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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. 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

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

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

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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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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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

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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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

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

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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

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How to Leverage Big Data in Project Management

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Using Project Data to Make Effective Business Decisions

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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

The Business Opportunity of Embedded Analytics: New Findings from 500+ Application Teams

Speaker: Josh Martin, Director of Product Marketing, Logi Analytics

Embedded analytics has evolved from an afterthought to a necessity. But most companies don’t realize that the features they embed and how they develop have a lasting impact on revenue, customer churn, and competitive differentiation. The state of embedded analytics in 2018 is in flux. Learn from the experiences of 500+ application teams embedding analytics—including which features actually move the needle, how analytics benefits their companies, and what development approach yields the best results.

11 Tips to Get the Most Out of Project Management Software

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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

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Applications and the Need for Integration

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By George Pitagorsky |

Number of Ways Automation Elevates Project Management

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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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A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

We’ve all seen the increasing industry trend of artificial intelligence and big data analytics. In a world of information overload, it's more important than ever to have a dashboard that provides data that's not only interesting but actually relevant and timely. Dashboards assist decision makers facilitate new ideas and business opportunities, increase customer approval rates, and analyze current business process. All of these activities play a vital role in providing the superior experience your customers demand.

PMs and Software Developers Relieving the Tension PART II

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

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

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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

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.

Understanding Earned Value Management

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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

Six Sigma: A Simple Guide for Project Managers

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It’s been around for three decades, but Six Sigma can still be somewhat of an enigma.

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7 Things You Should Not Do When Identifying Project Risks

Project Risk Coach

Known and unknown, internal and external, upside and downside—risks are woven into the fabric of every project. Project managers can waste a lot of time due to poor risk management. In today’s article, let’s look at seven things not to do when identifying project risks. Don’t wait.

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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.

Professional Development for the PMO Professional

Arras People

The people who support project managers – project co-ordinators; project support officers; project analysts and controllers – have had a raw deal when it came to professional development.

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How Eric Got A PM Job (And How You Can Too)

Girl's Guide to PM

Luis Peluffo, a career coach who helps people get their dream project management job, shared this in our Facebook group. With his permission I wanted to pass it on here. I think it shows how project managers, and people who want to make a career in project management, have to be self-motivated.

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Social Skills for Project Managers: Interview with Geoff Crane [Video]

Girl's Guide to PM

How do you gain influence with body language? What should you be aware of for managing stress in the workplace as a project manager? Geoff Crane and I discuss all that, plus better listening and manspreading! There’s a transcript below if you prefer to read more about our chat.

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How to Become a Project Manager: 3 Ways to Get A Job

Girl's Guide to PM

The projects that you read about in the media are often high profile, with budgets in the multimillions or even billions.

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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.