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 [...]
Switched to a MacBook Pro and am a happy camper (after about 15 years with Windows PCs). Ed Grimley: "The speed and quality are like a joke, I must say!" Here are a few conversion tips I picked up as I was making my conversion, to help others making the change, or considering a Mac. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
This webinar was recorded live recently for the PM Lessons Learned group and is now a free downloadable podcast. You will hear: My interview with Henry Will, founder & president of PM Lessons Learned Walk through some of the most critical pitfalls from the "Top 10 Pitfall Lists" in my book: ~The Project Management Answer Book~ Learn to [...]
For PMs interested in Agile Management, 3 recommended events coming up this month: 1) Agile NYC Users Group, http://www.incrementor.com/agilenyc, March 17th, Speaker: Jutta Eckstein, "Agile Software Development In The Large," Location: The Ladders, 205 Hudson St. 2) PMI NYC Agile Workshop, March 21st, Led by: Gene Gendel, contact: ChapterMeeting@PMINYC.org, Location: Microsoft, 1290 6th Ave (for members of PMI NYC) 3) NYC [...]
My interview on change control with Elizabeth Harrin was just published in Elizabeth's "Money Files" blog for Gantthead.com. http://www.gantthead.com/blog/The-Money-Files/2835/ Elizabeth Harrin is the author of 2 books: Project Management In The Real World and her latest, Social Media For Project Managers, and her award-winning blog: "A Girl's Guide To Project Management" at www.PM4Girls.com.