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How an Awarded Australian Project Executed a Model for the Future

by Debra Miersma, Peter Dodd, Sean Whitaker, Grant Hawksworth
May 02, 2018 | 59:19 | Views: 4,700 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.34 / 5

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.

Acknowledge It to Manage It – 4 Steps to Recovery

by Anton Oosthuizen
August 10, 2017 | 65:18 | Views: 5,221 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 3.98 / 5

When initiating a high profile project there is a very good chance that you will start on the back foot, already one week behind a schedule that still needs to be agreed. In this session, we use a very simple analogy to illustrate why you would not want to reach for the low hanging fruit immediately.

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Save Time With Tools + Templates

Modele de Charte de Projet (Guide PMBOK®—Sixième Édition)

PREMIUM deliverable
by Kamal Toure

A un niveau supérieur, la charte du projet permet aux parties prenantes de bien comprendre les principaux livrables, les jalons, ainsi que les rôles et les responsabilités de chaque personne participant au projet.

Project Scope Statement Template (PMBOK® Guide Aligned) (Korean Translation)

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by Markus Klein, PMP

Project Scope Statement는 프로젝트 주문 / 헌장에 정의 된 요구 사항을 미세 조정합니다. 프로젝트 주문서 / 헌장에 이미 열거 된 내용이 인계되어야한다. Project Scope Statement는 프로젝트 수립 단계의 마지막에 운영위원회의 승인 된 서명 회원 인 고객 및 프로젝트 관리자가 서명합니다.

Project Charter (and Instructions)

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by Fella Boukadoum

This sample Project Charter and instructions contain sections (and explanations) for project and team details, your scope statement and risks, communication strategy and more.

Project Charter and Outline Presentation

PREMIUM presentation
by Rebecca Houghton

The project charter is used to set expectations around a project at kickoff. Use this presentation template for kick-off meetings to ensure that all of your stakeholders and sponsors are in agreement on the key project principles. This also gives you an opportunity as the PM to set expectations that if things in this charter are changed after initial agreement, then the project scope, timelines and resources may also need to change.

Project Definition Checklist

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This checklist is designed to help you ask and answer the tough questions about what defines your project and its mission. Before you start any work, take a quick look to make sure you haven't forgotten something important. (Hint: This document is excellent material for putting together your project plan!)

Learn From Others

Getting Risky with Project Phases

by Barath Balasubramanian

Managing early-phase risks is akin to laying a solid foundation on which future project success can be built. The central theme of this article is to identify and create an awareness of major risks that can have a deleterious impact if not managed well—and propose some practical steps to manage them.

Understanding the Nexus Between WBS and LFA

by Haroon Qureshi

Many entities use logical framework analysis (LFA) as a project planning and management tool that is part of almost every project document. LFA is sometimes called a work breakdown structure, but its structure is different. Considering these terminology differences, this article attempts to explain the relation between WBS and LFA.

Project Constraints on a Journey Toward Being Agile

by Pawan Rai

Every project manager is familiar with the project management triangle, comprised of scope, time and cost. Quality, resources and risk are additional factors that must be accounted for to achieve project success. The focus here is to understand how these constraints are still relevant in the age of agile.

Scope Creep in Projects: Looking From the Lens of Critical Thinking

by Vanita Bhoola

It is a VUCA world—volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous—and project management is no exception. In such situations, the final project may hardly resemble the original or initial plan. Welcome to scope creep! How can critical thinking help?

Project Scope: Managing Complexity and Uncertainty

by D. Mari Rengarajam

Projects with many influential stakeholders face difficulty in arriving at an agreed-upon scope. And even after this agreement, complex project requirements may fluctuate from relatively stable to uncertain. The author shares insights into effective scope management and the role of governance boards.

Containing Volatility of Scope

by Suresh Randadath, PMP, TOGAF9

Not managing scope can seriously jeopardize a project, as the scope is the bedrock on which the product or solution is built. Understanding the various reasons for scope expansion in terms of customer- and vendor-induced expansions and how to define a good requirement are important building blocks.

Velocity vs. Quality: Tradeoff, Balance or Win-Win?

by Ramkumar Arumugam

Though there is lot of bias toward increasing velocity every iteration to release more features faster, if there is no attention to quality, the system will soon become fragile—and will not be able to house scope changes in the future. How do we balance these forces?

Scope Approvals Don't Have to Be Scary

by Reshmi Sujesh

In order to get additional scope, PMs need to go through an exception process for formal approval. You must prepare to present your case succinctly and answer the questions from the enterprise release board. Preparing answers to these 10 critical questions will help...

On-the-Fly Scope Management

by Sooriyakumar Sivakumaran

The speed of adoption with technology—specifically in the mobile and cloud environment—is so fast that it’s becoming more difficult to "freeze" the scope and ascertain what scope creep is and what a true change to scope is. This is a challenge the author has faced as a project manager with a cloud service provider...

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.


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