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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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.

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How to Improve Your Project Interpersonal Skills

Project Risk Coach

If you wish to be a great project manager, focus not only on your technical skills but seek to improve your project interpersonal skills. Extraordinary project managers know how to relate to others when things are going as planned as well as on days filled with undesirable events.

2005 30

Estimating is a Learned Skill

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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

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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.

2005 21

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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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?

2005 12

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.

2003 11

Clarifying Misconceptions of the Big Launch

Girl's Guide to PM

In December 2005, Saturday Night Live aired a digital short called “Lazy Sunday” starring Andy Samberg and Chris Parnell. Do you think that your project should have a ‘launch’ event?

2004 28

Decision Making On Software Development Projects

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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.

Fallacy of the Day

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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.

Resources for Cone of Uncertainty

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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.

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

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.

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.

Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq

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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.

Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq (Updated)

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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.

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.

How to Analyze Business Strategy to Improve Your Projects

Brightwork

Johnson & Scholes (2005) define strategy as “the direction and scope of an organization over the long term”. Delivering successful projects enables organizations to reach their strategic objectives quickly with enhanced long-term commercial results. Connecting projects to organizational strategy can improve projects in several areas including preparation of business cases, request management, planning and resource allocation, risk management, budget control, and collaboration.

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!

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.

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.