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Project Dashboard Template

Monitor project progress with our free project management dashboard template. Track task status, budget and your project progress. A dashboard is an essential project management software tool that provides you with an at-a-glance overview of your project. Download your Excel project dashboard today!

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The Death of Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

Bryan Barrow. This is a guest post by Bryan Barrow. After several years we seem, at last, to be over our fixation with zombies. Again. It’s not the first time and it won’t be the last time that the zombie movie genre comes around, each time bringing a new generation into its cold, dead clutches.

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Project Plan Template

Download this free project plan template to scope out your work and break it down into manageable components; then schedule and assign the tasks needed to complete your project. You can also use this template to manage workloads and tasks as changes occur.

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Consistency: A better way to approach your project business in the ‘new normal’

The Lazy Project Manager

Peter Taylor. The Lazy Project Manager. I n the 2020’s can there be any remaining justification for using worksheets to build and store project cost calculations? Sanity check!

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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?

Securing contingency reserves is the responsible thing to do!

Kiron Bondale

If you have ever taken a course in project management, you may have learned the differences between contingency and management reserves.

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How To Ask To Work Remotely

Girl's Guide to PM

During 2020, many of us didn’t have to ask to work remotely. It just happened. However, now that there are calls for office workers to hit their desks again, we have to consider if that’s the life we want.

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6 Steps To Increase Productivity with Team Goals

Project Bliss

A focussed team is a productive team. And, a productive team is the one that gets things done. Working toward common team goals can help. The following is a guest post from Vartika Kashyap. Have you ever come across an instance where your focus seemed to be shifting from the goal itself?

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5 Reasons You Need Enterprise Agility Consulting

Shami Ahuja

The existing situation with COVID-19 has jolted everyone into realizing that enterprises have to be nimble and have the agility to adjust to sudden changes.

Schedule merge: the biggest hazard of all

Musings on Project Management

Do you understand the risk you are running when two events come to a merging point in your schedule?Here's Here's the situation:There's a series of tasks running along on one path, call it "A"There's another series of tasks, not dependent on "A", running along on path "B"But, all the events set to begin on path "C" can't begin until everything on paths "A" and "B" finish. In effect, the completion of. estimate Risk Management schedule Statistics

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Project Budget Template for Excel

A project budget contains the financial details of your project, including the estimates of all the money you need to layout to lead a successful project, from resources to materials. Monitor project expenses with this Excel budget template.

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12 Ways to Create A Positive Work Culture

Girl's Guide to PM

Anna Erdmanska, PMP. This is a guest post by Anna Erdmanska, PMP. Do you love your job? I assume yes – if you are reading this blog about doing work, you probably are committed to doing your job to the best possible level and that’s because you enjoy it.

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Enabling the Adaptive Enterprise: Foundations for Continuous Change


Few times in history have there been such rapid change as we’re seeing right now. . With each passing year the number of forces in play seems to grow exponentially, and business models are being disrupted at a rate that has never been seen before.

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Agile Maturity & Change Management: 3 Steps for Achieving Executive Buy-In

Lindsey Marymont

Skip to main content. Skip to navigation. Solutions. Agile Portfolio Management. Project & Portfolio Management. Professional Services Portfolio Management. Manufacturing ERP. Success. Services. Customers. Resources. Resource Center. New Features. Pricing. Free Trial. Overview. Service Delivery.

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Increasing Enterprise-Level Predictability With Agile

Leading Agile

New Paper Improving Enterprise-Level Predictability With Agile Get it Now. We typically think of Agility as being nearly synonymous with adaptability, and that a change in mindset or culture to become more adaptable is the right place to begin Agile Transformation.

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3 Ways to Get Microsoft Project Online

You need to manage your projects online, so you’re considering the options, including all the Microsoft Project online options. So how do you choose?

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Global leadership: What you need to consider in multicultural teams


Globalization and digitalization enable us to work with employees and partners from different countries. Project and team leaders in particular are constantly faced with new challenges. Besides the obvious cultural and language barriers, virtual communication via modern information media is a special characteristic of multicultural project teams. Global and virtual team leadership inevitably overlap.

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PMI Certification Options: Is One Right for You?

Online PM Courses

It's too easy to thing of PMI certification as a one-trick pony: PMP. But, the range of PMI certificate options can often be a surprise. The post PMI Certification Options: Is One Right for You? appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Management Career Project Management Training

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Leading Under Uncertainty

Speaker: Greg Coticchia, CEO & Founder of ENTRA

Organizations of all types and sizes are facing common challenges of how to deal with the uncertainty in our current professional and personal lives. How can you plan when you are uncertain of what's next? On a product level, how can you be sure of delivering the ‘right’ messaging, products, solutions, and services to customers? How do you survive to fight the fight another day? In this session, we will discuss important tips for you as a Product Manager dealing with uncertainty. At the same time, we will discuss another important aspect of dealing with uncertainty, and that is building trust, especially while many of us are working remotely or in new or different settings.

Backlog Refinement: How To Effectively Estimate

Lisa Mabli

25 Real World Project Management Tips

Brad Egeland

Today I am going to start providing project management tips that I have gathered and endorse. Probably about 25 of them at a time.

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Project Crashing in Project Management: Definition & Best Practices

There’s never enough time when managing a project. That’s why we make schedules—to try and control time, just enough to get your deliverable by the deadline. But even the best laid plans tend to go awry, to paraphrase the poem.

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Remote Work and PSTIR w/ Jeff Howey

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. At the beginning of the pandemic, LeadingAgile published a white paper called Maintaining Momentum in a Remote Agile World.

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Using Continuous Customer Testing for Pandemic-Proof Product Success

Speaker: Luke Freiler, CEO and co-founder of Centercode

After weathering recessions with a wide range of iconic customers, CEO and Product Manager Luke Freiler has seen first hand the impact the Voice of the Customer has had in making or breaking tech companies during hard times. He's going to walk you through an agile process for continuous customer testing that saves you time and gives you full confidence in your products — no matter how many you're sending out the door this year.

What is a Monte Carlo Simulation? | Video

Online PM Courses

A Monte Carlo Simulation is a way to assess the level of risk across a whole project. So, it's vital knowledge for any Project Manager. The post What is a Monte Carlo Simulation? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Management: What is. Project Risk Management Monte Carlo video

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Top 10 Enterprise Project Management Software in 2020


Today’s organizations utilize project teams consisting of members who work remotely from many distant locations. As a result, business managers must select an effective enterprise project management software package that facilitates planning, communication, and collaboration.

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Top 5 Reasons to Go Agile

Brad Egeland

Still running waterfall projects or development initiatives and need the push to go agile? Contemplating agile but you need some easy to explain reasons to go to your senior management with in order to get them to say “yes” to the conversion?

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99 Reasons to Love (and Join) MPUG Now!


Live weekly training webinars on project management using Microsoft applications. Webinars featuring time for Q&A with expert presenters. Many, many opportunities to earn PMI® PDUs. Over 550 hours of on-demand training eligible for PMI® PDU credit. More webinars than you can handle!

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Use Discovery and Delivery to Experiment Our Way to a New Normal

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Many of us are accustomed to planning for either discovery or delivery. We know how to plan for where we want to be for a product (delivery). And, we know how to plan to discover a market (discovery). Right now in 2020, those plans might not be worth anything. The world is still in upheaval—and no one has a crystal ball to know when we should plan more in-depth. Instead of planning for either discovery or delivery, we can use experiments—for all our work. When we focus on experimentation, small bets, and short feedback loops, we can create the kinds of products our customers will love.

Leveraging Agile to Improve Quality

Leading Agile

New Paper Improving Quality Through Intentionally Built Agile Systems Get it Now. In a fixed-time, fixed-cost, fixed-scope environment, time and cost estimates are often wrong and the pressure to deliver and get things into market faster intensifies.

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Kanban Gantt Project Management


TLDR: Kanban planning is popular amongst project management offices (PMOs) because it’s easily integrated with various project management methodologies. Similarly, Gantt charts are widely used as they are the ideal accompaniment to different kinds of planning methodologies.

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Working Remotely and Working Efficiently: 5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Telecommuting


Remote work is great. It was great even in more “precedented” times. Digital nomads have been doing it for years, although they might have picked white beaches over their kitchen tables. Now a lot more people have jumped on the bandwagon—or been forced on. Many of us are now working remotely.

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