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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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Agile isn’t just for software projects, the idea of an iterative approach with rapid customer feedback and process adaptability can apply to how project managers work on a day to day basis. Be Productive Project Management Experts This article contains affiliate links

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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 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. What would it be like if I was in one of your all day workshops? Manage a Team Project Management Experts This article contains affiliate links

2018 287

Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners


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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‘The Apprentice’ Project Manager – A True Representation?

Arras People

Do you understand the procurement process? For example, public courses, ONLIVE Virtual Classroom courses, e-Learning, and client workshops. Article by Richard Lampitt, Lead PRINCE2® Trainer for SPOCE Project Management.

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


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. If this is a two day class or a one day class or a workshop, we can see that. So if we think about this, let’s just continue going through the process of what else can we work with?

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How To Help Your Team Manage Project Risk

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s a structured process that happens on every project and outside the project environment too, so it’s a fantastic skill to learn to boost your career and broaden your skills – whatever your job title. A project manager’s job isn’t just about managing the work.

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5 Ways To Use Visual Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 5 Ways To Use Visual Project Management , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. The first thoughts for mindmapping software are creativity sessions and process flows but you can do more than that.

2017 378

A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

Afterwards, articles of incorporation where filed in Pennsylvania, and signed by the five founders of PMI. They have many articles, papers and webinars on the subject. The organization also offers an ethics complaint and review process as a resource to project managers.

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The true value of change

The Lazy Project Manager

And then select or identify the Cost/Impact ratio and the growth Value Add ratio – these really should be part of your business case approval process by the way.

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The What, Why, and How of Project Requirements

Project Risk Coach

Requirements workshops. Another tool for analysis is a context diagram that visually depicts a product such as a building, process, or software application and how actors (individuals, groups, or other systems) interact with it.

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Seven Priorities for Project Managers in 2019

Related: Mastering the Decision-Making Process: A Practical Guide. It’s just three articles like this, per week. Anyone who tells you, with 100% certainty, what 2019 will look like at the start of the year is bonkers.

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What’s To Like About AgilePM?

Arras People

The roles represent the Business, project Process and Technical Development required to manage and develop and deliver the project. A neutral Workshop Facilitator is important to enables a group to work together to achieve an agreed goal.

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The What, Why, and How of Project Requirements

Project Risk Coach

Project requirements – describes the actions, processes, or other conditions the project needs to meet. Requirements workshops. We can see the things that flow in and out of the process and who receives the outputs.

2018 240

Innovation: Running Experiments and Learning

Leading Answers

In my last article on  Incubating Innovation , we explored the culture and mindset of accountable experimentation. This article focuses on actionable tools and approaches. Yet where’s the focus on experiments, the learning process and trials for the next iteration?

How to Onboard Your Team to a New Project Management System

Epicflow Blog

But there are some steps you can take to prepare people : Plan the process well. Cooperate with your software vendor and explain the value of your new project management system at onsite presentations or during online workshops.

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7 Reasons Why Multitasking Is Not the Answer

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article by Kristy Dickerson from STARTplanner. Studies aimed at disproving the claimed advantages of multitasking have popped up, urging the public to actually turn the process of multitasking inside out to see if it’s an ally or an enemy.

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Online Training: OnlinePMCourses Review

Girl's Guide to PM

This article contains affiliate links. Expert trainer Mike Clayton (author of a multitude of project management books and a couple of guest blog articles here at GirlsGuideToPM) is the trainer behind Online PM Courses.

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Challenging Change

The Lazy Project Manager

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#PMOT – Who are the Project Managers on Twitter to Follow?

Online PM Courses

If you want to follow project management conversations on Twitter… Or if you want to keep up with the latest articles, or products… #PMOT is a good tag to follow. This article is going to be different to most of ours. PM Workshops: @ PM_Workshops.

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30 Quick Risk Evaluation Tips

Project Risk Coach

” In this article, I share 30 risk evaluation tips to help you tap into your genius. Improve the quality of your risk information through interviews and workshops before evaluating your risks. Right size your risk evaluation process.

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A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Here are my collected works, presentations, briefings, journal papers, articles, white papers, and essays, used to increase the Probability of Project Success (PoPS) I've developed and applied over my career in the software-intensive system of systems domain. Managment Processes.

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The 7-S Framework: Project Management Remix

Girl's Guide to PM

I’m happy to be bringing you this article from Atif Shahab today, sponsored by TaskQue. Everything from formal processes, strategies, reporting, organisational charts and IT systems falls under this category.

2017 284

All Set For International Project Management Day 2019? The Only Project Management Guide you Need


Get instant access to definitions, history, and processes, and get drilled in globally followed international standards with all the references and links that you need to become a successful project manager. Publications, Journals, Articles.

2019 69

Scope Management Plan: Everything You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

It will help you navigate the scoping process, and take full advantage of all of your hard work. One of two outputs of one of six processes of one of 10 Knowledge Areas. Your scope management plan will set out the processes and procedures that will protect you from all these failings.

All Set for International Project Management Day 2018? The only Project Management guide you need


Get instant access to definitions, history, and processes, and get drilled in globally followed international standards with all the references and links that you need to become a successful project manager. Publications, Journals, Articles.

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Project Management Questions I Get Asked Most

Online PM Courses

Not surprisingly, these questions have informed many of the choices I have made about the articles I write for this Online PM Courses site. So, in this article, I will do two things: I'll give an outline answer to my top twenty questions. So, that's how I shall structure this article.

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The Kick-off Meetings: Checklist for a Motivating Project Start


In this article we will give you a detailed insight into the topic of kick-off meetings in project management. Defining the primary means of communication and processes. An integral part of kick-off meetings are workshops. workshops, networking).

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Expert Tips on Lessons Learned [Video]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Expert Tips on Lessons Learned [Video] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Then, later on down the process, you can say, “These are all the different ways that we can achieve it based on what it is that we need in terms of functionality.”

2017 260

Strategy Implementation Needs Great Portfolio Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In recent years, portfolio management has evolved from an administrative process, in which projects are selected and prioritised, to one of the key ways in which organisations can focus on strategy implementation.

How to Build a Powerful Deliverables Strategy from Scratch


Strategy & Operations: Business Cases, Business Plans, Competitor Analysis, Process Flow Documentation, Future State Recommendations. Understanding the client’s objective(s) is the first step in the definition process as your deliverables should be developed to support these objectives.

Forming a Team? Plan for Success

Project Management Essentials

In this article I present some best practices for helping teams overcome the initial hurdles and begin functioning as a high-performing organization. A widely used model to describe the process of group formation is the Tuckman Model. These teams may need to restart the Forming process.

The ultimate guide to professional goal setting


Expand professional knowledge and training Learning is a process that never stops. You can start with enrolling in courses, workshops and training programs. How To Set Good Professional Goals For Work (Tips And Examples Included) Wondering why your professional goals keep falling flat?

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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

COSMIC Software Estimation Approach,” Alain Abran, ICEAA Workshop, Portland Oregon, June 6?9, Cubaud, Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Petri Nets and Performance Models, 1995. Project Decision Analysis Process,” Lev Virine, Intaver Institute, January 2014.

Okay Google, “What Is Project Management?”


PPM is nothing more than the process of deciding which projects your company does and when they do them. Successful and organized PPM processes answer: . Adopting Lean PPM The first step in implementing Lean PPM is the decision to redesign your own PPM process.

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Agile Certification: Your Guide to the Large Array of Agile Qualifications

Online PM Courses

And in this guide, I will share everything I have found out, in my longest article ever. This article is a companion to our earlier guide: ‘Project Management Qualification: Should I or Shouldn’t I?’ This is supported by an APMG accreditation and certification process.

Top Energy Boosters for a Summer Weekend: Tips for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

When your mind processes new information, its perception of time changes. Svitlana Trofymenko , the Head of Marketing at Epicflow, attends oil painting workshops where no art experience is needed. Did you know that having enjoyable weekends is essential for your productivity?

25 Practical Project Team Development Practices

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

However, this article looks at just one aspect of this – how to balance the competing imperatives of work delivery versus team development. Vary locations, e.g. workshop, off-site. Actively gather and disseminate lessons learned and process improvements.

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Secrets Exposed: My Official Day of a Project Manager

PM Basics

If you are interested in learning an efficient way to get out of the project management crisis – check this article: How to Survive Project Management Crisis. So, usually, the same process fits into one day. Usually several days in total spread the whole project planning process.