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.

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.

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.

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 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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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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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.

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Lessons Learned in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

And the Government Accountability Office does the same function in the USA. In my experience, most project managers feel that they could ‘do’ lessons learned better.

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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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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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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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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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How Gap Analysis Can Improve Your Project Management

It comes from doing in-depth marketing research, and sometimes data from government or industry studies. Plan all you want. But once that plan is being executed, if you don’t have a method or a tool to assess whether you’re meeting the requirements of the project, then you’re in trouble.

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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.

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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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.

Defeating the multitasking monster

Kiron Bondale

Governance committees can start to use criteria such as the cost of delay to determine which investments really must start now and which can be safely postponed. Multiple research studies have shown the negative impacts of multitasking.

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


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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Hub and spoke project architecture

Musings on Project Management

Say "network" to me and I always jump first to a mind's-eye image of a "mesh", but actually that's one of several general ways to think of networks, and in most situations not a good general model for governance.) On the HBR Blog Network, Andrew Shipilov has a eye-catching post on "hub and spoke" project networks, or alliances between project partners, as he describes them.

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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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Value stream mapping

Musings on Project Management

So, in value stream mapping, each activity, to include the workflow of authorization and other governance, and ancillary activities, processValue stream mapping seems to be a new label on old wine. But nevertheless, the wine ages well. In the old days, we simply called it process mapping. Value stream mapping derives from the Lean community, where of course the focus is on leaning out non-value add.

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Business Ethics 101 – What Is It & Why Does It Matter?

But as our world changes and becomes more mobile, we’re becoming more tightly governed by our ethical (or not-so-ethical) behaviors, Jennifer noted. Well, no matter what industry we work in today, we’re governed more tightly by business ethics.

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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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5 Things Your CEO Should Know About Cybersecurity

Brad Egeland

Lots of big box companies were hit last year with credit card number theft, millions of government worker identities were infiltrated, and many marriages and other relationships…and lives…were ruined by recent data breaches.

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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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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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Ethics: What’s the Code of Conduct for Project Managers?

Online PM Courses

Advice for Project Managers Project Governance Project Leadership Project Management Career code of conduct ethics Governance moral codeEthics may seem like a dry subject from an ancient branch of philosophy. But a code of conduct is absolutely vital to your life as a Project Manager. The post Ethics: What’s the Code of Conduct for Project Managers? appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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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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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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Risk Assessment for Information Security

Brad Egeland

He has propelled Reciprocity's success with this mission-based goal of engaging employees with the governance, risk, and compliance goals of their company in order to create more socially minded corporate citizens.

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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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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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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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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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Why PMOs Need to Invest in Project Manager Skill and Experience


It is about education in standards and methodologies, reporting governance, and project tools. Take this simple test – it will only take a few seconds but will tell you a lot. Do you believe that all projects are equal? Do you believe that all project managers are equal?

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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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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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