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7 Steps for Effective Problem Management in IT

ProjectManager.com

Information technology (IT) is a broad field that encompasses anything related to computer technology. That can include networking, hardware, software, the internet and the people that work with these things. Teams that work in IT are there to support these technologies and the people who use them.

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10 Ways to Improve Your Project Presentations

Project Risk Coach

As a project manager, you will sometimes be asked to make presentations to a board, to a senior leader team, an external vendor, or to your organization. Here are opportunities to help your stakeholders understand your projects.

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Enterprise Collaboration: Strategy & Tools

ProjectManager.com

Collaboration is a call to action that is sounded by many in business. Managers and upper-echelon executives sing its praises. They ask teams to work more collaboratively in order to boost productivity. The irony is that these same people often neglect collaboration within their own circles.

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Government Recognise Self Employed Workers in New Grant

Arras People

Last night Rishi Sunak told the self-employed : “You have not been forgotten.” ” A week after wage subsidies of 80% for furloughed salaried employees were announced, the 5 million self-employed workers of the country were left wondering if they’d be getting the same treatment.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Get Your Projects Fit with The Lazy Project Manager

Girl's Guide to PM

This interview was first published in 2014. I am not fit. Since having my two boys I am heavier than I have ever been, except while pregnant. My only exercise is balancing in small spaces while standing on the train to work. I fuel getting up for the night feeds with cereal bars and chocolate croissants. Luckily, my projects are healthier than I am. All projects benefit from a health check now and again.

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Who said 'evidence'?

Musings on Project Management

Did you see this witicism at herdingcats? A skeptic will question claims, then embrace the evidence. A denier will question claims, then reject the evidence. Neil deGrase Tyson. Think of this whenever there is a conjecture that has no testable evidence of the claim. And think ever more when those making the conjectured claim refuse to provide evidence. When that is the case, it is. estimate Project Management Quotations

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What to Put in Your Risk Register (Risk Log) | Video

Online PM Courses

Risk Management is one of the core skills of project management. And your Risk Register - or Risk Log - is the primary tool you'll use. The post What to Put in Your Risk Register (Risk Log) | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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The Social Project Manager [Interview]

Girl's Guide to PM

This interview was first published in 2015. How do you balance the need to collaborate with the governance and control that’s required in a project environment? That’s the question answered by Peter Taylor’s new book, The Social Project Manager. Today I’m interviewing Peter, whom you might know as The Lazy Project Manager. He’s a bit of a character on the UK project management scene and a respected author and commentator particularly since, like me, he also does the job.

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Project Resource Management Tools and Techniques

MPUG

“Time is the most precious resource there is — you have to protect it.” – Jesse Itzler. Most project managers are aware that time is our most precious resource, particularly as the clock of deadlines keeps ticking.

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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?

Project Roles & Their Responsibilities

ProjectManager.com

You’ve got a project to do. But who is going to execute that plan and turn the abstract into the practical? Your project team: the most valuable resource for your project. If you’ve been tasked with a project and think you can do it on your own, then you’re in for problems. No matter the size of the project, there are schedules and resources to manage, which is a full-time job. Then there are the people who take the various tasks and see them to completion: they need managing too.

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Key Factors of Your Employees’ Motivation for Remote Working

Epicflow Blog

Every employer wants their teams to work as productively as possible to bring the best results to their company. But sometimes even good employees work not at their full and it can be easily noticed that their working efficiency has decreased. It can be due to the lack of motivation.

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Social Media Success: A Guide to Social Media Marketing

Brad Egeland

In today’s world, Social Media is the most crucial, and cost-effective, marketing tool there is.

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Resources for Remote Work (March 2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

We’re living in extraordinary times, and many people will be working from home for the first time. Trust me, working from home is great. But it is a shift in mentality. And we’re all in this together. I decided it would be OK to share some free and paid resources that you might find useful to help you keep your projects and teams moving forward, wherever you find yourself based over the coming weeks.

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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.

Daily Scrum Pocketcasts

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book Scrum – A Pocket Guide (A Smart Travel Companion) in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I frequently receive inquiries about the availability of an audiobook version.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Get a Professional Certificate

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Develop an Edge and Expand Your Skill Set. Deciding to get a professional certificate can involve several factors such as, your industry, your interests, your network, and how you would ultimately like to grow in each of these areas.

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Free Book on Project Fun

The Lazy Project Manager

“Book Giveaway: The Project Manager Who Smiled: The Value of Fun in Projects ($17 Value)” on Project Manager News @projectmanagernews. link]. Uncategorized ebook free fun petertaylor project projectmanager projectmanagernews smile smiled value

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4 Most Common Mistakes of Project Managers During COVID-19

Proggio

Businesses worldwide are facing a new reality due to the Coronavirus outbreak. As most countries are ordering a curfew and their businesses are sending employees to work from home, productivity is more challenging than ever. Company productivity is always in the hands of project managers, who are tasked with the time, budget and resources to make sure milestones and goals are met.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

10 Tips to Save on Project Shipping Costs

Girl's Guide to PM

This article was written by the team at Finale Inventory. If you need to buy things for your project, you know that shipping takes time and money. And delivery costs are often ‘forgotten’ in project budgets. Thankfully, there’s a ton of methods that you can use to save on these costs.

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 4

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version.

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Adaptation and Compassion in a Time of Crisis: Our Statement On Covid-19

Teamweek

For the last decade, we here at Toggl have advocated for remote work. We believe it’s the future. We believe it provides opportunity. We believe it fosters innovation. But only when done with purpose and preparation. There’s a difference between choosing remote work and being suddenly confined to the boundaries of your home. For both companies and individuals, the sudden switch to the unfamiliar environment of remote work can be jarring.

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How to Become a Scrum Master (PSM) – Agilemania

Agilemania

What is a scrum master? Scrum Master, in simple words, is a role within the Scrum Framework. Scrum framework is an agile approach to build product incrementally and iteratively. Scrum is the most popular framework on the name of agile. Many people get confused between agile and scrum.

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Remote PM Summit Virtually Vegas 2020

Brad Egeland

Imagine a free virtual conference focusing on your needs as a project manager or remote team member to be more productive and collaborative and effective and successful given the current push (mandate??) to work from home. Would you want to participate?

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Practical and Tactical Techniques for Managing Remote Teams

International Institute of Learning

By Frank P. Saladis, PMP, LIMCA, MCPM, PMI Fellow Managing a remote team is new territory for many businesses. In order to help manage effective and productive virtual teams, implement these useful tips and suggestions: Keep in mind that when one person is remote, everyone is remote to that person.

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Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 3

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version.

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10 Virtual Team Building Activities to Build Stronger Teams

Workamajig

Virtual team building activities can help you build more collaborative teams. Try these 10 remote team building activities as a start. Remote work is the future of work. You might have arrived at this conclusion by your own volition. Or you might have reached it because of current circumstances. But in a time of global uncertainty and widespread travel restrictions, it’s clear that remote work is the only lifeline that can keep your business afloat.

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Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

Adaptation and Compassion in a Time of Crisis: Our Statement On Covid-19

Teamweek

For the last decade, we here at Toggl have advocated for remote work. We believe it’s the future. We believe it provides opportunity. We believe it fosters innovation. But only when done with purpose and preparation.

2020 52

AGILE NXT 3rd edition

Henny Portman

In this third edition of AGILE NXT — a magazine designed by Xebia’s thought leaders and experts to inspire and inform you, offers 15 new insights: The Ultimate Model for Managing Performance in Agile Environments (Daniel Burm).

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Capturing Actuals in 2020: Who Said Timesheets are Passé?

Planview

“Timesheets are passé.”. Nobody wants to do a timesheet!”. Agile teams don’t report time!”. All of this capitalization stuff is being pushed very hard by finance.”. “[So So we need] rigorous timekeeping against work.”.

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