Software Review: Vizzlo [2016]

Girl's Guide to PM

You'll also like: Software review: Simplestimate [2016] Find out more about how to make estimating simple with this software review of Simplestimate. Online and Windows [2016] Learn why iMindQ mindmapping software could be just the tool for your project team. Software Review: Project Viewer for Primavera [2016] This article was updated with minor amends on 27 March 2016. Software Review: BusiBI Project Manager 2016 v5.7 General Information. Name: Vizzlo.

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Software Review: ProjectManager.com [2016]

Girl's Guide to PM

You'll also like: Software Review: Project Viewer for Primavera [2016] This article was updated with minor amends on 27 March 2016. Software review: Simplestimate [2016] Find out more about how to make estimating simple with this software review of Simplestimate. General information. I last reviewed ProjectManager.com in 2013. Time to revisit the software and see what has changed. Name: ProjectManager.com. Vendor: ProjectManager.com. Hosting options: Online.

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Software Review: BusiBI Project Manager 2016 v5.7

Girl's Guide to PM

Name: BusiBI Project Manager 2016. You'll also like: Software Review: Project Viewer for Primavera [2016] This article was updated with minor amends on 27 March 2016. Software Review: ProjectManager.com [2016] ProjectManager.com is fully-featured project management software for teams, complete with Gantt chart, which you don't always find in online tools. General Information. Vendor: BusiBI. Hosting options: iPad. Cost and plans: £3.99

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The Project Management Benchmark Report 2016

Arras People

The report polled over 2,100 permanent and contract Programme and Project Management professionals during December 2015 and January 2016. The Project Management Benchmark Report (PMBR) 2016 shows how the UK’s economic turbulence is affecting project management practitioners’ earnings, aspirations and professional life. It is difficult to say if this is a ‘skills shortage’ as practitioner churn remains low as they still lack confidence in the UK economy moving into 2016.

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What I’m Reading [October 2016]

Girl's Guide to PM

You'll also like: What I’m Reading: February 2016 My round up of project management reading, novels and a few children's recommendations for the month. What I’m Reading [March 2016] See what books I've read this month and what I recommend, both for children's books, adult fiction and in project management. What I’m Reading: July 2016 Find out what I've been reading this month: all the fiction and business books condensed into one page!

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Tax Planning for PM Contractors in 2016

Arras People

Getting ahead and planning your tax in 2016 is vital, especially in an environment that is constantly evolving. We’ve taken a look at some of the most important areas of taxation in 2016 and the changes that you need to know about. New dividend taxation rates will come into play at the start of the new financial year, April 6th 2016. Contact Associate Services today about the services that can help to ensure your tax planning is as efficient as possible in 2016.

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Software Review: iMindQ 4.1 Online and Windows [2016]

Girl's Guide to PM

You'll also like: Software Review: Project Viewer for Primavera [2016] This article was updated with minor amends on 27 March 2016. Software Review: ProjectManager.com [2016] ProjectManager.com is fully-featured project management software for teams, complete with Gantt chart, which you don't always find in online tools. Software review: Simplestimate [2016] Find out more about how to make estimating simple with this software review of Simplestimate.

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What I’m Reading: December 2016

Girl's Guide to PM

You'll also like: What I’m Reading: January 2016 Find out what I've been reading over the last month or so. OK, What I’m Reading: February 2016 My round up of project management reading, novels and a few children's recommendations for the month. What I’m Reading [October 2016] Find out what I've been reading this month, both personal and professional books, and what I thought of them. As the holidays approach it’s hard to find time to do any reading.

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What I’m Reading [April 2016]

Girl's Guide to PM

You'll also like: What I’m Reading [March 2016] See what books I've read this month and what I recommend, both for children's books, adult fiction and in project management. What I’m Reading: February 2016 My round up of project management reading, novels and a few children's recommendations for the month. What I’m Reading: January 2016 Find out what I've been reading over the last month or so.

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Digital PM Summit 12th – 15th Oct 2016, San Antonio

The Digital Project Manager

The post Digital PM Summit 12th – 15th Oct 2016, San Antonio appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Posted in General. If you’re wondering how to spend your digital project management training budget this year, look no further than this year’s Digital PM Summit. Set in sunny San Antonio, it’s the place to make new #dpm buddies and mingle with 350 like minded peeps.

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What I’m Reading [March 2016]

Girl's Guide to PM

You'll also like: What I’m Reading: February 2016 My round up of project management reading, novels and a few children's recommendations for the month. What I’m Reading: January 2016 Find out what I've been reading over the last month or so. It’s been an odd month for reading. I’ve tried to choose things to read that are short because while I like the escape of a novel, I am struggling to find the brainpower to commit to anything for any length of time.

2016 172

The Basics of Agile and Project Management

Arras People

According to a 2016 study by Accenture Technology Vision, 86% of executives expect an acceleration of tech developments in their sector within the next three years. An overview of different Agile approaches, taken from Henny Portman at the PMO Conference 2016. The five trends from Accenture’s Technology Vision 2016. Still not sure what’s driving the Agile conversation? Or should that be agility?

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SwiftKanban Feature Update- Dec 2016

Digite

The post SwiftKanban Feature Update- Dec 2016 appeared first on Digité Blog. With the December update, we have made a huge breakthrough in 2 major areas which have been in our backlog for a long time and have been repeatedly requested by customers across the globe. Card Color by Different Card Attributes. Visualization” is the primary goal of Kanban and the Kanban board is the heart of any Kanban system.

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12 Project Management Related Tools to Consider for 2016?

Brad Egeland

In this presentation, I'd like to share 12 such products that are definitely worth checking out for your 2016 project management needs. Comindware Process Comindware Process is an innovative solution that combines management of projects, processes and cases that might reshape project management in 2016. I've been a project manager for a long time. I started out using ABT's Project Workbench. It apparently is still around - it still exists as a free tool called Open Workbench.

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Empower Your Team With the Final LiquidPlanner Update of 2016

LiquidPlanner

The final LiquidPlanner update of 2016 is here! The post Empower Your Team With the Final LiquidPlanner Update of 2016 appeared first on LiquidPlanner. And so is the most wonderful time of the year: crunch time. Businesses around the world are pushing projects to the finish line and rushing seasonal orders; teams are reflecting on the past year and setting goals for 2017–all simultaneously. It’s enough to make you want to guzzle a few eggnogs at the holiday office party.

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My Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2016

Project Risk Coach

Approximately 42,000 visitors came to The Project Risk Coach in 2016, up from 33,000 visitors in 2015. Top Blog Posts for 2016. Please Take My Reader Survey for 2016. Reader Survey 2016. The post My Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2016 appeared first on It’s been a great year. So much so, I’ve decided to leave the corporate world to help more project managers than ever. Thank you for making this possible.

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Have You Left Anything Out of Your Project Plan?

Project Risk Coach

The Project Plan Checklist Have you left anything out of your project plan? Check out this project plan checklist to help you identify the baselines and plans that will be most helpful to each of your projects. I like to keep my project plans as simple as possible. For many project plans, I will only have three or four of the items in this checklist. But I like to make sure that I’ve not skipped something that was needed.

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How To Be An Estimating Superhero

Girl's Guide to PM

Software review: Simplestimate [2016] Find out more about how to make estimating simple with this software review of Simplestimate. I love things that make my job easier. A statistical model for estimating isn’t normally something I’d put in the ‘make my job easy’ box, but I might just have found one that works. William W. Davis, MSPM, PMP and Project Management Superhero. I caught up with William W. Davis, MSPM, PMP and Project Management Superhero.

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How to Identify Scope Risks

Project Risk Coach

8 ways to identify scope risks Some project managers struggle to identify scope risks. Image courtesy of Adobe Stock. First, individuals may lack a concrete understanding of scope; scope seems to be a nebulous concept. WHAT exactly is scope? Second, individuals may not know HOW to identify scope risks. Either way, the failure to identify (and manage) scope risks can be costly. It’s like an overdrawn bank account. There are all kinds of penalties and fees if you know what I mean.

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10 Agile Tools for agile project management

The Digital Project Manager

Agile is everyone’s favorite project management and delivery buzzword, but what agile tools can you use to help successfully run an agile project? In this. The post 10 Agile Tools for agile project management appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Featured General Tools

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Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

About the Authors: Elizabeth Harrin ( you know me ) is the author of several project management books, including Collaboration Tools for Project Managers (PMI, 2016). Digitalization and Collaboration. The project and portfolio management (PPM) software market is changing. It is changing so fast that it’s hard for practitioners to keep up with the latest offerings. This is an edited version of a white paper I wrote with some colleagues for the PMI EMEA Summit in Barcelona.

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5 Cybersecurity Tools and Services to Consider for 2016 and Beyond?

Brad Egeland

My background is primarily information technology and project management. What I've learned from my experiences in those areas and from attendance at the last five Black Hat digital security conferences and from everything I've read and studied everywhere is this.everything can be hacked. Everything. Does that have to be me and my projects? Maybe. Does that have to be you and your organization and your projects? Maybe.

2016 114

The What, Why, and How of Project Requirements

Project Risk Coach

Learn technical skills to accelerate your projects through requirements development How big of a deal are project requirements? The Project Management Institute says, “47% of unsuccessful projects fail to meet goals due to poor requirements management.”

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5 Traits of Successful Project Managers

Arras People

I often get asked by those starting out in project management – or those wanting to up their game in their career about what makes a successful project manager. In this guest post, we hear from Joel Roberts who talks about the traits of successful project managers. There are many lines of work in life. Whereas some of them are inborn, a majority of them must be learnt. Project managers are among the personnel who must be well-trained to be successful.

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What’s difference between project management and change management?

Moira Alexander

Project management involves the use of people, processes and methodologies to plan, initiate, execute, monitor and close activities. It is designed to meet an organization's project goals, and hopefully overall strategic objectives. Change management, similar to project management, involves people, processes, and tools to effectively help organizations manage all the changes that occur, whether as a result of project initiatives, or other factors that might impact the business.

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Online Training: BrainBOK Review

Girl's Guide to PM

Online and Windows [2016] Learn why iMindQ mindmapping software could be just the tool for your project team. This article contains affiliate links. BrainBOK: Project Management Training Online. Name: BrainBOK. Hosting options: Online only. Cost and plans: There’s a free version to allow you to test out a limited number of features. The PMP® pack including all the practice exams and the important proof of your 35 contact hours for your PMP® application is $99.99. Languages: English only.

2016 287

What Should a New Project Manager Focus On?

Girl's Guide to PM

Software Review: BusiBI Project Manager 2016 v5.7 This is a guest article by Dr Mike Clayton, who is the well-known author and trainer behind Online PM Courses.*. It was about 17 years ago. I sat opposite the new project manager. What to tell her? The First Meeting. I remember sitting down with a new project manager over coffee. Don’t get me wrong: she had lots of good experience, but was off to manage her first project for a client the next day….

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Free Professional Development in London in October

Arras People

It’s back in London next month – Project Challenge – the seminar and exhibition show at London’s Olympia. It’s a great show to get up to speed on what’s happening in the project management market as well as gaining some professional development time with the different seminar sessions that are on throughout the two days. Arras People aren’t there this time – but pop over to PMO Flashmob’s stand and say hello to me if you’re there.

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The 2016 Digital Project Manager salary survey

The Digital Project Manager

The post The 2016 Digital Project Manager salary survey appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Posted in General. General

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5 Project Management Predictions for 2016

Wrike

2016 could be the year your team centralizes management of the processes, methods, and techniques your team uses to analyze and manage projects in your company. In 2016, we predict you’ll be more challenged by employee development than employee retention. The true digital transformation of project management should be complete by the end of 2016. What do you predict for project management in 2016? Project management has not been immune to technology improvements.

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What is the Management Reserve for Project Budgets?

Project Risk Coach

How to budget for the unknown unknown risks Have you ever had a budget crisis due to the lack of a management reserve? Unforeseen work comes knocking at your door. You look at your budget, but you don’t have the funds to handle this work. Image courtesy of Adobe Stock. There is a better way to handle the unexpected. You can — assuming that your organization supports the concept of reserves — create a management reserve when estimating the cost of your project.

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Risk management for agile projects

Kiron Bondale

What are the implications to project risk management when you choose to deliver a project using an agile approach? Here are a few similarities: Risk needs to be managed through the project’s lifetime, not just at the very beginning. Even though the team might tackle high risk requirements earlier in the life of an agile project than they might a traditional one, this doesn’t mean that they shouldn’t keep an eye on threats and opportunities through late stage iterations.

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Binfire Wins 2016 Project Management Awards From FinancesOnline

Binfire

At the moment, our handy project manager is a holder of the Great User Experience Award and the Rising Star Award for 2016. The post Binfire Wins 2016 Project Management Awards From FinancesOnline appeared first on Collaboration Corner. Managing projects is a difficult, and often boring process, which makes it difficult for developers to cherry pick a blockbuster, or balance between simplicity and functionality, if you prefer to put it that way.

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How to choose the right project management tools

Moira Alexander

The right tool for the right job goes the old adage, but knowing exactly what criteria you should consider and how to go about evaluating each of the project management (PM) tools at your disposal can be time-consuming and even frustrating. So we've taken some of the legwork out of it by offering some key considerations, broken down into three primary categories that should be included in your evaluation. We'll start with the business model, strategy and needs. Category 1: The business.

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The best project management software tools for agencies

The Digital Project Manager

Posted in General Tools. The post The best project management software tools for agencies appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General Tools Sponsored tools

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13 Resource Management Software & Resource Scheduling Tools

The Digital Project Manager

Resource management is a tough gig. Wrangling your agency’s management team, primadonna’s, and resources into some kind of order without resource management software is hard. The post 13 Resource Management Software & Resource Scheduling Tools appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General Promoted Tools

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You Can Unlock the Power of Integration Management

Project Risk Coach

How Bring All the Pieces Together If you were asked to describe project managers with one word, what would it be? Planner? Leader? Organizer? These are all great descriptors, but I’d like to offer my favorite — Integrator. Photo courtesy of Adobe Stock (edited in Canva). The word “integrate” means to “combine (one thing) with another so that they become a whole.”

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Top Ten Things Every New Project Manager Should Do

Arras People

We speak to loads of people every week who are either interested in getting into project management or are fairly new to project management. I’m always on the hunt for great advice to share with them – or different things they can be reading or watching about project management which will help them. I got talking to Dr Mike Clayton a while back, if you don’t know Dr Mike you should check out just a handful of the things he’s written over the years.

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Project Management Collaboration Tools FAQ

Girl's Guide to PM

You'll also like: Collaboration Tools for Project Managers Collaboration Tools for Project Managers: How To Choose, Get Started and Collaborate With Technology Project Management Institute, 2016 ISBN 978-1628251135 It’s time for project. I ran a subscriber-only webinar recently about trends in project management collaboration tools and the barriers to adopting new technology in a project environment. I think people had a great time and the feedback was fantastic.

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Conducting Project Management Interviews

Arras People

We recently put together a top five list of project management interview questions after speaking with some of our clients. The questions below are generic open questions that can be asked regardless of the project management role being recruited for. How do you turn around a failing project? Project Managers that stand out in the crowd are ones that have been associated with project failure at some point in their careers either directly or indirectly.

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