7 Best PRINCE2 Books for 2021 (Including PRINCE2 Agile Books)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

The book approaches the project world from the perspective of someone in a leadership role, so it’s not directly relevant to project managers doing the day-to-day work. PRINCE2 Agile. Are you taking the Agile version of PRINCE2? Buy PRINCE2 Agile on Amazon.

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Twproject Review [2021]

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This is a review of Twproject software used in October 2021. The out-of-the-box features allow the project board to have oversight of projects, agile teams to work with sprints, and project managers to use predictive methodologies or blend different work approaches in a hybrid model.

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Black Friday Deals for Project Managers 2021

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Separately they are offering a Cyber Monday deal for $40 off the Agile PrepCast Elite. There are so many great management, leadership, and productivity books out there but there is never enough time to read them all.

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2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

2021 is going to be full of both online and offline events for project managers engaged in different areas of business: construction and engineering, IT, healthcare, and many others. Biggest Online Project Management Conferences in 2021. Don’t miss your place on the Agile beach!

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Pitfalls of referencing agile

Kiron Bondale

One of the clichés you will run across if you read enough articles or watch enough videos about agility is that we should be using the term as an adjective rather than as a noun. Misunderstandings can also happen when we treat agile as an adjective in the wrong manner.

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20 Best Marketing Project Management Tools of 2021

nTask

Best Marketing Project Management Software for Robust Marketing Campaigns in 2021. Check this out: Wrike Project Management Tool Review: A Champ You Need in 2021. Recommended Reading: The 11 Best Todoist Alternatives to Try in 2021. The Best Free Airtable Alternatives of 2021.

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Before checking if your team is agile…

Kiron Bondale

I’ve written previously about my three tests for assessing agility: are we delivering value to our stakeholders early and regularly, are we progressively improving quality, and are we helping our customers, team members and key stakeholders to be awesome. When it comes to values and principles, whichever flavor of agile you subscribe to, they all promote the importance of respect, focus, communication, learning and transparency. An agile team is a learning team.

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21 Ideas To Get Quiet Teams Talking In Sprint Retrospectives

The Digital Project Manager

Agile Leadership & Team Management TopicsThe post 21 Ideas To Get Quiet Teams Talking In Sprint Retrospectives appeared first on The Digital Project Manager.

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Overview and Key Themes of IIL’s 2021 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

International Institute for Learning

IIL’s 6th annual Agile and Scrum Online Conference: Co-Create for Greater Value opens on June 3, 2021. Today, agile concepts have expanded well into nearly every industry, across products and services. Where do teams even begin with agile transformation?

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Amplifying Agile Leadership

Scrum.org

One continuing problem we see with many of today’s business leaders is that they rarely adopt Agile at the leadership level. It’s not that they are resistant to the idea of creating an Agile organisation.

Does your board need a business agility committee?

Kiron Bondale

An HBR article piqued my interest: “Your Board Needs a People Committee” In it, the authors provide services which a talent-focus on the part of a subset of the board could bring to helping the leadership teams they support in attracting, retaining and developing their #1 asset.

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3 Best Single-Tasking Tips for Agile & Non-Agile Professionals

nTask

This was a short guide to single-tasking and how you can incorporate it into your life in 2021. More Readings: The 36 Best Task Management Software for Startups in 2021. 13 Best Apps on Task Management for Mac in 2021 (New Guide). The Top 29 Team Management Software of 2021.

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The 2021 Project Management Report

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Agile ) methods together. However, this finding is markedly different to what VersionOne found in their 14 th Annual State of Agile report in 2020. Their research found that only 9% of Agile practitioners were using hybrid methods.

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What Is Agile Transformation?

Leading Agile

Is Agile Transformation simply about making a culture shift, or should we start with processes and go from there? But what does it really take to enable successful Agile Transformation? Often, Agile is implemented as a process change. Dependencies in organizations kill Agility.

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Hybrid is the norm, not the exception

Kiron Bondale

As I wrote in last week’s article, projects themselves can’t be waterfall, agile, traditional or hybrid but how we approach them can be. If you liked this article, why not read my book Easy in Theory, Difficult in Practice which contains 100 other lessons on project leadership?

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Top Scrum Certifications You Need to Know in 2021

Agilemania

The 15th State of Agile Survey is out. The survey revealed 66% of the organizations voted Scrum as the most sought-after Agile framework. Source: 15th State of Agile Report. Not only are great Scrum Masters proficient in Scrum but also other agile frameworks. Scaled Agile.

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PMI-ACP Supported Self-Study Group - April 10, 2021 Start

Leading Answers

I look forward to helping you towards your 2021 PMI-ACP goal.   Agile Project Management Books Certification Events Leadership PMI-ACP Visual LearningThe next Supported Self-Study Group starts on April 10th.

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Your 2021 Best Guide to Hybrid Teams in Workplace

nTask

More alert, active, and agile during tougher times. With remote and on-site workers coexisting, the leadership has to suffer a lot to maintain balance. The management team has to put in efforts, reshape their behavior, and their leadership style to run the organization smoothly.

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Product Manager vs Project Manager – What’s the Difference?

ProjectManager.com

While both are leadership roles and the titles are similar, there’s a difference between a product manager and a project manager as Jennifer Bridges, PMP, explains. Soft skills : Communication and leadership skills. Leadership and communication skills.

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Creating an Agile Transformation Roadmap

Leading Agile

An Agile Transformation Roadmap is all about getting people to change and having that change be sticky. The Journey to Agile Transformation. The starting point on our Agile Transformation Roadmap is always to understand where your company is today and where it wants to be in the future.

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PMI-ACP Supported Self-Study Group - February 2021 Start

Leading Answers

I look forward to helping you towards your 2021 PMI-ACP goal.   Agile Project Management Books Certification Events Leadership PMI-ACP Visual LearningThe next Supported Self-Study Group starts on February 6th.

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Project Kickoff Meeting: How to Write a Kickoff Meeting Agenda

ProjectManager.com

That includes a more traditional methodology such as waterfall, an iterative agile approach or a hybrid that seamlessly connects different work management styles. Kanban boards visualize workflow for the agile team that needs to manage their backlog and plan sprints.

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Why Agile Transformation Fails | AgileIndy 2021

Leading Agile

This is Mike Cottmeyer's talk from AgileIndy 2021 on The Executive's Guide to Why Agile Transformation Fails. Announcer] This is Mike Cottmeyer’s talk from AgileIndy, 2021 on “Why Agile Transformation Fails.” It was always large scale agile stuff.

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Project Management Predictions for 2021

International Institute for Learning

Techniques such as agile and Scrum appear to do a better job measuring and report value created through the project than other approaches. In the future, we can expect more flexible project management approaches such as agile and Scrum to appear. By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D.

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Psychological safety might help to reduce “zombie” projects

Kiron Bondale

They might place greater faith in senior leadership’s ability to overcome significant issues with the project. If you liked this article, why not pick up my book Easy in Theory, Difficult in Practice which contains 100 other lessons on project leadership?

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Project Manager Job Description (with free copy+paste examples!)

ProjectManager.com

Anything that has a start and a finish, resulting in a product, is a project and its life cycle requires the oversight and leadership of a project manager. A project manager either takes a leadership role with an existing project team or creates one. Leadership skills.

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Agile Leadership: How to Close the Knowing-Doing Gap

Scrum.org

Agile Leadership: How to Close the Knowing-Doing Gap. Smart leaders send their management teams on Agile training courses and leadership courses only to find that the learning doesn’t translate into action and therefore improvement.

PMI-ACP and My New Book “Beyond Agile: Achieving Success with Situational Knowledge and Skills”

Mike Griffiths

I recall the Steering Committee meetings where we discussed what we believed was necessary for agile practitioners and team leaders to have experience in and an understanding of. So our scope included more than just Lean and agile; it had a little leadership and emotional intelligence.

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How to become a credible Agile Project Leader

Virtual Project Consulting

With the shift to organisational agility, discover the role of the PMO and how to become a credible Agile Project Leader in an ever changing world. The post How to become a credible Agile Project Leader first appeared on Virtual Project Consulting.

Excellent Project Leadership Starts Here

Brad Egeland

Led projects and oversight of offshore development teams for PS organization Acting in advisory role CTO role for Agile tool startup pmxboard implementing the best technology for the organization to grow and move forward. ​ I am available. 22 years experience.

Overview and Key Themes of IIL’s 2021 Agile & Scrum Online Conference_wk

International Institute for Learning

IIL’s 6th annual Agile and Scrum Online Conference: Co-Create for Greater Value opens on June 3, 2021. Today, agile concepts have expanded well into nearly every industry, across products and services. Where do teams even begin with agile transformation?

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The Agile Transformation Coach: Understanding the Roles and Responsibilities

Leading Agile

Is an Agile Transformation Coach any different than being an Agile Coach? When most people think about Agile Coaches, they tend to think about a person who comes in and assists the teams with things like: Learning Scrum, SAFe, LeSS. Agile Transformation Coach Leaders.

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Future Trends in Project Management: The Debate

Rebel’s Guide to PM

That’s echoed in the PMI Pulse of the Profession 2021 report. Agile will stay and Kanban will stay, but lots of organisations are choosing hybrid structures. Agile has been included for a while and now it’s called out more specifically. .

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10 Startups With The Best Company Culture in 2021

Proofhub

10 Startups With The Best Company Culture After extensive research, these are the top ten startups that have made it to the list of having the best company culture in 2021. What’s the one thing you are Photo by RF._.studio studio from Pexels looking for when searching for a job? That’s right.

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How to Track Progress During Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

Agile necessitates that we measure progress a certain way. What do we want out of Agility? Small groups of encapsulated teams that we call Expeditions, moving to a Basecamp, an intermediate goal along the way, are the primary unit of measure in an Agile Transformation.

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Building an Effective Agile Transformation Consultant Team

Leading Agile

An Agile Transformation Consultant who wants to lead a successful Transformation is going to need more than a deep understanding of Agile. In a recent blog post, we discussed the various types of Agile Transformation Coaches needed to run a sustainable Transformation.

Servant Leadership & Coaching Stances with Luther Harris

Leading Agile

In LeadingAgile’s Certified Scrum Master classes we devote time to exploring servant leadership and four of the coaching stances a Scrum Master needs to be able to take: Teaching, Facilitating, Coaching, and Mentoring. Agile Training Agile Transformation Scrum

Beware false accuracy with quantitative risk assessment

Kiron Bondale

If you liked this article, why not pick up my book Easy in Theory, Difficult in Practice which contains 100 other lessons on project leadership? Agile Project Management improving project management Risk management

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Psychological safety breeds team resilience

Kiron Bondale

The ability to operate efficiently with distributed leadership. The author closes with three questions which leadership teams should ask themselves to determine whether they have the right system in place (e.g.

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PRINCE2 and PMBOK: How They Compare

Rebel’s Guide to PM

I have updated my responses in order to better reflect the PRINCE2 and A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge — PMBOK® Guide , as at October 2021 as the PMBOK® Guide has been updated since this interview first took place, and PRINCE2 US was launched in 2020.