The aim of a project manager should be more of what not to become than what to become. This article discusses how a PM can keep their eyes open and move beyond their self-drawn, self-controlled, and tightly closed circle to think outside the box.
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This article draws on well-known, basic project management concepts to introduce the high-level project management concepts of defined and empirical process control. It also attempts to contrast them and suggest how they might be used by PMPs in practice.
This paper aims to share a strategic perspective on capital allocation and how leveraging this capability, in collaboration with the corporate transformation office or project management office and corporate finance, portfolio managers can successfully steer organizations in pursuing value creation and maximizing shareholder value.
Many organizations are migrating their data center infrastructure to the cloud. And given the ubiquitous nature of cloud computing, they like the idea of hiring people who have some idea of what it is. For PM professionals, training or even a certification in cloud computing can be a rewarding career path.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of the quality audits of the hydro-mechanical equipment supplier on one of the largest hydropower projects in Canada were conducted by remote interactions. Follow the guidelines developed for this project to expand remote auditing techniques across your projects and industries.
Key Transparency Index (KTI) of a Project Manager—A First Step Toward Designing a Mathematical Formulaby
Transparency is a key indicator that can lead to early identification of problems, quicker solutions and timely closure of a project. Is it possible to create a simple mathematical formula to set the bar high when you evaluate a project manager’s transparency?
Learn how the Innovation Scorecard method can be used to examine “ways of working” and how to improve them, and then measure the level of success of the changes, in this case study of a continuous integration project at a software development company.
Storytelling is one of the most ancient art forms of human expression. Not only is it a means for sharing experiences, but also for communicating ideas that have the potential to move people, unite communities, and bring positive change. The purpose of this article is to share the science behind storytelling that anyone can learn.
There is one project activity that is overdue for some consideration. It is often overlooked, usually rushed, seldom done well, and yet it has a unique potential for realizing value. It is the forgotten activity—closing. Employ this checklist as a useful tool for maximizing the value of closing a project.
The Innovation Scorecard is put to the test in a live working environment to bring theory and practice together. In the second part of this series, read about the positive feedback from project managers and how they were able to generate new ideas more quickly and realize cost savings and efficiencies.