Project Management Processes & Phases

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If so, it might be time to start implementing proven project management processes and phases at your organization in order to bring your company’s workflow under control. This involves another set of processes: Scope: Make sure the project deliverables have been completed as planned.

The Battle Between Process and Progress

Girl's Guide to PM

As Project Managers, we’re all familiar with process. In fact, sometimes it can feel as if a project manager’s world is but a never-ending universe of interlocking processes and procedures. After all, project managers are not process monkeys. It needs processes.

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Auditing and Analytics in Big Data

Brad Egeland

One such measure involves the automation of most of the company’s documentation processes to comply with various security regulations. The rapid evolution in technology has been utilized by cybercriminals to develop sophisticated techniques to phish data. Big Data: What is it?

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5 Tips for Better Decision Making (With Process)

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s hard to make decisions because: You might not have all the data. Something you can do to make decision making easier is to have a process for it. A process helps you step through the different options to give yourself confidence that you’ve covered all the angles and are ready to make the decision. The Decision Making Process. The decision making process is the main tool for making decisions. Gather the data. Look at the data.

How to use data analytics to improve project outcomes

Moira Alexander

Ted Friedman, vice president and analyst at Gartner , predicts the following three trends will drive fundamental changes in the use of data and analytics: Instead of just reflecting business performance, data analytics will become the driver of operations. Data and analytics will become infused in an organization's architecture from end to end, creating a holistic approach -- and this will include strategic project management in EPMOs (enterprise program management offices).

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A Project Team’s Guide to Data Conversion: Book Review & Interview with Dave Gordon

Project Bliss

For full disclosure, this article contains affiliate links. But what about all that data in the old system? Gordon has you covered with his book The Data Conversion Cycle: A guide to migrating transactions and other records, for system implementation teams.

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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.

How To Do An Effective Project Selection Process?

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A stable and sturdy project management is one of the crucial factors to make a project process work. In the corporate world, an organization needs more than just top-notch tools and up to date process to bring the project to its full potential—it also needs a strong manpower, a human resource that has a particular set of skills and capabilities that will greatly contribute the entire organization. The following documents or data should include: A Project Evaluation Scorecard.

Things You Need To Know About Business Process Management

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Business Process Management was not an essential tool for project management since the latter has a set of alternative factors that can work on its own. The new emergence of business techniques call for merging the two together: gone are the days where project management was an independent branch of the business organization—for the success of the project, it has to be dependent on business process management. Business Process Management: What You Need to Know.

Why the Stage Gate Process will Make You a Better Project Manager

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The Stage Gate Process gets too little love from Project Managers. In a Stage Gate process, you break your project into stages, or phases. In this article, we look at why a stage gate process will enhance your project management, and how to make it work.

How to futureproof your PPM software selection process

EasyProjects

When you have to upgrade your solution, When you have to slow down operations to upgrade your project management solution, it can cause some disruptions due to retraining, changes in processes, and technical adjustments.

The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017

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We scoured the top online publications to find the 30 most widely read and shared project management articles. These three articles share some of the best practices and how-to articles to help your business reduce risks and avoid costly mistakes.

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How to Craft a Perfectly Streamlined Document Approval Process

Workamajig

A document approval process is crucial for streamlining your operations and bring order to your creative workflow. Learn how to create one in this article. This is why developing a document approval process is crucial for every agency. A document approval process.

User Onboarding: 9 Steps to Perfecting your Onboarding Process

Planio

Let’s take a deep dive into what makes a powerful user onboarding process, the tools and resources you have at your disposal, and some of the best practices used by your favorite startups and companies. Here's how we've structured this article: What (exactly) is user onboarding?

Best Productivity Applications, Extensions and Add-Ons for Project Managers

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This, in turn, requires instruments that will be great assistants in keeping and exchanging data, making notes, navigating websites and keeping passwords, booking trips and hotels, business correspondence, and many more. Storing and Sharing Data.

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Modeling the Future Using Empirical Data from the Past

Herding Cats

This, of course, would mean that climate models, compressible fluid flows, stock markets, automatic landing systems, fracture mechanics, any closed loop process with stationary or non-stationary stochastic behaviors would NOT be possible. No past empirical data is needed in this example.

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Data Shows Number of Workers in Gig Economy Declined

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In this article, you will learn the following about the gig economy. The data shows that the number of Americans participating in gig work decreased to 10.1% The experts were baffled, explains the Quartz article.

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Wilo's Law and Mature Communications Processes

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To make some conjecture that some process will fix the problem - Estimates are the smell of dysfunction and NOT Estimating will fix that dysfunction - is naive at best and willfully ignorant of Root Cause Analysis at worse. Lost data - the listener doesn't pay attention as a critical moment and misses something indispensable. Avoid Verbal Orders is a critical process in any critical situation. Related articles. A popular quote in the agile community is Wilo's Law.

How To Motivate Your Project Team

Girl's Guide to PM

We do it as children, we do it as teenagers (often terrifying our parents in the process) and we do it as adults. If you have someone who is curious and loves to learn, assign them work on the project that entails data gathering, or research.

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10 GDPR Questions to Ask Before Starting a New Project

Girl's Guide to PM

GDPR is a once-in-a-generation update of our data protection regulations. And it has huge implications for people managing projects that store, capture or process personal data. Frankly, it seems easier to me to apply good data protection principles to all your customers.

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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

In these next years, we’re going to see a new wave of what software can do with the growing capabilities of machine learning, artificial intelligence and data pipelines across enterprises. Be Productive Project Management Experts This article contains affiliate links

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Coherent Design and Development Process

Herding Cats

Planning , controlling, and applying sy s tem engineering to transform a contractually defined operational need into a system / end product definition and an optimized design that incorporates equipment , personnel, facilities , computer programs, and procedural data. Determining program technical requirements and integrating the specialty efforts and such disciplines as configuraticn management and data management. Related articles.

Client Onboarding Process Coupled With Project Management

Leankor

Client onboarding is the process of introducing new clients to your firm in an effective and organized way. The process commences at order placement and continues up to three months or so depending on the complexity of the product. Capture this info in your sales data.

10 Steps To Streamline Work Process And Improve Workflow

Proofhub

Whether its work allocation, quality inspection, project monitoring, or simply going through a to-do list, project managers and teams often complicate processes which are easy to implement. You need to know how each process in every division or department of your business operates.

Voice of the Customer (VOC): a Powerful Tool for Valuable Customer Insight

Project Bliss

Getting the Voice of the Customer (VOC) tells you if you’re on the right track in your product or process improvement project. Proactive data gathering involves you going to your customers to gather data. Reactive data gathering happens when your customer sends you data.

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7 Productivity Tools for Teams That You’ve Never Heard Of

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 7 Productivity Tools for Teams That You’ve Never Heard Of , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. So we spend a fair amount of time working out solutions to problems, process re-engineering and all that. Software This article contains affiliate links

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The Process of Choosing the Best Project Management Software

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In this article though I’ll show how you can simplify this process… a lot! The post The Process of Choosing the Best Project Management Software appeared first on Paymo.

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. The EU General Data Protection Regulation may not sound very exciting but it is important if you are capturing personal data as part of your project.

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Why the agile process is here to stay (and why it should!)

Runrun.it

Granted that the agile process isn’t the only effective workflow management methodology out there today, but it certainly is worth understanding more; organizations should at least consider how it can affect the way they work and produce in this day and age.

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3 Easy Ways To Make a Gantt Chart (Giveaway + Free Excel Template)

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In this article you’ll learn how to create Gantt charts using PowerPoint and Excel: tools you most likely already have. We'll process your data in accordance with our privacy policy. We'll process your data in accordance with our privacy policy.

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Two Parallel Processes of Project Success - Both Value and Delivery are Needed

Herding Cats

This randomness comes from the underlying uncertainties (Epistemic and Aleatory) in the processes found in the development of the software. So back to the original quote, it's missing ½ of the process needed for business success. Related articles.

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Use and Misuse of Statistics of Process Improvement Studies

Herding Cats

There are several studies on how software development can be improved by applying various process. Some studies have very large data sets, with analysis of each process and the differences between the processes. Other studies have small data sets, no error bands on the data, and no real statistical analysis of this raw data. Were there examples and examples of the process outcome provided, if doing so will enhance the clarity of the study?

How to Make Change Management Bearable For Everyone ?

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It’s a process to enhance the organization’s performance, as well as paving the road to numerous opportunities such as changes in job roles, structure, and work system. With these changes come a set of process or approaches to take into account to ensure that changes benefit the organization. The Truth About Change: Why It Is A Complicated Process. People prefer monotony because they are used to it the whole process. Process Change.

Big Announcements from Ignite 2019

MPUG

It includes a new set of robotic process automation capabilities called UI flows, now available in public preview. For business users, having prebuilt AI models means they don’t have to gather data, build, or train their models. Articles Microsoft Ignite

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Why Are Daily Scrum Meetings Important for Successful Project Management?

MPUG

I would suggest that a team that meets regularly has data that is far more accurate and consistent than that of c onventional projects. Make informed course adjustments to improve performance and product quality while refining project processes.

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Benefits Realization Management for Projects

MPUG

It will have ten million data points to train the AI site. In this article, I hope to provide you with a deeper understanding of these concepts. However, in this article, our focus will be on projects. Tracking and Reporting: Processes to record and report the status of benefits.

Why Impartial Testing is a Non-Negotiable

MPUG

This validates error management routines and ensures that a software or product functions properly even when it receives invalid data. If there is confidential data involved, security testing will be done to make sure hackers can’t find any backdoor ways into the system.

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Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners

MPUG

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. Step 2 – Gather the Data.

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PMO Best Practices: 7 Steps for Better Schedule Management

MPUG

There was an initial resistance in implementing new processes, but my client was very supportive. I have written this article to share the best steps for implementing and managing project schedules in a PMO. Step II – Create Processes and Guidelines.

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Network Analysis: The Best Practice for Calculating Duration

MPUG

The “Network” part being a logic diagram of connecting nodes (details of the individual tasks and the relationships between them), and the “Analysis” part describing the process of estimating the duration of each task and then calculating the timings for each task.

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