Agile Infrastructure Transformation and TBM

Leading Agile

When I first thought of writing this article, I struggled with how best to talk to these perceived different approaches. Questions of how does Agile apply to infrastructure and what does TBM have to do with Agile were in my mind. Agile in Infrastructure. End to End Processes.

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

Online PM Courses

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.

Stories about Stories in Agile Development


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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Starting a PMO


This article is meant to give some guidance for starting a PMO and eventually growing into a Strategic PMO (SPMO). Remember, People + Process = Success. That is, it is better to run projects that have more repeatable processes. Articles PMO

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Lift Positive Risk-Taking


This process could also be used for tasks that have positive slack. You can also find more PMI risk-related articles on their Knowledge Shelf. Articles positive riskMost people hear “project risk” and they think of an adverse event or threat that may occur.

Integrated Change Control


Integrated change control (ICC) is the process of reviewing all change requests, approving changes, and managing changes to deliverables with documentation. Keep in mind that maintaining quality is an important part of this decision making process.

BrightWork Project and Portfolio Management Software for SharePoint*


Using templates ensures that projects are started the right way every time, and that the entire organization is using the same repeatable project management processes. The PRM Template follows a simple “submit, rank, review” process for the managing the new project pipeline. Articles

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Big Announcements from Ignite 2019


Attendees explore new hands-on experiences that will help them innovate in areas such as security, cloud, and hybrid infrastructure and development. It includes a new set of robotic process automation capabilities called UI flows, now available in public preview.

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Are you ready for remote project management?

Moira Alexander

After identifying all the possible barriers to remote project management, as well as some of the possible solutions, your business should further analyze and document the readiness of your teams, processes and technologies. The business model and infrastructure. Do the existing infrastructure and technologies offer the needed capabilities for remote connectivity? How adaptable are the people, processes, and technologies, especially during times of sudden change?

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How to Make a Disaster Recovery Plan

It enables the recovery and continuation of critical technology, infrastructure and systems. An article published in 2018 stated that downtime of just one-hour costs small companies $8,000, mid-sized companies $74,000 and large companies $700,000. Review this process regularly.

Project Management Job Titles: Understanding the Types of Roles in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article, we’ll go through what they mean and what you can expect to do in one of those roles. However, in this article, we’re focusing on people who predominately manage projects.

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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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10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

We'll process your data in accordance with our privacy policy. Infrastructure & Projects Authority assurance templates. The Infrastructure & Projects Authority (IPA) arranges and manages project assurance reviews for the UK governments’ complex and high risk projects.

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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.

Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success


” Tad: The central proposition of this talk is despite the best intentions even at board level, many organizations are failing to exploit transformation opportunities because project delivery, where we all know, live, and love, and the infrastructure that support it and the processes are simply not fit for this purpose. Tad: Let’s talk about that innovation process. Tad: And of course the process stops at delivery with the PMO. Articles

How to Get Into Project Management: 5 PMs Share Their Stories

Girl's Guide to PM

There are lots of routes into project management, as I explored recently in an article on how to become a project manager. As a new project manager it helped me to become familiar with the elements of a project and formalise my processes and documentation.

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Resource Management in Projects: The Ultimate Guide

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article, I’ll show you what project resource management is, set out a simple process to do it, describe the tools to help and give you tips to overcome some of the common issues. The Project Resource Management Process. Projects are done by people.

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How to Plan an Event

For this article, let’s focus on large events. You’ll need communications to inform them of event information, payment processes to collect fees, emails to stay in touch, directions, badges and access points. Need to know how to plan an event?

How to Build a Robust Project Risk Culture [8 Steps]

Online PM Courses

A robust risk culture goes beyond having a strong basic risk management process. And the process for creating a robust risk management culture within your project can apply equally if you get a chance to influence your wider organization. Other Articles You May Like. Processes.

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3 Arguments for a Project Management Office (PMO)?

Brad Egeland

​I believe it is wise that every organization – especially those that are more technical in nature – have a project management infrastructure. Read the full article

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Is Joining a PMO the Right Career Move for You?


Project managers wonder where the PMO fits in their career as many project managers are rewarded with more projects and higher complexity and scope—not detours into process, methodology, and compliance. Improve the process and methodology with PM techniques that really work.

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What Does a Successful PMO Look Like? By Brad Egeland


I’ve been a part of many PMO’s – I’ve even helped with or led the building process for a couple of them. For the purposes of this article, I will focus on what I consider to be the top four ingredients for an effective project management office….

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Top Reasons to Get PMP Certified

Brad Egeland

That said, this article is about my four arguments supporting my thoughts that you should probably run out and get certified very soon if you aren't already certified. There is the training process, the experience that must be obtained first, and the actual test itself.

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Four Arguments for PMP Certification

Brad Egeland

That said, this article is about my four arguments supporting my thoughts that you should probably run out and get certified very soon if you aren't already certified. There is the training process, the experience that must be obtained first, and the actual test itself.

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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ITIL for Project Managers – Should you?

Online PM Courses

And, whether you are an IT Project Manager or not, you may find yourself delivering IT in the form of hardware, infrastructure, software, or service processes as a part of your projects. Therefore, in this feature article, we’ll explore what ITSM and ITIL are.

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How to Create a Stellar Independent PM CV That Gets Clients

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article from Sidar OK, an executive coach who supports employees wishing to increase their income by becoming an independent consultant. Here’s another article on how to find relevant keywords for your resume. the infrastructure costs by 6.4M$ a year in 9 months.”.

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3 Ways to Build a Project Management Hub


By 2021, Gartner believes at least 50 percent of large organizations “will have incorporated citizen integrator capabilities into their strategic integration infrastructure.” It’s time to think of ourselves as project managers and adopt project management tools and processes to succeed.

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Your Ultimate Guide To Portfolio Management Tools

Large projects call for complex processes and the need for more management procedures. Portfolio management tools help refine the existing projects and processes within portfolios that exist in the organization to prevent excess project churn. The portfolio management tools that are embedded in the organizational infrastructure must assess all the risks in the entire organization including resources, systems, requirements, and time frame.

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Top 9 IT Project Manager Interview Questions and Answers [2020]

PM Basics

They test your knowledge of project management and software development process as one. I have an in-depth article about the software development life cycle. You can also read this article: Scrum and How to be Truthful About it. Second, Scrum is time-boxed in all its processes.

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How To Build An Efficient Portfolio Management Office ?

As far as portfolio management processes go, portfolio management office is embedded in an organization in order to support a certain strategic objectives towards a successful result. Furthermore, it will hardly affect the organization’s infrastructure. Every management process has their own hub. If a project has met all the requirements, but still can’t reach the success far enough, then there’s a missing link in the process or this process is not done correctly.

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10 Task Management Software Tools To Keep Your Team On Track (Free & Paid)


In this article you’ll learn: What is task management? Infrastructure & availability. Security and workflows dictate the infrastructure you’ll need for a project task manager. Users have reported issues with the bug tracking process.

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An Incremental Paradigm

Herding Cats

The infrastructure for enterprise IT has a critical impact on the operational aspects of projects. We live in a golf course community , where our waste water is processed locally inside our area. Related articles.

Velocity Anti-Patterns

Leading Agile

What sort of process are you using? Or did you craft your own process? To the infrastructure team. I’ve observed that velocity is only meaningful when the team uses a time-boxed iterative process model. Process Cycle Efficiency.

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What is Project Portfolio Management : The Basics

Project portfolio management (PPM) is the discipline or process that aids organizations and projects to acquire information and efficient methods to improve and develop tasks, as well as resource allocation and coordination among teams. A company that embeds PPM in their infrastructure has a higher chance to see that development. Cet article What is Project Portfolio Management : The Basics est apparu en premier sur Project-Management.PM. What is Portfolio Management?

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Having a Definition of Ready: Harmful or Helpful?

Leading Agile

Mike Cohn’s August 2016 article, The Dangers of a Definition of Ready describes certain problems that can occur when a team uses the concept of a Definition of Ready. Mike worries that a formal Definition of Ready can lead to a stage-gate process.

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Surveys Said: Agencies Need a New Approach to Compete


Whether that process entails keeping track of information in common file-sharing platforms or investing in knowledge retention-specific technology, it’s time well spent. This article was originally published by MarTech Advisor on May 6, 2019.

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The 5 Significant Agile Project Management Techniques For Your Organization

Incorporating techniques in your organizations’ infrastructure can be an uncertain and scary journey. Below are the five agile project management techniques that have versatile traits, that can work in any type of project and process. The reason we incorporate agile project management techniques in our company’s infrastructure and workflow system is to contain risks and minimize wastes in order to focus on the business value of a product or service.

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The 15 Project Management KPIs: What They Do and Why You Need Them

Another issue to bring into light is that a lot of project managers are still not aware of their Project Management KPIs and even lost when it comes to executing them into the project infrastructure. Each processes done within a project operation should be measured and tracked as well. Are these processes or tasks done on time? The timeframe needed to finish a task; this is a effective KPI for tasks that are repeated in a project process or operation.

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