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Comparing and Contrasting Scrum to Traditional Project Management

By Kevin Thompson, PhD Comparing and Contrasting Scrum to Traditional Project Management Scrum as Project Management   Experienced project managers, trained in the formal practice of project management, can be forgiven for feeling that they...
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How Your Job Scope as a Project Manager May Be Detrimental to Your Success

by Zubin IraniAs a profession, project management is amorphous by nature. Project Managers have collectively earned a reputation as the catch-all, do-all, task-masters of the IT world -- the glue that keeps critical projects together....
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Wideband Delphi | Planning Poker | Rapid Estimation Techniques

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDASlS4VRhU] In these series of videos, Dr. Kevin Thompson will teach you how to provide good estimates for your projects quickly, using some best practices in expert estimation. These techniques are used widely in...
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What Makes a Great Project Manager, Great?

by Chris Holbrook What a fantastic question. This question is commonly asked either by people looking to hire stellar project managers or by managers trying to develop their existing project manager’s into exceptional PM’s. There...
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Integrating Waterfall and Agile Development: Hybrid Model

Hybrid Model Project Management by Shayan Alam, PMP Waterfall and Agile and Scrum development methodologies are widely used by all organizations and are individually considered a proven approach for development. However, challenges arise as these...
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Roadmap for Project Manager Success

by Chris Patrick, PMP Aligning Projects to Organizational Strategy   As project managers, we sometimes get caught in the heat of the project management “moment” and lose sight of the fact that projects are part...
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The Green Project Manager

by Nicholas J Picard Tips for the Green Project Manager: Shrinking a Project\'s Carbon Footprint By now, you’ve probably heard that by unplugging your cell phone charger when not in use and by driving slower...
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Work Breakdown Structures (WBS): The Forgotten Best Practice

by Chris Holbrook, MBA, PMP, SCPM, CSM, Practice Director Learning how to facilitate a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) session is one of the most important things you can do as a project manager. Time and...
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Common Problems of Failed Projects

Project Management Solutions Do you see failing projects in your organization? Maybe you’re on a failing project right now? Read on to see what the five most common problems are and our steadfast solutions to...
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Earned Value Management

by Traci Barlow, MBA, PMP What is it and is it Practical?   Proper planning, measurement and control are keys to successful project management and begin with clearly identified constraints of time, cost and scope....
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cPrime Ranks among the Top 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies on Inc. 500.

cPrime, a project management consulting, staffing and training firm continues to gain market share at an impressive rate, reporting a 693% growth over the last three years. cPrime provides specialized IT project management solutions for...
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How to Run More Effective Meetings

by Crystal Lee, PMP Project Management Tips Think about the last few meetings you set up or were invited to attend. Were the meetings helpful, productive, to the point? Or, were the meeting attendees confrontational,...
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