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.
Join our upcoming webinar on the art of facilitation and learn how to guide groups effectively through learning, problem-solving, and decision-making processes. As a facilitator, creating a positive and productive environment where participants feel valued and engaged is crucial to success. Establishing and maintaining rapport and trust with your group is a key component of this. Our session will focus on the importance of rapport and trust and provide practical strategies for building these critical relationships with participants. By the end of the webinar, you'll have a deeper understanding of how to create a welcoming and inclusive environment that fosters open communication and mutual respect. Sign up now to master the art of facilitation and take your group guiding skills to the next level!
Many organizations now combine aspects of predictive/Waterfall project management with aspects of adaptive/Agile to get the benefits of what both have to offer. Learn about models and best practices for effective hybrid approaches in this webinar.
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?