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Why Are Daily Scrum Meetings Important for Successful Project Management?

The Scrum meeting is an essential part of every project’s management, especially one following Agile methodology. It’s considered a valuable source of getting real-time updates, information, and feedback from the development team. It also serves to help keep the field team aligned with the company’s goals and deadlines. To take full advantage of the benefits…

Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners

Two woodcutters were assigned to chop wood in a forest. Both formed a team and started early and earnestly. Although working a distance from each other, they felt the competition to produce the best results. On that first day, the first woodcutter heard his counterpart stop cutting before the day was really finished. He was…

Agile Series Part 3 – Best Practices & Real World Use of Agile with MS Project / Project PPM

  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: Learn Applied Agile Project Management Best Practices with MS Project, Project PPM and Office 365 in a Real-World Scenario   Learning Objectives: Understand how to merge and…

MPUG Agile Series Presented by Tim Runcie Continues

As Tim Runcie’s recent excellent article on the topic pointing out, Agile methodology helps to create processes, procedures, and ultimately results. Infused with a time-phased, metrics-driven engine that delivers visibility to assignments, deliverables, work and cost estimates, and the ability to do enterprise wide resource capacity and forecasting/strategic planning, there is no question that Agile…

Agile Series Part 2 – Agile Features & Capabilities in MS Project / Project PPM

  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: Microsoft keeps unfolding new features, tools and capabilities supporting Project, Program and Portfolio Management. Come learn the latest Agile features as well as what is in store…

Agile Series Part 1 – Understanding & Incorporating Agile Project Management

  * Please note: this 1.5 hour session has been updated to be eligible for 1.5 PMI® PDUs. The Activity ID used to claim the session that is presented in the video has not changed.    Watch Part 2 on-demand: Agile Features & Capabilities in MS Project / Project PPM   Project Management Institute (PMI)®…

Agile & Project PPM: The Better Together Story

Agile PPM & Project Several years ago, Microsoft outlined their commitment to providing better experiences and richer capabilities to users of MS Project. One of the key investment areas was Agile. We have seen this evidenced with new tools coming forward. Examples include Office 365 Planner, Wunderlist which is now MS To-Do, and the Kanban…

Stories about Stories in Agile Development

“The most powerful person in the world is the story teller.” – Attributed to Steve Jobs, Co-founder Apple Inc. Nearly three decades ago, I remember my father taking me to a tailor’s shop for a pair of shorts to be worn as a high-school uniform. The tailor measured and made notes, and then he finally…

Microsoft Project 2019 – What’s New – Desktop and Online

  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: This presentation will take a look a the latest release of Microsoft Project 2019. It will explore some of the new and enhanced features of both Project…

Microsoft Project PPM: What’s New & What’s Coming

Introduction As a Project MVP, I get to help customers globally, and I get to review approaches for MS Project and other scheduling technologies, including what is new and what will be potentially coming out in the future. As a note, I want to point out that MVPs (myself included) can’t guarantee new capabilities, but…

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