Sustainable Risk Management – Organizational Factors

Green Project Management

This post is intended to provide the foundational concepts around organizational sustainable risk management factors. This post also recommends adopting sustainable risk management as a core discipline within sustainable change delivery. This is part of a series that provides the foundation for understanding sustainable change delivery.

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Sustainable Risk Management – Four Current Challenges with Solutions

Green Project Management

This post focuses on the current challenges of sustainable risk management within sustainable change delivery, with useful perspectives, tools, and techniques. This blog post is part of a series that provides the foundation for understanding sustainable change delivery. The post Sustainable Risk Management – Four Current Challenges with Solutions appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time.

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Sustainable Project Management: The GPM Reference Guide 2nd Edition

Green Project Management

GPM Global is delighted to announce the publishing of the Second Edition of the Sustainable Project Management: The GPM Reference Guide. Sustainable project management is a rapidly growing discipline. The post Sustainable Project Management: The GPM Reference Guide 2nd Edition appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time.

COVID-19 Sustainable Lessons 06: The Cost of Delay

Green Project Management

The post COVID-19 Sustainable Lessons 06: The Cost of Delay appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Change Delivery Competence Global Goals Risk Management Sustainability“The early bird may get the worm, but its the second mouse that gets the cheese.” ” No idea who said this. “Sometimes the early bird gets the worm, but sometimes the early bird gets frozen to death.”

Sustainable Portfolio Management – Foundational Overview

Green Project Management

This post highlights the importance of portfolio management for sustainable change delivery. This blog post is part of a series that provides a foundation for understanding sustainable change delivery. The post Sustainable Portfolio Management – Foundational Overview appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. It is not the strongest of species that survives, nor the most intelligent.

Sustainable Development Goal #11 of 17 and Project Management, Sustainable Cities.

Green Project Management

In this installment of our series on the SDGs, we look at #11 of 17, Sustainable Cities and Communities. This goal encompasses ten targets of sustainable development. The post Sustainable Development Goal #11 of 17 and Project Management, Sustainable Cities. IPMA Management System P5 Project Management Risk Management SDGs Sustainable Development Goals Sustainable Project Management ICB4

A rookie mistake with sustainable procurement… Lessons Learned

Green Project Management

The post A rookie mistake with sustainable procurement… Lessons Learned appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Entries Risk Management SDGs GPM P5 Standard PRiSM Sustainable Procurement“I don’t want to wear something on my body that hurts the environment or the people in it. It’s hard to know what is good and what is bad on the high street and equally hard to find fashionable or youthful ethical clothing.

Sustain Your PMO: Nine Easy Lessons

The Lazy Project Manager

As has been already discussed the reality out there in ‘PMO land’ is that there is not a plethora of wise and experienced PMO managers, directors, leaders, heads, etc., The risk to not doing so is to, at the very least, slow the return on investment of the new PMO down. And there are communities you can connect to – on LinkedIn, through the project management bodies such as PMI and APM, etc. P = Project Management Information System.

The necessity for Project Management skills: The transition to freelance and project work

Green Project Management

The post The necessity for Project Management skills: The transition to freelance and project work appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Benefits Management Change Delivery Competence Corporate Social Responsibility P5 Project Management Risk Management Sustainability Sustainable Project ManagementThe Only Person that Likes Change is a Baby with a Wet Diaper.

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Understanding Risk Breakdown Structure

Wrike

When it comes to risk management , a risk breakdown structure is a powerful tool in a project manager’s toolkit. According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), a project risk is defined as “an uncertain event that, if it occurred, has an effect on at least one project objective.” . While risks are typically associated with negative outcomes, PMI distinguishes that a risk may also produce a positive project impact.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Risk issues that can be identified early in the program, which will potentially impact the program later, termed Known Unknowns and can be alleviated with good risk management. Effective Risk Management 2 nd Edition , Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Risk Management is Project Management for Adults - Tim Lister. Risk Management Papers. “A

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Keep on scammin’ on: The evil brilliance, success and recurrence of The Playbook

Green Project Management

Benefits Management Climate Change COP21 Corporate Social Responsibility Risk Management Sustainability Sustainable Development Goals

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A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to manage the risk encountered on software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. Let's start with a critical understanding of the purpose of managing risk on software development projects. Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Effective Risk Management 2nd Edition, Edmund Conrow, AIAA, 2003. Risk a Feelings,” George F.

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Future-proofing Your Business with Cyber-Security & Risk Management

Brad Egeland

Ideally, the only way you can build a sustainable future for your business would be through getting ready for what the future holds. Here is how to future proof your business against ever-evolving cyber threats: Establish an Effective Risk Management Plan ​ A risk management plan helps to improve the visibility you have into your threat landscape. Additionally, everyone in your organization should understand the role they play in managing the risks.

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The Advantages of Conflict in Projects

Green Project Management

Benefits Management Business Case Change Delivery Ethics Risk Management Sustainability“The absence of conflict is not harmony, it’s apathy” (Eisenhardt) “God does not play dice” (Einstein)… would God be so cruel to structure so much conflict if it could not be constructive (Tjosvold)? I come from a Canadian middle class family with a British lineage. At a young age we were taught to be quiet […].

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How to Use the GPM P5 Impact Analysis

Green Project Management

Risk comes from not knowing what you`re doing.” Warren Buffett “Risk is like fire: If controlled it will help you; if uncontrolled it will rise up and destroy you.” Entries P5 Project Management Project Management Literature Sustainable Project Management GPM Global P5 Standard Sustainabiltiy in Project ManagementTheodore Roosevelt What is the P5 Impact Analysis?

2016 202

Handling complexity requires psychological safety

Kiron Bondale

While it is possible to build solutions in which complexity won’t increase non-linearly as the size increases, this requires significant, sustained commitment to good architectural principles with an appropriate balance between quality and other delivery constraints.

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Innovation Project Management

International Institute of Learning

We are excited to bring you this blog post on Innovation Project Management, which is adapted from Dr. Harold Kerzner’s new book of the same title. Below, he explains why this topic is so important, the types of challenges that innovation project managers face, and much more.

The Value of Value Management

Green Project Management

This post highlights the importance of incorporating value management into sustainable change delivery. This blog post is part of a series that provides a foundation for understanding sustainable change delivery. Drucker Management of Value (MoV) was the […]. The post The Value of Value Management appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Benefits Management Business Case Change Delivery Risk Management Value Management

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Dr. Harold Kerzner’s Project Management Predictions for 2020

International Institute of Learning

The landscape for project management changes almost every year. Most of the critical changes that I see happening in 2020 can be clustered into the six pillars of project management. Project management makes the short list of these four or five career path slots.

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Celebrating Women in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

For the last four years, I’ve published my annual women in project management blog for ProjectManager.com. Even after all that time, women in project management are still a hidden key to our global and economic sustainability. Stevens is a podcaster, author, speaker and works with women in project management to reinforce within themselves their true value to their team, company and industry. Related: Advice for Women in Project Management.

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Six Sigma: A Simple Guide for Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

This is achieved via a set of quality management methods, which feature both empirical and statistical approaches. From the top down, the entire organization must be committed to sustaining quality improvements for them to be achieved. Project Management The Project Manager Blog

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Helping functional managers through an agile transformation

Kiron Bondale

A lot has been written about the challenges caused by functional managers when their company undergoes an agile transformation. In the absence of such internal support, coaches could be hired to create a critical mass of change advocates among middle management.

2018 208

An Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

ProjectManager.com

Supply chain management (SCM) is the discipline that manages supplies and processes through all of the stages of a project, product or business deliverable. Getting through these various stages efficiently requires control—that’s where supply chain management comes in. Every aspect of business is managed to make the most of the resources involved and be as productive as possible. People are managed and supplies require management as well.

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There can be only one (and it is not YOUR project)!

Kiron Bondale

Managing a high priority project can be a wonderful experience. Here are just a few of the challenges with managing such projects: Getting and sustaining senior leadership commitment and support is going to be much more difficult. Ensuring that functional managers remain responsive to changes in staffing needs and providing you with the “right” staff to get the job done won’t be as easy.

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Inspiring Women in Project Management: Karen Chovan

Girl's Guide to PM

Today I’m interviewing Karen Chovan, MASc, PEng, PMP, who has dedicated her career to helping others deliver clean, lean and green approaches to project and programme management. She’s inspired a ton of businesses to shake up how they manage their projects. However, in the fields related to sustainability, environment and earth-geosciences, safety, health and community engagement, there are quite a few women. Is project management getting more aware of sustainability?

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What’s difference between project management and change management?

Moira Alexander

Project management involves the use of people, processes and methodologies to plan, initiate, execute, monitor and close activities. Change management, similar to project management, involves people, processes, and tools to effectively help organizations manage all the changes that occur, whether as a result of project initiatives, or other factors that might impact the business. Think about project management in the example of software development and implementation.

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What challenges will project managers face a decade from now?

Kiron Bondale

The hurdles which today’s project managers face are likely to be replaced by new threats over time. However, sustainable practices are gaining greater importance and this is only likely to accelerate if we hope to have a habitable planet beyond the next fifty years. This will increase the criticality of agile practices, reusability and effective knowledge management. Project management, like most professions, evolves over time.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Start-up’s Project Management

LiquidPlanner

People are becoming more risk-friendly and bearing the flags of an entrepreneur. If you manage the projects in an organized way, chances are high that the entire system will become more efficient, resulting in a lower chance of failure. Project Management

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2020 Challenges and Trends in Construction

Epicflow Blog

Virtual and Augmented Reality in Construction: Customers’ Satisfaction, Workers’ Safety, and Better Project Management Augmented and virtual reality are widely used in many industries, and lately have become quite popular with construction companies. . AR and VR help departments of building companies collaborate more efficiently, and therefore, project management becomes more convenient. Read more: 2018 Project Management Trends in Construction.

Real Success. Do your projects have it?

EarthPM

Click on the image above, or here – to go to a 15-ish minute video that (we humbly assert) says what needs to be said about the intersection of Project Management and Sustainability. Uncategorized big dig boston bracket earth environment glowing iil light light fixtures opportunity planet PM PMI pmot pmp project Project Management project manager project_management real risk success sustainability sustainable development susty threat tunnel

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10 Project Constraints That Endanger Your Project’s Success

ProjectManager.com

One of the biggest challenges of every project manager is project constraints. Hence, it’s important to know all possible constraints, their influences on each other and the project management tools that address those constraints. Classic Project Management Constraints.

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Are regulatory projects a better fit for adaptive or deterministic delivery approaches?

Kiron Bondale

Early and regular releases will reduce the learning curve for sustaining the process changes. Risk exposure can be used as a criterion for prioritizing the backlog of regulatory requirements. Agile Project Management agile project management project decision making Risk management

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Program Manager Job Description – Plus! Cut & Paste Example

ProjectManager.com

If you’re looking for a program manager, then that means you’re looking for someone to manage a project portfolio. A program manager is just that, a person who is responsible for managing several projects at once, and they might even have to manage many programs. As you can see, this is a unique job, one that shares many responsibilities with the project manager job description , but also differs in substantial ways. Program Manager.

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Benefits Realization Management for Projects

MPUG

Two project managers are shortlisted to manage the project. During a pre-project discussion meeting with business owners, organizational leaders, and other stakeholders, one project manager informs the group of the following: The site will have a multi-layered architecture with hot standby facility. The other project manager informs that with the Smart Website the following will occur: A 50% reduction in response time for prospective buyers.

Are you missing a musketeer on your projects?

Kiron Bondale

The more complex a project, the greater the likelihood of the project or requirements lead focusing on the current stage and progress of the project and its deliverables rather than planning and preparing for successful change adoption and sustainment. Looking beyond delivery risk a change lead has the ability to elevate the visibility of execution and operational risks caused by or impacting a project.

2016 139

The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies

Workamajig

What are project management methodologies? A project management methodology is essentially a set of guiding principles and processes for managing a project. So how do you choose a project management methodology? Choosing project management methodologies (PMM) is one of the first decisions you’ll have to make as a project manager. Different project management methodologies have their own pros and cons for different project types. Manage by stages.

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The argument for agile gets even more appealing…

Kiron Bondale

Out of a sample of over 10,000 software projects, 39% of those which were managed using agile approaches succeeded as compared with only 11% of those using a traditional approach. But for large sized projects, 77% of those managed using agile approaches are partially successful versus only 58% for waterfall – a difference of 19%! Sustained executive sponsorship is critical for large projects which can span multiple years.

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Managing Virtual Teams Successfully

The IIL Blog

Sustaining motivation through the number of reported productive hours. So COMMON SENSE should be at the forefront to manage the perception of how these activities are facilitated. Risk: Uncertainties that may be encountered in implementation. Here are some examples of SMILEs that I began to create in 2004 in conjunction with my dissertation that focused specifically on project management. By Dr. Willis H. Thomas, PMP, CPT .

Why Everyone in the Workplace Needs Project Management Skills

LiquidPlanner

In the business world, where processes are becoming more technically sophisticated, lead times for product development are getting shorter, and work is becoming increasingly cross-functional, it’s no real surprise that demand for sound project management skills is on the rise, and not just from the dedicated project management team. One of the most compelling reasons for understanding the basics of project management is to improve visibility across all ongoing work.