Top Project Management Conferences of 2019

There’s always room to better oneself, make connections and get a picture of the industry: all good reasons to take time to visit one of the many project management conferences held in 2019. RICS Valuation Conference 2019. Change Management 2019. Global Scrum Gathering.

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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. Scrum in actie – maak van elk project een succes. Flawless consulting. Nr 8 2019 vakblad projectmanagement. Nr 7 2019 vakblad projectmanagement. Nr 6 2019 vakblad projectmanagement.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

The 2019 incarnation of the summit will be in Orlando, Florida from October 20-22. Related: Top Project Management Conferences of 2019. Johanna Rothman is the founder of Massachusetts-based Rothman Consulting Group Inc. Project management is an increasingly diverse field.

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Project Manager Career Path vs Scrum Master Career Path

PM Basics

The Scrum Master career path is easier to enter. Let’s review the pros and cons of Project Manager vs Scrum Master. You can become a project management consultant, auditor, or some kind of a trainer. Now let’s talk about the career path of a Scrum Master.


51+ Best Project Management Software & Tools [Updated Oct 2019]

ProProfs Project Management

Features: Supports Kanban, Scrum, and Hybrid models. Best for advertising, consulting, and IT companies, Scoro is another great project management tool for small to midsize organizations.

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5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019


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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How Do I Use Scrum on Data Warehouse Projects? w/ Dave Nicolette

Leading Agile

In one of my recent Certified Scrum Master classes I had a number of students who were working on projects involving migrating from a legacy data warehouse to new data warehouses. As a Data Architect, I want to learn how Scrum applies to data factory so I can be part of a successful Dev.


Develop Better High Performing Teams

We have many influential authors, speakers and consultants in our agile community. According to agile expert and consultant, Joanna Rothman , “Too often, in the name of ‘speed’ or ‘efficiency,’ someone decides that every person works as an individual expert.

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The Newbie Guide To Agile Project Management


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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“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.


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. Brett Harned is a Digital Project Management consultant who works with several teams to better their project management practices. The short answer is no.

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27 Best Basecamp Alternatives for Project Management for 2019 (Free and Paid)


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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The Perils of Meeting-Driven Culture

Agile Advice

The designers of Scrum recognized this and deliberately kept the formal meetings to the bare minimum. Contrast this amount to many organizations and you will discover that Scrum is quite efficient. However, practising Scrum doesn’t automatically make you immune to this meeting burden.

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24 Best Smartsheet Alternatives For 2019 (Free & Paid)


Targetprocess is a project management tool designed for visualizing and managing Agile projects according to Scrum, Kanban or a custom approach. It’s used by designers, web developers, consultants, IT services, software companies, as well as PR, marketing, SEO, and SEM agencies.

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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. When agile consultants advise organizations to form small teams, the problem worsens. Scrum development work is done in it.

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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’m a Certified SAFe 4 Programs Consultant (SPC).). Even if you’ve never heard the name Edwards Deming, you’ve been exposed to Deming’s 14 points for quality improvement.

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Selling What Is “Right”

Agile Advice

I recently had a scheduled call with a client that was aimed to level-set expectations around some upcoming Agile Consultation work that I’d booked. And we would be happy to use the consulting dollars to look at their teams, leverage the training they already had, help visualize their workflow and ultimately help them understand that Agility comes from developing the Agile mindset.


Dealing with Risks and Dependencies in Agile Transformation w/ Tom Furland

Leading Agile

In this episode of SoundNotes LeadingAgile Senior Consultant, Tom Furland, talks with Dave about how to handle Risks and Dependencies during Agile Transformation. When it comes to Agile Transformation, every organization struggles with managing risks and dealing with dependencies.

How Leaders Create Agile Organizations w/ Lee Wiesehuegel

Leading Agile

Lee Wiesehuegel is a Managing Consultant at LeadingAgile where he helps organizations incorporate an Agile approach by transforming how they work. Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud.

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The Benefits of Volunteering

Leading Agile

Julianne Jones is a Principal Consultant with LeadingAgile. Recently, Julianne spent a week serving as the ScrumMaster for the volunteers that helped put on the 2019 North American Global Scrum Gathering. For information on Volunteering for the Scrum Alliance: [link].


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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Is Your Agile Project Healthy?

Project Management Essentials

In 2013, Mike Cohn coined the term scrum smells to describe the signs that a scrum team is in trouble. In my agile training and consulting practice, I have witnessed similar symptoms when an organization is struggling with its agile adoption. Inexperienced Scrum Master.

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Half Agile Isn’t Real Transformation

Leading Agile

Most agile consultants and coaches are unfamiliar with back-end technologies, and they tend to treat them as a mysterious black box. A Metaphorical Journey. As we guide clients through organizational Transformation, we apply our System of Transformation incrementally via Expeditions.

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Understanding The Impact Of Your Investment in Agile Transformation w/ Doug Spencer

Leading Agile

In this episode of SoundNotes, LeadingAgile Principal Consultant, Doug Spencer joins Dave for a conversation about some of the ways you can begin to measure and quantify the impact of an Agile Transformation on your organization at the portfolio level.

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Project Scope Example: Scope Baseline, Project Scope Statement

PM Basics

It can be stakeholders, customers, or external consultants, subject matter experts or other parties. On any project, you can use Scrum-like Demo Meeting. There are obvious difficulties with the project scope. For example, defining 100% of the required work is problematic.

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Who’s Leading Your Agile Transformation?

Leading Agile

There are all sorts of Agile coaches, consultants, and practitioners out there. From an organizational design perspective within a consultancy. Because what you guys don’t want to do is have a coach on your team, get audience with your CIO and start talking about Scrum, right?

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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 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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Understanding The Problem You’re Trying to Solve With Metrics

Leading Agile

In this episode of SoundNotes, LeadingAgile Senior Consultant, Jessica Wolfe and Dave Prior talk about metrics and how important it is to understand what problem you’re trying to solve when you begin using metrics to understand performance and improvement. Metrics are important.

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How To Stay Compliant Using Agile

Agile Advice

As for communication, development teams need to consult the key project stakeholders in good time. Affiliated Promotions: Try our automated online Scrum coach: Scrum Insight - free scores and basic advice, upgrade to get in-depth insight for your team.

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What is a Well-Formed Backlog?

Leading Agile

In this episode of SoundNotes, LeadingAgile Managing Consultant, Jeff Howey, spends time talking with Dave about what a “well-formed backlog” actually is.

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


Rather than waiting until later in a project when stakeholder feedback can send you scrambling, consult everyone involved in the project early on. One of the easiest ways to do this is with daily scrum or standup meetings. “You know what would be cool?”.

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Should You Limit the Size of Work Brought Into a Sprint?

Leading Agile

During the podcast, LeadingAgile SVP and Executive Consultant, Scott Sehlhorst and Senior Consultant Andrew Young talk with Dave about whether or not this practice actually helps and how it can become an impediment for the Product Owner who is trying to plan out work for the Release.

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Coordinating Work with Agile and Waterfall Teams in a Mixed Environment w/ AJ Sanford

Leading Agile

In this episode of SoundNotes, LeadingAgile Senior Consultant AJ Sanford joins Dave to answer a student question that’s frequently asked in Dave’s CSM and CSPO classes.


Secrets Exposed: My Official Day of a Project Manager

PM Basics

While I try to keep the monopoly on decision making on the project, I do consult with experts. Scrum or not I do daily sync up meetings. It is 2:14 AM and I have just left the office. It was a long day to onboard a new project.

Problems, Solutions, and The Millennium Falcon

Leading Agile

And if you’re interested in taking one of our upcoming Certified ScrumMaster or Certified Scrum Product Owner classes, you can find all the details at [link

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Why You Need Empathy Maps

Leading Agile

In this episode of SoundNotes, LeadingAgile SVP and Executive Consultant, Scott Sehlhorst makes the case for why this work is so important and why empathy maps are such a critical (and often ignored) aspect of this work.

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