Tag: Management

Configuration Management vs Change Management

By Guest Contributor: Fahad Usmani Project environments are dynamic and changes are constant in areas like process, planning, or scope. You can group these changes into two categories: Change Management Configuration Management “Change Management” is the first category. Here you manage changes related to project management plans, processes, and baselines. In the second category, you manage ...

10 qualities of a construction project manager

  Guest Contributor: Nutcache A construction project manager is responsible for coordinating all participants involved in the same building project. Not only must he demonstrate his competence in the field of construction, he must also prove that he has well-established human skills. In order to obtain this coveted position within a company, the ideal project ...

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 ...

Thought Leadership in Project Management: with Matthew Gonzalez, PhD, PMP, Chief of EntHead Show

                   Dr. Matthew D. Gonzalez, PMP, CEH, is Chief EntHead of Enthead.com, an organization focused on helping Entrepreneurs, in their 2nd/3rd year of operation, and beyond, through a 5-day a week Podcast. He is a serial Entrepreneur where he founded and successfully sold multiple entrepreneurial endeavors to include GSI ...

Thought Leadership in Project Management: with Brian Grafsgaard, Consulting Practice Director with Q Consulting

  Brian Grafsgaard, CSM, PMP, PgMP, PfMP is a Consulting Practice Director with Q Consulting (formerly Quality Business Solutions [QBS]), a Minneapolis, Minnesota (U.S.A.) based consulting firm specializing in portfolio, program, project, change, and compliance management. Brian has been a practicing Project Management Professional (PMP®) since 1998. Brian is also a proven Program Manager and ...

Types of Project Management Structures

Guest Contributor: Sebastien Boyer, PSPO Content from: nutcache.com An organizational structure could be described as the official line of authority and control within an organization. Project management structures tell us how reporting relationships work in a particular organization. Depending on the environment the organization finds itself operating in, the goals they set for themselves and ...

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, ...

Thought Leadership in Project Management: with John Farris, Senior Security Specialist with Air Force Materiel Command

  John Farris is Senior Security Specialist at Headquarters, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright Patterson Air Force Base Ohio. He has served the Department of Defense as active duty, military, a contractor, and government civilian for almost 38 years. He has fulfilled many roles and many different locations over that time. His current role he ...

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 ...