Big Rocks moved in 2020

Gunther Verheyen

I call myself an independent Scrum Caretaker. It reflects who I am, how I feel, what I do: caring for Scrum AND caring for people. I call myself an independent Scrum Caretaker on a journey of humanizing the workplace with Scrum. They won’t be moved in 2020 anymore.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? 2020 Project Management Conferences in Austria. Project Management Conferences in Australia 2020. 2020 Project Management Conferences in Canada. 2020 Project Management Conferences in France.

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Seven Priorities for Project Managers in 2019

ProjectManager.com

Anyone who tells you, with 100% certainty, what 2019 will look like at the start of the year is bonkers. If you want to know what your priorities should be for 2019, look at the way your world was at the end of 2018 and at the start of this year. The one trend that seems to be 100 percent reliable coming into 2019 is disruption. The world has been a turbulent place for the last couple of years and looks certain to remain so through 2019.

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book Scrum – A Pocket Guide (A Smart Travel Companion) in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I frequently receive inquiries about the availability of an audiobook version. your independent Scrum Caretaker.

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Agile Project Management: The new go-to for marketing teams in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

The main differences between agile in marketing and its software predecessor are: Marketers don’t love Scrum as much as developers, because it doesn’t fit the marketing context. This is a guest contribution from Monica Georgieff, Agile Coach and Trainer at AgileSherpas. Monica Georgieff.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? 2020 Project Management Conferences in Austria . Project Management Conferences in Australia 2020. 2020 Project Management Conferences in Canada . 2020 Project Management Conferences in France .

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

Epicflow Blog

Project Management web resources are awash with articles about 2020 project management trends. The fact that AI as a project management trend in 2020 is discussed so vividly doesn’t make it true. We don’t share this opinion, which is why soft skills cannot be named a 2020 trend.

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Overview of my year 2020 book reviews

Henny Portman

2020 was again an extremely fruitful book review year. article) Too many rules makes agility impossible (article) Scaling agile in organisaties (book, Dutch) Whitepaper: Exploring the delta in AgileSHIFT (whitepaper) PM World Journal 2019 Editor’s Choice Awards.

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 4

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version. The Scrum values. The Daily Scrum questions. How Scrum scales.

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Dr. Harold Kerzner’s Project Management Predictions for 2020

International Institute for Learning

Major changes to project management will occur in 2020 due to much of the new material that the Project Management Institute (PMI) has published and will be testing on in the new version of the Project Management Professional (PMP) ® exam beginning in June 2020. By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D.

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 3

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version. Core principles of Scrum. your independent Scrum Caretaker.

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Moving Your Scrum Downfield [Paper]

Gunther Verheyen

Apparently, it is easy to get stuck at interpreting the rules of Scrum. In the publication “ Moving Your Scrum Downfield ” I have described the six essential traits of the game to help you get unstuck and up your game. In 2010 he initiated the creation of the Scrum Guide.

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 5

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version. THE FUTURE STATE OF SCRUM. Yes, we do Scrum.

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Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

Here's the beginning of my list of tools and services to consider or demo or download a trial of for consideration for 2020. Plus, according to their product roadmap that I've discussed with them, they will be strengthening this even more in their upcoming 2nd gen agile planning and controlling component in their next major release 19 due later in 2019. It doesn’t matter if you work with Scrum, Kanban, traditional Gantt scheduling or a mix, Forecast has it all.

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 1

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version. On Tuesday 24 March 2020 I delivered the first “ Daily Scrum Pocketcast ” in which I have read following chapters from my book: Foreword by Ken Schwaber. In the subsequent daily broadcasts I will read the next chapters from my pocket guide to Scrum.

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 2

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version. On Wednesday 25 March 2020 I delivered the second “ Daily Scrum Pocketcast ” in which I have read following chapters from my book: 1.6 SCRUM. The house of Scrum. Scrum, what’s in a name? your independent Scrum Caretaker.

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Announcing the book “97 Things every Scrum practitioner should know”

Gunther Verheyen

During the fall of 2019, I got totally consumed (and sometimes drained and overwhelmed) by an exciting new Scrum book project. O’Reilly Media envisioned adding a book about Scrum to their “97 Things” series and got in touch with me (through Dave West of Scrum.org).

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

Employee retention is expected to increase by 10% by 2020 due to organizations giving their employees the option to choose their own work style. 76% of organizations believe the agile methodology will be preferred over the waterfall methodology by 2020. 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.

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

Planio

We combed through best-seller lists, spoke with veteran PMs, and read a ton to put together this list of the best project management books for upgrading your career in 2020. Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time. Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time.

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How to Scrum with Project for the Web

MPUG

To be more specific, “Can we manage Scrum based projects?” Let’s say that we have a Project called Scrum. In this case, we’ll also call it “ Scrum.”. To conclude, you CAN manage Scrum with Project for the Web in very efficient ways.

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Availability of the book “97 Things Every Scrum Practitioner Should Know”

Gunther Verheyen

I am excited to share that my new book “97 Things Every Scrum Practitioner Should Know” is now available for (pre-)ordering. No fewer than 68 practitioners expended the effort to write one or more essays about Scrum for you. Scrum Off Script : 8 Things.

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Top 10 Project Management Conferences You Can Not Afford to Miss in 2020

Taskque

To help you make the right choices, TaskQue has put together a list of project management conferences you can not afford to miss in 2020. 10 Project Management Conferences For 2020. Here are the ten best project management conferences to participate in 2020. The technical project management conference will take place in Atlanta, Georgia from 24-26 February 2020. Change Management Conference 2020. 2020 Project Management Symposium.

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The 3rd edition of “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” is now available.

Gunther Verheyen

The updated, third edition of my book “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” is now available worldwide, as a digital and as a paperback edition. I accidentally created the first edition of my book “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” in 2013. Gunther independent Scrum Caretaker.

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Go slow (to go fast later)

Kiron Bondale

The January 2020 issue of PM Network provide a case study for one of the 2019 PMI Project of the Year finalists, the Société de transport de Montréal’s (STM) eight-year project to modernize the underground Montréal rail system.

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70 Scrum Master Theses

Scrum.org

TL; DR: 70 Scrum Master Theses. The following 70 Scrum Master theses describe the role of from a holistic product creation perspective. The theses cover the role of the Scrum Master from product discovery to product delivery in hands-on practical manner. Daily Scrum.

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Scrum Master Trends Report — Prepare for Your Next Career Step

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Scrum Master Trends Report 2019. In 2019, we partnered with Scrum.org —to create the 2019 edition. If you have to make a career decision early next year, you will find the industry data the Scrum Master Trends Report 2019 contains still very helpful.

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Webinar Recap: Best of Microsoft Inspire 2019

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Leonardo Nogueira and Larry Mead’s Best of Microsoft Inspire 2019 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG Webinar, the best of Microsoft Inspire 2019. Welcome everybody, should have my opening title screen out here of Best of Microsoft Inspire 2019. This is what you have, the daily scrums, very quickly, as well.

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Mike Cottmeyer | Elevate Agile 2019 | The Systems of Agility

Leading Agile

Although many think all that’s needed is a System of Delivery, like Scrum or SAFe, in large organizations, it’ll take much more than a new process, or culture shift to Transform. Becoming Agile isn’t simple.

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32 Scrum Stakeholder Anti-Patterns

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Scrum Stakeholder Anti-Patterns. Learn how individual incentives and outdated organizational structures — fostering personal agendas and local optimization efforts — manifest themselves in Scrum stakeholder anti-patterns which easily can impede any agile transition.

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Scrum Master Interview Questions (3): Daily Scrum and Sprint Retrospective

Scrum.org

Last week, someone on Reddit asked whether there would be any other profession that requires attending a 2-day training class and would then pay as well as a Scrum Master job. So far, this Scrum Master interview guide has been downloaded more than 17,000 times. Daily Scrum.

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Scrum Master Interview Questions (1): Scrum Master Role

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Scrum Master Interview Questions (1). Scrum has proven time and again to be the most popular framework for software development. Given that software is eating the world , a seasoned Scrum Master is nowadays in high demand. Scrum is not a methodology, but a framework.

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What Do Companies like Apple, Amazon and Google Look for in Project Managers?

Epicflow Blog

In March 2020 the exam will cover three main pillars: people management, process (technical aspects of project management), and business environment. This certification course covers Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD).

Agile Project Management for Distributed Teams

nTask

The distributed team concept is getting so endorsed that 50% of all of the US Workforce will be completely remote by the year 2020. And since 2005, each year the remote workforce has increased by 10% which makes it 140% in 2019, which is huge. Conduct Daily Scrum Meetings. The team leader can use project management tools to conduct efficient scrum meetings. Scrum Scaling. Agile Project Management Agile Multi Project Management Scrum

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

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Nenad Trajkovski’s How to Run Scrum Projects with Project for the Web webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Nenad: But for the lightweight Scrum Projects, you can still use Microsoft Project for the Web.

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The Successful Scrum Master — Liberating Structures for Scrum (6)

Scrum.org

TL; DR: The Successful Scrum Master Meetup. Liberating Structures for Scrum. Generally, Liberating Structures are well suited to improve the level of engagement among participants of Scrum events, thus stimulating the kind of outcomes that are necessary to create learning organizations.

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Scrum Master Interview Questions (2): From Product Backlog to Sprint Planning

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Demand Creates Supply and the Job Market for Scrum Masters Is no Exception. Scrum has proven time and again to be the most popular framework for software development. Given that software is eating the world , a seasoned Scrum Master is nowadays in high demand.

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Differences between Scrum and Kata

Scrum.org

We started promoting the Agile Transformation Kata since July 2019, but the idea of Kata dates back for many many years. A common trend among Scrum practitioners that learn about the Kata the first time is to build bridges to something familiar, in this case Scrum.

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About life and re-inventing my life as an independent Scrum Caretaker

Gunther Verheyen

In my case, it largely boiled down to further increasing my independence as a Scrum Caretaker. Several members of the global movement of Scrum Caretakers helped me find direction and focus in two pilot sessions of the workshop I facilitated in February and March 2021.

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The Zombie Scrum Survival Guide

Scrum.org

An article by Johannes Schartau , co-author of the Zombie Scrum Survival Guide. This concerning dynamic seemed to drain all life from his Scrum Team’s members. As founders of the Zombie Scrum Resistance, we have worked tirelessly to spread awareness and stop the virus.

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Liberating Structures — an Antidote to Zombie Scrum

Scrum.org

In collaboration with InfoQ, we wrote the article “ Liberating Structures — an Antidote to Zombie Scrum ”. It describes what Zombie Scrum is about and offers tangible examples of how to recognize, treat, and prevent Zombie Scrum by using Liberating Structures. The State of Scrum.

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