Project management has taken another step forward with the U.S. Federal Government's passage of the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act (PMIAA). Learn how this can directly benefit many project managers and their projects.
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Government initiatives can benefit from many portfolio management principles. But portfolio management is not gaining the same traction in government as it is in private corporations. Why is that, and what are the implications?
El proceso de gestión de riesgo consta de 5 etapas que son cíclicas y que deben ser revisados de manera frecuente dado que las condiciones de los riesgos pueden cambiar en cualquier momento.
Program Organization Structures: Defining Common Classifications in Federal IT Contracting that Goes Beyond Standard Organizational Structuresby
In federal software contracting, factors like cost, the number of projects, resource skills, customer needs, etc. can influence which organizational structure is adopted. The author offers logical extensions to the structures described in the PMBOK® Guide based on patterns observed across multiple agencies.
Transitions can be difficult when management and stakeholders change--something that happens on a regular basis in the government. Some basic guidelines can keep the project on track.
For a project manager to be successful in running government projects, they must adapt their standard routine individually to each project and be especially careful to fully understand the deliverables.
The benefits of project management for traditional energy projects, such as building a power plant, are well known. But there are also benefits for energy sector reform, particularly government initiatives. Project management techniques can help by clarifying objectives, engaging stakeholders, improving the speed of legislation, and managing scope and schedule.
The number of investment projects in many governments—coupled with the necessity to share resources across multiple projects—has created the need for a more formal and structured approach to managing projects to ensure that they are delivered on time, within budget and to the desired quality.
As the new year began, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) added “project management specialist” to its Standard Occupation Classification (SOC) system. This addition is big news for the project management profession.
Warning: You are about to enter the Government Project Failure Zone. The government is the poster child for IT project failure, but it is not alone. What can you learn from these unfortunate lessons?