The Best Project Management Blogs for 2019

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When we did our roundup of the 50 best Project Management Blogs in 2017 it quickly became one of our most popular posts. So, it’s time to refresh our list and put up a new one, in good time for 2019. So, here then is our list of the 52 best Project Management Blogs for 2019.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

80% of federal IT projects were self-described as ‘iterative’ or ‘Agile’ in 2017. Source: PMI, 2019 ) Tweet this. 24% of companies use Scrum or Agile project management software. The post 100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019 appeared first on ProProfs Learning. Project management is an essential part of every organization.

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9 Ways to Identify the “Perfect” Scrum Master

Agile Advice

Is there such a thing as a perfect Scrum Master? However, we can make a case for skills that contribute to becoming a perfect Scrum Master. In 2017, Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland updated the Scrum Values document, and in a video that same year discussed the changes they were making. They talked at length about the Scrum Master role. In short, the Scrum Master (SM) serves the Product Owner, the Development Team, and the Organization. Preamble.

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The deliberate evolution of “Scrum – A Pocket Guide”

Gunther Verheyen

In 2013 I accidentally created a book, “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” In 2018 I deliberately evolved my Scrum travel companion into a second edition. I am humbled over the many unanticipated consequences of the accidental creation of my pocket guide to Scrum. The first batch will be available 16 January 2019 and soon after in all major formats (hard copy, Kindle, PDF, eBook, ePub) via all main channels worldwide. The Scrum Game Board is slightly tweaked.

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The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017

MavenLink

So where did many of the business and technology executives and professionals frequent to find the top content of 2017? Top 11 project management certifications for 2017 (CIO). Scrum agile project management: The smart person's guide (TechRepublic). Summary: A go-to guide on scrum, a popular agile project management framework. You'll learn scrum terminology, how to use the methodology in software and product development projects, and more.

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What Are The Dates for the 2018 PMI Exam Changes?

Girl's Guide to PM

I think Scrum is the biggest kind of Agile that’s on the test, but really no one knows, because the test isn’t out. This article, What Are The Dates for the 2018 PMI Exam Changes? first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. If you’re interested in taking the PMP you’ll know that the PMP® exam is changing in 2018.

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27 Best Basecamp Alternatives for Project Management for 2019 (Free and Paid)

Workzone

Here are great paid and free Basecamp alternatives you’ll want to check out in 2019 before making the change with your team. Trello has all the features you’d expect if you’re a small team, but it doesn’t work too well for large teams that work in DevOps or rely heavily on frameworks like Scrum or Kanban, since even the most basic project management features can only be accessed through power-ups or third party integrations. How Will You Manage Your Next Project in 2017?

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Review: A Guide to Assurance of Agile Delivery

Henny Portman

This guide (2017) is a result of the working group of the Association for Project Management’s Assurance Special Interest group (APM’s Assurance SIG). Like the other book I reviewed ( Agile Governance and Audit ), this book too focusses on temporary project organizations using an agile way of delivery (compare PRINCE2 Agile, AgilePM, DAD, PMI Agile where we have agile teams using e.g. Scrum) and not on organizations using e.g. SAFe, LeSS or Nexus.

Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

9, 2017. Jones and Stephen Cullum, arXiv preprint arXiv:1901.01621 (2019). Springer, Singapore, 2019. Categorical Variable Segmentation Model for Software Development Effort Estimation,” Petr Silhavy, Radek Silhavy, And Zdenka Prokopova, IEEE Access, 29 January 2019. Glen Alleman and Thomas Coonce, 2017 ICEAA Professional Development & Training Workshop, Portland OR, 2017. 3, September 2017, pp. October 2017. 842, 2017.

Jira vs. Trello: A Buyer’s Perspective

TrustRadius Project Management

Scrum • Kanban • Scrumban There are numerous debates in terms of what Agile approach to use (and whether to use it at all), but Jira can adapt to pretty much any kind: Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban (a mixture of the previous two), etc.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Identification Based on the Interaction of Risks from the Approach of Multi-Agent Simulation,” Peng Huang, Peng Di, and Jinrui Li, 4 th International Conference of Energy Equipment Science and Engineering , 2019. Risk Management: A Maturity Model Based on ISO 31000,” Diogo Proença, Joao Estevens, Ricardo Vieira, and José Borbinha, IEEE 19 th Conference on Business Informatics , 2017. 85 1 Feb 2019. “An February 2017. “A 2, 2017. 586, 2017.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Identification Based on the Interaction of Risks from the Approach of Multi-Agent Simulation,” Peng Huang, Peng Di, and Jinrui Li, 4 th International Conference of Energy Equipment Science and Engineering , 2019. Risk Management: A Maturity Model Based on ISO 31000,” Diogo Proença, Joao Estevens, Ricardo Vieira, and José Borbinha, IEEE 19 th Conference on Business Informatics , 2017. 85 1 Feb 2019. “An February 2017. “A 2, 2017. 586, 2017.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

These five principles of project success are stated as questions that need to be answered using units of measure meaningful to the decision makers, College of Performance Management , Measurable News, 2017. College of Performance Management , EVM World 2017. EVM World 2017. Estimating and Reporting Agile Projects using the SRDR and Earned Value Management , PSM Users Group 2017, 12-16 June 2017, Crystal City, VA.

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Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects

Herding Cats

Complete Guide to the Basics of Project Risk Management: Improve Your Chances for Success, Dmitry Nizhebetskiy, Project Management Basics, 2017. Agile Risk Management and Scrum , Alan Moran, Institute for Agile Risk Management, 2014.

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25 Best Microsoft Project Alternatives for Project Management (Free and Paid) in 2020

Workzone

Acquired by Planview in 2017, Leankit was added to Planview’s productivity suite to attract engineers and maximize Leankit’s lean project management approach which emphasizes optimization and eliminating waste. This is meant for software development around Agile and Scrum.

Can you use Slack for project management?

Girl's Guide to PM

A 2017 survey showed that teams using Slack had: 32% less email 23% fewer meetings 24% of features (in technical teams) delivered on time 27% less time required for software testing 10% improvement in employee satisfaction. For most projects, you are going to need something else as well to create your Gantt chart or Scrum board, for example. The short answer is no. At least, not by itself. When used effectively, Slack is a powerful add-on to your project management toolkit.

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Overseeing 135 book reviews, what stands out?

Henny Portman

Since the first issue of this magazine appeared in 2017, I took the approximately 135 reviews that I posted on my blog in 2017-2019 as a starting point. Apart from a few books about team coaching and teams, I have not seen any books specifically written for the Scrum Master.

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The 23 Best Project Management Books For Upgrading Your Career in 2020

Planio

Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time. Published date: 2017 (6th edition). Published date: 2017. Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time. Project managers adopting the Scrum methodology or who want to upgrade their team-leading abilities. Not only did he co-create the Scrum methodology, but he also helped to write the original Agile manifesto in 2001. Published date: 2019 (Updated edition). Published date: 2019.

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4 Project Management Trends of 2020: What to Prepare for?

Epicflow Blog

As stated in Society for Human Resource Management’s 2019 survey , the top 2019 missing skills are the ability to solve problems (37%) and work in a complex environment (32%), and communication skills (31%). The most popular PM methodologies are as follows: Agile (Scrum, Kanban).

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Guess what my tip would be for 2019? XP, scrum, lean, etc.) And for project managers and scrum masters, what’s critical is that the development emphasis is placed on pulling walls down between people, not putting them up. Agile has been the trendiest thing for a while now and 2017 saw Agile embedded in the project management domain globally. This article, How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management.

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Project Management Questions I Get Asked Most

Online PM Courses

Good News from the PMI Pulse of the Profession 2017 Report. The Best Project Management Blogs for 2019. Good News from the PMI Pulse of the Profession 2017 Report. I've been involved in training Project Managers for over 20 years.

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3 Business Transformation Success Stories and What We Can Learn From Them

Runrun.it

As a mid-sized state run bank, DBS already had its hands full in 2019 due to new fintech startups offering exceedingly competitive solutions to traditional banking. billion mark in 2017, which was the highest in its history.

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53 Best Project Management Software Solutions for Your Team

Workzone

Back in 2017, daPulse went through a transformation to become Monday.com. Acquired by Planview in 2017, LeanKit was added to the company’s productivity suite to attract engineers who need enterprise-level Kanban software. Headquartered in the US, VersionOne (who merged with Collabnet in 2017), was purchased by the TPG Group in October 2019. Pros: VersionOne is designed for software development projects built around Agile and Scrum project methodologies.