What is PRINCE2 Agile All About?

Arras People

I have been working with PRINCE2 before it became PRINCE2 and for the last 10 years I have been a PRINCE2 trainer and consultant so I am already sold on PRINCE2. I have also been a software developer and used agile development methods and have never seen the two as being in conflict. The new PRINCE2 Agile guide has been created to provide guidance for blending the PRINCE2 project management approach with agile delivery methods.

No to PRINCE2

Arras People

Here’s the common type of thought we get: I have also considered investing in the PRINCE2 set of qualifications to make me more PM ready and confident but fear investing in the course with no definite sight of returns. Learn the Basics of Project Management First – Not PRINCE2.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

PRINCE2 Agile Training: Logical Model Online Training Review

Girl's Guide to PM

Product reviewed: PRINCE2® Agile Bundle (includes exam fee, self-paced online training, support and mock exam). Other products offered by this training company: PRINCE2®, PMP Exam Prep, other online PM courses including How to Estimate, Recovery of Troubled Projects, Project Governance. PRINCE2® is a difficult topic to learn online. He’s also been a PRINCE2 examiner, which gives him an insight into how best to get students through the exam.

What is the Difference Between PRINCE2 Agile and APMG Agile Project Management?

Arras People

In this guest post, Simon Harris responds to a question from a reader about the two different Agile project management courses which are available. What is the difference between PRINCE2 Agile and APMG Agile Project Management? The RAD movement predates Agile.

Mini webinar PRINCE2 Agile Agilometer

Henny Portman

On request of several of my followers I created a mini webinar of the PRINCE2 Agile Agilometer. According to the official PRINCE2 Agile manual, the Agilometer is a tool that assesses the level of risk associated with using agile in combination with PRINCE2. This allows PRINCE2 to be tailored in such a way that best mitigated the level of risk. Agile English Post mini webinar PRINCE2 Agile

Reasons to do a PRINCE2 Certification

Arras People

In this post, guest blogger Simplilearn explore just why PRINCE2 is the most popular project management certification in the UK. Having said that, we think PRINCE2 has not received the due credit it deserves. PRINCE2 is a systematic set of guidelines that aims to enable managers rather than spoon feed them. In this article, we highlight what PRINCE2 is, the types of PRINCE2 certifications, and why you ought to get certified in PRINCE2. What is PRINCE2?

PRINCE2 Certification: Everything You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

Today, over a million project managers use PRINCE2 in countries all over the world in public and private sector projects. The post PRINCE2 Certification: Everything You Need to Know appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. PRINCE2 Project Management Career Project Management Training PRINCE2 AgileIt’s attention to rigor and good governance make it a popular standard for many organizations.

Spend £90 Become PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Qualified

Arras People

PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation has just been launched and April is the month where the certification is piloted with the project management marketplace. You can take the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation course online now, pay no examination fee and receive your certification, all for a price of £90. More details are available on the registration page here – PRINCE2 Agile Foundation. Why PRINCE2 Agile? PRINCE2 PRINCE2 Agile Foundation

PRINCE2 Principles: Manage by exception

Project Health Check

In PRINCE2 there are 3 main “levels” within the project: Delivery, Management and Direction. In agile or adaptive projects this aligns to the concept of a servant leader, where the PM empowers team members to deliver work, and also the 5th Principle behind the Agile Manifesto: “ B uild projects around motivated individuals. We’ve all been there, a manager taking far too much interest in our every action at work, micro managing our day to day lives.

Combining PRINCE2 and Scrum

Prince2

PRINCE2’s 2017 update and the PRINCE2 Agile course make it easier than ever to play PRINCE2 and Scrum on the same team. Tactic 1 – PRINCE2 as a utility player. The trick with any PRINCE2 project is to only use the processes you need. That’s why one method is to use Scrum but add some stabilising processes from PRINCE2, like the Risk Register or Lessons Log. You can drop these PRINCE2 processes in as and when you need them, like a utility player.

Issue Log - Template for Prince2 and Agile

Techno-PM

Issue Log in Agile Projects Agile Issue Log Template When managing a project while using agile methodology, each issue that arises must be attached to a sprint and the feature which is affected must be detailed in the log. Agile Excel RAID Logs Issue log Prince2 RAID

Prince2 Certification Guide for Misguided #ProjectManagers

nTask

So, here I am, once again, writing the dreaded guide about Prince2 methodology and certification. Believe me, getting the Prince2 Foundation level certificate is not as hard as having to write the entire post again…. Prince2 Certification from Experts’ Point of View: Let’s start with Colin Bentley this time. He has a book called: ‘Prince2 A Practical Handbook’. Bentley’s argument has a lot of weight in the context of Prince2 methodologies.

How Will a Project Management Course Help My Career?

Arras People

There are a few project management methods which exemplify this approach, probably the most globally rec ognised being the PRINCE2® project certification. PRINCE2® started out as a UK-government method to manage the various IT ‘projects’ undertaken under its command. This style of management provides a higher level of bureaucracy, documentation, oversight, and traceability than the agile approaches. According to Arras People 2018, PRINCE2® Practitioners can earn approx.

2019 231

Let’s Be Agile Together!

Arras People

As a project manager of many years experience, working both pan sector and discipline, whilst using many different flavours of methodology I have to admit that I am still struggling to position the “Agile” movement in terms of delivering projects. Coming from a manufacturing background I have exposure to Lean (make to stock) and Agile (make to order) and TOC in terms of delivering products. My call to action; Let’s be agile together!

2016 185

Agile Certification: Your Guide to the Large Array of Agile Qualifications

Online PM Courses

You want to embrace Agile as part (or maybe all) of your Project Management practice. Which Agile Certification program should you follow? Classifying the Agile Certification Providers. I have also included the Axelos PRINCE2 Agile qualifications here. Scaled Agile.

‘The Apprentice’ Project Manager – A True Representation?

Arras People

With the BBC’s popular program The Apprentice back on the television, I thought it worth looking at how true to life are the so-called projects being managed by the so-called Project Managers are; taking in the challenges they encounter and how they deal with them, compared to the approaches set out in the PRINCE2® Method and/or the APM Body of Knowledge (APM BoK). You’ll certainly need to know your PRINCE2® from your Prince Charles!

2019 206

Fünf Gründe, Prince2 für Projekte zu nutzen

Prince2

Hier sind 5 Argumente für PRINCE2 als Methode. PRINCE2 wird in 19 Ländern gelehrt. Über 150 Organisationen aus dem öffentlichen und privaten Sektor bilden ein virtuelles Komitee, das den Standard PRINCE2 weiter entwickelt. Was PRINCE2 als “Best Practice” definiert, hat seine Verbindlichkeit. Mit anderen Worten, die Sprache von PRINCE2 ist die Sprache des Projektmanagements. PRINCE2 ist keine Projektmanagement-Software, sondern ein Standard.

Project Management Training to Help You Achieve Certification This Year

Girl's Guide to PM

There is a dizzying array of project management courses out there to help you achieve project management qualifications, both for PMI courses, PRINCE2 courses and more. Product: PM PrepCast , Agile PrepCast , Exam Simulators. If you are shooting for the Agile credential this year, then take a look at the Agile PrepCast and associated tools like the exam simulator. Logical Model PRINCE2 courses. Simon has two online e-learning video PRINCE2 courses.

What Does Agile Mean in the Job Market?

Arras People

What does Agile mean? I have been asked this question three times over the last week which has prompted me to try to clarify the term “Agile”. I understand the frustration because the term “Agile” is pretty generic and can mean different things from one organisation to the other. According to the Oxford Dictionary the term Agile is an adjective to describe: The ability to move quickly and easily. The ’Agile Alliance’. Manifesto for Agile Software Development.

2016 227

Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

International Institute of Learning

By Sandeep Shouche Most executives will hear the Agile buzzword and ask their teams to “do this agile thing.”. For many executives, Agile only means: Do it even faster than before. True “Agility” is a much deeper change and most enterprises will underestimate the amount of change they will experience when they adopt Agile. While there are many organizations that claim to be an Agile enterprise, very few actually behave like one.

Agile 66

Die 7 Prinzipien, Themen und Prozesse von PRINCE2

Prince2

PRINCE2 is now available in German, and so prince2.com has launched a German-language version of our website and is now delivering courses in Germany. Bist Du Agile oder Prince? PRINCE2 ist eher ein Vertreter der klassischen Projektplanung – doch es gibt auch Stimmen, die der hybriden Systematik folgen: PRINCE2 für die klare Struktur und den notwendigen Rahmen, Scrum für Sprints innerhalb der Projektabschnitte. PRINCE2 kann skaliert und angepasst werden.

The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019- By Role

Arras People

Of note we can see the following: The Project Manager cohort is dominated by PRINCE2 with 62% having attained the Practitioner level and a further 9% having just the Foundation level. Scrum is the only Agile based certification making an appearance in the top 10. Of note we can see the following: The Programme Manager cohort is also dominated by PRINCE2 with 75% having attained the Practitioner level and just 3% having only the Foundation level.

2019 193

Project Management Methodologies: How Many Do You Know About?

Online PM Courses

Agile Project Management APMBoK PMBOK Guide & PMP PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management PRINCE2 Project Management Tools and Techniques APM scrumbanWe often describe Project Management as a methodology-driven profession.

2019 98

Where to Start in Finding a Great PMO Job

Arras People

There are the project management ones – like PRINCE2 , Agile. PM Careers Advice Project Management Career PMO PRINCE2 dream job Agile PMOYou’re looking for a new job in PMO, you don’t just want any job, you want a great job. One with great remuneration, bonus, benefits. One which will fulfil you, give you challenges and lead to a sense of achievement and fulfilment. So where do you start when you’re setting out to find it?

PMO 201

The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019

Arras People

PRINCE2 – Top of the Pile: Love it or otherwise, the PRINCE2 certification still retains its position as the most common amongst UK based project management practitioners; with roughly two-thirds of the pool saying they have the Practitioner level of achievement. MSP – A Broader Perspective: After the PRINCE2 certifications we have Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) which 29% of the respondents identified as being part of their learning.

2019 197

The ‘Ready for Change’ 2017 Roadshow for Project Practitioners

Arras People

This summer, with the implementation of the PRINCE2 2017 changes, there is no better time to address this subject. PRINCE2 2017 Update. Underpinning our ‘Ready for Change’ theme – find out all that you need to know about the new PRINCE2® 2017 changes: when they are happening, what this means for you and your organisation and get a chance to win the new PRINCE2® 2017 manual in our prize draw. Project Management Event Change management PRINCE2

2017 150

Review Agile Governance and Audit

Henny Portman

Christopher Wright wrote the book Agile Governance and Audit – An overview for auditors and agile teams. Auditing of an agile way of working looks like an unexplored corner. Agile Governance and Audit gives a short introduction to agile, compares agile with waterfall and looks at audit and agile cultures. Conclusion: This easy to read book focusses on projects with an agile delivery team using Scrum, Unified Process or XP.

Too many rules makes agility impossible

Henny Portman

One of the principles of the Agile Manifesto is “ Simplicity—the art of maximizing the amount of work not done—is essential ”. If you look at some agile frameworks or ways of working, you can ask yourself if the rule makers force you to be rule taker or rule breaker. If we compare the number of rules of Scrum with SAFe you could ask yourself if you are successful and using agile release trains, if this is due to SAFe’s rules or despite? Agile framework or way of working.

2020 54

ONEPOINT Projects - Scaled Agile Done Right

Brad Egeland

COMBINING THE BEST OF STANDARDS-BASED PPM WITH SCALED AGILE ​ ONEPOINT's innovative, hybrid approach to project management allows you to combine the best of Scaled Agile with all major features of common PM standards including PMI, IPMA and PRINCE2. Work smarter by taking advantage of fully integrated agile methodologies such as Kanban boards complementing proven, traditional tools like WBS and Gantt charts.

Review: A Guide to Assurance of Agile Delivery

Henny Portman

The guide addresses assurance in relation to the areas that are considered the fundamental aspects (and key differences form traditional waterfall approach) of agile project management and assurance. The four areas described, are (each in a separate chapter): Approaching reviews in an agile way provides guidance on how to plan and conduct reviews. A Terms of Reference (ToR) focusing on the specifics of an agile way of working, the planning of the review and the the output.

Project Closure: Your Complete Guide to How to Close-down Your Project

Online PM Courses

Axelos’s PRINCE2®. ‘Closing a Project’ is one of PRINCE2’s seven processes. Agile. It seems to me that Agile project management is far more interested in the doing than the starting or closing of a project. Therefore, Agile methodologies differ little from traditional, established project management processes in the way they ultimately closed a project down. But Agile is not a formal project management methodology.

What are the Best Project Management Books?

Online PM Courses

The Project Manager’s Guide to Mastering Agile: Principles and Practices for an Adaptive Approach. Chuck Cobb is a good friend of Online PM Courses, and if you want to learn Agile Project Management , then we recommend his courses. Chuck knows his stuff and has a highly pragmatic approach to Agile, which allows you to adopt it at any level from the local to the enterprise, and in any degree of rigor, from pure Scrum through to an adaptive blend of methodologies.

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

MPUG

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.

Project Management Methodologies Made Simple: The Complete Methodology Guide for Project Managers

The Digital Project Manager

The ever-evolving project management methodology list of agile, scrum, kanban, lean, xp, waterfall PRINCE2 and PMBOK can be confusing. In this complete guide to project management. The post Project Management Methodologies Made Simple: The Complete Methodology Guide for Project Managers appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

2017 263

Why the Stage Gate Process will Make You a Better Project Manager

Online PM Courses

Gateway (PRINCE2). We’ll examine the case for applying the stage gate principle to Agile projects towards the end of this article. ’ PRINCE2 and the UK Government refer to Gate 0 – Strategic Assessment. PRINCE2 and the UK Government refer to Gate 1 – Business Justification. PRINCE2 and the UK Government refer to Gate 2 – Delivery Strategy. PRINCE2 and the UK Government refer to Gate 3 – Investment Decision. Phase Gates in Agile?

Deciding the Fate of your Failing Project – Guest Post

Celoxis

Agile best practices Blog Guest Blog PPM Project Management celoxis Prince2 project management project management best practicesThere are multiple factors that can contribute to the early closure of a project, including a lack of proper communication, stakeholder conflict, scope creep or the lack of a well thought-out project plan.

2017 40

What’s To Like About AgilePM?

Arras People

In this guest post, Julia Gosse talks about the new Agile Project Management framework. It is a complete package incorporating enough structure to manage projects and an agile delivery method. You don’t need anything else to manage and deliver projects in an agile way. Many of the agile approaches are based around ongoing product development and they are fine for that purpose. What it does have that PRINCE2 doesn’t are roles defined for delivering the requirements.

2016 191

How Will a Project Management Course Help My Career?

Arras People

There are a few project management methods which exemplify this approach, probably the most globally rec ognised being the PRINCE2® project certification. PRINCE2® started out as a UK-government method to manage the various IT ‘projects’ undertaken under its command. This style of management provides a higher level of bureaucracy, documentation, oversight, and traceability than the agile approaches. According to Arras People 2018, PRINCE2® Practitioners can earn approx.

2019 188

The Top Five Project Management Certifications in the UK

Arras People

PRINCE2 Certification. What is PRINCE2? PRINCE2 (Projects IN Controlled Environments) is one of the world’s most practiced methods for project management. Started by Her Majesty’s Cabinet Office, along with the privately-held Capita LLC (The joint venture is now called AXELOS ), PRINCE2 is widely popular in the UK and other Commonwealth nations. PRINCE2 provides a framework and guidelines that enable effective project management for delivering projects successfully.

Bist du ein Agilista?

Prince2

PRINCE2 oder Methoden wie Scrum und Kanban kommen alle ursprünglich aus dem IT-Umfeld. Trotzdem: Wenn Du ein Agilista bist, dann lächelst Du nur müde über die „Wasserfall“-Methode PRINCE2. Der Mensch steht im Vordergrund, nicht der Prozess: „Individuals and interactions over processes and tools, Working software over comprehensive documentation, Customer collaboration over contract negotiation, Responding to change over following a plan“, so umschreibt dies das Agile Manifesto.