Have your voice be heard! Both The Standard for Business Analysis and The PMI Guide to Business Analysis are open for public comment now through 5 pm (EST) 28 March 2017. The standard and guide will be published together in one document entitled The PMI Guide to Business Analysis (includes the Standard for Business Analysis) in Q4 2017. To participate, visit the Standards Update page.
Ken Schwaber, author of the Nexus Guide and one of the original authors and signatories of the Agile Manifesto, talks about the Nexus framework and guide, how Nexus adds on to Scrum, the Nexus integration team, scrum of scrums and the Nexus daily scrum, aligning retrospectives and improvement actions over teams, and how Nexus relates to other scaling approaches.
No SurprisesProject Management details a simple, commitment-based framework that allows program managers, project managers and team leaders to systematically apply a few rules at multiple levels, releasing them from the "vicious cycle" of project performance mediocrity and leading them towards a cycle of excellent performance. This book is authored by Timm Esque, former project manager and internal performance consultant at Intel Corporation.
A structured form of brainstorming, including the entire group involved in a workshop. NGT was developed based on research that indicated that people came up with more and better ideas working silently in a group than when they worked alone. Participants work by themselves and then share information through round-robin collection. The entire team decides how to organize and evaluate the results.