Thu.Apr 18, 2019

What is project portfolio management? Aligning projects to business goals

Moira Alexander

What is project portfolio management? Project portfolio management (PPM) is a strategic alignment process by which an organization’s projects are evaluated to identify the purpose, fit, and benefits as they relate to company goals. Projects can then be grouped into programs based on relevance and similarities. All programs and their respective projects should then fall under a portfolio strategy undertaken by the project management office (PMO) to meet overall company objectives.

2019 285

How to Increase the Accuracy of Your Project Estimates

MavenLink

Note: This is an excerpt from our ebook, “The 5 Steps to More Profitable Projects.” Learn more by downloading the full ebook for more insights.

2019 145

How to Prevent Response Bias when Conducting Surveys

ProjectManager.com

The adage, “good data in, good data out,” cannot be truer in today’s digital business landscape. Furthermore, if knowledge is power, then to quote Alexander Pope, “A little learning is a dangerous thing.” ” Okay, enough with the quotes and clichés.

2019 255

Risk Assessment for Information Security

Brad Egeland

Because data security has become a top concern for most businesses, the primary debate is now focused on which techniques are best for achieving your ultimate goal.

Risk 167

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Time Management: How to Work More Productively with Timeboxing

Inloox

Time management methods are currently very popular. No wonder. Who doesn't want to work more concentrated and focused to complete more tasks? In this blog post we are going to talk about the time management methode Timeboxing.

2019 213

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From Onboarding to Expert: Adopting LiquidPlanner Practices

LiquidPlanner

In our last article, we quickly discussed the four key phases LiquidPlanner customers experience when they first begin using the product: onboarding, adoption, refining, and optimization. Then, we detailed the onboarding phase.

2019 92

Your Excellence Inspires Me

Brad Egeland

I heard this the other day – can’t remember where. But the concept of the statement is great. Someone is inspired to be better due to someone else’s excellence or perceived excellence. How would you like to hear this statement made to you?

2019 135

Shifting from Projects to a Product-Centric Approach

Planview

In my last blog, “ Agile Transformation: The PMO’s New Paradigm ” we covered the significance of embracing different types of work and the role that continuous planning plays in becoming an Agile PMO—but that’s only the beginning.

2019 113

Auditing and Analytics in Big Data

Brad Egeland

An increase in cybersecurity threats characterizes the growth of an organization. As such, institutions endeavor to improve their risk management techniques to ensure that all the information is protected from malicious individuals.

2019 127

Task Management For Project Managers

How can project planning that stretches over months or years remain relevant and account for new ad-hoc activities that arrive every day?

ScrumMaster Survival Tips w/ Sarah Smith

Leading Agile

This week, on LeadingAgile’s SoundNotes, Staff Consultant Sarah Smith shares some tips to survive the role of ScrumMaster.

2019 79

Basecamp – Top 5 Plugins for Project Management Software

TimeCamp

Best Plugins for Basecamp Basecamp is one of the most popular software for project. Comparisons basecamp plugins plugins for basecamp

2019 36

10 Reasons the Change Management Process Fails (and How You Can Succeed)

Workzone

Over 70% of organizational change initiatives fail, but change itself isn’t the stumbling block. Change is common and natural, even inevitable.

2019 29

Quality of life improvements to event creation and bug fixes

Resource Guru

The effort to remove the suffix “beta” from the new schedule continues and a number of issues have been fixed in the last couple of weeks while also adding a few quality-of-life improvements to the booking creation flow. In other news the improved search algorithm, announced in the last update, has been applied to all filter’s search fields, so you should now see an improvement in the responsiveness when filtering by custom fields as well. Filter field search now uses improved algorithm.

2019 28

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.