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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. 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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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. I think 2018 is going to bring more focus on business success metrics and less about scope, schedule and budget.

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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. Related articles.

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How to Create a Project Team Culture with Colin Ellis

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How to Create a Project Team Culture with Colin Ellis , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Read more great articles about project management at Girl's Guide to Project Management - Get projects done with more confidence and less stress.

2018 292

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. There may be other closing processes like tying up loose ends, capturing lessons learned for future projects, and thanking the team for a job well done.

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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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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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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.

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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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. They have many articles, papers and webinars on the subject.

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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. Influence. 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. The process never ends until we die.

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The Best Free Project Management Resources

Azendoo

According to a study by led by McKinsey & Company in conjunction with the University of Oxford, a total of 45% of projects run over budget, 7% run late, and a whopping 56% of projects fail to meet initial expectations. Completing all tasks within a given timeframe and budget.

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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. The process never ends until we die.

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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. Risk culture is a shared set of processes, knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and values about how to deal with risk.

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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. There has been a great deal of research, articles and books on it.

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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.

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.

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. Right size your risk evaluation process.

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Project Management: 5 lessons learnt the hard way

Azendoo

If checking tasks is a complex and time-consuming process, implement a tiered structure where multiple rounds of edits and approvals take the pressure off gateway staff. Always keep part of your annual budget geared towards the next 5-10 years of the industry.

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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. 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.

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.

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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.

What Are They Saying About You?

Project Management Essentials

As a manager, I observed how formal performance management processes, and more importantly, informal conversations affected employees and their career trajectory. In this article, I present some considerations to manage this aspect of our career progression.

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.

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Change Management: What do Project Managers Need to Know?

Online PM Courses

And the success of your projects will often depend on how well you manage that change process. So, in this feature article, we’re offering a primer in Change Management. I refer to this discipline as ‘Change Management’ This article is about the second of these.

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.

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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The Ultimate Guide to Project Dependencies and Constraints

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article we’ll look at everything you need to know about project dependencies and constraints. Dependencies can occur inside and outside the project’s sphere of influence, and inside and outside the company. No project happens in a vacuum.

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Managing in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

I was invited by TimeCamp to speak as one of their Top Project Management Influencers. I'm not sure if I am a top influencer, but it was a pleasure to speak with Kate about the paradigm we use to manage projects in our domain. Related articles.

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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Project Crisis… Are you Ready?

Online PM Courses

systems and processes. to… notice outside influences. Solid processes that limit the scope for human error. Processes that Create Good Situational Awareness. As a project manager, your responsibilities include creating processes that help you to.

2018 101

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.

3 Ways to Build a Project Management Hub

MavenLink

Especially when budgets are a major constraint, the answer to this multifaceted question lies in just how well we can keep track of all the moving parts swirling around us. It’s time to think of ourselves as project managers and adopt project management tools and processes to succeed.

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Lean Portfolio Management Operations: An Agile Approach

Planview

Part 2: Lean Portfolio Management: Lean Budgets and Investment Funding. A project-based funding structure creates a slower, more complicated budgeting process that requires estimates, plans, and details far before they are able to be accurate.

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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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New PM: The What?, Why?, and How? of Project Charters

Leading Answers

This article explains those basics. To start the chartering process, we first need to understand a few things about the project goals and our internal processes. This is important—the scope of people who may influence development is wide.

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How to Run Exceptionally Effective Project Kickoff Meetings

Workamajig

This article will share 10 tips to running kickoff meetings that lead to project success. An added benefit is that it gets inexperienced team members acquainted with the kickoff meeting process. They usually don’t have a say in the decision making but have some influence on its outcome.

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19 Genius Ways to Become More Creative Today

Planio

In this guide, we’re going to dispel those myths, run you through the exact process that helps promote creative thought, and then cover 21 specific strategies to help you and your team be more creative, innovative, and imaginative on a daily basis. Putting the creative process to work.

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5 Reasons Engineers Need to Develop Project Management Skills

LiquidPlanner

Because engineering projects aren’t just about technical issues and rational factors, they are often more heavily influenced by non-technical and emotional factors. The project manager is responsible for control of a project so it remains within scope, on schedule and in budget.