Jesse Fewell

Innovation. Collaboration. Agility.

Latest News About the PMI Agile (PMI-ACP) Certification

Posted by on Jun 15, 2011

Since PMI announced its Agile certification program a couple months back, there has been a ton of activity. Here are some specifics: Chatter – The PMI Agile Community about the certification has featured some good dialog (PMI Members only link) about what it means. The most interesting is a webinar debate between Alistair Cockburn and James Shore on the pros/cons of certification. PMI...

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Use Innovation Games To Collaborate on Anything

Posted by on Sep 21, 2010

Last week, I attended the most awesomest, super-cool, rock-my-world training class on collaborative problem-solving. Luke Hohmann of the The Innovation Games® Company taught a class of 20 consultants how to use his Innovation Games approach to team facilitation. Not only was the class filled with some already very strong facilitators, but Luke was able to give us some concrete tools to go to the...

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Scrum Certification for Omaha Project Managers

Posted by on Apr 22, 2010

After such a great experience at the Infotec conference last week in Omaha, I’ve committed to go back next month to teach a special edition of “Certified ScrumMaster for Project Managers”. Granted, this will be similar to my other 2-day certification classes in Agile Project Management, where we discuss making the leap from traditional plan-driven PM to using the Scrum method in real-world...

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Scrum Certification for DC Project Managers

Posted by on Mar 26, 2010

I’m thrilled to announce that Excella will be hosting its very first public Certified ScrumMaster course in the Washington DC area. We’ll be hosting the class in Rockville, right on the red line. I’m still negotiating with a couple candiate venues to ensure the best possible experience. Once I’ve picked a winning facility, I’ll post an update here. Here are the...

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Scrum Certification for South Florida PMs

Posted by on Feb 12, 2010

To those of you in the sunshine state, I will be teaching a Certified ScrumMaster class next month on behalf of the PMI South Florida Chapter. I’m particularly excited about this session, because we’ll be tailoring the material specifically for every day project managers who have been trained in PMI circles. So, we’ll be covering Scrum for sure, but we’ll also talk about...

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