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Learn more about project management topics, including tips for project managers, project teams, project management training, and project terminology.

Five Transformational Steps Toward Increased Organizational Agility

As agile project management has become more prevalent in IT organizations, there has been an increasing trend toward overall organizational agility or business agility, as it is sometimes called.  This involves a full transformation of...

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Agile Change Management – 3 Tips for your Agile Adoption

Recently, I have been studying how people, teams, and organizations respond to change. This may seem surprising, but I have found the human side of Agile to be the one aspect that is most often...

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Why You Should Use Xray for Jira as your Test Management Solution

Many activities go into developing any type of software. From gathering requirements to deploying to real-world users, lots of factors influence the final product. Testing is one of these factors that you have to take...

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Static Testing: What You Need to Know

What Is Static Testing? Static testing is a type of testing that\'s performed on a piece of software without executing the actual code. During testing, we review and validate the product and its supporting documents....

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The Illusion of Role Overlap – Project Managers & Business Analysts

Recently I taught a class on project management, using PMI-endorsed material provided by a well-known leadership training brand. Last fall, I co-led a presentation with a project manager on the topic of managing the PM/BA...

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3 Reasons Your Project Managers Don’t like Agile Development and 3 Tips to Fix It

If you are planning to adopt Agile Development practices, chances are, you will encounter resistance from your project management team (possibly the Project Management Office), especially if they are operating with traditional/Waterfall approach. What are...

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How to Create an Agile Project Management Office – 5 Essential Tips

When you hear the term “PMO” (commonly known as “Project Management Office”), what’s the first thing that comes to mind? How would you describe it in a single word? For me, I usually think of...

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How a RACI Matrix Benefits Scrum Teams

Why do we need a RACI matrix in scrum teams? Scrum is all about empowerment and autonomy isn\'t it? Surely conformity is going back to the turn of the 19th century Taylorism? Well, I beg...

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When Risk Management Falls Short: Using a Business Process approach to Overcome Challenges

“Risk is like fire: If controlled, it will help you; if uncontrolled it will rise up and destroy you.” -Theodore Roosevelt Risk Management teams who are assigned with identifying risk might go about their task...

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Changes to the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam and How They Affect You

Earlier in 2020 The Project Management Institute (PMI)® announced changes to the Registered Education Provider (REP) program and the Project Management Professional Exam(PMP® Exam). The current REP program will be retired at the end of...

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The Value of a Project Team Handbook

If you’re a Project Manager, then you’re very familiar with the challenges we face in getting everyone on the project team ramped up for the new project. Quite frankly, it can be a little chaotic if it’s...

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Project Case Studies – Worthwhile or Waste of Time?

Over the past year, I have personally experienced something that I had not expected when speaking to potential clients. There appears to be an increase in the desire for project case studies. Regardless of the...

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