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Project Manager Job Description (with free copy+paste examples!)

Project managers are the point person in charge of a specific project or projects within an organization. We regularly feature project management resources to help train PMs to land jobs in the industry or develop better skills in their current role.

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9 Essential Project Management Competencies

Girl's Guide to PM

We’re almost at the end of the quarter and you’re thinking what a great year it’s been so far at work. Your thoughts turn to what you should be doing for your professional development in the months ahead… and there’s a lot of choice.

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8 Ways You Can Better Respond to Unrealistic Demands

Project Risk Coach

This is a guest post from Colin Gautrey , an author, trainer and executive coach who has specialized in the field of power and influence for over ten years.

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Before checking if your team is agile…

Kiron Bondale

(Thanks to Don for giving me some fodder for this week’s article). I’ve written previously about my three tests for assessing agility: are we delivering value to our stakeholders early and regularly, are we progressively improving quality, and are we helping our customers, team members and key stakeholders to be awesome.

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Insiders' Guide to Self-Service Analytics

Self-service analytics are vital for how your users interact and engage with your application. As you explore analytics solutions for your application, see why self-service analytics can prove critical to the adoption and stickiness of your application.

How to Train a New Employee in an Ongoing Project?


When you have a new hire on an ongoing project the basic factor that needs to be kept in mind is compassion. The person is stepping into an unacquainted environment with people who are acquainted with each other.

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5 Best Construction Project Management Software to Use in 2021


Whenever you are constructing a building or a structure of any kind, you always need to ensure that the foundation of the building is the strongest. The same goes for a construction business.

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Back to Basics: A Master Class on the 4 Phases of the Project Life Cycle


If you build software for a living, you probably don’t think you have much in common with real estate developers, sculptors, or ancient Pharaohs. But every project–from redesigning a website to building the Colossus of Rhodes–follows the same four phases of the project life cycle : Initiation.

Project Business Case: How to Create the Perfect Project Proposal

Online PM Courses

Why should anyone sponsor and fund a project? It is your Business Case - or Project Proposal - that sets out the answer. The post Project Business Case: How to Create the Perfect Project Proposal appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Avoiding Root Causes of Troubled Projects


Prevention measures should be considered to reduce or contain the root causes of troubled projects, thereby improving project quality, profitability, and customer satisfaction. This article is not intended to be a complete list of problem areas, nor an exhaustive offering of prevention measures.

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How to Accelerate Product Sales Virtually

Everyone sells online these days, but outselling the (virtual) competition requires following a few key principles. Yellowfin CEO Glen Rabie shares his insights on resonating with buyers in this short video.

How to Make a Responsibility Assignment Matrix for a Project (Template Included)

The most important resource you’ll employ to deliver the project is people. They have to fit into the schedule and maintain the project budget. Defining what their roles and responsibilities are when executing tasks and delivering on the project goals is an important part of controlling the project.

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What Is Project Roadmap? – The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Successful Project Roadmap


While leading your team as a project manager, you also, have to keep the stakeholders in the loop. A project roadmap is just the right tool you need to keep everyone in the know. The visual medium allows you to communicate the major elements of a project.

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Project Management Guidelines (Part 2) -Communication and Time as the Most Important Elements of the Project


As the field of project management becomes more complex and our tasks more demanding, we may lose sight of basic principles.

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Top 11 Monday Alternatives

ProProfs Project Management is one of the most sought-after project management too ls which helps you get started with customizable project templates in minutes.

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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!

Managing Projects in Education: Specific Challenges and Ways of Addressing Them

Epicflow Blog

Live and learn – this proverb has never been so relevant as in the 21st century.

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How to Hire an SEO Manager for B2B SaaS


Done right, SEO can be a huge growth driver for saas businesses. It compounds over time, and carries no long-term ongoing cost like PPC. It’s no wonder why SEO & content specialists are one of the most sought after marketing roles right now.

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All New Risk Matrix, Risk Custom Fields, and Much More


Greetings from nTask! What do months of incredible development, effective collaboration, and heroic development result in? To put it simply; we are excited to bring a revamped Risk register with a bunch of exciting new features dedicated to acing Risk mitigation like a pro.

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3 Signs It’s time to Invest in a PSA Solution


Professional services firms operate in a dynamic environment with almost constant change. This ongoing evolution can be attributed to new business models, changing client expectations and rapid developments in technology.

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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?

How to Make a Gantt Chart in Word

GanttPRO Project Management

To make a Gantt chart people usually resort to different tools. Among them, for instance, are popular Microsoft tools. We have already explained how to create a Gantt chart in […]. The post How to Make a Gantt Chart in Word first appeared on GanttPRO. blog-home-en Gantt charts Tips

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The Human Side of Project Management: How to Deal with Behavioral Aspects Affecting Your Success

Epicflow Blog

Any project is vulnerable to risks and uncertainties that sometimes can’t be predicted and avoided. But there are things that negatively affect the project success but can be neither controlled nor prevented. We’re talking about the human side of project management.

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5 Tips to Build and Maintain a High-Quality Talent Pool


One of the toughest challenges facing businesses looking to recruit top talent is speed. Every time a new position is created, or an employee leaves, there’s a hole that needs plugging which invariably takes time to execute.

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6 Best Automation Tools for Professional Services in 2021


Many companies around the work have adopted the Professional Services Automation strategy to streamline and optimize their service operations and make their development teams more productive.

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Analytics Best Practices: 5 Key Dashboard Design Principles

Explore 5 key principles that exist to ensure you create a relevant dashboard that guides and simplifies the user experience, makes it as easy as possible to interpret what is presented no matter its complexity, and increases the adoption of BI.

Notes from the Field: Deployed to CDC’s COVID-19 Response

PM Times

In January 2020, CDC launched an agency-wide emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic. CDC’s response mission is to save lives and protect frontline healthcare workers, communities, and the public from the health threats associated with COVID-19.

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Kudos to our Big Dogs


MPUG holds live events almost every week. We have an ever-expanding library of expert led courses, and our content is always available on demand.

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Transform Into An Agile Organization By Transforming the Right Things First

Leading Agile

So we want to start Transforming our organization to become Agile. But where do we start? Do we address culture first so we can “be” Agile, or do we put practices in place first so we can “do” Agile? . And so it begins…the battle between two forces—culture and practices. .

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Agile: Use This Flexible Management Style To Transform Your Team’s Productivity


Agile is more than a management methodology. It’s a whole philosophy that promotes a radically different approach to the framework. In this sense, Agile is not about “management” at all, but about working without leaders, but with a team whose members are responsible to each other.

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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.

8 Essential Management Tools for Content Marketing Projects In 2021


Content marketing is the new norm. Instant internet connectivity and 24/7 online presence gave way to a new dimension of marketing-content marketing. Emphasis on this stream of marketing has risen exponentially in recent years.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckenburg is Going to Work Remotely Half-Time

Brad Egeland

Facebook is giving its employees more flexibility to work outside the office — and Mark Zuckerberg is leading by example. The Facebook CEO told employees in a memo Wednesday that he plans to work remotely for at least half of the next year, a company spokesperson confirmed to CNN Business. The memo was previously reported by the Wall Street Journal.

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Best Practices for Management of Project Requirements


Requirements are the basis of any project. When developing products or services, defining requirements is critical to successfully satisfying project needs. To define the project scope and fully build out a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), you must learn what your stakeholders require.

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