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What Is a Project Deliverable? Definition, Examples & More

Projects create deliverables, which are simply the results of the project or the processes in the project. That means a deliverable can be something as big as the objective of the project itself or the reporting that is part of the larger project.

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How to Write Results-Oriented Goals

Project Risk Coach

I see a common problem when reviewing project charters. The goals are activity-oriented, rather than results-oriented. And this can lead to misunderstandings about what the project team needs to achieve. Let's look at how to write results-oriented goals.

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10 Best Project Planning Software Of 2020

The Digital Project Manager

The post 10 Best Project Planning Software Of 2020 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile Best Tools Tools Tools Planning

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How are you planning for psychological safety within your team?

Kiron Bondale

I’ve delivered a number of presentations this year on the importance of building psychological safety within project teams and the role which project managers play. During these presentations I’m frequently asked the question “ How do I go about creating it?

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Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

A shopping guide for a project management Christmas

Girl's Guide to PM

How are you doing with your Christmas shopping? If your Christmas project planning has gone a bit awry and you still have gifts to buy, here is my list of what to get the project managers in your life. Or you could suggest that people buy these things for you!

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How to Become a Better Project Communicator

Project Risk Coach

Project managers spend a large part of each day communicating—facilitating meetings, emailing stakeholders, responding to texts, writing reports, and having one-on-one conversations. We are so busy, we rarely take the time to improve the effectiveness of our communication.

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The 10 Best Resource Scheduling Software Tools of 2020

The Digital Project Manager

The 10 Best Resource Scheduling Software Tools of 2020. The post The 10 Best Resource Scheduling Software Tools of 2020 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General

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The Economics of Strategy

Musings on Project Management

A good blog read on this topic -- the Economics of Strategy -- is found at herdingcatswritten by Glen Alleman. In his posting, Alleman makes a couple of important points:There are many tactical actions that can be taken within a project -- like attention to risk management -- that ultimately have strategic outcomes for the business: enhanced profit on the income statement, sustainable free cash. customer Project Management Project Value

Best Project Management Tips That Can Make Everything Easier

Brad Egeland

Managing projects is an important business function that provides great value to the organization. Can you imagine working at a place that doesn’t have proper management? – It will be chaotic.

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How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

How to Create a Project Proposal

A project proposal outlines your project’s core value proposition. It sells value to both internal and external stakeholders. The intent of the proposal is to grab stakeholder and project sponsor attention.

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Illuminating the Intangibles of Agile

Leading Answers

We intuitively know that a successful agile adoption requires more than copying agile practices. It needs more than just working in short iterations and having daily stand-up meetings. But can we label those missing ingredients?

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Microsoft’s PPM Cloud Strategy Failed: What Now?


One thing Edward Snowden has taught the world is this: Never trust the US Government or any other government for that matter! US intelligence is into everything they can get their hands in or as the saying goes, can “force their elbow into,” including software applications or datasets owned by US?based

Feeling the pressure

Musings on Project Management

" [The concern my some is] that with all good intentions, some project managers might start cutting corners. It's easily done. Don't be fooled by the trappings. This sort of success comes with a lot of pressure. There are deadlines, penalties, [finances], and [executive changes]. PMs] are stuck in the middle. Priorities can become murky. It would be natural for some to feel the pressure and Quality risk decision Risk Management

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6 Steps to Improving Your Application’s Analytics Experience

No one designs bad dashboards and reports on purpose. So why do so many applications have terrible analytics experiences? Download this ebook for secrets to creating dashboards and reports your users will love.

5 Common Fail Points for Most PPMs

Brad Egeland

The need for a project portfolio management tool is often dependent on the organization's size, client base, types of projects they undertake and sizes of projects they are engaging on over the course of time.

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Is it Time for Holacracy?

Zen Project Management

I was doing some research last weekend on Holacracy for a course I’m developing for University of California - Irvine Extension. I have been teaching for them for about 8 years now and I’m helping update their agile class offering.

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Agile Unplugged EP04 | Mike Cottmeyer and Matt Van Vleet

Leading Agile

Listen to the Agile Unplugged Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to Agile Unplugged on: Apple Podcasts. Spotify. Soundcloud. Welcome to our latest episode of the Agile Unplugged podcast with host Mike Cottmeyer, LeadingAgile’s CEO.

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How to Get SAFe Certified


Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) has emerged as the most accepted approach to an organization’s quest to thrive in the digital age characterized by highly increasing complexity.

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How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

What’s New: Updates to Our Subscription Plans


We are very excited to announce updates to our subscription plans – a name change, new features to our Standard (previously Premium) plan, and a fresh out of the oven subscription choice, Business.

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A Good Business Analyst Can Make You a Great Project Manager

Brad Egeland

You can be the most talented and organized project manager there ever was, but never underestimate how much a talented business analyst brings to the table on your technical projects. They are essential for success, in my opinion.

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KeyedIn Releases New Features to Advance Strategic Portfolio Management in Latest v7.2 Update


We are excited to release the latest version of our leading project portfolio management software that builds on our strategic vision of helping our customers be strategic.

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How to Build Your Remote Management Workflow


Learn to create more streamlined remote management workflows for your agency in our latest blog post. As many project managers have learned by now, managing a remote team is distinctly different than managing a team on-premises. The communication cadence is completely different.

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4 Approaches to Data Analytics for Your Application

Selecting the right solution for your embedded analytics is crucial to the success of your application. But with so many solutions and vendors, how do you make this critical selection? Learn about the different approaches to analytics and the pros and cons for each.

What is an agile coach? A valuable role for organizational change


Agile coaching skills is one of the most in-demand skills nowadays. Agile coaching is an essential skill for scrum masters, agile coaches, and leadership coaches to support self-managed teams.

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Project Management Q&A: Managing Work Life Balance When Working From Home

Arras People

Everyone in our organisation has been working at home for the last five months due to the pandemic and it’s looking likely that we will continue to do that until early 2021; my question is, I don’t think I can carry on with the Zoom calls all day and long hours – my work/life balance is non-existent!

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The 2020 Scrum Guide launch

Henny Portman

Yesterday, November 18th, there was a 3-hour virtual event to celebrate the launch of the 2020 Scrum Guide with nearly 20,000 registrants. I connected 15 minutes before the start but received a message that the limit of 1000 participants was reached, and I couldn’t participate.

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7 Best Apps to Improve Your Task Planning Process


Task management is one of the most important activities that you perform on a daily basis. But have you noticed that the process is taking you a long time just because you are keeping all your thoughts in your mind instead of writing them down?

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?

Remote Work 101: 5 Best Practices to Protect Data Privacy and Security


Remote work is here to stay. Even before the pandemic, an increasing number of employees were already working from home. A study done by Flexjobs found that the number of people working remotely has increased 44% just in the last five years alone.

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5 Effective Tips To Meet Deadlines & Get Work Done On Time


Project teams that meet deadlines consistently are able to deliver projects on schedule. A PwC study found that only 2.5 percent companies were able to complete 100% projects project successfully. Often failure was caused by not completing projects on time.

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How to Distinguish Between Stress and Burnout and Cope with Them: Tips for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

According to Gallup , 76% of employees in both leadership and non-leadership roles have experienced burnout at least once. The profession of a project manager belongs to senior positions with an increased level of responsibility and as a result, stress. . Let’s take a small test. .