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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.

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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.

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Six Sigma: A Simple Guide for Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

It can mean different things within various organizations or circumstances, but there is a way to broadly outline this business process improvement methodology and define its beginnings, its, rise, its use and its implementation. Test those solutions, and figure out what risks are inherent.

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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.

Professionalise Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

And how can you Invest in great project management skills? You can see that is not just a matter of recruiting the best project managers. That helps of course, as does developing the best project managers. Project management is a core skill.

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Shifting from Projects to a Product-Centric Approach

Planview

No longer bound to managing the methodology of execution, PMOs must instead work with program managers and new product-centric roles to embrace and support hybrid ways of working to speed delivery. Embrace Product Managers and Owners as Agents of Customer Knowledge.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? The list of international events presented in this paper involves the ones covering not only project and portfolio management challenges but also relevant topics of construction, engineering, product development, and more.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? The list of international events presented in this paper involves the ones covering not only project and portfolio management challenges but also relevant topics of construction, engineering, product development, and more.

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Impacts of traditional project funding models on agile delivery

Kiron Bondale

A key enterprise partner is the Finance department and the organization’s model for project funding will have significant influence over successful agile delivery. It can result in higher risk, premature financial commitments. It can also encourage sloppy product management.

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What Do Companies like Apple, Amazon and Google Look for in Project Managers?

Epicflow Blog

It’s rather difficult to define what makes a project manager worthy of a dream position. So what are the main aspects that make project managers competitive? To be successful, you should keep a 20K foot view of the process while staying connected to the details.

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. – the basic personality traits of a good manager.

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Project Portfolio Management Works for More Than Just IT

Meisterplan

When people hear the term project portfolio management (PPM), many think that it is a process to manage IT projects and investments. Using project portfolio management principles to manage IT investments has been working well for years. Senior management recommended whatever projects they thought made sense. Keeping all levels of management informed and aligned. How to Get Started with Project Portfolio Management Have we piqued your interest?

6 Steps Every Team Should Follow?—?A Project Management Guide for 2019

Proofhub

A Project Management Guide for 2019 Project Management Defined Wikipedia defines project management as “ the practice of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria at the specified time. ”

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25 Best Microsoft Project Alternatives for Project Management (Free and Paid) in 2020

Workzone

Who wants to talk that way about their project management software? And on today’s teams, many people aren’t professional project managers but are building projects and teams. Bitrix24 combines a social intranet, project management tasks, and a CRM together. Clunky.

Catsuits and Parachutes

The Lazy Project Manager

Your portfolio reporting process and solution needs to be a good ‘fit’ for the purpose you wish to put it to, practical, usable, understandable, with the right data in it. Owned by Director & CEO Alex Marson, the organisation works with large FTSE 250 clients including some of the biggest companies in the world in the Asset Management, Professional Services, Software, Automotive, Finance and Pharmaceutical industry. project management

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

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. Agile Project Management.

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The Truth About Transformations

Leading Answers

Can the average organization actually become a disruptive leader just by adopting the structures, tools and processes from the real disruptive leaders? They aim to instil lean concepts of respect for people, minimization of waste, and value delivery.

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The Daily Stand-Up Meeting: Best Practice

Project Management Essentials

Lean and Agile organizations have harnessed the power of the stand-up meeting as a valuable process tool. The meeting can be used for managing projects or operations from Finance to HR to IT. Stand-up meetings can enable self-managing teams.

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DDSTOP The Saga Continues

Herding Cats

There's been a rash of conjectures about all kinds of bad business, project, and software development (agile and traditional) management ideas of late. The ±10% value has no context (as usual), but that range is certainly possible using the processes of probabilistic modeling of the project.

The Truth About Transformations

Leading Answers

Can the average organization actually become a disruptive leader just by adopting the structures, tools and processes from the real disruptive leaders? The goal:  Agile transformations move organizations from working with traditional project management approaches to using agile approaches. They aim to instil lean concepts of respect for people, minimization of waste, and value delivery. What happens to supervisors and managers?

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Systems Engineering and Software Intensive System of Systems

Herding Cats

This is a good start, but it needs to produce actionable outcomes , not just principles, but practices and processes. How do you define, design, represent, assess, analyze, and manage these interactions. Finance, social, political. Much of Ackoff's principles are the basis of practices and processes that assure this happens. . Here's a start in learning how to manage in the presence of these systems. Systems Thinking, System Engineering, and Systems Management.

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.

Operational Excellence: Your Company’s Future Depends On It

Wrike

At Wrike, we’re witnessing the rise of a new breed of managers who are able to marshal the latest technologies towards the steep demand of their customers and their companies. AI and automation systems are not just managing machinery, they’re calling the shots for human workers too.

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