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Brainstorming comes in second!

Brainstorming is a long-favored method from PMI as a best practice  tool, especially used in Requirements Gathering and in Risk Identification. However... an article in the current New Yorker, January 30, 2012, by Jonah Lehrer, entitled: “GROUPTHINK,” has applicability to Project Management teams. Based on an extensive study by Charlan Nemeth, professor of psychology at UCLA in [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:36+00:00 January 27th, 2012|Books, knowledge|0 Comments

2012! Upcoming Agile Events in MANHATTAN (The “Agile NYC Open” & more)

1) NY SPIN: Topic: Small Agile Steps, Big Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Impact Presenter: Claude Remillard Day/Date: Tuesday, February 7 Location: 1290 Avenue of the Americas, between 51st and 52nd Streets (Microsoft) Sponsor: Microsoft To Register: ClaudeRemillard 2) PMI NYC Agile & IIBA Topic: "Collaboration Workshops: Discover, Plan, and Prepare Your Product Backlog" Presenter: Ellen [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:36+00:00 December 17th, 2011|Agile, knowledge|2 Comments

My highlights of the PMI Annual North American Congress 2011 in Dallas — What were yours?

  I attended another great PMI conference (my third-in-a-row) in Dallas last week. If you attended also, Please share Your Highlights in the "Leave a Reply" box. 1. Keynote Speaker: Malcolm Gladwell, author of "Blink," "The Tipping Point" and "Outliers." Much of his talk was about Steve Jobs, and how he felt that Jobs epitomized the [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:36+00:00 October 29th, 2011|Agile, Books, knowledge|7 Comments

Upcoming Agile Events in NYC (end of September / October)

1) IIBA NYC Speaker: Emiliano Soldi, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM Topic: "Agile PM: A Tradeoff Between Proactivity & Reactivity" Emiliano Soldi, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM Day / Date:  Monday, August 13, 2012 Time: 5:30 - 9:00 PM Location: Microsoft - 1290 Avenue of the Americas (6th Floor: Tavern / Carousel) Key take-aways: Understanding how complexity can be reduced and faced [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:38+00:00 September 20th, 2011|Agile|0 Comments

Book Review: “Managing The Black Hole: The Executive’s Guide To Software Project Risk” (Gary Gack)

For Project Managers, Program Managers and IT Executives looking to make their projects more efficient and profitable, "Managing The Black Hole: The Executive's Guide To Software Project Risk (Business Expert Publishing) is a very practical and "deep-dive" book, with a lot of valuable suggestions and tips that I think will be fresh ideas to many readers. The [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:39+00:00 August 11th, 2011|Books, knowledge|2 Comments

5 Excellent Agile Events in September in NYC (4 offering PDUs)

5 Agile events in Manhattan this month (the first 4 offering PDUs for PMPs). 1) “Turbo-Charging Agile Software Development with Lean Methods and Systems Thinking” (presented by NY SPIN) Date / Time: Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 5:30 – 8:00 PM Location: 1290 Avenue of the Americas between 51st and 52nd St. (Microsoft Offices) PRESENTER: Satish Thatte To [...]

By | 2011-08-09T09:33:34+00:00 August 9th, 2011|Agile, knowledge|0 Comments