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Action Lists and Defect Trackers in Project Management

Today was definitely challenging as I had to collect the status of the project’s defect tracker. I manage the action items, but for some reason I had to update the defect tracker. So what is a defect tracker? It is a log of all defects. Ideally a project will have a list of requirements which […]

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25 Best Project Management Blogs You Aren’t Reading Yet

25 Best Project Management Blogs You Aren’t Reading Yet. My company’s PMO blog (#15)  is included in this list.

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Business Requirements OR Can you say no?

I was talking to a friend at work about how to say no. She had a list of ways to say no. There were only a couple that I really felt would comfortably flow from my lips. How much harder it  would be if I was a CIO at a company. This article on the ZDNet […]

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PMP Certification #postaday2011

There is a poll on LinkedIn that asks: “Is PMP certification becoming more or less important for project managers?” I voted yes and posted my reason which I have pasted below. Last year I attended a conference where Tony Bingham, President of ASTD (the American Society of Training and Development) was talking about the importance […]

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Progressive Elaboration

In the last year, I have managed a project in which I knew nothing about the technology. It has been a long year, but success is around the corner and our first set of basically perfect output should be delivered by October. During this year, I have learned some things about project management. At first […]

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How I Passed the PMP Exam

I just wanted to give the details on what helped me pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification exam. Here are the things I did: At first I was going to take the CAPM exam because my job title is not Project Manager. I am a teacher. Two Project Managent training professionals told me to reconsider because even […]

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PMP Certification

I took the Project Management Professional exam today and I passed.