Why Identifying as a Project Business is Critical For Success

The Lazy Project Manager

Prior to founding ADEACA, Daniel was a principal architect of Axapta at Damgaard Data, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2002 for $1.6B The following article is the first of four in a series on ‘Project Business’ and is authored by Daniel Bévort.

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Coding as a Founder

Boost by Brightpod

I started my career as a software developer in 2002 after graduating in B.S. Mathematical Sciences/ Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at

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Burndown Chart: What Is It & How Do I Use It?

ProjectManager.com

By 2002, the burndown chart was gaining in popularity within the Scrum community. At times it feels like there’s never enough hours in the day to get everything done. Often, the powers that be want things done yesterday, even though it’s an impossibility. Their intent is clear: get it done fast. Therefore, clever managers know that time is a constraint which they’re always working to control.

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Why Productivity in Project Businesses is Flatlining?

The Lazy Project Manager

Prior to founding ADEACA, Daniel was a principal architect of Axapta at Damgaard Data, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2002 for $1.6B The following article is the part two in a series of four on ‘Project Business’ and is authored by Daniel Bévort – part one certainly seemed to draw some interest and some comment so please, like, share and comment on this one as well. Project Business is a significant portion of all companies.

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A Quick Guide to Business Process Mapping

ProjectManager.com

There’s also compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 , also known as the Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002. Work in the dark and eventually you’re going to hit a wall. While the myth of the entrepreneur who comes up with a million-dollar idea and then just sits back and watches the money roll in might be persuasive, it’s a fiction. Ideas are scattered across the business landscape like seeds.

The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019

Arras People

One of the top questions we have answered from our inception back in 2002 has been about project management certification. Back then there were fewer choices and the breadth of topics covered was much narrower, but the question remains as relevant today as it was back then. Taking data from the 2019 PMBR (Project Management Benchmark Report) dataset we were able to construct the table below which shows the take up (or not) of PM certifications in the UK.

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A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Following Carter, Gregory Balestrero directed PMI for a decade, starting in 2002. Every trade has its trade association, an organization that represents the industry and offers training or networking. Project management is no different. The Project Management Institute (PMI) is a nonprofit organization for those working in project management across the globe. If you have even a passing interest in the field, then you’ve bumped up against PMI.

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Risk Management: Known / Unknown Unknowns

Project Health Check

On February 12 2002, US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld made a now famous remark that has since went on to be commented on widely by critics and thinkers. It would become so famous that it would become the title of his autobiography "Known and Unknown: A Memoir", and provides a superb basis to discuss our approach to Project Risk Management: ". because as we know, there are known knowns; there are things we know we know.

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Who is the Cassandra on YOUR project?

Kiron Bondale

Donald Rumsfeld brought the phrase “unknown unknowns” into the mainstream with his February 2002 response to a question about the evidence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq: “ …We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. I’m currently reading Richard A. Clarke and R.

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Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

Project managers can't predict the future, but accurately gauging the degree of uncertainty inherent in their projects can help them quickly adapt to it. - "Managing Project Uncertainty," Arnoud De Meyer , Christoph Loch , and Micheal Pich, Sloan Management Review , Winter 2002, Vol.

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Cutting Through the Chaos

Project Smart

The Standish Group has identified 10 areas in their Chaos Manifesto 2013, which looked at 50,000 projects since 2002. Over the years, IT project management has gained a reputation for failure, with many high-profile projects being abandoned mid-stream, costing millions or even billions of pounds. We can focus on these areas to understand how we can improve IT project performance. Best Practice

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Improving Your Resource Management

The IIL Blog

She was Financial Vice President of PMI® Mexico Chapter in 1999 and 2002, member of PMI® since 1996 – present. By Analuz Montejano | IIL Instructor and Sr. Consultant. Project Managers and their teams carry out planned projects on a daily basis, such as the development of new applications.

How Project and Portfolio Management Drives Better Executive Decisions on the Corporate Battlefield

Keyedin

There is a gripping scene in director Randall Wallace’s 2002 We Were Soldiers, which dramatizes the 1965 Battle for Ia Drang during the Vietnam War. Colonel Hal Moore (played by Mel Gibson) is a riveting portrait leader who can make tough decisions under extreme duress. In this telling scene, his unit is being overrun by a much larger North Vietnamese force.

How Project and Portfolio Management Drives Better Executive Decisions on the Corporate Battlefield

Keyedin

There is a gripping scene in director Randall Wallace’s 2002 We Were Soldiers, which dramatizes the 1965 Battle for Ia Drang during the Vietnam War. Colonel Hal Moore (played by Mel Gibson) is a riveting portrait leader who can make tough decisions under extreme duress. In this telling scene, his unit is being overrun by a much larger North Vietnamese force.

Ten Trends in Project Management Recruitment in the UK

Arras People

Since we started the business back in 2002, the UK marketplace for project management has increased quite dramatically. At last month’s Project Challenge , we got asked a lot of questions, the most popular by far is, “ What is the market like at the moment?

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Focusing on Results, Not Agile Approaches

Leading Answers

I received more training in Scrum by Ken Schwaber in 2002 and offered a training role (before they were called CSTs)  but I have never offered Certified Scrum Master training. Quarter Century. 2019 marks the 25 year anniversary of Scrum and DSDM. I was involved in the creation of DSDM in 1994 and was an early adopter of Scrum and FDD shortly afterward. Now, having been at this for a quarter of a century I am reflecting on where my journey has taken me compared to others.

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How to Set Your Project Goals?

ProProfs Project Management

People started to boycott the brand and eventually, the product was discontinued in July 2002. Setting accurate and realistic project management goals is essential to ensure a hassle-free execution.

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5 Ways AI and Automation Will Change Project Management

LiquidPlanner

In the 2002 movie Minority Report , authorities were alerted to serious crimes before they even occurred. Technology has made our lives easier. If you don’t believe that, go watch a few episodes of the PBS series, The Frontier House. While technology and automation have lessened some of the strain, they’ve also stirred up a lot of fear. The Luddite movement in the early 1800s is one of history’s more famous examples of humans lashing out at automation.

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When projects go wrong and it's the worst possible moment

Susanne Madsen

When the bridge was reopened in 2002 it had cost an additional £5million ponds. ​A project is a unique undertaking that’s full of risk and uncertainty, because it has never been done before in that exact way. Project management, as a discipline, is a response to this ambiguity. It’s a way to control the unknown.

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Auditing and Analytics in Big Data

Brad Egeland

Other regulatory bodies that dictate the use of data include the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX). An increase in cybersecurity threats characterizes the growth of an organization. As such, institutions endeavor to improve their risk management techniques to ensure that all the information is protected from malicious individuals. One such measure involves the automation of most of the company’s documentation processes to comply with various security regulations.

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Black Swans

Herding Cats

Loch and Arnoud De Meyer, Management Science, INFORMS, Volume 48, Number 8, August 2002 pp. 1008–1023 and “Managing Project Uncertainty: From Variation to Chaos,” MIT Sloan Management Review, Winter 2002, in the category of “Chaos.”.

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Project Management At Google: My Key Takeaways

PM Basics

“ In 2002 Google got rid of all managers. What does project management at Google look like? One thing for sure, different teams use different approaches and various tools. However, all managers use data-driven “ Google Manager Behaviors. They thought that engineers would work better if no one controls them. It turned out not very well for Google. But it’s Google! They could not just accept the fact.

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MS Project: An Ever-Evolving Solution

MPUG

MSP 2002 was another system transition featured upgrade that ran on Windows XP, and for the first time, came in two editions. From DOS to Windows 10. I started using Microsoft Project (MSP) in its earliest DOS beginnings around 1986, and it reminded me of Microsoft’s Excel. In other words, I initially felt Project was a subset of Excel.

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Six Sigma Methods and Project Management [Guest Post]

Brightwork

Application of Six Sigma In 2002, Adem Anbar pointed out that Six Sigma was more comprehensive than various prior quality initiatives such as Total Quality Management (TQM) & Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) in an organization. In the late 1980s, the Six Sigma method gained popularity amongst various project management systems across the globe.

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Top Solutions to Project Failure – Epicflow Research Part 2

Epicflow Blog

Glass ( Addison-Wesley Professional, 2002), also recommended by Giorgio Locatelli. We all dream of reaching maximum success with our teams and projects, even though project failure is common. We’ve surveyed members of LinkedIn PM communities to find out what leads to project failure. Over 200 PM experts from ExxonMobil, INEOS, DXC Technology, and other companies have shared their experience and proved that it’s a super hot topic.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

3, March 2002. 11 November 2002. 10, 2002. Conrow, Cutter IT Journal , February 2002. “A 240, 2002. 852, 2002. Nilsen, Reliability Engineering & System Safety , Volume 5, Number 1, January 2002, pp. Book, Business Cases and Acquisition Strategies, Ground Systems Architectures Workshop (GSAW 2002) , 13?15 15 March 2002. 1, 2002. Pich, INSEAD, January 2002. “A 190, 2002.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

3, March 2002. 11 November 2002. 10, 2002. Conrow, Cutter IT Journal , February 2002. “A 240, 2002. 852, 2002. Nilsen, Reliability Engineering & System Safety , Volume 5, Number 1, January 2002, pp. Book, Business Cases, and Acquisition Strategies, Ground Systems Architectures Workshop (GSAW 2002) , 13?15 15 March 2002. 1, 2002. Pich, INSEAD, January 2002. “A 190, 2002.

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What I’m Reading: Banned Books

Girl's Guide to PM

The UAE banned it from schools in 2002 because of the anthropomorphic pig. Normally my occasional column about the project management books I’m reading and the novels I’m carrying around reflects what I’ve spent time on in the last six weeks or so. But today, in honour of Banned Books Week I’m taking a more long-term view of what I’ve read. Here are 11 books that I’ve read that somewhere has banned at some point. Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China.

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Reading List for the Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

10 Deadly Sins of Software Estimation , Steve McConnell , Construx, 2002. "A The Cone of Uncertainty is a useful approach to defining the expected range of uncertainty at specific stages in a project.

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People Versus Process

Herding Cats

1] Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done , Larry Bossidy, Crown Business, 2002. [2] At the program level and above, the choice of a people focus or a process focus is not between two competing paradigms. They are two sides of the same coin.

The 23 Best Project Management Books For Upgrading Your Career in 2020

Planio

Published date: 2002. The number one thing every project manager needs to level up their skills is experience. And number two? A good project management book. There’s nothing “new” about running a project. Sure, the goals and specific issues will be different in each case. But you can bet that every single type of project has already been run by someone else. And luckily for us all, most of them have been written about.

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Questioning Agile Dogma

Leading Agile

When I first learned about Agile methods in 2002, the principles seemed to offer an ideal solution to many organizational issues common at the time. How can the same principle be a good idea in 2002 and a bad idea in 2019? When I applied those principles in real-world situations, they worked remarkably well. Today, some of the same principles seem to present impediments or unnecessary challenges for many teams and organizations.

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Black Swans

Herding Cats

Loch and Arnoud De Meyer, Management Science, INFORMS, Volume 48, Number 8, August 2002 pp. 1008–1023 and “Managing Project Uncertainty: From Variation to Chaos,” MIT Sloan Management Review, Winter 2002, in the category of “Chaos.”. One of the books used by a vocal No Estimates advocate is Black Swans by Nassim Taleb. This advocate continually confuses Macroeconomics of financial markets and sovereign finance with Microeconomics of software development.

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What is Task Management & How Does a Software Help

ProProfs Project Management

NHS launched a civilian project in 2002 that aimed to revolutionize the way technology is used in the healthcare industry. Right from your teams to clients to their projects, everything needs proper management. . But, what exactly is task management and why is it important? Let’s take the example of the NHS’ civilian project to emphasize the importance of task management. National Health Service or NHS is the publicly-funded healthcare system in England. .

Taxing Times for Project Management Practitioners in the Public Sector

Arras People

The Client: The new legislation impacts any “public authority” where a public authority as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000 or; a Scottish public authority as defined by the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 13) or; Corporate Officer of the House of Commons or the House of Lords or; the National Assembly for Wales Commission or; the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission.

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Understanding Risk Breakdown Structure

Wrike

A 2002 PMI study found that “there is a strong link between the amount of risk management undertaken in a project, and the level of success of the project; more successful projects use more risk management.” . When it comes to risk management , a risk breakdown structure is a powerful tool in a project manager’s toolkit.

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Real Options and Decision Making for ICT Projects

Herding Cats

Managing Requirements for Business Value," John Favaro, IEEE Software , March/April 2002. There was a classic #Noestimates post this week that said. Estimation locks down choices early through upfront t decision making, #NoEstimates preserves options. And attached the hashtag #RealOption. A real option is a choice made available with business investment opportunities, referred to as “real” because it typically references a tangible asset instead of a financial instrument.

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51+ Best Project Management Software & Tools [Updated Oct 2019]

ProProfs Project Management

ProWorkFlow is a project management and time tracking software that was launched in 2002. Project management software helps in not only managing multiple projects, but also streamline workflow and improve your teams performance exponentially. A CHAOS survey revealed that project success rates are increasing steadily as indicated by data points: 39% of all projects successfully implemented, i.e. delivered on time and on budget.

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News: The Staple has been removed; New CEO to come

DigitalPM

Sargent, who joined Staples in 1989, has been CEO since 2002. Staples Inc. is penciling in a new CEO. Longtime top officer Ron Sargent will vacate the position June 14, after the office supplies company’s annual shareholders’ meeting, Staples said Tuesday. Shira Goodman will become interim CEO while a full search is completed. Goodman who oversees e-commerce, business-to-business and retail operations will slot into the interim title naturally.

Project Manager or Project Leader? What’s the Difference?

Online PM Courses

The New Leaders – 2002 with Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee (US|UK). Are you a Project Manager or a Project Leader? And how would you be able to tell the difference? This is an important question that can easily get bogged down in academic niceties and philosophic distinctions.

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