Archive | February, 2012

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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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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How to Pass PMP® Exam – Part2

In the first part of this article we talked in general about the PMP exam and how to prepare yourself to pass it, in this part we will try to cover the most important processes and what formulas we need to memorize. In total there are 42 processes all of them are important, and you […]

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How to Pass PMP® Exam – Part1

Project Management Professional (PMP)® is one of the most recognized and respected certificate in the project management field. In order to apply for the exam you should fulfill all PMI’s requirements, details can be found here PMP Requirements. Facts about the PMP Exam: Multiple choice questions. 200 questions. Questions Distribution Domain Percentage of   Questions […]

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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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