Agile: Should I Be Taking Training? – Project Management Advice

Arras People

In fact, many also argue that the Project Manager shouldn’t even be managing the team at all, that should be left to the Scrum Master. This short advice piece is taken from my latest column for PMI’s PM Network magazine – available to members. “ I’m hearing a lot about Agile and project management. Should I be taking some training in this area?”

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Project Management Careers Q&A – Becoming a Business Agile Coach

Arras People

I have been in practice with Agile, particularly Scrum, Kanban and XP, and I am looking to become an Agile Coach. This Q&A originally featured in PMI’s PM Network magazine – June 2017 edition. I am currently certified as a CSM and CSPO. While I have a great understanding of guiding from a “bottom-up” perspective, I am very interested in coaching from a “top-down” point of view.

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

Online PM Courses

Scrum Alliance : @ScrumAlliance. SCRUM ALLIANCE® is the largest professional membership organization in the #Agile community: Dedicated to improving the profession of software delivery by leading the maturity and evolution of Scrum.

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2017 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

Global Scrum Gathering: San Diego, CA, 10-12 April 2017. There is a new Scrum for Hardware track this year that will include presentations, hands-on workshops and coaching. I’m not an Agile expert by an means but if Scrum is your wheelhouse, this could be a good event to get to.

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An evening in Mumbai

Stepping Into Project Management

Here are the books/magazines I have been recently reading: The Willpower Instinct – Kelly McGonigal Scrum- The Art of doing Twice the Work in Half the Time – Jeff Sutherland Holacracy- The Revolution Management System that Abolishes Hierarchy-Brian J.

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The Best Project Management Blogs for 2019

Online PM Courses

This is a magazine site that seems to make its money through site adverts and affiliate links. Stefan Wolpers gets deep into Agile, and Scrum in particular. When we did our roundup of the 50 best Project Management Blogs in 2017 it quickly became one of our most popular posts.

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80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers


Choose from exam prep in several areas of project management, including Agile and Scrum certification. David Prior, a certified Scrum trainer, dives into the challenges of moving from traditional project management to Scum master. Project Management Magazine on Flipboard.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

And the same process is applied to the Scrum development processes on those projects. . An Analysis of XP, TDD, Pair Programming, and Scrum (Using Real Options),” Dr. David Rico, [link] Improving Subjective Estimations Using Paired Comparisons,” Eduardo Miranda, IEEE Software Magazine, Vol. A Case Study on Agile Estimating and Planning using Scrum,” V.