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PMI Updates PMI-RMP Exam

Project Risk Coach

Are you aware that the Project Management Institute (PMI) is updating the PMI-RMP exam? The new exam will start in April 2022. Let's look at the PMI-RMP Pilot Exam process, what's different in the exam, the Pilot Exam Content Outline, and how to apply. Table Of Contents.

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10 Best Free Resource Management Software In 2021

The Digital Project Manager

I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday for resource management software today—or wait, scratch that, I’ll just go and get it for free! The post 10 Best Free Resource Management Software In 2021 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Resource Management & Scheduling Tools

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How to Manage Project Environment from Initiation to Close

ProjectManager.com

Managing a project is difficult. You have a deadlines to meet and budgets to keep. And within that narrow lane, you have to deliver a quality product or service. And that’s just the project! What about all those things that can impact the project?

Terms of Reference [Free Template]

Girl's Guide to PM

It must be time for a new template! This month’s free project management template is a Terms of Reference document. This is a really versatile document.

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Embedded Analytics – 4 Mission-Critical Steps to Take on Your Analytics Journey

The right analytics capabilities will turn data into valuable insights for your end users. This research-based guide, derived from insights of industry professionals, will allow you to create an optimal strategy for acquiring those capabilities.

Keeping “Why?” front of mind

Kiron Bondale

HBR published an article this week reinforcing the importance of purpose for building engagement and creating high performance with project work. Twelve years ago, Daniel Pink doubled down on purpose with his book Start with Why and made it part of his intrinsic motivation triad.

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2022 Project Management Trends: A Look Ahead

ProjectManager.com

The effects of the pandemic have infiltrated every industry, and project management is no exception. The industry continues to evolve. Project management trends that were once standard are slowly being replaced by modern and innovative solutions.

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Understanding RAG in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

Have you seen project status reports with colored boxes in different shades of green, amber, and red? Or project names written in those colors where the rest of the text is black? That’s the RAG status of the project. According to PMI, 11.4% of investment is wasted due to poor project performance.

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We Asked, You Answered: Your Top Project Management Visibility Issues

LiquidPlanner

According to research, 70% of organizations have suffered at least one project failure in the prior 12 months. Over the years we’ve talked to many people who managed these projects to better understand their needs and what could have helped them succeed.

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How To Overcome The Challenges Of Building And Managing A Distributed Workforce

Proofhub

Source: [link] While the pandemic catalyzed a massive economic shift toward remote work, the shift was already in motion even before 2020. This has been proven in the last few months?—?pandemic

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From Planning to Results, How to Choose a Tool to Manage Marketing Projects

With increased channels, tools, and pressure to achieve goals, your work management platform must be able to: Manage complex projects within tight time frames, Harness data from all channels to make decisions in real time, Prove ROI to the broader business. Download the eBook today!

Monroe’s Motivated Sequence: Messages with Massive Impact

Project Bliss

Monroe’s Motivated Sequence outlines principles of speech you can use anytime you need to move an audience to act. This powerful communication formula is easy to understand and gives you a template for creating powerful messages. Alan Monroe was a psychology professor at Purdue University.

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ProjectManager’s Security Features Keep Your Data Safe

ProjectManager.com

ProjectManager has long been an industry favorite for connecting hybrid project management teams and letting them manage their work. In addition to that, we also have a deep commitment to building flexible security functionality.

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Project Management Radar 2021 Sheds Light on What’s Next

Girl's Guide to PM

As project delivery professionals we are always on the lookout for new project management trends and practices, right? It’s good to know what’s coming and how we can best respond to that.

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What you Absolutely Need to Know about Construction Risk Management in 2021

nTask

Risk management is a crucial element to keep track of when it comes to any sort of project. But when it comes to construction risk management, you need to be extra careful, because a software project going bad might not be as life-threatening as a construction project going bad.

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Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

How to Create a Work Breakdown Structure: A WBS Masterclass | Video

Online PM Courses

The Work Breakdown Structure (or WBS) is one of the few truly fundamental tools of Project Management. But how do you create one? The post How to Create a Work Breakdown Structure: A WBS Masterclass | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Guest Post : Strategic Agility – Strategy in the era of disruption

Growing Agile

This blog post is by Nilesh Makan. While the world has been changing at an exponential pace over the last decade, it doesn’t compare with the seismic shifts that have transformed our lives over the past year or so.

Graphic Design Workflow: A Step-By-Step Guide

Proofhub

Source: [link] It’s good practice to have a graphic design workflow when working with a client or business. The graphic design workflow provides you with a step-by-step process you can follow to achieve an objective. It’s essentially a checklist for the creative process.

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Download our free resource planning & scheduling template [Excel]

Resource Guru

In 2019, Wellingtone , a UK-based PMO consultancy, surveyed 150 organizations about the state of project management.

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2021 Dresner Advisory Services Business Intelligence Market Study

Every year Dresner reviews the state of the BI market as it stands today. This 12th annual report breaks down customer perceptions of BI and how well each vendor performs. See for yourself how all the major BI vendors stack up.

Using Gantt Charts for Project Management – Benefits and Best Tools In 2021

nTask

Project management is a comprehensive, exhaustive responsibility. You have to be on your toes all the time, juggling between different things, trying to ace everything there is to stay on top of the project. Gantt charts bring calm and peace to this otherwise chaotic routine.

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Evolving PMO: How the pandemic is shaping future PMOs

PM Times

The pandemic has taught everyone that anything can happen, and change is always just around the corner. While every industry has been reeling from its impacts, the pandemic has given us the opportunity to make our project management offices more resilient and sustainable.

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Guest Post: Alright Stop, Collaborate and Listen

Growing Agile

This blog post is by Nilesh Makan and one of my favourites, thanks for sharing. Alright Stop, Collaborate and Listen. Vanilla ice was ahead of the curve when coming up with the lyrics of Ice Ice Baby. The lyrics in the following line of the song are: “Ice is back with my brand new invention”.

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Top 7 Tools and Apps for Professional Services Organizations

EasyProjects

The business world can argue about every topic in the world, except for one fact: change is inevitable. The changing scenery in industries and organizations derives from innovations and workers looking to adapt to new tools and processes.

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A New Age of Hybrid Leadership

Speaker: Renee Thomas and Alexis Barone, Wrike Team

There are many myths surrounding the idea of remote work: it will cause laziness, procrastination, ineffective communication, lack of motivation, and employee burnout. As pervasive as these myths were, 2020 swiftly kicked them all out the door. Companies can no longer deny the fact that employees can in fact be productive, motivated, and proactive, all while working remotely. On the other side of the coin, some teams still crave the social, in-person dynamic of work. Enter the new model of work, the hybrid schedule. It's time for project managers to gain a new understanding of what good leadership looks like in the future of work. We were all baptized by fire this past year, so now it's time to look back, learn the big lessons, and gain the insights needed to pivot forward. Join us for our panel with Renee Thomas and Alexis Barone of the Wrike Team, in this discussion about the future of work--hybrid, remote, and everything in between.

Dealing with Problematic Project Team Members

Brad Egeland

Managing your team should be easy because you’re dealing with trained professionals, right? But that's not to say there won’t be difficult personalities along the way. Our project resources are skilled professionals…with egos.

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What Are Feedback Loops and How to Implement Them in Your Business?

nTask

A company’s growth is highly dependent on the feedback it receives from its consumers as well as its employees. Hence, the need for feedback loops. What is a feedback loop and how does it work? These are the main questions we will be addressing in this article.

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The Conundrum of Task Types in MS Project

MPUG

Let’s consider the following situation: Your project has been running behind schedule for the past few weeks. You have done everything in your power to rectify the situation and bring the project back on track, but alas, your efforts have fallen short.

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The Unmute Conference

Growing Agile

I recently attended the Unmute conference , hosted by the Remote Coaches. It spanned over 12 hours, 7 continents, 20 brilliant speakers and 150 participants. This conference was aimed at leaders, facilitators, coaches and anyone who cares about the quality of collaboration in distributed spaces. It was really wonderful being able to connect with people from around the world, to share experiences and discuss remote working.

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Insiders' Guide to Self-Service Analytics

Self-service analytics are vital for how your users interact and engage with your application. As you explore analytics solutions for your application, see why self-service analytics can prove critical to the adoption and stickiness of your application.

Trello's Top Project Management Hacks For Engineering Teams

Trello

Your engineering team is heads-down busy. In order for them to function efficiently and iterate quickly as a team, they need open communication and collaboration, and effective, interconnected tools. The less time spent context-switching between tools, the better. Productivity Use Cases Teamwork

Which SAFe® Certification Course is the Best Pick for You?

Agilemania

When it comes to Scaling Agile, SAFe is the most popular framework. And with it’s ever growing popularity, many people are interested in learning and understanding more about the framework.

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What Is Work Management? The Ultimate Guide to Work Management In 2021

nTask

Increasing competitiveness in the business realm has put companies in a whirlwind of quick and efficient working. Teams are pressured to produce good results and bring in high profits. Under such chaotic circumstances and high pressure, effectively managing your team seems almost impossible.

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