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3 Ways to Improve Cost Estimates with Your Teams

Project Risk Coach

Do you ever feel like the Lone Ranger when working on cost estimates? Actually, you're not alone; you have a team. Let's explore how to engage your team members and subject matter experts to improve your cost estimates.

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What is Subcontractor Management in Construction?

Projects aren’t a one-man show. They require professionals with an array of skills, and the more complex a project is, the more skills they require. Because of this, owners hire contractors to manage the project, and contractors use subcontractor management to fulfill niche roles.


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Future Trends in Project Management: The Debate

Girl's Guide to PM

Recently I spoke with Lela Machaidze on Clubhouse about future trends in project management. Here are the notes from that discussion. Lela: For the last decade, there have been a lot of changes in the PM profession. The trend that is here to stay is remote work and digital teams.

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Helping team members avoid the fears of working remotely

Kiron Bondale

HBR published an article this week titled Managing your WFH paranoia. In the article, the author focuses on the impacts of the “out of sight, out of mind” concerns which many workers have developed over the course of the past year resulting from COVID-19 pandemic work restrictions.

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4 Approaches to Data Analytics

As the analytics landscape continues to evolve, application teams who need to embed dashboards, reports, and other analytics capabilities in their applications can choose from dozens of solutions. How do you differentiate one solution from the next?

Project Dependencies Are Eating Us Alive: A Zombie Handbook

The Digital Project Manager

The post Project Dependencies Are Eating Us Alive: A Zombie Handbook appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Insights Risk Management Topics

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Smart Supervising Strategies To Lead Your Team to Success


Being a business owner, a project manager , or a department head is both rewarding and challenging. It is rewarding because you wake up every day to new opportunities for improving lives, particularly your employees’ and clients’ lives. But then that can be a lot of weight to carry on your shoulders.

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7 Tips For Better Cost Control & Expense Control

In order to understand cost control, you must first understand why it is used: monitoring expenses and identifying risks in order to increase profits. Not to be confused with cost management, cost control has its own set of objectives that can save businesses money.

How Work Automation is Changing Project Management


The classic definition of project management provided by the Project Management Institute is “the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements.”

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What Is Overview & Tour Of Features

The Digital Project Manager

The post What Is Overview & Tour Of Features appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Reviews Sponsored

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this whitepaper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

Your Guide to Cost Benefit Analysis in Project Management


Project management involves making a lot of decisions and these decisions cannot always be easy. This is especially true when those decisions could potentially be critical to the success of your project overall. These decisions, therefore, are not taken lightly.

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The Single Best Team Effectiveness Tool | Video

Online PM Courses

You want the best from your team. But your time is limited, and you have so much to do. What is the single best Team Effectiveness tool? The post The Single Best Team Effectiveness Tool | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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How to Create a Milestone Chart: Gantt Chart Milestones Explained

Projects, whether they’re large or small, are journeys. They begin with planning and initiation and ideally end with the achievement of deliverables. But, this doesn’t necessarily mean the starting point and finish line are the only points that matter.

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A comprehensive Guide on the Benefits of Burndown Chart in Scrum


Remember when you wished you had enough time to complete all your projects within the working hours? Well, we all make plans to achieve a specific task on time but somehow lack the motivation. This is where burndown charts come to the picture.

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How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

The new DevSecOps team is up and running, and you feel ready to take on rising security threats while delivering quality software updates. But that leaves just one question: how do you monitor your new program as effectively and efficiently as possible? Join Shannon Lietz, Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and award-winning innovator, to learn the answers to these questions so you can lead your DevSecOps team to the top!

Process Improvement Plan: Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs Project Management

“But we’ve done it this way for years.”. You’ve heard this often enough. Once businesses have implemented their systems, the idea of having a process improvement plan goes right out of the window. It is a powerful tool, no doubt, but grossly underused.

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10 Top Process Improvement Tools You Need to Create a More Sustainable Business


A study by BCG/MIT finds that 90% of executives deem sustainability to be important, yet only 60% of companies incorporate sustainability as part of their business strategy, and even less (25%) integrate sustainability into the core of their business model.

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Favro Hybrid Project Management Software: The Game Has Changed | Video

Online PM Courses

The game has changed with Project Management software. Tools like Favro are excellent for project collaboration & hybrid project management. The post Favro Hybrid Project Management Software: The Game Has Changed | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Management Software favro vide

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5 Free Project Report Templates (Weekly Status Report Included)

Throughout the life of a project, you must report on a wide variety of information. This information will be compiled into different reports and passed along to managers, investors, clients and other stakeholders. From there, reports can be used to make project decisions and adjustments.

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2021 State of Analytics: Why Users Demand Better

As organizations become more data driven, their analytics requirements grow. Find out how knowledge workers use analytics and explore their needs and preferences.

How To Plan Your Week & Get Tasks Done Productively


Do Monday mornings feel overwhelming with zero passion for starting work? Planning can help you beat the motivation blues. In this article, learn how to plan your week and get work done. .

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The 3rd edition of “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” is now available.

Gunther Verheyen

A big rock that was moved in 2021. The updated, third edition of my book “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” is now available worldwide, as a digital and as a paperback edition. Still small enough to fit in your pocket and carry it with you anywhere, anytime. Still a smart travel companion.

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Best Microsoft Teams Alternatives Available in 2021


Microsoft Teams is a common communication tool used by teams and companies especially those that use Microsoft’s other tools and applications. However, it is not the app of choice for many teams and that is why there is a search for Microsoft Teams Alternatives.

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How to Build a PMO from Scratch

Brad Egeland

You have been working in your growing organization as a project manager for the past five years leading a couple dozen customized implementations for the enterprise software package your company produces.

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Business Monitoring Systems: Using ML to Analyze Metrics

This whitepaper discusses how automated business monitoring solutions like Yellowfin Signals revolutionize the way users discover critical and relevant insights from their data.

What Is a Critical Success Factor? A Quick Guide

In order to succeed, one must have a specific idea of what that success looks like. When this isn’t the case, it’s impossible to discern wins from losses and be certain your goals have been achieved.

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Overview and Key Themes of IIL’s 2021 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

International Institute for Learning

IIL’s 6th annual Agile and Scrum Online Conference: Co-Create for Greater Value opens on June 3, 2021. In this article, we’ll preview key themes that will be discussed at this unique learning event. View full event and registration details here.

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A Project Manager’s Guide to Writing Well: 21 Writing Tips to Keep Communication and Collaboration Moving


Out of all the project management skills we attribute to great teams–planning, leadership, decision-making, etc.–writing writing well rarely makes the list.

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5 Critical Elements of a Successful Side Project


It is not something new for a business to pool in their time and resources on some side projects that they had in their mind for a long time. This is not new because, time and time again, it has proven to be one of the best investments that a company makes in its history of financial decisions.

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Report by Dresner Advisory Services: Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study

According to the 2020 Dresner Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study, embedded business intelligence is crucial for application success. This report explores the current state of BI and why application teams are increasingly choosing an embedded solution.

Start Your PM Day Off Right

Brad Egeland

​Think “Monday morning chaos.” ” Think starting the day wondering who has emailed issues to you since you last checked your messages. Think arriving at your desk with voice mails from two of your project customers already waiting for you. Headaches, right? Frustrations?

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Guide to Building a Career as a Scrum Master

Are you interested in becoming a Scrum Master, but you are yet to have any experience? People frequently ask me – if I don’t secure a job, how will I gain experience? In the last seven years, I have assisted several interested and enthusiastic professionals to become Scrum Masters.

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Top 17 Workflow Management Softwares To Boost Efficiency

ProProfs Project Management

Spent way too much time on some tasks you thought would be quick to do? You are not alone and this happens to most of us. It is mainly because of the lack of a structured approach.

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