Projects at Work


Top PM Trends in 2016

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Organizations that want to innovate and stay ahead of the competition must balance discipline with agility, broaden the strategic role of project managers, and teach change management skills, according to a new report that identifies the key project management trends for 2016.

Scrum Alliance Launches Training Program

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The new Added Qualifications certificate-based program will provide training in more advanced, business-critical topics, starting with Scaling Scrum Fundamentals.

PMPs Share Exam Lessons

- by Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM and Scott Coonrod, PMP

Preparing to take the PMP exam can be a stressful experience, but less so if you get acquainted with folks who have recently passed it. Fortunately, there is a forum to connect you with new PMPs who share their lessons learned and tips on passing the exam.

The Classroom Projector

- by Aaron Smith

With 40 years of experience leading projects in a variety of industries, Marty Wartenberg has also influenced countless other projects through his efforts in the classroom. Here, he shares some field-tested advice for practicing and aspiring project managers, including the importance of trusting your own judgement.

SAFe Travels

- by Dave Prior

Focused on adopting Agile at the enterprise level, the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) has generated a lot of buzz. Here, consultant-trainer Peter Saddington discusses why he pursued the certification, what he learned along the way, and how it (like any methodology) must keep evolving to make a real difference. [19:00]

PMI Launches BA Credential

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Project Management Institute has expanded its attention to requirements management with the launch of a new business analysis credential and an online knowledge hub for practitioners and organizations. A new practice guide and practice standard are in the works.

When the PMP Exam Changes…

- by Cornelius Fichtner, PMP

In less than five months, PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP) exam will be revised to align with the recently released fifth edition of the PMBOK Guide. Whether you are taking the exam before or after this change takes effect on July 31, here are some things you should consider.

Agile 101: PMI-ACP Exam

- by Cornelius Fichtner, PMP

If you use Agile tools and techniques on your projects, or your organization is implementing an Agile approach, then becoming a PMI Agile Certified Practitioner could be an important step in your professional development. But first, make sure you understand the eligibility requirements, application process, and what to expect when sitting for the exam.

New Agile Extension for BA Guide

International Institute of Business Analysis and Agile Alliance seek feedback from users of new Agile Extension to BABOK Guide.

RMC Creates Guide for PMI Agile Exam

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RMC has partnered with Agile thought-leader Mike Griffiths to create a PMI-ACP exam prep guide, which will be available early next year.




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