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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. Magdalena answered: I have a small consulting business – and we use Freedcamp (like basecamp). Get it on Amazon, from PMI or from your local bookshop.

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10 Career-Limiting Mistakes To Avoid

Girl's Guide to PM

And because if you are in a consultancy or service business and customers keep asking for work that you agree to without being paid for it, you’ll go out of business. You will not revise and standardize your processes. Build a Career This article contains affiliate links

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How to Start a Career in Project Management: Answers to FAQ

Epicflow Blog

According to PMI’s Job Growth and Talent Gap in Project Management 2017-2027 , organizations’ need for project talent has significantly increased since their previous investigation in 2008. PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) (costs from $435 for members and $495 for non-members); .

How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Mark Phillips runs a consultancy focused on high performing projects. With the release of the Agile Practice Guide along with the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition , we can’t ignore PMI’s direction to incorporate adaptive life cycles such as agile, iterative or incremental life cycles into project and development life cycles. PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential will continue to thrive. Joe Pusz is President of The PMO Squad , a project management consulting firm.

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Challenging Change

The Lazy Project Manager

The following is a guest article from my friends at Tailwind Project Solutions: In his new book – How to get Fired at the C-Level: Why mismanaging change is the biggest risk of all – Peter Taylor challenges the foundations of organisational change, asking if the c-level executives out there are truly ready for change to be successful in their own businesses?

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Picking a Project Management Methodology

MPUG

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) Sixth Edition was published in 2017 by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The following are examples of factors from the PMBOK Guide that lead to said project’s creation: Business process improvements.

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6 reasons to get certified in project management

Girl's Guide to PM

This is an article by Krishna Kumar, CEO of Simplilearn Solutions. This is synonymous with learning and a constant process of upgrading one’s skills. Naeem Ahmed, PMP , CSCM, ITILV3F, Solution Architecture Manager – Supply Chain Consultant, Saudi Arabia.

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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. Mark Phillips runs a consultancy focused on high performing projects. With the release of the Agile Practice Guide along with the PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition , we can’t ignore PMI’s direction to incorporate adaptive life cycles such as agile, iterative or incremental life cycles into project and development life cycles.

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Waterfall Should Have Never Existed: Part 1

MPUG

In the following two-part article, I will argue that: ‘ Agile ’ is not agile. opposite approaches to scheduling in one project in Part 2 of this article. In the process of this development, Agilists hijacked a few techniques and presented them as their own.

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Rogue Project Sponsor: What to Do when Sponsorship goes Bad

Online PM Courses

I have tackled this in an earlier article. Two other articles you may enjoy are: Do You Know What your Project Sponsor Wants? Consult them frequently. When you do consult them, lead with your recommendation. If it s a control issue… No amount of consultation will convince them that they can leave the project to you. Meet them daily if necessary and prepare an update and a number of topics to consult them on.

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Project Failure – Why it Happens

Online PM Courses

These have been among our most popular and heavily-read articles, so I hope you’ll enjoy them. We have written a lot of articles (and we’ll continue to do so) on how to make your projects succeed. These articles include: How to get Better Project Management Results. So in this bumper article, I want to focus on what goes wrong. Because there is a lot to say about each, I have had to split this article into two. Articles you might like.

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Starting a PMO

MPUG

PMI describes the Project Management Office (PMO) as a strategic driver for organizational excellence. This article is meant to give some guidance for starting a PMO and eventually growing into a Strategic PMO (SPMO). Remember, People + Process = Success. Articles PMO

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Project Cost Management – The Essential Things to Know and Do

Online PM Courses

So, in this feature article, we’ll look at: What project cost management is. Your ‘Project Cost Management Plan’ Establishing your costs – the processes of estimating and budgeting. Tailoring your project cost management process. Project Cost Management is a process that has two principle components: Estimating costs and creating a project budget from them. Banking, borrowing, and foreign exchange (forex) policies and processes.

Overview and Key Themes of IIL’s 2021 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

International Institute for Learning

In this article, we’ll preview key themes that will be discussed at this unique learning event. Become a Learning Organization , says Scott Ambler , Vice President and Chief Scientist, Disciplined Agile at Project Management Institute (PMI). Creating Value in Client-Centric Processes.

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Webinar Recap: SIPOC Workshop Facilitation – Part 1: Overview of SIPOC and Systems

MPUG

The session is eligible for one PMI, PDU in the strategic category and the MPUG activity code for claiming that with PMI is on the screen now, that’s mpug031721. We want to describe the context of SIPOC within business process creation and improvement.

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Exploring VBA Part II: Using VBA Forms to Create a Custom Interface – Transcription

MPUG

Again, this session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the technical category. We also do consulting, training. Because again, if you have many, many tasks and you’re going through and manipulating a lot of those tasks, it could add many, many seconds, even minutes to the processing time. And then at the very end of the processing, we’ll turn it back on by saying Calculation=pjAutomatic. It’s going to process each single resource line.

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Webinar Recap: SIPOC Workshop Facilitation – Part 3: Workshop Facilitation and Questions

MPUG

And the session is eligible for 1 PMI PDU in the strategic category. The code to claim that with PMI is on the screen now. Suppliers Inputs Processes Outputs and Customers. ” A job aid or process procedure description, step-by-step screenshots and all sorts of stuff.

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4 Reasons to Have a Professional Services Management Template

Wrike

A recent GoSkills article spotlighted a critical gap professional services businesses need to be aware of if they want to achieve hypergrowth. In their article, they reference the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) 2016 Pulse of the Profession report, which states that out of every $1 billion invested in projects, $122 million is wasted due to poor execution. Your team needs processes that empower members to be project management experts effortlessly.

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How to Manage Projects using Microsoft Lists

MPUG

About today’s session is eligible for three quarters of a PMI, PDU in technical category. And the MPUG activity code for claiming that with PMI is on the screen now. Kyle: Currently he works as a consultant for the implementation of business systems, as well as a project manager.

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Webinar Recap: Project Management, Critical Event Management and COVID-19: Reflections

MPUG

And this session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the Strategic category. Kyle: Jigs Gaton is CEO of Phoenix Consulting and Training Worldwide, a company that helps developers design and implement better programs and build capacity with training and other resources. Articles

Giant Guide to Project Reporting [How to do it well]

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And your report feeds the governance processes with the information they need, to oversee what you and your team are doing, and how you are doing it. Your project reporting process needs to serve one or more specific purposes. With the answers to these questions, you can start to design both you project report format, and your project reporting process. Right at the top of this article, I suggested six reasons why you need a project report. analysis process.

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Webinar Recap: How Should a Project Manager Organize their Workday and Where does MS Project Fit into this?

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Today’s session is eligible for three quarters of a PMI PDU in the strategic category. The activity code for claiming that with PMI is on the screen now. Currently, he works as a consultant for the implementation of business systems and as a project manager. Articles

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Webinar Recap: Introduction to the Power BI Suite

MPUG

This session is eligible for 1 PMI PDU in the strategic category, and the MPUG activity code for claiming the session is on the screen now. Kyle: Ben now runs his own consultancy called Applepark, providing project Project Online and Power BI implementation and training services.

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Project Communication Management: What is it all about?

Girl's Guide to PM

Perhaps that number (from research by PMI ) surprises you, but I’m sure you aren’t surprised by the fact that good communication management on projects leads to higher success rates. I recall a story shared by a project manager who worked on an international consulting project.

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Vendor Showcase Recap: Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance

MPUG

And I am a regular speaker for MPUG PMI chapters, and the Enterprise Architecture Conference. It wasn’t on MPUG but there was a presentation by PMI, which said management thinks Waterfall, and developers think Agile. And I can add a new row, I can add maintenance consulting.

Vendor Showcase Recap: Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance

MPUG

And I am a regular speaker for MPUG PMI chapters, and the Enterprise Architecture Conference. It wasn’t on MPUG but there was a presentation by PMI, which said management thinks Waterfall, and developers think Agile. And I can add a new row, I can add maintenance consulting.

Webinar Recap: Transformative Leadership: How to Elevate your Impact with Less Effort and None of the Stress

MPUG

And this 45-minute session is eligible for three-quarters of a PMI PDU in the leadership category. The activity code for claiming the session with PMI is on the screen now. Because, sure, there’s something happening in my world, but my brain is processing and making meaning.

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Webinar Recap: How to Run Scrum Projects with Project for the Web

MPUG

And today’s session is eligible for three quarters of PMI, PDU and a technical category. The MPUG activity for claiming that with PMI is on the screen now. Kyle: Currently he works as a consultant, for the implementation of business systems, and as a project manager.

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Webinar Recap: Power BI for Business Users and Project Managers – Part 3: Creating Reports using the Power BI Desktop App

MPUG

And today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the strategic category. The MPUG activity code for claiming that with PMI is on the screen now. I’m a author, blogger, trainer, consultant, all of those general things. Ben Howard: Where are we in the process?

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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. These are laid out in a research paper from PMI *. Change control or change management is the process of managing unplanned but desired influences on the project.

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Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

This is an edited version of a white paper I wrote with some colleagues for the PMI EMEA Summit in Barcelona. 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. It also means considering the change management activities to support our digitalisation project as communication, processes, and training are critical for success.

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Webinar Recap: Microsoft Project Do’s, Don’ts, and Cool Customizations

MPUG

PMI PDUs in the technical category and the MPUG activity code for claiming the session was on the screen now. There’s lots of articles on this in the MPUG site and for that matter offsite, I’ve written some.

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Webinar Recap: Project for the Web and Calendars – How to Define Them Using PowerApps

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He has extensive experience working with business processes, people and knowledge of information technology and financial accounting activities. Currently, he works as a consultant for the implementation of business systems and as a project manager. Articles

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

MPUG

Today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the technical category and the code for claiming today’s session is on the screen now. He’s an accomplished speaker, consultant and educator supporting the project management community for over 25 years. I’ve got some articles, in fact, I just wrote one last week for MPUG, if you haven’t seen it, talks about how agile is being used at Microsoft to eliminate bureaucracy.

Webinar Recap: How to get and see Project Information in Power BI

MPUG

Today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the technical category. We do Project management and we’re partners with PMI, partners certified in Project with Microsoft. Collin Quiring: We know from the PMI world product has a start and date.

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Webinar Recap: Leveraging the Latest Office 365 Project Tools & Capabilities

MPUG

Today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the technical category, and the MPUG, the activity code for claiming that is on the screen now. Tim is an accomplished speaker, consultant, educator and PMO expert, supporting PMI for over 25 years. My goal today is really to help educate you so that you are basically standing on firm ground in a process to go forward as both technologies continue to merge, consolidate, and in some cases they break apart.

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Webinar Recap: Understanding the Cost Model in Microsoft Project

MPUG

Today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the technical category. We were founded in 2005, and as such, we’re one of the oldest, and most established PPM consulting firms in the United States. We align our project management methodologies with PMI. Articles

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

MPUG

And this session is eligible for one PMI, PDU in the Technical category. He’s an accomplished speaker, consultant and educator, supporting the project management community for over 25 years. ” 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.

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

MPUG

And today’s session is eligible for one PMI PDU in the technical category, and the code for claim that is on the screen now, that’s mpugwebnlearn091819. He’s an accomplished speaker, consultant and educator supporting the project management community for over 25 years. There’s always a process. Well, it’s important to have a good process. Do I have an external intake process that begins that a lot sooner?

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Master’s in Project Management vs MBA: 10 Expert Tips to Help You Decide

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article, I’ll share 10 expert tips from a range of people about their experiences to help you choose the right higher education goals for you, so you can make the right choice for your career.

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