How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Would you like to make 2019 a successful year for your projects? I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2019 to make 2019 their most successful year ever? What will you be doing in 2019 to have your most successful year ever? So I made you an ebook. You can scroll down and get the highlights, and then read all the advice in the How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects ebook.

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How to “Brexit Proof” Your Project Strategy

Arras People

DADA has provided a free Ebook detailing the events key points. Held at the prestigious IoD (Institute of Directors) the speakers looked at how Project Leaders could apply Agile PMO, risk management, project governance, procurement, and change management to the range of project controls and management challenges Brexit will pose. Project Management Books Project Management Project management Skills business strategy brexit ebook

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Is Your PMO a Healthy PMO?

MavenLink

So here you are, leading a successful project management office (PMO) and all is well with the world. If the answer to any of these is “yes,” then now is the time to move onwards and upwards (according to your plans); perhaps extending to an enterprise level PMO and connecting with your clients’ PMOs, for example. As a starting point, why not just re-validate the current support for your PMO and also re-validate the business need? As is taking your PMO “pulse.”.

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Healthcare PMO: BCBS Roundtable Exchanges Thought Provoking Ideas

Planview

A healthcare PMO today must have a strong constitution. Healthcare PMO’s should ensure that the organization has the right portfolio mix to accomplish its goals and be able to pivot and re-prioritize as needed. See Cambia’s presentation at the Ignite 2019 conference here.

How Do You Prioritize Your Work as a Savvy PMO?

Planview

First, let’s acknowledge that it’s not easy to establish an effective prioritization process when your PMO and teams are in high demand. This disconnect points to the struggle PMO directors face to identify and enact an effective prioritization process. How do you prioritize your work?

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Project Prioritization as a Savvy PMO

Planview

Regardless of whether you’re still learning how to prioritize projects or you’re a seasoned veteran, you can walk away from this blog knowing how to become a Savvy PMO. It may require a little experimenting to find the right method to match the needs of your PMO and organization.

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Enterprise Agility in Financial Services: Learnings from the 2019 Planview Horizons Customer Conference

Planview

We facilitated a roundtable discussion of our customers at the 2019 Planview Horizons Customer Conference where enterprise agility in financial services organizations was discussed. You can learn more about the benefits of Lean budgeting by reading The 7 Stages to Lean Budgeting Success eBook.

2019 91

Zombie Projects and How to Kill Them

Girl's Guide to PM

Read next: How to Save a Failing Project (ebook). Government PMO,” says Derek Huether, an enterprise Agile coach and trainer. “It was a traditional PMO, filled with certified professionals doing very good work in very specific areas of expertise. ” He might have been able to forgive the long timescales if this PMO was managing projects committed to the construction of battleships or the next generation of an interstate highway system.

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9 Essential Project Documents (With Templates)

Girl's Guide to PM

More recently, my projects have been operating under a formal PMO structure, and much of what goes in a project management plan is basically repeating the formal processes. There’s no point creating a plan document just to say, “We do it the way the PMO mandates, just like every other project in this company.” Formal reporting to the PMO. If you need a hand with creating better project status reports, get my ebook and course about project reporting here.

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15 Easy-to-Do Types of Professional Development

Girl's Guide to PM

Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. A community of interest can take many forms, from your professional community of project managers at work, perhaps organised by your PMO, an online community or an industry group or professional body that you are part of – one that has regular meet ups. You want to get some professional development time on your calendar. But the budget is tight.

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Free Project Status Report Template

Girl's Guide to PM

Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. If you are setting up a PMO for example, you’ll want your project managers to use something more formal. If you are involved in any kind of project, you’ll know that project sponsors want to see regular reports. Today I’ve got something for you to make your life a bit easier!

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Strategic Planning: The Types of Planning That Bring Your Strategy to Life

Planview

In these next couple of installments, we’re going to look at the different types of planning as they relate to your desired outcomes referenced from the eBook “ Planning Deconstructed: 5 Types of Planning Crucial to Delivering on Strategy with Dynamic and Continuous Planning.” Before jumping into a strategic plan, consider answering some of the questions from the eBook to make sure you’re on the right track. Lean and Agile PMO

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Roadmapping: An Essential Planning Practice to Deliver Outcomes

Planview

In part II of this series, Strategic Planning: The Types of Planning That Bring Your Strategy to Life , we reviewed the first three planning types from the eBook, “Planning Deconstructed: 5 Types of Planning Crucial to Delivering on Strategy with a Dynamic and Continuous Approach,” covering financial and budgeting project plans, strategic planning, and program planning. Lean and Agile PMO

2019 92

Portfolio and Resource Management Tips to Gift Your PMO This Holiday Season

Planview

We’ve compiled this list of our top portfolio and resource management (PRM) assets, which include everything from on-demand webinars, eBooks, and whitepapers, for better accessibility. The best gift for your PMO: Portfolio and Resource Management tips. Your PMO @ Hyper-speed Workshops [Webinar]. Hyper-speed Revisited: The Role of the PMO in the Agile Enterprise [Webinar]. The Agile PMO: 5 Steps to Driving Agility at Scale [Whitepaper]. Watch out 2019.

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Continuous Planning Equals Business Agility

Planview

Read the Planning Deconstructed eBook. Lean and Agile PMOYour organization’s ability to react quickly and pivot to changes and disruptions is crucial to remaining relevant to your customers.

Putting Continuous Planning Types to Work

Planview

The eBook, Planning Deconstructed: Five Types of Planning Crucial to Delivering on Strategy with a Dynamic and Continuous Approach , offers a maturity model that can help you identify where you are in the process and take steps toward a more strategic approach to planning. Lean and Agile PMOWelcome to the finale of our four-part series that reviews the types of planning organizations have at their fingertips to convert strategy into results.

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Book Review: A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project

Brad Egeland

Brad Egeland recently completed his 15th Project Management eBook titled “ A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project.” I've spoken to Brad and he has assured me that is next self-published, for sale eBook will be considerably longer and he already has a title for it which you can find on the books page of his site. You'll also find links to download other free eBooks he has written as well.

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Types of Planning Crucial to Delivering on Strategy

Planview

In the meantime, I encourage you to download the full eBook, “ Planning Deconstructed ,” which contains the information we will cover in this series in greater detail. Lean and Agile PMO Product InnovationToday’s world of work is fraught with complexity and an ever-increasing need for speed. This is simply a reality organizations must come to realize. However, these conditions cause planning deficiencies to be magnified.

Reasons why PPM Strategies and PMO Initiatives Fail

Keyedin

In our recent eBook: Why PPM and PMOs Fail: Best Practices in Coordinating and Optimizing your PPM and PMO Strategy to Deliver an Active PMO - we explored the many reason why PPM strategies and PMO initiatives fail. The main consequences of a failed PPM Strategy or a PMO initiative, is losing control over your ability to impact the business in a positive way. PMO leaders are too dependent on what you are told. ARE YOU A REACTIVE/PASSIVE PMO?

Reasons why PPM Strategies and PMO Initiatives Fail

Keyedin

In our recent eBook: Why PPM and PMOs Fail: Best Practices in Coordinating and Optimizing your PPM and PMO Strategy to Deliver an Active PMO - we explored the many reason why PPM strategies and PMO initiatives fail. The main consequences of a failed PPM Strategy or a PMO initiative, is losing control over your ability to impact the business in a positive way. PMO leaders are too dependent on what you are told. ARE YOU A REACTIVE/PASSIVE PMO?

Three Project Management Lessons Learned from the London Crossrail Project

Keyedin

The right PMO tool can take care of this in the agile or directive PM modes by managing the appropriate information on a demand continuum that includes each lifecycle resource – before the project even begins. Me: Old PMO tools did not include what most organizations need: Both a utilitarian tool for simple projects as well as a tool that handles enterprise-transformation projects and can grow with the maturity of the PMO.

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Why PMOs Need to Invest in Project Manager Skill and Experience

MavenLink

Not all projects are equal and any project management office (PMO) that assumes so will quickly get into trouble. The Crucial Role of a PMO. Part of a PMO’s role is to look after the “people” involved in a project, including project managers, program managers, and others. If a PMO puts in place a “one-size-fits-all” solution to address all of these requirements, then it really isn’t going to work.

Three Project Management Lessons Learned from the London Crossrail Project

Keyedin

The right PMO tool can take care of this in the agile or directive PM modes by managing the appropriate information on a demand continuum that includes each lifecycle resource – before the project even begins. Me: Old PMO tools did not include what most organizations need: Both a utilitarian tool for simple projects as well as a tool that handles enterprise-transformation projects and can grow with the maturity of the PMO.

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How Savvy PMOs Drive Actionable Insights with Portfolio Dashboards

Planview

Does your PMO generate portfolio dashboards for stakeholders and executives? Does it help your PMO be seen as a value driver? In a 2019 Deloitte survey of 1,000 U.S. The Savvy PMO builds upon project-level reports to create progressively more sophisticated, portfolio dashboards.

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Can you use Slack for project management?

Girl's Guide to PM

Create a channel for that group, workstream or sub-team # Testing: create a channel for your project testing group, including core project team members and user acceptance or user group participants # Project Managers: create a community for your project delivery professionals and the PMO within Slack. Now check your email to get your ebook. The short answer is no. At least, not by itself. When used effectively, Slack is a powerful add-on to your project management toolkit.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

So I made you an ebook. You can scroll down and get the highlights, and then read all the advice in the How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects ebook. Get the ebook! Receive the ebook in your email. Now check your email to get your ebook. Send me the ebook! Guess what my tip would be for 2019? Joe Pusz is President of The PMO Squad , a project management consulting firm. He has 20+ years as a project manager and PMO leader.

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