Why is everyone talking about Agile Project Management?

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Published on February 28, 2014

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APMG International Webinar Why is everyone talking about Agile Project Management? Thursday 27 February 2014 / 13:00 GMT Presenter: Melanie Franklin, AgileChangeManagement Ltd

Agenda • Welcome & introduction – Mark Constable, APMG International • Why is everyone talking about Agile Project Management – Melanie Franklin AgileChangeManagement Limited • Q&A • Further information • Close

About APMG International • • • • • • • Global examination & accreditation institute Examination Institute (EI) for the AXELOS Global Best Practice portfolio (ITIL® , PRINCE2® , MSP® , etc) Extensive portfolio of professional management certification schemes aimed at improving business processes, capability and results Work with key industry partners (e.g. AXELOS, IAITAM, IPMA, ISACA, itSMF, DSDM Consortium) to promote best practice 300+ Accredited Training (ATOs) and Consulting (ACOs) organizations with 1500+ approved trainers and consultants 18000+ candidates per month Full details at www.APMG-International.com

Your presenter…. Melanie Franklin has a track record of excellence in project, programme and portfolio planning and delivery. She is the author of 6 books about project and change management and is writing her 7th book for newly appointed change managers. Moderator Mark Constable is a Marketing Executive at APMGInternational with over 8 years experience at the company.

Objectives • Appreciate what agile project management is, so that you can decide for yourself if its something you want to investigate further • Clarify the differences between agile and more traditional approaches to project management • Understand why so many organisations are pursuing an agile agenda agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 5

• Agile Project Management full content is defined in the Agile Project Management Handbook • A copy of this handbook will be provided to delegates on their training course • This Handbook is also the definitive source for all Agile Project Management exams agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 6

Importance of Agile Project Management Agile firms grow their revenue 37% faster than other organisations and have 30% higher profits. Report: Pulse http://www.pwc.com.a u/consulting/agilitystudy/ 71% of respondents said agile working gave them a faster response to changing market conditions agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 90% of respondents (CEOs and CIOs) ranked organisational agility as vital for success

Big picture Implementations agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 8

Making it happen Agile Project Management Traditional Project Management Solution defined in detail Vs Solution evolves All features are promised Vs Features are prioritised Time and budget can flex Vs Time and budget are fixed PM plans in detail and delegates work Vs Self directed team, PM removes barriers to progress Command & control structure Vs Collaborative working Is my project suitable for agile? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IquRQpzJDUI#t=11 agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 9

Keeping ideas fresh 12 – 18 months 2 years 6 months Month 1 Go Go live live Project lifecycle Project lifecycle Month 2 Month 3 Project Project Live Live Month 4 Month 5 Project Project Live Live Month 7 Project Project agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 Month 6 Live Live 10

Style of working Waterfall: Agile: Project Board Business Users Board Project Manager Project Manager Team Users Team agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 11

Popularity of Agile Project Management agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 12

Structure of the qualification Foundation: 1 hour multiple choice paper 60 questions, 30 correct answers (50%) are required for a pass Closed book exam Practitioner: 2 hour objective based testing exam 4 questions with 15 marks per question 30 marks (50%) of the marks are required for a pass Open book (can use hand book to research your answers) agilechangemanagement.co.uk © 2014 13


Further information • APMG-International website: – www.apmg-international.com • APMG AgilePM qualification scheme: – www.apmg-international.com/AgilePM • “Agile Project Management Handbook” (recommended reading) – www.apmg-businessbooks.com melanie@agilechangemanagement.co.uk Melanie 07960 995262 @AgileMelanie www.agilechangemanagement.co.uk • Melanie Franklin AgileCM http://www.linkedin.com/company/apmg-international @ APMG_Inter


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