Category Archives: Day in the Life of a PM

Introducing Penny PM! She’s a smart and savvy Project Manager that seriously loves her job. Each blog will showcase a different aspect of her duties, from risk management to communication to cruise director.

Penny PM talks about How to take the “Blues” out of Blueprinting by following a few easy steps!

Penny PM talks about How to take the “Blues” out of Blueprinting by following a few easy steps. As we continue our Project Managers workshop this month, we will focus on the key business processes required to successfully create a … Continue reading

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Penny PM talks about how to Best Orchestrate an Acquisition Project

Penny PM talks about How to best “Orchestrate” your acquisition project by aligning business requirements with legacy applications and SAP system requirements. As we continue our Project Managers workshop this month, we will focus on the key business processes required … Continue reading

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Penny PM talks about the importance of a strong Quality Management Plan.

Penny PM conducted a course for new AspireHR Project Managers this month focusing on the importance of defining a Quality Management Plan for every project. Penny PM emphasized to the class attendees that as new Project Managers, it is important … Continue reading

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Penny PM on the Importance of a testing and using a testing tool

Penny PM on the Importance of a Change Control Management Process during the Testing Phase. Penny PM says, “Team, make sure you have your lab coats on and test tubes ready – we are going to be testing the system!” … Continue reading

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The benefit of using a testing tool

Currently HP Quality Center is the testing tool that is being utilized for testing by my client to help manage their testing requirements; therefore I thought this would be an ideal topic to explain the different lingo. What is HP … Continue reading

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Penny PM on the Importance of a Change Control Management Process

Penny PM says, “Team – make sure you have your coats on!  The system is FROZEN so any changes at this point could be a chilly experience.” Penny PM and the Big Bang Project have been working very hard testing … Continue reading

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Penny PM Cheers the Team to Success

The last few months Penny PM has kept her team focused on resolving issues and defects effectively by using the issue tracking tool, tracking the progress for each issue and being a cheerleader for open communication. Penny PM says, “A … Continue reading

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