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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AGILE NXT FUTURE FRIDAY 2019

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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An Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

ProjectManager.com

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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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

ProjectManager.com

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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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 Use Data to Be a Better Manager

ProjectManager.com

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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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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Strategic Planning in Business

ProjectManager.com

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.

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.

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Surveys Said: Agencies Need a New Approach to Compete

MavenLink

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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10 Construction Conferences In 2019

Appfluence

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.

Five Actions for Inspiring Your Project Team

LiquidPlanner

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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8 Steps for Practical Program Management Metrics

MavenLink

In business strategy, information is king (or queen)—and project management is no exception. The use of program management metrics takes the guesswork out of project management, helping to make projects more predictable, sustainable, and productive.

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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.

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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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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How to Master Rockefeller Habits to Scale Your Business

Teamweek

Open Team Communication and Distribution of Information. In order for information to travel through the company to the proper individuals, there must already be strong and open communication among everyone on the team.

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

Keyedin

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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Quick & Easy Ways to Get Organized At Work (And Stay That Way)

Teamweek

Sustain a mindset of only touching something once when you need it by putting it away immediately after use. Evernote for Organizing Information and Notes. Do you know anyone at your office who always seems to be organized and have their life in order?

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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.

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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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The Path to Aligned Project KPIs

Keyedin

The negative effects of this misalignment could include: Stalled Growth : When organizations misfire due to misalignment, initiatives required to support and sustain profitable growth get into trouble.

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

Keyedin

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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Prioritizing Tasks: Strategies Every Manager Needs to Know

Teamweek

What I appreciate the most about timelines is that they’re visual, which makes the information they represent easier to absorb and manage. If something changes, you can edit the task by clicking on it again and amending the information in the pop-up box. “Where do I begin?”.

6 Key Questions to Answer during the Resource Capacity Planning Process

Keyedin

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.

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A Quick Fire Guide to Project Portfolio Management Business Benefits

Keyedin

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

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

nTask

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.

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The 4 Best Trello Alternatives for Kanban Project Management

nTask

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.

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A Quick Fire Guide to Project Portfolio Management Business Benefits

Keyedin

Project Portfolio Management provides a structured environment for deciding which projects, programs and initiatives to fund, to sustain and to eliminate. From optimizing your investment in important change programs, through to ensuring you are running the right projects and programs at the right time - Project Portfolio Management will bring sanity to project and resource chaos.

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Being or Becoming?: Millennials in Software

Leading Agile

Work weeks of 70 to 90 hours were common, on a sustained basis. Very few entry-level programming jobs in large corporations require people to know very much about computer science, information systems, or business.

The Path to Aligned Project KPIs

Keyedin

The negative effects of this misalignment could include: Stalled Growth : When organizations misfire due to misalignment, initiatives required to support and sustain profitable growth get into trouble. Confirm/Update View - It’s important to understand in the end what kind of visibility you want to have and how you’d like to see that information - a chart, graph, table. For more information about aligning project KPIs - check out this Metrics that Matter webinar

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Cultural Fit versus Cultural Fit

Pawel Brodzinski

We want to sustain an environment where people share their diverse opinions, and not simply have them. The important part is that such a set of shared values provides an informal, and typically implicit, contract that makes it safe to contribute.

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Best Tools For Managing A Virtual Team

Proofhub

Slack Slack is what makes working together and sharing information seamless and secure. 7 Effective Tools For Managing A Virtual Team The era of digital entrepreneurs is on the rise and with that comes the need of having virtual teams.

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11 Ways to Improve Collaboration Between Departments

Workzone

Encourage information sharing framed around shared objectives. As project managers, we can foster such collaboration by scheduling formal team check-ins, interdepartmental reviews as well as encouraging informal “touch base” among team members. Provide an informal venue.

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Should You Manage Your Time or Your Energy?

Scoro

There is an abundance of different information on the most effective ways to manage our time. Gathering information on how best to manage your time or energy, it became evident that there is considerable overlap between these two. Breaks are found to result in higher and more sustainable performance. Everyone has some ideas on how to better manage their time and energy. However, there seems to be this common understanding that we have to choose between the two.

Project Innovation – a Value Chain Approach

Tony Adams

In his 1998 book Competitive Advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance , Michael Porter’s value chain provides the foundation approach to breaking a company down into a series of critical and interrelated activities, allowing us to examine each in turn and pinpoint the most valuable innovation opportunities. We talk a lot about using innovation to create exciting and funky products, and to deliver a competitive advantage.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Information about key project cost, (technical) performance, and schedule attributes is often uncertain or unknown until late in the program. 85 1 Feb 2019. “An Information Technology Risk Management,” Michael J. Marchewka, International Information Management Association , 2010.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Information about key project cost, (technical) performance and schedule attributes is often uncertain or unknown until late in the program. 85 1 Feb 2019. “An Information Technology Risk Management,” Michael J. Marchewka, International Information Management Association , 2010.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Six Business System Rule - defines the assessment of the integrated business systems for Federal procurement and their integrity in providing information to the Government contracting office. . A product road and a release plan contain the information about done. .

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