Search Engine Marketing Defined & Where SEO Fits In

ProjectManager.com

Today, many marketers define it as the discipline of promoting websites in search engine results pages (SERPs) and gaining website traffic though paid advertising. It is the process of purchasing these ads/listings on search engines.

How to Actually Define Risk Categories

Project Risk Coach

Let’s look at how to actually define risk categories and how they can help Tom (and you). How to Define Risk Categories. Check your organizational process assets to determine if your organization has a standard set of risk categories that might be applicable to your project.

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. Define those contracts and who they’ll go to. How to Implement a PM Process in Your Organization.

5 Powerful Ways to Improve Your Project Approval Process

Project Risk Coach

Today, let's look at five ways to improve your project approval process. Project Approval Process. Project Approval Process. Define Selection Criteria The Project Board should define the project selection criteria. Defining and communicating the criteria saves time.

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture.

A Quick Guide to Business Process Mapping

ProjectManager.com

That begins with defining the business, how it does business and who is doing what in the business. That guide is called business process mapping. An Overview of Business Process Mapping. History of Business Process Mapping. This also leads to process improvement.

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?

5 Tips for Better Decision Making (With Process)

Girl's Guide to PM

It might seem simple to define, but many people find decision making at work quite difficult. 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.

Don’t over-process your project management communications!

Kiron Bondale

Let’s do a deeper dive into the waste of over-processing. Over-processing occurs whenever someone continues to work on an activity past the point where it would be deemed acceptable from a customer’s perspective or past the point where meaningful value is being added.

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.

Process Groups and the 5 Steps of Traditional Project Management

Redbooth

Let’s take a closer look at process groups and how they help you move through the five traditional stages of project management. What are process groups? Baking a Pie Metaphor for Process Groups. The planning process group has a lot of work to do.

Tips to Create the Perfect Intake Process Template for Project Work

Wrike

One of the best ways for her to do so is to create a successful process that can be replicated again and again. So she decides to create an intake process template that she can use to streamline all of these work requests and set her team up for success. .

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.

Signs that Your Project Management Process Needs an Update

EasyProjects

Whatever the case, here are five signals from the universe that indicate your project management process is due for a refresh. Process vs Methodology. Let’s first clarify what is meant by the word ‘process’ and how it is not to be confused with the term ‘methodology’.

Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

Something I was not aware of at the time is how the career development process works within the government. In short, your workspace defines your status, responsibility and authority. My first opportunity to create and run a large agile team did not start well.

Beginner’s Guide to Project Management Process

iZenBridge

A project is a temporary, one time undertaking that has a definable goal and creates a Unique Product or Service. Definable Goal – A Goal that could be measured to define success of the project. Project Management Process Skill (Tools and Techniques).

4 Step Guide to Simplifing your Portfolio Definition Process

Keyedin

The portfolio definition process is where you define the terms, scope, catergorization and scoring of your portfolio and gain agreement on your basic portfolio model. Here a 4 steps that will help you simplify this process.

4 Step Guide to Simplifing your Portfolio Definition Process

Keyedin

The portfolio definition process is where you define the terms, scope, catergorization and scoring of your portfolio and gain agreement on your basic portfolio model. Here a 4 steps that will help you simplify this process.

Any Effective Process Must.

Herding Cats

Any effective process must provide the following when searching for the Root Cause of the problem the process is trying to fix OR the Beneficial Outcomes the process is trying to maintain. The process must. Clearly define the problem and its significance to the problem owners. Clear delineate the know causal relationships that combine to cause to problem OR provide a benefit from the process.

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.

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.

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.

Control partners should have skin in the game!

Kiron Bondale

In small companies, how a product gets developed and delivered is usually defined by a “Big Brain” (e.g. While some delivery roles such as program or project managers might report in to the same PMO, there are staff whose sole focus will be to define and maintain standards.

Simplify Your Onboarding Process with MindGenius Online

MindGenius

Simplify Your Onboarding Process with MindGenius Online. Every phase of the onboarding process with a new employee is important, from before they begin their job, through their first month, to the successful completion of their first year. What role will HR play in the process?

Process Optimization in Project Management (3): Lean Project Management

Inloox

In the last blog post on process optimization in project management we introduced you to the 5-S framework, which is also very popular in Lean Management. The "slim" way of thinking does not only deal with reducing unnecessary processes, but with the strategic throwing off of ballast, in order to offer the customer an actual increase in value. Rather, it is a way of thinking and thus a very individual approach to process optimization.

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User Onboarding: 9 Steps to Perfecting your Onboarding Process

Planio

Let’s take a deep dive into what makes a powerful user onboarding process, the tools and resources you have at your disposal, and some of the best practices used by your favorite startups and companies. The essential elements of a great onboarding process.

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

Planio

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. Planio lets you define workflows, keep your team organized, and save hours a week. Define deliverables.

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The Magic 7 Project Portfolio Management Process Steps

Project-Management.pm

And the answer to all of these is in the guise of project portfolio management process steps. The project portfolio management process steps mentioned below cater to all types of organizations that execute portfolio management to reach their business objectives and their strategic goals. Remember that these project portfolio management process steps don’t fix your woes within a day or week; treat it as the start of your path towards an efficient portfolio. .

Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

Something I was not aware of at the time is how the career development process works within the government. In short, your workspace defines your status, responsibility and authority. The project went much smoother after these changes and it taught me an important lesson in never trying to introduce a process or practice without considering the people elements first. My first opportunity to create and run a large agile team did not start well.

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.

PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition Knowledge Areas And Process Group

iZenBridge

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.

Finding the right retrospective rhythm

Kiron Bondale

On projects where the team has gelled and their delivery process is in control, there is often a natural transition from team level continuous improvement to team members practicing personal kaizen. Tagged: agile project management , improving project management , Process compliance stupidity.

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How to Integrate Your Existing Process Into Dynamic Project Management

LiquidPlanner

It gets tricky: Even when you find what appears to be the perfect product match, teams get stuck in the process of moving from what they know, to something new. What does it look like to manage projects in a new tool, with a new process? Defining .

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Coherent Design and Development Process

Herding Cats

Planning , controlling, and applying sy s tem engineering to transform a contractually defined operational need into a system / end product definition and an optimized design that incorporates equipment , personnel, facilities , computer programs, and procedural data. Establishing traceability of defined significant engirieering decisions to the system engineering management activities on which they are based.

What is Lean Six Sigma?

Project Health Check

Lean Six Sigma is an approach for Process Improvement Projects, combining many different conceptual tools depending on the situation. Define the Problem, the associated Goals, who in involved, the key measures and the rough timescales Measure - Quantitatively what is the current performance?

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Value of MVP and Knowledge Discovery Process

Pawel Brodzinski

In this case it wasn’t about defining what is a Minimal Viable Product. By now Minimal Viable Product (MVP) is for me mostly a buzzword. While I’m a huge fan of the idea since I learned it from Lean Startup , these days I feel like one can label anything an MVP.

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Project lessons from playing pool

Kiron Bondale

Define the rules of play with your opponents. Project Management improving project management Process compliance stupidity Risk management team buildingA few months ago, I rekindled my enjoyment of the game of pool after having played it sporadically over the past twenty years.

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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.