Fri, 10 Jul 2020 14:52:39 GMT The Reluctant Agilist https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/264092/The-Reluctant-Agilist Using Outcome Based Planning at Home to Effect Social Change https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64967/Using-Outcome-Based-Planning-at-Home-to-Effect-Social-Change Tue, 30 Jun 2020 13:05:21 GMT In this episode of the Reluctant Agilist, you’ll hear the story of how a father helped his son use outcome-based planning to define his personal response to what happened to George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter events that followed.  Ross Beurmann is a seasoned Agile coach (and a co... Product Ownership and Online Education with Braden Cundiff https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64717/Product-Ownership-and-Online-Education-with-Braden-Cundiff Tue, 16 Jun 2020 23:02:12 GMT Since the Covid-19 Quarantining began, we’ve all had to adjust to our work-life taking place 100% online. Whether you are working in a traditional environment or in Agile, this change has impacted your teams’ ability to engage, learn, and collaborate online. In this episode of the podcas... The Business Agility Canvas with Karim Harbott https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64535/The-Business-Agility-Canvas-with-Karim-Harbott Tue, 09 Jun 2020 04:01:54 GMT The transition to Agile is challenging for any organization. It’s even worse when you do not understand the strategic and business reasons behind the change. This is one of the primary reasons so many Agile transformations fail to achieve lasting change.  “There is little alignme... Disciplined Agile Training Event Recap with Tony Johnson https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/64011/Disciplined-Agile-Training-Event-Recap-with-Tony-Johnson Tue, 12 May 2020 12:05:30 GMT This is part 2 of my interview with Tony Johnson from Crosswind PM. In this part of the interview Tony and talk through his recent experience attending a Disciplined Agile Training event held by PMI. We also share our thoughts and opinions on why PMI acquired Disciplined Agile and Flex and how we ar... The Agile Virtual Summit with Adam Weisbart https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63880/The-Agile-Virtual-Summit-with-Adam-Weisbart Tue, 05 May 2020 21:02:04 GMT One of the results of the health crisis we are currently facing is that large public gatherings are temporarily off the table. No in-person events. Many events have been canceled, some are working out how to move online and some new ones have been specifically created to take place in a virtual sett... Remote Facilitation Best Practices and Anitpatterns with Mark Kilby https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63830/Remote-Facilitation-Best-Practices-and-Anitpatterns-with-Mark-Kilby Thu, 30 Apr 2020 04:28:11 GMT There is probably nothing in the last 20 years that has had as comprehensive an impact on how we work as Covid-19. Yes, there were team members who worked remote before or maybe your team was distributed around the globe, but we've never been in a situation where EVERYONE was working from home. ... Updates to the PMBOK with Tony Johnson https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63470/Updates-to-the-PMBOK-with-Tony-Johnson Sun, 12 Apr 2020 21:27:23 GMT This is the first part of a two-part interview with Tony Johnson, Founder and CEO of Crosswind Learning. Crosswind is a PMI REP based in Carrolton, Texas, that has been providing instruction in project management for 20 years.  In this part of the interview, we focus on the upcoming changes ... Working in Quarantine - What We Learned - Week 1 https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63415/Working-in-Quarantine---What-We-Learned---Week-1 Thu, 09 Apr 2020 17:52:51 GMT This is not part of the regular blog/podcast, but it might be interesting, so I'm sharing the link... Jessica Wolfe, Derek Huether and I recorded a Zoom call discussing what we'd learned from our first week of working in quarantine. We each experienced things that week that caught us by surp... Getting Better at Saying No with Tim Wise https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/63238/Getting-Better-at-Saying-No-with-Tim-Wise Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:46:06 GMT “Simplicity--the art of maximizing the amount of work not done--is essential.” From the 12 Principles of Agile Software It is one of the most basic responsibilities of the Product Owner and one almost every PO struggles with... saying "No" to people who ask for things. A... Chief Scrum Master & Chief Product Owner - Checking in with Melissa Boggs and Howard Sublett https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/62632/Chief-Scrum-Master---Chief-Product-Owner---Checking-in-with-Melissa-Boggs-and-Howard-Sublett Mon, 02 Mar 2020 20:35:43 GMT Towards the end of 2018, The Scrum Alliance restructured its organization around a new leadership model. Howard Sublett returned to the Scrum Alliance as Chief Product Owner and shortly after that, Melissa Boggs joined as Chief Scrum Master. In these new roles, they are truly leading an effort to ch...