Project Management is Still an Exciting and Growing Field

Arras People

About The PM Podcast: Cornelius Fichtner, PMP is a project management trainer who helps his students with their PMP Exam Prep , and since 2005 he has published hundreds of interviews with project managers from around the world.

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Illusions

Zen Project Management

Philip Tatlock did research for his 2005 book Expert Political Judgment: How Good Is It? I am still reading Daniel Kahneman's Thinking, Fast and Slow , and I came across an interesting quote People can maintain an unshakable faith in any proposition, however absurd, when they are sustained by a community of like-minded believers. He used the example of stock traders, who think they are successful in picking stocks even though evidence points otherwise.

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Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

2005), “A Framework for Understanding Uncertainty and its Mitigation and Exploitation in Complex Systems”, Fifteenth Annual International Symposium of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), 10 – 15 July 2005. Uncertainty is the consequence of all complex systems. It is the lack of needed knowledge of the state of the system in the present or in the future that creates risk. [1], 1], [2] Adaptability, flexibility, and other systems “?illities”

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Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

2005), “A Framework for Understanding Uncertainty and its Mitigation and Exploitation in Complex Systems”, Fifteenth Annual International Symposium of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), 10 – 15 July 2005. Uncertainty is the consequence of all complex systems. It is the lack of needed knowledge of the state of the system in the present or in the future that creates risk. [1], 1], [2] Adaptability, flexibility, and other systems “?illities”

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Book Review – Getting to Grips with Interview Testing

Arras People

It’s pitched perfectly for a project management audience and has also stood the test of time (published in 2005) – the tests are still the same tests you will find today.

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The Eight Constants of Change – An Interview with Stacy Aaron

Guerrilla Project Management

In this edition of the Guerrilla Project Management podcast, I interview Stacy Aaron co-author of two books on organizational change: The Change Management Pocket Guide published in 2005 and The Eight Constants of Change published in 2008. In this edition of the Guerrilla Project Management podcast, I interview Stacy Aaron co-author of two books on organizational change: The Change Management Pocket Guide published in 2005 and The Eight Constants of Change published in 2008.

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Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

Maria Cristina Barbero , PMP, PMI-ACP, SMC® has been the Director of the BU Change and IT Strategy of Nexen Business Consultants, the consulting company of Engineering Group, since 2005. Digitalization and Collaboration. The project and portfolio management (PPM) software market is changing.

How To Grow Business Acumen and Business Awareness as a Project Manager (PODCAST)

Project Management Hacks

About The PM Podcast: Cornelius Fichtner, PMP is a project management trainer who helps his students with their PMP Exam prep , and since 2005 he has published hundreds of interviews with project managers from around the world. Do You Have Business Awareness. Are you aware of your business?

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Podcast Interview: How to Make Remote Work Productive

Project Management Hacks

About The PM Podcast: Cornelius Fichtner, PMP is a project management trainer who helps his students with their PMP Exam prep , and since 2005 he has published hundreds of interviews with project managers from around the world. Cornelius Fichtner and Bruce Harpham, PMI Congress 2015.

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Basis of Estimating Software Development

Herding Cats

Estimating Software-Intensive Systems: Projects, Products, and Processes , Richard Stutzke, Addison-Wesley, 2005. The estimating of software development is both straightforward and complex. When it is suggested that estimating is hard, of no value, and unnecessary, always ask what principle is used to support that claim? Don't hear one? Then it's likely just a personal anecdote made without any principles. .

A New Paymo Integration: Get Paid Through Payoneer

Paymo App

Founded in 2005 and based in New York, Payoneer is licensed and registered in the US, the EU, Hong Kong and is PCI Level 1 Certified. Payoneer and Paymo have teamed up to make sure getting paid by your customers is faster and easier than ever!

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JP Morgan Chase & Co Project Manager Profile: Paul Rezaie

Project Management Hacks

In 2005, I worked on improving the business. I’m proud of Jamie Dimon, CEO of the company since 2005, for the amazing work he does. Paul Rezaie, PMP. Modern banks offer a wide variety of products and services: commercial banking, loans, credit cards, investment services and more.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

When 90% Confidence Intervals are 50% Certain: On the Credibility of Credible Intervals,” Karl Halvor Teigen and Magne Jørgensen, Applied Cognitive Psychology Applied Cognitive Psychology, 19: 455–475 (2005). A Comparison of Software Project Overruns—Flexible versus Sequential Development Models,” Kjetil Moløkken-Østvold and Magne Jørgensen, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering , Volume 31, Issue 9, September 2005. 7, July 2005. “A 306-326, Springer, 2005. “A

The Bad Apple Syndrome in Process Improvement

Herding Cats

ISO/IEC 17025:2005 (4.11.2) ‒ The procedure for corrective action shall start with an investigation to determine the root cause(s) of the problem. When process improvement starts with the solution, it's common to anchor this improvement on the Bad Apple syndrome.

Decision Making On Software Development Projects

Herding Cats

Oberkampf, in Proceedings from the Advanced Simulation & Computing Workshop , Albuquerque, NM, USA, 2005. Decision Making on Software Development Projects Is Both Simple and Complex at the Same Time. All projects operate in the presence of uncertainty. Real-world decision making is performed under uncertainty. Decision makers must make decisions which best incorporate these uncertainties. These uncertainties come in two forms – reducible and irreducible.

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A Seriously Challenged Project

The Tao of Project Management

As early as 2005 the Scottish Parliament shelved the project when new cost estimates revealed an increase of 30% to the original £375m budget and although the project did get going again, those early cost increases were a warning sign of what was to come.

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Invested in Sustainability as a PM? You should be!

EarthPM

In 2005, the company respondedto Costa Rica’s looming water access crisis by investing in water-saving measures. Many executives embrace the conventional wisdom that mainstream investors care little about an organization’s performance on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics.

Route to Enterprise Scale Agility

Digite

While the results we’ve seen globally are tangible and significant, a reality is that nearly all of these are scratching the surface, and are yet to fully achieve the essence of the method that we first implemented at Microsoft’s IT department in 2005.

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Book Review: Corporate Confidential

Project Management Hacks

In her excellent 2005 book, “Corporate Confidential: 50 Secrets Your Company Doesn’t Want You to Know—and What to Do About Them, “Cynthia Shapiro shares fifty secrets for corporate career success.

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Resources for Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Management Challenges to Implementing Agile Processes in Traditional Development Organizations," Barry Boehm, Richard Turner, IEEE Software, September/October 2005. Cone of Uncertainty describes the evolution of the amount of uncertainty during a project.

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Construction manager is the industry’s uncrowned king!

Geniebelt

Photo: Monkey Business (Super Bowl Commercial 2005) by CareerBuilder. ”I I can feed pigs with fancy titles, but I am having trouble finding a proper construction manager,” says Niels.

Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq

Herding Cats

Agile Estimating and Planning, Prentice-Hall, 2005. [12] Estimating Software-Intensive Systems, Pearson Education, Inc, 2005. . The notion of the Cone of Uncertainty has been around for awhile. Barry Boehm's work in “Software Engineering Economics”. Prentice-Hall, 1981.

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Low-Stress Ways to Keep Your Remote Team on Track

LiquidPlanner

Global Workplace Analytics , which studies trends in working life, says that working remotely, among the non-self-employed population , has grown by 115% since 2005. Chances are, you’re reading this at work, but you’re not in the office.

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13 GDPR Requirements Needed for Total Compliance (and Changes You Can Make Today)

Planio

At Planio, we’re owner operated and physically own and manage all our servers in our data center in Frankfurt, which is certified to ISO/IEC 27001:2005. Now more than ever, it’s clear that the defining driver of the online economy is personal data.

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Industry 4.0 Series: Preparing for the Rise of Collaborative Robots

LiquidPlanner

The cost of purchasing and operating a robotic spot welder, for example, went from $182,000 in 2005 to $133,000 in 2014, and will drop to $103,000 by 2025, according to a report by the Boston Consulting Group. This story is part of our Industry 4.0

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Cone of Uncertainty - Part Trois

Herding Cats

Agile Estimating and Planning, Prentice-Hall, 2005. [12] Estimating Software-Intensive Systems, Pearson Education, Inc, 2005. . The notion of the Cone of Uncertainty has been around for awhile. Barry Boehm's work in “Software Engineering Economics”. Prentice-Hall, 1981.

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Remote Project Management: Low-Stress Ways to Keep Your Team on Track

LiquidPlanner

Global Workplace Analytics , which studies trends in working life, says that working remotely, among the non-self-employed population , has grown by 115% since 2005. Chances are, you’re reading this at work, but you’re not in the office.

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Fallacy of the Day

Herding Cats

Toward a NASA Specific Project Management Framework," Dov Dvir, Dragan Milosevic, Jerry Mulenburg, et al, Engineering Management Journal , Dec 2005, 17, 4. "On spec" is open loop control on value.

Leadership Lessons

Herding Cats

I wrote a paper in 2005 for our Program Management Office Project Managers about Shackleton's ventures from the book Shackleton's Way. There is an article in the current edition of The Newyorker about a solitary journey across Antarctica, by Henry Worsley. Here's the extract from that paper. In 1914 the explorer Earnest Shackleton boarded the Endurance with his team of seamen and scientists, intent on crossing the unexplored Antarctic continent.

Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq (Updated)

Herding Cats

Agile Estimating and Planning, Prentice-Hall, 2005. [12] Estimating Software-Intensive Systems, Pearson Education, Inc, 2005. . The notion of the Cone of Uncertainty has been around for awhile. Barry Boehm's work in “Software Engineering Economics”. Prentice-Hall, 1981.

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