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Originally published in PM Times on March 17, 2015. We often get asked how project managers (PMs) justify allowing enough time to model requirements on their projects. These PMs complain that although they agree that requirements modeling has huge benefits, they … Continue reading

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Watermark Learning is happy to feature our student and guest blogger Jonathan Brandt, PMP, PMI-ACP, who is looking for feedback on a decision-making model he is developing. Project Waterloo: Gantt McGreen, Project Manager Extraordinaire, is having a bad day. Project Waterloo … Continue reading

Originally published in PM Times on May 22, 2015. Use case models have been around for decades. Long after Information Engineering was all the rage and through object-oriented analysis and design they hung around. They threatened to disappear when Agile methods … Continue reading

Originally published in BA Times on January 18, 2016. Each year, since 2009, we have enjoyed reflecting on what’s happened the previous year in the areas of business analysis and project management (including Agile), and making predictions for the upcoming year. … Continue reading

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Auburn University has been Watermark Learning’s academic partner since 2004, providing endorsement for our certificate programs in Business Analysis, Project Management, Business Process Management, and Agile. We currently offer the following certificate programs: Associate Certificate in Business Analysis Masters Certificate … Continue reading

Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam Update Pushed to January 2016: The date for the PMP Exam Update has been pushed back from November 2, 2015, to January 12, 2016. The last day to take the current version … Continue reading

What’s wrong with lessons learned sessions done at the end of a project? If the sentiments of my project management training students are any indication, plenty. The complaints are many and varied: “They take too long and we don’t have … Continue reading

In January we wrote an article like we do every year about the upcoming trends in business analysis and project management: Distributed leadership Design Schizophrenic approach to certification Innovation and entrepreneurship Changing culture through Agile team training Balance in project … Continue reading

We’d like to take this time to thank you for being a friend of Watermark Learning in 2014!  It truly has been a great year for Watermark Learning, particularly with the launch of our PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, andCSM/CSPO training and resources! … Continue reading

This week continues my video interview series on Project REAL with Bob Prentiss, Senior Instructor at Watermark Learning.  If you missed the first installment, watch Bob’s introduction to Project REAL.   To see all blog posts on this topic, click the video series banner above.     … Continue reading