6 Tools and Techniques for Controlling Risks

Project Risk Coach

Let’s look at six tools and techniques recommended in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) for controlling risks. Risk Control Tools and Techniques. The team also examines the processes to identify, evaluate, respond to, and control risks.

Maintaining control

Musings on Project Management

At "herding cats" there a good list of control elements in a posting I read, interesting enough that I offer the short version here: Short term feedback - what's happening right in front of me? What do I need to do NOW to maintain stability, to survive for the next 10 feet on the trail Long term feedback - I see things coming.[project project managers are paid the big bucks to see around corners! Project Management

What Everybody Should Know About Controlling Risks

Project Risk Coach

However, project managers get busy as their projects progress and fail to control risks, resulting abandoned or wrecked projects. So, what does it mean to control risks? Do Project Managers Really Control Risks? No one has absolute control over projects.

12 Questions for Gaining Control of Your Risks

Project Risk Coach

Are you a project manager who focuses on gaining control of your project risks? Consequently, they know how to gain and maintain control of their project. In my last article, we looked at What Everybody Should Know About Controlling Risks. ” When Do We Control Risks?

Plans without resource control

Musings on Project Management

I've been involved in a frustrating project for a while now: My sponsor only understands fixed scope, price, and schedule All my resources work for 3rd parties The 3rd parties' interests only partially align with my sponsor's interests My sponsor can make no commitments of resources since the sponsor "owns" no resources My sponsor keeps asking for a project plan -- mostly, a project schedule Project Management

Do we need a command and control approach to deal with this issue?

Ron Rosenhead

The episode, called ‘Lord John Marbury’,introduced a British diplomat who talked about one of the countries not having a ‘clear command and control structure.’ During the afternoon, I had asked a question: ‘What is monitoring and control like in your part of the business?’.

GIVEAWAY: FREE 2 Ground Control DPM Conference Tickets!

The Digital Project Manager

We have teamed up with Ground Control 2017, an exciting new DPM conference in London, to raffle two free tickets! The post GIVEAWAY: FREE 2 Ground Control DPM Conference Tickets! Sign up to our email. appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General

What’s the Difference Between Validate Scope and Control Quality? [Snippet]

Project Risk Coach

What’s the Difference Between Validate Scope and Control Quality? The focus of validating scope is accepting the deliverables; controlling quality is concerned with the correctness of the deliverables (i.e., The post What’s the Difference Between Validate Scope and Control Quality? meeting the quality requirements for the deliverables). Snippet] appeared first on

When you try and speed up a project that is already out of control

The Digital Project Manager

The fact that it needs speeding up often means it’s already out of control already, so resist. The post When you try and speed up a project that is already out of control appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Trying to expedite a project is not easy. General The PM life

5 Reasons Why You Should Try MeeTime to Control Your Project Meetings

Brad Egeland

For my latest installment of “5 Reasons Why” I would like to look at 5 reasons you should be trying the MeeTime project management and meetings application. Unless we are calling the meeting any other meeting is probably a time waster – right?

5 steps to regaining control over your project

Hydra

5 steps to regaining control over your project. But what happens if your project is not progressing to plan and starting to go off-course, how do you go about regaining control over your project? Optimising your client-facing, billable projects is key to your Business’ success. Project Management

What Project Managers Should Know About Monitoring Project Risks

Project Risk Coach

Do Project Managers Really Control Risks? I've heard countless debates about whether project manager can control risks. First of all, what does it mean to control something? Here's the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines control as: rocket.

What is the state of your employee time tracking? Here we’ll help you take control with 5 simple tips

Runrun.it

Here we’ll help you take control with 5 simple tips appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. How many hours have you been toiling away before you started reading this article? Was this pause planned? What will your next task be once you finish here?

Take Control of Your Project Plan Calendar

Wrike

The post Take Control of Your Project Plan Calendar appeared first on Blog Wrike. In project management , timing is half the battle. Leaders have to keep all the members of the team on track, hitting their deadlines and constantly making progress toward their shared goals.

Gain Control Over your Projects with Granular Task Permissions

Avaza

With our new task permission controls, you can choose which team members can create, update, delete or comment on tasks. This granular control allows you to manage your project tasks in a controlled manner by ensuring that only the appropriate project members can work on them.

How to keep your life in control?

Stepping Into Project Management

Overwhelmed with the to do list, promises, unending schedule and no time for you? It’s true for many.Sometimes you have to be make smart choices and know what makes a difference for you. Here are few that can help you re-think: Procrastinate to make decisions - Sometimes you can make the best of decisions when you have all the information you need. A hurried decision in most cases is always the wrong one. A study from Columbia University says, delaying can filter distractions.

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. 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. Stochastic process control is the field of study. Closed Loop Control.

The Origins of Scrum and Empirical Closed Loop Control

Herding Cats

This took me back since Scrum is derived from an empirical closed loop control system developed in the USAF by Col. And of course: Assessing the outcomes of the feedforward and feedback loops is the basis of all Closed Loop control system. See link below on Closed Loop Control).

Control, Stability, Short Term, Long Term all needed for Success

Herding Cats

When riding a single track like this one behind our neighborhood, I came to an understand of the tradeoffs between stability and control. In both cases, nationally ranked and rank amaetur, control of bike is the key. What are those upper and lower control bounds?

Baseline Budget for your Project Management Direct and Indirect Costs Control Services

WorkOtter

The post Baseline Budget for your Project Management Direct and Indirect Costs Control Services appeared first on SaaS Resource & Project Management Software | WorkOtter. Baseline Budgets One of the major limitations when it comes to starting a project is cost.

Podcast 71 – 10 Steps to Seize Control of Your Life

Fix my Project Chaos

About This Podcast: Are you feeling that you are out of control of you life? Not sure how to get yourself back in control? Babette Bensoussan, an executive coach, shares here expertise on how to recognise that your life is out of control and how to get it back on track, using a practical 10 step process. […]. The post Podcast 71 – 10 Steps to Seize Control of Your Life appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos.

7 Things You Should Not Do When Identifying Project Risks

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning 4=Control Project Risk ManagementKnown and unknown, internal and external, upside and downside—risks are woven into the fabric of every project. Project managers can waste a lot of time due to poor risk management.

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Take Control of Your Career: Episode 77

PM for the Masses

We talk about PMI Salary Survey and the best way to take control of your career. The post Take Control of Your Career: Episode 77 appeared first on Project Management for the Masses. We talk about PMI Salary Survey and the best way to take control of your career. On this episode I speak with career coach Dev Ramcharan. On this episode I speak with career coach Dev Ramcharan. Podcast

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Introducing Ground Control Conference: April 21, 2017 – London

Brett Harned

Ground Control Conference will take place on April 21, 2017 in my favorite city in the world, London. I'm absolutely thrilled to announce that I've been working with the fine team at White October Events to produce a brand new conference for people who lead digital projects. And, we'll host a set of pre-conference workshops […]. conferences event

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8 Ways to Treat Risks

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning 4=Control Project Risk ManagementRespond to your most significant risks now! Here are 8 strategies. We treat risks personally and professionally every day. Imagine you have a large amount of credit card debt. You decide to eliminate one of the causes of your debt.

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Are You Making These Risk Response Mistakes?

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning 4=Control Project Risk ManagementSome project managers make timely responses to risks, resulting in positive progress toward their project goals. Others act haphazardly, resulting in undesirable consequences. Let's look at some common risk response mistakes and how to overcome them.

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How To Run A Sprint Retrospective That Actually Leads To Change

The Digital Project Manager

Agile How-to Guides How-to Managing And Controling How-to Project Closing Leadership & Team Management PM Skills & Best Practices TopicsWhether you’re new to the software development game or been a player for years, chances.

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It’s Easy to Miss Project Risks

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning 4=Control Project Risk ManagementIt's easy to miss project risks. And, until a project manager has identified the threats and opportunities, the risks cannot be managed properly.

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Western Kentucky University Takes Control of Their Project Management

Workzone

Problems: Complexity, Trust, and Control. Marketing didn’t feel like they were in control of their deadlines or deliverables. And a tool that would allow them to stay in control of their project management with crisp communication. Requests from every department. Quick deadlines.

Here Are the Simple Mistakes You May Be Making With Requirements

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning 4=Control Project Scope ManagementHow often have you neared a project implementation date, only to find new requirements?

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Evaluating Risks Using Quantitative Risk Analysis

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning 4=Control Project Risk ManagementProject managers should be prepared to perform different types of risk analysis. For many projects, the quicker qualitative risk analysis is all you need. But there are occasions when you will benefit from a quantitative risk analysis.

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What to Do When a Bad Moon is Arising on Your Project

Project Risk Coach

You’re not sure what the problem is, but you know things are out of control. For more tips on controlling risks, check out my article: 12 Questions For Gaining Control of Your Risks. 4=Control risk control

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5 Rules To Help You Maintain Better Control Over Your Time!

TimeCamp

Now, we would like to sum this up into the Five Most Important Rules that you should follow in order to maintain better control over your time. In the past few months, we were posting some articles dedicated to those, who wanted to improve their time management skills.

How to Keep Your Projects On-Time and On-Budget

Arras People

Deltek is the latest member of the Arras People Software Directory , in this article they give a brief overview of how projects can be controlled and how software can help with this. But what are the right project controls and is there a single method to the implementation madness?

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Video: Execution Control -  transform your team into 'Superman'

Hydra

What is 'Execution Control' and how could it transform your team into 'Superman' to unlock your organisations full productivity potential? At Hydra we understand how hard it is delivering your projects on time and on budget, and the many challenges to overcome to ensure your projects and services perform at their optimum. Standardisation

How To Keep Your Project On Track With Project Status Reports

The Digital Project Manager

How-to Guides How-to Managing And Controling PM Skills & Best Practices TopicsA Project Status Report is just that. The current status of your project. It’s an. The post How To Keep Your Project On Track With Project Status Reports appeared first on The Digital Project Manager.

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The PMBOK® Guide 6th Edition: How to Escalate Risks

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning 4=Control Project Risk ManagementDiscover how to ensure risk ownership at the right level of your organization The Project Management Institute added a new risk strategy in the Sixth Edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge.

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Keep everyone on the same page and your projects in cruise-control

Boost by Brightpod

This interview was first published on siftery. Kevin William David interviewed Sahil Parikh, Founder of Brightpod. Hi Sahil, Can you tell us about Brightpo

How to Look Backward and Forward at Your Risks

Project Risk Coach

Risk is like fire: If controlled it will help you; if uncontrolled it will rise up and destroy you.” For more help tips, check out my post 12 Questions For Gaining Control of Your Risks. 4=Control control risks

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Who Approves Your Project Change Requests?

Project Risk Coach

Your project may morph into a two-headed monster without an integrated change control process, resulting in adverse impacts to schedule, cost, and scope. If your organization has a Project Management Office (PMO), consult this group for standards and change control processes.

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