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Portfolio Management Standard 4th version

The PMI’s Standard for Portfolio management 4th (2017) is available for purchase and download.

Main changes:

  • Portfolio Life Cycle is properly defined;
  • Performance Management is detailed into Capacity, Capability, and Value management
  • Stakeholder Engagement instead of Communication management
  • Linkage to Business Strategy Execution is defined
  • Portfolio Governance is defined as a separate area, including roles and responsibilities
  • Risk management as the leading area in Portfolio management. Risk Appetite.

Our instant partner – Dr. Danil Dintsis is the Standard Exposure Review Team member.

 

 

Software requirements training at Udemy

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The training leas You for a full journey from identifying stakeholders, collecting their requirements, expectations, and constraints to balancing requiremebts in a business vs technical requirements matrix; creating prototypes, UML models, and, finally, the SRS document – Software requirements specification.

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Sprints and Kanban Boards in Microsoft Project

Microsft(r) Project(r) Online new version contains Sprint tools, and Kanban boards for Agile teams. We suppose it’s a very valuable improvement for Agile oriented developers, virtual teams, and also for a large-scale projects. In a large project top-down planning is implemented in a waterfall manner, while packages are implemented by small agile teams.

The option is not available in a standard Microsoft Project in the Office package yet.

 

ITIL to be renewed in 2018

AXELOS(r) – the official ITIL delivering organization – officially notified the community, that in 2018 a wide discussion to be held on a new version of ITIL(r):

The main features of discussion and ITIL(r) new version are the following:

  • “The core elements of ITIL will remain and will continue to derive from the experiences of thousands of specialists and experts. Research has confirmed that ITIL remains best practice for the ITSM industry.
  • The Update will include practical guidance on how ITIL is adopted in conjunction with practices such as DevOps, Agile and Lean.
  • Individuals who have already certified will have their current certifications recognised in the new scheme.”

Our experts take part in the community discussion. Follow for the updates!