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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Project Manager Perspective

    In the world of project management, being able to identify a perspective as a perspective is a critical skill. In any project, schedules and scope are often identified by the shortest of descriptions. Four or five words in a schedule may be all the description of scope that a task...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Commoditizing Project Management For The Mid-market

    If you think of the project management systems market as though it was a pyramid, with the most experienced users at the top and the neophytes at the bottom, then the use of project management so far has been focused at the very tip of the pyramid. Sometimes people say...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Are You A Project Management Baseliner?

    The most common kind of baseline is for the project schedule. Most project management tools include the ability to save the start and finish dates of each task into something called a baseline. The most common dates that would be saved in a scheduling tool would be the early dates....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Project Management In A Technical Environment

    When a project is small in nature a project manager may be on their own to perform all the major functions of control. On larger projects the function of the project manager may be as leader and coach guiding a team of experts. Utilization of project management does not guarantee...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Project Success Factors And Value Contracts

    At some point in our careers we have innocently accepted a project with a poor or absent description of the project manager's role and accountabilities. Usually this information is missing because the Project Management Office (PMO) executive failed to understand the full scope of the project and/or the project sponsor's...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Project Management As A Core Corporate Competence

    Individuals developing as project managers need to develop not only the technical aspect of project management but also the attributes of a competent project manager, and combine it with business knowledge and leadership qualities. For corporations, developing project management as a core corporate competence includes making it part of how...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Avoid Being Seen As 'Project Management Overhead'

    Ultimately, the best way to avoid being viewed as 'Project management overhead' is to deliver real value to the organization, which means executing projects successfully. It is not enough to create elaborate project plans. The goal of the PMO is to execute these projects and help move the business towards...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The New Face Of Strategic Planning

    The purpose of a strategic plan is to guide an organization intelligently into the future. Yet too many strategic plans cost a lot of money and merely collect dust. Why? Because there is a disconnect between the people creating the strategic plan and the people who are relied upon to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Project Management System Maturity Model

    The Project Management Maturity (PMM) model is a pretty hot topic these days. There are waves of consultants who can help organizations assess their "Maturity level" which is pretty much always listed hierarchically with less mature being worse than more mature. Proponents of the concept say the PMM model shows...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Project Management To The Rescue: No Bailout Necessary

    Good project management enables companies and organizations to: Develop and deliver high-quality, low-cost products customers need and want. Use your Project Management skills to make your own world and to make the most of every project, every day. It's your time to take center stage and be at the forefront...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Shutdown Project Management

    Shutdown/Turnaround project scheduling is, in many ways, the epitome of the project scheduling paradigm and, like everything else in the project management industry, it too has evolved in recent history. Shutdown/Turnaround projects are quite different. In every major manufacturing plant, there is some maintenance which can be accomplished while the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    From Small Projects, Large Projects Grow

    We look at projects to see whether we can divide up their functionality by geography, functionality, people or source of funding. If you stop and look at the whole, there's almost always a way to break it into pieces. Then you've got to decide if you absolutely need to maintain...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Three Steps To Project Success

    Increased competition, changing consumer demands, and overall economic uncertainty are causing business leaders to rethink the way they conduct business. To maintain profitability, many organizations are focused on four main business objectives: Reduce Cost, Increase Revenue, Maintain Operations and Increase Speed and Efficiency. To achieve these business objectives, many companies...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Leading A Multigenerational Project Team

    Project managers that can create strong, collaborative work environments will achieve more significant project results - be that time, scope or budget. Today's PM has a role beyond project deliverables; your role is also to get, keep and grow your team members. To do so, it is critical to understand...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    More Top 10 Tips For Project Management Success

    Want to sharpen your project management skills and up your "Projects successfully completed" average? This paper gives 10 tips to help ensure that your project is on track and that you've covered the essentials, right from the start. Be clear about the business result that your project has been commissioned...

    Provided By Project Times

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Project Manager Perspective

    In the world of project management, being able to identify a perspective as a perspective is a critical skill. In any project, schedules and scope are often identified by the shortest of descriptions. Four or five words in a schedule may be all the description of scope that a task...

    Provided By Project Times

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Commoditizing Project Management For The Mid-market

    If you think of the project management systems market as though it was a pyramid, with the most experienced users at the top and the neophytes at the bottom, then the use of project management so far has been focused at the very tip of the pyramid. Sometimes people say...

    Provided By Project Times

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Are You A Project Management Baseliner?

    The most common kind of baseline is for the project schedule. Most project management tools include the ability to save the start and finish dates of each task into something called a baseline. The most common dates that would be saved in a scheduling tool would be the early dates....

    Provided By Project Times

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Project Management In A Technical Environment

    When a project is small in nature a project manager may be on their own to perform all the major functions of control. On larger projects the function of the project manager may be as leader and coach guiding a team of experts. Utilization of project management does not guarantee...

    Provided By Project Times

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Project Success Factors And Value Contracts

    At some point in our careers we have innocently accepted a project with a poor or absent description of the project manager's role and accountabilities. Usually this information is missing because the Project Management Office (PMO) executive failed to understand the full scope of the project and/or the project sponsor's...

    Provided By Project Times

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Project Management As A Core Corporate Competence

    Individuals developing as project managers need to develop not only the technical aspect of project management but also the attributes of a competent project manager, and combine it with business knowledge and leadership qualities. For corporations, developing project management as a core corporate competence includes making it part of how...

    Provided By Project Times

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Avoid Being Seen As 'Project Management Overhead'

    Ultimately, the best way to avoid being viewed as 'Project management overhead' is to deliver real value to the organization, which means executing projects successfully. It is not enough to create elaborate project plans. The goal of the PMO is to execute these projects and help move the business towards...

    Provided By Project Times

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The New Face Of Strategic Planning

    The purpose of a strategic plan is to guide an organization intelligently into the future. Yet too many strategic plans cost a lot of money and merely collect dust. Why? Because there is a disconnect between the people creating the strategic plan and the people who are relied upon to...

    Provided By Project Times

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Project Management System Maturity Model

    The Project Management Maturity (PMM) model is a pretty hot topic these days. There are waves of consultants who can help organizations assess their "Maturity level" which is pretty much always listed hierarchically with less mature being worse than more mature. Proponents of the concept say the PMM model shows...

    Provided By Project Times

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Project Management To The Rescue: No Bailout Necessary

    Good project management enables companies and organizations to: Develop and deliver high-quality, low-cost products customers need and want. Use your Project Management skills to make your own world and to make the most of every project, every day. It's your time to take center stage and be at the forefront...

    Provided By Project Times

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Shutdown Project Management

    Shutdown/Turnaround project scheduling is, in many ways, the epitome of the project scheduling paradigm and, like everything else in the project management industry, it too has evolved in recent history. Shutdown/Turnaround projects are quite different. In every major manufacturing plant, there is some maintenance which can be accomplished while the...

    Provided By Project Times

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    From Small Projects, Large Projects Grow

    We look at projects to see whether we can divide up their functionality by geography, functionality, people or source of funding. If you stop and look at the whole, there's almost always a way to break it into pieces. Then you've got to decide if you absolutely need to maintain...

    Provided By Project Times

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Three Steps To Project Success

    Increased competition, changing consumer demands, and overall economic uncertainty are causing business leaders to rethink the way they conduct business. To maintain profitability, many organizations are focused on four main business objectives: Reduce Cost, Increase Revenue, Maintain Operations and Increase Speed and Efficiency. To achieve these business objectives, many companies...

    Provided By Project Times

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Leading A Multigenerational Project Team

    Project managers that can create strong, collaborative work environments will achieve more significant project results - be that time, scope or budget. Today's PM has a role beyond project deliverables; your role is also to get, keep and grow your team members. To do so, it is critical to understand...

    Provided By Project Times

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    More Top 10 Tips For Project Management Success

    Want to sharpen your project management skills and up your "Projects successfully completed" average? This paper gives 10 tips to help ensure that your project is on track and that you've covered the essentials, right from the start. Be clear about the business result that your project has been commissioned...

    Provided By Project Times