17+ Most Popular Project Management Techniques
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- 0 usesAgile KanbanKanban is a simple and great method to track the work being done in a project. It's usually used on agile software development teams but it can be used on any project. It's great to track the list of ...- To Do- Doing- Done
- 0 usesRAID Log AnalysisRAID log stands for Risks, Assumptions, Issues, and Dependencies. You can use to map the details about the project that is about to start or is already going. It's great to understand all the risks th...- Risks- Assumptions- Issues- Dependencies
- 0 usesFishbone AnalysisPeople will add items to the first five and then we will brainstorm solutions to the issues.- People- Process- Tools- Program- Environment- Solutions
- 0 usesProgram Risks (ROAM)You can track risks with ROAM technique and understand which status your risks are at.- Resolved- Owned- Accepted- Mitigated
- 0 usesOKR TemplateObject key results is a great way for your team or organisation to help you define the things that are important to focus.First define the key results, after that, discuss about the initiatives for ea...- Key Results- Initiatives- Objectives
- 0 usesHopes and FearsThis technique is used on Agile Inception where the team and the stakeholders get together to rapid alignment on team vision and goals of the project. You can use to technique Hopes & Fears to underst...- Hopes- Fears
- 0 usesAfter Action ReportUsing a basic after action report. Where you look at Intended Results, Actual Results, What caused results, what we will do the same next time, and what we will do differently next time.- Fails to meet expectation- Partially meets expectation- Consistently meets expectation- Exceeds expectation
- 0 usesPost Mortem RetroRetrospective on the XXX project, post mortem exercise to discuss all the good things about the project and how to improve for the next one. Please invite the team and all the stakeholders involved.- What we liked- What we missed- What I learned- For next time- Appreciations
- 0 usesSWOT AnalysisSWOT analysis is a strategic planning technique used to help a person or organization identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats related to business competition or project planning. It...- Strength- Weakness- Opportunity- Threat
- 0 usesStandup TemplateTesting template to help focus stand-ups- In progress- Blocker or Impediments- Questions
- 0 usesSpeed - Quality - Love - Hate - Learned - DreamsA few columns focused on speed and quality, a few more open for qualitative feedback and finally a dreams column to catch moon shots - dare to dream!- This would make us faster…- This would increase quality…- I love...- I hate...- I learned…- My dream...
- 0 usesProject inceptionStakeholders, Risks, Mitigation & Messaging- Who are key stakeholders on this project?- What are the key risks the project faces?- What actions can we take to mitigate these risks?- What key messaging will help us manage these risks?
- 0 usesPre MortemThis exercise helps identify gaps in your projects before they become a real problem. The exercise also aids in any disaster scenarios so you can formulate plans ahead of time, or stop certain situati...- (Hypothetical) The project was a failure! What went wrong?- What didn’t we do?- What current problems remain?- Any other concerns?
- 0 usesLogic Framework - Inputs, Outputs, OutcomesINPUT - What resource+skills do we need OUTPUT - What do we do (and how do we do it)? OUTCOMES - Short, Medium, Long-term- INPUTWhat resources/skills do we need? eg staffing, time, money, data/technology, trust, engagement etc- OUTPUT - StakeholdersWho is involved?- OUTPUT - ActivityWhat do we do? Develop, deliver, conduct, train, support etc- OUTPUT - ProjectWhat do we create? Plans, networks, capabilities etc- OUTCOMES - Short-termShort-Term (weeks/months) - Learning- OUTCOMES - Medium-TermMedium-Term (months) - Changing actions/processes- OUTCOMES - LongtermLongterm - (months/years) - Outcomes that matter
- 0 usesStakeholder MappingTo allow team to add their views as we work out which stakeholders do we keep informed, which monitor closely etc- Keep SatisfiedFor those stakeholders with high power low interst- Manage CloselyFor those stakeholders with high power high interest- Keep informedFor those stakeholders with high power high interest- Min EffortFor those stakeholders with low interest low power
- 0 usesSOAR AnalysisA SOAR analysis is a simple yet powerful method for analyzing progress and identifying improvement opportunities. Here’s how to create a SOAR analysis for your project or organization. Using the SOAR...- StrenghtsWhat do we excel at?- OpportunitiesWhat niches and opportunities we can utilize?- AspirationsWhat do we want to achieve?- ResultsHow can we measure that the goals and aspirations were achieved?
- 0 usesKnown Knowns Matrix…there are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say, we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns — th...- Known KnownsThings we are aware of and understand- Known UnknownsThings we are aware of but don't understand- Unknow KnownsThings we understand but are not aware of- Unknow UnknownsThings we are neither aware or nor understand