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How to Merge Agile with Waterfall Methodologies

Jun 16, 2022 11:00 AM EDT (UTC-4)
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This Webinar defines and explains how Agile and Waterfall methodologies can be merged to complement each other. The lynchpin that makes the merger possible is the OKR (Objective and Key Results).

Making the Project Charter Success Focused

Jul 11, 2022 2:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
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A lean, concise, and easy to read charter allows the team to focus on delivering within the success criteria. This presentation discusses this new paradigm and impact to organizations as well as the roll of charters in funding capacity, EPICS and charters, and integrated work teams. Can we deliver value faster if we adopt new business rules regarding the project faster? The purpose of the charter is to authorize the project manager to start delivering on the project. It is not to cut and paste from all over to make an all-inclusive summary of all business intelligence that justified the project. I propose to make it a lean document focused on the outcomes and capabilities and the definition of success. Items that have a workflow/life cycle (risks, assumptions, issues, etc.) do not need to be in a charter, they are taken care of elsewhere.

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Sustainability - The Value Proposition for Project Managers

by Raju Rao
January 26, 2022 | 61:02 | Views: 8,207 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.30 / 5

The subject of sustainability has received a lot of attention in recent times. It is slowly moving from understanding it as a global phenomenon to action what we can, as professionals in business and industry, do in the larger interest of preparing for the future. For Project Managers this is a unique opportunity to contribute beyond the immediate objectives outlined for their projects.

Project and Product Management - The Interface

by Raju Rao
August 04, 2021 | 55:41 | Views: 10,461 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.31 / 5

Project and Product management are two disciplines that are well-developed in their application and practice. Both are crucial and required in the development of products and services in business and industry .While there are plenty of similarities between the two there are differences too in terms of content, emphasis and approach.

PMI Podcast Club: Resilience and Deep Learning

by Stephen Townsend , Jill Diffendal, Tammy Ashraf, PMI-ACP, Madelyn Blair, Nancy Dixon, Edward Hoffman
March 23, 2021 | 52:04 | Views: 1,191 | PDUs: | Rating: 4.48 / 5

Our next Center Stage podcast club brings together two of our most popular and provocative Center Stage leaders – Dr. Nancy Dixon and Dr. Madelyn Blair on building resilience and establishing deep learning when we are engaged in dialogue and trust. They will join PMI member and volunteer Tammy Ashraf, our Podcast Club moderator, for a provocative discussion.

Earned Value Management (EVM) Applied to Large IT Project

by John Ayers
February 18, 2021 | 47:33 | Views: 7,913 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.43 / 5

Earned Value Management (EVM) is essential to project success. It is used extensively in the Department of Defense (DOD) and construction industries but not in the IT industry. This webinar focuses on applying EVM to large IT projects. It will present: a brief overview of the EVM fundamentals; why EVM is not used on large IT projects; how to create a baseline for the project; what a rolling wave is and how to use it; and the benefits of using EVM on large IT projects.

Project Success Redefined: Benefit

by Mustafa Hafizoglu
December 10, 2020 | 60:12 | Views: 9,518 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.17 / 5

This webinar presents different perspectives to project success and introduces Benefit Realization Management as one of the emerging concepts in project and program management.

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Benefits Realization

by David Davis

This blog will look at the practice of benefits realization and how it applies to both Program Management and the overall Portfolio, Program, Project Methodology (as well as Business Analysis and Organizational Change Management)

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Total Cost of Ownership/Cost Benefit Analysis Workbook

by Dinah Young

This spreadsheet is used to calculate and compare the TCO (total cost of ownership) and CBA (cost benefit analysis) of multiple alternative solutions. This includes costs and benefits for not only the implementation, but also for additional years of maintenance.

Benefits Realization Planning Template (Korean Translation)

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by Andy Jordan

이 템플릿은 특정 추적 활동 및 측정에 대한 비즈니스 사례를 묶는 것을 목표로합니다. 모든 프로젝트가 객관적 조치를 취하는 것은 아니지만 모든 이니셔티브에 대해 그러한 형태의 이익 실현을 무시하는 것은 허용되지 않습니다. 이 계획은 비즈니스 사례와 동시에 완료되어야하며 여기에서 확인 된 측정 된 총 이익은 비즈니스 사례에서 이루어진 약속과 일치해야합니다.

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6 Principles of an Innovation Accounting System

by Dan Toma and Esther Gons

Innovation is difficult to measure, track and manage. An innovation accounting system can help to put facts at the forefront of your innovation processes and projects. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to innovation, but these six principles are a good foundation.

Develop Value-based Agile Metrics

by Andy Jordan

There is increased focus on measuring project performance in terms of business outcomes. What does that mean for agile projects? How should value be measured in an agile environment?

Is Agile Really Going Mainstream?

by Andy Jordan

Agile has been “going mainstream” for more than a decade, but supporting evidence was more in the eye of the beholder. Maybe now it’s really happening. A new State of Agile report found growing adoption rates outside of software development and documented success in areas such as visibility and alignment.

Develop a Hypothesis Before a Solution

by Bart Gerardi

A development team designed a feature to improve customer experience but things got worse. It turns out they didn’t identify the real problem or the right way to fix it. What they needed was a hypothesis for what was being changed, how that change would help, and how they would test it.

What A Waste

by Andy Jordan

Most organizations have limited resources to invest in improvement initiatives. And a significant percentage of those resources don’t deliver results. That’s a huge problem. To begin to fix it, we have to understand where and why this waste is occurring.

Ruthless Prioritization

by Dharma Mehta

Project leaders need to know where to focus their attention and teams at all times or they risk higher costs, missed deadlines and unhappy stakeholders. Ruthless prioritization keeps the things that would be nice to do from getting in the way of the work that matters most.

Good Benefit Statements Are Essential for Effective Benefits Realization Management (BRM)

by Paul Shaltry, MA, PMP, Dave Violette, MPM, PMP

A robust Benefits Realization Management (BRM) focus starts with crafting benefits statements that speak to why project-based results are needed. This article suggests ways of constructing useful statements and provides a framework for you to engage benefit statements in a thoughtful way in your business setting.

The Agile PMO: 3 Core Functions

by Elizabeth Harrin

With more businesses having both predictive and iterative projects on the go, PMOs need to flex their core functions to support agile ways of working. Here are three areas for PMOs to focus on when supporting multiple delivery methods.

Are You Delivering Customer Value?

by Andy Jordan

We all know that agile is about delivering valuable solutions to customers, but is that actually happening in your organization? Do you even know the answer to that question?

Defining Project Quality

by Andy Jordan

As project managers, we know that quality is one of the factors we have to manage in a project. But what does that mean? You likely have an answer, but it’s probably incomplete or inaccurate. That’s not your fault; it’s the way projects are structured and executed today.

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