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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Future-proofing Your Business with Cyber-Security & Risk Management

Brad Egeland

Ideally, the only way you can build a sustainable future for your business would be through getting ready for what the future holds. Here is how to future proof your business against ever-evolving cyber threats: Establish an Effective Risk Management Plan ​ A risk management plan helps to improve the visibility you have into your threat landscape. However, a risk assessment plan is not a one-time project; you will need to keep on monitoring it from time to time.

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Celebrating Women in Project Management

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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An Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

The field is anything but static, with developments continuing to this day, including taking into consideration issues of sustainability, as well as other ethical concerns, and incorporating risk management. This increases the value and reduces risk.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Risk issues that can be identified early in the program, which will potentially impact the program later, termed Known Unknowns and can be alleviated with good risk management. Risk Management Papers. “A

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9 Inspirational Teamwork Examples

That fertile soil that nourished and sustained them was far from their Liverpool home. There was no central government and the risk of the new nation falling apart was even more of a concern than it is today! It seems that people have been spelling team with an “i” for a long time.

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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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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to manage the risk encountered on software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Let's start with a critical understanding of the purpose of managing risk on software development projects. 85 1 Feb 2019. “An

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Strategic Planning in Business

Growing a new business is full of risk, but knowing where the business is going and how it’s going to get there is a way to mitigate that risk. Related: Free Risk Tracking Template. Businesses thrive on certainty, and yet, the future is never certain.

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? Risk management applies from the longer-term strategic, medium-term programmes and projects and shorter-term operational perspectives.

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8 Steps for Practical Program Management Metrics


The use of program management metrics takes the guesswork out of project management, helping to make projects more predictable, sustainable, and productive. Risk/Change Analysis: What, if anything, disrupts or changes project completion? Consider: Risk/Reason Analysis.

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Strategy Implementation Needs Great Portfolio Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Portfolio Management and Risk Management. If portfolio management is to be effective it should always be linked to the two organisation-wide processes of budgeting cycle and enterprise risk management. How is this sustainable in the long term?

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.

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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5 Key Benefits of Optimizing Your Resource Management Process


Learn how successful businesses are improving efficiency and productivity through retaining talent and optimizing their resource management process. Successful businesses are finding ways to improve profitability levels, streamline costs and eliminating waste.

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

ProProfs Project Management

Reduced Risks. Minimize project risks with ProProfs Project. It ultimately reduces the risk of facing any issues at the time of quality testing of the whole project. Recommended Read: 100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019.

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A Quick Fire Guide to Project Portfolio Management Business Benefits


Project Portfolio Management provides a structured environment for deciding which projects, programs and initiatives to fund, to sustain and to eliminate. As part of this process the business is able to produce reports based on the various project objectives, costs, resources and risks.

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Diversity and inclusion can increase team performance

Susanne Madsen

As project managers we want our team members to be innovative, to solve problems and to identify risks before they turn into issues. In teams where there is diversity of thinking, levels of innovation can be up to 20% higher and 30% more risks can be spotted.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Business, Technical, Systems, Risk, and Project Management Briefings and Presentations. Risk Management (#RM). Business, Technical, Systems, Risk, and Project Management. But in fact, risk management is part of the other 4 principles as well. Risk Management .

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The 4 Best Trello Alternatives for Kanban Project Management


Risk management module for keeping an eye on potential risks. Arrange risks in lists and assign a risk owner in order to track risk management. Powerful search and filter tools to search for tasks, projects, meetings, issues and risks.

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Project Innovation and “Crossing the Chasm”

Tony Adams

Plenty has been written on innovation thinking – the classical distinction between incremental (evolutionary) and radical (revolutionary) innovation is well covered, with different variations including architectural vs modular , organic vs mechanistic and sustaining vs. disruptive.

How to use Agile Principles to Transform your Business?


They benefit and sustain the company in the long-run. Make your opponents take risks and learn from their mistakes. Businesses are moving forward – if you are not moving with that speed, you are losing quite a lot of business.

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A Quick Fire Guide to Project Portfolio Management Business Benefits


Project Portfolio Management provides a structured environment for deciding which projects, programs and initiatives to fund, to sustain and to eliminate. As part of this process the business is able to produce reports based on the various project objectives, costs, resources and risks.

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Project Management Vs. Leadership – How nTask evolved From an Early Start up to a Robust Industry Competitor


You will have sustainable allies based around mutual trust. The way you deal with risks; tolerance levels associated with them, and the overall operating environment and different policies that are set up to deal with those stigmas.

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5 Key Benefits of Optimizing Your Resource Management Process


The right resource management solution will help eliminate common problems associated with poor resource planning, such as a lack of visibility of who is doing what, a lack of understanding of the talent available within the organization, numerous resourcing conflicts, increased project risk, or an under or over utilization of staff. Learn how successful businesses are improving efficiency and productivity through retaining talent and optimizing their resource management process.

4 Awesome Teamwork Examples for Agile Teams


On Brown’s part, there was an exhibition of risk-taking and present-mindedness. The coach did not take the risk and took an important decision in the team’s best interests. Only based on this knowledge, the leader can steer his team towards success and sustainability.

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The Agile Fluency model

Henny Portman

Delivering teams deliver on the market cadence (agile sustainability). The team can release their latest work, at minimal risk and cost, whenever the business desires.

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How to Effectively Run Construction Management Projects


The build team meets with the client to go over the best ways to operate and sustain the new facility. Risk-management plan. Any project involving humans will assume some sort of risk, particularly when heavy machinery and tools are involved. Construction is thriving. According to expert researchers, the industry is forecasted to reach over $1.4 trillion by 2021.

Project Innovation – a Value Chain Approach

Tony Adams

In his 1998 book Competitive Advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance , Michael Porter’s value chain provides the foundation approach to breaking a company down into a series of critical and interrelated activities, allowing us to examine each in turn and pinpoint the most valuable innovation opportunities. We talk a lot about using innovation to create exciting and funky products, and to deliver a competitive advantage.

11 Ways to Improve Collaboration Between Departments


Not only will there be frustrating back-and-forth but also the risk of miscommunication that’d derail an entire project. Small wins help sustain momentum and motivation while breaking down barriers and silo walls. This post has been updated and expanded by the Workzone team for 2019.

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12 Ways to Motivate Employees When You Can’t Pay Them More


If supervisors practice positive emotional connections with employees, honor their promises and commitments, and show a willingness to mentor others, it will foster and sustain an atmosphere of trust and respect that employees may value more than money.

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5 Simple Tips For Successful Startup Project Management


It sustains employee enthusiasm and brings your startup principles to life. So, define your project and know your scope in terms of project goals, objectives, benefits, possible risks, and more. Proper planning prevents poor performance.

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Say Goodbye to Gantt Charts in Excel With These Project Management Templates


As projects become more complex, quality is at risk. The time it takes to manually update and manipulate it prevents it from being as sustainable or helpful as a real-time Gantt chart in a project management tool.

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


Consistency – Essential to assuring quality and sustaining the expectations of the stakeholders. Don’t risk someone erasing your entire project plan off the whiteboard.


Digital Transformation & Artificial Intelligence: Is your Organization ready?


And by 2019, 40% of all DX initiatives will be related to AI. In 2019, 40% of all Digital Transformation (DX) initiatives and 100% of all effective IoT efforts will be supported by AI capabilities.

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Innovation in project management: Inspiration from Dubai

Susanne Madsen

To help achieve their vision the Dubai Future Accelerators Program is investing $275 million over a five-year period in companies spearheading innovative projects in healthcare, transportation, renewable energy, sustainability, education, security and urban planning.

The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017


These three articles share some of the best practices and how-to articles to help your business reduce risks and avoid costly mistakes. Risk Management. The article shares a cautionary tale to IT departments about the risks of complacency.

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Project Management Questions I Get Asked Most

Online PM Courses

The Best Project Management Blogs for 2019. Sustainable success comes, to a large extent, from your project culture. How to Build a Robust Project Risk Culture [8 Steps]. I've been involved in training Project Managers for over 20 years.

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