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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Move Project Management Out Of IT Into The Rest Of The Organization

    Most project management efforts start in the IT department. As such, many managers of IT project offices face the challenge of how to move the project management principles, that work in IT, into the other parts of their organization that could benefit. This paper explains ten strategies will help to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Why Smart Companies Are Investing In Project Management Now

    In large part the Project Manager's role has traditionally been seen in terms of planning and control. While that is true at one level, the Project Management role is also about orchestrating the team's decision making. By establishing the team, defining processes, planning roles and responsibilities, and facilitating meetings, the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Today's Top Project Management Challenges

    Many organizations are investing heavily in Project management training and coaching right now despite a global economic slowdown. Why? Because the Project Management toolbox consists of powerful tools and techniques that can positively impact your bottom line and help your organization preserve its output even with staff cuts. With economic...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Top Project Management Challenges

    Project success is measured by the ability to have achieved all the requirements as outlined in the Scope Statement, with all approved Project Change Requests. Organizations may well be in crisis with respect to how projects are being managed. Overall, there is a need for organizations to link their projects...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Strategic Importance Of The Enterprise Project Management Office

    There is a need for organizations to link their projects back to their corporate strategies and to train project sponsors to increase the likelihood that projects will survive shifting organizational priorities. Project Management Offices and project managers must understand how each project contributes to achieving corporate goals - which should...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Project Manager's Ethical Dilemma

    A Project Management Offices (PMO) that is structured to manage projects across departments, locations and countries is best implemented on an enterprise-wide basis. This is because it will hold the responsibility for ensuring consistency in the management of all elements of each of these projects and will also be able...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Future Of Quality And Project Management

    Often, the project manager is faced with an issue that is not easily resolved by theory or the knowledge acquired from formal training. These types of problems are usually not of a technical nature and more often tend to be ethical or human resource issues. The satisfactory answer is often...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Ten Things To Look For When Reviewing A Project Plan

    Implementing project management and quality management programs introduces change into the work environment. It means moving people from old methods, structures and procedures into new ones. It involves learning new skills and roles. Even for a stable organization, it is difficult to manage the transition using regular structures and approaches...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Process Management Vs Project Management

    When you are given a project plan to review, this paper explains ten things you should look for to determine the quality level of the plan. When a project has already been started, check to see if the tracking of actual data is predicting how the future of the project...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    PMO Preliminary Research Indicates Survival At Risk

    By examining the definition for project management it can be determined that the management of a project is a process. The management of a project follows a consistent series of steps that ensures it is successfully managed and meets the project's customer requirements. However, the process is not subject to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Increasing Project Knowledge Retention And Transfer Of Best Practices

    In a climate of limited resources such as now, Project Management Offices (PMOs) will be expected to generate savings and efficiencies for their organizations. It will be up to those who manage the PMO to demonstrate that they are doing this. Implementing the six recommendations explained in this paper should...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How You Can Have A Stress-Free Holiday Season Using Project Management

    The Project Management Office's goal is to help their organization manage projects in nowadays' complex, global marketplace. Managing projects across departments, locations and countries is best managed when project knowledge is passed from one project to the next. This reduces repeated, costly mistakes. The Project Management Office holds the responsibility...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Handle The Top 5 Challenges In Managing Your Projects

    Are you feeling your stress level rise as you get closer to the holiday season? Do you feel that the crunch is on as you look at the calendar and realize that it is December 1st and the holiday season is upon us? The trick to staying centered and balanced...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Develop A Systematic Approach To Prioritizing All Projects

    There is a need for organizations to link their projects back to their corporate strategies and to train project sponsors to increase the likelihood that projects will survive shifting organizational priorities. Project Management Offices and project managers must understand how each project contributes to achieving corporate goals - which should...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    From Crisis To Control: A New Era In Strategic Project Management

    The project prioritization process is an important part of the organization's overall planning process. It will likely save your organization millions of dollars in resources that will trickle right down to the bottom line if you eliminate low priority projects or those that do not help to support the organization...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Burning Rubber At The Start Of Your Project

    One of the common issues is, "How do I get other people in the organization to see how important project management is?" This question is really related to how one sells project management to others in the organization. In general, the only way that others will accept project management is...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Accelerating Project Management Success

    Building project teams is similar to putting together a top pit crew. As a project manager, it is important to work with a sponsor to identify the appropriate roles required for the project. Then develop the list of responsibilities for each role. The responsibilities should be stated as areas of...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Move Project Management Out Of IT Into The Rest Of The Organization

    Most project management efforts start in the IT department. As such, many managers of IT project offices face the challenge of how to move the project management principles, that work in IT, into the other parts of their organization that could benefit. This paper explains ten strategies will help to...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Why Smart Companies Are Investing In Project Management Now

    In large part the Project Manager's role has traditionally been seen in terms of planning and control. While that is true at one level, the Project Management role is also about orchestrating the team's decision making. By establishing the team, defining processes, planning roles and responsibilities, and facilitating meetings, the...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Today's Top Project Management Challenges

    Many organizations are investing heavily in Project management training and coaching right now despite a global economic slowdown. Why? Because the Project Management toolbox consists of powerful tools and techniques that can positively impact your bottom line and help your organization preserve its output even with staff cuts. With economic...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Top Project Management Challenges

    Project success is measured by the ability to have achieved all the requirements as outlined in the Scope Statement, with all approved Project Change Requests. Organizations may well be in crisis with respect to how projects are being managed. Overall, there is a need for organizations to link their projects...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Strategic Importance Of The Enterprise Project Management Office

    There is a need for organizations to link their projects back to their corporate strategies and to train project sponsors to increase the likelihood that projects will survive shifting organizational priorities. Project Management Offices and project managers must understand how each project contributes to achieving corporate goals - which should...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Project Manager's Ethical Dilemma

    A Project Management Offices (PMO) that is structured to manage projects across departments, locations and countries is best implemented on an enterprise-wide basis. This is because it will hold the responsibility for ensuring consistency in the management of all elements of each of these projects and will also be able...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Future Of Quality And Project Management

    Often, the project manager is faced with an issue that is not easily resolved by theory or the knowledge acquired from formal training. These types of problems are usually not of a technical nature and more often tend to be ethical or human resource issues. The satisfactory answer is often...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Ten Things To Look For When Reviewing A Project Plan

    Implementing project management and quality management programs introduces change into the work environment. It means moving people from old methods, structures and procedures into new ones. It involves learning new skills and roles. Even for a stable organization, it is difficult to manage the transition using regular structures and approaches...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Process Management Vs Project Management

    When you are given a project plan to review, this paper explains ten things you should look for to determine the quality level of the plan. When a project has already been started, check to see if the tracking of actual data is predicting how the future of the project...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    PMO Preliminary Research Indicates Survival At Risk

    By examining the definition for project management it can be determined that the management of a project is a process. The management of a project follows a consistent series of steps that ensures it is successfully managed and meets the project's customer requirements. However, the process is not subject to...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Increasing Project Knowledge Retention And Transfer Of Best Practices

    In a climate of limited resources such as now, Project Management Offices (PMOs) will be expected to generate savings and efficiencies for their organizations. It will be up to those who manage the PMO to demonstrate that they are doing this. Implementing the six recommendations explained in this paper should...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How You Can Have A Stress-Free Holiday Season Using Project Management

    The Project Management Office's goal is to help their organization manage projects in nowadays' complex, global marketplace. Managing projects across departments, locations and countries is best managed when project knowledge is passed from one project to the next. This reduces repeated, costly mistakes. The Project Management Office holds the responsibility...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Handle The Top 5 Challenges In Managing Your Projects

    Are you feeling your stress level rise as you get closer to the holiday season? Do you feel that the crunch is on as you look at the calendar and realize that it is December 1st and the holiday season is upon us? The trick to staying centered and balanced...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Develop A Systematic Approach To Prioritizing All Projects

    There is a need for organizations to link their projects back to their corporate strategies and to train project sponsors to increase the likelihood that projects will survive shifting organizational priorities. Project Management Offices and project managers must understand how each project contributes to achieving corporate goals - which should...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    From Crisis To Control: A New Era In Strategic Project Management

    The project prioritization process is an important part of the organization's overall planning process. It will likely save your organization millions of dollars in resources that will trickle right down to the bottom line if you eliminate low priority projects or those that do not help to support the organization...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Burning Rubber At The Start Of Your Project

    One of the common issues is, "How do I get other people in the organization to see how important project management is?" This question is really related to how one sells project management to others in the organization. In general, the only way that others will accept project management is...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Accelerating Project Management Success

    Building project teams is similar to putting together a top pit crew. As a project manager, it is important to work with a sponsor to identify the appropriate roles required for the project. Then develop the list of responsibilities for each role. The responsibilities should be stated as areas of...

    Provided By Business Improvement Architects