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EU’s Open PM² Conference 2018

“The OpenPM²​ is an easy to use project management methodology, even for private organisations. It fits the needs without being very complex and allows tailoring to different types and sizes of projects. When we settled the PMO in the IT Consulting Company, the adoption of the OpenPM² framework was a quick win in increasing the control of projects and clients’ satisfaction, as we profit from a simple but robust methodology that didn’t need a lot of tailoring and was easily understood and applied by all Project Managers.”
Ana Coelho

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Posted in Open PM2, Project Management, Risk Management

PMBoK 6 & MS Project 2016 (updated)

Good news for all users of Microsoft Project, you can now use “Scrum” or “Kanban” methodologies in your project planning, execution, and reporting. The point is that this new update in MS Project 2016 came concurrently with the launch of the

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Posted in Forecasting, MS Project, Project Management, Risk Management, Teaching

Project Management at the National School of Public Administration

The National Centre for Public Administration and Local Government is the strategic agency of Greece for the training and education of public servants and local government employees. It was established in 1983, it is a Legal Entity of Public Law and is supervised by the Ministry of

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Posted in Project Management, Teaching

Project management workshop at “Hellenic Shipyards SA”

A new successful cooperation started on Monday 4/12/17  at “Hellenic Shipyards SA”

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Posted in decision making, Forecasting, forlab, MS Project, Project Management, Project Management Math, Risk Management, Teaching

% Complete VS Physical % Complete in MS PROJECT 2013-6

Many people get confused with these 3 terms- functionalities of MS Project. Nenad wrote a Blogpost clarifying them and presenting their differences through an example: Far too often people arbitrarily track project performance through the “Percent (%) Complete” method with

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How to Choose the Right Forecasting Technique

In virtually every decision they make, executives today consider some kind of forecast. Sound predictions of demands and trends are no longer luxury items, but a necessity, if managers are to cope with seasonality, sudden changes in demand levels, price-cutting

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Manage Project Performance with EVM and Control Charts

This article describes how earned value management (EVM) indexes and control charts may be used in tangent to capture more insight from project performance. It is a very interesting article and I strongly suggest that you read the comments as well!

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Posted in Forecasting, Project Management, Project Management Math, Risk Management

Business Plan vs Business Case

What is the difference between a business case and business plan and what are they used for? I does get a bit confusing some times, although it shouldn’t! A Business Case is an examination of a potential market opportunity at

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Posted in Project Management

Composite organizational structure

In the below post you will find some very useful information about a very common but yet quite confusing organizational structure. The composite organizational structure is on of the 4 principal structures that we encounter in a typical PMP exam (functional,

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[Bracketing] the Black Swan

A way to predict the unpredictable!

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Posted in Forecasting, Risk Management
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