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Scrum: 2Q18 PM Book Club Review

Scrum Book Cover

Title: Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time Author: Jeff Sutherland, Co-creator of Scrum and J.J. Sutherland Year: 2014 PMEvolution.com Book Club Review: 2Q18 PM Evolution Amazon Store Ordering Link: Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time Video: TEDx Talk by Jeff Sutherland Introduction Scrum is a project management framework based upon Agile principles and values. ...

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3 Steps to Picking the Right PDU Category

PMI Talent Triangle

As of December 1, 2015, PMI credential holders seeking to renew their certification(s) must begin classifying PDUs according to the new Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) format. While PDUs must now be classified per the new format, the changes to the number of PDUs required in each category won’t be enforced for two more years. This gives project managers (and PMI) a ...

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Project Managers – Emerging Business Leaders

PM as Emerging Business Leader

For many years, the career path for project managers has been in question. While the emergence of PMOs established some formal paths for PMs, the placement of the PMO within an organization defines the vertical limit of such paths. These limits often force skilled project managers to pursue other career paths for advancement or accept a relatively limited ascension within most ...

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So How Do I Maintain My PMI Certification Now?

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So you may or may not be bought into why PMI is changing their Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) Program, but one thing is clear: To maintain PMI certifications, you have to follow PMI’s requirements. This article ignores the Why’s of the changes (you can read more about those here) and will tell you what you need to know for your renewal ...

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The Effects Multitasking Has On Your Agile Project

Multitasking

At one point, I took over as a ScrumMaster for one of seven teams that was responsible for delivering a large project for a multi-national company. Each team had an area of expertise and work was assigned to the backlog of each team according to their ability. The team had been using Scrum for about 18 months and was comprised ...

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PMI Certification Renewal Changes

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The Project Management Institute (PMI) has identified new renewal requirements for their certifications such as their Project Management Professional (PMP), Program Management Professional (PgMP), etc. These new requirements go into effect December 1, 2015 so be sure you are familiar with the new requirements before your certification expires. Details for the new requirements can be found on PMI’s website. As ...

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