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If you’re familiar with schedule risk analysis, you’re already well on your way to understanding the basics behind cost risk analysis. Read on to learn about the similarities (and differences) between the two, and for helpful guidance on how to perform an effective cost risk analysis on your next project.
Every project manager can probably relate - the project starts off great, fresh from kick-off the team is optimistic and the path to success is clear. But soon problems arise and before you know it, you are headed for a late project delivery. For the DoD, that can mean the delay of urgent capabilities to the warfighter. For a contractor, it can impact your profitability and reputation…
For project and portfolio managers there can be tremendous value in implementing Agile and Earned Value Management (EVM) together. However, to implement them together successfully, there are differences between the two that must be considered for closer alignment.
So you’ve run a schedule risk analysis on your project…now what? All of your work so far has been leading up to one very important decision – how to mitigate those risks. Read on to learn some helpful tips and tricks related to schedule risk mitigation.
PMOs are no strangers to the complexities involved in ensuring that projects being delivered are of the highest quality. Unfortunately, lessons learned are often lost when it comes time to start new projects. When that happens project teams are left having to recreate the wheel. If this is happening at your organization – it may be time to stop and reevaluate your PMO.
Best-in-class project organizations start with specific end goals in mind and leverage Project and Portfolio Management solutions to enable successful projects. Dean Edmundson, EVP of Business Development at Loadspring, the world’s leader in project application hosting, discusses 5 best practices for successfully achieving highly effective projects.
What ingredients do you need before you dive into project risk analysis? In this blog post, we outline some of the basics that a project plan must cover and the characteristics the plan must have if it’s going to be useful for project risk analysis.
What exactly makes up integrated program management (IPM) and how should project teams go about implementing it at their respective organizations? In today’s post, we’re tackling just that – highlighting the four main pillars of IPM and what makes each so important.
Are you a new project management (PM) professional? Or perhaps you’ve been around the PM block, but are in need of a quick refresher course. In today’s blog post we’re covering some of the top acronyms every project manager needs to know.