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

Girl's Guide to PM

The role of the project manager has long been shifting away from someone who can tick off tasks as complete on a Gantt chart and towards a strategic leadership position for effecting change in an organization. Hybrid Project Management: The Next Step for Agile.

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How to earn PDUs fast in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

People sometimes struggle to earn the required Leadership PDUs, and The PDU Podcast can help with that too. There is a Leadership PDU package which just gives you the requirements for that part of the PMI Talent Triangle. PDUs with the Agile PrepCast.

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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. Leadership Team.

Agile Communications Plans

Leading Answers

Many traditional project management deliverables have agile alternatives. Yet we rarely see agile communications management plans. Given the high rates of change often experienced on agile projects, we might expect more emphasis on communications to keep everyone on the same page.

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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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. Leadership. The report shared lessons from the last recession as a reminder and as a pointer for the project manager’s careers in 2020.

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15 Easy Ways to Earn PDUs in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article we’ll cover what you need to know about the different categories of PDUs and how many you need to get, plus some simple and free ways to earn PDUs in 2020. Leadership and Strategic and Business Management PDUs count for every certification you hold.

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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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Illuminating the Intangibles of Agile

Leading Answers

We intuitively know that a successful agile adoption requires more than copying agile practices. You may have seen the “agile iceberg” model that shows the visible practices agile teams perform as the tip of an enormous iceberg supported by a mindset, values and principles.

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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.

2020 114

Agile Leadership and Challenges in Digital Transformations


The post Agile Leadership and Challenges in Digital Transformations appeared first on Agilemania. Agile CoachingIntroduction to digital transformation Digital transformation in simple words is the process of utilising technology to comprehensively change your.

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. Read on to learn how to use agile metrics to improve your work processes. What Is Agile? Agile is a project methodology that focuses on collaboration, flexibility, and autonomy. This is a guest article from Gilad David Maayan.

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What is an agile coach? A valuable role for organizational change


Agile coaching skills is one of the most in-demand skills nowadays. Agile coaching is an essential skill for scrum masters, agile coaches, and leadership coaches to support self-managed teams.

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“Organize Around Products/Services” is a great addition to the Disciplined Agile principles

Kiron Bondale

The Disciplined Agile (DA) principles were recently refactored and as part of this refactoring, a principle was added: “Organize Around Products/Services” While it is just one of the eight principles, this new one aligns very well with lean thinking. It also addresses many challenges which leadership teams experience with agile transformations. Agile Facilitating Organization Change Project Management agile project management governance team building

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Review Agile transformation

Henny Portman

In the book Agile transformation – Structures, processes and mindsets for the digital age , the author Neil Perkin shows how to transform an organization to a new type of business for a new age and to become fit for purpose for both the present and the future.

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40 Reasons PMOs Fail

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning LeadershipI've been managing projects and programs for more than 20 years. I've seen a little bit of everything. I've also had the joy and the pain of implementing three Project Management Offices (PMOs), two in Information Technology Departments and one Enterprise PMO.

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How to Start an Agile Project following a Hybrid Approach

Virtual Project Consulting

As a Project Management Professional and Agile Practitioner, the startup of a new project is one of the most important activities to lead. Agile Project Management Agile agile project leader agile project management hybrid agile Leadership start a new project

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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. “ Just as individuals should blame everything on others, agile teams need to own the mistakes which arise from their behavior. Success in an enterprise context requires agile teams to take a system-level view and work effectively with others to ensure organizational success.

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Can We Still be Agile?

Leading Answers

How does work from home impact our use of agile approaches? If co-location is no longer possible, can we still be agile? Yes, of course we can, and in many ways, now we need to be more agile than ever as we try new approaches, learn and adapt how we work. However, let's address the co-location question and look at agile practices in remote work situations. The Agile Manifesto and Agile Principles do not mention co-location.

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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]. But crucial within resilience are flexible processes, the right leadership, skilled and empowered project teams, clear lines of engagement with stakeholders (in the light of emerging risk) and an agile (that is ‘nimble’) approach by the organisation.

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The 23 Best Project Management Books For Upgrading Your Career in 2020


We combed through best-seller lists, spoke with veteran PMs, and read a ton to put together this list of the best project management books for upgrading your career in 2020. The best books for crafting your leadership qualities. True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership.

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8 Best Human Resource Management Books of 2020


Here is a list of our suggestions for the best human resource management books of 2020. They could anticipate change and act quickly because their leadership practices were agile. Being agile is just one of the things that this book teaches you.

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Agile 2 a new tree or just a small scrub in my agile forest?

Henny Portman

Someone noticed me of Agile 2. If you look at the corresponding website, Agile 2 is positioned as the next iteration of agile. You can find their case for Agile 2. Why they think agile is deeply broken and that they want to fix it.

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How to Become a Project Manager in 2020


From planning and forecasting to communication and leadership, a project manager has to wear many hats. Some of the top reasons to become a project manager are: Cross-domain learning: Effective project management balances the “soft” skills of communication and leadership with the “hard” skills of finance and planning. Leadership and communication are both better learned in the field than in the classroom. PMI Agile Certificate Practitioner (PMI-ACP). Leadership.

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PMO Leadership: How PMOs Can Evolve into Savvy PMOs


PMO leadership today is about more than being a purveyor of governance and delivering projects on time and on budget. The Savvy PMO fosters organizational agility, cultivates efficiencies, and drives growth strategies. Some PMOs are finding it difficult to evolve beyond a focus on improving project management practices, which can inhibit agility and growth. Planview created the Savvy PMO Guide Series to give organizations actionable guidance on how progress PMO leadership.

Business Agility: Getting Started

Project Management Essentials

Agile is now part of the general business lexicon. On the news, non-technology leaders keep mentioning the need to be “agile” or “pivot.” Agile is not magic, nor is it hard to learn. Agile Leadership Business Agility Management

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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. Project Leadership. Coursera has supported the initiative to provide students with free online courses according to more than 20 fields of knowledge during the forced isolation in 2020.

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Don’t blame corporate culture for not cultivating psychological safety within your teams!

Kiron Bondale

We would all like to work for companies where leadership teams truly embrace people-centric values and principles but that is rarely the case, especially in organizations which have been in existence for decades.

2020 187

Leadership vs. Management w/ Ross Beurmann

Leading Agile

In this episode of SoundNotes, Ross Beurmann joins Dave to talk about the difference between Leadership and Management. Although many confuse the two and believe they are the same, they are actually very different things—and this can become extremely apparent during the transition to an Agile approach. Leadership is Language – L. Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud.

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? 2020 Project Management Conferences in Austria. March 16-17, Vienna — The Digital Leadership Forum will bring together experts from top companies including Stiegl, Suntory, A.P. Project Management Conferences in Australia 2020. February 24, Adelaide — 1st Conference is dedicated to the heart of Agile to bring its best principles to your organization. 2020 Project Management Conferences in Canada.

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Top 5 Reasons to Go Agile

Brad Egeland

Still running waterfall projects or development initiatives and need the push to go agile? Contemplating agile but you need some easy to explain reasons to go to your senior management with in order to get them to say “yes” to the conversion?

2020 114

A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Program Management for Agile Teams


Provide leadership by supporting the program through the obstacles and difficulties that the program management process is bound to face. The post A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Program Management for Agile Teams appeared first on nTask. Congratulations!

Why Leadership and Culture Need a Shift to Achieve Business Agility


Description: The 8th episode of SAFe Thursday bring you the golden opportunity to hear business transformation experiences from the Sachin Bhatnagar an Enterprise Coach for Agility and SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) Agile4People, Australia. He… The post Why Leadership and Culture Need a Shift to Achieve Business Agility appeared first on Agilemania.

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? 2020 Project Management Conferences in Austria . March 16-17, Vienna — The Digital Leadership Forum will bring together experts from top companies including Stiegl, Suntory, A.P. Project Management Conferences in Australia 2020. February 24, Adelaide — 1st Conference is dedicated to the heart of Agile to bring its best principles to your organization. 2020 Project Management Conferences in Canada .

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Four Key Areas to Implement Agile PM


There are many benefits organizations can achieve by applying Agile Portfolio Management to their PMO. But there can be confusion where to apply Agile so that it advances the goals of the organization and delivers real business value. Making the switch without focus won’t benefit anyone so it’s important to understand the goals of the business to maximize the effectiveness of Agile in your PMO and to your organization. Agile Team Resourcing.

2020 60

Soar Higher in 2020 – Learn and Develop New Skills

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

A major part of effective project leadership involves understanding the importance of continuing to learn and develop new skills. In particular, the constantly shifting world of work requires more adaptive leadership skills, so that projects can be successfully managed, even in the most unpredictable environments. In this article, we take a closer look at why it is important to develop new skills in 2020. The Crucial Leadership Skills to Focus On.

2020 51

Review Blue Striped Frog – The agile community – Magazine (1st edition)

Henny Portman

A magazine for the Blue Striped Frog community of professionals who are engaged in transformations towards increasing organizational agility. At this moment there aren’t that many physical magazines focussing on project management, agile, or agility anymore. How agile are they?

2020 60

Capture More Agility by Tailoring Practices

International Institute for Learning

[This post is a sneak preview of Jesse Fewell’s talk at IIL’s Agile & Scrum 2020 Online Conference , and is based on his upcoming book Untapped Agility ]. We’ve been told that to achieve more innovation, more collaboration, or more agility, we need to adopt modern practices. The path forward is to be agile with your agile, to transform your transformation. Be Agile with your Agile Transform your Transformation.

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How To Become A Project Manager: The Ultimate Guide

Project Bliss

Leadership. The role of project manager is a leadership role. Leadership skills such as consensus building, motivating teams , influencing team members and stakeholders will all serve you well as a project manager. . PMP-ACP: Agile Certified Practitioner.

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