Lessons Learned is most useful when you are preparing to write your certification, whether it is PMP or CAPM. The Top 5 in each category was updated August 2, 2016 due to drastic change in ranking – others as at June 2016! ITS Fai!’s PMP LL was recently published but quickly jumped to no. 1.
Question 1: When will PMBOK Guide 6th Edition be released? Answer: According to PMI, we can expect the following release dates:
Draft Release: First quarter of 2017 (Jan-Mar 2017) Final Release is scheduled 3rd quarter of 2017 (Jun-Aug 2017) The Draft Release is mainly intended for training companies. CAPM and PMP aspirants do not need […]
There are two fundamental approaches to managing projects – typically software development projects. The waterfall method is the older approach and is based on working through all of the requirements before proceeding with building the application. By contrast, the agile approach acknowledges the pace of change, the time value of software features and functionality, and […]
There are many hard core topics you need to master as you prepare for the PMP exam. It’s easy to dismiss the Code of Ethics! After all, if you remember to just “do the right thing” you will be fine. Not so quick! You may be by passing a great opportunity.
I have always been […]
I passed my PMP exam on Wednesday 05.27. Below are my Lessons Learned and other details.
My core preparations really started the Friday 05.22 with approx 6 – 8 hours each day including 4 hours of dedicated testing time. The core studies were:
Core Study Plan – 1. Read PMBOK 2. Read Rita 3. […]
Just passed the PMP Exam. Some thoughts . . . I used the PM PrepCast, Andy Crowne’s Book and Rita Mulcahy. Did not really use the PMBOK. […]
Should you earn a certification? If so, which one first? Which one is best after that?
These are all valid questions!
Many report that so many people have the PMP certification that it’s not a big thing to have it…but is if you DON’T!
What’s the reality out there, and how can you play it […]
Why would you earn the Six Sigma Green Belt certification, whether you are a certified PM or not? This post highlights some key considerations that can help you decide for yourself. Here are five things to consider – comparing Six Sigma to project management, whether you are PM-certified or not:
Project Management is broad…Six Sigma […]
If you work in IT Project Management, this information will be of most interest to you. In fact, you may be familiar with the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), which provides a library of processes for managing services within an organization.
The IT department is all about services. So where does IT project management interesect […]
Like “soft skills”, management skills are best learned over time. But depending upon where you are in your career, you will need to place different emphasis on developing your hard versus soft skills. […]