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. This involves another set of processes: Scope: Make sure the project deliverables have been completed as planned.

Ace the PMP Exam [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

I might at some point in the future, especially if I can hang on to Jack Risos’ book Ace the PMP Exam (3rd ed, updated for PMBOK ® – Sixth Edition). I hadn’t read a book created in iBooks Author before but I would certainly read more.

2018 344

The Project Manager’s Little Book of Cheats [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, The Project Manager’s Little Book of Cheats [Book Review] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. There’s no such thing as cheating in project management,” writes Beth Spriggs , “but if there were it would be this book.”. The book’s cover.

2017 280

Stakeholder-led Project Management [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

I’m probably the ideal audience for this book: I don’t need convincing. I wrote a book about stakeholder engagement too. This book sets out a way to manage stakeholders that many project managers will recognize: Identify and document. Books Expert Views Stakeholder management

2016 394

Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

Project Management Communication Tools [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

When Bill Dow asked if I wanted to review his book on project management communication tools, I jumped at the opportunity. Because it’s a giant book that I can’t carry on the train with me. The third part covers the same tools but looks at them across the life cycle and processes.

2017 268

Strategic Project Portfolio Management [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

It took me a while to get my hands on Simon Moore’s book, Strategic Project Portfolio Management *, but I’m rather glad I did. I read a lot, and I notice fonts, layout, box copy, but in this book, most of all the lovely tables. The long review The Project Management Book: How.

2016 290

The Osborn Parnes Creative Problem-Solving Process

Project Bliss

The Osborn Parnes creative problem-solving process is a structured way to generate creative and innovative ways to address problems. Origin of the Osborn Parnes Creative Problem-solving Process. The two collaborated to formalize the process.,

A Project Book [Giveaway]

Girl's Guide to PM

Ellis’ book, The Project Book , to giveaway. Here is some information about the book: Project leaders and senior managers in all business and technical disciplines will benefit from the insightful guidance this book offers and better project outcomes will result. Books

2019 64

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. The book itself is nice. I also felt the processes by process group table was really helpful.

2017 275

The Best Self-Help Books to Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet

ProjectManager.com

But we do know that when it comes to business, leadership, personal productivity and work-life balance, a slew of seriously helpful self-help books has recently been published that can help you make 2019 your best year yet. Best Self-Help Books About Business. Buy the book.

2019 371

Giveaway: Effective Decision-Making Book

Girl's Guide to PM

Edoardo Binda Zane’s book, Effective Decision-Making is what you need to get your team focused. Each tool comes with an immediately actionable step-by-step indication of how to apply it, speeding up your decision-making process.

2016 268

A Project Team’s Guide to Data Conversion: Book Review & Interview with Dave Gordon

Project Bliss

However, I have purchased this book myself and can honestly highly recommend it. . Gordon has you covered with his book The Data Conversion Cycle: A guide to migrating transactions and other records, for system implementation teams. He explains that’s how the book started.

2017 227

What are the Best Project Management Books?

Online PM Courses

But, for a new project manager, project management books are still a great way to learn. And for those of us with experience under our belts, the right project management books can offer new insights and ideas. Next step books on specific project management disciplines.

10 Best Selling Project Management Books

Project Risk Coach

Looking to buy a great project management book to help you to mature as a project manager? Here are the 10 best sellers when it comes to what project management books are being purchased on Amazon: The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future.

2016 212

Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

I was given a book called “ How to Manage Change Effectively: Approaches, Methods, and Case Examples ” by Donald Kirkpatrick that changed my career. Something I was not aware of at the time is how the career development process works within the government.

Do you have a CRACK PO? (and a book review)

Kiron Bondale

The challenge with the PO role is that not only do you need someone who has deep business process knowledge regarding the product they are supporting, but they also need to have well established relationships with key stakeholders who will influence product direction.

2018 156

What if the PMBOK Guide was a Choose Your Own Adventure® book?

Kiron Bondale

While their 2012 reference book for Disciplined Agile Delivery provided guidance for teams interested in tailoring their delivery approaches, the new book delves much deeper into the key goals, decision points and options for those decision points.

2019 187

Congruence Between Agile Process and Ecosystem

Leading Agile

One key point he made was that any process or method, such as Scrum, LeSS, SAFe, etc., Each process or method assumes it will be used in an ecosystem that has certain characteristics. The bottom line is you can adapt the ecosystem to the process, or the process to the ecosystem.

Book of the Month

Herding Cats

Program Management and Systems Engineering are two critical processes for the success of any product or project development endeavor. One of the chapters in this book covers the systematic process of program performance management needed to plan, execute, and assess progress to plan as well as the expected outcomes and expected business benefits of the program. This book is a must-read for anyone working on non-trivial projects. Books

Book of the Month

Herding Cats

Here are three books underway that are related for the programs we work. This book contains processes for improving the performance of Scrum teams when they are distributed. The book shows how to develop User Stories using a distributed team, engaging in effective release planning, managing cultural and language differences, resolving dependencies, and using remote software processes. This is a MUST READ book for anyone working with agile or thinking about it.

2016 40

Book of the Month

Herding Cats

His book The Executive Guide to Breakthrough Project Management is a fascinating read about managing Capital projects using Critical Chain. Goldrat is usually mentioned, but since CC stated on the shop floor, transferring those processes to software development have no current references. .

Top 10 Lean/ Kanban Books for IT, Software and Knowledge Work!

Digite

Irrespective of where you are in your Kanban journey, here is a comprehensive list of the top Kanban books that will help you with knowledge, insights and experience related to Kanban and ensures an empowered journey towards achieving your business goals. Are you new to Kanban?

Lean 96

Buy My Latest Book Please - “A Real World Project Manager’s Guide to the Successful Project

Brad Egeland

Chapters: Introduction From the Beginning Document Processes and Requirements Execute the Project Review with the Client and Gain Final Approval Communication is Everything Are Lessons Learned Important? ” Book review: [link Was $4.99. now just $2.99 for a limited time.

2019 186

6 Top Project Management Books for Engineers and Manufacturers

LiquidPlanner

To compile this list, we dug through Amazon listings, forums, blogs, and review websites to identify the best project management books specifically for those in the manufacturing and engineering industries. Who said business books have to be a bore?

How to futureproof your PPM software selection process

EasyProjects

When you have to upgrade your solution, When you have to slow down operations to upgrade your project management solution, it can cause some disruptions due to retraining, changes in processes, and technical adjustments.

5 Key Benefits of Optimizing Your Resource Management Process

Keyedin

Learn how successful businesses are improving efficiency and productivity through retaining talent and optimizing their resource management process. Perhaps there should be more focus on tightening up internal resource management processes with a view to improving overall productivity levels.

Book Review: A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project

Brad Egeland

The book is written in his normal casual style of experience, opinion and best practices. Always trying to give advice to those experienced, new and aspiring project managers looking for hitting the pavement advice, this book continues to follow that same theme.

2019 142

Haiku for Project Managers [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

Yes, there really are poetry books written with project managers in mind. Aligned to Processes. On the left-hand page is an explanation of the core business concept described in the Haiku and a note about which process it relates to. Books This article contains affiliate links

2017 260

#NoEstimates Book Review - Part 1

Herding Cats

I've started reading Vasco's book #NoEstimates and will write a detailed deconstruction. Let's start with some graphs that have been around and their misinformation that forms the basis of the book. Here's a few comments on the Standish reporting process. NoEstimates Books

2016 51

The Science of Growth [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

That pretty much tells you everything you need to know about the premise behind the book. The book presents interesting case studies of pairs of companies where one has been successful and one hasn’t. These are: A recruiting process relevant for the company’s situation.

2016 290

Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

I was given a book called “ How to Manage Change Effectively: Approaches, Methods, and Case Examples ” by Donald Kirkpatrick that changed my career. 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.

5 Features Your Work Intake Process Tool Should Have

Wrike

Streamlining the work intake process is a hurdle for many teams. We thought so, which is why we’re sharing what to look for when starting your search for a work intake process tool. 5 Must-have features for your work intake process tool. The intake process.

Little Book of Bad Excuses

Herding Cats

Long ago there were a set of small books from the Software Program Managers Network and Norm Brown's work on Industrial Strength Management Strategies , which was absorbed by an organization which is no longer around. The Software Program Managers Network produced books.

Book of the Month

Herding Cats

While these ideas focus on the behavior of the project team, they are actually principles by which project work, not only the people but the processes, practices, and tools used to manage the project. Here are the quotes that can be applied before you buy the book. Improving Project Performance: Eight Habits of Successful Project Teams contains eight habits that are the basis for project success.

Book of the Month

Herding Cats

This small, short, easy to read book, will show you the proper response to these unsubstantiated conjecture, without having to resort to the BS term. On B t is a classic tale of how our culture is full of bull s**t at every turn.

Book of the Month

Herding Cats

The book The Death of Expertise is a continuation of a paper by the author in the Federalist. This book explains how the death of expertise has now crept into most corners of must domains. Herding Cats: Process is King.

#NoEstimates Book - Chapter 1 Summation

Herding Cats

I posted some comments on the #NoEstimates book awhile back. This is a classic example used in the book of making seriously bad management decisions. . This notion is part of the recursive Hofstadter's Law which is what the whole book is about. Recursive enumeration is a process in which new things emerge from old things by fixed rules. There seem to be many surprises in such processes. Several other "agile" books do the say they.

Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

Agile Project Management Books Leadership Retrospectives Teams Warning SignsMy first opportunity to create and run a large agile team did not start well. Having had good successes with small to medium sized agile teams I was keen to unleash the benefits on a bigger scale. I was working.

5 Key Benefits of Optimizing Your Resource Management Process

Keyedin

Learn how successful businesses are improving efficiency and productivity through retaining talent and optimizing their resource management process. Perhaps there should be more focus on tightening up internal resource management processes with a view to improving overall productivity levels. By standardizing your resource management processes, you can improve visibility and control, which in turn can lead to significant benefits for any business.