Friday, September 24, 2010

PMI Standards & Agile

There are some arguments on how PMI’s Project Management standards are aligned with Agile methodology. In my opinion they can very much be aligned if one maps the processes, process groups, benefits management or lifecycle phases to how one is using Agile to deliver a service or a product (Project). It is very important to understand that Agile is a software development methodology and PMI standards are defined for Project or Program Management methodology. PMBOK Guide (4th edition) is written more in compatible with iterative planning & scalable WBS
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