IT - PM

Agile Project Management
SearchCIO, August 31st, 2020
Agile Project Management (APM) is an iterative approach to planning and guiding project processes, that breaks it down into smaller cycles called sprints, or iterations

"Just as in Agile Software Development, an Agile project is completed in small sections. In Agile Software Development, for instance, an iteration refers to a single development cycle. Each section or iteration is reviewed and critiqued by the project team, which should include representatives of the project's various stakeholders. Insights gained from the critique of an iteration are used to determine what the next step should be in the project..."

Today's New IT Project Manager
InformationWeek, September 2nd, 2020
Among the IT functions changed forever by the COVID-19 pandemic is project management. The days of "walk around" project management seem to be gone. Some thoughts on what the future looks like

"When the COVID-19 pandemic slammed the US in full force in early 2020, the world of work as we knew it was transformed, and with it, project management.

'Givens' that we would have assumed just months earlier had vanished, like project team members sitting one desk apart, or being able to casually go over a data schema with the DBA in their office before lunch.

Reconfiguring businesses for remote work was the first step. Understanding the implications of projects that suddenly had uncertain futures when budgets needed be tightened was the second step. On top of that, were worries about project members and their families. Who was going to stay healthy and who wasn't, and what would the impact be on projects?..."

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