Projects vs Operations Management: 10 Differences With Examples

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As per the PMBOK Guide, a project can be defined as a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result. The main difference between projects and operations is that operations are not projects i.e., Operational work is neither temporary nor produces unique results. I have written this post to delve into the … Read more

Difference Between Most Confusing PMP (PMBOK) Terms

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PMP exam has many confusing terms. PMBOK Guide’s explanations of these terms only increases the confusion because the Guide is bereft of any examples or diagrams. I have compiled this post to explain the difference between several confusing concepts that appear in the PMP certification test. PMP is one of the most difficult project management … Read more

Is Projectized The Best Project Organization Structure?

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Did you know that there are many types of project organization structures? Projectized structure is one of the many forms of organizations. You would ask what the difference is between Projectized and Project structure. And how is it relevant to project management? Read on. I have explained the finer nuances of projectized organizations in this … Read more

Project Charter: Example, Template, Definition, & Purpose [PMBOK]

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A project charter is a formal document that authorizes the existence of a project and gives authority to the manager to use organizational resources for achieving the project objectives. A project charter is generally prepared at the start of a project. It is signed by the project sponsor. Usually, it is an internal document but … Read more

Most Important Concepts & Topics To Pass PMP Certification Exam

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You will find a discussion on the most important topics and concepts for the PMP certification exam in this article. You can use the definitions and notes written in this article to get acclimatized with the terms used in the PMBOK Guide and Agile Practice Guide. This article is divided into the following sub-topics. Project … Read more

3 Differences Between Configuration Management vs Change Management

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Is configuration management part of change management? Or, is it the other way around? A few months ago, there was an interesting discussion on one of the LinkedIn forum. The discussion was focused on configuration management vs change management. A few participants said that Configuration Management Plan is part of Change Management Plan. While other … Read more

Difference Between Project Program & Portfolio Management

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You can easily grasp the difference between project, program, and portfolio by looking at their definitions and understanding the main keywords. A project is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result. A program comprises of related projects that are managed in a coordinated manner to obtain benefits, which are not … Read more

Work Performance Data vs Work Performance Information For PMP Exam

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You might be preparing for the PMP certification exam and want to know the difference between Work Performance Data and Work Performance Information. Understandably so. There are many confusing terms defined in the PMBOK Guide. PMP students often get confused between such terms as the definitions are often very cryptic. Work Performance Data and Work … Read more

Why Is Defect Repair Considered As A Change Request?

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A competent Project Manager can portray every Defect as a Change Request. An intelligent Client can introduce every Change Request as a Defect. I started managing projects long time ago. We used to have lot of fun in the earlier years. During that period, we used joke about defects and changes. Don’t get me wrong. … Read more

The Ultimate Guide On Project Dependencies With Examples

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I have written this article to provide complete details of project dependencies. It discusses all aspects of dependencies in project management including definition, meaning, and description. It also includes explanatory diagrams and small examples. You will also find difference between project dependencies, assumptions, constraints, and risks in this article. Project Dependencies – Definition & Meaning … Read more