2017 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

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January to March 2017. 12th International Project Management Conference: Tehran, Iran, 12-13 February 2017. They expect over 1600 researchers, project managers, and practitioners to attend the 2017 conference. PMI Sweden Passion of Projects: Malmö, Sweden 13-14 March 2017. SPMI Symposium: Singapore, 16-17 March, 2017. RICS and APM Project Leadership Conference: London, UK, 28 March 2017. April to June 2017. eVa22: London, UK, 17-18 May 2017.

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Agile 2017

Leading Answers

I will be speaking at two presentations at the Agile 2017 Conference next week in Orlando. Agile Project Management Books Events Leadership Teams TravelI am looking forward to catching up with old colleagues and meeting new practitioners, it looks set to be a great event. My first presentation is called “ Bridging Mindsets: Creating the PMI Agile Practice Guide ” and is an experience report that tells the story of creating the Agile Practice Guide.

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The Essential Project Management Competencies: A 2017 Perspective

Girl's Guide to PM

Leadership. Project Management Training To Help You Achieve Certification in 2017 Are you looking to go for a project management certifications this year? 2017 Project Management Trends To Watch There are a number of project management trends to watch for in 2017. We’re part way through Quarter 1 and you’re thinking what a great year it’s been so far at work. Your thoughts turn to what you should be doing for your professional development… and there’s a lot of choice.

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Gambling leadership

Musings on Project Management

To exert leadership, do we layer a propensity to gamble on top of the usual uncertainty that goes along with projects? Every [leader] is a gambler Admiral John McCain (the senator's father) Admiral Halsey's air commander, WW II in the Pacific. And, so what do we make of that idea?* Is it additive, or compounding? As a gambler, should we expect certain rules to apply. as in poker? risk decision Risk Management

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

2017 State of Embedded Analytics Report, 93 percent of applications offer some form of embedded analytics capabilities. industry as a whole, with their leadership involved in the. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS.

Business Leadership for IT Projects [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

Before I’d got far reading Gary Lloyd’s Business Leadership for IT Projects I realised he was offering a critical assessment on the Standish report on project failure – thankfully. The book is aimed at people who are in a project leadership position but who perhaps don’t have the hands on practical experience of a project manager. Business Leadership for IT Projects is a book about project sponsorship, but you’d not know it from reading it.

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How Emotional Intelligence Is Important In Leadership?

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Emotional Intelligence and Leadership. Possessing emotional intelligence is significant towards successful team relationships because—let’s face it—do you think a manager that gives an earful to his or her subordinates epitomizes great leadership ? Emotional intelligence has five key domains and is crucial in leadership , as well as they help a person grow and develop as an effective leader. . Cet article How Emotional Intelligence Is Important In Leadership?

Do We Need ‘Agile’ Leadership?

Agile Coach

Yesterday Adriana Girdler and I presented Timeless Leadership at the Toronto Agile Tour. Our intent was to show that everything we need to know about leadership has already been invented, we just need to stop and look around once in a while instead of jumping on the next agile fad. There are too many other fads to list, but now we’re smack dab in the middle of thinking we need to redefine leadership because Agile requires different leadership.

Leadership Styles and Their Corresponding Definitions You Need to Know

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There are many ways on how the manager and higher-ups implement leadership in their team or subordinates. These leadership styles have been around for a long time and become one of the major foundations of team dynamics. Kennedy —all these people possess distinct types of leadership and stirred various reactions from their followers. Below are the most common leadership styles and their definitions as well as their respective advantages and disadvantages. Leadership

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Developing Leadership Skills

Herding Cats

There is always some post about leadership, innovation, and personnel development around agile project management, Having deployed one of the early agile development programs (eXtreme Programming) in a mission critical IT organization, I was part of an approach that is known to work for building leadership and teams. Developing Leadership Skills. Get rid of unnecessary middle layers of authority, direct leadership is more effective in emergency situations.

How Millennials are Changing the Leadership Paradigm

Celoxis

A lot is being discussed about millennial leadership styles and rightly so; after all the next decade is going to see a lot of millennials move into leadership positions. Blog collaboration Leadership Project Management work culture celoxis leadership millennials Online project management tool project leadership project management web based project management softwareLet’s face it, Millennials are taking over the world.

Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

From the UK, Susanne Madsen is an internationally recognized project leadership coach, trainer, and consultant. She is the author of The Project Management Coaching Workbook and The Power of Project Leadership. Jennifer Bridges is the Founder of PDUs2Go.com and specializes in project management and leadership development. Leadership

10 Essential Project Management Skills

ProjectManager.com

Leadership. We have to start with the big daddy of them all – leadership. It’s a bit of a slippery skill in that some believe you’re born with leadership skills and that they can’t be taught. But we think everyone has the potential to learn how to apply proven leadership skills and techniques. Remember that project leadership comes in different styles, one of which will suit your personality. Project management is not an easy job.

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What Can a Project Manager Do Next? The Project Manager Career Ladder

Project Bliss

You need strong leadership and communication skills, which you can develop during your work in any level of project management. Wrike points out if you have solid project management, communication, leadership and interpersonal skills this may be a great fit for you. The COO is responsible for executing the strategies laid out by the CEO and other senior leadership. Have you ever wondered what career path could be next on the project manager career ladder?

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Three Traits of Leadership That Cannot be Taught

Celoxis

With automation leading the narrative at the workplace, it is important for companies to not get too caught up in it and retain the core aspects of organizational fabric, namely leadership. One has to have certain ingrained qualities or leadership which can be further developed through training and mentoring. Blog Leadership PPM Project Management Trends work culture best practices celoxis leadership project leadership project management

Are You An Intentional Project Manager?

Project Risk Coach

You can grab a FREE copy (Kindle version) of my book — The Intentional Project Manager — from February 27 – March 3, 2017 on Amazon. Leadership Project Integration Management10 Things Successful Project Managers Never Tolerate This is a great time for you to be an intentional project manager. There have never been more opportunities for you to achieve your project goals and make an impact on your world.

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Scrum Master vs Project Manager: What’s the Difference?

Project Bliss

In Waterfall, the Project Manager takes a leadership role in leading the team and developing and managing the plan. When comparing the difference between a Project Manager and Scrum Master, you see that the Project Manager has more of a leadership role than a Scrum Master. Are you considering a career move? . Perhaps you’re considering Project Management because it uses many skills you already have. But wait.

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How to Engage Stakeholders Through An Internal Blog

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning Leadership Project Stakeholder ManagementProject Stakeholder Management There are many ways to engage stakeholders. You can facilitate discussions in your project meetings. A business analyst may elicit requirements. The lead tester may develop a team for testing. Let’s look at a different form of engagement–the use of an internal blog. Engage: occupy, attract, or involve (someone’s interest or attention).

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The true value of change

The Lazy Project Manager

Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development. These challenges being raised time and time again are in the project leadership space, from communication issues, not understanding stakeholder requirements or having the confidence to “push back”, lack of sponsorship support, working across different cultures, languages, levels of capability and complexity.

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How to Engage Stakeholders Through An Internal Blog

Project Risk Coach

2=Planning Leadership Project Stakeholder ManagementProject Stakeholder Management There are many ways to engage stakeholders. You can facilitate discussions in your project meetings. A business analyst may elicit requirements. The lead tester may develop a team for testing. Let’s look at a different form of engagement–the use of an internal blog. Engage: occupy, attract, or involve (someone’s interest or attention).

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The ESP connection

The Lazy Project Manager

TAKE THE TEST: Consider each level on the ESP connection and evaluate the change leadership maturity at each level – then assess the strength of connection at each of those touch points, ‘E to S’ and ‘S to P’. Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development.

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Do You Really Care About Your People?

Project Risk Coach

Leadership Project Integration ManagementDo you really care about your people? I mean really. I have to admit there have been times in my project management career when I cared more about the project than the people. After all, I was under a lot of pressure to deliver the project come hell or high water. And my reputation and career were on the line. When I think back, I’m not proud of how I handled some situations. I said and did some things caused others harm.

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Seven Project Management Influencers to Watch

Project Risk Coach

From the UK, Susanne Madsen is an internationally recognized project leadership coach, trainer, and consultant. She is the author of The Project Management Coaching Workbook and The Power of Project Leadership. Jennifer Bridges is the Founder of PDUs2Go.com and specializes in project management and leadership development. Leadership

7 Ethics Tips For Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

This is where your leadership skills can make a real difference. This article, 7 Ethics Tips For Project Managers , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. A project manager approached me recently with a problem. She knew that some of the data that was being submitted in internal reports was – frankly – made up. It was made up with the best intentions from educated guesses and extrapolation.

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Why PMPs Should Actually Read the PMBOK 6th Edition

Project Risk Coach

Four Reasons to Read the PMBOK 6th Edition The Project Management Institute (PMI) released the PMBOK 6 th Edition on September 6 th , 2017. The project manager’s role has been mapped to the PMI Talent Triangle — technical project management, leadership, and strategic and business management. Some certified project managers may respond with, “Ho-hum. I’m glad I got my certification behind me.”

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Are You A Deliberate Project Manager?

Project Risk Coach

Leadership Project Integration Management10 Things Successful Project Managers Never Tolerate This is a great time for you to be a project manager. There have never been more opportunities for you to achieve your project goals and make an impact on your world. If you are like most project managers today, you are overwhelmed with several projects and you have too little time to get it all done.

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The Basics of Leadership

The Digital Project Manager

The post The Basics of Leadership appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. When you first step out in front of a team it’s natural to feel apprehensive. Nervous even. And it’s with good cause. Truth is, in. Features General

How to Work Effectively with Your Project Sponsor

Arras People

PM Leadership Project Management Techniques sponsor sponsorship project sponsorThink back to your most recent successful project. What factors contributed to the desired outcome? A clear purpose supported by a detailed plan? Access to the right resources at the right time? An engaged team? A little bit of luck? Although a number of elements underpin project success, access to an active project sponsor is the most important, and perhaps, the most elusive.

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How to Work Effectively with Your Project Sponsor

Arras People

PM Leadership Project Management Techniques project sponsor sponsor sponsorshipThink back to your most recent successful project. What factors contributed to the desired outcome? A clear purpose supported by a detailed plan? Access to the right resources at the right time? An engaged team? A little bit of luck? Although a number of elements underpin project success, access to an active project sponsor is the most important, and perhaps, the most elusive.

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Five Professions That Make Great Project Co-ordinators

Arras People

They have the attention to detail – good communication skills – and leadership skills too. I recently held a project management careers clinic with someone who was wanting to get into a project management role. They were looking to get into an entry-level position – something like a Project Co-ordinator, Project Support, PMO or an Assistant Project Manager.

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15 essential project management tools

Moira Alexander

Top-level project managers are in high demand, thanks to the high-level leadership, knowledge and capabilities they bring to bear on vital business projects. But having the right set of tools is also essential to project management success. Project management tools and templates not only increase team productivity and effectiveness but also prepare the organization for changes brought about by high-impact projects.

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Challenging the C-Level Executives

The Lazy Project Manager

It said, ‘Leadership support is the most important factor in successful strategy execution, yet a substantial number of survey respondents indicate that the C-suite is insufficiently involved’. Also available are keynote presentations based on this book, on project sponsorship and PMO leadership. project management author ceo cfo change cio executive leadership ocm. How to get Fired at the C-level goes beyond the constraints of a book.

The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017

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So where did many of the business and technology executives and professionals frequent to find the top content of 2017? Top 11 project management certifications for 2017 (CIO). Takeaway: Leadership, motivation, communication, organization, prioritization, problem-solving, and adaptability are essential skills companies are looking for when hiring project managers. What people want from their project management apps in 2017 (Forbes).

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How to avoid a Project

The Lazy Project Manager

Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development. These challenges being raised time and time again are in the project leadership space, from communication issues, not understanding stakeholder requirements or having the confidence to “push back”, lack of sponsorship support, working across different cultures, languages, levels of capability and complexity.

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Catsuits and Parachutes

The Lazy Project Manager

Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development. These challenges being raised time and time again are in the project leadership space, from communication issues, not understanding stakeholder requirements or having the confidence to “push back”, lack of sponsorship support, working across different cultures, languages, levels of capability and complexity.

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How to Actually Boost Your Team’s Performance

Project Risk Coach

Leadership Project Integration ManagementDiscover 10 Words to Motivate Your Team Why is that one project team can vastly outperform another team although both teams have similar skills? Motivation. If you want to boost team’s performance, speak encouraging words consistently. Each day presents opportunities for you to breathe life into your teams. Your teams are more than a group of zombies. They are human beings with emotions that want to make a difference in their world. “If

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What is VUCA?

Arras People

The responses are directly relevant to strategy, culture and leadership in all our organisations and businesses. Sources of leadership and followership within society (business or elsewhere) occur everywhere and must employ many types of ‘authority’ to create the motive force that gets-stuff-done and delivers peoples wiifm. No it’s not Spock. The world is a dynamic place. We are constantly being challenged with change.

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The 3 Steps to Take When Failure is Not an Option: Getting to Impeccable Business Execution

Girl's Guide to PM

His experiences in executive leadership within the military and at Afterburner have helped him accelerate business execution performance for Fortune 100 companies within all industries including tech, pharmaceuticals, finance, retail apparel and several NFL teams. “Leadership is about. This is a guest article by Joel “Thor” Neeb from Afterburner.

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

Project Bliss

Read Capitalizing on the Science Behind Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for ways to develop this skill. 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. You need to be able to navigate the challenges with professionalism, confidence, and grace.

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Challenging Change

The Lazy Project Manager

Tailwind Project Solutions was formed in 2014 to provide a bespoke approach to project leadership development. These challenges being raised time and time again are in the project leadership space, from communication issues, not understanding stakeholder requirements or having the confidence to “push back”, lack of sponsorship support, working across different cultures, languages, levels of capability and complexity.

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