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.

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.

How to Become an IT Project Manager

ProjectManager.com

Technical understanding including hardware, software, network, infrastructure, security, etc. IT PM: Project management training that deals with technology, such as infrastructure, hardware, software, networks, etc. So ITIL is Information Technology Infrastructure Library.

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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.

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.

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 190

Key Ingredients to More Project Successes

Brad Egeland

A certified staff of project managers in your PM infrastructure or PMO won’t guarantee success for every project every time out, but having a solid group of leaders talking the same language and possessing confident leadership skills may be half the battle for some organizations. Of course, nothing can guarantee ongoing project successes. If we had a magic formulate that could, we’d be millionaires.

2018 160

Elements Of A Successful Data-Driven Marketing Strategy

Brad Egeland

While infrastructural enhancements like this are worth pursuing, some of the most successful data-collecting solutions come in the area of marketing. Additional Information Considerations Infrastructure was touched on earlier.

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 188

Elements Of A Successful Data-Driven Marketing Strategy

Brad Egeland

While infrastructural enhancements like this are worth pursuing, some of the most successful data-collecting solutions come in the area of marketing. Additional Information Considerations Infrastructure was touched on earlier.

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.

Is Your Project Office as Productive as You Hoped? Take the Next Step and Certify It

Brad Egeland

Or are you putting together your project management infrastructure and considering building a PMO? How is your project management office (PMO) doing? Perhaps you need help. Your next step - you need certification for your PMO.

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 184

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.

Issue Log - Template for Prince2 and Agile

Techno-PM

The protocol failed due to the fact that the new environment wasn’t set up by the infrastructure team. The DM team raised the problem to the project manager (Howard Foster), and requested his assistance in prioritizing this task with the infrastructure team. What is an Issue Log?

Become a Cheetah Certified Project Manager

Brad Egeland

In fact, train your entire group and create a PM infrastructure of excellence and excellent people. CCPM? A what?!? A CCPM - a Cheetah Certified Project Manager. Is that a real thing? Yes, and it is awesome. Cheetah Learning - a 17 year leaders worldwide in project management education, training and certification - is offering their own certification in addition to PMI's Project Management Professional (PMP) training and certification. And the training is life changing.

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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 156

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.

When projects go wrong and it's the worst possible moment

Susanne Madsen - Developing Project Leaders

But although the Opera House is a national symbol and has been recognised as an incredible feat of architecture, it’s one of the best-known case studies of a failed infrastructure project.

Lessons Learned - A suggested Process

Project Health Check

But "plan" may also mean putting in place the infrastructure for L.L. - In our Precious Blog entry we reflected generally on Project Lessons Learned. Now let us spell out a structured Process that we suggest: Plan Lessons Capture - Lessons Learned (L.L.)

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?

How IT Can Deliver New Business Value Every 12 Weeks – Adobe Systems Case Study

Guerrilla Project Management

Paulette Scheffer, Senior Director of IT Infrastructure & Service Management at Adobe Systems, on how her team Delivers new business value 12-week sprints. I am joined today by Paulette Scheffer, Senior Director of IT Infrastructure & Service Management, to talk about how her team at Adobe Systems delivers business value in 12-week sprints.

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How to Get Into Project Management: 5 PMs Share Their Stories

Girl's Guide to PM

My degree helped me understand how systems and infrastructure fit together. There are lots of routes into project management, as I explored recently in an article on how to become a project manager.

2018 230

Building the "Perfect" Schedule

Herding Cats

This type of business structure is typical for large space and defense programs as well as large construction and infrastructure projects. I'm working on a presentation and discussion for the Joint Space Cost Council that is happening in September.

Project Management Financial Planning Glossary of Terms

Clarizen

materials, infrastructure, etc.). Whether you are studying for project management certification, have had the role of project manager thrust upon you (funny how that happens, isn’t it?),

Digital Transformation Projects (2): Opportunities and Challenges of Digitization

Inloox

Missing technical infrastructure. The first part of this 3-part series gave an insight into what “digital transformation” means. We’ve established the following definition for this process: ". A digital transformation is a process of disruption and the following process of regeneration. Antiquated structures get torn down and are replaced by new, more efficient processes and structures. ".

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Give Your Organization the PMO Edge – Become a Certified PMO Developer

Brad Egeland

An organization can certainly operate a PM infrastructure with a dedicated project management office (PMO). There may be more struggles, a bigger learning curve, or more problems bringing in the best dedicated project management talent, but it can be done. I've seen it work.

2018 184

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).

2017 333

What is the Difference Between PRINCE2 Agile and APMG Agile Project Management?

Arras People

APMG already had all the infrastructure and experience to write syllabus and exams and run the accreditation of trainers, training companies and exam candidates.

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.

2016 244

How to Create a Project Assumptions List: Examples and Template Included

Project Bliss

Technology – this could cover software development, platforms, environments, and infrastructure. . When my daughter was very little she came home from school one day and told me the saying about assumptions: When you assume, you make an ass out of you and me.

2018 208

10 Ways to Write About Your Project Management Career History in Your CV

Arras People

So you’ve written your amazing introductory profile and got your key achievements just right. Now it’s time to focus on the real weighty part of the CV – your career history. So what’s the best way to tackle this?

2017 189

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.

2013 191

Digital Transformation Projects (1): What is Digital Transformation?

Inloox

Just like any other change project, you will have to carefully plan and prepare digital transformation projects: you must modernize antiquated infrastructures and processes, but you also need to keep in mind the human aspect, because you will have to convince your team of the advantages of a digital transformation.

2018 139

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) ?

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).

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Architecture, Construction, Engineering, and ACE Conferences in 2018

Appfluence

The themes of the conference are: Infrastructure design for regions in rapid development. Infrastructure design for new vertical cities. Infrastructure for new cities and landscapes. Design for urban infrastructure: Parks, Buildings, Streets, and Systems. The ACE industry is a unique field because it consists of architects, engineers, and those in the construction industry; in other words, three separate industries that intertwine.

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.

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Application And Collection Of Data Optimizes Businesses

Brad Egeland

Imagine the hardware and infrastructural savings which come through BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) solutions. To Bot, Or Not To Bot?

2018 156