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

The Battle Between Process and Progress

Girl's Guide to PM

As Project Managers, we’re all familiar with process. In fact, sometimes it can feel as if a project manager’s world is but a never-ending universe of interlocking processes and procedures. After all, project managers are not process monkeys. It needs processes.

2016 383

Lessons Learned - A suggested Process

Project Health Check

Now let us spell out a structured Process that we suggest: Plan Lessons Capture - Lessons Learned (L.L.) But "plan" may also mean putting in place the infrastructure for L.L. - What Lessons Learned Processes have you used - or has it mostly been unstructured?

4 Step Guide to Simplifing your Portfolio Definition Process

Keyedin

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. Infrastructure.

4 Step Guide to Simplifing your Portfolio Definition Process

Keyedin

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. Infrastructure.

Why the Stage Gate Process will Make You a Better Project Manager

Online PM Courses

The Stage Gate Process gets too little love from Project Managers. In a Stage Gate process, you break your project into stages, or phases. In this article, we look at why a stage gate process will enhance your project management, and how to make it work.

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.

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. Are you managing the kind of large projects that demand that you put professional processes and documentation into action?

10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

We'll process your data in accordance with our privacy policy. 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.

2019 383

Is a PMO the Right Strategic Plan

Brad Egeland

Projects happen no matter what your office infrastructure looks like. ​ The question is, do you need a Project Management Office (PMO) wrapped around the process of running these initiatives, projects, engagements or tasks? Does the organization need a more formal process in place to be a central repository for the leadership of those projects? Whether you have a PMO or just one or more project managers or even no true defined project managers, projects still happen.

2019 82

Are you ready for remote project management?

Moira Alexander

After identifying all the possible barriers to remote project management, as well as some of the possible solutions, your business should further analyze and document the readiness of your teams, processes and technologies. The business model and infrastructure. Do the existing infrastructure and technologies offer the needed capabilities for remote connectivity? How adaptable are the people, processes, and technologies, especially during times of sudden change?

2016 219

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.

How to Make a Disaster Recovery Plan

ProjectManager.com

It enables the recovery and continuation of critical technology, infrastructure and systems. Review this process regularly. It enables the recovery or continuation of critical technology, infrastructure, and systems. And what’s the process in order that we restore.

2019 315

Using Operational Excellence to Be More Productive

ProjectManager.com

An integrated management system is a framework of processes and standards. Focus on process. 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.

2019 321

Quality Assurance and Testing: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

Quality control is more concerned with quality earlier in the project process. This provides a systematic measurement and comparison with a standard, along with a monitory of processes and a feedback loop to make sure no errors pass through production.

2018 351

Stories about Stories in Agile Development

MPUG

The process is a complex one with many stakeholders involved over months, sometimes years. In this process, written requirements with written words are many times inadequate, sometimes even inaccurate, and most of the time said requirements don’t convey the real intent.

Agile 81

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). But in every organization I've been in and worked with PMP processes and concepts weren't the norm or of any major importance – project success and customer satisfaction has been the emphasis and that isn't likely to change. Let me be the first to say that Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is great.

2019 106

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

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

Our Project Management Isn't Working

Brad Egeland

And do you need fresh eyes to look at your PM infrastructure and check processes for leaks and needed fixes? And once we fix your processes and get you back to running.successful projects, I can help you stay on track. Believe it or not I get told this or asked about this nearly every week. I frequently hear from organizations - some very large organizations right down to new startups - who are throwing up their arms and saying it's just not working!

What Can 2018 Tell Us About the Services Industry in 2019?

MavenLink

According to responses, the most common processes that service businesses planned to implement in 2018 were: Project dashboards that included project overview and history. The services industry saw many changes and trends across 2018 – some expected and others surprising.

2019 110

Resource Management in Projects: The Ultimate Guide

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article, I’ll show you what project resource management is, set out a simple process to do it, describe the tools to help and give you tips to overcome some of the common issues. The Project Resource Management Process. Projects are done by people.

2019 351

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. Much like tailoring a suit, the process leadership and project teams work together to apply the processes that best fit the project.

2017 92

Utility leaders improve reliability metrics with Sitetracker performance management, powerful dashboards, and reporting

Sitetracker

Today at the DistribuTECH conference in New Orleans, Sitetracker, the global standard for managing high-volume critical infrastructure projects, shared powerful performance management capabilities that transform how utility companies of all sizes can increase reliability and safety performance.

Risk Assessment for Information Security

Brad Egeland

This is essentially the “what” of the process, and it includes ISO requirements, qualitative risk, and quantitative risk analysis methods. Solution accelerators help with communications, collaboration, and infrastructure management.

Risk 176

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.

Re-imagine your Scrum to firm up your agility

Gunther Verheyen

Individuals are grouped into ‘teams’ The teams are ‘coached’ into complying with standard sets of practices and processes, unified Sprint lengths and electronic process tools. Many of today’s enterprises are hardly fit to play a leading role in today’s world.

SCRUM 81

7 Logical Fallacies That Can Harm Your Decision Making (With Examples)

ProjectManager.com

People act on their feelings, and feelings are fleeting, which means that we’re constantly shifting positions and getting nowhere in the process. How can logical fallacies harm your decision-making process? Logic appears to have been thrown out the window nowadays.

2018 325

PPM Benefits for the Project Management Office

Arras People

Project Portfolio Management (PPM) is the centralized management of the processes, methods, and technologies used by project managers and project management offices (PMOs) to analyze and collectively manage current or proposed projects based on numerous key characteristics.”.

2018 222

What Is Cloud Storage, and How Are Innovative Companies Using It?

ProjectManager.com

The service simplifies the process to make case preparation often take half the time it would on paper. Through cloud infrastructure, they were able to meet this demand. Everybody’s head is in the cloud nowadays. The phrase has shifted its meaning, however.

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.

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

Girl's Guide to PM

As a new project manager it helped me to become familiar with the elements of a project and formalise my processes and documentation. My degree helped me understand how systems and infrastructure fit together.

2018 342

Six ways to achieve growth through Professional Service Automation

Keyedin

Prior to implementing KeyedIn Projects our customer recalled they began their search for Professional Service Automation with a focus on automated time and expense tracking a few years ago as their growth had already started to outpace their infrastructure.

2019 78

Start Viewing Your IT Department as a Strategic Partner to the Organization

Planview

The following content is taken from the whitepaper, “Portfolio-Driven Performance: The 7 Process Areas That Drive IT and Business Results,” written by Jerry Manas. Process Area 5: Product Portfolio Management for IT-Developed Products. Process Area 6: Application Portfolio Management.

2019 103

Six ways to achieve growth through Professional Service Automation

Keyedin

Prior to implementing KeyedIn Projects our customer recalled they began their search for Professional Service Automation with a focus on automated time and expense tracking a few years ago as their growth had already started to outpace their infrastructure.

2019 78

An Exclusive Look at Mavenlink’s 2019 State of the Services Economy Report

MavenLink

This is the year companies take advantage of major opportunities and refine business processes that have become increasingly complex. The services industry has experienced unprecedented levels of growth during the last several years and shows no signs of slowing down.

2019 78

Issue Log - Template for Prince2 and Agile

Techno-PM

Managing a project is a complex process, which many liken to a tightrope act: the PM (Project Manager) must keep their balance while taking into consideration all the variables, tasks and the influence of all the team members and stakeholders. What is an Issue Log?

How to Build a Robust Project Risk Culture [8 Steps]

Online PM Courses

A robust risk culture goes beyond having a strong basic risk management process. And the process for creating a robust risk management culture within your project can apply equally if you get a chance to influence your wider organization. Share your processes and tools.

Risk 132

Introducing Todd Talks

LiquidPlanner

In the last year, we restructured our business to drive effectiveness in our infrastructure, people, product, and culture. Our restartup process at LiquidPlanner is a revitalization. From the Desk of Todd Humphrey.

2018 130

Surveys Said: Agencies Need a New Approach to Compete

MavenLink

Whether that process entails keeping track of information in common file-sharing platforms or investing in knowledge retention-specific technology, it’s time well spent.

2019 109