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What’s difference between project management and change management?

Moira Alexander

Project management involves the use of people, processes and methodologies to plan, initiate, execute, monitor and close activities. Change management, similar to project management, involves people, processes, and tools to effectively help organizations manage all the changes that occur, whether as a result of project initiatives, or other factors that might impact the business. Characteristics of Project Management.

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How To Create A Simple Project Plan (Project Planning Process)

PM Basics

You need to apply knowledge and skills from all aspects of project management. Nevertheless, project planning is a structured and logical process. In this article, I’ll show you a proven workflow. For me, planning is one of the most exciting parts of the project management. At each moment of the process, you’re in need of information that you don’t have yet. Most of the processes are interrelated, and you don’t know where to start from.

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How to Develop a Strong Governance Process with These 6 Tips ?

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Projects involved a lot of planning , implementation , and not to mention tracking or detecting issues and problems within the team or the project, and surpassing the following process. But don’t forget the essential factors of them all—controlling and monitoring. The two governance processes should be implemented constantly to keep track of the scope creeps, risks , opportunities, and also safeguard the following resources from running out.

PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition Knowledge Areas And Process Group

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Are you confused with new terms like Knowledge Areas, Process Groups, and a Process? In this article I am answering: What are the processes? What are the Process Groups for? What are the Project Management Knowledge Areas as per PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition ? What are the processes. In PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition , all processes are defined in terms of input, output, and tools & techniques. What are the Process Groups for?

60 Important Business Metrics Your Company Must Know

nTask

Business metrics are used to track, monitor and analyze quantified measures that assess the business process’s success or failure. It helps in effective decision making for business management. It is important to note that business metrics address the business stakeholders, like; customers, managers, business owners, investors, and vendors. Each business department track, monitor and analyze their specific performance and key metrics. Project Management Metrics.

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What is a Programme in Project Management? 3 Types of Programme

Girl's Guide to PM

What is a programme in project management terms? A programme is a set of related projects and activities, managed in a coordinated fashion and under a structure that allows for the delivery of outcomes and benefits. Book Recommendations for Programme Management.

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Why Time Management is Important (25 Proven Hacks)

nTask

If we talk in the context of why time management is important, I have to agree that a lot of us waste it as an indispensable resource. Why Time Management is Important. These are the kind of statements that are a living testament to why time management is important for your work life as well as personal life. In this article, I’ll be highlighting why time management is important and give you 25 Super Tips for mastering the art of productivity.

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What Makes a Brilliant Project Leader?

Girl's Guide to PM

In doing so, I am of course taking as read that a brilliant project leader will have solid project management expertise and be able to plan and deliver their projects with confidence and assurance. How is management different from leadership? For me, the yellow bus driver is an able manager: the purple bus driver is a leader. To summarise, a project manager creates a project plan for what how and when to do things and directs actions. Can project managers be both?

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Webinar Recap: PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New?

MPUG

Satya is a management professional, speaker, coach, and author of six books, including, I Want To Be a PMP. So for the first time the PMBOK guide is shifting from a process based standard to a principle based standard. We are going to change the principle.” People change.

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The 20-Percent Startup Solution

MPUG

It’s likely that management would never buy into four day work weeks, so you have to stick with the standard five days, but you should set the maximum units of availability for each resource at 80%. Managing Risks Wisely. This is an update of PMI’s PM Network article from December 2015.

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Why Time Management is Important – 25 Super Tips for Mastering the Art

nTask

If we talk in the context of why time management is important, I have to agree that a lot of us waste it as an indispensable resource. Why Time Management is Important. These are the kind of statements that are a living testament to why time management is important for your work life as well as personal life. In this article, I’ll be highlighting why time management is important and give you 25 Super Tips for mastering the art of productivity.

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60 Important Business Metrics Your Company Must Know

nTask

Business metrics are used to track, monitor and analyze quantified measures that assess the business process’s success or failure. It helps in effective decision making for business management. It is important to note that business metrics address the business stakeholders, like; customers, managers, business owners, investors, and vendors. Each business department track, monitor and analyze their specific performance and key metrics. Project Management Metrics.

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Road Trippin’ Organization Change: The Journey

Project Management Essentials

Organizational change and transformation efforts are often challenging. In last month’s article, ”Road Trippin’ Organizational Change: The Beginning” , I recommending using adaptive-agile planning practices and treating the effort like a road trip: Set the direction, not the destination. Set high-level goals and the strategic direction of the change, motivate the “what” and “why,” but do not dictate the “how.” Recognize there will change; and.

7 Ways to Sell Agile to Project Stakeholders

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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.

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What Should You Know about the PMP Exam 2019 Changes

MPUG

The Project Management Professional (PMP®) examination offered by Project Management Institute (PMI) is changing by the end of this year. Why the Change? Project management as a profession is increasing in complexity. PMI understands the shifts taking place in project management. PMP exam questions obviously link to the role of the project manager, so shifts are unavoidable. It resulted in changes to the exam in 2016. Overall Changes.

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The 7 Best Blog Posts on Project Management in 2018

ProjectManager.com

Project management is thriving. We’re just happy to help people manage their projects with our project management software , blog posts and videos that offer practical solutions to things like time management, using resources more effectively and managing teams. Best Blog Posts on Project Management from ProjectManager.com. The 7 Habits of Successful Project Managers. A project needs a manager. Six Sigma: A Simple Guide for Project Managers.

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Project Integration Management: Everything You Need to Know

Taskque

You break it down into smaller, manageable bits, right? The same holds for project managers as well. At the end, all these pieces of the puzzle are put together to complete the whole puzzle and this is where project integration management comes into play. Project Process Groups.

Webinar Recap: Microsoft Teams – The Hub for Information in Office 365

MPUG

But things have changed over the last year, and I think a lot of clients are looking to get their feet wet using Microsoft Teams, and I thought how better to get the message out there than to do a webinar, and this is a great forum in which to do it, on just exactly what is Microsoft Teams, and how can it be the hub for teamwork in Office 365? IT pros can automate the management of individual Teams throughout their lifecycle. Enterprise security, compliance and manageability.

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How to choose the right project management methodology

Moira Alexander

In " How to pick a project management methodology (PMM) ," I covered the some of the most recognized methodologies, as well as a few high-level factors, that may impact selection decisions. These methodologies are repeatable, effective and efficient processes that help organizations streamline project activities. Keep in mind, this process itself may require reassessment and modifications as business factors change. The assessment process.

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How to Improve User Adoption of SharePoint for Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

I’m delighted to be working with BrightWork to bring you this article by Micheál Clesham. Read on to find out how to get your free SharePoint project management template. ‘A Picking the right tool is one of the biggest challenges that project managers face, especially in a new or renewed project. Your project management tool should strike a balance between consistency but also the flexibility to adapt to projects with varying needs. Implementing Change that Sticks.

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Product Manager vs Project Manager: The Main Differences

Techno-PM

Product Manager vs Project Manager The essence of being an effective project manager or product manager can be summed up in four words: “The buck stops here!” This can be a confidence builder, whether you’re pursuing a career as a project manager or a product manager.

Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

The project and portfolio management (PPM) software market is changing. It is changing so fast that it’s hard for practitioners to keep up with the latest offerings. 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. the desired level of monitoring and controlling. She graduated in Mathematics and with an MBA in Global Management.

2016 293

Why PMOs Fail: 5 Shocking PMO Statistics

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In a recent webinar on the Disturbing Reality of Today’s PMOs we explored some of the most shocking statistics and reasons why Program Management Offices fail. As you can see from the quotes below, there is much to be concerned about as you set up your PMO and Project Portfolio Management (PPM) strategy. 50% of project management offices close within 3 years (Association for Project Mgmt). Portfolio Process Management.

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How to Establish a PMO In Five Ways?

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As the business industry evolves, organizations are looking for ways to keep up with the changes, creating new projects and establishing solutions and innovation to secure their foundation among existing organizations. New project mean managing more people, tools, resources, and implementing more successful processes. Another advantage is it also standardizes project management activities, team members’ roles and responsibilities, and resources.

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Work Break Down Structure: Everything You Need To Know

Taskque

Scope creep and poor project management are two of the main reasons behind project failure. In this article, you will learn everything that you need to know about creating an efficient work breakdown structure. Adaptable : Flexible to scope changes. Project Management

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Your Ultimate Guide To Portfolio Management Tools

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Large projects call for complex processes and the need for more management procedures. When you tackle larger and more complex projects, the following management procedures need to be up to date and these are aided by tools, methodologies , and strategies. These challenges and issues are mitigated or contained by the following portfolio management tools that cater to projects to be more productive and capable to deliver it on time. Portfolio Management Tools.

2017 103

What Project Managers say About Significance of Kanban Boards?

Taskque

What is its significance in life of a project management professional? In this article, you will get all the answers in the light of project management professionals’ experiences and recommendations. Life of a project manager can be very hectic, if he is not smart enough to handle the workload and meet the deadlines. Automation of processes is a key which can lead to ultimate success of the project. Kanban is actually one of the project management methodologies.

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What is Scope Creep in Project Management? Definition, Causes, and Solutions

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Scope creep in project management is one of the biggest causes of project failure. This article will help you understand scope creep, its causes, and its solutions. I’m talking, of course, about scope creep in project management. It usually starts with a small change request. Before you know it, the “small change” has turned the project into a different beast altogether. Failed projects and frustrated project managers. If yes, how do you manage it?

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ITIL for Project Managers – Should you?

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The ITIL framework is the most widely-used framework of best practices for IT Service Management (ITSM). Many project managers deliver IT components to our projects. Because of that, Project Managers need to be mindful of this in designing our products, delivery, and handover.

2018 101

Scrum vs Kanban vs Agile vs Waterfall – A side-by-side comparison

nTask

Multiple efficient project management frameworks and methodologies have been introduced over the years to ensure effective team management and collaboration in a workplace. In this article, we attempt to clarify the basic concepts behind Scrum, Kanban, Agile and Waterfall.

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What Are Key Project Activities In Project Management

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What Are Project Activities In Project Management There is no point in oversimplifying project management. There are so many factors and activities involved that it often becomes impossible for the manager and the team to deliver quality performance and outcome.

What Are Key Project Activities In Project Management

Proofhub

What Are Project Activities In Project Management There is no point in oversimplifying project management. There are so many factors and activities involved that it often becomes impossible for the manager and the team to deliver quality performance and outcome.

The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

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People are gradually becoming more interested in project management as an independent topic and as a possible career. Project management blogs and resources can be a primary source of knowledge, especially if project management (PM) experts contribute to them. To help you save time searching for the best resources, we have thoroughly analyzed more than 300 project management blogs and resource websites. Project Management Software Developers. Liked this article?

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Project Scope Example: Scope Baseline, Project Scope Statement

PM Basics

Also, it’s a problem to control the changes consistently. So, don’t overcomplicate scope management. If you want to dive really deep read it after this article: Ultimate Guide on How to Create a Robust Work Breakdown Structure.

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The 20 Education Venues for Online Master of Project Management

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An online master of project management is one of the best investments one has in order to advance his or her certification levels or acquire one. Organizations need project managers who can juggle different operations and processes, all the while achieving the end result of the projects. This is how the online master of project management comes in. The online master of project management is different based on the school. Advanced Project Management.

2017 94

Risk Management Examples: 9 Behind the Scenes Stories

PM Basics

What can you, as a project manager, do to mitigate a risk? I want to share some stories of risk management with you. These risk management examples will help you to broaden the understanding. List of Risk Management Examples in This Article. Risk Management

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How to Build a Powerful Deliverables Strategy from Scratch

Workzone

In the project management world, a deliverable is defined as a “measurable, tangible, verifiable outcome, result, or item that must be produced to complete a project milestone.”. There are as many versions of deliverables as there are types of projects that require project management.

Wrike vs Asana – which PM tool works best for YOU?

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When you’re making the critical decision of choosing a project management system for your team, there are two names which will come up over and over again – in this post, we will present you with a detailed review of Wrike vs Asana as seen from the eyes of a project manager and team members collaborating on a specific tasks and processes. Wrike is a project management software that enables you to collaborate with your team efficiently and effectively.

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

Need up-to-date facts and figures for a project management report, article, or infographic? Browse this collection of project management statistics collected from studies and reports from the past five years. Benefits of Project Management. —1A. Project Management Methodologies. —1B. Project Management Best Practices. —1C. Agile Project Management. Project Management Salaries. Project Management Training & Certification.

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