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Simplifying Lean Six Sigma to Work in an Agile Environment

by Stelian Roman
December 05, 2018 | 60:42 | Views: 8,163 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.12 / 5

Lean Six Sigma techniques can be used at a smaller scale, but to be successful it needs to be adapted to the specifics of IT projects. This presentation is based on a real case study, using Lean Six Sigma to measure the impact of process improvement initiatives in a hybrid project delivery environment.

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Deliverable Acceptance Document

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by Nabeel Shahid

Use this Deliverable Acceptance Form to provide verification that your deliverable(s) have been reviewed, accepted and approved by stakeholders, verifying that all work is complete and that the applicable acceptance criteria has been met.

Action Item Tracker

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by Amogh Kutumbe

Document your action items—along with their owners, priority and progress—using this log.

Corrective and Preventive Action Form

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by Payam Montazami

Corrective and preventive actions are improvements to an organization's processes taken to eliminate causes of non-conformities or other undesirable situations with clients and software. You can use this template as is, or as a starting point to make your own. This multi-purpose template can apply to both internal and external entities.

Overview of the Project Management Process

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by John Galyon

While actively participating in mentorship during a project with a local design/build firm, this practitioner compiled an overview of the project management process as detailed in PMI’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Use this overview with other project managers as a tool to reference in your day-to-day PM activities (as well as share with new project managers).

Material Checklist (Korean Translation)

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by Rami Kaibni

이 재료 체크리스트 및 사인 오프 양식은 모든 유형의 재료 검사에 사용할 수 있습니다. 이것은 품질 관리 과정에서 건설에 널리 사용되지만 다른 비 건설 분야에도 적용될 수 있습니다.

Learn From Others

Topic Teasers Vol. 126: Gone Phishing, Help Yourself

by Barbee Davis, MA, PHR, PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA

Question: My latest corporate project is to set up a structured plan to protect the organization against hackers and phishers. I will be working with team members from information technology, training, human resources and procurement. I don’t quite understand why this isn’t solely an IT project, but I am happy to have a multi-departmental project as it is actually a promotion for me. The CEO is our product owner, so I have to make a good showing. The only problem is I don’t know anything about hacking and phishing. Can you give me a quick immersion experience?

Construction Industry Project Management: Priority 3 — Planning

by Mark A. Annunziata, Sr., PMP

In his first article, the author examined design and preconstruction in tier 1 construction projects (over US$ 100 million). This entry in the series explains the contracts and contractor requirements for planning. The project management plan consists of multiple parts requiring contractor submittal and owner approval. The elements of the plan are described along with instructive stories and lessons learned.

Demystifying the 'Product Mindset': The Agile Way

by Arun Gupta

The benefits of outsourcing also come with various challenges—often because the vendor will execute the work with a project mindset that has limited visibility and never really looks at it from the product mindset. Agile can help instill the right outlook.

Are Templates Harming Your Project?

by Kimberly McCoy

We all know how templates can help us in our jobs. But have you ever considered that your templates could be harming your project? You have to adapt each one, as they are not one-size-fits-all solutions. Here are four things to keep in mind to ensure your templates aren't dragging you down.

Boyd's Law in Project Management

by Charles Borrelli

Colonel John Boyd discovered that the primary determinant to winning aerial dogfights was observing, orienting, planning and acting faster. How does this apply to project management?

What Is a Quality Project Manager?

by Bruce Garrod

Although it’s true that not every attribute can be quantitatively measured, leveraging PMI’s three processes makes sense when defining a quality project manager.

A Quality Primer

by Andy Jordan

One area where new project managers seem to struggle is quality management. Let’s go back to basics and look at the foundations of quality (which will also be a useful refresher for everyone!).

How to Model Testing in a Project Plan

by Stephen Biddle, PMP

We all know the last thing you do in the project is test it. The question, however, is how to plan for it. The problem with many project plans is that they don't allow for a situation where the test fails, which is almost inevitable. Here's some help.

Quality Doesn’t Work the Way You Think It Does

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

We want to do quality work. We want our results to be seen as being quality. But what does that actually mean? And how do we test for it? How can we satisfy for ourselves—and demonstrate to others—that we’ve delivered on expectations in terms of quality?


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