Strategic Planning in Business

ProjectManager.com

That’s why smart businesses plan for the future as best they can through strategic planning. By planning strategically for the future, a business can anticipate potential unknowns and embark on a journey where they’re most likely to achieve their goals. What Is a Strategic Plan?

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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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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Mike Cottmeyer @ Agile & Beyond 2019

Leading Agile

What’s needed is a plan. A plan to do more than simply teach people Agile. If you want your Transformation to be sustainable, you’re going to need to find a way to systematically overcome the structural, procedural, and cultural barriers that stand in the way of Transformation.

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Getting the Most Out of Your Project Planning Sessions

Project Smart

When you come across an idea that you want to implement - whether that's a new way to sustain growth, manage your inventory, or hire new staff - chances are you'll be in a rush to get it launched. Project Planning

Developing Your Benefits Realization Plan

International Institute of Learning

The Benefits Realization Plan (BRP) is an instrumental part of benefits realization management. The Business Realization Plan (BRP): Documents all the activities the team is going to complete to achieve the planned benefits. Do I really have to prepare yet another plan?

Mike Cottmeyer at Innovate Virginia 2019

Leading Agile

What’s needed is a plan. A plan to do more than simply teach people Agile. Whitepaper Lead a Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformation Download Now. In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context.

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Mike Cottmeyer at TriAgile 2019

Leading Agile

What’s needed is a plan. A plan to do more than simply teach people Agile. Whitepaper Lead a Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformation Download Now. In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context.

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Mike Cottmeyer at Innovate Virginia 2019

Leading Agile

What’s needed is a plan. A plan to do more than simply teach people Agile. Whitepaper Lead a Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformation Download Now. In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context.

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The Agile Manifesto, Explained

ProjectManager.com

Each piece of documentation, from technical requirements to testing plans and other specifications, requires approval. Responding to changes over following a plan: While change happens, it’s to be avoided as much as possible when working a traditional project management methodology.

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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

ProjectManager.com

When it comes to project planning , this fluctuating environment can make things tricky: hard deadlines and a predetermined set of deliverables are nearly nonexistent. There is a plan , but that plan is adjusted to reflect the realities of doing the work.

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5 Kaizen Principles That Underpin the Methodology

ProjectManager.com

But is there a unifying theory of improvement, and if so, can it be sustained? The principles are the guiding lights, the action plan is where kaizen hits the road running. A consistent application of the kaizen action plan leads to continuous improvements.

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How to Handle Digital Transformation Pain Points

Epicflow Blog

On average, industrial companies plan on investing 6% of their annual revenue on digitalization over the next five years. Many of these companies have managed to considerably increase their production efficiency, react to fluctuations faster, and become more sustainable.

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An Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

ProjectManager.com

There are many stops along this route, but first comes the design and plan, which when executed must be monitored as would any other project to measure its progress and control any issues that arise before they become problems that impact the cost of the operation.

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How to Make Your Office Eco-Friendly

ProjectManager.com

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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9 Inspirational Teamwork Examples

ProjectManager.com

That fertile soil that nourished and sustained them was far from their Liverpool home. It seems that people have been spelling team with an “i” for a long time. We live in a culture that promotes the roughed individual, the self-made person, the entrepreneur.

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10 Mindset Shifts for 2019

Stepping Into Project Management

This means it comes with both the positives and the negatives that we carry with us in 2019. Creating the Right Environment- When we create goals and start working towards them, the main objective is to be able to sustain that.

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Business Change & Best Practice Needn’t Be Puzzling

Arras People

How Can Best Management Practice Help To Build And Sustain The Bigger Picture of your Jigsaw? If you are interested in finding out more about project success and the fundamentals of planning then why not contact us.

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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.

6 Key Questions to Answer during the Resource Capacity Planning Process

Keyedin

In our recent webinar, Navaigating the Resource Capability Planning Minefield we explored the many nuances of resource management. Focusing on how organizations can better prepare for and deliver effective resource capability planning. Is the project roadmap sustainable?

There can be only one (and it is not YOUR project)!

Kiron Bondale

Here are just a few of the challenges with managing such projects: Getting and sustaining senior leadership commitment and support is going to be much more difficult. Managing a high priority project can be a wonderful experience.

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Why Everyone in the Workplace Needs Project Management Skills

LiquidPlanner

” In recent years organizations have been replacing their traditional siloed structures with flatter, more flexible forms, and seeing project-based management as the method of choice for implementing business objectives, and for creating and sustaining competitive advantage.

6 Key Questions to Answer during the Resource Capacity Planning Process

Keyedin

Focusing on how organizations can better prepare for and deliver effective resource capability planning. No matter what level of resource management maturity your organization is currently at, you will surely face many issues when building an effective resource capacity planning cycle, for example: Shifting priorities. Is the project roadmap sustainable? In a recent webinar we explored the many nuances of resource management.

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Scrum vs. Kanban Board: Which One Is Better for Building a Project Plan?

Wrike

However, there are a few methodologies that come to mind when you’re looking to create a project plan. But first, it helps to know that any good project plan provides 3 things: Transparency – Everyone involved knows the status of each moving piece and can jump in when needed.

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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? I’d like to consider the following in this post: Sustainable Pace. Sustainable Pace. It includes advice about planning for employee burn-out and burning them out quite deliberately.

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Benefits Realization Management for Projects

MPUG

Other than the above categories of benefits, we can also have other categories such as qualifiable/quantifiable, short term/long term, direct/indirect, and planned/emergent benefits. The benefits register assists in the creation of the benefits realization management plan.

Healthcare PMO: BCBS Roundtable Exchanges Thought Provoking Ideas

Planview

We argue less and spend more time discussing what we plan to work on.”. We are integrating the strategy process with our portfolio process and using Planview’s investment and capacity planning with the portfolio.” See Cambia’s presentation at the Ignite 2019 conference here.

Announcing the book “97 Things every Scrum practitioner should know”

Gunther Verheyen

During the fall of 2019, I got totally consumed (and sometimes drained and overwhelmed) by an exciting new Scrum book project. By the end of August 2019, we decided to get started. December 2019.

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The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies

Workamajig

No fixed plan: The Agile approach emphasizes responding to changes as they occur. This lack of any fixed plan makes resource management and scheduling harder. If collaboration and communication are your key strengths (and planning isn't).

Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners

MPUG

They provide a better understanding and also help us to work sustainably over a long period. There is a Sprint Retrospective at the end of every Sprint, and it’s an opportunity for the team to inspect itself and create a plan for further improvements.

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

LiquidPlanner

Plan how you are going to introduce the change to working practice including a good ‘story’ about why the change is necessary. Plan your relaunch. Make sure your plan covers a holistic approach to addressing objections so that you cover all the points for all the people.

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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. A majority of our survey respondents reported that they plan to increase distributed work in the year to come.

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Agile & Project PPM: The Better Together Story

MPUG

Sustainable development, which is able to maintain a constant pace. Agile PPM & Project. Several years ago, Microsoft outlined their commitment to providing better experiences and richer capabilities to users of MS Project. One of the key investment areas was Agile.

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Why Are Daily Scrum Meetings Important for Successful Project Management?

MPUG

Plan meetings and let the development team organize work as per informed priorities. Retrospectives allow teams to determine what is working well (and what is not working) to arrive at an action plan that makes sense. So, plan for that daily Scrum meeting!

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Hybrid PPM with Bidirectional Jira Integration

Brad Egeland

From introducing project management using lean PM, over developing new products or establishing an enterprise project office onto connecting Jira to your strategic project portfolio using hybrid PPM - ONEPOINT is helping people to deliver sustainable project success.

Carrying Out a Feasibility Study: How to Make a Smart Decision

Project Smart

According to Cambridge Dictionaries Online, "it's an examination of a situation to decide if a suggested method, plan, or piece of work is possible or reasonable." Let's start by defining what we mean by a 'feasibility study'.

Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

It follows the project lifecycle even after delivery and focuses on maximizing sustainability. If you can stick to a plan and your project needs are static, then you should choose this methodology. Planning. Planning the Next Iteration. Project management has evolved quickly from a set of principles to a comprehensive domain of knowledge.

Slack, Flow, and Continuous Improvement

Leading Agile

All of the Lean-style slack is meant to promote continuous flow of planned work. Planned work may include items that require different kinds of activity or different “rules” for pull; we usually refer to these as “classes of service.”

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Three Must-Reads to Build Better Teams

LiquidPlanner

The book provides action plans, tools, and resources for leaders to improve trust in their organization. The heliotropic effect is the tendency for all living things to be drawn to energy that sustains life.

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Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

It follows the project lifecycle even after delivery and focuses on maximizing sustainability. If you can stick to a plan and your project needs are static, then you should choose this methodology. Planning. Planning the Next Iteration.