How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Would you like to make 2019 a successful year for your projects? I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2019 to make 2019 their most successful year ever? What will you be doing in 2019 to have your most successful year ever?

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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.

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Why Are Daily Scrum Meetings Important for Successful Project Management?

MPUG

The Scrum meeting is an essential part of every project’s management, especially one following Agile methodology. To take full advantage of the benefits of daily Scrum meetings, companies need to believe in empiricism and create an integral framework for implementation.

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2019 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want to Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are looking to attend a project management conference in 2019, chances are there is something happening near you that will be fun and meet your professional goals. Use this quick link menu below (on the main full article page) to jump to the relevant portion of the year.

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What is a Scrum master? A key role for project success

Moira Alexander

Scrum is a powerful framework for implementing agile processes in software development and other projects. This highly adopted framework utilizes short iterations of work, called sprints, and daily meetings, called scrums, to tackle discrete portions of a project in succession until the project is complete. There are three key roles within Scrum: Scrum master, product owner and Scrum team members. Scrum master defined.

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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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How to avoid Common Scrum Meetup Mistakes

Binfire

There is no denying the importance that communication has when it comes to the success of an agile methodology and Scrum-based projects in particular. . Typically Scrum meetups include daily scrum, sprint planning meeting, sprint review meeting, and retrospective meeting. .

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The Best Project Management Blogs for 2019

Online PM Courses

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. So, it’s time to see my best project management blogs for 2019. His articles are short and insightful.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

The 2019 incarnation of the summit will be in Orlando, Florida from October 20-22. Related: Top Project Management Conferences of 2019. He has also written articles for a wide variety of print publications and websites. Project management is an increasingly diverse field.

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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.

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Deciding the Level of Detail Needed for a Release Plan

ProjectManager.com

This is the focus of this article, as shown by the red rectangle. Details are identified at the beginning of the release, during a period that agile and scrum teams often refer to as “Sprint 0”, Inception or Initiation. “How much detail do we need for our release plan?”.

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A Bird’s eye view on the agile forest article published on PM World Journal

Henny Portman

The PM World Journal has published the latest version of my Bird’s eye view in the agile forest article. Some years ago, you could say “ Scrum is agile ” and ask “ is agile Scrum? ” 2019).

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The Grateful Agile Leader

International Institute of Learning

For example, in Scrum, the Scrum Master is a servant leader of the Scrum Team. This article makes a connection between this style of leadership and Agile project management.

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Develop Better High Performing Teams

ProjectManager.com

In a recent article by Real World Group, these five success principles were identified to aid in the engagement, collaboration, and success of a high performing team: Identify what unites us. This works best when supported by good coaching such as from a scrum master or agile coach.”.

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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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Need Your Great Project Management, Business Strategy or Technology Article Published - Contact Me

Brad Egeland

Do you have a great article or even a good article that you want the world to see? If it is anywhere close to these topics: project management, business strategy, new or current technology, SEO, cybersecurity, agile, scrum, devops, digital transformation, machine learning, artificial intelligence, IoT, the cloud, mobile technology, PMP certification, etc. Your new article will get 300 to 500 views daily (and climbing).

The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017

MavenLink

We scoured the top online publications to find the 30 most widely read and shared project management articles. These three articles share some of the best practices and how-to articles to help your business reduce risks and avoid costly mistakes.

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Stories about Stories in Agile Development

MPUG

This happens in the Iteration Planning meeting (or Sprint Planning meeting, if you are using Scrum). To understand more on release and iteration, refer to the article, Agile Release Planning, Let’s Break It Down! Articles agile agile development stories

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How do you know when your agile ceremonies are Done?

Kiron Bondale

In last week’s article, I wrote about the benefits of having a Definition of Ready for agile ceremonies as one method of ensuring that they are adding value and not being perceived as just more wasteful meetings. Scrum/Daily Standup.

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Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

International Institute of Learning

He has authored and been featured in several articles and conferences related to project and program Management. Agile and Scrum Leadership agile agile transformation organizational culture

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The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies

Workamajig

In this article, I’ll give you a complete overview of different PMMs and how to choose them. Scrum. Scrum isn't a fully-featured project management methodology. As Mike put it earlier: "Agile is the philosophy, and Scrum the methodology.

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How much technical knowledge should a Product Owner possess?

Kiron Bondale

In an earlier article I’d written about the pros and cons of a Scrum Master or agile lead having deep technical expertise in the solution space but what about a Product Owner (PO)?

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18 Best JIRA Alternatives For Agile Project Management in 2019

Workzone

It supports methodologies such as the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), Enterprise Scrum, Kanban, DAD, LeSS, or a Hybrid approach and is designed to simplify team adoption, ensure end-to-end visibility, and provide management with insights into progress. Scrum Mate. Agilo For Scrum.

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Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

What I've compiled here is what I hope – my time permitting – is the beginning of a series of articles to introduce different software tools and services that help get project leaders and planners and PM infrastructures themselves on the right track and headed in the right direction.

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Agile Project Management for Distributed Teams

nTask

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. Daily scrum meetings are an important part of the agile project management methodology because they increase the team communication about the work they have done yesterday, and how are they going to tackle the tasks today and so on and so forth. The team leader can use project management tools to conduct efficient scrum meetings.

Might earned VALUE be an oxymoron for projects following a predictive life cycle?

Kiron Bondale

(As is often the case, one of the learners in a course I taught this week provided the inspiration for this article, so thanks Maca!). The PMBOK® Guide, Sixth Edition defines Earned Value as “ The measure of work performed expressed in terms of the budget authorized for that work.

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Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners

MPUG

One of the widely used iteration-based Agile frameworks is Scrum where every iteration is known as a Sprint. Let’s take an example with Scrum to understand. Articles agile Agile Practitioners intraspectives retrospectivesTwo woodcutters were assigned to chop wood in a forest.

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Questioning Agile Dogma

Leading Agile

How can the same principle be a good idea in 2002 and a bad idea in 2019? Zombie Scrum describes the impact on delivery teams. One of the roles or functions of the Product Manager is that of Product Owner, in the Scrum sense. Scrum development work is done in it.

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

Taskque

Global Scrum Gathering 2020. Get an opportunity to connect with hundreds of Scrum practitioners and enhance your Scrum knowledge by attending the global scrum gathering 2020. Global scrum gathering is all set to take place in New York City from May 11 to 13, 2020.

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Improving Project Vision with Scrum

Brad Egeland

I once worked on a Scrum team that seemed to be doing well, based on all the things we measured. ​Article by Steve Berczuk for Techwell Read the full article Our burndown chart showed good progress. Our velocity was good. Yet we had little to show at the sprint review. ​ The work that wasn’t done was related to deployment or integration, so while work was finished, it was not easy to demonstrate value.

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24 Best Smartsheet Alternatives For 2019 (Free & Paid)

Workzone

Targetprocess is a project management tool designed for visualizing and managing Agile projects according to Scrum, Kanban or a custom approach. This article originally appeared on the WorkZone Project Management Software blog.

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Become a PM Pro With These Project Management Courses

Workamajig

This article shares a list of project management courses to help you learn faster than ever. We’ll share a list of resources in this article. Thus, the 25 courses cover certifications on project management, Agile & Scrum, IT project management, and cyber security.

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. JIRA’s got many types of workflow tools built in (like Scrum and Kanban)—or you can customize and build your own!

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 1 – Understanding & Incorporating Agile Project Management

MPUG

So if you’re new to this or perhaps you’ve kind of been using it in a couple of different veins, maybe you’ve been part of a scrum team or you’ve watched it happen around you, or maybe you’ve seen a horrific implementation of an agile process, it isn’t necessarily the methodology, but sometimes you have to think about your culture, the environment, and what you’re trying to do.

Five Favorite Dashboards from LiquidPlanner!

LiquidPlanner

This example shows what your team is working on this week, and notes associated with it for scrum meetings. For more Dashboard inspiration, see our Dashboard Gallery , and to learn the basics of how to create, customize, and share dashboards, please see the Dashboards Help Article.

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Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

In this article, you will learn about top 20 project management methodologies and which ones you should choose for your project. Scrum. Scrum. Scrum is a framework and not a project management methodology. Short sprints, stand up meetings and emphasis on communication differentiates scrum from agile. You can also use scrum best practices to make your meetings fruitful.

How To Create A Simple Project Plan (Project Planning Process)

PM Basics

In this article, I’ll show you a proven workflow. I have put a link to the Project Management Plan article at the end. On a high level, it is an adaptive (Scrum, Kanban, RUP) or predictive (waterfall). Trying to start a Scrum project will be a bad idea.

How to Manage a Project like a Pro in today’s Work Environment?

nTask

I have read numerous articles on ‘How to Manage a Project’ and ‘How to Become a Project Manager’. “Not the best way to hold a Scrum meeting. I have seen many Scrum meetings where just a few minutes in, the Scrum Master becomes chums with team members and they all share Facebook IDs for “coordinating.”. In the IT world, we have Sprints and a trained Scrum Master who coordinates with a Product Owner to backlog the entire Sprint. Scrum meetings are important!

Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

In this article, you will learn about top 20 project management methodologies and which ones you should choose for your project. Scrum. Scrum. Scrum is a framework and not a project management methodology.

Should Your Team Claim Tasks in Sprint Planning?

Brad Egeland

For newer scrum teams, assigning tasks during sprint planning acts as something of a safety net – it’s reassuring to know who’s responsible for which items, and assigning every task can help ease worries that stories will get left behind. Read the full article Sprint planning is typically an industrious, productive process. Teams refine the backlog, set a target velocity, select user stories for the upcoming sprint, estimate effort and define tasks.

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