Project Insight

Overcome Ambiguity to Improve Performance

Project Insight

Ambiguity is a communication issue and a principle cause of difficulty in managing and performing projects. For example, in a. What's New

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Balancing Formal and Informal Communications

Project Insight

Communication is the life blood of projects. It is through communication that we plan, manage exp. Communication

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Balancing Formal and Informal Communications

Project Insight

Communication is the life blood of projects. It is through communication that we plan, manage exp. Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

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Why Project Managers Are Also Becoming Change Managers

Project Insight

Project managers are seeing their roles evolve to include that of change manager. This shouldn’t surprise anyone as the function of bot. Project Management

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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?

5 Tips for Keeping Employee Productivity High Under Pressuring Deadlines

Project Insight

The success of your business depends on the productivity of your employees. You want motivated people in your team. Leadership

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5 Tips for Keeping Employee Productivity High Under Pressuring Deadlines

Project Insight

The success of your business depends on the productivity of your employees. You want motivated people in your team. Communication

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5 Tips for Keeping Employee Productivity High Under Pressuring Deadlines

Project Insight

The success of your business depends on the productivity of your employees. You want motivated people in your team. Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

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Overcome Ambiguity to Improve Performance

Project Insight

Ambiguity is a communication issue and a principle cause of difficulty in managing and performing projects. For example, in a large business process improvement project a lack of clarity regarding the role of the business unit's staff was the cause. Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

Meetings - How Many of What Kind Do You Need and How Often Do You Need Them?

Project Insight

This article explores how to optimize the efficiency and effectiveness of meetings needed to manage a project; balancing to make sure. Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

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Tailoring Your Communication: The Right Level of Detail for Different Types of Stakeholders

Project Insight

Communication is the key to project success. In project management, effective communication relies on an awareness of t. Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

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Effective Communication: Using the WBS to Set Your Project Language

Project Insight

Effective communication is a critical project success factor. The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is a powerful tool for mak. Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

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6 Best Techniques to Manage Disagreements In Your Team

Project Insight

Disputes among coworkers are one of the biggest causes of professional deterioration. Interperso. Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

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4 Simple Steps for an Effective Project Management Workflow

Project Insight

No matter what your project is, there are certain steps that alw. Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

Transparency and The Use of Project Management Tools

Project Insight

By George Pitagorsky | Follow on T. Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

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Number of Ways Automation Elevates Project Management

Project Insight

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How to Leverage Big Data in Project Management

Project Insight

By Josh McAllister | Follow on Twi. Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

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Using Project Data to Make Effective Business Decisions

Project Insight

By George Pitagorsky |

Turning Metrics into Dollars: How to Turn Your Analytics Data into a Real Financial Model for your Startup

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Some teams struggle to constantly optimize conversion rates without understanding the financial impact of those conversion rates. Sometimes that 0.1% increase isn't worth the engineering time we're spending! Early stage startups in particular may not need a four year business plan, but they need to start building out a model which will show how they can someday be profitable. At the very least, they need to be able to see the impact of a change in retention rates to their user growth.

Lessons Learned - 8 Business EQ Strategies

Project Insight

The formal description of Emotional Intelligence (EI or EQ) is the capability of individuals to recognize their own, and other peopl. Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

11 Tips to Get the Most Out of Project Management Software

Project Insight

Once you have a certain element of responsibility in a business, it becomes essential to use project management softwa. Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

Applications and the Need for Integration

Project Insight

By George Pitagorsky |

Lessons Learned - Risk Management

Project Insight

Risk Management should be a day to day process for every project. Even during the proposal process, Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

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How Agile Approaches Change Project, Program, and Product Measures

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Before agile approaches took the world by storm, we used Gantt charts and defects to measure project and program progress. We had trouble measuring product progress until just before release—often too late to change anything. Join Johanna as she discusses how agile approaches change what we measure, and possible measures you might use in projects, programs, and to assess the product as the team(s) build it.

PMs and Software Developers Relieving the Tension PART II

Project Insight

By George Pitagorsky | Follow. Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

Agile in the SDLC: Inception, Requirements Definition, Design and Implementation

Project Insight

By George Pitagorsky | Follow on Twitter! Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

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Managing Agile and Waterfall Types of Projects in One Solution

Project Insight

Projects come in many shapes and sizes. Combining budget amount, scope, number of participants, subject area, degree of complexity and other attributes there are hundreds of variations. Yet, a project is a project. It requires initiation, pla. Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

Using Estimated Earned Value in Project Insight

Project Insight

Earned value management (EVM) helps you analyse the cost performance, schedule performance, cost variance and schedule variance in your project. Experienced PM’s utilize EVM to assess a project’s progress and to allow the project team to se. Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers. Talking to customers, working with key stakeholders in the business and convincing development that a feature is necessary can be a daunting task. Join Product Management expert Cait Porte as she covers how to sell your ideas internally by leveraging data to drive decision making.

Understanding Earned Value Management

Project Insight

Understanding the concept of earned value is not easy. Earned value is a technique for measuring project performance and progress in an objective manner. It involves looking at data from each individual task. First a few common terms: Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

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How to Start a Project on the Right Track

Project Insight

We all want to get our projects off on the right track, but what does that really entail? In Project Insight's

Agile at Scale – Outcome Driven (or Broken)

Tyner Blain

Taking agile, a process otherwise optimized for small, cross-functional, collaborative teams and making it work at scale is fascinating. You have to change some elements, and retain others, as you redefine the context.

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The PMO is Dead… Long Live the PMO!

Arras People

In this guest post from Christopher Worsley at CITI he looks at one of my favourite subjects, the PMO. For those of you who have worked in this field I’m sure you’ll recognise some of the scenarios that can lead to the demise of a PMO.

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Agile Metrics for Team and Product Progress

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

You’ve seen team metrics like velocity. Velocity is not an accurate measure of a team's progress towards "done." So what should you use instead? Join Johanna as she discusses the measures that are actually useful in understanding what your team does, where the work is, and how long the work really takes - and in addition, we’ll examine what it takes to explain the team’s progress to others in terms of the product backlog burnup chart, ways to talk about what’s done and not yet released, and how to show others working product.

Project Management Career Q&A – Kicking Off a Project Management Career

Arras People

I am an international student recently completed an MA in International Business and Management. I have studied an introductory module in project management and am preparing to gain PRINCE2 certification. What advice would you offer to help kick off a career in project management in the UK or abroad?

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Why Our Project Management Tools Don’t Matter

The Digital Project Manager

As project managers, it’s easy to fall in love with one tool and let it define the way we manage projects. Perhaps in the rush. The post Why Our Project Management Tools Don’t Matter appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

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Have you rotated your project’s tires?

Kiron Bondale

A standard semi-annual ritual for many who live in cold climates is swapping all season to winter tires on our cars and back again. This exercise also presents a good opportunity to catch up on any other outstanding preventative maintenance for our vehicles.

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20 Easy-to-Use Assertive Communication Skills for Confidence and Respect

Project Bliss

Photo credit @hengfilms. In your workplace, you communicate regularly with many people: stakeholders, customers, and other team members. You’ll encounter demands and excuses and deadlines. Schedules can be demanding, and workloads can be stressful.

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Connecting Analytics to Strategy - Keeping Your Corporate Objective In Sight

Speaker: Tom Evans, Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer, 280 Group

Data analytics has transformed the way many product managers approach product enhancements, creating strong demand for product managers with skills and expertise in defining and analyzing product metrics to make more valuable product decisions. But there is one essential element that is often left out of the conversation, and that is strategy. How does my product decisions support the overall strategy of the business, and am I tracking the right metrics based upon that strategy?