Disclaimer: SUKAD and Mounir Ajam views on Agile are clear and have been documented via multiple blog articles and YouTube videos. Here is a link to a YouTube Playlist on Debunking the Myth of Agile Project Management. However, we are open to listen and share. Therefore, this article DOES NOT represent the SUKAD or Mounir’s views, but it does represent a view. We will publish it as received, without editing or even discussions beyond this disclaimer.
For example, as you can read in our articles or view in our videos, we do not believe in something called Agile Project Management. Agility principles can apply anywhere, including on projects but not as project management methods or agile method. Agility is different from Agile as in the Manifesto for Agile Software Development.
Let us talk about agile, and Agile, in the project management world. This is a series of short videos about Debunking the myths about Agile Project Management. At this time, we have ten videos, and we will add them to this post, as we go live with them. Continue reading →
A common question that comes to mind is the following: Can project management be simplified, especially for small-simple projects? One of the reasons we hear this type of comments is because, often enough, those asking the question are introduced to project management via certification courses. Their project management training can be a course to help them prepare for an exam that they will never take nor do they need.Continue reading →
In numerous discussions online, even in guides like the PMBOK Guide, there is so much focus on the project rather than the organization and on the project manager rather than organizational project management.
In this post, we just want to share that our latest book is finally out
The Book Focus – CAMMP™
This book is about the CAMMP™ Model (The Customizable and Adaptable Methodology for Managing Projects™). CAMMP™ is a product of the SUKAD Way™ Project Management Innovation Program. This is a project management methodology and it is about adaptive project management.
The Knowledge Foundation
The book refers to foundational knowledge from PMI, IPMA, ISO, GPM Global and others. It follows the path laid by these professional associations then break away going to another level, beyond waterfall and agile, beyond process and competence, beyond process groups and knowledge areas.
Applied Project Management Methodology
You can use this book to implement a methodological approach in your organization, today.
Years ago, I started leading project management workshops inside the companies I worked for. I remember my first course, back in the mid-1990’s was on the steps of project control and I delivered to our engineers and construction professionals (our employees and the employees of the general contractor).
Today, I just want to share a few images that might help us understand that IT (like Software Development, etc.) and Construction Projects is often misleading and that when we use these terms, we are most likely confusing “project” with “phase”. Continue reading →