How to Create a? Project Management Infrastructure from the Ground Up

Brad Egeland

Your organization is thinking of implementing a project management infrastructure.

Working for Yourself – Project Management Contractor or Consultant?

Arras People

The second is about setting up the business infrastructure to support you, so that’s things like accounting, sales and marketing. I’ve come to a point in my career that I think it’s time to try working for myself. Any advice for making the transition?

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8 challenges affecting software project management

Moira Alexander

New in-house software development and implementations, infrastructure related projects, enhancements or upgrades, and the increasing development of web-based solutions and mobile apps are a constant within the software industry. Managing projects of all sizes and levels of complexities is part of business, regardless of what vertical industry you’re talking about. Software development is no different.

Moving from Project Manager to Programme Manager

Arras People

Specific process or technique focus, which differ from project management, is around how to set up the programme infrastructure including governance arrangements; how benefits management works; how to manage inter dependencies and resource management across the programme.

Overcoming the Top Challenges of IT Project Management

Wrike

In a nutshell, IT project management is managing any project dealing with IT infrastructure, information systems, or computer technology. Another unique IT project challenge is that changes to IT infrastructure may impact security and data management.

When the Agile rubber hits the enterprise road

quantmleap

Furthermore, crucial support services, like Release Management, Production Support, Infrastructure deployment, Enterprise Architecture, Enterprise Testing, and others are not yet fully integrated into the “Agile way of working” and are still operating with what would, traditionally, be referred to as Waterfall. H aving been ‘doing’ both Waterfall and Agile for quite some time now I feel fairly qualified to point out the idiosyncrasies in both approaches.

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Agile For Oil and Gas - mixing lifecycle models

LeadingAnswers

Facilities – creating the infrastructure for oil or gas extraction, initial processing and transportation to market. Introduction. This post is about Implementing agile at the organizational level across multiple technical domains.

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3 Arguments for a Project Management Office (PMO)?

Brad Egeland

​I believe it is wise that every organization – especially those that are more technical in nature – have a project management infrastructure.

The Battle Between Process and Progress

Girl's Guide to PM

i.e. aeroplane component design, or changes to core banking infrastructure. Sara is delivering a 3-month project to upgrade some core banking infrastructure. This is a contribution by Chris Hammond from smartitpm.com. Chris Hammond. As Project Managers, we’re all familiar with process.

How to Scale Methodology for Your IT Project

LiquidPlanner

In the following examples, team leaders probably should check with IT Security, Architecture and the Infrastructure teams while moving through a project. With an increased focus on security and cloud-hosting , security scans and infrastructure assessments should be mandatory.

Minimum Valuable Problem

Tyner Blain

When it is your team making decisions about dev-ops or other infrastructure that they need, this is exactly what it feels like and looks like. Defining and building a good minimum viable product is much harder than it sounds.

Project Management Methodology Guide by the European Commission

Project-Management.pm

The aim of the Centre of Excellence in Project Management (CoEPM2) is to provide the European Commission and the EU institutions with high quality Project Management infrastructure, support and consulting services. The Project Management Methodology Guide was recently released by the Centre of Excellence in Project Management (CoEPM2) of the European Commission. What Is The Mission Of The Centre of Excellence in Project Management (CoEPM2) ?

How To Build An Efficient Portfolio Management Office ?

Project-Management.pm

Furthermore, it will hardly affect the organization’s infrastructure. As far as portfolio management processes go, portfolio management office is embedded in an organization in order to support a certain strategic objectives towards a successful result. Portfolio management office also serves as an additional support in terms of business goals and benefits from projects or programs.

The Best Free Project Management Resources

Azendoo

MIT ’s 1.040 Project Management Course covers project management and implementation specifically related to infrastructure construction. The numbers don’t lie: Managing complicated projects is a tough task.

The benefits of being a part time PM - interview with Arnon Yaffe

Susanne Madsen

A good manager is an enabler, your job is to create the infrastructure and the processes for people to flourish. If you recruit the right people and put the right infrastructure in place, then you don’t need to be around all the time.

Nuclear Cleanup To Bridge Upgrades: How Top Projects Get It Done

Project Management Hacks

The program also made a great contribution in growing the next generation of talent in the trades and engineers who will keep Oregon’s infrastructure running in the future. For Fun: Infrastructure never gets the love and respect it ought to. London Tower Bridge (Pixabay).

Agile vs Waterfall Methodology: What’s the Difference?

Project Bliss

The Carnegie Mellon paper “ Parallel Worlds: Agile and Waterfall Differences and Similarities ” points out that “…Agile is a disciplined planning process, including understanding requirement dependencies, potential groupings and infrastructure needs.”

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How project management software can save you

Binfire

Companies also save on infrastructure costs because remote employees do not require office space. When we think about the benefits of desktop project management software, efficiency and speed to market come to mind.

What is Project Portfolio Management : The Basics

Project-Management.pm

A company that embeds PPM in their infrastructure has a higher chance to see that development. What is Portfolio Management? It’s one of those questions that can be really complicated when someone is not really that familiar with project or portfolio management. To understand something is always the first step. And what is project portfolio management being one of the questions that needs further understanding. Projects are the motherboard of an organization.

FedEx Project Manager Profile: Leigh Espy

Project Management Hacks

The company is also involved in emergency relief efforts by offering planes and other infrastructure. Leigh Espy, FedEx Project Manager. What is like to work as a project manager? The easy answer is “it depends.” That’s true but it doesn’t really tell us much.

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2017 Project Management Trends To Watch

Girl's Guide to PM

I’ll be watching the Infrastructure Industry Innovation Platform to see what impact that has on project success (lots, I hope).

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How is SaaS Changing Product Management – A Research Thesis

Tyner Blain

These changes in business model and infrastructure may be causing shifts in product management too. Paddy Barrett in Ireland is preparing his Master’s thesis on Product Management and would like to interview (USA) state-side product managers for his primary research.

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The Case for Project Portfolio Management

Jez Lister

For example, within a banking environment it may make sense to have portfolio categories such as Retail Banking, Business Banking, Mobile Banking, General Insurance, Infrastructure etc. Project Portfolio Management (PPM) has gained widespread interest from many organisations over recent years.

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How to Avoid Messaging Platform “Gotchas”

amium

Messaging platforms are considered one of few key Internet infrastructure elements. What used to be only referred to as email and IM has evolved into a complex mix of multi-media email, instant messaging, and related mobile messaging infrastructure.

Advice for Project Managers: Preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution and Setting Goals

LiquidPlanner

Software like LiquidPlanner allows you to stay flexible and shift between priorities , so make sure that you have the underpinning infrastructure and systems to meet the demand for flexibility when it comes. Are you grappling with a stubborn project management work issue? Ask Elizabeth!

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8 ways to train your staff to digital efficiency

Azendoo

After a massive success in education, they now provide the same light and professional infrastructure to companies to train their workforce (renamed “COOC” for Corporate Open Online Course ). Established companies have but one goal: resilience.

The Future of Digital Business: What Does This Mean for Project Teams?

LiquidPlanner

In the case of operations teams, digital business means leaner operations groups because so much of the digital business infrastructure is outsourced to cloud providers. It’s Monday morning.

Do You Actually Need a Project Management Certification?

ActiveCollab

ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) covers a larger area than PMP. You’ve probably heard about all sorts of project management certifications and wonder whether it’s worth having one. It depends: If you want to advance your career, you should get certified. If some organization uses some project management framework, you need to get certified. If you want to manage projects better, certification won’t help you much. The most popular project management certifications.

?Do You Need a Project Management Office (PMO)?

Brad Egeland

Some project management infrastructures just aren’t at the maturity level to really make use of a PMO. ​ I realize not everyone and every organization needs a Project Management Office (PMO).

Why You Need Better Analytical Skills

Project Management Hacks

However, there are other aspects to the situation such as ineffective management oversight or aging infrastructure issues. Analytical skills are a powerful set of tools and techniques to understand problems and work toward solutions.

Virtual Office is here to stay

Binfire

Infrastructure: How companies do save money? Today more and more companies are allowing their employees to work from home, either on full time or part time bases. The Virtual Office is now permanent fixture in American and European companies.

Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

Risk and uncertainty in project management decision-making,” Karolina Koleczko, Public Infrastructure Bulletin, Vol. There was a Tweet two days ago from one of the founders of eXtreme Programming, that said.

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What to Do When Project Need Exceeds Skills and Availability

Brad Egeland

Your organization is getting better and better at “selling” projects, but you may be a smaller organization lacking the human resources personnel to get the right people on board – at least quickly – to ramp up the delivery side of the project management infrastructure. ​ Your project management practice is moving along nicely and your organization’s project success rate is on the rise.

Your Ultimate Guide To Portfolio Management Tools

Project-Management.pm

The portfolio management tools that are embedded in the organizational infrastructure must assess all the risks in the entire organization including resources, systems, requirements, and time frame. Large projects call for complex processes and the need for more management procedures. When you tackle larger and more complex projects, the following management procedures need to be up to date and these are aided by tools, methodologies , and strategies.

Magento 2 – Tutorial #1 – Magento 2.0 History, Overview, Feature Set

DigitalPM

So you can run 10 servers and load balance across your infrastructure. Brought to you by [link] (Mike Cristancho – Magento Certified Solution Specialist). Subscribe to stay up to date with the series of Magento 2 and how to leverage the platform to grow your business.

Agile Benefits Management

LeadingAnswers

We can have projects to build transport infrastructure, create attractions and hire employees, but the benefits of opening a theme park only come about when all are accomplished at the appropriate times. Benefits are why we undertake projects.

Sustainable Development Goal #9 and Project Management, Industrialization and Innovation

Green Project Management

Sustainable Development Goal #9 Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation In this installment of our series on the SDGs, we look at #9 of 17.