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Kanban Tracking Sheets for Business Analysis

One of my business analysis students asked for a recommendation for “tracking and quick reference for the team to understand what sprints we’ve deployed, what sprint where currently on and what are upcoming for all our environments”. The description matches a typical Kanban approach. So we did a quick search for readily available Kanban tracking … Continue reading Kanban Tracking Sheets for Business Analysis

PMP Exam Change Date Announced – PMBOK 6th Edition

The Project Management Institute (PMI) has announced the cutover date for the new PMP exam that will be based upon the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK™) 6th edition. March 26, 2018. Starting 2018, Interface will begin delivering the 5-day PMP Certification Course utilizing the PMBOK 6th edition Unlike prior cross-overs, there will be no … Continue reading PMP Exam Change Date Announced – PMBOK 6th Edition

PMBOK 6th Edition: Finding what you need to know

First, you may pre-order the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) 6th Edition directly from PMI during August, for shipment during early September. The PMBOK® Guide is being bundled with the PMO Agile Practice guide since the two reinforce each other (and other PMI subject guides). The official public launch date for the English … Continue reading PMBOK 6th Edition: Finding what you need to know

Business Analysis Tools as found in PMI PBA Business Analysis and the IIBA CBAP

For more PMI-PBA Business Analysis Certification Training see our 5-day course available both in classroom and online with virtual instructor-led training. PMI-PBA: Business Analysis for Project Managers and IT Analysts (PMI-PBA Certification) For more PMI-PBA Videos see: PMI-PBA Business Analysis Common Features The Difference between PMI-PBA Business Analysis Certification and IIBA CBAP Certification Business Analysis Tools … Continue reading Business Analysis Tools as found in PMI PBA Business Analysis and the IIBA CBAP

PMI-PBA Business Analysis Common Features

For more PMI-PBA Business Analysis Certification Training see our 5-day course available both in classroom and online with virtual instructor-led training. PMI-PBA: Business Analysis for Project Managers and IT Analysts (PMI-PBA Certification) For more PMI-PBA Videos see: The Difference between PMI-PBA Business Analysis Certification and IIBA CBAP Certification Business Analysis Tools as found in PMI PBA … Continue reading PMI-PBA Business Analysis Common Features

Planned Value – A simple explanation for an Earned Value concept

One of my students regularly applies Project Management topics as a means to reinforce the lessons. Earned Value Management (EVM) is a simple and powerful tool, albeit seldom applied. EVM is most often applied to large, complex projects particularly with a technology focus.  An overview of EVM was published in the first edition of the … Continue reading Planned Value – A simple explanation for an Earned Value concept

PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements Leadership PDU’s – How to Claim Them

I have found Leadership PDU’s amongst the most enjoyable to explore and obtain.  With the changes to PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) Program, the ability to discover and report exemplary personal development options is both expanded and easier to fulfill. If you haven’t explored the re-certification process recently, you should start with a quick review … Continue reading PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements Leadership PDU’s – How to Claim Them

Multitasking Hurts Productivity … and your Stakeholders

During my recent webinar, Understand the Mind, I had the opportunity to live chat with participants. One of the more frequently asked questions that arose was “how do I prove this to my boss/spouse/team/sponsor/client/co-workers/etc.?” Other than reading a copy of Daniel J. Levitin’s The Organized Mind , or providing a copy to your team mates, there … Continue reading Multitasking Hurts Productivity … and your Stakeholders

Getting those PDUs – Professional Development Units

Shout out to the sales and marketing personnel at Interface Technical Training who inspired this blog… They continually receive the question, “What counts toward PMI Professional Development Units?” The answer is usually ‘it depends’, since credential holders self report. This blog will at least clarify which Interface Technical Training courses comply with PMI guidelines based … Continue reading Getting those PDUs – Professional Development Units