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Project RACI Matrix Template

In the post, How to create and use a project RACI matrix, this provided a general overview and how to use a project RACI matrix. This post is going to build on this by providing information on how you can create your own project RACI matrix. What tool to use to create the RACI template?…

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Completing project assessment

Quick guide to conducting assessment if in-flight projects should continue to be funded

At the start of a new year, it is quite common for there to be projects that are still in progress.  These are multi year projects and are termed as being “in-flight” i.e. they are active. Challenge Unfortunately, just because a project is in-flight, it is assumed that it should continue.  This presents a risk…

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Writing a Project Initiation Document (PID)

The recent post Overview of Project Initiation Document (PID) provided a high level understanding of the PID including what it is?, why it is used? and what should be included? This post will expand on this and go into more detail on what should typically be included in the different sections of a PID. General…

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Overview of Project Initiation Document (PID)

Over the next couple of posts I want to cover the topic of project initiation. It is good practice for an organisation to have a structured mechanism for the proposal and authorisation of projects.  One of the common tools used to manage this is the Project Initiation Document (PID). What is a PID? The PID…

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PMO Standardistion – simple tracking template (inc free template download)

Following on the recent posts covering the topic of PMO Standardisation – a popular topic requested by many of the PM Majik community.  This post aims to provide practical ideas and a template on how to capture and identify where there are differences in the core PMO processes. This is important as before you can…

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Recruiting project team members

Overview project team recruitment management

In the artcile “What is the number 1 PMO tool?“, I covered why it was the “people” who were the most important tool for a project.  Without people nothing would be delivered. Given the importance of people to the success of a project, the identification and recruitment of resources is critical.  Over the coming weeks…

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Planning onboard of project resources

5 tips to help prepare for adding new project resources

Over the past couple of articles, the focus has been on the actions that can be taken to prepare budgets and be ready for the coming project year. This is important as most organisations work on an annual budgeting cycle.  This means that a PMO or project manager only has 12 months to mobilise and…

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PMO set-up: Guide to manual project resource management process

PMO Set-Up: A quick guide to setting up a manual Resource Management process for the projects within your organisation.

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A PMO Tools Handbook

PMO Tools Handbook

A Project Management Office, will invest a lot of time and effort creating standardised templates and processes. The reason being that this should help improve the quality and consistency of how each project is executed. It also should mean that project data can be quickly and efficiently consolidated to produce meaningful reporting and management information…

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Project Book of Work Template

Project Book of Work Template Download

Over the last 3 posts, the topic of capturing and mobilising a Project Book of Work have been covered.  To conclude this series, I am pleased to announce that this post provides a Project Book of Work Template that you can download for free as part of this post! Overview The Project Book of Work…

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