Posts Tagged: agile

The Agile PrepCast for the PMI-ACP Exam

Looking to become PMI-ACP® Certified? Then the easily accessible PMI-ACP® Prep Video Workshop, The Agile PrepCast™ is just what you need. SILVERADO – The Agile PrepCast™ was released and aimed towards helping those who have the goal of obtaining their PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certification. The certification is offered by The Project Management InstituteRead… Read more »

7 Lessons Learned from the PMI-ACP® Exam

Everyone has their own method for studying for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam. You might carry the PMI-ACP® Examination Content Outline or some Project Management Institute (PMI)® recommended study material around with you. You might join your local PMI® Chapter to study with others who also have the goal of passing the PMI-ACP®Read… Read more »

How To Prepare For And Pass Your PMI-ACP Exam

Two days after submitting his online application for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam, Allen Matheson got a message that many exam candidates dread: he had been randomly selected for an audit. “They asked that I give them more detailed evidence of two things within the next 90 days,” said Allen, a project managerRead… Read more »

The 7 Things You Need to Pass the PMI-ACP® Exam

The Project Management Institute (PMI®) has developed a set of criteria and credentials for recognizing project management professionals who use Agile methodologies in their project, the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certification. The credentialing process is fairly rigorous, including: 2,000 hours or twelve months of general project management work experience, 1,500 hours or eight monthsRead… Read more »

All Politics Are Local, Does That Apply To Email Too? – Plus Your Weekend Reads!

The phrase, “All politics is local” is a common phrase in politics, coined by former Speaker of the U.S. House Tip O’Neill. The message is simple, a politician’s success is directly tied to his ability to understand and influence the issues of his constituents. The same is true for email. You have to target yourRead… Read more »

Achieving Success with Agile Delivery

This article was originally posted by Dan Chenok on the IBM Center for the Business of Government blog. The Center has released a new guide on how Federal agencies can leverage Agile development methods to achieve success. Many complex IT programs are encumbered by requirements that continually change over lengthy timeframes. The results are oftenRead… Read more »

DorobekINSIDER Live: Top Innovations of 2013: Looking Back, Looking Forward

A special edition of GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER today. We’re LIVE! It’s the 11th time we’ve met and we are doing this at least once each month this year. The idea is simple: get smart people together and share ideas because we believe that the real power of information comes when it is shared. 2013 may goRead… Read more »

Agile and Acquisition – The Match.com of Contracting?

“If you could fix hiring and buying in the federal government, you would fix 90% of it’s problems,” said Bryan Sivak. Sivak is the Chief Technology Officer at the Department of Health and Human Services. One of the ways the Coast Guard is trying to solve half of that equation is by using more agileRead… Read more »

What Kids Can Teach Us About Work – NextGen’s Jeff Freeland Nelson

Solving problems takes creativity, especially in an era of diminished resources and evaporating budgets. One of the most creative people you have ever met is you – a few decades ago. Thinking like a kid can spur innovation, uncover unexpected solutions and make the most mundane work fun. “Kids are the most constructive and destructiveRead… Read more »