Leading with Transactional Leadership


Traditional (Feudal): Leadership over followers who believe in the legitimacy of governance, personal loyalty and faithfulness. There’s more than one way to lead. Leadership can be customized to the individual.

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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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.

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How to Stop Overthinking at Work (and in Life)


The start of WWII gave Hughes even more business, as the US government commissioned Hughes Aircraft Company to build large flying ships to carry men and supplies over long distances. Consciousness is a blessing and a curse.

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Stakeholder vs. Shareholder: How They’re Different & Why It Matters


Stakeholders can include everything from shareholders, creditors and debenture holders to employees, customers, suppliers, government, etc. The words stakeholder and shareholder are often used loosely in business.

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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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KeyedIn Spotlight - Project Initiation, Governance and Life Cycle Management


Join KeyedIn Solutions for 'Project Initiation, Governance and Lifecycle Management', the next installment of our KeyedIn Spotlight Webinar Series.

Being Successful in a Complex Role

Arras People

Dynamic (changing) project governance. If you imagine project management to be like crossing a bridge, at first glance it would seem simple. You start at one end and walk across until you get to the other.

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How to Go From Technical Expert to Leader

Girl's Guide to PM

During some post-graduate research (on a technical problem at the time) I keep circling back to the realisation that the technical answers weren’t matching up to what I was seeing in the business and government at the time.

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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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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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Are you being (responsibly) transparent?

Kiron Bondale

They will also benefit if the higher levels of trust which result from increased transparency encourage enterprise groups to lean out governance requirements by focusing on the few outliers rather than punishing the majority.

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How to “Brexit Proof” Your Project Strategy

Arras People

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.

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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Breaking habits requires substituting one routine for another

Kiron Bondale

In his book The Power of Habit , Charles Duhigg has written about the three part neurological loop governing habits which was discovered by MIT researchers: a cue, a routine and a reward. I was asked to facilitate a lessons learned session for a program team using a retrospective format.

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Simple Guide to Business Process Mapping – a Valuable Skill All Project Managers Need

Project Bliss

And I created process maps for governance, and even for team process documentation. If you’ve been asked to complete a business process map it may feel overwhelming. You may have an idea of what that is, but you want to be sure you do it right.

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KeyedIn� Projects Collaborates with Consulting Industry to Release New Benefits Management & Governance Capabilities


also introduces a sophisticated project lifecycle capability to improve governance within a large-scale project delivery environment by allowing organizations to create a checklist of tasks that need to be completed before a project can progress to the next gate or step in the process. KeyedIn® Projects 5.7 Provides Organizations with a System to Manage the Successful Delivery of Large Programs.

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Learn how to deliver rapid project initiation and ensure project governance and standardization


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How Good Project Management Could Have Prevented the Mess Known as Brexit


The process is scheduled to come to a climax on March 29, 2019, when the UK leaves the trading block covering 44 percent of its international trade. With no rules governing this trade, it’s unclear what will happen next. I’ve just returned from a wonderful week in Ireland.

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Maximizing the Amount of Work Not Done

Leading Agile

We emphasize three things: Structure, governance, and metrics. By governance we don’t only mean procedures to assure regulatory compliance, we mean all the processes and procedures and rules and standards and so forth an organization uses to get work done.

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The Best 21 Sharepoint Alternatives in 2019


Their data protection systems are compliant with US standards, so even government and health organizations can store information on Huddle. Being the first on the scene is not enough reason to trust a specific application. Sharepoint is a widely used tool.

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Questioning Agile Dogma

Leading Agile

How can the same principle be a good idea in 2002 and a bad idea in 2019? The shift to a product focus affects all of the three main “things” that we talk about: Structure, Governance, and Metrics. Regarding Governance: Some potentially significant changes may be needed.

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High Profile Projects: How to Lead a Project with a Massive Public Profile

Online PM Courses

Advice for Project Managers PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership Project Communication Management Stakeholder Engagement Communication Governance stakeholder engagementHigh profile projects carry more risk than those that get less attention. It is not that things are more likely to go wrong. But it's the profile and attention that can amplify the consequences of mistakes. And high profile projects tend also to be the subject of more speculation, gossip, and rumor. So, it isn't […].

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How to Step Up When the Project Manager Is Away


Are there any governance meetings scheduled? One piece of valuable advice I was given early in my career was to always work to make my boss’s boss look good. Another was to always work as if I were the one responsible for the outcome.

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A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Project Governance. Agile Software Development for Government Software Intensive System of Systems (SISoS) , Boulder Agile Meetup, 27 July 2016. Governance. Program Governance Roadmap. Principles of Program Governance.

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6 Tips for Making Better Data Management Decisions


Instead, create an outline of your data inventory, definitions of what data belongs in each subject area, and the rules that govern your data.

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23 Top Dropbox Alternatives for File Management in 2019


It offers security features such as encryption key management, governance, and data residency that solves international residency requirement.

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What is a Senior Responsible Owner – SRO? | Video

Online PM Courses

The term ‘Senior Responsible Owner’ or SRO comes from the UK Government’s Program Management methodology, Managing Successful Programmes (MSP). PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership PRINCE2 Program Management Project Governance Project Management in Under 5 Project Sponsorship Managing Successful Programmes MSP Senior Responsible Owner SRO

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Project Deferral: What to do when Your Project is Deferred

Online PM Courses

PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management Project Governance Project Schedule Management Step-by-step Guides deferred project project deferralIf you work in Project Management for long enough, you will inevitably encounter this: project deferral. For one reason or another, your project needs to be put on hold. Why does this happen? And what do you need to do, during the deferral period and when your project re-starts? And what are the critical things […].

2019 84

Customer Satisfaction is a Myth!

The IIL Blog

LeRoy Ward is a highly respected consultant and adviser to Global Fortune 500 Corporations and government agencies in the areas of project, program, and portfolio management. LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP, PfMP, CSM, CSPO | Executive Vice President – Enterprise Solutions, IIL.

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Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

The IIL Blog

Everybody’s incentives are governed more by their contribution to overall customer value rather than their individual output. By Sandeep Shouche Most executives will hear the Agile buzzword and ask their teams to “do this agile thing.”.

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Skill Sets, Flow, and Transformation

Leading Agile

Anything in your team structure, delivery pipeline, or governance procedures that introduces a “speed bump” to software delivery may be reconsidered. Many things may have to change in the organization’s structure, governance, and technical practices.

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Ten Project Management Lessons I’ve Learned over the Years

Online PM Courses

Advice for Project Managers Effective Project Manager Agile Project Management Checklists Competence Governance Satir Model Self-control stakeholder engagement Tim ListerProject Management is a 'learning endeavor'. That is, when you do it properly, you learn from every experience. And, as we start a New Year, I want to share ten of the most valuable Project Management lessons I have learned over the years.

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PRINCE2 Certification: Everything You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

It’s attention to rigor and good governance make it a popular standard for many organizations. Today, over a million project managers use PRINCE2 in countries all over the world in public and private sector projects.

5 Major Benefits of Adopting an Effective Project Portfolio Management and PMO Initiative


There are several categories of risks, including financial, governance, resource utilization, and misdirected efforts. In this post we explore the five major types of benefits to be gained by adopting an effective Project Portfolio Management/PMO strategy.

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7 Characteristics of a Best in Class Program Management Office (PMO)


Delivers responsibility, governance and oversight. So just how do you separate a best in class, fully mature PMO from the rest of the pack? Here is a checklist of 7 specific criteria you can use to benchmark your organization. Well-defined and achievable objectives.

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Factors Driving Project Management Within An Enterprise Environment


Agreeing specifications, milestones and governance criteria for project deliverables. Defining a standard for quality review of the key governance documents and of the project deliverables

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Webinar: How Project Management, the PMO and PPM Work Together


Join KeyedIn Solutions is hosting an important online event: “How Project Management (PM), Project Portfolio Management (PPM), and the Project Management Office (PMO) Work Together: Ensuring Visibility, Productivity, Governance and Control.”

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Project Portfolio Management - a quick definition


Learn how to ensure visibility, governance, productivity and control in our free ondemand webinar - How PM, PPM, and PMO Work Together Throughout this blog you will hear us refer to project portfolio management on many occasions.

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Why a Project/Program Management Office? Because Your Customers Will Love You, That's Why


But in the end, why do we really want to hard-wire the project governance process?

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