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The Risk Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

Most of your project problems can be avoided or greatly reduced through risk management. The simple act of identifying and discussing risks goes a long way towards reducing problems in your project. Let’s look at how to start the risk management process.

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Sustain Your PMO: Nine Easy Lessons

The Lazy Project Manager

As has been already discussed the reality out there in ‘PMO land’ is that there is not a plethora of wise and experienced PMO managers, directors, leaders, heads, etc., The risk to not doing so is to, at the very least, slow the return on investment of the new PMO down.

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The International PMO standard from AIPMO

Henny Portman

AIPMO is developing the first ‘leading’ international PMO standard based on a combination of research findings and expert knowledge. P3O or IPMA PMO certifications are not comparable to AIPMO’s core certifications in terms of approach, content and outcome. PMO Services and Capabilities.

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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.

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

Online PM Courses

The Stage Gate Process gets too little love from Project Managers. Yet it has the potential to transform your project management, deliver more successful projects, and make you a better project manager. What is a Stage Gate Process? Senior PMO staff.

Your Basic Guide to IT Project Governance Framework

Project-Management.pm

The process won’t even work unless there is manpower involved, as well as methodologies and standards implemented for projects to be delivered successfully. IT project governance framework has since been the answer to this equation, but people seemed not to fully grasp its function. This article tackles the importance and significance of IT Project Governance Framework and its impact on the projects in the organization. This is one of the purposes of project governance.

5 More Advanced Training Options for the PMO

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Back in 2015, we took a look at the five advanced training options for people working in PMO. Four years on and a few things have changed in the PMO field. The AIPMO has introduced deeper learning for PMO practitioners – for practitioners at different stages of their career.

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How To Secure Your PMO Profitability?

Project-Management.pm

It’s safe to say that Project Management Office ( PMO ) has numerous advantages and the results it impacts to the organization have been effective and helpful. Every existing organization around the globe are swearing by PMO. Over the years PMO profitability seems non-existent. Such occurrence causes the PMO to fall into a disorganized chaos that disrupts the flow of the project. When PMO starts to stray, it will lose its function and purpose.

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Is Joining a PMO the Right Career Move for You?

LiquidPlanner

In your project management career, you’ll have multiple opportunities to perform different project management roles ranging from a project analyst to a program manager. A typical project manager career path takes this progression: Project Coordinator. Project Manager.

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How to Achieve Results Through Implementing PMO?

Project-Management.pm

Various government agencies have been the successful producing result for the past years, thanks, to adhering to mandatory policies. However, the survey shows that not all government agencies are living up to their expectations being set on them; some are behind on schedule when it comes to projects and has a hard time to even achieve their objectives because of that. Implementing PMO is the key to combat such issue. Implementing PMO Step#1: Evaluation .

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Combining Waterfall and Agile in SAFe

Arras People

Agile and Waterfall processes are not generally considered something that should be mixed. They are mixed – and have to be – as many organizations make the transition from a Waterfall software development and project management methodology to an Agile methodology of the same.

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How Do You Prioritize Your Work as a Savvy PMO?

Planview

Do you have a process to figure out what to do first or to identify the work that will bring the most value to the business? First, let’s acknowledge that it’s not easy to establish an effective prioritization process when your PMO and teams are in high demand.

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5 Characteristics of A Successful PMO Leader

Planview

Maybe you’re part of a newly-minted project management office (PMO). Or perhaps you’re a tenured PMO leader and looking to refine your skills. You’re valiant and ready to spearhead the challenges ahead for developing process and governance.

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The 5 Most Important Business Benefits of a Successful PMO

Keyedin

Enterprises struggle with uncovering how to best use project portfolio management (PPM) tools to accelerate their business benefits and fulfil business strategies. Once visibility gets everyone aligned behind real-time facts, you’re more likely to be aligned behind overall PMO goals.

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5 Major Benefits of Adopting an Effective Project Portfolio Management and PMO Initiative

Keyedin

In this post we explore the five major types of benefits to be gained by adopting an effective Project Portfolio Management/PMO strategy. Minimizing the risks to individual projects in terms of business impact. 2 Minimize Risk.

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. The New Zealand Government Case Study. Customer Success PMO Case Stud

5 Major Benefits of Adopting an Effective Project Portfolio Management and PMO Initiative

Keyedin

In this post we explore the five major types of benefits to be gained by adopting an effective Project Portfolio Management/PMO strategy. Minimizing the risks to individual projects in terms of business impact. Proving the value of the PMO to important stakeholders – in terms that are important to them. Our first bucket of PMO benefits concerns its ability to drive better business decisions. 2 Minimize Risk.

Project Management Job Titles: Understanding the Types of Roles in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

If you’re searching for a project management job, you’ve no doubt come across a range of different job titles. Even the jobs called ‘project manager’ seem to have a lot of variation in roles and duties. What are the different types of project managers?

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Is Your Strategic Project at Risk Due to Poor Implementation of Proven Project Management Practices?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Although 93% of organisations report that they use standardised project management practices , only 23% say that these practices are used throughout the organisation. When standardised project management practices aren’t used, it should come as no surprise that projects are failing.

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Do You Know the Added PMO Value with Integrated Security Management??

Brad Egeland

PMOs can play a key role in financial services organisations when they need to manage governance, risk and compliance through integrated security management.

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10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

I have researched the best places to get free project management templates for download online. How to Use Free Project Management Templates. You can find free project management templates to download all over the internet. Project management is nothing if not transferable.

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Some thoughts on Setting up a PMO

Jez Lister

I first came across the Project Management Office or PMO concept twenty-five years ago whilst working as a project manager for a large systems integrator. Eventually we all realised that the PMO was there to formalise previous reporting and administrative arrangements.

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From Traditional to Non-Traditional Projects

The IIL Blog

Senior Executive Director for Project Management, IIL. Background: For almost four decades, companies on a worldwide basis struggled with the creation of a singular methodology that could be used to manage all their projects. Changes in Our View of Project Management Processes.

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The Importance of Project Management: Q&A with PMO Leader Robert Kelly

Wrike

For many business professionals, project management is often in the back of their minds. Building business and ROI are two of the top priorities for executives, while project management is generally not on their radar. M ost people are unaware that not having a proper work management process in place is actually costing them money. . Professionally, I am an accidental project manager who continues to perfect the craft after 15 years. PMO as a Service.

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

Project Bliss

Have you ever wondered what career path could be next on the project manager career ladder? There are many possible options where you can apply the valuable skills you’ve honed as a project manager. I previously wrote about the different career paths that can lead to project management.

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Project Status Reporting – 6 Key Considerations

Project Health Check

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, Project Managers (PMs) live and die by the Plan. The Project should then be reporting its status regularly to senior management via a Status Report, as part of its overarching Governance arrangement.

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Does your organization truly support project management?

Kiron Bondale

The April 2016 issue of PM Network provided updated project management capability findings from PMI’s 2016 Pulse of the Profession ® report. Project managers will be expected to provide feedback into the performance evaluations of the team members who had worked on their projects.

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Inspiring Women in Project Management: Karen Chovan

Girl's Guide to PM

Today I’m interviewing Karen Chovan, MASc, PEng, PMP, who has dedicated her career to helping others deliver clean, lean and green approaches to project and programme management. She’s inspired a ton of businesses to shake up how they manage their projects.

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Scope Management Plan: Everything You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

I’ve often said that scoping is the hardest part of Project Management. So for a formal project, you’ll need a good Scope Management Plan. It will help you navigate the scoping process, and take full advantage of all of your hard work. What is a Scope Management Plan?

Project Manager vs. Program Manager: A Side-by-Side Comparison

LiquidPlanner

Project Manager. Program Manager. It’s easy to get confused because in some organizations program managers do work that looks a lot like what program managers do. Assign a project manager. Identify the program management structure. Assign a program manager.

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Project Cost Management – The Essential Things to Know and Do

Online PM Courses

Project Cost Management often puts people off. Instead, you must act with determination to understand project cost management and implement all the tools at your disposal to control costs and bring in your expenditure on budget. The governance considerations for project cost management.

6 Reasons Why Projects are Late

Planview

These problems, as mentioned, were cited by a large percentage of respondents in Planview’s resource management study as a primary cause of their resource management pains. Part 5: How Risk Management is Crucial to Project Management. PMO Vision and Trends

Project Manager Roles and Responsibilities: What does a PM Really Do?

Project Bliss

The job title of “project manager” is pretty common these days. But project manager roles and responsibilities can be pretty vague if you’re not already familiar with them. When I took my first job as a project manager, my mother asked what I do. Managing risk.

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Project Roles & Their Responsibilities

ProjectManager.com

No matter the size of the project, there are schedules and resources to manage, which is a full-time job. Then there are the people who take the various tasks and see them to completion: they need managing too. Project management requires a variety of roles, and each has their own responsibilities so that everything can progress as smoothly as possible. Project Manager. The project manager is the one who is responsible for the project.

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How to connect business strategy with project management

Moira Alexander

To align business goals with project management (PM), leaders from the enterprise project management office (EMPO) or project management office (PMO) need to be involved in strategic planning sessions alongside senior-level management. Suresh Srinivasan, CTO at NYU Langone Medical Center , tells CIO, within the NYU IT department there are two key components that link the business strategy and project management.

Project Management Questions I Get Asked Most

Online PM Courses

I've been involved in training Project Managers for over 20 years. And there are some project management questions I get asked time and time again. But I thought it is time to collate all the project management questions I get asked most often. Online Project Management Training.

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The #1 Challenge in Project Management (According to the Experts)

MavenLink

Project management is a complex practice that continues to challenge even the most sophisticated of companies and experts. We wanted to identify the #1 challenge shared by project management professionals to better help others struggling in the field. Project Management

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The Insights Behind the Project Management Trends

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Strategy Execution released the top ten trends for 2019 a few weeks ago and my first thoughts were; we’re seeing a lot of them in the PMO community which is both exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. Vendor Management and Outsourcing is Growing.

Factors Driving Project Management Within An Enterprise Environment

Keyedin

Businesses are continually confronted with the challenge of tying together disparate processes and locations, multiple disciplines, technologies and departments as well as managing non-finite resources and budgets. Managing the flow of information between all project stakeholders.

Strategy Implementation Needs Great Portfolio Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In recent years, portfolio management has evolved from an administrative process, in which projects are selected and prioritised, to one of the key ways in which organisations can focus on strategy implementation. Effective Portfolio Management.