Project Management Processes & Phases

ProjectManager.com

If so, it might be time to start implementing proven project management processes and phases at your organization in order to bring your company’s workflow under control. This involves another set of processes: Scope: Make sure the project deliverables have been completed as planned.

PMO Conference 2018: Video Diary

Girl's Guide to PM

On 13 June 2018 I went to the PMO Conference in London. It’s one of the few conferences that is specifically focused on PMO practices, process, tools and people. The post PMO Conference 2018: Video Diary appeared first on Girl's Guide to Project Management.

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Software Review: Vizzlo [2018]

Girl's Guide to PM

This is how the software review process normally goes for me. Vizzlo has over 75 template graphics for you to choose from, covering everything from Venn diagrams to milestone charts, timelines, maps and process diagrams. Update August 2018: This tool keeps getting better and better!

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2018 Budget Adds New IR35 Twist

Arras People

The biggest news for many project management practitioners in the 2018 Budget delivered by Philip Hammond, was his decision to delay any implementation of the new IR35 regime in the Private Sector until April 2020. The post 2018 Budget Adds New IR35 Twist appeared first on arraspeople.

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Project Management Processes - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This free eBook will help you to identify the appropriate project management process to apply at any point in your own project

Process breakdown structure

Musings on Project Management

A coffee shop discussion on process redesign and process improvement led me to state the obvious to my caffeine-charged debaters: Managers responsible for the business buy results [and outcomes], not process. Process, by itself, does not sell well; what sells is results. Process per se is a tool. process Project Management

Mastering the Decision-Making Process: A Practical Guide

ProjectManager.com

Our mastery of the decision-making process plays a big part in the outcome of our lives, as life could be easily defined as a series of decisions. 7 Steps for an Effective Decision-Making Process. You plan your projects , so why shouldn’t you plan your decision-making process?

How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Would you like to make 2018 a successful year for your projects? What will you be doing in 2018 to have your most successful year ever?

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The Daily Process Mess

The Digital Project Manager

The post The Daily Process Mess appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. We are a digital marketing agency and we have a small team of 4 people handling around 20 clients. We've tried Scrum and, like you said, the time spent in the rituals as ridiculous and they quickly got sidelined. We are so disorganized that we literally start each day not sure what to work on or what's the most important for a client or deadline or objective.

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. Here are the top project management trends for 2018 I think you should be watching out for. Improving consistency in process and decision making.

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All Set for International Project Management Day 2018? The only Project Management guide you need

Taskque

Get instant access to definitions, history, and processes, and get drilled in globally followed international standards with all the references and links that you need to become a successful project manager. The post All Set for International Project Management Day 2018?

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs

Five Marketing Trends Not to Ignore in 2018

Clarizen

To help you keep track of what the future holds for marketing and what new technologies are an absolute must to get on board with, we’ve put together this article on the most important marketing trends for 2018 and beyond. The pace of change in marketing trends can be head-spinning.

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Recap: International Project Management Day 2018

The IIL Blog

On 1 November 2018, thousands of people gathered online for International Project Management Day 2018 : Project, Program, and Portfolio Management in an Age of Digital Disruption , an online learning and knowledge sharing event organized by IIL. IIL Global (@IILGlobal) November 1, 2018.

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Process Groups and the 5 Steps of Traditional Project Management

Redbooth

Let’s take a closer look at process groups and how they help you move through the five traditional stages of project management. What are process groups? Baking a Pie Metaphor for Process Groups. The planning process group has a lot of work to do.

How to Create a SIPOC Model for Process Creation or Improvement

Project Bliss

If you have a project that involves any type of process improvement, a SIPOC Model is a great tool to get your team started. It’s a great tool to facilitate discussion and common understanding when dealing with processes that can be complex – and gets you off to a great start.

How to memorize the 49 processes from PMBOK 6th Edition in under 30 minutes

ExamsPM

The 49 processes (shown below) form the skeleton or outline for the PMBOK – if you fully understand the 49 processes you are well on your way to passing your PMP or CAPM exam! The Process Chart. The center of the table shows all 49 processes. Number of Processes.

A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

Dashboards assist decision makers facilitate new ideas and business opportunities, increase customer approval rates, and analyze current business process. Importance of agility and iterative processes. May 23, 2018 09:30 AM PST, 12:30 PM EST, 5:30 PM GMT

Lean Methodology: Find Out How to Eliminate Waste in Your Management Processes

Runrun.it

The post Lean Methodology: Find Out How to Eliminate Waste in Your Management Processes appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. In this blog, we frequently touch on methodologies that are employed to make management practices more versatile and dynamic. And it’s no wonder: the issues that we cover here tend to focus on trends in technology, and we all know how fast that market is capable of changing. Therefore, these methods gain even more importance […].

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How to Create a SIPOC Model for Process Creation or Improvement [SIPOC Template Download]

Project Bliss

If you have a project that involves any type of process improvement, a SIPOC Model is a great tool to get your team started. It’s a great tool to facilitate discussion and common understanding when dealing with processes that can be complex – and gets you off to a great start.

Arras People to exhibit at Project Challenge – 9th and 10th October

Arras People

Project Challenge is one of the UK’s leading independent show for projects, programmes, processes and resource. We will also be giving out copies of the 2018 Project Management Benchmark Report.

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People Versus Process

Herding Cats

At the program level and above, the choice of a people focus or a process focus is not between two competing paradigms. This is obvious but many times lost when discussing agile processes. One school emphasizes people, while the other emphasizes process.

8 Administrative Professional Conferences You Can’t Miss in 2018

Musings on Project Management

8 Administrative Professional Conferences You Can’t Miss in 2018. That’s why we pulled together a list of can’t-miss administrative professional conferences for 2018. Dates: April 25, 2018. Dates: October 23 – 26, 2018. Dates: July 28-31, 2018.

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Project Management Employers Need to Fish From Different Talent Pools

Arras People

PM Careers Advice Project Management Recruitment PM Hiring Issues recruitment processEvery week we speak to many experienced candidates who are looking for a new project management opportunity in a sector or industry where they have no direct experience.

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Mike Cottmeyer: Agile Transformation ExplainedSouthern Fried Agile 2018

Leading Agile

However, in our experience, leading a large-scale Agile Transformation isn’t about simply adopting a new set of attitudes, processes, and behaviors at the team level—it’s about building enabling structures, aligning the flow of work, and measuring for outcomes-based progress.

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Create a Process Template for Every Project, Task and Role in Your Company

Appfluence

A great part of running a company is managing the processes that occur over and over again. These processes must remain consistent so that the results are achieved each time. A less high pressure situation is a process where supplies are checked and restocked. Intro.

Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

Paymo App

Some of your duties will include: taking part in the creation process, executing the project, preparing communication methods, finding solutions to recurring issues, monitoring the project’s progress from start to finish, and many more.

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How effective are your agile ceremonies?

Kiron Bondale

Agile agile project management improving project management Process compliance stupidityWe hope that by conducting effective ceremonies we will achieve the agile trinity of improved value delivery, better quality and more fun.

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Why the Stage Gate Process will Make You a Better Project Manager

Online PM Courses

The Stage Gate Process gets too little love from Project Managers. In a Stage Gate process, you break your project into stages, or phases. In this article, we look at why a stage gate process will enhance your project management, and how to make it work.

Blitz-scaling

Musings on Project Management

Reid Hoffman has an answer in his book, titled no less than: " processSo, I'm just catching up with the buzz about blitz-scaling, the business model that says: Get to scale fast! Actually, get to even larger scale even faster. Blitz your way there! Only the fastest to scale wins; there's hardly a spot for number two One might ask: What's the debt and debris accumulated in blitzing scale?

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The Best Time Tracking Software of 2018

Paymo App

Published: February 2018. Onboarding process : We’ve gone through each step of the onboarding process to see exactly how easy it is for a user to get acquainted with a new tool. TSheets has a fast onboarding process.

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Using Process Mapping to Understand How Agile Can Help w/ AJ Sanford and Andrew Fuqua

Leading Agile

While many organizations would like to adopt an Agile approach, there are certain types that—due to the nature of their work and their relationship with the client—are not an easy fit with a process like Scrum. If you’d like check out this sample Process Map. .

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Success in Disruptive Times: PMI’s 2018 Pulse of the Profession

Online PM Courses

The PMI has titled its 2018 Pulse of the Profession report: Success in Disruptive Times. PMI: Success in Disruptive Times – 2018. But there is one chart in the 2018 report that does so. What are Your Thoughts about The PMI Pulse of the Profession 2018 Report?

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10 Steps To Streamline Work Process And Improve Workflow

Proofhub

Whether its work allocation, quality inspection, project monitoring, or simply going through a to-do list, project managers and teams often complicate processes which are easy to implement. You need to know how each process in every division or department of your business operates.

Meisterplan at 2018 PMI Global Conference – Do Your Plans Work?

Meisterplan

The Meisterplan team including Brian , Karoline , Stephan and Christoph were excited to participate at the 2018 PMI Global Conference in Los Angeles earlier this month. You can have the best tool in the world, but without the right process, it will be worthless. For years, we have been discussing portfolio management processes with professionals around the world. We have used those conversations to develop our Lean PPM process.

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The Definitive Guide to Processes

Hive

Learn how set processes can save time and make more money for your creative agency. The post The Definitive Guide to Processes appeared first on Hive

Your Marketing Project Management Process

Boost by Brightpod

How are you to process all of this while still staying sane and making sure your business is growing without putting a strain on your current resources? In marketing, there are lots of moving tasks, feedback loops, deliverables, due dates and content pushes etc. Our answer

Cheetah Learning is the January 2018 Project Management Application or Service Provider of the Month

Brad Egeland

Concepts and processes that will make you more successful as a person, as a project manager, as a member of society. Cheetah fast – that's how you want to learn important things, right? it goes that deep. Cheetah Learning isn't just about training you and getting you to your goal of project management professional (PMP) certification. It's about making you an overall better employee, a better person, a better decision maker, a better leader. And it works.

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Why setup virtual PMOs and when should PM templates be standardized?

Kiron Bondale

If the information within it is going to be ingested by some automation to feed other processes then standardizing the format will improve processing efficiency and quality. Process Peeves Project Management Project Portfolio Management improving project management PMO Process compliance stupidityDear reader, don’t be alarmed – this IS your regularly scheduled article!

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PMP Success Stories 2018 – Meet Simone

ExamsPM

PMP Success Stories 2018 – Meet Simone Perch. It took me nine (9) months–I started on January 1, 2018 and earned my certification on September 5, 2018. Finally, focus on how the puzzle pieces of the five process areas connect. Memorizing the ITTOs wasn’t a goal, so I focused on how the inputs fed into the KAs and process areas and their logical outputs. The post PMP Success Stories 2018 – Meet Simone appeared first on ExamsPM.com.

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Project lessons from playing pool

Kiron Bondale

Project Management improving project management Process compliance stupidity Risk management team buildingA few months ago, I rekindled my enjoyment of the game of pool after having played it sporadically over the past twenty years. I find something soothing about the clickety-clack sound of balls ricocheting off one another and relish the challenge of figuring out which shot to play to sink a ball and line up my next shot or if I miss, at least prevent others from making their shots.

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Voice of the Customer (VOC): a Powerful Tool for Valuable Customer Insight

Project Bliss

Getting the Voice of the Customer (VOC) tells you if you’re on the right track in your product or process improvement project. The survey should be designed to ask questions that allow customers to provide information about their use of or perception of the process, service, or product.

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No bugs in agile?!?

Kiron Bondale

” Agile Process Peeves Project Management agile project management improving project management Process compliance stupidity QualityWhen a team is following an agile delivery approach and they have developed a Definition of Done (DoD) containing one or more criteria indicating that no defects are permitted in or as an outcome of completed work items, they should not have to deal with bugs escaping a sprint, and hence, the practice of documenting defects should become obsolete.

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