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PMP new version launch moved to 2021

PMI officially notified that the new version of PMP certification is postponed to January 2nd, 2021.

The current exam will be available 6 months more till Dec. 31th, 2020.

 

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Strongly recommended: Per Werngren discusses Virtual Hosting

Reach maximum value due to on-the-edge technologies and p2p cooperation from Mr. Per Werngren – brilliant IT entrepreneur, evangelist, the author of the IAMCP partnering model.

Check out the new series of Thought Leadership Series, featuring Accelerator! Per Werngren discusses about Virtual Hosting and how to Find success beyond operating data centers.

Description: Being a hoster has been a phenomenal business model for many years. The concept was easy: You built a datacenter in your own building or rented colocation space elsewhere, and then you bought hardware and expanded as needed. It was a simple way to earn good money when you did it right with a structured, industrial approach. But times are changing and by becoming a Virtual Hoster you can once again create success and grow your revenue and bottom line profits.

 

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Serial entrepreneur in IT since 25+ years. Having built and led companies and organizations in Sweden, UK and USA. I specialized in P2P, the Microsoft ecosystem and in building modern cloud businesses with focus on recurring revenue. Took the IAMCP as WW President (5 terms) from 4 to 44 countries and revenue recognized by IDC to $10BN annually. Created the P2P Maturity Model, validated in whitepapers by IDC.

 

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-MPC Team

 

ITIL 4.0 High Velocity IT module

AXELOS issued ITIL 4.0 High Velocity IT module on Feb., 28th.

The module deals with digital transformation, agile and DevOps approaches in IT.

The Train the trainer on-line training was provided for accredited trainers.

DevOps Foundation is recommended before this module.

I recommend to take my our on-line Udemy course about DevOps into ITSM.

 

PMP7 standard draft discussion

On January, 15th, PMI(r) published 37 pages of the draft standard PMBOK7.

The main change – and challenge – there are PRINCIPLES instead processes now. PMBOK Standard 7th delivers 12 main project management principles.

Knowledge areas will be described later (probably in electronic form only).

The draft is devoted to soft skills area at 90% level. It seems a bit strange to me ’cause hard skills in the PM area are of high value as well.

The draft presents the “umbrella” approach to project management, including predictive (waterfall), agile and hybrid models. As a part of this approach the project leader role is introduced. This role unites project manager, scrum master and other leadership roles.

Another ‘strange’ item for me is the descriptive approach. Standards are usually predictive. But this one contains descriptions, examples, and references to ‘others”.

The PMP 2020 new version seems to be in line with this draft.

 

 

 

ITIL 4.0 two new modules

on 28 February 2020 – ITIL 4 Specialist new modules: Drive Stakeholder Value (DSV) and ITIL 4 Specialist: High-Velocity IT (HVIT) are to be launched.

By launching those 2 modules AXELOS completes the full stack of ITIL 4.0 certification modules.

Registration to the new PMP pilot is opened

Since January 2020, PMP candidates can select either pass the current exam till June 30th, or participate in the March pilot group. Read more about pilot group rules here.

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