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. RICS Valuation Conference 2019. Change Management 2019. Global Scrum Gathering.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Scrum Ceremonies

ProjectManager.com

The secret to scrum is simplicity, even in the face of complexity. And although scrum is simple at heart, it can be difficult to master. Scrum requires self-organizing teams that can quickly solve problems in unpredictable environments. The Four Scrum Ceremonies.

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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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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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The Best Scrum Tools of 2019 for Agile Project Management

nTask

Over the past few years, Scrum has become the default face of Agile Project Management. One of the most popular Agile frameworks, Scrum is widely adopted by software and non-software development teams alike. The criterion for best Scrum tools is simple enough. Scrum board.

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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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Why Are Daily Scrum Meetings Important for Successful Project Management?

MPUG

The Scrum meeting is an essential part of every project’s management, especially one following Agile methodology. To take full advantage of the benefits of daily Scrum meetings, companies need to believe in empiricism and create an integral framework for implementation.

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Velocity in Scrum, actually

Gunther Verheyen

Progress is in what we have done, more than in what we plan to do. What we plan to do are assumptions that need validation by emerging actions and decisions. In Scrum it is considered a good idea for teams to know about the progress they have been making.

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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. O’Reilly Media envisioned adding a book about Scrum to their “97 Things” series and got in touch with me (through Dave West of Scrum.org).

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Sprint Planning in Scrum (Part 2): How to plan sprints using the Gantt chart

Inloox

Sprint Planning with InLoox Part 1 How do you plan your sprints ? In the second part of our series , you will learn how to roughly plan sprints using the Gantt chart. It is important to note that this is only a very rough planning. The Scrum Methodology.

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Can you say ‘yes’? (10 questions about your Scrum)

Gunther Verheyen

I call myself a Scrum Caretaker. I aspire inspiring people using Scrum. Ultimately I hope to help people employ Scrum to re-humanize their workplace. But then it regularly dawns on us — the many, many misconceptions that exist over Scrum. Keep… Scrumming.

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Sprint Planning in Scrum (Part 2): How to plan sprints using the Gantt chart

Inloox

Sprint Planning with InLoox Part 1 How do you plan your sprints ? In the second part of our series , you will learn how to roughly plan sprints using the Gantt chart. It is important to note that this is only a very rough planning. The Scrum Methodology.

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Sprint Planning in Scrum (Part 1): Why sprints will never be perfect

Inloox

Scrum vs. Perfectionism Sprint planning and perfectionism only fit together to a limited extent. Perfectionism conflicts with the basic idea of Scrum. Scrum is primarily characterized by it iterative and regular approach. And the same goes for the Scrum Team.

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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 avoid Common Scrum Meetup Mistakes

Binfire

There is no denying the importance that communication has when it comes to the success of an agile methodology and Scrum-based projects in particular. . Typically Scrum meetups include daily scrum, sprint planning meeting, sprint review meeting, and retrospective meeting. .

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The Top 20 Team Management Software of 2019

nTask

The Top Team Management Software for Small Teams in 2019: nTask. Plan work through drag and drop onto the timeline. Top Team Management Features of Clarizen: It offers collaborative planning. You can also view your long-term plan by reviewing work annually.

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

PM Basics

Let me put this straight: Project planning is a challenging and complex activity. Nevertheless, project planning is a structured and logical process. It’s a step by step guide to project planning. For me, planning is one of the most exciting parts of the project management.

Sprint Planning in Scrum (Part 1): Why sprints will never be perfect

Inloox

Scrum vs. Perfectionism Sprint planning and perfectionism only fit together to a limited extent. Perfectionism conflicts with the basic idea of Scrum. Scrum is primarily characterized by it iterative and regular approach. Let’s take a look at why your team won’t think of everything in sprint planning and why that’s totally okay. Often the Scrum Master pleads for better planning of the next iteration. And the same goes for the Scrum Team.

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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

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What are Scrum Sprints?

Brad Egeland

As described in the Scrum Guide , a Sprint, a time-box of one month or less during which a “Done”, useable, and potentially releasable product Increment is created. Each Sprint has a goal of what is to be built, a design and flexible plan that will guide building it, the work, and the resultant product increment. From Scrum.org.

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Mike Cottmeyer @ Agile & Beyond 2019

Leading Agile

Just because you have the roles, ceremonies, and artifacts of Scrum in place doesn’t mean you’ll automatically begin reaping the benefits of Agile. So, what’s needed isn’t more Scrum, more XP, more SAFe. What’s needed is a plan. A plan to do more than simply teach people Agile.

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

ProProfs Project Management

Visualize milestones with relevant teams to plan projects and track work progress easily. Check Available Plans. In this blog post, we have described different PM tools in detail, covering their key features, pros, cons, and pricing plans. Affordable pricing plans.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

Source: PMI, 2019 ) Tweet this. Every manager needs to pursue a specific course to have all the needed knowledge to manage their team and implement the right strategies for efficient project planning and execution. 24% of companies use Scrum or Agile project management software.

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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.

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A Guide to Sprint Planning 101

Brad Egeland

Planning. Sprint planning, or iteration planning, is an event that is embedded within the Scrum framework. Who is involved in Sprint Planning? All members of the team are involved in Sprint Planning. When should sprint planning be used?

2019 Epicflow Multi-Project Management Features

Epicflow Blog

We’ve prepared a list and description of new features released so far in 2019. Due to the interproject relations feature, you can share milestones between your projects to ensure feasible planning and keep order in your business. Timesheet was introduced in May 2019.

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

Wrike

However, there are a few methodologies that come to mind when you’re looking to create a project plan. But first, it helps to know that any good project plan provides 3 things: Transparency – Everyone involved knows the status of each moving piece and can jump in when needed.

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Mike Cottmeyer, Live, at TriAgile 2019

Leading Agile

Just because you have the roles, ceremonies, and artifacts of Scrum in place, doesn’t mean you’ll automatically begin reaping the benefits of Agile. So, what’s needed isn’t more Scrum, more XP, or more SAFe. What’s needed is a plan.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

The 2019 incarnation of the summit will be in Orlando, Florida from October 20-22. Related: Top Project Management Conferences of 2019. Project management is an increasingly diverse field.

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Mike Cottmeyer at TriAgile 2019

Leading Agile

Just because you have the roles, ceremonies, and artifacts of Scrum in place, doesn’t mean you’ll automatically begin reaping the benefits of Agile. So, what’s needed isn’t more Scrum, more XP, or more SAFe. What’s needed is a plan.

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Mike Cottmeyer at Innovate Virginia 2019

Leading Agile

Just because you have the roles, ceremonies, and artifacts of Scrum in place, doesn’t mean you’ll automatically begin reaping the benefits of Agile. So, what’s needed isn’t more Scrum, more XP, or more SAFe. What’s needed is a plan.

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Mike Cottmeyer at Innovate Virginia 2019

Leading Agile

Just because you have the roles, ceremonies, and artifacts of Scrum in place. So, what’s needed isn’t more Scrum, more XP, more SAFe. What’s needed is a plan. A plan to do more than simply teach people Agile.

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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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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

ProjectManager.com

When it comes to project planning , this fluctuating environment can make things tricky: hard deadlines and a predetermined set of deliverables are nearly nonexistent. There is a plan , but that plan is adjusted to reflect the realities of doing the work.

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Fire and Forget? Strategic Planning is Broken

Leading Agile

At the Atlanta Scrum meetup, our Chief Methodologist, Dennis Stevens, recently delivered his talk entitled: Assumptions & Ambiguity Be Damned. Over the course of his presentation, he talked about the current state of strategic planning… Spoiler Alert: it’s broken.

Early experimentation is key to reducing project risk

Kiron Bondale

Inspection and adaptation are two of the pillars of the Scrum framework but all agile methods recognize the wisdom of Deming’s Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle.

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7 Secrets to Successful Project Manager/Team Collaboration

Girl's Guide to PM

To ensure that the project direction doesn’t get compromised by the lack of a good plan, the project manager chooses the most appropriate approach to follow for the delivery of the project. In the Planning phase, the project manager also defines internal and external communications.

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Should Your Team Claim Tasks in Sprint Planning?

Brad Egeland

Sprint planning is typically an industrious, productive process. Done correctly, teams leave planning with clear sprint goals and a clean sprint plan. Use code BRAD10OFF for 10% off your purchase of the Agile estimating tool Planning Poker Despite all this planning, developers often leave planning without tasks assigned to them – and that can be a good thing.

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