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by dhaughey
Mon 16 Sep 2019 10:30 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: What content to include in a status report?
Replies: 1
Views: 292

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: 665

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: 748

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: 638

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: 801

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: 1289

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: 938

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
by dhaughey
Thu 25 Apr 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: eBook: Ingredients for Project Management Office Success
Replies: 0
Views: 1922

eBook: Ingredients for Project Management Office Success

It's here, our new eBook: Ingredients for Project Management Office Success. I hope you enjoy reading it and find some useful tips.


All feedback and comments welcome.
by dhaughey
Tue 16 Apr 2019 11:58 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: Writing a CV for a Project Manager role
Replies: 2
Views: 1327

Re: Writing a CV for a Project Manager role

Hi Monday, I couldn't agree more, particularly with only having one chance to make a first good impression. A tip I give our apprentices and young people starting out, is to talk about the benefits delivered by projects on which they've worked. I advise them to add these same benefits to their CVs; ...
by dhaughey
Tue 16 Apr 2019 11:37 am
Forum: General Project Management
Topic: How to Embed a Bespoke International Methodology and Framework
Replies: 2
Views: 7320

Re: How to Embed a Bespoke International Methodology and Framework

Hi Sarah, I've seen a similar situation where an organisation was mixing a traditional waterfall approach and an agile methodology. The management was insisting on a fully signed off requirements specification before the project started while the project manager wanted to run a Scrum style approach....