A listen to the Scrum Guide update video with Ken Schwaber, Jeff Sutherland, and David West makes a case that I did …
Many times what looks like a team is not team. A high performance team is beyond skin deep and requires shared …
An inbound marketing campaign is a project that requires multiple points of interaction from concept, strategy, design, art, content and copy creation, and optimization to publishing, analysis, and campaign and lead nurture.
Where many of us might keep all the campaign components in their head, I sought to help manage this with a repeatable, scalable tool that helps all inbound project stakeholders manage, deliver, and analyze a strategic campaign.
This checklist lends order to the stakeholder and subject matter expert sign up, sign on, and sign off.
Projects that understand what existed and what exists are both efficient and effective.
SharePoint has an incredibly rich out-of-the-box capability, but too many times the project team does not know what is capable with SharePoint.
With these self-paced, training links provide an overview of what could be to collaborate, search, publish, and file.
Project portals need to meet user objective, not IT administrator needs. More people should reject the SharePoint designer, not the SharePoint capability.
Time impacts a project business need. How a project team identifies the impact decides if time is a resource waste or resource investment.
Before you sink costs into a project and well before your project looks more like sunk costs invest time for a better appreciation.
A review of what was, what is, and what should never be, is critical to identify risk to resource commitment.
Take a page from Led Zeppelin, who borrowed heavily from others, at times, without acknowledgment, to create something grand from what was tried.
That people change for organization need is at distinct odds with people’s needs. People change for organization goal is a very irrational expectation.
You can not plan for change if you do not plan for the impact that change has on individuals.
One communication plan can not account for the unique roles if it does not account for unique impact. One plan for all to follow equals everything that no one relates to.
One change management plan is irrational project management.
A project is an intentional effort to deliver a product or service that creates an opportunity – intended or otherwise. Projects have multiple stakeholders with multiple needs for, or against, project realization.
Typical project steps include initial scope design, organization impact assessment, stakeholder identification, communications planning, risk, and a second iteration of scope, delving into user community goals serves project and stakeholders more accurately.
Projects have impact.
Impact affects risk.
Risk affects hope.
Hope affects scope.
This impact analysis template, designed for use with SharePoint, is an early-phase assessment to identify all stakeholders, their needs, their awareness, and their insight into the project before they surprise you.
Very pleased to present at Project Management Institute New York City chapter on Agile social media. Longtime PMI volunteer, Steve Nosal, and myself …
Social media stresses compression of more with less. The more is information, the less is time. Time to read, react, and …
SharePoint provides organizations and all who work within them to take knowledge from someone’s hard drive and to a shared forum that …
Constant change relies on constant sharing and I have found Microsoft’s SharePoint application, a powerful enterprise, change management tool.
SharePoint provides multiple ways to build a portal where your organization can not only see latest announcements but participates in discussions and contribute to shared learning. more flexible than formal training and more widely available.
In the last 12 months SharePoint, has radically altered the way I design any change management effort I roll out. Good intranet design with change management efforts to link communication change principles, provide a host of change management options.
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