Configuration Management vs Change Management

https://pmstudycircle.com/2012/01/configuration-management-vs-change-management/ To my understanding, both configuration and change management systems are component of the organisation project management information system. However, the configuration management system consists of documented procedures employ in identifying, documenting and controlling changes to functional and physical characteristics of a product, service and results, including tracking system and approval level. On the other […]

INTRODUCTION TO SCRUM: A TALE OF TWO PHILOSOPHIES (PART 1/5)

http://d3center.ca/introduction-to-scrum-a-tale-of-two-philosophies-part-1/ This post is the first of a series about Scrum, an adaptable method for helping people develop personally and professionally. By the end of this series, you’ll have some useful information about how to implement Scrum to get the very best out of your team members (as they define it), and to stay on […]

INTRODUCTION TO SCRUM: THE THREE ROLES (PART 2/5)

http://d3center.ca/introduction-to-scrum-the-three-roles-part-2/ Three Roles: The Product Owner, the Development Team Member, and the Scrum Master. This is the second of a series of introductory posts about Scrum. The previous post discussed the differences between a more traditional long-term planning/management approach, and the more iterative methodology employed by Scrum. Welcome back! The fact that you stuck around […]

INTRODUCTION TO SCRUM: USER STORIES AND THE PRODUCT BACKLOG (PART 3/5)

http://d3center.ca/introduction-scrum-user-stories-product-backlog-part-3/ Enabling Self-Selection with the Power of Narrative: User Stories and the Product Backlog This is the third of a series of introductory posts about Scrum. The previous post discussed the different roles on the Scrum team. Welcome back! This is a pretty technical post, so let’s get started. We’ve already spoken about the nature […]

INTRODUCTION TO SCRUM – ALL HANDS ON DECK: SCRUMS AND SPRINTS (PART 4/5)

http://d3center.ca/introduction-scrum-hands-deck-scrums-sprints-part-4/ All Hands on Deck: Scrums and Sprints This is the fourth of a series of introductory posts about Scrum. The previous post discussed User Stories, and the Product Backlog. Hello! Wow, it’s great to see you again. So you may have noticed that we’ve spent an awful lot of time talking what “Scrum” is, […]

INTRODUCTION TO SCRUM – THE IMPORTANCE OF TESTING (PART 5/5)

http://d3center.ca/introduction-to-scrum-the-importance-of-testing-part-5/ By Noah Saber Freedman Show me the Receipts: the Importance of Testing and the Definition of Done. This is the fifth of a series of introductory posts about Scrum. The previous post discussed User Stories, and the Product Backlog. Let’s start where the previous post left off: when is the Sprint Planning meeting over? […]

The Design Sprint

http://www.gv.com/sprint/ The Design Sprint The sprint gives teams a shortcut to learning without building and launching. The sprint is a five-day process for answering critical business questions through design, prototyping, and testing ideas with customers. Developed at GV, it’s a “greatest hits” of business strategy, innovation, behavior science, design thinking, and more—packaged into a battle-tested […]

How to Do to Planning

http://managementhelp.org/planning/index.htm One of the most common sets of activities in the management is planning. Very simply put, planning is setting the direction for something — some system — and then guiding the system to follow the direction. There are many kinds of planning in organizations. Common to these many kinds of planning are various phases […]

6 Tips to Develop Your Team’s Skills

Thank & credited to http://www.projectmanager.com/develop-teams-skills.php Being a successful manager means getting the best possible work from your team. This often means enabling your team members to be successful in their given fields. In this article, we explore different ways you can support your team and offer skill-building opportunities for your team members. Wouldn’t it be […]