This video is a bit different. I built a project management timeline of over 30 key events in the history of project management.
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-4004 According to Bishop Ussher’s calculations, the date of creation. God delivered his big project early and had a day off.
-2570 Completion of the Great Pyramid at Giza
1896 Karol Adamiecki, developed the harmonogram – but did not publish his chart until 1931
1910-1915 Henry Gantt Publishes the Gantt Chart
1957 Critical Path Method (CPM) first developed by the Dupont Corporation
1958 The Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) is developed to support the US Navy’s Polaris project
1962 Use of Work Breakdown Structures required for all US Department of Defense projects
1965 Founding of the International Project Management Association (IPMA) as International Management Systems Association (ISMA). Renamed that year to INTERNET and became IPMA in 1996 because… the internet
1969 PMI Founded
1970 Winston Royce – Waterfall Process
1972 Foundation of the Association for Project Management (APM)
1975 Project Resource Organisation Management Planning Techniques (PROMPTII)
1978 Toyota Production System – includes ideas of Lean production and the Kanban method
1984 Eliyahu Goldratt publishes ‘The Goal‘ and uses it to introduce his Theory of Constraints
1986 The term Scrum is used for Product development by Takeuchi and Nonaka in their HBR article, ‘The New New Product Development Game’
1987 PMI published the Project Management Body of Knowledge document that is the precursor to the PMBOK Guide.
1989 UK’s CCTA develops PRINCE from the earlier PROMPT II methodology. Initially, PRINCE stood for PROMPT II IN the CCTA Environment – later, it was changed to PRojects IN Controlled Environments
1991 Early Agile methodology Crystal Clear developed by Alistair Cockburn
1995 Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber defined Scrum as an Agile framework
1996 was a busy year…
1997 First publication of critical chain project management in Goldratt’s book, ‘The Chain‘.
1997 Foundation of the International Association of Project Managers (IAPM)
2001 Publication of the Agile Manifesto
2007 David Andersen describes the Kanban approach to software development
2009 Major revision to PRINCE2
2012 Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) created by Scott Ambler as a hybrid, enterprise-level framework
2017 The APM received its Royal Charter
2021 PMI Publishes revolutionary 7th Edition of its PMBOK Guide
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I asked Project Managers in a couple of forums what material things you need to have, to do your job as a Project Manager. They responded magnificently. I compiled their answers into a Kit list. I added my own.
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Dr Mike Clayton is one of the most successful and in-demand project management trainers in the UK. He is author of 14 best-selling books, including four about project management. He is also a prolific blogger and contributor to ProjectManager.com and Project, the journal of the Association for Project Management. Between 1990 and 2002, Mike was a successful project manager, leading large project teams and delivering complex projects. In 2016, Mike launched OnlinePMCourses.
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