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How to Write a Business Requirements Document (BRD)

ProjectManager.com

It’s easy to get lost in the weeds when you’re managing a project. There are day-to-day operations that the project manager obsesses over, but they also need to see the big picture. That’s why a business requirements document is so important.

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Don't risk the team (in extremis)!

Musings on Project Management

Are you on one of those death march projects about to burn out. Want some time off? Perhaps it's in the plan Formula solution Google among others -- Microsoft, etc -- are well known for the "time off, do. what you want toward self improvement and personnel innovation" model; formulas like that lend objectivity to the process (not playing. favorites, etc). Note: more on this in the "6x2x1". human factors Project Management

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What Are Task Dependencies in Project Management?

ProjectManager.com

Projects are made up of many tasks which are mapped out on a project schedule so they can be executed in a timely and organized manner. One of the most important steps when creating a project schedule is to identify task dependencies, as they’re critical for time and task management.

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Clarifying Misconceptions of the Big Launch

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Do you think that your project should have a ‘launch’ event? In this extract from The Science of Growth, Sean Ammirati shows that a single, formal big launch isn’t always what kickstarts a company (or a project) into the big league.

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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.

Review: Xebrio Project Management Software Solution

Brad Egeland

Project management consists of a collection of tasks broken down into several phases to reach the final aim of project completion. Using just one project management tool to follow this process is uncommon.

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The Next Wave of Project Management: Planning Intelligence

LiquidPlanner

There are so many impactful quotations about planning. Here are just a few that you might recognise: “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!” Benjamin Franklin. “An An hour of planning can save you 10 hours of doing.” Dale Carnegie. “A A goal without a plan is just a wish.”

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How to Collect Requirements (as a Project Manager)

PM Basics

As a project manager , you should facilitate and organize the efforts to collect requirements. However, from time to time you may need to write requirements yourself. So, below I’ll explain everything a project manager needs to know about collecting project requirements.

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If there's no Plan B.

Musings on Project Management

If there's no Plan B, then the first rule is "Make Plan A work!"And And it might require that you be aggressive about making Plan A work. no fooling around.No Plan BWait! Isn't there always a Plan B somewhere?A A general officer once told me: If there's no Plan B, invent it!Insure Insure for failure?Maybe Maybe you can insure against the failure of Plan A. Perhaps that's your Plan B -- just get your money back, Project Management

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What is Disciplined Agile (DA)? | Video

Online PM Courses

There are many different Agile methods. In this video, I want to answer the question, what is the PMI's Disciplined Agile, DA? The post What is Disciplined Agile (DA)? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Agile Project Management Project Management: What is. disciplined agile video

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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.

How to Measure Project Profitability

ProjectManager.com

As projects are all about the bottom line, you can imagine the importance of project profitability in project management. Being able to determine beforehand whether a project will turn a profit is how organizations can decide which projects to initiate and which ones to skip.

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Future of Hybrid Work and Cybersecurity Risks

Brad Egeland

As a larger percentage of the U.S. workforce continues to take advantage of remote or hybrid working styles, many companies now face new cybersecurity risks and challenges as the world returns, reimagines and retools for the new normal. The tools companies put into place to engage with B2B and B2C customers during the pandemic are here to stay. Consumers are increasingly wanting to engage with organizations using social media and SaaS tools.

How to build the best project team: The 4 key features

Inloox

What makes a good project team? At the beginning of each project, the project manager has to put together a suitable project team. For this purpose, the requirements of the respective project are usually evaluated. To meet these requirements, certain project-specific skills are needed.

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Why Your People Don’t Speak Up

International Institute for Learning

By Zena Everett. Do you need people to share more ideas, challenge the status quo, point out opportunities and generally speak up more? . This is a common challenge I’m encountering now: employees need to be coming up with suggestions but seem to have become passive.

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Unlocking Your Supply Chains True Potential in The Midst of Disruptions

Speaker: David Food - Head Of Supply Chain at Board International

In this webinar, Supply Chain Futurologist David Food will discuss how to manage risks and build customer loyalty in the midst of disruption. Don't miss out!

Requirements Gathering Example (Real Software Project)

PM Basics

I’ve seen different requirements gathering processes throughout my 11+ years as a software project manager. Nevertheless, they all have the same structure. I’ll show you an example. .

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Best of PMTimes: 5 Tactics To Successfully Handle Multiple Projects Simultaneously

PM Times

Managing multiple projects at the same time can be an absolute n-i-g-h-t-m-a-r-e. You need to keep track of your projects’ moving parts, ensure you’re using the right processes and strategies, stay within deadline, keep your employees motivated, and be mindful of your expenses.

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TeamHeadquarters Integrated Help Desk, Project Management, and Asset Management Software

Brad Egeland

TeamHeadquarters from Entry Software organizes and effectively manages your IT department with ultimate control and accuracy by combining common practices for support, service management, project management, and asset management into a common software platform.

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Top 13 tools for remote employee onboarding

Proofhub

Top 13 Tools For Remote Employee Onboarding The number of remote employees in the workforce is on the rise as companies are realizing the benefits of distributed teams.

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The Innovative PM: Cultivating Creativity in the Evolving Hybrid Workspace

Speaker: Rachel Rai Henry, Founder of the Creative Flow School

In this one-of-a-kind webinar, speaker, creativity expert, and educator Rachel Rai Henry will walk you through the evolution of hybrid work management through the lens of creative flow.

Why Your People Don’t Speak Up

International Institute for Learning

By Zena Everett. Do you need people to share more ideas, challenge the status quo, point out opportunities and generally speak up more? . This is a common challenge I’m encountering now: employees need to be coming up with suggestions but seem to have become passive.

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Regarding the matter of speaking out publicly (on some things ‘Agile’)

Gunther Verheyen

People regularly approach me (often privately) with the request to speak out (potentially publicly) on various things ‘Agile’. Although I am humbled by the trust that genuinely speaks from their words, there is also ( o, the horror! ) the expectations in their requests.

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How to Create and Manage a Winning Project Budget

Teamweek

Put a rough project cost estimate together and send it to the client for approval–poof, you’ve got a winning project budget. Or do you? Anyone can create a client budget for a project. But not everyone can create one that has a healthy profit margin. You know that saying….

Review: TeamHeadquarters IT Project Service Platform

Brad Egeland

As part of my new Project Management related software review series, I am reviewing a great entry from Entry software - TeamHeadquarters. TeamHeadquarters is very scalable and capable have managing small and large projects equally well.

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Drive Better Decision-Making with Data Storytelling

Embedded Analytics can be the foundation of successful applications, and data storytelling is now critical for business today. It has become pivotal to drive decisions, generate actionable insights, and increase user adoption and stickiness.

Project Management, Product Management, and Strategy

The Strategic Project Manager

What is the difference between project and product management? This post explores the similarities and differences between the two, the competencies required, building teams for each, the comparative life cycles, and strategic impacts. It also explores how program management interacts with both.

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Artificial Intelligence And Transformation Team Implications

International Institute for Learning

By Dr. Elissa Farrow. Views on Artificial Intelligence (AI), its future use and impact on organisations and society are often polarised (Farrow, 2019; van Belkom, 2020).

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How should I study for the PMP exam and how long should that take?

Kiron Bondale

After “ What certification should I get after the PMP? “, the next most common certification-related question I see on LinkedIn and ProjectManagement.com discussion groups is asking how to get ready to write the PMP exam and how much elapsed time should be allowed for this effort.

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Project Management Maturity Models: A Basis for Reaching Your Organization’s Business Success

Epicflow Blog

Do you know your organization’s project management maturity level? If not, it’s high time to change the situation: project management maturity has a direct impact on a company’s competitiveness and business success. . What is project management maturity exactly, and how to define its level?

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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.

3 Steps to Better Project Meetings

Brad Egeland

Meetings. Do you consider meetings fun? Do you look forward to your next meeting or do you sigh as you leave your office and head for the conference room? I'm guessing most of us fall into the latter category. I think most people try to avoid meetings like the plague.

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PRINCE2: What You Need to Know

Techno-PM

Project management means tangible goals, processes, and best practices, all packed into a crucial timeframe to achieve a particular goal. Efficient project management methodologies help managers and coordinators avoid delays and deliver the results in a stipulated time.

Artificial Intelligence And Transformation Team Implications

International Institute for Learning

By Dr. Elissa Farrow. Views on Artificial Intelligence (AI), its future use and impact on organisations and society are often polarised (Farrow, 2019; van Belkom, 2020).

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