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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.

2006 12

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.

2009 15

It´s all about the impact of a project, not the deliverables!

IPMA

The project activities of the Core Team at Helvetas were setting up a project organisation, planning the project activities with all partners, such as training programmes, monitoring and controlling the progress and filing reports to the Government and the donors.

2017 111

How PMOs can balance time, cost and quality

Moira Alexander

How much of this is attributable to issues with monitoring and managing cost, quality and time throughout projects and what can be done address these issues? If 88 percent of C-suite executives agree that project alignment with strategy is vital to organizational success, why are only 56 percent of projects meeting strategic objectives?

2015 38

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?

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.

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.

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?

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?

2017 70

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.

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

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.

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.

2017 42

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

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 98

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.

Why COACHING for Development

IPMA

The main sources of difficulties in the projects arise from planning, stakeholder management, managing change, procurement practices, monitoring and evaluation.

2002 53

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?

Major Update to my Home Office!

Practicing IT Project Manager

Up until recently, I just spread everything around on my U-shaped desk – laptop, monitor, monitor, laptop, monitor – and tried not to knock anything over. Like me, Nancy works with multiple monitors.

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.

3 Project Manager Headaches and How to Cure Them

Wrike

It is up to the project manager to monitor all the activities of the team, update the project status, and act as the link between the team and any stakeholders, including upper management. Project management is a highly complex and complicated job.

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.

Virtual Project Management Offices – a real option for large organisations

IPMA

Project Management Offices (PMOs) are recognized and established in many organisations. A survey of GPM, the German Project Management Association revealed that 80 % of the organisations involved in the study run a PMO, independent of the size of the organisation.

Getting To Know The Objectives Of Portfolio Management

Project-Management.pm

There are also processes involved such as assessment and monitoring—all made possible by portfolio management. The objectives of portfolio management also mean monitoring the resources from start to finish. Portfolio management has so many advantages. And with that being said, more and more organizations in the business industry benefit from it. From project success to reaching the business objectives, portfolio management is a key player for organizations.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Take Control of Your Project Plan Calendar

Wrike

By establishing a project tracking template and using software to monitor progress, a leader gives the team the support and information they need to complete the project on time. In project management , timing is half the battle.

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.”

Portfolio Management Best Practices : Doing the Right Way

Project-Management.pm

Ensure that you run monitoring procedures and evaluation to keep them organized. Imagine this scenario: you are a president of a particular project management division under a certain company. You do your own routine every day once you step inside your office. Employees are doing their jobs, but for some reason, they are not completed on time, changes have to be made every second, and the plan is a flop. The obvious is right under your nose. What are the causes of project failure?

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.

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.

6 Practical Ways to Actually Improve Your Cost Management

Project Risk Coach

But you must monitor your expenses as compared to the budget baseline regularly. PMP Exam Series - Cost Management Think about it for a minute – what have you done in the last six months to improve your cost management? Review the projects you’ve completed in the last year.

Overcoming the Top Challenges of IT Project Management

Wrike

IT projects will inevitably face challenges arising from bugs, interoperability issues, not to mention all the updates and constantly changing versions and releases of various software that you must monitor and track.

Your Guide to Project Management Best Practices

Wrike

A project sponsor’s job is to monitor progress, help resolve issues, and champion the project to other executives — as well as understand the big picture of how the project fits into larger business goals.

6 Reasons You’re Not Improving From Project Failure

Project-Management.pm

Problems and risks are now hard to contain because it was not monitored properly. You need to pinpoint what causes this project failure; it could be both internal and external factors such as lack of communication between team and stakeholders , poor resource management, and lack of monitoring during the process. Part of project management is to control, monitor, and utilize resources to continue the project and reach a completion.

How to choose the right project management methodology

Moira Alexander

Monitor and modify as required. In " How to pick a project management methodology (PMM) ," I covered the some of the most recognized methodologies, as well as a few high-level factors, that may impact selection decisions.

The Best Free Project Management Resources

Azendoo

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