I received an email from the studio audience which has sparked one of my rare but fun rants. “…companies should use PMPs instead of untrained but experienced project leads. If you have any sources I could use, please send them on!!”” Deep breaths Josh….deep breaths….. That’s Lazy If screening for PMP certification is a part […]
If you are a Project Manager working in an IT environment, you may have heard the acronym ITIL? (IT Infrastructure Library, a set of books similar in nature to PMI?s PMBOK Guide) or ITSM (IT Service Management – the concept of IT as a ?service? to the business). If you haven?t heard of ITIL, you […]
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I found a blog today titled “HISTORY of Linux and Minix” and found this particular post interesting. I think the author of this blog is anonymous, but they are giving some good advice for folks who are looking into PMI and the PMP exam in particular. Check it out! Chasing the PMP Certification Exam
I received an email from someone the other day who is very interested in becoming a project manager. She doesn’t have any experience in the field yet, and wanted some advice on how to proceed. She assumed that the PMP exam is what she should be looking into getting. She mentioned that she is saving […]
When I’m reading ads and postings for jobs, what does it mean when PMP certification is mentioned? Or when it’s not mentioned at all? Is it a need, a want, or just fear?
You may already know that I purchased the Project Management PrepCast? shortly after it was released last year by Cornelius Fitchner, the host of the Project Management Podcast. I enjoy the product immensely, as audio is a good format for me to learn. The focus is on understanding the concepts internally, so that you know this stuff instead of rote memorization. There are several updates that have been made since I first became a customer and wrote about it, and I would like to share those with you now.
I’m studying for the PMP exam, so you may be getting some PMI-isms coming your way for a little while. I’m using the PMPrepcast to study, and I actually found one point to disagree with Cornelius Fitchner on today! (That doesn’t usually happen!) In the Scope Control podcast, he talks about the “updates to the […]
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