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.

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

LiquidPlanner

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]. social media marketing, product placement, SEO, sustainability, governance).

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.

How open are YOU to changing your launch plans?

Kiron Bondale

During the last week PMI announced that, based on the feedback they had received from stakeholders, they would be delaying the significant changes to the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam which had originally planned to be launched in mid-December 2019 to July 1, 2020.

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Should we hire full-time or contract agile coaches?

Kiron Bondale

In 2013 I wrote an article about the advantages and disadvantages of contract project managers. In such situations, a delivery team might try hard to be more agile, but functional managers, executives and other internal and external stakeholders might not be supportive of this transition.

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Helping functional managers through an agile transformation

Kiron Bondale

A lot has been written about the challenges caused by functional managers when their company undergoes an agile transformation. To support a change you need to understand the change. Agile Facilitating Organization Change Change management personal development

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Why You Should Use Neuroscience to Master Change Management

Wrike

Managing a project for the first time can be overwhelming. First, there’s the technical side to learn: project management methods and tools, organizational techniques, etc. SCARF: Your New Management Framework. Project Managers and Change Management.

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Maintain a sense of change urgency through agility

Kiron Bondale

According to John Kotter’s model for leading change, the first step to overcoming inertia requires us to instill a sense of true urgency in those we need to support, implement and sustain the change.

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Are your agile transformation blockers like agents in The Matrix?

Kiron Bondale

Some such as technical debt or legacy integrations can be eliminated over time with persistence and sustained investment but others are a natural by-product of a company’s industry, the free market or globalization. Agile Facilitating Organization Change agile project management Change management transformational projectsAgile transformations are susceptible to a variety of impediments but sometimes these hurdles are not as high as we believe them to be.

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Are you missing a musketeer on your projects?

Kiron Bondale

Sponsors are funding our projects to realize expected business outcomes and these outcomes are achieved through successful change implementation and not just by completing project deliverables. Tagged: Change management , project decision making , Project performance , Risk management.

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How do we encourage organizational adoption of an agile mindset?

Kiron Bondale

Changing mindset is all the rage in the agile community. But how do we change people’s minds? We aren’t trying to change what they do as that results in superficial agility, we want to change how they think about what they do.

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Three key ingredients motivating personal change

Kiron Bondale

The company they work for has ambitious growth plans and the practices and behaviors which helped their staff get the company to where it is today will not sustainably support the anticipated growth. Kotter) and understanding how the change will personally benefit the individual (a.k.a.

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Project Management at the United Nations: Projects Management for Sustainable Social Change

Guerrilla Project Management

Ricardo Vargas, director of the Project Management Practice Group at the United Nations, on project management at the U.N and the challenges of development and sustainable social change projects. Ricardo Vargas is the director of the Project Management Practice Group at the United Nations (U.N). Ricardo Vargas, director of the Project Management Practice Group at the United Nations, on project management at the U.N

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The Basics of Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

This means a move away from the predominate way of organizing, managing, and funding work. At scale, it’s creating networks of loosely coupled teams, coordinating dependancies, managing trade-offs, getting things into market fast, and measuring throughput instead of productivity.

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Dr. Harold Kerzner’s Project Management Predictions for 2020

International Institute of Learning

The landscape for project management changes almost every year. Some changes are relatively small or incremental, whereas other changes can be significant. Strategic projects were assigned to functional managers whom executives trusted more than project managers.

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Unlock All Your Team “Kan” Do With a Kanban Template

Wrike

In 2001, software developers changed project management forever by introducing Agile to the world with the Manifesto for Software Development. Japanese for “visual signal” or “visual card,” Kaban is centered on managing workload capacity.

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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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Why lean IT matters – A conversation with Steve Bell

Guerrilla Project Management

Steve Bell shares insights from his latest book Lean IT: Enabling and Sustaining Your Lean Transformation on the application of Lean in IT and recommendations for organizations wishing to start their own Lean journey. Steve Bell shares insights from his latest book Lean IT: Enabling and Sustaining Your Lean Transformation on the application of Lean in IT and recommendations for organizations wishing to start their own Lean journey.

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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

ProjectManager.com

That’s largely due to agile’s ability to adapt to change and incorporate customer feedback, both of which are essential in today’s world where technology is constantly evolving, and swathes of information are just a few clicks away—including public customer reviews.

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Celebrating Women in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

For the last four years, I’ve published my annual women in project management blog for ProjectManager.com. Even after all that time, women in project management are still a hidden key to our global and economic sustainability. It’s Time to Change the Ratio.

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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.

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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. Do the hard stuff and manage out people who are underperforming. And we want to make those habits sustainable. Be the change you want to see.

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The Trouble with Methodologies and Why Frameworks are Better

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest post by Laura Copas and Steve Sewell at Change Troops. At Change Troops we’ve noticed projects, programmes and change initiatives becoming increasingly complex, and the biggest threat to their success is methodologies. What are Project Management Methodologies?

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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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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. Hear Pcubed’s opinion on how to manage in the “mixed economy”.

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Why Everyone in the Workplace Needs Project Management Skills

LiquidPlanner

“The need for high caliber project management capability transcends sector and function,” says Heide Abelli, SVP of content product management at Skillsoft and adjunct professor at Boston College. Not every project requires a dedicated project manager.

Ask A PM: How to Convince My Team to Use Time Tracking

LiquidPlanner

The most difficult aspect is changing people’s perception and getting buy in to do the timesheets. In the past, managing and reporting time was never required, but our company has moved on in project management maturity and in the work we do.

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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.

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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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. Agile project management is on the rise.

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The Business Analyst

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The most successful organisations can identify opportunities for self-improvement and conceive of changes that can make them more efficient, more successful and better equipped to achieve their goals. The fact is, change scares people. Some of those changes may even be easily accepted.

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. Managing Changes in Change Management.

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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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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.

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 landscape in project management is continuously changing for the better!

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Scrum vs Kanban vs Agile vs Waterfall – A side-by-side comparison

nTask

Multiple efficient project management frameworks and methodologies have been introduced over the years to ensure effective team management and collaboration in a workplace. This allows the teams to stay open to changes and easily implement the transition as required.

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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.

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. Healthcare PMOs must frequently incorporate regulatory changes into the portfolio, for example. The Changing World of Work: “How do we align different types of work?”.

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. Top 20 Project Management Methodologies.