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5 Simple Reasons Why Processes Don’t Work

Rebel’s Guide to PM

I bet you have plenty of project management processes, don’t you? The bottom line is this: having processes doesn’t guarantee that your project will be any better than if you didn’t have them. But I’m a big believer in making sure everything is fit for purpose and processes are included in that. Processes are too informal. “Oh,

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2017 Project Management Trends To Watch

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This year I’m looking forward into 2017 to highlight some of the project management trends I think it is worth watching out for. Will 2017 be the year we get our first Chartered Project Professionals? Be brave, find your people and have a wonderful 2017. A Focus on Professionalism. That’s collaboration too.

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Document version control made easy (with examples)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

The quick definition is this: Document version control is the process of tracking and managing different versions (or drafts) of a document so you know which is the current iteration of a file. Version control works because the process makes sure no one is over-writing or changing the information entered into the document by someone else.

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This is how Scrum improves your risk-taking process

Scrum.org

Time-boxing works as an enabling constraint to embed a practical approach in the process. New England Complex Systems Institute (January 29, 2017). In knowledge work, perfect is usually an illusion that we may find easy to believe existed retrospectively. . Thinking is helpful, and trial & error is a must. . Penguin Books, [link].

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

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Software Review: Roadmap Planner [2017]

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Roadmap Planner creates a strategic plan aligned in swim lanes so you could adapt it for recording any process if you wanted. It is flexible, but I expect if you were doing a lot of process mapping you’d find other process mapping products specifically designed for that purpose would be more use.

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7 Best PRINCE2 Books for 2021 (Including PRINCE2 Agile Books)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

However, there a wide range of books available to help you understand the core themes, principles and processes of PRINCE2. Make sure you get the 2017 (latest) version. PRINCE2 Study Guide (2017 Update) by David Hinde. Plus one book I do not recommend at all! Buy Managing Successful Projects with PRINCE2 on Amazon.

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