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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

Interviewed about my book by Elizabeth Harrin as part of her “Summer of Books 2011” series

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by well-known London-based book author and blogger Elizabeth Harrin: "Getting some answers: an interview with Jeff Furman" which just came out as part of Elizabeth's "Summer of Books 2011" series, on her widely-read blog: "A Girl's Guide To Project Management." Here is a photo of Elizabeth (left) interviewing [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:38+00:00 August 12th, 2011|Books|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

Highlights of the presentation on Agile (Ruby On Rails) by Neal Ford for Agile NYC Users Group

I  recently attended an excellent presentation at the NYC Agile Users Group in Manhattan Agile expert / book author Neal Ford presented: “Case Study: Rails in the Large – How Agility Allows Us to Build The World’s Biggest Rails App” (location: Euro RSCG, 350 Hudson Street, Tribeca, NYC). What was so good about it? Here a few [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:39+00:00 July 7th, 2011|knowledge|0 Comments

Top 10 Trainer’s Tips For PMs Giving Presentations

How many times have you attended presentations where the presenter knew the content, but the slides were too busy, or there were technical glitches which distracted the audience? I have given hundreds of classes and presentations, and also taught many Train The Trainer classes.  And I've put my best 10 tips into an article: "Top 10 Trainer's Tips For PMs Giving [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:39+00:00 June 21st, 2011|knowledge, podcasts|0 Comments

Big change coming to the PMP test: How can my book help you?

Per PMI's Announcement there are significant changes coming to the PMP exam effective Aug. 31st, especially that there will no longer be a separate section on Ethics.  Instead, Ethics  & Social Responsibility questions will be interspersed throughout the 5 Process Group sections (making the test harder!)  HOW MY BOOK CAN HELP YOU WITH THIS CHANGE:  My book,  "The Project Management Answer Book" offers  an extensive chapter on Ethics (much [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:39+00:00 June 15th, 2011|knowledge, podcasts|0 Comments

Joey Pants’ autograph & other highlights of BEA 2011 this week (Book Expo America) in NYC

Met "Joey Pants" (Joe Pantoliano, Sopranos & film star -- Risky Business & many others!)  yesterday at the BEA signing autographs for his new book "ASYLUM" which looks great! Asylum <=Joe Pantoliano's new book I've been a big fan of Joe Pantoliano since "Risky Business."  He talked to me about two of his earlier movies: "Eddie And The Cruisers" and the [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:40+00:00 May 26th, 2011|knowledge|0 Comments