Wrike’s Voice on PMHut

Wrike

PMHut is a remarkable online collection of articles, covering the whole process of managing a project, from initiation to closure, including all the necessary templates. " This week, PMHut featured Andrew’s article on the characteristics of an ideal project management tool. Find out by reading Andrew Filev’s article at PMHut.com. Project Management articles Project Management 2.0

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How has project management changed?

Girl's Guide to PM

I won’t forget presenting at the APM conference in 2008 where I spoke about how the rest of business worked in comparison to how project managers worked, and why we should be embracing technology and social media tools. Robotic Process Automation is here to stay, along with AI, natural language processing, big data and all the other data-driven processes. And less on following rigid processes. Build a Career Software This article contains affiliate links.

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The Must-Read Reading List for Project Communication and Collaboration

Girl's Guide to PM

Here’s my Must-Read Reading List for some great pointers on the skills, process and experience of engaging people and working together, whether your job is to lead or to follow. Communicating Projects is a process driven book that fully explains the processes of communicating formally on projects. Melanie Franklin & Susan Tuttle: Stationery Office, 2008. Better Collaboration Project Management Books This article contains affiliate links

2018 279

PMI-RMP: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR 2021

Project Risk Coach

LAST UPDATED ON DECEMBER 14, 2020, BY HARRY HALL THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS. In this article: 1 What is the PMI-RMP? PMI-RMP® Courses Here is a video from the PMI-RMP® Short Course Introduction to the Project Risk Management Processes.

2021 232

Webinar Recap: Do You Know How to Recover a Project?

MPUG

And welcome to today’s MPUG webinar, the Project Recovery Process. This was a project recovery process. And so that’s what I’ve done is I’ve put together that process. So basically what I did is I put together a three-step process.

2020 52

Can the Words “Innovation” and “Project Management” Be Used In The Same Sentence?

The IIL Blog

According to management guru Peter Drucker, there are only two sources for growth: marketing and innovation [Drucker, 2008]. Innovation management , in its purest form, is a combination of the management of innovation processes and change management. It refers to products, services, business processes, and accompanying transformational needs, whereby the organization must change the way they conduct their business. 2008). By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D.

How To Help Teams Make Group Decisions

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article by author Edoardo Binda Zane. In this article I will give you a few tools to help you facilitate the process and direct your team’s efforts and energy in the right direction. The Group Decision Process. Making a decision as a group is a 3-step process: Deciding whether you need your team. In this article I want to focus on the process of group decision-making, so I will skip the how-to of these models.

2016 233

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. Making the Impossible Possible: Applying Heliotropic Abundance for creating Program and Project Management Processes. Basis of Estimate Process.

2003 45

Treat Cause Not The Symptom

Herding Cats

When gaps in performance, benefits shortfalls, unanticipated cost, schedule, and performance variances, faulty products, or any undesirable outcome, blame the process, not people. Anytime you hear a description of some problem - a symptom - say bad management, misuse of some process, or poorly performing people issue, ask what is the root cause ? 1] Apollo Root Cause Analysis: Effective Solutions to Everyday Problems Every Time, 3rd Edition, Dean Gano, Atlas Books, 2008. [2]

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Basis of Estimating Software Development

Herding Cats

Estimating Software-Intensive Systems: Projects, Products, and Processes , Richard Stutzke, Addison-Wesley, 2005. Scaling Lean & Agle Development: Thinking and Organizational Tools for Large-Scale Scrum , Craig Larman and Bas Voode, Addison Wesley, 2008. Related articles. Herding Cats: The Classic Misunderstanding between Principles, Practices, and Process. The estimating of software development is both straightforward and complex.

Planning a Budget for a Proposal in 5 Easy Steps (+ Example)

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article by author Edoardo Binda Zane. Granted, if the budget you build in the proposal phase is carefully put together and everything goes according to plan, you will end up using that directly as your project budget, but for the purposes of this article, let’s just stick to the proposal phase. First, you need to explain your project and process well in the narrative of your proposal. In this article, I will show you exactly how to do that.

2017 215

7 Must-Follow Practices to Set Up A Successful Remote Team

Proofhub

Similarly, according to Sonovate, the UK has seen a 43% growth in freelancing since 2008. There’s no doubt about it: Remote working is not only here to stay, but getting bigger. According to Forbes , more than 1.54

2020 104

How to Create a Stellar Independent PM CV That Gets Clients

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article from Sidar OK, an executive coach who supports employees wishing to increase their income by becoming an independent consultant. Times changed after the 2008 crisis and the ensuing recession. In this article I’ll share 5 key principles for a stellar CV, 3 key lessons for independent contractor CVs, and how to deal with gaps in your career history. Here’s another article on how to find relevant keywords for your resume.

2019 213

How to Start a Career in Project Management: Answers to FAQ

Epicflow Blog

According to PMI’s Job Growth and Talent Gap in Project Management 2017-2027 , organizations’ need for project talent has significantly increased since their previous investigation in 2008.

4 Project Management Trends of 2020: What to Prepare for?

Epicflow Blog

Project Management web resources are awash with articles about 2020 project management trends. So, can you speak about artificial intelligence in project management if you still control all the related processes and make important decisions by yourself? This database should contain information about processes, actions, and outcomes typical for the company. Moving to Multi-Project Management as a Trending Process .

2020 61

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. Riehle, September 2008, Naval Postgraduate School.

Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

So start here to build your academic foundation, that can be put to work to build a foundation of validated experience of making estimates in the presence of uncertainty and protect yourself from fallacious claims that estimates are a waste, not needed, and produce bad resulting in the decision making process for those paying you to produce value. Alexander, “Estimation of the New Agile XP Process Model for Medium-Scale Projects Using Industrial Case Studies,” M. 11, November 2008.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. Lessons Learned from Real World Application of the Bow-Tie Method,” Steve Lewis and Kris Smith, 6 th Global Congress on Process Safety , American Institute of Chemical Engineers, March 22?24, 79, 2008. “`,” Stephen Ward and Chris Chapman , International Journal of Project Management , 21, pp. 3, 2008. 11 November 2008.

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30 Simpler Asana Alternatives For Creative Teams

Teamweek

In this article, you’ll learn about 30 alternatives to Asana that are easy to use and help creative teams collaborate better. This article also covers: Features to look for in a project management tool for creative teams And, reasons why you may want to look at Asana alternatives. So, if you’re looking to manage your creative projects more efficiently, this article has got a lot to offer. Creative work involves a lot of collaboration and needs a lot of flexibility.

2020 63

The Two Styles of Project Leadership: Which One Are You?

LiquidPlanner

My own leadership self-awareness has increased dramatically since 2008 when I started my coaching and leadership studies. If we want high performance, however, and we want to develop our team members in the process, we have to integrate them both. If you liked this article and would like to master some of the most common project management challenges for team leaders, download our eBook, “ How to Solve the Top 9 Project Management Challenges.”.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. Lessons Learned from Real World Application of the Bow-Tie Method,” Steve Lewis and Kris Smith, 6 th Global Congress on Process Safety , American Institute of Chemical Engineers, March 22?24, 79, 2008. “`,” Stephen Ward and Chris Chapman , International Journal of Project Management , 21, pp. 3, 2008. 11 November 2008.

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Road Trippin’ Organizational Change: The Beginning

Project Management Essentials

This metric is attributed to Hammer and Champy’s 1993 classic, “Reengineering the Corporation” and is reinforced by a 2008 McKinsey survey of executives. A more recent Harvard Business Review article suggests that the glass is really half-full—60% of change efforts either fully or partially meet the objectives with only 10% of being outright failures. In this article, I suggest that we use an agile-adaptive approach for our organizational change and transformation initiatives.

2008 40

An In-Depth Look at the Top 8 Modern Project Management Tools

Paymo App

We thought it was about time for a detailed article about the modern tools designed to support the ways teams work today. The initial onboarding process links you into 8 How To videos to get you running quickly. Overall those are the best star ratings of all the products in this article. When you sign up to Wrike you’ll hit a welcome video, and the process to create an account is easy. We hope this article will help you choose wisely.

2017 82

Resources for Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

The planned uncertainty not only needs to decrease over time passing, but this reduction diminishes any impacts of risk on the decision-making processes. From his article in an IEEE magazine often quoted by No Estimates advocates. . For those with IEEE Membership, be sure to read the Letter to the Editor about the Cone of Uncertainty article published conjecturing the COU does not follow the data for the projects. Related articles.

2007 32

Assume a Spherical Cow

Leading Agile

” I was reminded of the old joke by a recent article by John Regehr, Professor of Computer Science at the University of Utah, entitled “Closing the Loop: The Importance of External Engagement in Computer Science Research.” The first reply to the post about delivering correct code came from the same John Regehr whose article rekindled my memory of the experience.

2018 107

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. This uncertainty is introduced by a probabilistic event, rather than a naturally occurring process. 12, 2008. Sallaberry, Sandia Report SAND2008-4379, 2008. Related articles.

Little's Law - Use, Misuse, and Sometimes Simply Wrong Ideas

Herding Cats

The sequence of the work processing can be any order: First in First out, Last in First out, or any other or even a random sequence in your workflow. What is the process? . What are the steps in the process? But what if we're trying to decide what throughput is needed for some process in the future. That is we're planning for the future performance of the system to produce the outcomes of the software development processes NEEDED to meeet a business goal.

2017 32

Board Meeting Agenda and Best Practices

Appfluence

Jeff Bonforte who sold his company, Xobni, to Yahoo in 2008, learned this over time. A recent Harvard Business Review article explores how Netflix disrupted more than just the at-home movie economy. You see how the topics that have been discussed, resolved, and reported on in a board meeting actually got processed. As he wrote in an article for Forbes.com , “one of the great fundamentals in life is preparation.” Critical Activity for CEO.

2008 28

Deconstructing The Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

But a more important idea is missing in the article. Armour, Communications of the ACM , March 2008, Vol. 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. Related articles. Estimating Processes in Support of Economic Analysis.

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The Best Time Tracking Software of 2018

Paymo App

Onboarding process : We’ve gone through each step of the onboarding process to see exactly how easy it is for a user to get acquainted with a new tool. Some perks of the onboarding process include tutorials, guides, customer support, free resources or templates, and other helpful features that can help you start faster. Because you’ll be able to use the time tracking app to its full potential from the very beginning only through a clear and detailed onboarding process.

2018 63

Trello vs Asana vs Toggl Plan: What’s the Best Project Management Tool (2020)

Teamweek

That’s what we’ll do in this article. Kanban was first introduced by Toyota to improve its manufacturing processes. Asana was founded in 2008 by ex-Google and Facebook engineers. But fewer features does not mean that Toggl Plan forces you into using a specific project management process. Trello and Asana are two popular project management tools. Yet, both tools are very different and cater to different needs.

2020 40

COTS – Commercial off the Shelf Lifecycle Model

Jez Lister

This article is one of a series covering COTS – Commercials off the Shelf Lifecycle model methodology, also know as package software. In 2008 I started putting together an outline COTS methodology. I wanted to share my experience with others who are about to embark on the process of COTS identification, selection, procurement and implementation. Please feel free to add comments and link to this article via twitter, linkedin etc.

2014 40

Monday Sucks! – Here Are 10 Productivity Tips to Make It Less Sucky

Teamweek

In one 2008 study in Australia, Mondays were reported to be the day when people felt the lowest. A few minutes of silent meditation will help you process any negative feelings and boost your concentration. Batch Process Routine Tasks. Make sure you check out the Teamweek blog for loads of articles surrounding this topic and how you can fit these practices into both your work and personal life. What if there was a scientific reason why you despise Mondays?

2019 40

Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq

Herding Cats

The Measure that is modeled in the Cone the variable is the Quantitative basis of a control process that establishes the goal for the performance measure. The planned value, the upper and lower control limits, the measures of actual values form a Close Loop Control System - a measurement based feedback process to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the project management processes by [1]. The processes is an engineering discipline. Agile 2008 Conference. [18]

2017 33

Cone of Uncertainty - Part Trois

Herding Cats

The Measure that is modeled in the Cone the variable is the Quantitative basis of a control process that establishes the goal for the performance measure. The planned value, the upper and lower control limits, the measures of actual values form a Close Loop Control System - a measurement based feedback process to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the project management processes by [1]. The processes is an engineering discipline. Agile 2008 Conference. [18]

2007 28

Smarter Faster Better Book Review: 4 Lessons Learned

Project Management Hacks

” In this article, you will learn a few insights from the book. Duhigg also does excellent work in summarizing academic research articles from various fields and pulling out the relevant insights. Innovation remains a mysterious and powerful process in many organizations. Quote: “In 2008, the Elementary Initiative was launched. Above and beyond the specific insight, there is a more general process at play.

2016 29

Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq (Updated)

Herding Cats

The Measures that are modeled in the Cone of Uncertainty are the Quantitative basis of a control process that establishes the goal for the performance measures. The planned value, the upper and lower control limits, the measures of actual values form a Close Loop Control System - a measurement based feedback process to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the project management processes by [1]. The processes is an engineering discipline. Related articles.

2017 30

What Project Management 2.0 IS and what it IS NOT (Part 1)

Wrike

in January, 2008. Traditional project management built many successful tools and processes that helped to increase the chances of success in those projects. New companies use lightweight processes based on common sense, as well as easy-to-use management and collaboration tools to support those processes. It’s simply amazing what a huge difference these lightweight processes make to the world. software changed the processes and culture in many organizations.

2009 28

JP Morgan Chase & Co Project Manager Profile: Paul Rezaie

Project Management Hacks

In this article, Paul Rezaie, Project Manager at JPMorgan Chase & Co, shares his career journey including what’s he learned working at JP Morgan Chase & Co. What was the process? Thanks to him, we were one of the few major banks to earn a during the 2008 recession. Paul Rezaie, PMP. Modern banks offer a wide variety of products and services: commercial banking, loans, credit cards, investment services and more.

2005 28