Herrmann’s Whole Brain® Thinking Model for Project Management

Guerrilla Project Management

Ann Herrmann-Nehdi, CEO of world renowned Herrmann International, believes that projects often fail not because of lack of effective project management processes, tools, and techniques but rather because of the.

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Change Takes AGES: A Brain-based Model for Making Change and Learning Stick

Guerrilla Project Management

What’s the latest research telling us about how the brain wants to learn and process change? What’s the latest research telling us about how the brain wants to learn and process change?

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Modal LPM

Knowledgeline

When you talk to hard-core project managers, one of the tell-tale signs of their 'school' of LPM is what language they use to describe their process and one of the hardest things for some PM's to acquiesce to is the short-comings of their school. From my experience, there's no perfect PM methodology, each has great characteristics, but each has flaws.

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BrainBOK PMP ITTO Explorer Tool - Process Interactions and Data Flow Mapping

Deep Fried Brain

BrainBOK CAPM ITTO PMP Project Management ProcessesImage credit: FreeDigitalPhotos.net / adamr PMP ITTO Tool: BrainBOK ITTO Explorer tool is an innovative and unique ITTO tool that aims to bring the entire PMBOK Guide to just one screen. Since its.

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Why Team Building Is Not An Event – A conversation with Kirk Weisler

Guerrilla Project Management

Team building is the process of transforming a collection of individuals into a high performance team. Team building is the process of transforming a collection of individuals into a high performance team. Kirk Weisler shares strategies, behaviors, and, most importantly, the mindset that should guide effective team building. My guest today says that team building is not a one time event. It is more than team exercises and icebreakers.

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How Project Management Software Can Improve Your Workflow

Wrike

To make the working process fast and error-free , we strongly advice keeping them in mind! To make the working process flow faster and smoother , you should have all your data neatly organized in one place, rather than spread over local folders, spreadsheets, emails, and stickers on tables.

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Conduct Lessons Learned Throughout the Engagement

Wrike

Here is my process… Planning the lessons learned sessions into the project.

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Customer’s Tip of the Day: Cut the Routine Work; Get Your Web Requests Turned Into Tasks Automatically

Wrike

Prior to adopting Wrike, they had to manually sort and process all requests, which took hours of work per week. At the same time, it saves the team’s time on manually registering requests , and instead they can start processing them right away. We hope that Wrike’s e-mail integration is a time-saver for you and your team. But do you know that you can also leverage it for working with the requests from web forms?

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7 Things a CEO Can Learn from a Project Manager (Part 1)

Wrike

This will help avoid piles of corporate money spent on the wrong projects and processes due to lack of detailed evaluation of the real issues. and important problems your team is facing. Of course, no CEO can possibly be aware of all the operational details at the same level as her employees. Nevertheless, it is important to stay connected with the workers and to stay up-to-date on the real state of things.

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Three Ways to Minimize Your Project Budget Exposure

Wrike

Through my experience, I’ve found that the following three processes are extremely helpful to me as I try to keep my project budgets in check on the multiple projects I’m usually managing at any given point in time. Developing good processes and habits will help you significantly reduce the likelihood that your project budget will turn into a catastrophe.

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ISO 21500 Project Management

Musings on Project Management

ISO has published -- December, 2012 -- the first version of the 21500 standard on project management. The purported benefits are these, as reported by ISO: Encourage transfer of knowledge between projects and organizations for improved project delivery Facilitate efficient tendering processes through the use of consistent project management terminology Project ManagementThe official site for 21500 is here.

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What if the PMBOK Guide was a Choose Your Own Adventure® book?

Kiron Bondale

While their 2012 reference book for Disciplined Agile Delivery provided guidance for teams interested in tailoring their delivery approaches, the new book delves much deeper into the key goals, decision points and options for those decision points.

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Women in Project Management: Natalie Steck

Girl's Guide to PM

I have been involved in project management my whole career (focused in the sales and marketing) but more specifically since 2012 when I needed to set up the US and UK operations of an Australian based technology firm.

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5 Reasons to Get Your PMI-RMP® Certification

Project Risk Coach

And in 2012, I became in PMI-RMP. Our ERM policy and processes were largely developed based on what I had learned about risk management as a PMP and PMI- RMP. Certification Process So, how does one get started? Furthermore, the application process and fees are explained.

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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. Tom Kendrick, Amacom 2012. . Project teams communicate and collaborate by default, don’t they? Erm, no.

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Get Motivated: 10 Motivational Speeches That Will Change Your Life

ProjectManager.com

But it is by connecting with a larger whole that we can achieve our greatest good and see our own worth reflected in the product of our collaborative process. Sheryl Sandberg, Harvard Business School Class Day, 2012.

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The Winding Road to PgMP Certification

ProProject Manager

In 2012, I was a Senior Manager managing global marketing programs in the financial services industry. I downloaded the PgMP certification handbook and referenced it throughout the entire process. Step 2 – I went through the audit process for my application.

Sustain Your PMO: Nine Easy Lessons

The Lazy Project Manager

This book is aimed as one source of aid, inspiration and guidance, so ‘well done’ for starting the process with the right attitude. P = Process. The PM Solutions State of the PMO 2012 reported that: Most companies have a PMO (87%).

How to Work Effectively with Your Project Sponsor

Arras People

Both KPMG (2010) and the Standish Group (2012) identified the absence of a project sponsor as the principal reason for project failure. In their Chaos Manifesto 2012 , the Standish Group outline 50 secrets to being a great sponsor. Think back to your most recent successful project.

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Project Management Statistics: 45 Stats You Can't Ignore

Workamajig

As we wrote earlier, creating a project management office (PMO) can drastically improve productivity and bring greater clarity to your PM processes. 49% of project managers report to the PMO (up from 42% in 2012). Investing in proven PM processes and methodologies pays off.

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How to Work Effectively with Your Project Sponsor

Arras People

Both KPMG (2010) and the Standish Group (2012) identified the absence of a project sponsor as the principal reason for project failure. In their Chaos Manifesto 2012 , the Standish Group outline 50 secrets to being a great sponsor. Think back to your most recent successful project.

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The PMI-SP Certification & uCertify Training Course Review

Girl's Guide to PM

The final lesson looks at integrated schedule management and the project management processes that affect the schedule, which is helpful as it gives a ‘real life’ flavour to the material. What is the PMI-SP Scheduling Certification? PMI-SP® is the PMI Scheduling Professional credential.

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Cone of Uncertainty - Revisited

Herding Cats

Specific actions to reduce the Episuncertaintiesnaties and Margin to handle the Aleatory uncertainies are part of any good project management process. . Thesis, University of Southern California, August 2012.

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Surveys Said: Agencies Need a New Approach to Compete

MavenLink

has grown substantially -- from just fewer than 29,000 in 2012 to more than 36,000 in 2016 (the last year the U.S. Whether that process entails keeping track of information in common file-sharing platforms or investing in knowledge retention-specific technology, it’s time well spent.

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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. 4, December 2012, pp. 21 September 2012.

Reading List for the Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

The program management processes should seek to reduce uncertainty in the variable of the project. If there is no process in place to reduce these variables, the probability of project success is reduced.

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Executives don’t want your project reports

The Lazy Project Manager

Launched in 2012, the Office Timeline add-in already reached 1 million downloads by 2015 and it is currently used by over 50% of the Fortune 500 companies. Right Information, Right Time, Right Person and in the Right Way.

2017 Project Management Trends To Watch

Girl's Guide to PM

With big data processing capabilities, your software could sift through the estimates and actuals, and then flag the three team members with the worst record for getting their estimates right so that you can appropriately challenge them.

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A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Managment Processes. Making the Impossible Possible: Applying Heliotropic Abundance for creating Program and Project Management Processes. Five Principles of Project Success , PMI, Northern Utah Chapter, Professional Development Day, 2012. Basis of Estimate Process.

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7 Key Factors Driving Successful Project Management in Professional Service Delivery

Keyedin

Driving improved Project Performance by standardizing the way projects are managed and reported on, through a standard set of processes and tools. Efficient service delivery is based on getting the project management engine as finely tuned as possible so that it runs smoothly.

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Free project management certifications

Moira Alexander

Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is one of the biggest MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) platforms available and offers many project management (PM) courses. Six Sigma: Define and Measure - an introduction to the Six Sigma methodology and DMAIC cycle for process improvement with a focus on the define and measure phases.

How Olivehorse uses Azendoo for Project Management

Azendoo

Founded in 2012 , our team has built a strong track record starting from the big 6 consultancies. The key to success is to design how you want to use it from the outset and stick to the process.

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7 Key Factors Driving Successful Project Management in Professional Service Delivery

Keyedin

Driving improved Project Performance by standardizing the way projects are managed and reported on, through a standard set of processes and tools. Efficient service delivery is based on getting the project management engine as finely tuned as possible so that it runs smoothly.

2019 78

Five Immutable Principles of Project Success - A Compendium

Herding Cats

2011 - 5 Immutable Project Success Processes (Again). 2012 - Evidence of Five Immutable Principles of Project Sucess.

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PMI Report: Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap 2017-2027

Inloox

Not only are they getting better at implementing PM processes and methods, they are also finally seeing the fruits of their labor. In 2012 it was forecasted that there would be a total of 52.4

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Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects

Herding Cats

Foundations of Risk Management, 2nd Edition, Terje Aven, John Wiley & Sons, 2012. Project Risk Management: Process, Techniques, and Insights , 2nd Edition, Chris Chapman and Stephen Ward, John Wiley & Sons, 2003.

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Scrum and Kanban Revisited

Digite

As the article bemoans, this has been going on since 2012. My initial reaction was “Oh, here we go, 2012 just called”, but I ended up leaving a comment big enough that I had to edit it down for it to fit. 2012 really is calling. Scrum.org describes it as “a management and control process that cuts through complexity to focus on building products that meet business needs”. Introduction.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. Norton, The Systems Engineering Process Office, MITRE Corporation, 6 June 1999. Claude Bocquet, Reliability Engineering and System Safety , 2012.

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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. Norton, The Systems Engineering Process Office, MITRE Corporation, 6 June 1999. Claude Bocquet, Reliability Engineering and System Safety , 2012.

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Managing Virtual Teams Successfully

The IIL Blog

Later, my dissertation topic would be condensed into a book titled The Basics of Project Evaluation and Lessons Learned that won the 2012 Project Management Institute (PMI)® Cleland Award. The key here is to make it engaging and enjoy the process as you enhance virtual team collaboration.

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