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5 Simple Reasons Why Processes Don’t Work

Rebel’s Guide to PM

I bet you have plenty of project management processes, don’t you? One for risk, one for escalations, one for changes, issues, new project kick-off, closure, logging dependencies… the list goes on and on. We couldn’t work without them. But they don’t always work.

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How To Use Trello For Project Management: Expert Tips & Tricks

The Digital Project Manager

There once was a young girl who would watch her mother write list after list during her childhood. Her mother was constantly crossing tasks off her lists and remaking her task lists. The house was in perfect order and nothing in life ever seemed to get missed.

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What is a Program in Project Management?

Rebel’s Guide to PM

The definition of a program. What is a program in project management terms? Here’s a definition. A program is a set of related projects and activities, managed in a coordinated fashion and under a structure that allows for the delivery of outcomes and benefits.

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RICE Framework for Prioritization in Product Management

ProjectManager.com

What are you going to put on your product roadmap? It’s not an easy question. Which product gets the green light? What features need priority? The RICE framework provides a scoring model for product managers when prioritizing roadmaps.

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Psychological Safety & Employee Wellbeing: Building a Healthy & Accountable Work Environment

Speaker: Tracie Sponenberg - Chief People Officer, The Granite Group & Melissa Doman M.A. Organizational Psychologist, Mental Health at Work Specialist, Former Clinical Mental Health Therapist

In this webinar, Tracie Sponenberg, Chief People Officer, and Melissa Doman, Organizational Psychologist & Mental Health at Work Specialist, will discuss methods for developing and maintaining employee wellness and psychological safety in your workforce!

The What, Why, & How of Risk Appetite

Project Risk Coach

A project manager makes decisions based on their risk perspective. That is to say, he or she perceives the organization and stakeholders’ desires and seeks to fulfill them. However, the project manager may miss the mark. Misunderstanding of the stakeholders’ risk appetite.

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Engaging Stakeholders with Gamification [video]

Rebel’s Guide to PM

In this video Elizabeth Harrin discusses how merging engagement and gamification creates engagification, a methodology to help people take action on projects. Watch the video to listen (about 30 minutes).

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Project Prioritization for PPM (Matrix Included)

ProjectManager.com

There’s a lot riding on what project your organization moves forward with, especially if you’re managing a program or portfolio. The investment of money, time and effort can be huge, not to mention determining where to allocate your resources.

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Agony Angels: Setting up Project Governance – with Rich Maltzman

Online PM Courses

Where to start with setting up governance for your project? Rich Maltzman and I tackle this question, as we don the wings of two Agony Angels. The post Agony Angels: Setting up Project Governance – with Rich Maltzman appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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4 Ways To Improve Your Project Estimation Process

The Digital Project Manager

Let’s talk about estimation. The project estimation process is the bane of existence for so many project managers. It’s not just that it’s high-pressure, hurried, and mostly done off the sides of our desk.

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Enhance Employee Wellness to Retain High-Performing Teams

Speaker: Eric Torigian - Managing Director, Advisory Services, CHRO Solutions

During this informative webinar, Eric Torigian, Managing Director at CHRO Solutions, will explore how organizations are emphasizing employee wellness, how that has helped workers attain a healthy "life balance", and how, as a result, this has contributed to corporate success.

Quiet Quitting

Musings on Project Management

One of the human resources trends going about is "Quiet Quitting". Has this come to a project on your street?As As in all such trends, there are numerous versions which heretofore might have been labeled "work life balance"So, here is a bit of what to look out for:The 'union' version: Work to rules. Nothing above and beyond the call. Put in the required time; do as good a job as possible; then leave human factors

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FastTrack Schedule 2022 is the Best Tool for Teams to Plan and Track Their Projects

Brad Egeland

In a world full of project challenges, FastTrack Schedule 2022 is the best tool for teams to plan, track, analyze, and report their projects. ​ FastTrack Schedule 2022 - completely redesigned for macOS 13 Ventura, macOS 12 Monterey, 11 Big Sur, 10.15 Catalina, and 10.14

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How to Use the 5 Whys Method | Video

Online PM Courses

The 5 Whys method is part of the Toyota Production System to add to your project management toolkit. So, how do we use the 5 Whys method? The post How to Use the 5 Whys Method | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Important ideas 5 whys five whys video

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Everything You Need To Know About Creativity In Planning

nTask

Creativity is a crucial element in the planning process. Without it, your plans may lack originality, freshness, and appeal. However, with a bit of creativity, you can infuse your goals with new ideas and perspectives that will make them more exciting and engaging.

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Employee Wellbeing & DEI: Supporting Inclusivity Throughout the Employee Life Cycle

Speaker: Catherine Mattice - Culture Consultant, Business Coach, Strategic HR Expert

Join Catherine Mattice as she details actionable steps for encouraging and reinforcing inclusive behavior from the employees’ first day all the way to their last.

Killing a Project

MPUG

Introduction. Management reviews, sometimes referred to by project managers as phase exits , stage gates , or kill points, are very important for keeping projects on track. These moments serve as decision point for if a project should be continued, re-assigned, or canceled.

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Book Review: A Short Guide to Facilitating Risk Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Risk meetings don’t have to be boring, although in my experience they often are. A Short Guide to Facilitating Risk Management is a book that specifically addresses how to get the best out of your risk management meetings.

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Personalised medicine and the advantages of big data and AI-based diagnostics

Brad Egeland

Big data and bioinformatics can also offer human-centred data to be used for early drug research in lieu of, or in combination with, conventional methods. Artificial intelligence (AI) and big data are transforming healthcare with high-throughput analyses of complex diseases.

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A Masterclass in Leadership: Understanding Leadership Growth Levels and Its Application

Management Yogi

Recently, I wrote an article on leadership and what leaders do. It informs on the following:Who is a Leader?Leadership

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Employee Wellness: How to Make Remote Work for You

Speaker: Abby Guthkelch, Global Head of Executive Engagement at Meta

In this session, we will explore how organizations are putting trust at the heart of their remote-first strategies and providing equal access, opportunities, benefits, and inclusion to support workers to achieve a healthy “life balance."

Get Rid Of Micromanagement: Introduce Project Ownership to Save the Day

nTask

One of the most challenging management tasks for new and seasoned leaders is understanding how to appropriately delegate. Those struggling with delegation frequently appear as micromanagers, making their staff feel watched and distrusted. Most employees dislike being micromanaged.

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Achieving Quality Performance and Results

PM Times

Projects are performed to deliver quality products/services and satisfy budget, and schedule expectations. This article focuses in on quality deliverables, their relationship to quality performance, and the quality management process that seeks to ensure that quality criteria are met.

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Book review: Risk Happens

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Mike Clayton. Mike Clayton defines risk as “uncertain events that can affect outcomes,” in his book, Risk Happens!: Managing Risk and Avoiding Failure in Business Projects. Risk management is the most important of your project controls.

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Airfocus Helps Organizations Empower Their Product Teams from Vision to Delivery

Brad Egeland

With airfocus you can manage your product strategy, prioritize what to build next, and create clear product roadmaps. airfocus is the first end-to-end modular product management platform. Easily build, run, and scale your product workflows in one place

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Hybrid, Home, or In-Office: How We Thrive

Speaker: Julie Bruns, L&D Professional, Best Selling Author, Thought Leader

Join Julie Bruns (L&D professional, best-selling author, and thought leader) for this session on practices (and the science behind them) that are simple and easy to implement, as well as extremely impactful in helping employees across all work models thrive.

Customer Retention: Tools, Metrics, and Strategies for Scalable Growth

Proofhub

Customer Retention Let’s face it: Maintaining a customer’s satisfaction over time is far more difficult than selling them a single item. Terms in sales may differ. But in my opinion, the true effort begins once the transaction develops into a partnership.

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Agile Project Managers’ Guide To Hybrid Team Management

nTask

Have you heard of agile project management or hybrid team management before? Although the words might seem difficult and complicated, we assure you they are not. In fact, agile project management might even make it easier and faster for you and your hybrid team to complete projects.

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5 Steps to Convince Execs You Need Project Management Software

LiquidPlanner

The post 5 Steps to Convince Execs You Need Project Management Software appeared first on LiquidPlanner. Blog Featured Post Project Management

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What is a Program Manager?

Rebel’s Guide to PM

First we should start with a definition of program management. What is a program?

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Best Practices for Deploying & Scaling Embedded Analytics

Today, sophisticated capabilities such as adaptive security, predictive analytics, workflow, and writeback are taking analytics far beyond basic dashboards and reports. With cutting-edge capabilities like these, application teams are able to differentiate their products from the competition.

Profit co - best-in-class OKR software for your organization

Brad Egeland

Profit.co is a best-in-class OKR software integrated with Task, Performance management, and Employee Engagement directed toward 360-degree organization governance for accelerated growth while maintaining the best work culture. On the tech front, Profit.co

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Change Management: Walking in the Footsteps of the Project Lifecycle

PM Times

Over the years, many theories of change have been proposed. For example, Kotter’s theory of change articulates 8 steps in a change management process, starting with the first step of needing to ‘create urgency’ through to the final step of ‘anchoring change in corporate culture’.

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Inherent Vs Residual Risk: Differences and Examples Explained

nTask

In this post, we will look at what are the main differences between the Inherent risk and Residual risks. Both of them have their own implications, so let's take look first at what is risk management. What is Risk Management?

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