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What Is the Project Management Life Cycle?

ProjectManager.com

What is the project life cycle? It’s everything the project goes through, from inception to close. Each step in the project management life cycle, which consists of distinct phases used in traditional project management, is explained in this post. The Project Management Life Cycle.

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How The PMP Exam is Changing in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s widely known that the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam is changing in July 2020, but what exactly is going to be different? Whoah, the exam is changing? I didn’t know. How did that happen? OK, so maybe it’s not that widely known.

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Risk Analysis 101: How to Analyze Project Risk

ProjectManager.com

Before you’re able to analyze the risk in your project, you have to acknowledge that risk is going to happen in your project. By planning for risks, you begin the process of knowing how to identify, monitor and close out risks when they show up in your project.

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Might earned VALUE be an oxymoron for projects following a predictive life cycle?

Kiron Bondale

(As is often the case, one of the learners in a course I taught this week provided the inspiration for this article, so thanks Maca!). The PMBOK® Guide, Sixth Edition defines Earned Value as “ The measure of work performed expressed in terms of the budget authorized for that work.

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Task Management For Project Managers

How can project planning that stretches over months or years remain relevant and account for new ad-hoc activities that arrive every day?

A Project Manager’s Guide to 42 Agile Methodologies

The Digital Project Manager

The post A Project Manager’s Guide to 42 Agile Methodologies appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Topics

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Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Project management conferences are a fantastic way to meet new people and improve your skills. I always come away feeling energised about where I am in my career and relieved having met people with similar problems to me.

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Through the doors

Musings on Project Management

A narrative Imagine two doors to the same room: One labeled risk manager; the other labeled decision maker. Though the risk manager's door, entry is for the inductive thinkers: those armed with facts looking for a supporting generality or an integrating narrative Through the decision maker's door, entry is for the deductive thinkers: those visionaries with a capacity to envision specifics. Risk Management

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Agile Illustrated – Sample #3

Leading Answers

This is the third sample from my new Kindle book “ Agile Illustrated: A Visual Learner’s Guide to Agility ”. The book is a graphical introduction to the agile mindset and servant leadership behaviors for working with agile teams.

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5 Ingredients for PMO Success

Brad Egeland

Often times at the heart of a successful project management practice is a project management office, or PMO, that has been structured to create a path of success for company projects and the project managers who lead them. Sounds like a good plan, right?

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

Project Proposal Template

ProjectManager.com

Use this template to start a new project –outline project goals, deliverables, timelines, resources and budget. Then, let everyone know what problem your project solves… putting you that much closer to approval and kickoff! Download your template now and start your project off right.

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10 Steps to Successful Process Governance

MavenLink

Consistency in execution and commitment to high quality of work are key success factors for every services business. Ensuring that all team members meet these standards can be difficult, but enforcing process consistency can make a huge difference.

Project Scope Example: Scope Baseline, Project Scope Statement

PM Basics

There are obvious difficulties with the project scope. For example, defining 100% of the required work is problematic. Also, it’s a problem to control the changes consistently. It’s easy to miscommunicate what should be done to stakeholders.

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Project Leaders have a positive and empowering mindset

Susanne Madsen

At the most fundamental level, the quality of your personal and professional life is determined by the quality of your core beliefs. The beliefs you have acquired throughout your life shape your attitudes, which in turn affect the actions and the results that you get, or don’t get.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

5 Ways Organizations can Better Secure IoT Devices

Brad Egeland

Manufacturers, businesses, and other organizations can better secure their IoT devices by following five best practices: Take note of every network endpoint added. Every endpoint added to your network creates more areas through which cybercriminals can attack.

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Overcoming a Lack of Project Resources

ProjectManager.com

Resources are limited, but your ability to manage them to fulfill the needs of your project isn’t. One of the many challenges that face project managers is how to guide their project to a successful end without enough resources.

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Healthcare PMO: BCBS Roundtable Exchanges Thought Provoking Ideas

Planview

A healthcare PMO today must have a strong constitution. Not only are they faced with challenges unique to healthcare, PMOs are also going through the trends mentioned in our recent post, “ Conquer Your Business Transformation.”

12 Critical Project Management Principles Every Business Owner Should Follow

ProProfs Project Management

Project management is a complicated yet crucial business practice. Getting projects isn’t a big deal, as managing and completing them on time is the factor that decides your credibility in the business.

Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

What is Configuration Management?

iZenBridge

Before we set out to define configuration management, it is crucial to understand why we need it in the first place. How does it come into the play? Let us consider a situation wherein you are working on one of the work packages. And, looking at the WBS dictionary for acceptance criteria.

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Top 10 Mistakes Project Managers Make

Brad Egeland

Make no mistake. And no pun intended there.I fully realize that there are hundreds of mistakes waiting out there for project managers to make. I've probably made many of them somewhere along the way in my 25 year IT career.

Project Charter Template

ProjectManager.com

This project charter template assists in all phases of scope definition. Clearly identify project objectives and deliverables, then build out task lists as well as resource, financial and quality plans to outline the work ahead.

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What are Systems of Delivery and Systems of Transformation—And Why Do You Need Both?

Leading Agile

To become Agile, your organization needs a way to become an ecosystem where Agile operating models can even work in the first place. The hypothesis amongst many practitioners is,” If I implement Scrum, I will get the Agility on the other side of it.” Usually, it doesn’t happen that fast or easy.

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Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

50+ Project Management Quotes to Learn From

ProProfs Project Management

Motivation knows no bounds. When we talk about project management, there are so many times and situations where teams, managers, or even stakeholders look for motivation on how to go about handling tough situations.

Knowing PMP® Exam ITTO (Inputs, Tools, Techniques and Outputs) – PMBOK® Guide

iZenBridge

How to memorize Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam ITTO? – One of the most Frequently Asked Question I get while talking to professionals preparing for the PMP® exam. I observe that PMP® Exam ITTO is one of the main reasons for exam fear and become the cause of delaying the exam date.

The Case of the Accidental PM

MPUG

Sure, “The Accidental” this and the “The Accidental” that is such a cliché, yet when you google “Accidental Project Manager,” you get 24 million results. Results like 4 Ways to Succeed as an Accidental Project Manager and 6 Tips for the Accidental Project Manager top the list.

An Introduction to Workforce Management

ProjectManager.com

Keeping your employees engaged and on task is, well, no easy task. They say one bad apple can really spoil the whole bunch—and it’s true. A bad hire can cost your business valuable workplace productivity, not to mention nearly 20 percent of their salary on average.

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Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.

Creating Safety for Leadership w/ Tim Wise

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. Safety is a popular topic in the Agile space that comes up when we have conversations about what it takes to create an environment where Agile can take root and thrive.

Unpacking the Black Box in Artificial Intelligence for Medicine

Brad Egeland

Deep learning will radically change aspects of our medical care. How well do we need to understand how AI tools work? In clinics around the world, a type of artificial intelligence called deep learning is starting to supplement or replace humans in common tasks such as analyzing medical images.

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Risk Register Example – All You Need to Know About It

PM Basics

Risk Register is the most important document in the project management. Everyone agrees on that. But few PMs actually keep it in good shape. They overcomplicate it!

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