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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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. Painful problems arise however if Scrum gets managed through the distorting lens of the old, industrial paradigm. Agile Scrum empiricism Velocity


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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Newbies’ Guide to Scrum Project Management 101


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?


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.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

Individuals across industries, and with varying levels of experience, are providing a substantial impact to its growth and continued evolution. The 2019 incarnation of the summit will be in Orlando, Florida from October 20-22. Related: Top Project Management Conferences of 2019.

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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.

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


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. Also read: The 21 Best Free Productivity Apps of 2019.

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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. Scrum is increasingly being discovered as a simple framework to address complex problems and situations other than software and product development. Agile Scrum


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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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.


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.


The Agile Manifesto, Explained

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.

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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. 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


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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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. SCRUM breaks the development down into manageable ‘chunks’, with each ‘chunk’ given a finite timeframe in which to deliver.

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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. Global Scrum Gathering: New York, NY, USA, 11-13 May 2020.

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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. Agile Scrum Werk Work Agile Transformation Agility illusion of agility

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What Is a Kanban Board? Definition & Examples

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.

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The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies


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.

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Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

International Institute of 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.”.

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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. The world of project management requires leaders and doers and shakers to make it happen.

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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. Becoming Agile isn’t simple.

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Webinar Recap: How to Run Scrum Projects with Project for the Web


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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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.

The 11 Best Project Management Certifications to Consider in 2019


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. Managing Organization: Scrum Alliance.

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


Project management conferences help you stay updated with all the latest developments in the project management industry. Global Scrum Gathering 2020. Listen to industry experts and get access to ideas, inputs and resources.

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The Top 20 Team Management Software of 2019


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. Customer Support is a pivotal area for any industry.

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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.


Become a PM Pro With These Project Management Courses


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.

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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5 Cool PivotalTracker Alternatives for Efficient Agile Project Management


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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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?


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!

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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Slack, Flow, and Continuous Improvement

Leading Agile

One concept we’ve borrowed from the manufacturing industry is the idea of balancing capacity and demand. Teams that use a time-boxed iterative process model such as Scrum or Extreme Programming measure capacity with their Sprint length or iteration length as the time interval.

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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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Why Agile?

Brad Egeland

Agile methodologies like Scrum, FDD, etc. Agile methodology is often compared with the waterfall model in the software development industry. Agile methodology includes various methodologies in itself. are all part of the agile manifesto, which was introduced in the year 2001.

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