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?

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Henny Portman

They have to hire much more expensive external program managers who lack the added value of the needed informal networks in the organisation to make transformational changes happen. I got across the AGILE NXT FUTURE FRIDAY 2019 conference organized by Xebia.

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How open are YOU to changing your launch plans?

Kiron Bondale

During the last week PMI announced that, based on the feedback they had received from stakeholders, they would be delaying the significant changes to the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam which had originally planned to be launched in mid-December 2019 to July 1, 2020.

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The Agile Manifesto, Explained

The most efficient and effective method of conveying information to and within a development team is face-to-face conversation. Agile processes promote sustainable development. Any good movement has a manifesto, which is a public declaration of policy and intention.

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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

That’s largely due to agile’s ability to adapt to change and incorporate customer feedback, both of which are essential in today’s world where technology is constantly evolving, and swathes of information are just a few clicks away—including public customer reviews.

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5 Kaizen Principles That Underpin the Methodology

But is there a unifying theory of improvement, and if so, can it be sustained? Then, because the software is online, as teams update their status that information is instantly reflected across the software. We all want to improve, or we should.

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An Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Supply chain management is used to describe a number of different approaches that are used to integrate the flow of materials, finances and information efficiently. Make sure information is visible to capture early in the process.

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Strategic Planning in Business

Where a strategic plan is building a sustainable competitive advantage in the future, a business plan is designed to take advantage of a current business opportunity. Gather as much information on your business as possible.

How to Handle Digital Transformation Pain Points

Epicflow Blog

Ross , the principal research scientist at the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research , said: “Even though digital is supposed to be all about speed, it takes a really long time… Success is about being able to execute [a] constantly changing strategy.”.

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How to Make Your Office Eco-Friendly

Consumers are demonstrating a significant preference for sustainable products and socially responsible corporations (SRC). Even further, the largest segment of the workforce, millennials, seek out sustainable employers.

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Key Growth Strategies for New Businesses

Look to Your Competition: They can give you a canary in the coalmine view of the market and whether it can sustain growth or not. So today what I want to do is share my three go-to resources for not only information, but strategies that work.

How to Use Data to Be a Better Manager

Okay, if we don’t fudge the numbers, data is fact-based figures and information. In order to get better results with those decisions and to sustain a fulfilled and happy team, data is essential. Numbers makes the business world go around.

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The Balanced PMO

The Lazy Project Manager

No doubt the role of policing projects is one part of the PMOs responsibility but not the only part, such an approach may work for a short period of time but it is not sustainable. P = Project Management Information System. More information can be found at

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Authentic agility avoids burnout

Kiron Bondale

The eighth principle of the Manifesto argues against this: “ Agile processes promote sustainable development. ” People laugh when I say in my classes that we need to strive for no weekend or overtime work, but downtime is critical to maintaining a sustained pace.

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10 Construction Conferences In 2019


Looking to add construction conferences to attend in 2019 to next year’s schedule? There are many different options of conferences, summits, and expos in 2019, so finding the right one for you is crucial! Construction Conferences in 2019. AEI Conference 2019.

Questioning Agile Dogma

Leading Agile

How can the same principle be a good idea in 2002 and a bad idea in 2019? I’d like to consider the following in this post: Sustainable Pace. Sustainable Pace. We always observe a ripple effect of secondary benefits, once sustainable pace has been achieved.

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Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners


They provide a better understanding and also help us to work sustainably over a long period. Shopper: The participant looks over all information, but is happy to go home with one useful new idea. This exercise informs about the participants’ attitudes in particular.

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Ask A PM: How to Convince My Team to Use Time Tracking


We need that information to show how our current resources are being utilized and also to help fill resource gaps where we have them. Broadly, good change management includes a lot of communication, in various forms and over a sustained period.

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Surveys Said: Agencies Need a New Approach to Compete


Often lost in the shuffle of running a business is capturing and sustaining the expert knowledge employees gain and contribute over time. When a seasoned employee leaves, the domain information they possess often leaves with them, creating a knowledge rift.

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Developing Your Benefits Realization Plan

International Institute of Learning

Most importantly, it describes how those benefits are going to be sustained over the long run. How the benefits will be transitioned and sustained by the organization. It contains a lot of useful information about the need and justification for the project.

The Toyota flow system

Henny Portman

The Toyota Flow System (TFS , developed by Nigel Thurlow, Professor John Turner, and Brian Rivera, 2019 ) can be described as a system of patterns, practices and techniques to enable organizations and institutions to achieve desired outcomes in a complex world.

Five Actions for Inspiring Your Project Team


Generate an Information Campaign. This requires you to craft an information campaign, aka marketing, of your project team’s journey. Every project manager will need to inspire a project team at some point in their career.

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Why Are Daily Scrum Meetings Important for Successful Project Management?


It’s considered a valuable source of getting real-time updates, information, and feedback from the development team. Plan meetings and let the development team organize work as per informed priorities.


Slack, Flow, and Continuous Improvement

Leading Agile

If teams are using their idle time as a buffer to absorb expedite requests, then they’re concealing information about a process problem from everyone else in the organization. One of the key ways to keep work moving forward is to avoid working on too many things at the same time.

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Why Choose Agile Project Management Software for Mobile App Development Projects?

ProProfs Project Management

Using the responsibility, flexibility, and leadership, an agile method makes it possible to develop a sustainable, high-quality mobile app. So, with this information, it becomes easy to monitor team performance, analyze the pain points, and improve them efficiently.

Practical Simplification in Agile

Leading Agile

If our systems provide what the “external” customer cares about, but they do so in a way that isn’t manageable, sustainable, or supportable, we will not be able to keep our customers happy for very long. We humans like to simplify complicated things.

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What is Agile Project Management? (and how to implement it)


Agile is most popular in the software industry, but it has found homes in the information technology, engineering, product development, and marketing industries to name a few. Keeping the team motivated by providing a good work environment and a sustainable workload.

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Agile Project Management Principles


8-Agile processes promote sustainable development. Your project development team should be able to stay focus and work under conditions which are sustainable. Project teams often run into problems when the development is not sustainable.

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Ask the Expert: Andy Jordan - Agile Portfolio Management Edition


On a recent KeyedIn webinar, Agile Portfolio Management - The Secret Sauce to Sustainable Business Growth , featuring guest presenter and industry expert, Andy Jordan , we received some burning questions from attendees regarding the topic of agile portfolio management. Follow KeyedIn on LinkedIn for more information related to this hot topic and many others in the project management industry.

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Effective Communications in Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Finally, by building strategic project leaders and project managers who can improve their standing and build sustainable relationships with key stakeholders and business sponsors, the team’s confidence in its own ability to achieve business targets will rise.

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The 4 Best Trello Alternatives for Kanban Project Management


Like Trello, you can place your tasks and other information as cards that can be dragged and dropped. Document management including sharing and storing documents online through drag/drop or simple upload, maintain document versioning and locking to sustain document originality.

The Business Analyst

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The Key to Successful Change is Making It Sustainable. Clarification – More information and consistent messages improve understanding of why change is needed and what the impact will be. To achieve sustainable change, you have to get to the point where change becomes the norm.

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Project Management Vs. Leadership – How nTask evolved From an Early Start up to a Robust Industry Competitor


But first, the traditional silo mentality problem comes as a result of project managers not sharing information across their subdivisions. As a result, team members were not well informed to execute because they weren’t exactly clear on the data element.

The 'Top Down' vs 'Bottom Up' Approach to the Program Management Office


Experience has shown us that few organizations ever achieve this level of compliance and virtually none of them can sustain this approach. Specify the information you require to manage your business and avoid the practice of managers volunteering ad hoc and unstructured information.

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Diversity and inclusion can increase team performance

Susanne Madsen

You do need someone who is results-oriented in your team, but you also need people who are fun, inspiring and creative, people who value harmony and sustainability and someone who looks after the detail and ensures that work is completed to a high standard.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 1 – Understanding & Incorporating Agile Project Management


You may wish to use this transcript for the purposes of self-paced learning, searching for specific information, and/or performing a quick review of webinar content. Things that were invented in the 90s and the early 2000s, we’ll see things that are emerging even today are really picking up on strong veins of information or veins of approaches to really address solutions.

Necessary Big Data Management Best Practices For Optimal Infrastructure

Brad Egeland

This can be done on a public or private cloud, and there are also hybrid solutions available where sensitive information is stored on the private cloud, while that which isn’t so integral to operations is on the public option.

A Quick Fire Guide to Project Portfolio Management Business Benefits


Project Portfolio Management provides a structured environment for deciding which projects, programs and initiatives to fund, to sustain and to eliminate.

The 'Top Down' vs 'Bottom Up' Approach to the Program Management Office


Experience has shown us that few organizations ever achieve this level of compliance and virtually none of them can sustain this approach. Specify the information you require to manage your business and avoid the practice of managers volunteering ad hoc and unstructured information.

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6 Key Questions to Answer during the Resource Capacity Planning Process


Is the project roadmap sustainable? Find out more information with "Navigating the Resource Capability Minefield" in webinar or whitepaper form In our recent webinar, Navaigating the Resource Capability Planning Minefield we explored the many nuances of resource management.