IT Governance: Definitions, Frameworks and Planning

IT governance ensures that IT departments are prepared for what’s next, without losing focus on what matters. What is IT Governance? If you ask the business world, IT governance is all about managing performance for efficiency. Key Terms in IT Governance.

The Importance of Data Governance for Business

That plan is called data governance. What Is Data Governance? Data governance provides an organization with a plan to make sure that its data is available, usable, consistent and secure. Data Governance Goals. Good data governance will help with decision-making.

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What Is Corporate Governance & How Can it Impact My Project?

While making money is the overriding mandate of any for-profit enterprise, each individual organization is governed by its own set of standards and practices. Those standards and practices are called corporate governance, and they are going to influence your project.

10 Steps to Successful Process Governance


Process governance is how a company consolidates and standardizes their management, tasks, and services to ensure that each project is executed properly and in accordance with what is expected by both managers and clients.

Review Agile Governance and Audit

Henny Portman

Christopher Wright wrote the book Agile Governance and Audit – An overview for auditors and agile teams. Agile Governance and Audit gives a short introduction to agile, compares agile with waterfall and looks at audit and agile cultures. To order ( Agile Governance and Audit.

Digital Transformation in Government Organizations: Tips from Microsoft, IBM, McKinsey, and PwC

Epicflow Blog

Though government organizations are not facing a threat of rivalry, one of the biggest challenges is meeting citizens’ requirements and bringing better results with smaller expenses and amount of time. Microsoft’s Vision of Government’s Digital Transformation Journey .

Big Announcements from Ignite 2019


In support of that commitment and with 1628 sessions, Ignite 2019 was proud to host events accessible to everyone. Power Virtual Agents became generally available December 1, 2019. It was made generally available on October 1, 2019.

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System of Delivery: An Intro to Our Governance Model

Leading Agile

Our governance model and team design may look a little complicated at first glance. In this presentation, our Chief Methodologist, Dennis Stevens will remove the noise and walk you through our governance model and team design to help you better understand the LeadingAgile system of delivery.

5 Project Governance Tips | Video

Online PM Courses

Good Project Governance is one of the golden keys to project management success. So, in this video, we have 5 Project Governance tips for you. The post 5 Project Governance Tips | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Governance Project Management Tips video

Unlock the Benefits of Agile in a PDO with the Right Governance and Metrics

Leading Agile

We have only three levels of governance at the portfolio level, the program level, and the product team level. So we have metrics, and we have metrics at each level of our overall governance structure.

Overview of my year 2019 book reviews

Henny Portman

2019 was again a fruitful book review year. Agile governance and audit. Nr 8 2019 vakblad projectmanagement. Nr 7 2019 vakblad projectmanagement. Nr 6 2019 vakblad projectmanagement.

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6 major factors affecting resource capacity planning in 2019

Resource Guru

If you’ve ever tackled capacity planning before, you know it’s more complicated than one simple formula—and 2019 is welcoming a host of factors affecting resource capacity planning that is novel to this decade at an unprecedented scale. What’s new in 2019 is the demand for mentorship programs.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

IT projects need to be less complex, not to have more focus on governance. Source: PMI, 2019 ) Tweet this. The post 100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019 appeared first on ProProfs Learning.

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7 Gantt Chart Tools to Test in 2019

Epicflow Blog

Read more: Emerging Trends in Project Management for 2019. Read more: Top Features of Project Management Software in 2019. What Gantt Chart Software Is Worth Your Attention in 2019? Celoxis is used by government agencies as well as businesses. .

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Key Themes at IPM Day 2019

International Institute of Learning

On November 7, 2019, IIL will celebrate the 16 th anniversary of International Project Management Day, also known as IPM Day. In this article, we outline the key themes that emerge at IIL’s IPM Day 2019. There is a reason that this statement is the theme of IPM Day 2019.

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Capacity Planning: What It Is and How to Do It

Document known risks (such as union strikes, weather, government regulations) that stop a project or create new ones unexpectedly. This post was updated November 2019). Capacity planning is an issue of supply and demand: one that can decide the fate of your project.

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Top Ten PMO Themes 2019

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

2019 starts the conversation and the exploration of what analytics means and can do for our project organisations. Strategy Execution at PMO Conference 2019. Last week it was the fifth PMO Conference in London.

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Best Construction Project Management Software of 2019

2019 Best Construction Project Management Software Rankings. The good thing about e-Builder is that it’s made with managing government projects in mind. It’s cluttered and overwhelming but does offer a lot of specifics related to managing government issued projects.

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Cost Estimation for Projects: How to Estimate Accurately

Put another way, the United States Government Accountability Office defines cost estimation as “the summation of individual cost elements, using established methods and valid data, to estimate the future costs of a program, based on what is known today.”.

Best Program Management Tools for Managers

Governance: the health and progress of the program. This post was updated November 2019. Program management is different than project management in that when you’re a program manager you’re managing several related projects at once.

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5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019


Also Read: Top 30 Most Inspiring Project Management Quotes of 2019. The 5 Best Project Management Certifications of 2019. CompTIA Project+ mostly has to deal with aggregating feedback from respondents, government representatives and research institutes.

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10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

The Infrastructure & Projects Authority (IPA) arranges and manages project assurance reviews for the UK governments’ complex and high risk projects. Note: These sources were reliable and correct as at 28 June 2019. You’ve got responsibility for a project.

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Cost Management Basics

That means it governs the decisions and directions you take when managing costs on your project. And then therefore, that governs the actions you take to keep the budget on track. This post updated December 2019).

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How to Fund a Software Development Project

But greater flexibility generally requires a more skillful approach to governance and project management. Low financial risk when there is effective governance in place. Requires stakeholders to actively monitor and govern the team’s finances. ·In

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Webinar Recap: Best of Microsoft Inspire 2019


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Leonardo Nogueira and Larry Mead’s Best of Microsoft Inspire 2019 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Kyle: Hello everyone, and welcome to today’s MPUG Webinar, the best of Microsoft Inspire 2019.

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Business Agility: What Is It & Why Is It Important?

Next you want to establish a list of what the business needs to do, how will it do it and what is the appropriate organization and governance to structure and oversee that process. Businesses love nothing more than stability.

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The 2019 Guide to Project Portfolio Management (PPM)


Project Portfolio management also promotes transparency in the whole process, proper governance over any and all issues, and also accountability for everything. The main benefits associated with project portfolio management are: It builds governance and oversight into the management of projects. The post The 2019 Guide to Project Portfolio Management (PPM) appeared first on nTask.

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What Is a Project Sponsor? Defining This PM Role

For example, a government project is going to have a state official as project sponsor who will work with the construction company’s project manager. Governance. They can be government regulatory agencies, landowners, etc.

Crisis Management: How to Lead During a Crisis

Learn what the red flags are for schedule, budget, performance, scope, quality and governance risk are. Sometimes leading a team, project or organization goes well. Sometimes it doesn’t.

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Get the ‘Right’ Project Controls & Enterprise Programme Management You Want

Arras People

Each sub-model is further broken down into seven perspectives: Organisational governance. Project management consultancy Dada Enterprises has released a copy of the webinar it presented on designing the ‘right’ Project Controls Solutions for an organisation.

How Will a Project Management Course Help My Career?

Arras People

PRINCE2® started out as a UK-government method to manage the various IT ‘projects’ undertaken under its command. Since then, it has become the standard which the government mandates to manage its projects and many multi-national organisations have adopted to manage their projects.

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A camel is a horse designed by a committee

Kiron Bondale

Delivering in a leaner manner should not require sacrificing the control objectives which will keep us safe, it will just require re-thinking how we approach governance.

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5 Kaizen Principles That Underpin the Methodology

Since then, the implications have reached beyond industry and the kaizen principles have been used to help in healthcare, psychotherapy, government, banking and even life coaching. We all want to improve, or we should. Complacency might feel good in the moment, but that moment quickly passes.

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Zombie Projects and How to Kill Them

Girl's Guide to PM

lack of governance. Government PMO,” says Derek Huether, an enterprise Agile coach and trainer. One of the first things that project managers learn on training courses is that a project has a start, a middle and an end.

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Project Leadership In Uncertain Environments with Carole Osterweil

Girl's Guide to PM

Amongst her other consulting commitments, she is one of a handful of Project Academy coaches working with Cranfield University and PA Consulting to support the UK Government’s drive to increase senior project and programme management capability across government.

How To Motivate Your Project Team

Girl's Guide to PM

Her 25 years’ experience is in a variety of industries including financial services, state government, and non-profits. Ruth Pearce knows everything there is to know about motivating your project team. She’s even written the book on it.

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Free Project Status Report Template

Girl's Guide to PM

Equally, on a large project, you’ll benefit from having more sections and more governance than what this status reporting template can offer you. If you are involved in any kind of project, you’ll know that project sponsors want to see regular reports.

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How Will a Project Management Course Help My Career?

Arras People

PRINCE2® started out as a UK-government method to manage the various IT ‘projects’ undertaken under its command. Since then, it has become the standard which the government mandates to manage its projects and many multi-national organisations have adopted to manage their projects.

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The Importance of Training in Earnest

Arras People

This level of training ensures that consistency and governance are maintained and auditable. This is another key importance for any PMO as without governance and auditability you have no control.

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5 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Own Business

There are different ways to approach the legal issues of a new business depending on whether you’re a large corporation or a small business, a non-profit or working with the government. You also wanna look at, are you doing work for maybe a government or any kind of nonprofit organizations?

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