This is an update from an earlier post. In this update, I will focus only on the comments and other related information. On 21 March, I started the following discussion on LinkedIn We keep hearing about the PMBOK Guide sixth edition and that Agile is in every knowledge area. That brings two questions: Is Agile for ‘most projects most of the time’ and if not, then why is it in the PMBOK Guide in every knowledge area? If it is ‘most projects most of the time’ and it belongs to the PMBOK Guide, then would we still need PMI-ACP or would the PMP covers the Agile Principles? Your thoughts?
First a disclaimer,
I am not an Agilist
I am not an expert in Agile
My core experience is not software development although I have a project in this area now but as a business and project owner and not an IT guy (developer – service provider ).
I do have three decades of project management experience, mostly on capital projects but also with exposure to numerous other sectors.
So, I write this post with the above in mind – read at your own risk 🙂
Continue reading Four days ago, I started the following discussion on LinkedIn We keep hearing about the PMBOK Guide sixth edition and that Agile is in every knowledge area. That brings two questions: Continue reading This topic is part of a chapter in an upcoming book
There has not been any significant mention of alternative approaches such as Agile, Scrum, iterative, and incremental in this book so far. The main reason for this is because
the CAMMP™ Model is an adaptive model, which can incorporate Agile, Scrum, or Incremental principles. The author does not believe in Agile or Scrum as standalone approaches or methods for managing a project end-to-end from a project owner perspective.
Here is why!
This would be a very short article and specific to those who are interested in PMP certifications.
For those not familiar with ‘PMP” this refers to the Project Management Professional certification, one of the
Project Management Institute (PMI) certifications. Continue reading