Personal Kanban – It should represent reality

I’m working on materials to train my colleagues next week on how to use a Kanban board to manage their work. I’m including one major lesson that I learned by using it, and I thought that it would benefit you as well: It should represent reality. There are a few excellent reasons why it should […]

Simplified Series: Project Management – The nine knowledge areas

According to the Project Management Institute’s standard, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOKĀ® Guide), project management has nine knowledge areas. They are the following: Project IntegrationĀ Management: This involves managing the integration of all processes and activities in each of the five process groups. Project ScopeĀ Management: The scope of the project includes […]

Video interview for an agile marketing learning channel

I was fortunate enough to receive an invitation to do a video interview for Agile Marketing – The Learning Channel. I was interviewed by Marti Konstant, and I talked about several topics such as what the Certified ScrumMaster training is like, visualizing your workflow with a Kanban board, and one way of breaking down an […]

Scrum principles that you can apply to any job

I recently became a Certified ScrumMaster through the Scrum Alliance. Scrum is an agile software development framework used for product development. Without getting into the nitty-gritty, there are some principles from Scrum that you can apply to any job: Impediment removal: Scrum emphasizes that impediments that stand in the way of getting work done should […]