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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20 Best Marketing Project Management Tools of 2021


Depending on your organization and your strategy this could include digital marketing, advertising, content marketing, and public relations to name a few. This could prove to be overwhelming, risking your overall marketing strategy and organizational goals to be left behind.

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What Is a Scrum Team? – A Comprehensive Guide For 2021


Teams comprise individuals working together to accomplish the same goals, and a scrum team is no different. Each individual in the scrum team plays a dedicated role, adding to the strength of the team. In this article, we will help you understand what is a scrum team.

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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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12 Best Avaza Alternatives that You can Use in 2021


Being one of the best project management and task management software , nTask is one of the best Avaza alternatives that you can use in 2021. Another great Avaza alternative that you can find on the market in 2021 is Zoho Projects. Customizable scrum boards.

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A 2021 Guide to Kanban Terminologies that You Can Use Right Now


Because bottlenecks can be fixed through a strategy of redistributing all of the work activities. More Resources: 18 Best Agile Testing Tools for Project Managers in 2021. Project Management Timeline | 9 Best Timeline Software for Agile Professionals In 2021. Kanban is king.

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


Agile certifications: These are ideal for those project managers that want to work in agile environments as a scrum master, agile certified practitioner or agile value stream consultant. Business & IT strategy experience.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Scrum Teams and How They Work in 2022


That name is Scrum. Scrum is an incredible framework that allows all of the teams and their included team members to work together. In this article, we are going to talk about the Scrum teams and how they can be managed in 2022 without any problems and obstacles. Scrum Team.

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A 2021 Comprehensive Guide on Lean vs Agile Methodologies


Featured Resources: 12 Best Agile Project Management Tools in 2021. The 33 Best Gantt Chart Software for Project Management in 2021. The 57 Best (& Free) Project Management Software of 2021. More Readings: Best Agile Tools for Project Management in 2021.

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Linking Strategy to Everyday Work — John Cutler at the Agile Camp Berlin 2021


TL; DR: Linking Strategy to Everyday Work w/ John Cutler — ACB21. Join Stefan in one of his upcoming Professional Scrum training classes ! ?? Join us on August 10, 2021 : Hands-on Agile #33: Adapt How You Lead for Agile Success—Johanna Rothman.

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A 2021 Guide to Kanban Cadences to help Align Your Business Communication


Compared to other methodologies out there like scrum , this methodology might seem unpredictable or unorganized due to its flexibility, but in reality, the Kanban project management methodology operates in certain choreographed rhythms. Quarterly Strategy Review.

7 Best practices for stand-up meetings


Stand up meetings have been an integral part of the agile Scrum and Extreme Programming methods. Featured Resources: The Best Scrum Tools of 2021 for Agile Project Management. Daily scrums are not supposed to be those long boring meetings. Make use of the Scrum Board.

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Project Management Blog Roundup: The Best of 2021


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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5 Strategies for Product Backlog refinement


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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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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5 Common Misconceptions about Scrum


According to the 15th annual State of Agile Report , released in July 2021 at digital.ai , there has been a tremendous increase in the adoption of agile frameworks over the past year. Within software teams, agile adoption grew from 37% in 2020 to 86% in 2021.

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15 Powerful Enterprise Project Management Software Tools For 2021


Clarizen helps you turn your business ideas into strategies, plans, and actions for your team. It integrates projects, solutions, and strategies in a single online tool. The post 15 Powerful Enterprise Project Management Software Tools For 2021 appeared first on Toggl Blog.

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Webinar Recap: SIPOC Workshop Facilitation – Part 2: SIPOC Workshop Strategies


This second session will cover SIPOC workshop strategies. Session number two, the SIPOC Workshop Strategies. Jeff Bongiovani: And then ultimately describe how to set SIPOC workshop goals and strategies.

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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.” We’re trying to connect a strategy.

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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? Typical virtual classes are an hour long, and nearly half are part of a blended learning strategy, Huggett reports. By Pamela S. Hogle.

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Scrum Guide for Leaders - Supporting the Scrum accountabilities/roles


We started the Scrum Guide for Leaders series with a discussion of what Scrum means for you as a Leader. Next, we discussed the conditions where Scrum's Empiricism, Self-Management, and Continuous Improvement can thrive. Next, We are turning to the Scrum accountabilities/roles.

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Who Approves Your Project Change Requests?

Project Risk Coach

The sponsor has the perspective of how the project aligns and supports the organization's mission, goals, and strategy. Who approves your project change requests? On one project, the sponsor tells the project manager to make the decisions. On other projects, the sponsor makes the decisions.

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Scrum Success Principles and Indicators — 51 Scrum Master Interview Questions (5)


Scrum Master Interview: Demand Creates Supply and the Job Market for Agile Practitioners is No Exception. Scrum has proven time and again to be the most popular framework for software development. Which makes any Scrum Master interview a challenging task. The Scrum Guide.

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Can Scrum work for hard deadlines?


If you’ve ever wondered whether Scrum can work for hard deadlines, the answer is – yes! Not only can Scrum work in these situations, but in my experience, using this agile framework increases the probability of meeting challenging deadlines.

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Sustainable Agility at the Enterprise Level — Jorgen Hesselberg at the Agile Camp Berlin 2021


In this highly engaging speaker session on sustainable agility from the Agile Camp Berlin 2021, Jorgen Hesselberg delves into the root cause of failing agile transformation efforts: Rejection by the organization as the transformation does not address the organization’s needs.

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Top Virtual Leadership Skills for a Great Remote Work Culture

Project Bliss

Provide information on planned strategy and tactics to guide the team in working in the right direction. Managers, Project Managers, Scrum Masters, and other leaders can swiftly transform into virtual leaders and make their teams more engaged.

Project Management: Agile and Waterfall Explained

International Institute for Learning

Throw in the rich taxonomy of terms such as Waterfall, Lean, Agile, Scrum, XP, Sprints, phases, increments, and releases, and it’s easy to get lost in the terminology. Karim Radwan is a Director at Probity Strategy Consulting and a Trainer with IIL. By Karim Radwin , CAIA, PMP.

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10 Success Factors To Resolve Zombie Scrum


In December 2020, Johannes Schartau , Christiaan Verwijs , and I published the Zombie Scrum Survival Guide. We wrote it to help readers understand why Scrum so often descends into Zombie Scrum and to offer practical and down-to-earth help. Make the Scrum events goal-oriented.

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[VLOG] Habits of Highly Effective Scrum Masters


surprise, surprise, the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People :) I will present them but in the context of Scrum Master's work. . In my work, unfortunately, I often see reactive Scrum Masters. For example: They are focusing on Scrum "ceremonies". Scrum Masters!

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What is difference between Agile and Scrum Methodologies?


The best strategy is to create robust processes from day one to avoid mistakes. Foster feedback loops so that everyone is engaged in decision-making at every level of your organization: The Foster feedback loop is a management strategy that can engage employees in the decision-making process.

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


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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How A Culture Of Learning And Experimentation Can Prevent Zombie Scrum


Does the LEGO Group face Zombie Scrum issues as well? In this blog post, we focus on one specific topic that emerged: “How a culture of learning and experimentation can prevent Zombie Scrum”. Zombie Scrum? Zombie Scrum looks like Scrum from a distance.

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How to manage projects from kickoff to launch


Not only are you expected to know about Agile, scrum, and waterfall, but PMBOK , PRINCE2, Gantt Charts, and Cumulative Flow Diagrams! Scrum. Scrum. Scrum is another way to organize and run agile projects. Scrum meeting template. Go-to-market strategy template.

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Resource Managers and Scrum


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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Why is the Scrum Guide updated so rarely?


The question was: ‘What are some of the arguments against using Scrum?’ All I could compare Scrum Guide update frequency with was SAFe, and the latter was having an update more frequently than Taylor Swift or Ed Sheeran could drop a new album. Now let’s get back to Scrum.

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Getting It All Done [Book Review]

Rebel’s Guide to PM

The tips, stories and strategies “for the job that never ends” are laid out in a digestible and relatable format. One of the most enlightening chapters was the example of an Agile practitioner who basically brought Scrum and huddles into his family.

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60 Questions for the New Scrum Master — Take them to the Team!


TL; DR: 60 Questions for the New Scrum Master. Congratulations on your new Scrum Master position! The following 60 Questions for a New Scrum Master may support you in learning more about the Scrum team’s way of working and the organization’s culture. ??

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Guide to Building a Career as a Scrum Master


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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Organizing around Outcomes with OKRs and Scrum


Aligning Scrum Team Topology to Strategy with OKRs and Product Goals. But seriously, I wanted to share some insights around how to align your Scrum Teams to your strategy leveraging OKRs and Product Goals. . Achieving OKRs using Empiricism and Scrum.

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Taking the First Step toward Scrum


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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