How to Craft a Perfectly Streamlined Document Approval Process


A document approval process is crucial for streamlining your operations and bring order to your creative workflow. Getting documents approved in a structured, timely fashion is one of the more understated challenges in project management. A document approval process.

5 Considerations for Managing a Project Portfolio

Girl's Guide to PM

Driving Project, Program, and Portfolio Success: The Sustainability Wheel [Book Review] Projects are not very good at integrating long term strategy because they are short term endeavours. Better Documents Expert Views This article contains affiliate links

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The Agile Manifesto, Explained

Working software over comprehensive documentation: Documentation takes time. Each piece of documentation, from technical requirements to testing plans and other specifications, requires approval. Agile is about streamlining, not eliminating documentation.

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Developing Your Benefits Realization Plan

International Institute of Learning

The Business Realization Plan (BRP): Documents all the activities the team is going to complete to achieve the planned benefits. Most importantly, it describes how those benefits are going to be sustained over the long run.

5 Kaizen Principles That Underpin the Methodology

But is there a unifying theory of improvement, and if so, can it be sustained? Begin by setting goals, with documentations and background. Documents and images can be attached to the card in the board view of our software, so these important files are easy to access.

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How to Make Your Office Eco-Friendly

Consumers are demonstrating a significant preference for sustainable products and socially responsible corporations (SRC). Even further, the largest segment of the workforce, millennials, seek out sustainable employers. All of my documents were neatly organized in pristine folders.

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Benefits Realization Management for Projects


PMI defines, Benefits Realization Management (BRM) as: “The day-to-day organization and management of the effort to achieve and sustain potential benefits arising from the investment in portfolios, programs, and projects.”. This plan creates, maximizes, and sustains the project benefits.

Strategic Planning in Business

Whereas a strategic plan is for implementing and managing the strategic direction of a business, a business plan is more often the document that starts a business. The best way to do this is by creating a planning document in order to get the process right.

What’s difference between project management and change management?

Moira Alexander

Project management should enable strategy and is a formalized and well documented discipline guided by a formal project management body of knowledge (PMBOK). Change management, while increasingly becoming a highly recognized and documented area, doesn't involve a formalized set of guidelines and processes like PMBOK. Project management involves the use of people, processes and methodologies to plan, initiate, execute, monitor and close activities.

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The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies


Documentation: The sharp focus on gathering and understanding requirements makes the Waterfall model heavily reliant on documentation. Projects with changing resources that depend on in-depth documentation. Running a PRINCE2 project requires extensive documentation.

The Trouble with Methodologies and Why Frameworks are Better

Girl's Guide to PM

At work, the methodology you use to manage a project is the set of prescribed processes, documents, tools, techniques, templates, steps and so on that your company mandates is the way to run a project. This is a guest post by Laura Copas and Steve Sewell at Change Troops.

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Be disciplined!

Kiron Bondale

training and support documentation) remains current. Demonstrating courage in coaching senior stakeholders when they want to add more work than the team can complete at a sustainable pace and in a quality fashion. If you are sensing a theme here, you probably are.

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What Does Agile Mean in the Job Market?

Arras People

Working software over comprehensive documentation. Agile processes promote sustainable development. What does Agile mean? And how on earth do we distinguish this in the job market?

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Key Growth Strategies for New Businesses

Look to Your Competition: They can give you a canary in the coalmine view of the market and whether it can sustain growth or not. This document helps sell your idea to stakeholders and helps with solidifying the strategy as a sound investment.

The Battle Between Process and Progress

Girl's Guide to PM

i.e. document review, software testing and release. What variation to the process does your project propose, in order to sustain its current delivery? This is a contribution by Chris Hammond from Chris Hammond. As Project Managers, we’re all familiar with process.

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9 Inspirational Teamwork Examples

That fertile soil that nourished and sustained them was far from their Liverpool home. The Constitution of the United States is a foundational document of our democracy. For four months delegates debated, until on September 17, 1787, the 39 delegates signed the historic document.

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The What, Why, and How of Projects

Project Risk Coach

Document why the project is being undertaken in the project charter. Starting, Sustaining, and Recovering Projects.

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A PM’s Guide to Agile Software Development

Project Bliss

This group of guys recognized a need for a more adaptive alternative to the regimented, documentation-driven software development process. Working software over comprehensive documentation. Agile processes promote sustainable development.

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The 4 Best Trello Alternatives for Kanban Project Management


Cloud storage and advanced document management system. Document management including document search, document sharing and version History maintenance. With Aceproject you can manage your tasks, projects, documents, timesheets as well as expenses.

Five Actions for Inspiring Your Project Team


A project logo, which you can put on documents and other artifacts, coffee mugs, shirts, etc. Every project manager will need to inspire a project team at some point in their career. The reasons may range from having an over-challenging project to being appointed to recover a failing project.

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Why Are Daily Scrum Meetings Important for Successful Project Management?


Completing a task or project that defines and addresses testing, development, documentation, and integration. Sustainable work practices assure people don’t get tired or burn out from overwork load or stress.


Process Optimization in Project Management (2): The 5S-Framework


If you introduce this method sustainably in the company and if you use it continuously, you will also observe a change in the work attitude of all departments. Do you find all documents or tools immediately? Frequently required documents can be arranged closer to the workplace than less frequently required items. S hitsuke - Sustain Without self-discipline and regular use of the 5S, the old chaos will return to most workplaces within a short period of time.

Free Professional Development in London in October

Arras People

This session looks at strategies for improving and sustaining individuals’ project management skills and competencies and how to create an organisation-wide culture of sharing and learning lessons to drive project success and reduce the risk of failure.

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Don’t be like a squirrel hiding nuts with project lessons!

Kiron Bondale

But given the volume of nuts which are required to sustain squirrels through the long winter months and the large areas covered by an average squirrel, they often end up forgetting where they have buried all of their treats.

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Managing Virtual Teams Successfully

The IIL Blog

Sustaining motivation through the number of reported productive hours. Shared drive storage for document access. By Dr. Willis H. Thomas, PMP, CPT .

Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?


It follows the project lifecycle even after delivery and focuses on maximizing sustainability. If you are working on a mission-critical project, then you should choose the spiral model, as it can avoid risk thanks to its strong approval and documentation control. Due to this, it does not involve extensive documentation, management and reporting. Project management has evolved quickly from a set of principles to a comprehensive domain of knowledge.

How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

A well-documented plan? It takes much more than attendance on a course to create sustained changes in performance, says @worsley_louise Click To Tweet. Would you like to make 2019 a successful year for your projects? I’m sure you do. But what does it take to get there?

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Effective Communications in Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Finally, by building strategic project leaders and project managers who can improve their standing and build sustainable relationships with key stakeholders and business sponsors, the team’s confidence in its own ability to achieve business targets will rise.

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Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?


It follows the project lifecycle even after delivery and focuses on maximizing sustainability. If you are working on a mission-critical project, then you should choose the spiral model, as it can avoid risk thanks to its strong approval and documentation control.

Process Optimization in Project Management (1): Steady Progress with Kaizen


But if you want to improve project management processes in a sustainable way, you should first get an overview of the various possibilities - from radical methods to fundamental ways of thinking. Documenting is one thing, but you also need to assess the results.

How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

A well-documented plan? It takes much more than attendance on a course to create sustained changes in performance,… Click To Tweet. This article, How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management.

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Secret Strategies to Manage Multiple Projects

Online PM Courses

More strategically, however, it sets you up for a sustainable pattern of long-term multiple project management. One of the biggest drains on your time, if you are trying to manage multiple projects, is a delay in finding project documents.

Route to Enterprise Scale Agility


You are still doing things the same old way, just with more visibility and some sustainable pace for individuals, which has improved quality, reduced rework, shortened delivery times, and given you up to 50% productivity improvement as a reward.

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Best Tools For Managing A Virtual Team


Tool for Document Storage and File Sharing The core purpose of these tools is to help virtual teams find what they want easily while working on projects and tasks. Eco-friendly and portable Centralized files and documents Easy collaboration and sharing Easier access to data?—?past,

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Any Effective Process Must.

Herding Cats

Clearly document criteria 1 through 5 so others applying the process (corrective or preventive action, or sustainable benefits) can follow the logic of the analysis of the process that corrects or prevents a Root Cause or improves an outcome that benefits the users of the process. 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.

Top 10 Things About Scrum That Will Change Your World


A sustainable pace. Scrum follows the Agile Manifesto principle about sustainable pace: Agile processes promote sustainable development. The only solution is to maintain a sustainable pace through time. Working software over comprehensive documentation. Looking for a fantastic explanation about Scrum and Agile, but don’t want to wade through a bunch of whitepapers, convoluted diagrams and confusing explanations with words you’ve never used before?


18 Critical Success Factors for All Project Work

Herding Cats

Project management (PM) control & execution systems in place, with robust policies, planning, procedures, document control, audit, etc - 23.87%. Top) management (or sponsor) support with sustained commitment, appropriately engaged - 8.96%. From "Key Success Drivers for Large High-Technology Projects: Prediction and Practice," Phil Crosby (CSIRO, Australia) in Management Science, Logistics, and Operations Research , John Wang.

Scrum vs Kanban vs Agile vs Waterfall – A side-by-side comparison


Sustainable development, able to maintain a constant pace. Multiple efficient project management frameworks and methodologies have been introduced over the years to ensure effective team management and collaboration in a workplace.


Five Steps to Rapid Recovery of Failing Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

To do this, the ART will: Identify the critical documentation that needs to be reviewed and analysed. Sustained control is necessary. Project failure can occur for an infinite number of reasons. Sometimes it’s out of your control.

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What is the Difference Between Agile vs Waterfall?

TrustRadius Project Management

Initiation/Analysis: This stage involves gathering and documenting what the software development project will require – including system and software requirements for the product or project.

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