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by dhaughey
Mon 23 Sep 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Building a UK Community
Replies: 4
Views: 1621

Re: Building a UK Community

Hi Karl,

Nice idea. I have experience as a project manager in the UK with a large multinational and will be happy to chip in with my thoughts, ideas and advice.

Duncan
by dhaughey
Mon 23 Sep 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Tree structured project management tool
Replies: 1
Views: 915

Re: Tree structured project management tool

My preference is for something more simple. I would like to find a tool similar to Evernote, with a RAG status for each note and the ability to assign actions and tasks to the individuals who need to carry them out. That would be most useful to me.
by dhaughey
Mon 23 Sep 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: What content to include in a status report?
Replies: 3
Views: 1182

Re: What content to include in a status report?

I agree, it is hard to look past a RAG status indicator. That makes it absolutely clear when there are problems and there is very little excuse for not knowing.
by dhaughey
Mon 16 Sep 2019 10:30 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: What content to include in a status report?
Replies: 3
Views: 1182

Re: What content to include in a status report?

Hi James, I use a shared Evernote notebook for each of my projects. I type the minutes over Skype for Business during my weekly meetings. It makes sure the minutes are distributed immediately after the meeting. I find that people are more likely to carry out their actions in a timely manner if the m...
by dhaughey
Fri 09 Aug 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Future Project Manager Needs Advice
Replies: 1
Views: 1169

Re: Future Project Manager Needs Advice

It can depend on the field in which you are working. I'm in Information Technology and think it's helpful to have a good level of technical knowledge, but not essential. Having a solid technical background can make project planning and working with technical experts easier. If you are new to project...
by dhaughey
Sun 07 Jul 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: 7 Project Management Types and When to Use Them
Replies: 0
Views: 1471

7 Project Management Types and When to Use Them

There's no one-size-fits all solutions for project management. In fact, project management types vary greatly. These are seven different project management methodologies: Waterfall Project Management Agile Project Management Scrum Project Management Kanban Project Management Lean Project Management ...
by dhaughey
Wed 03 Jul 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: How to create a product oriented work breakdown structure?
Replies: 1
Views: 1202

Re: How to create a product oriented work breakdown structure?

Hi Falcon,

I have recommended your article to our apprentice business analyst. It's useful to see the discovery journey and iterations you and your BA went through to arrive at the completed WBS. Nice work.

Thanks,
Duncan
by dhaughey
Tue 25 Jun 2019 7:33 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Who do you share the stakeholder analysis with?
Replies: 2
Views: 1339

Re: Who do you share the stakeholder analysis with?

Hi NewPM88, Usually, the Stakeholder Analysis is created by the project manager to understand the stakeholder landscape of a project. It maybe shared with the immediate project team. The project manager will use the Stakeholder Analysis to assess how the interests and needs of each stakeholder group...
by dhaughey
Wed 05 Jun 2019 10:20 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Some advice on software
Replies: 2
Views: 1834

Re: Some advice on software

Hi Jens, A tool I think fits your requirements is Jira by Atlassian. It’s self styled as "the project management tool for agile teams". We use it for agile project management and have customised it to our requirements. It’s proved to be very effective and makes it easy to keep track of our teams' pe...
by dhaughey
Mon 13 May 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Forex Certification for Project Managers
Replies: 2
Views: 1507

Re: Forex Certification for Project Managers

Hi Neena,

Have you looked at Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)? There is more information on the CFA Institute website.

Duncan