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.

What is a Statement of Work? Definition & Examples

ProjectManager.com

Definition & Examples appeared first on ProjectManager.com. No matter what industry you’re in, the one constant throughout the project life cycle of a project is paperwork. There is always plenty of paperwork to create, have approved, file and finally archive.

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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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Project Definition: The Meaning of a Project

ProjectManager.com

What is the definition of a project, exactly? Whether you’re the project manager or a stakeholder, give your next project definition with these project management tips in mind. Project Definition. Project Definition: Best Practices for Project Management.

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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.

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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The Definition of Done

nTask

It took until 2007 for the Definition of Done (DoD) to be a widespread full-fledged practice. But what is the Definition of Done and how can you incorporate it into your product’s lifecycle and development workflow. What is the Definition of Done?

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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 Audit: Definition & Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

The post IT Audit: Definition & Quick Guide appeared first on ProjectManager.com. If you’re running a business or managing a project, the impact of a cyber criminal on your company can be catastrophic. They can steal costumer data and ruin your reputation. It’s something many don’t recover from. And, unlike in the physical world, where bad neighborhoods are more clearly demarcated, cyber threats can be like a trojan horse.

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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.

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 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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Definition of Done vs Definition of Ready

Leading Agile

The Definition of Ready and Done are two checklists control how the team commits and delivers work. In practice, the Definition of Ready must contain all the things that have hurt you in the past or could hurt you in the future. The Definition of Done describes the target state.

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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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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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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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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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Value Definition in Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

What does “Value” mean, to which set of people, and how are we leveraging that definition in the context of our business strategy? The first definition of value in the dictionary is “relative worth, merit, or importance.”

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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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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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Management Definitions: What Are the Differences Between Vision, Strategy and Tactics?

Inloox

In this article, we will explain the definitions of the three terms clearly enough that you won't need to look them up in the future again. ". "If you don't know where you're going, don't be surprised if you end up somewhere else." " - Mark Twain. ".

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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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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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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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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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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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What is the Definition of Done (DOD) in SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework)?

Agilemania

Definition of Done(DoD)” is probably the most important aspect of Scrum. The Scrum guide clearly defines when, how, and by whom the Definition of Done is defined and continuously refined. Each team, train, and enterprise should build their definition.

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YDS: What is the Definition of Ready in Scrum?

Scrum.org

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What is the Definition of Ready in Scrum? Some teams use a Definition of Ready, however, this is a complementary practice, not an official part of Scrum. Do you use a definition of ready?

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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.

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How Done is your Definition of Done?

Scrum.org

Another important truth that makes people feel uneasy is that if you don’t have any work that has been done as per Scrum definition, you have nothing to show in the Sprint Review. When we think about the Definition of Done at first, we often think in broad terms.

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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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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.

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. Definition of Done vs. acceptance criteria.

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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.

How to Hire Account Executives: The Definitive Guide

Teamweek

Welcome to the definitive guide on how to hire Account Executives. The post How to Hire Account Executives: The Definitive Guide appeared first on Toggl Blog. Every business needs to keep their customers happy, and for many of them, this responsibility falls to their Account Executives.

Improving your Definition of Done

Scrum.org

Many teams struggle in improving their Definition of Done. The technique described here allows for greater transparency on what the Definition of Done is, and what the next steps are. Invite the Scrum Team to build a path to a more rigorous Definition of Done, that would mean that the Product Increment can be released with no further work. It is critical to highlight that the team will be held accountable to this definition, in the next Sprint. .

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Wer ist eigentlich für die Definition of Done verantwortlich?

Scrum.org

Und das ist die Hauptaufgabe der Definition of Done. Doch wer verantwortet jetzt die Definition of Done? Sind es die Scrum Master , die ja den Prozess verantworten und damit das es eine Definition of Done überhaupt gibt? Und wer verantwortet jetzt die Definition of Done?

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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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