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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The Best Self-Help Books to Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet

But we do know that when it comes to business, leadership, personal productivity and work-life balance, a slew of seriously helpful self-help books has recently been published that can help you make 2019 your best year yet. In the process, he’s collected some actionable tips.

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How to Build and Use a Risk Register

Project Risk Coach

The risk management processes include: 1) plan risk management , 2) identify risks , 3) evaluate/assess risks , 4) plan risk responses , 5) implement risk responses, and 6) monitor risks. The initial risk information is entered when identifying risks in the planning process.

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How Gap Analysis Can Improve Your Project Management

A thorough knowledge of it and how to use it can greatly benefit any project management process. There are various perspectives that can analyzed, from business direction to business processes, from information technology to product management. Plan all you want.

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Project Management Processes - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This free eBook will help you to identify the appropriate project management process to apply at any point in your own project

Control partners should have skin in the game!

Kiron Bondale

Facilitating Organization Change Process Peeves Project Management improving project management PM compliance issues Process compliance stupidityI finally completed reading Nassim Taleb ‘s book Skin in the Game which I had written about in a recent article.

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F.W. Taylor: should we care?

Musings on Project Management

By 1915, agile human factors process QualityHow many project managers are still laboring with the aftermath of Fredrick Winslow Taylor, more popularly known as F.W. Taylor? Taylor Who? You might ask: Who was Taylor? Good question F.W. Taylor was one of the first to study business systematically -- an original "operations research" guy. He brought 'Taylorism" into the business culture in the years leading up to World War I.

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Strategic Planning in Business

Essentials of the Strategic Planning Process. The best way to do this is by creating a planning document in order to get the process right. Businesses thrive on certainty, and yet, the future is never certain.

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Do you REALLY need a Project Manager?

Arras People

The duties and tasks are all around supporting the project manager and project team, undertaking activities such as reporting, updating project records, support around the process, method and templates.

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Necessary Big Data Management Best Practices For Optimal Infrastructure

Brad Egeland

Big Data works on a level where terabytes can be processed in real time—and the speed at which such datasets are processed is increasing as technology blooms outward at Moore’s Law intervals.

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs

What’s in YOUR sprint backlog?

Kiron Bondale

Work items which improve the delivery process. The Scrum Guide states that a sprint backlog “ is the set of Product Backlog items selected for the Sprint, plus a plan for delivering the product increment and realizing the Sprint Goal.

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The 7 Best Blog Posts on Leadership in 2018

Management is more process-oriented, and about controlling people and things. Mastering the Decision-Making Process: A Practical Guide. That’s why we wrote about the decision-making process. In our post, we broke it down into a seven-step process.

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The illusion of agility (what most Agile transformations end up delivering)

Gunther Verheyen

Agility is a unique signature with imprints of the people involved, their relationships and interactions, used and abandoned tools, processes, practices, constructs, within and across the many eco-systems that make out an organization, and potentially stretching across the organization’s boundaries.

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How to Improve Your Strategic Planning, Analysis, and Alignment

Project Risk Coach

Today, let's look at a step-by-step process to improve your strategic planning, analysis, and alignment with a particular focus on risk management. Strategic risk management is a process for identifying, analyzing, and managing risks most critical to the achievement of your goals. During the project initiation process, a project charter should be completed. Lastly, if you only manage projects, consider this process as the context for your projects.

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A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

Dashboards assist decision makers facilitate new ideas and business opportunities, increase customer approval rates, and analyze current business process. Importance of agility and iterative processes.

What Can 2018 Tell Us About the Services Industry in 2019?


The ability to predict what 2019 will bring for services organizations can help prepare for the year ahead, but looking back on 2018 is equally important. What Will 2019 Bring to the Services Industry?

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My 4 Lessons Learned in Project Management in 2018

PM Basics

To boost the process, every project manager in the company should share lessons learned with others. For me, this process happens on several levels: 1. In 2019, I plan to enhance and leverage it further. Anyway, it would be better to control the process.

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Being or Becoming?: Millennials in Software

Leading Agile

No one really worried, with respect to previous generations, about the motivations, fears, hopes, dreams, worldview, or thought process of the young people who were merging into adult society in any given decade.

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Handling Project Manager Responsibilities and Roles through Project Management Software

Paymo App

Project and team monitoring is an ongoing process. To support you through this process, an online tool allows you to set a project budget and measure outcomes against it.

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Project Prioritization: Stop Working on the Wrong Projects!


And you develop clear criteria and processes to do this and assign a clear ranking to each project. Centralized scoring and prioritization processes for an entire project portfolio is a full-time job for more than one PMO manager.

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Rich Sheridan: Change Begins With You

The IIL Blog

the processes and practices of the Menlo Software Factory). Successes: We instituted a brand-new way of hiring that we dubbed “Extreme Interviewing” which energized a very tired process in most organizations. Originally published at

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Project tracking guide


This process was a major pain and the number one reason most projects failed. No, the same process that collects the data will update the schedule and shows differences from baseline. The same process outlined for project tracking works perfectly well for task tracking.

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A Look into the Relationship Between Demand Management and Project Management


The following content is taken from the whitepaper, “Portfolio-Driven Performance: The 7 Process Areas That Drive IT and Business Results,” written by Jerry Manas. Process Area 3: Managing Demand and Capacity. Process Area 4: Managing Projects and Resources.

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Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

Deming, the father of modern quality management, in which he demonstrated that the vast majority of quality problems are rooted in processes—ignored, flawed, or misunderstood by the worker, not in the workers themselves. We are reminded by the work of Dr. W.

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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.

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Focusing on Results, Not Agile Approaches

Leading Answers

2019 marks the 25 year anniversary of Scrum and DSDM. In fact, it can be viewed as a deliberately incomplete framework, so organizations have to add their own process to make it successful. By all means, raid SAFe for valuable content and ideas, but create your own approach with the bare minimum of process. Then continue to ditch that process as soon as it is no longer worth the effort. We need to focus on the output, the business value, not the process.

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To do list or task management?


The work breakdown process forces you to think critically and in detail about each task and better understand its requirements and how to finish it on time. . A good approval process is a must in any project management. Make sure the approval process is documented well! .

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5 Simple Tips For Successful Startup Project Management


the ideation process (and the whole project) will go a lot smoother. Tracking your process as you go can give you better feedback based on your established goals and milestones. Proper planning prevents poor performance.

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How to Live Your Best Life


With any business, you have to love the process, whether that’s learning, failing, or living in the unknown. Todd Talks with Chase Jarvis, CEO of CreativeLive. I am thrilled to have Chase Jarvis as a guest on our show!

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It’s Time to Start Planning for Resources


These issues are often not a matter of project managers being unable to estimate—it’s generally a problem of the underlying process. The following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 2,” written by Jerry Manas.

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Everything You Need to Know About Cost Management

Cost management is the process of planning and controlling the costs involved in running a business. Looks simple, right? However, looks can be deceiving! Costs are one of the principal factors in determining whether a company will succeed or fail. But don’t worry, we’re here to help! Here, we’ll discuss everything you need to know […]. The post Everything You Need to Know About Cost Management appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Management

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Why You Should Align Strategy, Financials, and Execution


The following content is taken from the whitepaper, “Portfolio-Driven Performance: The 7 Process Areas That Drive IT and Business Results,” written by Jerry Manas. Process Area 1: Strategic Planning and Funding. Process Area 2: Aligning Strategy and Operations.

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5 Science-Backed Tips to Manage Your Remote Team Effectively


Use technology to develop clear processes If your remote teams are struggling to access business-critical files, track their progress, evaluate their performance or communicate with you, you have failed to address the basics of remote team management.

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How to Create a Proven Project Management Framework


And it specifies the exact processes, steps, and actions needed to execute the project until delivery. Imagine it like an enormous flowchart where each process depends on the outcomes of the previous processes. What is their approval process?

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A Guide to User Story Mapping: Templates and Examples (How to Map User Stories)


In this guide, we’ll run you through the entire process of user story mapping, from how to write good user stories, to how to set up and run a user story mapping session, to turning it into a development framework. But luckily you can follow a pretty clear and logical process while doing it.

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10 Task Management Skills & Tips to Manage Workload Like a Boss

nTask Blog

It gives people time to process properly, and it gets them out of the office in terms of being bogged down in day-to-day admin. Our daily lives revolve around a certain number of tasks that we identify along the way to achieve our ambitions and SMART goals.

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Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

Estimating and building anything has been an age-old process.

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Using Portfolio-Driven Performance to Improve Project Delivery


The following content is taken from the whitepaper, “Portfolio-Driven Performance: The 7 Process Areas That Drive IT and Business Results,” written by Jerry Manas. Categorizing the components of an organization in this way enables a set of processes that can help keep them integrated.

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Ask a PM: How to Get a Stakeholder to Take Action on a Problem


Your project sponsor is invested in the result, not so much the process. Dear Elizabeth: My project has problems. On the team, we all know and can see them, but the project stakeholders don’t understand the issues.

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