Executive Summary Template

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An executive summary is a short overview that gives the elevator pitch that sums up the major points. Executive summaries are critical for getting projects approved and off the ground. Why Use an Executive Summary Template? What’s Included in Our Executive Summary Template.

How to Successfully Execute a Plan

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Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how to take that plan and execute it right. In Review – How to Successfully Execute a Plan. Execute is a verb. Jennifer noted that when you execute something, it means to carry it out, such as a plan or product, as in a work product.

Project Management Processes & Phases

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If so, it might be time to start implementing proven project management processes and phases at your organization in order to bring your company’s workflow under control. There’s so much to coordinate and track to get from Point A to Point B and execute a successful project.

How To Present To Project Executives

Girl's Guide to PM

In this piece, Leigh talks about how to tailor your presentations for C-suite level executives. Presentations to executives can be very different than presenting project information to peers. If the executives stray from what you’ve rehearsed, be ready to go with it.

Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

How to Actually Make and Execute Better Decisions

Project Risk Coach

During the planning process, project managers create plans such as schedule management plans, budget plans, and requirement plans. ” Once the root causes are identified, change your habits — improve your decision process for future decisions. 2=Planning 3=Execution

Executives don’t want your project reports

The Lazy Project Manager

You have a project, you need Executive support for that project and the Executives want to know what is happening to the investment in change that they have approved through that project, but they are busy. Right Information, Right Time, Right Person and in the Right Way.

PMO Leaders: Creating Executive Conversations that Convert

Keyedin

Convert your executive sponsors and leaders to staunch supporters of your PMO. The leadership perception issue, as we call it, usually comes in two forms: Executive sponsors do not possess top-level visibility. Not in the way leadership might characterize it, but because you’re not spending time developing your own PMs or PMO leaders to communicate well, in the right way, to executive stakeholders and sponsors.

PMO Leaders: Creating Executive Conversations that Convert

Keyedin

Convert your executive sponsors and leaders to staunch supporters of your PMO. The leadership perception issue, as we call it, usually comes in two forms: Executive sponsors do not possess top-level visibility. Not in the way leadership might characterize it, but because you’re not spending time developing your own PMs or PMO leaders to communicate well, in the right way, to executive stakeholders and sponsors.

Six Reasons Why Strategy Execution Goes Wrong And How To Recover

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In this article, we share six reasons why strategy execution might go wrong and how you can address them. First, strategic execution can fail because the work the business is doing does not take it closer to the strategy. Strategy execution is like any other type of project execution.

Avoid These Five Things When Thinking Strategic Execution

Brad Egeland

Do you have new processes or improvements or methodologies to rollout to the enterprise user base of your organization? Are you thinking and planning in terms of proper strategic execution?

4 Signs Your Project Intake Process Is Outdated

Wrike

Does this sound like your current work project intake process? Here are 4 signs your project intake process is outdated and some simple steps to build a well-defined project intake process that’ll take your team into the future.

Are Your Project Plans Helping You Execute Successfully?

LiquidPlanner

And while your odds of success improve if you actually use them, plans are all too often consigned to the rubbish bin during the execution stage of a project. This plan is what helps your business deliver on its potential and execute on strategy.

Don’t over-process your project management communications!

Kiron Bondale

Let’s do a deeper dive into the waste of over-processing. Over-processing occurs whenever someone continues to work on an activity past the point where it would be deemed acceptable from a customer’s perspective or past the point where meaningful value is being added.

How To Do An Effective Project Selection Process?

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A stable and sturdy project management is one of the crucial factors to make a project process work. In the corporate world, an organization needs more than just top-notch tools and up to date process to bring the project to its full potential—it also needs a strong manpower, a human resource that has a particular set of skills and capabilities that will greatly contribute the entire organization. Cet article How To Do An Effective Project Selection Process?

Process Groups and the 5 Steps of Traditional Project Management

Redbooth

Let’s take a closer look at process groups and how they help you move through the five traditional stages of project management. What are process groups? Baking a Pie Metaphor for Process Groups. The planning process group has a lot of work to do.

Things You Need To Know About Business Process Management

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Business Process Management was not an essential tool for project management since the latter has a set of alternative factors that can work on its own. The new emergence of business techniques call for merging the two together: gone are the days where project management was an independent branch of the business organization—for the success of the project, it has to be dependent on business process management. Business Process Management: What You Need to Know.

Why the Stage Gate Process will Make You a Better Project Manager

Online PM Courses

The Stage Gate Process gets too little love from Project Managers. In a Stage Gate process, you break your project into stages, or phases. In this article, we look at why a stage gate process will enhance your project management, and how to make it work.

Lessons Learned - A suggested Process

Project Health Check

Now let us spell out a structured Process that we suggest: Plan Lessons Capture - Lessons Learned (L.L.) Execute Lessons Capture - You planned in in step 1, now do it! What Lessons Learned Processes have you used - or has it mostly been unstructured?

People Versus Process

Herding Cats

At the program level and above, the choice of a people focus or a process focus is not between two competing paradigms. This is obvious but many times lost when discussing agile processes. One school emphasizes people, while the other emphasizes process.

Review: An executive’s guide to disciplined agile

Henny Portman

The book An executive’s guide to disciplined agile – Winning the race to business agility written by Scott W. Disciplined Agile (DA) provides light-weight guidance to help organizations streamline their Information Technology (IT) and business processes in a context-sensitive manner.

How to Sell Process Improvement to Executives

Brad Egeland

Maximize your process improvement efforts and engage teams | View Online Change starts at the top, which is why executive support is a must have if you want to maximize process improvement efforts and engage your teams. But sometimes, getting leadership buy-in is a challenge. Arm yourself with practical skills to obtain a genuine and lasting commitment to change from your leadership team.

Why Control, Insight & Visibility are key to avoiding the Service Delivery Execution Gap

Keyedin

Well in reality many organizations create an Execution Gap where there are silos of information all over the place. The pragmatic approach is to automate what could otherwise involve manual processes, lots of staff and lots of time.

How to memorize the 49 processes from PMBOK 6th Edition in under 30 minutes

ExamsPM

The 49 processes (shown below) form the skeleton or outline for the PMBOK – if you fully understand the 49 processes you are well on your way to passing your PMP or CAPM exam! The Process Chart. The center of the table shows all 49 processes. Number of Processes.

Why Control, Insight & Visibility are key to avoiding the Service Delivery Execution Gap

Keyedin

Well in reality many organizations create an Execution Gap where there are silos of information all over the place. The pragmatic approach is to automate what could otherwise involve manual processes, lots of staff and lots of time.

How to Create a SIPOC Model for Process Creation or Improvement [SIPOC Template Download]

Project Bliss

If you have a project that involves any type of process improvement, a SIPOC Model is a great tool to get your team started. It’s a great tool to facilitate discussion and common understanding when dealing with processes that can be complex – and gets you off to a great start.

How to futureproof your PPM software selection process

EasyProjects

When you have to upgrade your solution, When you have to slow down operations to upgrade your project management solution, it can cause some disruptions due to retraining, changes in processes, and technical adjustments. Real-time visibility for Executives.

Beginner’s Guide to Project Management Process

iZenBridge

Project Management Process Skill (Tools and Techniques). Project Management Process in divided into 5 Process Groups. These groups are further bifurcated in 10 Knowledge Areas and 47 Project Management Processes. These Process Groups are: Initiating. Executing.

Why You Should Align Strategy, Financials, and Execution

Planview

The following content is taken from the whitepaper, “Portfolio-Driven Performance: The 7 Process Areas That Drive IT and Business Results,” written by Jerry Manas. Process Area 1: Strategic Planning and Funding. Process Area 2: Aligning Strategy and Operations.

How to Create a SIPOC Model for Process Creation or Improvement

Project Bliss

If you have a project that involves any type of process improvement, a SIPOC Model is a great tool to get your team started. It’s a great tool to facilitate discussion and common understanding when dealing with processes that can be complex – and gets you off to a great start.

4 Steps to Effectively Execute on Strategy [Webinar]

Planview

That’s a frightening reality, especially considering less than 1/3 of executives currently believe their organizations effectively execute on strategy. Strategy is the first step in the process to achieve continuous planning and improve speed of delivery.

Build A PMO You Can Be Proud Of

Project Risk Coach

Define a process to ensure projects align with the organization’s mission and goals. Some organizations also use a gate review process. Execution. Provide templates to aid project managers in their execution. 2=Planning 3=Execution 4=Control

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How To Improve Execution

Project Management Hacks

3 Project Management Traps To Guard Against From digital transformation to Elon Musk’s vision to travel to Mars, a lack of vision is no longer the problem for corporate executives. Today, the real problem is execution. In many cases, the execution burden falls on the shoulders of project managers. Unfortunately, many executives are unsure how to manage their projects and project managers effectively. Trap 1: Drowning In Project Management Process.

How to Get Buy-In for a New Project Management Tool From Your Executive Team

LiquidPlanner

Even implementing a new tool or process that will benefit the bottom line comes with a price. If you’ve found a new project management tool that you’re confident will solve all of your team’s problems and deliver project success, you’re going to have to sell the idea to your Executive Team.

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The Magic 7 Project Portfolio Management Process Steps

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But how does one exactly execute project portfolio management? And the answer to all of these is in the guise of project portfolio management process steps. The project portfolio management process steps mentioned below cater to all types of organizations that execute portfolio management to reach their business objectives and their strategic goals. Project Portfolio Management Process Steps : #1 – Commitment from the Executives.

Process is King Part 2

Herding Cats

I wrote a post about Process is King a few years ago. Came across a few posts about how people trump process. fail to put those people in a process that can guide their success. . People without process is an undirected effort and where I work, that's called waste.

Why Executives Don’t Go to Agile Conferences

Agile Coach

Let’s say the owner had a little more to worry about than ‘ being Agile ‘ I remember when the Agile Alliance did their first executive forum at the big annual Agile 20XX conference. So where are these executives going to learn about Agile? I talked to a handful of C-level executives from small (100 person) organizations, through to enterprise (30,000+) organizations. visiting executives at other organizations they want to learn from.

An Executive Perspective on Getting Started with Work and Resource Management

Planview

And, if you previously missed them, you can catch up on parts 1-4 here: Part 1: An Executive Perspective on Changing Work and Resource Dynamics. Part 2: An Executive Perspective on the Role of Work and Resource Management Technology.

Task Management vs Project Management vs Process Management: Which Software Do You Need?

ProProfs Project Management

Many of them are routine tasks like processing purchase requisitions, travel requests or leave approvals. You can’t route tasks automatically, collect structured information (crucial, if you want to deploy ML and AI) or track processes. Scaling Operations Requires Process Automation.

5 Effective Ways to Improve Project Performance through Standardized Processes

Keyedin

Of course, this will come as no surprise to most: these are exactly the kind of benefits that consultants will cite when they make the case for process improvement. In this post we explore some of the process and tools top performing service organisations are using to standardize vital project management and administrative processes, which in turn leads to improved project performance.