The Stakeholder Management Survey Results Are In!

Girl's Guide to PM

Thanks again to everyone who took my stakeholder management survey at the end of last year. The respondents to the survey stated that they do it because: It helps secure project resources (71%). It helps manage project risk (68%). Nothing like a bit of honesty in an anonymous survey! I did a couple of interviews to validate the survey responses and when I told one interviewee that people were responding that they didn’t have the time, he laughed.

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How to Use NGT for Risk Identification

Project Risk Coach

I conduct online surveys to get feedback from project managers on risk management topics. Here’s one of the questions, “What risk management techniques would you like to know more about?” ” Survey participants often respond with: Nominal Group Technique (NGT). The nominal group technique is an efficient means for identifying and ranking risks, as well as other items. Risks are collected from a project team.

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IT Risk Assessment Template

ProjectManager.com

Create a risk assessment document in order to prepare for the inevitable. An IT risk assessment template gives you the tools to see what might be waiting around the corner. Why You Need an IT Risk Assessment Template. Risk is something that is just part of life, but in business that risk can bring financial loss and send an enterprise spiralling down into ruin. The list of risks to an IT environment are long. How to Use Our Risk Assessment Template.

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Getting Results – The Bottom Line of Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

Some portfolio, program, and project managers make a big fuss over risk management. The presentation included what we were doing for enterprise risk management. They have a risk management plan. They regularly identify, analyze, and respond to risks. We have a risk management plan. We perform all the risk management processes, but for some reason, we may fail to get the desired results. Risk Management Processes. Plan risk management.

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How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

for all your users, you risk upsetting customers who don’t care about and may never. unnecessary risk and results in incorrect (and sometimes dangerous) decisions. can beat out hundreds of surveys. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS.

PLEASE TAKE MY 2016 READER SURVEY

Project Risk Coach

To do that, I’ve created my 2016 Reader Survey. Would you please take a few minutes to fill out the survey? The survey is easy to fill out. Take Me to the Survey! The Project Risk Coach. The post PLEASE TAKE MY 2016 READER SURVEY appeared first on Help Me Help YOU! I want to ensure my platform does the best possible job of answering your needs and interests. And that means I need to know more about you.

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Strategic Risk Management and Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Although we face many uncertainties at all of these levels, both in terms of threats and opportunities, we can be confident that our corporate risk management structure enables us to understand the risks, and provides a framework within which acceptable risk may be managed in line with stakeholder expectations. Strategic Risk Management. But how important is the strategic leadership and alignment of risk planning? Enterprise-Wide Risk Management.

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12 Wonderful Ways To Improve Your Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

How well did John use risk management to accomplish his goal? He and his team completed a project plan and identified project risks. He captured the risks in his risk register and periodically conducted risk reviews. He skipped capturing his risks and conducting the risk reviews. If you survey project managers on the importance of risk management, a high percentage will say that risk management is important.

2016 163

The Ultimate Quick Guide To Building a Risk Management Plan

ProProfs Project Management

Even if you meticulously account for every penny in your project, risks will present themselves, and you will feel like your project is having the rug pulled out from under it. But with this guide to risk management, we can help you prepare for it. . Risky Business: What is a Risk Management Plan? A risk management plan is put in place by project managers to reduce risk in the project. How to Build a Risk Management Plan. Identifying Your Risks.

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Top Tips for Reducing Risks as a Construction Project Manager

Wrike

Every project brings a whole lot of risk and uncertainty with it — particularly in the construction industry. So, let’s dig into the key responsibilities of this role, what typical project risks they’ll need to mitigate, and how they can successfully navigate around those common roadblocks. . What common risks are associated with project delivery in construction? Every project has its risks, but they can seem particularly intimidating for construction projects.

How do you hold safe meetings when some team members are invisible?

Kiron Bondale

But if your team has just formed or you are only seeing a few signs of nascent psychological safety, here are a few suggestions on reducing safety risks. Building teams in such contexts might be harder, but with focus and creativity you can reduce the risks of out of sight, out of safety!

2020 181

Microeconomics and Risk Management in Decision Making for Software Development

Herding Cats

A recent survey of 600 firms indicated that 35% of them had at least one "runaway' software project. Research clearly shows the root causes of most software projects cost and schedule overruns and technical shortfalls comes from poor risk management. Most post-mortems of these software disaster projects have shown that their problems would have been avoided or strongly reduced if there had been an explicit early concern with identifying and resolving their high-risk elements.

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5 Reasons to Get Your PMI-RMP® Certification

Project Risk Coach

Certainly, the Project Management Professional (PMP) ® and the Project Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) ® certifications supercharged my project management career. Project risk management gives you the ability to identify and assess risks, mitigate threats, and capitalize on opportunities. To help my organization with risk management, top to bottom. I served as the Director of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) for a large insurance company.

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What’s the right sprint length for your team?

Kiron Bondale

The Guide also cautions about setting sprint durations longer than a calendar month to ensure that inspection and adaption is happening frequently which will reduce the risk of wasted team effort or of building the wrong product. A research survey conducted by Scott Ambler+Associates found that the most common duration used by teams following a sprint-based delivery model is two weeks, but how should a team decide what is the optimal sprint length for them?

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Have you rotated your project’s tires?

Kiron Bondale

Risks revisited? If its been a few weeks since the contents of the risk register have been reviewed chances are some new risks could be identified and the assessment of older ones might need to be refreshed. It’s also a good practice to periodically assess the effectiveness of risk responses and see if any key assumptions made to date can be confirmed. Stakeholders surveyed?

2018 166

How to Make Cyber Risk Management an Integral Part of Your Corporate Narrative

Runrun.it

Check it out what you will find on this article about cyber risk management : Most Boards Still Struggle with Understanding Cyber Risk Management What Boards and IT Teams Can Do to Improve Cyber Risk Management Cyber Risk Management is a Perpetual Beta. Many board members in companies big and small are woefully ill-informed on cyber risk management best practices. Most Boards Still Struggle with Understanding Cyber Risk Management.

How good is project sponsorship in your company?

Ron Rosenhead

The survey gave poor results. I mentioned to Bob that we have a survey of project managers which we use on internal project management courses. Of just over 1500 surveyed). No matter what risk scoring process you use I would say this is in the red zone. project sponsors courses in project management project management project management governance project management training project risks project sponsor

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My Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2018

Project Risk Coach

Thank you for being a part of the Project Risk Coach Community. So, just how many of you came to the Project Risk Coach website in 2018? Year Visitors 2018 113,206 2017 57,560 2016 42,000 2015 33,000 2014 21,000 One of my 2018 goals was to have 75,000 people visit the Project Risk Coach website. Hopefully, you've gained further insights for identifying, evaluating, responding to and controlling your risks. Click here to complete a quick survey. Oh, what a year!

2018 150

5 Ways to Make Your Business Move Faster with Environment Optimization

Epicflow Blog

Harvard Business Review has conducted a survey about the impact of competitiveness on risk-management and decision-making characteristics. Don’t Be Afraid of Dealing with Risks and Think Ahead . Business is impossible without risks. Proper risk management will prevent you from the fiasco. If you’re not making mistakes, you’re not taking risks, and that means you’re not going anywhere. Plan each step but take risks.

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Are your project management success rates improving?

Ron Rosenhead

Use of a standardised project management practices are used by over 50% of companies within the survey. Risk management strategies. project management governance governance project management project risks project sponsorThe latest PMI Pulse of the Profession Report said: “We are encouraged to see in this year’s Pulse of the Profession® that organizations are making progress—significant progress—as they are experiencing more success with implementing strategic initiatives.

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My Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2017

Project Risk Coach

One of my goals was to have 50,000 people visit the Project Risk Coach website. You may have noticed that I wrote more about project risk management than ever with a sprinkling of general project management articles. Hopefully, you’ve gained further insights for identifying, evaluating, responding to and controlling your risks. 7 Things You Ought to Know About Identifying Risks. 7 Ways to Treat Risks. How to Improve Results With Better Risk Statements.

2017 163

Why Projects Fail – Five more reasons

Online PM Courses

Poor Risk Management. If you fail to manage risk well, your project is likely to fail. But for the sake of completion, let’s formally note that projects fail when risk management is not properly prioritised and carried out. We have written a lot of articles about Project Risk Management. PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management Project Management Basics Project Risk Management project failure project management

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My Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2016

Project Risk Coach

Approximately 42,000 visitors came to The Project Risk Coach in 2016, up from 33,000 visitors in 2015. Evaluating Risks Using Qualitative Risk Analysis – 1,993. 7 Things You Ought to Know About Identifying Risks – 1,786. How to Build a Risk Register – 1,060. Irrespective of where you live or what you do, I hope you will always find The Project Risk Coach as a reliable resource of project management information. Reader Survey 2016.

2016 177

Project Management Statistics: 45 Stats You Can't Ignore

Workamajig

68% - more than 2/3rd - of organizations in PMI's annual survey said that they used outsourced or contract project managers in 2018. ( As per Wellingtone's survey, only 22% of organizations use a PM software. 50% of respondents in a survey said that their biggest challenge is that PMO processes are seen as overhead. Only 3% of surveyed organizations say they 'never' use risk management practices. ( Survey shows why projects fail, Gartner.

2019 105

25 Real World Project Management Tips

Brad Egeland

Allow schedule time for risk activities. Today I am going to start providing project management tips that I have gathered and endorse. Probably about 25 of them at a time.

5 Things Marketers Should Do Before the 2020 Holiday Season

Workamajig

The pandemic has also made people more grateful - 7 out of 10 respondents in Pinterest’s survey said that they want to celebrate the small moments as much as the big ones. Salesforce’s twice a month research surveys offer a wealth of data.

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How to Use the Delphi Technique

Project Risk Coach

The Delphi Technique is used to gather information and reach consensus through anonymous input using surveys and questionnaires. Perhaps you want to identify risks related to your project schedule. The number 1 indicates the most significant risk.

2020 256

Where Do Resource Managers (RMs) and Their Employers Agree? Three Need-to-Knows for Your PMO

Keyedin

New survey clearly shows that RM leaders are both well-respected and in short supply. As I read the RMI Survey Results, I felt a distinct sense of dj vu. PMO managers are now finally given their due as professionals whose daily activities remain a key growth driver for the business, safeguarding resources, investments and managing risks across the entire enterprise to revenue-burgeoning impact.

Where Do Resource Managers (RMs) and Their Employers Agree? Three Need-to-Knows for Your PMO

Keyedin

New survey clearly shows that RM leaders are both well-respected and in short supply. As I read the RMI Survey Results, I felt a distinct sense of dj vu. PMO managers are now finally given their due as professionals whose daily activities remain a key growth driver for the business, safeguarding resources, investments and managing risks across the entire enterprise to revenue-burgeoning impact.

How to Engage Stakeholders Through An Internal Blog

Project Risk Coach

One communication tool that I’ve used for enterprise programs such as implementing a Project Management Office (PMO) or an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Program is an internal blog. Conduct polls and surveys. If you like, you can include a poll or survey on your blog/website using a tool such as SurveyMonkey or Polldaddy. Click here to see how I used a GRPI survey in one of my projects. I often share the survey results in subsequent posts.

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Agile Communications Plans

Leading Answers

So, the responsible thing to do is to agree upfront on how everyone will be kept informed of the project’s progress, risks, issues, etc. We can use retrospectives and surveys in any project to learn about communication needs and wants. Dolphins are easier to track than submarines.

15 Awesome Ways to Manage Your Project Stakeholders

Project Risk Coach

It is through these relationships that we can better define and control scope, understand requirements, mitigate risks, and improve project processes. For example, you could conduct an online survey stakeholders and follow up with interviews. Additionally, use the stakeholder register when identifying risks. Practical Tips for Identifying, Analyzing, and Influencing Your Stakeholders Projects can be engaging and even enjoyable, or it can be a source of aggravation and stress.

2017 174

The Battle Between Process and Progress

Girl's Guide to PM

The judges of the fight must make their decision based on clear information – business impacts and risks. What is the additional business risk and business impact, of the proposed process variation? Provide your stakeholders with Option 1 and Option 2 – with associated impacts and risks. Risk: additional risk to operational stability of banking infrastructure, as the upgrade will take place outside of change management recommendations.

2016 313

Project Management Processes & Phases

ProjectManager.com

Risk: Determine what risks are likely, how they’ll impact the project and then plan how to resolve them. Risk: Note changes in risk throughout the project and respond accordingly. Survey Your Typical Project Types. Once you have buy-in from your organization, it’s necessary to survey your existing project types. Does the business organization where you work feel… a little disorganized ?

How to Engage Stakeholders Through An Internal Blog

Project Risk Coach

One communication tool that I’ve used for enterprise programs such as implementing a Project Management Office (PMO) or an Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Program is an internal blog. Conduct polls and surveys. If you like, you can include a poll or survey on your blog/website using a tool such as SurveyMonkey or Polldaddy. Click here to see how I used a GRPI survey in one of my projects. I often share the survey results in subsequent posts.

2017 150

PMI’s Pulse of the Profession 2020: Creating a Future-Oriented Project Management Culture

Inloox

The Project Management Institute (PMI) has been conducting surveys, questioning international organizations and project managers on a regular basis since 2006. Companies that cling to the status quo run the risk of being left behind.

2020 130

What Is Business Impact Analysis & Why Is It Important?

ProjectManager.com

If a business isn’t prepared for those responses, then they’re taking a great risk. It’s another arrow in the quiver to battle risk. Risk is always on the horizon and the better equipped businesses are to discern and prepare for them, the more likely they’ll be able to continue doing business in the future. The list of possibilities is long, but it’s key to explore them thoroughly in order to best assess risk. Related: Free Risk Register Template.

2019 312

PMXPO – The Virtual Event Before Virtual Events Were Cool

Keyedin

Every year we like to survey those that come across our booth to gauge the current trends and obstacles project management folks are facing in their organizations. Here are our finding and thoughts around market implications based on this survey of information. Every year we have surveyed project management professionals, resource management proves to be the largest threat to their company and its effectiveness to accurately plan resource capacity.

2020 60

Project Management Framework Types, Key Elements & Best Practices

ProjectManager.com

What are the risks for each team, and who will manage them? You’ll record the progress of all your team members, monitor for possible risks that you’ve already identified prior to kick-off and manage expectations of key stakeholders. And in every variable, there’s risk. Unfortunately, as many as 57% of leadership teams surveyed said risk was one of the things they felt least prepared to deal with. A project never exists in a vacuum.

2020 259

Product-Market Fit: What Is It & Why Is It Important?

ProjectManager.com

Get detailed feedback by surveying the customers. Use your market research to guide you or the team you have in place to do the survey. That said, it’s worth the risk to know you’re building a product that snaps into a market need that customers are going to respond vigorously to. From market research to surveying target customers to building the product itself, product-market fit requires a multilevel management approach, one that requires a robust tool to control.

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