Become addicted to constant and never-ending self improvement.
We're supposed to be perfect our first day on the job and then show constant improvement.
Continual improvement is an unending journey.
In today's business climate, there is no difference between standing still and going backwards.
CHAPTER LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After reading this chapter, you will be able to:
Understand the differences between project management processes and practices
Know what process and practice maturity is all about
Be able to explain the five levels of maturity
Understand and be able to construct the Process Quality Matrix (PQM) and the Zone Map
Have a working knowledge of the Continuous Process Improvement Model (CPIM)
Know the benefits of having a CPIM
Be able to diagram a business process
Know how to use and interpret the eight tools for business process analysis
Once an organization implements a project management methodology and even takes the next step by putting a Project Support Office (PSO) in place to support it, the road to a mature project management environment has just begun. I have never had a client who put a project management life cycle (PMLC) model in place and didn't quickly come to the realization ...