As the new year gets underway, what should your PMO resolutions be for 2019? This practitioner highlights some common areas for improvement that he comes across with his clients.
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Something is going wrong with business agility in many organizations. Everyone is jumping on the bandwagon and saying they’re “agile,” but in reality they’re not. Few identify the problem as a lack of change management, but a formal agile transformation integrated with a change management program is critical to success.
This Excel workbook contains a wealth of templates to help you during your project. It includes a project checklist, charter, budget sheet, risk log, scope change log, project team register, communication reference chart, lessons learned register and more.
This data model represents a simple approach to creating a project management database. It was designed in a very popular open source database, but it can be incorporated into any database.
This webinar is for project managers who are seeking new tools and approaches. While this presentation is not in any way meant to be a thorough discussion or analysis of Gemba Kaizen, it touches on how to apply specific Kaizen techniques and processes towards ANY project, and more importantly how to have a Kaizen mindset to improve policies, processes, and morale while, or through, the act of reducing waste (Muda).
Q: We need your expert opinion for a Presentation at the PMI EMEA Conference 2019 at Dublin, Ireland. Poll results and the best comments may feature with your name in our presentation. POLL QUESTION: Have you successfully leveraged Agile techniques in Waterfall projects or vice versa? If you successfully leveraged a specific technique, please provide details as comments.Karthik Ramamurthy on Jan 29, 2019
While we can spend our careers improving our ability to craft effective project charters, we can get to a 70% good-enough state by addressing some basic topics. This article explains those basics.
In this seminar, Dr. Reich will first discuss two practices which can position a project to deliver value: Design Thinking and Benefits Mapping. Then she will review findings from a large scale study done to compare predictive and agile methodologies. An unexpected and interesting finding is that combining predictive and agile practices into a hybrid approach can produce good outcomes.
While it might be beneficial for business analysts to know the intricacies of the field they are working in, getting input from the real SMEs in the field helps to build a product that caters to the pulse of the customer. This in turn helps achieve a good customer experience—and a better reputation for the organization.
This article shares how practicing aikido—a spiritual martial art founded in Japan—provides a project manager valuable leadership lessons in his or her daily struggle to achieve desired objectives.