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Five Professions That Make Great Project Co-ordinators

Arras People

I recently held a project management careers clinic with someone who was wanting to get into a project management role. They were looking to get into an entry-level position – something like a Project Co-ordinator, Project Support, PMO or an Assistant Project Manager.

Unlike Oscar De La Hoya – Cheetah Learning Can Guarantee a PMP Knockout

Brad Egeland

Want a guarantee? Not much in this world is really guaranteed anymore. I live in Las Vegas and I was shocked by what happened here on October 1st to the the individuals attending the Route 91 Harvest country music festival.

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Your Cheerleader, Your Sister, Your Confidante: Welcome to Dear DPM

The Digital Project Manager

As Digital Project Managers we are strong, caring and confident folks handling everyone else’s issues all day long. It seems that often times we’re the first to know of a co-workers divorce, their new gig, or mistake. Usually – we’re put in a position to solve everyone else’s issues but our own.

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In defense of the Digraph

Kiron Bondale

I’ve found project risk management to be one of the weakest performed PMBOK knowledge areas in most organizations, even for those companies whose operational risk management practices are very mature.

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Task Management For Project Managers

How can project planning that stretches over months or years remain relevant and account for new ad-hoc activities that arrive every day?

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Introducing Project Workflows

Paymo App

We’ve launched a new feature to improve the way you organise your work, it’s called Project Workflows. With workflows you can create a set of task statuses that you can apply to any project. What are workflows? Workflows are a series of task statuses that produce an outcome.

Difference Between Agile Project Management and Scrum

Brad Egeland

As the corporate world is rapidly changing in the form of support issues, customer demands, project requirements, many companies are not able to work on traditional business processes as they are not fast enough to deal with the ever-changing requirements. There has been a rise in the transition of project management, product management and software development teams from traditional Waterfall methodologies to Agile ones.

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Ask a Project Manager: How to Find an International PM Job

LiquidPlanner

Dear Elizabeth: I have been working in project management across several industries for several years – although not formally as a ‘Project Manager’. My spouse (a soon-to-be-retired Army Officer) and I are going through the formal PMP® training now to complete the test by January.

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Understand the Purpose of Your MVP

The Clever PM

The concept of MVP is an interesting one in the Product Management world — interesting, in that just like the role itself, it seems to mean something different to almost everyone that you talk to. On one side of the spectrum, you’ve got the Lean Product folks who seem to think that a landing page […]. Product Management Agile Definitions Good PM MVP Planning PM

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Time Off Tracking Software

TimeCamp

Time Off Tracking Software Time tracking software is associated with tracking time at work. But besides tracking work hours, it can also be used for tracking time off at work. Since there is quite a number of such tools available on the market, it may be difficult to choose the right one.

3 Tips for Optimising Your Project Plan

Arras People

Today’s post is a guest article from Deltek, they’re part of Arras People’s project management software directory and always have good insights to share when it comes to the technical aspects of project management, in this case project planning. What’s the topic du jour?

Minimize Project Complexity – Maximize Functionality with Clarizen

Brad Egeland

Project management tools sometimes claim to deliver the world and still leaving us wanting for more. I recently put Clarizen to the test and found out their PM software solution truly delivers and in a way that makes sense, is easy to learn, intuitive to use, and customizes the way you would want for your various project usage and reporting needs. As a long time business, IT, and project management professional, I'm looking for tools that the real PM world will use.

43 Learning Resources for New and Experienced Project Managers

LiquidPlanner

We’re entering that slow time of year for businesses. Unless you work in the retail or hospitality industries, November and December usually bring a quiet calm to the office. Clients go on vacation. Emails go from a torrent to a trickle. Desks are cleaned and reorganized.

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Behavioural Economics, Estimating, and Decision Making in Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

How to get out of your comfort zone – and get your employees out of there immediately

Runrun.it

Do you often feel that you’re performing your tasks by rote, without thinking about them or questioning precisely what it is you are doing? Are you afraid to take a step outside of your routine, even if it could lead to exciting developments in your career? These are characteristics of people who are stuck in […]. The post How to get out of your comfort zone – and get your employees out of there immediately appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks.

Plotting a Course for Work and Resource Management Success

Arras People

In this guest blog, Esther from Planview talks about a new whitepaper focused on resource management in VUCA environments – digital transformation. Like it or not, we are surrounded by a world of digital transformation.

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Organizing Web Design Workflow with ActiveCollab

ActiveCollab

Hi, I am Nirav Dave , CTO & Co-founder of Capsicum Mediaworks , a WordPress services agency in India.

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Mixing Qualitative & Quantitative Data with Storyboarding

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Qualitative vs. Quantitative is a silly argument. Qualitative data from UXers should not compete against the quantitative data product owners need for their business model. Both are necessary to have a complete understanding of where the desirability of the product meets the viability of the business.

Project management salaries: Talent gap reveals long-term growth

Moira Alexander

Organizations are increasingly relying on project management professionals to implement strategic initiatives, drive change and deliver on innovation. And whole industries just now realizing the value of project management are expected to spur a boom in demand for project management skills in the coming decade, according to the a recent report from the Project Management Institute.

Episode 99: Introduction to new series with Cesar Abeid and Traci Duez

PM for the Masses

The PM for the Masses podcast is back! If you have been missing the show, miss it no more! We are kicking off this new season of the PM for the Masses podcast with a great series of conversations with my friend Traci Duez. Have you ever asked yourself “what was I thinking” or “why […] The PM for the Masses podcast is back! If you have been missing the show, miss it no more!

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Time Tracking With Google Calendar

TimeCamp

Dates, schedules, timetables – planning is an inseparable part of our lives. We need to plan in order to achieve our goals. But planning is more than that: “[p]lanning is one of the most important project management and time management techniques.

What Is Omni-Channel And Why Do Retail Project Managers Need To Know About It?

Arras People

For project managers in retail, there are many reasons why focusing on online content should be at the forefront of your mind. More and more we have begun to rely on the power of the internet to spread the word about a brand.

Creating the "Right" Product Roadmap With Data

Speaker: Sunil Parekh, Head of Product Management, SimplyInsured

Data can be qualitative or quantitative, and comes from multiple sources: customer interviews, product usage & funnel analytics, company financial performance, and internal stakeholders. How do you use that data to create a product roadmap that is aligned with your organization’s business needs?

How to Influence Personal Productivity of Your Team Members

ActiveCollab

Managing collective workload as well as your own can be a real challenge. How do you help people stay on the track and contribute towards the end goal without taking on too much? You are in the middle of your project development, but the work isn’t going so well.

5 Ways To Use Visual Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 5 Ways To Use Visual Project Management , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Visual project management is simply using graphics, pictures, graphs and charts to display project information.

All Ideas Must Be Critically Examined

Herding Cats

The creation of solutions that solve actual problems depends on a critical assessment of those solutions in the context of Principles, Processes, and Practices.When critics do their job properly, the exchange of ideas can take place in a meaningful manner. . Credible means being believed, worthy of belief or confidence.

How To Work Smarter, Not Harder?

TimeCamp

What Does It Mean To Work Smarter? More doesn’t always mean better. And it applies also to work. It does not matter where you work, whether you are a remote worker or an employee working from 9 to 5. Struggling with productivity is a common matter in any kind of job.

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October Product Update: A Faster Way to Add New Work

LiquidPlanner

This month, we’re excited to introduce two new features that will make it easier to add work and focus on what’s important in LiquidPlanner. Add Plan Items Faster with New Forms. You now have a faster, more efficient way to add new plan items, like tasks or projects, to LiquidPlanner.

Episode 100: Self-Leadership

PM for the Masses

Has this ever happened to you? You’ve gone to a conference or seminar and learn great ideas, you had good intentions, but you didn’t get the breakthrough results? Have you ever gone to training and learn new knowledge but that knowledge didn’t increase your performance? Have you ever set big goals and fell short or […] Has this ever happened to you?

What is a “canonical link element”? – Magento 2 Certified Solutions Specialist

DigitalPM

A canonical link element is a code level HTML element that helps webmasters and website owners prevent duplicate content issues by specifying the “canonical”, or “preferred” version of a web page as part of search engine optimization.

The Psychology of Human Misjudgement

Herding Cats

I came across a paper by Charles Munger, Warren Buffet's advisor. His paper " The Psychology of Human Misjudgement." He starts his talk on the same subject with. I never allow myself to have an opinion on anything that I don't know the other side's argument better than they do. — Charlie Munger. When you read the paper, there are several things to come out in our current project management environment.

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.