Controlling the Project Cost, in practice
To get the project finished under budget, we need to measure cost performance on each review date. Earned Value Management (EVM), is the ANSI 748 standard method to measure the project cost performance objectively. According to EVM standard, as of each status date, three measures are enough to analyze the project cost performance. Professional project managers can practice EVM effectively with PMPeople.
PMPeople to Control Agile Projects
Manage the agile part of a project: 1) keep professional project management in PMPeople: stakeholders engagement, risks, status reports, time sheets and expenses, etc. 2) decompose the project into work packages, meaning agile releases; 3) Connect work package #0 (the project itself) to Asana list for epics; 4) Connect each release to Asana list for user stories; 5) Managers do not need Asana: they use PMPeople to track epics and stories.
PMPeople to support NextGenerationEU
Spain has been granted 140,000 million euros from the Recovery Plan for Europe Next Generation EU. Does this imply we need to start managing 100,000 projects this year? Considering our bad track record on effective European funding execution, how to manage properly a budget four times bigger? The approach should integrate project governance, project professionals and project management technology.
A Project Management Toolbox for the Project Economy
Organizations in the project economy can start using good freemium tools today, no investment required upfront. If free features are enough, they can continue free forever, focusing on value rather than technology. Nowadays, a free project management toolbox can meet the needs of most projects.
Setting the PMO up in 1 week
Organizations in the project economy cannot wait 6 months to have a PMO up and running. Thanks to our tool PMPeople, PMO activation does not have to be a long expensive project anymore. All the technology can be set up in 1 week so that you can focus on the PMO function. In this short period, now is technically possible to have many people collaborating on project management, using different roles.
Welcome to PMPeople University!
PMPeople University service is available today! Any accredited organization providing courses in project management can now use PMPeople for half price. Online support for students and trainers is also included. Save money if you pay for other PM tools and provide an up-to-date learning experience practicing collaborative professional project management with PMPeople. If you are interested, please email us to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: “UNIVERSITY”.
Controlling Projects Performance
Project managers use their soft skills to manage any project professionally, but they need also their hard skills, some of them highly automatable. PMPeople automates many techniques to control the project performance, such as decomposition, schedule control, earned value management, etc.
PM² Artefacts with PMPeople
The PM² Guide describes 33 document templates covering most cases in all kind of projects, not just UE’s ones. Many projects need to follow a strict methodology based on documented evidence. Even for those cases, PMPeople enables people to collaborate first, and document the project later, saving time and fostering project teams productivity.
The CxO role in the Project Economy
What should be the role of a top manager in the project economy? For a CEO, for instance, a project is just a means to get a product, service, or result. They are more interested in operation management than in project management. How should they behave in the project economy? Should they blindly trust on self-organized teams?
Tracking Time and Expenses with PMPeople
Many projects need to keep an accountancy on timesheets and expenses by team members to control the project finishes on budget and also for work invoicing. Organizations should avoid bureaucracy on time and expenses tracking to increase productivity. PMPeople get people focused on the real work, saving unproductive time.
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