Risk Mitigation Plan: Definition & Top Strategies

ProjectManager.com

The very definition of risk contains the unknown, but it’s always advisable to create as many safeguards for your project as possible, including trying to identify risk and when it shows up in a project quickly work to resolve the issue. Risk is always present.

The Definitive Guide to Project Success Criteria

Girl's Guide to PM

So I thought it was about time that I pooled all my resources into one definitive guide to project success criteria. Let’s start with a definition of project success criteria.

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What Is a Project Deliverable? Definition, Examples & More

ProjectManager.com

Definition, Examples & More appeared first on ProjectManager.com. Projects create deliverables, which are simply the results of the project or the processes in the project.

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Project Crashing in Project Management: Definition & Best Practices

ProjectManager.com

The post Project Crashing in Project Management: Definition & Best Practices appeared first on ProjectManager.com. There’s never enough time when managing a project. That’s why we make schedules—to try and control time, just enough to get your deliverable by the deadline.

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5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

definitely time to act. Updating your application’s dashboards and reporting features. may feel optional—until suddenly it’s not. Watch for these 5 signs. that you’re at risk for an analytics emergency. Early Indicators. Your Embedded. Analytics Will Fail5 Table of Contents Introduction.

What Is a Virtual Team? Definition & Examples

ProjectManager.com

By definition, a virtual team must be connected to the internet. Definition & Examples appeared first on ProjectManager.com. “Virtual team” is an odd phrase. It sounds like something that only exists in a digital alternate reality.

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IT Governance: Definitions, Frameworks and Planning

ProjectManager.com

You might get a definition that reads more about creating an accountability framework to create desired output from the IT department. The post IT Governance: Definitions, Frameworks and Planning appeared first on ProjectManager.com. Information technology is prevalent in nearly every industry and organization across the globe. It’s a diverse and challenging discipline with a lot of moving parts and critical scenarios.

Proof of Concept: Definition & Best Practices

ProjectManager.com

The post Proof of Concept: Definition & Best Practices appeared first on ProjectManager.com. You wouldn’t build a bridge if it couldn’t hold any weight. Projects can’t move forward without evidence to support that resources expended will function properly and drive a return. How you prove a project has legs to stand on is what’s called Proof Of Concept (POC). It sounds like a simple idea—an investment will not be funded unless it can offer a return—but it is very important.

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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

ProjectManager.com

So if a foundation of agile is working fast and changing rapidly and often, while continuing to iterate on the project, what’s the definition of done in agile? The Definition of Done in Agile. But each team has their own definition of done, which is just another way of saying that the criteria across all user stories has been accepted. But whatever that definition is, it drives the quality of the work and assesses when a user story is complete.

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What Is a Kanban Board? Definition & Examples

ProjectManager.com

Definition & Examples appeared first on ProjectManager.com. A kanban board is a visual workflow tool, where kanban cards represent tasks in a project or production cycle. Columns on the kanban board represent where that task is in the process. It helps production move more efficiently through all its phases by making sure that there is always just enough resources on hand. In lean manufacturing, kanban helps save inventory space and overcapacity.

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Predictive Analytics 101: Your Roadmap to Driving Key Product Decisions

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy

Predictive analytics is an increasingly common buzzword with many forms. It seems everyone has their own take on what it is and which best practices and business benefits apply. What does predictive analytics really mean? We’ll explore real-world examples of predictive in action and outline steps to help you maximize its value.

The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies

Workamajig

What are project management methodologies? A project management methodology is essentially a set of guiding principles and processes for managing a project. Your choice of methodology defines how you work and communicate. So how do you choose a project management methodology? What methodology you choose will depend on your team, project-type, and project-scope. Choosing project management methodologies (PMM) is one of the first decisions you’ll have to make as a project manager.

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Technical debt -- a working definition

Musings on Project Management

Technical debt: we've all written about it; I've described it in my book, Project Management the Agile Way (see below), but I guess the industry has never settled on a formal definition. I've always thought of it as a "punch list" that is a "debt" that must be retired in the future. stuff that needs to get DONE or fixed so that we can say to the sponsor: hey, it's DONE and the QUALITY is. agile

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What is a Project Definition? | Video

Online PM Courses

The first stage of a formal project methodology is Project Definition. So, what is a Project Definition? What is a Project Definition? For a full training course on defining your project, along with the tools to help you work through your own Project definition. please review our Project manager’s Project Definition Kit. Project Managers Project Definition Kit. The post What is a Project Definition?

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Failed Sprint (a definition)

Gunther Verheyen

“Failed Sprint” is not part of the glossary, although a definition might still be helpful. Agile Scrum Definition Failed Sprint Glossary Scrum Glossary SprintEarly in 2018, a translation initiative of the Scrum Glossary took off. It is amazing that there are currently 20 languages in the works. A new release is envisioned before the end of 2018. No deadlines though, no stress.

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Definition of Done vs Acceptance Criteria

Agilemania

As a Professional Scrum Trainer and a Scrum Master, I often get this question – What is the difference between the Definition of Done and Acceptance Criteria? It is where the concept of Acceptance Criteria and Definition of Done become decisive factors. What is Definition of Done.

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What Is Sprint Planning: Definition, Advantages, and 10 Pro Tips

Agilemania

Well, when you start building a product, the entire product may… The post What Is Sprint Planning: Definition, Advantages, and 10 Pro Tips appeared first on Agilemania. If you want to build a product, you have to make a product backlog with all the essential requirements.

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Technical debt -- A definition?

Musings on Project Management

Technical debt: we've all written about it; I've described in my book, Project Management the Agile Way (see below), but I guess the industry has never settled on a formal definition. I've always thought of it as a "punch list" that is a "debt" that must be retired in the future. stuff that needs to get DONE or fixed so that we can say to the sponsor: hey, it's DONE and the QUALITY is. agile

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Project Manager Responsibilities: The Definitive Guide (+Roles)

PM Basics

Again, PMI has its own definition: The project manager is is the person assigned by the performing organization to lead the team that is responsible for achieving the project objectives. This definition gives you a lot of freedom. Recheck the definition: “…to lead the team that is responsible for achieving the project objectives.”. There is no definite list of PM’s responsibilities in this part. Project Manager responsibilities are numerous.

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Risk Response Strategy (Definitive Guide with Examples)

PM Basics

Definition of Risk Response Strategies. The post Risk Response Strategy (Definitive Guide with Examples) appeared first on Project Management Basics. How to select a Risk Response Strategy? Sounds complicated. But let me simplify it for you in this article. Here you will find examples of risk responses for both threats and opportunities. But there’s a catch: You may have a limited mindset in regards to dealing with risks.

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Do you need a Definition of Ready for your agile ceremonies?

Kiron Bondale

A Definition of Ready (DoR) is an agreement established by some agile teams to help them assess if a given product backlog item can safely be accepted by the team to be worked on. Like all DoR’s or Definitions of Done (DoD), the list above is only intended to generate ideas for your team and not to be adopted “as is” as context counts.

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Having a Definition of Ready: Harmful or Helpful?

Leading Agile

Mike Cohn’s August 2016 article, The Dangers of a Definition of Ready describes certain problems that can occur when a team uses the concept of a Definition of Ready. He writes: You can think of a Definition of Ready as a big, burly bouncer standing at the door of the iteration. Just as a bouncer at a nightclub only lets certain people in—the young, the hip, the stylishly dressed—our Definition-of-Ready bouncer only allows certain user stories to enter the iteration.

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Definition of Done

Herding Cats

The common definition of the Definition of Done in agile software development is (mostly from the Scrum Alliance and other official Scrum sites): A simple list of activities (coding, comments, unit testing, integration, release notes, design documents, etc.) Very simple definition of done can be encapsulated as follows: Code Complete, Test Complete, Approved by Product Owner. The Agile Definition of Done is a coders view of the project.

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Project Portfolio Management - a quick definition

Keyedin

For those of you new to the term or those researching it's suitability to your business - here is a quick definition from our recent webinar How PM, PPM and the PMO Work Together that we think sums up PPM quite nicely. Throughout this blog you will hear us refer to project portfolio management on many occasions.

Resource Allocation: Definition & Tips

TeamGantt

The post Resource Allocation: Definition & Tips appeared first on TeamGantt. Resource allocation sounds complex. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be. With a defined scope of work and understanding of available resources, you have all the ingredients you need to start allocating resources effectively. What is resource allocation, and how does it work? Resource allocation is assigning your resources—time, people and tools—across […].

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Project Portfolio Management - a quick definition

Keyedin

For those of you new to the term or those researching it's suitability to your business - here is a quick definition from our recent webinar How PM, PPM and the PMO Work Together that we think sums up PPM quite nicely. Throughout this blog you will hear us refer to project portfolio management on many occasions.

Project Management. my definition

Musings on Project Management

When it comes to defining project management, there certainly is a "book" answer, and most would go to the PMBoK, the body of knowledge published by PMI. Fair enough. But, I beg to differ a bit. My idea of how PM should be defined is in the chart below. Normal 0. false false false. EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Project Management

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Should Agile Teams Have a Definition of Ready?

Leading Agile

In The Dangers of a Definition of Ready , Agile thought leader Mike Cohn expresses a concern that is shared by many in the community: That by establishing strict rules about what information must be provided before a development team can take on a backlog item, we risk backsliding into a linear process model. The idea of Definition of Ready — I mean, the real idea — is to clarify what the team needs to have in place before they can even begin to work on a backlog item.

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What are ITTOs Part 2: Definitions | Video

Online PM Courses

What are the ITTO Definitions? The post What are ITTOs Part 2: Definitions | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. ITTO: Inputs, Tools, Techniques, Outputs. So, what do each of those terms mean? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of Online PM Courses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes. Project Management in Under 5. You may also like… What are ITTOs. What is the PMI? . What is the PMBOK? Please: subscribe to our YouTube Channel by clicking here.

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When to Use Agile Project Management: The Definitive Guide

GoSkills

Will your team benefit from an agile project management style? We’ll show you when to use agile project management with a breakdown of the pros and cons. Project Management

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5 Steps to Find Your Definition of Done (With Examples and Workflows)

Planio

Without a clear definition of done , your development team doesn’t know what they’re working towards, your stakeholders are free to increase the scope, and your users most likely end up with a product that’s cluttered, confusing, and unusable. On the other end, a clear Definition of Done (DoD) is one of the most important elements of Agile product development. Jump to a Section: What is a Definition of Done (DoD)? Definition of Done vs. acceptance criteria.

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Project Definition: Three Big Questions about Your Project | Video

Online PM Courses

There's more to Project Definition than just Goals, Objectives, Scope, Dependencies, and Constraints. The post Project Definition: Three Big Questions about Your Project | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Definition Project Management Tips Thoughts for Project Managers project definition videoThere are things we rarely talk about.

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Definitive Guide to Collaborative Project Management

Binfire

The post Definitive Guide to Collaborative Project Management appeared first on Collaboration Corner. Collaborative Project Management or CPM is the application of tools and processes to help employees working on projects to collaborate more effectively. It is not a separate or standalone Project Management methodology. It applies equally well to all project management methodologies like Agile, Lean, Waterfall and Hybrid.

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What is Scope Creep in Project Management? Definition, Causes, and Solutions

Workamajig

The definition of scope creep is contained in the term itself. Going by the above definition, you’d think that scope creep is always disastrous for a project. When a project stretches far beyond its original vision, it is called “scope creep”. Scope creep in project management is one of the biggest causes of project failure. This article will help you understand scope creep, its causes, and its solutions. It happens slowly. So slowly that it takes you by surprise.

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Leadership Styles and Their Corresponding Definitions You Need to Know

Project-Management.pm

Below are the most common leadership styles and their definitions as well as their respective advantages and disadvantages. Cet article Leadership Styles and Their Corresponding Definitions You Need to Know est apparu en premier sur Project-Management.PM. There are many ways on how the manager and higher-ups implement leadership in their team or subordinates. These leadership styles have been around for a long time and become one of the major foundations of team dynamics.

How To Create The Perfect Project Plan. The Definitive Guide

The Digital Project Manager

The Definitive Guide appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. What went wrong for project planning, and is it still useful for project management? We tackle the tricky question, ‘does a good project plan matter?', share a handy project plan checklist infographic and give you a step by step guide to creating a project plan complete with a website redesign project plan template. The post How To Create The Perfect Project Plan.

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New How-to Video: What is a Kick-off Meeting? Definition, Components & Tips for Planning

Inloox

In the video you will learn more about the definition, the components and how to easily plan a project kick-off. We approached our first explanation video: We made a first short video about the very popular topic of the project kick-off. Kick-off Meetings briefly explained In project management, the kick-off event is usually regarded as the official start of the project. Free planning template Are you about to plan your next kick-off meeting?

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The Complete Guide to Project Milestones: Definition, Purpose, Identification & Tracking Progress

Teamweek

The post The Complete Guide to Project Milestones: Definition, Purpose, Identification & Tracking Progress appeared first on Toggl Blog. But what exactly are project milestones? How are they different from deliverables or a bunch of tasks? What are the best practices for identifying project milestones? In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about milestones. What is a project milestone? How are milestones different from deliverables and tasks?

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How to Create a Definition of Ready w/ Rick Austin

Leading Agile

Creating a Definition of Ready is one of the best ways to help your Team(s) make sure they’re only committing to work they can actually get done. In this episode of SoundNotes, Rick Austin and Dave Prior discuss how to go about creating a Definition of Ready and why it’s so critical to your Team’s ability to deliver. They also cover some examples of the types of things you might want to include in your Definition of Ready.

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Why You Need a Definition of Ready w/ Dave Nicolette

Leading Agile

This episode of SoundNotes focuses on Definition of Ready. A few weeks ago, Dave Nicolette created a post in Field Notes that was the result of a current debate in the Agile community about whether having a Definition of Ready helps, or harms our ability to deliver value for the customer. The episode begins with Dave Nicolette explaining Definition of Ready—within the context of the LeadingAgile model.

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