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  • Growth hacking tools for small businesses

Best Growth Hacking Tools for Marketers

By |December 15th, 2018|Categories: Marketing, Product Management, Sales, Strategy|Tags: , , , , , , , |

So you’re ready to grow your business, and you want to do it fast. Do you know the growth hacking tools that’ll help you to reach your goals? There are a lot of business growth tools and apps out there, and sometimes it’s hard to know which are the most [...]

  • Design Thinking, Lean Startup, and Agile

Empathic Disruption: Design Thinking, Lean Startup, and Agile Project Management

By |December 12th, 2018|Categories: Agile Project Management, Product Management, Strategy|Tags: , , , , , , |

Organizations that don’t innovate die. Meanwhile, over 80% of innovations fail when they are introduced to the cruel element of the real world! Disrupting the status quo is clearly a risky business, but it’s also a vital, profitable, and rewarding way to live. There are many reasons why innovations don’t [...]

  • Growth Hacking Explained

Growth Hacking 101: Growth Hacking Broken Down

By |December 10th, 2018|Categories: Marketing, Product Management, Sales, Strategy|Tags: , , , , , , |

What is Growth Hacking? Growth hacking is an umbrella term for strategies focused solely on growth. It is usually used in relation to early-stage startups who need massive growth in a short time on small budgets. The goal of growth hacking strategies is generally to acquire as many users or [...]

  • PMI-ACP-Outine

PMI-ACP® Exam Content Outline

By |November 11th, 2018|Categories: Agile Project Management, Product Management|Tags: , , |

The PMI-ACP® examination will consist of 100 scored items and 20 unscored (pre-test) items. The unscored items will not be identified and will be randomly distributed throughout the exam. The allocation of questions will be as follows: Domain % of Questions On The Test Agile Principles and Mindset 16% [...]

  • Continuous Improvement

PMI-ACP Exam Prep (Part 7 of 7): Continuous Improvement

By |November 7th, 2018|Categories: Agile Project Management, Product Management|Tags: , , |

Listen to this post: This is part 7 of 7 posts on PMI-ACP Exam Prep (link to part 6). In this post, I focus on continuous improvement in the areas of product, process, and people, including process analysis and tailoring, product feedback methods, reviews, and retrospectives. Continuous Improvement [...]

  • Problem Detection and Resolution

PMI-ACP Exam Prep (Part 6 of 7): Problem Detection and Resolution

By |October 31st, 2018|Categories: Agile Project Management, Product Management|Tags: , , |

Listen to this post: This is part 6 of 7 posts on PMI-ACP Exam Prep (link to part 5). In this post, I focus on agile practices used to prevent, identify, and resolve threats and issues, including catching problems early, tracking defects, managing risk, and engaging the team [...]

  • Adaptive Planning

PMI-ACP Exam Prep (Part 5 of 7): Adaptive Planning

By |October 27th, 2018|Categories: Agile Project Management, Product Management|Tags: , , |

Listen to this post: This is part 5 of 7 posts on PMI-ACP Exam Prep (link to part 4). In this post, I focus on sizing, estimating, and planning, including adaptive planning, progressive elaboration, value-based analysis and decomposition, and release/iteration planning. Agile projects call for adaptive planning. An [...]

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