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Lessons Learned and Cognitive Biases

by Antonio Uncal

Judgments about past events are modeled by our egos, beliefs, prejudices and expectations. This is known as cognitive bias. Therefore, since lessons learned sessions review past events, it’s important to be aware of bias risk. Here are some cognitive biases you can find during a lessons learned session.

Strategy

Behind the IT Strategy: Digital Transformation

by Paul Visser

If you are delivering an IT project, chances are you’re involved in a digital transformation program. This article explores the background of digital transformation, the needs and the approach. We will see where project managers fit in—and why it's important to have background knowledge on the overall company strategy.

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Agile Centers of Excellence

by Bart Gerardi

An Agile Center of Excellence can be "a force-multiplier" for scaling agile transformation throughout an organization, as they help to foster experimentation, share best practices and retrospectives, bring efficiency and consistency to coaching efforts, and gather support for new ideas.

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Two types of thinking – one for generating and one for narrowing

by Teresa Lawrence
September 05, 2017 | 60:49 | Views: 1,870 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.69 / 7

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get to better ideas faster? If you learn to master just two thinking skills, you can! Many of the PMI supported tools have origins in creativity. As such, these tools are best leveraged when you apply divergent thinking (to generate) or convergent thinking (to narrow). This session will explore the principles of divergent and convergent thinking and provide examples of techniques to maximize their power.

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Quality Across All Boundaries: The Continuous Pursuit

by Anibal Cardenas

Don’t forget the most important consideration in quality management: human beings. In this article, the writer addresses a way of handling quality management with this most important aspect at the forefront.


6 Mistakes with Remote Project Teams (Japanese Translation)

by Bruce Harpham

自宅で仕事をしていても、国際的なプロジェクトチームを持っていても、単に最新の状態にしたいと思っても、離れたチームとの作業を鋭くするために時間をかけてください。あなたの現在の習慣をチェックして、あなたがこれらの間違いをしているかどうかを見てみましょう...


Enough is Enough - Let's Talk About True Project Leadership (Japanese Translation)

by Laszlo Retfalvi

中規模から大規模の複雑な調達および統合プロジェクトの管理は困難な課題です。研究と業界の経験から、リーダーシップ能力はオプションのプロジェクト管理スキルではなく、成功して尊敬されるプロジェクトマネージャーの重要な部分であると結論づけられました。 Laszloは、プロジェクトマネジメントのリーダーシップがいかにパーソナルおよび組織の成功の鍵となるかを概説しています。


North America Congress Highlights – Key Take-Aways and Lessons Learned in Strategic Business Management Skills (Japanese Translation)

by Joanna Newman, Ori Schibi, Muhammad Abu Baker Ilyas, Mohamed Hassan, Cheryl Lee, Paul Williams

私たちに参加して、PMIグローバルコングレス2015北米からの発表者との会話を続けてください。このウェビナーでは、ベストプラクティス、主要な取り組み、および戦略的ビジネス管理スキルセッションから学んだ教訓を探求します。


Overcoming Objections: Lessons for the Project Manager (Japanese Translation)

by Robert Barger, MBA, PMP

プロジェクトマネジメントのキャリアのある時点で、過去に経験したことのない製品や技術を扱うプロジェクトが提供されます。あなたのプロジェクトを運転することは、あなたがプロジェクト管理以外の主題の専門家である必要はありません。 5つの質問をすると、障害を解決するのに役立ちます。


Successful Problem Solving (Japanese Translation)

by Rod Baxter

このウェビナーでは、複雑さのカテゴリー別に問題解決を紹介し、各カテゴリーで使用される手法と手法について説明します。問題文の作成、SMART目標、根本原因分析、持続可能なソリューションの実装など、基本的な問題解決のフェーズについて説明します。成功した成果と問題解決のための持続可能な解決策を保証するために使用され、実証されたツールとテクニックについて議論し、定義する。


Swimming in the Moat: The Business of Projects (Japanese Translation)

by Ian Whittingham, PMP

どのプロジェクトマネージャーにとっても、事業を知ることは、そのプロジェクトがその目標達成にどのように貢献しているかを知ることを意味します。これは重要です。なぜなら、プロジェクトの決定とトレードオフには、最終的にビジネス成果にどのように影響するかを理解する必要があるからです。


The Adaptive Strategy Framework (Japanese Translation)

by Lawrence Cooper

適応戦略フレームワークは、価値創造における戦略的優位性を可能にします。組織のビジョンと戦略の反復的かつ段階的な実現を容易にします。緊急時の思考を包含し、継続的な洗練を通じて適応性を実証します。フレームワークは、ロール、イベント、成果物、およびルールで構成されます。


Business Analysis and Design Thinking Different Ways to the Same Goal

by Michael Boyle , Rudolf Greger
September 12, 2017 | 59:32 | Views: 775 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.87 / 7

Did you know that Business Analysts and Design Thinkers perform similar activities, but their approach might be completely different? In this webinar, we focus on a number of activities to be found with a BA remit and highlight what exercises a Design Thinker might undertake.



La grande valeur de l'outil de gestion des parties prenantes, la matrice pouvoir et intérêt

by Julien Marais
September 12, 2017 | 57:12 | Views: 112 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.84 / 7

Un des éléments primordiaux pour la réussite des projets est la gestion des parties prenantes. Comprendre les jeux politiques de l’entreprise et l’impact qu’une seule personne peut avoir sur le résultat d’un projet est une nécessité pour tous les gestionnaires de projets. À travers la présentation, vous comprendrez pourquoi l’analyse des parties prenantes est nécessaire et les outils pour la faire.


5 W’s of Change Management

by Bharat Mathur
September 06, 2017 | 66:46 | Views: 2,165 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.72 / 7

In this webinar, we are going to address the urgency of Change Management with focus on ‘Internet of Things’ in its various ‘avatars.’ We shall also solve the puzzle of the five imposing Ws that force us to think out of the box.


Developing a (Peer) Coaching Practice Within Your Workplace

by Michael Perdunn
August 31, 2017 | 59:36 | Views: 1,345 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.63 / 7

Peer coaching is a confidential process through which two or more professional colleagues work together to reflect on current practices; expand, refine, and build new skills; share ideas; teach one another; or solve problems in the workplace. When used effectively, peer coaching can be a powerful tool for individuals exploring issues and challenges more deeply and it likely to develop stronger ideas, actions, and goals. This webinar will introduce the concept of peer coaching, explore the coaching model, and how to develop a coaching practice within your workplace.


Principles and Tools for Practical Agile Project Management in Product Development Activities

by Richard Platt
August 29, 2017 | 60:20 | Views: 1,044 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 5.49 / 7

In practical project management terms, ”Agile” as a methodology applied in the software product domain has not proliferated in the hardware product domain as readily and effectively as it has in the software product development domain. As it turns out Agile on its own is not sufficient for the tasks required in the hardware development domain.



How to Manage Conflict With Product Owners

by Michael Perdunn
August 17, 2017 | 60:28 | Views: 2,588 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 6.02 / 7

The Product Owner is the key stakeholder within an Agile project. Success or failure of Agile projects can hinge on having a good product owner. For organizations, developing Product Owners can be the most difficult part of the move to a more agile mindset. This webinar will discuss the role and responsibilities of a Product Owner, identity ways a PM/SM can coach a Product Owner, and how to manage conflict when dealing with Product Owners.  


Project/Program S-Curve Analysis Template

PREMIUM deliverable
by Islam Moussa

This Excel tool was developed to assist project managers in preparing simple project/program S-curves by entering a small amount of data and presenting it in a professional report for project participants. The tool calculates activity finish dates, draws a bar chart of activities, distributes cost uniformly over durations and uses generated cost data to present a project cost chart.



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

PREMIUM deliverable
by Markus Klein, PMP

プロジェクトスコープステートメントは、プロジェクトの発注/憲章で定義されている要件を微調整します。プロジェクトの秩序/憲章に既に列挙されている内容が引き継がれるべきである。プロジェクトスコープステートメントは、プロジェクトコンセプト段階の終わりに、運営委員会の承認された署名メンバー、顧客およびプロジェクトマネージャーによって署名されます。


Sponsor Checklist: Business Case (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM checklist
by Michelle Stronach

ビジネスケースの目的は、情報に基づく意思決定に必要なすべての根拠を提供することによって、組織の支援とイニシアチブの資金承認を得ることです。ビジネスニーズを理解し、代替案を検討し、推奨事項を完了するために満足のいく分析が行われた後、スポンサーはビジネスケースを文書化する必要があります。このチェックリストを参考にして、より良いビジネスケースを構築してください。


PM Debate: The PM framework is ill suited for managing a crisis

podCast
by Philip Diab, Mary Elizabeth Diab

In a crisis being prepared to take quick action is absolutely necessary to ensure that needs are addressed in a timely fashion. But quick action without proper planning may bean that you are doing the wrong thing, very quickly. Can project management play a role in supporting organizations and communities in managing crisis?


PM Podcast 397: Lessons Learned Management Techniques #PMOT

podCast
by Elizabeth Harrin, Cornelius Fichtner, PMP

There is no doubt that you have heard the term "lessons learned" before. It is mentioned extensively throughout A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). In fact, as an experienced project manager you have probably participated or even chaired one or two lessons learned meetings yourself on your own projects.


Change Log Template

deliverable
by Baria Abu Ghoush

Change management is one area of project management that will cause serious problems if not carefully managed. This change log template can be used by the project manager to log and track change requests throughout the life of the project.


Flowchart: Project Management Plan

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by Baria Abu Ghoush

This single-page PDF flowchart shows the workflow diagram that clearly illustrates the stages of a typical project, which consists of relations between all parts of the project cycle. Workflow diagrams are used to represent the transferring of deliverables during the project phases, to study and analyze the working processes, and to optimize a workflow. Use it as a visual refresher or teaching tool.


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