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  • QRP International
    AgilePM - Scrum - Project Management -
    English

    We have interviewed Kevin Pauwels, developer consultant, AgilePM certified and Scrum Master at Pàu, in order to investigate further the links between Agile and other well-known framework, such as Scrum, and to find out how this knowledge helps throughout the project. We have discussed with Kevin about his role, his feedback on methods like Agile and framework as Scrum, and about the challenges and achievements of a Scrum Master growing into an actual Project Manager role. in his view “From being Scrum Master, I see AgilePM as the next step, as a way to upgrade my role and my skills, from a more technical role to a less technical one”.

  • Axelos
    PRINCE2 - Project Management -
    English

    The fourth chapter of the official PRINCE2 2017 manual has the goal to show how to use the inherent flexibility of PRINCE2 to tailor it for any project and build an organizational PRINCE2-based project management method. This chapter includes situations that the project manager may encounter. The chapter also contains specific lists of tips that refer to how to ensure that the tailoring of the methods actually adds value, and illustrates 5 common situation where to tailor PRINCE2.

  • QRP International
    PRINCE2 - Programme Management - Project Management - Portfolio Management - PMO Management -
    English

    A few years ago, you would sometimes hear project management called “The Accidental Profession”. This was the idea that we became project managers, not by design, but by accident. Professionals started as specialists in IT, Engineering, Real Estate, Construction or whatever; today we have been transformed into project managers. If you find yourself in this situation, you may be missing the skills for your new “accidental” career…

  • QRP International
    P3O - PMO Management -
    English

    Our trainer and consultant Jeff Ball spent a couple of days with a fast growing higtech company. They were looking at their PMO needs because their business is growing FAST and they are running more and more projects, so they had identified the need for a PMO solution…

  • APMG International
    P3O - PMO Management -
    English

    Are all your programmes and projects really necessary? Which ones will help you to deliver your strategy? What benefits will they give you? Do you have the right people and skills? Are they available when you need them? If you can answer these questions, then your organization probably already has a PMO (P3O) model in place or has the key components of it. If you can’t answer them but would like to,
    then you should seriously consider implementing P3O.

  • Axelos
    ITIL - IT Management -
    English

    Découvrez les impacts de l’adoption d’ITIL, les idées reçues et les facteurs de réussites à chaque phase du cycle de vie ITIL pour un fournisseur de service externe.

  • Noel Scott, PMP
    PRINCE2 - ITIL - Project Management - IT Management -
    English

    La creación de centro de servicios técnicos deslocalizados es un gran negocio. Hay varios factores detrás de estos esfuerzos. Algunos son ahorros de costes puros. Otros deben lograr mejoras de calidad aprovechando el idioma o las habilidades técnicas del equipo disponible en la nueva ubicación. Algunos proyectos pueden ser extremadamente emocionantes, siendo todos de alguna manera grandes desafíos que necesitan ser gestionados adecuadamente. En el siguiente caso práctico (en inglés), Noel Scott, relata toda su experiencia en la aplicación conjunta de ITIL y PRINCE2 en su proyecto.

  • QRP International
    PRINCE2 - ITIL - Project Management - IT Management -
    Spanish

    Este artículo es un resumen del interesante estudio de caso (originalmente en inglés) de Noel Scott: “Using ITIL® and Prince2™ Together” (Axelos, 2010). En él, comprobamos en base a un eminemente caso práctico real, el proyecto que le fue encargado al mismo Noel Scott para la gestión, ampliación y deslocalización de un nuevo centro  de asistencia técnica dentro de una compañía.

  • QRP International
    PRINCE2 - Project Management -
    English

    With this article we explore how the 2017 version of PRINCE2 will change the certification scheme, and how these changes may impact (or not) on your current certification. A special focus is put on the validity of the PRINCE2 Practitioner certification, and on the innovation of the PRINCE2 membership Programme.

  • QRP International
    PRINCE2 - Project Management -
    English

    Direct community feedback from practitioners, trainers and consultants made it clear that an evolutionary update was requested, that responds to higher expectations of stakeholders in today’s working environment. This article written by our PRINCE2 Lead Trainer and Consultant explains clearly what has changed (and why) and what did no change in this update version of PRINCE2. The 2017 update of PRINCE2 builds, in fact, on the proven strength of PRINCE2 while responding to current imperatives for flexibility and agility.

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