*** Disclaimer: I am an active volunteer with PMI’s Agile Community of Practice as one of the 5 official leads. Views expressed here (and related future posts) are my own and not an endorsement by Project Management Institute ® (PMI) or Agile Community of Practice (CoP) leadership team.***
If you know me, I have been pretty active (as a volunteer, lead and contributor) in PMI + Agile space. I volunteer as:
- PMBOK® Guide 5th edition – contributor (engagement just wrapped up)
- PMI Atlanta Agile Interest group – Program Manager for Agile Interest Group
- PMI Agile CoP – Knowledge Management lead
These opportunities have allowed me to connect with lots of people – amazingly talented, some famous agilists, practitioners and gurus. There’s a common thing we all share – desire to learn coupled with the passion to share!
I have learnt a lot, have actually got hands on experience (tools, technology, principles, practices etc.), mentored a lot of people and I am still enjoying the journey!
What do we share? Knowledge. Of course about Agile, primarily.
I have seen a lot of questions that follow an agile presentation or discussion, ranging from:
- What is Agile?
- Where do I start? (There are so many places to start with)
- What is different at Agile CoP? (from other valuable sites, groups and resources)
- What does a Project Manager do in Agile projects?
- What is PMI’s – Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP®) certification? Is it for me?
- Whom do we trust as good training companies?
- What are good books, blogs, sites to start/continue building my knowledge about agile?
and many such questions. Continue reading “Getting back online: Agile, PMI, Volunteering and Me”