How Change Management Fits Into Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How Change Management Fits Into Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Way back when I started managing projects, change management was a specific role in large organisations. Change Management has Changed.

5 Ways to Lead a Change Management Initiative: Project Manager As Change Manager

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But championing change is a hard thing to do, because people naturally have a resistance to change. Further Reading: How to Make Your Team Active Participants in Organizational Change]. Organizations have to be open to changing the way they do things, and on a regular basis.

Adopting Agile is an Exercise in Change Management

LiquidPlanner

Hours worked just fine for them so they didn’t see a need to change. Adopting Agile is an Exercise in Change Management. Adopting agile is an exercise in change management for a number of reasons: Software isn’t an order by number model.

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Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

The project and portfolio management (PPM) software market is changing. It is changing so fast that it’s hard for practitioners to keep up with the latest offerings. A tiny snapshot of the analysis that the different software tools went through.

What’s difference between project management and change management?

Moira Alexander

Project management involves the use of people, processes and methodologies to plan, initiate, execute, monitor and close activities. Change management, similar to project management, involves people, processes, and tools to effectively help organizations manage all the changes that occur, whether as a result of project initiatives, or other factors that might impact the business. Characteristics of Project Management.

The true value of change

The Lazy Project Manager

On that basis now is the time for you to ‘do the math’ and work your change portfolio investment out, an example was covered in ‘Challenge 1 – Invest in the right portfolio management’ – so you can reference that if you wish.

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

Digite

Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business. This is the original book where David Anderson first laid down the definition of and guidance to the Kanban Method for software and knowledge work. Kanban Change Leadership: Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement.

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

Girl's Guide to PM

These days I’m doing a lot less technical project management and a lot more business-led project management and change management. It’s a gmail add-on that lets you turn emails into tasks and manage your To Do list from your gmail inbox.

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The 5-Step Expert Guide To Choosing Collaboration Tools

Girl's Guide to PM

. Since my book Collaboration Tools for Project Managers came out, one of the things I’m asked frequently is ‘how do I choose the right collaboration tool for my team?’. If you were managing this as a project for a client, you’d expect user involvement, wouldn’t you?

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3 Crucial Keys to Creative Project Management

Wrike

If you think overseeing creative projects and supervising creative teams is the same as managing a project with software developers or a manufacturing crew, you may want to think again. Creative Project Management Requires Empathy.

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How to Transition Your Team Over to a New Tool

LiquidPlanner

If you’re an IT management professional, these are the glory days aren’t they? And if you’re managing projects, you’re spoiled by a vast array of choices in the form of shiny new software tools to replace your struggling legacy system. Manage the transition like a project.

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Top 7 Project Management Conferences That Will Make You a Successful Project Manager In 2018

Taskque

Factor in time constraints, financial limitations and scope creep issues, and you have a complex challenge on your hands.This is only half of what project managers have to deal with on a regular basis. The Project management industry is evolving at a frantic pace. Project Management

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2017 Project Management Trends To Watch

Girl's Guide to PM

This time last year I reviewed the trends in social and collaborative technology in the project management space: some of my predictions had come to nothing and it was interesting to look backward and hold myself accountable for what I said would happen. Expert Views Project management

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Using Quizzes In Project Communications

Girl's Guide to PM

And that includes communicating and embedding the change to try to ensure the best result for the business. Are you ready for the changes coming at the end of the month? But what if your email software doesn’t have voting buttons?

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The Battle Between Process and Progress

Girl's Guide to PM

As Project Managers, we’re all familiar with process. In fact, sometimes it can feel as if a project manager’s world is but a never-ending universe of interlocking processes and procedures. After all, project managers are not process monkeys.

8 Free and Low Cost PM Resources

Girl's Guide to PM

So here are some places to find free project management templates and other resources, and some low cost/high value resources that I find myself recommending frequently to people who are on tight budgets. Projectmanagement.com has a huge free library of free project management templates.

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Are you done?

Kiron Bondale

This perception gets reinforced by project managers or their people managers who will give these team members a pat on the back for getting their assigned tasks completed on time. Tagged: agile project management , Project performance , project status reporting.

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Program Manager Job Description – Plus! Cut & Paste Example

ProjectManager.com

If you’re looking for a program manager, then that means you’re looking for someone to manage a project portfolio. A program manager is just that, a person who is responsible for managing several projects at once, and they might even have to manage many programs.

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Using Agile Practices to Improve Business Customer Relationships

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Business teams struggled with understanding their role in a software project while trying to sort through all the technical jargon used to build a website. Related: Adopting Agile is an Exercise in Change Management. Example #2: Struggling Software Project.

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The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

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People are gradually becoming more interested in project management as an independent topic and as a possible career. Project management blogs and resources can be a primary source of knowledge, especially if project management (PM) experts contribute to them. Project Managemen

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5 Traits of Successful Project Managers

Arras People

I often get asked by those starting out in project management – or those wanting to up their game in their career about what makes a successful project manager. In this guest post, we hear from Joel Roberts who talks about the traits of successful project managers.

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What Project Managers say About Significance of Kanban Boards?

Taskque

What is its significance in life of a project management professional? In this article, you will get all the answers in the light of project management professionals’ experiences and recommendations. Kanban is actually one of the project management methodologies. Kanban !

What is Scope Creep in Project Management? Definition, Causes, and Solutions

Workamajig

Scope creep in project management is one of the biggest causes of project failure. I’m talking, of course, about scope creep in project management. It usually starts with a small change request. Failed projects and frustrated project managers. If yes, how do you manage it?

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2018 to make 2018 their most successful year ever?

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Your Ultimate Guide To Portfolio Management Tools

Project-Management.pm

Large projects call for complex processes and the need for more management procedures. When you tackle larger and more complex projects, the following management procedures need to be up to date and these are aided by tools, methodologies , and strategies. These challenges and issues are mitigated or contained by the following portfolio management tools that cater to projects to be more productive and capable to deliver it on time. In Light of Portfolio Management Tools .

How to Actually Develop a Project Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

If this is true, why is it that some project managers put so little time in developing a project management plan? One of the reasons is that project managers may not know what to include. What is a project management plan? 2=Planning Project Integration Management

Comparing Agile Methods: Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban

Girl's Guide to PM

Regular readers will know that I’m not at all experienced in formal Agile project management, but I know it is something that I need to know more about. Scrum is a way of managing the work within defined timescales called sprints. Scrum teams have awesome change management processes.

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Brexit: The Implications for Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

My voting decision isn’t, of course, based solely on what the outcome of the referendum means for project management, but below I consider what the implications of a leave result would be are for our project world. He’s talking about ISO 21500, the new project management standard.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Try Sciforma for Your Project Management Solution

Brad Egeland

” series, I'd like to introduce you to the Sciforma project and portfolio management (PPM) software solution. I expected solid project management. I was very pleasantly surprised by the power of it's resource management, risk management and change management functionality.

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The Best Project Management Conferences to Attend in 2018

Wrike

Conferences help you s tay up-to-speed on the latest industry developments, pick up tips from respected experts in the field, meet other project management professionals, and have some fun learning new tricks of the trade in a new city. . Lucky for you, we’ve collected a list of the best project management conferences for 2018. Change Management Conference. These in-depth seminars hosted by PMI help both novice and experienced project managers advance their careers.

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43 Learning Resources for New and Experienced Project Managers

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Because project management is such a multifaceted role that works with many different stakeholders, we’ve included both PM and non-PM resources. Alpha Project Managers: What the Top 2% Know That Everyone Else Does Not by Andy Crowe. The Project Management Podcast.

How to avoid a Project

The Lazy Project Manager

It goes something along these lines: Corporate change initiative approved and announced, everyone cheers loudly. A department or team are asked to pick up the project and implement the change in relation to their day to day work. Change’ comes the loud reply from all.

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How to choose the right project management methodology

Moira Alexander

In " How to pick a project management methodology (PMM) ," I covered the some of the most recognized methodologies, as well as a few high-level factors, that may impact selection decisions. Keep in mind, this process itself may require reassessment and modifications as business factors change.

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The Ultimate List of 41 Free Project Management Templates

Workamajig

Then you need project management templates. A good set of project management templates will make your work easier and more efficient. Why Do You Need Project Management Templates? Think of the last project you had to manage. How to Use Project Management Templates?

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The Project Management Consultant

Arras People

What is a project management consultant? Late last year I did a session for the PMI Virtual Talent Management Conference (it’s still available on demand until March 2016). Here’s the categories of responses we got: Strategic Portfolio, Programme and Project Management.

Fika Stories 1 – Help! Our Kanban Died!

Digite

Christophe takes on the all too common problem that teams implementing Kanban (or any other process change initiative for that matter) face – the sense of “doom” that Kanban is not working for them because of resistance they face.

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The ESP connection

The Lazy Project Manager

And do the sponsors interact and engage on a regular, bi-directional manner with the project managers? If you don’t declare a complete and utter ‘No’ then the next step of the ‘ESP’ test is to consider any weak points in this ‘Executive board to Sponsor to Project Manager’ relationship.

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Inspiring Women in Project Management: Sarah Coleman

Girl's Guide to PM

This year sees me interviewing 10 amazing women in project management to celebrate blogging for 10 years. Sarah has a huge pedigree leading change projects. I caught up with her to find out how leadership has changed project management forever.

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20 Things For Your Project Management Plan [With 3 Free Templates]

Girl's Guide to PM

Your project management plan is more than just a schedule of work. So what does go in the project management plan? Below you’ll find 20 things that make up a comprehensive project management plan. Risk Management Plan. Quality Management Plan.

20 Things For Your Project Management Plan [With 3 Free Templates]

Girl's Guide to PM

Your project management plan is more than just a schedule of work. So what does go in the project management plan? Below you’ll find 20 things that make up a comprehensive project management plan. Risk Management Plan. Quality Management Plan.