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My “Big Agile” Interview on PMPodcast

My “Big Agile” Interview on PMPodcast

Hey everyone. Last week at the PMI Global Congress, Cornelius Fichtner interviewed me on the topic of Big Agile projects.¬†The conversation was a lot of fun, and there are some good nuggets that came out of it. Here’s the full abstract and link to the interview: Title: Episode 248: Big Agile: It’s Not Just for … Continue reading »

I’m launching my first book today at #PMICongress

I’m launching my first book today at #PMICongress

Friends, I’m really excited to announce the release of my first book today, Can you hear me now: Working with global, distributed, virtual teams. Here’s the abstract from the back cover: Today’s work world has radically changed.¬†Whether video chatting with China, or taking a call from home, more and more professional work is no longer … Continue reading »

Hear Me Speak at AgileDC and Get a Discount

Hear Me Speak at AgileDC and Get a Discount

I will be presenting at the AgileDC conference next month on October 23rd. I’m really excited to be a part of the event this year. AgileDC has established itself as THE place to be for Washington DC area agile practitioners to trade tips, tricks, and war stories about getting work done better. Open this post to learn more and get a special discount code. Continue reading »

More Agile momentum in DOD

More Agile momentum in DOD

This week marked the latest annual Agile in Defense conference, in the outskirts of Washington DC. There were about 100 attendees, and strong support form the agile community. As with any conference, the real value was the conversations that happen between the talks, but the talks themselves are also worth mentioning… Warnings From the Past … Continue reading »

Want Innovation? Be a Follower and a Borrower

Want Innovation? Be a Follower and a Borrower

Over the last month, I’ve seen a series of events related to innovation that given me new levels of insight into how creative breakthroughs happen. This is the first of three posts explaining the events, and the mind-altering, myth-breaking, insights that have crystalized the way I look at innovation and execution. A full four weeks … Continue reading »

A Full Week of Leadership Activities at PMI

I just finished a week of activities at the PMI Leadership Institute Meeting, here in Washington DC. It was an amazing experience that reinforced to me the amazing value of volunteering at PMI. Leadership Masters Class is “High Class” My first 3 days were spent participating in the PMI Leadership Institute Masters Class program. This … Continue reading »

An IT Wonderland in Omaha

Last week I attended the Infotec 2010 conference in Omaha, NE and had quite the time meeting with IT professionals and talking about leadership and management challenges. The conference featured several vendors, including Cox, Microsoft, and Google. The facility was the awe-inspiring Qwest center. I estimate around 700-800 people showed up. Agile Project Management Nuggets … Continue reading »

Video now available for the PMI Agile story

Check it out: InfoQ has posted the video recording of my Agile 2009 presentation “Growing PMI Using Agile”. The video is 38 minutes long, but tells the story of how a group of PMI volunteers used iterative, incremental techniques to build a new community within PMI dedicated to promoting Agile PM.

Come Hear The PMI Agile Story At Infotec 2010

Next month, I’ll be speaking at Infotec 2010, the largest IT conference in the Mid West. The conference features no less than 8 tracks, including information assurance, cloud computing, and such. My talk will be part of the project management track, organized by the PMI Heartland chapter. I’ll be telling the story of how a … Continue reading »