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What Does Project Governance Really Mean?

ProjectManager.com

Projects like anything that involves a lot of people working together need governance. The government runs a nation and project governance in the same fashion runs the project. Consider this your civics lessons in project management. What Is Project Governance?

The Risk Management Process in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

It sounds negative, but pragmatic project managers know this type of thinking is preventative. Issues will inevitably come up, and you need a mitigation strategy in place to know how to manage risks on your project. What is Risk Management on Projects?

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10 Strategies for Successful Project Execution

ProjectManager.com

Is your organization failing to close the gaps between strategy and project execution? Fortunately, there are strategies ( and tools! ) Let’s review strategies and tools you can use, and learn how they can help you close that gap to promote successful project execution.

Supply Chain Risk Management and Its Mitigation Strategies

Techno-PM

As supply chain companies mature with budding scopes and complexity, supply chain risk management becomes inevitable in mitigating unexpected disruptions. What Is Supply Chain Risk Management? Download Project Management Templates!

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14 Common Project Risks (+ more)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Risks matter. That’s the point of risk management: thinking about what might go wrong before it does, so you can put a plan together to deal with it if it does. What’s a risk again? Yep, risks can be a good thing – with a positive effect. Internal risks.

How to “Brexit Proof” Your Project Strategy

Arras People

The event’s title of “ How to ‘Brexit-Proof’ your Project Strategy before December 14th 2018 ” provided a clear picture of the key strategies you should employ in order to best prepare for Brexit. The speaker line-up included Rohit Talwar who was a keynote Futurologist speaker at the Association of Project Management Conference 2018 as well as Stuart Easton, CEO of Transparent Choice.

What Is Risk Management and Why Is It Important?

MPUG

It’s easier to ignore the possibility of risks when the business is doing well — but not having a plan for potential unforeseen threats could be the most significant risk of all. Risks can also be positive. Risk Management Structures. Categories of Risk.

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Everything You Need to Know About Project Management Governance

ProProfs Project Management

One of the major reasons is the lack of project management governance. . This is precisely where project governance comes to the picture. . Meaning & Definition of Governance. The first of which is to have a solid understanding of what project governance is.

Project Governance: Establishing an Effective Steering Committee

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Within the project management community, the concept of governance is seen as a fundamental project control, which is easy to grasp in principle. Getting the governance piece right requires insight and at times a few honest conversations about roles and responsibilities. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon that I see projects with one of the following dysfunctions in the governance area: It’s unclear to the project manager who the sponsor is. Project Management

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. This is achieved, in the most part, through the enhancement of strategic dialogue amongst the management team and, most crucially, the alignment of projects around the most critical strategic initiatives. Effective Portfolio Management.

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What You Need to Know About Governance, Risk & Compliance

Wrike

Perhaps you’ve heard of governance, risk, and compliance, also known as GRC, before, but you aren’t sure how important it is to you or your business. What is governance risk and compliance (GRC)? What is the governance, risk, and compliance framework?

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. Some of my readers may hope to influence the risk culture of their whole organization. For you, the right aspiration is to build a positive risk culture within your project. As a Project Manager, that’s entirely within your scope. What is Risk Culture? Risk culture is a shared set of processes, knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and values about how to deal with risk.

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Your Basic Guide to IT Project Governance Framework

Project-Management.pm

IT project governance framework has since been the answer to this equation, but people seemed not to fully grasp its function. This article tackles the importance and significance of IT Project Governance Framework and its impact on the projects in the organization. Project governance is crucial component of every project since the responsibilities that come with it are interconnected with different business cases, as well as the project’s overall success.

How to connect business strategy with project management

Moira Alexander

To align business goals with project management (PM), leaders from the enterprise project management office (EMPO) or project management office (PMO) need to be involved in strategic planning sessions alongside senior-level management. Suresh Srinivasan, CTO at NYU Langone Medical Center , tells CIO, within the NYU IT department there are two key components that link the business strategy and project management.

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Vendor Showcase Recap: Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Rich Murphy’s showcase session, Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Rich has more than 35 years of experience in the project management field.

Vendor Showcase Recap: Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Rich Murphy’s showcase session, Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Rich has more than 35 years of experience in the project management field.

Scheduling and Cost Control in a Complex Environment

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The recent UK Government’s enquiry into the management of major projects was cut short by world events, but the interim report and oral evidence make for interesting reading. [1] And of course, for our projects and our organisations, we don’t have Governments to bail us out.

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The Ultimate Quick Guide To Building a Risk Management Plan

ProProfs Project Management

Even if you meticulously account for every penny in your project, risks will present themselves, and you will feel like your project is having the rug pulled out from under it. But with this guide to risk management, we can help you prepare for it. . Identifying Your Risks.

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Enterprise Risk Management - What is Enterprise Risk Management and it's framework?

Techno-PM

What is Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)? Enterprise Risk Management is the process of understanding, assessing, and managing risks in an organization. Download Project Management Templates! Plans for responding appropriately if the risk materialises.

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Enterprise Risk Management - What is Enterprise Risk Management and it's framework?

Techno-PM

What is Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)? Download Project Management Templates! Enterprise Risk Management is the process of understanding, assessing, and managing risks in an organisation. Plans for responding appropriately if the risk materialises.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Risk issues that can be identified early in the program, which will potentially impact the program later, termed Known Unknowns and can be alleviated with good risk management. Effective Risk Management 2 nd Edition , Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Risk Management is Project Management for Adults - Tim Lister. Risk Management Papers. “A

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Is Your Strategic Project at Risk Due to Poor Implementation of Proven Project Management Practices?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The Project Management Institute also reports that in the projects that were deemed failures, the following causes were contributing factors: change in project objectives (37%), inaccurate requirements gathering (35%), inadequate vision or goal for project (29%), failure to identify opportunities and risks (29%), inaccurate cost estimates (28%), and poor change management (28%) amongst others. Many project managers intuitively produce a plan in consultation with team members.

Product Portfolio Management: What It Is and Why It Matters for Business Leaders

Epicflow Blog

Product portfolio management can make this happen. The Essence of Product Portfolio Management and Its Main Functions. Let’s consider the functions of effective product portfolio management below. . Good Product Portfolio Management Contributes to Better Resource Utilization.

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Risk Management in Five Easy Pieces, with Apologies to Jack

Herding Cats

Managing Cost, Schedule, & Technical Performance Risk Is The Basis Of Good Project Management. Risk management is essential to the success of any significant project. The emerging risks that can be identified early in the project that impact the project later are often termed “known unknowns.” These risks can be mitigated with a good risk management process. Hope is Not a Strategy. Risk management structure.

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A Real-World Success Story: New Zealand Government Improves Project Delivery

Planview

Meeting the demands of ever-changing priorities within a government can lead to inconsistent processes, departments with limited visibility into what is being worked on, and no ability to monitor investments. New Zealand Government, like many other government agencies, was tasked with overcoming these obstacles to develop and manage project and investment portfolios to grow the economy to deliver greater prosperity, security, and opportunities for all citizens.

A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to manage the risk encountered on software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Let's start with a critical understanding of the purpose of managing risk on software development projects. Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Effective Risk Management 2nd Edition, Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Risk a Feelings,” George F.

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What Is a Capital Improvement Plan & How to Create One

ProjectManager.com

That creates a dilemma: how to spend their budget. Can project management software facilitate this work? A capital improvement plan (CIP) is used by organizations to make smart budgeting decisions on which large projects or purchases to pursue.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Business, Technical, Systems, Risk, and Project Management Briefings and Presentations. Management Processes (#MP). Project Performance Management (#PPM). Agile Project Management (#APM). Risk Management (#RM). Cost, Schedule, and Technical Performance Management (#CSTPM). Governance (#Governance). Strategy (#Strategy). Earned Value Management (#EVM). Integrating Agile and Earned Value Management (#AEVM).

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Webinar Recap: SIPOC Workshop Facilitation – Part 2: SIPOC Workshop Strategies

MPUG

This second session will cover SIPOC workshop strategies. Session number two, the SIPOC Workshop Strategies. Jeff Bongiovani: And then ultimately describe how to set SIPOC workshop goals and strategies. And I say, “You guys can leave, send in your manager.”

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The Commercial Project Manager

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The client called the project manager to ask if the final performance test and approvals meeting could be moved to Friday, one day delay, ‘it would fit in really well because Sarah (Technical Manager) will be in the office’. No problem, agreed the Project Manager, looking forward to the final sign-off, invoice issue and associated $200,000 balance payment. [1]. With only a 8% margin in the original budget, this soon became a loss-making project.

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Webinar Recap: Risk Management Life Cycle in the Context of Project, Program, and Portfolio

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Satya N Dash’ session, Risk Management Life Cycle in the Context of Project, Program, and Portfolio, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Satya N Dash: So first, the framework for risk management.

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What is a Program Manager?

Rebel’s Guide to PM

First we should start with a definition of program management. Each of these are projects with a project manager , but together they deliver a transformative change for the business. What is Program Management? Read next: Project Management versus Program Management.

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The Growth of Value-Driven Project Management

International Institute for Learning

In 2009, IIL sponsored a global webinar entitled “Value-Driven Project Management”, where we discussed IIL’s predictions on what the future of project management might look like. Over the years, there have been changes in project management practices, some quick and some slow.

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Gate Reviews: What Project Managers Need To Know

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Project governance is an important part of project management processes – even if it’s not the most exciting part of getting work done. As a project manager, part of your role is shepherding the work through the project lifecycle. Risk management.

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Are your project management success rates improving?

Ron Rosenhead

For the first time in the last five years of this research, we see that more projects are meeting original goals and being completed within budget.”. Use of a standardised project management practices are used by over 50% of companies within the survey. Standardised project Management Practices. Risk management strategies. The best executive sponsors have detailed knowledge of a project and how it connects to business strategy.

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How to Make a Program Management Plan

ProjectManager.com

A program is a collection of projects that relate to one another, and are therefore managed together in order to achieve maximum efficiencies. The advantages of managing these similar projects make them stand better together than by themselves. Program Management vs Project Management.

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The Death of Project Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

I am reminded of the zombie movie each time I have a discussion about project management versus project leadership. Leadership is that branch of management concerning the development, nurturing and utilization of influence as way of motivating others to some end or objective.

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How to Talk About Estimates

Herding Cats

The best starting point for determining the NEEDED precision and accuracy is to determine the Value at Risk. . If I'm risking two weeks of work for the Scrum team of 5 people it's a much different need from the risk of a $10B manned spaceflight program being supported to congress for budget authorization. . IT Risk Management. What is an estimate?

Project Failure – Why it Happens

Online PM Courses

It certainly is, and all you need to do is follow all the principles of good Project Management, including foreseeing and acting on all threats. These articles include: How to get Better Project Management Results. Seven Vital Project Management Priorities. Project Management Essentials. Ten Critical Things to Learn about Project Management , and. Essential Project Management Rules. Saying ‘no’ is a vital project management skill!

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Connecting Project Benefits to Business Strategy for Success

Herding Cats

The current PMI Pulse titled Delivering Value: Focus on Benefits during Project Execution provides some guidance on how to manage the benefits side of an IT project. The answer is they come from the Strategy of the IT function. Where is the strategy defined? What are the measures of the outcomes connected to each other and connected to the top level strategy to the strategic needs of the firm. Strategy is Not the Same as Operational Effectiveness.

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