17 Scrum Master Interview Questions to Find the Right Hire

ProjectManager.com

The scrum master is a key member of the scrum team, but also a somewhat misunderstood one, which can make the hiring process problematic. Put simply, the scrum master is the person responsible for promoting and supporting scrum. How Does Agile and Scrum Differ, If They Do?

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Invitation for Scrum Day India 2019

Gunther Verheyen

The 2019 edition of Scrum Day India is happening on Saturday 20 July 2019, in Gurgaon (Delhi NCR). Sanjay Saini, owner of Agile WOW (“Agile Ways of Working”), kindly invited me, as an independent Scrum Caretaker, to open and close the event. I hope many Scrum practitioners register at scrumdayindia.org and join the event. As we inspect to adapt in Scrum, we want to explicitly move beyond merely detecting this unfortunate situation.

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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. January to March 2019. PMI Sweden Passion for Projects: Stockholm, Sweden 11-12 March 2019. IRNOP 2019: TBA.

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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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Kanban vs Scrum vs Agile - Know the Differences

Techno-PM

The Detailed Comparison of Kanban vs Scrum vs Agile It can be difficult for project managers to keep up with the ever-evolving methodologies that can benefit their teams. So, what are the differences between Kanban vs Scrum vs Agile? What is Scrum?

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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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The Agile Manifesto, Explained

ProjectManager.com

Software developers started to emphasize close collaboration between teams and stakeholders , frequent delivery of business value and self-organizing teams. Any good movement has a manifesto, which is a public declaration of policy and intention.

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Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

November December 2019 January. Global Scrum Gathering: New York, NY, USA, 11-13 May 2020. I’m not an Agile expert by any means but if Scrum is your wheelhouse, this could be a good event to get to. The 2 day event sold out in 2019, so make sure you register early.

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Top 40 Project Management Terms and Concepts of 2019

nTask

The person responsible for handling every aspect of a project from the day it starts till it closes is called a project manager. There are multiple frameworks associated with agile implementation, Scrum being one of the most popular ones. Scrum.

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Scrum vs. Kanban Board: Which One Is Better for Building a Project Plan?

Wrike

Both Scrum and Kanban fall under the Agile methodology umbrella, making them good frameworks for breaking down larger, complex projects into manageable chunks. What is a Scrum Board? Scrum methodology is often budget-friendly due to its simplicity.

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What Is The Value of a Project Manager Today?

LiquidPlanner

With the popularity of Agile, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), and Scrum, organizations are asked to justify the project manager’s role on a project. However, the project management processes of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing are complementary to Agile techniques.

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. Also, every task that is allocated to the team members should be done transparently and not behind closed doors. 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

The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies

Workamajig

Collaboration-heavy: The lack of a fixed plan means all involved departments - including stakeholders and sponsors - will have to work closely to deliver results. You will need close collaboration, especially past the planning stage. Scrum.

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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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Use an Affinity Diagram to Easily Organize Ideas and Information

Project Bliss

During a problem-solving meeting, you’re running a quick brainstorming session with your scrum team on where you have challenges. Not closing user stories Need to know better how to size user stories.

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Become a PM Pro With These Project Management Courses

Workamajig

You’ll learn about the major stages in managing a project - initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, closing - over 3.5 Thus, the 25 courses cover certifications on project management, Agile & Scrum, IT project management, and cyber security.

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. Look at the wording closely. Step 5 – Close the Retrospective. Step 5: Close the Retrospective. In this step, you close the retrospective.

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7 Benefits of Working as a Team for Successful Project Management

nTask

A Fulfilling Meaningful Experience: As Richard Branson once said, “What matters is working with close friends, people you trust and respect, knowing that if times did turn bad, these would hold together.”. With bigger companies, it is not possible to hire a few close friends and work at that level. Part of the reason is the misconception about the roles of the scrum master and the project manager. Also Read: The 21 Best Free Productivity Apps of 2019.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Besides, Smart Scrum Product Ownership workshop will be also held by Jeff Patton and Jeff Gothelf. Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020?

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

Taskque

Scrum. Closing. 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.

Project Scope Example: Scope Baseline, Project Scope Statement

PM Basics

On any project, you can use Scrum-like Demo Meeting. If the estimate is close to the customer’s expectations, he’ll not dig into the details. There are obvious difficulties with the project scope. For example, defining 100% of the required work is problematic.

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When to Use Waterfall vs. Agile

iZenBridge

You can see this matrix divides the space in the four areas: Simple Decision Making: Here requirements are close to agreement and technical approach is also known. Scrum is one of the frameworks, which you can use to practice empiricism.

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How Jeff Bezos’ 2 Pizza Rule Affects Productivity in Today’s Industry?

nTask

The concept is closely linked to the game of tug of war. Some of the practical ways you can adopt the two pizza rule for getting its true essence are: Featured Read – Best Productivity Apps of 2019: The 36 Best Free Productivity Apps of 2019.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Besides, Smart Scrum Product Ownership workshop will be also held by Jeff Patton and Jeff Gothelf. Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020?

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

Taskque

Scrum. Closing. 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.

7 Steps to Deal With Scope Creep (What is Scope Creep and How Can You Avoid It?)

Planio

Or maybe a big side project gets tacked on to the original brief because, hey, it’s close enough in content. If you think of a project’s scope as a defined set of boundaries, it’s easy to see how those boundaries might be tested and even knocked down if you’re not paying close attention.

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Agile Project Management Principles

Binfire

Promote close day-to-day collaboration between business managers and developers. The Agile approach works best when business people and developers work closely together. The manager or the scrum master should only interfere if things go off course.

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Innovation: Running Experiments and Learning

Leading Answers

Close the retrospective  – Here we reflect on the retrospective process and express our appreciations. In my last article on  Incubating Innovation , we explored the culture and mindset of accountable experimentation. This article focuses on actionable tools and approaches.

Review Agile Governance and Audit

Henny Portman

Conclusion: This easy to read book focusses on projects with an agile delivery team using Scrum, Unified Process or XP. This means, in this book, a temporary organization using an agile way of working that is close to more traditional project management.

The Key Agile Principles of Project Management

Techno-PM

Just the fact alone that being Agile requires you to work closely with your customers will put you in good stead. What is Agile Project Management? Agile Project Management was first given life in the Manifesto for Agile Software Development, also known as the Agile Manifesto of 2001.

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

PM Basics

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. It is a path that is close in duration to the critical path. Let me put this straight: Project planning is a challenging and complex activity.

Why Choose Agile Project Management Software for Mobile App Development Projects?

ProProfs Project Management

Its foundation is based on collaboration , which gives the development team a chance to work with their clients closely and understand their vision. Furthermore, the role of a scrum master is to make sure that every activity is performed as per the proposed planned.

Secrets Exposed: My Official Day of a Project Manager

PM Basics

So, to some extent, my day here looks quite close as a day during Execution. I try to collaborate with stakeholders during the whole process closely. Scrum or not I do daily sync up meetings. It is 2:14 AM and I have just left the office.

Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

Close Project or Phase Process . Scrum . is an indicator of the project’s completeness closeness to the schedule. If you’re engaged in project management or your occupation is somehow related to it, you should have an eye for project management terms.

Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

Close Project or Phase Process . Scrum . is an indicator of the project’s completeness closeness to the schedule. If you’re engaged in project management or your occupation is somehow related to it, you should have an eye for project management terms.

Is DevOps Possible Without Agile?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Scrum uses sprints, Kanban the idea of flow In DevOps, it’s all about continuous…anything. DevOps looks at measurements (the M in CAMS – Culture-Automation-Measure-Share) very closely because it is only through clear metrics you can control and improve a process.

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5 Insane Project Management Techniques in Today’s Market

nTask

You can also squeeze in Scrum methodologies with AUP since they offers a lot of wiggle room for diversified processes. It all depends on the implementation of Sprint, Scrum Meetings in Agile and such other variables that help to offer a customized experience to project managers.

The Ultimate List of 119 Most-Hated Business Buzzwords

TrustRadius Project Management

The 119 Worst Business Buzzwords in 2019. What is a business buzzword, and what makes them the worst? Words become annoying buzzwords when they get overused, frequently misused, or are just plain vague. Terms with a perfectly good plain-English counterpart are especially hated.

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Road Trippin’ Organization Change: The Journey

Project Management Essentials

But we were only able to hire three Scrum Masters. Our go-forward options include: Assign the three Scrum Masters to support 10 teams, spreading them very thin, Start the teams that have assigned Scrum Masters and revise our plan, or.