Project Management Processes & Phases

ProjectManager.com

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. In project management there are five phases: initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing.

Project Management Process & Phases

ProProfs Project Management

In simple terms, the Project Management process is the art of managing all components of a project from starting to closure using a structured scientific methodology. Let’s learn about the whole process while discussing 5 project management steps of a project life cycle.

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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. The post Top 7 Leadership Articles: Winter Edition appeared first on Epicflow.

Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

Lack of respect for those initiating the change. The change initiative and its implications are misunderstood. Exclusion from the change initiative. 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.

What You Need for a Great Project Charter

Project Risk Coach

In this article, let's explore what you need for a great project charter. Think about it—in the project charter process, project sponsors and managers have the opportunity to engage key stakeholders for the express purpose of defining the vision of a project.

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Best Practices for Your Project Management Initiation Phase

Wrike

The Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge officially recognizes five project management phases or process groups. These are: Initiating, Planning, Executing, Controlling, and Closing. For this article, we tackle the best practices for the first step in the lifecycle: the project management initiation phase. What is the Project Management Initiation Phase? Best Practices for the Project Management Initiation Phase.

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How to Measure the ROI of Your Purpose Driven Initiatives

Runrun.it

Check it out what you will find on this article about the importance of purpose driven initiatives : What the Bleep Does Purpose Even Mean? Tracking Your Purpose Driven Initiatives Social advocacy Brand Loyalty Circling Back to What Really Matters.

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 use them for packing suitcases, writing articles, inducting new members of staff and meetings. Project Management Skills Software This article contains affiliate links

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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?

Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

Lack of respect for those initiating the change. The change initiative and its implications are misunderstood. Exclusion from the change initiative. Something I was not aware of at the time is how the career development process works within the government. Opportunities to influence the change initiative. Source of the change initiative is liked and respected. My first opportunity to create and run a large agile team did not start well.

What Businesses Can Learn About Cybersecurity Threats From the US DoD’s Latest Initiative

Runrun.it

Check it out what you will find on this article about cybersecurity threats: CMMC in a Nutshell What Can SMBs Take From the CMMC? Starting 2020, contractors will have to demonstrate the actual control processes they have in place.

How To Close A Project In PRINCE2

Girl's Guide to PM

Closing a project in PRINCE2 uses a variant of the Managing Stage Boundary process, as this closure activity happens at the end of the last stage. What Are the Objectives of the Closing a Project Process? How To PRINCE2 This article contains affiliate links

4 Unusual Reasons Why Stakeholder Management Is Important

Girl's Guide to PM

All projects have stakeholders, even the very smallest initiatives. There won’t be any surprises as they’ve seen the process the whole way through. Stakeholder Engagement This article contains affiliate links Why is stakeholder management important to project success?

2020 310

10 Career-Limiting Mistakes To Avoid

Girl's Guide to PM

Good initiatives die through stagnation. You will not revise and standardize your processes. They aren’t always up-to-date with the latest processes and practices. Build a Career This article contains affiliate links

2020 255

How To Take Over An Existing Project [Free Checklist]

Girl's Guide to PM

Go back to the PMO, they should be prioritizing initiatives. If your work so far has uncovered things that concern you, then consider investing some time in a formal healthcheck process. Templates This article contains affiliate links Consider this.

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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.

How Organisations Can Set up New Project Leaders for Success

Girl's Guide to PM

The evaluation of the new leaders should dictate the subject matter and process of the training. McKinsey’s survey of 500 executives found that most of them think that their organisation’s leadership development initiatives are plagued by inefficient spending.

2020 334

How has project management changed?

Girl's Guide to PM

At least, the 1950’s were when project management emerged as a discipline to help manufacturing, construction and government initiatives deliver more reliably and with greater repeatability. And less on following rigid processes.

2020 267

PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition Knowledge Areas And Process Group

iZenBridge

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. A process is a set of activities to produce desired output.

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. You don’t need to go through the entire blog to see what kind of articles are published.

2017 57

10 Reasons the Change Management Process Fails (and How You Can Succeed)

Workzone

Over 70% of organizational change initiatives fail, but change itself isn’t the stumbling block. The work you’re doing when instituting a change in process or organizational principles is tantamount to changing the course of a river. As Brent Gleeson explains in his article for Inc.

Get Your Projects Fit with The Lazy Project Manager

Girl's Guide to PM

The new book is a look at the reason, the value, the process and the opportunities to assess the ‘health’ of your projects in order to sleep easier at night, safe in the knowledge of inevitable project success (and I am using the word ‘inevitable’ with the common meaning of ‘more likely than before’ you understand). Project processes. Books This article contains affiliate links This interview was first published in 2014. I am not fit.

2020 175

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

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.

2020 26

Where There’s a Widget, There’s a Way: Unleashing the Power of Microsoft Project

MPUG

Project Widgets has created powerful, easy to use “widgets” that extend the capabilities of Microsoft Project and make the overall project and portfolio management process more intuitive and streamlined. This article will provide a brief overview of some of the widgets currently available.

2020 72

Accelerate Agile Project Management Success with Microsoft Teams and Planner

MPUG

Progress is always checked in an iterative process and workflows are adjusted as needed. There are different models used in Agile development processes. Project Initiation. Clear rules and processes should clearly communicate the framework conditions.

2020 85

Starting a PMO

MPUG

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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Vendor Showcase Recap: Making Light Work of Schedule Risk Analysis – By Barbecana

MPUG

As with any statistical process, the more information you have, the more reliable the results will become into the future. John Owen: So, the process is we add the uncertainty, and then we run the simulation, we review the output.

True Enterprise Governance – its more than just PPM!

MPUG

It was 18 years ago that Microsoft introduced their initial attempt to move beyond just “project management” and into the world of “ portfolio and project management.” The governance processes which most IT organizations have developed and followed have to adopt to these conditions.

Webinar Recap: PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New?

MPUG

So for the first time the PMBOK guide is shifting from a process based standard to a principle based standard. Such as, framework, methods, approaches, processes, knowledge areas, process groups, inputs, tools, techniques, outputs. But, when you take processes.

2020 67

Why Are Daily Scrum Meetings Important for Successful Project Management?

MPUG

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. Getting a work product increment at an initial Sprint.

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Stories about Stories in Agile Development

MPUG

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.

Agile 87

The 3 KPIs To Get Your Creative Agency Process Back On Track

Function Point

The 3 KPIs To Get Your Creative Agency Process Back On Track. They can be a reason to celebrate and they can also be an indicator of when things aren’t going to plan with your creative agency process. A little while ago, we published this post on KPIs for ad agencies , and today we’re giving you a few more to help you track the success of your creative agency process. This article was contributed by former Function Point employee, Katherine Elliotte.

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The 3 KPIs To Get Your Creative Agency Process Back On Track

Function Point

The 3 KPIs To Get Your Creative Agency Process Back On Track. They can be a reason to celebrate and they can also be an indicator of when things aren’t going to plan with your creative agency process. A little while ago, we published this post on KPIs for ad agencies , and today we’re giving you a few more to help you track the success of your creative agency process. This article was contributed by former Function Point employee, Katherine Elliotte.

2016 40

Lift Positive Risk-Taking

MPUG

This process could also be used for tasks that have positive slack. Companies that are moving to the cloud should not initially “put all their eggs into one basket,” but should play it risk-safe by moving their non-critical applications to the cloud first. Articles positive risk

Benefits Realization Management for Projects

MPUG

Let’s say an organization is taking initiative to build a Smart Website for its internal and external stakeholders which employs artificial intelligence (AI). In this article, I hope to provide you with a deeper understanding of these concepts. Articles Benefits Realization Management

Vendor Showcase Recap: Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance

MPUG

Very common that an IT department starts to use Triskell, and then a business group, the sales and marketing department sees what they’re doing and says, we’d like to use this tool but our terminology is totally different, our business processes are totally different. Articles

Split It Out (Part 2)

MPUG

In Part 1 of my article “Split It Out,” we looked at ways to separate projects task into smaller parts or pieces that are more controllable. Every project should be broken down into at least four phases: Initiation, Planning, Execution, and Closure.

2019 76

MS Project: An Ever-Evolving Solution

MPUG

In other words, I initially felt Project was a subset of Excel. Most of the new features were not overly exciting (for example, background cell highlighting and change highlighting), but MSP 2007 included new visual reports and the desktop OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) cube.

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