The Importance of Data Governance for Business

ProjectManager.com

Not being able to find or protect data makes for a dangerous precedent. While companies might hire someone with a library science degree to help them organize large amounts of data, that is only a part of what is needed. That plan is called data governance. Data Governance Goals.

Project Management Processes & Phases

ProjectManager.com

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. This involves another set of processes: Scope: Make sure the project deliverables have been completed as planned.

How Data Visualization Tools Can Improve Your Project Management

ProjectManager.com

People process information differently, and there are many types of intelligences. Data visualization is a great way to help people literally get the big picture. What Is Data Visualization? Data visualization is a way to display data in a picture or graphic.

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All Project Data is at Risk

Brad Egeland

IT is responsible for the security of the data in the organization, right? As employees of an organization, we generally assume that the data we are working with is being appropriately handled within the IT and security groups and is as secure or non-secure as it actually should be.

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A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

We’ve all seen the increasing industry trend of artificial intelligence and big data analytics. In a world of information overload, it's more important than ever to have a dashboard that provides data that's not only interesting but actually relevant and timely.

Big Data and Risk Management

Brad Egeland

The Big Data age is finally here. In fact, the IDC revealed that global data would increase from 23ZB in 2017 to 174 Zettabytes by 2025. Depending on the type of your organization or the industry you are in, you could be having massive volumes of internal and external data readily available for creating viable projections, mining, and applying predictive analytics. Generally, the health of your organization improves significantly when data is assessed accurately.

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What's your Data Point?

Project Health Check

Next time they do that, just stop them and ask "What's your data point?". But it does cut to the crux of the matter: I don't want opinion or views, I want hard data. The "data point" represents the precise measurement of a process to give true insight into its performance.

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Mastering the Decision-Making Process: A Practical Guide

ProjectManager.com

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?

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. It needs processes.

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Risk Management Plan - What is the Process?

Brad Egeland

Presently, there is no greater priority than the prevention of a data breach. An ideal way to ensure this is by having a risk management plan so that you can avoid a data breach, which will ruin your IT supply chain up and down. • Vendor Data Breach Such a breach can wreck you.

5 Tips for Better Decision Making (With Process)

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s hard to make decisions because: You might not have all the data. Something you can do to make decision making easier is to have a process for it. A process helps you step through the different options to give yourself confidence that you’ve covered all the angles and are ready to make the decision. The Decision Making Process. The decision making process is the main tool for making decisions. Gather the data. Look at the data.

6 Tips for Making Better Data Management Decisions

MavenLink

Services businesses depend on data insights more than ever to understand how they can improve their work, meet ever-increasing client needs, and streamline behind-the-scenes processes. What Data Management Solution is Right for You? Get the Most From Your Data.

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How to use data analytics to improve project outcomes

Moira Alexander

Ted Friedman, vice president and analyst at Gartner , predicts the following three trends will drive fundamental changes in the use of data and analytics: Instead of just reflecting business performance, data analytics will become the driver of operations. Data and analytics will become infused in an organization's architecture from end to end, creating a holistic approach -- and this will include strategic project management in EPMOs (enterprise program management offices).

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Necessary Big Data Management Best Practices For Optimal Infrastructure

Brad Egeland

Use The Tools Available Two things primarily facilitate Big Data: cloud computing—which provides a variety of infrastructurally enhancing applications —and the Internet of Things (IoT). Big Data’s Part All of these things working in concert yield Big Data.

A Project Team’s Guide to Data Conversion: Book Review & Interview with Dave Gordon

Project Bliss

But what about all that data in the old system? Gordon has you covered with his book The Data Conversion Cycle: A guide to migrating transactions and other records, for system implementation teams. In this book, Dave explains how to handle complex data migrations (or even simple ones).

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Simple Guide to Business Process Mapping – a Valuable Skill All Project Managers Need

Project Bliss

If you’ve been asked to complete a business process map it may feel overwhelming. And k nowing how to create business process maps is useful in many situations. Once I learned how to create business process maps I used them a lot. What is a Business Process Map?

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4 Signs Your Project Intake Process Is Outdated

Wrike

Does this sound like your current work project intake process? Here are 4 signs your project intake process is outdated and some simple steps to build a well-defined project intake process that’ll take your team into the future.

People Versus Process

Herding Cats

At the program level and above, the choice of a people focus or a process focus is not between two competing paradigms. This is obvious but many times lost when discussing agile processes. One school emphasizes people, while the other emphasizes process.

How To Do An Effective Project Selection Process?

Project-Management.pm

A stable and sturdy project management is one of the crucial factors to make a project process work. In the corporate world, an organization needs more than just top-notch tools and up to date process to bring the project to its full potential—it also needs a strong manpower, a human resource that has a particular set of skills and capabilities that will greatly contribute the entire organization. The following documents or data should include: A Project Evaluation Scorecard.

How to futureproof your PPM software selection process

EasyProjects

When you have to upgrade your solution, When you have to slow down operations to upgrade your project management solution, it can cause some disruptions due to retraining, changes in processes, and technical adjustments.

Elements Of A Successful Data-Driven Marketing Strategy

Brad Egeland

Thankfully, today’s digital world has a plethora of data harvesting solutions. While infrastructural enhancements like this are worth pursuing, some of the most successful data-collecting solutions come in the area of marketing. SEO organizations primarily trade in data.

Things You Need To Know About Business Process Management

Project-Management.pm

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.

From Onboarding to Expert: Optimizing Projects and Processes with LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner

Here at LiquidPlanner we’ve identified four main stages our customers go through to optimize their projects and processes. With a lot of project data in LiquidPlanner by now, this is a good time to use baselines to look back and see if actuals met initial projections.

Elements Of A Successful Data-Driven Marketing Strategy

Brad Egeland

Thankfully, today’s digital world has a plethora of data harvesting solutions. While infrastructural enhancements like this are worth pursuing, some of the most successful data-collecting solutions come in the area of marketing. SEO organizations primarily trade in data.

How to Create a SIPOC Model for Process Creation or Improvement [SIPOC Template Download]

Project Bliss

If you have a project that involves any type of process improvement, a SIPOC Model is a great tool to get your team started. It’s a great tool to facilitate discussion and common understanding when dealing with processes that can be complex – and gets you off to a great start.

How to Create a SIPOC Model for Process Creation or Improvement

Project Bliss

If you have a project that involves any type of process improvement, a SIPOC Model is a great tool to get your team started. It’s a great tool to facilitate discussion and common understanding when dealing with processes that can be complex – and gets you off to a great start.

Managing Big Data Projects in an Agile Way

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Like Agile wasn’t big enough as a buzz word, let’s mix it with big data. Joke aside, doing Agile when engaged in big data projects is almost a must. And no, managing a few Terabytes (TB) is not really big data. Imagine hundreds of camera data streams flowing in real time.

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Sharing Project Data With Customers: Letting Go of Your Fear, Saving Time and Building Trust

Keyedin

Creating and emailing periodic reports has been the standard method, but there is a major pitfall to this approach: You’re creating overhead by taking the time to repackage project data for the client.

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Sharing Project Data With Customers: Letting Go of Your Fear, Saving Time and Building Trust

Keyedin

Creating and emailing periodic reports has been the standard method, but there is a major pitfall to this approach: You’re creating overhead by taking the time to repackage project data for the client.

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

Online PM Courses

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.

3 Product Updates Corral Project Data More Efficiently Than Ever

LiquidPlanner

When you use a data-driven project management platform like LiquidPlanner, you generate a lot of important information that needs to be organized, accessed and acted upon. So how do you corral key data as quickly and easily as possible?

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5 Features Your Work Intake Process Tool Should Have

Wrike

Streamlining the work intake process is a hurdle for many teams. We thought so, which is why we’re sharing what to look for when starting your search for a work intake process tool. 5 Must-have features for your work intake process tool. The intake process.

Solving The Recruitment Process With Project Management

Eylean

Recruitment is a responsible and intense process that requires not only good understanding of human nature, but also great data management skills.

How Big Data Can Give Project Managers The Edge In Manufacturing

LiquidPlanner

There is no escaping the big data revolution that is sweeping across all sectors of industry. Any organization with the ability to assimilate data to provide crucial insights into their operations can benefit. Demand for Big Data Analytics in Manufacturing.

What is Little Data? And Why Do Project Managers Need It?

LiquidPlanner

One of the fastest-growing technology trends today is Big Data, probably behind Internet of Things and ahead of Virtual Reality. For instance, a search on the job site Indeed for “Big Data” returned almost 20,000 entries. But what about Little Data (which only gets four hits on Indeed)?

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Preparing to Take On a Business Process Management Software

Wrike

Business process management (BPM) isn’t new. hours, there’s been a process-centric and customer-centric approach to improving business results. What is business process management, after all, but the methods and tools used to monitor, streamline, and improve business processes?

Task Management vs Project Management vs Process Management: Which Software Do You Need?

ProProfs Project Management

Many of them are routine tasks like processing purchase requisitions, travel requests or leave approvals. You can’t route tasks automatically, collect structured information (crucial, if you want to deploy ML and AI) or track processes. Scaling Operations Requires Process Automation.

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25% of Organizations and Projects have been Affected by Cybercrime or Data Breaches

Brad Egeland

And even if you employ one individual running your security, an entire certified staff of cybercrime experts or a 3rd party outside vendor securing your important data and IT processed, don't let any of them convince you that you are 100% safe. Anything and everything can be hacked.

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Work Together: Insight Data Science with CEO & Founder Jake Klamka

Redbooth

Work Together is a regular discussion with founders and CEOs about the people, processes, and technology that help today’s companies get work done. What exactly does Insight Data Science do? At the end of our program, Insight Fellows are typically hired onto leading data teams.

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Data Protection Tips: an Interview with Rishi Narang from CyberSins!

TimeCamp

We asked Rishi some questions about the data protection, how to encourage people to pay attention to protecting their online information and how to automate this process. Curious what are the best Rishi’s data protection tips?

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