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High performing project management orgs are more agile — PMI

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Did you know that these top performers used agile techniques more often than other organizations? This use of agile, iterative, and incremental methods drove better organizational agility. In turn, this better agility allows for faster and more effective responses to competitive, technological, regulatory, or other external challenges. Agile principles have a been a lifesaver on a number of my projects and programs.

Agile Prep for the PMI-ACP®: Tips from Personal Experience

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PM College has upped its agile game over the last few months. We now have a full suite of offerings across a variety of agile approaches: Scrum , XP, Kanban , Lean, and different ways to combine them for success, including SAFe or agile certifications. As I reviewed our course offerings, I became curious and followed a link to the requirements for PMI’s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) certification. Filed under: Agile , PMO. Agile PMO

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Preparing the Agile Kool-Aid

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The same principle applies to agile adoption. I’ve found that while agile is supposed to get an organization away from “command and control,” it’s often implemented from the top down, with a catechism, and all heretics are burned. Someone, somewhere, gets the bright idea to go agile…and everyone has to follow along. Of course, agile is just like any other change program from which you expect transformative results.

The Biotech IT PMO 2.0

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Filed under: Agile , Innovation , IT Strategy , PMO , Portfolio Management , Project Management Tagged: agile , Innovation , IT project management and portfolio management , IT Strategy , PMO , Portfolio Management. Agile Innovation IT Strategy PMO Portfolio Management Project Management agile IT project management and portfolio management As a CIO, you have either made – or heard – recommendations to create an IT project management office.

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PMI Requires Business and Leadership Training

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NOTE: My colleagues at PM College passed along the news that PMI is changing its PDU requirements. This post is adapted from our email to our customers.

Story points and the meaning of done

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Dan Ackerson at Boost Agile (@boostagile, HT Craig Brown @brown_note)) posted on what he calls “cross-dysfunctional” development teams. My take: this is another demonstration of why agile development has to be more disciplined than waterfall, not less. Filed under: PMO Tagged: agile development , Boost Agile , Dan Ackerson , Test Management , Testing. PMO agile development Boost Agile Dan Ackerson Test Management Testing

Story points and the meaning of done

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Dan Ackerson at Boost Agile (@boostagile, HT Craig Brown @brown_note)) posted on what he calls “cross-dysfunctional” development teams. My take: this is another demonstration of why agile development has to be more disciplined than waterfall, not less. Filed under: PMO Tagged: agile development , Boost Agile , Dan Ackerson , Test Management , Testing. PMO agile development Boost Agile Dan Ackerson Test Management Testing

Agile Prep for the PMI-ACP®: Tips from Personal Experience

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PM College has upped its agile game over the last few months. We now have a full suite of offerings across a variety of agile approaches: Scrum , XP, Kanban , Lean, and different ways to combine them for success, including SAFe or agile certifications. As I reviewed our course offerings, I became curious and followed a link to the requirements for PMI’s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) certification. Filed under: Agile , PMO. Agile PMO

Waterfall, Agile, now “Sim”?

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Being accountable as a customer

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Week 10 Performance Report — Operation Dunk 2010

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Innovative innovation myths

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Why can't we plan for leadership?

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Tout your winners

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Deming and Project Management

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My two cents worth…

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Puzzles vs. Mysteries

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Stop. Look. Listen.

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The cost of control

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Asking vendors partnership-promoting questions

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Help others answer “their” questions

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Whose “truth” are you after?

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Wow, Leo Apotheker's gone already?

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Shiny, happy objects all around

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PM Quote of the Day — Winston Churchill

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Week 4 Performance Report — Operation Dunk 2010

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Using questions “within” your personality

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Sound and fury, signifying nothing

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Portents of Impending Doom

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Week 3 Performance Report — Operation Dunk 2010

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Owning your change program

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Week 2 Performance Report — Operation Dunk 2010

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PM Quote of the Day — Yoda

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