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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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.

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Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

I was working for IBM at the time and was able to persuade my account manager to pitch the approach on one of our government projects. We were all set for a big client success and who better than the British Government for good publicity!

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.

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.

Reducing Corruption in Government Projects

Celoxis

Government projects are prone to corruption, even in countries where anti-corruption laws are strongly enforced. … best practices Blog PM reports PMO PPM productivity Project Management Trends work culture celoxis government corruption Online project management software project management project management best practices public sector project management web based project management tool

Project managers, just say no!

Ron Rosenhead

project management governance project management project scope risk management saying no stakeholdersBut use what is in project management system and your people skills. Over the last 18 months I have seen more and more pressure placed on project managers.

2017 278

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

Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

My first opportunity to create and run a large agile team did not start well. Having had good successes with small to medium sized agile teams I was keen to unleash the benefits on a bigger scale. I was working. Agile Project Management Books Leadership Retrospectives Teams Warning Signs

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 ?

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.

APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017 – A Review

Arras People

With the APM (Association for Project Management) releasing their latest research report APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017 I took some time out to see what they have to report and how this stacks up against our own Arras People 2017 PMBR (Project Management Benchmark Report).

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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

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APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017 – A Review

Arras People

With the APM (Association for Project Management) releasing their latest research report APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017 I took some time out to see what they have to report and how this stacks up against our own Arras People 2017 PMBR (Project Management Benchmark Report).

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PRINCE2 Agile Training: Logical Model Online Training Review

Girl's Guide to PM

Other products offered by this training company: PRINCE2®, PMP Exam Prep, other online PM courses including How to Estimate, Recovery of Troubled Projects, Project Governance. Training Company: Logical Model.

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.

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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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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The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017

MavenLink

So where did many of the business and technology executives and professionals frequent to find the top content of 2017? Top 11 project management certifications for 2017 (CIO). What people want from their project management apps in 2017 (Forbes).

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So, you are about to start a project….?

Ron Rosenhead

project management governance benefits management project management project manager project risks project sponsor project start upThe project started with a real bang. It was like watching the rush hour at a major London railway station.

2017 203

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.

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.

2017 300

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.

2017 250

The Risk Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

Companies with strong risk governance may require that you use a standard set of risk categories.). Most of your project problems can be avoided or greatly reduced through risk management.

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Slapping projects on top of the day job – what’s your solution?

Ron Rosenhead

project management governance delegation project management project management priorities risk managementMost of the articles written on this blog site come from a mix of research, working with clients and stories told to me. This one is a mix of working with clients and a story told.

2017 200

Inspiring Women in Project Management: Sofia Hess

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Inspiring Women in Project Management: Sofia Hess , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Sofia Hess, Head of Marketing at Cerri. Today I’m interviewing Sofia Hess, Head of Marketing at Cerri.

2017 287

Project Manager Roles and Responsibilities: What does a PM Really Do?

Project Bliss

As the project manager, you may report to stakeholders, governance bodies, and anyone else who needs project information. The job title of “project manager” is pretty common these days.

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

Project Bliss

The Portfolio Manager may also establish portfolio governance standards and procedures for approvals, reporting and other needs. Have you ever wondered what career path could be next on the project manager career ladder?

2017 258

Inspiring Women in Project Management: Amy Hamilton

Girl's Guide to PM

I currently perform IT Project Management for the US Government in Stuttgart, Germany. In my career I have served as an Army Officer on Active Duty, as a contractor in the IT field for the US Government and for the past ten years as a Government Civilian.

2017 321

You want them to understand…but do you really understand?

Ron Rosenhead

project management governance business case courses in project management project definition project management trainingIt is an interesting situation. It is also disturbing.

2017 203

What’s missing from your projects?

Ron Rosenhead

project management governance courses in project management project management project management training stakeholder managementI was filing away action plans from a recent project management course and noticed the wording from one person who answered; stakeholder management is missing.

2017 169

Do you know, really know….?

Ron Rosenhead

project management governance performance management project management project management training project sponsorThe project manager had no view at all of his performance and no development needs were discussed. How do I know?

2017 176

Are we all on the same page?

Ron Rosenhead

project management governance business case courses in project management project management training project sponsor stakeholder managementOn project management courses I use the 5 principles of project management so ably developed by Glen Alleman*.

2017 185

Inspiring Women in Project Management: Karen Chovan

Girl's Guide to PM

Inspiring Women in Project Management: Amy Hamilton This inspiring woman in project management, Amy Hamilton, shares her experiences as a project manager in the US Army, for the government, and her Tedx.

2017 283

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?

2017 179

Preventing Kickbacks to Those with the Power to Purchase

Project Risk Coach

He is the author of The Little Book of Local Government Fraud Prevention and Preparation of Financial Statements & Compilation Engagements. Some vendors exploit the weaknesses of your employees This is a guest post by my twin brother Charles. He is a CPA and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

2017 261

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.

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.

2017 207

What is VUCA?

Arras People

PRINCE2® gave us a framework within which to create governance over the use of the tool-kit. Including the resources of the PMBoK we all need to gather a tool-set and governance framework that supports us to: Create and cascade vision from Mission plus Market-place pressure and Values.

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