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- PMI started in 1969 with a bunch of project managers…who were trying to get together and come up…with a vocabulary that they could all use…to converse with each other.…They all had various and different backgrounds.…What has evolved in the years, and we're now just about…to see PMBOK Version 5, I think it's upon us now…and they're going to start testing on it later this year,…is a common set of constructs, a common vocabulary.…Sort of a generic description, if you will,…of what it takes to take a project from…"hey I have an idea" to creating business value…and everything in between.…
If you're working in a particular industry,…you're going to have different terminology.…You're going to have different things you emphasize.…If you're in a creative industry,…you don't have, necessarily,…a legal compliance component to your project.…If you're working in a bank and working…on a securities exchange project,…you have a lot of compliance…that you're going to have to deal with.…So the emphasis is different.…To a degree, to sit for the certification exam…
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- Advice for new project managers
- Why choose PMP® certification?
- Tracking project hours
- What is a triple-threat leader?
- Agile vs. waterfall project management
- Preventing scope creep
- Learning to say no