Opportunity Management in Project Management

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When asked how typical risk management exercises are conducted, most project managers reply that this involves conversations and documentation around risk events and their respective probabilities and impacts. While this is a necessary and beneficial exercise, this standard approach and mind-set does not account for taking time to recognise and ...

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Business Process Modelling Notation for Business Analysts

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Workflow modelling has long been accomplished by technical resources attempting to add context to technical requirements. As industry has progressed along with complexities of business management, we have again found the need to specialise and segregate responsibilities. As a result, many business analysts have moved from a purely technical requirements ...

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7 Factors of Good Project Governance

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Projects ideally sit within a governance framework that is bigger than the project team. It’s actually easier to work in an environment where there is governance in place because it gives you boundaries. And, like toddlers, people respond well when they know how far they can go. But what does ...

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Stepping-Stones in a Project Management Career

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A question often asked by project managers is “how do I transfer my career into a different sector?” We have been led to believe that project management skills are easily transferable – after all, the method, processes and techniques are quite generic – yet many project managers struggle when it ...

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7 Causes of Project Change

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You know that nice neat project schedule you created? The one that you’ve saved in a fancy graphical format and turned into a PDF for your stakeholders? I’ve got news for you: tomorrow it will be in the recycling bin because it will be out of date. Project plans change ...

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Pick up the SLACK – Quality Management

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 This article is written for quality professionals who would like to obtain the benefits of a Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) system, but do not have the time or resources to dedicate to the initiative. This is particularly common in companies involved in agile product development, where there must be ...

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