GirlsGuideToPM: My Top 10 Articles of All Time

Girl's Guide to PM

In September 2007 I published a guide to why projects fail. In case you’ve only just stumbled across this blog, this year I’m celebrating 10 years of blogging about project management. I thought it was time to look back and see what the stand-out articles were over the years.

2016 394

Effect of Culture on Innovation – A Conversation with Vivek Wadhwa

Guerrilla Project Management

His research, which has been supported by several grants from the Kauffman Foundation and by the Sloan Foundation, has been cited in thousands of national and international media outlets since 2007 and has. His research, which has been supported by several grants from the Kauffman Foundation and by the Sloan Foundation, has been cited in thousands of national and international media outlets since 2007 and has.

2014 48

Inspiring Women in Project Management: Amy Hamilton

Girl's Guide to PM

I decided in 2007 to obtain my PMP® and that is when I really become serious about formal project management. Today I’m interviewing Amy Hamilton. Amy’s spoken at a TEDTalk, served in the US Army, and is writing a book. Truly a woman of many talents!

2017 344

Clarifying Misconceptions of the Big Launch

Girl's Guide to PM

I’ve been attending the South by Southwest (SxSW) conferences since before Twitter’s breakout year in 2007. And every year since 2007, journalists rush home to talk about the next thing to launch at SxSW, and ask whether [insert startup name here] is the next Twitter.

2016 234

How Change Management Fits Into Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Here is some further reading that you might like: Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers, Anthony Mersino (Amacom, 2007). This article, How Change Management Fits Into Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM.

Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

She teaches project management at University of Padova and has been a PMI volunteer since 2007. Digitalization and Collaboration. The project and portfolio management (PPM) software market is changing.

Microeconomics and Risk Management in Decision Making for Software Development

Herding Cats

Dissertation, University of Maryland, 2007. Subjective Probability Distribution Elicitation in Cost Risk Analysis: A Review,” RAND Corporation, TR-410-AF, 2007. Practical Risk Management: The ATOM Method , Management Concepts, 2007. 27, 2007, Stanford University.

2007 42

Basis of Estimating Software Development

Herding Cats

Estimating Software Costs: Bringing Realism to Estimating , Second Edition, Capers Jones, 2007. 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. .

Resources for Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Coping with the Cone of Uncertainty: An Empirical Study of the SAIV Process Model," Da Yang, Barry Boehm, Ye Yang, Qing Wang, and Mingshu Li, ICSP 2007, LNCS 4470, pp. 37-48, 2007. Cone of Uncertainty describes the evolution of the amount of uncertainty during a project.

2007 42

How To Take Over An Existing Project [Free Checklist]

Girl's Guide to PM

Reviews of Project Management in the Real World Health Informatics Now, Sept 2007 Rating: 9/10 Elizabeth Harrin uses her extensive experience in this book to show how projects in the real world can. Consider this. You’ve recently taken over a project that has already started.

2016 287

What is a Project Management Certification? And Why Do I Need It?

The IIL Blog

Begley (MBA, PMP, CBAP, CSM, CSPO) has been teaching project management, business analysis, and general management for companies and government organizations worldwide since 2007. By Anselm Begley, PMP, PRINCE2, CBAP, CSM, APMG Managing Benefits.

Communication Skills for Project Managers | The Best Books

Online PM Courses

This has become something of a business classic in the years since it was first published in 2007. A large part of your job as a Project Manager is communication; arguably the largest part. So, only focusing on technical skills will not serve you.

2018 99

How Leading Experts Gauge the Health of Projects

MavenLink

Prior to Skyemar, Ken was director of corporate planning and portfolio management at Illumina from 2007 to 2016, where he led the development of the annual strategic, operating, and portfolio plans, as well as resource management across 200 projects and 1,500 resources.

2018 54

Why Do Products Fail? – Forgetting that Users Learn

Tyner Blain

I first came across her canyon of pain model in 2007. Next up in the series on the root causes of product failure – products that fail because you have ignored the user’s level of experience. The first time someone uses your product, they don’t know anything about it.

2012 203

Becoming An Effective Leader In Government & Beyond: An Interview With Steve Ressler, Founder of GovLoop

Project Management Hacks

He is a 2015 Presidential Leadership Scholar, has won the 2010 GovTech Top 25 Doers, Dreamers, and Drivers Award, as well as the 2007 and 2009 Federal 100 Award. Have you ever considered the public sector and government for your next career move?

Servant Leadership – It Works

Project-Management.pm

When Cheryl Bachelder took over as CEO of Popeye’s Chicken in 2007 , the company was in trouble. The copier was out of toner. Anyone who understands copiers understands that toner is the ink that actually allows copies to be made. For teachers, who tend to copy reams of learning materials for their students, this can be a disaster.

17 Biotech Conferences to Attend in 2018

Appfluence

The inaugural conference was held in 2007, marking the 20th anniversary of Moffitt Cancer Center. Looking to add biotech conferences to attend in 2018 to next year’s schedule? This article includes a wide variety of biotech events that will meet your interests. . In the biotech industry, attending biotech conferences, summits, and events is a great way to network with others, all while gaining an in-depth understanding of the many underlying topics in biotechnology.

2018 77

Fallacy of the Day

Herding Cats

A requirement is a statement that identifies a product or processes operational, functional, or design characteristic or constraint, which is unambiguous, testable, or measurable and necessary for product or process acceptability (ISO 2007). Requirements, as traditionally used, are a separation tool. To separate the "thinkers" from the "doers". In software this is a HUGE mistake! This conjecture is a fallacy.

2007 30

Deconstructing The Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Six Rules of Effective Forecasting," Paul Saffo, Harvard Business Review , July-August 2007. Coping with the Cone of Uncertainty: An Empirical Study of the SAIV Process Model," Da Yang, Barry Boehm, Ye Yang, Qing Wang, and Mingshu Li, CSP 2007, LNCS 4470, pp. 37–48, 2007. . The paper on the Cone of Uncertainty is used by many in the No Estimates community as an example of why estimates are of little use. Let's deconstruct the essence of the paper.

2007 32

Top 10 Free Invoice Templates Resources

Paymo App

To print these invoices you should be using Microsoft Office 2007 or a newer version so that their format will display correctly. Are you facing the task of finding the perfect invoice template to use for your business?

The Psychology of Pricing: How to Pick the Right Pricing Model for Your Company

Planio

Selling high-priced cloud storage space made sense back in 2007. You’ve got a great product. You’ve beat the odds, listened to your users, planned a killer product launch, and have thousands of potential customers clamoring to get their hands on your latest thing.

2018 82

Talent Management of The Future

Leading Answers

Grown from the idea of its founder and nurse, Jos de Blok in 2007, who had become frustrated at the bureaucracy and “machinification” of nursing care. We have shifted to Knowledge Work, but how do we find, develop and retain knowledgeable workers?

2018 68

What Gilmore Girls Can Teach You About Project Stakeholder Management

Wrike

This, in turn, strengthened the demand for a revival of the series — a demand that’s been vocalized by fans since 2007. If you’ve never heard of Gilmore Girls before, here’s the 5-second intro.

2016 60

A Seriously Challenged Project

The Tao of Project Management

Soon after construction started in 2007, delays and cost overruns started to accumulate. Another one from the Why Do Projects Fail website: Edinburgh City Council: Tram Network (Sep 2003 to May 2014) When originally conceived the project was intended to reduce traffic congestion, reduce carbon emissions and help the city cope with the increased demand for public transport in the next decade.

2015 33

Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

1, January 2007. Modern Tools to Support DoD Software Intensive System of Systems Cost Estimation: A DACS State-of-the-Art Report, August 2007. Coping with the Cone of Uncertainty: An Empirical Study of the SAIV Process Model,” Da Yang, Barry Boehm , Ye Yang, Qing Wang, and Mingshu Li, ICSP 2007, LNCS 4470, pp. 37–48, 2007. 2007), pp. Estimating is a learned skill, used for any purpose from every-day life to management of projects.

Kanban to manage Complex/ Quick Moving Situations

Digite

Starting in 2007 when we moved from being a waterfall shop to 2011 when we adopted Kanban, we have ourselves mastered a number of challenges that the question above presents. Is this you?

2018 74

Managing in Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Coping with the Cone of Uncertainty: An Empirical Study of the SAIV Process Model,” Da Yang, Barry Boehm, Ye Yang, Qing Wang, and Mingshu Li, ICSP 2007, LNCS 4470, pp. 37–48, 2007. Let's say you're the project or program manager of a large complex system.

2010 63

Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq

Herding Cats

1, 2007, pp. A SLOC Counting Standard," COCOMO II Forum 2007. [20] The notion of the Cone of Uncertainty has been around for awhile. Barry Boehm's work in “Software Engineering Economics”. Prentice-Hall, 1981.

2005 45

American Heritage FCU Ups Nationally Available 5-Year CD (2.60% APY)

Wrike

| About Us. Forum. Banks. Savings Accounts. Checking Accounts. CD Rates. Money Market. IRA Rates. Featured 1-Year CD Rates. Useful Resources. Banking Essentials. 40 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Bank. The Big List of Credit Unions Open to Anyone. What Do You Need to Open a Bank Account? Difference Between Banks and Credit Unions. Interest Rate vs. APY. Difference Between Wire Transfer and ACH. How ACH Transfers Work. Do I Have to Pay Taxes on Bank Account Interest. How to Build a CD Ladder.

2009 35

Cone of Uncertainty - Part Trois

Herding Cats

1, 2007, pp. A SLOC Counting Standard," COCOMO II Forum 2007. [20] The notion of the Cone of Uncertainty has been around for awhile. Barry Boehm's work in “Software Engineering Economics”. Prentice-Hall, 1981.

2005 36

107 Amazing Sales Tips, Stats, and Facts

DigitalPM

In 2007 it took an average of 3.68 Rather just scroll through the raw data? Here you go … 1. 44% of salespeople give up after one follow-up. [Source: Scripted]. The average sales person only makes 2 attempts to reach a prospect. [Source: Sirius Decisions].

2016 60

Fallacy of the Day

Herding Cats

Reinventing Project Management , Aaron Shenhar and Dov Dvir, Harvard Business Press, 2007. "On spec" is open loop control on value. Project Controls are Management Actions, either preplanned to achieve the desired result, or taken as a corrective measure prompted by the monitoring process.

Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq (Updated)

Herding Cats

1, 2007, pp. A SLOC Counting Standard," COCOMO II Forum 2007. [20] The notion of the Cone of Uncertainty has been around for awhile. Barry Boehm's work in “Software Engineering Economics”. Prentice-Hall, 1981.

2005 39

Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Commonalities in Risk Management and Agile Process Models,” Jaana Nyfjord and Mira Kajko-Mattsson, International Conference on Software Engineering Advances(ICSEA 2007). There was a Tweet two days ago from one of the founders of eXtreme Programming, that said.

2003 57

Why to Use Resource Planning Software

Ganttic

Ekaterina writes about event industry since 2007, she was one of the first authors at eventmarket.ru That may seem strange, but even the trip to the store and managing of a great corporation have something in common. Every business has a goal, and achieving this goal requires certain resources: time, money, people, and their specific tasks. Controlling the resources is a crucial aspect for your success. And some specialized software can really help.

2007 20

Misinterpretations of the Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Misinterpretations of the “Cone of Uncertainty” in Florida during the 2004 Hurricane Season, Kenneth Broad, Anthony Leiserowitz, Jessica Weinkle, and Marissa Steketee, American Meteorological Society , May 2007.