Project Management Process Groups Explained

Project Smart

Project management itself is nothing new. The modern framework began in the early 1950s, driven by businesses that realised the benefits of organising work around projects.

Using DACI Framework for Better Group Decisions

ProjectManager.com

This allows a project to progress smoothly whenever group decisions have to be made. That’s because they’re either the person or the group of people who have the authority to approve and veto in a project. This group doesn’t have any authority to affect the course of the project.

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Process Groups and the 5 Steps of Traditional Project Management

Redbooth

Let’s take a closer look at process groups and how they help you move through the five traditional stages of project management. What are process groups? Baking a Pie Metaphor for Process Groups. The planning process group has a lot of work to do.

Decision Making Tools for Group Decisions

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article I will give you a few tools to help you facilitate the process and direct your team’s efforts and energy in the right direction. If you make decisions as a group but you don’t have everyone on the same page, you will lack the basis for your work, and that will lead to a flawed decision. The Group Decision Process. Making a decision as a group is a 3-step process: Deciding whether you need your team.

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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. This involves another set of processes: Scope: Make sure the project deliverables have been completed as planned.

An Introduction to Project Steering Groups

Girl's Guide to PM

A Project Steering Group is the oversight committee of a project. All projects should have one, but the make up of the group depends on your project. The Members of the Project Steering Group. Then you should be on the Steering Group as the project manager.

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A Quick Guide to Business Process Mapping

ProjectManager.com

That guide is called business process mapping. An Overview of Business Process Mapping. With a clear diagram or detailed business process map, it is easy to see where improvements in the business process can be made to increase efficiencies and productivity.

PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition Knowledge Areas And Process Group

iZenBridge

Are you confused with new terms like Knowledge Areas, Process Groups, and a Process? In this article I am answering: What are the processes? What are the Process Groups for? What are the processes. What are the Process Groups for?

The Battle Between Process and Progress

Girl's Guide to PM

As Project Managers, we’re all familiar with process. In fact, sometimes it can feel as if a project manager’s world is but a never-ending universe of interlocking processes and procedures. After all, project managers are not process monkeys. It needs processes.

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30 Group Brainstorming Techniques to Find Your Next Great Idea

Teamweek

Simply defined, it is the process of coming up with new ideas or answers to problems. And alternatively, the manager or leader of the group needs to find ways to keep everyone engaged in the conversation from beginning to end. What is brainstorming?

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Sidebar Groups and Sub Groups for Teams makes Team Visibility Clearer in Hub Planner

Hub Planner

Sidebar Groups and Sub Groups for Teams makes Team Visibility Clearer in Hub Planner. The latest update to the sidebar introduces a few usability updates to make it more transparent the information contained within the groups and sub groups for teams.

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5 Tips for Better Decision Making (With Process)

Girl's Guide to PM

Something you can do to make decision making easier is to have a process for it. A process helps you step through the different options to give yourself confidence that you’ve covered all the angles and are ready to make the decision. The Decision Making Process. The decision making process is the main tool for making decisions. If you need to involve a group in coming together to make a collective decision, then read How to Help Teams Make Group Decisions.

Risk Management Plan - What is the Process?

Brad Egeland

Risk Management Planning What is the Risk Management Process? So, most times you can expect to make lots of lists to keep up with the entire process. Presently, there is no greater priority than the prevention of a data breach.

Simple Guide to Business Process Mapping – a Valuable Skill All Project Managers Need

Project Bliss

If you’ve been asked to complete a business process map it may feel overwhelming. And k nowing how to create business process maps is useful in many situations. Once I learned how to create business process maps I used them a lot. What is a Business Process Map?

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People deliver projects; not processes

Ron Rosenhead

Now I know from discussions with groups that projects rarely fail to deliver for ‘process’ reasons – not completing a template fully or missing out a step in the project management life cycle. People deliver projects not processes.

People Versus Process

Herding Cats

At the program level and above, the choice of a people focus or a process focus is not between two competing paradigms. This is obvious but many times lost when discussing agile processes. One school emphasizes people, while the other emphasizes process.

How to memorize the 49 processes from PMBOK 6th Edition in under 30 minutes

ExamsPM

The 49 processes (shown below) form the skeleton or outline for the PMBOK – if you fully understand the 49 processes you are well on your way to passing your PMP or CAPM exam! The Process Chart. The center of the table shows all 49 processes. Number of Processes.

6 Group Decision Making Techniques Your Team Needs Now

Teamweek

With all the differing opinions and personalities, this can be an intimidating thought for a leader who wants to maintain a good rapport among their group. Nominal Group Technique. He or she then takes the remaining options back to the group for their consideration.

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Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

A clean-sheet development opportunity with a smart team and engaged business group – what could go wrong? Something I was not aware of at the time is how the career development process works within the government.

Beginner’s Guide to Project Management Process

iZenBridge

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.

Process Optimization in Project Management (1): Steady Progress with Kaizen

Inloox

Process Optimization in Project Management In almost all areas of life the pressure to optimize is increasing. Even if your colleagues are asking for more process improvements, you shouldn't jump at any optimization approach unprepared. Working in small groups is often helpful here.

How to Create a SIPOC Model for Process Creation or Improvement [SIPOC Template Download]

Project Bliss

If you have a project that involves any type of process improvement, a SIPOC Model is a great tool to get your team started. It’s a great tool to facilitate discussion and common understanding when dealing with processes that can be complex – and gets you off to a great start.

How To Determine If You Need To Build A Focus Group ?

Project-Management.pm

Organizations believe a focus group on their PMO that is used to boost its effectiveness and also to trigger more projects. But sometimes a focus group has a negative impact on PMO for many reasons such as time issues, budget, and it can cause office politics to rear its ugly head. Before anything else, you need to understand that focus groups are entirely different from brainstorming—the two are only similar in terms of its participants that are usually grouped together.

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How to Create a SIPOC Model for Process Creation or Improvement

Project Bliss

If you have a project that involves any type of process improvement, a SIPOC Model is a great tool to get your team started. It’s a great tool to facilitate discussion and common understanding when dealing with processes that can be complex – and gets you off to a great start.

4 Step Guide to Simplifing your Portfolio Definition Process

Keyedin

The portfolio definition process is where you define the terms, scope, catergorization and scoring of your portfolio and gain agreement on your basic portfolio model. Here a 4 steps that will help you simplify this process.

User Groups: Executive Oversight of Multiple Departments in a Company

Appfluence

This action gives needed context that wraps each business unit and process into the big picture view which drives the executives. In addition, to filters and tags, Priority Matrix also has user groups. Priority Matrix User Groups. Executive Responsibilities.

4 Step Guide to Simplifing your Portfolio Definition Process

Keyedin

The portfolio definition process is where you define the terms, scope, catergorization and scoring of your portfolio and gain agreement on your basic portfolio model. Here a 4 steps that will help you simplify this process.

Case Study: Rex Materials Group Uses LiquidPlanner to Optimize Entire Value Chain

LiquidPlanner

No one knows this better than Kevin Kohls, Director of Continuous Improvement for Rex Materials Group , makers of refractory (heat-resistant) and high-temperature materials commonly used in the plastics, light metals, solar and semiconductor markets.

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How To Create A Simple Project Plan (Project Planning Process)

PM Basics

Nevertheless, project planning is a structured and logical process. At each moment of the process, you’re in need of information that you don’t have yet. Most of the processes are interrelated, and you don’t know where to start from. You need to evaluate each process.

User Onboarding: 9 Steps to Perfecting your Onboarding Process

Planio

Let’s take a deep dive into what makes a powerful user onboarding process, the tools and resources you have at your disposal, and some of the best practices used by your favorite startups and companies. The essential elements of a great onboarding process.

Group vs Team: Are Groups Really that Bad?

ActiveCollab

What’s the difference between a group and a team? When people share an elevator ride, they are a group;when the elevator gets stuck, they become a team. The mere fact that they have something in common makes them a group. However, if elevator breaks down and they get stuck, a common goal of “getting out of there” makes this group a team. Difference between a group and a team. informal group, formed naturally by employees for different reasons.

Group vs Team: Are Groups Really that Bad?

ActiveCollab

What’s the difference between a group and a team? When people share an elevator ride, they are a group; when the elevator gets stuck, they become a team. The mere fact that they have something in common makes them a group. However, if elevator breaks down and they get stuck, a common goal of “getting out of there” makes this group a team. Difference between a group and a team. informal group, formed naturally by employees for different reasons.

[Customer Spotlight] – Triumph Group Leverage BrightWork for Project Maturity

Brightwork

Company Overview Founded in 1993, Triumph Group is a global leader in aerospace manufacturing and overhauling aerospace structures, systems, and components. Triumph Group is a dependable partner at every stage of the aircraft life cycle. Moving to a “One Triumph” Culture In 2016 Triumph Group embarked on a company-wide transformation to better adapt and succeed in today’s ever-changing, global marketplace.

[Customer Spotlight] – Triumph Group Leverage BrightWork for Project Maturity

Brightwork

Company Overview Founded in 1993, Triumph Group is a global leader in aerospace manufacturing and overhauling aerospace structures, systems, and components. Triumph Group is a dependable partner at every stage of the aircraft life cycle. Moving to a “One Triumph” Culture In 2016 Triumph Group embarked on a company-wide transformation to better adapt and succeed in today’s ever-changing, global marketplace.

Government Lessons in People Over Process

Leading Answers

A clean-sheet development opportunity with a smart team and engaged business group – what could go wrong? Something I was not aware of at the time is how the career development process works within the government. The project went much smoother after these changes and it taught me an important lesson in never trying to introduce a process or practice without considering the people elements first. My first opportunity to create and run a large agile team did not start well.

What is a Workflow? How to Create a Winning Workflow for Your Process

Planio

We do the same steps, go through the same process, and start from scratch expecting something different to happen when we could save hours a week implementing workflows. How processes help you work smarter, not harder. How processes help you work smarter, not harder.

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A camel is a horse designed by a committee

Kiron Bondale

Beyond the proposal review itself, there is usually a need to go through some type of formal intake process and to provide other documentation for committee-specific needs.

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Association Development Group | Task Management Software Spotlight 1

Function Point

Association Development Group | Task Management Software Spotlight 1. Meet Megan, a Project Coordinator at Association Development Group Inc (ADG). Describe Association Development Group. Function Point provides Association Development Group and Studio136 with a centralized system that tracks, organizes and archives important information. The post Association Development Group | Task Management Software Spotlight 1 appeared first on Function Point.

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Association Development Group | Task Management Software Spotlight 1

Function Point

Association Development Group | Task Management Software Spotlight 1. Meet Megan, a Project Coordinator at Association Development Group Inc (ADG). Describe Association Development Group. Function Point provides Association Development Group and Studio136 with a centralized system that tracks, organizes and archives important information. The post Association Development Group | Task Management Software Spotlight 1 appeared first on Function Point.

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Why setup virtual PMOs and when should PM templates be standardized?

Kiron Bondale

Virtual PMOs might be setup as a single individual spending a portion of their time delivering PMO services or a group of project management practitioners who commit some time to this. If leadership recognizes the need to do something to improve project outcomes but funding is limited, one approach is to establish a community of PM practice and empower that group to design and implement change on a best effort basis.

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