For users of Project Online desktop client (subscription version), this is your chance to learn more about Agile in Microsoft Project. The presenters wrote an entire chapter on Agile features in the latest Microsoft Project Step by Step book (published in April) and have even shared their feedback (both good and bad) through multiple channels at Microsoft. This session will cover both how to use all of the built-in features and how to adapt key features to address what an Agile practitioner really needs. The presenters spent months testing and evaluating various features and will give you their top takeaways.
- Apply the features in the Sprints Project template to manage an Agile project
- Learn the benefits of using Excel for specific Agile needs
- Create the product backlog
- Build and assign an Agile team
- Plan a sprint
- Configure task boards
- Record progress from daily scrum meetings
- Implement the scrum framework and Agile best practices in Microsoft Project including priorities and acceptance criteria
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Cindy M. Lewis is a Microsoft Project/Project Online trainer and consultant with her business 4 Pillars of Success and has over 25 years of project management experience. She has published two editions of the Microsoft Project Step by Step book published by Microsoft Press. Details available here: www.4pillarsofsuccess.com/home/books. Cindy is a 9 time recipient of the Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award. She is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and holds two PMI credentials – Project Management Professional (PMP) and Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP). Cindy is active is several chapters of PMI and enjoys sharing her knowledge with the project management community. Contact her at www.4pillarsofsuccess.com.
James Mills, Jr., PMP, CSM, CSPO
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>History of leading complex global New Product Development Projects. > Expertise and excellence in creating and managing Product Development Offices.
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>Proven leader in coaching, mentoring, and training Project Management Professionals (PxMs).
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