PMI going Agile and PRINCE2 going Lite

Here’s some interesting news. PMI, is going Agile. Yes you heard that right. According to their recent announcement ( PMI acknowledges that “Agile is a topic of growing importance in project management (and) the marketplace shows this trend, as project management practitioners embrace Agile as a technique for managing successful projects”. So as they mention in their announcement “Because of these changes in the project management environment, PMI is developing an Agile certification”. At the same time there have been initiatives to introduce Agility to PRINCE2 as well
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An overview of Scrum

Agile methodologies are gaining ground in IT project management as they are recognised for their ability to accelerate the completion of projects while giving the flexibility to accomodate easily changes in the final product requirements virtually at any time during implementation.

One of the most popular member of this class is Scrum and in this first article I present the principles that govern its main features. In subsequent articles we will see some more specialized topics.


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