Insights from Gartner 2011 PPM and IT Governance Summit – A Conversation with Donna Fitzgerald

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Donna Fitzgerald, Research VP with Gartner, shares insights from the Gartner 2011 PPM and IT Governance Summit. Donna Fitzgerald, Research VP with Gartner, shares insights from the Gartner 2011 PPM and IT Governance Summit. I had the great pleasure to talk to one the thought leaders that I count on for advice on Program and Portfolio Management. Donna Fitzgerald, Research VP with Gartner, shares with us insights from her four presentations at.

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Never work weekends again: The keys to a sustainable work pace

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Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss hearing Rich speak at the Telesummit. Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss hearing Rich speak at the Telesummit. A conversation with Rich Sheridan, CEO of Menlo Innovations, on how agile methods enable his team to build a sustainable and humane work pace while still meeting the needs of his business.

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Putting Brakes on a Rocket: Managing Velocity, Reward, and Risk at Intel

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Russ Martinelli, Senior Program Manager at Intel, on what it takes to manage a high-velocity program at Intel Corporation and what it takes to survive when one crashes.

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Leading projects with the brain in mind: the Neuroscience of Effective Change Management

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Change is pain. Responses to change can range from frustration, anxiety, to fear and anywhere in between.

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A conversation with Dr. Harold Kerzner

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Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss this opportunity to join fifteen of today’s dynamic and engaging thought leaders in Project Management. Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss this opportunity to join fifteen of today’s dynamic and engaging thought leaders in Project Management.

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Join me at the Project Management Telesummit

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I am excited to be bringing you the first edition of the Project Management Telesummit on March 8-10, 2011. When budgets get tight, training and professional development are usually the first things out the door. Taking charge of your own training and professional development and investing in your future is the best way to create. Leadership Mindset Change Management Self Mastery

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Leading projects with the brain in mind: The Emotional Brain

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We like to think that our decisions are based on logic and rational thinking but my guest today says that “everything we do is rooted in emotion” Latest Neuroscience research is showing that our emotional brain plays a very important role in determining our thoughts and behaviors.

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ITIL Planning Concepts For Project Managers

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Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss this opportunity to hear fifteen of today’s leading and emerging voices in Project Management. Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss this opportunity to hear fifteen of today’s leading and emerging voices in Project Management.

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A methodology for rescuing troubled projects

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Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Brian and fifteen of today’s leading and emerging voices in Project Management. Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Brian and fifteen of today’s leading and emerging voices in Project Management.

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PMP Exam Simulator launched

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SILVERADO, March 25, 2011 – OSP International LLC has today launched PMP Exam Simulator, a tool to help candidates for PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP) exam to prepare effectively. New educational tool for PMP candidates launches today, providing unparalleled exam simulation. Click here for my review of this product.

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Building camaraderie and accountability in your project meetings

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Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss hearing Dana speak at the Telesummit. Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss hearing Dana speak at the Telesummit. Dana Brownlee shares facilitation techniques and best practices to build a sense of camaraderie and accountability in our project meetings.

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Tangible Tips for Handling the Endless Stress in Project Management

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Steve Flannes shares his insights on the five stress management techniques that have proven successful with project managers. Today, I have the distinct pleasure to chat with Dr. Steve Flannes about his tangible tips for handling the endless stress in Project Management. Dr. Flannes describes why Project management is inherently stressful due to matrix. Dr. Steve Flannes shares his insights on the five stress management techniques that have proven successful with project managers.

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The Project Management Plan

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Before we get started, I recommend you watching episode E01.31 “The Project Management Plan” of the Project Management Prepcast. The Project Management Prepcast is an amazingly affordable way to learn the basics of Project Management. It provides you with over 40 hours of video training, gives you tips on how to pass the PMP exam, […]. The post The Project Management Plan appeared first on Project Management for the Masses. PMP Exam

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How to Read the PMBOK Guide

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If you are planning on taking the PMP exam, or if you want to learn more about Project Management, you eventually will have to read the Project Management Body of Knowledge, or PMBOK Guide. The problem is that reading PMBOK Guide is as exciting as reading the Yellow Pages. It is structured as a framework, […]. The post How to Read the PMBOK Guide appeared first on Project Management for the Masses. Blog PMP Exam PMBOK Tips

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Leading projects with the brain in mind: Why You Are Not Your Brain with Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz

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Jeffrey M. Schwartz, M.D. shares insights from his latest book “You Are Not Your Brain” on how to understand, identify, and free ourselves from deceptive brain messages. When we are faced with the constant stress of the day to day challenges of our projects, we can get overwhelmed and easily slip into self-doubt, indecision, Dr. Jeffrey M. Schwartz, M.D. shares insights from his latest book “You Are Not Your Brain” on how to understand, identify, and free ourselves from deceptive brain messages.

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German Internet Agency Successfully Adopted Bottom-up Planning with Wrike

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When Secondred Newmedia adopted Wrike project management software , they successfully overcame all collaboration issues with Wrike’s help and discovered an optimal solution for their needs – bottom-up planning.

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Successful Change – How to implement change through people

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Leading major change initiatives means facing key challenges that range from securing senior management buy-in and sponsorship for change right through to overcoming resistance from the people on the frontline who are impacted most heavily by the change. In his book Successful Change, David shares his insights from the experiences that he and his colleagues.

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Challenges in establishing an integrated project management system

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If you’ve ever used a project management information system, you know that while helpful, it can be challenging to integrate the information that such tools provide with other aspects of your business. Dr. Onur Tokdemir, Ph.D. explains how his company, Qatar Project Management (QPM) has dealt with this challenge. QPM has the goal of becoming […]. The post Challenges in establishing an integrated project management system appeared first on Project Management for the Masses.

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How to handle stubborn resistance to change

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A conversation with Cindy Margules, a Director of Project Management Office, on how to handle stubborn resistance to change. Cindy Margules, Director of the Project Management Office at Convio, Inc, shares with us insights on how to overcome the challenges of leading change. Cindy discusses: The key components in change management and how attitudes. A conversation with Cindy Margules, a Director of Project Management Office, on how to handle stubborn resistance to change.

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A Sixth Sense for Project Management with Tres Roeder

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A conversation with Tres Roeder, president and founder of Roeder Consulting. In this conversation, I had the pleasure to chat with Tres Roader, President and Founder of Roeder Consulting, about what it takes to achieve real and meaningful change and project success. Tres reveals why successful project managers need more than great technical skills. They. A conversation with Tres Roeder, president and founder of Roeder Consulting.

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The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

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A work breakdown structure (WBS) in project management and systems engineering, is a tool used to define and group a project’s discrete work packages in a way that helps organize and define the total work scope of the project. A work breakdown structure element may be a product, data, a service, or any combination. A […]. The post The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) appeared first on Project Management for the Masses. PMP Exam

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Do Agile Project Managers Need to Be Certified?

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Agile Project Management Certification. Other organizations, like the Agile Alliance , have offered their own agile certifications before.

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Keep Your Peers Up-to-Date with Important Tasks’ Progress

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You definitely know that Wrike project management software aims to eliminate as much routine administrative work as possible. The Twitter-like “Follow” feature, introduced in Wrike’s new social version , plays an important part in making this happen.

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How to Make Project Management Best Practices Work in a Small Organization

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One thing I've noticed about smaller organizations, though, is that beneath that layer of enthusiasm lies a company in need. They often lack structure, but that may not really be their primary need. Indeed, too much structure will stifle the efforts of those entrepreneurial spirits running the show at a smaller, startup-type company. But they are almost always in need of more efficient processes and some organization.

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ROI Revolution’s Tips on Efficient Task Management

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In today’s ever-changing business environment, a pen and a piece of paper are no longer enough for a manager’s success. Without effective tools for task management and team collaboration, a manager is left empty-handed against the information flood. The constant flow of new data, rescheduled deadlines and modified requirements should be quickly processed by the manager and communicated to the whole team. All these requirements were met by Wrike.

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21 Actions You Can Take Right Now To Get PMP Certified

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So you have been working with projects for a while and have been thinking about getting your PMI certification. Do you need a little encouragement? Search no more! Here’s my list of 21 actions you can take right now to get your PMP certification.

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23 Reasons To Use The PM Prepcast to Prepare for the PMP Exam

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If you have ever asked me what to use when preparing for the PMP exam, you probably heard me go on and on about the PM Prepcast. I liked it so much when I was preparing that I decided to promote it here on PM for the Masses. The links on this post are affiliate […].

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My Getting Things Done Setup

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The best thing that I’ve done for my Project Management career was to manage my personal projects more effectively. I am an avid user of David Allen’s “Getting Things Done” approach to personal productivity. It is amazing how it has changed my life.

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Getting Started in Project Management, PM Ideas for Your Business and Personal Life: Cornelius Fichtner, PMP

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Here is an interview with Cornelius Fichtner, PMP. Cornelius shares with us how he became a Project Manager, and his best tips to implement Project Management ideas in your small business and in your personal life.

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Evernote Explained: A Brief Introduction

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Anybody who knows me knows my excitement over a little product called Evernote. They have just passed the 10 million-user mark and they keep growing, so I’m definitely not alone.

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Interview with Pam Stanton: The Project Whisperer

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On our second interview in our series, Pam Stanton shares with us how she got started in Project Management. She also gives us great tips on how to start a career in Project Management, how to implement Project Management ideas in small business and in our personal lives.

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What CIOs want from their Project Managers

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Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss this opportunity to hear fifteen of today’s leading and emerging voices in Project Management.

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The Best Resource to Help you Start your Project Management Career

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If you have ever done an online search on how to get started in project management, you certainly have bumped into content written by our guest Josh Nankivel, BSc PM, PMP.

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The Challenge of Bringing Project Management to Small Businesses

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When Concept Red started “following” me on Twitter (by the way, click here to follow me on Twitter) they immediately caught my attention. Their focus on small businesses spoke to me, since this is one of my passions. I started a conversation with Caron Levy, who graciously answered my questions on their approach to bringing […]. The post The Challenge of Bringing Project Management to Small Businesses appeared first on Project Management for the Masses.

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Leading Projects with the Brain in Mind – 7 Habits of Highly Effective Brains

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Jonathan Jordan reveals the “7 Habits of Highly Effective Brains”, based on his recent presentation to the United States Senate staff.

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Leading projects with the brain in mind: Building High Performance Teams

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Jeff Richardson on how understanding the latest brain research can help Project Managers build and lead high performance teams. Jeff Richardson, of Empowered Alliances, believes that every team has the capability to achieve extraordinary performance results but so few ever realize this potential.

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Knowledge Management Success equals Project Management Success

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Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss hearing Dr. Levin speak at the PM Telesummit. Brought to you by: Project Management Telesummit: March 8-10, 2011 – Don’t miss hearing Dr. Levin speak at the PM Telesummit. Ginger Levin shares how Knowledge management, if implemented effectively and used, is the key to success in project management and can transform the organization to excellence.

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Leading Projects with the Brain in Mind – The Neuroscience of Leadership with Dr. David Rock

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David Rock on the neuroscience of leadership and the SCARF Model: a brain-based framework for increasing effectiveness in collaborating with and influencing others. Brought to you by: PMTeleseminars.com I have been following the work of Dr. David Rock for quite some time now.

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Leading Global Teams: Do You Know What it Takes?

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A conversation with Dr. Margery Mayer, author of the book “The Virtual Edge: Embracing Technology for Distributed Project Team Success” on what it takes to lead global teams.

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Beta testing the PM Exam Simulator

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As I mentioned on my previous post, I am currently beta-testing the PM Exam Simulator which will be released on Friday, March 25, 2011. The product promises to create an environment similar to the real PMP exam while providing the student with hundreds of good quality practice questions. When I was preparing for my […]. The post Beta testing the PM Exam Simulator appeared first on Project Management for the Masses. Blog PMP Exam Products

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