Tag: Project Management

What are Project Milestones?

By Fahad Usmani, PMP®, PMI-RMP® | founder of PM Study Circle and Guest Contributor In today’s blog post, we will talk about “project milestones” and their importance in project management. Let’s start our discussion with a simple real-world example. Imagine you are in 1980 when there was no GPS and you want to take a ...

Questions & Answers with GAC-PMI

A Conversation with Dr. Emad Rahim, of Bellevue University, College of Science and Technology about their Project Management Center of Excellence Dr. Emad Rahim, PMP, CSM., Kotouc Family Endowed Chair, Associate Professor and Program Director of Program Management Education, College of Science and Technology at Bellevue University By: Published by Global Accreditation Center (GAC) of ...

Emerging Trends in Project Management Education – Interview with Dr. Emad Rahim

By Dinis Guarda originally published on IntelligentHQ.com Dr. Emad Rahim is an award-winning entrepreneur, educator, author and community leader. He currently serves as the Endowed Chair for The Project Management Center of Excellence and is ranked as an Associate Professor in the College of Science and Technology at Bellevue University. He is a Fulbright Fellow and ...

What is the Value of Agile and Scrum for New Managers? By Tony Ellsworth, MPM, MBA, A-CSM

Agile values were alive and well in the Developer Division of Microsoft. The division is not only implementing regular practices and methodologies of Agile, Scrum, and DevOps for itself, but promoting them for others.

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 ...

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 ...

5 Reasons Why So Many IT Projects Fail

- By Dr. Emad Rahim, PMP, CSM, Kotouc Family Endowed Chair and Associate Professor Despite the importance of information management in business operations, many companies experience difficulty in executing IT projects within the pre-determined time or budget constraints. Many IT designs are cancelled before completion and never implemented. Researchers have indicated that most IT projects ...

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 ...