10 Construction Conferences In 2019


Looking to add construction conferences to attend in 2019 to next year’s schedule? This article includes a wide variety of construction events that will meet your interests. . When working in the construction industry, sector updates and education are key.

Architecture, Construction, Engineering, and ACE Conferences in 2018


The ACE industry is a unique field because it consists of architects, engineers, and those in the construction industry; in other words, three separate industries that intertwine. This is where attending architecture conferences, construction conferences, engineering conferences, or even ACE conferences comes into play. This article will include: Architecture Conferences. Construction Conferences. Construction Conferences 2018. 2018 FTBA Construction Conference.

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Principles, Processes, and Practices of Project Success

Herding Cats

Over the years (30 something years) I come to understand and write about the Principles, Processes, and Practices of project success in a wide variety of domains. There are 5 Principles, 5 Practices, and 5 Process that can be applied to increase the probability of success of all projects.

Agile & Project PPM: The Better Together Story


Even Team Foundation Server (TFS) has grown into the new Azure DevOps (Visual Studio) for developers, proving better alignment for Epics, User Stories, Sprints, Requirements, and connecting source code directly to Agile constructs. Articles agile Microsoft Project PPM

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Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners


The retrospective process consists of two words: Retro – meaning recent past, and. You can define the retrospective process as: “A recurring workshop in which the team looks back on their work over a period, reflects upon it, and learns.

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Project Management Job Description

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article, we’ll look at the things that make up a typical project management job description, and then look at some specialist industries plus the role of a junior project manager. To oversee the software design, build and testing process according to our internal guidelines.

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


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.

Showcase Recap: Easily Capture and Manage Ideas/Demands with MS Project Online Integration


This is something that we even want to go a little bit left of initiation and then as we go through, and plan and execute, provide change, control processes and close out a project that, that can continue as well. Articles

Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 2 – Agile Features & Capabilities in MS Project / Project PPM


There’s always a process. Well, it’s important to have a good process. Tim Runcie: So let’s think through a little bit of kind of that whole process of we’ve talked about high level with some of the tools here. So if we think about this, let’s just continue going through the process of what else can we work with? Do I have an external intake process that begins that a lot sooner?

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


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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Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

International Institute of Learning

They realize the final solution and product can only be arrived at through a process of experimentation and use of iterative methods. Before demanding something from other departments, each department first focuses inwards and comes up with constructive suggestions.

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A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management


It goes back to the 1960s, when project management became a discipline in aerospace, construction and defense industries. Afterwards, articles of incorporation where filed in Pennsylvania, and signed by the five founders of PMI.

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Project management: To debrief or not to debrief

Moira Alexander

Some swear by the debriefing process and others simply bypass it altogether. Let's take a look at the process, its purpose, the benefits and, yes, the drawbacks. The debriefing process is conducted once the project activities have come to a close and the project is complete.

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5 Ways To Use Visual Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 5 Ways To Use Visual Project Management , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. It’s a lot easier to communicate complex constructs or share lots of data points on a graph than it is in a paragraph.

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Inspiring Women in Project Management: Erica Pepitone

Girl's Guide to PM

It is easy to get comfortable after being with the same group and get used to the same processes, templates, and order of operations. The most beautiful processes and best templates are worthless if they aren’t working for the team.

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Agile project management: A beginner's guide

Moira Alexander

Changing environments are embraced at any stage of the process to provide the customer with a competitive advantage. Sustainable development is accomplished through agile processes whereby development teams and stakeholders are able to maintain a constant and ongoing pace. Agile is also used in industries like marketing and advertising, construction, education and finance. An optimized development process. Agile Unified Process (AUP).

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The What, Why, and How of Project Requirements

Project Risk Coach

You specify the size of the house, the type of construction, the number of rooms, the types of systems, and the features of the home. We can see the things that flow in and out of the process and who receives the outputs.

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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.). It would be easy (and wrong) to classify all construction projects as candidates for traditional approaches, and all IT projects as needing an agile approach.

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The What, Why, and How of Project Requirements

Project Risk Coach

Project requirements – describes the actions, processes, or other conditions the project needs to meet. You specify the size of the house, the type of construction, the number of rooms, the types of systems, and the features of the home.

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Inspiring Women in Project Management: Sarah Coleman

Girl's Guide to PM

And it is not just in the construction and heavy engineering industries. This article contains affiliate links at no cost to you. Inspiring Women in Project Management: Lorraine Chapman Construction project management has always been traditionally male-dominated.

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Inspiring Women in Project Management: Karen Chovan

Girl's Guide to PM

On the project management side, you’ll often see many female project managers involved with managing the environmental assessment and regulatory processes and supplementary programs for monitoring performance and oversight.

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Project Management Methodologies 101: The What, Why, How, & Types Explained

ProProfs Project Management

Creating a winning formula for efficiently implementing business processes. This article focuses on introducing the most common project management methodologies that exist and eventually helping you choose the winning approach every time.

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Understanding Agile

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article by Isidora Roskic. As a project manager working in an agile environment your focus should not only be on monitoring the overall progress of the project but also on providing all team members with constructive feedback.

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How to Surface The Right Lessons Learned with CornerThought Software

Girl's Guide to PM

I’m delighted to be partnering with CornerThought lessons learned software for this article. It’s really about the standard project management processes. Out of the box it comes with standard processes/tasks that look very similar to the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition knowledge areas.

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Entrepreneurship & Project Management [Interview]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Entrepreneurship & Project Management [Interview] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Coming from a construction background, project management has always held importance to me. The construction industry is based heavily on experience.

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Should I Choose PMI’s PMP?

Arras People

We were talking about PMI’s PMP certification – the article was recently published entitled Is PMP certification necessary for small businesses? Here I share some further insights that didn’t make the final article.

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The Best Free Project Management Resources


MIT ’s 1.040 Project Management Course covers project management and implementation specifically related to infrastructure construction. Traditional websites are another common and easy way to find updates, articles, and helpful information related to project management.

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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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How Tough Conversations Can Create Better Client Relationships


Indeed, the advice in this article follows the principles I used when my relationship with a client had seemingly broken down completely. Additionally, consider the process you’ll use. They will be less open to your constructive suggestions.

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How to connect business strategy with project management

Moira Alexander

Think of the strategy and PM connection in construction terms, where the step of pouring footings and foundations needs to adequately support all other work that follows and ultimately the final structure -- in this analogy the final structure are the end goals. The second component is leveraging a rigorous portfolio and project management governance process. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

A Perfect Project Meeting in 5 Easy Steps

Brad Egeland

A set of steps or processes or actions to follow to pull off the meeting to end all meetings? Construct your meeting and agenda so that you seek input from others in the room and they will know it and expect it. Please share your thoughts by commenting on this article.

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Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?


In this article, you will learn about top 20 project management methodologies and which ones you should choose for your project. Rational Unified Process. It overcame many shortcomings of waterfall model such as process rigidity and higher risk and delivered a much better solution. With feedback on every iteration and client involvement throughout the process, you can deliver a product that satisfies your clients, thanks to agile. Rational Unified Process.

Where Did All the Project Managers Go?

Leading Answers

“ Software is eating the world ” claimed venture capitalist, Marc Andreessen in his 2011, New York Times article. The goals (satisfied stakeholders and value delivery) will remain the same but the tools, titles and processes employed will be vastly different.

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The Dangers of Self-Serving Bias at the Workplace


A person who has a self-serving bias is not going to respond well to criticism, even constructive criticism. There has been a great deal of research, articles and books on it. Most of us like to paint ourselves in a positive light.

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Forming a Team? Plan for Success

Project Management Essentials

In this article I present some best practices for helping teams overcome the initial hurdles and begin functioning as a high-performing organization. A widely used model to describe the process of group formation is the Tuckman Model. These teams may need to restart the Forming process.

Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?


In this article, you will learn about top 20 project management methodologies and which ones you should choose for your project. Rational Unified Process. It overcame many shortcomings of waterfall model such as process rigidity and higher risk and delivered a much better solution.

Project Management Trends for Agencies: What to Skip, What to Adopt


Find the right answers in this article. Think construction or factory production. Get the process to manufacture one widget right and you can usually scale it to produce 10,000 widgets. What are some of the top project management trends agencies need to watch out for?

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8 Aspects That Will Make You the Best Entry-level Project Manager

PM Basics

In this article, I will outline what you need to know to cover the requirements in the job descriptions. Read more about the benefits in this article: 26 Arguments to Prove the Benefits of Project Management. Well, you can Google them: Project Life Cycle in a Construction Project.

#PMOT – Who are the Project Managers on Twitter to Follow?

Online PM Courses

If you want to follow project management conversations on Twitter… Or if you want to keep up with the latest articles, or products… #PMOT is a good tag to follow. This article is going to be different to most of ours. Construction Project Manager.

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