The Project Management Consultant

Arras People

What is a project management consultant? “ 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. These people are the modern-day project management consultants.

Advice for Aspiring Project Management Consultants

ProjectManager.com

What does it mean to be a project management consultant? In Review – So, You Want to Be a Project Management Consultant? What is a consultant? She continued to define the two types of consultants. What Knowledge and Skills Do Consultants Need?

The Project Management Consultant

Arras People

It’s #pmchat on Twitter tomorrow (Friday) at 5pm UK time and this week’s topic is being hosted by me on the subject of Project Management Consultants Vs Freelancers Vs Full Time permanent staff. Reading this after the event? Check out the Storify from the Twitter chat.

Project Management Consultant or Freelance/Contract Project Manager?

Arras People

What is the different between a project management consultant and a freelance/contract project manager? Typically, a consultant, in any business field, has been traditionally focused on advising organizations what to do in certain business areas that need initiating, changing or developing.

Your 2-Part Metrics Audit for High-Value Products

Speaker: Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, Startup Patterns

Review Flawless consulting

Henny Portman

Peter Block is the author of Flawless consulting – A guide to getting your expertise used. Starting point are the following three consulting goals. To download: QRC (Flawless consulting, 190628) v1.0. Several examples are given including two outside the consultancy world.

Agile Consulting

Leading Answers

April’s theme at ProjectManagement.com where I write a monthly column was “Consulting,” and in this article, I examine the world of Agile Consulting and coaching. Getting Started Personally, I was hesitant to get into agile consulting and coaching.

Find an Online Outsourcing Consultant if You Need One!

TimeCamp

We were browsing the internet, searching for online consultants experienced mostly in technical and marketing outsourcing. Project Management consultants IT list outsourcing outsourcing consultant project management

Managing Risks as a Consulting Project Manager?

Brad Egeland

The upfront formal planning documents that we put together will differ from project to project, sometimes even the way we formalize and document requirements will differ if we are entering from the outside as a consulting project manager.

Online Consulting – Is it profitable and how can you start?

TimeCamp

What is an online consulting? Online consulting is a veeeery vast term. Honestly, everyone with a decent knowledge on a particular topic can become a consultant on it. The Oxford Dictionary provides a definition of a consultant: “A person […]. Productivity Project Management Real Cases business consultant consultant online freelancer freelancingIt covers a considerable amount of jobs. Jobs that usually appear due to the market demand.

Take the Leap: Become a Project Management Consultant in 7 Steps

Wrike

To a project manager entrenched in corporate politics and organizational red tape, the idea of striking out on your own as an independent project management consultant might sound like a dream. And how do you go from wanting to be a consultant to actually being one?

Professional Services Automation: What It Is, and How It Can Level Up Your Consultancy

Keyedin

There are legions of activities that need attention while meeting the needs of a consulting client, and managing them all manually is a nightmare, to put it bluntly. Professional services automation (PSA) is now a reality, and few industries stand to benefit from automation as much as services, and specifically, consulting. LightEdge is an enterprise-grade cloud services, colocation, and consulting company focused on business IT needs.

KeyedIn� Projects Collaborates with Consulting Industry to Release New Benefits Management & Governance Capabilities

Keyedin

represents an extensive collaboration with leading consulting partners and industry practitioners. The introduction of benefits management capabilities was proposed by KeyedIn consulting partners who specialize in driving increased productivity within their customer base. KeyedIn® Projects 5.7 Provides Organizations with a System to Manage the Successful Delivery of Large Programs.

Professional Services Automation: What It Is, and How It Can Level Up Your Consultancy

Keyedin

There are legions of activities that need attention while meeting the needs of a consulting client, and managing them all manually is a nightmare, to put it bluntly. Professional services automation (PSA) is now a reality, and few industries stand to benefit from automation as much as services, and specifically, consulting. LightEdge is an enterprise-grade cloud services, colocation, and consulting company focused on business IT needs.

7 benefits of hiring a consultant for your IT project

Hydra

7 benefits of hiring a consultant for your IT project. Picture the scene, you’re approaching a critical stage in your IT project for which you need a very specific skill set. Your existing expert is already engaged on another ‘Business critical’ project and cannot be transferred. Project Management

Project Management Q&A – Interviewers Looking for Free Advice

Arras People

Sometimes when I’m being interviewed for new freelance positions, I can’t help but think the interviewers are looking for free consulting advice based on some of the questions they ask. I work as a PMO Consultant.

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How to buy Project Management Consulting Services: Service as a Product (SaaP)

Guerrilla Project Management

When you need to hire a project management consulting firm, knowing in advance exactly what services you are getting and how much they will cost you gives control and peace of mind.

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7 Stakeholders To Consult Before Starting A New Project

Wrike

Consulting the right stakeholders from the very beginning can make your project run more smoothly and result in better outcomes. Who could be more important to consult than the very people who will use the product of your project?

6 Tips for Becoming a Successful Freelance Project Manager

Wrike

Ongoing learning ( and up-to-date certifications ) is what will set you apart as a forward-thinking, innovative professional — exactly what companies look for in a project management consultant. Project Management consultant freelancer project management project management consulting

Effectively Using Product Roadmaps for Agile

The IIL Blog

By Betsy Kauffman, Organizational Coach, Agile Pi. What is an Agile Product Roadmap? A product roadmap is essentially an action plan for how a product will evolve to completion.

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Selling What Is “Right”

Agile Advice

I recently had a scheduled call with a client that was aimed to level-set expectations around some upcoming Agile Consultation work that I’d booked. And we would be happy to use the consulting dollars to look at their teams, leverage the training they already had, help visualize their workflow and ultimately help them understand that Agility comes from developing the Agile mindset.

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Flogging a dead idea.

Lynne Cazaly

As a consultant or expert, are you still trying to sell the same thing? consulting creativity ideas thinking valuesSeth Godin says 'ideas that spread win'. If your ideas aren’t spreading as you’d like, well. maybe they’re dead. Are you flogging a dead idea?

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Outside, inside then outside again.

Lynne Cazaly

First it’s ‘we need consultants’, then it’s ‘we’re spending too much on consultants… we need to bring these services in-house’ and then it swings back to ‘we need consultants working on this’ Have you noticed how the pendulum or swing does indeed swing? ‘We can’t be spending THAT much on those consultants!’ consulting contractor employee engagement value

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Ensure Excellent Implementation when Outsourcing a Project Manager

Wrike

After many years as a project manager I was pleased to come across a project management methodology called “Delivering the 8” developed by a local consulting company called FGT. She worked for many years as a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Co. Vera then decided to make a significant change in her career in order to juggle between work and family and after becoming an independent consultant, she envisioned Workhoppers as a solution for independent professionals.

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Focus on Strengths Not Just Weaknesses – the Value of Appreciative Inquiry

Green Project Management

As a management consultant, validator, and assessor I am often engaged by organizations to analyze their operations and systems to identify opportunities for improvement. I always enjoyed the message from the featured image above.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Mr. Cohn is the founder of Layfayette, Colorado-based agile software company Mountain Goat Software that consults with major enterprise clients including Adobe, LinkedIn, Southwest Airlines, Google, Intuit and Oakley on their agile and Scrum practices.

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Why should you integrate Knowledge Management into your Business Processes?

Hydra

By Paul Whiffen, Hartfield KM Consulting Ltd. Why should you integrate Knowledge Management (KM) into your Business Processes? Knowledge Management

Advanced Filtering in Excel

International Institute of Learning

If you are interested in bringing Excel MVP Bob Umlas into your company (either virtually or traditionally) to do Excel consulting and/or training work, contact roxi.nevin@iil.com. By Bob Umlas, Excel MVP. In this blog I’ll continue the discussion from my last blog on basic filtering.

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All Project Data is at Risk

Brad Egeland

Now fast forward to today and I’m an independent IT consultant. I’m just one person – I don’t usually bring in my own team to consult. In these scenarios, the consultant is working with client data and managing the team of company employees handling the data.

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Are You Making the Most of Wrike?

Wrike

Francesco Mangone, with 15 years of experience in the business consulting field, shares how he saves time and makes the most of our cloud-based solution. With his IT and business consulting experience, Francesco Mangone loves to teach just as much as he loves to learn.

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The Importance of Mentorship

Green Project Management

This approach to new hires was the practice at Anderson Consulting (now Accenture) when I […].

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How to use knowledge management to future-proof your organisation

Hydra

By Paul Whiffen , Hartfield KM Consulting. How to use knowledge management to future-proof your organisation. Knowledge Management

Basic Filtering in Excel

International Institute of Learning

If you are interested in bringing Bob Umlas into your company (either virtually or traditionally) to do Excel consulting and/or training work, contact roxi.nevin@iil.com. By Bob Umlas, Excel MVP . In this blog I’ll discuss filtering.

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DPM Podcast: Project Management & The New Business Process (With Peter Levitan)

The Digital Project Manager

In this podcast, agency growth consultant Peter Levitan talks about how project managers can work better with sales to win more projects your agency can successful deliver. How to win better projects for your agency? The post DPM Podcast: Project Management & The New Business Process (With Peter Levitan) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. DPM Podcast

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One generation back

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! It's been a whole generation? Read my contribution to the Flashblog Project Management

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Happy New Year!

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! Happy New Year! Read my contribution to the Flashblog Quotations

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IR35 in the Private Sector Back on the Agenda

Arras People

Project management contractors and those looking to move into this rewarding space are hopefully aware that the Off-Payroll working (in the Private sector) consultation has finally commenced. You have an opportunity to respond and the consultation materials can be found on the web.

2018 217

10 Characteristics of an Awesome Business Analyst

Brad Egeland

This sounds like every organization I've managed projects in and every company that I've consulted for along the way. Does your organization handle large, complex technical projects? Do you have diversely skilled project teams assigned to those projects? How about overloaded project managers?

2019 145

PMO Conference 2018: Video Diary

Girl's Guide to PM

My attendance at the conference was sponsored by Ten Six Consulting , so I want to thank them for making it possible for me to attend. On 13 June 2018 I went to the PMO Conference in London.

2018 265

A Complete Guide to RACI/RASCI Charts

Girl's Guide to PM

Consulted: These people would like to know about the task and we would seek their opinions before a decision or action. Now add the Consulted, Informed and Supportive (if using). A larger group is consulted and provides input.

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