How to earn PDUs fast in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Here are some of mine to get you started: Tips for managing multiple projects What it takes to be a successful project manager Practical strategies for managing your work. PDUs with the Agile PrepCast. Is your re-certification cycle coming to an end for your PMI certificate?

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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. One of the largest series of conferences for project managers in North America, the Project Summit has industry innovators who help professionals be more productive, and learn best practices, skills and strategies to succeed. Change Management 2020 Conference. 2020 Project Management Symposium. Agile & Beyond .

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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). One thing is clear though, if AI is going to figure highly in the workplace in the very near future, the business strategy and resulting plans need to be in place before any real adoption can start.

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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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Innovating and Driving Agility with Tech: No-Code Development

Speaker: Gautam Nimmagadda, CEO, Quixy

Product Managers: are you wondering what your teams will look like in the future? If so, it's time to look to no-code development. With it, you can leverage hyper automation, strengthen and accelerate growth, and drive value. Your teams will be able handle more projects, and focus on the real challenges. This webinar harnesses the wisdom of today's business leaders and the global pioneers of tomorrow. Join Gautam Nimmagadda, CEO of Quixy, and learn how to leverage tech to drive agility with citizen development and the no-code movement.

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. PMI have some video on demand learning courses, including some that are for free, like this introduction to Agile course.

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Effective Team Communication Tips for Agile Professionals in 2020


Check it out: 9 Best Team Chat Apps to Use in 2020. Identify and analyze risks your project could face, and create a mitigation strategy. The post Effective Team Communication Tips for Agile Professionals in 2020 appeared first on nTask.

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Why Business Strategies Are Important? (8 Most Common Business Strategies)


8 Most Important Business Strategies to be Aware of in 2020 Businesses are not run blindly, you have to set your own set of goals that you want to achieve effectively to thrive in the market. What is the Main Focus of Business-level Strategy?

What Makes Organisations Fail to Execute Their Strategy?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

After some tapping on their laptop, they proudly showed me their new corporate webpages, proclaiming their ‘strategy’, ‘vision’ and ‘mission’ statements. [1] All we need to do now is execute that strategy! Strategy is not hard to understand: Where is our chosen market? 3] And choosing to perform activities differently, or performing different activities is crucial, otherwise, as Porter said, strategy is just a marketing slogan. [4].

7 Amazing Ways to Up Your Schedule Management Game in 2020


So, in this article, we are going to talk about what a schedule is; how you can manage it in the most brilliant ways, and how using project management software or a schedule management application can help you achieve success in 2020. Strategy to Create an Effective Project Schedule.

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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?). Enterprise: Make strategy accessible to enable autonomous decision making with directional alignment. agility English Post Remote

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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. 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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A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Program Management for Agile Teams


These occurrences are quite common and it’s your job as a program manager to keep your team focused and create a backup strategy to tweak your product so that it can be relevant again and earn the company money, otherwise it’ll all be a waste of time. Congratulations!

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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KeyedUp 2020: Unlock the Power of Your Portfolio


KeyedUp will be free to attend and live on Wednesday, September 16 th , 2020. Each track is packed with business and technical planning lessons, as well as new strategies, tips, tricks and plenty of opportunities to network with industry peers and KeyedIn experts.

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Leveraging Agile to Get Predictable

Leading Agile

Agile isn’t ever really about Agile. In our Business Drivers of Agility webinar series hosted by LeadingAgile CEO, Mike Cottmeyer, Mike dives deep into six key business drivers to uncover how Agile can enable organizations to connect these drivers to better business outcomes.

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The Disciplined Agile Mindset

International Institute for 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 ]. The DA tool kit shows you how to apply and evolve your way of working (WoW) in a context-sensitive manner with this people-first, learning-oriented hybrid agile approach. Figure 1: The Disciplined Agile Mindset. Whence the Agile Manifesto?

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Encapsulation vs Orchestration: Dependencies in Agile

Leading Agile

Dependencies will stop Agility dead in its tracks. In the presence of dependencies, you’re never going to achieve the level of Agility you desire—unless you do something about them. Theoretically, you could have two teams that meet most of the criteria of an Agile team.

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PMI’s Pulse of the Profession 2020: Creating a Future-Oriented Project Management Culture


This gives companies the opportunity to recognize important trends early and to adapt strategies and processes in order to give the organization a decisive advantage in the market and to become a pioneer in project management.

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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. Swipe to Unlock: The Primer on Technology and Business Strategy. Go-to-market strategy.

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Leveraging Agile to Improve Quality

Leading Agile

New Paper Improving Quality Through Intentionally Built Agile Systems Get it Now. Many a company has hypothesized that Agile methodologies would help them solve their quality issues. Paving the Way for Quality with Agile. The Impact of Agile on the System of Delivery.

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Waterfall vs. Agile Project Management: Pros & Cons


Most project managers naturally lean toward either waterfall or agile project management philosophies. Waterfall vs. Agile Project Management. Agile Project Management. In contrast, agile project management does not use a linear production method.

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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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Soar Higher in 2020 – Learn and Develop New Skills

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Research published in the Adaptive Leadership Skills: What’s Needed Today e-book from Strategy Execution highlights several recent shifts in the way work is done, which have all served to make continuous learning essential for modern businesses, from big data and new customer strategies, to automation and machine learning. In this article, we take a closer look at why it is important to develop new skills in 2020.

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Agile Unplugged EP04 | Mike Cottmeyer and Matt Van Vleet

Leading Agile

Listen to the Agile Unplugged Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to Agile Unplugged on: Apple Podcasts. Welcome to our latest episode of the Agile Unplugged podcast with host Mike Cottmeyer, LeadingAgile’s CEO. And so why the gap between 2015 and 2020?

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How to Become a Project Manager in 2020


Create an execution strategy, aka a “ project plan ”. 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? If yes, then you should consider becoming a project manager. A project manager manages, well, projects.

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Top 10 Enterprise Project Management Software in 2020


The following is a review of the top ten enterprise project management software packages in 2020. Easy Projects’ powerful features connect both local and remote teams to complete projects faster, making it a top enterprise software in 2020.

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Increasing Enterprise-Level Predictability With Agile

Leading Agile

New Paper Improving Enterprise-Level Predictability With Agile Get it Now. We typically think of Agility as being nearly synonymous with adaptability, and that a change in mindset or culture to become more adaptable is the right place to begin Agile Transformation.

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34 Top Project Management Software Tools For Every Need (2020)


Jira claims to be the number one software development tool for agile project teams. You get access to features such as Scrum and Kanban boards, backlogs, and agile reporting. Agilean is a specialized agile project management software.

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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. 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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The What, Why and How of Agile Governance

Virtual Project Consulting

Find a break-down of the what, the why and the how of governance on Agile projects, especially in an enterprise organization. Including good principles, practices and strategies to follow. Project Management Agile agile project governance governance in agile governance model

Product Planning Fundamentals: Develop a Product Plan in 6 Steps

Product planning, as the name implies, is all of the planning and strategy that goes into a product, from market research and design all the way through the product launch. Agile Tools Can Help. This is where agile project management software will be a big help for you and your team. These boards are an ideal way to plan agile sprints while developing your MVP product. Agile Entrepreneurship Project Management The Project Manager Blog

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? 2020 Project Management Conferences in Austria. Moller – Maersk, and FIFA to exchange their opinions and discoveries regarding digital trends including topics on stakeholder management, content strategy, marketing automation, AI in PM, mobile business, and many other up-to-date topics. Project Management Conferences in Australia 2020. 2020 Project Management Conferences in Canada.

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The Product Owner in Scrum: Responsibilities, Certifications & Tools

Scrum is a framework for organizing agile teams, and it’s processes and guidelines are excellent for improving team productivity. They act as the project manager for the scrum team, although the agile community generally doesn’t use that term.

Using Agile To Get Early ROI

Leading Agile

The best way to achieve early ROI with Agile is to create a delivery engine where the teams at the execution level are aligned with the business strategy. That’s our basic like law, to me of team level agility.

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How The PMP Exam is Changing in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s widely known that the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam is changing in July 2020, but what exactly is going to be different? Plus PMI want to put more emphasis on Agile ways of working. It was going to change at the end of 2019 but now the date is 1 July 2020. 30 June 2020 is the last day to take the test under the current version so if you are currently studying and you don’t want to have to think about these changes, crack on and book your exam before then.

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40 Reasons PMOs Fail

Project Risk Coach

I'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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Unveiling the Agile Operating Model

Leading Agile

New strategies or dramatic shifts in existing strategies require an examination of an organization’s operating model. Agile is a new business paradigm, but few established companies understand what needs to change to make their business Agile. Companies that master the balance between these characteristics are more successful at transforming into Agile organizations. Agile organizations separate the traditional structure from the way work is delivered.

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Instilling Organizational Agility for a New Normal


Organizational Agility is defined as an ability for an organization to renew itself, adapt, change quickly, and succeed in a rapidly changing, ambiguous, turbulent environment [i]. The Misconception – Agility or Stability? Flexibility is inherent in agile organizations.

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