A Short History of Project Management

MPUG

This article will cover most of the major project management happenings throughout history. Also, PMI has many different publications, seminars/webinars, and a valuable Knowledge Shelf library which has a wide-range of articles on many different topics submitted by its’ members.

Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 3 – Best Practices & Real World Use of Agile with MS Project / Project PPM

MPUG

” So want to continue to do that, and again, for those of you that are on the MPUG membership, there are other articles, videos and things that we’ve been doing over the last few years. It doesn’t mean that you won’t be doing wireframes, so it doesn’t mean you won’t be doing process maps. Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tim Runcie’s Agile Series Part 3 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

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People Innovation: A New Vision to Innovate

International Institute of Learning

In the complex companies’ world, as is well-known to the experts (contrary to what is broadly thought), innovation is not only linked to a new product; the innovation can be also relative to a new process, a new company asset, a new procedure, or a new business model. By Luigi Morsa, Ph.D. .

Do you have a CRACK PO? (and a book review)

Kiron Bondale

(If the title of my article for this week has you confused gentle reader, fret not – I’m just merging two distinct topics into a single post). In 2003, Barry Boehm and Richard Turner coined the acronym C.R.A.C.K.

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A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Here are my collected works, presentations, briefings, journal papers, articles, white papers, and essays, used to increase the Probability of Project Success (PoPS) I've developed and applied over my career in the software-intensive system of systems domain. Managment Processes.

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Incremental Commitment Spiral Model

Herding Cats

Iterative and Incremental Development: A Brief History," Craig Larman and Victor Basili, IEEE Computer , June 2003. Related articles. Herding Cats: The Classic Misunderstanding between Principles, Practices, and Process.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

This quote demonstrates a lack of understanding of making decisions in the presence of uncertainty and the processes and events that create uncertainty. There is naturally occurring variability from uncontrolled processes. Aleatory uncertainty is expressed as a process variability.

AI Assistants for Project Managers

Leading Answers

While writing this article, AI in Microsoft Word and the add-in Grammarly helped protect you from the bulk of my spelling and grammar mistakes. June was Technology month at Project Management.com, and there have been a few articles about AI taking away project management jobs. This article focusses on ways AI can help project managers which will happen as AI develops and before it can replace jobs. Where I should probably be more worried is in writing articles like this.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Effective Risk Management 2 nd Edition , Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. 105, 2003. “A An Integrated Risk Management Process, J.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Effective Risk Management 2nd Edition, Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. 105, 2003. “A An Integrated Risk Management Process, J.

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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

2003, pp. Alexander, “Estimation of the New Agile XP Process Model for Medium-Scale Projects Using Industrial Case Studies,” M. An Empirical Evaluation of Simplified Function Point Measurements Processes,” Luigi Lavazza and Geng Liu, International Journal on Advances in Software, Vol.

Knowledgeline: Applied Discovery Fires Back at Law.com EDD Article:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Knowledgeline Monday, August 14, 2006 Applied Discovery Fires Back at Law.com EDD Article Last Friday, I received an e-mail from Miranda Glass at Applied Discovery, attempting to present their side of the story published in the August 10, 2006 online issue of Law.com titled, " Software Glitch May Have Erased E-Mail Text in Enron Suits.", In fact, the Microsoft Outlook 2003 bug in question does not erase anything. Getting lawyers hooked on EDD processing, the pape.

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The Problems with Schedules

Herding Cats

Here's an article, recently referenced by a #NoEstimates twitter post. The headline is deceiving, the article DOES NOT suggest we don't need deadline, but that deadlines without credible assessment of their credibility are the source of many problems on large program. Related articles.

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

Paymo App

Some of your duties will include: taking part in the creation process, executing the project, preparing communication methods, finding solutions to recurring issues, monitoring the project’s progress from start to finish, and many more.

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Start with Principles, Not Personal Anecdotes

Herding Cats

The "bad management" is itself a symptom of untrained, inexperienced, unskilled decision making processes in the presence of uncertainty. . These forecasts usually come from models of the process being forecast. Forecasts are based on estimating the processes that produce the forecast.

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FedEx Project Manager Profile: Leigh Espy

Project Management Hacks

In today’s article, you will hear directly from Leigh Espy about her journey into project management success at FedEx. In 2003, I managed a project to set up a new customer at my company’s data center. I led an effort to develop a risk-based software development process.

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Monte Carlo Simulation

Herding Cats

These uncertainties are also created by the naturally occurring variances in the underlying processes of the situation. . Aleatory Pertaining to stochastic (non-deterministic) events, the outcome of which is described using statistical processes. For example in a game of chance stochastic variability are the natural randomness of the process and are characterized by a probability density function (PDF) for their range and frequency. There was a tweet yesterday.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

The same process for estimating is applied to multi-billion dollar projects we work. And the same process is applied to the Scrum development processes on those projects. . Here's some materials that provide the tools and processes needed to learn how to estimate. Group Processes in Software Effort Estimation,” Kjetil Moløkken-østvold and Magne Jørgensen, Empirical Software Engineering, 9, 315–334, 2004. Martin 5 October 2003, [link].

DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

We were one of the first users of eXtreme Programming, long before Scrum was around and presented that early work in 2003, " Making Agile Development Work in a Government Contracting Environment, Measuring velocity with Earned Value." . link] Capers Jones Cost Estimating tools and processes.

Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

Need up-to-date facts and figures for a project management report, article, or infographic? Having a knowledge transfer process in place boosts the chance of project success by over 20%. [6]. Most Popular Agile Tools and Processes: Scrum – 43%. Poor purchasing processes: 23%.

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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

We were one of the first users of eXtreme Programming, long before Scrum was around and presented that early work in 2003, " Making Agile Development Work in a Government Contracting Environment, Measuring velocity with Earned Value." . Analytical Hierarchical Process .

DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

We were on of the first users of eXtreme Programming, long before Scrum was around and presented that early work in 2003, " Making Agile Development Work in a Government Contracting Environment, Measuring velocity with Earned Value." . Where's the process that defines that priority order? .