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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is Scrum? – Part3 (All about Sprints)

In this Article: WHAT IS A SPRINT? SPRINT PLANNING MEETING DAILY STAND-UP MEETING SPRINT REVIEW MEETING SPRINT RETROSPECTIVE MEETING SPRINT BURNDOWN REPORTS / CHARTS What is a Sprint? Back to top↑ In the Scrum Framework all activities needed for the implementation of entries from the Scrum Product Backlog are performed within Sprints (also called ‘Iterations’). […]

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WHAT IS SCRUM? – PART 2

Thanks to International Scrum Institute for their support to the content of this article. In the first part of this article we talked in general about Scrum Framework, and Scrum Roles, in this part we will cover more details about Scrum. I this Article: THE SCRUM PRODUCT BACKLOG SCRUM USER STORIES ESTIMATIONS – PLANNING POKER […]

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WHAT IS SCRUM? – PART 1

Thanks to International Scrum Institute for their support to the content of this article. In this Article: OVERVIEW OF SCRUM FRAMEWORK SCRUM ROLES THE SCRUM TEAM THE SCRUM MASTER SCRUM PRODUCT OWNER Scrum is a lightweight agile project management framework mainly used for software development. It describes an iterative and incremental approach for project work. OVERVIEW OF […]

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