In Anticipation of PMI Global Congress North America 2012


Some of the hottest topics this year are change management; requirements management; leadership and soft skills for project managers; agile; complexity in large projects; risk management; and the PMO, among others. We’re excited to offer some new panels and topics for 2012 as well.

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The Agile Fluency model

Henny Portman

The Agile Fluency model, developed by Diana Larsen and James Shore in 2012 and substantially updated in 2018, is a framework to help teams understand their current position and to help them develop an individual road map. The Agile Fluency Model whitepaper.

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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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The Agile Squad: The Organizational Model of the Future?

Check it out what you will find on this article about agile squad : The agile organization and the agile squad Benefits (and needs) of the agile squad Agile squad success stories A testament to the transformative power of collaboration. Agile squad success stories.

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2017 Project Management Trends To Watch

Girl's Guide to PM

Are you waterfall or Agile? How long can we cruise on the coattails of project successes like London 2012? I’ll be watching the Infrastructure Industry Innovation Platform to see what impact that has on project success (lots, I hope).

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Free project management certifications

Moira Alexander

Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is one of the biggest MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) platforms available and offers many project management (PM) courses. Agile Software Development - goes over fundamental agile concepts to enhance your software development skills. Customer-Centric Innovation teaches how to take on competition by creating successful and innovative business ideas through a thorough understanding of customer needs.

The Secret to Finding a Job as a New Scrum Master

Agile Advice

Why is it so hard for some people to find employment with Agile teams? Having taught Scrum to more than 2000 people, I have ongoing dialogue with many former students who are struggling to find opportunities to serve Agile teams and gain experience as a Scrum Master.


Managing Virtual Teams Successfully

The IIL Blog

Building High-Performance Teams necessitates that we utilize innovative tools and techniques to engage the audience. agile retrospectives). By Dr. Willis H. Thomas, PMP, CPT .

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. Claude Bocquet, Reliability Engineering and System Safety , 2012. 3, 2012. 7, May 2012.,

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Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace: Zero Tolerance for “Brilliant Jerks”

The IIL Blog

Catch Christa Kirby’s presentation “Cultivating an Agile Mindset: Creativity, Trust, and a Plastic Toothbrush Case” at this year’s Agile & Scrum Conference! .

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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. The Business of Software Estimation Is Not Evil: Reconciling agile approaches and project estimates,” Phillip G. 3, August 2012. 1, 2012.

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. Overcoming Barriers in Assessing Risk Probabilities,” Tom Kendrick , 2012 PMI Global Congress Proceedings , 2012.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

This is the motivation for short work intervals found in agile development. . Using the Agile Methodology to Mitigate the Risks of Highly Adaptive Projects,” Dana Roberson and Mary Anne Herndon, 10 th Annual CMMI Technology Conference And User Group , November 5 – 8, 2012, Denver, CO.

Asana Alternatives


It is one of the few SaaS companies which does not rely heavily on marketing but on innovation. Citrix acquired Podio in 2012. Are you plan to use the Agile method ? Asana is a popular to-do list.

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100+ Tech Conferences and Events to Attend in Europe 2020


In their words: Founded in 2005 as an intimate gathering of friends DLD (Digital – Life – Design) has developed into Europe’s leading innovation conference for visionaries from around the globe. It’s an opportunity to celebrate innovators, change-makers, and—together—inspire the future.

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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. 14, Special Issue, July 2012.

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

Online PM Courses

Prepared to innovate and make courageous decisions. This table first appeared in Brilliant Project Leader , by Mike Clayton (Pearson, 2012) (US|UK). The leadership part of this stage lies in: Understanding the relationship between innovation and risk. Agile Practices.

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What Is a PMO? (Infographic)


The percentage of project managers who report to the PMO increased from 42% in 2012 to 52% in 2016. 33%: Agile Project Management. If their organizations seek more agility, PMOs must be ready to shift how they work to accommodate.

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