Month: March 2012

Coke Freestyle VMS

Coke Freestyle VMS

My family and I went into a California Tortilla the other night to grab a quick dinner. Off to the side I notice a long line of people waiting to fill their soda cups.  It used to be, when you went out for fast food, the people behind the counter would ask you what you wanted…

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Mieruka & Real World Examples

Mieruka & Real World Examples

I just submitted my paper to be a speaker  at the PMI Global Congress on the topic of Visual Management Systems (VMS).  Some may know VMS as VCS (Visual Control Systems).   According to Wikipedia, Visual control is a technique employed in many places where information is communicated by using visual signals instead of texts or other…

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Post-It Note T-Shirt Contest

Post-It Note T-Shirt Contest

The Idea It seems like every time I deal with a customer, I have a backpack of painters tape, Sharpies, and Post-It notes.  When I was recently working with Pictofigo on the new Agile Process poster, I had an idea of a new product with original Pictofigo artwork.  I thought, why not have a contest…

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Agile Process Posters v2.0

Agile Process Posters v2.0

I am happy to announce the collaboration with Pictofigo has resulted with a new Agile Process poster. The new process poster includes product backlogs, sprint backlogs, and user stories. We have these posters in three sizes and they come in both male and female styles.  Want to hang some original artwork in your team area,…

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Official PMI-ACP Numbers

Official PMI-ACP Numbers

The PMI-ACP pilot has concluded and the Agile Certified Practitioner certification is officially one month old.  The numbers are in!  Per PMI Today, January 2012 concluded with 542 PMI-ACPs.  Not too shabby for its first month.  The PMP is still PMI’s shining star, at 4047 new PMPs.  What surprised me were the numbers of PMI’s other certifications.  Only 11 people got the…

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