PMI Awards Aguanno its new Agile-Certified Practitioner Designation
On 11 January 2013, the Project Management Institute (PMI) awarded Kevin Aguanno its newest qualification: PMI Agile-Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP). This qualification was awarded after assessing Aguanno's agile project management and consulting experience, his formal agile education, his traditional project management experience, and the completion of a 3-hour examination.
PMI is one of the largest project management professional organizations in the world and has its headquarters in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. It's new PMI-ACP qualification was made available to the public in early 2012 and is now gaining acceptance in the industry. PMI reports that as of 31 October 2012, there were 1,611 PMI-ACP certifications awarded globally, a 13.8% increase over the previous month's total.
This latest certification adds to three previous agile certifications obtained by Mr. Aguanno including the Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP) from the Scrum Alliance and the Certified Agile Project Manger (Cert.APM) from the Project Management Association of Canada.