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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? You can scroll down and get the highlights, and then read all the advice in the How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects ebook. Now 2019 is here, I think that’s’s a cop-out.

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Lean Portfolio Management Operations: An Agile Approach

Planview

This blog is part of a series on Lean portfolio management for the enterprise. If you haven’t already, we recommend reading: Part 1: What is Lean Portfolio Management? Part 2: Lean Portfolio Management: Lean Budgets and Investment Funding. In the first two installments of this series, we talked about the key elements of Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) and how funding practices must adapt to better support LPM initiatives. Lean-Agile Center of Excellence (LACE).

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Strategic Planning: The Types of Planning That Bring Your Strategy to Life

Planview

In this blog series, we are providing an overview of the seven planning types to help you deliver on strategy with a dynamic and continuous approach. In these next couple of installments, we’re going to look at the different types of planning as they relate to your desired outcomes referenced from the eBook “ Planning Deconstructed: 5 Types of Planning Crucial to Delivering on Strategy with Dynamic and Continuous Planning.” Lean and Agile PMO

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Types of Planning Crucial to Delivering on Strategy

Planview

In this blog series, we will be discussing five types of planning that are crucial to delivering on strategy with a dynamic and continuous approach. They require people, strategies, work, outcomes, and technology. Stick with us and in the end, you’ll understand what it takes to create plans that will enable you to continuously connect strategy to delivery. Lean and Agile PMO Product Innovation

Healthcare PMO: BCBS Roundtable Exchanges Thought Provoking Ideas

Planview

A healthcare PMO today must have a strong constitution. Challenges Connecting Strategy and Delivery: “How do we ensure we are investing in the right things?”. One of the challenges discussed was how the healthcare industry’s constantly shifting dynamics make connecting strategy to delivery more complex at all times. Healthcare PMO’s should ensure that the organization has the right portfolio mix to accomplish its goals and be able to pivot and re-prioritize as needed.

The Journey Towards Embracing Agile: A Holistic Approach for the PMO

Planview

The past four blogs in our series are based on the whitepaper, The Agile PMO: 5 Steps to Driving Agility at Scale and have centered around how the PMO can guide the enterprise towards greater agility. It requires the PMO to reinvent itself from a central command organization to one that enables and empowers with “just enough” governance and an eye on a more product-centric approach. It requires that the PMO start embracing agile. Lean and Agile PMO

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5 Ways to Become Agile: A Summary

Planview

Throughout this series, we’ve discussed the five ways to become agile, addressed the primary issues and roadblocks, as well as the critical steps required to transform the PMO, all based on the whitepaper, The Agile PMO: 5 Steps to Driving Agility at Scale. Part 1: Driving Agile at Scale: The Agile PMO. The speed and flexibility of Agile make it an attractive working mechanism for the entire organization, and the PMO is in the ideal position to lead the way.

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Shifting from Projects to a Product-Centric Approach

Planview

In my last blog, “ Agile Transformation: The PMO’s New Paradigm ” we covered the significance of embracing different types of work and the role that continuous planning plays in becoming an Agile PMO—but that’s only the beginning. In the whitepaper, The Agile PMO: 5 Steps to Driving Agility at Scale , the focus of the PMO can no longer be on executing on-time and on-budget, but instead on the delivery of value as the outcome. Lean and Agile PMO

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Roadmapping: An Essential Planning Practice to Deliver Outcomes

Planview

In part II of this series, Strategic Planning: The Types of Planning That Bring Your Strategy to Life , we reviewed the first three planning types from the eBook, “Planning Deconstructed: 5 Types of Planning Crucial to Delivering on Strategy with a Dynamic and Continuous Approach,” covering financial and budgeting project plans, strategic planning, and program planning. Lean and Agile PMO

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Continuous Planning Equals Business Agility

Planview

Do you understand the impact of trade-off decisions, accepting new, delayed, or dropping projects within your strategy? As your organization starts the planning process look for a planning tool that allows you to: Prioritize your strategies because they impact program prioritization. Lean and Agile PMOYour organization’s ability to react quickly and pivot to changes and disruptions is crucial to remaining relevant to your customers.

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Enterprise Agility in Financial Services: Learnings from the 2019 Planview Horizons Customer Conference

Planview

We facilitated a roundtable discussion of our customers at the 2019 Planview Horizons Customer Conference where enterprise agility in financial services organizations was discussed. Here are some of the benefits realized by a large banking institution that recently put a Lean-Agile lens on a traditional PPM approach: Regulatory and compliance requirements are still an important aspect of how they use PPM for portfolio management.

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Putting Continuous Planning Types to Work

Planview

Welcome to the finale of our four-part series that reviews the types of planning organizations have at their fingertips to convert strategy into results. Part II: Strategic Planning: The Types of Planning That Bring Your Strategy to Life. Part I: Types of Planning Crucial to Delivering on Strategy. They must consider people, strategies, work, outcomes, and technology. Lean and Agile PMO

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The World of Work is Changing—Here’s How You Can Embrace It

Planview

How quickly does your organization adapt and respond to changes, and at what speed does your team deliver on top-down strategies? Also, is your organization considering all work methods to achieve the strategy that actually delivers what your customers want? As organizations adapt to new work methodologies, new approaches to planning, funding, and analysis will develop, shifting to ‘just enough’ governance and a more lean approach to portfolio management.

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Is It Possible To Have Too Much Data?

Meisterplan

This might seem like a difficult task, but we’ve actually made it really simple with our Lean Project Portfolio Management (Lean PP M ) framework. . How Lean PPM Works Lean PPM intentionally supplies project portfolios with only the minimum amount of information necessary. At the center of the Lean PPM framework is the Portfolio Board which typically includes senior management and PMO members. The Stages of Lean PPM .

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Moller – Maersk, and FIFA to exchange their opinions and discoveries regarding digital trends including topics on stakeholder management, content strategy, marketing automation, AI in PM, mobile business, and many other up-to-date topics. Learn about digital transformation, engagement strategies for employees and management, and how to manage stakeholders in digital projects. Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. CEO, Knowledge Strategies, LLC).

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Moller – Maersk, and FIFA to exchange their opinions and discoveries regarding digital trends including topics on stakeholder management, content strategy, marketing automation, AI in PM, mobile business, and many other up-to-date topics. Learn about digital transformation, engagement strategies for employees and management, and how to manage stakeholders in digital projects. Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. CEO, Knowledge Strategies, LLC).

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Okay Google, “What Is Project Management?”

Meisterplan

If you are feeling overwhelmed by this PPM process (since you may have just learned about it five minutes ago) or if you tried a PPM process and it didn’t work, we want to introduce you to Lean PPM. The project portfolio experts at Meisterplan created the Lean PPM framework to give companies the benefits of PPM without all of the heavy lifting. . What Is Lean PPM ? Lean PPM is just that – PPM that is lean. In this case, the same applies to your PMO.

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Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success

MPUG

Yet, while many companies design great transformation strategies, how good is their delivery? Is it the innovation strategy group? Is it your PMO, individual project managers, or others? So we have 10% for innovation and strategy group, 25% answered B, R&D, new product dev, and business unit. 55% PMO, and 45% individual project managers. The PMO has a much higher percentage of actual traction, but the chief innovation office is new.

The Case for the Program/Project Management Office

Keyedin

The ultra-competitive business world we find ourselves in today favors the lean and responsive organizations that understand change is way of life. There needs to be a common understanding of the strategy as well as the changes that need to happen if the opposition forces a change of tactics. The term PMO (Program/Project Management Office) has been given to this coordination activity. It's a team effort.

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The Case for the Program/Project Management Office

Keyedin

The ultra-competitive business world we find ourselves in today favors the lean and responsive organizations that understand change is way of life. There needs to be a common understanding of the strategy as well as the changes that need to happen if the opposition forces a change of tactics. The term PMO (Program/Project Management Office) has been given to this coordination activity. It's a team effort.

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PM Experts on Why Projects Fail – Epicflow Research Part 1

Epicflow Blog

Having a viable risk management strategy is an integral part of project planning. Sri Velamakanni , a Delivery Manager at Astute Payroll, highlights the importance of powerful risk management: “Risk strategies – proper analysis of risks and their tolerances – define the limitations of a project and its result. Eigen Halpin , a PMO Manager at Cisco, emphasizes the importance of proper organization, which presupposes clear roles and responsibilities across teams.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Guess what my tip would be for 2019? XP, scrum, lean, etc.) During 2018 I will be launching an update to my online PMO course, The PMO Lifecycle: Building, Running, and Shutting Down , I have brand new webinars in the works with materials never been shared before all based off of my Project Management Communication Tools book, and my PMO Lifecycle book. Second, the use of lean and agile tools and methodologies beyond IT, software and manufacturing.

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