7 Common Project Management Methodologies

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Define Your ERP Project with These 3 Tips

PM Alliance

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ERP Project Management: Prevent the Task Tsunami

PM Alliance

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Tips to Streamline Your ERP Project Cutover

PM Alliance

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How to Gain Consensus on Your Project’s Business Objectives

PM Alliance

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Got Scope Creep? Use It to Improve Your Project Results

PM Alliance

Following a more rigorous budget planning methodology and educating executives and other sponsors on the real-world costs of delivering each project successfully is key to keeping funding-driven scope creep problems at bay.

3 Times Your Project Productivity Will Suffer (And What to Do About it)

PM Alliance

Your new additions might bring with them ideas on updating your methodology or you may decide to reshuffle reporting hierarchies to make the most of your expanded knowledge base.

Why You Should Start Your Next Project Right Now

PM Alliance

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Project Management: Dealing with Scarcity

PM Alliance

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Maximizing agile productivity to meet shareholder commitments

McKinsey

Large organizations’ commitments to financial results are at odds with traditional agile methodologies. Adapting them to meet enterprise-wide goals is key. Digital Insights Agile at scale

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Applying transformation practices to business building and sustainability: A conversation with Seth Goldstrom

McKinsey

Tried-and-true transformation methodologies are being increasingly applied to new topics outside of traditional performance improvement efforts.

PRINCE2® and PMBOK®

Gina Abudi

Project Management managing projects PMBOK® PMI PRINCE2™ project framework project methodology projects The Message in the Mention Guest post by Ronn Faigen, © Copyright 2013 Ronn Faigen is the General Manager for APMG-US, part of APMG International, a global accreditation and qualifications organization. In this capacity, Ronn is responsible for increasing the awareness and adoption of internationally recognized best practices, among them PRINCE2®, Managing Successful Programs [.].

Valuing nature conservation

McKinsey

A methodology to evaluate where safeguarding natural capital could have the biggest impact on climate, economies and health. Insights on Sustainability

Demystifying the omnichannel commercial model for pharma companies in Asia

McKinsey

We share a four-step methodology for transforming HCP engagement via analytics. An analytics-enabled omnichannel commercial model can elevate HCP engagement, but many pharma companies are not sure where to start. Our Insights

Why zero-based budgeting makes sense again

McKinsey

Advanced digitization, enhanced behavioral understanding, and smarter organizational and governance models spark a renaissance for a decades-old methodology. Our Insights

Perspectives on the future of space exploration

McKinsey

Five leaders from industry, academia, and business outline the realities of sending new technologies, research methodologies, and business models into orbit. Our Insights

Ops 4.0: Fueling the next 20 percent productivity rise with digital analytics

McKinsey

Thanks to innovations in digitization and analytics, four new methodologies can yield the productivity breakthroughs organizations need. Business needs to raise productivity more than ever. Our Insights

How retailers can improve price perception—profitably

McKinsey

New methodologies, powered by big data and advanced analytics, can help retailers attract value-conscious consumers without sacrificing margins. Our Insights

Giving clients what they want

The Source

We are referring, of course, to our thought leadership ratings methodology—the criteria we use to assess the quality of a piece of thought leadership.

Want a High-Performance Team? Get Clarity and Alignment First!

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

Our Aligned Strategy Development methodology will take your team through all aspects of creating a strategic plan. Having a strategic planning meeting is important because it will help you generate two things among your team members: clarity and alignment.

Strategy Implementation: How to Execute on Your Plans

Strategic Planning and Management Insights

This article explains a methodology to overcome this challenge. Many companies create a strategic plan every year. When done correctly, these plans layout goals for the company for the following 12 months. Unfortunately, oftentimes companies don’t realize their goals.

298: Brian Gladden—Can You Be A Value Innovator Inspiring New Markets

On the Brink Podcast

He just loves the methodology and objectives behind BOS, as do I. Hear how Blue Ocean Strategy helps you own your market! In this podcast, Brian Gladden and I go digging into the whys and hows of creating Blue Ocean Strategies ®.

Product managers for the digital world

McKinsey

The role of the product manager is expanding due to the growing importance of data in decision making, an increased customer and design focus, and the evolution of software-development methodologies. Our Insights

The Core of Your Consulting Selling Conversation

David A Fields

Talking about processes and methodologies are important, but take a back seat. “Pointing out the Benefits of Your Consulting Services Shouldn’t Be the Centerpiece of Your Dialogue” That tweet received a lot of attention when I tweeted it, so I thought I’d expand on it slightly, and invite the community to comment. As savvy consultants, we’ve reached the stage where we know we should be talking about the results, benefits and value we generate.

IMC USA 2017 Conference Open for Registration!

IMC USA

IMC USA’s Conference team has been working hard to plan the best programs and networking so that you can learn new approaches and methodologies, meet other consultants, and grow your practice. IMC USA conferences include consulting industry thought leaders and motivational keynote speakers, breakout sessions on building and managing your consulting practice, leading edge methodologies and tools for success, as well as great networking and entertainment at the conference banquet.

Consulting Mental Math

Management Consulting Prep

With this Mental Math methodology, you will suddenly find yourselves with a lot more time, which can be used for valuable substance, content, or … Consulting Mental Math Read More » The post Consulting Mental Math appeared first on MConsultingPrep.

How to Find the Exact Words that Attract Your Clients (and Gets them Excited to Work with You)

Consulting Matters

What I'm NOT going to do is show you how to put sizzle around how to explain your methodology to your client that makes them sign with you on the spot because that is not going to happen. Clients don't understand, nor do they care about your methodology.

How to Create a "What I Do" Statement That Impresses Potential Clients [On-Air Coaching with J. Kyle Howard]

Consulting Matters

Leading with the methodology. How to stop worrying about exciting ways to explain your methodology (and what to do instead). Have you switched up your career from leadership to consulting and coaching?

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5 Shifts to Instantly Increase Your Consulting Success and Impact

Consulting Matters

It's not about delivering a methodology. You don't sell methodologies; you offer problem-solving support that transforms those problems into catalysts for growth. The cold, hard facts about the consulting profession is that most change efforts fail.

How to Confidently Articulate the Value of What You Do

Consulting Matters

What you do isn't the same as your methodologies or tools. They are not enamored by your personality assessments, your coaching approach or any other your methodologies because they don't hire you for those. Clients will come to you all the time with requests for certain methodologies.

When Top-Down Change Isn’t Working, Hand the Keys to Frontline Staff

BCG

Article Thursday, June 08, 2017 The World Bank turned to agile methodologies, implemented from the bottom up, to improve operational efficiency and employee satisfaction. Operations head Kyle Peters describes the challenges and successes. Article

The Heart of Value Propositions - What You Really Offer Clients

Consulting Matters

It is for this reason, as we go about our work as consultants, coaches and other personal providers, the primary instrument we bring to our work is not our techniques, methodologies or even our expertise.

7 Reasons Why Your Clients Aren't "Getting It" When you Talk and Write About What You Do

Consulting Matters

When you try to talk to everybody, you talk to nobody and you'll wind up trying to sell your methodologies to anyone who will buy them and truth is - no one wants your methodology.

Supplement Your Consulting Pipeline by Subcontracting

Successful Independent Consulting

An agency is different than a consulting firm because agencies usually place one person at a time, and they assume consultants are bringing their own methodology and tools. Most independent consultants have some FUD (fear, uncertainty, or doubt) when it comes to finding work.

2018 Management Consultants Conference Takes Place in San Diego October 5-7

IMC USA

A diverse line-up of keynote speakers will provide thought leadership on management consulting methodologies and skill development, business development and consulting practice management. The Conference includes three workshops, several breakout sessions, three general sessions, an interactive Q&A session called The Talk Show, networking with other consultants, and exhibits of various technologies, tools and methodologies geared to consultants. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. —

How To Write a Blog Your Ideal Client Wants to Read

Consulting Matters

Phil's run into a classic mistake, writing copy that us coaches and consultants are searching for and care (our methodology) about instead of addressing real questions that his ideal customer asks. Phil ended up discovering it's not what he is (mentor or coach) or what he does (methodology).

Consultants’ Conference Features Innovative Open Space Technology

IMC USA

Consult-Con 2019 includes two days of thought-provoking, interactive sessions led by top-notch speakers as well as peer-to-peer learning opportunities, networking and exhibits that feature tools and methodologies to help consultants build and maintain a successful consulting practice. Consultants’ Conference Features Innovative Open Space Technology. Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

There's More to Earnings than Earnings per Share

Strategy+Business

But most companies don't have a methodology or process for measuring this kind of ROI. The key is to develop a robust valuation methodology, apply it using sophisticated optimization tools, and create a comprehensive governance process to support the efforts Earnings per share is only half the equation for profits. It matters how effectively you allocate capital -- how you invest in equipment or R&D -- and the returns you get on those investments.

Real Male Earnings Below 1973 Level: Median Household Income Improvement Entirely Due to Rising Female Earnings

MishTalk

The Census Bureau report Income and Poverty in the US 2016 shows real household income in the US hit a new record high of $59,039 in 2016 thanks to a methodology change and rising incomes of women. Real, inflation adjusted, earnings of men are below where they were in 1973. more…). Economics

Moving the needle on good quality thought leadership

The Source

We look at this through the lens of our longstanding ratings methodology that takes a client-eye view of thought leadership effectiveness, specifically around the four pillars of quality: differentiation, appeal, resilience and prompting action.