It's important to have a common language in project management. The rub comes when we get so preoccupied with labeling that our focus gets misdirected—we begin to concentrate on form rather than function.
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Winning contracts is a team effort. An organization must practice transparency so that project managers have enough information to understand the wider picture to focus their projects on creating business value.
System upgrades are popular projects and have certain common success tactics. When you are upgrading a system of record, however, the stakes are greater. Be ready for a SOR upgrade by using these tactics for success—especially those related to requirements.
It’s hardly surprising that project performance remains inconsistent in many organizations, who must undertake a software transformation for their project (and project-related) applications. How should an organization implement this transformation?
Many entities use logical framework analysis (LFA) as a project planning and management tool that is part of almost every project document. LFA is sometimes called a work breakdown structure, but its structure is different. Considering these terminology differences, this article attempts to explain the relation between WBS and LFA.
It is a VUCA world—volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous—and project management is no exception. In such situations, the final project may hardly resemble the original or initial plan. Welcome to scope creep! How can critical thinking help?
This article will explore what a number of accomplished practitioners have to say about improving the program management function, along with tips that the author has learned along the way in his own career.
Stakeholder management can be challenging in the best of circumstances. In programs, it can be especially complex...but the secret to success lies in building a strong foundation from the outset.
For the role of a business analyst to survive, it ought to be transformed in focusing on data, strategy, innovation and value versus only requirements management. The purpose of this article is to unpack what the transformed business analyst role should embody in this digital upheaval.
A quality audit determines a level of conformance to requirements of a system, process or product. The requirements can be company policies, standards and procedures, or norms and regulations. This article contains general information about quality audits, as well as rules to follow for both auditors and auditees.