My Journey as a Scrum Master

Scrum.org

The first part contains my personal journey in becoming a Scrum Master, the second part includes recommendations for new Scrum Masters. Part 1 — Becoming a Scrum Master. Nine years ago I changed my title from Project Manager into Scrum Master. Nowadays I frequently receive the question: “Hi Barry, I’m currently a Project Manager (or any other role) and I would like to become a Scrum Master as well, where do I start? How I started as a Scrum Master….

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

Online PM Courses

Gateway (PRINCE2). There, product managers created a five-stage process in 1986, which they called their ‘stage-gate innovation’ Then, in 1991, a senior Corning IT executive borrowed the process and moved it to a project environment. ’ 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.

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What are the Best Project Management Books?

Online PM Courses

Innovative Techniques for Project Management. 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. Managing successful projects with PRINCE2. Effective Project Manager PMBoK & PMP PRINCE2 Project Leadership Project Management Training Reviews project management books

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Project Management Methodologies 101: The What, Why, How, & Types Explained

ProProfs Project Management

PRINCE2. PRINCE2 stands for: PR ojects . PRINCE2 is actually a de facto standard used by the UK government and is a very process-oriented methodology. Pros and Cons of PRINCE2 Methodology. Scrum. A scrum team mainly consists of three people: Product Owner: client.

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Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

PRINCE2. Scrum. PRINCE2. PRINCE2 is a structured project methodology which can adapt to fulfill different project requirements irrespective of the type and scale of the project. There are certain principles, themes and processes you will have to follow when implementing PRINCE2 project management methodology. Scrum. Scrum is a framework and not a project management methodology. You can also use scrum best practices to make your meetings fruitful.

Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

PRINCE2. Scrum. PRINCE2. PRINCE2 is a structured project methodology which can adapt to fulfill different project requirements irrespective of the type and scale of the project. There are certain principles, themes and processes you will have to follow when implementing PRINCE2 project management methodology. Scrum. Scrum is a framework and not a project management methodology. You can also use scrum best practices to make your meetings fruitful.

Evidence-based Management: Gathering the metrics

Scrum.org

Updated to reflect the 2020 Scrum Guide! If you take another look, as the Standish Group in Boston has, at the above traditional measures of success (used both by PMI and Prince2) you find that this measure equates to very little value to the customers. Ability to Innovate Metrics.

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Overseeing 135 book reviews, what stands out?

Henny Portman

If I reviewed books describing the same framework, they are listed as separate frameworks in the word cloud, such as Scrum, DevOps and PRINCE2 and enlarging the word itself. I provided book reviews for all eight issues of a Dutch Project Management Magazine (Vakblad Projectmanagement).

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How to Pick a Project Management Methodology for Success

Clarizen

here are numerous project management methods out there, most often with single-noun names (think Scrum and Lean) that don’t really give away much about what they actually mean for a project manager. Coming from one of Japan’s most famous production innovators, Toyota, Kanban is all about visualizing work flows and processes. PRINCE2. Scrum. These are directed by a Scrum Master in accordance with predetermined client guides.

2018 69

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

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Scrum Alliance : @ScrumAlliance. SCRUM ALLIANCE® is the largest professional membership organization in the #Agile community: scrumalliance.org. Dedicated to improving the profession of software delivery by leading the maturity and evolution of Scrum. Love #projectmanagement #startup -s #fintech #innovation & #leadership. P3M3, PRINCE2® ITIL®, MSP®, P3O® M_o_R®, MoP®, MoV®, Agile & Earned Value in 140 characters or less.

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

Epicflow Blog

The most popular PM methodologies are as follows: Agile (Scrum, Kanban). Prince2. They use, for instance, so-called ‘Wagile’ (Waterfall + Agile), ‘Scrumban’ (Scrum + Kanban), or ‘Lean Six Sigma’ (Lean + Six Sigma) frameworks.

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The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

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What to expect: Mike’s blog helps software development teams improve their work through Agile and Scrum. These will give you the incentive and knowledge to implement Agile and Scrum in your own organization. To make PM less complicated, she uses funny, real-life situations and personal experiences to teach Agile and Scrum best practices. Ux Runway – How To Incorporate Ux With Agile/Scrum Teams. 9 Best Practices for Your Daily Scrum Meeting. What is Scrum?

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10 LinkedIn Groups every Entrepreneur & Project Manager should join

Taskque

Another large group accommodating 370,842 members, where you can discuss anything related to project management including PMP certification, PMBOK PDU, Prince2, software development, CMMI, IEEE, ISO, Six Sigma, Agile, Scrum, ITIL & PMO. The group is used by innovators, thinkers, and experienced projects managers who share million-dollar advice for free. Starting a business is not everybody’s cup of tea.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

PRINCE2 is the least popular project management methodology. 90% of companies have reported that using an open source software enhanced their teams’ efficiency and innovation. 24% of companies use Scrum or Agile project management software. Project management is an essential part of every organization. Whether you are overseeing a team or leading major projects and their execution process, it is essential to keep everything in line to ensure project success.

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What is Taylorism, and why Waterfall is just the tip of the iceberg!

Scrum.org

For many people, the traditional project management methodologies (see PMI / PRINCE2) are the root of the problems that birthed Waterfall. Audience: Scrum Masters , Leaders. Read: The Scrum Guide. The Scrum Guide.

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Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

It doesn’t matter if you work with Scrum, Kanban, traditional Gantt scheduling or a mix, Forecast has it all. Image: Tracking & reporting in Forecast) By having your operations managed automatically, your teams empowered and with accurate reports, you can carve out time for what really matters, like innovation, creativity, and building strong client relations. The world of project management requires leaders and doers and shakers to make it happen.

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

MPUG

So if you’re new to this or perhaps you’ve kind of been using it in a couple of different veins, maybe you’ve been part of a scrum team or you’ve watched it happen around you, or maybe you’ve seen a horrific implementation of an agile process, it isn’t necessarily the methodology, but sometimes you have to think about your culture, the environment, and what you’re trying to do. But you’ll see the thing Prince2 comes up.

Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management Model Based on PRINCE2 and Scrum Frameworks,” Martin Tomanek, Jan Juricek, The International Journal of Software Engineering & Applications (IJSEA) , January 2015, Volume 6, Number 1, ISSN: 0975-9018. Using Risk Management to Balance Agile Methods: A Study of the Scrum Process,” Benjamin Gold and Clive Vassell, 2 nd International Conference of Knowledge-Based Engineering and Innovation , November 5-6, 2015.

Risk Management Resources

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Project Risk Management Model Based on Prince2 and Scrum Frameworks,” Martin Tomanek and Jan Juricek, International Journal of Software Engineering and Applications (IJSEA) , Vol. Understanding the Impact of Project Risk Management on Project Performance: An Empirical Study,” Roque Rabechini Junior and Marly Monteiro de Carvalho, Journal of Technology Management and Innovation , Volume 8, Issus ALTEC, 2013. Innovation and Risk Management,” Eduardo Manuel, MPRA Paper No.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management Model Based on Prince2 and Scrum Frameworks,” Martin Tomanek and Jan Juricek, International Journal of Software Engineering and Applications (IJSEA) , Vol. Understanding the Impact of Project Risk Management on Project Performance: An Empirical Study,” Roque Rabechini Junior and Marly Monteiro de Carvalho, Journal of Technology Management and Innovation , Volume 8, Issus ALTEC, 2013. Innovation and Risk Management,” Eduardo Manuel, MPRA Paper No.

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53 Best Project Management Software Solutions for Your Team

Workzone

Pros: VersionOne is designed for software development projects built around Agile and Scrum project methodologies. Pros: Highly customizable, JIRA can support Scrum, Lean, or Kanban project methods.

Project Management Methodologies: A Quickstart Guide (Part 2)

Wrike

PRINCE2. PRO: The extensive documentation involved in PRINCE2 projects can be very helpful with corporate planning and performance tracking. Scrum. Small teams are facilitated by a scrum master, whose job is to remove any barriers to team progress. Work is typically done in a series of two-week sprints, and team members are in constant communication through daily scrum meetings. CON: Scrum projects are prone to scope creep.

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