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Change Request Process

Univ.-Prof. Dkfm. Dr. Roland Gareis Univ.-Prof. Dkfm. Dr. Roland Gareis 519 words • 5 minutes

The process of requirements management depends on the process model used to realize an investment. In sequential models, a change request process is used to change requirements. In iterative models, there is no change request. Instead, additional requirements are defined at each iteration, and requirements that have not yet been realized are prioritized.

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What's a Sprint Board and How You Can Use It in Agile Sprint Planning

Gerald Aquila Gerald Aquila 605 words • 6 minutes

In agile theory, you plan only one single sprint ahead. But as we all know — theory and practice don't always align. The sprint board is designed to overcome this potential limitation. This blog post deals with the idea of the sprint board and approaches on how you can make the best use of it in agile planning.

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Part 2: Agile Transformation of Organizations: Agile Transformation

Thomas Lieb, PMP Thomas Lieb, PMP 1234 words • 11 minutes

Nowadays, there are many different approaches to how to develop organizations agile. The philosophy is that agile working methods and agile organizational structures should always be striven for and ultimately considered to be "better." As for the so-called "agile transition," the same three observations or points as stated by those involved and affected, should always be mentioned again and again.

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Part 1: Agile Transformation of Organizations: PMCC Organizational Model

DI Gernot Winkler DI Gernot Winkler 814 words • 7 minutes

No matter how we twist and turn it, we live in a VUCA world. To ensure competitiveness, new or changed strategies, and business models are required and, ultimately, organizational changes. A process that can be understood as a transformation of the organization into a target state recommended to be carried out agile.

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Agile Project Management in Times of the Social Intranet

Martin Neubert Martin Neubert 722 words • 7 minutes

In order for your company to develop, new projects are definitely going to be started over and over again. This is exciting – and also a massive undertaking. It is not always easy to find a proper start. Fortunately, many companies are already using a tool that saves them a great deal of work in project management: their social intranet.

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The Timeline—Live Management Reporting at Its Best

Gerald Aquila Gerald Aquila 358 words • 3 minutes

Management reporting is the primary source of information for all managers, stakeholders and decision-makers and therefore an essential success factor for every company. Naturally, digitization has also become an integral part of management reporting.

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Program Management and the Purpose behind It

Gerald Aquila Gerald Aquila 355 words • 3 minutes

What is program management, what are the tasks of a program manager and how can you differentiate it from multi-project and portfolio management?

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Part 4: Agile Techniques and Methods at a Glance: Design Thinking

Ing. Oliver Dragoun zPM, PcE Ing. Oliver Dragoun zPM, PcE 811 words • 7 minutes

Design Thinking is a management tool that combines creative and analytical methods. It aims to release maximum creative potential among all stakeholders of an innovation project in order to systematically solve complex problems or tasks.

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Part 3: Agile Techniques and Methods at a Glance: Kanban

Ing. Oliver Dragoun zPM, PcE Ing. Oliver Dragoun zPM, PcE 845 words • 8 minutes

The term Kanban comes from Japanese and consists of the words "Kan" for visualization and "Ban" for card, document or board. The best-known Kanban element is probably the Kanban board.

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Part 2: Agile Techniques and Methods at a Glance: Scrum

Ing. Oliver Dragoun zPM, PcE Ing. Oliver Dragoun zPM, PcE 655 words • 6 minutes

The origin of agile methods (e.g. Scrum) lies in software development, where changes are often not only on the agenda, but can even represent a competitive advantage.

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Part 1: Agile Techniques and Methods at a Glance

Ing. Oliver Dragoun zPM, PcE Ing. Oliver Dragoun zPM, PcE 483 words • 4 minutes

Agile methods - where they come from, what they can do and who they are (particularly well) suited for. Our new blog series introduces you to the most popular agile methods and their fields of application.

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Risk Management—Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained?

Gerald Aquila Gerald Aquila 257 words • 2 minutes

Everyone knows the well-known saying “nothing ventured, nothing gained”. But does that also apply in project management?

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The Basics of Stakeholder Management

Gerald Aquila Gerald Aquila 381 words • 3 minutes

Learn in this article how to define project stakeholders, why stakeholder management is important and how to conduct an adequate stakeholder analysis.

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Does Reality Correspond to the Plan? Earned Value as an Efficient Project Controlling Tool

Gerald Aquila Gerald Aquila 297 words • 3 minutes

The concept of Earned Value originates from financial planning and controlling but has also been used in project management for many years.

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Milestone Trend Analysis: How to Analyze Your Stage Wins

Gerald Aquila Gerald Aquila 268 words • 2 minutes

Milestones mark important dates within a project. Whether these dates are adhered to or postponed is visualized by the milestone trend analysis (MTA). These "colorful" lines are above all one thing: an important controlling and early warning instrument.

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Scheduling with Gantt Chart: Always Following the Bar

Gerald Aquila Gerald Aquila 435 words • 4 minutes

The Gantt chart or bar chart according to Gantt is one of the most popular methods for scheduling projects. What it can do and how it is created can be found here.

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The Work Breakdown Structure or How to Overcome Large Tasks

Gerald Aquila Gerald Aquila 426 words • 4 minutes

Everyone knows the feeling of standing in front of a task that is so big that you do not know where to start. The secret of successfully completing such a large task is to "break” that task “down" into smaller, easier-to-handle sub-tasks.

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Start and Guideline: The Project Charter

Gerald Aquila Gerald Aquila 404 words • 4 minutes

The project charter is the “green light” for the project. The moment a customer or client places the project order, the preparation phase ends and the implementation phase begins.

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What Are Project Goals and How Do You Define Them Correctly?

Gerald Aquila Gerald Aquila 357 words • 3 minutes

Can you imagine a marathon whose length and endpoint are unknown? Probably not. That's exactly why project goals are needed. How they are formulated correctly and why the right self-assessment is not only crucial in sports, read on here.

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IPMA, PMI, PRINCE2—Where Is Which Project Management Standard the Strongest?

Gerald Aquila Gerald Aquila 389 words • 4 minutes

The importance of projects has steadily increased in recent years. In the business world, they are even considered crucial for the development of companies.

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PROJECTSuccess or How to Successfully Manage Projects

Gerald Aquila Gerald Aquila 257 words • 2 minutes

Projects have become an integral part of our lives - no matter if in private or professional life, projects are everywhere. Are you already planning your next vacation, or do you prefer to decide spontaneously or agile, as in the language of project management?

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