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Project Constraints - Types and Management


Success in project management is more than just having a detailed plan and a talented team. It's about being able to tackle the various challenges and constraints that inevitably arise along the way. These constraints can come in the form of tight deadlines, limited budgets, changing requirements, or unexpected obstacles. Understanding and effectively managing these constraints is critical to achieving project success.

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How to juggle work and study for your PMP certification

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Helena Liu Earning a project management certification is the top career goal for project managers — over 1 in 5 PMs want to get a certification. Once you leave education and enter the workforce, trying to learn new things can be a challenge. Although you have good intentions, life often gets in the way since you have many more items competing for your attention.


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“Agile Is Just for Software” and other Scrum Myths

Scrum is the most popular Agile framework. According to the latest State of Agile survey from, 90% of teams who are using an Agile framework are using Scrum. I like to think that this is because Scrum is a goldilocks framework … with just enough - but not too much - structure. Scrum is a framework, which means it’s not a rulebook. It is deliberately incomplete.

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How to ask for part-time hours

Rebel’s Guide to PM

I have negotiated going part-time twice in my career: once successfully and once not successfully. In this article I’ll share some tips on how to request part-time hours based on my experience of changing from full-time to part-time work. Looking for advice on how to ask to work remotely? I’ve got you covered. Read my guide to asking your boss to let you work from home.

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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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Comprensione teorica e pratica di Scrum, come colmare il divario?

"Sono uno Scrum Master in un team di 6 persone. Abbiamo adottato Scrum circa un anno fa. Mi sono auto-formato leggendo alcuni testi e consultando contenuti online , e ritengo di avere una buona formazione teorica. Nonostante ciò, mi rendo conto che la nostra applicazione del framework "zoppica" e dopo l'entusiasmo iniziale il team partecipa agli eventi in modo spento e poco partecipativo.


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How self-management makes your Sprint Retrospective more effective (48)

We started this Scrum foundation series explaining we see four underlying concepts of the Scrum framework. In the past series of blog posts we covered the three pillars of Empiricism, and we covered the Scrum Values. Now that we understand that we need trust, which is built up by living the Scrum Values, to bring transparency and as such have a good basis to inspect and adapt, we can have a look at the self-managing aspect of the Scrum Team. ?

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Wrike Collaborate Recap: A Fireside Chat With Kasey Schmidt From Visa Acceptance Solutions


When it’s Wrike Collaborate season, our team gets excited to nerd out about our product announcements and hands-on training. But what we really love are the sessions that allow our customers to share how they use Wrike to achieve impressive results. This year, we had the pleasure of welcoming Kasey Schmidt, Marketing Technology Lead for Visa Acceptance Solutions , who spoke with Wrike’s Global Customer Experience Lead, Jessica Wooding, about her team’s experience adopting the Wrike platform — a

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Should Scrum Masters Be Technical?

In this episode, Jeff and Mike identify skills that empower Scrum Masters to facilitate seamless communication between Product Owners and Developers. Discover the benefits of a Scrum Master's technical toolkit, which is different than the toolkit used by Developers on their team. ➝ Where can Scrum Masters learn these technical nuances? Check out our training classes!

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Navigating the Complexities of Scrum Mastery

As someone who has journeyed through the realms of Agile and Scrum, I find the subject of Scrum Mastery both fascinating and nuanced. Scrum Masters are pivotal figures in any Agile team, but what truly sets apart an exceptional Scrum Master? It’s a question that invites a myriad of responses, and in my experience, the answer lies in the subtleties of the role.

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

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 expendi

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How Can We Measure Success in Scrum?

Scrum's empirical approach promotes adapting to reality rather than sticking rigidly to predefined KPIs. Success in Scrum focuses on continuous improvement, value delivery, and customer satisfaction. Scrum is based on empiricism and Lean thinking. Empiricism asserts that knowledge comes from experience and making decisions based on what is observed.

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Lack of Education is a Root Cause of Poor Agile Performance

This post builds upon the knowledge of Org Topologies™. Last week I was invited to give a lecture at the Free University of Amsterdam at the faculty for Digital Business Innovation. I consider it a real honor to teach the students of a University. The lecture triggered many thoughts about the relevance of teaching Agile/Scrum. The lag in mainstream education I received some papers in advance by the professor to get me up to speed on the subjects at hand.