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. Indeed, agile project management has come a long way from a novel approach to a mainstream project management methodology.

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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. IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW ACQUISITION PROCESS FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS.

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

EasyProjects

What is Agile Project Management? . Have you ever seen a chef send a dish out without tasting it several times at every stage of the process? Agile Project Management Defined. Agile project management is an iterative or incremental approach to completing projects.

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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. Agile

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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. The goals (satisfied stakeholders and value delivery) will remain the same but the tools, titles and processes employed will be vastly different.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Scrum Ceremonies

ProjectManager.com

People report honestly on what they did, what they plan on doing and how they might be getting blocked in the process, and this is all done in front of their peers. Because scrum is part of an agile process, it is all about change, which includes getting feedback and quickly acting on it.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Management Processes (#MP). 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). Management Processes.

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A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Managment Processes. Making the Impossible Possible: Applying Heliotropic Abundance for creating Program and Project Management Processes. Establishing the Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) , AACE Workshop, Denver, Colorado, April 16, 2011. Agile Project Management.

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

Digite

Several good books have been written on Kanban and its application to various business processes, especially to Scrum, since David Anderson published his original Kanban “blue book”. hours, Published February 2nd, 2011 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform).

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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. The goals (satisfied stakeholders and value delivery) will remain the same but the tools, titles and processes employed will be vastly different. 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.

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. General Information. Name: Roadmap Planner. Vendor: KeepSolid Inc.

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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.

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. General Information. Name: Roadmap Planner. Vendor: KeepSolid Inc.

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

The IIL Blog

Innovation management , in its purest form, is a combination of the management of innovation processes and change management. It refers to products, services, business processes, and accompanying transformational needs, whereby the organization must change the way they conduct their business. Strategic innovation follows other processes such as strategizing, entrepreneurship, changing and investing [de Witt & Meyer, 2014]. 2011]. 2011).

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.

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Top Solutions to Project Failure – Epicflow Research Part 2

Epicflow Blog

Most organizations build structures and processes designed to prevent project failure. Donato Piccinno , a Project Manager at DXC Technology, advises to “measure and improve clarity, unity and agility.

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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. Estimating Software-Intensive Systems: Projects, Products, and Processes , Richard Stutzke, Addison-Wesley, 2005.

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. 5, September/October 2011. “A

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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. Norton, The Systems Engineering Process Office, MITRE Corporation, 6 June 1999.

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Reading List for the Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Little [8] makes the claim that agile methods don't follow the Cone - that is the uncertainty doesn't reduce as the project proceeds. The program management processes should seek to reduce uncertainty in the variable of the project. 1, January 2011. "A

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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.

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. The ROI of Agile VS. Traditional Methods? 2011).

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.

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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". Agile becoming mainstream now, how do you think the world of project management has changed?

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Book of the Month

Herding Cats

Program Management and Systems Engineering are two critical processes for the success of any product or project development endeavor. One of the chapters in this book covers the systematic process of program performance management needed to plan, execute, and assess progress to plan as well as the expected outcomes and expected business benefits of the program. Kinscher, a white paper in the "Lean Product Development for Practitioners" series at MIT, 2011.

Success in Disruptive Times: PMI’s 2018 Pulse of the Profession

Online PM Courses

The theme of disruption is is more about the need for agility in the face of rapid commercial and technical changes. Though 30% of projects use Agile methodologies, 44% use a predictive approach and, I am pleased to see, 23% adopt a hybrid approach.

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Microeconomics and Risk Management in Decision Making for Software Development

Herding Cats

By the way, the pure conjecture that agile enables late changing requirements to not have a significant impact on the cost and schedule of the development project is completely lacking any testable evidence outside of personal anecdotes of agile advocates. Editors, Springer, 2011.

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

Agile Project Management. Having a knowledge transfer process in place boosts the chance of project success by over 20%. [6]. 19% say Agile techniques. Agile Project Management. 38% of organizations report using agile frequently. [6].

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How to Improve Your Project Management With ProofHub

Proofhub

ProofHub was launched in 2011 as a solution to provide simple but effective project management. Bring clarity to feedback process with built-in proofing Our built-in Proofing tool speeds up the file and document review process and brings clarity to feedback sharing.

Little's Law - Use, Misuse, and Sometimes Simply Wrong Ideas

Herding Cats

The sequence of the work processing can be any order: First in First out, Last in First out, or any other or even a random sequence in your workflow. What is the process? . What are the steps in the process? But what if we're trying to decide what throughput is needed for some process in the future. That is we're planning for the future performance of the system to produce the outcomes of the software development processes NEEDED to meeet a business goal.

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Software Cost Accounting

Herding Cats

Let's start with that dreaded waterfall development process. Agile will come next, but waterfall (and of course the term is no longer allowed in US DOD procurement, but it is an acceptable accounting term), provides the easiest framework for software development cost accounting.