Project Management Processes & Phases

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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. In project management there are five phases: initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing. Close.

Project Closure: Your Complete Guide to How to Close-down Your Project

Online PM Courses

And it’s only fair to acknowledge that some of the things I have been saying in training sessions fo the last 20+ years track back to Paul’s advice closing a project well. The formal standard for the ‘Closing Process Group’ is very thin.

Mastering the Decision-Making Process: A Practical Guide

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Our mastery of the decision-making process plays a big part in the outcome of our lives, as life could be easily defined as a series of decisions. 7 Steps for an Effective Decision-Making Process. You plan your projects , so why shouldn’t you plan your decision-making process?

Closed Loop Control and Granularity of the Estimating Process

Herding Cats

For any closed loop control system ‒ let’s assume we want to manage our project with such a system ‒ has a signal representing the current state of the system. DP6Jw is an overview of this process. To control this process using feedback and corrective actions ‒ in the same way, your closed loop controller for your air conditioner or heater does - a sampling rate is determined based on the rate of change of the underlying processes. Closed Loop Control.

The Origins of Scrum and Empirical Closed Loop Control

Herding Cats

Scrum is) more defined rather than empirical process. This took me back since Scrum is derived from an empirical closed loop control system developed in the USAF by Col. See link below on Closed Loop Control). Closed Loop Control. Close Loop Thinking.

Ask the Right Questions at the Right Time

Project Risk Coach

Here are some key questions for each of the project management process groups. Keep in mind, the project process groups are seldom sequential, one-time events; they are overlapping activities that occur throughout the project.

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Lessons Learned - A suggested Process

Project Health Check

Now let us spell out a structured Process that we suggest: Plan Lessons Capture - Lessons Learned (L.L.) We may conduct multiple verifications over an extended period of time before concluding that the Lesson truly has become institutionalised and closing our monitoring.

Things You Need To Know About Business Process Management

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Business Process Management was not an essential tool for project management since the latter has a set of alternative factors that can work on its own. The new emergence of business techniques call for merging the two together: gone are the days where project management was an independent branch of the business organization—for the success of the project, it has to be dependent on business process management. Business Process Management: What You Need to Know.

Why the Stage Gate Process will Make You a Better Project Manager

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The Stage Gate Process gets too little love from Project Managers. In a Stage Gate process, you break your project into stages, or phases. In this article, we look at why a stage gate process will enhance your project management, and how to make it work.

How to memorize the 49 processes from PMBOK 6th Edition in under 30 minutes

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The 49 processes (shown below) form the skeleton or outline for the PMBOK – if you fully understand the 49 processes you are well on your way to passing your PMP or CAPM exam! The Process Chart. The center of the table shows all 49 processes. Number of Processes.

Beginner’s Guide to Project Management Process

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Project Management Process Skill (Tools and Techniques). Project Management Process in divided into 5 Process Groups. These groups are further bifurcated in 10 Knowledge Areas and 47 Project Management Processes. These Process Groups are: Initiating. Closing.

Four Practical Ways to Improve Project Procurements

Project Risk Coach

The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) says that Project Procurement Management “includes the processes necessary to purchase or acquire products, services, or results needed from outside the project team.” Procurement process and documents. Close the Procurements.

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How To Create A Simple Project Plan (Project Planning Process)

PM Basics

Nevertheless, project planning is a structured and logical process. At each moment of the process, you’re in need of information that you don’t have yet. Most of the processes are interrelated, and you don’t know where to start from. You need to evaluate each process.

A Practical Guide to the Strategic Management Process

Teamweek

By asking questions like these, you are only beginning to scrape the surface of your strategic management process. The vision statement is more closely related to where a company wants to be in the future and what it will mean when they get there. Do you have a vision for your company?

Insights into the Project Management Job Seeking Process

Arras People

Over the years Arras People has been dissecting and writing about the project management recruitment process on the Camel Blog, providing advice, hints and tips on how any project management jobseeker can improve their job hunting tactics. Application Process. Short listing Process.

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Process Optimization in Project Management (1): Steady Progress with Kaizen

Inloox

Process Optimization in Project Management In almost all areas of life the pressure to optimize is increasing. Even if your colleagues are asking for more process improvements, you shouldn't jump at any optimization approach unprepared.

How to Develop a Successful Buyer-Seller Relationship

Project Risk Coach

This ongoing evaluation process can greatly improve the communication and potential success of your projects. 2=Planning 4=Control 5=Closing Project Procurement ManagementProject Procurement Management For most of my career, I have served in financial service organizations.

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How to Craft a Perfectly Streamlined Document Approval Process

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A document approval process is crucial for streamlining your operations and bring order to your creative workflow. This is why developing a document approval process is crucial for every agency. What is a Document Approval Process (and Why You Need One)?

Process is King Part 2

Herding Cats

I wrote a post about Process is King a few years ago. Came across a few posts about how people trump process. fail to put those people in a process that can guide their success. . People without process is an undirected effort and where I work, that's called waste.

Process Optimization in Project Management (2): The 5S-Framework

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Most of all this methodology provides an initial introduction to process optimization for smaller companies. In this way you work more effectively and create a good basis for further optimization processes. Take some time and take a close look at your workplace. S eiketsu - Standardize Now develop a comprehensible and understandable description of all work processes at your workplace (especially in production).

Streamline Business Processes With IT Project Management Software: The Ultimate Guide

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Now, if I ask you what’s the process of hiring an employee in your organization, what would you say? Some of you wouldn’t know the entire process in detail, while some of you might have an idea but don’t really know how the HR team goes about it. What are Business Processes?

7 Risk Management Process Steps | Roles and Responsibilities

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Risk Management Process Steps Risks are events which, should they occur, can have an impact (typically negative) in the objectives of the project, causing delays, costs overruns, or affecting quality.

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PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition Knowledge Areas And Process Group

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Are you confused with new terms like Knowledge Areas, Process Groups, and a Process? In this article I am answering: What are the processes? What are the Process Groups for? What are the processes. A process is a set of activities to produce desired output.

What is a Workflow? How to Create a Winning Workflow for Your Process

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We do the same steps, go through the same process, and start from scratch expecting something different to happen when we could save hours a week implementing workflows. How processes help you work smarter, not harder. How processes help you work smarter, not harder.

The Classic Misunderstanding between Principles, Practices, and Process

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I've since lost my handbook issued at TRW for the Software Development Lifecycle processes used on the programs we worked, but the loop approach of plan, do, study, act was at the basis of that method. Yes, pretty close. A recent Twitter post make the false claim that.

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10 Reasons the Change Management Process Fails (and How You Can Succeed)

Workzone

The work you’re doing when instituting a change in process or organizational principles is tantamount to changing the course of a river. Many change management processes fail because simple logistical or tactical details were overlooked, or the team wasn’t properly equipped.

Knowledge Management: Share the Wisdom

Project Management Essentials

Knowledge Management (KM) is broadly defined as the process of creating and sharing information across the organization. I kept building systematic and codified processes. Explicit knowledge is rule-based processes and procedures. Closing a Project: Ask the Right Questions.

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5 Ways to Make Your Business Move Faster with Environment Optimization

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That’s why together with proper resource allocation it’s so important to make your employees a close-knit team. Though mistakes slow down any process so it’s better to avoid them. You’re a business owner or CEO.

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How Do You Create a Strategic Plan? An Overview of the Strategic Planning Process

Teamweek

One of its most robust features is its timeline management tool, which can create the schedule needed to get the strategic planning process started. The strategic planning process requires you to align your client’s or company’s desired outcome with an actionable timeline.

Voice of the Customer (VOC): a Powerful Tool for Valuable Customer Insight

Project Bliss

Getting the Voice of the Customer (VOC) tells you if you’re on the right track in your product or process improvement project. The survey should be designed to ask questions that allow customers to provide information about their use of or perception of the process, service, or product.

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Two Parallel Processes of Project Success - Both Value and Delivery are Needed

Herding Cats

This randomness comes from the underlying uncertainties (Epistemic and Aleatory) in the processes found in the development of the software. So back to the original quote, it's missing ½ of the process needed for business success.

How to Supercharge Lead Generation With Project Management

Wrike

Even if your current client roster is full, every business needs a lead generation process that sets the stage for future prospects to discover, learn about, and inquire about them. Is the lead generation process different for marketing than it is for sales? .

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5 Steps to Project Closure (Checklist Included)

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Steps to Closing a Project. The close of the project is the final phase of your job, it’s the last turn of the project life cycle, and like any other aspect of a project, it requires a process. There’s a wealth of knowledge produced after any project closes.

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You Can Unlock the Power of Integration Management

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Operational managers assimilate people, processes, technologies, and external resources, which are interdependent, one with another. Each process produces outputs that can be used as inputs for other processes. Performed in this Process Group. Initiating process group.

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The PMP® Exam is Changing: Here’s What You Need to Know

International Institute of Learning

Well, PMI’s professional certification examination development process is accredited against the internationally recognized ISO 1704 [ii] Standard, as well as other industry best practices. The new PMP Exam will focus on the three NEW domains of People, Process, and Business Environment.

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PRINCE2: An Introduction to the Project Management Methodology

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Project management is a process of finding the best method to manage and control work through its every stage. It’s a process-based method for managing a project. The control is achieved by a series of processes. The PRINCE2 Process. Close the Project.

How to Make a Change Management Plan

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There are five phases in a project: initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control, and close. Develop a Process: You need a process in order to effectively submit, evaluate, authorize and manage and control the change requests. Without a process, change management is unmanageable.

The Lord Beaverbrook model

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Lord Beaverbrook was a close advisor and confidant of Winston Churchill during WW II. Innovation process Project Management QuotationsLord Beaverbrook, a genious in getting things done with big bureaucracy under the extreme pressure of war, had this philosophy Organization is the enemy of improvisation It is a long jump from knowing to doing Committees take the punch out of. fill in the blank]. His genius: making.

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Project Integration Management – A Quick Guide

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This can make project collaboration between departments difficult, due to differences in process and methodology. Project integration management is a way of making various processes work together. This is the process to manage the technical and organizational parts of the project.

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A Complete Guide to PMIS

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What these programs do is help project managers to plan, execute and close their project. It is used to support all aspects of the project from initiating through closing and can include both manual and automated systems.”. Especially when closing out a project, PMIS is a great help.

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