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.

Decision Making Tools for Group Decisions

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article by author Edoardo Binda Zane. In this article I will give you a few tools to help you facilitate the process and direct your team’s efforts and energy in the right direction. If you make decisions as a group but you don’t have everyone on the same page, you will lack the basis for your work, and that will lead to a flawed decision. The Group Decision Process. Group decisions can be tricky, even with appropriate instruments.

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How To Help Teams Make Group Decisions

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article by author Edoardo Binda Zane. In this article I will give you a few tools to help you facilitate the process and direct your team’s efforts and energy in the right direction. The Group Decision Process.

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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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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 processes. What are the Process Groups for?

5 Tips for Better Decision Making (With Process)

Girl's Guide to PM

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. If you need to involve a group in coming together to make a collective decision, then read How to Help Teams Make Group Decisions.

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

PM Basics

Nevertheless, project planning is a structured and logical process. In this article, I’ll show you a proven workflow. At each moment of the process, you’re in need of information that you don’t have yet. You need to evaluate each process.

How To Determine If You Need To Build A Focus Group ?

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Organizations believe a focus group on their PMO that is used to boost its effectiveness and also to trigger more projects. But sometimes a focus group has a negative impact on PMO for many reasons such as time issues, budget, and it can cause office politics to rear its ugly head. Before anything else, you need to understand that focus groups are entirely different from brainstorming—the two are only similar in terms of its participants that are usually grouped together.

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6 Group Decision Making Techniques Your Team Needs Now

Teamweek

With all the differing opinions and personalities, this can be an intimidating thought for a leader who wants to maintain a good rapport among their group. Nominal Group Technique. He or she then takes the remaining options back to the group for their consideration.

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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?

Group vs Team: Are Groups Really that Bad?

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What’s the difference between a group and a team? When people share an elevator ride, they are a group;when the elevator gets stuck, they become a team. The mere fact that they have something in common makes them a group. However, if elevator breaks down and they get stuck, a common goal of “getting out of there” makes this group a team. Difference between a group and a team. informal group, formed naturally by employees for different reasons.

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Group vs Team: Are Groups Really that Bad?

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What’s the difference between a group and a team? When people share an elevator ride, they are a group; when the elevator gets stuck, they become a team. The mere fact that they have something in common makes them a group. However, if elevator breaks down and they get stuck, a common goal of “getting out of there” makes this group a team. Difference between a group and a team. informal group, formed naturally by employees for different reasons.

Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

A clean-sheet development opportunity with a smart team and engaged business group – what could go wrong? 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. My first opportunity to create and run a large agile team did not start well.

What is a Workflow? How to Create a Winning Workflow for Your Process

Planio

We do the same steps, go through the same process, and start from scratch expecting something different to happen when we could save hours a week implementing workflows. How processes help you work smarter, not harder. How processes help you work smarter, not harder.

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. Strengths-based project management is an approach to project management that focuses on the people rather than the process.

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Business Analyst & Project Manager Relationship: Collaborate for Success

Girl's Guide to PM

Business analysis helps ensure your project delivers the intended business value and that business needs, requirements, and processes are well-understood, leading to a more streamlined implementation process. Stakeholder management This article contains affiliate links

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Sidebar Groups and Sub Groups for Teams makes Team Visibility Clearer in Hub Planner

Hub Planner

Sidebar Groups and Sub Groups for Teams makes Team Visibility Clearer in Hub Planner. The latest update to the sidebar introduces a few usability updates to make it more transparent the information contained within the groups and sub groups for teams.

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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Ray McKenzie , CSM, is Founder and Principal of Red Beach Advisors , a management and business consultant group. When projects get tough, it’s relationships not processes that make the difference between success and failure.

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Project Management Training to Help You Achieve Certification This Year

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Project Management Training to Help You Achieve Certification This Year , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. It actually made me want to learn about process groups, which is a rare thing.

Client Onboarding Process Coupled With Project Management

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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.

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

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Getting the Voice of the Customer (VOC) tells you if you’re on the right track in your product or process improvement project. The survey should be designed to ask questions that allow customers to provide information about their use of or perception of the process, service, or product.

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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. Ray McKenzie , CSM, is Founder and Principal of Red Beach Advisors , a management and business consultant group.

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Book Review: PMP Project Management Professional Exam

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Book Review: PMP Project Management Professional Exam , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Beyond the exam content it also covers the application process so it will take you through the whole journey from deciding to take the exam to walking out of the exam room.

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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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How to Delegate Tasks With More Confidence and Less Stress

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How to Delegate Tasks With More Confidence and Less Stress , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. This is a guest article from Simon Harris from Logical Model. Long ago I found being delegated to was often a confusing process.

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How to Create a Project Team Culture with Colin Ellis

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How to Create a Project Team Culture with Colin Ellis , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. I recently did a Live Q&A with Colin Ellis in my Facebook group. Manage a Team Project Management Experts This article contains affiliate links

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Why We’re Not Afraid to Write Generic SEO Articles

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Make note that this reasoning is going to appear more than once in this article. The ranking process has two very basic steps: Target website audit. Most importantly, it gives an estimate of total monthly visits and groups it into appropriate channels (organic, direct, social, etc.)

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Stories about Stories in Agile Development

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The process is a complex one with many stakeholders involved over months, sometimes years. In this process, written requirements with written words are many times inadequate, sometimes even inaccurate, and most of the time said requirements don’t convey the real intent.

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Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners

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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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What Should You Know about the PMP Exam 2019 Changes

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Now that we know the change process for the PMP examination and we’ve covered the important dates, let’s get to what the changes actually are. Planning: Outlines the processes to establish the scope of the project, refine objectives on scope, time, cost, quality, etc.

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Why You Should Consider SharePoint for Project Management

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In a SharePoint site, you can add a list for all of these processes, too. Essentially, with each list you add, you are actually adding the project management processes that you need into your SharePoint site. Articles Collaboration project management sharepoint

Split It Out (Part 1)

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PMI, Microsoft, and Microsoft Project User Groups, like MPUG, provide many resources and/or online project templates you can use. I’ll be sharing more ways to separate your projects into management chunks in Part 2 of my article. Articles project management separate split

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Why Are Daily Scrum Meetings Important for Successful Project Management?

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Inspire instant communication among groups and create a collocated work environment. Make informed course adjustments to improve performance and product quality while refining project processes. Providing real-time and constant feedback on processes and product progress.

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Benefits Realization Management for Projects

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During a pre-project discussion meeting with business owners, organizational leaders, and other stakeholders, one project manager informs the group of the following: The site will have a multi-layered architecture with hot standby facility. Articles Benefits Realization Management

Why Impartial Testing is a Non-Negotiable

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wireless group. Testing groups often have excellent experience and certifications. Despite what you might think, the turnaround time for third party testing can actually reduce time to market because the testing group specializes in testing and are expert in their field.

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Integrated Change Control

MPUG

Integrated change control (ICC) is the process of reviewing all change requests, approving changes, and managing changes to deliverables with documentation. Change Control Board (CCB) : The CCB consists of a formal group of people (i.e.,

Webinar Recap: They Finally Did It! Microsoft Releases a Brand-New Version of Microsoft Project

MPUG

So we move kind of, basically through the process of looking at one of the tools that are available. Is that literally, it’s setting up a security group behind the scenes, just like Microsoft Team has. It’s going to have a security, a group name called _Modern Project Demo.

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No Pain, No Gain?

MPUG

A weighted scoring model is a good tool because it provides an organized process for selecting projects based on many criterions. This scorecard has evolved over time, and the Gartner Group estimates that over half of large U.S.

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Understanding “What Changed” After Approving Task Updates from PWA

MPUG

To begin the process of working with local fields, launch Microsoft Project and connect to Project Online. To begin the process of renaming local fields, click the Project tab to display the Project ribbon. Articles approving pwa task updates tasksBackground Information.

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