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.

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.

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.

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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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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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!

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

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.

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.

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! Something I was not aware of at the time is how the career development process works within the government. I first wrote this article for the Government themed November issue of ProjectManagement.com, available to subscribers Here ].

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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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

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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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 ?

Who does what, when and how…?

Ron Rosenhead

project management governance courses in project management governance project management project management roles project sponsorsThe atmosphere in the room was tense so I decided to intervene and summarised as follows: this group is a mix of project managers and project sponsors.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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Project sponsors; it’s time to give up your day job!

Ron Rosenhead

project management governance performance management project management project sponsor strategic directionYes, you read correctly. Stop doing your day job and focus on your project sponsorship role. Let me explain why with a recent teleconference with a group of very senior executives.

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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.

Who is responsible for what and when in projects?

Ron Rosenhead

project management governance debate dialogue project management project management cultureI was working with a group of project sponsors and this question came up early in the workshop. Let me set the scene for you.

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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.

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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.

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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*.

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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.

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How are projects approved in your company?

Ron Rosenhead

I see this group as part of the overall governance process ensuring the strategic challenges will be met with a clearly focussed list of projects to be delivered. project management governance business case project approval project management stakeholder management

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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?

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7 goals every project manager should aspire to achieve

Moira Alexander

During last year’s Gartner PPM & IT Governance Summit, the research firm identified seven best practices for an effective PMO. You may think the chief responsibility of a project manager is to deliver projects on time and on budget, but you’d be wrong. As a high-level strategic body, project management professionals first and foremost help drive, guide and execute company-identified value-added goals.

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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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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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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.

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What is the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act?

Moira Alexander

PMI's Pulse of the Profession report shows "only 64 percent of government strategic initiatives ever meet their goals and business intent -- and that government entities waste $101 million for every $1 billion spent on project and programs.". How does this bill impact PM practices within the federal government? The PMIAA bill impacts all areas of the government with the exception of the Department of Defense (DOD). How does this impact government agencies?

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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.

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Project Start-Up: The Plan for a Plan

Project Health Check

Du ring the Project Start-up and planning phase, projects will execute detailed planning processes to produce a Performance Measurement Baseline of Cost/Schedule/Scope and an associated Project Management Plan.

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?

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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.

5 Collaboration Trends You Will See in Project Management During 2018

Brad Egeland

” Moreover, the continuous diffusion of innovative technologies throughout the working landscape has accelerated and governed this shift. In the next year, we’re going to see fundamental shifts in collaboration.

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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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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.

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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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