Best PMI-ACP Exam Prep Books

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Are you aiming to achieve your PMI Agile Certified Professional ( PMI-ACP )®? The most successful students also include reading a range of PMI-ACP books in their exam prep, as well as a training course, just as that little bit of extra comfort. A full PMI-ACP exam prep course.

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Troubleshooting in Lean-Agile Development

MPUG

Many project managers utilize a Lean-Agile approach when there is high change or churn in project requirements, significant lack of clarity in scope, high complexity to their projects, and/or a larger number of risks associated with such. Two Lean-Agile Types. Flow-based Lean-Agile.

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Meisterplan at 2018 PMI Global Conference – Do Your Plans Work?

Meisterplan

The Meisterplan team including Brian , Karoline , Stephan and Christoph were excited to participate at the 2018 PMI Global Conference in Los Angeles earlier this month. We have used those conversations to develop our Lean PPM process. Our goal is to continually improve our Lean PPM process and to share what we learn and what we’ve developed with organizations worldwide who use or need PPM. We appreciate every one of you who stopped by our booth at the PMI conference.

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Webinar Recap: PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New?

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Satya Narayan Dash’s PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New? Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG webinar, What’s New With PMI PMBOK Guide’s 7th Edition Standard. You have Lean.

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Lean Project Management For Remote Teams: A Simple Guide To Eliminate Waste & Improve Productivity

Teamweek

Lean Project Management can fix this. In this article, we’re going to explore: What is Lean Project Management? The Lean Methodology The 3 Types of Waste & How to Fix Them. What is Lean Project Management? As a concept, Lean originates from the Toyota production floor.

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

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Satya Narayan Dash’s session, Want To Be A PMI-ACP? If you want to be a PMI-ACP, here are the primary steps to take. Today’s session is eligible for one PMI-PDU and the technical category.

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Effectively Using Product Roadmaps for Agile

The IIL Blog

A good roadmap process helps teams manage expectations, facilitate decision making, and most importantly, estimate and deliver valuable solutions. PMI is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. Betsy Kauffman (CSM, CSPO, PSM, PMP, PMI-ACP, SPC4, ICP-APM, ICP-ACC, ICP-ATF) is a passionate Organizational Coach and Trainer with more than 18 years’ experience working with high performing teams. By Betsy Kauffman, Organizational Coach, Agile Pi.

2018 65

2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

The conference committee encourages everyone to prepare papers on one of the relevant topics, among which there are: Managing people, Managing projects, Software management activities, Project execution and monitoring, Empirical estimation technique, Critical path analysis.

2021 83

Busy, But Not Productive

International Institute for Learning

Despite our rudimentary technology, we were (in my estimate) at least as productive and less stressed out than most people are today. We simply need to start judiciously applying the principles of lean-agile management. Alan Zucker, PMP, PMI-ACP. By Alan Zucker.

2022 52

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

ProjectManager.com

There are two major certifying bodies, PRINCE2 and the Project Management Institute (PMI). Knowledge of agile and lean approaches such as Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, among others. Project managers are the point person in charge of a specific project or projects within an organization.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Project Box’s clients include well-known companies like the Project Management Institute (PMI) , Accenture and Psychology Today. He writes consistently on his blog about software development and lean, Kanban and agile development principles. Jon Terry is the co-founder of LeanKit , an enterprise software company designed to serve engineers, and currently serves as the chief evangelist for lean & agile strategy for London, UK-based Planview.

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2022

ProjectManager.com

There will be breakout sessions on using project management tools and techniques to help with more accurate estimates, how to keep projects on track and on evaluation of project performance. PDUs in the PMI Talent Triangle towards maintaining their PMP certification.

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Develop Better High Performing Teams

ProjectManager.com

It’s not solely about the decisions of executives though, it’s also about great project leaders learning to run fast and lean while developing high performing teams that can deliver value to their organization. Let’s review the impact of high performing teams, highlight their principles, behaviors and competencies and share strategies from influential voices in our community on how to thrive in lean times. According to PMI’s Pulse of the Profession 2018 Report , “9.9

2019 241

What Do Companies like Apple, Amazon and Google Look for in Project Managers?

Epicflow Blog

PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA) certification is a superior idea for you if you want to work with stakeholders in defining requirements and forming project outputs. You’ll learn how to identify and estimate risks and manage them.

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10 Career-Limiting Mistakes To Avoid

Rebel’s Guide to PM

However, you should also make it clear that this is not your project anymore and they are responsible, otherwise they’ll lean on you for a long time. They make up their own estimates based on how long they think things will take.

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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms

Workamajig

Actual dates are different from planned or estimated dates. Actual Effort: The actual effort spent to complete the activity, as opposed to the planned or estimated effort. Actual Finish: The actual date on which an activity ends, as opposed to the planned or estimated finish date.

2021 78

Project Management For Beginners: How To Manage A Project From Start To Finish

Teamweek

According to PMI, organizations that do not value project management report 67 percent more projects as failed. Improves planning by providing realistic work estimates. Also, managers create an estimated timeline required to complete the project.

Overview of the PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition – Lesson 3 Transcription

MPUG

Today’s PMI activity code, I’ll have up on the screen here in a minute. I mentioned the five star because I saw this event is up on PMI. Jeff: PMI took a stand back and said, you know what? By my estimates, this is going to take us into the next week.

2022 56

Role of the PMO: How It’s Currently Evolving

Planview Blog

OKRs are about “figuring out what really matters and getting that done in a time-bound, efficient manner so that it all improves performance” (in the context of Lean). Do you believe the PMI definition of types of PMOs (supportive, controlling, directive) is out of date and irrelevant?

2021 61

Waterfall Should Have Never Existed: Part 1

MPUG

These associations and thought leaders, authors, and researchers developed several flavors of Agile: Scrum, Scrum XP (eXtreme Programming), ScrumBan, DSDM, DevOps, and Lean-Agile , and market them vigorously.

2021 99

What Is A Project Task? And How to Get Things Done In an Agile Environment

nTask

PMI recommends assigning 20-80 hours to each task for efficacy. Scram uses story points to estimate the length of a task wherein a one-story point is equal to a workday. Lean: Lean aims to create a well-organized, efficient, clean, and effective workplace.

2021 78

Agile project management- A tutorial

Binfire

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. Until recently some academics and Project Management Institute (PMI) considered Agile method, not a serious contender in project management due to the fact that is very hard to set a due date for project’s completion in the Agile method. Project Estimation.

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The Perfect Storm for The Project Economy

Mike Griffiths

This increase in project demand was christened  The Project Economy  by PMI in 2019. Eric Ries documented his lean startup methodology in 2008 as a way for organizations to adapt and experiment with new ideas and perform market tests.

2020 52

Top Solutions to Project Failure – Epicflow Research Part 2

Epicflow Blog

Victorine Ghobeira , a Senior Business Analyst and Project Manager at Dataquest, says that “preventing a lack of resource starts when defining and estimating activities and leads to creating a realistic schedule. Which will lead to setup of a detailed grid of the resources available and needed throughout the project and use it as a great tool against which you can estimate, compare and prevent lack of resources with the situation at hand.”.

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Agile project management- A tutorial

Binfire

The reason for this surge in popularity is quite understandable, a majority of projects benefit when managed using lean concepts promoted by Agile project management methodology. Until recently some academics and Project Management Institute (PMI) considered Agile method not a serious contender in project management due to the fact that is very hard to set a due date for project’s competition in Agile method. Project Estimation.

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

Planio

Author: The Project Management Institute (PMI). If you’re also interested in Agile project management, pair the PMBOK with the PMI’s new Agile Practice Guide or our own Guide on How to Pick the Software Development Process that’s Right For you.

2020 124

Webinar Recap: SIPOC Workshop Facilitation – Part 1: Overview of SIPOC and Systems

MPUG

The session is eligible for one PMI, PDU in the strategic category and the MPUG activity code for claiming that with PMI is on the screen now, that’s mpug031721. Those of you who study up on Lean Six Sigma, although it’s not exclusive just to Lean Six Sigma.

2021 52

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

MPUG

Today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the technical category and the code for claiming today’s session is on the screen now. Lean, we’ll talk about just in time or we think about continuous process improvement. There is a lot, even if you look at PMI or you look at Prince2, there’s a lot that you go through in defining requirements, creating risk plans. Before scrum, we get into what we refer to as lean process improvement or the term Kanban.

2019 40

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

Scrum.org

Saddest is that given decades of UCD and HCD as our key processes, SAFe picked “Lean UX” to add to their model. Lean UX is neither Lean nor UX; don’t be fooled by the name. But you can see why SAFe liked Lean UX.

2022 54

What Does a Project Manager Do in a Marketing Agency?

Wrike

According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), project managers work in a variety of industries — from manufacturing or construction to finance or utilities. According to Ad Age’s 2019 Agency Report , it’s estimated that, for U.S. They carry a lot of weight in the hiring process, especially in a project management position that leans heavily on these less tangible competencies. There’s a lot that businesses need to get done.

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

Scrum.org

Saddest is that given decades of UCD and HCD as our key processes, SAFe picked “Lean UX” to add to their model. Lean UX is neither Lean nor UX; don’t be fooled by the name. But you can see why SAFe liked Lean UX.

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The Creative Project Timeline Template You Need

Wrike

The Project Management Institute (PMI) reported that resource dependencies, limited or taxed resources, and inadequate resource forecasting are all causes of project failure. The phrase “creative project timeline” seems like an oxymoron. Creativity is fickle, right?

2020 61

Webinar Recap: SIPOC Workshop Facilitation – Part 3: Workshop Facilitation and Questions

MPUG

And the session is eligible for 1 PMI PDU in the strategic category. The code to claim that with PMI is on the screen now. And we discussed in the first session within the first 10 pages, I think it is on page 10 of the glorious [Pemba 00:18:10] guide by PMI, version six.

2021 52

PM Experts on Why Projects Fail – Epicflow Research Part 1

Epicflow Blog

In this article, we share some of the main reasons for failure according to project leaders at IBM, Microsoft, GE Oil & Gas, Bühler Group, ExxonMobil, PMI, and other organizations. Over 50% of our respondents mentioned lack of proper planning and estimates to be among the biggest challenges. According to a survey conducted by PMI in 2018 , 29% of respondents said poor communication was the primary cause of project failure. Why do so many projects still fail?

2019 63

Webinar Recap: Project Performance Measurement – Part 1: Overview Of Project Performance Measurements

MPUG

Kyle: Today’s session is eligible for one PMI, PDU in the technical category, and the code for claiming that with PMI is on the screen now. Well, looking at the PMI pulse of the profession 2016, 45% of all projects experienced scope expansion or scope creep or gold plating.

80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers

Wrike

Essentials of Project Management Series – PMI. What y ou’ll l earn: This three-day, hands-on project management workshop provides a comprehensive overview of core project management concepts and terminology — from Work Breakdown Structures, Gantt charts, and determining critical path , to estimating project timelines, managing stakeholders, and defining project scope, schedule, budget, and risk. PMI Knowledge Center. PMI Glossary of Terms.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

requires making estimates) ? Estimation of Long?Term Risk Analysis & Estimating Uncertainty … and what this has to do with the price of milk in McLean,” Phil Beenhouwer, The Society of Cost Estimating & Analysis (SCEA), May 17, 2006. Overcoming Barriers in Assessing Risk Probabilities,” Tom Kendrick , 2012 PMI Global Congress Proceedings , 2012. Risk Management is essential for development and production programs.

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

Lean & Test Driven Development (TDD) – 11%. Number of PMI Certified Project Managers: Total Number of PMP credential holders: 607,128. # PMI Agile Certified Practitioner holders: 5,265. [14]. Estimated Project-Oriented Job Openings 2010-2020: . Inadequate cost estimates – 29%. Inaccurate task time estimate – 27%. Need up-to-date facts and figures for a project management report, article, or infographic?

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

requires making estimates) ? Estimation of Long?Term Risk Analysis & Estimating Uncertainty … and what this has to do with the price of milk in McLean,” Phil Beenhouwer, The Society of Cost Estimating & Analysis (SCEA), May 17, 2006. Overcoming Barriers in Assessing Risk Probabilities,” Tom Kendrick , 2012 PMI Global Congress Proceedings , 2012.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 3 – Best Practices & Real World Use of Agile with MS Project / Project PPM

MPUG

And this session is eligible for one PMI, PDU in the Technical category. So I’ve been working with both Agile, Waterfall, Lean, I’ve worked with a lot of different methodologies, and it’s a lot of fun to just kind of look at how you can basically work forward, make these tools work for you. So again, part of that Agile discipline is to help the teams be focused, to help them estimate and learn because in many cases, they’ve never done this work before.

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