Five tips for passing the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) exam

I recently passed the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) exam and wanted to share some tips to help others with this exam. As with other PMI certifications, you’ll need in-depth knowledge of the subject matter to pass this exam.  You should not underestimate the difficulty of the PMI-ACP exam. If you’ve passed your Certified Scrum […]

Eliminate wastage from your stand-ups

One of the critical concepts behind Lean is to eliminate wastage. You can apply this wastage elimination to all the processes within your project, including the daily stand-up meetings.

Has Agile Outlived Its Usefulness?

If Agile is indeed an umbrella term, then the umbrella continues to increase in size.  While Scrum, XP and DSDM have been under cover for quite some time, many more additions have recently taken their place in the shade including Kanban, Lean, LeSS, SAFE. Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) are hot […]

Adventures of Agile Adoption in Australia – Speakers Panel Discussion

End of year get-together featuring an impressive line-up of speakers: • Peter Merel – Agile : The Next Generation • Matt Sharpe – Global Views Towards Scrum Implementation • Rowan Bunning – Agile Risk Management • Shane Williamson – Lean Product Management • John Smart – Behaviour Driven Development & 3 Amigos • TJ Gokcen – Keep Calm and Use Kanban • Dave Bales […]

Reminder: Agile Tour Sydney November 19th

Just a reminder that the annual Agile tour is on again in Sydney on November 19th.  It’s a great opportunity to learn and to mix with fellow Agile-ists.