All Blog Posts Tagged 'Project' (8)

PMI ACP Certification Eligibility Requirements

As a result of feedback received from the pilot program and the PMI-ACP Steering Committee, the Certification Governance Council approved three updates to the eligibility requirements for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)SM certification. This certification recognizes a practitioner’s knowledge of agile principles, practices, tools and techniques across agile methodologies.

The following table details the updates, highlighted in…


Added by Shiela Lapuz on June 27, 2012 at 4:26pm — No Comments

Statistics of Interest as of 30 April 2012

PMI membership is 383,784 – an overall increase of 9.8% for the year


Total Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential holders: 477,031…


Added by Shiela Lapuz on June 22, 2012 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Utilizing Your Project Management Qualifications

Before you do what it takes to earn new credentials, you might be wondering how you will be utilizing your project management qualifications. First, by strengthening your project management skills, you’ll distinguish yourself from your peers and you’ll be more likely to be among the top candidates to be considered for advancement within your company and when seeking a new job. Second, when you take the time to gain cutting-edge knowledge not only can you put…


Added by Shiela Lapuz on April 20, 2012 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Citrix buys Podio for social collaboration, project management software

The move rounds out Citrix's line of GoTo cloud services

By Chris Kanaracus
April 11, 2012 09:46 AM ET

IDG News Service - Citrix said Wednesday it has acquired Podio, maker of a cloud-based software platform for project management and collaboration. Terms were not disclosed.



Added by Shiela Lapuz on April 16, 2012 at 10:13am — No Comments

Free Project Management Workshop for Women

The Bluegrass Alliance for Women is hosting a free workshop on “Work Smarter, Not Harder: Project Management Basics for Women.” It will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 19, at the Fayette County Cooperative Extension office, 1140 Red Mile Place (off Red Mile Road near Ryan’s Steakhouse).

The workshop, open to women in the Bluegrass Area Development District, will help develop and/or refine project management skills that can be used on the job or at… Continue

Added by Bud Ratliff on June 10, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Project Management of the Future...Now

I just saw a video (see the link below) where authors discuss their thoughts on what Project Management will evolve into by 2025.

Take a look at the themes. Did you already know these to be true? You're ahead of your time!

Change management, not task management

Is your time spent focusing on creating checklists and monitoring activities? The smart folks on your project can manage their own tasks. Focus on the impact to the culture, and the ties… Continue

Added by Bud Ratliff on January 27, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Too Much Information? Tips for Better Communication

I love this picture. It's a good warning of what happens when project managers go wild with overwhelmingly complex project indicators, or barrage their stakeholders with more information than they could possibly read, much less find meaningful.

It's true: having too much information is often worse than not having enough information.

To be effective, a project manager must manage and sift through an immense amount of data, then communicate relevant information in… Continue

Added by Bud Ratliff on January 20, 2010 at 5:30am — 3 Comments

Knowing What You Don't Know

I recently started a new project, which involves a lot of people, in a very new environment. One key truth that's essential for my success now is to focus on areas of ambiguity.

So often it's easy for ego to get in the way of understanding, especially in a new environment. It would be easy to nod and smile, pretending to understand.

But that approach simply increases confusion and doubt. It's a disservice to yourself and the other people in the project. It's… Continue

Added by Bud Ratliff on December 30, 2009 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

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