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Project Kickoff Meeting: How to Write a Kickoff Meeting Agenda

Project managers put a lot of time and effort into researching the viability of their project. But all that work is pointless if they don’t communicate the purpose of the project to their team and clients. That’s why a kickoff meeting is so important. A kickoff meeting puts everyone on the same page.

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Getting Results – The Bottom Line of Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

Some project managers make a big fuss over risk management. And others use lots of acronyms and big words to impress people. But at the end of the day, all that really matters is getting results. For eighteen years, I worked for a property and casualty insurance company.

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Would Brooks’ Law apply to cost?

Kiron Bondale

When Fred Brooks Jr. wrote The Mythical Man Month, he provided project managers with the valuable caution which later was named Brooks’ Law: “ Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later “ While there are always exceptions, this statement is generally true.

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10 Best Web-Based Resource Scheduling Software

The Digital Project Manager

Ditch the ratty coil-bound notebook and dried-out office pens—it’s time to take project management resource scheduling wholly online. The post 10 Best Web-Based Resource Scheduling Software appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Resource Management & Scheduling Tools

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5 Reasons Projects Fail

Only 2.5% of companies successfully complete 100% of their projects. Project Management: Improving performance, reducing risk Keep your projects on track – download our free eBook to learn how to avoid the most common project management traps. You can also use this checklist to see if your current projects are set up for success. Kintone’s easy-to-build workplace applications keep your projects on-track with automated workflows and a single workplace platform. Download the eBook today!

Agile and the Enterprise

Musings on Project Management

Applying agile methodology in your software project? Working for an organization large enough to be called an 'enterprise'? Probably that's good.Why so?Access Access to resources is the main reason. You may have heard that agile is all about small self-directing teams -- yes, that's part of the doctrine. But how many teams are needed for your project? Dozens? Hundreds even? Where do those people, Project Management

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Controlling Process Steps in Business Management

Your business operations are only as good as your ability to monitor and control them. For example, manufacturing teams would be lost without a controlling process that lets them measure and improve on their management function.

3 Project Planning Considerations for the New Year


New Year, New Projects, New Directions = a New Plan. You are very likely in the process of planning where your company is headed next year. If not, it’s time to get started. Looking ahead is an important component of good leadership and project management.

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How Feasible Are Hybrid Teams In Reality?


Image Source: Pixabay Managing a hybrid team might seem much simpler than managing an all in-person team. Your employees will only be in-office part-time, and will otherwise work from home. You’re saving on business costs because of it.

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Comprehensive Guide to Becoming A SAFe Agilist


Large organizations need to be incredibly dynamic and results-driven to maneuver the fast moving market. Challenging times demand challenging measures. Added to this is the complex problem of managing multiple agile teams. Sounds too common? This problem isn’t limited to one organization.

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Why You Need to Prioritize The Employee Experience in 2022

Speaker: Steve Luh, Alexis Barone, Nick Roco

In this interactive discussion, Wrike’s Nick Roco, Steve Luh, and Alexis Barone will provide recommendations on how to deliver employee experiences that separate you from your competition.

13 Tips for Freelancers to Improve Their Workflow + Efficiency in 2021


The freelance world is booming and growing. In fact, freelancers are projected to make up almost 51% of the total U.S. workforce by 2027. That’s an astonishing increase of 27.5 million freelancers in just seven years. But the freelance world is a lot different than the standard 9 to 5 world.

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Building and Managing A Hybrid-Agile Plan with MS Project


While Scrum and Kanban are two frequently used, individual Lean-Agile frameworks, many management practitioners use Hybrid-Agile approaches.

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31 Days of Portfoleon: Day 1 Aligning High Level Plans

Brad Egeland

Portfoleon helps organizations align on high-level plans. Drive your strategy with Portfoleon: a lean product roadmapping and project portfolio management software that helps you stay on top of your game

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5 Reasons why you should use Portfoleon to manage your project portfolio

PM Times

In my next installment of this “5 Reasons Why…” series on project management related software and services, I want to consider 5 reasons why you should consider Portfoleon to manage your projects and portfolio of projects.

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Embedded Analytics – 4 Mission-Critical Steps to Take on Your Analytics Journey

The right analytics capabilities will turn data into valuable insights for your end users. This research-based guide, derived from insights of industry professionals, will allow you to create an optimal strategy for acquiring those capabilities.

New Updates | Release 24 Summary


Release 24 | November 17, 2021. This release introduces Rate Sheets and Billable Cost Codes. Rate Sheets. New: Set up Rate Sheets for billing and analysis. Rates are based on Billable Cost Codes and associated with People or Resources. The rate is applied when they log progress using the Cost Code.

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Top 7 Bug Tracking Tools Of 2021


Your work and your business need to run effectively without any hindrance. Bug tracking tools allow you to work effortlessly while tracking, capturing, and resolving the bugs in your systems. This system is also referred to as defect tracking tools and issue tracking tools.

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How to make effective feedback your project management superpower


The worst mistake any project manager can make is to focus too much on their process and forget about the people powering it. Your team is the heart and soul of every project. But that’s easy to ignore when you’re behind schedule, over budget, or getting negative feedback from stakeholders.

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Project Communication with GamePlan's Unique Strategy for Startups

Brad Egeland

In a new business you need to communicate business plans internally with your team, to the board, and to current and potential investors. Everyone understands a plan in GamePlan because it is presented visually on the GamePlan Whiteboard.

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From Planning to Results, How to Choose a Tool to Manage Marketing Projects

With increased channels, tools, and pressure to achieve goals, your work management platform must be able to: Manage complex projects within tight time frames, Harness data from all channels to make decisions in real time, Prove ROI to the broader business. Download the eBook today!

How to Compile a Project Requirements Document

Epicflow Blog

Do you know that inaccurate requirements gathering appears to be one of the common causes for project failure? . This fact makes us take a fresh look at this process.

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SAFe® Agile Certification Cost in 2022


Did you just Google ‘SAFe Certification Cost’ only to realize there is a ton of information which is unnecessarily exhaustive? Don’t worry, we realize your time is precious and for that reason, we are going to provide you only the relevant information.

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What is Sales Lead Management & The Best Sales Lead Management Software in 2021?


Lead management or customer acquisition is the center stone on which the whole sales department of any new or existing business in the market depends to succeed.

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The BCG Advantage Matrix

The Strategic Project Manager

The Advantage Matrix is an old Boston Consulting Group classic strategic framework. Despite changes in industry structure, the competitive environment, and the impact of technology since it was originally conceived, it still has applicability as a framework and as a thought tool.

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Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

Upcoming Free Webinar: How to Excel with Project Insight

Brad Egeland

Put December 9th on your calendar - you don't want to miss this one. Especially if you are a PM and like to use Excel. #1 1 project management tool Project Insight + Excel = Project Success. Learn how on 12.9.2021 in a free webinar: How to Excel with Project Insight.

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OKR and Project Management

PM Times

What are OKRs? OKR stands for Objectives and Key Results. This allows to clearly define the course in a project must be set to achieve the expected result, for this OKRs are established in objectives that can be measured.

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Enabling Change – PMBOK 3.12

Bridge the Gap Consulting

“Prepare those impacted for the adoption and sustainment of new and different behaviors and processes required for the transition from the current state to the intended future state created by the project outcomes.” ” PMBOK pg. “What’s OCM?”

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What Is a Scrum Team? – A Comprehensive Guide For 2021


Teams comprise individuals working together to accomplish the same goals, and a scrum team is no different. Each individual in the scrum team plays a dedicated role, adding to the strength of the team. In this article, we will help you understand what is a scrum team.

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2021 Dresner Advisory Services Business Intelligence Market Study

Every year Dresner reviews the state of the BI market as it stands today. This 12th annual report breaks down customer perceptions of BI and how well each vendor performs. See for yourself how all the major BI vendors stack up.

Purposeful Open Source at Toggl Track


Toggl Track has long had a number of open source repositories available on GitHub. These range from our public API documentation and various smaller libraries to the full code of our desktop client apps.

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The Importance of Considering Quality and Change in Requirements Management


Requirements are the basis of any project. When developing products or services, defining requirements are critical to successfully satisfy project needs. To define the project scope and fully build out a work breakdown structure (WBS), you must first learn what stakeholders require.

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Certified Hybrid-Agile Master with MS Project Online Course

Management Yogi

I’m pleased to announce the availability of the Certified Hybrid-Agile Master Online Course for Agile practitioners and Management professionals:CERTIFIED HYBRID-AGILE MASTER WITH MS PROJECT It’s a complete video course on Hybrid-Agile Management with both theory and practical.

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