Fri, 19 Jul 2019 06:38:43 GMT Practitioner's Guide to Program Management https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/499248/Practitioners-Guide-to-Program-Management- I have about 20 years of progressive practical experience in program and project management. And I conducted extensive academic research while writing a book, "Practitioner's Guide to Program Management." As a result, I have extensive knowledge of program and project management that I would like to share. The blog will provide a methodology and tools to execute programs and projects, illustrated with many practical examples. It will cover multiple topics related to program and project management. Does PM need to be SME? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/53299/Does-PM-need-to-be-SME- Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:33:57 GMT There are two schools of thoughts about whether PM should or should not be a SME as well. In a more broader terms, should PM have technical expertise on the subject of the project. How in-depth of knowledge about product should PM have? Historically, in IT PMs were developers who were promoted to PM... How to become CEO of your own Program https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/52506/How-to-become-CEO-of-your-own-Program Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:44:20 GMT I'll be presenting at PMI London Chapter on 1st April 2019 at 6 PM WHERE: University of Westminster (35 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LS) You may be in your organization's C-Suite currently, or you may have upward mobility to be in the future. Regardless of where you are today, you are... Standardization of project processes https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/52505/Standardization-of-project-processes- Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:32:29 GMT Having led multiple projects, I almost always noticed sticking variations in project processes not only from company to company, but even from project to project in the same company, or even in the same department. Significant various in project processes results in variations in project delivery an... Project vs. Product delivery approach https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/50439/Project-vs--Product-delivery-approach Mon, 07 Jan 2019 20:35:25 GMT Traditionally, software and other products are being delivered utilizing a project delivery approach. Under this approach, the product is being built for a particular customer. Even if it is a standardized product, it is than being rebuild to a degree or entirely (depending on the contract terms) fo... Happy Holidays https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/49922/Happy-Holidays Thu, 20 Dec 2018 00:22:39 GMT   Dear Friends and Colleagues happy holidays! All the best in 2019!   Scale Agile Framework (SAFe) https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/49921/Scale-Agile-Framework--SAFe- Thu, 20 Dec 2018 00:19:34 GMT How is SAFe better or different from the regular agile frame work. Is it a new "buzz" word or a truly innovative approach. I worked in the agile environment for about 5 years. It has its advantages of executing tasks in parallel that accelerate the process, fostering team work, scalable re... Stakeholders conflicting priorities https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/48375/Stakeholders-conflicting-priorities Tue, 06 Nov 2018 19:23:06 GMT Stakeholders frequently serve in more than one project committee as well as have "day jobs" with their regular work duties. They are overloaded with information and receive way too many meeting invitations. How do you effectively engage stakeholders to allow them to contribute effectively ... Effective Communication https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/48287/Effective-Communication Fri, 02 Nov 2018 21:03:27 GMT There are many informational sources, updates, status reports, dashboard, reports and yet, the majority of data available or about 93% is not fully analyzed and utilized. Executives find it difficult to get an insight into the project progress. What is the best way to provide a robust, accurate... Agile vs. traditional waterfall methodology https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/47908/Agile-vs--traditional-waterfall-methodology Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:47:29 GMT Dear Readers, good morning, good day or good night, depending on where you are in the world. Welcome to my blog! I’m grateful for the opportunity to have the venue that will allow me to share my knowledge and experience with you all. And, I look forward to learning from each and every one of y...