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Better Project Communications

Written By Alan Zucker, PMP, PMI-ACP Excellent “soft skills” differentiate the great project managers.  Since 90% of a project manager’s time is spent with others, it is no surprise that communications and emotional intelligence are vital traits. They are situationally aware, assess context, and communicate more effectively with their teams, customers, and stakeholders. Communications models …

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Project Management: Agile and Waterfall Explained

Project Management: Agile and Waterfall Explained By Karim Radwan, CAIA, PMP Since the Agile Manifesto was written in 2001 by a group of software practitioners, Agile approaches have been taking over the project management scene at a steady pace. Some say Agile is a mindset, not a methodology. Others believe Agile is the silver bullet …

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Overview and Key Themes of IIL’s 2021 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

Overview and Key Themes of IIL’s 2021 Agile and Scrum Online Conference Agile and Scrum Online Conference: Co-Create for Greater Value opens on June 3, 2021. Our theme this year is Co-Create for Greater Value. In this article, we’ll preview what you can expect to take away from this unique learning event. View full event …

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Agile for Non-IT Projects

Agile for Non-IT Projects By Mohamed KhalifaProject Management Consultant, Coach & PMI Authorized InstructorPfMP, PgMP, PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-SP, PMI-PBA, PMI-ACP, OPM3, CDAProject+, HRBP, CKM, CBAP, LIMC, CCMAP, CTT+, IPMO-Expert Since seventeen people met in February 2001 at Wasatch mountains of Utah to discuss and draft the Agile Manifesto, software projects have been the main focus of …

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Reflection and Takeaways on Agility from the SMC-IT 2018 Space Mission Design conference

By Tom Friend – Agile Consultant / LtCol USAF (Ret)CSP, ACP, AHF, FLEX, CSM, PSM, ATP The 6th International Conference on Space Mission Challenges for Information Technology, held in Alcala de Henares, Spain, brought together scientists, engineers, and researchers from NASA, the European Space Agency, universities and industry. Case studies on how agile methodologies have been applied …

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3 Critical Similarities Between Project Management and Agile

By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D., Senior Executive Director for Project Management, IIL The intent of this blog is not to enter into the debate of whether or not Agile and Scrum are outgrowths of project management, but to show some of the similarities that between them that have increased their rate of success. There are three …

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