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Alan Zucker

Alan Zucker has over 25 years of experience leading projects and project management organizations in Fortune 100 companies. In 2016, Alan founded Project Management Essentials to share his passion for and experience in project management, leadership, and Agile.

Alan is a frequent keynote speaker and thought leader. He authors monthly articles, is regularly quoted in the industry press, and is a podcast guest. He is an adjunct faculty member at George Mason University and the University of Georgia; and is a senior instructor with several national, professional development organizations.

Alan has a master’s degree in economics from the University of Maryland and a master’s and a certificate in IT Project Management from the George Washington University. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Agile Professional (PMI-ACP) through the Project Management Institute. He also holds multiple Agile certifications from Disciplined Agile, Scrum Alliance, and Scaled Agile.

Visit Alan’s social media links to learn more.
Website: https://pmessentials.us
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alanizucker/
Twitter: Alan @pmessentials_us

Alan Zucker, Senior Instructor, IIL Global

Authored Articles

Disciplined Agile & SAFe, by Alan Zucker

Disciplined Agile & SAFe

By Alan Zucker
Disciplined Agile® (DA) and the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) are two popular, second-generation agile methodologies. They build on lean-agile thinking, and standard Scrum, Kanban, and DevOps practices.

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Improve Your Project Schedule, By Alan Zucker

Improve Your Project Schedule

By Alan Zucker
Let’s be honest, most project schedules disappoint. They are unrealistic, complicated, and do not help guide execution. Even with these powerful tools, only about half of all projects are completed on time, as reported in the PMI Pulse of the Profession®.

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