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Category Archives for Project Management Methodologies

The PMI’s Agile Practice Guide: What You Need to Know

The PMI's Agile Practice Guide - What You Need to Know

In September 2017, the PMI published the Agile Practice Guide, in collaboration with Agile Alliance. Is the Guide part of core Project Management knowledge?

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Project Implementation: Your Guide to What it Involves

Project Implementation: Your Guide to What it Involves

Project Implementation (aka project delivery or execution) is when things get going. After definition, scoping & planning, it’s time to make things happen.
Here’s where you implement your project, execute your plan, and deliver the benefits your sponsor commissioned. So, although I’d argue that this is the easy bit, you have to get it right.

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What is a Senior Responsible Owner – SRO? | Video

What is a Senior Responsible Owner - SRO?

The term ‘Senior Responsible Owner’ or SRO comes from the UK Government’s Program Management methodology, Managing Successful Programmes (MSP). It also appears in the related and far more widely known PRINCE2 methodology. So, what is a Senior Responsible Owner – SRO? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

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Earned Value Primer: The Basics of EVM

Earned Value Primer - The Basics of EVM

How best to monitor and report on the performance of your projects and predict their future performance? Earned Value Management (EVM).

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Project Scheduling: Your Essential Guide

Project Scheduling | Your Essential Guide

A project plan is at the heart of every successful project. At the heart of every project plan is project scheduling to set the timing of each activity. In this guide, we’ll look at all the key elements of project scheduling. We will largely follow the process structure in the 6th Edition of the PMI‘s […]

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PRINCE2 Certification: Everything You Need to Know

PRINCE2 Certification - Everything You Need to Know

Today, over a million project managers use PRINCE2 in countries all over the world in public and private sector projects. It’s attention to rigor and good governance make it a popular standard for many organizations.

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What is Planning Poker? | Video

What is Planning Poker?

Estimating project work package times and the times it will take to build products or deliverables is one of the most difficult parts of Project Management. One great tool is Planning Poker. It comes from the world of Agile Project management, and Scrum, but is far more widely applicable. So, what is Planning Poker? Dr […]

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The PMI Talent Triangle: A Guide [for members and non-members]

The PMI Talent Triangle - A Guide

The PMI Talent TriangleⓇ is a simple tool that reminds us all about the value of a broad range of professional skills. It is all too easy to settle for excellent technical skills and think ‘that’s it. I have project management nailed.’ Not at all. All of the professional bodies and providers of general project […]

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Agile Certification: Your Guide to the Large Array of Agile Qualifications

Agile Certification - Your Guide to the Bewildering Array of Agile Qualifications

You want to embrace Agile as part (or maybe all) of your Project Management practice. And you know that a good qualification will help you get the jobs you want, to put it to use. But there is such a wide range of choice. Which Agile Certification program should you follow? First, let me say […]

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What is Scrumban? | Video

What is Scrumban?

You’ve heard of Scrum… You’ve heard of Kanban… So, what is Scrumban? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

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