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.

Project Time Management: Strategies, Tips & Tools

ProjectManager.com

Time is not on your side when it comes to project management. While project managers haven’t figured out how to bend time and space to their bidding, there are time management techniques that you can use to manage the time you spend on tasks. What Is Project Time Management?

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Sciforma Review [2021]

Rebel’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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Product Manager vs Project Manager – What’s the Difference?

ProjectManager.com

Product Manager vs Project Manager. While both are leadership roles and the titles are similar, there’s a difference between a product manager and a project manager as Jennifer Bridges, PMP, explains. What Is a Project Manager? Project Manager Responsibilities.

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How to Cash In on Project Opportunities

Project Risk Coach

Some project managers have a defensive mindset. Let's increase our chance of success by seizing project opportunities too. To enhance an opportunity means: a) The opportunity is escalated to the project sponsor. This list may be used for subsequent projects.

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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. Using a risk matrix to assess and prioritize risks is key to creating a risk mitigation strategy.

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9 Types of Artifacts in Project Management

Rebel’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. The project deliverable is a new app.

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Top 10 Project Management Methodologies – An Overview

ProjectManager.com

What Is a Project Management Methodology? A project management methodology is a set of principles, tools and techniques that are used to plan, execute and manage projects. There are many different project management methodologies, and they all have pros and cons.

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The PMO Game Changer: A Value-Driven Project Resource Management

The Lazy Project Manager

What is a Value-Driven Project Resource Management? Project resource management by PMO has changed significantly in the last 20 years. It is no more a mere spreadsheet for allocating resources to the projects and plug the holes. 1 Reduce Overall Project Resource Cost by 10-30 %.

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

Rebel’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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Engaging Stakeholders with Gamification [video]

Rebel’s Guide to PM

In this video Elizabeth Harrin discusses how merging engagement and gamification creates engagification, a methodology to help people take action on projects. We’ll be talking about how to get people to take action on projects. But you probably have seen those in your daily life.

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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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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. Project Management Process Flow.

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. All Project Management Terms.

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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.

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. Actually his main concern was – Am I eligible for PMP® certification as my designation is not Project Manager? You can take the PMP® exam even if your title is not project manager.

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How to Improve Your Project Evaluation Process

ProProfs Project Management

No matter if you are a solopreneur who has just ventured into the business world, or the owner of a multi-million-dollar company, you need to diligently track how your business manages projects. . Moreover, with all the data at hand, you can look forward to nailing future projects. .

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

MPUG

And welcome to the first of three webinars on Project Requirements Management. We’re going to identify why requirements are essential to the project success. The next question, in a highly predictive life cycle requirements are? Think about your projects.

The Adaptive Project Framework: Beginner’s Guide

ProProfs Project Management

Do you know that only 36% of projects meet the requirements? This brings us to the discussion that why do so many project managers fail to develop the accurate strategy to deliver projects? In this blog guide, we’ll learn: What is Adaptive Project Framework (APF)?

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How To Master Project Execution

Wrike

Project execution is a must-have skill for beginning project managers. Although it’s simple once you understand it, the process of creating a project execution plan can be complex. What is project execution? It’s one of the essential elements of a perfect project plan. .

Why You Need Milestones in Project Management

Scoro

Just as the original term ‘milestone’ denotes a marker indicating distance traveled, so milestones in project represent a task or activity completed so far. In this post, we define project milestones, and explore why they’re an essential part of the project management process. What is a project milestone? At their simplest, milestones are specific points within a project that measure progress. Milestones vs other project components.

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Everything You Need to Know About Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) Estimates

Wrike

A rough order of magnitude estimate, also known as ROM, is an estimation of a project’s level of effort and cost to complete. ROM estimates take place early in a project life cycle and guide strategy and planning choices. projects) at the grocery store.

Herzberg’s Two-Factor Theory in Project Management

Wrike

What is a proven way to keep your project team motivated and happy? While these might seem like opposites, they work together in a cycle. In this blog, we will explain what is two-factor theory and how you can apply it for project management success.

The Definitive Guide to Project Planning Software

Wrike

Every successful project needs a great plan. But how can you develop a project plan that’s actionable and easy to implement? More than 28% of projects end up failing due to inaccurate estimates and poor project planning. What is project planning?

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The Ultimate Guide to Parametric Estimating in Project Management

Wrike

Project estimation is the backbone of proper project planning and execution. Using the right project estimation techniques helps managers predict the time, cost, and resources needed to complete a project. P_curr = value of the parameter in the current project.

What is a Risk Matrix?

Wrike

Imagine you’re the assigned project manager on a high-stakes project. The project scope is defined, key stakeholders are in agreement, you’re confident you can stay within the budget, and the project team is ready to dive in.

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Overview of the PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition – Lesson 1 Transcription

MPUG

Melanie: Jeff is currently the Lead Course Developer for Edwards Performance Solutions, as such he oversees the production and maintenance of courses on project management, systems engineering, software development, business process improvement, and cybersecurity.

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