Wireless: From 0G to5G: A Brief History

Our ancestors relied on primitive communications technology just a few generations back. It’s all relative. The major innovation was Wired Telegraphy, which crisscrossed the United States. The advent of wireless telegraphy, which is radio, made it possible to have a conversation without using cables. The range of services has been expanded by the many improvements made to radio communications over […]

What is a SIPOC diagram? How do you make one (with a template)

Process mapping is valuable because it helps people understand the business context for the work they do. SIPOC diagram is one tool that can help you do this. Get a free PowerPoint SIPOC Diagram template. To get the template, join the Project Management Resource Library. You will also find many other free templates, checklists, guides, and templates for project management. […]

What is a Program Manager?

What is a Program? What is Program Management? What is a Program Manager?Responsibilities for a Program Manager What skills are required to be a Program Manager Resource Management 2. Stakeholder Engagement 3. Data Analysis and Synthesis 4. Data-Driven Decision Making 5. Change Management What is the career path of a program manager Program Management in an Organization FAQIs it hard […]

What is a Program in Project Management Management?

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. Definition of a program What is the purpose of a program for project management? Project Management vs. Program Management Program Structure Different types of programs 1. Visionary Programs: How these programs begin 2. Emerging ProgramsIssues related to emerging programs 3. Mandatory Programs Quick AnswersWhat is the difference between a program […]

What is a PDU in Project Management?

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. If you searched for PDU and found lots of articles about electronics, then you have finally found the right place. This is about Professional Development Units. What is a Professional Development Unit? Professional Development Units are a way to measure time spent on professional training. It is a PMI(r) way […]

What is a model in project management?

A model in project management refers to a way of looking at things. It is a simplified view of how things work. It can be used to give you a general overview as well as a direction for your own work. Project Management Models in PMBOK(r), Guide The PMBOK(r), Seventh Edition discusses models to help project managers understand what is […]

Process-Driven Project Management: Minimizing inherent risks in projects

This guest post is by Neil Stolovitsky (Senior Solution Specialist at Genius Inside). Genius Inside Senior Solution Specialist Neil Stolovitsky Working for a PPM vendor (Genius Inside), has its benefits in that I am exposed to many types of project-centric organisations. It would be amazing to see the diversity in project management practices and the variety of project types that […]

PRINCE2: Project Management Method Explained

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. Who is PRINCE2(r), for? The History of PRINCE2 (r) PRINCE2 Core Principles Continued business justification 2. Learn from your mistakes 3. Define roles and responsibilities 4. Stages are the best way to manage 5. Take care of the exceptions 6. Concentrate on the products 7. Tailor your suitability to the […]

PRINCE2(r), and PMBOK (r): How They Compare

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. Diego Nei interviewed me for his Brazilian blog, Papo GP. (Talking PM – I believe I have that right). We talked about PRINCE2 (r), how to get qualified, and how it compares with the PMBOK (r) Guide. If you’re interested, you can read the interview online in Portuguese. Diego, however, […]

Review of PRINCE2 Agile Training: Logical Model Online Training

(This post contains affiliate hyperlinks. Please read my full disclosure. Logical Model for Training Company Product reviewed: PRINCE2 Agile(r), Bundle (includes exam fees, self-paced online training and support, and mock exam). This training company also offers other products, including PRINCE2(r), PMP Prep, and other online PM courses such as How to Estimate, Recovery of Troubled Projects and Project Governance. You […]