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Project Management Process & Phases

ProProfs Project Management

Project Management is the art of coordinating resources and directing working groups to execute components of work so that each group delivers components that can be tied together into a wholesome deliverable (contracted scope of work) within schedule and budget. What is the project process?

4 Unusual Reasons Why Stakeholder Management Is Important

Girl's Guide to PM

You know the drill – map influence and interest , then work to try to move any negative stakeholders into the quadrant where they should be through interesting communication approaches and stressing the project benefits for them. Need some help with the project budget? There won’t be any surprises as they’ve seen the process the whole way through. Stakeholder Engagement This article contains affiliate links Why is stakeholder management important to project success?

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How To Take Over An Existing Project [Free Checklist]

Girl's Guide to PM

6: Review the budget. Is the budget approved? Action if there is no budget plan or information: Back to the PMO or your Finance team. The company culture has a lot of influence over what is done and what is ignored not followed up. You can focus your energy on getting a decent plan, or setting up the governance structure, or dealing with the budget – whatever you think is the most important part to get right, right now. Consider this.

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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This may be by adopting a new tool or approach, learning some new skills in listening, influence, or negotiation, or maybe simply allocating more time to it. I think 2019 will continue to focus on business success metrics and less about scope, schedule and budget, but I see 2019 being a year of tools, tools, and more tools. Rather, as with most years, your ability to thrive has much more to do with your ability to lead and influence.

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Two Parallel Processes of Project Success - Both Value and Delivery are Needed

Herding Cats

Showing up late and over budget does not produce the needed Value. This randomness comes from the underlying uncertainties (Epistemic and Aleatory) in the processes found in the development of the software. Macroeconomics is the study of how people make decisions influenced by tax rates, interest rates, foreign policy, and trade policy. So back to the original quote, it's missing ½ of the process needed for business success. Related articles.

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. In 2018, I plan to expand my book, Project Management for Creatives , into a full course, and dive more deeply into resources that guide successful implementation of tools, process and systems in the simplest way possible. I think 2018 is going to bring more focus on business success metrics and less about scope, schedule and budget.

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How to Manage Project Scope Without Scope Creep (with examples)

Girl's Guide to PM

One of the reasons for that is scope creep – and that’s what this article is all about. By the way, the answer to that question is: “Yes, let me analyze what the impact will be and bring you a recommendation for what that means for our current budget and timeline.”).

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Split It Out (Part 2)

MPUG

In Part 1 of my article “Split It Out,” we looked at ways to separate projects task into smaller parts or pieces that are more controllable. The Planning phase is about finalizing the scope statement and creating a WBS hierarchical structure with its level of WPs, which include summary tasks, milestones, cost planning, communication planning, risk management, and procurement processes. The best PMs know and practice these important processes!

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7 Ways to Sell Agile to Project Stakeholders

LiquidPlanner

Whether you’re making the move to Agile project management in your development group or creating an Agile process for your in-house project management methodology, chances are you’re going to have to sell this change to executives in your organization. COO attention = budget.

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The PM Skills You Can Forget About (And the Ones You Really Need to Know)

LiquidPlanner

So what processes and techniques will catapult your career and what are the areas that you can… overlook? In this article I’ll look at 5 project management techniques, processes and skills that you will no doubt have heard mentioned time and time again.

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Vendor Showcase Recap: Making Light Work of Schedule Risk Analysis – By Barbecana

MPUG

Or, the execution, unfortunately, is poor, when those works are actually performed, or it could be some completely external influence, like an act of God. As with any statistical process, the more information you have, the more reliable the results will become into the future. John Owen: So, the process is we add the uncertainty, and then we run the simulation, we review the output.

Vendor Showcase Recap: Making Light Work of Schedule Risk Analysis – By Barbecana

MPUG

Or, the execution, unfortunately, is poor, when those works are actually performed, or it could be some completely external influence, like an act of God. As with any statistical process, the more information you have, the more reliable the results will become into the future. John Owen: So, the process is we add the uncertainty, and then we run the simulation, we review the output.

Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success

MPUG

” Tad: The central proposition of this talk is despite the best intentions even at board level, many organizations are failing to exploit transformation opportunities because project delivery, where we all know, live, and love, and the infrastructure that support it and the processes are simply not fit for this purpose. Tad: Let’s talk about that innovation process. Tad: Delivering innovation, like most things, is a gated process where we go through and have some sparks.

Impacts of traditional project funding models on agile delivery

Kiron Bondale

In one of my previous articles I’d written about the need for change across multiple areas of an organization when undertaking an agile transformation. one sprint’s worth), but in most cases, project funding approval processes are not lean enough to encourage such behavior.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 1 – Understanding & Incorporating Agile Project Management

MPUG

So if you’re new to this or perhaps you’ve kind of been using it in a couple of different veins, maybe you’ve been part of a scrum team or you’ve watched it happen around you, or maybe you’ve seen a horrific implementation of an agile process, it isn’t necessarily the methodology, but sometimes you have to think about your culture, the environment, and what you’re trying to do. So individuals and interactions over processes and tools.

The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

Paymo App

Influence – We considered Moz’s Domain Authority (DA) to predict how a website can rank on Google’s SERP. Influence. You’ll find how-to articles and actionable tips on these methodologies. Influence. Influence. What to expect: Gina Abudi uses her experience with both small businesses and large organizations to write about projects, leadership, people, team building, professional development, and processes. Influence. Influence.

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Are You An Intentional Project Manager?

Project Risk Coach

As you struggle with project estimates, budgets, and risks, you engage with team members that bring their personal and professional issues into your world. Your ability to influence and manage these individuals is essential to your success. We will also look at scenarios where project managers should influence behaviors between team members such as showing respect to one another. The process never ends until we die.

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A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Given its vast influence, it’s important to have a basic understanding of PMI and its history. Afterwards, articles of incorporation where filed in Pennsylvania, and signed by the five founders of PMI. Susan Gallagher: A project manager, she was part of that first meeting of what would become PMI in Atlanta, and has served as treasurer, vice-president of technical services and director, as well as a presenter of articles in annual meetings.

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Are You A Deliberate Project Manager?

Project Risk Coach

As you struggle with project estimates, budgets, and risks, you engage with team members that bring their personal and professional issues into your world. Your ability to influence and manage these individuals is essential to your success. We will also look at scenarios where project managers should influence behaviors between team members such as showing respect to one another. The process never ends until we die.

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15 Great Ways Project Management Can Help Your Growing Business

Keyedin

In this article we look at 15 great ways in which Project Management Software can help your growing business. Improve the Project Estimation Process Many factors influence the final outcome of a project, with upfront planning and estimation two of the most crucial determinants to long term project success. By implementing a simple form of Project Estimation you can easily understand a projects impact on resource capability and its impact financially on your operating budgets.

Scope Management Plan: Everything You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

It will help you navigate the scoping process, and take full advantage of all of your hard work. One of two outputs of one of six processes of one of 10 Knowledge Areas. Your scope management plan will set out the processes and procedures that will protect you from all these failings.

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The Dangers of Self-Serving Bias at the Workplace

ProjectManager.com

It can be difficult to point it out and try to help them see things through a more realistic lens, as the very act of criticizing feeds into the cognitive or perceptual process being criticized. So you don’t have to be a chronic sufferer of self-serving bias to be influenced by its distortion; it could manifest only occasionally in key instances to normally level-headed parties. There has been a great deal of research, articles and books on it.

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How to Build a Robust Project Risk Culture [8 Steps]

Online PM Courses

A robust risk culture goes beyond having a strong basic risk management process. Some of my readers may hope to influence the risk culture of their whole organization. And the process for creating a robust risk management culture within your project can apply equally if you get a chance to influence your wider organization. Risk culture is a shared set of processes, knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and values about how to deal with risk. Processes.

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30 Quick Risk Evaluation Tips

Project Risk Coach

” In this article, I share 30 risk evaluation tips to help you tap into your genius. Look out for the high power/high influence stakeholders who wish to bias risk ratings for their own benefit. For example, if the sponsor says that the budget is the most important priority, consider this factor in your ratings. Right size your risk evaluation process.

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A Project Manager’s Takeaways from the State of Resource Management 2020

Keyedin

Resource management has long been a critical component of project management, yet many companies are still struggling to develop and implement effective RM processes. As noted in the RMI report, there are a variety of factors that influence this, including a tendency to prioritize forecasting and capacity over RM and a struggle to find effective RM automation tools. This can be accomplished by: Creating an RM-specific process. Process.

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15 Great Ways Project Management Can Help Your Growing Business

Keyedin

In this article we look at 15 great ways in which Project Management Software can help your growing business. Improve the Project Estimation Process Many factors influence the final outcome of a project, with upfront planning and estimation two of the most crucial determinants to long term project success. By implementing a simple form of Project Estimation you can easily understand a projects impact on resource capability and its impact financially on your operating budgets.

The Ultimate List of 41 Free Project Management Templates

Workamajig

This article shares 41 such template. Using templates not only improves your efficiency, it also brings much-needed standardization to your project management process. To make the searching process easier, I’ve organized the templates into different categories below. Project budget: Give a high-level description of the project's budget. Refer to this article to learn more about Gantt charts , their advantages/disadvantages, and how to use them.

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Leadership in Project Management: The Complete Guide

PM Basics

You influence people in a positive way so that they feel the desire to follow your project management approach while doing their best to finish the assigned tasks. Leaders Have a Wide Circle of Influence; Managers Have Limited Influence.”. Leadership doesn’t substitute processes.

Scrum Master vs Project Manager vs Product Owner and More

PM Basics

I’m asked this kind of questions so many times that I decided to create this in-depth article on roles in different project management frameworks. Watch This Article. But in the real world, the sphere of influence and responsibilities of a PM goes far beyond a project.

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7 Steps to Write a Risk Management Plan For Your Next Project (With Free Template!)

Planio

For one thing, studies have found that we overestimate our ability to influence events that are heavily determined by chance. You can blame cognitive biases (mental shortcuts that influence our thinking) for this problem. Now you've read the article, create your own.

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Follow This Project Management Checklist for Foolproof Launches

Workamajig

It holds your hand throughout the project management process, showing managers exactly what to do at what stage of the project. Besides the standard items (such as budgeting and resource management ), consider including the following: Any deliverable that a stakeholder has specifically requested as a top priority. Steps or processes you’ve missed on more than one project in the past. Stakeholder priority and influence on the project. Develop a project budget.

Top 10 Project Management Blogs to Follow In 2019

Taskque

Thankfully, many bloggers are helping project managers to stay updated with the latest tools, techniques, methodologies, processes and much more through their blogs. In this article, you will learn about 10 most popular project management blogs that every project manager must read in 2019. Informative and how to articles make it a blog that every project manager should bookmark. Related Article : Top 10 Project Management Trend Predictions.

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The Skills You Need to Succeed in Operations Management

Binfire

If you are interested in becoming an operations manager, your primary duty will be to manage a team of people and implement the correct practices and processes across the organization.

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Tips for Project Managers: How to Lead Your Project Team Through a Crisis

Inloox

This article will show you how you can instill a sense of safety and calmness in your employees even under the new, unknown conditions and how you can steer the boat, your project team, professionally through the crisis. How do we ensure a successful feedback process? In many places budget cuts and structural changes have to be considered, which often creates a feeling of insecurity.

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How to Manage Stakeholder Engagement: 15 Practical Strategies

PM Basics

In the majority of cases, you will notice an unusual buzz around “following the processes and policies” stuff. So, unless you are entirely sure, continue to explore the factors influencing the stakeholder. Likewise, you may want to reduce the involvement and influence of a stakeholder.

7 tips to ensure you meet project deliverables dates

Moira Alexander

Omitted deliverable documents and details impacting other documents , including work breakdown structure (WBS), project charters, plans, project resourcing, schedules, budgets, change management documents, quality control reports, test plans and so forth can lead to unnecessary stress for project managers, teams and especially stakeholders. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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10 Awesome Productivity Tools for Marketers in 2020

ProProfs Project Management

Without adopting some smart ways to make processes faster, it is very difficult to keep your productivity up. . with perfection, and that ensures timely completion and prevents budget overrun. . Marketers today are facing incredible competition.

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The Top 5 Resource Capacity Planning Tools For Teams Of All Sizes (Free & Paid)

Teamweek

In this article, you’ll learn about the tools that help you plan and manage your team’s capacity. These resources can be people, tools, or budget. Formally, you can define capacity planning as: Capacity planning is the process to determine and meet an organization’s resource capacity needs. Also, it helps them understand the budget requirements for acquiring, allocating, and managing resources. It also helps decide if a hiring process needs to be initiated.

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Three Key Takeaways from PMO Symposium 2019

Keyedin

Key Takeaway: We find that organizations often overcome these obstacles by first communicating with all teams, or stakeholders, to find the “common truths” These truths help foster alignment at the beginning of implementation or project and will influence success into the future. When resource management is a problem, processes often devolve into a near-constant effort to put out fires without ever addressing the source of the issue.

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Agile Consulting

Leading Answers

April’s theme at ProjectManagement.com where I write a monthly column was “Consulting,” and in this article, I examine the world of Agile Consulting and coaching. Consultants add value by finding ways to get there, step by step, unpicking knots in process, dismantling barriers to change. It usually involves working with people who are busy trying to get their jobs done using some process they were told to use rather than had a hand in designing.