Microsoft’s PPM Cloud Strategy Failed: What Now?

MPUG

I believe this is why Microsoft’s PPM (Project & Portfolio Management) Cloud strategy ( see here ) is failing, and why it is still failing even after Microsoft has built datacenters in countries across the world.

33 Selected Blogs Update: 11 More Blogs for Project Management Innovators

Wrike

Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang is focused on defining and delivering user and community needs, business goals and technologies that help you develop successful Web programs. The post got over 220 comments and still counting! Some of you also pointed me to a few excellent resources that I didn’t mention in the general list. So in this post, I’d like to add another 11 blogs for project management innovators to my initial collection.

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Why Over-communication Matters for Project Management And 5 Tips For Doing It Right

Proofhub

This strategy has dead ends?—?for However, to paraphrase the Byzantine Generals Problem , teams need a clear, orchestrated strategy to manage a crisis. communication-at-work communication-skills communication over-communication communications-strategy

2021 78

Consider waiting if you fail your PMP Exam twice

PM for the Masses

Recently I asked Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, host of the PM Prepcast, what would be the best strategy should you fail the PMP exam a second time. Cesar, OK, I really hope that you will NEVER have to make use of this PMP Exam tip: If you fail your PMP Exam twice, then consider waiting a […]. The post Consider waiting if you fail your PMP Exam twice appeared first on Project Management for the Masses. PMP Exam

2010 28

Tips for Effective Statements of Work

Guerrilla Project Management

The current economy is forcing vendors to re-organize, cut staff, and re-think their strategies and business models. These changes often have the potential to impact the commitments they have already made to their clients and customers. How will you make sure that your project is not affected by such changes? In the case of a. Statements of Work Vendor Management

2010 40

The Rules of the Project: Two Strategies for Aligning Means

Wrike

Following are two strategies that can be used to align means. In essence, with this strategy the project team is told what the means are; the larger organization knows best. If a company introduces a new product, and sees its stock plummeting because of it, it might change its strategy. The post The Rules of the Project: Two Strategies for Aligning Means appeared first on Blog Wrike.

2010 28

Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Strategy (#Strategy). Here's how to connect dots between strategy, mission success, programmatics, and technical performance management in units of measure meaningful to the decision makers. Capabilities Based Planning (V2) - Capability-based planning fits naturally with Strategy Based Planning and Business Process Improvement. Successful Digital Transformation Starts with a well defined Executable Strategy for Success - PMI San Diego Chapter , 11 July 2018.

2015 37

Why Everyone Is Talking About Customer Experience & What It Means for Your Business

Wrike

So while your customer service strategy might be one facet of your customer experience strategy, the latter requires a bigger, more detailed plan of attack. . He provides examples from well-known brands that you can use to model your own strategy moving forward. businesses that make customer experience a priority has increased to 53% since 2010 (the total number now exceeds 86% of customer-centric business structures). Strategy.

2019 54

Embracing Uncertainty – Day 1 Recap

Clarizen

He noted that the driver of business disruption has shifted — from technology in the 2010’s to uncertainty in the 2020’s. This model is centered on developing adaptive, resilient, and creative EQ strategies to become more customer-obsessed.

2020 103

Let’s Rewrite the PMBOK

Leading Answers

However, this will not be just an update, instead a radical departure from all previous editions aligned with PMI’s new digital transformation strategy. Longtime readers may recall my 2010 post Raise A Little Hell when the PMBOK v5 Update was being commissioned. Phew, the wait is over! I have been wanting to talk about this for what seems like ages and now the official announcement is out! If

2010 69

Moving Your Scrum Downfield [Paper]

Gunther Verheyen

In 2010 he initiated the creation of the Scrum Guide. Yet, they are crucial to excel at Scrum and need to underly your game strategies. Apparently, it is easy to get stuck at interpreting the rules of Scrum.

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The Must-Read Reading List for Project Communication and Collaboration

Girl's Guide to PM

Lots of real-world advice on coping strategies, focusing really around thinking through what you are going to say and making it relevant. Larry & Meagan Johnson: Amacom, 2010. Strategies for Project Sponsorship. Strategies for Project Sponsorship will help you communicate and work effectively with them, regardless of their experience at sponsoring projects. . Project teams communicate and collaborate by default, don’t they? Erm, no.

2018 285

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

The IIL Blog

But now, companies are realizing that innovation strategy is implemented through projects. Managers need to recognize the type of project at the start, resist institutional pressure to adapt traditional ‘rational’ approaches to all projects and apply an appropriate approach – one tailored for the type of project” [Lenfle & Loch, 2010]. Strategy: An international perspective, Cengage Learning EMEA, Andover. 2010). By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D.

The 7 Habits of Successful Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

Because good governance takes responsibility – on behalf of the organization – for strategy, oversight and decision-making. It may be a myth that it takes 21 days to form a new habit (see research by Lally, van Jaarsveld, Potts, & Wardle , 2010) but habits do form. There’s a hugely successful book that you’ve probably heard of and may have read called The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey.

2018 327

The PMO Series (3): The Different Project Management Office Types

Inloox

A PMO has various functions and purposes: It’s responsible for establishing and maintaining standardized processes, methods and policies in the organization and to make sure that projects align with the organizational business strategy. The 3 Fundamental PMO types As we’ve already established, there is no one-size-fits-all PMO, each organization will define the role and responsibilities of their PMO depending on their business strategy, culture and history.

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The Importance of Creativity in Business and Work

Project Bliss

Hangers had to find an economical way to stand out and they used creative strategies to do so. 2010, April 15). There are multiple reasons to consider the importance of creativity in business and your work. And I’m not just talking about your company’s creative department, or that PowerPoint you need to make for your boss. Creativity provides business value in important ways you may not have considered. You may be surprised.

2019 173

New Trends in Online Learning

Leading Answers

The period from 2005 to 2010 brought YouTube, Twitter and iPhones. Other strategies include “keep the streak going” reminders, points, leaderboards and community features. Finished Netflix? Done with “doom-scrolling” social media?

2020 95

Strategic Project Portfolio Management [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

A version of this book review first appeared on my blog in 2010. You'll also like: Book Review: Taming Change with Portfolio Management Taming Change with Portfolio Management: Unify Your Organization, Sharpen Your Strategy and Create Measurable Value is a meaty book – and I only got the. Driving Project, Program, and Portfolio Success: The Sustainability Wheel [Book Review] Projects are not very good at integrating long term strategy because they are short term endeavours.

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How to Work Effectively with Your Project Sponsor

Arras People

This can take a variety of forms such as: Aligning the project with business strategy. Both KPMG (2010) and the Standish Group (2012) identified the absence of a project sponsor as the principal reason for project failure. Think back to your most recent successful project. What factors contributed to the desired outcome? A clear purpose supported by a detailed plan? Access to the right resources at the right time? An engaged team? A little bit of luck?

2017 165

How to Keep a Multi-Generational Team Collaborative, Effective, and Productive

Proofhub

There is an ongoing debate whether teams perform better if they are homogeneous or heterogeneous. And while most experts today agree that diverse teams will perform better than less diverse ones, the fact remains that they come with their unique set of challenges.

2021 78

How to Keep a Multi-Generational Team Collaborative, Effective, and Productive

Proofhub

There is an ongoing debate whether teams perform better if they are homogeneous or heterogeneous. And while most experts today agree that diverse teams will perform better than less diverse ones, the fact remains that they come with their unique set of challenges.

2021 78

How to Work Effectively with Your Project Sponsor

Arras People

This can take a variety of forms such as: Aligning the project with business strategy. Both KPMG (2010) and the Standish Group (2012) identified the absence of a project sponsor as the principal reason for project failure. Think back to your most recent successful project. What factors contributed to the desired outcome? A clear purpose supported by a detailed plan? Access to the right resources at the right time? An engaged team? A little bit of luck?

2017 158

The Adaptive Project Framework: Beginner’s Guide

ProProfs Project Management

This brings us to the discussion that why do so many project managers fail to develop the accurate strategy to deliver projects? Project management is constantly changing and it is the right time to load adaptive project management strategies to your backpack.

2021 52

Everything you need to Know about Time Blocking

nTask

A study conducted in 2010 by Harvard psychologists, found that people spend 46.9% Smart Time Management Strategies to Increase Productivity. 27 Smart Time Management Strategies to Increase Productivity. It is a common sentiment to want a little more time in your day. Especially in today’s era of hyper-connectivity where distractions are countless and to-do lists are the length of your arm.

2020 95

10 Project Management Hacks Every Project Manager Should Know

The Squad Report

A KPMG survey of 100 businesses reported 70% of organizations faced at least one project failure in the year 2010 alone. They know what mode of strategy to adopt in newer times for increased productivity. They say it’s never too late. Never too late to go back to school, learn ice-skating, undo a mistake or make a childhood dream come true. Wish the same could be said for project failures, unmet deadlines, and lost clients.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to assess risks, their impacts, and handling strategies for software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. 255, April 2010. 24, 2010. “A Modified Optimization Model for Selecting Project Risk Response Strategies,” Ewa Marchwicka and Dorota Kuchta, Operations Research and Decisions , No. 1, 2010. 29 April 2010. 48, 2010. 503, 2010. 3, Spring 2010, pp.

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The Myth of Standish Reports - Update Number 2

Herding Cats

1, Jan-Feb 2010, pages 30-36. And that most of the issues with large IT programs are leadership at the senior executive level, externalities from the market place at large, and general inability to connect the dots between business strategy and business execution. The Standish Report is raising its head again in the Agile presentations I've seen recently at conferences. Forgetting for the moment all the past "criticisms" of Standish. Standish Report.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

255, April 2010. 24, 2010. “A Modified Optimization Model for Selecting Project Risk Response Strategies,” Ewa Marchwicka and Dorota Kuchta, Operations Research and Decisions , No. 1, 2010. Book, Business Cases, and Acquisition Strategies, Ground Systems Architectures Workshop (GSAW 2002) , 13?15 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.

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The Secret to Finding More Time: An Interview With Productivity Expert Laura Vanderkam

Teamweek

Since 168 Hours was published in 2010, Vanderkam has authored several time management and productivity books. In my next book, I talk about nine time management strategies that are universally helpful.

2021 52

Invested in Sustainability as a PM? You should be!

EarthPM

The reduction drove down production costs and helped sustain 20% annual growth between 2010 and 2014. <> Formulate a strategy once tangible sustainability measures are established. <> <> Incorporate the sustainability strategy into the overall corporate strategy, including a clear business case or proof of value. <> As a project manager, shouldn’t your project seek to align to the strategy and higher-level portfolio/program objectives?

Webinar Recap: Those darn Risk Register boxes! What really goes in there?

MPUG

Strategy is not about … When you’re talking risk response, it is not about just mitigation. Did it achieve its desired role in our risk strategy? Did the strategy work? Did the strategy not work? Because in 2010, they’d have killed her.

What is Agile Project Management? (and how to implement it)

EasyProjects

Everyone is talking about agile, but are they implementing agile strategies on a daily basis? For example, Microsoft, which began with one team in 2008, several teams in 2009, some 25 teams in 2010 in the Visual Studio group, then several hundred teams in the Developer Division in 2011, and then a commitment to take Agile across the whole organization around 2014. What is Agile Project Management? . Imagine for a moment that you’re cooking stew for the first time.

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The University of Applied Sciences at Albstadt-Sigmaringen (HSAlbSig) Offers Professional Scrum Master training to Students

Scrum.org

Since 2010, I have been providing training with Scrum.org in Europe and was personally trained by Ken Schwaber. Thus, information about agile management strategies are inflationary on the internet. The University of Applied Sciences at Albstadt-Sigmaringen (HSAlbSig) is respected for its well-balanced curriculum. However, even the best curriculum can benefit from outside sources and experts.

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What Is Risk?

Herding Cats

ISO 31000:2009, ISO 17666:2016 and ISO 11231:2010 Risk is Uncertainty that Matters. Risk, Their Sources, and Their Handling Strategies . Risk is the effect of uncertainty of objectives. Uncertainty is a state or condition that involves a deficiency of information and leads to inadequate or incomplete knowledge of understanding.

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. Disruptive Challenges, New Opportunities, and New Strategies , Strategic Studies Quarterly , Maxwell Air Force Base, Spring 2012, pp. 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

89% of high-performing organizations value project management, 81% actively engage sponsors, 57% align projects with business strategy. [6]. 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]. Lack of skills and/or personnel for effective strategy implementation. [12].

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In-Depth: What a Social Systems Perspective Teaches us About Change

Scrum.org

Being, and remaining, part of a social group has always been an important survival strategy for our species. The goods news is that the social systems perspective also offers different strategies for change that take our social nature into account. 2010). 2010).

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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. Yet, while many companies design great transformation strategies, how good is their delivery? Is it the innovation strategy group? So we have 10% for innovation and strategy group, 25% answered B, R&D, new product dev, and business unit.

Agile Unplugged: EP01 | Mike Cottmeyer and Brian Sondergaard

Leading Agile

From the top strategy to the last line of code, how do we bring the right science into the system and design it? Started LeadingAgile in 2010. – [Brian] 2009, 2010? And then from the business architecture up, it’s more like a line to strategy.

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What are the 4 Stages of the Product Life Cycle?

Teamweek

Example: When the Microsoft tablet computer appeared in 2000, it sparked an interest that Apple capitalized on when it released its first iPad in 2010. Nonetheless, each life cycle stage has its own dynamics that affect the manufacturer’s advertising, support, and pricing strategies. When project managers refer to a product they’re working on as their ‘baby’, they’re not exactly wrong. Like a human being, a product is born, grows up, matures, and then passes.