What is Lean Six Sigma?

Project Health Check

Lean Six Sigma, a management buzzword that seems to persist and many don't understand. Lean Six Sigma is an approach for Process Improvement Projects, combining many different conceptual tools depending on the situation. Essentially Lean Six Sigma is a fusion of two ideas: "Lean" and "Six Sigma": Lean Lean is a approach that seeks to eliminate Waste during a production process; it originated in Japan on the production lines of Toyota.

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Spend £90 Become PRINCE2 Agile Foundation Qualified

Arras People

PRINCE2 Agile® Foundation has just been launched and April is the month where the certification is piloted with the project management marketplace. You can take the PRINCE2 Agile Foundation course online now, pay no examination fee and receive your certification, all for a price of £90. More details are available on the registration page here – PRINCE2 Agile Foundation. Why PRINCE2 Agile? PRINCE2 contains some references to Agile but not a lot.

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The Top Five Project Management Certifications in the UK

Arras People

PRINCE2 Certification. What is PRINCE2? PRINCE2 (Projects IN Controlled Environments) is one of the world’s most practiced methods for project management. Started by Her Majesty’s Cabinet Office, along with the privately-held Capita LLC (The joint venture is now called AXELOS ), PRINCE2 is widely popular in the UK and other Commonwealth nations. PRINCE2 provides a framework and guidelines that enable effective project management for delivering projects successfully.

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Overview of my year 2020 book reviews

Henny Portman

PRINCE2 and DevOps, a successful marriage or recipe for divorce? whitepaper) How the PRINCE2 Directing Guide helps with decision latency (Book) An IPMA virtual mega project award assessment: what a challenge! 2020 was again an extremely fruitful book review year.

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Bist du ein Agilista?

Prince2

PRINCE2 oder Methoden wie Scrum und Kanban kommen alle ursprünglich aus dem IT-Umfeld. Trotzdem: Wenn Du ein Agilista bist, dann lächelst Du nur müde über die „Wasserfall“-Methode PRINCE2. Der Mensch steht im Vordergrund, nicht der Prozess: „Individuals and interactions over processes and tools, Working software over comprehensive documentation, Customer collaboration over contract negotiation, Responding to change over following a plan“, so umschreibt dies das Agile Manifesto.

What Does Agile Mean in the Job Market?

Arras People

There are many flavours of Agile, you may have heard of SCRUM, Kanban, Lean, Lean Startup, Extreme Programming to name but a few! When used in a Project context you can benefit from merging the Agile delivery methods with the structure that PRINCE2 Agile or Agile PM bring with them. Through this work we have come to value: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools. Agile processes harness change for the customer’s competitive advantage.

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Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

PRINCE2. Rational Unified Process. It overcame many shortcomings of waterfall model such as process rigidity and higher risk and delivered a much better solution. With feedback on every iteration and client involvement throughout the process, you can deliver a product that satisfies your clients, thanks to agile. PRINCE2. There are certain principles, themes and processes you will have to follow when implementing PRINCE2 project management methodology.

8 Project Management Methodologies Made Simple

Proofhub

Increasing visibility of work in progress to improve speed and quality of work Lean ?—?Streamlining Robust development to ensure quality PRINCE2 ?—?Controlled Controlled project management made of principles and processes Let’s take a brief look at these methodologies and see how beneficial they can be for your organization. It consists of a set of principles that primarily focuses on the end-state in a process. This is an exciting time in the project management world.

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The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies

Workamajig

A project management methodology is essentially a set of guiding principles and processes for managing a project. BONUS: Click here to get our totally free, curated list of 63 Project Management Templates with everything you need to streamline your processes today. Each stage in this process is self-contained; you wrap up one stage before moving onto another. This methodology emphasizes sharing and standardization of processes across the organization. PRINCE2.

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Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

PRINCE2. Rational Unified Process. It overcame many shortcomings of waterfall model such as process rigidity and higher risk and delivered a much better solution. With feedback on every iteration and client involvement throughout the process, you can deliver a product that satisfies your clients, thanks to agile. PRINCE2. There are certain principles, themes and processes you will have to follow when implementing PRINCE2 project management methodology.

Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

International Institute for Learning

They realize the final solution and product can only be arrived at through a process of experimentation and use of iterative methods. The organization embraces a Lean culture. They apply Lean principles and embody the philosophy of continuous improvement. About the Author Sandeep Shouche (PMP, PgMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, [ASM.EN], ITIL Expert, PRINCE2) is an expert in the areas of project, program management, Agile methodologies and IT Service Management.

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Project Management Methodologies 101: The What, Why, How, & Types Explained

ProProfs Project Management

Creating a winning formula for efficiently implementing business processes. A methodology is a framework of processes, methods, and practices that project managers employ for the design, planning, implementation and achievement of their project objectives. Lean Six Sigma.

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Let’s Be Agile Together!

Arras People

Coming from a manufacturing background I have exposure to Lean (make to stock) and Agile (make to order) and TOC in terms of delivering products. We were not fussy – best practice worked for us and we would happily take from PMBoK, PRINCE2 or whatever came along that could increase our capability to deliver successful projects and programmes. The project managers were taught to be agile ; focussed on delivering the project, not the process.

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A Complete Guide to RACI/RASCI Charts

Girl's Guide to PM

Another use for it is for process mapping. If you are going to change a process as part of your project you can use RACI to step through the process and record who is going to be affected by any process change. RACI and PRINCE2. PRINCE2® doesn’t have RACI/RASCI in exactly the same way as described above. amazon text=Agile Readiness: Four Spheres of Lean and Agile Transformation&asin= 1472417437] by Thomas P.

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Agile Project Management: What is It and Why Does It Matter?

Scoro

Today, project management has evolved one step further – with improved processes and technology providing more flexibility, more accountability and ultimately, more successful outcomes.

How to Pick a Project Management Methodology for Success

Clarizen

here are numerous project management methods out there, most often with single-noun names (think Scrum and Lean) that don’t really give away much about what they actually mean for a project manager. Common in software development, Agile is a customer focused project management methodology that places a large amount of emphasis on people and software rather than strict processes and documentation procedures. PRINCE2.

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

Paymo App

Project management methodologies – Agile, Waterfall, PRINCE2, PRiSM, Six Sigma, Critical Path, and many more. Some of your duties will include: taking part in the creation process, executing the project, preparing communication methods, finding solutions to recurring issues, monitoring the project’s progress from start to finish, and many more. solid understanding of business cases and risk management processes. The PRINCE2 Certification. PRINCE2 Practitioner.

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The 11 Best Project Management Certifications to Consider in 2019

Teamweek

A certificate in project management is a great way to sharpen your skills and bring valuable credentials to your employer, while also increasing your own earning power in the process. Agile strategies such as Scrum, Kanban, and Lean are featured for project managers to cultivate maximum responsiveness to market volatility. Projects in Controlled Environments (PRINCE2). The Projects in Controlled Environments or PRINCE2 certificates are administered by the ILX Group.

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The Complete Glossary of 614 Project Management Terms

Workamajig

Acceptance Test: A process through which a project's end users run through the project to identify any potential issues before it can be formally accepted. Allocation describes the process for assigning resources for different project activities in the most efficient way possible.

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What Do Companies like Apple, Amazon and Google Look for in Project Managers?

Epicflow Blog

To be successful, you should keep a 20K foot view of the process while staying connected to the details. To reach this goal, you should be a driven person able to make the right prioritization in day-to-day processes. .

A Complete Guide to RACI/RASCI Charts

Girl's Guide to PM

Another use for it is for process mapping. If you are going to change a process as part of your project you can use RACI to step through the process and record who is going to be affected by any process change. RACI and PRINCE2. PRINCE2® doesn’t have RACI/RASCI in exactly the same way as described above. Agile Readiness: Four Spheres of Lean and Agile Transformation by Thomas P. Working out who does what on your project can be a challenge.

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Keep your mind Project Management sharp with these resources

Project Management Five

Our craft is ever evolving with new tools seemingly available every day, minor tweaks in processes here and there, and a constant reminder that there’s more to learn, let alone, teach. Includes Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Lean, Kanban, etc.

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4 Project Management Trends of 2020: What to Prepare for?

Epicflow Blog

So, can you speak about artificial intelligence in project management if you still control all the related processes and make important decisions by yourself? This database should contain information about processes, actions, and outcomes typical for the company. Lean PM.

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#PMOT – Who are the Project Managers on Twitter to Follow?

Online PM Courses

Project and Change Management expertise – PRINCE2, MSP, Change Management, APM, Agile DSDM, Online & In-person training and consulting: terrapinagrada.co.uk. P3M3, PRINCE2® ITIL®, MSP®, P3O® M_o_R®, MoP®, MoV®, Agile & Earned Value in 140 characters or less. Agile methods offer alternatives to traditional #ProjectManagement processes. 59SecondsAgile gives quick hints & tips to the #AgileWay #Scrum #Kanban #Lean.

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Keep your mind Project Management sharp with these resources

Project Management Five

Our craft is ever evolving with new tools seemingly available every day, minor tweaks in processes here and there, and a constant reminder that there’s more to learn, let alone, teach. Includes Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), Lean, Kanban, etc.

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Top Solutions to Project Failure – Epicflow Research Part 2

Epicflow Blog

Most organizations build structures and processes designed to prevent project failure. However, Muratgali Karimsakov , a Project Engineer at Karachaganak Petroleum, warns that lessons learned must be applied in the right way: “Unfortunately, the lessons learned process in many companies doesn’t work properly. Great Planning Disasters by Peter Hall (University of California Press, 1982), recommended by Sean Doull-Connolly , a Senior Process Engineer at TIAA.

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The Best 53 Project Management Blogs You Should Be Reading

Paymo App

What to expect: Gina Abudi uses her experience with both small businesses and large organizations to write about projects, leadership, people, team building, professional development, and processes. What to expect: As a Lean and Agile project management expert, Corinna Baldauf shares her knowledge to help PM professional find and fix process problems. What to expect: John Goodpasture frequently writes articles on risk management, Agile processes, and leadership.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

Whether you are overseeing a team or leading major projects and their execution process, it is essential to keep everything in line to ensure project success. 20% of companies say that their IT requirements process is not the articulation of business need. 58% of organizations report more defined processes and practices as their key step to project success. Other than that, with well-defined processes and practices, the chances of project success automatically increases. .

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Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

is a process of detecting risks related to the time allowances for activities in particular or a project in general, with the width of estimates range indicating a respective level of risk. is a process of appointing or providing a team member with a responsibility to perform a task. is a process of examining and determining risks of project failure as a result of improper assumption estimation. Close Project or Phase Process . Lean Project Management .

Project Management Glossary: 200+ Terms PMs Frequently Use

Epicflow Blog

is a process of detecting risks related to the time allowances for activities in particular or a project in general, with the width of estimates range indicating a respective level of risk. is a process of appointing or providing a team member with a responsibility to perform a task. is a process of examining and determining risks of project failure as a result of improper assumption estimation. Close Project or Phase Process . Lean Project Management .

Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 1 – Understanding & Incorporating Agile Project Management

MPUG

So if you’re new to this or perhaps you’ve kind of been using it in a couple of different veins, maybe you’ve been part of a scrum team or you’ve watched it happen around you, or maybe you’ve seen a horrific implementation of an agile process, it isn’t necessarily the methodology, but sometimes you have to think about your culture, the environment, and what you’re trying to do. So individuals and interactions over processes and tools.

What is Taylorism, and why Waterfall is just the tip of the iceberg!

Scrum.org

For many people, the traditional project management methodologies (see PMI / PRINCE2) are the root of the problems that birthed Waterfall. It created processes that turned people into little more than sophisticated robots and enshrined that thinking into the very core of how we do things.

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Misunderstanding Making Decisions in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

This quote demonstrates a lack of understanding of making decisions in the presence of uncertainty and the processes and events that create uncertainty. There is naturally occurring variability from uncontrolled processes. Aleatory uncertainty is expressed as a process variability. This uncertainty is introduced by a probabilistic event, rather than a naturally occurring process. There was a Tweet two days ago from one of the founders of eXtreme Programming, that said.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. Lessons Learned from Real World Application of the Bow-Tie Method,” Steve Lewis and Kris Smith, 6 th Global Congress on Process Safety , American Institute of Chemical Engineers, March 22?24, Norton, The Systems Engineering Process Office, MITRE Corporation, 6 June 1999. An Integrated Risk Management Process, J.

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015

Wrike

3% use PRINCE2. [4]. Having a knowledge transfer process in place boosts the chance of project success by over 20%. [6]. Most Popular Agile Tools and Processes: Scrum – 43%. Lean & Test Driven Development (TDD) – 11%. Poor purchasing processes: 23%. 18% use word processing documents. 53% of respondents say they have a project portfolio management process in place. [6]. PPM process implementation & management – 61%. [13].

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Project Management Methodologies: A Quickstart Guide (Part 2)

Wrike

Lean PM. ” Lean is all about finding the path of least resistance to get the results you want. You identify and cut out waste (or mura), starting by examining your full work-process breakdown to find and eliminate bottlenecks and delays. Teams focus on the project’s true customer value, and on continuous process improvement. PRINCE2. Process-Based Project Management. Lean Six Sigma.

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Management: A Combined Analytic Hierarchy Process and Decision Tree Approach,” Prasanta Kumar Dey, Cost Engineering , Vol. Lessons Learned from Real World Application of the Bow-Tie Method,” Steve Lewis and Kris Smith, 6 th Global Congress on Process Safety , American Institute of Chemical Engineers, March 22?24, Norton, The Systems Engineering Process Office, MITRE Corporation, 6 June 1999. An Integrated Risk Management Process, J.

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53 Best Project Management Software Solutions for Your Team

Workzone

It helps your team build the foundation, processes, and discipline needed to drive project management success. Pros: Highly customizable, JIRA can support Scrum, Lean, or Kanban project methods.