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. To order ( Agile Governance and Audit.

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.

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

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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.

5 Governance Steps for Distributed Project Team Management


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.

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


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. You can have the best tool in the world, but without the right process, it will be worthless. For years, we have been discussing portfolio management processes with professionals around the world. We have used those conversations to develop our Lean PPM process.

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Beginner’s Guide to Project Management Process


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.

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

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A robust risk culture goes beyond having a strong basic risk management process. And the process for creating a robust risk management culture within your project can apply equally if you get a chance to influence your wider organization. Share your processes and tools.

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Rogue Project Sponsor: What to Do when Sponsorship goes Bad

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Or maybe you’ll need to make the choices yourself, and take the governance risk on your own shoulders. Makes decisions without proper process Lay out the decision in a structure that drives them through the process. In All Cases, Look to Your Governance Structure.

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A Compendium of Works to Increase the Probability of Project Success

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Managment Processes. Project Governance. Five Immutable Principles of Project Success , PMI Spring Seminar, 2021, Austin TX. Making the Impossible Possible: Applying Heliotropic Abundance for creating Program and Project Management Processes. Basis of Estimate Process.

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How to Run an Effective Stage Gate Review | Video

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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 video

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Compendium of Works to Increase Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Management Processes (#MP). Governance (#Governance). While many of the presentations have similar titles, the content is focused on a specific set of processes and practices, while the principles are the same, since they are Immutable. . Management Processes.

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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.

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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. Many folks ask, why does PMI have to change the exam? Visit PMI’s website regularly to monitor any and all changes.

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What are Stage Gates or Gateways? | Video

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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.

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

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Major Project Management organizations with Agile Certification programs These include the PMI and other national and international project management professional associations. This is supported by an APMG accreditation and certification process. Project Management Institute (PMI).

Scope Management Plan: Everything You Need to Know

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It will help you navigate the scoping process, and take full advantage of all of your hard work. One of two outputs of one of six processes of one of 10 Knowledge Areas. Your scope management plan will set out the processes and procedures that will protect you from all these failings.

Who should attend project management training?

Ron Rosenhead

My concern is with this process. 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.

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Project Cost Management – The Essential Things to Know and Do

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Your ‘Project Cost Management Plan’ Establishing your costs – the processes of estimating and budgeting. The governance considerations for project cost management. Tailoring your project cost management process. The PMBOK has two processes: Estimate Costs.

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. No matter what risk scoring process you use I would say this is in the red zone.

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Sustain Your PMO: Nine Easy Lessons

The Lazy Project Manager

This book is aimed as one source of aid, inspiration and guidance, so ‘well done’ for starting the process with the right attitude. And there are communities you can connect to – on LinkedIn, through the project management bodies such as PMI and APM, etc. P = Process.

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

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Project Procurement is the process used to acquire goods and services from a third party provider, outside of the project. The differences tend to reflect the amount of transparency the process demands. Four Project Procurement Processes. Your procurement process.

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

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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. Focus on processes, systems and procedures. Relies on governance, hierarchies and controls.

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Project Quality Management: All You Need to Know

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These may be: External standards imposed upon you by third parties like Governments, regulators or customers in your value chain. of the PMBoK (PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge) 6th edition. The Three Project Quality Management Processes. Process Description.

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Agile Illustrated - Sample #2

Leading Answers

Concentrate on developing features the business asks for: This is how we can get the best benefits for the business and support for the process. Projects are completed by living, breathing people, not tools or processes. Agile Project Management Books Certification Leadership PMI-ACP

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The Social Project Manager

The Lazy Project Manager

But let’s expand this thought process to the project team as a whole and consider how such social tools impact the team performance. Uncategorized apm author book ipma keynote lazy management Manager peter PMI pmp project social speaker taylorThe Social Project Manager.

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Why Projects Fail – Five more reasons

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Governance. But let’ start by noting that an under-trained project manager, with insufficient understanding of the processes, tools, and disciplines of project management, will start at a disadvantage. Lack of Detail in Testing Process. New system, new process, old staff.

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Project Versus Product in Agile Development

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They are projects in the sense of the term defined by PMI. Go write code that every few weeks produces value to the next step in the process. Both ends of the spectrum can and do use agile software development processes.

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ITIL for Project Managers – Should you?

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And, whether you are an IT Project Manager or not, you may find yourself delivering IT in the form of hardware, infrastructure, software, or service processes as a part of your projects. First, ITIL has a strong emphasis on the governance of IT. The processes are: Event management.

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How to Get Your Next Lessons Learned Meeting Right

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the organization itself – it’s processes, attitudes, and governance, for example. You can do so, by… theme: people, process, technology. Here are my two favorite tools for the process of sorting and prioritizing your ideas.

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Add to the C-Level

The Lazy Project Manager

level change chief cpo ipma lazy officer peter taylor PMI pmp project presenter project speaker projects strategy

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Giant Guide to Project Reporting [How to do it well]

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Governance: Oversight. One of the prime functions of governance is oversight. And your report feeds the governance processes with the information they need, to oversee what you and your team are doing, and how you are doing it. Governance: Record-keeping and audit trail.

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Coming to Switzerland

The Lazy Project Manager

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Reading List for the Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Project Management Institute (PMI) [8] presents similar results about uncertainty, except that their results introduce an asymmetric cone where initial estimates vary between +75% and –25%, budgetary estimate between +25% and -10%, and the final estimate between +10% and -5%.

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What Is a Project Sponsor? Defining This PM Role

For example, a government project is going to have a state official as project sponsor who will work with the construction company’s project manager. Governance. Helps to ensure control and review processes. They can be government regulatory agencies, landowners, etc.

What is the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act?

Moira Alexander

PMI's Pulse of the Profession report shows "only 64 percent of government strategic initiatives ever meet their goals and business intent -- and that government entities waste $101 million for every $1 billion spent on project and programs.". This piece of legislation was fully supported by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and garnered staggering bi-partisan support. How does this bill impact PM practices within the federal government?

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

This project management conference covers topics such as the project management framework and its terminology, process groups and the nine knowledge areas of the PMBOK. PMI EMEA Congress. PMI Global Conference 2020.

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PRINCE2: An Introduction to the Project Management Methodology

Project management is a process of finding the best method to manage and control work through its every stage. Project managers who aren’t based in the United Kingdom might not be intimate with the PRINCE2 method of managing a project, which is primarily used by the British government.

Innovation Project Management

International Institute of Learning

The Project Management Institute (PMI) has recently celebrated 50 years of providing the world with project management competencies. The book also discusses the corporate governance needed to create the appropriate culture for innovation to occur. By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D.

Capture More Agility by Tailoring Practices

International Institute of Learning

Much has been written in the project and product worlds about “tailoring” processes and practices, based on the work being done. The guide goes on to say: Tailoring is necessary because each project is unique; not every process, tool, input, or output identified is necessary.

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How has project management changed?

Girl's Guide to PM

At least, the 1950’s were when project management emerged as a discipline to help manufacturing, construction and government initiatives deliver more reliably and with greater repeatability. And less on following rigid processes.

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