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. This is where we now see PRINCE2 Agile, AgilePM, DAD or PMI Agile. To order (Bol.com): Agile Governance and Audit.

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. And I am a regular speaker for MPUG PMI chapters, and the Enterprise Architecture Conference.

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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. And I am a regular speaker for MPUG PMI chapters, and the Enterprise Architecture Conference.

Success in Disruptive Times: PMI’s 2018 Pulse of the Profession

Online PM Courses

The PMI has titled its 2018 Pulse of the Profession report: Success in Disruptive Times. You can download your copy of Success in Disruptive Times from the PMI’s website. The PMI’s Annual Project Management Survey: The Pulse of the Profession. Our regular readers will know that, for the last two years, we have extracted the marrow from the bones of the PMI’s Pulse of the Profession survey. Terrific Insights from the Annual PMI Project Management Review 2016.

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The PMI Talent Triangle: A Guide [for members and non-members]

Online PM Courses

The PMI Talent Triangle is a simple tool that reminds us all about the value of a broad range of professional skills. The most succinct – and possibly best known – articulation of that full range of capabilities is the PMI’s Project Management Talent Triangle. Just a Moment… Who or What is the PMI? If you don’t know who or what the Project Management Institute (PMI) is, take a look at this video before reading on.

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

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Satya Narayan Dash’s session, Want To Be A PMI-ACP? If you want to be a PMI-ACP, here are the primary steps to take. Today’s session is eligible for one PMI-PDU and the technical category.

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Meisterplan at 2018 PMI Global Conference – Do Your Plans Work?

Meisterplan

The Meisterplan team including Brian , Karoline , Stephan and Christoph were excited to participate at the 2018 PMI Global Conference in Los Angeles earlier this month. We appreciate every one of you who stopped by our booth at the PMI conference. Management or government interference hinders success. We want to thank everyone for all the great conversations at the PMI Global Conference! The post Meisterplan at 2018 PMI Global Conference – Do Your Plans Work?

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Project Failure – Why it Happens

Online PM Courses

– 2 – Governance. Governance is hardly the most sexy of project management disciplines. Good governance is a cornerstone of project success, so poor governance inevitably leads to project failure. Good governance is a cornerstone of #project success, so poor governance inevitably leads to project failure. Lack of Governance Structure. But you fail to set up the governance structure your project needs to assure its success.

2018 152

The Confusion Over Risk

Project Risk Coach

If so, adopt the definition to align with the governing organization. 2=Planning PMI-RMP Exam Prep Project Risk ManagementWhy are many project managers confused over risks? Why do some project managers include positive risks in risk management and others do not?

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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. 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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PMI Australia Conference 2014

quantmleap

I n case you’re in Melbourne early September and happen to attend the Australian PMI Conference don’t forget to look me up. While many project managers have been trained in the art of project management based on a set of governance principles grounded in command-and-control related management techniques; managing projects in the 21st Century is developing in an environment in which agility, collaboration, exploration and adaptation are the key.

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Rogue Project Sponsor: What to Do when Sponsorship goes Bad

Online PM Courses

Or maybe you’ll need to make the choices yourself, and take the governance risk on your own shoulders. In All Cases, Look to Your Governance Structure. One of the principle purposes of project governance is decision-making. Above or around your rogue Project Sponsor should be a strong governance body. So work with them to find a suitable minimum level of governance overlay, that will keep things proper, but allow the agility they need.

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High Profile Projects: How to Lead a Project with a Massive Public Profile

Online PM Courses

Advice for Project Managers PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership Project Communication Management Stakeholder Engagement Communication Governance stakeholder engagementHigh profile projects carry more risk than those that get less attention. It is not that things are more likely to go wrong. But it's the profile and attention that can amplify the consequences of mistakes. And high profile projects tend also to be the subject of more speculation, gossip, and rumor. So, it isn't […].

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A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Project Governance. Five Immutable Principles of Project Success , PMI Spring Seminar, 2021, Austin TX. Five Principles of Project Success , PMI, Northern Utah Chapter, Professional Development Day, 2012. Applying Deliverables Based Planning ® To Increase Our Probability of Success , PMI Fort Worth, Chapter Meeting, 15 July 2010. Establishing the Performance Measurement Baseline , PMI, Northen Utah Chapter, Professional Development Day, 2012. Governance.

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Becoming An Effective Leader In Government & Beyond: An Interview With Steve Ressler, Founder of GovLoop

Project Management Hacks

Have you ever considered the public sector and government for your next career move? Governments face interesting problems and that means there are opportunities to deliver new projects. government to launching his own venture, GovLoop. My thanks to Winnie Liem and the PMI-SOC Government Community for introducing me to Steve. Where do you see major opportunities in government to improve productivity, service and other improvements?

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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. PMI Lakeshore Ontario Chapter , 27 October 2018. PMI Workshops and Conferences.

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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. PMI Pulse of the Profession 2017. The full report can be downloaded from the PMI web site. My thanks to PMI for an excellent report which can be found at [link]. All images taken from PMI Report .

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The PMP® Exam is Changing: Here’s What You Need to Know

International Institute of Learning

In June 2019, the Project Management Institute (PMI) ® announced that significant changes are coming to the Project Management Professional (PMP) ® Exam. Remember, if you file online (and most folks do), PMI ® has five calendar days to review your application and notify you if you’re eligible to sit for the exam. Many folks ask, why does PMI have to change the exam? PMI also identified forty-two tasks across all five domains that competent project managers perform.

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What is Opportunity Cost? | Video

Online PM Courses

Decision Making PMI Talent Triangle: Strategic & Business Management Project Benefits Management Project Business Case Project Governance Project Management: What is. There's an old saying: ‘Time is money’. When working on one thing, you lose the chance to use your time more productively. It's all about Opportunity Cost. The post What is Opportunity Cost? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Project Management Review: A Guide to Project Audit and Assurance

Online PM Courses

PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management Project Governance project management review project reviewWe all want to get our projects right. A project management review can demonstrate your capability and control, and gives assurance to your stakeholders. The post Project Management Review: A Guide to Project Audit and Assurance appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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What are Stage Gates or Gateways? | Video

Online PM Courses

The Stage Gate process is key to project governance and good project management. PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management Project Governance Project Management in Under 5 boundary gate Gateways Phase Gate Phase gates Stage GateStage Gates, Gateways, Phase Gates. So, what are Stage Gates, or Gateways? The post What are Stage Gates or Gateways? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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The State of Ethics in Project Management – Your Reputation in 2020

Project Management Five

My focus on this publication spans four major certifying bodies, PMI, APM, PRINCE2, and never to be left out, AIPM (everyone loves Australia!). And if you’re really into reading, I’ve left what I consider the critical statements from each of the governing bodies at the bottom (less that of PRINCE2. Here are three of the significant certifying governing bodies’ take on ethics as a project manager. Ethics Project Manager 2020 AIPM APM PMI PRINC2 Reputation

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How to Run an Effective Stage Gate Review | Video

Online PM Courses

An effective Stage Gate Review process makes a valuable contribution to project governance. PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management Project Control Project Governance Project Management Tips Project Process Gateways Stage Gate videoYou will gain more control and greater accountability. The post How to Run an Effective Stage Gate Review | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Who should attend project management training?

Ron Rosenhead

In ‘The High Cost of Low Performance’ PMI pointed out high performing organisations are twice as likely to have high alignment of projects to organisational strategy. 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

Agile Certification: Your Guide to the Large Array of Agile Qualifications

Online PM Courses

Major Project Management organizations with Agile Certification programs These include the PMI and other national and international project management professional associations. Project Management Institute (PMI). I think it would be a fair assessment to describe the PMI as the leading professional body for project managers. PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) ®. You want to embrace Agile as part (or maybe all) of your Project Management practice.

What is Project Management?

The IIL Blog

According to the Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) , project management is defined as “the application of knowledge skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements. LeRoy Ward is a highly respected consultant and adviser to Global Fortune 500 Corporations and government agencies in the areas of project, program and portfolio management.

Scope Management Plan: Everything You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

This is a schematic version of how the PMI represents it in the 6th Edition of its Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK). And what governance will you set over your change control process ? You will also need involvement from your sponsor and the governance tiers of your project. For More about Project Governance By the way – for more about project governance and working with your sponsor, I recommend: What is Project Governance?

2018 91

How good is project sponsorship in your company?

Ron Rosenhead

Read the PMI Pulse of the Profession Report 2015. If its zero (as suggested to me recently by a senior manager) then do read PMI’s 2015 Pulse of the Profession – Capturing the Value of Project Management. project sponsors courses in project management project management project management governance project management training project risks project sponsor

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Project Cost Management – The Essential Things to Know and Do

Online PM Courses

The governance considerations for project cost management. The Project Management Institute’s (PMI’s) Project management Body of Knowledge (the PMBoK) has Project Cost Management as one of its ten Knowledge Areas (or KAs). The PMBoK calls this ‘reserves’ Governance of Project Expenditure. The PMI’s PMBOK is weak on governance throughout. This is why you need a Project Cost Management Plan and good governance.

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

Online PM Courses

It is an important part of project governance that looks both backwards and forwards. The Project Management Institute’s (PMI’s) PMBOK 6th Edition: Phase Gate : A review at the end of a phase in which a decision is made to continue to the next phase, to continue with modificatin, or to end a project or program. Let’s set aside the very important governance imperative. But what if governance were unimportant to you… or your organization?

Sustain Your PMO: Nine Easy Lessons

The Lazy Project Manager

And there are communities you can connect to – on LinkedIn, through the project management bodies such as PMI and APM, etc. project speaker leading peter taylor pmi. The good news is that there is now plenty of great research emerging on the context and conditions for successful PMOs; some of the lessons learned are simple and intuitive, others less so, as evidenced in this extract from Peter Taylor and Ray Mead’s Delivering Successful PMOs. Lesson One: Get Help.

Project Manager or Project Leader? What’s the Difference?

Online PM Courses

And then there’s the PMI Talent Triangle. If you’re a PMI member, you need to hoe your craft in three dimensions: Technical: the core skills of Project Management. Relies on governance, hierarchies and controls. We’ll also look at The PMI’s View… I will end this article by looking at how the Project Management Institute (PMI) may see the distinction between Project Manager and Project Leader. Governance.

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Project Deferral: What to do when Your Project is Deferred

Online PM Courses

PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management Project Governance Project Schedule Management Step-by-step Guides deferred project project deferralIf you work in Project Management for long enough, you will inevitably encounter this: project deferral. For one reason or another, your project needs to be put on hold. Why does this happen? And what do you need to do, during the deferral period and when your project re-starts? And what are the critical things […].

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What’s The Future of Project Management? (2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

PMI says that by 2027 employers will need nearly 88 million people in project-related roles. While PMI is an organization for project managers predicting the importance of their own community and you do want to take their figures in context, I do think they have a point.

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Project Documentation: Are You Set to Get it Right?

Online PM Courses

PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management Project Communication Management Project GovernanceHere’s a topic to get every Project Manager’s heart racing: project documentation. We know we need it, but it’s hardly a favorite! The danger, of course, is that your project documentation fails to get the attention it deserves. Because getting essential documents right is vital. So, you need to make it one of your top […].

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What is a Senior Responsible Owner – SRO? | Video

Online PM Courses

The term ‘Senior Responsible Owner’ or SRO comes from the UK Government’s Program Management methodology, Managing Successful Programmes (MSP). PMI Talent Triangle: Leadership PRINCE2 Program Management Project Governance Project Management in Under 5 Project Sponsorship Managing Successful Programmes MSP Senior Responsible Owner SRO

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The Social Project Manager

The Lazy Project Manager

There is a paradigm shift ongoing in many organisations that is all about finding a practical balance between the challenges to traditional project management made by what is known as Project Management 2.0 – which encouraged a move away from centralised control of projects and instead promoted the value of team collaboration – and the practical recognition that large scale projects do require a stronger form of centralised control and governance. The Social Project Manager.

2016 173

Project Versus Product in Agile Development

Herding Cats

They are projects in the sense of the term defined by PMI. So before listening to any conjecture about how agile should be done or not done - establish a context, a domain, a business and technical process, the external and internal business, technical, and financial governance process. Agree, and focus more on discovery since in *delivery* you have 4 problems: 1. Requirements will change, 2. Requirements are never complete 3.

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Why Projects Fail – Five more reasons

Online PM Courses

Governance. Welcome to the world of complex Government policy failures. You need to be able to respond quickly and accurately to changes and this is partly a matter of governance, and partly down to the quality of time you allow yourself to step back from the day-to-day issues, to survey the trends and think carefully about their implications. PMI PDUs. In last week’s article , we started to look at the reasons why projects fail.

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Project Procurement Management [All the basics you need to know]

Online PM Courses

Where the provider is a part of the same organization, provision is often governed by a service-level agreement (SLA). There are many different types of contract you may use to govern the goods and services, and how you pay for them. The governance process that will guide and oversee project procurement. PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management Project Procurement Management Contract COTS market testing procurement