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Technology – Transforming the DNA of the Workplace, Written by David Wallis
New Technology is transforming the business world. This is changing the DNA of the workplace by driving continuous improvement and…
Technology – Transforming the DNA of the Workplace, Written by David Wallis
New Technology is transforming the business world. This is changing the DNA of the workplace by driving continuous improvement and innovation whilst constantly re-evaluating roles, structures and processes…
Transforming to an Agile Organization
Agile & Integrated Project Management (A&IPM) is the culmination of multiple industry benchmarks and a foundational set of best practices of what really works in dynamic environment.
Requirements, Elicitation Templates and Core BA Process
Organizations need a proven set of core techniques, methods and tools for requirements elicitation and writing. Requirements written in human language can be subjective, ambiguous and subject to interpretation. To create “good” requirements, you need to become proficient in the “language and techniques” of requirements definition.
Creating a Future Focused Organization: Being in Community
After many years of formal engineering training and assignments as a controls resource, project manager and professional consultant for some very complex global Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) and Information Technology projects; I am surprised that I have arrived at the conclusion that this article offers
Organizational Competency Matrix and Career Path Learning
AMS partnered with the client to produce a “career path road map” that illustrated the advancement path most common to primary job positions. Once this map was created we worked with the team to align correlating competencies at both the job and performance level, thus allowing for employee awareness of expectations and usable measurement criteria for HR assessments.
The Disciplined Approach to Project Management; Written by Tom Flynn, P.E., PMP
The study and practice of the project management discipline appears to be ranking very high on the list of valuable employee skill sets with senior management these days. With the unrelenting speed of today’s business markets, ever shrinking resource levels, and the complexity of business relationships, the discipline of Project Management may well be in the initial throws of its halcyon days.
Storytelling and Effective Presentations
Story telling techniques have been used in the legal, advertising and lobbyists sectors for many years. In the past decade, this skill set was recognized by organizations across many industries to showcase business cases, proposals and other critical points that require a decision based on a complete contextual understanding of the topic.
Harassment in the Workplace
Protect your business from harassment claims by learning steps you and your company can take to prevent costly and illegal behavior. This course provides the knowledge and skill to help managers recognize and handle inappropriate workplace conduct.
Project Management Communication and Stakeholder Management
As project and program managers are always judged at the end of things: phases, milestones, projects, etc., some of these are long and arduous. The ability to develop and manage productive relationships borders on art form and is a critical success factor for senior project/program managers
Real World Agile and Integrated Project Management
Agile & Integrated Project Management (A&IPM) is the culmination of multiple industry experience and proven aspects of what really works in dynamic environments. Developed over twenty years as the authors managed and collaborated successfully with many Fortune 500 and other size organizations.
Preparing for the PMP Exam
This intensive course prepares participants for the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Professional (PMP) exam.
Negotiation Skills for Project Managers
Whether knowingly or not, we engage in daily negotiations for success, relationship, survival, and comfort. Unfortunately, the vast majority of these negotiations are left up to chance and we are then left to deal with their consequences.
Development and Implementation of a Corporate University
Design, develop and create an implementation plan to distribute content and learning activities throughout the global enterprise. Continuity, scalability and access to just-in-time learning was critical to the client and paramount within the design of the project.
Basic Elements of Root Cause Analysis; Written by Jeffrey Stempien, PMP
The practice of RCA is predicated on the belief that problems are best solved by attempting to address, correct or eliminate root causes, as opposed to merely addressing the immediately obvious symptoms.
Juggling Multiple Projects; Written by Chuck Schad
For project managers, being tasked with managing multiple smaller projects is simply a fact of work life. We all know that most project managers are able to evaluate and scope a single project, task the project, plan the implementation, communicate with team members and stakeholders, and manage the risks.
Dealing with Wicked Problems; Written by John Slack, M.B.A., PMP
One of the major challenges facing the IT community today is that more and more of the stakeholder requests are asking us to address problems that can be classified as “wicked.”
Enterprise Process Integration and Reengineering
Integrating business and technology process is more critical than ever before. Artificial intelligence, automation and lean operating structures are demanding that cross functional effectiveness is designed into all critical workflows.
Project Briefing – Business Analysis Relationships and Process Improvement Program
Challenge: The client requested training based on a single business analysis best practice, Traceability. Integrating an acquisition of a group…
Project Briefing – Business Analysis Best Practices Program
Challenge: The client requested training based on business analysis best practices, requirements processes, and formal business requirements such as business…
Business Analysis Best Practices Program
Improve the collaboration between project managers, business analysts and their business counterparts by creating an environment that fosters strategic thinking and cross functional optimization of the underlying process.
Business Analysis Relationships and Process Improvement Program
Support Growth and Acquisition Integration via Leveraging Existing Strengths and Implementing Best Practices within the Business Analysis and Project Framework by Focusing on Relationships, Setting Expectations, and Consistent Execution.
The foundation of AMS is built on an unconditional commitment to; service, expertise and client satisfaction. These core values underpin…
Change Management & Leadership Project Briefing
Empowering Aspirational Leaders within the Business to Embrace Change and to Influence Performance and Behaviors, both within their teams and…
Business Analyst (BA): The Strategic Implications – Written by; Phil Ventresca, M.B.A.
The new role of the BA is far more strategic in both the organizational sense as well as at the…
Challenged Projects – Techniques for Recovery
Today’s fast-paced project environments, coupled with organizations where formal project management may not be their strong suit, are creating project lifecycles short on the necessary up-front planning.