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

Project Management Hacks

Have you ever considered the public sector and government for your next career move? Governments face interesting problems and that means there are opportunities to deliver new projects. government to launching his own venture, GovLoop. My thanks to Winnie Liem and the PMI-SOC Government Community for introducing me to Steve. Where do you see major opportunities in government to improve productivity, service and other improvements?

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A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Project Governance. Applying Deliverables Based Planning ® To Increase Our Probability of Success , PMI Fort Worth, Chapter Meeting, 15 July 2010. Agile Software Development for Government Software Intensive System of Systems (SISoS) , Boulder Agile Meetup, 27 July 2016. CPM-500-B/C/F: Integrating Systems Engineering with Earned Value Management, Lesson 3 CPM-500F: Technical Performance Measures , PMI CPM, June 2010. Governance. Program Governance Roadmap.

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Performance management report for project sponsors- must do better

Ron Rosenhead

The latest edition of Project, the magazine from APM said between 2010 and 2020 61% of organisations offer project management training for their staff. project management governance performance management project management project sponsor project sponsor checklistThe group were sipping coffee and chatting until I interrupted them. I asked them take a look at the question posed putting some thoughts onto post it notes.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Governance (#Governance). Six Business System Rule - defines the assessment of the integrated business systems for Federal procurement and their integrity in providing information to the Government contracting office. . Managing Government Grant Projects at Arizona Public Service - APS management process for Department of Energy grant for algae CO2 capture project. Governance.

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Reading List for the Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

NoEstimates Estimating Governance Management Performance-Based Project Management® Principles Project Management Root Cause AnalysisThe Cone of Uncertainty is a useful approach to defining the expected range of uncertainty at specific stages in a project.

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The 7 Habits of Successful Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

Some goes to your governance tiers, your boss, client or sponsor, and some goes to your team and colleagues. Excellent projects often benefit from excellent governance, and I think there is a strong causal link. But what you can control is your art in some of the governance roles.

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I may be a “Crazy Fool” but I consider the A-Team to be agile!

Kiron Bondale

If your only exposure to The A-Team was the horrible 2010 movie starring Liam Neeson, you owe it to yourself to watch a few episodes of the original series. True, they have been disavowed by their government and are being hunted by military police for a crime they didn’t commit, but with each episode where they help a new client they figure out their way of working without being mired in bureaucracy or seeking guidance from outside the team.

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Zombie Projects and How to Kill Them

Girl's Guide to PM

Zombie PM is a term I came up with in 2010 when I put together a project management alphabet. lack of governance. Government PMO,” says Derek Huether, an enterprise Agile coach and trainer. One of the first things that project managers learn on training courses is that a project has a start, a middle and an end. Unfortunately, outside the classroom you’ll come across projects that don’t work like that. What is a zombie project? A zombie project is one that never ends.

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Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq

Herding Cats

ASE’10, September 20–24, 2010, Antwerp, Belgium. . [8] NoEstimates Estimating Governance Management Planning Risk Root Cause AnalysisThe notion of the Cone of Uncertainty has been around for awhile. Barry Boehm's work in “Software Engineering Economics”. Prentice-Hall, 1981. The poster below is from Steve McConnell's site and makes several things clear.

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Cone of Uncertainty - Part Cinq (Updated)

Herding Cats

ASE’10, September 20–24, 2010, Antwerp, Belgium. . [8] NoEstimates Estimating Governance Management Planning Risk Root Cause AnalysisThe notion of the Cone of Uncertainty has been around for awhile. Barry Boehm's work in “Software Engineering Economics”. Prentice-Hall, 1981. The poster below is from Steve McConnell's site and makes several things clear.

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Cone of Uncertainty - Part Trois

Herding Cats

ASE’10, September 20–24, 2010, Antwerp, Belgium. . [8] NoEstimates Estimating Governance Management Planning Risk Root Cause AnalysisThe notion of the Cone of Uncertainty has been around for awhile. Barry Boehm's work in “Software Engineering Economics”. Prentice-Hall, 1981. The poster below is from Steve McConnell's site and makes several things clear.

2007 28

Top 10 Lean/ Kanban Books for IT, Software and Knowledge Work!

Digite

262 pages, ET to read: 4 hours, Published April 7th, 2010 by Blue Hole Press). David Anderson, who is widely regarded as the Kanban Method pioneer published this book in 2010. This book describes why students, parents, business leaders, major corporations, and world governments all see immediate results with Personal Kanban. 120 pages, ET time to read 2 hours, Published 1 March 2010 by Lulu.com). Are you new to Kanban? Or did you just build your first Kanban Board?

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Review Introduction to Blockchain Technology

Henny Portman

Satoshi left the blockchain scene in December 2010. A consensus algorithm is a code that governs how a blockchain operates. Quite often you hear the words blockchain, bitcoin or cryptocurrency, but do you really know what is meant with those words?

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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

What the Data Say About IT project Risk in the Public Sector,” Alexander Budzier and Bent Flyvbjerg, in Commonwealth Governance Handbook, 2012/2013: Democracy, development, and Public Administration, Commonwealth Secretariat, December 2012. 15, The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, 2010. Software Development Projects in Government Performance, Practices and Predictions,” International Software Benching Marking Standards Group, January 2004. “A December 2010.

Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

Andreou, 3rd Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Software Engineering Workshop , 7 October, 2010, Larnaca, Cyprus. 3, 2010, “Empirical Estimation of Hybrid Model: A Controlled Case Study,” Sadaf Un Nisa and M. Johnson, STC 2010. Software cost estimation,” Chapter 26, Software Engineering, 9 th Edition, Ian Sommerville, 2010. Successful Solutions Through Agile Project Management,” ESI International White Paper, 2010. 3, 2010.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

255, April 2010. 24, 2010. “A 1, 2010. Problems with scoring methods and ordinal scales in risk assessment,” Douglas Hubbard and Dylan Evans, IBM Journal of Research and Development , 54(3):2, May 2010. 29 April 2010. Deliberate Ignorance in Project Risk Management,” Elmar Kutsch, International Journal of Project Management , Volume 28, Issue 3, April 2010, pp. 48, 2010. Marchewka, International Information Management Association , 2010.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

255, April 2010. 24, 2010. “A 1, 2010. Problems with scoring methods and ordinal scales in risk assessment,” Douglas Hubbard and Dylan Evans, IBM Journal of Research and Development , 54(3):2, May 2010. 29 April 2010. Deliberate Ignorance in Project Risk Management,” Elmar Kutsch, International Journal of Project Management , Volume 28, Issue 3, April 2010, pp. 48, 2010. Marchewka, International Information Management Association , 2010.

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Principle Based Management

Herding Cats

Most business departments have a set of standard operating procedures or guidelines that govern how we should respond to standard and even some not-so-standard occurrences we face throughout our workday. It starts with the organization and the governance practices and framework for that organization. If the organization doesn’t buy into this governance framework, it won’t work. Derived from Fire and Rescue Magazine , May 2010.

Why Today’s Leaders are Seeking Executive Coaching

Appfluence

In an article for Quartz , Oliver Staley claims that this increase in age, is likely due to the Dodd-Frank act of 2010. Background on Executive Coaching. Executive coaching is a 1.5 billion dollar industry , yet, until recently, any formal study of this discipline has been very limited.

How to Use nTask for Waterfall Project Management – A Practical Guide for First Timers

nTask

The United States government settled on the Waterfall Model as the model’s advantages perfectly fulfilled their requirements. The federal government insisted on engineering rigor and a superior quality product while maintaining great control over the final product. We did an extensive analysis of various factors that influence waterfall project management. This helped us to simplify how nTask project management software can be used for solving such issues.

Microeconomics and Risk Management in Decision Making for Software Development

Herding Cats

ISO 31000:2009, ISO 17666:2016, and ISO 11231:2010 Risk is Uncertainty that Matters. The Factors of Project Complexity,” 18 th CIB World Building Congress , Salford, United Kingdom, 10 May 2010. The Application of Design Structure Matrix in Project Schedule Management,” 2010 International Conference on E-Business and E-Government , pp.

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

Government – Federal. Government – City/State/Local. Between 2010 and 2020, 15.7 Business services (2 million jobs) and Manufacturing (630,000 jobs) supported the greatest number of project management roles in 2010. Business services and healthcare are expected to lead job growth between 2010 and 2020. [11]. Project Management Institute: Industry Growth Forecast – Project Management Between 2010 + 2020. KPMG New Zealand: Project Management Survey 2010.

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Invested in Sustainability as a PM? You should be!

EarthPM

Many executives embrace the conventional wisdom that mainstream investors care little about an organization’s performance on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics. The reduction drove down production costs and helped sustain 20% annual growth between 2010 and 2014. Few companies make it a priority to communicate their sustainability performance to investors, or even develop a robust story about their sustainability performance. Why should they?

Agile Unplugged: EP01 | Mike Cottmeyer and Brian Sondergaard

Leading Agile

Started LeadingAgile in 2010. – [Brian] 2009, 2010? Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. Welcome to an all-new podcast hosted by LeadingAgile’s CEO, Mike Cottmeyer.

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FedEx Project Manager Profile: Leigh Espy

Project Management Hacks

This led me to a project coordinator position in local government early in my career. Editor’s Note: Rita Mulcahy passed away in 2010. Leigh Espy, FedEx Project Manager. What is like to work as a project manager? The easy answer is “it depends.” That’s true but it doesn’t really tell us much. In today’s article, you will hear directly from Leigh Espy about her journey into project management success at FedEx. FedEx Profile. Established in 1971.

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Vendor Showcase Recap: Making Light Work of Schedule Risk Analysis – By Barbecana

MPUG

Full Monte works with Project Standard, Project Professional, anything from 2010 through 2019 is supported, both 32, and 64 bit. Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of John Owen’s showcase session, Making Light Work of Schedule Risk Analysis, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to use this transcript for the purposes of self-paced learning, searching for specific information, and/or performing a quick review of webinar content.

Vendor Showcase Recap: Making Light Work of Schedule Risk Analysis – By Barbecana

MPUG

Full Monte works with Project Standard, Project Professional, anything from 2010 through 2019 is supported, both 32, and 64 bit. Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of John Owen’s showcase session, Making Light Work of Schedule Risk Analysis, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to use this transcript for the purposes of self-paced learning, searching for specific information, and/or performing a quick review of webinar content.

Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success

MPUG

During the 2010, 2013, and all of those other fun launches as we’ve gone through and continued to advance Microsoft Project, Project Online, and all of the good Project for the web stuff. Tad: Because it has the ability to harness the best of both worlds, the be inventive, be creative, learn fast, fail fast, along with the structure of governance and getting things through the pipeline, you have the ability to increase success rates.

Why Johnny Can't Do The Math

Herding Cats

The 2008 mortgage crisis for example (although many did an made lots of money), the government didn't. An important outcome of Macroeconomics is establishing the appropriate interest rates in an economy, where the government sets a base rate and banks work from there.

Vendor Showcase Recap: Using WBS Schedule Pro – By Critical Tools

MPUG

As far as this, the desktop client version of Microsoft Project, we are compatible with all versions, Project 98, Project 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010, 2016, and 2019, so pretty much every version. The following week on July 29, at noon, Triskell Software will join us for an overview of their Enterprise Governance Software.

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Webinar Recap: Microsoft Project Do’s, Don’ts, and Cool Customizations

MPUG

This is project 2016 I’m using for this demonstration, and I think that this will go all the way back to like project 2010 or even earlier than that. This whole idea of inadequate baselining is some people might think it’s fraudulent, but in many ways, it’s self-fulfilling prophecy when it’s utilized so strongly as a governing agent in organizations.

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Webinar Recap – Visual Awesomeness: Enhance Your Project Online Power BI Reports with Custom Visuals

MPUG

I’ve been working on creating blog posts and videos and giving speeches since 2010. So what’s more relevant in terms of how the hours are distributed within my governance workflow? Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Raphael Santos’ Visual Awesomeness: Enhance Your Project Online Power BI Reports with Custom Visuals webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

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