Continuous Improvement

Agile Continuous Improvement

One of PMI-ACP exam preparation chapters, these slides includes the following:— —Continuous Improvement Retrospectives Knowledge Sharing Process Tailoring Principles of Systems Thinking (Complex, Adaptive, Chaos) Process Analysis Continuous Improvement Processes Self Assessment —Practice Exam Please share your comments. Agile Continuous improvement from Wafi Mohtaseb – PMP®, PMI-ACP

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Agile Metrics – PM Network Magazine

PM Network Magazine December 2012 issue have published an article about Agile Metrics, the article includes part of my writing along with other Agile experts. Below is a copy from the Magazine, and I will be posting my full article on my blog soon. Please feel free to share your feedback. When it comes to […]

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Memorize PMP Processes – The Easy Way

In this Article I will try to give some insight on how to memorize PMP processes, and how to relate them to the correspondent Process Group, and Knowledge Area. We will be using the famous Project Management Process Groups and Knowledge Areas Mapping table from PMBOK guide, which is shown below, to demonstrate how we […]

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PMI-ACP Study Guide

In this Article: WHY TO APPLY FOR PMI-ACP? FACTS ABOUT THE PMI-ACP EXAM WHAT TO READ & WHAT TOPICS TO FOCUS ON? PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)sm is the newest credential offered by PMI. It was opened for the public at the 31st Jan 2012, the same day I passed the examJ. As all of […]

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PMBOK ® Guide Fifth Edition Review

PMI just released the draft version of PMBOK® Guide 5th edition for review; and I had the chance to go through it. There are some changes in the new Guide, the biggest change is that they introduced 7 new processes, one new knowledge area “Project Stakeholder Management“, and removed 2 processes “Manage Stakeholder Expectations, Report […]

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many […]

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PMI-ACP- Agile Framework

The first chapter of PMI-ACP exam preparation, these slides includes the following:— Why Agile Methods? —The Agile Manifesto —The Declaration of Interdependence —Agile Methods Scrum. Extreme Programming (XP). Feature-Driven Development  (FDD). Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM). Crystal Clear Family. Lean Software Development Kanban Development. —Practice Exam Please share your comments. PMI-ACP – Agile Framework from […]

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 8,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 13 years to get […]

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Software Extension to the PMBOK® Guide Fifth Edition- Exposure Draft

The Software Extension to the PMBOK® Guide is now open for public review by PMI. The Exposure Draft of this standard will be open on 10 December 2012 and available until 10 January 2013. I have read most of it so far and it has some interesting content specially the Project/Product Life Cycle. Soon I will be posting some more details. […]

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Project Scheduling Best Practices

I have been reading the Practice Standard for Scheduling – Second Edition by PMI, I found some useful information I wanted to share, below is a summary of the book: Mainly this book covers Scheduling Methods, Scheduling Techniques, How to create, maintain, and analyze a schedule. So What Is Scheduling and why we need a […]

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Scrum vs. Waterfall

WHAT IS WATERFALL? Waterfall is a classic software development life cycle, which is liner and sequential in nature, it has 5 main phases (Requirement Analysis, Design, Development, Test, Release), each of which has its distinct goals. In Waterfall you start the life cycle phases one at a time, each phase output is an input for […]

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How to get your employees MAD

15th of March was the fourth PM Corner Kuwait meeting, the subject of the meeting was about Team Motivation Methods ,and how to apply them in the project management field.The presentation was delivered by Mr. Taimoor Shah, who is a project management coach and trainer, I personnly enjoyed the session. Here are some of the Aims & Objects of […]

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Does Agile fit in Functional Organizations?

There was an argument between me and a friend of mine, and it was a very hot one. The argue was “Is it possible to apply Agile Methodologies in a Functional Organization?“. I was telling him that with some customization to Agile Processes & commitment from the Senior Management, we can apply Agile in such organizations; definitely it will […]

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Workable Ethical Theories and their application in Project Management

Yesterday (29th of Feb) was the third PM Corner. Kuwait meeting, the subject of the meeting was all about Ethics & Morality and how to apply them in project management field.The presentation was delivered by Mr. James Boyce, who is a subject matter expert in Ethical Theories as well as Project Management. Here are some of the […]

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Are you really agile? A free assessment

As Agile methodologies are emerging & taking over these days, everybody in the world is calming that he is Agile! Are you realy Agile?A free assessment for you to benchmark the maturity of your agile practices, Check this out

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