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Mastering Complexity: Systems Thinking is a Key Skill (From PM to PSM 07)

Scrum.org

As Project Managers transition into Scrum Masters, they encounter the principle of recognizing, evaluating, and responding to system interactions. This principle, rooted in systems thinking, is crucial in understanding and managing the complex, interdependent nature of Scrum initiatives. In Scrum, systems thinking involves acknowledging the dynamic interactions within the team, the product, and the broader organizational and market environment.

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Musings on Project Management

David Miessiler has this idea about AI tools that are "good enough" to make a real project impact. He says, in part: To me. in both offensive and defensive security use cases, the main advantage of AI will not be its exceptional (superhuman) capabilities, but rather the ability to apply pretty-good-intern or moderate-SME level expertise to billions more analysis points than before.

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Unveiling Organizational Value: Leveraging Sprint Retrospectives for Improvement

Scrum.org

My last blog talked about how to show management how scrum helps the organization overall. Now, let's delve deeper into one of its core activities and examine how its transparency can vividly demonstrate value to your organization. Among the five Scrum events, the Sprint Retrospective stands out as a pivotal opportunity for showcasing self-management.

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How Do you Make a Retrospective an Interesting Session?

NimbleWork

We speak to a lot of project teams, and there’s one common thread that runs throughout those conversations: the pressure to do more without taking more time or resource. Many teams lean into retrospectives to help uncover areas where processes could be slicker, where engagement hasn’t been as effective as it could and to look for areas of improvement.

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Understand Digital Debt, Form a Team, Set Goals, and Plan Roadmap for Transformation

Understanding digital debt is crucial before digital transformation. Assemble a team to assess internal operations, market pressures, and digital debt's impact. Define future digital vision with measurable goals. Refine hypotheses and conduct market analysis. Develop a roadmap for transformation with defined projects, cost estimates, and governance.

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The Scrum Master Salary Report 2024

Scrum.org

TL; DR: The Scrum Master Salary Report 2024 — How Do You Compare? The Scrum Master Salary Report 2024 is the fifth edition of the industry survey after 2017, 2019, 2022, and 2023. This free report is based on the answers of 1,114 participants globally. If you are considering a career decision this year, maybe whether you should join the industry as a junior Scrum Master, move to a new organization, or go independent, you will find the report’s information beneficial.

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Avoiding Groundhog Day in Agile Organizations

Scrum.org

As Agile coaches and trainers, we see many of the same behaviors repeat themselves. You can prevent these common problems by understanding why Agile is important in your organization. Hear about common failures in Agile implementations and learn how to avoid them in this episode of the take5IRL podcast. Let us know your thoughts on this episode and if you have any topics you'd like us to cover in the comments below!

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Mitigating Uncertainties: A Deep Dive into IT Project Risk Management 

nTask

Navigating the complexities of IT project management requires a precision approach, much like an engineer designing a skyscraper in an earthquake zone. Every element, from the foundation to the pinnacle, must be meticulously planned with risk management at the forefront to ensure stability amidst the tremors of unexpected challenges.

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¿Cómo la IA aumenta el impacto del Product Owner?

Scrum.org

¿Que aprenderás con este artículo? La inteligencia artificial (#IA) puede ayudar al product manager y product owner a automatizar muchas de sus actividades. Este artículo verás como hacerlo, y veremos tres ejemplos: cómo analizar a los stakeholders , cómo escribir un mapa de historias , y como analizar una historia. Te animas a explorar como? ? Cursos relacionados Fecha Curso 07/05 Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) ¿Qué hace un Product Manager?

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Digital Health Literacy: Empowering Patients to Navigate Online Health Information Safely

Binfire

Introduction to Online Health Information Safety In today’s digital era, the proliferation of online health information has rendered digital health literacy a crucial skill for individuals seeking to manage their well-being. The accessibility of health-related websites, forums, and social media platforms has empowered patients to actively engage in their healthcare journeys by seeking information online.

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Strategic Project Finance Essentials: A Project Manager’s Guide to Financial Metrics

Speaker: Ketan Jahagirdar - Sopheon’s Director of Product Management

Empower yourself as a project manager with insights that directly influence the financial landscape and strategic direction of your organization! Join us for a deep dive into the world of financial strategy, as we dissect key metrics that drive CFOs and business leaders’ investment decisions. This session will equip you with the necessary tools to craft compelling business cases as well as a comprehensive understanding of the crucial distinction between capital expenditure and operational expend

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Why Engineers Resist Scrum & How to Win Them Over

Scrum.org

In this Responsive Advisors Lightning Round, we unpack the challenges and triumphs of adopting Scrum in engineering teams. Discover how Scrum's focus on customer satisfaction, team collaboration, and iterative progress can revolutionize your product development process. Whether you're seeking to bust myths surrounding Scrum or looking to enhance your team's agility, we offer invaluable insights into making Scrum work for you.

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30 Examples of Employee Strengths Every Company Needs

Teamweek

When assessing candidates in job interviews, remember that your employee strengths are your organization’s strengths. Because think about it. That’s all organizations are. People. So if you want to build a dreamy company culture, look at your people first. Whether you want to stand out in a competitive market, be known for wizard-like technical skills, or promote good work ethics, it all starts with your employees.

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Project Management: How To Improve Your Leadership Skills

Project Accelerator News

Every organization understands the importance of having a good project manager to supervise the achievement of organizational goals and objectives. If an organization achieves its aims through the process of project management, it can see marked changes in employee productivity. However, at the end of the day, a project manager has to be a good leader in order to successfully achieve the desired goals.

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Harnessing the Power of the Muses: How Ancient Inspiration Fuels Modern Project Management

MPUG

Introduction: First, I am not writing this to be highbrow; besides technical and project management topics, I have enjoyed history and mythology for years. I recently watched an old Greek mythology movie from the early 80’s, and I had a revelation: the muses and project management. The world is dynamic, and it has probably always been so. Project management is there to facilitate the accomplishment of the organization’s goals.

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Acclaim Projects Helps Deliver Innovation Projects on Time and on Budget

This large intercity transportation company for people and freight employs 100+ IT employees and contractors across North America and Europe and spends $10MM annually for approximately 50 inflight projects. The company needed the right financial tools to budget for innovation initiatives and real-time information on spending and forecasting. This transportation company turned to Acclaim Projects by Sopheon to help deliver projects on time and within budget.

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Why Should We Invite the Stakeholders to the Sprint Review?

Scrum.org

This article was first published in the AskScrum.com newsletter. Subscribe to AskScrum.com to be the first to receive articles like this. Integrating stakeholders into the Sprint Review bridges gaps between the team and them. It ensures that the team focuses on working on what’s most valuable at present and keeps the product relevant. By collaborating with the stakeholders, the Scrum Team ensures that the product remains relevant and aligned with business objectives and customer-desired outcomes

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Generative AI and Project Management in 2024: Three Themes to Watch

MPUG

MPUG members are invited to an extended free trial of empwr.ai Increasingly, all enterprises are becoming software-led, which is changing the traditional project management lifecycle into the continuous iterative loop that modern software teams have employed for decades. The advent and rapid maturation of generative AI is accelerating this shift and changing it in ways that seemed impossible just three years ago.

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Cinco señales de un Daily Scrum disfuncional

Scrum.org

Cuando se trata de analizar por qué un evento en Scrum no funciona, frecuentemente hay que mirar más allá del formato o de la actitud de los participantes y centrarse en los motivos profundos que hay detrás del funcionamiento del evento. Anteriormente ya hemos hablado de la efectividad de los Scrum Masters , de cómo mantener vivas las iniciativas ágiles en tu organización y de cómo trabajar activamente para destruirlas.

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Episode 195 – Estimate This: Managing Project Estimation

Velociteach

The podcast by project managers for project managers. We are taking a fresh look at project estimation. Topics include the estimation obstacles project managers commonly face, key factors essential for accurate projections, the impact of organizational culture, implementing cost management strategies, and navigating the risks of underestimating or overestimating project estimates.

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20 Common Mistakes Made by Inexperienced Project Managers

You’ve read the PMBOK® Guide several times, taken the certification exam for project managers, passed, and you are now a PMP®. So why do you keep making rookie mistakes? This whitepaper shows 20 of the most common mistakes that young or inexperienced project managers make, issues that can cost significant time and money. It's a good starting point for understanding how and why many PMs get themsleves into trouble, and provides guidance on the types of issues that PMs need to understand.

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Are You Too Scared to Address the Real Problem?

Scrum.org

As I reflect on my own experiences, I realise that it can be daunting to address the real problem. It’s often easier to focus on small changes that feel more manageable. But, as Martin points out, these small changes are not what we should be measuring. Instead, we need to focus on the bigger picture and measure the things that truly matter, such as return on investment and feedback loops. ?

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10 Best Time Tracking Software for Lawyers & Attorneys [2024]

Teamweek

If you’re looking for tools that can help you track time easily, bill clients accurately, and gain key insights into your legal firm’s time and profitability, you’re on the right page. We compared some of the top time tracking tools for lawyers and attorneys by their key features, pricing, integrations, and unique capabilities to help you find the best software for your needs.

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Como definir los OKR de producto con Inteligencia Artificial

Scrum.org

¿Que aprenderás con este artículo? La inteligencia artificial (#IA) puede ayudarte a crear mejores estrategias identificando a los usuarios y sus necesidades , las posibles funcionalidades , los indicadores holísticos del producto, así como también procesando los datos para sacar conclusiones (insights) accionables. Con esto crearemos estrategias más efectivas y centradas en los usuarios.

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