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When Double-Dipping is a Good Thing!

When Double-Dipping is a Good Thing! | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
To stay certified, you’ll need to participate in professional development activities, and earn and report professional development units (PDUs). Did you know that PMI members who hold more than one credential can count the same PDUs toward the renewal of multiple credentials?
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Pre-Paid Staffing Model: A Distributed Factory

Pre-Paid Staffing Model: A Distributed Factory | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
There are essentially two types of billing for contract work-Fixed Price (FP) or Time and Materials (T&M). Both have their advantages and disadvantages. This article introduces a third type of billing for a contract, called "Pre-Paid" (PP) billing.
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10 Tips to Become a Highly-Effective Project Manager

10 Tips to Become a Highly-Effective Project Manager | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
Project Management is everywhere. Project management is global, in every industry, in every company, in every department. Behind every initiative you'll find a project manager, whether by professio...
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Agile development: Adopt gradually or dive in?

Agile development:  Adopt gradually or dive in? | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
Utilizing agile principles can drive radical but constructive cultural changes, but how you go about adopting the technique is critical to success
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Leading With Integrity

A few months ago, I wrote about the essential principles of leadership, and one seemed to have really struck a chord with readers. That principle is integrity.
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Sprinting a Marathon

Sprinting a Marathon | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
By Conrado Morlan It was a cold and windy morning in Chicago as I lined up among more than 40,000 runners from all over the world. I was ready to start my seventh marathon. I had set five hour
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Tackling Talent and Strategy at PMI's 2014 PMO Symposium

Tackling Talent and Strategy at PMI's 2014 PMO Symposium | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
Even the most brilliant strategy won't mean much unless an organization has the right project and program practitioners to execute on it.
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Episode 298: Why Some Teams Flop, While Other Teams Rock! (Free)

Episode 298: Why Some Teams Flop, While Other Teams Rock! (Free) | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
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This Interview with Joseph Flahiff was recorded at the PMI Global Congress 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.
No other single factor has as much predictive power of the success or failure of your projects and programs than the health of your teams.
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2014 Survey Roundup: What CIOs Are Thinking

2014 Survey Roundup: What CIOs Are Thinking | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
Like in 2013, 2014 delivered more IT-related surveys than we mere mortals can digest. To help cope with this volume, here are some highlights from some of the top CIO-focused surveys.
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Bottom-Up Cost Estimation Template

The Bottom-Up Cost Estimation Template is to estimate the cost of any portfolio, program or project by using the Bottom-Up Cost Estimation Technique. This template can be used in any type of industry.
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Trapped in Scope Creep: How a Contractor Can Avoid Common Mistakes in Fixed-Price Externalized IT Projects

Trapped in Scope Creep: How a Contractor Can Avoid Common Mistakes in Fixed-Price Externalized IT Projects | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
Project scope doesn't have the same meaning for the customer and the project manager of the contractor company. The project manager must be aware of the techniques the customer will use to extend the scope and react accordingly.
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Trapped in Scope Creep: How a Contractor Can Avoid Common Mistakes in Fixed-Price Externalized IT Projects

Trapped in Scope Creep: How a Contractor Can Avoid Common Mistakes in Fixed-Price Externalized IT Projects | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
Project scope doesn't have the same meaning for the customer and the project manager of the contractor company. The project manager must be aware of the techniques the customer will use to extend the scope and react accordingly.
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A proposed agile systems engineering manifesto

As presented at INCOSE UK ASEC 2013. This is a proposal for modification to the agile manifesto and principles to make them fit for purpose for systems engine

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PMBOK® Guide—Sixth Edition: Evolutionary, Not Revolutionary

PMBOK® Guide—Sixth Edition: Evolutionary, Not Revolutionary | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
PMI has released a new edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Here, a practitioner gives an overview of some of the evolutionary changes of the sixth edition.
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10 tips to get the most out of your project management system

10 tips to get the most out of your project management system | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
Project management pros share their top tips for getting workers to use project management software more efficiently and effectively – from entering project updates to leveraging more advanced features.
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Banks Scramble to Meet Demand for Digital Services | PM Network

Banks Scramble to Meet Demand for Digital Services | PM Network | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
The future of banking is digital, yet despite rapidly growing demand for online products and services, many U.S. and European banks are behind.
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We Need a PMO!

You know those dreadful surveys where management ask for staff feedback? Well once upon a time I worked in an organisation where the most frequent suggestion from the project management community w...
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What is the number one question we are trying to solve? What questions are we trying to answer?
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How Managers Can Grow Into Leaders

How Managers Can Grow Into Leaders | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
As we move toward the end of the year and prepare our personal and professional goals for 2015, I’ve been thinking about how someone can go from being just a manager to being a leader.

 
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A review of the year: project management in the UK in 2014

A review of the year: project management in the UK in 2014 | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
What happened in the UK project management industry in 2014? Elizabeth presents a roundup of the key projects, people and events.
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Tackling Talent and Strategy at PMI's 2014 PMO Symposium

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Even the most brilliant strategy won't mean much unless an organization has the right project and program practitioners to execute on it.
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What's Better than Being Proactive? Being Predictive.

While a premium used to be placed on proactive project forecasting, budgeting and resourcing, there's now an even more highly prized measure of successful project management--being predictive.
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Effective Teaming

Effective Teaming | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
Some say leaders are born, not made. Perhaps, but teams are not born so therefore have to be made. But more often than not, project managers don't get to choose their team or team members.
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Method in the Mayhem: Managing Megaprojects (Part 1)

Method in the Mayhem: Managing Megaprojects (Part 1) | Project Management in an Agile World | Scoop.it
What is it that makes a megaproject more than just an ordinary one on steroids? Certainly the challenges that megaprojects create make exceptional demands on project management expertise. But what are those challenges?
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Agile Team Working Agreements

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Agile Team Working Agreements
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