More product-driven organizations drive projects at the local business unit, division, or product level. Even these silo projects gain benefits with an impact assessment.
Get control of your social media self with infographics
How to get control of your social media self is a topic that, for some, seems to mean there is a set of rules, or a prescription to follow, that will make it easy and deliver instant results, fame, and fortune.
Well, like losing weight or learning a skill, there are no social media shortcuts.
Those transparent about their lifelong learning come to manage their social media identity and support others in a virtuous giving, learning, providing, receiving cycle.
Learn to manage your social media identity faster and have more fun with this list of infographics and checklists from other’s shared experiences.
Top 10 blog posts for 2013, 5 to 1
The top 10 blog views for 2013 continue on with a top 5 countdown to the most requested posts of the year.
Does your organization challenge find a platform within? Or will the might of the project hammer leave all who enter impact stagger out concussed?
Seriously, what were the most viewed posts on: culture, projects, impact assessments, learning? All interests revealed within.
Impact Analysis — project management SharePoint template
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.
Scope or: how to manage projects for organization success; communication template
Project communication is far bigger than the project team. No project succeeds without stakeholder motivation and a proper communication plan to address their motivations, needs, and goals. Project communication is an effort to build commitment, understanding, and ownership around the project impact to people, process, and technology.
This template provides a planning tool to meet stakeholder communication needs. With this you can plan what to communicate, when to communicate, how to communicate, and measure communication performance.
In review: Scope or: how to manage projects for organization success
October 2010 in review. A roundup of blogs from the previous month: Scope or: how to manage projects for organization success; …
Recap: Scope or: how to manage projects for organization success
A recap on my series of six blogs around project scope. Includes links to slide deck and customizable templates: 1 of 6 — …
Scope or: how to manage projects for organization success; stakeholder analysis template
A stakeholder is anyone, or group, who can positively or negatively affect the outcome of the project. This post introduces two Excel template worksheets for stakeholder identification and management.
Prior to a project’s go-ahead this template identifies groups and individuals with a stake in the success, and failure. The effort makes sure we understand the key concerns and motivations of these audiences in order to mitigate risk to over-look or under-appreciate stakeholder position.
Scope or: how to manage projects for organization success; impact analysis template
An impact analysis is an early-phase assessment to identify all stakeholders, their needs, their awareness, and their insight into the project – these people are not only sponsors and customers, but the people you want to invite people into the change. Involvement impacts success.
Just like a pebble tossed into a pond, projects cause ripples that carry beyond the initial splash. Projects sponsors who fail to link the change a project has to people, process, and technology risk project success and project adoption.