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  • QRP International
    Open PM² - Project Management -
    English

    Download the PM² Training Programme, the PM methodology developed and supported by the European Commission: a practical document with all info about the course, the target audience, the objectives and the complete programme for each day of training.

  • Axelos
    ITIL - DevOps - IT Management -
    English

    There is much talk in ITSM circles about the benefits of introducing DevOps work practices into service management. But what about organizations who have not yet built out their automation capabilities, or more importantly, have not put in place the cultural changes required to make the introduction of DevOps viable?

    The goal of this practical guidance from Axelos Best Practice is to use the ITIL Practitioner guiding principles “start where you are”, “collaborate” and “keep it simple” to show how it is possible for IT service operations within organizations to reach across the divide to software development in order to bring improvements to their services.

  • Axelos
    ITIL - DevOps - IT Management -
    English

    This paper from Axelos Best Practice explores the context of ITSM in modern-day organizations, covering the improvement of practices over time, and the challenges we are facing today. It then proceeds by aligning the wider scope of ITSM to specific DevOps practices and highlighting key improvement opportunities with tips on how to get started. The last section of the paper provides a new view on the role of IT Operations in the modern organization, a role that allows IT Operations to fully utilize their expertise and become a trusted advisor and a true business enabler.

  • QRP International
    AgilePM - PMP - PRINCE2 2017 - Project Management -
    English

    It’s very important to choose the right Project Management method for your work and the one of your team, department or the entire organization. The choice you make will influence the way your work, and the way you communicate with your PMs colleagues. This paper offers an overview of the 3 most popular Project Management Methods and Certification:
    – PRINCE2: PRojects IN Controlled Environment
    – PMP: Project Management Professional
    – AgilePM: Agile Project Management
    Each of these 3 Project Management Methods is presented with key differences and similarities, in order to help you take an informed decision.

  • QRP International
    AgilePM - PMP - PRINCE2 2017 - Open PM² - Project Management -
    English

    It is very important to choose the right methodology among the several Project Management Methods available. Whether you are a professional who wants to improve the CV and upgrade your skills, or you are a Project Manager/ PMO and need to select a Project Management method for your team or department, this is a crucial decision to take. Download this overview to discover key differences and similarities among the 3 most known and widespread Project Management methods, and choose the right fit for your organization:
    – PRINCE2
    – PMP
    – AgilePM

  • Axelos
    PRINCE2 2017 - Project Management -
    English

    Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The group is the world leader in food and pharmaceutical products testing and within the field of environmental laboratory services. This case study illustrates a pilot project to test the feasibility of digitally archiving documents that were currently held in paper storage. The project had challenging targets for cost savings. These goals were met by selecting PRINCE2 as project methodology, which delivered additional benefits in improving project delivery.
    The case study includes:
    – Choice of the PM approach
    – Key milestones of the project
    – Kick-off
    – Project work/ Review/ Approval
    – Challenges and Lessons
    Copyright © AXELOS Limited 2017 used under licence from AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

  • Axelos
    PRINCE2 2017 - Project Management - Portfolio Management -
    English

    This Case Study describes how the Enterprise Projects and Process Management division at Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe introduces and adapted PRINCE2 to improve its project management capabilities and help develop a project portfolio management function for its European Headquarters and National Operating Companies. Embedding PRINCE2 across the organization was a necessary prerequisite for Konica Minolta to implement its transformational change to meet its vision for improvement.
    Copyright © AXELOS Limited 2015 used under licence from AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

  • Axelos
    ITIL - IT Management -
    English

    Top 5 ITIL do’s and dont’s
    This case study about the Walt Disney Company in Florida explains the ITIL implementation journey of Kevin Kasunic, Manager Business Transformation, leader of a team within the Strategic Programme portfolio. The case study includes:
    – How to set up an inclusive approach to minimize resistance to change
    – Recommended Best Practices
    – Top 5 ITIL Do’s and Don’t
    Copyright © AXELOS Limited 2016 used under licence from AXELOS Limited. All rights reserved.

  • QRP International
    Project Management -
    English

    Download the 2019 version of our full Training Catalogue and find out the right course for you and your organization, including PRINCE2, Agile and IT trainings. It’s an easy way to have an overview of all our training services!

  • QRP International
    PRINCE2 - PRINCE2 2017 - Project Management -
    English

    THE BEST TEMPLATE FOR YOUR PROJECTS!
    The Process Flow Diagram is a key document for all project managers that want to run a project following the recommended steps and processes. The PRINCE2 Process Flow Diagram is a graphical ‘at a glance‘ representation of all the PRINCE2 processes and how they fit together and it shows all the processes involved in running a PRINCE2 project from start to finish.
    This version of the Process Map is the renewed and updated one according to the new 2017 version of the PRINCE2 method:
    – 7 Processes forming the project management
    – 7 Principles forming the basis of good method of managing projects
    – 7 Themes, knowledge areas which support specific key areas of project management
    PRINCE2 (Projects IN Controlled Environment) is a structured method for the effective and efficient management of projects. It is a generic, best-practice approach for the management of all types of projects and it has become the de facto standard for organising, managing and controlling projects globally.

  • QRP International
    Project Management -
    English

    The Agile Manifesto was written in February 2001 by software practitioners who found consensus around 4 values and 12 Agile principles. The Agile Manifesto is the core of the Agile Movement and the Agile Methodology. The intention of Agile is to align development with business needs. Download this paper to have a clear overview of the 4 Agile values and the 12 Agile principles, and to understand how they represent the fundamentals of the Agile methodology.

  • QRP International
    AgilePM - Scrum - PRINCE2 Agile - Project Management -
    English

    The general term “Agile” represents a variety of methods and practices that align with the value statements present in the Agile manifesto. Agile is a mindset. There is not one Agile Project Management approach that works for all situations; rather there are several types of Agile methods (often called frameworks) to help meet the varying needs of different organizations and teams.