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 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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The Agile Manifesto, Explained

ProjectManager.com

This is a way of thinking, more than a methodology, some would say, as it’s not so structured as to become rigid and calcified in process. Individuals and interactions over process and tools: Agile places more importance on people over process and even tools.

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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.

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.

An Exclusive Look at Mavenlink’s 2019 State of the Services Economy Report

MavenLink

The question is, how do companies take advantage of this sustained industry-wide growth? This is the year companies take advantage of major opportunities and refine business processes that have become increasingly complex. Learn About the Services Economy in 2019.

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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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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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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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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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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.

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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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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.

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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.

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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8 Steps for Practical Program Management Metrics

MavenLink

The use of program management metrics takes the guesswork out of project management, helping to make projects more predictable, sustainable, and productive. Note All Changes to Metrics or Data Collection Process.

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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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Efosa Ojomo on Market-Creating Innovation

International Institute of Learning

As a keynote speaker at IIL’s Leadership & Innovation 2019 Online Conference , he shared impactful theories and models that left us thinking about innovation in an entirely different way. IIL Global (@IILGlobal) March 7, 2019.

Don't be bored will you

Lynne Cazaly

It’s not sustainable and it’s not smart. collaboration creative process creativity productivity thinkingSome days are filled with so many activities, commitments and appointments back-to-back there’s no time for anything else. No deliberate anything, not even lunch on some days. Boo!). As a child, I frequently said to my mum, ‘I’m bored!’ ’ and she’d list off a few things I could do to counter the boredom.

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

Teamweek

Getting organized at work is a learning process that includes the development of good habits and commitment. Are you unsure of where to begin with this seemingly intimidating process? Do you know anyone at your office who always seems to be organized and have their life in order?

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Strategy Implementation Needs Great Portfolio Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In recent years, portfolio management has evolved from an administrative process, in which projects are selected and prioritised, to one of the key ways in which organisations can focus on strategy implementation. How is this sustainable in the long term?

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.

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Why Choose Agile Project Management Software for Mobile App Development Projects?

ProProfs Project Management

In the agile product development approach, the complete process is segregated into numbers of different development cycles. Thus, the mobile app developers can scrutinize a project in real-time and at each stage of the development process and make changes as required.

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What is the Difference Between Agile vs Waterfall?

TrustRadius Project Management

*This article has been updated on February 21, 2019 based on new research conducted by the TrustRadius team*. Based on a February 2019 poll on TrustRadius.com, fewer than one in five professionals said their organization uses the waterfall methodology.

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Prioritizing Tasks: Strategies Every Manager Needs to Know

Teamweek

Although all projects need defined priorities, the organizing process is easier said than done. Eisenhower sustained his decades-long productivity streak by using a strategy that came to be known as the Eisenhower Matrix. “Where do I begin?”.

Practical Simplification in Agile

Leading Agile

Ultimately, that can lead to poor results for the “external” customer, as the underlying systems and processes we use to provide value become ineffective. It’s a process of continual improvement. We humans like to simplify complicated things.

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Re-imagine your Scrum to firm up your agility

Gunther Verheyen

Individuals are grouped into ‘teams’ The teams are ‘coached’ into complying with standard sets of practices and processes, unified Sprint lengths and electronic process tools. Many of today’s enterprises are hardly fit to play a leading role in today’s world.

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Agile NXT Future Friday retrospect

Henny Portman

Friday May 10, 2019, I was one of the 40 participants of the first Agile NXT Future Day conference organized by Xebia. This will speed up the process of teaming too and ultimately you will have more engaged teams. The next Agile NXT Future Friday will be held Friday September 13, 2019.

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Design Thinking, Innovation Workshop

Tony Adams

We used a multi-disciplinary approach, drawing on human centered design thinking and process improvement as two lenses through which to look for innovation opportunities within organisations.

How to Master Rockefeller Habits to Scale Your Business

Teamweek

Treat every detail as seriously as your accounting team does their financial data to ensure proper measures are taken to make changes and improve your processes. While the team vision for Elon Musk’s company, Tesla, is “to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.”.

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