Project Management Processes & Phases

ProjectManager.com

If so, it might be time to start implementing proven project management processes and phases at your organization in order to bring your company’s workflow under control. This involves another set of processes: Scope: Make sure the project deliverables have been completed as planned.

A Quick Guide to Business Process Mapping

ProjectManager.com

That guide is called business process mapping. An Overview of Business Process Mapping. With a clear diagram or detailed business process map, it is easy to see where improvements in the business process can be made to increase efficiencies and productivity. Software.

Mastering the Decision-Making Process: A Practical Guide

ProjectManager.com

Our mastery of the decision-making process plays a big part in the outcome of our lives, as life could be easily defined as a series of decisions. 7 Steps for an Effective Decision-Making Process. You plan your projects , so why shouldn’t you plan your decision-making process?

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.

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How to futureproof your PPM software selection process

EasyProjects

When you have to upgrade your solution, When you have to slow down operations to upgrade your project management solution, it can cause some disruptions due to retraining, changes in processes, and technical adjustments. You can do this in Easy Projects with our resource planning software.

GamePlan Project Management Software Review [2019]

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a review of GamePlan software using Firefox browser and Safari on my iPad, in April 2019. Languages: I didn’t see any options to change the software language. GamePlan is unlike any other project management software I’ve seen. Software

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Risk Management Plan - What is the Process?

Brad Egeland

Risk Management Planning What is the Risk Management Process? So, most times you can expect to make lots of lists to keep up with the entire process. Presently, there is no greater priority than the prevention of a data breach.

Software Review: Vizzlo [2018]

Girl's Guide to PM

How Software Reviews Happen. This is how the software review process normally goes for me. Software company: We’ve got a really cool product we’d like you to review. Software company: So will you review it? Software This article contains affiliate links

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How to Fund a Software Development Project

ProjectManager.com

A critical success factor for a software development project is how it is funded. In this blog I’ll explore several common options for funding software development projects. Related: Mastering the Decision-Making Process: A Practical Guide. The Secure Funding Process Goal.

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Software Review: Vizzlo [2016]

Girl's Guide to PM

How Software Reviews Happen. This is how the software review process normally goes for me. Software company: We’ve got a really cool product we’d like you to review. Software company: So will you review it? Software Review: iMindQ 4.1 Software

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Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

The project and portfolio management (PPM) software market is changing. In this article we look at emerging software in the PPM space and discuss how its selection and implementation needs to be done in line with an overarching digital strategy. Digitalization and Collaboration.

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Software Review: Roadmap Planner [2017]

Girl's Guide to PM

The software comes with templates so you don’t have to create from scratch unless you want to. Roadmap Planner creates a strategic plan aligned in swim lanes so you could adapt it for recording any process if you wanted. Read my other project management software reviews.

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Task Management vs Project Management vs Process Management: Which Software Do You Need?

ProProfs Project Management

Many of them are routine tasks like processing purchase requisitions, travel requests or leave approvals. When Jess’ university introduced a live chat software , things were hardly better – it’s the same stress as emails but in real-time. Scaling Operations Requires Process Automation.

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Software Review: Roadmap Planner [2017]

Girl's Guide to PM

The software comes with templates so you don’t have to create from scratch unless you want to. Roadmap Planner creates a strategic plan aligned in swim lanes so you could adapt it for recording any process if you wanted. Read my other project management software reviews.

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Preparing to Take On a Business Process Management Software

Wrike

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?

Don’t over-process your project management communications!

Kiron Bondale

Let’s do a deeper dive into the waste of over-processing. Over-processing occurs whenever someone continues to work on an activity past the point where it would be deemed acceptable from a customer’s perspective or past the point where meaningful value is being added.

Simple Guide to Business Process Mapping – a Valuable Skill All Project Managers Need

Project Bliss

If you’ve been asked to complete a business process map it may feel overwhelming. And k nowing how to create business process maps is useful in many situations. Once I learned how to create business process maps I used them a lot. What is a Business Process Map?

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Tips to Create the Perfect Intake Process Template for Project Work

Wrike

One of the best ways for her to do so is to create a successful process that can be replicated again and again. So she decides to create an intake process template that she can use to streamline all of these work requests and set her team up for success. .

How to Surface The Right Lessons Learned with CornerThought Software

Girl's Guide to PM

I’m delighted to be partnering with CornerThought lessons learned software for this article. Lessons Learned Software To The Rescue. As regular readers may know, I review a lot of project management software tools. It’s really about the standard project management processes.

Signs that Your Project Management Process Needs an Update

EasyProjects

Whatever the case, here are five signals from the universe that indicate your project management process is due for a refresh. Process vs Methodology. Let’s first clarify what is meant by the word ‘process’ and how it is not to be confused with the term ‘methodology’.

Software Developers Don’t Need Permission or Forgiveness

Leading Agile

This one is for software developers. ” In particular, I’m thinking about the notion of keeping the software design clean at all times. Ron Jeffries has an article describing how fundamental refactoring is in the basic professional practice of a software developer.

Software Terminology:Seeking to Understand

Leading Agile

After many years as one of those irritating people who’s always harping on word-meanings, I’ve come around to thinking it’s not the precise use of clearly-defined words that fosters useful communication, but rather the process of reconciling ambiguity.

Slenke.com: How To Get Started [Software Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Slenke.com: How To Get Started [Software Review] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Slenke has been around since 2015, but you might not have heard of this Canadian-built project management software tool. The process is all pretty much the same.

Software Development Process Improvement Opportunities

Herding Cats

When we hear about all the suggested ways to improve the effectiveness of our development effort, if we're to going work on improvements, let's go where the REAL money is. . Here's the IT budget for the Federal Government.

online task management software is enabler

Binfire

With the advent of online task management software , managing work just got easier. This article is not about how to use an online task management software. You can learn to use any software by trying it. Online task management software benefits.

5 Key Benefits of Optimizing Your Resource Management Process

Keyedin

Learn how successful businesses are improving efficiency and productivity through retaining talent and optimizing their resource management process. Perhaps there should be more focus on tightening up internal resource management processes with a view to improving overall productivity levels.

How to Create a SIPOC Model for Process Creation or Improvement [SIPOC Template Download]

Project Bliss

If you have a project that involves any type of process improvement, a SIPOC Model is a great tool to get your team started. It’s a great tool to facilitate discussion and common understanding when dealing with processes that can be complex – and gets you off to a great start.

How to Create a SIPOC Model for Process Creation or Improvement

Project Bliss

If you have a project that involves any type of process improvement, a SIPOC Model is a great tool to get your team started. It’s a great tool to facilitate discussion and common understanding when dealing with processes that can be complex – and gets you off to a great start.

The Process of Choosing the Best Project Management Software

Paymo App

When we talk about the best project management software, there’s no such thing as “one size fits all” or “the ultimate project management software” The best project management software is the one that fits your workflow and really helps you getting the job done.

Being or Becoming?: Millennials in Software

Leading Agile

No one really worried, with respect to previous generations, about the motivations, fears, hopes, dreams, worldview, or thought process of the young people who were merging into adult society in any given decade. Millennials in Software appeared first on LeadingAgile.

How to Simplify the Decision-Making Process

Teamweek

Too many organizations make their internal processes more complicated than they need to be and waste a lot of time trying to ensure compliance. It is frequently used for software development and other projects that develop via feedback and continuous improvement.

How To Create A Simple Project Plan (Project Planning Process)

PM Basics

Nevertheless, project planning is a structured and logical process. At each moment of the process, you’re in need of information that you don’t have yet. Most of the processes are interrelated, and you don’t know where to start from. You need to evaluate each process.

5 key benefits of streamlining your project management processes

Keyedin

Usually, a wait of almost an hour for main courses would be highly frustrating; especially on an empty stomach, but on this occasion it gave us a great opportunity to understand how cloud-based project management software had helped their business. In the past the company had no generic project management software in place and they were finding their existing systems and internal processes too cumbersome and time consuming.

Process Optimization in Project Management (3): Lean Project Management

Inloox

In the last blog post on process optimization in project management we introduced you to the 5-S framework, which is also very popular in Lean Management. The "slim" way of thinking does not only deal with reducing unnecessary processes, but with the strategic throwing off of ballast, in order to offer the customer an actual increase in value. The project status, for example, can be easily visualized and prepared with the help of project management software.

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Process Optimization in Project Management (2): The 5S-Framework

Inloox

Originally developed at Toyota's production sites, the 5S method is now also used in service and software companies. Most of all this methodology provides an initial introduction to process optimization for smaller companies. In this way you work more effectively and create a good basis for further optimization processes. S eiketsu - Standardize Now develop a comprehensible and understandable description of all work processes at your workplace (especially in production).

Improve the Resource Planning Process & Spend Less Time on Email

Ganttic

Once the software is implemented across the organization or the department, all the data is processed through one system. All the tasks will simply be scheduled with one software and every manager can have control over what’s going on.

Best project management software

Binfire

What is the best project management software for your team and your project? The short answer is no, depending on industry, team size, project complexity, team’s experience and team size the requirements for project management software change. What is our budget for PM software?

The True Importance of Project Collaboration Software

TrustRadius Project Management

Thankfully, there is also an increasing amount of project collaboration software available to teams. In today’s business environment, software can address many of the challenges that come up with collaborating on a project. Key Areas Where Software Can Help Project Collaborations.

The True Importance of Project Collaboration Software

TrustRadius Project Management

Thankfully, there is also an increasing amount of project collaboration software available to teams. In today’s business environment, software can address many of the challenges that come up with collaborating on a project. Key Areas Where Software Can Help Project Collaborations.

5 Key Benefits of Optimizing Your Resource Management Process

Keyedin

Learn how successful businesses are improving efficiency and productivity through retaining talent and optimizing their resource management process. Perhaps there should be more focus on tightening up internal resource management processes with a view to improving overall productivity levels. By standardizing your resource management processes, you can improve visibility and control, which in turn can lead to significant benefits for any business.