Scrum vs. Kanban: What to Choose?

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Scrum vs. Kanban: What to Choose?

A big thank you to one of our very own Velociteach Instructors, Alan Zucker, for creating the content for this blog. You can subscribe to his blog and see the sources of this content by following this link: http://pmessentials.us/blog/ Organizations starting their Agile journey are confronted with an array of choices.  One early decision is, what […]

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Culture and Successful Projects

A big thank you to one of our very own Velociteach Instructors, Alan Zucker, for creating the content for this blog. You can subscribe to his blog and see the sources of this content by following this link: http://pmessentials.us/blog/ Project management has a consistent and unimpressive performance record.  The Standish Group’s on-going survey of project performance […]

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Velociteach’s Top Ten Posts

2017 has been one exciting year! Let’s take a look back on this year’s most popular Manage This Podcast episodes and The Savvy PM Blog posts. Velociteach’s Top Ten of 2017: Episode 25 — Alpha Project Managers Top 5 Lessons Learned from Andy Crowe on Velociteach’s 15th Birthday  Episode 40—Fukushima Disaster – Part 1 Effective Communications = […]

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Eliminating Waste in Knowledge Work

A big thank you to one of our very own Velociteach Instructors, Alan Zucker, for creating the content for this blog. You can subscribe to his blog and see the sources of this content by following this link: http://pmessentials.us/blog/   Many of us are “knowledge workers.”  We do not physically create a product.  We work in […]

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Have You Taken a Break Yet?

Some things never change. In 2014 Velociteach’s EVP, Bill Yates, guided us on how to avoid getting burned out as a project manager and the importance of avoiding becoming burned out; the importance of getting away and taking a break. This message still reigns true today.A project manager’s day to day life is very familiar […]

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Episode 45- Thoughts on the Ever-Expanding PMBOK Guide

ANDY CROWE. BILL YATES. NICK WALKER.   NICK WALKER:  Welcome to Manage This, the podcast by project managers for project managers.  Every two weeks we meet to discuss what is important to you, no matter where you fit into the world of project management.  If you’re a leader, we want to equip you.  If you’re […]

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Effective Communications = Productive Project Teams

A big thank you to one of our very own Velociteach Instructors, Alan Zucker, for creating the content for this blog. You can subscribe to his blog and see the sources of this content by following this link: http://pmessentials.us/blog/ Effective communications are the cornerstone to successful projects and productive teams.   The Agile Manifesto extolls the virtues […]

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A Course for a Cause

Velociteach Responds to Hurricane Disasters UPDATE: Thanks to the generous support of our readers and customers, we were able to donate $735 to Convoy of Hope towards recent Hurricane Relief funds. Everyone here at Velociteach is appreciative of your efforts and honored to give back to those communities in need. Due to the weather impacts of […]

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Stakeholder Management: A Key to Project Success

A big thank you to one of our very own Velociteach Instructors, Alan Zucker, for creating the content for this blog. You can subscribe to his blog and see the sources of this content by following this link: http://pmessentials.us/blog/   Stakeholder Management: A Key to Project Success Projects with involved stakeholders are far more likely to […]

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I Passed My Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) Exam!—But How?

Hi there! Karen Carter, Student Success Coordinator and newly-certified CAPM, here! For those of you who are unfamiliar with the CAPM certification, this is the certification one can earn if they do not have quite enough project management experience required for the PMP Exam. You can sit for the CAPM Exam as long as you […]

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