Agile Project Management: The new go-to for marketing teams in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest contribution from Monica Georgieff, Agile Coach and Trainer at AgileSherpas. We’ve got the data to show you exactly how marketers are taking this period in their stride using Agile practices. Does Agile work for marketing?

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

So, save the date and mark your calendars, whether analog or digital: here are the top project management conferences of 2020. Change Management 2020 Conference. 2020 Project Management Symposium. For the agile enthusiast, this scrum gathering takes place twice a year since 2013.

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Kanban Powered Business Agility

The Digital Project Manager

The post Kanban Powered Business Agility appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Tools Agile

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Best Kanban Software of 2020

2020 Best Kanban Software Rankings. is diverse enough to function in a waterfall, agile or hybrid environment. Kanbanize defines itself as an agile project management software. The post Best Kanban Software of 2020 appeared first on

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The Third Wave of Agile

The third wave of Agile is here

How to Make an Agile Workflow for Your Team

An agile workflow can help. For a long time the agile framework influenced teams outside of the software development sector from which it originated. People are evangelical about agile. There are those who are almost rigid in their adherence to the agile framework.

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Best Project Planning Software of 2020

2020 Best Project Planning Software Rankings. It is suitable for large and small teams, whether working in an agile or more traditional methodology. It offers collaborative features and can be used within an agile framework or with more traditional methodologies.

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COVID-19 and agile are strange bed fellows

Kiron Bondale

I’ve often said that one of the bigger challenges with agile transformations is the costs of doing nothing (different) today is cheaper than those of changing things so that they will be much better a year or two down the line.

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5 Best Trello Alternatives in 2020

2020 Best Trello Alternative Rankings. Designed to work in waterfall, agile or hybrid environments, this software is sure to meet your project needs. It’s an online portfolio kanban tool that is especially useful for teams that work within an agile framework.

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New Presentations for 2020

The Lazy Project Manager

It has been 10 years since The Lazy Project Manager was published and I have had the pleasure of presenting on this topic in 25 countries so far, but now, at the start of a new year, 2020 no less, I have decided that this will be the last year that I deliver ‘The Lazy Project Manager’ keynote. But, of course, this means that there is room for some new material as well and I am delighted to share three new presentations/keynotes that I will be presenting in 2020 (and beyond).

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Agile Adoption: Decreasing Time to Market

This Refcard is focused on helping you evaluate and choose the practices for your team or organization when getting to market faster is of prime importance

Best Project Management Software of 2020

In order to help you sift through all of the best pm software platforms online, we’ve spent months doing research, testing different software, and putting together this list to help you confidently answer the question: “What’s the best project management software of 2020?”.

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The Best Wrike Alternatives You Need to Try in 2020

It’s also not built to work in an agile framework or with scrum teams. The post The Best Wrike Alternatives You Need to Try in 2020 appeared first on

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The Best Asana Alternatives You Need to Try in 2020

However, it’s not designed to work within an agile framework, which many teams prefer. Because of this it appeals to those who work in an agile framework. The post The Best Asana Alternatives You Need to Try in 2020 appeared first on

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The Disciplined Agile Mindset

International Institute of Learning

By Scott Ambler | Vice President, Chief Scientist of Disciplined Agile at Project Management Institute. This post is a supplement to Scott’s upcoming keynote at IIL’s Agile & Scrum 2020 Online Conference ]. Figure 1: The Disciplined Agile Mindset.

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Use the 7 Habits to create highly effective agile teams

Kiron Bondale

Covey’s wrote his book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®, it was used by individuals for self-improvement but the same habits could also help teams in their journeys to greater agility. Agile agile project management improving project management prioritization team building

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Key Themes at IIL’s 2020 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

International Institute of Learning

June 4 th , 2020 will mark the opening day of IIL’s 5 th annual Agile & Scrum Online Conference. In the past years, this conference has grown into a community of agile enthusiasts, with participants coming from all over the world and all kinds of industries. Scaled Agile Inc.,

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A Quick Guide to Scrum Artifacts

Scrum is a flexible framework that’s designed to help self-organized teams execute projects quickly in an agile environment. Thus, successful agile sprints make use of scrum software and scrum artifacts to convey key information, deliver transparency and keep the project rolling on time.

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5 Agile Metrics to Improve Performance and Quality

Project Bliss

Agile has been a buzzword for many organizations in the last few years. And while many organizations are “adopting” an agile methodology, many are not fully embracing it. Effective implementation of agile requires a cultural shift. What Is Agile?

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Toggl Plan Review – Simple Project Management Tool For Agile Teams

The Digital Project Manager

The post Toggl Plan Review – Simple Project Management Tool For Agile Teams appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools

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How To Create Agility In Projects (With Dimitar Karaivanov)

The Digital Project Manager

The post How To Create Agility In Projects (With Dimitar Karaivanov) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. DPM Podcast

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Virtual agile teams?

Musings on Project Management

Somebody asked: can a virtual team do Agile? 20 years ago, at the dawn of Agile, the answer might have been no. agile Virtual teams15 years ago, more less at the peak of the AOL texting app Instant Messenger and the dawn of the smart phone and smart-phone personal networking and conferencing, the answer might have been yes, but with reservations. Now, the answer is "Of course", with some adjustments.

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Seven Aspects of Project Risk in 2020

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Ahead of its January meeting in Davos, the World Economic Forum published its Global Risks Report 2020, based on the input of 750 experts and outlining the biggest risks faced by economies over the next 10 years [1]. 1] World Economic Forum, The Global Risks Report 2020, 15 th Edition. [2]

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4 Project Management Trends of 2020: What to Prepare for?

Epicflow Blog

Project Management web resources are awash with articles about 2020 project management trends. The fact that AI as a project management trend in 2020 is discussed so vividly doesn’t make it true. We don’t share this opinion, which is why soft skills cannot be named a 2020 trend.

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From ‘Lazy’ to ‘Agile’ Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

Benefits: At the conclusion of this full-day interactive classroom training, you will be able to: Understand the ‘backbone’ of smart/agile working whilst managing projects. Be effectively ‘Agile’. This workshop will focus on these key areas and explore the project lifecycle to see where the ‘Lazy’, the ‘Smart’ and the ‘Agile’ can be effectively exploited. [link].

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Agile Infrastructure Transformation and TBM

Leading Agile

Questions of how does Agile apply to infrastructure and what does TBM have to do with Agile were in my mind. As we look at recent thinking around Agile, there are more and more articles on a shift from Project to Product, flow of work, and value-streams. Agile in Infrastructure.

5 Tips To Re-Energize Your Daily Standup Meetings

Girl's Guide to PM

Regular readers will know that I’m not an expert in Agile, by any means. If you work with Agile methods , you will likely be attending standup meetings every day. There are plenty of benefits to agile meetings , including that this one is over and done with quickly!

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Microsoft Project Alternatives for 2020


To say the market for project management software is crowded in 2020 is the understatement of the century. Support Agile methods. Support for Agile Method. ?. ?. ?. ?. The post Microsoft Project Alternatives for 2020 appeared first on Collaboration Corner.

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Best 2020 Online Courses, Events, and Resources for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

Agile in the Program Management Office. Besides, PMI suggests passing not only this one but also the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner and Certified Associate in Project Management examinations online. You can choose from the following PM topics: Agile Project Management.

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State of the practice: Agile

Musings on Project Management

I was looking back at some prior essays on Agile and came across the April 2012 PMNetwork magazine. Here are a couple of quotes from Jim Highsmith worth tucking away: Agile project management embraces both “doing” agile and “being” agile—and the latter is the hardest. agileSpecifically I was attracted (again) to page 58 for an interview with some agilists on the state of the practice.

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AMA: I’m A Remote Agile Product Coach (With Michael Luchen)

The Digital Project Manager

The post AMA: I’m A Remote Agile Product Coach (With Michael Luchen) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. This content is exclusive to DPM Pro Members! DPM Pro Members get: Instant access to.

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Task Management for Teams: 15 Tips for Staying on Track

Girl's Guide to PM

Some Agile teams are set up this way, with team members having the flexibility to allocate tasks to themselves. Projects are made up of tasks. Lots of them. Staying on top of your tasks as a team is so important if you want to hit your project deadlines.

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5 Must Know Facts Before Implementing Agile in 2020


Agile is all the rage, and for good reason. Yes, agile methodology can bring such good results that we’ll repeat ourselves three times.) This is prevalent enough that people can say the term agile is meaningless ! It is quite easy for an organization to appear agile.

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Agile PM2: a new tree in my agile forest

Henny Portman

This time I added Agile PM 2. Agile PM 2 is an extension of PM 2 (initiative of the European Union, see: [link] ). The Agile PM² Extension. Agile teams should be able to collaborate effectively with teams and stakeholders following alternative approaches.

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How to Become a Project Manager in 2020


PMI Agile Certificate Practitioner (PMI-ACP). How to become a project manager? This guide answers all your questions about becoming a project manager and landing a great job. Great pay, exciting work, unlimited growth opportunities - does this sound like an ideal career to you?

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Accelerate Agile Project Management Success with Microsoft Teams and Planner


What is Agile project management? Agile project management is an approach with a focus on the finished product and the satisfaction of the customer. There are different models used in Agile development processes. These programs support Agile models in various ways.

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Review Rethinking agile

Henny Portman

Rethinking agile – Why agile teams have nothing to do with business agility written by Klaus Leopold is great book to cope with agile transformations and what you have to do to increase the chance of success. Agility begins with the change process.

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Create a culture of appreciation within your virtual team

Kiron Bondale

Agile Project Management improving project management Project performance team buildingSabina Nawaz’s article “ In Times of Crisis, a Little Thanks Goes a Long Way “, which was published this week on, is a great reminder of the need we all have to be appreciated.

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Go slow (to go fast later)

Kiron Bondale

The January 2020 issue of PM Network provide a case study for one of the 2019 PMI Project of the Year finalists, the Société de transport de Montréal’s (STM) eight-year project to modernize the underground Montréal rail system.

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