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Culture is the single most essential and fundamental ingredient to making organizational change work. And it is in the implementation of project management that we most often get this fact completely, utterly, desperately wrong.
You might feel that sustainability decisions for your organization are largely out of your hands. Don’t get discouraged—there are practical steps you can take.
Project and process management are two disciplines used by organizations to advance the work of delivering value to customers, clients and patients. While there are a few differences between the two, there are many similarities that can be used for best practice sharing, enabling the organization to meet customer and business objectives.
Multiple project management methodologies and frameworks have been followed, with newer ones—some facing resistance depending on the degree of cultural challenges—being adopted by organizations. This article will look at some of today’s key PM methodologies and frameworks.
As more organizations embrace agile approaches for different projects and programs, the need increases for performance standards to measure against. But these measures should be true to agile principles and not place a heavy burden of data capture or reporting on teams.
An agile process called Weighted Shortest Job First can help teams create a well-groomed, prioritized backlog. Let's take a look at how it works, through maintaining the frequency of releases and providing continuous value to the customer—while still factoring in things like risk profiles, future capabilities and the cost of delaying the work.
Product and feature delays can adversely affect adoption for IT projects and revenue for commercial products. Cost of delay (CoD) is a way to explain and calculate those costs. Here’s how one agile program manager used CoD to explain risks.
Project and program management within the U.S. federal government recently took a major step forward as the U.S. Office Management and Budget (OMB) issued the initial implementation guidance for the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 (PMIAA).
Endgames help to clear a path for specific outcomes—learning the micro to understand the macro. Projects are all about the finished product or service. How you get there starts with your determination of the endgame.