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Is "citizen development" <software development> an old thing with new name in the project management field?

Yes. From the perspective of software development, there is no such thing as "low code/no code development". Because then it's not development. Development means you can make the computer ...
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Scrum compatibility with PMBOK® Guide

I think questions like this need to be answered with great care. PMBoK is not necessarily incompatible with Scrum but it has to be said that PMBoK started out very much as a predictive planning ...
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Is "citizen development" <software development> an old thing with new name in the project management field?

It's just old stuff packaged in a shiny new wrapper. Nvoigt has provided a good answer. It mentions the way the abstraction of the low/no code platforms fails. These platforms are not generic ...
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WBS and agile approach

No, the WBS is not outdated, obsolete, deprecated, nor useless. The WBS is just a decomposition of WHAT you want to deliver. Building a WBS is not a one-shot task, but it is an interactive and ...
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Does Project Charter change when the Project manager changes?

Project Charter is a document that formalizes the existence of a project and gives authority to the project manager to use organizational resources for the completion of that project. Having said ...
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PMI: Responsibility for Scope Management

The accountability resides always with the project manager, the responsibility can be delegated. If you look at page 25 of PMBOK v 6, table 1.4 Process 5.2 Collect Requirements is specified as a PM ...
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Requirements for PMI's PMP course

The PMP handbook says that you need the "global equivalent" of a bachelor's degree. PMI can't know or dictate the graduation requirements for higher learning institutions all around the world. I can't ...
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How do you manage resources in an agile approach with PMI

Generally speaking, there is always something for people to do. They can help a colleague with their tasks, learn a new trick, write some documentation, clean up some code, talk with some other team, ...
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Can I apply for PMP without experiences in all processes? What are the requirements for obtaining these certifications?

There are only 2 requirements to appear for PMP exam- Project Management Experience 35 hours of Project Management Education Regarding Project Management Experience - You need 4500 hrs of experience ...
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What is the difference between ITIL and PMP?

This question can go in a lot of different directions, so I will attempt to be brief. ITIL, as you're probably aware is Information Technology Infrastructure Library; and PMP is a Project Management ...
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What is the difference between ITIL and PMP?

In simple words you need PMP to survive during project creation and ITIL to make it survive after delivery. If you need more details then you need to spend some time looking for the answer to know ...
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WBS and agile approach

I agree that the by strict definition of a WBS and its use lends itself to best be used in the waterfall methodologies...however like mentioned above some of its principles can be applied to managing ...
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Which are top three metrics one should look at as PM specially from IT industry perspective

Metrics are usually accounted through what is called Earned Value Management (EVM). EVM allows Project Managers (PMs) to measure i) the technical performance, ii) cost and iii) schedule of a project ...
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importance of long list of risks

As with everything else, documenting risks loses its value at a certain point when the benefits of doing so no longer exceed the costs and risks of not doing so. So if someone is teaching you to ...
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Can organizational trainings (Classroom and Web-based) be considered for Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) of PMP?

You should load any and all types of training you receive during your three years as it relates to project management and be as descriptive as you can in the tool. For example, I believe the tools ...
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How to reject new requirement in project?

Why do you want to reject what the customer is asking? If your contract or your way of working obliges you to turn away work that the customer wants and is presumably willing to pay for then perhaps ...
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How to reject new requirement in project?

If you have a change process defined, and your customer is sidestepping the process to squeeze scope in without paying for the impacts, then you say no. You're a party to the contract and you get to ...
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How to reject new requirement in project?

As per the wording in your question: And I got a feedback that solution design is approved but under one condition!! That to add 3 points from the last document I did analysis for. So it sounds like ...
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How to reject new requirement in project?

Many similarly-structured projects – where legal contracts hold sway, adopt one or the other of two strategies: (1) Formal Change Orders: The parties must expressly negotiate each change to the ...
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Is "citizen development" <software development> an old thing with new name in the project management field?

TL;DR "Citizen development" is not a widely used term of art in project management, nor in IT. The connotation is most likely closest to "shifting left" in an agile way than ...
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PMBoK vs The Standard for Project Management

I remember one person saying that "these things are like 'right of way' rules when you drive your car." They don't tell you how to drive your car, but they do tell others what to expect ...
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If PMBoK isn't itself a methodology, then what are the methodologies compatible with the PMI's standard for project management?

Basically PMBoK contains best practices and is not exactly related to any methodology. More or less it could be applied to a big amount of methodologies. As an example here is an article of ...
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Working and non working days

In Microsoft Project, you can have many calendars. Right out of the box you will have at minimum the following calendars: 24 hours Night Shift Standard Whenever you start a new file from a blank ...
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PMI: Responsibility for Scope Management

The issue with this statement is that it is making a determination of PM responsibility and accountability based on roles that are or are not present. The presence of a BA role--or more precisely the ...
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How do you manage resources in an agile approach with PMI

During the sprint process, Sprint goal is the team goal. In my case we start every story using following sequence: Developer and QA and Prod Owner (or BA) have a quick meeting to ensure they are on ...
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How do you manage resources in an agile approach with PMI

@Erik's answer is perfect when the situation is that the entire team has finished the sprint goals early. If only a few of the team members have finished early, their top priority should be helping ...
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WBS and agile approach

You can split your customer business goals -> on Epics, Epics -> on User Stories or Features. And think about it as about WBS. But there are significantly important things to take into account: You ...
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What is the difference between ITIL and PMP?

A PMP is good across all industries where a project management professional is needed. Whereas an ITIL cert is specific to the IT industry. Both are valuable certifications to have and will serve you ...
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Can running my own business be counted towards PMI experience requirements?

TL;DR Ongoing business operations and continuous procedures such as routine sales are neither projects nor activities within the scope of project management. However, no one except PMI can tell you ...
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What is unique about application development projects?

tl; dr 90% of project management is communications. 90% of communications is trust. The more relevant experience the PM has, the easier it is to gain and retain the trust of the team. discursive ...
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