Henny Portman

Review: An executive’s guide to disciplined agile

Henny Portman

Disciplined Agile (DA) provides light-weight guidance to help organizations streamline their Information Technology (IT) and business processes in a context-sensitive manner. The book An executive’s guide to disciplined agile – Winning the race to business agility written by Scott W.

Review: DevOps a business perspective

Henny Portman

Definition DevOps: “ DevOps is an evolution of the ideas of agile software development and lean manufacturing, applied to the end-to-end value chain in IT, which allows businesses to achieve more with modern information technology due to cultural, organizational and technical changes ”.

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Information Technology Risk Management

Herding Cats

Information Technology Risk Management from Glen Alleman. Information Technology Estimating Quality. Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects - Tim Lister (IBM). It can't be stated too often - either manage risk, or risk will manage you. Projects without risk management are late and over budget before they start. All project work is uncertain. Uncertainties are either reducible or irreducible.

Reflection and Takeaways on Agility from the SMC-IT 2018 Space Mission Design conference

The IIL Blog

The 6th International Conference on Space Mission Challenges for Information Technology, held in Alcala de Henares, Spain, brought together scientists, engineers, and researchers from NASA, the European Space Agency, universities and industry.

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Increase Efficiency and Productivity Through Time Tracking

PM Box by GeniusProject

You’ll formalize all of this later when you have more information. Knowing this, you might decide to tweak your process so that the work is handed off to an editor or a project manager to follow up and fill in the final missing piece of information before moving it into approval.

The Holistic Approach to Project Management, Explained

PM Box by GeniusProject

This way of working complicates things if it’s not done with full transparency, since it’s the unknown information that could potentially derails everything. About PM box Information Technology PM Best PracticesHow many project managers have been told to take the holistic approach when dealing with a task? Holistic medicine refers to treating the whole person while taking into account mental and social factors, rather than just the physical symptoms of a disease.

How to Become an IT Project Manager

ProjectManager.com

Ability to analyze information and gleam insights from data. Good at informing others and at communicating with many different teams. You can leverage that experience for landing a job as a manager in information technology.

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IT Risk Management Strategies and Best Practices

ProjectManager.com

Information technology (IT) is no longer a tucked away department with little impact on day-to-day affairs. Jennifer began by noting that IT (information technology) has become so integrated into our personal and professional lives that it touches upon almost everything we do.

How to Build and Use a Risk Register

Project Risk Coach

The Risk Register is simply a list of risk-related information including but not limited to: Risk Description. The Risk Register may be created in a spreadsheet, database, risk management tool, SharePoint, or a project management information system.

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External Penetration Testing and Internal Security Testing

Brad Egeland

In the world of information technology (IT) security, one of the most important functions that can be performed is testing the security controls that have been put into place.

2019 111

The Importance of Data Governance for Business

ProjectManager.com

Much as a librarian is responsible for organizing a large collection of books, organizations must have a set protocol for managing the information they collect when doing business. Informed Decision-Making.

An Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

ProjectManager.com

Supply chain management is used to describe a number of different approaches that are used to integrate the flow of materials, finances and information efficiently. Make sure information is visible to capture early in the process. Paces with Technology.

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The Care and Feeding of Business Analysts – A conversation with Vicki James

Guerrilla Project Management

Business Analysts play a critical role in the success of projects, especially in Information Technology. Business Analysts play a critical role in the success of projects, especially in Information Technology.

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How to Facilitate the Resolution of Conflicting Ideas

Project Risk Coach

In the program example, stakeholders might include the project sponsor, the project team, the project manager, the board, program vendors, information technology, and human resources, to name a few.

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How to Plan Your Risk Management From Start to Finish

Project Risk Coach

Information technology. Steven Covey introduced the concept of Quadrant II activities—working on things that are important but are not urgent. Planning is a powerful Quadrant II activity that can save you time and energy.

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How to Make a Disaster Recovery Plan

ProjectManager.com

It enables the recovery and continuation of critical technology, infrastructure and systems. It focuses on the information and/or technology systems of supporting critical business continuity.

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How Gap Analysis Can Improve Your Project Management

ProjectManager.com

There are various perspectives that can analyzed, from business direction to business processes, from information technology to product management. Factors that impact performance include resource planning , capital investment, technology, etc. Plan all you want.

2019 381

Six Sigma: A Simple Guide for Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

For one, it doesn’t incorporate information technology. It’s been around for three decades, but Six Sigma can still be somewhat of an enigma.

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IT: We Don't Need No Stinking Leadership

Troubled and Failing Project

I can only see one way to interpret it other than Information Technology "leaders" simply do not care about leadership. I have never posted email marketing results, because. well, let's face it. it is kind of tacky. Now and then, however, there is a story to be told. In my opinion, this set of statistics is a little over-the-top in what it shows. To understand how I can make such a brash statement, you need a little background. IT Assessment

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Integrated Change Control

MPUG

Let’s look at each area: Change Management : Within information technology (IT) systems and quality managing systems (QMS) is a strategy and process used to insure that changes to a product or service are introduced in a controlled and contained way.

How Poor Risk Management Is Hurting You

Project Risk Coach

The Risk Management Mistakes of Tom Whitley The Star Mutual Insurance Company (SMIC) hired Tom Whitley as a project manager to manage information technology projects. Project managers have the least amount of information; therefore, uncertainty is greatest.

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No Pain, No Gain?

MPUG

In the field of information technology (IT), most people think that performing financial analyses on new projects is hard work, but it doesn’t have to be if you know what you are doing. Turning Project Financial Analyses into a Painless Exercise. Introduction. “No

2019 74

Process Reduces Agility? Only on De Minimis Projects

Herding Cats

IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW ACQUISITION PROCESS FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS. the Secretary of Defense shall develop and implement a new acquisition process for information technology systems. A popular toss off aphrase in some agile circles is process reduces agility.

How to Handle Digital Transformation Pain Points

Epicflow Blog

Ross , the principal research scientist at the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research , said: “Even though digital is supposed to be all about speed, it takes a really long time… Success is about being able to execute [a] constantly changing strategy.”.

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Writing Statements of Work That Keep Your Projects on Track

Guerrilla Project Management

Matt Karlyn, a partner with the law firm of Foley & Lardner LLP and is a member of the firm’s Information Technology & Outsourcing Practice, shares his insights on writing vendor Statements of Work that keep IT projects on Track and protect them from vendors who don’t deliver.

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12 Wonderful Ways To Improve Your Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

There are times when it’s appropriate to withhold information. For example, a project manager with no information technology background may address software development risks.

2016 209

Performance-Based Project Management®

Herding Cats

Information Technology Estimating Quality. Successfully managing projects, not matter the domain, the size, the development or engineering method starts with a set of Principles, Practices, and Processes. Here are those Principles and Practices. The Principles are Immutable. The Practices are universal. The Processes need to be tailored to your domain.

The Best Free Project Management Resources

Azendoo

The Internet provides a vast resource for both paid and unpaid project management information that can rival many formal education programs. Aside from certified courseware, peer-reviewed journal publications offer some of the best resources for credible information.

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Why Use Project Management Software for IT Teams?

ProProfs Project Management

So, it is essential to get the right information technology project management software for IT teams onboard to manage project changes effortlessly. #6. What factors are really essential for successful project implementation for an IT team? Is it: Creating the perfect project plan?

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What Project Managers say About Significance of Kanban Boards?

Taskque

Project manager at Atos Information Technology says: Kanban Boards are part of Visual Project Management. The free flow of information and the ability to focus on a single task can help productivity. Kanban ! What is it?

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G2 Crowd's Top 20 Project Management Software Solutions

MavenLink

To make your selection easier, we’ve provided you with some high-level information about the top 20 project management tools, including the types of companies and the industries they are best suited for, as well as pricing options. It combines best practices and technology to help services organizations improve operational execution, become more agile as a business, and drive improved financial performance.

2018 69

Using Portfolio-Driven Performance to Improve Project Delivery

Planview

We are living in an era of relentless change, and nothing escapes unscathed, not the economy, technology, politics, markets—nothing. Information Technology is a crucial part of facilitating this integration.

2019 83

Ranking the Most (and Least) Productive Industries

Redbooth

Information Technology and Financials get work done the fastest. Industries producing complicated physical goods like Aerospace & Defense and Technology Hardware, also take a long time for work to be completed.

How Did I Get Here? A Career Profile of Lee Lepkowski, PMP

ProProject Manager

When I earned my Bachelor degree in Computer Science I had no job experience in information technology and worked at a relay manufacturing plant where I quickly worked my way up to Production Planner and helped with programming tasks wherever I could find them. Welcome to Lee Lepkowski!

Pulse of the Profession 2018: Success in Disruptive Times by Managing Projects Effectively

Inloox

PMI’s most recent Pulse of the Profession is about how to succeed in a disruptive world, with challenges being, among others, new technologies (like autonomous vehicles), artificial and data intelligence and big data. Implications for project management in a changing environment can be seen in areas like data collection, reporting, monitoring, and information sharing. New technology. These lead to more deliberate shifts in scope based on informed business decisions.

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Governance and Estimating

Herding Cats

A structural component that pertains to the organisation’s information technology activities, the way those activities support the goals of the business, and the people who help manage those activities. Information & Technology Balance Sheet - Balanced Scorecard, Zachman .

5 Cybersecurity Tools and Services to Consider for 2016 and Beyond?

Brad Egeland

My background is primarily information technology and project management. This rapidly growing data often contains an enterprise's financial information, product plans, strategic initiatives, intellectual property, and confidential employee, customer or patient records.

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Cost Estimating Assessment Criteria

Herding Cats

Information Technology Estimating Quality. I'm working an Implementation Review (IR) of a major space flight vehilce, that includes Software Intensive System of Systems. . Here are the guidelines for a credible cost estimate (GAO-16-620). Comprehensive. Includes all life-cycle costs. Defines program, reflects current schedule, technically reasonable. Work Breakdown structure is traceable and includes appropriate details. Documents all cost-influence ground rules and assumptions.

ITIL for Project Managers – Should you?

Online PM Courses

And one of those services is Information Technology: IT. IT service management is performed by IT service providers through an appropriate mix of people, process and information technology.” Analyze the information and data. Present and use the information.

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Without a Root Cause Analysis, No Suggested Fix Can Be Effective

Herding Cats

Information Technology Estimating Quality. In a recent Blog post titled Precision it is suggested Precision (or the implication thereof) is perhaps the root problem of most, if not all dysfunction related to estimation. . Yes, projects have uncertainty. Everything has uncertainty.

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