Project Management Processes & Phases

ProjectManager.com

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. The project plan will include what resources are needed, financing and materials.

How To Do An Effective Project Selection Process?

Project-Management.pm

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?

Operations, Finance, and Accounting for the Development of Software

Herding Cats

When us young pups arrived to move the development processes into the next century (minicomputers, high-level languages, integrated development environments) from the previous generation of punching holes in pieces of paper - either card stock or rolls of paper tape - we thought we were clearly superior to those of the past generation and were proud to tell anyone who wold listen how we had a lock on what to do best. The notion that process and overhead are a waste is true in some sense.

Thoughts on Suggestions That Violate Principles of Finance, Probability, and Statistics

Herding Cats

Calculating Value from Software Projects - Estimating is a Risk Reduction Process. The on-going discussions that Decisions can be made in the absence of estimates reminds me of this concept. .

How to Speed up Your Project Management Process with 5 SaaS Applications

Paymo App

Project management process bottlenecks. The 3 main things I have so far noticed about project management processes: The more detailed the planned steps, the less likely they will be realized. Let’s look at how GDrive can fit into your project management process.

Successfully Deliver Strategy… Fast

Planview

While the strategic plan can feed annual plans to ensure enough of the annual budget is set aside for strategy, the real value comes into creating a continuous planning process that creates strategic agility to ultimately drive faster delivery of success. Finance is about financial control.

Professions in Project Management (#3) – The Supply Chain Manager

Inloox

Here are a few examples of what a supply chain manager does: Process planning and securing the flow of goods along the entire value chain. Optimize process flows (technical solutions, information flow, time aspects , ensuring flexibility, etc.). This is what a Supply Chain Manager needs: It is best to start by earning a Bachelor’s degree in either Business, Finance, Engineering, or Logistics and Supply Chain.

Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

Finance is a pure information processing game. Managerial Finance and Microeconomics of decision making in the presence of uncertainty is the foundation of project management processes.

How to Scale Your Business

ProjectManager.com

Do this early in the process, of course, but also do it often to revise as necessary. Upgrade Technology: To help the process of growth, you’ll want to automate as much as you can, which means investing in new management software and tools that can handle the new scale of the organization.

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Agile project management: A beginner's guide

Moira Alexander

Changing environments are embraced at any stage of the process to provide the customer with a competitive advantage. Sustainable development is accomplished through agile processes whereby development teams and stakeholders are able to maintain a constant and ongoing pace. Agile is also used in industries like marketing and advertising, construction, education and finance. An optimized development process. Agile Unified Process (AUP).

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Shift from Annual to Continuous Planning to Enable Agility [Webinar]

Planview

See if this sounds familiar: your organization’s strategic plan is constructed at the executive level, broken down into an annual plan that is led by finance, then operationalized by the PMO and other groups in the organization. You can instead start with your demand management processes.

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.

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Program Manager Job Description – Plus! Cut & Paste Example

ProjectManager.com

Getting certified shows that they have proven their ability to manage many projects and can work on complicated processes that cross various functions, organizations, regions and even cultures. They might do this themselves or contract specialists to facilitate the communications process.

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How to Become an IT Project Manager

ProjectManager.com

Jennifer described an IT project manager as one who oversees the process of planning, executing and delegating responsibilities around an organization’s IT pursuits and goals, often with the help of IT project management software. Maybe like operations, marketing, or even finance.

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What's your Data Point?

Project Health Check

The "data point" represents the precise measurement of a process to give true insight into its performance. Finance data provides financial performance; Schedule data provides Schedule performance. There's lots of talking on Projects; too much really. And so little of value said.

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Five Professions That Make Great Project Co-ordinators

Arras People

Lawyers, paralegals or anyone working in a clerk type position – they’re great with process and procedures. Finance. I recently held a project management careers clinic with someone who was wanting to get into a project management role.

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What Can a Project Manager Do Next? The Project Manager Career Ladder

Project Bliss

You need to understand risk and finances, and evaluate projects based on ROI. You’d establish processes and procedures that your team would follow. You’d also oversee budgeting and work with Finance and stakeholders to determine budget forecasts and projections for the year.

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Free project management certifications

Moira Alexander

Six Sigma: Define and Measure - an introduction to the Six Sigma methodology and DMAIC cycle for process improvement with a focus on the define and measure phases. Project Management Life Cycle - a course on how to apply project management tools, processes, and techniques for the successful execution of a project from initiation to closing.

Making Better Business Decisions with Continuous Planning

Arras People

Here are some more takeaways from this new study and ebook by Ventana Research, sponsored by Planview: 58% of those working in companies with 1,000 or more employees say spreadsheets are a stumbling block in their planning process.

ABI Evaluation

The Lazy Project Manager

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.

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The true value of change

The Lazy Project Manager

And then select or identify the Cost/Impact ratio and the growth Value Add ratio – these really should be part of your business case approval process by the way.

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Project Cost Management – The Essential Things to Know and Do

Online PM Courses

But there’s little your project sponsor, your client, or their Finance Director care about more than your budget and how closely you can stick to it. Your ‘Project Cost Management Plan’ Establishing your costs – the processes of estimating and budgeting.

Project Status Reporting – 6 Key Considerations

Project Health Check

So far so good; but when an organisation is orchestrating its status reporting process, what does it need to consider? What other considerations can you think of for designing Project Status Reporting processes?

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A View from the Top

The Lazy Project Manager

In terms of a ratio that typically might be at around 4:1 (apply your own business factor here you should be able to find relevant figures in your business case approval process).

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The ESP connection

The Lazy Project Manager

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.

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Challenging Change

The Lazy Project Manager

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.

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What is a Stakeholder in Project Management?

Planio

A 3-part stakeholder management process for keeping everyone happy. Create and enforce transparent processes for communication. Project sponsor: The person or group who is financing the project. A 3-part stakeholder management process for keeping everyone happy.

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Begin to Deliver Strategy… Fast

Planview

You can absolutely approach upper management teams—directors, managers, those in finance—as they are responsible for delivering strategy, but they may be struggling with translating it into actionable plans. Just to reiterate, who is a part of the process?

Project Management of Product Development

Herding Cats

This, of course, is based on the lack of knowledge of Managerial Finance, Systems Engineering and Product Development principles and processes. The Systems Engineering of Products and the management of the processes that produce those products are tightly connected.

How to Create a Project Assumptions List: Examples and Template Included

Project Bliss

That’s why it’s important to go through the process of identifying your project assumptions. Finances – funding to complete the project. Finances – funding to complete the project.

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How to avoid a Project

The Lazy Project Manager

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.

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An Introduction to Project Steering Groups

Girl's Guide to PM

A finance or legal team member, if the project has significant impact in those areas. Someone like an Operations Director, if the project is going to change the way the Operations area of the business is run through the introduction of a new frontline process, for example.

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Know the value of your change

The Lazy Project Manager

Capacity for knowledge and the ability to acquire it – projects also require a continuous learning process to understand the change that is being delivered, the lessons that are there to be learned.

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Add to the C-Level

The Lazy Project Manager

They experience the company as broadly as possible with experiences in finance and in sales and in marketing and in manufacturing and even sometimes in services perhaps.

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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.

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A Real-World Success Story: New Zealand Government Improves Project Delivery

Planview

Meeting the demands of ever-changing priorities within a government can lead to inconsistent processes, departments with limited visibility into what is being worked on, and no ability to monitor investments. Our Finance Minister needs to be abreast of every major project,” says Utting.

The 5 Biggest Project Management Trends Shaping 2018

PM Basics

Roles, hiring processes, and the entire paradigm is about to shift. Marketing, finance, and even construction are now adopting an Agile development framework. Marketing, finance, and construction have already hopped on board. The post is by PM Basics guest Ashley Lipman.

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The 3 Steps to Take When Failure is Not an Option: Getting to Impeccable Business Execution

Girl's Guide to PM

Globalization, technology and improved internal processes have raised the stakes for all of us. We need to teach teams to adjust to every predicament and continuously improve their processes. This is a guest article by Joel “Thor” Neeb from Afterburner.

Professionalise Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

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.

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PMI Report: Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap 2017-2027

Inloox

Not only are they getting better at implementing PM processes and methods, they are also finally seeing the fruits of their labor. Finance and insurance: 4.6

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