Preparing to Take On a Business Process Management Software


Business process management (BPM) isn’t new. hours, there’s been a process-centric and customer-centric approach to improving business results. What is business process management, after all, but the methods and tools used to monitor, streamline, and improve business processes?

Process Groups and the 5 Steps of Traditional Project Management


Let’s take a closer look at process groups and how they help you move through the five traditional stages of project management. What are process groups? Baking a Pie Metaphor for Process Groups. The planning process group has a lot of work to do.

Project Management Tool Is Not an Employee Monitoring Software


In other words, they see it not as something that will help them streamline their processes and bring the communication to a whole new level. Lead them through all the steps of each process and make them realize that by being involved in a project management tool they will nothing but benefit.

Coherent Design and Development Process

Herding Cats

support contractual requirements; Establishing appropriate baselines and management reviews to permit effective engineering change control and monitoring. We're working on a white paper "Increasing the Probability of Program Success with Continuous Risk Management," for the Joint Space Cost Council, Scheduler's Forum. During our research, I found a paper "Management Disciplines: Harbingers of Successful Programs," David Acker, Defense Systems Management Review , Summer, 1979.

Things You Need To Know About Business Process Management

Business Process Management was not an essential tool for project management since the latter has a set of alternative factors that can work on its own. The new emergence of business techniques call for merging the two together: gone are the days where project management was an independent branch of the business organization—for the success of the project, it has to be dependent on business process management. Business Process Management: What You Need to Know.

How Active Collab Simplified Our Content Marketing Process


Read how Izaak, a digital marketing executive from AppInstitute , uses Active Collab to keep content marketing processes running smooth. Using Active Collab, we’re able to assign briefs to various writers, monitor the progress of their work and manage invoicing.

How to Develop a Strong Governance Process with These 6 Tips ?

Projects involved a lot of planning , implementation , and not to mention tracking or detecting issues and problems within the team or the project, and surpassing the following process. But don’t forget the essential factors of them all—controlling and monitoring. The two governance processes should be implemented constantly to keep track of the scope creeps, risks , opportunities, and also safeguard the following resources from running out.

What is Lean Six Sigma?

Project Health Check

Lean Six Sigma is an approach for Process Improvement Projects, combining many different conceptual tools depending on the situation. Lean Six Sigma Process ImprovementLean Six Sigma, a management buzzword that seems to persist and many don't understand.

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Key Questions You Need To Ask Your Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Vendor


An Applicant Tracking System is a software application specifically designed for recruiters, talent acquisition pros, and their hiring teams to create an efficient and streamlined recruiting process. Identifying Bottlenecks in the Hiring Process. Recruiting Process


DPM Podcast: Building & Scaling Project Management Teams (with Brian Kessman)

The Digital Project Manager

They cover everything from defining the purpose, getting the right people, establishing the right partnerships, setting in place the right processes and monitoring the PMO's performance. Ben Aston chats with Brian Kessman about the best ways to build and scale a project management team, particularly within in agency.

5 Ways to Track and Measure Employee Performance

The Digital Project Manager

Monitoring performance is a matter of setting the right performance indicators, based on the type of work they do as well as the responsibilities have and tasks they perform to ensure the company’s continuous and successful operations. Productive workers are the best assets of any company.

Project Assumption Management

Project Health Check

We suggest a two-step Process to Assumption Management: Identify Assumptions. Monitor Assumptions. This includes the date the next monitoring activity is planned, and results of previous monitoring activities.

How effective is your benefits management framework?

Kiron Bondale

While project intake processes usually require some articulation of expected benefits, few companies effectively monitor and control the realization of those benefits over the life of a project and beyond.

To avoid a dire fate, don’t forget to iterate!

Kiron Bondale

Anyone who has read the PMBOK Guide or taken the PMP exam knows that project management is made up of an interconnected and iterative set of processes. Even a highly predictable project requires a team to iterate back to earlier executed processes when faced with a change request.

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4 Tips for Avoiding Bad Project Management Habits


Team and individual responsibilities will need to be clearly defined to prevent any redundancies or gaps as well as establish accountability throughout the process. That’s why having a tool like Backlog (that makes monitoring progress so easy) such an invaluable piece of the puzzle.

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How to Keep Your Projects On-Time and On-Budget

Arras People

To put it simply, project controls encompass the people, processes and tools used to plan, manage and mitigate cost and schedule issues and any risk events that may impact a project.

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Have you rotated your project’s tires?

Kiron Bondale

Is there any waste that’s been introduced in our product or project processes which could be eliminated? Even if no one has joined or left the team, you need to regularly monitor team morale and provide opportunities for individual and team development.

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How to Create a Project Assumptions List: Examples and Template Included

Project Bliss

That’s why it’s important to go through the process of identifying your project assumptions. Monitor throughout the project. Monitor them throughout so that you can adjust as needed.

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Managing Uncertainty, Risk, Threat, and Opportunity

Herding Cats

Success in the presence of uncertainty requires a process be followed. Stage in the Decision Process. Monitor the environment and current operations within the orgainzaiton. Monitor and review performance .

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Stakeholder Management: PMP Study Guide for PMBOK 6th Ed.


This Knowledge Area contains four processes: Identify Stakeholder, Plan Stakeholder, Manage Stakeholder Engagement, and Control Stakeholder Engagement. Identify Stakeholders is the process of identify people, groups, or organizations that may impact or be impacted by your project.

What Can a Project Manager Do Next? The Project Manager Career Ladder

Project Bliss

You’d also monitor the portfolio overall to measure health and progress. You’d establish processes and procedures that your team would follow. Like the Portfolio Manager, the PMO Manager establishes processes and procedures for the PMO.

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You Can Unlock the Power of Integration Management

Project Risk Coach

Operational managers assimilate people, processes, technologies, and external resources, which are interdependent, one with another. Each process produces outputs that can be used as inputs for other processes. Performed in this Process Group. Initiating process group.

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Integrate MeisterTask with TimeCamp for Time Tracking


MeisterTask is an online project and task management tool designed to be as helpful as possible in the project management process. 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 […].

The Project Manager’s Guide to Simple Risk Analysis

Online PM Courses

Risk analysis is one part of the wider Risk Management process. Risk Management Process. Monitor and Control. This is the ‘Monitor and Control Loop’ for risk management and it is the secret of success. Risk analysis is both easy and hard at the same time.

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Top 13 Project Management Methodologies and Styles


Fortunately, following a project management methodology can help you organize your project into a structured, streamlined process. This project management style is commonly found in developmental processes and manufacturing. 7 – Rational Unified Process.

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Project Procurement Management [All the basics you need to know]

Online PM Courses

Project Procurement is the process used to acquire goods and services from a third party provider, outside of the project. The differences tend to reflect the amount of transparency the process demands. Four Project Procurement Processes. Monitoring and Controlling.

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Scrum Master vs Project Manager: What’s the Difference?

Project Bliss

Monitor and control the project plan. Scrum Alliance explains that for an Agile team, the Scrum Master “doesn’t manage the team that produces the work; instead, he supports the product owner, coaches the team, and makes sure that Scrum processes are adhered to.”.


5 Best Practices for Managing Incoming Work Requests


Processing, prioritizing, and tracking incoming work requests takes a lot of effort, especially when they’re coming at you from so many channels: emails, meetings, instant messages, informal conversations, and more. Best Practices for Work Intake Processes.

How to pick the best requirements management tool

Moira Alexander

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. Monitoring. What is requirements management (RM), anyway? Documenting. Analyzing. Prioritizing. Tracking. Controlling change. Tracing. Versioning. Requirements management also demands effectively communicating to all agreed-to needs and changes to stakeholders.

Avoiding project change analysis denial of service!

Kiron Bondale

Stakeholders might not intend to impact a project in this manner but good intentions won’t matter if the team is unable to deliver approved scope within cost and schedule baselines because of time lost in processing change requests.

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How to Unite Enterprise and Project Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

Project risk management includes the processes to identify, evaluate, develop response plans, implement responses, and monitor project risks. Here are the Project Risk Management processes : Process. Monitor Risks.

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How many PMBOK knowledge areas are there in the 6th Edition?


Each knowledge area represents a category of project management concepts, processes, and terminologies. If the 47 processes were not categorized in any way, you may have a difficult time remembering all of them. However, you do NOT need to have the ITTOs within each process memorized.

Project Manager Roles and Responsibilities: What does a PM Really Do?

Project Bliss

To find out more detail about the requirements process, you can read my post on Software Project Requirements 101: What You Need to Know To Get You Started. Monitoring and Controlling the project plan. Use quality management tools and processes throughout the project.

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Project Crisis… Are you Ready?

Online PM Courses

systems and processes. Solid processes that limit the scope for human error. Processes that Create Good Situational Awareness. As a project manager, your responsibilities include creating processes that help you to. And that makes the whole process worth it.

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Kingspan Insulation Enables Growth with Successful Product Portfolio Governance

Arras People

Risks can then be more closely monitored by senior management and stakeholders trust the data. They addressed many challenges to create an NPD process that enabled innovation and growth. How are you managing and adapting your NPD processes? Growth is a good thing. Right?

Kingspan Insulation Enables Growth with Successful Product Portfolio Governance

Arras People

Risks can then be more closely monitored by senior management and stakeholders trust the data. They addressed many challenges to create an NPD process that enabled innovation and growth. How are you managing and adapting your NPD processes? Growth is a good thing. Right?

How to improve project management on your creative team


Your job is to make sure the creative process can flow. It eliminates having to monitor each task and it saves you time writing out your project plans. It’s not easy managing projects on a creative team. Creativity doesn’t happen in predictable timelines.

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

Herding Cats

Or suggestions for outright abandoment of establshed Processes and some time even establsihed Principles. 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.

Quality Management: PMP Study Guide (PMBOK 6th Edition)


Project Quality Management uses policies and procedures to implement the organization’s quality management system, and it supports continuous process improvement activities. Document processes & equipment. The main output of this process is a quality management plan.

4 Essential Project Management Phases – The Complete Guide

Paymo App

If you’re a beginner in the field of project management and you’re looking for an easy way to structure your project management process, we’ve got the right guide that can help you manage your projects from start to finish. Project execution and monitoring phase.