Demographics are in favor of aspiring project managers, and the demand for project managers is likely to continue to grow. This new series will help new practitioners establish the fundamental foundation of project management knowledge.
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Initially, there may not seem like much overlap between Disciplined Agile (DA) and the PMI Standard for Risk Management in Portfolios, Programs, and Projects. After all, DA promotes lightweight, agile-inspired guidance, and risk management information can be prescriptive and documentation-heavy. Yet, they are surprisingly aligned and compatible.
If you’re thinking of taking the exam, an effective way to reduce anxiety is through learning about the exam goals and approach. Information is power, and it never hurts to be more aware of the process before taking the exam.
It's not too late to prepare to successfully complete your PMP certification before the exam changes in January of 2021. But time is of the essence, so follow this guidance for immediate next steps.
The PMP® exam is a strenuous undertaking—and like any project, may not culminate in a successful outcome. Sharing some of her own lessons learned, this PM provides insights on how to overhaul your study and test-taking approach to pass on your next try.
Creativity isn’t limited to coming up with new requirements or ways to solve problems. Here are some everyday ideas for flexing your creative skills at each step of your project.
With the PMBOK® Guide as the foundation, organizations can build their project methodologies to meet their specific business needs. The focus in this article is on the fundamentals of project execution. All of these elements are interdependent and take time and effort to build. Principled execution is the goal for our customers and ourselves.
As project managers, we need to hold ourselves more accountable to reading the new versions of the PMBOK® Guide to make sure that we not only understand the new content, but that we’re able to implement it in our daily work.
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has an established lessons learned program that documents both shortfalls for corrective action and best practices for wider dissemination. Most phases are effectively accomplished—except for resolution. Using the project management process during the issue resolution phase will provide a firm foundation for action officers to evolve a more efficient and effective organization.
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.