Astudy conducted byYohseems to show that companies advertised a total of 558,918 agile jobs from 2010 to 2012. During the same time period, there were merely 121,876 active candidates, just 17 candidates for every 100 jobs. Of the available job seek... Read More »
In the short term, I think it is if you’re a project manager. Though I received some considerable flak for my post on the possible end of the fad curve for the popularity of the PMP, there seems to be some indication that it may be a better investment than getting an MBA. Viewing it... Read More »
As Ive mentioned in a previous post, the US government is adopting Agile even going so far as requiring the use of the method as this section of a 2010 DOD mandate stipulates:
SEC. 804. IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW ACQUISITION PROCESS FOR INFORMATION TEC... Read More »
I read this very interesting post on the Harvard Business Review (HBR) blog where a writer named Alexandra Samuel proclaims how bringing a paper notebook to a meeting is “wasteful”: I knew right away, when you walked in here with a paper notebook — a paper notebook! — I realized that this meeting was not... Read More »
If there’s one big epiphany I’ve have learned over the years as a corporate “Salaryman“, is that a person’s frequency of use of corporate buzzwords and phrases is inversely proportional to what they actually know. In other words, the less a person knows the more they will pontificate buzzwords and phrases to masquerade the... Read More »
A webinar I gave for Gantthead.com (now called ProjectManagement.com) which I announced last year on this site, is now publicly available. Here’s a summary detail (you will receive 1 PDU for viewing! See detail below): Managing Agility: Embracing the Benefits of Agile Leadership Don Kim, Agile Project Leader, gantthead Contributor PMXPO 2012... Read More »
Im seeing signs where Kanban is becoming what the Gantt chart was to project managers in the 20th century. Its becoming all the rage in Agile and rightly so, since it provides the kind of simple dashboard to visualize where the status of your backlo... Read More »
I will be speaking at the first meeting of PMI-LA’s Pasadena morning meeting for 2013. It is a great honor and the topic will be a repeat of the talk I gave at the North LA meeting at the suggestion of the Associate VP of Programs, Chirag Warty. If you are a member of PMI-LA and... Read More »
Here’s a nice video presentation by Mark Noneman on using EVM in an Agile world: With the government mandating the use of Agile for government IT projects, and the fact that many government projects require the use of EVM this is something you’ll want to know about if your bidding for a government contract... Read More »
I was directed to this interesting QA panel discussion on Agile Portfolio Management by Rally Software that is archived on YouTube:
This post from Scott Dunn ofSoftware Development and Human Capitalhighlights a section f... Read More »
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