Governance

Herding Cats

Governance is about decision rights. Notions of self-organizing teams, self-direction, self-management need to be established inside a governance framework. When you hear about any process where management is NOT involved, ask first who's money are they spending

Efficient project governance should not be an oxymoron!

Kiron Bondale

Look up governance in Merriam-Webster’s dictionary and you’ll find this definition “ The way that a city, company, etc., Most staff would view governance as a necessary evil. The issue therefore is not with governance itself but rather how it usually gets implemented.

Kingspan Insulation Enables Growth with Successful Product Portfolio Governance

Arras People

If your organisation does not have effective product portfolio governance, growth can quickly become overwhelming and lead you into making inaccurate decisions. The post Kingspan Insulation Enables Growth with Successful Product Portfolio Governance appeared first on arraspeople.

Kingspan Insulation Enables Growth with Successful Product Portfolio Governance

Arras People

If your organisation does not have effective product portfolio governance, growth can quickly become overwhelming and lead you into making inaccurate decisions. Growth is a good thing. Right? It means your business is doing well, reaching new customers, obtaining greater market share.

The Road to Effective Project Management Governance

Project-Management.pm

What really is project management governance? With countless articles and books in the business spectrum conveying such practice, project management governance is in the sense, subjective. There’s no correct description of it and it’s safe to say that individuals or groups who employ and encounter project management governance have developed their own understanding of it. Governance and Decisions. To be more precise, project management governance.

Your Basic Guide to IT Project Governance Framework

Project-Management.pm

IT project governance framework has since been the answer to this equation, but people seemed not to fully grasp its function. This article tackles the importance and significance of IT Project Governance Framework and its impact on the projects in the organization. Project governance is crucial component of every project since the responsibilities that come with it are interconnected with different business cases, as well as the project’s overall success.

2017 Project Management Trends To Watch

Girl's Guide to PM

This year I’m looking forward into 2017 to highlight some of the project management trends I think it is worth watching out for. Will 2017 be the year we get our first Chartered Project Professionals? Be brave, find your people and have a wonderful 2017.

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Accountability on a Agile Software Development in the Presence of Governance

Herding Cats

So for projects that spend other people's money in the presence of uncertainty - Governance is a means to establish those shared principles. Governance is about Decision Rights. You don't need governance, a Product Roadmap, and Release Plan.

8 Sustainability Trends for 2017

EarthPM

Here – courtesy of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership – are your 8 Sustainability Trends Driving Business in 2017. In any case we recommend this brief report and highlight its 8 trends for 2017 right here for your convenience.

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A Brief Introduction to Project Portfolio Governance

Brightwork

Situations like this are quite common in project management, making strong project portfolio governance essential. The rest of this blog will explore the importance of project portfolio governance in an organization, including a few ways a tool like BrightWork can help! What is Project Portfolio Governance? Just because someone has an idea for a… The post A Brief Introduction to Project Portfolio Governance appeared first on BrightWork.

How to Develop a Strong Governance Process with These 6 Tips ?

Project-Management.pm

The two governance processes should be implemented constantly to keep track of the scope creeps, risks , opportunities, and also safeguard the following resources from running out. To stay within deadline means having a governance process that everyone will adhere to. Building up a governance process may be a little intimidating, especially if you don’t organize your project outline properly. Cet article How to Develop a Strong Governance Process with These 6 Tips ?

Increasing the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Capabilities Earned Value Estimating Governance Management Performance-Based Project Management® Principles Requirements Risk Root Cause Analysis Technical Performance MeasuresIncreasing the Probability of Project Success Simple in Theory, Complex in Practice.

Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

But do this within establish governance frameworks, principles of microeconomics of decision making and managerial finance. Business Decision Making Economics Governance Management PrinciplesAdapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own. Bruce Lee.

How to Talk About Estimates

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NoEstimates Agile Earned Value Estimating Governance Government IMP/IMS Management Performance-Based Project Management® Planning Principles Project Management Requirements Risk Root Cause Analysis Scheduling Strategy Technical Performance MeasuresWhat is an estimate?

What Software Development Models Aren't Iterative and Incremental?

Herding Cats

Use of the dreaded Waterfall model is a stalking horse for agilest and #Noestimates advocates for the evils of software development guided by any Governance processes intending to be the steward of other people's money. NoEstimates Agile Governance

Software Development for the 21st Century

Herding Cats

NoEstimates Agile Decision Making Estimating Governance Management Principles Project Management Root Cause AnalysisAlistair Cockburn's talk on 21st Century Software development. .

Higher Apprenticeships are now a route to a Project Management Career

Arras People

University education isn’t right for everyone and fortunately in April of this year new government legislation has now made it easier to embark on a career in project management without having to get a degree first.

Increasing the Probability of Program Success

Herding Cats

We're working on a White Paper for the Joint Space Cost Council which is an organization composed of government (NRO, NASA, USAF, and others) and industry representatives with an interest in space.

Project Status Reporting – 6 Key Considerations

Project Health Check

The Project should then be reporting its status regularly to senior management via a Status Report, as part of its overarching Governance arrangement. So there you go, some basic high level considerations for Status Reporting and Governance that we’ve used.

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

Arras People

companies and government agencies an estimated $145 billion per year! 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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How effective is your benefits management framework?

Kiron Bondale

In such cases, governance committees should determine whether expected benefits should be measured at a higher level and the contribution of individual projects pro-rated in some manner. Benefits management, like project risk management, is practiced poorly by most organizations.

Building the "Perfect" Schedule

Herding Cats

Architecture Capabilities Decision Making Earned Value Estimating Governance IMP/IMS Management Planning Project Management Requirements Risk Root Cause Analysis Scheduling Systems Theory

So this is why project management is failing.

Ron Rosenhead

Give that person executive authority – within the companies governance processes! project management governance project governance project management project management training project sponsor

Incremental Commitment Spiral Model

Herding Cats

NoEstimates Agile Governance Logical FallaciesThe Incremental Commit Spiral Model provides an iterative and incremental framework for complex software intensive system of systems. This model has it's roots in the Iterative and Incremental Development (IID) methods in use since the mid-1970's.

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4 Fallacious Reasons to Estimate and Why Those Are Fallacious

Herding Cats

This notion shows that governance is not considered a requirement for the business. There's a recent post titled Four Fallacious Reasons to Estimate.

Improving portfolio management must be part of an agile transformation

Kiron Bondale

When we think of an agile transformation, improving portfolio management might not be high on the organization’s list of priorities. But what happens if your organization doesn’t have an effective and efficient portfolio management capability?

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Why Does a Project Management Job have Different Rates of Pay?

Arras People

The simple answer is that the changes implemented by the UK Government in April 2017 regarding off-payroll workers in the Public sector means that we have to do this.

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Why Does a Project Management Job have Different Rates of Pay?

Arras People

The simple answer is that the changes implemented by the UK Government in April 2017 regarding off-payroll workers in the Public sector means that we have to do this.

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Project Management Apprenticeships: A Game Changer for Business

Girl's Guide to PM

From April 2017 there will be another significant change in the project management world that will open up opportunities for those who choose not to take a university degree. 2017 Project Management Trends To Watch There are a number of project management trends to watch for in 2017.

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Agile Project Management Methods

Herding Cats

Agile Books Capabilities Decision Making Deliverables Based Planning(r) Economics ERP Estimating Governance Management Performance-Based Project Management® Planning Principles Project Management Requirements Risk Systems Theory

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Behavioural Economics, Estimating, and Decision Making in Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

The behavioral aspects of these decisions involve individuals, organizations, processes, procedures, and governance principles. . NoEstimates Decision Making Economics Estimating Governance Mathematics Principles Project Management

From Mission Capabilities to Done

Herding Cats

Agile Capabilities Decision Making Estimating Governance IMP/IMS Management Performance-Based Project Management® Planning Project Management Requirements Risk Root Cause Analysis Scheduling Technical Performance Measures

Are your project management success rates improving?

Ron Rosenhead

The report concludes that: “The path to increased progress is still very important and should, as outlined by our 2017 findings, includes”. The path to increased progress is still very important and should, as outlined by our 2017 findings, including those above.

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Managing Your First Strategic Initiative

Arras People

It will be interesting to see how many strategic initiatives British Airways will instigate in light of the recent issue of global computer failure causing chaos at Heathrow and Gatwick in May 2017 to rebuild consumer confidence in their battered brand.

Waste not, want not: how projects can drive reductions in waste

Green Project Management

I recently watched the first episode in a three-part series on waste produced by the government broadcaster in Australia.

Fallacy of the Day

Herding Cats

Restoring the Balance – when a decision is made, it needs to based on the principles of microeconomics , at least in a governance based organization. "On spec" is open loop control on value.

Taxing Times for Project Management Practitioners in the Public Sector

Arras People

The recent introduction of the updated Off-Payroll Workers (IR35) legislation for the Public sector which became law on the 6 th April 2017 has caused much consternation for many project management practitioners involved in the supply of day rate labour.

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Project Management

Herding Cats

NoEstimates Agile Business Decision Making Estimating Governance Management Performance-Based Project Management® Planning Principles Project Management Requirements Root Cause Analysis SchedulingMike Cohn, one of my favorite blogger and author, made a post awhile back about Agile and the Seven Deadly Sins of Project Management.

PPM and Agile transformations are two birds of a feather…

Kiron Bondale

Without this, cargo cult behavior will be seen from both portfolio governance participants and agile teams.

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Good Reason to Have Lots of Bad Ideas

Herding Cats

This approach provides for bad ideas to evolve into good ideas once the idea comes in contact with principles or business governance. Those who pay usually have some form of governance of their money. . Governance is About Decision Rights. Here's some more backgrund on Governance. NoEstimates Governance PrinciplesThere is a column in the August 24th issue of Nature speaking about have bad ideas that turn into good ideas.

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