How to earn PDUs fast in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

My recommended training course for PMP ® certificate holders wanting to quickly earn more PDUs is The Agile PrepCast for PDUs. PDUs with the Agile PrepCast. PDUs by listening to The Agile PrepCast and learning more about agile tools and methods.

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What’s The Future of Project Management? (2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

Hybrid Project Management: The Next Step for Agile. But there does seem to be a trend in accepting that agile approaches like Scrum can fit within a hybrid framework. The future of project management needs to be more agile. What is the future of project management?

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Project Management Trends [2020]

Girl's Guide to PM

It requires being able to differentiate between the benefits of Agile, waterfall and blended approaches, understanding the pros and cons of each. There are trends in all industries and professions. Project management is no different: we see trends come and go, or stay with us and develop over time. Recently I’ve been reflecting on what the shifts are and where that is taking us as project managers.

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Office Timeline Review: The Pro Timeline Maker [2020]

Girl's Guide to PM

Basically, you can timeline anything, even Agile sprints and release schedules. Office Timeline Review: The Pro Timeline Maker [2020] • Girl's Guide to Project Management. Do you need a timeline maker for project communications or to create executive briefings?

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The Third Wave of Agile

The third wave of Agile is here

Unito App Review: The Sync Solution for Your Systems [2020]

Girl's Guide to PM

It works well in a hybrid environment where some teams are using agile approaches and others are not, but you still need a single view of everything. Unito App Review: The Sync Solution for Your Systems [2020] • Girl's Guide to Project Management.

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A Guide To Agile Project Management Methodology & Tools

The Digital Project Manager

The post A Guide To Agile Project Management Methodology & Tools appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile Best Tools PM Methodologies Tools Tools Agile Topics

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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. Brought on by the struggle to respond and adapt to these times of VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, ambiguity), marketers have increasingly begun to embrace an Agile approach to their project management. 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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Best Project Planning Software of 2020

ProjectManager.com

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. Though it can help scrum teams, those that work within the larger agile framework will find the software frustrating in its rigidity.

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Agile Maturity & Change Management: 3 Steps for Achieving Executive Buy-In

Lindsey Marymont

Agile Portfolio Management. Agile Maturity & Change Management: 3 Steps for Achieving Executive Buy-In. Large-scale change is difficult for any organization, and no less so when it involves growing Agile maturity in project and portfolio management. Skip to main content.

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

Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

ProjectManager.com

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. There are presentations and interactive sessions led by experts that explore current implementation best practices and creative applications of agile and the scrum framework.

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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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Think top-down and bottom-up for agile transformations

Kiron Bondale

A question which I’m asked regularly during my classes is what the best place is to start an agile transformation within a company? To shift the established behaviors of middle management towards an agile mindset, the executive team needs to model the desired target behaviors first.

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Best Kanban Software of 2020

ProjectManager.com

2020 Best Kanban Software Rankings. ProjectManager.com is diverse enough to function in a waterfall, agile or hybrid environment. Kanbanize defines itself as an agile project management software. It can be used in an agile framework by scrum teams for sprints, but it also serves other industries, such as marketing and publications. Blossom is trying to corner the market on distributed teams that work within an agile framework.

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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.

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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Comparing Agile Methods: Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban

Girl's Guide to PM

Regular readers will know that I’m not at all experienced in formal Agile project management, but I know it is something that I need to know more about. Today I’m partnering with Eylean to give you an overview of three agile methodologies: Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban. Agile Methods: The Basics. Agile is agile is agile? Who Makes Up The Agile Team. Read More: 5 Structures for Agile Teams. Which Agile Method is Best For You?

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How to Make an Agile Workflow for Your Team

ProjectManager.com

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. Agile is about flexibility, bringing together teams and processes in order to create a more effective way to work. What Is an Agile Workflow? Let’s begin with a brief introduction to agile.

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Five Highlights of the 2020 PMI Job Report

Arras People

The Project Management Institute’s (PMI) membership magazine – PM Network – has just released the January issue with a report – 2020 Jobs Report – available for project management practitioners to take a look at (currently only available for members). During 2020, the focus is specifically on understanding automation and advanced analytics. The report shared lessons from the last recession as a reminder and as a pointer for the project manager’s careers in 2020.

2020 252

Using Continuous Customer Testing for Pandemic-Proof Product Success

Speaker: Luke Freiler, CEO and co-founder of Centercode

After weathering recessions with a wide range of iconic customers, CEO and Product Manager Luke Freiler has seen first hand the impact the Voice of the Customer has had in making or breaking tech companies during hard times. He's going to walk you through an agile process for continuous customer testing that saves you time and gives you full confidence in your products — no matter how many you're sending out the door this year.

Agile vs. waterfall: Project methodologies compared

Moira Alexander

Two of the most commonly used methodologies are agile and waterfall. Choosing the right project management methodology for the job is the first step in project success.

2020 221

Making Agile Work With Metagility (With David Bishop From Agile Worx)

The Digital Project Manager

The post Making Agile Work With Metagility (With David Bishop From Agile Worx) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. DPM Podcast

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5 Best Trello Alternatives in 2020

ProjectManager.com

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. The post 5 Best Trello Alternatives in 2020 appeared first on ProjectManager.com. The kanban board is easily one of the most popular work management tools available at the moment.

2020 178

Let’s flatten five agile fallacies!

Kiron Bondale

Like many of you, I spent a reasonable amount of time during my first few years participating in online forums correcting agile misconceptions. However, as I would still like to help, writing an article on five of the most common agile myths will give me a reference to provide to folks in the future. Agile projects and agile methodologies. Agile is not a method ( which is what most folks mean when they use the word “methodology” ).

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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. Agile Project Management Project Portfolio Management agile project management improving project management

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Effective Team Communication Tips for Agile Professionals in 2020

nTask

Check it out: 9 Best Team Chat Apps to Use in 2020. The post Effective Team Communication Tips for Agile Professionals in 2020 appeared first on nTask. To work together, you need to communicate, and to work together really well , you need to communicate at the same wavelength.

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Effective Team Communication Tips for Agile Professionals in 2020

nTask

Check it out: 9 Best Team Chat Apps to Use in 2020. The post Effective Team Communication Tips for Agile Professionals in 2020 appeared first on nTask. To work together, you need to communicate, and to work together really well , you need to communicate at the same wavelength.

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What does it take to launch agile software? Q&A with Jordan Husney, CEO and Founder of Parabol

Girl's Guide to PM

And why focus on improving agile retrospectives? Jordan, what’s happening with the Agile world at the moment? The agile market is growing in size and diversity for a number of reasons, and principle among them is the rise in popularity of the agile way of working itself.

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10 Best Agile Project Management Software [Free & Paid Options]

The Digital Project Manager

The post 10 Best Agile Project Management Software [Free & Paid Options] appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools General Tools

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Best Project Management Software of 2020

ProjectManager.com

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?”. So without further ado, here are the best project management software companies of 2020: 2020 Best Project Management Software Rankings. This post was updated January 2020).

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Annual Agile SAFe Summit is Going Virtual for 2020

Brad Egeland

THE GLOBAL SAFe ® SUMMIT GOES VIRTUAL OCTOBER 27 – 28, 2020 The premier event for SAFe practitioners and Scaled Agile community members will now happen online.

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Signup for the Global Agile SAFe Summit October 27-28, 2020

Brad Egeland

COVID-19 has created unpredictability in our personal and professional lives. Business as usual just…isn’t. But challenge drives change. And change gives us opportunities to be creative and find new solutions.

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The Best Wrike Alternatives You Need to Try in 2020

ProjectManager.com

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 ProjectManager.com. Wrike is a cloud-based project management software that project managers and team leaders turn to for help with their projects. With a suite of online tools, Wrike can help you begin to bring order to a project and its tasks, but it can only take you so far.

2020 178

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

2020 176

Estimating Agile Projects.Or Not

Leading Answers

There has been a debate raging since 2012 about the use and value of estimates on agile projects. For software projects following an agile approach, the team is often asked to estimate the development effort for stories in the backlog.

The Best Asana Alternatives You Need to Try in 2020

ProjectManager.com

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 ProjectManager.com. Asana has positioned itself as a work management platform. It can be used by teams to help them stay on top of their assignments, whether those are project tasks or daily tasks for everyday business.

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5 Reasons You Need Enterprise Agility Consulting

Shami Ahuja

The existing situation with COVID-19 has jolted everyone into realizing that enterprises have to be nimble and have the agility to adjust to sudden changes.

3 Key Similarities Between Lean And Agile Methodologies

The Digital Project Manager

The post 3 Key Similarities Between Lean And Agile Methodologies appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile PM Methodologies TopicsProject managers are always working on finding the best ways to create their products or.

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Remote Agility Framework

Henny Portman

Just published the New bird’s eye view on the agile forest (PMWJ) and I can already make an adjustment (will it ever stop?). remote:af is designed to enhance existing frameworks, enabling remote working while providing lightweight guidance for those new to agility.

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