Category: Project Management

Self-Managed Teams

One of the many facets of the Agile team is that they are in large part self-managed. Coming from a traditional project management world, this

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Scrum but…

Kind of an odd turn of a phrase, but when I initially did my Scrum Master certification it was peppered throughout the course. Here are

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In-Scope Vs. Out-of-Scope

As Project Managers, we often struggle managing client expectations regarding what is in-scope vs. what is not. We want to agree with the philosophy of

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The PMO in the Sky

With the rapid onset of cloud computing, the main question I have been asking myself lately is, “Has the project manager’s role kept up?”  We

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OneNote – Microsoft’s Much Ignored Power Add-In

My first experience working with OneNote was about 5 years ago at a large corporation. This company fell under Sarbanes-Oxley rules, and as such everything was in the public domain: meeting notes, invites, emails, everything. It was used by everybody and everybody felt it was a chore to use.

 

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The Agile Calendar

The Agile Calendar was built based on the Agile Manifesto (http://agilemanifesto.org/principles.html), and like the manifesto, contains 12 themes, or principals. Here I am going to go over some of the highlights. For a full view of the manifesto, and other questions you may have, I will be delivering a session called “What You Want to Know About Agile, But Are Afraid to Ask,” at our KTL User Conference 2016 in May at the Microsoft Center in Reston, Virginia, (tickets for the free event can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/11th-annual-user-conference-tickets-19015933168).

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