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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5 Key Benefits of Optimizing Your Resource Management Process

Keyedin

Learn how successful businesses are improving efficiency and productivity through retaining talent and optimizing their resource management process. Perhaps there should be more focus on tightening up internal resource management processes with a view to improving overall productivity levels.

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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 = Process.

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Process Optimization in Project Management (1): Steady Progress with Kaizen

Inloox

Process Optimization in Project Management In almost all areas of life the pressure to optimize is increasing. Even if your colleagues are asking for more process improvements, you shouldn't jump at any optimization approach unprepared.

What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

ProjectManager.com

Responding and incorporating customer feedback into products and processes requires self-organizing teams that are constantly tweaking what they do to be more efficient, where they can change regularly to meet new needs that pop up daily. Process follows change instead of a plan.

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Agile vs Waterfall: What’s the Difference?

ProjectManager.com

The waterfall methodology is a process where project activities are broken down into linear phases. Waterfall as a process is linear, while agile is iterative. According to Newton’s third law of physics, every action in nature has an equal and opposite reaction.

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How to Build a Sustainable Business

MavenLink

Sustainability is a more important issue for businesses around the world than ever. Sustainable resources help eliminate waste and support healthier environments while allowing organizations to continue to provide the services and products that their clients demand.

Celebrating Women in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Even after all that time, women in project management are still a hidden key to our global and economic sustainability. It’s a process, a mindset and a shift to keep our global economy sustainable, innovative and engaged.

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Process Optimization in Project Management (2): The 5S-Framework

Inloox

Most of all this methodology provides an initial introduction to process optimization for smaller companies. If you introduce this method sustainably in the company and if you use it continuously, you will also observe a change in the work attitude of all departments. In this way you work more effectively and create a good basis for further optimization processes. If necessary, you can visualize certain processes for better understanding.

5 Key Benefits of Optimizing Your Resource Management Process

Keyedin

Learn how successful businesses are improving efficiency and productivity through retaining talent and optimizing their resource management process. Perhaps there should be more focus on tightening up internal resource management processes with a view to improving overall productivity levels. By standardizing your resource management processes, you can improve visibility and control, which in turn can lead to significant benefits for any business.

How to Craft a Perfectly Streamlined Document Approval Process

Workamajig

A document approval process is crucial for streamlining your operations and bring order to your creative workflow. This is why developing a document approval process is crucial for every agency. What is a Document Approval Process (and Why You Need One)?

5 Kaizen Principles That Underpin the Methodology

ProjectManager.com

But is there a unifying theory of improvement, and if so, can it be sustained? But it’s not just applying to personnel, processes are also included. Everyone is part of the process. We all want to improve, or we should.

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How to Handle Digital Transformation Pain Points

Epicflow Blog

Many of these companies have managed to considerably increase their production efficiency, react to fluctuations faster, and become more sustainable. What’s more, the central interface panel can be used to control all tasks and diagnostic processes.

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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. Essentials of the Strategic Planning Process. Businesses thrive on certainty, and yet, the future is never certain.

Any Effective Process Must.

Herding Cats

Any effective process must provide the following when searching for the Root Cause of the problem the process is trying to fix OR the Beneficial Outcomes the process is trying to maintain. The process must. Clear delineate the know causal relationships that combine to cause to problem OR provide a benefit from the process. Clearly present the needed evidence used to support the existence of the identified causes or the resulting benefits from the process.

6 Key Questions to Answer during the Resource Capacity Planning Process

Keyedin

This is also true when different projects are implemented with their own processes and methodologies. Is the project roadmap sustainable? In our recent webinar, Navaigating the Resource Capability Planning Minefield we explored the many nuances of resource management.

An Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

ProjectManager.com

Supply chain management (SCM) is the discipline that manages supplies and processes through all of the stages of a project, product or business deliverable. It was important to be responsive to these concerns, which lead to the integration of key business processes in the supply chain.

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Dr. Harold Kerzner’s Project Management Predictions for 2020

International Institute of Learning

Functional managers were permitted to use whatever approaches they believed would work on their projects, and often without any of the processes, tools or techniques used in traditional project management practices. By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D.

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Mike Cottmeyer | Elevate Agile 2019 | The Systems of Agility

Leading Agile

Although many think all that’s needed is a System of Delivery, like Scrum or SAFe, in large organizations, it’ll take much more than a new process, or culture shift to Transform. The reality is, is that happens a lot, so we want to define the process. Becoming Agile isn’t simple.

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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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9 Inspirational Teamwork Examples

ProjectManager.com

That fertile soil that nourished and sustained them was far from their Liverpool home. Just like the Constitution, which has been amended over the years as times and attitudes change, so teamwork must be a fluid process, not etched in stone, but always open and willing to improve.

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6 Key Questions to Answer during the Resource Capacity Planning Process

Keyedin

This is also true when different projects are implemented with their own processes and methodologies. Is the project roadmap sustainable? In a recent webinar we explored the many nuances of resource management. Focusing on how organizations can better prepare for and deliver effective resource capability planning.

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.

The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies

Workamajig

A project management methodology is essentially a set of guiding principles and processes for managing a project. BONUS: Click here to get our totally free, curated list of 63 Project Management Templates with everything you need to streamline your processes today.

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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.

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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. We always observe a ripple effect of secondary benefits, once sustainable pace has been achieved.

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Benefits Realization Management for Projects

MPUG

PMI defines, Benefits Realization Management (BRM) as: “The day-to-day organization and management of the effort to achieve and sustain potential benefits arising from the investment in portfolios, programs, and projects.”. This plan creates, maximizes, and sustains the project benefits.

Why Are Daily Scrum Meetings Important for Successful Project Management?

MPUG

Make informed course adjustments to improve performance and product quality while refining project processes. Providing real-time and constant feedback on processes and product progress. The Scrum meeting is a proven process to deliver valuable outcomes faster than conventional methods.

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

LiquidPlanner

Broadly, good change management includes a lot of communication, in various forms and over a sustained period. Ultimately, you want to do more of what works in your team and stop doing activities that don’t encourage take up of the new process.

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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. Learn About the Services Economy in 2019. This article was originally published by MarTech Advisor on May 6, 2019.

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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. Any changes to systems and processes. How the benefits will be transitioned and sustained by the organization. The IPM Day 2019 Online Conference opens Thursday, November 7.

Five Actions for Inspiring Your Project Team

LiquidPlanner

For example, if your vision is to enhance the passenger experience by giving them time back by streamlining the check-in process , develop a KPI that tracks the time savings in relation to the final goal. Every project manager will need to inspire a project team at some point in their career.

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6 Qualities to Look for in Project Management Software

MavenLink

For instance, if software successfully tracks tasks and progress but requires PMOs to move back and forth between file sharing, markups and versions, client feedback, resource management tools, and more, then it’s only an added step in an already complicated process.

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

Taskque

Rational Unified Process. It overcame many shortcomings of waterfall model such as process rigidity and higher risk and delivered a much better solution. With feedback on every iteration and client involvement throughout the process, you can deliver a product that satisfies your clients, thanks to agile. There are certain principles, themes and processes you will have to follow when implementing PRINCE2 project management methodology. Rational Unified Process.

Slack, Flow, and Continuous Improvement

Leading Agile

In Lean terms, what you’re experiencing in those games (and possibly in your real work, too) is a high level of work-in-process or WIP. Controlling WIP is the primary “knob” we can turn to manage flow in a process. Each step in the process will speed up and slow down.

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How Much Time is Required For PMP Exam Preparation?

Taskque

Now, in 2019, things have gotten quite tricky. We again asked around for the average preparation time of PMP exam now in 2019 and got quite interesting answers. After 4 months too late to sustain effort and focus.”. I got better because of my certification process.

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

Taskque

Rational Unified Process. It overcame many shortcomings of waterfall model such as process rigidity and higher risk and delivered a much better solution. There are certain principles, themes and processes you will have to follow when implementing PRINCE2 project management methodology.

Agile & Project PPM: The Better Together Story

MPUG

It has been and is being used for manufacturing, engineering, construction, testing, and many other project processes that require iterations or iterative working sessions leading to a final result. Sustainable development, which is able to maintain a constant pace.

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Healthcare PMO: BCBS Roundtable Exchanges Thought Provoking Ideas

Planview

It’s an exciting time as we go through the portfolio process. 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.

2020 Challenges and Trends in Construction

Epicflow Blog

Sustainability in Construction: Green Building Trends. According to 2019 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction , the industry is responsible for 40% of all CO2 emissions, which is really even more than that in the transportation field.