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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 Management Predictions for 2021

International Institute for Learning

With these three components as part of the project’s success criteria, companies must ask themselves when creating a portfolio of strategic projects, “Why expend resources and work on this project if the intent is not to create sustainable business value?” By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D.

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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. 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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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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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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?? 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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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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A Complete Guide to the What and Why of Business Agility

Agilemania

Democratic Leadership: Agile leaders give their team members autonomy. Withholding of information by leadership personnel with regards to teams, final objectives and associated business metrics and figures. There is no quick fix or Midas touch but in the end the results are sustainable.

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Hiring a Professional Scrum Master

Scrum.org

One of my customers is hiring for the Scrum Master Role and asked if I had a handy-dandy Scrum Master Job Spec that they could use. Here is my best effort to use the existing job postings, and combine them with the latest version of the Scrum Guide. Professional Scrum Master. .

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How do you implement SAFe agile in your organization?

Agilemania

41% proclaimed absence of leadership to be the main problem. SAFe contains a combination of principles, processes, and best practices that help large organizations in easy adoption of agile frameworks including Lean, Kanban, and Scrum. Sustain and enhance. LeSS is Scrum.

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

Epicflow Blog

The first area will involve topics related to Agile, Lean, Scrum, Kanban, System Thinking, and other methods for improving the software development process.

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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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What is the difference between Leading SAFe vs SAFe Agilis?

Agilemania

Use transformational leadership to drive change, develop people, and encourage innovation. Experience in Scrum. As a continuous learner, Satyajit has certifications in Scaling Agile, Scrum Mastery, Agile Coaching, and Project Management.

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Scaled Agile Framework: Understand SAFe® and Its 4 Core Values

Agilemania

As the complexity of products increase, built-in quality becomes an intrinsic need to deliver new functionality with the shortest sustainable lead time and to adapt to rapidly changing business and technology landscapes. Do not forget the role of the Leadership.

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What Is Agile Transformation?

Leading Agile

This happens when you have people go through training and then optionally give them support from coaches to help sustain the new things they’ve learned. More often than not, your leadership wants to adopt Agile and realize all the benefits of doing so.

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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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Review 12.5 years AGILE in the Netherlands

Henny Portman

The first interview and 5-minute video is with Jeff Sutherland talking about the future of agile organizations, the importance of leadership and the use and impact of Scrum and Scrum at Scale (“ It’s all common sense with an uncommon level of discipline ” – Jeff Sutherland).

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Building an Effective Agile Transformation Consultant Team

Leading Agile

In a recent blog post, we discussed the various types of Agile Transformation Coaches needed to run a sustainable Transformation. They’ll have to play a broad leadership role, solve problems, build consensus, and navigate the political dynamics of the organization.

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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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Beyond Agile Gratitude #2 - Lean Thinking and the Kanban Method

Mike Griffiths

We have a tendency to get attached to our personal favorite agile approach, whether that is Scrum, XP, or something else, and regard alternative approaches as somehow inferior or derivative. David and I worked together in the early 2000s on the Agile Project Leadership Network (APLN) board.

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Hiring a Professional Product Owner

Scrum.org

While I had seen many things around the Scrum Master for my post on Hiring a Professional Scrum Master , this was a little bit more of a discovery session, which is why I asked some of my trusted colleagues at Scrum.org to help out. Professional Scrum Product Owner Stances.

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How We Reduced Cycle Time from 164 Days to 8 Days in 6 Months

Scrum.org

In December 2020, my friend Adrian Galarza and I delivered a Scrum.org Scrum Pulse Webinar - A Cycle Time Journey: 164 to 8 Days in 6 Months that summarized the journey of Adrian’s Scrum Team. ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE LEADERSHIP. Does Scrum allow testers? BACKGROUND.

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17 Top Online Project Management Courses (Free & Paid)

Workzone

Project Management Team Leadership. This bundle includes all six project management courses from the Master of Project Academy, covering PMP, Agile, Scrum, and Microsoft Project designed for IT and business professionals.

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5  misconceptions about Scrum's Sprint Event

Scrum.org

Many well-meaning Scrum practitioners have misconceptions about Scrum, which sometimes leads to creating “rules” that do not exist in the framework. So, there are no directions about HOW to run your Scrum team. The Sprint is one of the five events defined in the Scrum Guide.

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Comparing Nexus and SAFe - Similarities, Differences, potential synergies

Scrum.org

In both SAFe/Scrum it is a self-managing team of self-managed teams with a couple of key roles at the team of teams level. . Scrum theory emphasizes Empiricism and Self-management, coupled with Flow in recent years. Lean/Agile Leadership. Scrum Master in the NIT - RTE.

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How to complain less and do more

Scrum.org

I used “policy-makers” rather than “leaders” on purpose since I see leadership as a quality rather than a formal title or position. Agile Manifesto, Scrum Framework) to change this mindset and put individuals over processes from the outset. Get help from your Scrum Master.

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The Fundamental Guide To Agile Coaches And Their Roles and Responsibilities

Agilemania

The Agile adoption rate increase from 37% in 2020 to 86% in 2021 has left the business world stunned. According to Scrum Alliance , An agile coach helps organizations, teams, and individuals adopt agile practices and methods while embedding agile values and mindsets. .

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Project Management Conferences and Events 2022

Rebel’s Guide to PM

The conference is focused on ‘The role of project-based governance in sustainable development: the need for institutional development’ 2022 AIPM National Conference: Gold Coast, Australia, Sun, 27 Feb 2022 – Tue, 1 Mar 2022.

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Agile Transformation: ChatGPT or McBoston?

Scrum.org

Professional Scrum Master Training w/ PSM I Certificate — Live Virtual Class: February 7-10, 2023. How to Create ChatGPT Prompts Generally, ChatGPT prompts comprise several elements: I define in what capacity ChatGPT shall interact with the prompts; for example, as a Scrum Master.

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Why External Agile Coaches Are Better for Your Agile Transformation

Agilemania

As per the 15th State of Agile Report , there has been a sharp increase in the Agile adoption rate from 37% in 2020 to 86% in 2021. If the management is orthodox and traditional in their leadership and thinking, change is a far-fetched dream. . Agile is in the news yet again.

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Webinar Recap: PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New?

MPUG

You have Scrum. Many people confuse stewardship with leadership. Stewardship is different from leadership. Satya: Also, I have seen people saying stewardship is equal to servant leadership. Again, stewardship is much more than servant leadership.

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10 Incredible Benefits Of Using The Agile Framework

Agilemania

It’s been two decades and Agile is used by organizations big and small to drive effective and sustainable changes. According to the 15th State of Agile Report, the Agile adoption rate increased from 37% in 2020 to 86% in 2021. Scrum artifacts help you to bring transparency to life.

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