Work Performance Data, Work Performance Information, and Work Performance Reports

Deep Fried Brain

Commonly Confused Concepts Executing Monitoring and Controlling PMBOK Process Groups Study NotesIn 2009, I did a series of posts on Work Performance Information, Work Performance Measurements and Performance Reports, highlighting how the PMBOK® Guide, Fourth Edition was utterly confusing.

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Do we need a command and control approach to deal with this issue?

Ron Rosenhead

During the afternoon, I had asked a question: ‘What is monitoring and control like in your part of the business?’. How effective is monitoring & control? In the next one day session I was able to link monitoring and control to the benefits of command and control.

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4 Tips for Avoiding Bad Project Management Habits

Backlog

Monitoring progress and ensuring that people are taking responsibility for their work is a huge part keeping your project on target. That’s why having a tool like Backlog (that makes monitoring progress so easy) such an invaluable piece of the puzzle.

5 Best Practices for Managing Incoming Work Requests

Wrike

Whether it’s a team lead, project manager, or department head, having one person monitoring incoming requests and setting priorities is essential for keeping your team aligned and focused on the most important work, without confusion or conflicts. .

Top 13 Project Management Methodologies and Styles

Azendoo

Because it simply assesses the various tasks required for a project, and provides a process to oversee and monitor the completion of those tasks , traditional project management works well. Getting your team organized around a project is often easier said than done.

Integrate MeisterTask with TimeCamp for Time Tracking

TimeCamp

It equips you with a set of features that provide aid when it comes to monitoring the progress of your projects or helping the team members to […]. TimeCamp and MeisterTask – what does it offer?

Managing Uncertainty, Risk, Threat, and Opportunity

Herding Cats

Monitor the environment and current operations within the orgainzaiton. Monitor and review performance . What to monitor, how of term to monitor, when to take further actions.

Minimum Valuable Problem

Tyner Blain

” Or it could be that there is an operational context like “monitor performance of the [first user group] solving their problem, so we can fine tune the solution.” Defining and building a good minimum viable product is much harder than it sounds.

2016 102

Everything in moderation…

Kiron Bondale

And finally, monitoring the team’s progress is important but over monitoring is micro-management. “ The end of the holidays is the traditional time for people to make resolutions and a common theme for many is to practice moderation in eating, drinking or spending.

The Best Free Project Management Resources

Azendoo

Step 4: Control and monitor. The numbers don’t lie: Managing complicated projects is a tough task.

2016 79

How Time Tracking Software can Help You Improve Your Business?

TimeCamp

This software, when installed on the office computers, allows users to track, monitor, and analyze the time they spent at projects, and appropriately adjust to the workflow. Many companies try to enhance the effectiveness of their employees.

How to pick the best requirements management tool

Moira Alexander

Monitoring. What is requirements management (RM), anyway? During any project or significant business undertaking, RM is a complex, comprehensive and iterative business analysis process defining business-related needs that involve the following actions: Identifying. Documenting. Analyzing. Prioritizing. Tracking. Controlling change. Tracing. Versioning. Requirements management also demands effectively communicating to all agreed-to needs and changes to stakeholders.

What is PRINCE2 Agile All About?

Arras People

There are 5 Behaviours that the project board and project manager will need to monitor across the project management team and delivery teams to ensure that agile is operating in the most effective way.

The Project Management Consultant

Arras People

Planning, Monitoring and Controls. Project Process Project Diagnosis PM People Development Project Tool Development Project Supervision & Monitoring. I’m intrigued. What is a project management consultant?

Harvest Alternatives and TimeCamp Assets

TimeCamp

It is respected for its time tracking tool that not only monitors personnel time but also […]. Remember our post about Toggl alternatives? Today we are presenting another list, this time we focus on alternatives to another project management software – Harvest.

9 Ways PMOs Can Help Agile Projects

LeadingAnswers

These are: Monitor and control project performance. Organizational learning, including the management of lessons learned, audits, and monitoring of PMO performance. Monitor and control project performance – Help teams track their velocity.

2013 113

Project Management CV – Writing in the First Person

Arras People

He has extensive experience in major change / transformation/ transition projects related to multiple technologies from initiating a project to its planning, design, execution, monitoring controlling and closure of the project using agile methodologies.

A Project Manager Needs Time To Think

Arras People

A project manager has obligations such as delivering status reports, monitoring and amending the schedule, managing budget, risk, change.

Tips And Tools to Develop a Successful Marketing Strategy!

TimeCamp

Marketers can monitor […]. Marketing communication is a particular kind of information flow between the sender and the recipient. We can understand it as an “action during which a company delivers to different groups of recipient’s information about itself and its market offer.”

Resource and Time Management

Arras People

To monitor and plan the effort, we need to measure it. The goal isn’t increased monitoring but better estimation, and improved task distribution. I’ve been having so many conversations with people about resource management lately.

2015 67

Understanding Agile

Girl's Guide to PM

This means you don’t need to monitor their every move. As a project manager working in an agile environment your focus should not only be on monitoring the overall progress of the project but also on providing all team members with constructive feedback.

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How to Handle Procrastination as a Project Manager

Arras People

He should learn as soon as possible to delegate tasks, monitor progress, and communicate effectively with team members. Procrastination is the habit of postponing tasks. This includes even avoiding to accomplish important or critical issues.

2016 107

Some thoughts on Setting up a PMO

Jez Lister

Monitor and control project and program performance. Agree Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and make sure there are processes in place to monitor these and continuously improve them.

2015 31

What You Need to Know About PRINCE2 2017

Arras People

Manage by stages – PRINCE2 projects should be planned, monitored and controlled on a stage-by-stage basis. Axelos announced that there will be a new update to PRINCE2 later this year. The last change, in 2009, had quite a big overhaul, but what about this one?

5 Common Scheduling Mistakes (And What To Do Instead)

Girl's Guide to PM

Milestones are predominantly a tool for schedule control and monitoring. But it can help for lessons learned sessions and general monitoring and control purposes. I’m glad to be partnering with Resource Guru to bring you this article.

2017 100

You Can Unlock the Power of Integration Management

Project Risk Coach

Monitor and Control Project Work. Monitoring and controlling process group. Monitoring and controlling process group. Are you monitoring and controlling your project work?

What it Means to be a Digital Project Manager

Wrike

Prepare & monitor project schedules & budgets. . . The world has already moved online; has your job moved with it? Gone are the days of managing work using pen and paper, whiteboards and dry erase markers, sticky notes and the walls of your cubicle.

4 Tips for an Effective Project Management Plan

Wrike

Setting a response plan and closely monitoring these concerns throughout the project could ward off a catastrophe. Leaders always have to be ready to adapt to changing circumstances and meet fresh challenges.

When Outsourcing Makes Sense

LeadingAnswers

These parts of a project can be packaged up, sent off, monitored and the results then integrated into the final project.

2016 89

Getting Results – The Bottom Line of Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

These people can develop response plans, monitor their assigned risks, and respond when necessary. Monitor your risks. Some project managers fail to monitor their risk landscape. Some portfolio, program, and project managers make a big fuss over risk management.

Avoiding project change analysis denial of service!

Kiron Bondale

Monitor the volume of change requests and the effort spent in their analysis and have the courage to escalate concerns proactively to your sponsor and other governance bodies.

Construction Disputes: What You Need To Know

Geniebelt

In that way, s/he can constantly monitor the progress of the project and provide valuable feedback in order to make sure that everything goes as planned. Putting together a successful construction project is most of the times a very tough and demanding procedure.

The Causes of Conflict On Project Teams

Girl's Guide to PM

We challenge leaders, we talk about risk and what might go wrong and we call people out on poor performance through project monitoring and control. Projects can be a hotbed of conflict.

2012 112

Preparing to Take On a Business Process Management Software

Wrike

What is business process management, after all, but the methods and tools used to monitor, streamline, and improve business processes? Finally, BPM software can help you monitor processes so improvements can be made. Business process management (BPM) isn’t new.

5 Ways AI and Automation Will Change Project Management

LiquidPlanner

While this is the result of a relatively straightforward process of monitoring and then predicting your behavior and routines, the impact is downright amazing. Over time, the idea of monitoring more and controlling less has emerged. Technology has made our lives easier.

2002 31

How to Manage Expectations on Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

The next step is to hold separate project kick-off meetings with the team and stakeholders to discuss how the project will be executed and monitored. This is a guest article by Grace Windsor from BrightWork.

2011 101

What Everybody Should Know About Controlling Risks

Project Risk Coach

The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) defines Control Risks as “The process of implementing risk response plans, tracking identified risks, monitoring residual risks, identifying new risks, and evaluating risk process effectiveness throughout the project.”

Top Ten Things Every New Project Manager Should Do

Arras People

Number 9: Monitoring. So, you need a rigorous process for monitoring what happens, and taking control of the situation. We speak to loads of people every week who are either interested in getting into project management or are fairly new to project management.

How to Communicate Risks

Project Risk Coach

Find the person who has the appropriate knowledge of the risk and the skills to analyze, monitor, and respond to the risk. How do you communicate risks? Some project managers rarely mention risks; others bore people to tears with too much information.

Risk 30

Find Root Cause, Fix It, and Only Then Make Suggestions for Improvement

Herding Cats

If you don't find the cause, fix it, and monitor the fix, you will not actually be fixing anything. We hear all the time suggestions for improvement. Or suggestions for outright abandoment of establshed Processes and some time even establsihed Principles.