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What is Project Governance? | Video

Online PM Courses

Project Governance is central to the success and accountability of your projects. So, what is Project Governance? So, what is Project Governance? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of Online PM Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes. Project Management in Under 5.

3 Hot Tips To Set Yourself Up For Success in 2018!


Our success lies in us, but it’s not easy to find it, especially in winter, Productivity

2018 11

Project Manager Salary Guide 2018

The Digital Project Manager

What’s a typical project manager salary and how much should digital project managers earn? And while we’re asking, what are average salaries for a senior. The post Project Manager Salary Guide 2018 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

2018 77

How do we encourage organizational adoption of an agile mindset?

Kiron Bondale

Changing mindset is all the rage in the agile community.

2018 43

Task Management For Project Managers

How can project planning that stretches over months or years remain relevant and account for new ad-hoc activities that arrive every day?

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A Quick Guide To Project Portfolio Management (PPM)

The Digital Project Manager

Project Portfolio Management (PPM) is a fancy term to describe how we manage the often-confusing mix of interrelated, dependent, and connected projects. PPM considers the. The post A Quick Guide To Project Portfolio Management (PPM) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

2018 50

The Best Time Tracking Software of 2018

Paymo App

Published: February 2018. If you’re here, it means that you’re looking for time tracking software that you will use yourself or with your team. But choosing one or even picking a few to try out can be a confusing and daunting task with more than 100 apps available out there.

2018 20

Evaluating Project Schedules Utilizing Quantitative Risk Analysis

Project Risk Coach

Do you remember the first time you missed a project deadline? I do. I recall the embarrassment for me and my team. I promised myself I would take proactive steps to mitigate this outcome for future projects. Why do projects take longer than expected?

2018 18

Episode 110: Unlock Your Ability to Lead using The Responsibility Process

PM for the Masses

In this episode, Cesar and Traci interview Christopher Avery, PhD. He is a reformed management consultant. After a decade helping corporations help smart, ambitious professionals find ways to cope with lives they don’t want and think they can’t change, he realized coping skills are overrated. A better skill is knowing how to apply your innate […] In this episode, Cesar and Traci interview Christopher Avery, PhD. He is a reformed management consultant.

2018 17

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

The Five Truths of Project Leadership


Leadership is one of those words that we come across that has a multitude of meanings. Does it mean to give direction? Does it mean to set a vision and motivate others?

2018 17

18 Critical Success Factors for All Project Work

Herding Cats

From "Key Success Drivers for Large High-Technology Projects: Prediction and Practice," Phil Crosby (CSIRO, Australia) in Management Science, Logistics, and Operations Research , John Wang. Their rankings and percentage impact on project success. Project management (PM) control & execution systems in place, with robust policies, planning, procedures, document control, audit, etc - 23.87%.

What is Kanban? | Video

Online PM Courses

Kanban originated in the manufacturing sector. But, recently, it has become a popular approach to managing projects. This is especially as it has been developed into an Agile Project Management methodology. So, what is Kanban? So, what is Kanban? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of Online PM

2018 15

Start-ups! Do you value your customer feedback? TimeCamp+Sheetsu!


Today we publish an article written by Sheetsu Team and originally posted on their blog: how. Real Cases

2018 13

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

The Yin-Yang of Productivity


This year’s Nobel for Economics has gone to the Behavioural Economist Richard Thaler. Richard is a Distinguished Professor at the Chicago Booth Business School. His big work is the influence of clues and society on individual decision making and actions.

2018 16

Super Bowl vs World Series: A Project Manager’s Point of View


The great George Carlin did a classic routine about the differences between baseball and football that shows a comic at the top of his game without using any of the seven words you can’t say on TV.

2018 16

Agile methodology: the software industry’s gift to best management practices

As Peter Drucker, a theoretician and the father of modern business management once said, “most of our assumptions about business, technology and organization are at least 50 years old. They have outlived their time. As a result, we are preaching, teaching and practicing policies that are increasingly at odds with reality and therefore counterproductive.” ” People […].

2018 12

Project Crisis… Are you Ready?

Online PM Courses

At some point in your project management career, you’ll need to deal with a project crisis. It may come in one of many forms, and arise for any of a huge range of reasons. It may not be the fault of you and your project team. But, equally, it may be.

2018 14

Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers. Talking to customers, working with key stakeholders in the business and convincing development that a feature is necessary can be a daunting task. Join Product Management expert Cait Porte as she covers how to sell your ideas internally by leveraging data to drive decision making.

6 Best Videos About Office Humor


Office Humor It is said that we spent most of our lives at work. Productivity humor office office humor

2018 13

One Step Beyond S.M.A.R.T. Goals


You say that you think things through when setting your goals. But, are you actually being smart about it? If businesses were to set their primary goal, it would boil down to something like: “Earn as much profit as possible.” However, if you are to give this task to a new employee (and leave it at that), they would most likely be baffled by a sheer number of unanswered questions: What is the strategy and which tactics are they suppose to use?

2018 17

10 project management myths to avoid

Moira Alexander

Every industry, profession and company develops and operates with rules and guidelines. Alongside these, myths emerge, and the project management profession is no different. Here are the 10 most commonly held project management myths. Recognizing these project management myths and working to overcome the challenges they can create is vital in ensuring that projects are planned, executed, and completed based on best practices instead of misconceptions. Everything within a project is fixable.

2018 11

What Is Risk?

Herding Cats

Risk is the effect of uncertainty of objectives. Uncertainty is a state or condition that involves a deficiency of information and leads to inadequate or incomplete knowledge of understanding. In the context of risk management, uncertainty exists whenever the knowledge or understanding of an event, consequence, or likelihood is inadequate or incomplete ? ISO 31000:2009, ISO 17666:2016 and ISO 11231:2010 Risk is Uncertainty that Matters.

2018 10

Agile Metrics for Team and Product Progress

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

You’ve seen team metrics like velocity. Velocity is not an accurate measure of a team's progress towards "done." So what should you use instead? Join Johanna as she discusses the measures that are actually useful in understanding what your team does, where the work is, and how long the work really takes - and in addition, we’ll examine what it takes to explain the team’s progress to others in terms of the product backlog burnup chart, ways to talk about what’s done and not yet released, and how to show others working product.

How To Pass PMP In First Try? – Prep Tips From Exam In January 2018

PM by PM

My students often ask me this question “how to pass PMP in first try?“ “ As a professional trainer, I can give umpteen tips and suggestions. But, I feel, the best tips invariably come from someone who has recently passed the certification exam. In this post, I have shared Christi’s experience and lessons learned in her […]. The post How To Pass PMP In First Try? – Prep Tips From Exam In January 2018 appeared first on PM-by-PM.

2018 15

11 Tricks to Help You Work Faster

Project Bliss

Does work always take longer than you expect it will? You make a commitment or plan a task, and it always takes twice as long as you thought it would? I became more aware of this when I had a daughter. Just getting out the door in the morning suddenly took ten times longer than before.

2018 10

5 Reasons Why You Should Try MeeTime to Control Your Project Meetings

Brad Egeland

For my latest installment of “5 Reasons Why” I would like to look at 5 reasons you should be trying the MeeTime project management and meetings application. Unless we are calling the meeting any other meeting is probably a time waster – right?

2018 10

The Four Essentials of Project Team Leadership

Online PM Courses

Team Leadership itself is not hard. What makes it difficult is fitting it in among a load of other project priorities that are facing you. You’re under pressure to do this and do that.

Connecting Analytics to Strategy - Keeping Your Corporate Objective In Sight

Speaker: Tom Evans, Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer, 280 Group

Data analytics has transformed the way many product managers approach product enhancements, creating strong demand for product managers with skills and expertise in defining and analyzing product metrics to make more valuable product decisions. But there is one essential element that is often left out of the conversation, and that is strategy. How does my product decisions support the overall strategy of the business, and am I tracking the right metrics based upon that strategy?

The Philosophy of Getting Things Done


Getting Things Done (GTD) Everyone struggles with productivity. In contemporary times it is one of. Productivity get things done getting things done GTD productivity

2018 11

How to meet the deadline every time?


The answer is simple: push yourself until you can take no more, and then take a step back. There you go - welcome to your sweet spot! This one goes out to the fellow team members: if you haven’t already, you will face an unrealistic deadline at some point in the future.

Scrum and Kanban Revisited


Introduction. More and more Agile teams have started to adopt Kanban as a way to improve beyond what Scrum enabled them to do, as also to address some of the challenges that Scrum presented them with. As a result, many people have attempted to compare and contrast Scrum and Kanban in a variety of “Scrum vs. Kanban” sessions in conferences, webinars and online posts. As the article bemoans, this has been going on since 2012.

Elements Of A Successful Data-Driven Marketing Strategy

Brad Egeland

The Importance Of Information Having the right information can be the difference between having a successful company, and going bankrupt. You’ve got to know what you’re spending where.

Mixing Qualitative & Quantitative Data with Storyboarding

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Qualitative vs. Quantitative is a silly argument. Qualitative data from UXers should not compete against the quantitative data product owners need for their business model. Both are necessary to have a complete understanding of where the desirability of the product meets the viability of the business.