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. Big projects – and lucky project managers – had their own Business Change Manager. This person’s role was to integrate the change delivered by a project into the operations of the company. Change Management has Changed.

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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.

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Change Management – The Ultimate 10 Commandments

Appfluence

We bring you a full guide and the top 10 key points to master Change Management in your organization. We live in an age where change is constant. Change Management is the way organizations best adapt to this reality. Businesses have to face the changes in consumer behavior: from the product and services themselves to how we want to receive them, how we look for them or let them find us. For many organizations, this means: change or die.

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Webinar Recap: Project Managers are Change Managers

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Walter Stinnett’s Project Managers are Change Managers webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. Project Managers are Change Managers. You start projects to change things.

Sustain Your PMO: Nine Easy Lessons

The Lazy Project Manager

As has been already discussed the reality out there in ‘PMO land’ is that there is not a plethora of wise and experienced PMO managers, directors, leaders, heads, etc., And there are communities you can connect to – on LinkedIn, through the project management bodies such as PMI and APM, etc. They must be enthusiastic about leading change and critically must have the strength of belief in their own uniqueness and that of the PMO they lead. Lesson Six: Connect to Strategy.

5 Strategies to Improve Team Productivity on Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Sharing round a link to one more ’10 ways to be more productive’ article just isn’t making change happen. So we’re looking for next level strategies to get more productive. Do the hard stuff and manage out people who are underperforming.

The Basics of Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

This means a move away from the predominate way of organizing, managing, and funding work. However, for large, complex organizations with legacy technology architecture, Transformation must be carefully orchestrated to ensure that the work and investment made in making the change creates business value and actually leads to Agility. Transformation Strategy. Agile Transformation Strategy. How much do you value predictable delivery vs the ability to adapt to change.

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All you need to know about Change Readiness Assessment

Techno-PM

Readiness Assessment Simply put, people don’t like change. It’s a small change in the grand scheme of things and yet it can be a disaster to manage. Capacity refers to the resources available to undertake change. Beware of change fatigue! Change Management

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The PMO Game Changer: A Value-Driven Project Resource Management

The Lazy Project Manager

What is a Value-Driven Project Resource Management? Project resource management by PMO has changed significantly in the last 20 years. It has evolved into a highly value-driven resource management solution. Best Practices of Enterprise Resource Management Software.

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Our Top 10 Project Trends for 2019

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The most effective leaders will be those that work to complement their traditional project management tools with an advanced skill set, centred on adaptive thinking. Vendor Management and Outsourcing is Growing. Most project-based workers today manage vendor relationships in some capacity. Having leaders with the right awareness and mindset to adapt to external changes is critical. Managing Changes in Change Management.

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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). Strategy (#Strategy). Earned Value Management (#EVM). Integrating Agile and Earned Value Management (#AEVM). Management Processes. Risk Management .

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Project Management vs. Program Management

Clarizen

If you are frustrated with trying to clearly understand the differences between project management vs. program management, then be assured you are not alone. The second is that there is a significant amount of overlap in project management and program management.

Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

ProjectManager.com

Luckily for project management professionals, there are ample opportunities throughout the year to hunker down with colleagues, network and learn about new techniques and project management technologies in the industry. The Technical Project Management Conference .

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Free Professional Development in London in October

Arras People

It’s a great show to get up to speed on what’s happening in the project management market as well as gaining some professional development time with the different seminar sessions that are on throughout the two days. Michael will explain what this means for portfolio and programme managers, how CEOs look to face uncertainties, build on opportunities and get the best value possible from ongoing transformation. Hear Pcubed’s opinion on how to manage in the “mixed economy”.

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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. As you can see, this is a unique job, one that shares many responsibilities with the project manager job description , but also differs in substantial ways. Program Manager.

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2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

2021 is going to be full of both online and offline events for project managers engaged in different areas of business: construction and engineering, IT, healthcare, and many others. Biggest Online Project Management Conferences in 2021. 2020 Offline Project Management Conferences .

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The Six Human Needs and how they impact the choices you make

Susanne Madsen

Some managers are still of the belief that a few common incentives motivate people – such as money and status – but research shows that we are motivated by a variety of factors and are not as easily swayed as some think.

2020 78

Agile Portfolio Management in an Adaptive World – Q&A with the Experts

Keyedin

Agile Portfolio Management is a hot topic for many PMO leaders today trying to forge forward in a world where things are requiring a high degree of adaptability. Can you share any insight on changes or uptake of Agile due to virtual working? Change Management is key to this process.

2020 78

Review 10X Growth Machine

Henny Portman

In the book we get an integrated set of building blocks, principles and tools to create different (disruptive, sustaining and efficiency) innovations as a structural way of working. A separate chapter is dedicated to innovation management.

2020 60

Can the Words “Innovation” and “Project Management” Be Used In The Same Sentence?

The IIL Blog

Senior Executive Director for Project Management, IIL. According to management guru Peter Drucker, there are only two sources for growth: marketing and innovation [Drucker, 2008]. Innovation forces companies to adapt to an ever-changing environment and to be able to take advantage of opportunities as they arise. The question, of course, is “How do we manage innovation needs?”. INNOVATION AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT. The change can be incremental or radical.

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). “ 65% of project management consultants do in fact carry out two things – they advise and they do, i.e., they also deliver the project or ‘solution’ too. Those roles you see on job boards for contractors at £xx / day are by and large not project management consultant roles.

Healthcare PMO: BCBS Roundtable Exchanges Thought Provoking Ideas

Planview

These include realizing Agile-at-scale, embracing the changing world of work, and creating an innovation culture. Challenges Connecting Strategy and Delivery: “How do we ensure we are investing in the right things?”. How can you be so specific to SAFe and still manage a project?”

Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

Project management has evolved quickly from a set of principles to a comprehensive domain of knowledge. The sheer number of project management methodologies can boggle your mind, especially if you are unaware of the pros and cons of each. As a result, you might end up choosing the wrong project management methodology, which is one of the main causes of project failure. Top 20 Project Management Methodologies. Critical Chain Project Management.

Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

Project management has evolved quickly from a set of principles to a comprehensive domain of knowledge. The sheer number of project management methodologies can boggle your mind, especially if you are unaware of the pros and cons of each. As a result, you might end up choosing the wrong project management methodology, which is one of the main causes of project failure. Top 20 Project Management Methodologies. Critical Chain Project Management.

What leaders need to know about Agile

Agile Advice

The charismatic hand-gesturing of the modern world leader (especially in technology) does not go far in the grand scheme of things to change an approach that has been ingrained in us. “Culture eats strategy for breakfast” There probably won’t be a defining moment in a successful project which someone can point to and say: that was the moment where you as a leader made all the difference in a project. So what can you do as a leader to make the change happen?

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Webinar Recap: PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New?

MPUG

Satya is a management professional, speaker, coach, and author of six books, including, I Want To Be a PMP. Which elements are changing with respect to the standard part of the guide? It is expected to be published some time later this year, so it might change. People change.

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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms

Workamajig

Project management terminology can be complicated. It doesn’t matter whether you’re working towards your PMP certification or simply managing projects casually in your organization, knowing core project management terms always helps. All Project Management Terms.

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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? I’m sure you take away tips and ideas for making this your best year yet managing projects at work. The extension of self-care is caring for others, also crucial for project management and change management.

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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2019 to make 2019 their most successful year ever? I’m sure you take away tips and ideas for making this your best year yet managing projects at work. You'll also have the option on the next screen to opt into my awesome newsletter - weekly project management tips. The extension of self-care is caring for others, also crucial for project management and change management.

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Agile Unplugged EP04 | Mike Cottmeyer and Matt Van Vleet

Leading Agile

So we could set the conditions so that we could deliver a great product, but it wouldn’t continue to change the overall organization without being engaged at the right level of the organization. So they’re more the management type practices than they are the technical practices.

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Success in Disruptive Times: PMI’s 2018 Pulse of the Profession

Online PM Courses

The PMI’s Annual Project Management Survey: The Pulse of the Profession. Terrific Insights from the Annual PMI Project Management Review 2016. In many ways, the Pulse of the Profession is the most important project management survey available. Whether you are a PMI member or not, if you are serious about project management, you should be reading the PMI’s Pulse of the Profession reports. Climate change and sustainable development.

2018 83

Mind your language (if you want to be Agile)

Scrum.org

So language is a core aspect of what constitutes your culture and, as Peter Drucker said, “ culture eats strategy for breakfast ”. In effect, we limit our activities to changing the processes (picking a method), roles (new job titles) and tools. Secondly, it is because we don’t tackle the cultural aspects (*) that we struggle to achieve a long-lasting change. Change the language. Gain agreement to pursue improvement through evolutionary change.

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Agile Unplugged: EP 02 | Mike Cottmeyer and Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

In this week’s episode, LeadingAgile Chief Methodologist, Dennis Stevens, sits down with Mike Cottmeyer to discuss Capability-based organizations, Systems of Delivery vs Systems of Transformation, managing dependencies, and more. – Talk about project management and things like that.

2020 67

The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

Paymo App

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. To help you save time searching for the best resources, we have thoroughly analyzed more than 300 project management blogs and resource websites. Project Management Software Developers. Project Managemen

2018 87

Agile Unplugged: EP01 | Mike Cottmeyer and Brian Sondergaard

Leading Agile

– And I was a project manager. – And you were a project manager in a different part of the organization. – Yeah, I remember one time I think I drove up to Charlotte to meet with some executives at MBNA and to teach them about how we were managing software projects.

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22 Manufacturing Conferences to Attend in 2018

Appfluence

This will help you continuously learn and supplement your education in a rapidly changing field. The ManuChem Strategies 2018. The ManuChem Strategies conference brings together over 150 production, SCM, & engineering leaders who are responsible for process optimization, lean manufacturing, and business strategy in their companies. As they state: The global manufacturing industry is entering an era of radical change.

What Kind of Onboarding Does LiquidPlanner Offer?

LiquidPlanner

If you’re in the market for a dedicated project management solution, it’s safe to assume you are facing down some very complex challenges: generating a reliable schedule, juggling priorities, equitably managing shared resources, producing actionable metrics – the list goes on and on. Strong Change Management Principles Can (and Will) Pre-empt Disaster. Nailing down a concise definition for “change management” is tricky.

Dr. Harold Kerzner Q&A: How Changes in Project Management Are Supporting Agile and Scrum

The IIL Blog

This past November as part of IIL’s IPM Day online conference , Dr. Harold Kerzner delivered a keynote on “ How Changes in Project Management Are Supporting Agile and Scrum. The keynote discussed how, over the years, project management has undergone continuous improvement efforts by extracting best practices from other management practices such as Six Sigma. The landscape in project management is continuously changing for the better!

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Communicating Change: A New Book From Elizabeth

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Communicating Change: A New Book From Elizabeth , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Change management and communications used to be part of “someone else’s job”. Project managers weren’t hands on with communicating about their project. The sponsor did it, or the change manager, or even the business lead. Communicating Change is a complete, easy to follow guide on communicating change in your organization.