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.

Mind Hacks to Make Studying Easier

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What if you got a little buzz of guilty pleasure every time you thought about studying for your exam? We can use these systems to make studying more enjoyable and effective. Focus on making the studying enjoyable. So, to help your studies make the process appealing.

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4 Signs Your Project Intake Process Is Outdated

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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 Here are 4 signs your project intake process is outdated and some simple steps to build a well-defined project intake process that’ll take your team into the future. You get a request to write a customer case study.

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. A Feasibility Study or Assessment. Feasibility Study or Assessment .

Government Lessons in People Over Process

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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.

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.

Mind Hacks to Make Studying Easier

Leading Answers

What if you got a little buzz of guilty pleasure every time you thought about studying for your exam? We can use these systems to make studying more enjoyable and effective. By going out of our way to make studying pleasurable we begin to dread it less, then feel neutral about it, and eventually enjoy it. Focus on making the studying enjoyable. Step it up a notch and form a study group that goes to a good restaurant after every meeting.

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Stakeholder Management: PMP Study Guide for PMBOK 6th Ed.

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This Knowledge Area contains four processes: Identify Stakeholder, Plan Stakeholder, Manage Stakeholder Engagement, and Control Stakeholder Engagement. The following article is a summary of Stakeholder Management for PMBOK 6 th Edition. Scope Management – PMP Study Guide.

Risk Management: PMP Study Guide (PMBOK 6th Edition)

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Project Risk Management includes all the processes involved in risk identification, regulation, and mitigation on a project. This article is part of a PMP Study Guide, and it has been updated for PMBOK 6th edition. The main output of this process is the Risk Management Plan.

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Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

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. We completed the project early, largely due to the input and hard work during acceptance testing of the business SMEs, and IBM got their successful case study.

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

How The PMP Exam is Changing in 2020

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In the past these have been Role Delineation Studies (RDS). 30 June 2020 is the last day to take the test under the current version so if you are currently studying and you don’t want to have to think about these changes, crack on and book your exam before then.

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How To Motivate Your Project Team

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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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Communications Management: PMP Study Guide (PMBOK 6th Edition)

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Project Communications Management is the process of planning, collecting, storing, and updating project information. This article is part of a PMP Study Guide that summarizes the Communications Management Knowledge Area. This process happens during the Executing process group.

Ace the PMP Exam [Book Review]

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Ace the PMP Exam is designed to help you learn the contents in an order that makes most sense so it covers process outputs, for example, before inputs and tools so you understand what you are trying to achieve before you learn how to do it.

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Project Management Training to Help You Achieve Certification This Year

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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.

Human Resources Management (HR): PMP Study Guide (PMBOK 6th Edition)

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If you want to learn about the HR theories in more details, here’s an article that goes into each theory in more details. Plan Human Resource Management is the process of identifying project roles, responsibilities, needed skills, and reporting structure.

Procurement Management: PMP Study Guide (PMBOK 6th Edition)

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Procurement is the formal processes many organizations follow obtain goods and services. Project Procurement Management is the process of selecting, monitoring and closing vendor contracts. In this PMP study guide, we will cover the 4 processes with the Procurement Knowledge Area.

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. Come up with short videos or a case study.

How to Create Your Own PMP Study Plan

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Creating a PMP study plan can be very similar to creating a project management plan. Executing: Carry out your study plan. If you are behind schedule, adjust your study plans. A critical portion of your PMP study plan is doing practice questions. Prepare a study schedule.

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

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

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The work you’re doing when instituting a change in process or organizational principles is tantamount to changing the course of a river. Many change management processes fail because simple logistical or tactical details were overlooked, or the team wasn’t properly equipped.

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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Book Review: PMP Project Management Professional Exam

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This article, Book Review: PMP Project Management Professional Exam , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Henrique Moura’s PMP® study guide is simply called PMP: Project Management Professional Exam. I also felt the processes by process group table was really helpful.

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Closed Loop Control and Granularity of the Estimating Process

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DP6Jw is an overview of this process. To control this process using feedback and corrective actions ‒ in the same way, your closed loop controller for your air conditioner or heater does - a sampling rate is determined based on the rate of change of the underlying processes. These measures, corrective actions, and resulting outcomes operate in the presence of statistical and probabilistic processes. Stochastic process control is the field of study.

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

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Microeconomics is the study of the implications of individual human decisions, specifically about how those decisions affect the utilization and distribution of scarce resources. So back to the original quote, it's missing ½ of the process needed for business success. Related articles.

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What Should You Know about the PMP Exam 2019 Changes

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In fact, every three to five years, PMI conducts a Role Delineation Study (RDS) or Job Task Analysis (JTA), which checks the knowledge, skills, and tasks required to perform the role of a project manager. The last time such a study was conducted was in 2015. Articles pmp PMP Exam

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The 7 Questions Every PMP Exam Student Asks Their Coach

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In this article we share the top 7 questions that every student asks us in our role as their PMP® exam coach. Why did I fail the PMP exam when I studied so long and so hard? It’s not enough to go online and gather tidbits from other people about how to study. Articles

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Benefits Realization Management for Projects

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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. Articles Benefits Realization Management

Applying Details to the Task Form View

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In a recent blog post article, I discussed how to apply and use the Task Entry view. What I did not explain in my blog post article is how to take advantage of additional functionality available in the Task Form view. Articles Microsoft Project task task form view

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Reflection and Takeaways on Agility from the SMC-IT 2018 Space Mission Design conference

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Case studies on how agile methodologies have been applied to mission planning and how scrum has been used in spacecraft construction were discussed, as well as topics such as developing and delivering software, reliability and reuse of software, onboard processing, and communication.

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4 Reasons to Have a Professional Services Management Template

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A recent GoSkills article spotlighted a critical gap professional services businesses need to be aware of if they want to achieve hypergrowth. Your team needs processes that empower members to be project management experts effortlessly.

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A Short History of Project Management

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This article will cover most of the major project management happenings throughout history. Also, PMI has many different publications, seminars/webinars, and a valuable Knowledge Shelf library which has a wide-range of articles on many different topics submitted by its’ members.

Webinar Recap: Microsoft Teams – The Hub for Information in Office 365

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The Microsoft Teams developer platform enables integrations to existing business processes. Human resources, on the other hand, wants to drive alignment on job descriptions, and streamline the interview process. There’s some great articles here. Articles

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 3 – Best Practices & Real World Use of Agile with MS Project / Project PPM

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” So want to continue to do that, and again, for those of you that are on the MPUG membership, there are other articles, videos and things that we’ve been doing over the last few years. It doesn’t mean that you won’t be doing wireframes, so it doesn’t mean you won’t be doing process maps. Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tim Runcie’s Agile Series Part 3 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 2 – Agile Features & Capabilities in MS Project / Project PPM

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Tim Runcie: And I took my session from session one here and I kind of studied them and looking at a lot of moving parts that are in Agile. There’s always a process. Well, it’s important to have a good process. Tim Runcie: So let’s think through a little bit of kind of that whole process of we’ve talked about high level with some of the tools here. Do I have an external intake process that begins that a lot sooner?

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Online Training: BrainBOK Review

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This article contains affiliate links. One product I came across recently is BrainBOK, and as you can guess from the name it’s a PMP® study tool. Did you know that Enterprise Environmental Factors is an input to 27 PMBOK® processes? Study Flashcards.

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The 7 Best Blog Posts on Project Management in 2018

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One such is Six Sigma, which is used to improve the quality of an output in a process. It’s a way to continuously achieve stability and predictable results from a process. Project Management Processes & Phases. Project management is thriving.

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Project Management Training To Help You Achieve Certification in 2017

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This article contains affiliate links. APM Salary and Market Survey 2016 says that 23% of people last studied for a project management related qualification within the last six months. It actually made me want to learn about process groups, which is a rare thing.

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5 Team Productivity Blockers and How to Overcome Them

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A new study, however, found that technology is actually doing the latter. When you make it collaborative by involving others in the process, responsibilities can be shared, and the amount of work can be divided.”

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