new organization founded by his former companion. In April 2011, Ken came to Brussels for an event I co-organized for the Agile Consortium Belgium.

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Picking a Project Management Methodology

MPUG

Figure 1: Major Activities of Waterfall and Agile Models. According to a Standish Group Study in 2015, it was found that 29% of traditional projects failed outright and were cancelled, but that number decreased to 9% for Agile projects. Agile Model. The Essence of an Approach.

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Overview of my year 2020 book reviews

Henny Portman

article) Too many rules makes agility impossible (article) Scaling agile in organisaties (book, Dutch) Whitepaper: Exploring the delta in AgileSHIFT (whitepaper) PM World Journal 2019 Editor’s Choice Awards. Agile related books.

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Where Did All the Project Managers Go?

Leading Answers

“ Software is eating the world ” claimed venture capitalist, Marc Andreessen in his 2011, New York Times article. Agile software development teams organize their own work, solve most of their own problems, and are empowered to experiment with new work strategies and approaches. Agile Project Management Leadership Lean NoProjects Teams Warning SignsSeven years on, the trend continues, and project managers are also on the menu.

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Scrum: A Brief History of a Long-Lived Hype

Gunther Verheyen

Scrum has been around for a while, they say. The Scrum Guide holds the definition of Scrum, they say. The first, official version of the Scrum Guide was released in February 2010. So, how was Scrum defined before 2010 then?

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Kanban to manage Complex/ Quick Moving Situations

Digite

Starting in 2007 when we moved from being a waterfall shop to 2011 when we adopted Kanban, we have ourselves mastered a number of challenges that the question above presents. Everyday Kanban agile DevOps Kanban Lean Project Management Scrum Scrumban Visual Project Management VisualizationIs this you? That is, does the question below, which I answered on a technical forum recently, describe a situation you might be facing or may have faced in the past?

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Trello vs. Asana – Who Wins the Battle?

nTask

Released in 2011, Trello provides Kanban boards to users for project management. Asana also provides a specific set of features to effectively implement Agile methodologies, like sprint planning and backlog management. nTask: The best Agile Project Management Software. Project Management Agile Asana collaboration Communication ntask project management Trello

2018 75

The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Mike Cohn is a well-recognized author and expert on agile and Scrum project management topics, and the owner of a large and engaged Twitter account with over 42,000 followers. Mr. Cohn is the founder of Layfayette, Colorado-based agile software company Mountain Goat Software that consults with major enterprise clients including Adobe, LinkedIn, Southwest Airlines, Google, Intuit and Oakley on their agile and Scrum practices.

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Where Did All the Project Managers Go?

Leading Answers

“ Software is eating the world ” claimed venture capitalist, Marc Andreessen in his 2011, New York Times article. Agile software development teams organize their own work, solve most of their own problems, and are empowered to experiment with new work strategies and approaches. Agile Project Management Leadership Lean NoProjects Teams Warning SignsSeven years on, the trend continues, and project managers are also on the menu.

Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Agile Project Management (#APM). Agile Software Development (#ASD). Integrating Agile and Earned Value Management (#AEVM). Agile and Earned Value Management Bibliography of papers, books, and thesis (#Biblio). PMI EVM Community of Practice, EVM World , May 16-18 2011. Agile Project Management. Managing agile projects have many of the same principles as traditional projects and have principles much different from tradition projects.

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Top 10 Lean/ Kanban Books for IT, Software and Knowledge Work!

Digite

hours, Published February 2nd, 2011 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform). The book contains a series of essays that give practitioners the background needed to create more robust software development practices, combining the best of Agile and Lean. Lean/ Kanban Uncategorized agile Books Kanban LeanAre you new to Kanban? Or did you just build your first Kanban Board? Or already a Kanban expert?

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Can the Words “Innovation” and “Project Management” Be Used In The Same Sentence?

The IIL Blog

The future will be flexible project management models such as those used in Agile and Scrum projects. 2011]. We have learned from Agile and Scrum that flexible project management approaches are necessary for many projects. 2011). By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D. Senior Executive Director for Project Management, IIL. INTRODUCTION. Companies need growth for survival. Companies cannot grow simply through cost reduction and reengineering efforts.

A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Establishing the Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) , AACE Workshop, Denver, Colorado, April 16, 2011. Establishing the Performance Measurement Baseline , AACE Workshop , April 16, 2011. Agile Project Management. Agile Software Development for Government Software Intensive System of Systems (SISoS) , Boulder Agile Meetup, 27 July 2016. Integrating Agile with EVM , EVM World, 2013. A paradigm of Agile Project Management.

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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. Cost Modeling Agile Software Development,” Maarit Laanti and Petri Kettunen, International Transactions on Systems and Applications, Volume 1 Number 2, pp. Nobel Approaches & Practical Applications, AIT 2011. 229 “How Should We Estimate Agile Software Development Projects and What Data Do We Need?” 9, January 2011.

A Beginner’s Guide to Scrum Ceremonies

ProjectManager.com

Because scrum is part of an agile process, it is all about change, which includes getting feedback and quickly acting on it. Related: Top 12 Agile Principles. It was first officially noted in the 2011 Scrum Guide. So, even in the fast-moving world of agile, some things change more slowly than others. To facilitate this agile process, though, one must have the tools to allow them to identity fast and then get the whole team to pivot.

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Basis of Estimating Software Development

Herding Cats

Here are some resources that will provide guidance to produce credible software development estimates, in both traditional and agile domains. While some have publication dates that may seem old, the principles in these books are immutable, even for agile projects. Agile Estimating and Planning , Mike Cohn, Prentice Hall, 2006. Agile Project Management: Creating Innovative Products , Jim Highsmith, Addison Wesley, 2004.

Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects

Herding Cats

Henry Montgomery (Editor), Universitetsforlaget; UK Edition, November 28, 2011. 3421, Second Edition, December 2011. Agile Risk Management and DSDM Pocketbook , Alan Moran, IARM. Agile Risk Management and Scrum , Alan Moran, Institute for Agile Risk Management, 2014. Risk Happens: Managing Risk and Avoiding Failure in Business Projects , Mike Clayton, Marshall Cavendish, 2011.

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Software Review: Roadmap Planner [2017]

Girl's Guide to PM

I don’t think it’s meant to be used in the same way as a backlog in Agile methods, but it’s certainly useful to be able to record everything you were thinking when you created that roadmap item. Software review: TeamworkPM [2011] General information Name: TeamworkPM Vendor: Digital Crew Application Developers Hosting options: Web hosted version only Cost and plans: 30 day free trial. General Information. Name: Roadmap Planner. Vendor: KeepSolid Inc.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

Review on Traditional and Agile Cost Estimation Success Factor in Software Development Project,” Zulkefli Mansor, Saadiah Yahya, Noor Habibah Hj Arshad, International Journal on New Computer Architectures and Their Applications (IJNCAA) 1(3): 942–952. Story Point Estimating,” Richard Carlson, ALEA, Agile and Lean Associates, 2013. October 2011. The Business of Software Estimation Is Not Evil: Reconciling agile approaches and project estimates,” Phillip G. 2011).

Scrum: A Brief History of a Long-Lived Hype

Scrum.org

The book “Agile Software Development with Scrum” by Ken Schwaber and Mike Beedle (2002). The book “Agile Project Management with Scrum” by Ken Schwaber (2004). The Scrum Guide” by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland (2011, 2013, 2016, 2017).

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Software Review: Roadmap Planner [2017]

Girl's Guide to PM

I don’t think it’s meant to be used in the same way as a backlog in Agile methods, but it’s certainly useful to be able to record everything you were thinking when you created that roadmap item. Software review: TeamworkPM [2011] General information Name: TeamworkPM Vendor: Digital Crew Application Developers Hosting options: Web hosted version only Cost and plans: 30 day free trial. General Information. Name: Roadmap Planner. Vendor: KeepSolid Inc.

2017 225

Interview with Siddharta Govindaraj

Stepping Into Project Management

Today we interview Siddhartha Govindraj, who specializes in Lean/Agile processes for software development. He has also contributed in the book "Beyond Agile: Tales of Continuous Improvement" published by Modus Cooperandi Press, Feb 2013 and Published in the March 2011 issue of the Cutter IT Journal on "Use of Kanban in Distributed Offshore Environments". An occasional organizer of events as a part of Chennai Agile User Group and speaks in conferences in India and abroad.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to assess risks, their impacts, and handling strategies for software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. 5, September/October 2011. 1, 2011. A Simulation-Based Risk Network Model for Decision Support in Project Risk Management,” Chao Fang and Franck Marle, in Decision Support Systems , Elsevier, 2011. Khadaka, and Dan Melamed, AACE International , National Capital Section, March 17, 2011.

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Behind The Scenes At PMCamp Barcelona

Girl's Guide to PM

The idea finally took off in 2011 when the first PMCamp took place in Dornbirn, Austria and successfully continued through Switzerland and Germany in the following years. You'll also like: Debunking Agile Agile is: Change friendly Iterative Collaborative Chunked delivery Communications focused Business focused Scope tolerant Quality focused (if you do it correctly!) This article, Behind The Scenes At PMCamp Barcelona , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM.

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5 Best Free Wunderlist Alternatives of 2019

nTask

Since its creation in 2011, Wunderlist has helped millions of people organize their ideas and execute them perfectly. The tool also provides a separate feature set for agile teams to implement it as smoothly as possible. In June 2015, however, Microsoft announced acquisition of your beloved app, eventually to be replaced by Microsoft To-Do.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to manage the risk encountered on software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. 5, September/October 2011. 1, 2011. A Simulation-Based Risk Network Model for Decision Support in Project Risk Management,” Chao Fang and Franck Marle, in Decision Support Systems , Elsevier, 2011. Khadaka, and Dan Melamed, AACE International , National Capital Section, March 17, 2011.

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