Has PMI’s recent refocus on the Talent Triangle™ changed how you perceive your career? Should it? Your opportunity to diversify is now increased, and that is something this writer believes you can leverage.
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When it comes to renewing your PMI credentials, it can sometimes be a challenge to find the full complement of PDUs you need. Now that the PMI Talent Triangle® has been introduced, the area at the base of the triangle (“Strategic and Business Management”) seems to be the most difficult for people. It doesn't have to be...
How are technical certifications different from professional licenses? What value do they provide the holder? Can they help someone get a job and earn more money? Are some certifications more prestigious than others? Do some hold the same stature as professional licenses?
Everybody can learn from the experiences of others. In this article, the author shares how he planned for, studied and passed the PMP® exam by following five steps.
There is increasing recognition that project managers need much more than PM skills in order to succeed. However, that is not yet translating into comprehensive skills development for PMs. How do we change that?
As organizations increasingly face cybersecurity issues and make plans to stay a step ahead, there is a case for introducing information security (along with a proposed Security Review Board to stimulate the thought process) as part of project management processes.
Code inspections are an implicit, often unspoken best practice among agile project management teams. This silence has caused some people to question the quality control of the agile PM paradigm. Surprisingly, agile teams have not forgotten to mind the Ps and Qs of quality engineering--and not only continue to perform code inspections, but perform them more often. This results in even greater quality than traditional project management teams.
What the construction of Iron Bridge embodies is one of the defining characteristics of complexity, one that any project manager might expect to encounter in their own projects. But what exactly are we referring to when we talk about complexity in projects?
Our PM skills are not standing still--they are changing and progressing, and we need to adapt to those changes because they are what people are learning today. Project management is an evolving discipline--are you evolving with it?
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is one of the first structured techniques of failure analysis and is a very important tool in the engineering industry. The innovation discussed by this paper is that the engineering analysis method is applied to the project management process; the paper also calls on the importance of the exchange of engineering analysis tools and management methods.