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.

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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. Agile and Scrum concepts are about everyone on a team coming together, and being empowered to work towards an end goal, with a customer-first mindset.

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Top 8 Podio Alternatives to Use in 2021

nTask

Scrum project burndown charts. The application provides an incredibly innovative set of features that help to improve your collaboration on projects and different processes. The post Top 8 Podio Alternatives to Use in 2021 appeared first on nTask.

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Step-By-Step Guide to Agile Planning- Drafting And Executing Projects

nTask

The agile project plan is an innovative way of breaking down your project into smaller chunks for quick and efficient delivery. Featured Reading: Best Agile Tools for Project Management in 2021. 12 Best Agile Project Management Tools in 2021.

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SAFe Simply Explained (Part 2): Basic Idea and Most Important Terms

Inloox

The SAFe method is based on the Lean philosophy and offers a fixed framework in which Scrum and other agile management methods can be scaled to the entire company. The basic concept SAFe divides enterprise agility into three level of abstractions: Team level (Scrum teams).

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📺 Adapt How You Lead for Agile Success — Johanna Rothman at the Agile Camp Berlin 2021

Scrum.org

Learn from Johann Rothman how to adapt your leadership style for agile success as a manager in an agile organization in this 54-minute long video from the Agile Camp Berlin 2021. ?? Join Stefan in one of his upcoming Professional Scrum training classes ! ??

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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.” I don’t mean Scrum.

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SAFe Easy Explained (Part2): Basic Idea and Most Important Terms

Inloox

The SAFe method is based on the Lean philosophy and offers a fixed framework in which Scrum and other agile management methods can be scaled to the entire company. The basic concept SAFe divides enterprise agility into three level of abstractions: Team level (Scrum teams).

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Resource Managers and Scrum

Scrum.org

More than 50 individuals were identified to participate on Scrum teams in support of this new product, and few of them had experience in Scrum. . The individual to whom I was speaking looked back at me and said, "There is no such thing as a 'resource manager' in Scrum".

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Using OKRs with Scrum and Evidence Based Management

Scrum.org

Build internal capability to innovate or improve time to deliver value. Embedding OKRs into Scrum's Inspect/Adapt Cadence. OKRs are a great framework for setting goals. Setting high quality goals, goal clarity, and self-management, positively affect team performance [3].

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Why Scrum Requires a Failure Culture — Making Your Scrum Work #10

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Scrum Failure Culture: A Requirement to Be Successful. There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Given that Scrum is a framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone. Scrum Failure Culture — Conclusion.

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The Frustrated Scrum Master — When all the Effort Leads Nowhere

Scrum.org

There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Given that Scrum is a framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone. One failure symptom of a botched agile transformation is the frustrated Scrum Master. Source : Scrum Guide 2020.

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Book Review- Digital Project Practice (managing Innovation and Change)| Giveaway

Stepping Into Project Management

If 2021 has reading more books in your mind, you can start with this one that questions the status quo. The chapter by the editor Tobias Endress called “Ideas and Requirements for Digital Innovation” is a great place to start.

Guide to Building a Career as a Scrum Master

Scrum.org

Are you interested in becoming a Scrum Master, but you are yet to have any experience? In the last seven years, I have assisted several interested and enthusiastic professionals to become Scrum Masters. I gradually elevated to the role of a Scrum Master. . .

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Inspection and the Product Backlog - Back to the foundations of the Scrum framework (17)

Scrum.org

Scrum is founded on empirical process control, and inspection is one of the three pillars. Each of the Scrum Artifacts is inspected in one or more Scrum Events to detect undesired variances. Typically the entire Scrum Team and stakeholders are involved. .

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2022 Online and In-Person Events for Project/Resource Managers and Industry Professionals

Epicflow Blog

April 6 — The Hottest Innovations in Talent Management aims to provide those engaged in talent management with recent innovations on the following topics: compensation and incentives, technologies and compliance, managing performance of an organization, department or employees, and more. .

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Three Wide-Spread Stakeholder Failures in 6:05 Minutes—Making Your Scrum Work #8

Scrum.org

There are plenty of Scrum stakeholder failures. Given that Scrum is a framework with a precise and concise yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone. Join Stefan in one of his upcoming Professional Scrum training classes ! The Scrum Guide on Stakeholders.

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Do we really need SAFe, LeSS, Spotify, or Nexus to be agile?

Agilemania

which got revised in February 2021. Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS): Craig Larman and Bas Vodde created the LeSS framework. It developed by taking Scrum and trying many different experiments to discover what works. It is a framework build upon Scrum but keeps Scrum untouched.

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Three Essential Agile Failure Patterns in 7:31 Minutes—Making Your Scrum Work #12

Scrum.org

There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Given that Scrum is a framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone. Join Stefan in one of his upcoming Professional Scrum training classes ! Making Your Scrum Work #4.

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Peer Recruiting: How to Hire a Scrum Master

Scrum.org

Instead, they will reorganize themselves around autonomous teams to deal with the complexity and pace of innovation of the 21st century. The following guide to peer recruiting is based on my experience in participating in recruiting Scrum Team members over the last ten years.

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71 Scrum Product Owner Interview Questions (2): Internal Stakeholders & Product Roadmaps

Scrum.org

They are derived from my fourteen years of practical experience with XP and Scrum, serving both as Product Owner and Scrum Master and interviewing dozens of Product Owner candidates on behalf of my clients. Join us on February 3, 2021: Hands-on Agile #29: Scrum Guide 2020 — Reloaded.

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SAFe Simply Explained (Part 1): Core Competencies and Principles

Inloox

In most cases, however, previous experience is based only on the small-scale use of Scrum or other agile methods in individual departments. SAFe is continuously improved and evolved, with the latest version 5 released in February 2021. SAFe picks up many already familiar elements and concepts from existing methods such as Scrum or Lean Project Management, which makes the transition easier for many companies. Agility should no longer be a new term for most project managers.

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8 Most Influential Tips on How to Take Meeting Notes

nTask

Notes, on the other hand, keep track of sudden insights, innovative ideas , possible breakthroughs, etc. nTask offers you innovative features for better note-taking. Types of Scrum Meetings and Scrum Best Practices. The Top 25 Team Management Software of 2021.

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How to Become an Agile Project Manager?

Agilemania

A person is said to be apt at leadership if they swear by good communication, listening skills, innovation, confidence, honesty, empathy, and self-discipline. Scrum is the most popular framework, but we advise understanding agile fundamentals before moving to Scrum.

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The Scrum Master Job (1): 4 Steps to Identify Suitable Employers or Clients

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Scrum Master Job — 4 Steps to Identify Suitable Employers or Clients. Are you considering a new Scrum Master job? Don’t worry; there are four steps of proactive research to identify suitable employers or clients for Scrum Masters and avoid disappointment later. Scrum.

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The Definition of Done

nTask

A common DoD also helps save time and allows resources to focus on innovation and execution rather than fretting over definition. That being said, the definition may be steered by the Scrum Master or the head of engineering, or the lead of the technical team.

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The Biggest Challenge to Being a Great Scrum Master

Scrum.org

When I made the transition from traditional project management to agility and Scrum, I was excited to step out of the chaos and feel more purpose in my daily work. Becoming a Scrum Master felt like the right path for me. And I wanted to be a great Scrum Master.

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71 Scrum Product Owner Interview Questions (2): Internal Stakeholder & Product Roadmaps

Scrum.org

They are derived from my fourteen years of practical experience with XP and Scrum, serving both as Product Owner and Scrum Master and interviewing dozens of Product Owner candidates on behalf of my clients. Join us on February 3, 2021: Hands-on Agile #29: Scrum Guide 2020 — Reloaded.

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Scrum is about value not work. Reflections from Scrum Guide Update

Scrum.org

November 2020 was the launch of the Scrum Guide update. Over those three months, I have talked a number of times about the changes, using the update as an excuse to talk about Scrum. The title I have given this observation is ‘Scrum is about value not work’. . Scrum On.

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Which Project Management Methodology is Right for Your Team?

Scoro

It can be a somewhat uncertain management methodology, but with the right team in your corner, agile can be a breeding ground for true innovation. Scrum. Scrum has been used by businesses across the board for decades. When to choose Scrum methodology?

Two Real-World Stories: Cultivating a Single Source of Truth

Planview Blog

Portfolio Director Mark Wybraniec – Johnson & Johnson – Portfolio Management Organization, Director Allan Spina – Becton Dickinson – Portfolio Management and Innovation Education, VP R&D. Another component is how the teams want to work, whether it be Scrum or Kanban.

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Do we really need SAFe, LeSS, Spotify, or Nexus to be agile?

Agilemania

which got revised in February 2021. Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS): Craig Larman and Bas Vodde created the LeSS framework. It developed by taking Scrum and trying many different experiments to discover what works. It is a framework build upon Scrum but keeps Scrum untouched.

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Scrum at the Core of Adaptive Organizational Design

Scrum.org

Many years ago, when I began working with Spotify in New York, Scrum was the agile process of choice. Scrum can bring the agile culture at the core to life and plays an important and integral part of any organizational design.

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PO Interview Questions — The Product Backlog and Refinement

Scrum.org

They are derived from my fourteen years of practical experience with XP and Scrum, serving both as Product Owner and Scrum Master and interviewing dozens of Product Owner candidates on behalf of my clients. Scrum is not a methodology but a framework.

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5 Strategies for Product Backlog refinement

Scrum.org

Scrum Teams do it all the time. It happens in Sprint Review, after Daily Scrum, in Sprint Planning, and as part of development. ordering the work in the Product Backlog so that the goals of the Scrum Team and the organization are best achieved.

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How to become a Product Owner – 5 Simple Steps

Scrum.org

The Product Owner is a critical role in Agile and Scrum. And although the Scrum Guide doesn’t give much guidelines around great product ownership, the role is still absolutely necessary for great Agile and Scrum Teams. Scrum (or another Agile framework).

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71 Product Owner Interview Questions: Sprint Planning, Review, Retrospective

Scrum.org

They are derived from my fourteen years of practical experience with XP and Scrum, serving both as Product Owner and Scrum Master and interviewing dozens of Product Owner candidates on behalf of my clients. Scrum is not a methodology but a framework.

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 Executive’s Guide To Large-Scale Agile Transformation & Sustaining An Adaptive Enterprise w/ Mike Cottmeyer

Leading Agile

And what that means to us is not just teaching people how to do agile or how to do kind of methodologies in this space like say for Scrum or what have you but really like how to create the kinds of organizations that really can do agile really well and really effectively at scale.

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4 Ways Organizations Use Goals Poorly (and How EBM Can Help)

Scrum.org

This is why EBM introduces 4 Key Value Areas (Unrealized Value, Current Value, Time-to-Market, and the Ability to Innovate) that enable a more robust set of perspectives to understand both market value and organizational capability. I am often asked how to create better goals.

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How to Become an Agile Project Manager?

Agilemania

A person is said to be apt at leadership if they swear by good communication, listening skills, innovation, confidence, honesty, empathy, and self-discipline. Scrum is the most popular framework, but we advise understanding agile fundamentals before moving to Scrum.

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