Should Agile Projects Be Innovative?

by Han Xu Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 06, 2015

Agile was considered to be synonymous with innovation. However, Scrum Alliance co-founder Mike Cohn earlier criticized modern Scrum for focusing too much on meeting the time goals at the expense of exploring innovative solutions


Software Extension to PMBOK Guide Fifth Edition Released

by Savita Pahuja Follow 3 Followers on  Jun 30, 2014

Project Management Institute recently published software extension to the PMBOK Guide Fifth Edition. It includes mapping and replacing traditional approaches with their agile alternatives to ease the transition from traditional to agile methods.


PMI Agile Certified Professional Body of Knowledge

by David Bulkin Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 08, 2011 1

There is no single central reference for those seeking to prepare for the new Project Management Institute - Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) test; instead the PMI provides a list of test areas, and reference books, which taken together constitute the body of knowledge for the certification.


PMI Agile Certification Pilot Starting

by David Bulkin Follow 0 Followers on  May 23, 2011 3

Early adopters who want to be among the first to earn the new PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) designation can apply starting May 23rd for the PMI Agile Certification pilot. Those selected for the pilot will need to take and pass a multiple choice exam on Agile fundamentals to receive the PMI-ACP certification.


Agile Leaders Weigh in on PMI Agile Certification

by Todd Charron Follow 0 Followers on  May 19, 2011

Scrum co-creator Ken Schwaber welcomes PMI's establishment of its own Agile certification program, and has recently posted his thoughts.


PMI Agile Certification Pilot Begins in May 2011

by Vikas Hazrati Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 01, 2011 5

With the growing presence of Agile sessions at PMI conferences, there was a strong speculation that PMI would be embracing Agile. PMI finally announced their own Agile certification.


Two Worlds Collide: PMI and Agile

by Vikas Hazrati Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 22, 2010 1

Recently, a slide deck published by PMI Network magazine entitled “Is Agile Right for your project?” created quite some ripples on twitter as well as PMI Agile group.


Differences and Learning: the PMI-Agile Project Heats Up

by Dan Mezick Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 11, 2010

The PMI-Agile project's mission is to bring agile knowledge and skills to all PMI practitioners. Yet what has emerged is much more interesting than that. The project's Yahoo group has evolved into a place where worlds collide. There is some "heat" developing as a result of the differences and diversity found in this forum. InfoQ explored this in detail, and spoke with Ron Jeffries to learn more.


The "Command and Control" Military Gets Agile

by Dan Mezick Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 03, 2010 5

Agility is a term that is gaining traction in some very unusual places. The military is suddenly taking Agility very seriously. The military defines Agility as "the ability to successfully respond to change". The term "command and control" is used so commonly in the military that is abbreviated to "C2" in common usage. There is also a C2 Journal, which has had many articles on Agility recently.


Is the Agile Community Being Unreasonable?

by Amr Elssamadisy Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 15, 2010 18

A recent thread on the pmi-agile Yahoo! group discusses some frustrations of the Agile recommendations that seem on the verge of naivete.


PMI Launches Agile Community of Practice at Agile2009

by Chris Sims Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 07, 2009 1

The Project Management Institute (PMI) officially launched their Agile Community of Practice at the Agile2009 conference. The group's stated mission is: "To equip PMI Members with Agile skills and knowledge" Mike Griffiths has been credited with getting things moving when he issued a challenge at Agile 2007 that PMI form an Agile Specific Interest Group.


The PMI Agile Community of Practice

by Mike Bria Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 09, 2009 8

Agile and the Project Management Institute (PMI). For many years and for many people this combination of terms rings a similar connotation as "oil and water"; they don't mix. But, is this justified? Jesse Fewell, Dan Mezick, and others say no and are aiming to bring agile into the PMI with the new 'PMI Agile Community of Practice'.


Series: Churchill, the Agile PM

by Deborah Hartmann Preuss Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 14, 2006

Mark Kozak-Holland is the author of the book "Churchill's Adaptive Enterprise: Lessons for Business Today". In his series, he studies Churchill's history and habits, and draws parallels between events in World War II and today's business challenges. In episode 2, Mr. Churchill inherits his "project" from hell...


Sign up for the APLN Leadership Summit at Agile 2006

by Scott Ambler Follow 1 Followers on  May 18, 2006

The APLN Leadership Summit will be held at the Agile 2006 conference in Minneapolis on July 26 this year.


Are Traditional Project Managers De-Agilizing Projects?

by Scott Ambler Follow 1 Followers on  May 18, 2006

David Nicolette fears that it is all too common to see agile teams have a traditional manager thrust upon them who doesn't understand agile and thereby harms the project through over control.

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