What creates long-term success in a project management career? Consider adding more to the picture than a list of successful projects and technical PM skills. In this author's view, developing strategic skills is the best path to that destination.
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Some fundamental changes are coming to the PMP® exam. Currently slated for July 2020, the content and composition of the exam will be completely revamped. Here are five things you need to know.
Analyzing information and data is a very important skill for a project manager in all phases of the project. Are you getting an "A" for analysis effort?
PMI's Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct states: “We set high standards for ourselves and we aspire to meet these standards in all aspects of our lives--at work, at home, and in service to our profession.” But what exactly does “at home and in service to our profession” mean?
We all need some help sometimes when introducing agile methods into a traditional organization. Fortunately, a new guide to ease the transition is available. The recently published Software Extension to the PMBOK Guide Fifth Edition acts as a Rosetta Stone for mapping and replacing traditional approaches with their agile alternatives.
PMI’s latest publication, The Standard for Risk Management in Portfolios, Programs and Projects, has a wealth of great information about effective risk management and contains recommendations for iterative, incremental and adaptive environments that fit agile projects well.
PMI의 최신 간행물 인 포트폴리오, 프로그램 및 프로젝트의 리스크 관리 표준은 효과적인 리스크 관리에 대한 풍부한 정보가 풍부하고 애자일 프로젝트에 적합한 반복적, 증분 및 적응 환경에 대한 권장 사항을 포함합니다.
Many people believe agile methods and certifications are like oil and water. One is a context-sensitive, adaptive framework; the other is a prescriptive, rigor-based measurement model. Certifying agile methods is like trying to bar-code clouds--a misapplication of quantification in a domain that resists it. Yet if the research organizations are to be believed, there are a large group of people doing it. Here's the lowdown on what you should know.
Agile adoption outside of software is nothing new--it dates back very close to the origin of today’s agile methods, predating the term “agile”. However, what is new and noteworthy is the rate and scale of non-software agile adoption being witnessed today. Now--as more companies than ever are exposed to agile methods in their IT practices--these methods are being employed beyond the regular IT domain.
In his webinar Aligning PMI®’s PMBOK® Fifth Edition to Lean Six Sigma DMAIC, Rod Baxter talked to us about how Lean Six Sigma (LSS) DMAIC projects can benefit from aligning to PMBOK Guide® Fifth Edition processes. We were not able to get to all of the questions during the live session. However, we were able to capture those that were unanswered.