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The Program Canvas – A useful tool for designing programs

IPMA

During the 2014 IPMA World Congress in Rotterdam, Theo van der Tak, Björn Prevaas and Hans Cremer introduced a new concept for designing a program by using a “Program Canvas”. During a workshop with about 50 experts the canvas was further improved and in 2016 a book as well as a toolset with poster, templates and website were published. This enhances the commitment of the key players.

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Project Management Careers Q&A – PMO Manager Career Path

Arras People

I’ve been working as a PMO Manager for a number of years now and I want to progress further into portfolio level PMOs, getting involved in strategy execution and generally working at a more senior level. What do I need to consider to make this transition? As well you know, there are many different types of PMO in existence so the transition you make will largely depend on this – the culture, context, and the type of services provided by your PMO today. It will also depend on the type of management level skills you have been providing in your existing PMO and your experience prior to that.

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INFOGRAPHIC: 4 Ways Project Managers Can Boost Their Team’s Skills

Celoxis

INFOGRAPHIC: 4 Ways Project Managers Can Boost Their Team's Skills. best practices collaboration infographic Leadership Project Management Trends work culture celoxis innovation Online project management tool people management project management web based project management software

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In support of strategic colocation

Kiron Bondale

A recent Harvard Business Review article provided the analysis on a research study conducted by Jason Corsello and Dylan Minor into potential benefits of strategic colocation. Managers usually collocate staff by role, by job level or by project team but rarely is individual capability factored into this decision making. Neighbors, it appears, really do make a difference!

2017 27

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

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Are You An Intentional Project Manager?

Project Risk Coach

10 Things Successful Project Managers Never Tolerate This is a great time for you to be an intentional project manager. There have never been more opportunities for you to achieve your project goals and make an impact on your world. If you are like most project managers today, you are overwhelmed with several projects and you have too little time to get it all done. Tolerance can be a great trait.

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Why is Change So Damn Hard!?

The Clever PM

One of the primary things that Product Managers are constantly working on is change — changing the way people view our customers, changing the way our customers view our product, changing the culture of our company to be more agile, changing peoples’ minds about what’s important and what’s not…the list goes on and on. And, […]. Product Management Culture Influence Leadership PM Psychology Trust Uncertainty

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How Management Changes as Your Company Grows (Greiner's Growth Model)

ActiveCollab

Things change as you grow. Even though you still provide the same service/product, you need to change how you do it. Running a business with 40 employees is not the same as running it with 10. There are some common stages every company goes through as it grows. The most well known growth models are Greiner’s Growth Model and Adizes’ Corporate Lifecycle. Things break when you grow.

Kanban models

Musings on Project Management

Looking for a Kanban model for your WIP -- work in process? How about the simplest? DO -- DOING -- DONE? Normal 0. false false false. EN-US X-NONE X-NONE. agile planning Project Management

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

Best project management software

Binfire

What is the best project management software for your team and your project? Is there a project management app that fits everybody’s requirements? The short answer is no, depending on industry, team size, project complexity, team’s experience and team size the requirements for project management software change. So how do you choose the best project management software for your team?

How to Solve the Biggest Project Problems With The One Thing

Project Management Hacks

An Interview With Jay Papasan The One Thing. Jay Papasan is a bestselling author that serves as vice president and executive editor at Keller Williams Realty International, the worlds largest real estate company. He is also vice president of KellerINK , co-owner of Keller Capital , and co-owner, alongside his wife Wendy, of Papasan Properties Group with Keller Williams Realty in Austin, Texas.

2017 13

How Can You Track Time for Your Tasks in Trello?

TimeCamp

Have you ever used a board to remember all your ideas and tasks? Well, it needs a certain amount of space on your wall so you can hang it. Also, one board is usually not enough. Fortunately, there is a software that requires only a tab in your browser, to help you organize every single […]. Time Management Time Management Tools

How to Improve Project Requirements and Quality

Project Risk Coach

Is there a way to improve both project requirements and quality at the same time? Allow me to begin this discussion with an illustration. I recently needed a television mounted on the wall of my office. A fairly simple requirement, right? I told the handyman that I wanted the television to be head high. The handyman did what I asked him to do but he used his head height, not mine.

7 project management tips

How to manage projects within a fragmented workforce

50 PM blogs

Musings on Project Management

I was honored to find this blog among a list of the "50 Great PM Blogs for 2017" Among these are a number of blogs that I follow, so I say the list is a good list of stuff to read. But one not listed that I'll add for your list is Critical Uncertainties, authored by Matthew Squair. From down under in Australia, Squair writes eloquently about safety, risk, and failure management in. Project Management

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7 project management tools any business can afford

Moira Alexander

The time has never been better for startups to access well-tested, feature-rich, affordable project management product previously offered only to larger companies. Here are just some of web-based options that a startup can license to manage its activities right out of the gate. If your startup is considering making the leap to a project management tools, these affordable options can make light work of collaboration and manual tracking of project tasks, time and budgets. It’s important to note that many of these per-month-per-user pricing models are based on companies making one annual payment.

Top Productivity Blogs To Follow in 2017

TimeCamp

We love reading blogs so much! Not just for staying up-to-date with the latest productivity tips, but also to compare the points of view of their authors. It’s hard to choose the one and only, which provides the most valuable hacks, but these 10 I included in this post, just deserve to be mentioned. What […]. Productivity

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Project Management Software for startups

Binfire

If you are a startup in the market to purchase online project management software , you are probably overwhelmed by the range of choices. In fact, there is no clear way to define Project Management Software for startups. Do solutions for Task Management or Collaboration qualify as Project Management software for startups? There are hundreds of project management application in the market today.

Project Management Processes - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This free eBook will help you to identify the appropriate project management process to apply at any point in your own project.

Top Tips for First-Time Managers to Thrive at Work – Guest Post by Alicia Honeycutt

Celoxis

Did you get promoted? Congratulations! All your hard work and great work ethic have paid off. This promotion is more than just about yourself now. Being a manager is about handling not just the work, but also people. An excellent people manager gets the best out of their team members. You need to prioritize, delegate and coordinate tasks within your team. And do it in the most effective way. Being a first-time manager doesn't discount you from your own deliverables. You need to complete your work while you make sure your people complete theirs too.

Ron Rosenhead - Untitled Article

Ron Rosenhead

I have often been asked whether Project Agency has any online courses. We do now thanks to a partnership with Mike Clayton who runs Online PM Courses. Mike has produced a series of online video tutorials which will enable you to develop your project management skills and abilities still further. The videos are crisp, informative and really practical. Try it out to get a flavour of other courses.

The Development of Mobile Marketing

TimeCamp

Mobile marketing is one of the most developing areas of research and advertising. A multitude of applications gives you great opportunities to analyze the needs and preferences of the consumer. The study (source: SalesManago) more than 80% of the population own mobile devices, 85% of them declare that the smartphone is a central element of […].

2017 10

Advice for Project Managers: How to Save Your Job, and Process vs Tool

LiquidPlanner

Are you grappling with a stubborn project management work issue? Ask Elizabeth! Email your question to: marketingteam@liquidplanner.com. Anonymity included. . Dear Elizabeth : Process or tool—which comes first? Our executive team disagrees about this every time we evaluate our project and work processes and start to consider software tools—current and new ones. What are your thoughts? Process Fan.

Project Manager's Guide to Getting Things Done

9 tips on how to manage your team’s workload.

Podcast 113 – How PMOs can become more agile

Fix my Project Chaos

Let’s talk about how PMOs can become more agile In this podcast, Elise Stevens speaks to Syed Ali – a project manager with more than ten years experience – about how PMOs can become more agile. The word agile gets thrown around a lot in project management. But what does it truly mean to be […]. The post Podcast 113 – How PMOs can become more agile appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

How I Scaled Up My Team’s Productivity

ActiveCollab

I have been running Growth Labs Marketing for 6 years. So far, I have tried, more or less, every single project management tool including all the big ones like Asana, Trello, Jira, Basecamp, Liquid Planner, and others. All of them lacked adequate and necessary set of features for small companies such as ours. They didn’t meet our expectations as they simply didn’t seem to work for us.

How to Fight Procrastination?

TimeCamp

In the previous post, we tried to give you an idea of what procrastination is and how does it work. Now, as promised, we are going to focus on dealing with this nasty habit. It is extremely difficult for the master-procrastinator to simply stop getting distracted by all the environmental factors. First of all, as […].

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E-Learning Tools For Project Managers

Arras People

For those working in project management that don’t have the time to go to a traditional class, all is not lost. There are now plenty of online options for anyone who wants to take business and management classes. There are also plenty of apps that can be used as tools as well. The following information will guide you through some of the most popular apps. Taking Notes. It’s become old-fashioned.

Secrets of an Elite Project Manager

Fast track your way to the top by learning the secrets of the trade from three top project management experts.

Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

Simplicity is key, because it is tied up with being fundamental - Harvey Freidman. Now the question really becomes - how simple is simple enough? When we hear some phrase like this, and we don't hear the units of measure of how simple , how to reach simple , then there is only a platitude - no actionable outcomes. How can we measure simplicity? So remember. Mencken. NoEstimates Quotes

Are You A Deliberate Project Manager?

Project Risk Coach

10 Things Successful Project Managers Never Tolerate This is a great time for you to be a project manager. There have never been more opportunities for you to achieve your project goals and make an impact on your world. If you are like most project managers today, you are overwhelmed with several projects and you have too little time to get it all done. Tolerance can be a great trait.

8 Popular Myths About The Remote Workers

TimeCamp

Remote working is still arousing mixed emotions. Though its gaining popularity, especially in the West, it still has a considerable number of opponents. Some managers do not trust remote workers. It is understandable but everyone who decides to try it and starts employing remote workers almost never regrets it. Objectively speaking, this model can significantly […].

Cycle Time goes Visual

Digite

Cycle time (or System Lead Time as some call it) is one of the most common metrics used to measure the effectiveness of a Kanban system. Cycle time is the time taken by a Kanban card to move from start to end on the board (or some part thereof). As you start using a Kanban system and implementing its principles, ideally the cycle time of the system should reduce. Looking Back, Looking Forward.

Agile Adoption: Decreasing Time to Market

This Refcard is focused on helping you evaluate and choose the practices for your team or organization when getting to market faster is of prime importance.