Category: Guest Contributor

The Agile Organizational Development Framework (SOE#5)

- Dr. Saadi Adra, PgMP, PfMP, PMP, CEO at ADVISORS sarl and Guest Contributor Dr. Adra is the Founder and CEO at Advisors (PMI-REP, PMI-KSA Academy, PMI-UAE, KG, KMI, ITQAN, GET, KETS, SKEMA Business School, Shipley Associate/Partner). Recipient of the PMIEF Snyder Award EMEA-2016 for the Integrated Life Cycle Management Framework (ILMF). He holds seminars in Saudi, ...

Leadership and Communication in Project Management

- By  Scott Gilbreth, President of 3AIG and Bellevue University Student   Scott Gilbreth currently serve as the President of 3AIG, a service company he co-founded. He formally worked as the Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager at PayDay.gg Esports. He is from the Nebraska area and is working towards a Master's Degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) ...

What is New in the PMBOK Guide 6th Edition?

- Fahad Usmani, PMP., Founder of PM Study Circle With permission, retrieved from - pmstudycircle.com On September 6, 2017 the 6th edition of the PMBOK Guide was published by the PMI. The PMI publishes a new version of the PMBOK Guide every four years. The last time was in December 2012, when the PMI published the 5th edition ...

Assessing Your Risk Management Procedures Effectiveness

- Alphius White, Bellevue University MPM Student The key here is to effectively manage the risks so that those risks that pose a threat to project success are mitigated but also so that those risks that might present new opportunities, such as a better deliverable, quicker or at lower cost, are identified and acted upon. It's ...

Holding All Stakeholders Accountable for Minimizing & Monitoring Project Threats

- By Stephen Lyman, Bellevue University MPM Student Although a risk officer may contact team members about risk-related tasks that have been ignored or gone overdue, a project manager is ultimately responsible for keeping team members focused on the right activity. For their relationship to work effectively, risk officers and project managers must coordinate the efforts ...

What is a Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)?

PM Center Insider -  By Fahad Usmani, PMP®, PMI-RMP®, PM Study Circle contributing Fahad Usmani, PMP®, PMI-RMP®, is founder of PMstudycircle.com and the author of A2Z of PMP Certification Exam. He has over 10 years of global portfolio management experience, specializing in leading complex corporate projects. He currently serves as an Inspection Engineer in Kuwait and facilitates ...

The PMO: Developing A Standard Organization

- By Kenneth Day, Data Center Engineer at Nelnet Ken Day has earned both BA-MIS and MS-MIS, and is currently finishing up his third degree, Master in Project Manager (MPM) at Bellevue University. He currently serve as an Infrastructure Engineer, working with planning, equipment installations and cabling for Nelnet in their Data Center. Most organizations have some processes ...

What Is The Standard Function Of A PMO?

- By Rossana Palummieri, Project Manager at ACI Worldwide Rossana Palummieri, PMP, CSM., is a project manager at a global company that focuses primarily on facilitating electronic payments.  She provides an expanded perspective on IT Project Management due to 20 in software engineering and seven years as a project manager for both internal and customer projects.  She ...

Projectizing Hospitals: Hiring and Retaining Talent in Healthcare Organizations

By Dr. Terrence D. Duncan Healthcare organizations feature a multitude of positions and departments based on the unique specializations.  Whether it is a hospital, assisted living center, or skilled nursing facility, the variety of positions can create a strain on human resources and regular operations management.  The rigorous demands of each position sometimes feature a ...

Risk Factors in Communication Management

By Alexandria Loveless, Associate Project Manager at Starbucks It is important for the project manager to understand the cultural differences within their team, department and organization. Cultural factors can create barriers within a team through verbal language, body language and written communications. This can include semantics and connotations, social conventions and nonverbal communication. The project manager needs ...