Back to Basics: A Master Class on the 4 Phases of the Project Life Cycle

Planio

But every project–from redesigning a website to building the Colossus of Rhodes–follows the same four phases of the project life cycle : Initiation. The project life cycle is the ultimate guide to take you from idea to finished product.

Using a Risk Assessment Matrix for a Qualitative Risk Analysis

ProjectManager.com

All projects have risks, but not all risks are the same. There are many potential risks that can affect a project and you need to have a risk management process in place to manage them. To assess the level of risk, use a risk matrix.

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Sciforma Review [2021]

Girl's Guide to PM

Are you looking for a robust, scalable PPM solution that can manage the whole project life cycle and show you what’s being worked on at any one time? In this review of Sciforma, I’ll share the pros and cons of this enterprise-centric project and portfolio management tool.

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Have You Left Anything Out of Your Project Management Plan?

Project Risk Coach

Have you left anything out of your project management plan? Check out this checklist to help you identify the baselines and plans that will be most helpful to each of your projects. As I define a project management plan, I strive for clarity, brevity, and simplicity.

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Identifying and Overcoming Resource Constraints in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Resources are what you need to execute your project plan—people, equipment and materials. Managing those resources is part of how you deliver a successful project. Each task in your project plan will have project resources like people, time and a budget attached.

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9 Types of Artifacts in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article we’ll look at the types of artifacts in project management, typical documents for each type. There’s also a checklist of project artifacts by phase at the end, which you can use as an aide-memoire for creating your own documentation.

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A Different Kind of Project

Project Risk Coach

Life is filled with new adventures and experiences. Projects are unique, some more than others. Let's look at how to manage a different kind of project. Project managers may be asked to manage a project, unlike anything they've ever faced.

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In-Depth Overview Of 5 Phases of Project Management Life Cycle

nTask

Regardless of the scope of your industry or the company you are working in, having an understanding of the project management cycle is a must. When managing a project, you have to ensure the successful accomplishment of each task on time. What Is Project Life Cycle?

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Project Resource Management: The Ultimate Guide on How to Master It

Girl's Guide to PM

Resources are the largest contributor to successful project delivery , and project managers spend significant time planning and managing their activities. Both resource and project managers work in tandem to develop resourcing strategies for projects.

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PRINCE2: The Project Management Method Explained

Girl's Guide to PM

PRINCE2 is a project management method. It’s structured, and experience-based, created from the lived experience of thousands of project managers and successful projects. PRINCE2 stands for Projects IN a Controlled Environment (Version 2). Manage by stages.

Project Management Process: The Basics

Clarizen

While it is a safe bet that Mr. Deming was not specifically or exclusively referring to the overall project management process, his wise advice – or if you wish, his stark warning – certainly applies. Project Management Process Groups. Scope management plan.

Project Management Planning Phase: Best Practices

Clarizen

Ask a project manager which project management planning phase in the project life cycle is the most important, and they might say something like “the phase my project is in right now.” approach for your next project.

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8 Reasons Why Project Managers Need to Work on Branding

Proofhub

Branding has a significant impact on how the intended audience receives your project. It’s easy to see why some project managers might think branding has no impact on their project delivery, but they’d be wrong. That’s where creating a project brand can help.

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Top 8 Challenges All Project Managers Face at Work

PM Basics

In the previous email, I shared the truth about being a project manager. Your manager expects you to know everything about project management right from the beginning. You need to manage people, but you don’t have influence or authority over them.

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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms

Workamajig

Project management terminology can be complicated. It doesn’t matter whether you’re working towards your PMP certification or simply managing projects casually in your organization, knowing core project management terms always helps.

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Dealing with Murphy’s Law in Project Management: How to Protect Your Projects from Failure

Epicflow Blog

It’s applicable to any sphere of human life, and the field of project management is no exception. But is there any chance to save your projects from failure, bearing Murphy’s law in mind? First off, let’s figure out what can go wrong when the project has been initiated. .

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

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Walter Stinnett’s session, Introduction to Requirements Management, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. And welcome to the first of three webinars on Project Requirements Management.

Agile for Fast-Growing Start-Ups: 10 Benefits Explained

Proofhub

The Agile methodology helps you break down each component of your project and speed up the process without compromising the quality. Run your startup smoothly by bringing your teams, tasks and projects under one roof. Reduced Risk Startups work on limited resources with very high risk.

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How to Do a Cost Benefits Analysis in Project Management

ProProfs Project Management

Consider this scenario : You just closed a deal with a client to work on a major project. At the time of the project proposal, you had done a random forecast of project duration, price of resources, etc., and had reached a tentative project cost estimate.

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

iZenBridge

He told me that he handles technical end to end project management. He is not involved in managing and developing resources. Actually his main concern was – Am I eligible for PMP® certification as my designation is not Project Manager?

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Project Manager Interview Questions and Answers (Junior-Senior Levels)

PM Basics

Project Manager interview questions are tricky in many senses. From one side, you need to show an understanding of Project Management. General Project Management Interview Questions. Software Project Manager Interview Questions and Answer.

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Part II: A Simplified Approach to Determine IT Project Complexity

PM Times

This paper is Part II of the paper entitled “A Simplified Approach to Determine IT Project Complexity”, ( MacCue, C., 2021, March 5). Its purpose is to further explain the rationale behind the Core IT Complexity Model within the framework of the broader topic of IT project complexity.

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The Ultimate Guide to Agile Project Management.

Appfluence

Learn everything you need to know about Agile Project Management: its cornerstones, pros and cons, and how to implement it. What is Agile Project Management? This drove them to reimagine how project management should be conducted. Project Backlog.

The Complete Guide to Scrum Ceremonies

Wrike

Two cornerstones of the Scrum framework for project delivery are adaptability and accountability. Scrum ceremonies , sometimes referred to as Scrum rituals , enable Scrum teams to remain nimble as they move through the project life cycle.

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