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 […]
Guest post by Erika Flora With the current economic conditions, an increasing number of people are either afraid of losing their jobs or desperately searching for work. Just like it?s a buyer?s market for housing, it also seems to be a buyer?s market for employers. Those who are hiring can be extremely selective in whom […]
Update: Linda from Renton, Washington is the lucky winner! Congratulations Linda!! O’Reilly will be shipping the book directly to you shortly. Dux Raymond Sy contacted me recently to let me know about his new book, “SharePoint for Project Management“. I follow Dux on Twitter and read his blog and like what he has to say. […]
I am currently studying to pass my PMP exam after the holidays. Since I spend a lot of time on public transportation, I was looking to a way to utilize this time for studying. I was looking for a book format that was conveniently small, while at the same time packed quality information for study. […]
So, you have been hearing of the advantages of being a PMP and have finally decided to appear in the exam!
Great! Before you get set to prepare for this exam, you need to spend a moment verifying whether you are eligible to appear in it. Through this article, I will help you do exactly this.
So, what is it that you need to be eligible?
Project management as a whole has paralleled somewhat the changes we have witnessed in photography. Project management also has been a skill for the few, with the barrier to entry being quite high. However, the barriers are being reduced and the chance for abandoning “point and shoot” project management is here!
Why are you studying project management? Why get a certification or degree? We hope you are doing it for the right reasons, in the right way. A recounting of experience and other thoughts from Craig Brown on learning project management.
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.
In an article at Projects@Work, Tom Mochal discusses how enhancement work not directly related to a project should be added to the managed portfolio…