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FB ‘Likes’ for my book from 42 countries so far (Guten Tag, Germany!)

Reaching international readers is very special to me because my parents both emigrated to the US from Poland (neither one speaking any English). I wrote The Project Management Answer Book in easy-to-read Q&A format: to make the PMI best practices short and clear, but also highly-detailed, with more info than the PMBOK on many of [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:23+00:00 April 25th, 2015|blog, NYU PMP|0 Comments

May / June PM Events in NYC

1) SPECIAL EVENT: PMI NYC ROOF-TOP PARTY!  PMI NYC Roof-Top Networking Party (May 26) Day/Date/Time: Tuesday, May 26, 6:00 PM Location: Monarch  71 West 35th Street Registration Link   2) "SPECIAL EVENT: Big Apple Scrum Day!"  (June 1, 2015) Dana Pylayeva, Big Apple Scrum Day - June 1         [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:24+00:00 March 28th, 2015|Agile, NYCScrum, NYU, pmi, Scrum|0 Comments

PM/Agile Events in NYC — August and into early Fall

              1) S.H.E. Summit!  (Special Event)  Day/Date/Time: October 6th and 7th Location: 92nd Street Y (Manhattan) Registration / Speaker Info 2) New York City: The Great Reset! (Free) Freedom Tower, 6/28/2015 Photo: Jeff Furman Day/Date/Time: Wednesday, July 29, 6:00 PM Location: NYU Kimmel Center For University Life, [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:23+00:00 March 28th, 2015|Agile, NYCScrum, NYU, pmi, Scrum|0 Comments

My interview with Soma Bhattacharya about the 2nd Edition of my book (reprinted from Soma’s blogsite)

Thanks again to author / blogger / Agile Evangelist Soma Bhattacharya for interviewing me for her blog: Stepping Into PM: The Journey Continues. New Resources Pt 1 - Interview with Jeff Furman This is a special short and crisp series of posts that promise to help you get prepped up for 2015. And we start with some new available [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:24+00:00 January 31st, 2015|blog, Books|0 Comments

Upcoming PM / Agile Events in NYC – January 2015

Carolyn Wendrowski (Jan 26) 1. Agile NYC with the Rockefeller Foundation - Jan. 26   Day/Date/Time: Monday, Jan. 26, 5:30 Location: Pace University, 163 William Street (2nd Floor) Speakers: Carolyn Wendrowski and Jose Diaz (The Rockefeller Foundation) Topic: "Infusing Agile Beyond IT" Registration Link             2) Speed Mentoring (PMINYC - [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:24+00:00 December 31st, 2014|Agile, blog, NYCScrum|0 Comments

Freedom Tower Out The Window! (from NYC SCRUM monthly meeting, 7/17/2014)

Photo taken from the NYC Scrum meeting led by Nancy Winslow on July 17, 2014: "Intrinsic Motivation – The Oxygen To Organically Motivate Scrum Teams” Enjoyed the excellent presentation by Nancy Winslow, PMP, CSM -- Details below: Based on the work of Daniel Pink, Nancy will explain how science has proven the power of intrinsic [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:26+00:00 July 19th, 2014|Agile, blog, NYCScrum, Scrum|0 Comments

8 Recommended PM / Agile Events in NYC – Thru Feb. 2014

1) New York SPIN (Software Process Improvement Network) - Jan. 30 5:30 PM      Topic: "Effective Communication for Project Success ...       and a Proven Structuring Tool to Get It Right"      Day/Date/Time: Thursday, Jan. 30, 5:30 - 7:30 (RESCHEDULED due to SNOW)      Presenters:  Gordon Adelsberg and Ravi Bhatia     [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:27+00:00 December 25th, 2013|pmi|0 Comments