Project management is becoming increasingly focused on benefits. Can service management make a contribution toward improving benefits performance after the project is finished?
Diagnosis in change management: Utilizing data collection techniques as an input to change management
This webinar explains how to employ qualitative research techniques in a change management scenario as a first step in the change management process.
Voices on Project Management
By Marian Haus, PMP Project managers have a major influence on the projects they run. Attitudes and leadership styles play a large part in how the team works together, how projects are delivered an ...
The benefit of having a strong reputation is that you will find it easier to get things done. A reputation is really just a set of expectations and opinions that others hold about you. However, to gai ...
At the beginning of this month, with ProjectManagement.com’s theme of customer relations management, I discussed the contribution of Tom Peters and Robert Waterman, authors of In Search of Excel ...
How do you differentiate Liquidated Damages (LD) from Penalties ? Is it justifiable to levy LD to penalize a Contractor ?Please share your experience. ...
Dear Members, I'm currently working on preparing template for project / program introduction as one pager document. The idea it should generic and not people depedent as people keep shuffling in the ...
How you do you keep your daily communication powerful? What all the power words you use to communicate important messages to your team? ...
At the end of our last sprint, I switched my mobile team from Scrum-like to Kanban-like. Why would I do that, and what does it even mean? Both good questions. My mobile team has five devel ...
Crossword for PMs on Project Management Related Terms - 37 Across 1. An intentional activity to modify a nonconforming product or product component 3. The extent to whic ...
I woke up in a philosophical mood! ...
A failing result on the PMP exam is devastating. What you do next tells more about yourself than flying through the exam and passing with ease. What should you do? Get back on the horse!
Analyzing a schedule to determine which tasks are late is an important responsibility for all project managers. This article describes a schedule monitoring technique using Microsoft Project's custom fields to find out exactly how much time (work hours) a task is behind.
What defines a successful project? Are there any techniques that we can improve on to increase the quality of our projects and the speed at which they are executed? Is it useful to apply specific methodologies when completing certain projects? One practitioner's informal research led to some surprising results.
We received many questions during our December Book Club Q&A Closing Webinar - The Social Project Manager We didn’t have time to answer them all, so the presenter responds to additional questions here.
Based on what we have explored throughout The Social Project Manager, the following is a list of the social project management tips we have uncovered to help you on your way to becoming a better manager of social projects.
In order to move forward, you must sometimes look back—and see that some patterns have surfaced. These are no longer trends, but core competencies of the market. This year, expect to see a renewed interest in some of these tried-and-true methodologies.
Should business leadership move hiring and recruitment into the project management organization? Based on the similarities found between his talent acquisition experience and current training, this author says yes—and shares the potential benefits.
Quality is everybody’s concern. The rising stakes resulting from increased investments—combined with a shift from traditional to complex project management—has made quality an important pillar of the project management discipline. A case study illustrates the organizational benefits of continuous improvement through Kaizen.
En este webinar se explora el proyecto RMS Titanic para mostrar algunas causas comunes de fallas en los proyectos. El autor explorará los "cinco pecados de los gerentes de proyecto". Estos cinco pecados son las cinco actitudes identificadas en investigaciones recientes como factores clave de fracaso en la gestión de proyectos, que son: la arrogancia, la ambición, la ignorancia, la fraude y la abstinencia.
You just cannot go unnoticed through a high-performance organization; there the difference is felt instantly through the work environment. The enthusiasm is prevalent and the team-members are energized. They have purpose and they are working together to get things done.
Closing Q&A webinar for December Book Club on The Social Project Manager
In this presentation, Simon will demonstrate a practical and transparent approach to risk assessment, analysis and management, that allows risk to be usefully described and incorporated in the change process to increase awareness and ensure achievable benefits, costs and timescales. The presentation focuses on the project manager’s role in ensuring that the team collaborate and honestly express their beliefs about the risk to the benefits, costs and time-scales of the change initiative, as well as the project manager’s role in using the risk assessments to set realistic expectations and drive the change efficiently and with an awareness of the risk it faces.
Organizational progress is sustained by team relationships at every level and is vulnerable to power play in times of challenge. The advancements toward desired outcomes is an endeavor that requires influence, exerted by decision makers, for available choices and to maintain the speed of progress.
Introduction webinar for January 2017 Book Club: Managing The PMO Lifecycle by Waffa Karkukly
Advanced Work Packaging is the Construction Industry Institute’s (CII) newest best practice. AWP is a powerful method for aligning project stakeholders and improving overall project performance. AWP provides recommendations for the complete project lifecycle, including (but not limited to) Front-End Planning and construction execution (WorkFace Planning). In this session, the presenter, an industry member of the CII research team, will provide an overview of: • Advanced Work Packaging, WorkFace Planning and Front-End Planning • The Benefits of Advanced Work Packaging • How Advanced Work Packaging Works • The Critical Factors for Success