New Agile Practice Guide and how it impacts PMI-ACP®

The Project Management Institute (PMI®) recently came up with a brand new Agile Practice Guide. It is for the first time that PMI® has attempted to come up with a document like this and for this, it has collaborated with [...]

PMI-ACP® is changing in 2018

Those who follow the Project Management Institute (PMI)® are aware that many of the standards underlying the certification program are changing. This includes the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Standard for Program Management and Standard for Portfolio Management. [...]

It’s all about Products – Not Projects

Nobody cares about projects I have been a project manager for over 18 years and it pains me to say this. However, when a new realization dawns, it is time to move on. And my realization is the following. Organizations [...]

Upcoming changes to the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam

The Project Management Institute has announced that a new version of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)[1] will be released sometime in September 2017. Subsequently the PMP® exam will change during the first quarter of [...]

Agile Thinking

 While working on Consulting and Training assignments related to Agile, I often observe that teams get caught up in the mechanics of the methodology. How do I perform the Daily stand-up? How is it possible for every Sprint deliverable to [...]

Agile Coaching and Consulting

Are you getting value out of your Agile adaptation? 75% of the people who adopt Scrum are not getting the true value out of Scrum. These are the words of Ken Schwaber who is widely believed to be the founder [...]

Realize Intended Benefits

PREFACE of the book by Ravindra Gajendragadkar Businesses do not flourish merely due to a great idea or talent. They grow due to trust and faith that is invested in the idea by the stakeholders – and the sweat and [...]