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Implementing a Project Management Office: 4 Steps to Success
A PMO can deliver huge value, but setting one up can be a challenge—especially if it is an organization’s first time. Ensure a smooth launch with this expert PMO strategy guide.
Ayman is a project management expert who has consulted for numerous project management offices during his two decades of experience. He is PMP and PMO certified and has been invited to join the prestigious PMO Global Awards Judging Committee on several occasions. He also holds certifications in strategy, leadership, and process improvement and change management from PMI, HEC, and Harvard, respectively.
5 Agile Scaling Frameworks Compared: Which One Should You Use?
Toptal’s Agile scaling series is designed to guide project managers in their team expansion efforts. In this first installment, project manager Kamil Imański breaks down popular scaling frameworks to help you make the best choice.
Kamil is an Agile project manager and Scrum master with a background in business analysis and change management. He has extensive experience leading teams and implementing Agile scaling practices at international companies, including BAE Systems, which is an FTSE100 company and the largest defense contractor in Europe. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, PMP, and PMI-ACP.
Using Agile Spreadsheets for Discovery Estimation
Estimation tools abound but none is as flexible and accessible as the humble Agile spreadsheet. Here’s why you should consider customizing your own to calculate discovery estimates.
Mauricio is a seasoned project manager who specializes in software and infrastructure projects. During his 30-year career, he has led complex IT projects at multinational companies including IBM and Kyndryl.
Stay on Track With These Proven Agile Project Estimation Techniques
Estimation is an important part of Agile project delivery, and there are many ways to weigh and rank the items in a backlog. This comprehensive guide can help you decide which method is best suited to your team and project.
With more than 15 years of experience as a project leader, Jonathan has led projects for Fortune 100 clients as well as FEMA, the US Army, and the US Department of State. As an Agile professional, he has worked across many industries, including technology, IoT, and BPO.
How to Facilitate Change Through Agile Servant-leadership
The philosophy of servant-leadership gives project managers a superpower to influence teams without direct authority, which allows them to drive change across the organization more effectively.
Alvaro is a skilled project manager with extensive experience in Scrum and Agile.
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Project Management Cheat Sheet
There is no perfect framework that can be applied universally. Project managers should tailor processes to work best with their teams and develop skills that will serve them well throughout their career.
Adi is a project manager who is driven by the passion to build great products.
Making Change Stick: How to Get Change Management Right
Change management is critical to project success. Studies report that about three-quarters of change efforts flop if they are not managed well. This guide to change management for project managers will help you get it right.
Alan David Walker
Alan is an international digital transformation thought leader, strategist, and implementer.
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