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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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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7 Backlog Grooming Tips for Beginners

ProjectManager.com

Here are some tips to make the progress more effective. Related: How to Run a Great Scrum Meeting. The post 7 Backlog Grooming Tips for Beginners appeared first on ProjectManager.com.

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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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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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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. Often they offer valuable tips.

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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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What Do Companies like Apple, Amazon and Google Look for in Project Managers?

Epicflow Blog

This certification course covers Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD). SCRUM certification is a 2-day course that suggests you dive into the Scrum methodology and become a Scrum Master.

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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7 Tips on How to Manage a Remote Team

nTask

Tips on How to Manage a Remote Team: These tips for working remotely will help you to maintain your productivity whether you’re working from a distant location, or simply in a business where remote work is allowed. Now, that does not imply that these tips are only applicable to people who freelance their services 24/7. This one’s a golden tip on how to improve and learn how to manage a remote team productivity. This is one of the tips that I learned from a friend.

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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.

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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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Develop Better High Performing Teams

ProjectManager.com

Related: 6 Tips for Developing Cross Functional Teams. This works best when supported by good coaching such as from a scrum master or agile coach.”. As we ease into the new year, many organizations’ executive teams are ramping up hiring for new talent.

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10 Task Management Skills & Tips to Manage Workload Like a Boss

nTask

With the Scrum methodology, you can be open to and manage change easily through the daily scrum meetings. The daily scrum gives you an opportunity to not only have an overview on the tasks being done but also the bottlenecks they may face.

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How to Earn 60 PDUs for Free and Maintain Your PMP®Certification

iZenBridge

Certified Scrum Master Program. PDU Tips for people not in a Hurry. PDU tips for people already in the suspension period. Certification CSM PMI-ACP® PMI-PBA® PMP® Scrum 60 PDU Claim PDU pmp® Report PDU

Advice for New ScrumMasters and Product Owners w/ Kaely Hall

Leading Agile

During the interview, Kaely also offers advice and tips or those just stepping into a client-facing an SM or PO role, and how important it is to raise your EQ and develop a rapport with your client as quickly as possible. ScrumAnd now for something completely different….

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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. You'll also have the option on the next screen to opt into my awesome newsletter - weekly project management tips. Quick tips for avoiding Slack overwhelm.

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Secrets Exposed: My Official Day of a Project Manager

PM Basics

TIP: And I don’t recommend you to change that. Scrum or not I do daily sync up meetings. A free productivity tip here. Another PRO tip here: Limit the number of people you communicate with. Junior Project Manager Project Management Tips

The 11 Best Project Management Certifications to Consider in 2019

Teamweek

Agile strategies such as Scrum, Kanban, and Lean are featured for project managers to cultivate maximum responsiveness to market volatility. The Certified ScrumMaster certification is a focused credential specifically geared toward the Scrum management technique.

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Multi-Project Management: All You Should Know About

Epicflow Blog

The Wellingtone survey on the state of project management in 2019 has shown that . There must be some tips to make the management process in the multi-project environment easier and more effective. Multi-Project Management Tips. Scrum.

PM Experts on Why Projects Fail – Epicflow Research Part 1

Epicflow Blog

Shailendra Medhi , a Scrum Master at Mastek, talks about the impact of bad planning : “Insufficient analysis before starting a project and agreement on the scope of the project also many times ends up in failure. Read more: 5 Tips on How To Improve Your Leadership Skills. DIscussion in PRINCE2 & MSP – Project & Programme Management + Agile Scrum. Why do so many projects still fail? Epicflow has investigated common reasons for project failure.

Five Ways to Identify Your Personal Strengths and Apply Them to Project Work

LiquidPlanner

Here are five tips to help you assess and apply your personal strengths at work. Do you prefer team scrums or writing technical specs with no interruptions? Does your job leverage your natural strengths?

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Five Favorite Dashboards from LiquidPlanner!

LiquidPlanner

This example shows what your team is working on this week, and notes associated with it for scrum meetings. For more ideas on house cleaning in LiquidPlanner, check out my colleague Alex Taylor ‘s blog post on Top Tips for Keeping Your Workspace Tidy Going Into the New Year.

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7 Benefits of Working as a Team for Successful Project Management

nTask

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. The 23 Best To-do List Apps of 2019 for Personal Task Management. 10 Essential Project Management Skills for Project Managers of 2019. 27 Best Task Management Software for Startups in 2019. 36 Best Free Productivity Apps of 2019. 30 Best To-do List Apps of 2019 for Personal Task Management.

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

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Earning Leadership PDUs for PMIs Certification

iZenBridge

In this blog, I am sharing tips to earn PDUs for all PMIs certificates under the Leadership category. Leadership PDUs are a valuable asset to embrace your leadership skills. These PDUs raise your ability to motivate, guide, and lead the team to achieve a goal.

Top Solutions to Project Failure – Epicflow Research Part 2

Epicflow Blog

Continue reading this part to find practical tips on how to mitigate these threats. DIscussion in PRINCE2 & MSP – Project & Programme Management + Agile Scrum. We all dream of reaching maximum success with our teams and projects, even though project failure is common.

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How To Stay Compliant Using Agile

Agile Advice

Consider the tips above to improve your business posture compliance wise. 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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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. More on that is here: Practical Tips on Quality Assurance From Software Development Projects. TIP: email is not the best option.

Stephen Denning on Business Agility

International Institute of Learning

As a keynote speaker at IIL’s Leadership & Innovation 2019 Online Conference , he gave a fascinating take on how to adopt an Agile Mindset through what he calls the “Three Laws of Business Agility.” IIL Global (@IILGlobal) February 12, 2019. Any tips?

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What if You Don’t Have a Product Owner? w/ Sara McClintock & Jeff Streitmatter

Leading Agile

During the discussion, we explore why the role is so critical, how not having one impact’s the team’s ability to deliver valuable work that is in sync with company strategy and we offer some tips on how to cope with not having someone to fill this critical role.

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

Planio

While all of these tips so far have talked about ways to avoid scope creep, it’s naive to think that you’ll never have to deal with it. 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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Review Agile Governance and Audit

Henny Portman

The final chapter gives some top tips for auditors as a take-away. Conclusion: This easy to read book focusses on projects with an agile delivery team using Scrum, Unified Process or XP.

How Does Sprint Planning Work?A SoundNotes Tutorial

Leading Agile

In this week’s SoundNotes we’re focusing on one of the fundamental elements in Scrum: The Sprint Planning Meeting. 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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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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Agile Estimation A SoundNotes Tutorial

Leading Agile

The podcast offers some tips in general about Agile estimation, things to watch out for, how to estimate work using Story Points and Poker Planning, how to estimate work using T-shirt sizing, and–once you break your Product Backlog Items down into discrete tasks—how to estimate the using Ideal Hours.

Multi-Project Management: All You Should Know About

Epicflow Blog

The Wellingtone survey on the state of project management in 2019 has shown that . There must be some tips to make the management process in the multi-project environment easier and more effective. Multi-Project Management Tips. Scrum. For example, when using Agile, apply Scrum or Kanban principles. . According to the 2019 State of Project Management Report , 53% of the surveyed are unsatisfied with their organizations’ project management maturity level.

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. . They will share tips with you, some important resources and inform you about where to access practice exams. . Also Read: The 21 Best Free Productivity Apps of 2019. The 31 Best To-do List Apps of 2019 for Personal Task Management. 10 Essential Project Management Skills for Project Managers of 2019.

Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 1 – Understanding & Incorporating Agile Project Management

MPUG

So if you’re new to this or perhaps you’ve kind of been using it in a couple of different veins, maybe you’ve been part of a scrum team or you’ve watched it happen around you, or maybe you’ve seen a horrific implementation of an agile process, it isn’t necessarily the methodology, but sometimes you have to think about your culture, the environment, and what you’re trying to do.