Subject Matter Expert Spotlight: Johanna Rothman

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Sep 14, 2020 12:21 PM

Johanna Rothman is the owner of Rothman Consulting Group, through which she has coached product developers, led Agile transformations, and improved projects, programs, and organizations for over 26 years. She has also written a large collection of books about project management and the workplace.

Prior to consulting, Rothman was a software engineer who served as a project leader, program manager, and director at Boston Technology. She is a longtime contributor to Skye Learning courseware, providing expert commentary for Introduction to Agile, Principles of Scrum, PMP® Exam Prep Course, and more.

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The "Other" Project Management Mistakes

Posted by Dan Picard on Sep 2, 2020 9:00 AM

Let's face it–even under the best of circumstances, project management is hard. There are so many facets and factors to consider at each project stage, including several that will change (sometimes dramatically) over the course of your project. Scope may be altered, costs will fluctuate, and schedules will have to be modified. Objectives may shift, resources will become constrained, and new information will pop up that could radically change your view of how your project should run. And that's just to name a few; there are many more insidious things that could cause problems that could delay or even derail your project completely.

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Subject Matter Expert Spotlight: Marc Trudeau

Posted by Katie Sica on Feb 25, 2020 11:41 AM

Marc Trudeau is an Agile Coach and Scrum Master with over 30 years of experience in Scrum/Agile/Lean deployments, program management, employee development, and more. He has numerous certifications, including Professional Scrum Master II, ICP-ACC, and OLN-OSA1. He has advised chairpersons and CEOs ranging from small startups to Fortune 500 companies.

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Subject Matter Expert Spotlight: Deb Pontes

Posted by Katie Sica on Dec 13, 2019 11:03 AM

This week, Skye Learning is excited to spotlight Deb Pontes, an Agile Transformation Coach at Fidelity Investments. Pontes is a subject matter expert for Skye’s Integrating Agile Into a Waterfall Environment

Pontes has significant experience as an Agile Coach, Scrum Master, project manager, and program manager. She’s passionate about innovation-based change as well as making information easily consumable and readily available. Pontes is an OSA-Certified Trainer and co-author of the OpenSpace Agility Handbook™.

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Subject Matter Expert Spotlight: Jim Stewart

Posted by Katie Sica on Oct 18, 2019 10:38 AM

Jim Stewart, PMP® and CSM®, is a project manager with over twenty years of experience who has overseen multi-million dollar international programs. A consultant, trainer, and mentor, Stewart helps organizations incorporate best practices, set up project management offices, run project planning workshops, and more.

Stewart is also a subject matter expert for Skye Learning’s PMP® Exam Prep Course and CAPM® Exam Prep Course, which prepare learners to pass the exams while providing all required professional development units (PDUs).

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Subject Matter Expert Spotlight: Jim Hannon

Posted by Katie Sica on Aug 30, 2019 11:34 AM

Jim Hannon has an extensive background in Agile coaching and project management with diversified experience across the information technology and financial services industries.  He is currently an Agile Coach and Director of the Agile Transformation Office at Fidelity Investments. Hannon is also a subject matter expert for Skye Learning’s Agile Team Challenges and Integrating Agile and Waterfall.

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Differences Between Agile and Traditional Project Management

Posted by Dan Picard on Aug 20, 2019 8:55 AM

Project managers have a number of options when considering the use of Agile project management practices. They can adopt an Agile methodology, such as Scrum, and use it "full-strength" throughout the project, or they can take a blended approach and pick-and-choose Agile tools and techniques to incorporate into a traditional project framework. Understanding the differences between an Agile approach and a traditional project management approach can help you decide if Agile should be used for your next project. Check out our latest infographic to learn more.

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Similarities Between Agile and Traditional Project Management

Posted by Dan Picard on Aug 13, 2019 9:24 AM

Project managers have a number of options when considering the use of Agile project management practices. They can adopt an Agile methodology, such as Scrum, and use it "full-strength" throughout the project, or they can take a blended approach and pick-and-choose Agile tools and techniques to incorporate into a traditional project framework. Understanding the similarities between an Agile approach and a traditional project management approach can help project managers successfully employ Agile practices in their next project. Check out our latest infographic to learn more.

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Subject Matter Expert Spotlight: Rich Maltzman

Posted by Katie Sica on Jul 9, 2019 12:06 PM

This week, Skye Learning would like to spotlight Rich Maltzman, PMP®, a subject matter expert who has contributed to numerous Skye courses, including our PMP® Exam Prep Course, CAPM®  Exam Prep Course, and Six Sigma Black Belt Exam Prep Course.

Maltzman is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)® with decades of experience in project management. He is the Learning and Professional Advancement Leader at a major telecom supplier and the Co-founder and Principal of EarthPM, LLC. Maltzman also contributed to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)® Guide, 4th Edition, and authored the book Green Project Management, published in 2010.

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10 Tips for Building a Positive Team Environment

Posted by Dan Picard on May 21, 2019 10:04 AM

Once you’ve assembled your team, it’s important to focus on building a positive team environment. As a project manager, you will be responsible for dealing with both the good and the bad. Positive team morale can eliminate project setbacks, issues, and miscommunication. Check out our latest infographic which covers ten tips for building a positive team environment.

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