Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

I was given a book called “ How to Manage Change Effectively: Approaches, Methods, and Case Examples ” by Donald Kirkpatrick that changed my career. Something I was not aware of at the time is how the career development process works within the government.

4 Signs Your Project Intake Process Is Outdated

Wrike

Does this sound like your current work project intake process? Here are 4 signs your project intake process is outdated and some simple steps to build a well-defined project intake process that’ll take your team into the future. You get a request to write a customer case study.

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What is Stakeholder-led Project Management?

Girl's Guide to PM

Worsley also excludes steering group members from ‘engagement’ saying that the governance process is enough for them. I will often not specifically ‘engage’ senior steering group members because they have already heard the information from me through our governance processes.

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Top 10 Books on Change Management (2020 edition)

Girl's Guide to PM

In other words, if you want people to use what you create — or to shift their ways of working to the new standards and processes you implement — then you have to help them through the transition. Books This article contains affiliate links

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10 Career-Limiting Mistakes To Avoid

Girl's Guide to PM

I could write my book without his case study. Check they know how to contact you in case they need to. You will not revise and standardize your processes. They aren’t always up-to-date with the latest processes and practices.

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Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

I was given a book called “ How to Manage Change Effectively: Approaches, Methods, and Case Examples ” by Donald Kirkpatrick that changed my career. Something I was not aware of at the time is how the career development process works within the government. The project went much smoother after these changes and it taught me an important lesson in never trying to introduce a process or practice without considering the people elements first.

Reflection and Takeaways on Agility from the SMC-IT 2018 Space Mission Design conference

The IIL Blog

Case studies on how agile methodologies have been applied to mission planning and how scrum has been used in spacecraft construction were discussed, as well as topics such as developing and delivering software, reliability and reuse of software, onboard processing, and communication.

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Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article we look at emerging software in the PPM space and discuss how its selection and implementation needs to be done in line with an overarching digital strategy. Comparing Tools Against A Case Study. They were able to try the case study on 48.

2016 392

Stakeholder-led Project Management [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

Worsley also excludes steering group members from ‘engagement’ saying that the governance process is enough for them. I will often not specifically ‘engage’ senior steering group members because they have already heard the information from me through our governance processes.

2016 376

4 Real-Life Tips For Choosing Collaboration Tools

Girl's Guide to PM

This is what happened to Dara Ingoldsby from Prophix, a firm that develops software to automate financial and operational processes. Or in this case, at first demo.”. The Processes: Getting Everyone Doing The Same Thing. This article was sponsored by Accelo.

2016 304

People Innovation: A New Vision to Innovate

International Institute of Learning

In the complex companies’ world, as is well-known to the experts (contrary to what is broadly thought), innovation is not only linked to a new product; the innovation can be also relative to a new process, a new company asset, a new procedure, or a new business model. By Luigi Morsa, Ph.D. .

Project Management Collaboration Tools FAQ

Girl's Guide to PM

Read my 5 Step Expert Guide to Choosing Collaboration Tools before you meet any vendors, and work through that process. This article contains affiliate links. These 4 tips, drawn from a real case study, will help.

2016 312

Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 3 – Best Practices & Real World Use of Agile with MS Project / Project PPM

MPUG

” So want to continue to do that, and again, for those of you that are on the MPUG membership, there are other articles, videos and things that we’ve been doing over the last few years. It doesn’t mean that you won’t be doing wireframes, so it doesn’t mean you won’t be doing process maps. So very many cases, we call that reflects it. Now in this case, I’ve already built one.

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The 5-Step Expert Guide To Choosing Collaboration Tools

Girl's Guide to PM

Do they already work really well together, or should this purchase also be an opportunity to shake up your processes? OK, you can’t involve every user in the selection process but you do need to take users into account. That’s a whole different process – one for another day!

2016 303

The 5 Elements of an “Enterprise-Centric” Project Management Software Solution

Clarizen

reports, white papers, articles, blog posts, videos, etc.), case studies, peer reviews, comparison matrices, demos, data sheets, and other tools to evaluate potential solutions.

2018 104

A Beginner’s Guide To Backup For Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article by Mauricio Prinzlau. Even where the organization does not have a standard process step for backup, it is incumbent upon you as a project manager to ensure that all data related to your project is being backed up at regular intervals.

2016 293

Free project management certifications

Moira Alexander

Six Sigma: Define and Measure - an introduction to the Six Sigma methodology and DMAIC cycle for process improvement with a focus on the define and measure phases. Project Management Life Cycle - a course on how to apply project management tools, processes, and techniques for the successful execution of a project from initiation to closing. The course also includes a project management case study. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

25 Practical Project Team Development Practices

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

However, this article looks at just one aspect of this – how to balance the competing imperatives of work delivery versus team development. CASE STUDY: Well-known pharma company. Actively gather and disseminate lessons learned and process improvements.

2019 55

New PM, New Choices

Leading Answers

I wrote this article about the choices of approach we have and ways for new PMs to navigate them.). Consider the process of designing a new car or home. The process is likely to be iterative and adaptive. Integrating with the COTS software was a hybrid process.

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The 5 Elements of an “Enterprise-Centric” Project Management Software Solution

Clarizen

reports, white papers, articles, blog posts, videos, etc.), case studies, peer reviews, comparison matrices, demos, data sheets, and other tools to evaluate potential solutions.

2018 90

Inspiring Women in Project Management: Sarah Coleman

Girl's Guide to PM

It will be very much practitioner-led, with many case studies and personal experience; it will be very much in contrast to the “how to” qualification-led books and current academic books on change. This article contains affiliate links at no cost to you.

2016 293

Collective belief and its possible impact on projects.

Ron Rosenhead

Based on the strong case given by the project manager and predicted cash flow, and, even more important, profit. Cut now to an article I started to read from the Harvard Business Review article by Isabelle Royer; Why Bad Projects Are So Hard to Kill. The project is going well.

2016 193

15 Tested & Practical Tips from Women in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 15 Tested & Practical Tips from Women in Project Management , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. If there’s a task that can be allocated to an administrator or tasks that can be managed by implementing a process for others to follow, then invest the time in setting that up. Read the whole article with Pam Shergill here. #6:

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Project Management Questions I Get Asked Most

Online PM Courses

Not surprisingly, these questions have informed many of the choices I have made about the articles I write for this Online PM Courses site. So, in this article, I will do two things: I'll give an outline answer to my top twenty questions. So, that's how I shall structure this article.

2018 116

How to Onboard Your Team to a New Project Management System

Epicflow Blog

But there are some steps you can take to prepare people : Plan the process well. Even if you choose an easy-to-use PM system with a user-friendly interface, you still need to walk your team through possible use cases.

2019 86

Project Management At Google: My Key Takeaways

PM Basics

This way people share their experience, case studies, lessons learned, and concerns. This process helps to systemize knowledge and gain validation of the used approaches. Liked this article? What does project management at Google look like?

2020 75

7 Steps to Create a Useful Knowledge Base

Planio

Mix it up with videos, case studies, and articles. How to write an effective knowledge base article. But it’s not as simple as throwing up a few support articles on a blog and calling it done. Frustrated with their current tool for creating knowledge base articles?

2019 98

Multinational Leadership: How to Successfully Lead Offshore Projects

PM Basics

Do not take for granted that you can take the challenge and start doing this without a preliminary activity which involves only you as a PM and not processes or methodologies. Case Study #1: Leadership Style in India. Case Study #2: Leadership Style in China.

What to Do When a Project Fails: How to Document and Share Lessons Learned

Planio

But the other 60% is where they learn how to improve and update their processes, communication styles, workflows, and goals. The Lessons Learned Process: 5 steps to making the most from project failures. The Lessons Learned Process: 5 steps to making the most from project failures.

2020 114

5 Reasons to Stop Using Excel for Virtual Team Project Management

Ganttic

See our article on some better remote working tools that can help. It illustrates why you really can’t get anything for free, and why cutting corners in the work process, isn’t actually the best idea. Excel is a ubiquitous office tool. And with good reason!

2020 78

Full Time Scrum Master experiment part 4 – Retrospectives!

Growing Agile

Here’s a couple of case studies of retrospectives I facilitated and why I targeted them the way I did. It was a release, they all got practice saying no and had a laugh in the process. I went searching for an article I’d read when it first came out in the New York times.

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The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

Paymo App

You’ll find how-to articles and actionable tips on these methodologies. 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.

2018 114

The Urge to Strangle(The Strangler Pattern)

Leading Agile

In the past, things like Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), NoSQL databases, 4th-Generation Languages, CASE tools, and others have seemed promising. Business processes may become dependent on these resources. In particular, there was no batch processing.

2018 101

43 Learning Resources for New and Experienced Project Managers

LiquidPlanner

Sigmon gives project managers a defined process to not only break bad news, but also improve communication over the long-term. Oxford Home Study College: Project Management Course. Articles cover everything from implementing an ERP systems to managing project budgets.

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3 Reasons Why Is Resource Management Important

Ganttic

Resource management is the process of planning or booking the resources of an organization in a way that would maximize the efficiency of the use of these resources. We go over each type there in another article. Which means that resource management can be the process of making a schedule for your team as well as booking a piece of technology that’s on a construction site. Read the full case study of how Pure Technologies is using Ganttic.

Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

Effort Distribution to Estimate Cost in Small to Medium Software Development Project with Use Case Points,” Putu Linda Primandari and Sholiq, The Third Information Systems International Conference, Procedia Computer Science, 72, pp. 28, 2006 “Estimating with Use Case Points,” Mike Cohn.

Full Time Scrum Master experiment part 4 – Retrospectives!

Growing Agile

Here’s a couple of case studies of retrospectives I facilitated and why I targeted them the way I did. It was a release, they all got practice saying no and had a laugh in the process. I went searching for an article I’d read when it first came out in the New York times.

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What is a Digital Project Manager (and How to Become One)

Workamajig

Budgets, deadlines, and processes - all tend to be skewed when dealing with digital projects, and not in a good way. In the middle of all this chaos stands the digital project manager (DPM), bringing order to disorder and process to practice.

2018 92

Book of the Month

Herding Cats

Integrating Program Management and Systems Engineering makes the case for improving program performance by integrating the roles, activities, and outcomes of Program Managers and Systems Engineers. Related articles.

Google Project Management Doesn’t Exist… Now What?

Teamweek

In one case study, the studio manager at online music platform Boiler Room stated that at her previous job, she found it impossible to stay organized using a spreadsheet. Google is the most popular search engine in the world.

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