Earned Value Management (EVM) is essential to project success. It is used extensively in the Department of Defense (DOD) and construction industries but not in the IT industry. This webinar focuses on applying EVM to large IT projects. It will present: a brief overview of the EVM fundamentals; why EVM is not used on large IT projects; how to create a baseline for the project; what a rolling wave is and how to use it; and the benefits of using EVM on large IT projects.
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The webinar is the first of two lessons and will provide an overview of an Earned Value Management System (EVMS).
The webinar is the second of two lessons and describes how to setup the WBS, schedule, budget, cost breakdown structure and organization breakdown structure to support the EVMS.
Handling conflicts in the workplace is a challenging, but necessary, reality for a Project Manager. How a leader deals with conflict either serves to better a team or contributes to its demise.
Learn how to streamline the relationship and enhance the collaboration between the Project Manager and the Business Analyst. Learn how to address the challenges associated with role definitions, gaps, overlaps and touchpoints between the PM and BA functions.
Effective Reporting to the BoD on Critical Assets, Cyberthreats and Key Controls: The Qualitative and Quantitative Model
Because the BoD is responsible for overseeing the management of an enterprise, any cyberreport to the BoD should articulate key interests of the BoD, such as enterprise risk exposure, sources and nature of threats, risk imposed by the third-party vendors, residual risk and the appropriate spending level on cybersecurity. The article demonstrates how to develop a hierarchical model to quantitatively communicate and report to the BoD the status of enterprise assets, threats, and key controls.
Why implementing agile methodologies does not lead to business agility in some cases? Why does digital transformation fail for the customer? The key is on the human side! Real life examples taken from electronic government, digital transformations, M&A’s and even from economic development in the middle of the jungle, will help you to visualize what is a how to lead the complexity that human factor adds to change and transformation initiatives.
There are no lack of tools and techniques for doing new product development. Even so, business to business new product development failure rates remain as high as 75%. How can we improve new product development success rates?
En este webinar se explora el proyecto RMS Titanic para mostrar algunas causas comunes de fallas en los proyectos. El autor explorará los "cinco pecados de los gerentes de proyecto". Estos cinco pecados son las cinco actitudes identificadas en investigaciones recientes como factores clave de fracaso en la gestión de proyectos, que son: la arrogancia, la ambición, la ignorancia, la fraude y la abstinencia.
By 2023, it is estimated that pharmaceutical sales will top $420 billion in the United States alone. Project management is the key to addressing the unique regulatory, compliance, and quality needs of the pharmaceutical industry. In this webinar, an up-scaling project - with the goal of increasing production efficiency - is presented in order to illustrate the complexity of integrating up to five quality gates within a project’s life cycle. The presenter will demonstrate how quality gates act as checkpoints to prevent bumpy project planning, execution, and close-out and thus increase odds for successful project delivery.