Agile Infrastructure Transformation and TBM

Leading Agile

Questions of how does Agile apply to infrastructure and what does TBM have to do with Agile were in my mind. Agile in Infrastructure. Where Agile for Infrastructure and TBM Align. Agile for Infrastructure and TBM align several ways.

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). The potentiality is billions in savings with no loss of operational quality—in fact, there can be an increase in infrastructural efficiency and output. Utilizing Big Data and infrastructural management software is key

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Opportunity knocking. Telecom Infrastructure Provider Outlook

Sitetracker

Including results from hundreds of survey participants from around the world, the 2020 Outlook reflects up to the minute sentiment of the telecom infrastructure industry. Telecom Infrastructure Provider Outlook appeared first on Sitetracker.

Sitetracker opens the first-of-its-kind telecom infrastructure survey

Sitetracker

The post Sitetracker opens the first-of-its-kind telecom infrastructure survey appeared first on Sitetracker.

Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

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. 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. We have to accept that nobody gets away without some technical debt. And of course, the longer you take to deal with your technical debt, the more difficult it becomes to address fully. Feeling frustrated? Fortunately, we can take a step back, gain clarity, and see how the decisions we make impact our technical debt. Then, we can make decisions about how we want to balance technical debt with other priorities. Are we willing to live with some level of technical debt in order to ship product and meet deadlines? Can we mitigate technical debt to get to an MVP faster?

Sitetracker invests in the success of people deploying critical infrastructure around the world

Sitetracker

The post Sitetracker invests in the success of people deploying critical infrastructure around the world appeared first on Sitetracker. Originally posted on PR Newswire.

Sitetracker hires critical infrastructure industry heavyweight as SVP of Product Management

Sitetracker

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

Brad Egeland

Your organization is thinking of implementing a project management infrastructure. Till 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 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. ITIL: Information Technology Infrastructure Library covers the best practices used to develop and execute IT service management for a company. So ITIL is Information Technology Infrastructure Library.

2018 285

Budget 2020: What Does it Mean for the PM Domain?

Arras People

640bn Promised for Britain’s infrastructure. Infrastructure projects across the UK will get a total of £640bn in Government spending over the next five years, the Budget has set out. I’m sure like me, many of you were keeping an eye out for Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first Budget presented last week, keen to learn what implications it would have for the PM domain going forward as well as coronavirus. Here are some of the main headlines: IR35 goes ahead as planned.

2020 185

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.

Sitetracker and Carahsoft Partner to Manage Deployment of Critical Infrastructure for Government Agencies

Sitetracker

Sitetracker’s Project, Asset and Work Management Platform Available to Public Sector and Reseller Partners through Carahsoft SEWP, NASPO and NCPA Contracts Palo Alto, CA and Reston, VA — November 14, 2019 — Sitetracker, the global standard for managing high volume critical infrastructure projects, and Carahsoft Technology Corp., The post Sitetracker and Carahsoft Partner to Manage Deployment of Critical Infrastructure for Government Agencies appeared first on Sitetracker.

Symptoms of an Ineffective PMO

Brad Egeland

Is your PM infrastructure doing all it needs to do to promote maximum project success in the organization and for your project customers? ​ When we build a PM infrastructure or project office, the intent is usually to create project stability, ongoing successes and career growth for the project managers involved.

PMO 87

The Disciplined Agile Mindset

International Institute of Learning

For example, investing in enterprise architecture, in reusable infrastructure, and in sharing innovations across our organization offer the potential to improve consistency, quality, reliability, and reduce cost over the long term.

Agile 86

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 212

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.

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? Indicates required field #1 - How many project managers (approximately) are there in your PMO or PM infrastructure total? * #2 - How many (approximately) are PMP certified? * #3 - Who is leading your PMO or PM infrastructure? Let's have a little fun and do a new survey. This time I'd like to look at two things.

4 Key Ingredients of a Viable PMO

Brad Egeland

Will it be able to make it through the growing pains to become a functional piece of the company infrastructure or will it fail like so many project management offices have in organizations both small and large? Your organization has a project management office or is planning to create one.

PMO 105

The Perfect Storm for The Project Economy

Leading Answers

3) Infrastructure projects for population growth. The housing may happen organically, but the infrastructure for transportation, power, water and hospitals all need projects to make them happen. The winds of change were strong before the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 78

Is a Virtual Team Right for You? The Pros and Cons of Virtual Teams

ProjectManager.com

Set up the Infrastructure and Get Remote Tools. Naturally, you can’t have a virtual team if you’re not providing a strong digital infrastructure for them to work in. More organizations have taken to virtual teams. They have, obviously, skyrocketed in practice over the course of this year. It certainly seems like virtual teams are here to stay, but are they right for your company? Are virtual teams the magic bullet to end all ills for your company? Simply put, no.

2020 222

Four Key Elements of a Viable PMO

Brad Egeland

Will it be able to make it through the growing pains to become a functional piece of the company infrastructure or will it fail like so many project management offices have in organizations both small and large? Your organization has a project management office or is planning to create one.

PMO 153

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. Risk: additional risk to operational stability of banking infrastructure, as the upgrade will take place outside of change management recommendations. This is a contribution by Chris Hammond from smartitpm.com. Chris Hammond. As Project Managers, we’re all familiar with process.

2016 304

Cybersecurity Tip - Expectation Versus Reality in Cybersecurity

Brad Egeland

Reality : The technical infrastructure that’s so deeply embedded into our lives (hardware + software) has become so complicated that it’s impossible to avoid errors and security holes. Expectation no.

2020 101

Project Management Job Titles: Understanding the Types of Roles in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

They work on technical projects, which could be software, application, platform, infrastructure, security, or projects that bring together subject matter experts in all IT disciplines to deliver something.

2020 328

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. And yet… somehow the organisation doesn’t have the documentation you need to get it started, keep it on track and close it down successfully. So you turn to the internet to find the paperwork you need.

2019 311

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. Whether a disaster is man-made or of natural origins, if you don’t react quickly then it’ll get worse. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how to make a disaster recovery plan. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference. In Review – How to Make a Disaster Recovery Plan.

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 560

PM Candidates: 5 Legitimate Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

Brad Egeland

One, is to ask a few pointed questions to get detailed information about the PM infrastructure. Finding out details about their project management infrastructure will help you frame your other questions as well as your responses to the interviewer questions. It can be fun, but most of all, it’s productive and tells you something about the progressive and focused nature of the organization’s project management infrastructure.

2020 99

Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

ProjectManager.com

Keynote speaker is Nick Smallwood, CEO of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority and Head of Government’s Project Delivery Function. At the beginning of each year we all reflect on the past and make resolutions for the future. It’s not a bad practice, but why save it for once a year?

2020 290

7 Steps for Effective Problem Management in IT

ProjectManager.com

This is called problem management, which has been detailed into best practices within the services management framework ITIL, or the information technology infrastructure library. One of the aspects of problem management is pinpointing the issue in the IT infrastructure that is the root cause of the problem, which is where the ITIL comes in. Information technology (IT) is a broad field that encompasses anything related to computer technology.

2020 195

Have you tried Gantter?

Girl's Guide to PM

Gantter also integrates with Smartapp.com for planning & scheduling infrastructure projects. A Gantt chart-based online PM software with a first-of-its-kind AI Recommendation Engine and complete Google integration. This is a guest article by Susan Kuruvilla at Gantter.

2020 241

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. The IT infrastructure of the typical organization comprises of hardware devices that are connected to on-premise servers. These infrastructures can be quite expensive.

Strategic Planning Models: An Introduction to 5 Popular Models

ProjectManager.com

Then there’s the organizational capacity, which looks at your personnel, infrastructure, tech, culture and whatever else can be used to meet your goals. Organizations are always looking for ways to improve. It’s how they stay relevant and, more importantly, profitable.

2020 285

PPM Benefits for the Project Management Office

Arras People

One key role player in that scenario is the project management office (PMO) for many larger and more established organizations and project management infrastructures.

2018 222

6 Global Trends – What they mean for Project Leaders

Virtual Project Consulting

The PMI 2020 Signposts Report is a fascinating read for all project leaders about climate change, artificial intelligence, globalization, the infrastructure gap, cybersecurity and shifting demographics. pmot #leadership. Leadership Project Management PMI project leader Report

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.

5 Key Steps to Successful Project Management

Entry

Build the project infrastructure based on the problem that needs solving. Managing your first project can be daunting. To simplify things, here are five steps critical to the successful management of a project: Step 1: Initiate the Project by Defining the Scope. This phase typically begins with a business case where you will examine whether the project is feasible and important stakeholders will do their due diligence to help decide to approve the project or not.

2017 150

Project Management Job Description

Girl's Guide to PM

To work with colleagues across the IT team, acting as the liaison for architecture and strategy, platform, infrastructure, application, testing, security, data management, development, procurement and relevant third parties.

2020 307

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 399

How to Plan an Event

ProjectManager.com

Decide on needed infrastructure: wifi, capacity, bathrooms, near shopping & restaurants, etc. Need to know how to plan an event? If you’re planning a big event like a conference, we can help you successfully plan, structure and lay it out.