Project Management Training To Help You Achieve Certification in 2017

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This article contains affiliate links. It actually made me want to learn about process groups, which is a rare thing. I’ll only share with you products that I know to be awesome!

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The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017

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So where did many of the business and technology executives and professionals frequent to find the top content of 2017? We scoured the top online publications to find the 30 most widely read and shared project management articles. Top 11 project management certifications for 2017 (CIO).

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Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

Something I was not aware of at the time is how the career development process works within the government. The project went much smoother after these changes and it taught me an important lesson in never trying to introduce a process or practice without considering the people elements first.

7 Productivity Tools for Teams That You’ve Never Heard Of

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 7 Productivity Tools for Teams That You’ve Never Heard Of , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. So we spend a fair amount of time working out solutions to problems, process re-engineering and all that. Software This article contains affiliate links

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How To Do An Effective Project Selection Process?

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A stable and sturdy project management is one of the crucial factors to make a project process work. In the corporate world, an organization needs more than just top-notch tools and up to date process to bring the project to its full potential—it also needs a strong manpower, a human resource that has a particular set of skills and capabilities that will greatly contribute the entire organization. Cet article How To Do An Effective Project Selection Process?

Things You Need To Know About Business Process Management

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Business Process Management was not an essential tool for project management since the latter has a set of alternative factors that can work on its own. The new emergence of business techniques call for merging the two together: gone are the days where project management was an independent branch of the business organization—for the success of the project, it has to be dependent on business process management. Business Process Management: What You Need to Know.

Book Review: PMP Project Management Professional Exam

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Book Review: PMP Project Management Professional Exam , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Beyond the exam content it also covers the application process so it will take you through the whole journey from deciding to take the exam to walking out of the exam room.

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Project Management Trends (2018 Edition)

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Project Management Trends (2018 Edition) , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. But knowing a methodology isn’t the pinnacle of achievement, as Kevin Longergan points out in this article. Improving consistency in process and decision making.

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The Magic 7 Project Portfolio Management Process Steps

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Countless business articles have provided you viable information regarding project portfolio management , accompanied by its objective, the roles of the portfolio manager, and the benefits of the project portfolio management as a whole. And the answer to all of these is in the guise of project portfolio management process steps. Project Portfolio Management Process Steps : #1 – Commitment from the Executives. Project Portfolio Management Process Steps : #5 – Balance is Key.

The Project Manager’s Little Book of Cheats [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, The Project Manager’s Little Book of Cheats [Book Review] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Instead it’s organised thematically with short chapters on communication, change, scope, time, risk, processes, portfolios, teams, tools and vendors.

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10 Things New Project Managers Should Know

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This article, 10 Things New Project Managers Should Know , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Whether that’s through ongoing Agile retrospectives or by talking about continuous process improvement as you go, keep thinking about what you could do better.

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How Change Management Fits Into Projects

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This article, How Change Management Fits Into Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Training is a structured way to embed and support the new behaviours, explain new processes and get people comfortable with new ways of working.

5 Ways To Use Visual Project Management

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This article, 5 Ways To Use Visual Project Management , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Screen capture from Alexa.com, 17 September 2017. The first thoughts for mindmapping software are creativity sessions and process flows but you can do more than that.

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Process is King Part 2

Herding Cats

I wrote a post about Process is King a few years ago. Came across a few posts about how people trump process. fail to put those people in a process that can guide their success. . People without process is an undirected effort and where I work, that's called waste.

Communications Tools: The Project Banner

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This article, Communications Tools: The Project Banner , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. I should have measured it first as we’ve just had the ceiling painted as we’re in the process of moving into that room and I was nervous about bashing it with the support pole.

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What Project Management Training Do Project Practitioners Really Value?

Arras People

2017 looks set to deliver more instability, with the triggering of Article 50 to commence the formal process of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union being just one of the many actions that will initiate further change.

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Principles, Processes, and Practices of Project Success

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Practices and Process are Fads. A Process is a series of steps and decisions involved in the way work is completed. Here's my version in the form of questions that when answered form the foundation for the Practices and Processes. Related articles.

How to Keep Your Projects On-Time and On-Budget

Arras People

Deltek is the latest member of the Arras People Software Directory , in this article they give a brief overview of how projects can be controlled and how software can help with this.

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Comparing agile project management frameworks

Moira Alexander

In my article " How to choose the right project management methodology ," I covered the key considerations and some of the assessment criteria when choosing a methodology. Definition A predefined and recurring set of rules, roles and processes used to expedite the release of higher quality products. Originally applied within the manufacturing supply chain process, but now applied within many other industries. Focuses on the tasks and improving the processes.

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Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

Something I was not aware of at the time is how the career development process works within the government. The project went much smoother after these changes and it taught me an important lesson in never trying to introduce a process or practice without considering the people elements first. Individuals and interaction are indeed more important than processes and tools, even if they are your own pet agile processes and tools. [I

12 Project Management Related Tools to Check Out for 2017

Brad Egeland

2017 is right around the corner so maybe it's time to try something new. That's what drove me to start this series of articles that will hopefully shed some new light on the vast array of PM tools that can solve the many needs and challenges that project managers and their teams face.

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How to Actually Define Risk Categories

Project Risk Coach

Check your organizational process assets to determine if your organization has a standard set of risk categories that might be applicable to your project. Click here to see an article by Dr. David Hillson on this topic.

The 3 Steps to Take When Failure is Not an Option: Getting to Impeccable Business Execution

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This is a guest article by Joel “Thor” Neeb from Afterburner. Globalization, technology and improved internal processes have raised the stakes for all of us. We need to teach teams to adjust to every predicament and continuously improve their processes.

7 Ways to Identify Risks

Project Risk Coach

Mixing it up occasionally will help your team think in new ways and improve the identification process. Consider reviewing this article and refine the risk identification strategy for your current or upcoming projects.

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Principles, Processes, and Practices of Project Success

Herding Cats

Over the years (30 something years) I come to understand and write about the Principles, Processes, and Practices of project success in a wide variety of domains. There are 5 Principles, 5 Practices, and 5 Process that can be applied to increase the probability of success of all projects.

5 Ways to Track and Measure Employee Performance

The Digital Project Manager

This can also mean achievements of targets set up for manufacturing a certain number of units or finishing a certain number of cycles of a process. Articles employee evaluation software employee performance measurementProductive workers are the best assets of any company.

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How to Unite Enterprise and Project Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

Project risk management includes the processes to identify, evaluate, develop response plans, implement responses, and monitor project risks. Here are the Project Risk Management processes : Process.

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How to Right-Size Your Risk Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

What about project documents such as a stakeholder register, enterprise environmental factors such as organizational risk thresholds, and organizational process assets such as a risk plan template? You can read my article— The Risk Management Plan —for additional information.

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Wilo's Law and Mature Communications Processes

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To make some conjecture that some process will fix the problem - Estimates are the smell of dysfunction and NOT Estimating will fix that dysfunction - is naive at best and willfully ignorant of Root Cause Analysis at worse. Avoid Verbal Orders is a critical process in any critical situation. Related articles. A popular quote in the agile community is Wilo's Law. It's one that states hey it's not my fault no one understands me, Wilo's Law says.

How to Right-Size Your Risk Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

What about project documents such as a stakeholder register, enterprise environmental factors such as organizational risk thresholds, and organizational process assets such as a risk plan template? You can read my article— The Risk Management Plan —for additional information.

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The Top Five Project Management Certifications in the UK

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In this article, we will tell you about the different project management certifications that are in demand in the UK and what each certification entails. The registration process is quite similar to the PMP registration.

How to Make Change Management Bearable For Everyone ?

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It’s a process to enhance the organization’s performance, as well as paving the road to numerous opportunities such as changes in job roles, structure, and work system. With these changes come a set of process or approaches to take into account to ensure that changes benefit the organization. The Truth About Change: Why It Is A Complicated Process. People prefer monotony because they are used to it the whole process. Process Change.

The 7-S Framework: Project Management Remix

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I’m happy to be bringing you this article from Atif Shahab today, sponsored by TaskQue. Everything from formal processes, strategies, reporting, organisational charts and IT systems falls under this category.

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How To Make Stakeholder Management Easier

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This article, How To Make Stakeholder Management Easier , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. I’ve put together a Stakeholder Management Masterclass to help you create better working relationships with your stakeholders (only open to 30 November 2017).

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7 Best Productivity Apps For Project Managers

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I’m pleased to be working with Devart, the company behind TMetric, to bring you this sponsored article. I also didn’t know it integrated with TMetric until I started researching this article. This article contains affiliate links.

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15 Clever Ways to Save Time at Work

Girl's Guide to PM

Trust Your Processes. So set up processes that are repeatable and that work. The extra bonus benefit of having documented processes is that you can then hand the work off to someone else – they can follow the process steps just as well as you.

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What Can a Project Manager Do Next? The Project Manager Career Ladder

Project Bliss

You’d establish processes and procedures that your team would follow. Like the Portfolio Manager, the PMO Manager establishes processes and procedures for the PMO. She establishes reporting processes and monitors the health of each of the projects carried out by the PMO.

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3 Tips for Optimising Your Project Plan

Arras People

Today’s post is a guest article from Deltek, they’re part of Arras People’s project management software directory and always have good insights to share when it comes to the technical aspects of project management, in this case project planning.

Client Onboarding Process Coupled With Project Management

Leankor

Client onboarding is the process of introducing new clients to your firm in an effective and organized way. The process commences at order placement and continues up to three months or so depending on the complexity of the product.

Lessons Learned Management Techniques [Podcast]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Lessons Learned Management Techniques [Podcast] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. It was great to chat to Cornelius again, and we shared lots of tips for the process of lessons learned.

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