For a long time, the constraints of time, scope and cost have been the key attributes that a project management professional had to handle effectively for project success. However, project success encompasses much more.
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This deliverable relates both a project charter and a project record form to be used during the initiating phase of a given project. It gives a high-level overview of the project including the budget, scope, resources and roles and responsibilities.
Need to document a non-conformance identified in a quality audit or other process review? This form helps you document the problem so that corrective action can be initiated. To be signed by the resident engineer, quality manager and contractor.
The project workbook allows project managers, team members, sponsors, and stakeholders to easily track and monitor project activities. Any of these worksheets can easily be broken out into separate documents. This workbook contains templates for Input Data, Minicharter, Status Report, Budget, CBA, Risks, Issues, Action Items, Milestones, WBS, Roster, R&R, RAM, RCM, A&C, Decision Log, Communication Plan, Stakeholder Analysis, Expectations, Change Log, DAL, PERT, Delphi, TimeSum and Qual Metrics.
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Many organizations consider quality improvement as a critical factor of success for competitiveness. The goal of continuous improvement attempts to not only meet customer requirements, but to also do it at the lowest cost. Values obtained as a result of the calculation need to be analyzed to prepare plans for improvement and set goals for reducing the cost of quality.
Not every project is a multi-year, billion-dollar implementation. Sometimes, you need to get something done in a few weeks or a few months…and the approach to these projects is much different.
Building information modeling (BIM) has grown tremendously in just a few years. Meanwhile, factors are pushing the construction world to innovate opportunities for improving efficiency and productivity. In this scenario in any project, the project manager has the overall responsibility for project success.
Addressing seven common risks can help companies better prepare for transformational programs, save time and money, and lay the groundwork for a positive return on investment.
The objective of governance is benefits realization, risk optimization and resource optimization. A good governance framework can help a performing organization develop a more holistic approach toward analytics.
The work breakdown structure is fundamental to project execution. When we expend insufficient time and develop inadequate detail on the WBS, the project will yield poor results and we can expect to see last-minute identification of critical elements. Here we look in greater detail at this essential tool.
When teams transition to agile development and the QA/testers continue to follow the same testing processes and tools they used before joining the agile team, you're asking for trouble. In this article, we contrast agile and traditional testing--and give an example of how a mind map can facilitate the testing process.
Projects are the manifestations of scores of complex, unique activities that vary from project to project and industry to industry. But there are certain serious mistakes that are common in nature, and that are committed in many large projects. Learn how to deal with seven such major issues that are generally prevalent in almost all projects.
When technology shifts, you need to learn how to move into a new world. It can be frightening at times, but if you choose your path carefully, you can find new adventures and rewards. Keep these tips in mind.
The project workflow framework enables even the inexperienced project manager to use detailed step-by-step guidance, examples, tools and practical advice, freeing experienced project managers to manage programs and portfolios and promoting better use of project resources to reduce the cost of projects across all industries.
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