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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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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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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Is Hybrid Really a Popular Project Approach?

Girl's Guide to PM

The Pulse of the Profession (2021) report has been published alongside public access to Tableau so you can interrogate the data , and it’s interesting to see how respondents replied when asked about the percentage of projects that they managed and completed using waterfall, agile or hybrid methods.

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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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The Lack of Agile Leadership Qualities — Making Your Scrum Work #15

Scrum.org

TL; DR: The Lack of Agile Leadership Qualities — When Change Agents Don’t Act as Role Models. 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.

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Abandoning Scrum: Can a Scrum Team Decide to Quit Scrum?

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Abandoning Scrum. Can a Scrum team simply decide to abandon Scrum? After all, the Scrum team is self-managing, according to the Scrum manual, also known as the Scrum Guide. Join Stefan in one of his upcoming Professional Scrum training classes ! ??

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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.

The Roles & Responsibilities of a Scrum Master

Agilemania

Please stick with us to learn more about Scrum Master JD and for more details related to it. . What is Scrum? Scrum is a framework that generates value through adaptive solutions for complex problems. Have you ever wondered what its name is SCRUM? Who is a Scrum Master?

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The Roles & Responsibilities of a Scrum Master

Agilemania

Please stick with us to learn more about Scrum Master JD and for more details related to it. . What is Scrum? Scrum is a framework that generates value through adaptive solutions for complex problems. Have you ever wondered what its name is SCRUM? Who is a Scrum Master?

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7 Tips To Lead And Coach Remote Project Management Teams

Proofhub

Methodologies like Agile project management, Kanban, Scrum, and Scrumban work great for remote teams. Look for employees with a strong work ethic, technical competence, and leadership qualities.

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

Leading Answers

In addition to an agnostic understanding of Lean, Kanban, Scrum and other agile approaches, we also agreed people should know about the basics of servant leadership, conflict management, team decision making, and coaching.

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Use MVIs for team improvements

Kiron Bondale

Whether a team uses a scheduled cadence for reviewing their WoW such as the use of retrospectives in Scrum, or they use a just-in-time approach they will come up with improvement ideas. Two of pillars of adaptive approaches are inspection and adaptation.

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Project Management Blog Roundup: The Best of 2021

Ganttic

Tuck into some of the best project management blogs of 2021. We’re sharing it here with you in the hopes that you can make 2021 your year to shine. Best Project Management Blogs of 2021 In no specific order, here's blogs with engaging, frequently updated content.

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Is a Scrum Master an Agile Coach?

Scrum.org

The Scrum Master and Agile Coaching. In the agile enterprise, a Scrum Master has three key areas of accountability [1]: Coaching teams by promoting cross-functionality and helping them to self-manage and self-organise within guardrails set by executive. How does the Scrum Master Coach?

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The Importance of Clear Accountability in Scrum 

Scrum.org

Scrum team consists of three clear accountabilities: one Scrum Master, one Product Owner, and Developers. Often, when working with a Scrum team struggling with excessive conflict or a lack of trust, I find the culprit is a lack of clarity around each of these accountabilities.

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15 Powerful Enterprise Project Management Software Tools For 2021

Teamweek

Align resources in line with the leadership’s vision. What I like most: user-friendly interface, provides a nice user experience, Agile SCRUM/Kanban support out of the box. The post 15 Powerful Enterprise Project Management Software Tools For 2021 appeared first on Toggl Blog.

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If minutes are produced from your daily standups, your delivery process may be fragile

Kiron Bondale

The latest version of the Scrum Guide states “ The Developers can select whatever structure and techniques they want, as long as their Daily Scrum focuses on progress toward the Sprint Goal and produces an actionable plan for the next day of work.

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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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Scrum Guide 2020: True leadership is an attitude

Scrum.org

The path towards true leadership. The readers going through this piece more or less know the definition of a Scrum Master. Currently, major tension managed by the Scrum Masters can be said to be the tension between a specific purpose, and associated safety.

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Should Managers Attend Retrospectives? — Making Your Scrum Work #19

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. A classic discussion is whether it is appropriate that (line) managers attend the Retrospectives of the Scrum team.

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Can the Product Owner also be the Scrum Master?

Scrum.org

Can the Product Owner and Scrum Master be the Same Person? Scrum is an agile project management framework that enables teams to deliver value in 30 days or less. The two most notable roles in Scrum are the Scrum Master and Product Owners. Scrum Master Activities.

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What is Manager’s role in Scrum?

Scrum.org

There is a piece of information that is missing in the Scrum Guide. Where is the role of Manager in Scrum? The missed-out information makes many organisations confused if they have a similar place and adopts Scrum or present an Agile transformation. Or a scrum master?

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Professionalism, Leadership and EBM

Scrum.org

Professionalism in Leadership. In his post on May 6 2021 Dave West described professionalism within Scrum to focus on four aspects: Values, Customer Outcomes, Discipline and helping others be more professional. Professional Agile Leadership using the EBM framework.

Before checking if your team is agile…

Kiron Bondale

Scrum highlights inspection and adaptation as two of its three pillars but these are valued in other agile methods as well. “ (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? (Thanks to Don for giving me some fodder for this week’s article).

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The value of incremental delivery in Scrum

Scrum.org

At the time, I was the Scrum Master for a team that was building an online application, and the Product Owner did not intend to release the new application to production until it was complete. The Scrum Team had learned the value of customer feedback. Professional Scrum Master - $1095.

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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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Virtual Learning in 2021: The 7 Trends to Look out for

International Institute for Learning

With hope for rosier days ahead, what does 2021 hold for learning and development (L&D) professionals and online training? Adopting Agile and Scrum approaches in L&D. Scrum is a framework often used to implement Agile. By Pamela S. Hogle.

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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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Scrum in Ivory Coast?—?Africa

Scrum.org

When talking about applying Scrum and Agile, we are hardwired to think about America and Europe, not about Africa. I must confess I am totally ignorant about the status of Scrum and Agile in Africa. I was super curious about Agile and Scrum in this African country.

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Getting It All Done [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

One of the most enlightening chapters was the example of an Agile practitioner who basically brought Scrum and huddles into his family. Parenting is leadership. Getting It All Done is a book in the Working Parents series from HBR Press.

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The Scrum Master Is An FFFCDO For Developers!

Scrum.org

Of late, I've been noticing an interpretation of the Scrum Master role - the Scrum Master as An FFFCDO for Developers - a Fierce, Ferocious, Fearsome Chief Defense Officer! What is the Scrum Master protecting the Developers from? SCRUM VALUES. SCRUM MASTER AS CGO.

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Ideas for Scrum’s Sprint Retrospective Event

Scrum.org

When using the Scrum framework, the Retrospective is the final event in a Sprint. Like all other events in the Scrum framework, the Sprint Retrospective is timeboxed. The Scrum Guide leaves this point open, but it’s usually the Scrum Master who facilitates the event in practice.

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How to Win with Agile Resistant Teams — Agile Camp Berlin 2021

Scrum.org

In this highly engaging speaker session from the Agile Camp Berlin 2021, Scott Weiner shares a case study on how to master an agile transition by creating agile resistant teams based on common sense, team autonomy, and the psychology of metrics. ??

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Scrum is for Teams. Kata for Organizations.

Scrum.org

Scrum vs. Kata? Many readers of this blog are either very familiar with Scrum and want to deepen their knowledge. During my Scrum trainings, I often get questions about the maximum team size and the motivation behind that. Is Scrum a good idea for a single member team?

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Can a Manager Perform the Role of a Scrum Master?

Scrum.org

In a recent blog post, I addressed whether a Can Scrum Master and a Product Owner be the same person? You can remember the answer from the blog; Even though it is not outright in the Scrum Guide but not a recommended option. But there is no role of a “manager” in Scrum.

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When the Management Ignores Self-Management— Making Your Scrum Work #16

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Ignoring Self-Management — Undermining Scrum from the Start. 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. Self-Management According to the Scrum Guide.

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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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Taking the First Step toward Scrum

Scrum.org

Agile frameworks such as Scrum have continued to gain traction because of their ability to vastly improve business outcomes and employee engagement. Scrum is a lightweight framework that helps people, teams, and organizations generate value through adaptive solutions for complex problems.

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