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7 Factors of Good Governance

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Projects ideally sit within a governance framework that is bigger than the project team. It’s actually easier to work in an environment where there is governance in place because it gives you boundaries. But what does governance on projects actually look like?

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Back to Basics: What is Project Governance?

MPUG

In those days, most companies were taking new initiatives, as the dreaded Y2K problem had passed without creating any trouble. My organization started an initiative to upgrade our project management methodology. A Project Management Methodology is an integral part of project governance.

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The Road to Effective Project Management Governance

Project-Management.pm

What really is project management governance? With countless articles and books in the business spectrum conveying such practice, project management governance is in the sense, subjective. There’s no correct description of it and it’s safe to say that individuals or groups who employ and encounter project management governance have developed their own understanding of it. Governance and Decisions. To be more precise, project management governance.

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Project Initiation Checklist: The Perfect Way To Start Your Projects

Proofhub

As you start your project, you need to take the initiative on the preparatory work, from preparing the scope, estimating the costs, assigning resources, and creating a project timeline, to getting sign-off on the key performance indicators.

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A Practical Guide to Business Intelligence Governance

Speaker: Marius Moscovici, CEO Metric Insights & Mike Smitheman, VP Metric Insights

This presentation will provide a practical step-by-step guide for implementing effective BI governance and a toolkit for addressing the three critical aspects of any program.

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What is Agile Governance: 4 Guiding Principles for Good Governance in Agile

Agilemania

Agile governance is a process that focuses on bringing the most value by focusing on what matters. But before we explore more on good agile governance, let’s talk about agile governance. . What is Agile Governance. Guiding Principles for Agile Governance.

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Public access to Government research

Musings on Project Management

Since at least 2013, there's been a push from the President's Office of Science and Technology Policy to make as much as possible of government sponsored research available to the public for free.On August 25th, 2022, this policy initiative of access to government research got another push when OSTP published more detailed and aggressive guidance to the executive departments.What was behind pay.

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Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

I was working for IBM at the time and was able to persuade my account manager to pitch the approach on one of our government projects. We were all set for a big client success and who better than the British Government for good publicity! Lack of respect for those initiating the change. The change initiative and its implications are misunderstood. Exclusion from the change initiative. Opportunities to influence the change initiative.

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Project Business Case: How to Create the Perfect Project Proposal

Online PM Courses

Project Governance Project Management Basics Project Management Tools and Techniques Step-by-step Guides business case Governance Master Plan PID project board project business case Project Initiation Document project sponsor scope Stage Gate stakeholder engagement Terms of Reference

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Review Agile Governance and Audit

Henny Portman

Christopher Wright wrote the book Agile Governance and Audit – An overview for auditors and agile teams. Agile Governance and Audit gives a short introduction to agile, compares agile with waterfall and looks at audit and agile cultures. The author follows a project life cycle from idea towards a usable product including governance and control. To order (Bol.com): Agile Governance and Audit.

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Digital Transformation in Government Organizations: Tips from Microsoft, IBM, McKinsey, and PwC

Epicflow Blog

Though government organizations are not facing a threat of rivalry, one of the biggest challenges is meeting citizens’ requirements and bringing better results with smaller expenses and amount of time. Microsoft’s Vision of Government’s Digital Transformation Journey .

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Project Governance: Establishing an Effective Steering Committee

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Within the project management community, the concept of governance is seen as a fundamental project control, which is easy to grasp in principle. Getting the governance piece right requires insight and at times a few honest conversations about roles and responsibilities. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon that I see projects with one of the following dysfunctions in the governance area: It’s unclear to the project manager who the sponsor is.

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Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

I was working for IBM at the time and was able to persuade my account manager to pitch the approach on one of our government projects. We were all set for a big client success and who better than the British Government for good publicity! Lack of respect for those initiating the change. The change initiative and its implications are misunderstood. Exclusion from the change initiative. Opportunities to influence the change initiative.

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Vendor Showcase Recap: Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Rich Murphy’s showcase session, Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. We have a lot… We’ve got several European government agencies.

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Vendor Showcase Recap: Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Rich Murphy’s showcase session, Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. We have a lot… We’ve got several European government agencies.

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5 Governance Steps for Distributed Project Team Management

LiquidPlanner

Managing a distributed project team takes real skill and a definite commitment to putting a governance structure in place that enables success. Delivering Project Success via Good Governance. Governance is nothing more than how a project will be controlled to deliver intended outcomes. While a lot of effort can go into developing a viable governance structure, it doesn’t have to be that way on every project.

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How good are you at starting off your project?

Ron Rosenhead

I came across an interesting report published by the National Audit Office (NAO) – which exists to provide independent opinion and evidence to assist Parliament and hold government to account. It is called “Initiating successful projects” and was first published in December 2011. We are therefore re-focusing our studies earlier in the project lifecycle to better assess the quality of, and to influence successful, project initiation.

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5 Ways to Lead a Change Management Initiative: Project Manager As Change Manager

LiquidPlanner

social media marketing, product placement, SEO, sustainability, governance). I’ve observed quite a few change management initiatives fail, and some of them have failed spectacularly. While these are not all necessary for every change initiative you may be managing or leading, think of them as best practices to follow. Here are five ways to lead a successful change management initiative: 1. Successful change management initiatives help people see what’s in it for them.

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What You Need to Know About Governance, Risk & Compliance

Wrike

Perhaps you’ve heard of governance, risk, and compliance, also known as GRC, before, but you aren’t sure how important it is to you or your business. What is governance risk and compliance (GRC)? What exactly is governance, risk, and compliance, or GRC for short?

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A Brief Introduction to Project Portfolio Governance

Brightwork

Situations like this are quite common in project management, making strong project portfolio governance essential. The rest of this blog will explore the importance of project portfolio governance in an organization, including a few ways a tool like BrightWork can help! What is Project Portfolio Governance? The goal is to balance change initiatives and business-as-usual while optimizing return on investment.”

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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. New Zealand Government, like many other government agencies, was tasked with overcoming these obstacles to develop and manage project and investment portfolios to grow the economy to deliver greater prosperity, security, and opportunities for all citizens.

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Coalition of Organizations Launch the ‘Protecting People Everywhere’ Initiative Answering the Call to Source Safe and Effective PPE for Front-line Health Care Workers

MPUG

In 2 weeks, the initiative has generated widespread public support from hundreds of manufacturers and individuals at 100millionmasks.org. ” The goal of the initiative is to provide the logistical support needed on both the donor and recipient sides.

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A Digital Service Canvas for Government and Enterprise

Scrum.org

Initially it might only be able to focus on one metric at a time. There’s an initial spurt of enthusiasm from stakeholders who recognize the potential for USP validation and eliciting a Minimal Viable Product, but interest soon fades away. Remember that when a stage-gated enterprise initiative eventually fails, the paper trail must be good enough to shift blame onto some other party. W]e will transform many existing Government transactions in this way”.

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Tailoring project management for a home move (part 2)

Kiron Bondale

This initiative was the follow up to an initial project which covered the purchase of the new property and the sale of our existing home. Governance Project Management communications project management Quality

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Do you use a project management checklist?

Ron Rosenhead

Thanks to the checklists, careful planning, and rigorous training, the twelve planes the army initially ordered flew 1.8 However, it is wider than the words stated as the check sheet can be a vital aid in governance of the project: what have we missed? It is part of the overall governance of your project and is based on best practice. project management governance governance project management project management trainingIn October 1931, the U.S.

2018 155
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Five factors required for teams to self-organize

Kiron Bondale

And as these boundaries can change project-to-project, it is a good idea for team members to confirm what they can and can’t do at the onset of each initiative. Checks and balances are required but these should be done in the spirit of lean governance rather than of micromanagement.

2021 190
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Collective belief and its possible impact on projects.

Ron Rosenhead

the project manager was the person who initially thought about the idea and was well supported by 2 technical Directors). Project governance – many projects are risky. How effective was the initial risk assessment? Surely the overall governance processes should have kicked in and stopped the project? The project is going well. The prototype has been approved and will be ready in 2 weeks.

2016 149
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Are your project management success rates improving?

Ron Rosenhead

The latest PMI Pulse of the Profession Report said: “We are encouraged to see in this year’s Pulse of the Profession® that organizations are making progress—significant progress—as they are experiencing more success with implementing strategic initiatives. project management governance governance project management project risks project sponsor

2017 109
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A camel is a horse designed by a committee

Kiron Bondale

And don’t get me started with the increased costs of re-work or repeat reviews beyond the initial presentation… So let’s consider a simpler alternative as the default approach with a committee used only an exception basis for the most complex situations. Delivering in a leaner manner should not require sacrificing the control objectives which will keep us safe, it will just require re-thinking how we approach governance.

2019 156
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We the jury, find the Project Sponsor guilty…………….

Ron Rosenhead

No project initiation document (project charter) – the project team, even 2 months into the project were not wholly in agreement with what they were delivering. project management governance project project management project management training risk assessmentThank you members of the jury for your time and consideration. It only remains for me to pass sentence.

2016 148
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Are you Batman? If not, get a real charter!

Kiron Bondale

And the Commissioner Gordon of your organization is more likely to put you in Arkham Asylum than congratulate you for showing initiative. Governance Project Management improving project management management failure project decision making

2022 283
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Who should attend project management training?

Ron Rosenhead

They also have twice as many successful strategic initiatives. project management training courses in project management project management project management governance project sponsorI must get at least 3 calls per months where the conversation moves from can you run a project management course to the above issue.

2016 146
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Are we all on the same page?

Ron Rosenhead

Why are projects going ahead without a clearly signed off business case and some form of project initiation document (PID) or charter? project management governance business case courses in project management project management training project sponsor stakeholder managementOn project management courses I use the 5 principles of project management so ably developed by Glen Alleman*.

2017 142
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How to Build a Robust Project Risk Culture [8 Steps]

Online PM Courses

Your biggest wins will come from better governance, with little or no extra cost and time overhead. Your sponsor must win support across the top of your project’s governance structure, and among other senior people who need to be a part of your project process. Enhance your initial process and tools. And what about governance? And more than that, you need conspicuous support and endorsement from the governance structures and individuals that oversee your project.

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Governance (#Governance). Six Business System Rule - defines the assessment of the integrated business systems for Federal procurement and their integrity in providing information to the Government contracting office. . Managing Government Grant Projects at Arizona Public Service - APS management process for Department of Energy grant for algae CO2 capture project. Governance.

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Gate Reviews: What Project Managers Need To Know

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Project governance is an important part of project management processes – even if it’s not the most exciting part of getting work done. Governance is a key part of that, and gate reviews are part of navigating through the project.

2022 308
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Cost and Value Management for Software Development

Herding Cats

Data shows there are a number of sources for these overruns: Low initial cost estimates - result from underestimating the magnitude and complexity of the work. NoEstimates Agile Economics Estimating Governance Management Planning Principles Project Management Requirements Risk Root Cause AnalysisThere's a popular notion going around the agile community that says. we focus on Value and don't need to worry about Cost.

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What have I learned through my campaign project?

Kiron Bondale

brochures which can be hung from a door handle or door knob) which I’d initially ordered and later reprinted. My previous article covered the risks which were realized through my campaign to become a councilor within Welland’s city council in the recent municipal elections.

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Program Managers: The Next Gen Business Strategists

International Institute for Learning

Program managers must have the qualities to handle this increased complexity resulting from the interactions of the many program components and the strategic nature of these initiatives. He also led the firm’s Middle East and North Africa Portfolio Management and Agile Governance Solutions.

2022 89
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Selecting a Project Management Tool IS a Project

Bridge the Gap Consulting

As you start this initiative, you may find a tweak to the current process is needed vs. a tool, and that’s OK. Some things to consider in the requirements: Governance; are there any project approval processes that should be documented & captured by the tool (i.e. Project Toole Uncategorized Project Management project governance project tools