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The Software Project Manager’s Bridge to Agility by Stacia Broderick, Michele Sliger

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Chapter . Introduction: How One Project Manager Crossed the Bridge

I’m Stacia Broderick, and I want to convey a deeply personal story of change in hopes of helping you recognize the importance of listening to yourself and learning how to grow, even when it is quite uncomfortable and scary.

I have been a project manager since 1993, agile since 2003. I am also a PMP, formally trained in the lexicon of the thousands of certified Project Management Professionals who went before me. When I started managing projects, I took certain pride in my abilities to plan a project, learned how to enter data into a project management tool, held status meetings, negotiated with contractors and third-party sourcing for resources and materials, mitigated risks in ...

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