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

Girl's Guide to PM

But there does seem to be a trend in accepting that agile approaches like Scrum can fit within a hybrid framework. What is the future of project management? Let’s look ahead and see what the next 10 years will bring for project management software, jobs, and the role itself.

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The Product Owner in Scrum: Responsibilities, Certifications & Tools

ProjectManager.com

Scrum is a framework for organizing agile teams, and it’s processes and guidelines are excellent for improving team productivity. One reason scrum is so effective is that it clearly defines the different roles of the team. Scrum.org: Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO).

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Comparing Agile Methods: Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban

Girl's Guide to PM

Today I’m partnering with Eylean to give you an overview of three agile methodologies: Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban. Scrum, Kanban and a method that blends the two (turning Scrum Kanban into Scrumban) are all quite different. Scrum is a way of managing the work within defined timescales called sprints. Scrum, as the most formal of these three methods, has formal roles: Product Owner and Scrum Master (plus other cross-functional people who make up the ‘team’).

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5 Tips for Using Scrum Boards

ProjectManager.com

A scrum board is a critical tool for successfully practicing its namesake, the agile framework, scrum. If you’re unfamiliar, scrum is useful for teams that work on complex, adaptive problems. In short, scrum is lightweight, simple to understand, but difficult to master—even with the help of scrum software. Intro to Scrum. In terms of team dynamics, scrum provides autonomy to every member. What Is a Scrum Board?

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Best Project Planning Software of 2020

ProjectManager.com

2020 Best Project Planning Software Rankings. It has tools like kanban boards, which make it ideal for scrum teams. Though it can help scrum teams, those that work within the larger agile framework will find the software frustrating in its rigidity. Even scrum is not fully served as there is no retrospective management. The post Best Project Planning Software of 2020 appeared first on ProjectManager.com.

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A Quick Guide to Scrum Artifacts

ProjectManager.com

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. What Are Scrum Artifacts? Scrum artifacts are ways to describe the work that must be done, and they always add value during a sprint. Scrum Artifacts in Detail.

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Best Kanban Software of 2020

ProjectManager.com

2020 Best Kanban Software Rankings. It can be used in an agile framework by scrum teams for sprints, but it also serves other industries, such as marketing and publications. The post Best Kanban Software of 2020 appeared first on ProjectManager.com. Kanban, which means billboard or signboard in Japanese, is a work management system developed by Taiichi Ohno, an industrial engineer at Toyota.

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9 Tips to Be a Successful Scrum Master

Agilemania

Scrum Framework Growth breeds unprecedented Scrum Master demand. If you’ve ever considered becoming a Scrum Master, then now is the time to make your move. The below tips are my experience and interaction with successful scrum masters.

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New Scrum Master email course

Growing Agile

Back by popular demand is the New Scrum Master Email Course. How can I make our Scrum meetings valuable? Can I improve the Daily Scrum? The post New Scrum Master email course appeared first on Growing Agile.

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What Is Scrumban? How It Differs from Scrum & Kanban

ProjectManager.com

For example, take scrum. Scrum is a great framework for helping teams work more productively together. In fact, the name comes from rugby and like it, scrum is a team sport. Scrumban is part of an agile framework, a hybrid of scrum and kanban. It was created as a way to transition from scrum to kanban. What scrumban does is take the prescriptive nature of scrum, which resides in an agile framework, and uses the process of improvement that is key to kanban.

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book Scrum – A Pocket Guide (A Smart Travel Companion) in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I frequently receive inquiries about the availability of an audiobook version. Given the current pandemic storm , forcing many friends of Scrum to remain at home, I decided to implement upon the audio idea in a slightly adjusted form. Starting Tuesday 24 March 2020 , I have planned a first series of five “ Daily Scrum Pocketcasts.”

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Introduction of Certified Scrum Developer Course

Agilemania

Scrum Alliance introduced Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) Training course a decade back to strengthen your technical skills in Agile software development. It is not a popular program compare to a Certified Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Product Owner.

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

Girl's Guide to PM

The main differences between agile in marketing and its software predecessor are: Marketers don’t love Scrum as much as developers, because it doesn’t fit the marketing context. Of course, nobody could have predicted that the circumstances we found ourselves in in the year 2020 would have made it so imperative for marketers to roll up their sleeves and implement Agile practices to their fullest potential.

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Scrum Master Servant Leader: 12 Ways To Move Your Team to Greatness

Project Bliss

A scrum master servant leader can lead his team to greatness with this advice from Geoff Watts’s wonderful book Scrum Mastery. Please see the Editor’s note below regarding the variation in spelling of the term Scrum Master. What is SCRUM and a Scrum Master?

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The Best Agile & Scrum Certifications to Have in 2020

Agilemania

The post The Best Agile & Scrum Certifications to Have in 2020 appeared first on Agilemania. Agile and Scrum CertificationWith the ever-changing IT market, its expectations, and demands, it is imperative for organizations to practice agile methods and principles.

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My life of Scrum (did not start with Scrum)

Gunther Verheyen

After a few years of searching and experimenting, “Scrum” was documented and presented to the general public. October 2020. Scrum turns 25. Later, we add Scrum to our approach. October 1995.

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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.

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Surprise. I am no wizard. Agile nor Scrum.

Gunther Verheyen

I regularly get inquiries from people reaching out for instructions, assistance, or other forms of guidance to learn about Scrum, pass exams, become a trainer, or advance their career towards “Agile coach” Surprise. 2) I have always been and am still all about Scrum.

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Moving Your Scrum Downfield [Paper]

Gunther Verheyen

Apparently, it is easy to get stuck at interpreting the rules of Scrum. In the publication “ Moving Your Scrum Downfield ” I have described the six essential traits of the game to help you get unstuck and up your game. Yet, they are needed for a more unconsidered performance of Scrum, which allows minding the goal of the game–push back the old adversary of predictive rigidity–rather than the rules. In 2010 he initiated the creation of the Scrum Guide.

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 4

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version. On Friday 27 March 2020 I delivered the fourth “ Daily Scrum Pocketcast ” in which I have read following chapters from my book: 2.7 The Scrum values. The Daily Scrum questions. How Scrum scales. your independent Scrum Caretaker.

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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. This article will take you through the key themes that will emerge at Agile & Scrum 2020. Agile & Scrum 2020 goes live on June 4 th , 2020. Full on-demand access to all content will be available through December 31 st , 2020. These organizations include AXELOS, Cisco, Sabre, SITA, FordLabs, Scrum Inc., By Sander Boeije.

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Kanban vs. Scrum: Key Differences & How To Choose

The Digital Project Manager

The post Kanban vs. Scrum: Key Differences & How To Choose appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. If you are a team with large projects to manage or looking for ways to. Agile PM Methodologies Topics

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 3

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version. On Thursday 26 March 2020 I delivered the third “ Daily Scrum Pocketcast ” in which I have read following chapters from my book: 2.5 Core principles of Scrum. In the subsequent daily broadcasts I will read the next chapters from my pocket guide to Scrum.

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What is a Scrum Master? Why They’re Vital to Project Success

LiquidPlanner

In order to streamline workflows and create a more dynamic system that can improve upon itself, Scrum is used to help organize project management. In this piece, we’ll cover what Scrum is and how Scrum masters can use their skills to drive up productivity. What is a Scrum Master?

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 1

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version. On Tuesday 24 March 2020 I delivered the first “ Daily Scrum Pocketcast ” in which I have read following chapters from my book: Foreword by Ken Schwaber. In the subsequent daily broadcasts I will read the next chapters from my pocket guide to Scrum.

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 2

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version. On Wednesday 25 March 2020 I delivered the second “ Daily Scrum Pocketcast ” in which I have read following chapters from my book: 1.6 SCRUM. The house of Scrum. Scrum, what’s in a name? your independent Scrum Caretaker.

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 5

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version. So far, I have not been able to make that happen but the 2020 pandemic storm got me into implementing the audio idea in a different form. In subsequent daily broadcasts I have read all chapters from my pocket guide to Scrum. THE FUTURE STATE OF SCRUM. Yes, we do Scrum.

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How to Become a Scrum Master (PSM) – Agilemania

Agilemania

What is a scrum master? Scrum Master, in simple words, is a role within the Scrum Framework. Scrum framework is an agile approach to build product incrementally and iteratively. Scrum is the most popular framework on the name of agile. Many people get confused between agile and scrum. Scrum is the most popular way to be agile but again, it… The post How to Become a Scrum Master (PSM) – Agilemania appeared first on Agilemania.

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Top 3 Recommendations for Measuring Scrum

Agilemania

For this article, I will be narrowing down the scope of agile transformation… The post Top 3 Recommendations for Measuring Scrum appeared first on Agilemania. Blogs Agile Scrum training Digital Transformation Large scale scrum Measuring Scrum Sucess Organizational Agility Scrum CertificationThere is a question I get asked a lot during my individual and also team coaching sessions.

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Scrum + Kanban – Why You Should Stop Mixing These Two

Agilemania

Scrum is a framework to address complex adaptive problems. Many teams have been using the Scrum to develop successful products. Many coaches advocate to using Kanban with… The post Scrum + Kanban – Why You Should Stop Mixing These Two appeared first on Agilemania.

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What is a Sprint in Scrum?

Agilemania

This is one of the significant terms used in Scrum Agile Technology. Let… The post What is a Sprint in Scrum? Blogs Scrum scrum master Sprint In ScrumA sprint is a timeboxed iteration/ event of a continuous development cycle. Planned work has to be done within the sprint that would be later subjected to review. Sprint literally means, a short race at a full speed. Generally, teams define a shorter duration for a Sprint.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Scrum Master Training

Agilemania

The post 5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Scrum Master Training appeared first on Agilemania. I often receive a question from people asking - WHY one should attend a PSM training when it is not mandatory for taking the certification?

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. According to most sources, in 2020, project managers will require soft skills even more than the technical ones and professional knowledge. We don’t share this opinion, which is why soft skills cannot be named a 2020 trend. Emotional Intelligence as 2020 Must-Have Soft Skill

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Top 10 Freelance Project Management Software (2020)

Teamweek

Features like goals, projects, and tasks management, along with agile and scrum methodology, make Asana useful for all types of freelancers. Besides agile and scrum boards, you can develop your own workflows, log issues, plan sprints, and allocate work.

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An Introduction to the Professional Scrum with Kanban Course

Agilemania

Did you ever witness teams and coaches arguing on the floor, battling over which one is better, Scrum or Kanban? … The post An Introduction to the Professional Scrum with Kanban Course appeared first on Agilemania.

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How to Manage Project Scope Without Scope Creep (with examples)

Girl's Guide to PM

Example of scope creep in Scrum. Scope creep in Scrum would happen when more user stories or backlog items are added to a sprint. Most projects don’t deliver their original scope: 54% of projects fail to deliver the agreed-upon functionality.

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How to Scrum with Project for the Web

MPUG

To be more specific, “Can we manage Scrum based projects?” Let’s say that we have a Project called Scrum. In this case, we’ll also call it “ Scrum.”. Since Task 1 is 25% completed, Project will put 4 hours in the Completed [Effort] field, and 12 hours in Remaining, as shown: We all know that in Scrum theory there should be no dependencies between tasks, but, in real life, they exist. To conclude, you CAN manage Scrum with Project for the Web in very efficient ways.

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

Planio

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. Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time. Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time.

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Empowerment: The Missing Ingredient for Scrum

Agilemania

Synopsis: It is said clearly in many scrum articles and we all understood that the scrum teams are expected to be self-managed and self-organized. Also, the articles mentioned that the scrum teams are “empowered” as without empowerment it is difficult to have self-management and self-organization to happen. Background: I am working and have worked with many teams who are… The post Empowerment: The Missing Ingredient for Scrum appeared first on Agilemania.

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I have my Scrum Master certification—now what?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Several hundred thousand people have taken Scrum Master certification courses with the expectation they will be prepared to lead a Scrum team. As an agile consultant and instructor, I am often asked, “I just received my Scrum Master certification, now what do I do?”. Scrum Master training provides participants with a great introduction to Agile and the Scrum framework. Scrum, Kanban, and other agile methodologies are a path to achieving agility.

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