The influence of efficient projects, skilled project managers and quality reporting on Digital Transformation

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The specifics of how you deliver really doesn’t matter (to your executives)

Kiron Bondale

And they must know how they can best use their power and influence to get their projects to succeed. Agile Facilitating Organization Change Governance Project Management improving project management project decision making Stakeholder analysis

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Context counts but whose?

Kiron Bondale

The industry we are in will influence and constrain our approach. The context of both the performing and receiving organizations will influence project approaches.

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New world of work; What will 2022 bring?

Arras People

On top of that, it is not impacting all practitioners in the same way, leaving some in a position to where they are unable to directly influence the impact for them. Covid insecurities and the Governments support plans have also led to a decrease in “churn” in the employment markets.

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AI in Project Management: An Interview with Lloyd Skinner

Rebel’s Guide to PM

When those tasks are automated, Lloyd believes the project manager can focus on human-based tasks like business change, “knocking heads together to get decisions”, governance, and stakeholder engagement. Lloyd Skinner. Where is artificial intelligence taking project management?

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Why are people leaving project management?

Rebel’s Guide to PM

The buck stops with me but there are very few ways I can influence the direction of travel. However much you tailor and go light on governance, there is still some prioritizing, organizing and compromise with which projects are done and how they get done.

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Meeting Management Techniques for Project Managers

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Instead, the ECO talks about communication, knowledge transfer, engaging the team, governance and a whole lot more that you would often use meetings to accomplish. I don’t mean influence about which way the decision goes, but being able to influence that your decision gets made.

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The Stakeholder Salience Model and How to Use It

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This is a measure of how much influence they have over actions and outcomes. Larger projects are likely to have higher numbers of people with power involved because they tend to attract greater corporate governance and oversight – so the top management likes to know what is going on.

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3 Performance Domains in Project Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

It’s the difference between doing a reasonable job and being seen as a strategic influencer at work. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge – ( PMBOK® Guide ) 7 th Edition represents a major shift in the way ‘how to do project management’ is presented by PMI.

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Proceeding without contingency is irresponsible

Kiron Bondale

Is it sufficient to merely have the risks introduced by this action captured in a risk register, communicated to stakeholders and even signed off by the right governance bodies?

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14 Common Project Risks (+ more)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

As such, you may have a bit more influence on these if appropriate actions are taken early. External risks can occur due to a variety of factors, often caused by influences more outside of our immediate control. Governance risk. Risks matter.

Project Decision-Making: A Process Guide For How To Do It Better

Rebel’s Guide to PM

All of them are part of the project governance framework. Ideally, you’ll have documented the decision-making process in the project management plan because it’s relevant to project governance and quality, so hopefully you can look back at that for some guidance on how to keep things moving.

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The 12 Principles of Project Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

As a PM, you might not have much influence over processes led by the PMO, but you can certainly input and offer feedback to try to shape how work gets done. A better approach is making sure that we don’t need rescuing because we’re doing proper risk management, governance and leadership.

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Why Agile Transformation Fails | AgileIndy 2021

Leading Agile

This is Mike Cottmeyer's talk from AgileIndy 2021 on The Executive's Guide to Why Agile Transformation Fails. Announcer] This is Mike Cottmeyer’s talk from AgileIndy, 2021 on “Why Agile Transformation Fails.” We have to figure out how to install governance.

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Master’s in Project Management vs MBA: 10 Expert Tips to Help You Decide

Rebel’s Guide to PM

That doesn’t have to massively influence your decision, but you might want to consider the reputation of the university and how that is going to affect your job prospects (if you think it will).

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Risk Management Strategies for Financial Institutions

Brad Egeland

Because of this, it is greatly influenced by technology and evolution. Several IT tools and applications have shaped industries and influenced risk management. These advancements in technology will influence your strategies and make them more effective.

Cultivating Adaptability and Resilience

International Institute for Learning

Your ability to recover from adversity is directly influenced by your attitude. Dionisio provides consulting and training services for LinkedIn Learning, academia, government and private industry. By Cyndi Synder Dionisio, Lead for the PMBOK ® Guide & President | Cynergy2.

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From Laying the Foundation to Completion: The Basics and Challenges of Project Management in Construction


The success of a construction project is sometimes recognizable even to amateurs and influences the lives of everybody. Especially in the case of government-financed large-scale projects, the pressure from outside is enormous.

The Agile Transformation Coach: Understanding the Roles and Responsibilities

Leading Agile

This role is, in effect, a high-influence peer to the executives who act as a trusted advisor. The TL should be persuasive, politically aware, highly driven, and possess the gravitas to influence other executives. Is an Agile Transformation Coach any different than being an Agile Coach?

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Managing Projects in Education: Specific Challenges and Ways of Addressing Them

Epicflow Blog

In a number of countries, the sphere of public education is associated with underfunding: domestic governments, being the main source of funding, don’t provide sufficient financial resources for educational needs.

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How to have bigger impact by deepening your project communication

Susanne Madsen

Many project managers make the mistake that they solely talk about content at level one when seeking to influence others, predominantly using logic and rational arguments. Consider for a moment some of the stakeholders, or clients, that you need to influence and win the support of.

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Why Investing in Dojos Won’t Transform Your Organization

Leading Agile

Dojos are successful because they create localized clearings and conditions that limit the broader organization’s influence and focus on maximizing learning. Could it be because those people and companies promoting, running, and delivering the Dojos gain more influence and funding?

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My designation is not Project Manager – AM I eligible for PMP® Certification?


Practicing servant leadership, inspire, motivate, and influence stakeholders and team members. Build trust and influence through collaborating, mentoring, and engaging stakeholders to achieve project goals.

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How To Become a Successful SAFe Agile Coach?


LeSS also differs in its stance that product owners should have complete content authority and strategic influence, where SAFe encourages a more democratic approach. What is SAFe agile.

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Project Initiation Checklist: The Perfect Way To Start Your Projects


They may be senior executives in your organization, external customers, employees, and even the government or the general public. There are so many factors, both internal and external, that influence project success.

Leading Through Change: 5 Ways to Help Your Team Cope With A Crisis (Or Any Other Major Transition)


Before the German government put lockdown measures in place, we decided as a team to work from home as a precautionary measure. Pairing quick action with 100% transparency about the decision process and the factors that influenced it helps you get buy-in and support from everyone else.

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Project Requirements Management – Part 1: Introduction to Requirements Management Transcription


Stakeholders have different personalities, different types of influence. So, once you’ve identified your stakeholders, then you need to analyze them, how much influence do they have over your project or idea? As you see here, they govern the systems development.

How To Become a Successful SAFe Agile Coach?


LeSS also differs in its stance that product owners should have complete content authority and strategic influence, where SAFe encourages a more democratic approach. What is SAFe agile.

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Data-Informed Retrospectives

Join more than 150 peers from May 27-29, 2021 , for the Virtual Agile Camp Berlin 2021, a live virtual Barcamp using open space technology principles and practices. What occurrences influenced the Scrum Team’s progress towards achieving the Sprint Goal?

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Webinar Recap: Project Performance Measurement – Part 1: Overview Of Project Performance Measurements


We are a consulting company in the DC Baltimore area that specializes in project and portfolio management for about 80% of our customers in the government space, the other 20 in the commercial space. And the last one is, if you can’t influence it, then don’t measure it.

 Executive’s Guide To Large-Scale Agile Transformation & Sustaining An Adaptive Enterprise w/ Mike Cottmeyer

Leading Agile

What does it look like when we’re trying to figure out how to do agile governance? Not only at the team level, but at the program level at the portfolio level, at the strategy level, like at the macro level of governance and that was kind of the problem that we really set off to solve.

Webinar Recap: SIPOC Workshop Facilitation – Part 1: Overview of SIPOC and Systems


We’ve got to put these headers and footers on all of our documents because of say, like a data governance policy or something like that. Or whoever’s governing this. Optimizes the use of organizational resources, helps to balance the influence of constraints on the project.

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System Vs. Psyche with Dennis Stevens and Alistair Cockburn Part 2

Leading Agile

And then what becomes really interesting ’cause there is… In my mind, as I was thinking about psyche in the last two weeks, I was thinking about how do you influence behaviors. It’s part of my governance model.

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Hiring a Professional Product Owner

Key Influencers: Fredrik Wendt | , Ralph Jocham | , Andy Hiles | Developing and influencing product governance and controls to enable professional Scrum.

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The Oversized Product Backlog Will Cost You Dearly — Making Your Scrum Work #11

Join more us on July 6, 2021, for the Hands-on Agile #32: How to Win with Agile Resistant Teams—Scott Weiner. The Product Owner may influence the Developers by helping them understand and select trade-offs.

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How To Measure The Success Of A Scrum Master?

It means changing the governance, procedures, processes, and culture of an organization. Topics that are all connected, intertwined, and influenced by one another. Recently, we hosted an “ask-me-anything” session with Jimmy Janlén. Jimmy is an Agile coach & trainer based in Stockholm.

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My Top Ten Worst Scrum Anti-Patterns

Be warned, though: Typical objections to deleting unnecessary Product Backlog items range from “we cannot delete them—it is our documentation as required by governance” to “we invested so much work in creating them.” (The TL; DR: My Top Ten Worst Scrum Anti-Patterns.

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Your Ultimate Guide to Leadership in Project Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

As Michael Tanner referred to in our recent interview together, it can help to “do your homework on the culture and background of colleagues” to better understand those that you’re working with and what else may or may not be influencing them. What governance structure is in place.

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Die 10 am häufigsten gestellten Fragen (und Antworten) in meinem Professional Scrum Product Owner Training

Governance: Personen, die ein Interesse daran haben, wie das Produkt verwaltet wird. Influencer: Personengruppen, die den Einfluss haben die strategische Ausrichtung des Produkt zu ändern. In jedem Professional Scrum Product Owner Training werden die gleichen 10 Fragen gestellt.

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Deciphering Goals

Governments, businesses and NGOs have aspirational goals. This classification is important as it has an influence on communication and measures. . Grand ideas, visions are everywhere.

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