A Beginner’s Guide to Scrum Ceremonies


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.


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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The Top 20 Team Management Software of 2019


The Top Team Management Software for Small Teams in 2019: nTask. Image and video previews to the work in focus. Following the approach Scrumban, which combines optimal aspects of Scrum and Kanban, this top team management tool lets you stay on track with transparent team management.

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SoundNotes Live at Agile 2019: Day One

Leading Agile

In this live video, we chat with Troy Magennis about Cost of Delay. In this live video session, we’re chatting with Rachel Howard, LeadingAgile’s Chief Cultural Officer. 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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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. watch the video as it has more visual explanations). Now let’s talk about the career path of a Scrum Master. Scrum Master Career Path.


9 Ways to Identify the “Perfect” Scrum Master

Agile Advice

Is there such a thing as a perfect Scrum Master? However, we can make a case for skills that contribute to becoming a perfect Scrum Master. In 2017, Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland updated the Scrum Values document, and in a video that same year discussed the changes they were making. They talked at length about the Scrum Master role. In short, the Scrum Master (SM) serves the Product Owner, the Development Team, and the Organization. Preamble.


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 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. Project management is an increasingly diverse field.

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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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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. Watch the video below.

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What Is a Kanban Board? Definition & Examples


Kanban was embraced by software developers who used an agile approach to their projects, as it aligns with Scrum in many ways. Watch the video below to see our kanban boards in action: .

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


Watch Videos: The next option is to watch videos in the areas of Talent Triangle. Certified Scrum Master Program. Watch videos on Project Management and get PDUs under Category Online or Digital Media.

18 Best JIRA Alternatives For Agile Project Management in 2019


It supports methodologies such as the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®), Enterprise Scrum, Kanban, DAD, LeSS, or a Hybrid approach and is designed to simplify team adoption, ensure end-to-end visibility, and provide management with insights into progress. Scrum Mate. Agilo For Scrum.

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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. But Online PM C ourses is not just a set of training videos.

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Evaluate your ceremonies with a W5 check

Kiron Bondale

While new teams might lean on the Scrum Master to facilitate most ceremonies, over time, this can become a shared responsibility, giving each team member a chance to develop their facilitation abilities.

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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 popular among video game, mobile app and design robot developers.

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How do you Track Value in an Agile Transformation?

Leading Agile

Learn more in this short two-minute video with our CEO, Mike Cottmeyer. Video Transcript . It’s because our fundamental hypothesis of transformation with scrum fundamentally taught us was that Scrum doesn’t fix anything.

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Become a PM Pro With These Project Management Courses


Thus, the 25 courses cover certifications on project management, Agile & Scrum, IT project management, and cyber security. It also includes dozens of hours of video content, case studies, and tests to help you ace the exam. The right PM course can change your career.

The 5 Best Free Smartsheet Alternatives of 2019


Kanban and Scrum boards. Customizable Scrum boards. Video chat with team members. The post The 5 Best Free Smartsheet Alternatives of 2019 appeared first on nTask.

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Five Favorite Dashboards from LiquidPlanner!


Everyone’s business processes are different, but we recommend always including Helpful Links and Videos. This example shows what your team is working on this week, and notes associated with it for scrum meetings.

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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. Scrum masters, agile coaches, and even team members can improve their teams’ performance by spotting these warning signs early and taking corrective actions.

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Earning Leadership PDUs for PMIs Certification


I am providing a few books from my reading list: Coaching Agile Teams – A Companion for Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches, and Project Managers in Transition Book by Lyssa Adkins: This book provides ways to adapt coaching agile teams towards high performance.

When to Use Waterfall vs. Agile


For more details on empiricism, you can watch the following video: ?. For more details on empirical process, please watch following video: ?. Scrum is one of the frameworks, which you can use to practice empiricism.

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Agile Teams Defined

Leading Agile

The Scrum Guide implies what a team should be, but we want to get super explicit. Video Transcript. It’s implied in the Scrum Guide, I’m making it super explicit. Whitepaper Lead a Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformation Download Now.

Agile Culture Isn’t the Problem

Leading Agile

Video Transcript. Because then you get past mindset and you say, well okay, I’m going to teach you how to do Scrum. Our fundamental hypothesis is that Scrum was built around a fundamental structure, complete cross functional teams.

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Who’s Leading Your Agile Transformation?

Leading Agile

Video Transcript. 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? There are all sorts of Agile coaches, consultants, and practitioners out there. Each with different strengths and weaknesses.

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SoundNotes Live at Agile 2019: Day Two

Leading Agile

In this live talk with Dean Leffingwell, creator of SAFe, we discuss his Agile 2019 talk focus: increasing people’s understanding of what Business Agility really encompasses, and the evolution of its tenets.

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Roadmapping Within the Context of the Product Strategy

Leading Agile

Watch this video to learn about the impact this could have on your Product Strategy. Video Transcript. That’s what we all think about in Sprint by Sprint, in our Scrum team or in our Kanban, however we’re executing, right?

Agile Teams & Encapsulated Dependencies

Leading Agile

Video Transcript. We can be super successful implementing Scrum and realizing great business value with small teams. You can have a lot of success in implementing Agile/Lean methodologies when you have small teams or even self-contained project teams.

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Innovation: Running Experiments and Learning

Leading Answers

Article and video: “ Inspection Without Adaptation Is Pointless ” by Gunther Verheyen. In my last article on  Incubating Innovation , we explored the culture and mindset of accountable experimentation. This article focuses on actionable tools and approaches.

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. Video Transcript.

Review: Introduction to Disciplined Agile Delivery

Henny Portman

ambler and Mark Lines are the creators of the Disciplined Agile Delivery framework and the authors of the book Introduction to Disciplined Agile Delivery – a small Agile Team’s journey from Scrum to Disciplined DevOps ( 2 nd edition). Scrum offers only a development cycle.


Secrets Exposed: My Official Day of a Project Manager

PM Basics

Usually, we have video conferences. 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. Sitting in the car, I wonder, will it be like that all the time now? Next day, I had one meeting.

5 Insane Project Management Techniques in Today’s Market


Video Source – ProjectManager.Com. You can also squeeze in Scrum methodologies with AUP since they offers a lot of wiggle room for diversified processes. Since we have read numerous blogs on project management techniques, I still feel there is something lacking.

What Are The Dates for the 2018 PMI Exam Changes?

Girl's Guide to PM

I think Scrum is the biggest kind of Agile that’s on the test, but really no one knows, because the test isn’t out. I started to answer a couple of questions on your Facebook page last night, here are some things that are already out, like a video from PMI, and things like that.

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Agile project management software guide


1- Scrum (by far the most widely used. We use Scrum and Kanban for our software development. An interactive whiteboard plus video/audio conferencing and screen sharing apps could be all combined to give the virtual teams a lifelike interaction.

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Is JIRA a Counterproductive Project Management Software In Today’s Market?


Video Source: Projectmanager.Com. First Problem: No One Is Using Kanban, Gantt Charts, Scrum Etc. Scrum and Agile are essential to work process development. ABC was oblivious to Scrum.

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


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.

The Daily Stand-Up Meeting: Best Practice

Project Management Essentials

For instance, the daily scrum is listed as one of the primary events in The Scrum Guide. The quality and depth of communication generally degrades when we meet via conference call or video conference.

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The 8 Best Excel Alternatives for Project Management and Spreadsheets


Scrum boards. Video chat functionality. Even today, when project management and spreadsheet programs are getting better by nearly every conceivable standard, Microsoft Excel is still a popular choice of many.