Necessary Big Data Management Best Practices For Optimal Infrastructure

Brad Egeland

Use The Tools Available Two things primarily facilitate Big Data: cloud computing—which provides a variety of infrastructurally enhancing applications —and the Internet of Things (IoT). Utilizing Big Data and infrastructural management software is key

Thinking of Creating a PM Infrastructure?

Brad Egeland

Is your organization thinking of implementing a project management infrastructure. Maybe you a small company on the rise and up until now you’ve gotten by on managing “projects” on the fly…grabbing some info off the internet to help those who have been forced into managing these one-off and mainly internal projects succeed…or at least not fail miserably.

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

Brad Egeland

Your organization is thinking of implementing a project management infrastructure.

Looking for a Good Project Manager: 5 Tips for Hiring the Right One

Project Smart

Are you looking to expand your project management infrastructure by hiring a new project manager? Or perhaps several new project managers?

Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

Unexpected details pop up, as small as UX that needs clean-up, and as big as a previously unforeseen flaw in the infrastructure of a project. As a Product Manager, you probably have to deal with technical debt. Regularly. Whether you like it or not - because it can’t be avoided.

4 Questions to Ask When You're Asked to Help Set Up a New PMO

Project Smart

Everyone feels your project management infrastructure - albeit new and leanly staffed with a few part-time project managers from various departments - has been successful enough to warrant taking the next big step: the creation of a formal project management office (PMO).

Survey - How Certified is Your PMO and How Effective is the PMO Leadership?

Brad Egeland

1) How certified is your PMO or PM infrastructure? How Certified and is Your PMO or PM Infrastructure and How Effective is the Leadership? Let's have a little fun and do a new survey. This time I'd like to look at two things.

Praise Loud, Blame Soft

Project Smart

At least, they should, and hopefully, they do in project management infrastructures that are properly set up and have the right idea about allowing their project managers the freedom to do their jobs well. This is a big one.

Traditional vs Cloud Security

Brad Egeland

Therefore, it is crucial for organizations to have systems built on infrastructure that is not only secure but also cost-effective and scalable. To address the increasingly complex requirements for data transmission, storage, and analysis, organizations should consider cloud infrastructure.

2019 108

Keeping Top Management Informed - Part 2

Project Smart

In Part 1 of this two-part series, we discussed keeping top management informed of your project's status by considering the PM or PMO infrastructure as well as if and why they would need to be informed.

Traditional vs Cloud Security

Brad Egeland

Therefore, it is crucial for organizations to have systems built on infrastructure that is not only secure but also cost-effective and scalable. To address the increasingly complex requirements for data transmission, storage, and analysis, organizations should consider cloud infrastructure.

Sitetracker extends Series B to include Energize Ventures closing $34M

Sitetracker

Latest investment brings total funding to $45 million to power the successful deployment of critical infrastructure PALO ALTO, Calif.,

?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).

2016 122

10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

Infrastructure & Projects Authority assurance templates. The Infrastructure & Projects Authority (IPA) arranges and manages project assurance reviews for the UK governments’ complex and high risk projects. You’ve got responsibility for a project.

2019 388

Will a Project Management Certification Help Your Career?

LiquidPlanner

Let’s say you’re well-qualified in your technical skills—be it Java, programming languages, infrastructure, networks or system administration.

Communication Technology Services (CTS) partners with Sitetracker to scale DAS deployments

Sitetracker

Originally posted via PR Newswire. CTS will use the Sitetracker Platform to enable their next phase of growth as they deploy and maintain DAS projects across multiple regions.

Is a PMO the Right Strategic Plan

Brad Egeland

Projects happen no matter what your office infrastructure looks like. Whether you have a PMO or just one or more project managers or even no true defined project managers, projects still happen. And sometimes you aren’t even aware there are projects going on. They’re called tasks, assignments, must-do’s, emergencies, new initiatives, or whatever else someone who identified the need is calling it today. In reality, they’re all projects to some degree.

2019 85

Chief Project Officer - Should This be a Real Thing?

Brad Egeland

What about this… what about a central figure leading the project management infrastructure in an organization. PMO Directors. Are they game changers? Great leaders? Powerful enough to get the job done? Are they taken seriously by senior management? It’s certainly not a new concept. Making that central figure a C-level officer in the company…now that’s a new concept. At least I’ve not seen it happen or even be proposed anywhere. Read the full article.

Project Initiation: How to Start Your Project Off Right

ProjectManager.com

It houses the communications infrastructure and whatever tech is needed for the project. The first thing to do is figure out where the project office should be, and then make sure that the infrastructure there is properly set up with the right project management office tools and equipment.

Projects are Life: Rafik Ishaya

Sitetracker

He has spent 19 years at Fullerton Engineering and 25 total working in critical infrastructure industries. Rafik Ishaya is an expert project manager. That kind of expertise is hard to come by. Sitting down and learning from Rafik was a real treat.

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.

2016 161

Are you ready for remote project management?

Moira Alexander

The business model and infrastructure. When it comes to the business model and infrastructure, consider at the very least, the following questions: Will the existing business model and infrastructure fully support remote project management in ways that make sense, currently and into the future? Do the existing infrastructure and technologies offer the needed capabilities for remote connectivity?

2016 219

4 Step Guide to Simplifing your Portfolio Definition Process

Keyedin

Infrastructure. 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.

Cancelling Projects - It's Not the Right Project

Project Health Check

Potentially a number of Projects would then be initiated to build the new physical infrastructure (buildings, roads), train additional staff, provision IT and canteen facilities etc. In part 1 of this article series, we accepted that Projects sometimes need to be cancelled.

2017 226

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.

2016 379

How to Make a Disaster Recovery Plan

ProjectManager.com

It enables the recovery and continuation of critical technology, infrastructure and systems. It enables the recovery or continuation of critical technology, infrastructure, and systems.

2019 349

Increase market share and gain new business by embracing change in the era of network densification

Sitetracker

Billions of dollars are being invested in mobile network infrastructure to keep up with capacity and speed demands. Now more than ever, delivering infrastructure projects requires a more modern and efficient approach. There has been a shift in the telecom industry. Everyone is talking about the race to 5G, but are we taking it’s effect seriously? These investments include fiber installation, traditional tower builds, and small cell deployment.

4 Step Guide to Simplifing your Portfolio Definition Process

Keyedin

Infrastructure. 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.

5 Steps to Making Your Project Meetings Effective

LiquidPlanner

In the past eight months of my life directing a large infrastructure program, I spend on average 70% of my time in meetings. “As a leader, you must consistently drive effective communication.

2018 553

Cancelling Projects: How?

Project Health Check

Salvage : Any useful outputs of the Project should be salvaged for potential reuse immediately or at some stage in the future, be it physical infrastructure (desk spaces, computer etc) or project outputs (computer code or physical products).

2017 197

3 steps to improve operational efficiency for 5G project management

Sitetracker

5G will be comprised of many, many infrastructure components, including fronthaul fiber, small cells, and towers. There’s a better way to do 5G project management. By the end of this post, you will have three more tools you can use to improve operational efficiency when managing 5G projects.

Project managers, here’s what your managers want to know that you’re not telling them.

Sitetracker

If you’re a project manager in a critical infrastructure industry like telecommunications or utilities you know firsthand that you could be managing hundreds of complex projects at once and your boss wants to know about all of them, right now.

Real World Absolutes For Business Analysts On Tech Projects

Brad Egeland

It can be a catalyst for cohesion within a PM infrastructure or project management office (PMO). Let me be the first to say that Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is great. ​ It can help you get hired, move up in your profession, and show dedication to your chosen career path. It can give everyone a common language to use.

2019 108

EV charging stations: why we need more and how to deploy them

Sitetracker

California leads the way, investing in EV infrastructure In 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown signed an executive order which set the goal of five million electric vehicles on the state’s … Continue reading.

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.

2016 111

The Top UK Project Management Certifications in 2019

Arras People

ITIL – A Framework of Best Practice: Some may be surprised to see ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) in a list of project management certifications but like its stable mate PRINCE2 as a framework, it offers a broad insight into service delivery.

2019 256

5 tips telecom industry leader Victoria Lamberth, CRO and Co-Founder of ZenFi Networks wants you to know

Sitetracker

ZenFi Networks is an innovative, locally-owned and operated communications infrastructure company focused on enabling fiber optic network, distributed colocation and wireless siting solutions in the New York and New Jersey metro region. As the area’s most experienced communications infrastructure builders, ZenFi Networks has an unparalleled reputation for efficiently architecting, delivering, and expanding fiber optic networks, distributed colocation, and wireless … Continue reading.

Half Agile Isn’t Real Transformation

Leading Agile

Tech Infrastructure != I’m including all IT resources “in front of” the API layer in the organization’s technical infrastructure. Dividing your transformation initiative along the seams of the technical infrastructure will often be a suboptimal approach.

2019 124

What Energize Ventures’ investment means for Sitetracker

Sitetracker

We’re excited to add Energize to the team as we have the support of an additional world-class investor supporting our mission to power the efficient and successful deployment of critical infrastructure. We’ve extended our Series B round, raising an additional $10 million. This new partnership with Energize Ventures brings our total funding to $45 million.

Using Operational Excellence to Be More Productive

ProjectManager.com

If a company is unable to change to stay competitive and adapt management infrastructure in order to adopt and thrive in these changing environs, then the company is not staying competitive. People often think of productivity on an individual scale: how can I be more productive?

2019 299