Agile planning is widely different from Waterfall planning based on Gantt charts. There are many factors to consider when developing an Agile plan to make sure it increases successful project delivery. How can you use these steps to proactively approach Agile planning? In this webinar, attendees will learn the components of an Agile plan and how to create one. They will learn about the “onion” model of Agile planning and consider each step in the planning process, particularly product planning and release planning. They will leave with the knowledge necessary to construct their own Agile plans.
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Change and conflict go hand-in-hand. We need to understand and embrace how change can create conflict and how, as leaders, we need to address and manage that conflict. This webinar will provide you with ideas that will help you embrace the positive conflict that drives change and build your willingness to engage and manage conflict. The webinar touches the following concepts: the change process, pain vs. gain, change threshold, the change curve and strategies for managing conflict.
Disciplined Agile (DA) is a hybrid of existing methods that provides the flexibility to use a tailored approach that matches your context. In a nutshell, Disciplined Agile is “pragmatic agile”. This webinar explores how a small software development team in an established enterprise applies Disciplined Agile strategies over time to successfully improve their agility to provide real value to their stakeholders by moving from Scrum to Disciplined DevOps.
In the next five years, the world will see more projects than ever. The reconstruction of the economy, healthcare, social care, and society at large after the devastating global pandemic crisis, will be unprecedented in human history. According to McKinsey, Governments’ have announced $10 trillion in reconstruction funds just in the first two months of the crisis, which is three times more than the response to the 2008–09 financial crisis. These are millions of projects, which will need millions of project managers. However, despite this positive outlook, significant trends will put at stake the project management profession that we have learned to know in the past 40 years. We should consider these signals as an urgent call for profound change in our practices and a much needed in our competencies. A small price to pay compared to the unique opportunity that the project management profession has to lead what I call our new world driven by change.
In this instalment of the Discover PMI – Ask Us Anything Series, we will provide an overview of PMI Citizen Developer: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know Citizen development is gaining traction and PMI have launched new resources to help support project managers to learn all about this new approach. Find out what’s happening in citizen development with respect to approaches and best practices, successes and challenges. And what is PMI’s position on CD? Spend some time with some experts who think about PMI Citizen Developer all day, every day. Hear what’s new, what’s hot and what’s next, plus ask those burning questions.
In this Conversations series, Arjun Jamnadass explores citizen development with Derya Sousa. Derya Sousa, IT specialist and cofounder of Kianda Technologies, and Arjun Jamnadass, interim Managing Director of Citizen Developer at PMI had a wide-ranging conversation about citizen development and how it can empower the business user to deliver solutions with support from IT.
Things that you found impossible in the past, like opening a business or achieving a goal, became possible after you chose to push ahead. So, it’s really just an opinion of something being impossible. It does not have to be your reality. How do you CREATE a resilient mindset? I like the word create, as you can create things from nothing. When I am stuck, I look at my next steps as IF it were a blank slate and that I control what my vision looks like. I am the creator of my own destiny. So, if YOU have the courage to create your own conditions, then the rainstorm is simply a rainstorm. We’ll discuss creating habits that support you and how to redefine stress so you have a launching pad to action. This webinar launches off of the human ideas from the other 8 Mastering the Arts webinars: Difficult conversations, human-ness in PM, contracts, negotiations, ethics, mediation and conflict resolution.
In this Webinar, we’ll discuss mechanisms to jumpstart your CX transformation practices and support your workforce become more customer-centric. We'll draw upon scenarios that many companies face to offer brief solutions and tangible actions you can adopt in your journey towards delivering a superior customer experience. We will cover topics such as customer journey mapping, voice of the customer exercises, creating a customer-centric maturity model, establishing the processes, playbooks, and templates to drive outcomes that achieve greater customer retention, renewals, and upsells.
Despite claims to the contrary, the need for governance does not disappear for agile projects. Your project sponsors have a right to know the status of the health and risk of their investments. But trying to blend traditional agile methods such as Scrum with traditional stage gate approaches can cause frustration for both project teams and their stakeholders. Disciplined Agile (DA) provides straightforward and common sense ideas for applying governance in a lightweight fashion for agile projects. This webinar explores these lean governance strategies using the Disciplined Agile tool kit.