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Project Management Methodologies: Methodology Meet-up

Event Description: Project management isn’t one-size-fits-all. The methodology that makes sense for your organization depends on the types of projects you perform, how you manage resources, and your corporate culture. In this session, John Riopel and Bonnie Biafore describe several of the most popular project management methodologies (such as traditional waterfall and rolling wave, as…

Supercharge your Productivity with New Agile, Kanban and Scrum Features and Capabilities in Microsoft Project

  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: The wait is finally over! Agile, Kanban and Scrum functionality in Microsoft Project is here. Come get a deep dive working and training tour of these new features…

Newly Released Agile Capabilities in MS Project

Welcome to MPUG’s latest article on Agile capabilities in MS Project. The how-to’s and tips posted here are designed to help Project to Portfolio managers leverage tools, technologies, and best practices to deliver a stellar value in daily work activities. My name is Tim Runcie and I have spent the last 20+ years supporting customers…

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: Agile Disciplines Part 2

In my last article, I shared details about three forms of agile disciplines: dynamic systems development method, scrum and extreme programming. In part two of this two-part story, we’ll explore several more agile methodologies: Rational Unified Process, Kanban and lean software development, feature-driven development and Crystal. Rational Unified Process Rational Unified Process or RUP is…

Introduction to Kanban, Kanban System and Kanban Development

Imagine this situation: You have food items in your refrigerator. Some of them are running out. You figure out what items you need — when and in what quantity — and put sticky notes on the door of the refrigerator. Let’s call those “withdrawal cards.” As one of the items is running out, you pull…

Report Basics: Build an Agile Kanban Board in Microsoft Project

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs): This Webinar is eligible for 1 PMI® PDU in the Technical talent triangle category. If you are claiming this session, you must submit it to your MPUG Webinar History after it has been completed in its entirety. Event Description: As Microsoft Project schedulers, we have to balance the…

When Deterministic Scheduling Meets Kanban

One of the fun things about my job is that often I find myself knitting together multiple disparate systems and scheduling philosophies. In this case, I’m working with a client on a field scheduling problem, and we’re identifying how the multiple constituencies within the organization can collaborate to deliver a high level of service to…

Webinar: Agile IS Risk Management

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 The existence of a heavyweight risk management process is a good indicator that a company has failed to embrace the essence of what agile is. But software development is…

Kanban: The Secret of High-Performing Teams at Microsoft

If you are a project manager or a program manager, or aspiring to be, one of the best project management tools you can add to your toolbox is the Kanban. In fact, if somebody were to ask me, what’s the single best way to exponentially improve project execution, I would probably say, the answer is…

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