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. The new PRINCE2 Agile guide has been created to provide guidance for blending the PRINCE2 project management approach with agile delivery methods. PRINCE2 Agile is not a replacement for PRINCE2. All elements of PRINCE2 are valid within PRINCE2 Agile.

What is Lean Six Sigma?

Project Health Check

Lean Six Sigma, a management buzzword that seems to persist and many don't understand. Lean Six Sigma is an approach for Process Improvement Projects, combining many different conceptual tools depending on the situation. Essentially Lean Six Sigma is a fusion of two ideas: "Lean" and "Six Sigma": Lean Lean is a approach that seeks to eliminate Waste during a production process; it originated in Japan on the production lines of Toyota.

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

Arras People

What is the difference between PRINCE2 Agile and APMG Agile Project Management? A counterpoint would be that Agile Project Management (Agile PM) is based on DSDM Atern while PRINCE2 Agile “integrates any agile development approach you want”. Agile-PM’s inspiration traces roots from the 90’s while PRINCE2 Agile blends the 80’s and the noughties and 20-teen’s. PRINCE2 Agile gives us the “Agil-o-meter” to allow us to ‘calculate’ the answer.

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 contains some references to Agile but not a lot.

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. 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.

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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. Es ist schon richtig: PRINCE2 ist das Kind großer Prozesse in großen Unternehmen. Und übrigens: Der Skill PRINCE2 wird oft in Stellenbeschreibungen verlangt. Das ist 2015 mit PRINCE2 Agile geschehen. Bleibt PRINCE2 nicht doch das Gegenteil von Agile?

Top 10 Project Management Methodologies – An Overview

ProjectManager.com

The Kanban methodology helps reduce inefficiencies, and is a great project management tool for many purposes such as lean manufacturing or agile projects. The car company applied it to their lean manufacturing model, known as the Toyota production system. Lean Methodology.

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Best 12 Project Management Certifications (2022)

ProjectManager.com

The test measures your overall understanding of an agile framework and your knowledge of different agile project management methodologies such as scrum, kanban, lean and extreme programming (XP). PRINCE2 Certification. PRINCE2 is an acronym for Projects in Controlled Environments.

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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.

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Product Manager vs Project Manager – What’s the Difference?

ProjectManager.com

Whereas product managers might rely on agile product development, lean manufacturing processes or lean software development methodologies. PRINCE2 Foundation/PRINCE2 Practitioner certification by Axelos. Product Manager vs Project Manager.

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Overview of my year 2020 book reviews

Henny Portman

PRINCE2 and DevOps, a successful marriage or recipe for divorce? whitepaper) How the PRINCE2 Directing Guide helps with decision latency (Book) An IPMA virtual mega project award assessment: what a challenge! 2020 was again an extremely fruitful book review year.

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Which Project Management Methodology is Right for Your Team?

Scoro

In the education space, scrum is useful because of how heavily it leans on problem-solving. Established, corporate-leaning marketing agencies can also thrive using this approach, especially for campaigns that need to deliver everything all at once. Prince2. Lean Six Sigma.

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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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Which Project Management Methodology is Right for Your Team?

Scoro

In the education space, scrum is useful because of how heavily it leans on problem-solving. Established, corporate-leaning marketing agencies can also thrive using this approach, especially for campaigns that need to deliver everything all at once. Prince2. Lean Six Sigma.

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What Does Agile Mean in the Job Market?

Arras People

There are many flavours of Agile, you may have heard of SCRUM, Kanban, Lean, Lean Startup, Extreme Programming to name but a few! When used in a Project context you can benefit from merging the Agile delivery methods with the structure that PRINCE2 Agile or Agile PM bring with them. What does Agile mean? And how on earth do we distinguish this in the job market?

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

Online PM Courses

I have also included the Axelos PRINCE2 Agile qualifications here. I very nearly placed Axelos PRINCE2 Agile in here and could equally well have done so, but you’ll find that certification discussed in my Tier 2 section. It is promoted by Scaled Agile , who offer its own set of qualifications: SAFe for Teams For Lean-Agile team members in a SAFe Agile Release Train (ART). In this category, I’ve also included Axelos, the owners of PRINCE2. Axelos PRINCE2.

The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies

Workamajig

PRINCE2. PRINCE2 (Projects IN Controlled Environments) is the official project management methodology of the UK government (which means that most UK government projects use it). You can even get a PRINCE2 certification to make working as a project manager in the UK easier. PRINCE2 is based on 7 principles, 7 themes and 7 processes. The 7 PRINCE2 principles, for instance, are: Continued business justification. What are project management methodologies?

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

Taskque

PRINCE2. 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. Kanban focuses on lean principles and applies strict processes to increase efficiency. There are five key principles of lean project management: Specify value.

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

Taskque

PRINCE2. 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. This methodology focuses on lean principles and applies strict processes to increase efficiency.

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Review Agile Portfolio Management

Henny Portman

The next chapter The reality of Agility@Scale is more a chapter on lean thinking and principles. I don’t believe that you can use the Stacey matrix, Cynefin model or the PRINCE2 Agile Agilometer to choose between project portfolio management or agile portfolio management.

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

ProProfs Project Management

Lean Six Sigma. One of the new, upcoming project management methodologies is lean six sigma. . This framework combines the efficiency of the lean methodology along with the statistics-based process improvement workflow of Six Sigma. . Pros and Cons of Lean Six Sigma Methodology.

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Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

International Institute for Learning

The organization embraces a Lean culture. They apply Lean principles and embody the philosophy of continuous improvement. About the Author Sandeep Shouche (PMP, PgMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, [ASM.EN], ITIL Expert, PRINCE2) is an expert in the areas of project, program management, Agile methodologies and IT Service Management. By Sandeep Shouche Most executives will hear the Agile buzzword and ask their teams to “do this agile thing.”.

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9 Steps to Managing Risk for Your Projects

LiquidPlanner

When you have a proven process to lean on, it will undoubtedly lead to projects running more smoothly and successfully. She is a PRINCE2 and MSP Practitioner and a qualified Corporate and Executive Coach.

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Let’s Be Agile Together!

Arras People

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. We were not fussy – best practice worked for us and we would happily take from PMBoK, PRINCE2 or whatever came along that could increase our capability to deliver successful projects and programmes. PRINCE2 being a great example of this kind of failure to execute; which in turn led to so many PINO (Prince in name only) organisations.

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A Complete Guide to RACI/RASCI Charts

Rebel’s Guide to PM

RACI and PRINCE2. PRINCE2® doesn’t have RACI/RASCI in exactly the same way as described above. amazon text=Agile Readiness: Four Spheres of Lean and Agile Transformation&asin= 1472417437] by Thomas P. Working out who does what on your project can be a challenge. A RACI chart is a project management tool that helps you do exactly that. At the end of this article there’s a link to download my free roles and responsibilities document template. Scroll to the bottom to get it.

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8 Project Management Methodologies Made Simple

Proofhub

Increasing visibility of work in progress to improve speed and quality of work Lean ?—?Streamlining Robust development to ensure quality PRINCE2 ?—?Controlled Lean The lean project management methodology is all about delivering more with less. PRINCE2 PRINCE2 ( PR ojects IN C ontrolled E nvironments) is a process-based methodology used by the UK Government, widely recognized and practiced in the private sector in the UK and internationally.

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

Paymo App

Project management methodologies – Agile, Waterfall, PRINCE2, PRiSM, Six Sigma, Critical Path, and many more. For Europe, you might want to look for a PRINCE2 certification. The PRINCE2 Certification. The PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments2) project management methodology is one of the most popular methods that you can use in PM. This certification has three main levels: PRINCE2 Foundation. PRINCE2 Practitioner. PRINCE2 Professional.

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The 11 Best Project Management Certifications to Consider in 2019

Teamweek

Agile strategies such as Scrum, Kanban, and Lean are featured for project managers to cultivate maximum responsiveness to market volatility. Projects in Controlled Environments (PRINCE2). The Projects in Controlled Environments or PRINCE2 certificates are administered by the ILX Group. PRINCE2 Foundation is an entry-level certificate. PRINCE2 Practitioner requires a PRINCE2 Foundation certificate as a prerequisite and is geared toward more advanced project managers.

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

Epicflow Blog

This certification course covers Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD). It’s rather difficult to define what makes a project manager worthy of a dream position.

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A Complete Guide to RACI/RASCI Charts

Rebel’s Guide to PM

RACI and PRINCE2. PRINCE2® doesn’t have RACI/RASCI in exactly the same way as described above. Agile Readiness: Four Spheres of Lean and Agile Transformation by Thomas P. Working out who does what on your project can be a challenge. A RACI chart is a project management tool that helps you do exactly that. At the end of this article there’s a link to download my free roles and responsibilities document template. Scroll to the bottom to get it.

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Keep your mind Project Management sharp with these resources

Project Management Five

Includes Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Lean, Kanban, etc. members) Project Management Library (17K+ members) Free Project Management Books and Knowledge, Prince2 and PMP Exam Guidance (21.6K

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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. As the name might suggest, Lean is all about trimming the fat from projects and processes. PRINCE2. Prince2 is very useful for clearly defining all aspects of large projects, such as client needs, project justification, milestones and deliverables, all on a clear timeline.

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Agile Project Management: What is It and Why Does It Matter?

Scoro

Lean: define value for customer > map the value stream > remove waste (anything which does not add value, hinders workflow, or is unnecessary or harmful management) > respond to customer demand for just-in-time delivery > continuously improve.

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

Online PM Courses

Project and Change Management expertise – PRINCE2, MSP, Change Management, APM, Agile DSDM, Online & In-person training and consulting: terrapinagrada.co.uk. P3M3, PRINCE2® ITIL®, MSP®, P3O® M_o_R®, MoP®, MoV®, Agile & Earned Value in 140 characters or less. 59SecondsAgile gives quick hints & tips to the #AgileWay #Scrum #Kanban #Lean. #PMOT is the Twitter hashtag used by Project Managers on Twitter.

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

Epicflow Blog

Lean PM. Prince2. They use, for instance, so-called ‘Wagile’ (Waterfall + Agile), ‘Scrumban’ (Scrum + Kanban), or ‘Lean Six Sigma’ (Lean + Six Sigma) frameworks. Project Management web resources are awash with articles about 2020 project management trends.

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The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

Paymo App

What to expect: As a Lean and Agile project management expert, Corinna Baldauf shares her knowledge to help PM professional find and fix process problems. Some of the other topics to help teams achieve results and deal with change include Scrum, growth, and Lean management. What to expect: The Kanbanize blog is packed with articles, expert interviews, use cases, podcasts, and videos on lean management, productivity, and Kanban in particular. PRINCE2 Blog.

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Keep your mind Project Management sharp with these resources

Project Management Five

Includes Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Lean, Kanban, etc. members) Project Management Library (17K+ members) Free Project Management Books and Knowledge, Prince2 and PMP Exam Guidance (21.6K

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Common Misconceptions about MS Project that People Get Wrong

MPUG

Prince2, Waterfall, Agile, Lean, and many others). I’ve been a Microsoft Project user, teacher, and consultant for the last 27 years. I’ve become very familiar with the strengths and weaknesses of this software product.

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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms

Workamajig

Lean : "Lean" is an approach towards project management that prioritizes minimizing waste and maximizing value. Lean Project Management emerged from Lean Manufacturing principles pioneered by Toyota. Project management terminology can be complicated.

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Top Solutions to Project Failure – Epicflow Research Part 2

Epicflow Blog

Here are links to the surveys we conducted, where you can find even more useful insights: Discussion in Agile and Lean Software Development. DIscussion in PRINCE2 & MSP – Project & Programme Management + Agile Scrum. We all dream of reaching maximum success with our teams and projects, even though project failure is common. We’ve surveyed members of LinkedIn PM communities to find out what leads to project failure.

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