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Practice Management Content Coordinating Team (2020)

PURPOSE : Content Coordinating Teams fall under the direction of the Program Planning Council liaisons who provide direction to the teams in creating programming deliverables. ROLE : The Content Coordinating Team will review the specific areas of focus, target audiences, deliverable numbers...

 10-01-2019  |  Larger Project (anywhere from 40 - 100 hours total)


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2019-07 July - Project Management Survey Results and Mini White Paper

The 2019 Project Management Mini White Paper and Survey offers readers fresh, shorter articles on relevant topics for every type of legal project manager! Included are 4 mini white papers, covering the gamut, from Effective Legal Portfolio Management Services through PMO Best Practices. And the...


Blog Entry
Designing Your Project with Adoption in Mind

Designing Your Project with Adoption in Mind by @April Heimerl and @Heather Ritchie If you build it, they will come … right? Perhaps in movies about baseball. But in law firms - not necessarily. Starting any new initiative involves a significant amount of thought and planning....


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Data Analytics Roundtable: Project Management and Workflows - Brief Summary

Please enjoy the summary highlights from the April 25th virtual roundtable discussion entitled Data Analytics Roundtable: Project Management and Workflows. Recommended Approach to get Started: Focus on process improvement/problem solving over technology to be used for the optimal...


Event
Just Say No: How to Manage Expectations

Description We all know it is hard to say "no" in firms. At the same time, saying "yes" to everything puts undue stress on teams and is a sure path to burnout or missed deliverables. In this “snackable” 30 minute webinar led by three experienced leaders, you will hear tips and best practices on...

 05-02-2019 | 12:00 - 12:30 ET


Blog Entry
Project Life Cycle Phases One, Two and Three: Measure Twice, Cut Once

I hope you find this follow-up blog to be very useful from the webinar that took place on April 10th entitled " Project Life Cycle: Measure Twice, Cut Once ." In project management, there are 5 phases to a project life cycle: Initiating; planning; executing; Monitoring/Controlling; and...


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How to Pick the Right Projects

Description So many projects….so little time (and resources). Please join us for this exciting 30 minute-snackable webinar that will share why choosing which internal projects to focus efforts on is key to having a long-lasting impact to your firm. In addition, it will discuss how do you ensure...

 04-24-2019 | 17:00 - 17:30 GB


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Project Life Cycle: Measure Twice, Cut Once

Description In project management, there are typically five phases to a project life cycle: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling and closing. If you’ve heard the adage “measure twice, cut once,” you have heard the essence of the first three phases of a project life cycle. In...

 04-10-2019 | 12:00 - 12:30 ET


Blog Entry
Project Managers/Business Analysts - How to Work Together: Part Three

Background Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is an American international law firm, founded in 1945 with more than 900 attorneys. We have offices in Dallas, Washington, D.C., San Antonio, Houston, Irvine, Fort Worth, New York, Moscow, Philadelphia, London, Los Angeles, Longview, San...


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Project Managers/Business Analysts - How to Work Together: Part Four

Content from Stephen Reale : Ropes and Gray : stephen.reale@ropesgray.com: Background: I am currently a Senior Project Manager at the Boston based law firm Ropes and Gray. Ropes and Gray is a leading global law firm with approximately 3,000 employees, and 11 offices, including offices...