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Creating a Risk-Adjusted Backlog

Leading Answers

This article explains what a risk-adjusted backlog is, why they are useful, how to create one and how teams work with them. What is a Risk-Adjusted Backlog? Prioritizing based on business value is an example of the lean concept of 'Taking an Economic View of Decision Making.'

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Risk issues that can be identified early in the program, which will potentially impact the program later, termed Known Unknowns and can be alleviated with good risk management. Effective Risk Management 2 nd Edition , Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Risk Management is Project Management for Adults - Tim Lister. Risk Management Papers. “A

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to manage the risk encountered on software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Let's start with a critical understanding of the purpose of managing risk on software development projects. Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Effective Risk Management 2nd Edition, Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Risk a Feelings,” George F.

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Six Sigma: A Simple Guide for Project Managers

There has been some backlash against Six Sigma over the recent years, some of which is warranted and will be discussed, but overall the process proves a valuable tool in reducing defects in product manufacturing, especially when paired with Agile thinking, lean manufacturing and capable project management tools. This is achieved via a set of quality management methods, which feature both empirical and statistical approaches. Lean Six Sigma.

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A Quick Guide to Program Management

Managing a project requires juggling many different tasks at once—it’s no easy feat. But what if you had to manage multiple projects at once? That’s program management in a nutshell. But what does it mean when it comes to executing proper program management in the everyday?

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Free project management certifications

Moira Alexander

Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is one of the biggest MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) platforms available and offers many project management (PM) courses. Introductory project management courses. Introduction to Project Management - a self-paced course that teaches practical ways to use project management skills, whether your project is large or small. Intermediate project management courses.

5 Project Management Techniques Every PM Should Know

The world of project management is vast. But the common thread tying this diverse discipline together are the techniques that project managers use to get the job done. Project management techniques make managing projects easier and more effective. And used in tandem with project management software , they help save time and reduce costs. There are many project management techniques to choose from. Project Management The Project Manager Blog

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2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

2021 is going to be full of both online and offline events for project managers engaged in different areas of business: construction and engineering, IT, healthcare, and many others. Biggest Online Project Management Conferences in 2021. Webinars for Project Managers.

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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms


Project management terminology can be complicated. It doesn’t matter whether you’re working towards your PMP certification or simply managing projects casually in your organization, knowing core project management terms always helps. All Project Management Terms.

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Project Management Basics That Marketers Need to Know

What is project management, and how can it help marketers? While project management is an industry unto itself, it’s also a way of life. That is, project management can be applied to anything that has a beginning, middle and an end that produces a product or service. Because there are many projects in the marketing industry , marketers could benefit greatly from the practice of project management. The Basics of Project Management. Project Management Mindset.

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Powerful Resource Management Reports filtered by Permissions

Hub Planner

Powerful Resource Management Reports filtered by user Permissions. In line with the new free Permissions feature, Hub Planner naturally extend the consistency across the Resource Management platform to include permissions, in the also free, Reports. Manage Risk.

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Inspiring Women in Project Management: Karen Chovan

Girl's Guide to PM

Today I’m interviewing Karen Chovan, MASc, PEng, PMP, who has dedicated her career to helping others deliver clean, lean and green approaches to project and programme management. She’s inspired a ton of businesses to shake up how they manage their projects. I don’t have stats on this specifically, but I’d venture a guess of close to 50% on average, which was about the case when I was in school many years ago in geological engineering.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

Project management is an essential part of every organization. In the long run, it is the project management techniques adopted by managers that either make or break the organization. . How will you know what is the best way to manage your teams ? We bring to you 100+ project management stats you must know to streamline workflow, manage teams efficiently, and ensure successful project execution. Adopting Project Management as a Practise .

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

Paymo App

Are you preparing to become a project manager but you don’t know where to start? We’ve put together an extensive guide for you to serve as a beginning point and reference for your future career as a project manager. You can now start being part of this line of work right away by reading the basics of each aspect of a project manager’s career growth. – the basic personality traits of a good manager. What does a project manager actually do? Monitoring.

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The Ultimate Guide to SEO Project Management


How can effective SEO project management impact your business? According to BrightEdge, a whopping 68% of online experiences begin with a search engine. Everybody wants to rank higher in the search engine results. That’s where SEO project management comes into play. .

19 Best Tools to Support Agile Project Management


Leading a project management team is not for the faint of heart. Luckily, there are many different project management styles and approaches, so everyone can find their ideal workflow. What is Agile project management? Contact management. Github Project Management.

Top 5 Open-Source Project Management Software Tools

TrustRadius Project Management

One likely contributor: lack of standardized project management practices. Only 21% of businesses have put standardized project management (PM) practices and systems in place. . Enter project management software. Free project management tools can partly solve this problem.

The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

Paymo App

People are gradually becoming more interested in project management as an independent topic and as a possible career. Project management blogs and resources can be a primary source of knowledge, especially if project management (PM) experts contribute to them. To help you save time searching for the best resources, we have thoroughly analyzed more than 300 project management blogs and resource websites. Project Management Software Developers. Project Managemen

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Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

If you’re engaged in project management or your occupation is somehow related to it, you should have an eye for project management terms. We’ve compiled a glossary of essential and the most frequently used project management terms that can be a good assistant for you in your work. . is a process of detecting risks related to the time allowances for activities in particular or a project in general, with the width of estimates range indicating a respective level of risk.

Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

If you’re engaged in project management or your occupation is somehow related to it, you should have an eye for project management terms. We’ve compiled a glossary of essential and the most frequently used project management terms that can be a good assistant for you in your work. . is a process of detecting risks related to the time allowances for activities in particular or a project in general, with the width of estimates range indicating a respective level of risk.

A Quick Guide to Business Process Mapping

A process approach to quality management, and how each process relates to the other processes in a business, is at the heart of business process mapping. This goes back to the first structured method for documenting process flow, the flow chart , which was introduced by engineer Frank Gilbreth in 1921. These tools were then picked up by industrial engineering, and in the early 1930s industrial engineer Allan H. Entrepreneurship The Project Manager Blog

The Importance of Customer Development for Startups

It’s one of the three foundations of a lean startup: business model design, agile engineering and customer development. This method reduces the risks inherent in a strategy centered around product development. Related: Free Risk Tracking Template. The process of customer development is one more project that you must plan, monitor and report on to make sure your product or service is a success. Entrepreneurship The Project Manager Blog

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015


Need up-to-date facts and figures for a project management report, article, or infographic? Browse this collection of project management statistics collected from studies and reports from the past five years. Benefits of Project Management. —1A. Project Management Methodologies. —1B. Project Management Best Practices. —1C. Agile Project Management. Project Management Salaries. Project Management Training & Certification. Engineering.

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53 Best Project Management Software Solutions for Your Team


There are over 400 project management software solutions on the market, as of April 2020, according to Software Advice. We’ve compiled a list of the best project management software options, including the pros and cons of each, to help you find the perfect solution for your company.

Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

One of our clients, a retired USAF Col Program Manager at an NNSA Weapons Testing Site has a statement that is applicable here: If you lack academic basis and validated experience, your advice is simply unsubstantiated opinion without any basis in fact or principle. Flint, School of Management, Working Paper Series, September 2005.”. Why Monte Carlo Simulations of Project Network can Mislead,” Terry Williams, Project Management Journal 35(3), pp.

Webinar Recap: SIPOC Workshop Facilitation – Part 1: Overview of SIPOC and Systems


Jeff is currently the lead course developer for Edward’s Performance Solution and oversees the production and maintenance of courses on project management, systems engineering, software development, business process improvement, and cybersecurity. Risk owners.

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Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

Estimating is a learned skill, used for any purpose from every-day life to management of projects. Believing is Seeing: Confirmation Bias Studies in Software Engineering, “Magne Jørgensen and Efi Papatheocharous, 41st Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications (SEAA). 14th Argentine Symposium on Software Engineering / 42 JAIIO (Argentine Conference on Informatics) September 16th, 2013, Cordoba, Argentina.

71 Scrum Product Owner Interview Questions

Lastly, there is an overlap with the product manager role. This is achieved by testing hypotheses as fast and as inexpensive as possible, thus mitigating risk and maximizing the development team’s work. To what extent is the Product Owner a “product manager”?

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Webinar Recap: Want To Be A PMI-ACP? The Primary Steps to Take


Satya is a management professional, speaker, coach and author of six books, including the book I Want To Be An ACP. So, first thing it is coming from PMI, which is Project Management Institute, a body for project management related certification based in the US.

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23 Product Owner Anti-Patterns from Job Ads: The Snitch, the Whip, the Bookkeeper, the Six Sigma Black Belt™

Usually, the organization’s people management department will create the job advertisement’s final text and post it to the chosen job sites. Sometimes, the people management department copies from other Product Owner job ads that they believe correctly reflect the organization’s requirements.

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Job Openings

Stepping Into Project Management

So, here are a few: Project Manager (United Health Group)- Hyderabad (India) Project Manager – Job No. Hello there! How have you been? I thought I should let you know on some of the openings in the job world happening right now. I have never done it before, posting it on the blog.however, I thought since I get them a lot, why not put it up for you. If this help you find a job you love, that makes it all worthwhile.

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The Urge to Strangle(The Strangler Pattern)

Leading Agile

Business agility means having the capability to “turn on a dime” at low cost and with low risk, to drive innovation, respond to market changes, and overcome the competition. Mid-level IT managers compete to get their projects approved and funded. The “project” mentality all but guarantees managers will always build a canoe, and no one will volunteer to build the bridge. Unofficial IT’s risks and costs. Personal Management Portal.

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Webinar Recap: SIPOC Workshop Facilitation – Part 3: Workshop Facilitation and Questions


I have a tendency to believe that if you have one field of study or another field of study behind a certain theory, like project management theory or systems engineering theory, really what you’re doing is taking that attention and focusing it on certain values.

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Webinar Recap: Transformative Leadership: How to Elevate your Impact with Less Effort and None of the Stress


Ravi is an executive career coach and long-time veteran of Microsoft, where he led product management and marketing teams for several global software products and services. I ran product management, planning and marketing teams. And I’m speaking to a monitor.

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Defensive Programming Grows Up

Leading Agile

Unfortunately, rather than applying Systems Thinking, Lean Thinking, Agile thinking, sound software engineering principles, mindful testing by well-qualified testers, automated failover, and automated system monitoring and recovery tools, there’s been a tendency to use the same methods as in the Old Days, only pushing people to “go faster.” Here are some things for managers, programmers, and testers to keep in mind.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 3 – Best Practices & Real World Use of Agile with MS Project / Project PPM


He’s an accomplished speaker, consultant and educator, supporting the project management community for over 25 years. Let’s share the whole monitor. So I’ve been working with both Agile, Waterfall, Lean, I’ve worked with a lot of different methodologies, and it’s a lot of fun to just kind of look at how you can basically work forward, make these tools work for you. Now, Jeremy is a full time project manager.

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What’s Worse Than Not Automating Your Software Delivery Pipeline?

Leading Agile

Monitoring production systems to detect common and predictable problems. But there’s a risk that people will get excited about automation and get ahead of themselves. observability, to support automated production system monitoring and recovery. It’s common for applications to be built using a tool that manages dependencies and produces deployable artifacts. That would enable the six products to be managed independently of one another. Sounds good.

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