2017 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

January to March 2017. 12th International Project Management Conference: Tehran, Iran, 12-13 February 2017. They expect over 1600 researchers, project managers, and practitioners to attend the 2017 conference. PMI Sweden Passion of Projects: Malmö, Sweden 13-14 March 2017. SPMI Symposium: Singapore, 16-17 March, 2017. RICS and APM Project Leadership Conference: London, UK, 28 March 2017. April to June 2017. eVa22: London, UK, 17-18 May 2017.

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Scrum Master vs Project Manager: What’s the Difference?

Project Bliss

You’ve also heard that teams are going Agile and that Scrum Master might be a good option. Or maybe you’re already a Project Manager, and you’re wondering if a Scrum Master job might be a good move. Here I’ll explain the difference between a Project Manager and a Scrum Master. Difference between a Project Manager and Scrum Master. Scrum Master vs Project Manager. Scrum Master Responsibilities. Are you considering a career move? .

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Scrum Master Responsibilities: What Does a Scrum Master Do?

Project Bliss

Are you thinking of taking on a Scrum Master role? Do you know what the Scrum Master responsibilities are? To make sure you’re ready to carry out Scrum Master responsibilities, ensure that you have a good understanding of what’s involved. You may at first think it’s just leading the team in answering the three questions in your daily scrum meeting. But as you read on, you’ll see there’s more involved in Scrum Master responsibilities.

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Difference Between Agile Project Management and Scrum

Brad Egeland

Scrum is also the framework of agile for completing complex projects. The scrum master is a facilitator of an agile team. Many organizations take CSM training and certifying their skills in practicing Scrum. This page is a comparison between Agile and Scrum and outlines the main difference between them. Leadership in agile methodologies encourages collaborative culture, face to face communication and accountability. What is Scrum?

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The 3 Steps to Take When Failure is Not an Option: Getting to Impeccable Business Execution

Girl's Guide to PM

Agile and Scrum serves exactly that. Joel “Thor” Neeb will be speaking at the Agile and Scrum Virtual Conference, going live on May 4 th. Find out more here: www.iil.com/agile-and-scrum-conference/. His experiences in executive leadership within the military and at Afterburner have helped him accelerate business execution performance for Fortune 100 companies within all industries including tech, pharmaceuticals, finance, retail apparel and several NFL teams.

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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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2018 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

RICS Project Leadership Conference: London, UK, 21 February 2018. Global Scrum Gathering: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 16-18 April 2018. I’m not an Agile expert by an means but if Scrum is your wheelhouse, this could be a good event to get to. The team behind the Digital PM Summit is also hosting a Female Leadership Camp and a Digital PM Camp later in the year. Global Scrum Gathering: London, UK, 8-10 October 2018.

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The #1 Challenge in Project Management (According to the Experts)

MavenLink

The first step was to join forces with Aberdeen to release the recent report, “ 2017 Project Management Software Trends. Morris, PMP, is a certified Scrum Agile Master, Human Behavior Consultant, best-selling author, mentor, and evangelist for project management. Susanne Madsen is a project leadership coach, trainer and consultant, and the author of 'The Project Management Coaching Workbook' and 'The Power of Project Leadership'.

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Inspiring Women in Project Management: Amy Hamilton

Girl's Guide to PM

It is written as a leadership fable and many of the traits of my main character are based on people I know and have worked with. I am currently working on a Master’s Degree Certificate from the US National Defense University and am starting a PhD program in Organizational Leadership from Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA, USA. Today I’m interviewing Amy Hamilton. Amy’s spoken at a TEDTalk, served in the US Army, and is writing a book.

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43 Learning Resources for New and Experienced Project Managers

LiquidPlanner

Start date: November 6, 2017. Start date: December 4, 2017. We recommend checking out the “Project Management Training Bundle”, which gives you access to the PM certification courses, as well as the Agile and scrum certification courses. AMA currently has 64 in-person sessions scheduled across the US between November 1, 2017 and August 6, 2018. Start date: November 2017, January 2018, March 2018, September 2018. Scrum Certifications.

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Got Your CSM, Now What?

Leading Answers

Perhaps, like 500,000+ other people, you have some form of Certified Scrum Master (CSM) credential and are looking to distinguish yourself and continue your learning journey. I want to disclose upfront that I have been involved with the development of ICAgile, PMI-ACP, and DSDM Leadership credentials so I likely have some bias and preferences. Did they move from software development into a Scrum Master role? The Outwards direction means broader than just Scrum.

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The Case for Multiple Project Management Methodologies

LiquidPlanner

The 2017 State of Project Management in Manufacturing report found that 74 percent of the respondents who said they were highly satisfied with their existing project management methodology actually used a combination of methodologies. It’s natural for project managers and teams to use a combination of processes and templates from multiple methodologies, such as waterfall, scrum, lean, and Six Sigma.

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What are the Best Project Management Books?

Online PM Courses

The first looks at the four essentials of team leadership in a project context, and offers a wealth of tools and tips for each. Chuck knows his stuff and has a highly pragmatic approach to Agile, which allows you to adopt it at any level from the local to the enterprise, and in any degree of rigor, from pure Scrum through to an adaptive blend of methodologies. Darn it but every edition grows massively, and this 6th Edition (September 2017) dwarfs my first edition (1996)!

21st Century Leadership - Prologue

Scrum.org

A number of people inside and outside Scrum.org collaborated with me in 2018 and early 2019, to talk about 21st-century executive leadership. Some people contributed independently, some built on work I had been doing since 2015, some of us leveraged the work of Ron Eringa and Ryan Ripley with their Professional Agile Leadership - Essentials class. 21st-century executive leadership, what to stop doing .

Route to Enterprise Scale Agility

Digite

While Scrum is probably most prevalent in IT, Kanban and Lean are significant too. Scrum provides a structured model, making it useful for transitioning from traditional development structures and methods. Where workflow is crucial as in service delivery, Scrum may be constraining but has value in its routines.

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Agile Consulting

Leading Answers

In the agile consulting domain, many consultants use lean terminology when discussing concepts with executives, terms friendly to  A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK ®  Guide)  like progressive elaboration and rolling-wave planning when working with PMOs, and XP and Scrum terminology when working with team members. Agile Project Management Leadership

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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Agile Team Transitions Are Not Always Textbook

LiquidPlanner

Isn’t the Scrum Master the project manager? If you pick up a book on Agile or Scrum, you’ll often read about the best teams are self-organizing, cross-functional, and self-directed. The Scrum Guide only defines the three main roles in Scrum: the product owner, the scrum master, and the development team. Scrum Master. Project teams transitioning to Agile can often struggle with project roles and the overall team structure.

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Got Your CSM, Now What?

Leading Answers

Perhaps, like 500,000+ other people, you have some form of Certified Scrum Master (CSM) credential and are looking to distinguish yourself and continue your learning journey. I want to disclose upfront that I have been involved with the development of ICAgile, PMI-ACP, and DSDM Leadership credentials so I likely have some bias and preferences. Did they move from software development into a Scrum Master role? The Outwards direction means broader than just Scrum.

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Advice for Project Managers: Good Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

LiquidPlanner

Do you love Scrum but don’t get on so well with Kanban? I like to ask, “How many women are on the senior leadership team?” Dear Elizabeth: I have an interview coming up. It’s important to me that I find a company with a culture that fits my values and the way I like to work. What questions should I be asking as a project manager to ensure that job is going to be a good fit for me? What are some of the red flags to look out for in the responses?

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The Scrum Guide Reordered

Scrum.org

TL; DR: The Scrum Guide Reordered. The Scrum Guide Reordered is based on about 90 percent of the text of the 2017 Scrum Guide, extending its original structure by adding additional categories. For example, you will find all quotes that can be attributed to the role of the Scrum Master in one place. The Scrum Guide–Reordered allows you to get a first understanding of Scrum-related questions quickly. The Origin of the Scrum Guide Reordered.

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Scrum Guide 2020 — Download the Free Scrum Guide 2020 Reordered to Spot Changes and Patterns

Scrum.org

TL; DR: The Scrum Guide 2020. The Scrum Guide 2020 is available now: Change is coming to make Scrum more accessible and inclusive beyond software development. How Scrum Changes with the Scrum Guide 2020. My Top Changes Regarding the Scrum Guide 2020.

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PMI Conference observations

Zen Project Management

He talked about how the leadership structure of agile teams evolved at Riot Games. Rather than assigning roles such as scrum master or product owner to individuals, they identified 4 key leadership roles; Team Captain - responsible for overall delivery Product Lead - responsible for the direction of the product Delivery Lead - responsible for development Craft Lead - responsible for the engineering Each team would associate key responsibilities with the four "hats" as they call them.

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What makes the difference between a GOOD Scrum Master and a GREAT Scrum?Master?

Scrum.org

Even though the global Scrum adoption is now at 75% ( source: 14th State of Agile report 2020 ), the Scrum Master profession is still difficult to grasp for many. I have encountered and still encounter many organizations struggling with understanding the role of the Scrum Master.

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Interactions within Agile Teams- The SCARF Model

Stepping Into Project Management

The dynamics can be created, so if you are a team member or scrum master or manage a team- you need to ensure that these 5 fundamental cornerstones are all in the positive side of things. agile communication growth mindset leadership scrum“In a world of increasing interconnectedness and rapid change, there is a growing need to improve the way people work together. Understanding the true drivers of human social behavior is becoming ever more urgent in this environment.”-

Accountability on a Agile Software Development in the Presence of Governance

Herding Cats

In Scrum, this is the Product Owner, who is a member of the team. With the Team's full contribution to these artifacts, the Product Owner is Accountable to the business for delivering that value from the Scrum Team's outcomes. The RAM defines the single points of accountability for project Leadership Team. One of the principles of agile development is self-organizing teams. Self-Organizing is a powerful process. But Self-Directed is not the same as Self-Organizing.

Scrum Master Anti-Patterns — 20 Signs Your Scrum Master Needs Help

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Scrum Master Anti-Patterns. Scrum Master anti-patterns: The reasons why Scrum Masters violate the spirit of the Scrum Guide are multi-faceted. The Scrum Master According to the Scrum Guide. The Scrum Master is a servant-leader for the Scrum Team.

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Being Human in Agile

Stepping Into Project Management

This article was originally published in Scrum Alliance (Pic courtesy: Google Images). agile agile coaching leadership mindmapping mindsetAgile is one of the most-discussed subjects in any process domain. With commercialization and certification now so easily available to many, the approach has become easier to learn and implement, and with that has come the liability of seeing it as only a set of rules and practices.

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High Performing Teams: What Are They and How Do I Build One?

ActiveCollab

According to a certified scrum trainer Mike Levison ){:target=”_blank”}, there are five things you must do if you want your team to become a high-performing one. Shared leadership. The Structure for Cooperation - Accepted Leadership. An effective team leader quickly adjusts to various situations and personalities, keeps team purpose in mind at all times, and remembers that the leadership role is designed to serve, not to be served.

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Scrum Commitments: Tying Loose Ends and Shoehorning the Definition of Done

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Scrum Commitments. While the new Scrum Guide is less prescriptive and more inclusive, it also ties loose ends by including elements better, namely the previously free-floating Sprint Goal and the Definition of Done with the creation of Scrum commitments.

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Scrum.org

Read more on the new Effective Servant Leadership training ???????? ?? ??, ??? ????????? ????????? ????? ? ????????? ????? ?????????? 75% (????????: 14-? ?????? ? ?????????

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80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers

Wrike

Choose from exam prep in several areas of project management, including Agile and Scrum certification. Hosted by Andy Kaufman, these interviews cover topics where leadership meets project management. The podcasts are organized into 15 different playlists , including PMOs, Programs and Portfolios, Highly Effective Teams & Leadership, Risk Management, and more. Stanford professor Bob Sutton studies innovation, leadership, evidence-based management, and the workplace.

What is an agile coach? A valuable role for organizational change

Agilemania

Agile coaching is an essential skill for scrum masters, agile coaches, and leadership coaches to support self-managed teams. Agilemania has been facilitating Agile Coaching classes since 2017 and has been well appreciated by participants.

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Top 12 Most Relevant Project Management Books You Need to Read

ActiveCollab

The book compares agile to waterfall, breaks down various agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, XP, FDD, Lean, Crystal, etc.), The boxset covers 6 topics: management essentials, leadership, strategy, managing people, and managing yourself. You will learn about: Founder’s Trap, Leadership Pipeline, Greiner’s Growth Curve, systematic employee onboarding, talent management, client profitability, and more.

Top 12 Most Relevant Project Management Books You Need to Read

ActiveCollab

The book compares agile to waterfall, breaks down various Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, XP, FDD, Lean, etc.), The boxset covers 6 topics: management essentials, leadership, strategy, managing people, and managing yourself. You will learn what are: Founder’s Trap, Leadership Pipeline, Greiner’s Growth Curve, systematic employee onboarding, talent management, processes, client profitability, and more.

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Words that changed in Scrum Guide 2020 update

Scrum.org

From January 10th, 2021 the Scrum.org assessments have changed to support the 2020 version of the Scrum Guide. Even though Scrum has not changed significantly, some of the wording and descriptions of Scrum have changed. Servant Leadership .

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High Performing Teams: What Are They and How Do I Build One?

ActiveCollab

According to a certified scrum trainer Mike Levison , there are five things you must do if you want your team to become a high-performing one. Shared leadership. The Structure for Cooperation - Accepted Leadership. An effective team leader quickly adjusts to various situations and personalities, keeps team purpose in mind at all times, and remembers that the leadership role is designed to serve, not to be served.

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Project Manager vs. Product Manager (and Other Jobs)

ActiveCollab

All these positions appear similar because they require a similar skill set (organizing, people management and leadership, time management). Product managers often work in product companies and have a mroe strategic role, while product owners often work in Scrum consultancies and they represent the client in front of the development team. Product managers often work in product companies and product owners work in Scrum shops.

How we used Large Scale Scrum to Improve on the Spotify Inspired Model at a Large Dutch Bank

Scrum.org

This was in late 2017. . I perform Go See sessions to show respect to the teams and leadership, and to understand how the work is working for them at the level of a larger group. . I had various conversations and workshops with the development teams and the leadership.

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The Making Of The Brand-New Professional Scrum Master II class

Scrum.org

The bottom-line is that Scrum.org has acquired our “Scrum Master Advanced”-class. We’ve been spending the past eight months turning it into the official, brand new Professional Scrum Master II-class (PSM-II) for Scrum.org. As newly minted course stewards, we are now responsible (with Stephanie Ockerman and Simon Reindl ) for the entire Professional Scrum Master curriculum (both PSM-I and PSM-II). We care deeply about what Scrum makes possible. Finally!

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