PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) is PMI's flagship publication and is a fundamental resource for effective project management in any industry.
Over the past few years, more and more stakeholders have asked us for content on agile — and more are using agile practices, which is confirmed by our Pulse of the Profession® research. That's why we included information on agile practices alongside traditional approaches in the Sixth edition and partnered with Agile Alliance® to create the new Agile Practice Guide*.
The PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition and Agile Practice Guide were created to complement each other. Together these two publications are a powerful tool that enable the right approach for the right project.
When you order the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition (in English) you will receive a complimentary copy of the Agile Practice Guide.
This dynamic duo presents solutions for project delivery professionals working in the entire spectrum of approaches — from predictive (or waterfall) to cutting edge agile methodologies.
The PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition/Agile Practice Guide is available (print and download) in English and 11 additional languages (Arabic, Chinese [simplified], French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese Brazilian, Russian and Spanish).
By Project Managers, For Project Managers
The PMBOK® Guide is developed by active practitioners and subject matter experts, then reviewed by the project management community before it is released, to assure it always reflects the current state of the profession.
What’s New in the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition?
The PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition includes information on how to implement its approaches in agile environments — a first for PMI.
Other additions include:
- Trends and emerging practices
- Tailoring considerations
- A greater emphasis on Strategic and Business Knowledge
- A new section on the role of the project manager
Sixth Edition: What's New
*This practice guide was jointly funded by Agile Alliance® and developed in collaboration with members of Agile Alliance®. Agile Alliance® does not endorse any agile methodology or certification.
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