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How to Create a Work Breakdown Structure

Project Risk Coach

One of the reasons that project managers fail to properly estimate their projects is they miss key activities when developing their schedules. Why does this happen? The failure to engage stakeholders and create a work breakdown structure (WBS).

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Production Planning in Manufacturing: Best Practices for Production Plans

As the creation of products and services has become more extensive and varied, manufacturing has become more elaborate. There are, quite literally, more moving parts than ever before. Operations continue to become more complex, and this means production requires more thorough planning.

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Sales for Project Management: Understand Your Market

Arras People

When trying to break into project management you need to know your product as we have previously discussed; having cracked that, you next need to understand the market you are pitching it into.

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Seven Sins of Reviews

Kiron Bondale

Whether your team follows a specific framework or has taken a mix-and-match approach with its practices, a tenet of agile is the use of short feedback loops to support inspection and adaptation.

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Report by Dresner Advisory Services: Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study

According to the 2020 Dresner Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study, embedded business intelligence is crucial for application success. This report explores the current state of BI and why application teams are increasingly choosing an embedded solution.

10 Best Marketing Resource Management Software In 2021

The Digital Project Manager

The post 10 Best Marketing Resource Management Software In 2021 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Marketing Project Management Software Resource Management & Scheduling Tools

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How to Create Progress Reports for Projects & Businesses

Stakeholders are very concerned with the progress of the project because they have a vested interest in its success. They want to stay in consistent communication with you and get reports on how the project is progressing over regular periods of time.

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11 Essential Time Management Skills

Project Bliss

Time management skills help you work efficiently, get the right work done, and still maintaining a balanced life. Use these critical skills to manage your time well, and see fast benefits in both your career and personal life. This is a guest post by Lori Wade. Everyone craves career success.

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Product Portfolio Management Software: Basics and Best Practices


Before looking at product portfolio management software and highlighting some key best practices, it is helpful to take a step back and look at the concept of product portfolio management, highlight some examples, and look at the differences between project management, program management, and portfolio management. .

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Using Enterprise Data To Communicate Impact & Celebrate Wins (with Agile Delivery Champion, Bill Moroz)

The Digital Project Manager

The post Using Enterprise Data To Communicate Impact & Celebrate Wins (with Agile Delivery Champion, Bill Moroz) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. DPM Podcast

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this whitepaper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

The Basics of Earned Value Management


As a project manager, one thing you want to ensure is that your project runs on schedule and within budget. Straying off course is often disastrous for projects not only because of the project delays and added costs but also due to the risk of a complete project failure.

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7 Tips for Better Construction Daily Reports & Daily Logs

Documentation is required in any project, but even more so when it comes to construction project management. Construction projects demand regular, detailed reporting during execution, so you can review and analyze your progress. This data is delivered in the form of a construction daily report.

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Management Definitions: What Are the Differences Between Vision, Strategy and Tactics?


". "If you don't know where you're going, don't be surprised if you end up somewhere else." " - Mark Twain. ". Whether in project planning or in business management, for reliable decision making you will need some predefined parameters.

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Web Collaboration Software: Basics and Best Practices


It is widely understood — in fact, by now it is axiomatic — that collaboration (and web collaboration software) is important for organizational success. However, what can get overlooked is just how massive an impact collaboration has on performance.

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How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

The new DevSecOps team is up and running, and you feel ready to take on rising security threats while delivering quality software updates. But that leaves just one question: how do you monitor your new program as effectively and efficiently as possible? Join Shannon Lietz, Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and award-winning innovator, to learn the answers to these questions so you can lead your DevSecOps team to the top!

Learning to Avoid the Chaos: 5 Things That Can Go Wrong in the Flexible Workspace


As the working world moves from the office to home, many businesses are finding they have little choice but to become more flexible in their approach.

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How Does Self-Management And Organization Impact Work Results?


Self-organization and management have a positive impact on employees’ performance. Constant monitoring and introspective thinking go a long way. Self-organization does wonder by improving employees’ performance. It not only makes you productive but also alleviates workplace stress.

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Establish Project Scope: How to Master Your Toughest PM Challenge

Online PM Courses

Project Scope is simple in concept, but hard in practice. It's a measure of the breadth and depth of your project: everything you need to do. The post Establish Project Scope: How to Master Your Toughest PM Challenge appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Agile Unplugged EP05 | Projects to Products | Mike Cottmeyer & Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

Listen to the Agile Unplugged Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to Agile Unplugged on: Apple Podcasts. Spotify. Soundcloud. In this episode of the Agile Unplugged podcast with host LeadingAgile CEO, Mike Cottmeyer, our guest is Dennis Stevens, LeadingAgile’s Chief Methodologist.

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Business Monitoring Systems: Using ML to Analyze Metrics

This whitepaper discusses how automated business monitoring solutions like Yellowfin Signals revolutionize the way users discover critical and relevant insights from their data.

The Project Manager as a Negotiator

Brad Egeland

You may ask, is the project manager expected to act as a negotiator, too? You better believe it! It may not be an ‘official’ expectation, but the project manager who isn’t prepared to face negotiation situations during the life of their project is not really prepared.

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Webinar Recap: Those darn Risk Register boxes! What really goes in there?


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Carl Pritchard’s session, Those darn Risk Register boxes! What really goes in there?, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

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Visual Project Management Tools: List Of The Top 9 Tools In Town


Seamless communication, clarity, and transparency are the key essentials for the efficient completion of a project. Unfortunately, incorporating these fundamentals requires more than just your regular project management tools.

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Pitfalls of Resource Management: How to Reduce the Negative Impact of Office Politics

Epicflow Blog

“The resource manager has a nearly impossible job — with demands coming from every imaginable direction — yet a job that can have a profound impact on the organization’s success” , Neal Whitten.

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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.

What Bigfoot Has In Common With Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

Think about it for a moment. Whether you believe in Bigfoot or not, there are many people who do. And the vast majority (or perhaps all of them) have never seen Bigfoot. But everybody has heard of Bigfoot. It’s part of our common culture and is used in brands around the world.

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5 Tips for a Better PMO

Brad Egeland

A few years ago I conducted a survey of project managers and PM team member – basically whoever would respond. What I found out was this.

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Simple Project Plan Template: How To Plan A Project In 1 Hour Or Less


Creating a project plan can feel intimidating, especially if you’re not a technical manager. A systematic planning process and a simple project plan template can make things easy for you. In this article, you’ll learn: What is a simple project plan?

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How to Stay focused? Tips to Stop Your Mind from Wandering


Staying focused on a task at hand can often seem quite difficult. Especially in our age of technology, which although beneficial in a lot of ways, has also provided a multitude of distractions at our fingertips. Therefore, many people often wonder how to stay focused.

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How to Select an Embedded Analytics Product: 12 Criteria to Consider

This report is designed to help readers select an embedded analytics product. It provides 12 criteria to consider when evaluating embedded capabilities. It also comes with a companion spreadsheet that enables users to score and compare products along these 12 dimensions and others they may add.

How to Handle the Issue of Slow Recruitment with Resource Management Techniques

Epicflow Blog

Project managers know that putting the right team together is one of the most important points of successful project implementation. What can be more effective than assigning the tasks to the right people with the right skills at the right time!

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Getting the Outcomes You Want From Technical Spikes

Leading Agile

“Are these volleyball games or demos?” the senior director leaned over to me and asked during the 7 team demo of the day. She had just taken over this part of the organization, and I was the technical consultant tasked making her dreams come true: working-tested product in the demo.

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Aligning with Value Streams in SAFe


What is Value Stream. A value stream is the set of actions that add value to a customer from the initial request through the realization of value by the customer. The value stream begins with the initial concept, moves through various stages of development and on through delivery and support.

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