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MindGenius Online: Quick Start Guide

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MindGenius Online: Quick Start Guide. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time. Here’s a quick start guide for the key features.

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10 Common Project Management Pitfalls

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10 Common Project Management Pitfalls. There is always a sense of optimism at the start of a project that surely everything will go smoothly this time. Of course, even the most novice project manager is less than surprised when things don’t always go quite according to plan.

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What is Strategy?

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What is Strategy? Ashley Marron – 1st February 2019. Most CEOs are aware of the importance of formulating a strategic plan within their business. But what exactly is strategy? Wikipedia defines strategy as a high level plan to achieve one or more goals under conditions of uncertainty.

How To Manage The Product Roadmap With MindGenius Online

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How To Manage The Product Roadmap With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

Built for Collaboration

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Built for Collaboration. MindGenius Online is the application of the future. We’re built for teams. We’re available on all devices, and we’re accessible anywhere there’s internet. In today’s world it is increasingly common for members of the same team to work in different locations around the world and many people now work from home or remotely.

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How To Plan Your Social Media Strategy With MindGenius Online

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How To Plan Your Social Media Strategy. With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

Do Start-Ups Need Project Management?

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Do Start-Ups Need Project Management? Ashley Marron – 10 May 2019. Start-ups are definitely an exciting somewhat trailblazing type of organisation to be involved in or with. But they are definitely not for everyone and not those with a nervous disposition. It may just be me, but I like working with and running start-ups and get particularly invigorated being involved in the first steps of a product launch or a new business venture.

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How To Organise a Company SWOT Analysis with MindGenius Online

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How To Organise A Company SWOT Analysis With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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A Guide to Saving Time in Marketing Planning

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A Guide to Saving Time in Marketing Planning. In marketing, it’s often said that no two days are ever the same, there is a variety to the role which means there is always something new to be working on. However, having said that, there is some repetition in the way we do things.

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Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

Assign Yourself Tasks

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Assign Yourself Tasks. I’m the only person involved in this project, why do I need to assign myself a task? MindGenius Online is used for managing and collaborating on group projects with your team members but also for individual projects.

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Simplify Your Onboarding Process with MindGenius Online

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Simplify Your Onboarding Process with MindGenius Online. Every phase of the onboarding process with a new employee is important, from before they begin their job, through their first month, to the successful completion of their first year.

Get Things Done

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Get Things Done. Fiona Macintyre 18th January 2019. Let’s face it – we’ve probably all at one point or another moaned about not having enough hours in the day or week. We can’t increase the hours available but we can be more effective with the hours we have and stop wasting time on pointless activities that don’t achieve anything. How many times have you got to the end of the week and thought – I’ve been really busy but what have I actually achieved?

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The 10 Project Management Terms You Should Know

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The 10 Project Management Terms You Should Know. To achieve success within the field of project management, communication is essential, but this means ensuring everybody involved in the project is singing from the same hymn sheet. As with most other disciplines, project management has its own jargon, and this is often taught through project and programme management courses.

What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

No More Missed Deadlines

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No More Missed Deadlines. Many managers today find themselves in a situation where not only are they expected to be experts in their chosen field but are also required to be proficient in project management. That can be a daunting prospect when you don’t consider yourself to be a project manager. Being a manager doesn’t guarantee a person will possess the necessary organisation skills required to keep on top of multiple projects, tasks and team members.

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iMindMap Alternative

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iMindMap Alternative. Make the move to MindGenius with our Special Discounted Offer. This week saw the demise of iMindMap as we know it with the launch of Ayoa and the news that a desktop version will no longer be supported. From comments on social media and online forums it is clear that this is not a popular move among many of the iMindMap customer base, especially among those who have recently invested in a product that will no longer be supported and is not compatible with the new offering.

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Is Mind Mapping the Essential Project Management Tool?

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Is Mind Mapping the Essential Project Management Tool? Fiona Macintyre 1/11/18. Mention a project management tool and people automatically think of something like Microsoft Project. What Microsoft Project lacks though is the ability to plan thoroughly at the beginning of the project.

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Why Do I Need A Social Media Strategy?

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Why Do I Need A Social Media Strategy? When you mention social media, everyone automatically thinks of celebrities with millions of followers and endless tweets about their perfect lives. There are a number of reasons why a business should be active on social media but if the answer to why is “because everyone does it” then it’s time to have a rethink and address some questions such as: Why you are doing it? Who do I want to target? What channels do I want to use? What content will I need?

Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. This phrase blur is dangerous, as it can pull our attention from what should be our real focus: our our customers' and users' needs. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want. You'll come away understanding: How being customer focused gives you a competitive advantage. Tactics for developing empathy for your users. How to encourage innovation through better customer understanding. September 11th, 2019 11:00AM PDT, 2:00PM EDT, 7:00PM BST

How To Track Teams Tasks With MindGenius Online

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How To Track Teams Tasks With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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How To Prepare Your Marketing Content Plan With MindGenius Online

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How To Prepare Your Marketing Content Plan With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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How To Plan A Major Even With MindGenius Online

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How To Plan A Major Event With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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How To Create A Project Scope Statement With MindGenius Online

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How To Create A Project Scope Statement With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of how your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.

How To Establish Your Project Charter With MindGenius Online

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How To Establish Your Project Charter With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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How To Manage Project Risk With MindGenius Online

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How To Manage Project Risk With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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How To Track a Teams Tasks With MindGenius Online

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How To Track a Teams Tasks With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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How To Conduct an ISMS Management Review Meeting with MindGenius Online

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How To Conduct an ISMS Management Review Meeting with MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

How to Organise a Business PESTLE Analysis with MindGenius Online

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How To Organise A Business PESTLE Analysis with MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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How To Create A Project Initiation Document

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How To Create A Project Initiation Document. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

How To Agree Your Sales Strategy With MindGenius Online

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How To Agree Your Sales Strategy With MindGenius Online. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

Avoid Confrontation

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Avoid Confrontation. A project close out meeting should in theory be a relaxed meeting. That is if the project has been delivered on time, on budget and meets the desired outcomes. However, if a project takes twice the time, costs twice the budget and you get only half of what you expect then the project close out meeting will likely be a feisty and confrontational encounter. So, what is key to preventing the unwelcome project outcome and that awkward final meeting?

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Your 2-Part Metrics Audit for High-Value Products

Speaker: Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, Startup Patterns

You know what they say: what's measured improves. As product managers we're in a golden age of being able to get all sorts of metrics and run all sorts of experiments. But what are your measurements and analytics focused on? Are they really truly objective? Do they contribute to the ultimate vision of your product? And is everybody clear on that vision? Join Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, as he takes you through a two-part measurement audit. First, you'll learn how to make sure your measurements actually align with your product strategy. And second, you'll learn how to evaluate your culture of using measurements, so future experiments will more consistently provide high-value results.

Say Farewell to Tasks Falling Through the Cracks

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Say Farewell to Tasks Falling Through The Cracks. How many times have you sat back with a sense of satisfaction as you get to the end of a mountain of work, only to be asked the status of the one task that wasn’t done? You’re gripped by a sense of sudden fear or panic as you realise it was completely forgotten. The sense of satisfaction you felt when you thought everything was complete disappears quickly as you realise something was missed. Sound familiar?

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How To Start A Project

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How To Start A Project. Are you struggling with not knowing where to start when it comes to a new project? You might think it is a good idea to just start and deal with everything as and when you need to. Getting a project started can be very difficult, pleasing the Stakeholders, managing the workload, planning for risk etc, there are just so many elements to consider. That is why we have brought you 7 simple steps to follow to help you get started.

Project Management Terms for Team Leaders

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Project Management Terms for Team Leaders. Confused by Project Management terms? You’re not alone! PRINCE2, NVP, Analogous Estimating etc. It’s all so baffling. So we have made it easy for all you Team Leaders and Managers out there who are running projects and brought you a list of what we think are the key PM terms you should know.

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The Difference Between Project Charter and Project Scope Statement

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The Difference Between Project Charter and Project Scope Statement. Ever wondered what the difference is between a Project Scope Statement and a Project Charter? Do you really need both? Read on to find out. The project charter and project scope statement are created in the early phases of a project. They are used throughout the project to make sure we are going in the right direction. The importance of a project charter and project scope statement can’t be underestimated.

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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?