Category: Project Manager

Career Opportunities for PMP® Certified Professionals

Introduction A recent PwC survey states that certified PMP project managers handle more than three fourth of the high performing projects. Also, companies with more than one-third PMP certified managers have much better project success than companies which do not. What’s more? PMP is the fifth highest-paying certification in the year 2016. Sounds important enough? If it does, the following...

PROJECT MANAGEMENT WITH SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS

Introduction Project management software helps project managers and teams complete user requirements and manage budget, time, and scope constraints. However, with so many present options, choosing the right tool can be confusing, and people may not know just where to begin. Many small and medium-sized businesses over different industries are now using online project management software. This type of software uses...

What is the role of a Project Manager in Scrum Team?

In answer to your question about project managers, there is no project manager role in scrum. The duties of a project manager get split between the product owner, scrum master and the development team. Scrum Master vs. Project Manager: How are they different? Often, we come across these two words in industries – Scrum Master and Project Manager. Though, both...

All about “PDUs Vs SEUs” Also known as SCRUM CREDITS

Introduction PDUs (Professional Development Units) are related to the Project Management Institute. SEUs (Scrum Education Units) are related to the Scrum Alliance. Both are a way of tracking continuing education in order to maintain certifications or achieve from these organizations. SEUs and PDUs guarantee that you are keeping up with ongoing education in the field to stay and grow relevant,...

Which Agile tool is best for my organization?

Agile has become the default framework in the fields of IT and Software Development. The ability to deliver a product on time and within a certain budget even when the customer needs requirements are changing on demands along the way is the primary motivation for many to embrace Agile project management tools. This is because utilizing these tools, Project managers...

What is Spiral Model? When to Use? Advantages & Disadvantages

Software Development life cycle (SDLC) is a process used in Project Management to undertake different stages and tasks involved in phases of writing code and deploying software. SDLC Describes the software development processes from Initial planning (Requirement) through maintenance and eventual retirement the complete application. A Goal of SDLC is too quick and efficiently produces high quality of software. The...

How to pick the best project management methodology for success

Choosing the right project management methodology is critical to your team’s ability to succeed, delivering the project on time and on budget. From Waterfall to Agile, or even Kanban, there are a large variety of project management methodologies and practices that can be utilized to maximize success. In this complete overview of project management methodologies, discover the steps needed to...

SAFe being a Scaled Agile Framework, not a Scaled Agile methodology

Introduction To start with, what’s the difference between a framework and a methodology? A methodology is a lot of principles, tools, and practices which can be used to guide processes to achieve a particular goal. A framework is a loose but incomplete structure which leaves space for different practices and tools to be included but provides much of the process...

The Professional Developer

Introduction Proficient developers are hard to find, especially experienced developers with a great passion for programming. Professional developers know that the way they write code is the way they are perceived by their Team members. They support clean code and high-test coverage, comments, and basically everything that will ensure their signature (code) will live forever. They believe in maintainable code...

Scrum Master as Agile Leader

Introduction Agile development methodology has been around for a number of years now and has become the norm for many tech companies. How can it be that some organizations really succeed in Agile, while others struggle? Furthermore, how can it be that there are teams that think they are Agile because they practice agile concepts like daily stand-ups and retrospectives,...