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What To Do When Your Team Doesn’t Believe The Project Schedule

Girl's Guide to PM

This is an extract from Project Pain Reliever. I contributed this chapter (and another one) to the book. This one is about ensuring everyone buys into the project schedule. The One-Man Plan: A Story. Hans had spent a lot of time working on his project schedule.

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3 Must-Have Project Management Tools for Startups

Starting a new company, or working for a startup, is equal parts exciting and nerve-wracking. In a startup environment, budgets are often tight and the typical processes that keep companies running are often missing.

2020 260

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Project Management Collaboration Tools FAQ

Girl's Guide to PM

I ran a subscriber-only webinar a while back about trends in project management collaboration tools and the barriers to adopting new technology in a project environment. I think people had a great time and the feedback was fantastic.

2020 261

What Is & How To Create A Risk Management Plan

The Digital Project Manager

The post What Is & How To Create A Risk Management Plan appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. How-to Guides How-to Managing And Controling Risk Management Topics

2020 217

Milestone Planning: What, Why and How


Milestone planning is one of the most important aspects of project planning, because project milestones are the most visible indicators of project progress. What are milestones and why are they important?

2020 128

Traditional or Agile? - 10 Questions to Find Out Which PM Method Is Right for Your Project


Traditional vs. agile project management. The discussion about the right method has divided the industry. The answer to this question is usually a list of the differences, followed by the note: It always depends on the specific project.

2020 171

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What Should a Project Proposal Include?


If you’re working on writing a project proposal for a potential client or customer, you may be wondering what—exactly—your project proposal should include.

2020 78

Embrace Uncertainty: On-Demand Sessions to Help You Thrive on Continuous Change


Every business is facing challenges today that are testing them at all levels of the organization. As we enter the fifth month of the coronavirus global pandemic, we thought it was time to take a step back and reflect on what has already been learned to help us all benefit.

2020 97

The Twins – Communications Management and Stakeholder Management


The following true story was shared in one of my classes by a senior manager from a global corporation in South Korea. The manager’s team had worked over six months and was gearing up for a firmware release with a specific set of features.

Why Don’t 50% of People Do Stakeholder Engagement?

Girl's Guide to PM

I ran a survey about stakeholder management (thanks, by the way, if you were one of the people who filled it out) and the results surprised me. I have done a bit of analysis on the results and I wanted to share what I know so far with you.

2020 254

Use MindGenius' Project Planning Template for Repeating Project Success

Brad Egeland

Once approval for a project to go ahead has been given, project planning will begin. There are a number of outputs and activities associated with this project phase. The example (see text below) provides a framework for structuring and organising these activities.

2020 109

Resource Allocation: 5 Step Guide For Project Managers


According to PMI, barely 50% of projects deliver on time. Drilling down, 23% of those failures cite poor resource allocation as the primary factor. Resource allocation works the same way, whether for a project or for day-to-day operations.

2020 52

Structural Agility, a next tree

Henny Portman

The quest to find more trees for my agile forest continues. Structural Agility is again a way of working that fits in the culture targeted box of my The bird’s eye view on the agile forest overview and complements ‘frameworks’ like Scrum, SAFe, Less, disciplined Agile, et cetera.

2020 64

Vendor Showcase Recap: Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Rich Murphy’s showcase session, Triskell Software for Enterprise Governance, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

Project Leadership: What Is It and Which Skills Are Required?

ProProfs Project Management

Project management turns into a nightmare in the absence of project leadership. . Picture a cruise ship that is sailing without a captain. Ask yourself – ‘will it reach its destination?’. No, obviously! .

2020 52

Homeworking & Homeschooling in COVID-19

Brad Egeland

It appears that COVID-19 isn’t going away anytime soon. Most of us have reached that point where we at least know someone who has contracted it or has even become severely affected or died from it.

2020 101

How To Build A Workflow Management System (+Examples)

The Digital Project Manager

The post How To Build A Workflow Management System (+Examples) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General

2020 273

The Complete Guide to Time Management


Illustration: Hanna Lee Joshi. Do you ever wonder how some people manage to get so much work done, while the rest of us barely make it halfway through our to-do list? If you identify more with the latter, you’re not alone.

2020 63

Epicflow Summer 2020 Updates: Skill Management, Multigroups, Unit Pool, and More

Epicflow Blog

We at Epicflow are doing our best to provide you with the best opportunities modern technologies can suggest.

2020 63

Top Project Planning and Scheduling Software of 2020


Every project requires planning and effective implementation to make it successful and a project management tool can be a key aspect of it. The Project management tool should be easy to use and have a comprehensive set of features.

2020 52

5 Myths About Project Meetings

Brad Egeland

Meetings are meetings, right? All attendees come to meetings because you invited them so they have to, right? If you say it’s important, everyone needs to take note and be there, right? You’re the project manager so what you say goes, right?

2020 105

60+ Best Xero integrations for Running Business Smoothly!


The automation process is not only related to marketing activities, but it also improves the work of other departments. The same is with business administration; the market is full of tools that streamlines the processes from bookkeeping to HR.

2020 62

Adapting to a Virtual High School Classroom


As a high school teacher, I knew I was lucky in that I could keep my job and work from home during the coronavirus pandemic. At the same time, trying to manage my newly virtual classroom and figure out what my new work day should look like has not been easy.

2020 52

How to Stay Productive While Working from Home


The idea of working at home isn’t new. According to GetVoIP , the remote workforce has increased by 140% over the last 15 years, 43% of US employees work remotely from time to time, and 79% of employees claim they would be more loyal to a business if it offers more flexibility.

2020 78

What Type Of Motivation Moves Your Team?

Bridge the Gap Consulting

If you’re a runner and had a race calendar planned out for 2020, it probably fell apart sometime mid March to early April. Races postponed, postponed again, or outright cancelled. It’s sad, but a reality we all face.

2020 52

3 Ingredients for a Successful PMO

Brad Egeland

Though most organizations now have some form of formal project management office (PMO), there is still no guarantee of project success or even PMO success.

2020 113

Teamwork without email is a reality now!


The email has been hailed as the greatest communication tool, and at the same time the ravager of productivity in teams. Time has come for teamwork without email. One of our competitions, Asana, calls itself a productivity tool for teamwork without email.

2020 85

How to Take a Digital Break When Your Job is Online


I’ve been working from home as a freelance journalist for two years and I’m acutely aware of how my work hours have only increased in the past few months. My days have melted into nights and at one point I was waking up at 4 a.m.

2020 56

Best Time Management Skills To Get Things Done On The Dot


Raise Up Your Productivity Game With Effective Time Management Skills “The bad news is, time flies. The good news is, you’re the pilot.”- Michael Althsuler Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet! Sounds like a full dose of inspiration, right? Do you know what these people have in common? “

2020 78

GanttPRO Named a Leader in Project Management Category by Gartner Digital Markets

GanttPRO Project Management

GanttPRO online Gantt chart software qualified for placement in the Gartner Digital Markets research reports. Our tool has been recognized as a highly rated product based on user reviews collected […]. News GanttPRO Awards Updates

2020 52

Break It Down: Write A Great Work Breakdown Structure (W/ Emily Luijbregts)

The Digital Project Manager

The post Break It Down: Write A Great Work Breakdown Structure (W/ Emily Luijbregts) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. DPM Podcast

2020 170

Mapping project value-add

Musings on Project Management

2020 227

6 Ways to Make the Most out of Your Remote Internship


Illustration: Hollie Fuller. Every year, students flock to summer and term-time internships to explore their professional interests.

2020 60

Financial Dashboard | Improving Portfolio Management with a Financials Dashboard


Financial Dashboard A sound financial dashboard, even in its most basic format, can be an invaluable tool for financial portfolio management. The dashboard can be used to track data over extended periods of time, identify trends, and project the impact of best- and worst-case scenarios.

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