There’s been a lot of talk about the role PMOs play in driving improvements in project and portfolio execution, but what about those PMOs that are still focused on traditional work elements?
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In the world of project and program management, you as the project or program manager are afforded an opportunity to promote your own personal brand on a routine basis—and that comes with the project/program status report! Here are some effective ways for you as PM to up your game and promote your personal brand in a positive manner via your project status report...
The relationship between project manager and business owner (or scrum master and product owner for agile) can be difficult to establish—and easy to damage. To build strong foundations in the relationship and ensure the success of the project, there are a few simple rules to follow that can make a big difference.
Who doesn’t want a reliable, competent and always-alert assistant to help streamline the project? Let’s look at some of the most important benefits that the Internet of Things offers to project management professionals the world over.
What drives project success? Is it a skilled project manager alone? Selecting the right PM is crucial. It is this practitioner's contention that nothing predicates project success as much as the PM’s attitude, which starts with his or her ownership of project goals.
At the bottom line of ethics, there is honesty, which should be part of every transaction, interaction, decision or action that an organization and its employees take. Six steps are proposed to help improve relationships between organizations and their employees, orienting the application of ethics through steps of honesty.
Routine work like cooking hamburgers has nothing to do with providing great project management service…or does it? Can the role of the project manager be replaced by automation? Let’s look at the project life cycle...
To succeed in the ever-increasing complex project world, next-generation project and program managers will need to liberate themselves from the shackles of outmoded mental models and adopt new paradigms that are consistent with reality.
The mechanics of project management are increasingly becoming automated, reducing the need for project managers to complete many tasks that were previously common. Does that mean project managers aren’t needed?
We constantly suffer from a disconnect between qualitative and quantitative analyses. As our writer's exploration continues, he provides a practical example using a small schedule for a mock plant adaptation. He introduces the schedule, talks about the risk register and runs a Monte Carlo simulation—where qualitative risks play a major part.