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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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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Risk issues that can be identified early in the program, which will potentially impact the program later, termed Known Unknowns and can be alleviated with good risk management. Risk Management Papers. “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. Let's start with a critical understanding of the purpose of managing risk on software development projects. 3, 2012.

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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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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. Now To Risk Management.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

The risk is created when we have not accounted for this natural variances in our management plan for the project. Dealing with Aleatory (irreducible) uncertainty and the resulting risk requires we have margin. An aleatory risk is expressed as a relation to a value. Embrace Risk!

2017 Project Management Trends To Watch

Girl's Guide to PM

Our software tools are full of data from the risks we log to the estimates we fail to achieve. Are you waterfall or Agile? Not into what template you need to use or whether it’s a ‘ risk log ’ or a ‘risk register’.

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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. Project Risk Assessment - a self-paced course on how to conduct risk analysis of different projects using both conceptual and practical developments in modern finance.

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.

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. Risk: Uncertainties that may be encountered in implementation. agile retrospectives). By Dr. Willis H. Thomas, PMP, CPT .

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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.

30 Simpler Asana Alternatives For Creative Teams


Incredibly, it took almost four years to launch it commercially in 2012. Quire is another free Asana alternative that offers plenty of innovative features. Creative teams can easily manage their agile projects through Mavenlink.

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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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Webinar Recap: How to Run Scrum Projects with Project for the Web


He is a trainer for project management, and risk management in the Microsoft Innovation Center, he is a certified accountant, PMI, PMP and RMP, Microsoft Certified Professional, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer.

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What Is a PMO? (Infographic)


However, PMOs are particularly useful as the number of projects grow in an organization, which increases the risk of failure as resources get stretched and competing priorities arise. The percentage of project managers who report to the PMO increased from 42% in 2012 to 52% in 2016.

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