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Upcoming Webinars

How an Awarded Australian Project Executed a Model for the Future

May 2, 2018 5:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)

One of the 2017 PMI Award for Project Excellence winners, ICT fitout delivered ‘As a Service’ for 1 William Street, saw Dimension Data develop an industry-first technology solution for the Queensland State Government that has provided a benchmark platform that can be readily applied across all state-owned building into the future. Despite challenges, such as having to deal with a large and diverse subcontract base which introduced complexity and potential cost implications, the project was delivered on time and on budget. Learn about this award winning project’s challenges, best practices, and lessons learned in this webinar.

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Scheduling 2015: Applied Schedule Management

by Renato Santos
June 17, 2015 | 63:48 | Views: 403 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.12 / 5

This presentation will focus on real world schedule management processes, with an aim to fully integrate Planning, Scheduling and Change Control Management into one robust procedure.

Time Bandit

by Edward Brown
December 11, 2014 | 52:34 | Views: 449 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.04 / 5

Are you suffering from too much to do and not enough time to do it? Research studies indicate that as much as 60% of our daily workdays is wasted due to unproductive interruptions. In 2005 Basex research stated $588 billion is lost annually to interruptions. Managing projects requires a great deal of planning and time. But where does your time go?

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Save Time With Tools + Templates

To-Do List

PREMIUM deliverable
by Karan Shah

This template is a simple to-do prioritization sorter. The aim of the template is to minimize inputs of tasks (and task attributes) and provide a sorting algorithm to allow the user to focus on the most critical tasks first. It automatically sequences tasks based on the parameters of due date, importance and estimated duration.

Critical Path Weighting Template

PREMIUM deliverable
by Stefano Pittaluga

This template will help with planning an activity by giving a method to weight critical paths, with the final goal to calculate contractor delay responsibility by calculated weightings.

Multi-Project Tracking Template

PREMIUM deliverable
by Stephane Parent

This template shows how you can track actual time and dollars against estimated time and dollars across projects, activities and persons. The pivot table allows you to roll up the data at the project, activity and person, in any order.

Project Status Update (Presentation)

PREMIUM presentation
by Daniel Grzybek

This presentation template is a formal customer-facing status report used for medium to larger projects, or for reporting multiple projects with the same stakeholder audience.

Learn From Others

3 Questions Every Sponsor Should Ask of Agile Project Teams

by Kevin Aguanno, CSPM (IPMA-B), Cert.APM, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSP, FPMAC, FAPM

While there are many governance data points that can be gathered and analyzed to help make go/no-go decisions, there are three in this writer's experience that stand out as being the most important.

Managing a Presales Project: How Different Is It?

by Paul Visser

We generally talk about managing projects that were sold to our customers. But how about the management of a presales project? Is that just like managing any other project? Do we have the same constraints? Is it less stressful?

Weather Forecasters: Terrific Project Managers

by William Davis

Like project managers, weather forecasters predict, or forecast, what will happen in the future. But they have an advantage over most PMs when it comes to estimating future uncertainties. Weather forecasters forecast the future more than they predict the future, and forecasts are superior to predictions for aligning stakeholder expectations and improving stakeholder decision making.

El Decálogo Para Optimizar El Recurso Tiempo

by Jose Gonzalez

Dado la criticidad que el tiempo tiene en el día a día y con mucha importancia en el desarrollo de los proyectos, nos lleva a sugerir las siguientes 10 recomendaciones para la gestión del tiempo en los proyectos y en la vida cotidiana.

The Hidden Costs of Deadlines

by Gil Broza

Remember that agile is all about delighting the customer? We’ve seen how accustomed we are to dates and deadlines. Should we think of them differently if we work in an agile way?

Task Trouble

by Michael Ayres

Sometimes, unnecessarily detailed project work activity breakdown is not just unnecessary, but is bad practice. Learn how to just “get milk” when that's all you need to track at the overall project level.

The Fast Track to Delay

by Ahmed Fouad Sedky

The following article discuss how fast tracking can lead to project delays, showing the most common risk and pitfalls when applying the technique. It will focus on examples from some projects in Qatar.

Earned Value: Monitoring Projects More Effectively

by Dr. Kenneth F. Smith, PMP

This article highlights why project financial assessment is so prone to errors during project monitoring, and illustrates a better practice for applying earned value to analyze and report project schedule and cost data quickly and accurately.

Much More Than the Triple Constraint

by Kumar Srikant

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.

Running the Short Project

by Kenneth Darter, PMP

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.

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