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Using MS Project for Agile Project Management

Event Description: Agile is one of the fastest growing approaches used in Project Management.  Come learn how to leverage MS Project to manage an agile project with sprints, story points and advanced views and reports that let you integrate Waterfall, Agile or other Rapid / Iterative scheduling approaches with MS Project. Project Management Institute (PMI)®…

Project Online’s Role in Saving a Troubled Program

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Strategic category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Expert community members, Rich Weller and Sunil Singh were recently brought in to assist an organization with a major transformation program.  They quickly learned that the program was…

Agile PPM – When Your Teams are Agile, but Leadership Thinks Waterfall

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: More and more organizations are adopting Agile approaches to software and product development.  However, most do not move completely to Agile for all their projects.  Different stages of Agile…

ECHO – Using Microsoft Project to Manage Agile Development Efforts

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Looking for a method to use MSP to manage Agile development efforts? Look no further! ECHO is a standards-based framework, initially built on the Microsoft product suite, which facilitates faster…

Using Agile Best Practices with Project PPM Technologies

  Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Agile is one of the most common technical project management disciplines, but many PM’s don’t know how to leverage existing or even the new PM tools that Microsoft…

The Agile Project Manager: Leveraging Agile in Microsoft Tools, Part 2

Microsoft continues to help grow its interconnected tool suites, building functionality that project managers can use to help increase their efficiencies and deliver results with their projects and project teams. Here are just a few of the additional tools that stand out today in the software for supporting PPM and agile processes. These tools are…

The Agile Project Manager: Leveraging Agile in Microsoft Tools, Part 1

My background in construction and construction project management includes building houses, remodeling and commercial construction. Just as a good carpenter wouldn’t have a single tool in his or her tool belt to undertake a project, neither should an agile project manager or team member rely on a single tool to provide the best possible outcome…

Bimodal IT With a Unified Microsoft Agile & PPM Solution

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs):This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical category of the Talent Triangle. Event Description: Most organizations today are delivering both agile and traditional projects within their project portfolio. In many of these cases, the “portfolio” isn’t a single portfolio at all; software/product development is managing their…

Exam Simulator Helps PMs Pursue PMI Agile Credential

A company that produces sample exams to help project managers pass their Project Management Professional exams has launched a simulated environment for the Project Management Institute’s agile test, Agile Certified Practitioner. OSP International, which runs PM PrepCast, recently released the PMI-ACP Exam Simulator. According to OSP, the simulation service includes “hundreds” of questions developed by…

Should I become PMP Certified or PMI-ACP Certified?

An interesting question that some of my students have been asking lately is whether they should spend time studying for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam or concentrate on studying for the Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) exam, both from the Project Management Institute®. In response to this question I give one of my favorite answers…

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