Top Project Management Conferences of 2019

ProjectManager.com

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. So, as you start to plan your calendar for the year, we’ve offered a rundown of the best project management conferences in 2019. RICS Valuation Conference 2019. This event features topics relevant to professional development, with industry speakers. Change Management 2019.

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Newbies’ Guide to Scrum Project Management 101

nTask

Scrum” is a phenomenal subject – i.e. if you are familiar with it. As an Agile project manager, I have seen my fair share of so-called “Scrum Masters” and “Agile Experts” claiming to be masters of their craft. The truth, however, is that they don’t know a lot of things about Scrum and Agile. In fact, I was surprised that some of the “experts” didn’t even know that Scrum Master and Product Owner are not the same individual. Introduction – Why Scrum?

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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? You can scroll down and get the highlights, and then read all the advice in the How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects ebook. Now 2019 is here, I think that’s’s a cop-out.

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Velocity in Scrum, actually

Gunther Verheyen

In Scrum it is considered a good idea for teams to know about the progress they have been making. From the Scrum Guide (Sprint Planning): The input to this meeting is the Product Backlog, the latest product Increment, projected capacity of the Development Team during the Sprint, and past performance of the Development Team. Painful problems arise however if Scrum gets managed through the distorting lens of the old, industrial paradigm.

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5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019

nTask

As a result of these certifications, the project manager is eventually capable of handling a wide variety of challenges and preset tasks to help increase the flow of business industry. 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. Accreditation: The Scrum Alliance.

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

nTask

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. You might be wondering what this is entirely dependent upon the nature of the work, or the industry. One of the great ways to conduct shorter meetings is to implement the general practices of Scrum meetings. Also read: The 21 Best Free Productivity Apps of 2019.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

The global project management industry is projected to grow by $6.61 Industry-Based Project Management Facts. Takeaway: Lack of project management affects different industries in different ways. Perfect project management will affect different industries in different ways. The main outcome remains the same – no matter what industry a manager belongs to, perfect project management will always be the key factor of making or breaking a project.

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SoundNotes Live at Agile 2019: Day One

Leading Agile

Last week, the biggest conference in the Agile industry took place in Washington DC at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. In this live talk with Natalie Warnert of Women in Agile, an event for female Agilists each year before Agile 2019. Then we delve into the topic of her Agile 2019 conference talk about aligning strategic intent and vision with what you’re building.

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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. She writes a lot of its articles for contractors and people in the job market, but there is also a lot of good content for learning about the industry and your craft. I hope in early 2019, it will be much more.

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Minimal measures for minimal stability in a complex world (that will help you optimize your Scrum)

Gunther Verheyen

Scrum, in its more general definition, is a simple framework to help us address complex challenges. Product development is the subset of complex problem domains where Scrum took root first; by explicitly acknowledging software and new product development to be complex work, serving to deliver complex products in complex circumstances. Scrum is increasingly being discovered as a simple framework to address complex problems and situations other than software and product development.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Individuals across industries, and with varying levels of experience, are providing a substantial impact to its growth and continued evolution. Thought leaders in project management have strong social media followings, are published authors, and are working as leaders for innovative companies and enterprises in the project management industry. The 2019 incarnation of the summit will be in Orlando, Florida from October 20-22.

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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. The first batch will be available 16 January 2019 and soon after in all major formats (hard copy, Kindle, PDF, eBook, ePub) via all main channels worldwide. The Scrum Game Board is slightly tweaked.

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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. Now let’s talk about the career path of a Scrum Master. Scrum Master Career Path. First of all, yes, Scrum master is a standalone profession. You can build a whole career as a Scrum master. On an entry-level, you are a Scrum master for only one team. Next Step: Scrum Coach. Career Options of a Scrum Master.

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How Will a Project Management Course Help My Career?

Arras People

A project management course can be a game-changer in your career, whether you are in the project management industry or simply managing projects within your role. It achieves this responsiveness by frequent, continuous and cyclical delivery (in Scrum Agile these delivery cycles are known as ‘sprints’). SCRUM breaks the development down into manageable ‘chunks’, with each ‘chunk’ given a finite timeframe in which to deliver.

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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. He gave some examples about the automotive industry, heaven knows.

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How Will a Project Management Course Help My Career?

Arras People

A project management course can be a game-changer in your career, whether you are in the project management industry or simply managing projects within your role. It achieves this responsiveness by frequent, continuous and cyclical delivery (in Scrum Agile these delivery cycles are known as ‘sprints’). SCRUM breaks the development down into manageable ‘chunks’, with each ‘chunk’ given a finite timeframe in which to deliver.

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The Agile Manifesto, Explained

ProjectManager.com

Either way, agile offers a fast and nimble way to work that first benefited software development before expanding its reach to almost every industry. In 2001, a group of 17 people working in the industry, codified the approach at a ski resort in Snowbird, Utah. Those who would brand proponents of XP or Scrum or any of the other agile methodologies as “hackers” are ignorant of both the methodologies and the original definition of the term hacker.”

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The illusion of agility (what most Agile transformations end up delivering)

Gunther Verheyen

A traditional (industrial) approach to becoming more Agile commonly creates no more than an illusion of agility. However, many of our organizations have their roots, and their beliefs, in the past industrial age. As they feel the need and the pressure to increase their agility, they naturally revert to familiar, yet old-school, industrial recipes. They need and want to hose down their industrial ways, yet re-inforce them.

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5 Cool PivotalTracker Alternatives for Efficient Agile Project Management

nTask

Agile project managers use the program to estimate the time required for task completion, past efficiency of Scrum teams, and workforce management. Fun Fact about Scrum: On a side note, I can’t help but bring up this interesting finding of Scrum. Since you all know that Scrum is heavily reliant on daily 10 – 15 minute meetings. They signed up for a Scrum project where a 14-day Sprint was set. Here are some of the best PivotalTracker alternatives in 2019: 5.

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The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies

Workamajig

Since then, it has become widely adopted, most prominently in the software industry. Although Agile PM ideas had been in use in the software industry for quite a while, it formally came into being in 2001 when several IT representatives released the " Agile Manifesto ". Scrum. Scrum isn't a fully-featured project management methodology. As Mike put it earlier: "Agile is the philosophy, and Scrum the methodology. While scrum is agile, agile isn’t scrum.".

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Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

International Institute for Learning

He has over 24 years of project management experience in different industries and geographies. Agile and Scrum Leadership agile agile transformation organizational cultureBy Sandeep Shouche Most executives will hear the Agile buzzword and ask their teams to “do this agile thing.”. For many executives, Agile only means: Do it even faster than before. Deliver whenever I want it. Don’t question when I want to change it.

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

nTask

It doesn’t matter if you want to manage a project in the IT industry, or some managerial gig around tangible products, the basics are more or less the same. “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.”. Scrum Masters hold meetings as Sprints go by. Scrum meetings are important!

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What Is a Kanban Board? Definition & Examples

ProjectManager.com

This has led to kanban being applied outside of the manufacturing of automobiles and into just about any industry you can think of that has a production cycle. Kanban was embraced by software developers who used an agile approach to their projects, as it aligns with Scrum in many ways. A kanban board is a visual workflow tool, where kanban cards represent tasks in a project or production cycle. Columns on the kanban board represent where that task is in the process.

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The Top 20 Team Management Software of 2019

nTask

The Top Team Management Software for Small Teams in 2019: nTask. With such a comprehensive set of features, this top team management software is growing in popularity with teams and organizations across various industries. Although most of the features focus on creative teams, it proves as an asset equally to teams in other industries as well. Customer Support is a pivotal area for any industry. Single-sign-on via industry standard authentication protocols.

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Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

ONEPOINT Projects is a modern, flexible, standards-based PPM web application that is available both on cloud and on premise and is trusted by hundreds of customers across industries. 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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Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

November December 2019 January. The Symposium will highlight strategic project management for better business results, economy outlook and industry performance, and ensuring career growth in challenging environments. Its focus is on discussing scientific research related to project management issues and to encourage networking between professionals in the industry. Global Scrum Gathering: New York, NY, USA, 11-13 May 2020.

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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. As an industry, as a community of practitioners, one of the things that we tend to focus on is proceduralizing how the work is going to get done once we’re already in this future state. Becoming Agile isn’t simple.

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Focusing on Results, Not Agile Approaches

Leading Answers

2019 marks the 25 year anniversary of Scrum and DSDM. I was involved in the creation of DSDM in 1994 and was an early adopter of Scrum and FDD shortly afterward. I received more training in Scrum by Ken Schwaber in 2002 and offered a training role (before they were called CSTs)  but I have never offered Certified Scrum Master training. I would feel wrong evangelizing the singular view of Scrum as the way, or role of the Scrum Master to spread Scrum.

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The Challenge of Digital Project Management

ProProject Manager

Not only are DPMs working in the high-tech and software industries, you’ll also find us in the retail, travel, hospitality and many more industries. . Digital project management is a relatively young industry. A digital project manager must also hold scrum master credentials in other compani es. General CMS digital project manager JIRA manage up project management project managers Scrum SEO software project management

The 11 Best Project Management Certifications to Consider in 2019

Teamweek

The project management industry is growing rapidly, with many opportunities for advancement. PMI works with universities and businesses to maintain the prestige and relevance of this certification, making it an industry standard. Agile strategies such as Scrum, Kanban, and Lean are featured for project managers to cultivate maximum responsiveness to market volatility. Managing Organization: Scrum Alliance.

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

Taskque

Project management conferences help you stay updated with all the latest developments in the project management industry. 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. Listen to industry experts and get access to ideas, inputs and resources.

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5 Insane Project Management Techniques in Today’s Market

nTask

Majority of these methods are used in the IT industry. You can also squeeze in Scrum methodologies with AUP since they offers a lot of wiggle room for diversified processes. If you are running a business in the manufacturing industry, you can also benefit from PERT by hiring a project manager qualified to work in that area. Having said that, none of the project management tools in the industry are perfect. Video Source – ProjectManager.Com.

5 Cool Pivotal Tracker Alternatives for Efficient Agile Project Management

nTask

Agile project managers use the program to estimate the time required for task completion, past efficiency of Scrum teams, and workforce management. Fun Fact about Scrum: On a side note, I can’t help but bring up this interesting finding of Scrum. Since you all know that Scrum is heavily reliant on daily 10 – 15 minute meetings. They signed up for a Scrum project where a 14-day Sprint was set. Here are some of the best Pivotal Tracker alternatives in 2019: 5.

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Project Management Tools and Techniques That Really Work

nTask

Given below are some of the most noteworthy project management techniques that are commonly used in the industry right now. The Agile frameworks commonly include different techniques such as Scrum, Kanban, FDD, and DSDM, etc. As the Agile management procedure is so famous that, today, there are a lot of project and work management software tools that will help you embed the Scrum and Agile into your project and help you complete the development process with ease.

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Should Your Team Claim Tasks in Sprint Planning?

Brad Egeland

Sprint planning is typically an industrious, productive process. 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. Teams refine the backlog, set a target velocity, select user stories for the upcoming sprint, estimate effort and define tasks.

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Become a PM Pro With These Project Management Courses

Workamajig

Does your industry require any formal certifications before you can work as a PM (common in construction and industrial applications)? Thus, the 25 courses cover certifications on project management, Agile & Scrum, IT project management, and cyber security. There is a whole range of certifications you can get based on your industry and specialization. The right PM course can change your career.

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. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG webinar, How to Run Scrum Projects with Project for the Web. Nenad: First of all, I have to say that with Microsoft Project for the Web, you can run Scrum Projects, but this is not the main intention of this brand-new tool.

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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. Trello has all the features you’d expect if you’re a small team, but it doesn’t work too well for large teams that work in DevOps or rely heavily on frameworks like Scrum or Kanban, since even the most basic project management features can only be accessed through power-ups or third party integrations.

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Prince2 Certification Guide for Misguided #ProjectManagers

nTask

Newbies’ Guide to Scrum Project Management 101. On that note, I can say that we apply this method in Agile project management through Scrum meetings. . The reason for re-registering is that AXELOS keeps on updating the exam modules with the latest methodologies applied in the industry. Think about real-life industry cases and possible solutions to them. Also Read: The 21 Best Free Productivity Apps of 2019. 27 Best Task Management Software for Startups in 2019.

How to Become a Project Manager – A Cursory Introduction

nTask

This holds true for every industry, including project management. Of course, the courses included in the degrees vary from industry to industry. 5. If your team is Scrum or Kanban Focused. Two of the most widely adopted agile frameworks are Scrum and Kanban. As fast as the digital world is changing, so are the jobs. The jobs that were in great demand a decade ago are almost non-existent now.

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