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Agile Software Development - goes over fundamental agile concepts to enhance your software development skills. Six Sigma and Lean: Quantitative Tools for Productivity and Quality - covers how to master Six Sigma and Lean fundamentals to improve productivity and quality in your organization and earn a TUM Lean and Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification. The site offers various PM modules and certification.

5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019


Project Management certifications, or a certified professional are not essential to an organization’s core structure, but their involvement makes a difference in ten folds. From the 1960s to early 2000s, Agile Framework adoption was still in its infancy. Teams and organizations who were looking to expand, unknowingly adapted to a specific set of daily rituals that were later termed as Agile Project Management, PMP and other such condiments. CompTIA Project+ Certification.

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Which SAFe® Certification Course is the Best Pick for You?


When it comes to Scaling Agile, SAFe is the most popular framework. If you want to course wide details, it can be easily found on the Scaled Agile Framework website. Experience with Agile/SAFe: You have recently started your agile journey and you are not much aware about the basics.

7 Surprising Ways a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Certification Can Benefit Your Career in 2022


The Scrum is still the most popular framework per the 15th State of Agile Report. However, with the agile adoption rate going from 37% in 2020 to 86% in 2021 , more companies are set to join the bandwagon. . What is Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification?

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5 Steps to Finding the Path to Business Agility

International Institute for Learning

Is there a dark side to agility? The approach many Agile “purists” will expound on is that you must do things a certain way, or if that way of working does not work, you have failed, and it’s your fault. A fragility type of behaviour is what I describe as the dark side of agile.

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Top Agile Interview Questions and Answers (2022)


Agile has been a popular project management framework ever since its inception. The agile adoption rate increased from a mere 37% in 2020 to 86% in 2021. . As per the 15th State of Agile Report, the following reasons were attributed to agile adoption by the respondents-.

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Top 15 Scaled Agile Interview Questions and Answers in 2022


A career in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is financially rewarding. Being a globally recognized certification, SAFe is a niche agile framework that has tons of job opportunities. Training with SAFe Agilist Certification is the best way to start a career in SAFe. .

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The Complete Guide to Scaling Agile and SAFe for Business Agility


What is Scaling in Agile? Agile is a set of values and principles. Agile is an umbrella term for a group of iterative product development frameworks. Most organizations started their Agile journey with one of the frameworks mentioned above, and Scrum is the most popular one.

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Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tad Haas’ How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG webinar, How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success. Tad: The conversation today is built off a white paper called Innovation and Portfolio Management Office.

Leveraging Agile to Get Predictable

Leading Agile

Agile isn’t ever really about Agile. In our Business Drivers of Agility webinar series hosted by LeadingAgile CEO, Mike Cottmeyer, Mike dives deep into six key business drivers to uncover how Agile can enable organizations to connect these drivers to better business outcomes.

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10 Reasons Why Agile Transformations Fail – And How To Fix Them


Organizations generally start their transformation by piloting Agile frameworks and methods to provide autonomy to developers and product representatives and empower them to make relevant decisions around implementation. Top 10 Reasons Why Agile Transformations Fail.

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Agile project management- A tutorial


The Agile project management methodology has been used by software engineers and IT professionals for the past sixteen years. The reason for this surge in popularity is quite understandable, the majority of projects benefit when managed using lean concepts promoted by Agile project management methodology. But the tide is turning and Agile project management is gaining wide acceptance as a valid process for most projects. History of Agile project management.

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The 10 Greatest Benefits of SAFe certification in 2022


Eleven years ago, the world wouldn’t have believed Dean Leffingwell if he had told that Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) would be revolutionary in the next decade. The 15th State of Agile Survey reported SAFe to be the most popular framework at 37%. Benefits of pursuing SAFe certification.

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The Ultimate Guide to DevOps, SAFe Agile, and the CALMR Approach


What is SAFe Agile? . The word SAFe is an abbreviation for Scaled Agile Framework , which allows for the use of lean-agile methods at the enterprise level. It is crucial to understand Agile software development to understand SAFe better. to the Agile Team.

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Agile Metrics: How to Find, Use and Choose the Right One


“What are the metrics by which you measure your agile development process?” . For this reason, we have written a comprehensive guide on the meaning of agile metrics, types, selecting the right metrics, and much more. . Agile metrics focus mainly on the value delivered to customers. .

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What is the difference between Leading SAFe vs SAFe Agilis?


I have heard this is one of the most popular SAFe certifications. Will I get a Leading SAFe certificate or SAFe Agilist certificate after attending the class? Leading SAFe is the name of the training or class which one must attend to get the certification of SAFe Agilist.

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Top 10 Project Management Methodologies – An Overview

Agile Methodology. What It Is: In a nutshell, Agile project management is an evolving and collaborative way to self-organize across teams. How do you know if agile is for you? Related: Agile vs Waterfall and the Rise of Hybrid Projects. Lean Methodology.

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The New Need to be Lifelong Learners

Leading Answers

Books like “ The Lean Startup ” and “ Blue Ocean Strategy ” have become the new how-to guides for people wanting to innovate. It means we are wasteful innovators. By design 50% of our experiments should fail, this is the quickest path to learning and innovation. Harvard Innovation Lab expert Tony Wagner puts it this way. The Lean Startup : How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses, Eric Ries.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 1 – Understanding & Incorporating Agile Project Management


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tim Runcie’s Agile Series Part 1 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone and welcome to today’s MPUG training series, part one, Understanding and Incorporating Agile Project Management. And what we’re going to do is talk about the disciplines today, talking about how and where Microsoft’s going, what are some of the advantages of using agile.

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Comprehensive Guide to Becoming A SAFe Agilist


Added to this is the complex problem of managing multiple agile teams. The question still stands as to how to make an organization agile so that different functions within the organization can work together and not in silos? Planning and execution through Agile Release Trains.

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The Roles and Responsibilities of a SAFe Agilist You Never Knew


It was circa 2011 when Dean Leffingwell decided to conceptualize the Scaled Agile Framework. SAFe is a knowledge base of proven, integrated principles, practices, and competencies for achieving business agility using Lean, Agile, Systems Thinking, and DevOps.

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How to Pass Implementing SAFe SPC Training Exam in your First Attempt


Here’s a simple guide to help you pass the SPC Certification. If you aspire to become an Agile Coach and then need to lead the SAFe implementation in your organization, becoming a SAFe Program Consultant is the right choice. Thriving in the digital age with business agility (7%).

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Best PMI-ACP Exam Prep Books

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Are you aiming to achieve your PMI Agile Certified Professional ( PMI-ACP )®? Below, I list the best agile books for your certification studies. These are guides that support your learning but also help you go deeper into the world of agile. The Agile PrepCast.

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2022

What to Expect: Industry innovators help professionals be more productive, and learn best practices, skills and strategies to succeed with over 25 educational sessions and four hands-on workshops. PDUs in the PMI Talent Triangle towards maintaining their PMP certification. Agile 2022.

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What Is the Role & Responsibilities of a SAFe® Scrum Master?


SAFe defines the role of the Scrum Master as a servant-leader for the agile team who helps educate the team on various frameworks and methods, including Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming, and SAFe, ensuring that the agreed-upon agile process is duly followed.

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Industrial Psychology for Project Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

IO is broader – how do you create a learning path for an organisation e.g. in a project where you are moving from waterfall to agile , you have to create new roles and definitions about responsibilities and new behavioral patterns.

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Review: DevOps a business perspective

Henny Portman

It’s the core literature for the EXIN DevOps Foundation certification and gives a good overview of DevOps. Definition DevOps: “ DevOps is an evolution of the ideas of agile software development and lean manufacturing, applied to the end-to-end value chain in IT, which allows businesses to achieve more with modern information technology due to cultural, organizational and technical changes ”. agility DevOps English Post review

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80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers


Where can you go to talk Gantt charts, work breakdown structures, and Agile workflows to your heart’s content with other project management aficionados? Index: Online Training Programs & Certification Prep. Online Training & Certification Prep. Sign up for virtual learning or self-paced courses on Agile, Project Portfolio Management, preventing project failure, and managing high-risk projects.

How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Rebel’s Guide to PM

It’s a lot to read, so here are some spoilers drawn from common themes I heard time and time again in the interviews: Agile – if you don’t know enough about it, you need to start learning. Going with the flow seems to go against years of traditional project management thinking, but we have found it easier to do by focusing on our bigger purpose and values, all while remaining agile day-to-day so we can adapt quickly. Agile project management is on the rise.

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How to become a Product Owner – 5 Simple Steps

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. A Product Owner guides the efforts of their Scrum or Agile Teams.

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Webinar Recap: Want To Be A PMI-ACP? The Primary Steps to Take


Within your history, you can print or download your transcript and certificates of completion, including the one for today. Under his leadership, over 100 professionals have earned the Agile Certified Practitioner, ACP certification, and many have written their detailed success stories.

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#PMOT – Who are the Project Managers on Twitter to Follow?

Online PM Courses

And we mustn’t forget that there are other widely used hashtags in the #PMOT community, like #Agile, #PMO, and #PMP. We make Agile teams become amazing, check out our free online masterclass: Chris’s Article at Online PM Courses: Why You can No longer Ignore Agile Methodologies. Agile Project Management Author, Mentor, and Instructor. We promote all of Chuck’s Agile PM courses. Agile Alliance: @ AgileAlliance. PMOT #Agile.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Rebel’s Guide to PM

It’s a lot to read, so here are some spoilers drawn from common themes I heard time and time again in the interviews: Agile – if you don’t know enough about it, you need to start learning. Going with the flow seems to go against years of traditional project management thinking, but we have found it easier to do by focusing on our bigger purpose and values, all while remaining agile day-to-day so we can adapt quickly. Agile project management is on the rise.

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

Read on and learn how to employ search-engines, LinkedIn’s people search, reaching out to peers in the agile community, and analyzing the event markets in the quest for your next Scrum Master job. ?? The decade-long window of opportunity in outsourcing disruptive innovation is closing.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

Kaizen, a lean project management technique, has shown immense growth in employee social satisfaction and well-being. 80% of federal IT projects were self-described as ‘iterative’ or ‘Agile’ in 2017. 93% of communication service providers are using agile project management methodologies. Only 11% of companies use the Agile project management methodology. 71% of respondents use the Agile project management methodology more frequently than in previous years.

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Der NPS ®-Wert von SAFe ® ist -56 — Die Umfrageergebnisse ????

Deshalb habe ich bereits 2017 eine erste Umfrage zum Net Promoter Score® des Scaled Agile Framework SAFe ® durchgeführt. Sie können sich hier für den Newsletter „Food for Agile Thought“ anmelden und sich über 34.000 Abonnenten anschließen. ?? But you can see why SAFe liked Lean UX.

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4 Project Management Trends of 2020: What to Prepare for?

Epicflow Blog

Besides, the significance of occupational knowledge and hard skills is proven by the fact that experts having PM certifications get 16% higher salary as compared to their opposite numbers without a corresponding qualification. Lean PM.

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71 Scrum Product Owner Interview Questions

A Product Owner is an innovator at heart and thus a value creator for customers and organizations if given a chance to work in an agile manner. Remember, “Agile” is a mindset, not a methodology. Self-organization is at the core of any serious agile framework, Scrum included.

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SAFe®’s NPS® Score as a Scaling Framework Is -56 According to 505 Survey Participants

SAFe® has always been a controversial topic within the agile community. Therefore, back in 2017, I ran a first survey on the Net Promoter Score® of the Scaled Agile Framework SAFe®. You can sign up here for the ‘Food for Agile Thought’ newsletter and join 34,000-plus subscribers. ??

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The 23 Best Project Management Books For Upgrading Your Career in 2020


In fact, if you’re taking the PMP certification it will be your textbook. The PMBOK might not be the best option if you’re not looking to get a certification or want something more specific to your niche.

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