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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Project Management Process & Phases

ProProfs Project Management

Project Management is the art of coordinating resources and directing working groups to execute components of work so that each group delivers components that can be tied together into a wholesome deliverable (contracted scope of work) within schedule and budget.

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?

Top 7 Leadership Articles: Winter Edition

Epicflow Blog

If the sales rate decreases, think over all the parties participating in this process. To understand the figures, there’s nothing better than talking to the heroes involved in the process of data production. Assist in making group decisions.

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.

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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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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15 Awesome Tools I Use To Manage My Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article I’ll share my top 15 project management tools that I use for managing multiple projects. I also create a version on a slide so we have a visual point of reference for progress during project steering group meetings.

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Group vs Team: Are Groups Really that Bad?

ActiveCollab

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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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?

What is Stakeholder-led Project Management?

Girl's Guide to PM

Worsley also excludes steering group members from ‘engagement’ saying that the governance process is enough for them. Books Stakeholders This article contains affiliate links

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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 Take Over An Existing Project [Free Checklist]

Girl's Guide to PM

If they don’t do this, or you don’t have an equivalent group that does prioritize work, you should be turning to your manager for clarification. If your work so far has uncovered things that concern you, then consider investing some time in a formal healthcheck process. Consider this.

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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.

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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Planning a Budget for a Proposal in 5 Easy Steps (+ Example)

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article by author Edoardo Binda Zane. Scroll to the bottom to download this article as a handy PDF so you can keep it for reference as you create your proposal. First, you need to explain your project and process well in the narrative of your proposal.

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How Organisations Can Set up New Project Leaders for Success

Girl's Guide to PM

Angela always excelled at playing leader or manager at group projects growing up. The evaluation of the new leaders should dictate the subject matter and process of the training. Build a Career Software This article contains affiliate links

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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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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. 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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5 Strategies to Improve Team Productivity on Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

You’ve read all the articles, you’ve got ideas about how things could be better. Sharing round a link to one more ’10 ways to be more productive’ article just isn’t making change happen. Be Productive Stakeholders This article contains affiliate links

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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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Why We’re Not Afraid to Write Generic SEO Articles

ActiveCollab

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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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.

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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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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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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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.

2018 334

The Twins – Communications Management and Stakeholder Management

MPUG

In this article, we will look at two key knowledge areas: Communications Management and Stakeholder Management. This article is less of a discussion on Communications Management or Stakeholder Management, individually, per se. This process ensures the optimal flow of information.

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

Girl's Guide to PM

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.

2018 282

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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How to Identify and Hire a Strong Project Manager

MPUG

Moira Alexander, in her CIO article How to Hire a Rock Star Project Manager , suggested that it is helpful in an interview to have clear goals for the hiring position. What you need in an employee for one group may not work for another team. Articles hire project manager

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Picking the Perfect Project Manager to Oversee a System Selection

MPUG

The prefect PM for the job is one who will be able to select a system suited to handle the needs of your organization as a whole, and not just one for the people or teams with the most to say during the selection process. Articles Oversee project manager System Selection

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Three Features to Love about Project for the Web

MPUG

In this article, I’d like to share two NEW features and one additional feature that is sure to make every Project Server/Project Online project manager want to switch to using Project for the Web today! Articles features Project for The Web

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