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. By the end of August 2019, we decided to get started. We agreed on calling our new book “ 97 Things every Scrum practitioner should know.”

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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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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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Overview of my year 2019 book reviews

Henny Portman

2019 was again a fruitful book review year. I wrote around 40 book reviews including corresponding quick reference cards and several personal insights, and views on specific topics in the field of project, program and portfolio management. Nr 8 2019 vakblad projectmanagement.

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A Project Book [Giveaway]

Girl's Guide to PM

Ellis’ book, The Project Book , to giveaway. Here is some information about the book: Project leaders and senior managers in all business and technical disciplines will benefit from the insightful guidance this book offers and better project outcomes will result. Books

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The international Scrum Glossary is now available in 19 languages

Gunther Verheyen

The international Scrum Glossary has been expanded to 19 languages. The updated version is available for you as a free download (PDF): Scrum Glossary (International versions) -Feb 2019. I updated the text slightly for the second edition (a deliberate evolution) of my book (2019).

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Worldwide availability of the 2nd edition of “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” (in various formats)

Gunther Verheyen

In 2013 I accidentally created a book, “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” (subtitled: A Smart Travel Companion). Creating my book, accidentally or otherwise, had many unanticipated (mostly positive) consequences, for which I am very grateful.

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Players and accountabilities in the game of Scrum (an audio excerpt from “Scrum – A Pocket Guide”, 2nd ed)

Gunther Verheyen

In 2013 I accidentally created a book, “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ”. In 2018 I deliberately evolved your Scrum travel companion into a second edition. The updated edition was published in February 2019. Agile Scrum Audio excerpt Pocket Guide Scrum Pocket Guide

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The international versions of the Scrum Values now comprise 19 languages

Gunther Verheyen

The international descriptions of the Scrum Values have been expanded to 19 languages. The updated versions are available for you as a free download (PDF): The Scrum Values (International versions) -Feb 2019. The Scrum Values were added to the Scrum Guide in 2016.

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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.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

She has written five books on project management including Communicating Change, Collaboration Tools for Project Managers, Handbook of People in Project Management, Shortcuts to Success: Project Management in the Real World and Customer-Centric Project Management.

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2019 Epicflow Multi-Project Management Features

Epicflow Blog

We’ve prepared a list and description of new features released so far in 2019. With phases we support not only Jira users better, we also make it possible to use a Scrum approach in Epicflow. Timesheet was introduced in May 2019.

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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. I hope in early 2019, it will be much more.

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5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019

nTask

Likewise, based on IT Project Management Certifications, such as; Agile, Scrum or PMP+ modules, the certified manager can overlook an entire workforce responsible for achieving a milestone. Also Read: Top 30 Most Inspiring Project Management Quotes of 2019.

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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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7 Secrets to Successful Project Manager/Team Collaboration

Girl's Guide to PM

Approaches you might consider in an Agile environment are Scrum, Kanban or Scrumban , but there are others. This is a guest post from Elisa Cepale. Elisa Cepale.

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2019 Epicflow Multi-Project Management Features

Epicflow Blog

We’ve prepared a list and description of new features released so far in 2019. With phases we support not only Jira users better, we also make it possible to use a Scrum approach in Epicflow. This Quick Edit (QE) mode was implemented in May 2019 as a corresponding MS Project function analog to let you make edits in your projects’ structure in Pipeline using either key combinations or a graphic interface. Timesheet was introduced in May 2019.

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Develop Better High Performing Teams

ProjectManager.com

In addition, competency of a team member defines their ability “to take action,” and in Patrick Lencioni’s book Five Dysfunctions of a Team , he clearly characterizes his five winning behaviors: Trust.

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How to Earn 60 PDUs for Free and Maintain Your PMP®Certification

iZenBridge

Now come to the easy and popular ways to earn your sixty PDUs: Read Books : Books are my good friends, and Read is my favorite category. I earned all my sixty PDUs by reading books. Certified Scrum Master Program. How many PDUs Can I claim for reading a book?

The Newbie Guide To Agile Project Management

Proofhub

Agile project management with Kanban and Scrum Now that we have looked at what Agile project management is, it’s time to discuss how Agile teams work. Scrum and Kanban. Scrum agile project management Scrum represents the Agile principles best?—?it Kanban and Scrum?—?making

Dr. Harold Kerzner’s Project Management Predictions for 2020

International Institute of Learning

Techniques such as Agile and Scrum appear to do a better job of measuring and reporting value created through the project, than other approaches. In the future, we can expect more flexible project management approaches such as Agile and Scrum to appear. By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D.

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Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

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.

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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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“Scrum – Um Guia de Bolso” is now widely available

Gunther Verheyen

As I was working on the second edition of my pocket guide to Scrum in 2018, Rodrigo Silva Pinto and Leonardo Bittencourt proposed to create a Portuguese translation of my book. independent Scrum Caretaker. Leonardo Bittencourt, Principal Lean/Agile Consultant, junho 2019.

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Can you use Slack for project management?

Girl's Guide to PM

For most projects, you are going to need something else as well to create your Gantt chart or Scrum board, for example. My book, Collaboration Tools for Project Managers , gives a lot more information about how to set up and get started with tools like Slack in a project environment.

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“Framework”

Gunther Verheyen

Most likely they guessed it explained the wide adoption of Scrum, and aspired the same ’success’. It was about sincerely describing the lightweight nature of Scrum, as a simple set of rules, principles and values that define a framework for inspection and adaptation, a way for people to address complex challenges. Scrum is a framework, not a methodology , as I described in 2013 and in my bookScrum – A Pocket Guide ”.

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Evaluate your ceremonies with a W5 check

Kiron Bondale

I’m midway through Priya Parker’s book The Art of Gathering and her insights into how to make an event a meaningful gathering rather than “just another boring meeting” are apropos to ceremonies.

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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? John Boddie’s book, Crunch Mode: Building Effective Systems on a Tight Schedule , provides a recipe for doing this on purpose. Zombie Scrum describes the impact on delivery teams.

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Deming’s 14 Points – It’s All About Quality

Project Bliss

I’ve held roles as a Scrum Master and Release Train Engineer.). I went to the library to get Deming’s book “Out of the Crisis” so I could read more.

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Stories about Stories in Agile Development

MPUG

In this case, a traveler is booking a flight ticket. This happens in the Iteration Planning meeting (or Sprint Planning meeting, if you are using Scrum). — [1] Exploring Scrum: The Fundamentals by Dan Rawsthorne, Doug Shimp. [2]

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Earning Leadership PDUs for PMIs Certification

iZenBridge

Reading Books: It could be an interesting way for you if you like reading to enhance your knowledge. You can find many books on the internet which can help you to earn leadership PDUs. This book provides a step-by-step approach for tough conversations for many stressful situations.

Review: A Guide to Assurance of Agile Delivery

Henny Portman

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.

Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners

MPUG

Covey slightly reworded the moral of the story eloquently in his book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by saying, “ Sharpen the saw. ”. One of the widely used iteration-based Agile frameworks is Scrum where every iteration is known as a Sprint.

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

Taskque

Scrum. Some consider it as a project management methodology while others look at it as a reference book. 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. Project management has evolved quickly from a set of principles to a comprehensive domain of knowledge.

Congruence Between Agile Process and Ecosystem

Leading Agile

One key point he made was that any process or method, such as Scrum, LeSS, SAFe, etc., Have you seen, heard of, or worked on a Scrum team that couldn’t get traction with Scrum because the Product Owner refused to do this or that, as recommended in the definition of Scrum?

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

nTask

“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.”. The official Project Management Book of Knowledge (*PMBOK) has 49 sub-points to outline the entire project management process. In the IT world, we have Sprints and a trained Scrum Master who coordinates with a Product Owner to backlog the entire Sprint.

Review Agile Governance and Audit

Henny Portman

Christopher Wright wrote the book Agile Governance and Audit – An overview for auditors and agile teams. Conclusion: This easy to read book focusses on projects with an agile delivery team using Scrum, Unified Process or XP.

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

Taskque

Scrum. Some consider it as a project management methodology while others look at it as a reference book. Scrum. Scrum is a framework and not a project management methodology. Short sprints, stand up meetings and emphasis on communication differentiates scrum from agile.

Top Solutions to Project Failure – Epicflow Research Part 2

Epicflow Blog

Varun Maheshwari , a Scrum Master at Telstra, says to “avoid project based thinking and start product thinking, have tight & fast feedback loops, make teams really autonomous, let team members talk to real customers so that they can understand domain & customer needs better, etc.

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Stephen Denning on Business Agility

International Institute of Learning

Stephen Denning is a former director of the World Bank, renowned speaker and author (his most recent book, The Age of Agile , has 4.5 IIL Global (@IILGlobal) February 12, 2019. You can find out more in my book, The Leader’s Guide To Storytelling.

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