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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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Healthcare PMO: BCBS Roundtable Exchanges Thought Provoking Ideas

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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. It’s an exciting time as we go through the portfolio process.

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Project Prioritization as a Savvy PMO

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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. Who has a say in your prioritization process? Don’t forget to complete the Savvy PMO Prioritization Checklist.

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How Do You Prioritize Your Work as a Savvy PMO?

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Do you have a process to figure out what to do first or to identify the work that will bring the most value to the business? 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. But we’ve pulled together a list of steps to follow to make the process much easier.

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10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. We'll process your data in accordance with our privacy policy. edu project management template” and you’ll find quite a lot of universities have a PMO that makes templates available for general use. Check out the artefacts per lifecycle stage for a bunch of project management templates, and the programme management toolkit for documentation for the wider PMO.

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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.

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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. We'll process your data in accordance with our privacy policy. Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. We'll process your data in accordance with our privacy policy. If you are setting up a PMO for example, you’ll want your project managers to use something more formal.

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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. We'll process your data in accordance with our privacy policy. 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.

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

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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.” And does that process involve revisiting a plan to see how well it worked? Also, take a look at the tools used as part of the planning process. Lean and Agile PMO

Roadmapping: An Essential Planning Practice to Deliver Outcomes

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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. Release planning provides the tools to help you take and maintain control of the launch process.

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Continuous Planning Equals Business Agility

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This blogs provides a simple analogy about leveraging continuous planning when planning a trip, how to evaluate planning practices within your organization, steps to consider when beginning your planning process, and the capabilities needed to advance your continuous planning process. The ability to be agile or flexible in your planning process is crucial – even when the plan is already in action. Read the Planning Deconstructed eBook. Lean and Agile PMO

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Putting Continuous Planning Types to Work

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But to truly make a difference, they have to work together and be delivered as part of an integrated process. 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 PMO

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.” Chapters: Introduction From the Beginning Document Processes and Requirements Execute the Project Review with the Client and Gain Final Approval Communication is Everything Are Lessons Learned Important? 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

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We’ll show you how to develop and implement planning processes that are integrated and continuous, enabling you to adjust and react to new information and take advantage of emerging opportunities. In both cases, planning is treated as a static and linear process, lacking critical planning elements such as continuous processes, feedback loops, and measurements of results. They lack systematic feedback and processes to course-correct when necessary.

Reasons why PPM Strategies and PMO Initiatives Fail

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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?

Why PMOs Need to Invest in Project Manager Skill and Experience

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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. It is all about recruiting the best, using competency frameworks, creating good definitions of skill levels, and utilizing a mature interviewing/assessment process.

How Savvy PMOs Drive Actionable Insights with Portfolio Dashboards

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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

So how do you use Slack to support your project management processes? 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.

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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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