How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Would you like to make 2018 a successful year for your projects? What will you be doing in 2018 to have your most successful year ever?

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Project Management Trends: 2018 Topics to Watch

LiquidPlanner

Here are five trends that project managers should be watching out for in 2018. If you work in an agency or on web and digital projects, 2018 could be a breakthrough year for you. peer to peer support is going to be even more important in 2018.

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Project Management Trends (2018 Edition)

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Project Management Trends (2018 Edition) , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Here are the top project management trends for 2018 I think you should be watching out for.

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The necessity for Project Management skills: The transition to freelance and project work

Green Project Management

The Only Person that Likes Change is a Baby with a Wet Diaper. Anon By nature we hate change; seldom will we quit our old home till it has actually fallen around our ears. Thomas Carlyle(1795-1881) Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.

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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

Statement of Work (SoW) – A Guide To How To Write A Scope of Work

The Digital Project Manager

The SoW (statement of work or scope of work) is one of the best, and worst weapons in a project manager’s arsenal of tools. It’s the best because a statement of work (SoW) is so often the one piece of documentation that saves you from a world of trouble.

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Focus on mind-set and behaviour as you set goals for 2018

Susanne Madsen

As we enter 2018 many of us naturally consider what we would like the New Year to bring and what we would like to do and achieve. I sense that 2018 will be different as I’m trying to put less emphasis on external achievement goals. They form the basis of my own goals for 2018.

Transparency and 4 Other Key Trend Predictions for Project Management

Brad Egeland

Nevertheless there are trends that will emerge in 2018 and beyond. Let's consider five key tends I think will be emerging in 2018 and I'm anxious to see what you what you think of these trend predictions and any observations, suggestions or ideas you have on your own in terms of where project management is heading in the next one to five years. Project management isn't boring and it isn't static. Project management is actually dynamic. it just isn't moving at a rapid pace.

The 10 Common Project Management Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

Project-Management.pm

Every project manager or team encounters an almost infinite number of errors that impact projects and cause delays in the implementation process. These, in turn, trigger a project failure. Project management mistakes happen.

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Kanbanize your personal development resolutions for 2018!

Kiron Bondale

The new year is a time for making resolutions and most people’s lists are likely to include some behavior-related ones (e.g. I resolve to eat only one dessert with dinner!) as well as some goal-oriented ones (e.g.

Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility - Peter Drucker in Heirpower 8 Basic Habits of Exceptionally Powerful Lieutenants - Bob Vásquez, Chief Master Sergeant, USAF, Retired. For those who did not experience military service, these 8 Habits are: Get a Haircut!

Time is the most valuable currency. How are you investing yours?

Runrun.it

You have heard of time as wealth, an asset, a resource, and so on. But what about time as a currency? Have you ever thought about it in this way? That perhaps time is the most valuable currency that exists? And that we should carefully invest it in whatever is most important to us? Personal […]. The post Time is the most valuable currency. How are you investing yours? appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Productivity

The PMP exam in Changing in 2018 - Certifiy Now or Wait?

Brad Egeland

Project managers take note.the PMP Exam is changing in the first quarter of 2018. Does that mean you have to take it now?

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Treat Cause Not The Symptom

Herding Cats

When gaps in performance, benefits shortfalls, unanticipated cost, schedule, and performance variances, faulty products, or any undesirable outcome, blame the process, not people. Root Cause Analysis is the means to fix the cause, rather than treat the symptom. [1][2]. 1][2]. Anytime you hear a description of some problem - a symptom - say bad management, misuse of some process, or poorly performing people issue, ask what is the root cause ?

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently

How to Encourage Seamless Communication within Your Remote Team

ActiveCollab

Can you build trust with a team that is scattered across the continent? Once you clear all the communication roadblocks, mutual trust will develop naturally. Working in a team of super-talented, open and friendly people has helped me realize how work can be fun even when the times are tough.

2018 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 2018 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. January to March 2018. Open PM² Conference 2018: Brussels, Belgium, 1-2 February 2018. SPMI Symposium: Singapore, 22-23 March, 2018.

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Need To Create A Project Plan? We’ve Got You Covered With A Free Project Plan Template.

The Digital Project Manager

Find everything you need to know about project planning in our Definitive Guide To Project Planning. There are 10 simple steps covered in detail that will help you create perfect project plans. Plus, download your free copy of our ebook and get a free project plan template for Microsoft Project. The post <thrive_headline click tho-post-7044 tho-test-1>Need To Create A Project Plan? We’ve Got You Covered With A Free Project Plan Template.</thrive_headline>

Understanding Your Value in the Project Management Market

Arras People

Here’s the overview: With 2018 looking to be another challenging year, there is much to consider when trying to understand the UK market for Project Management practitioners.

Agile Metrics for Team and Product Progress

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

January 17, 2018 12:30 PM PST, 3:30 PM EST, 8:30 PM GMTYou’ve seen team metrics like velocity. Velocity is not an accurate measure of a team's progress towards "done." So what should you use instead?

Jon Gruden gets 10 yr $100 Million Deal to Coach Raiders

Brad Egeland

Jon Gruden is expected to be introduced as the Raiders’ coach during a news conference Tuesday. He is set to sign a 10-year contract worth at least $100 million, sources said Friday

Project Risk Management: A Competitive Necessity

Arras People

Kicking off project management in the New Year, here’s Megan Cacioppo from Deltek with a post-Christmas present, Project Risk Management for Dummies, available for you to download.

Happy New Year 2018 ??

Resource Guru

Is it a new year already? We had a flurry of activity before the year end and our much anticipated rest (partying?). We managed to make the following improvements: Deleting a project, client or resource present in an active filter is now correctly removed from the filter.

8 Administrative Professional Conferences You Can’t Miss in 2018

Musings on Project Management

8 Administrative Professional Conferences You Can’t Miss in 2018. That’s why we pulled together a list of can’t-miss administrative professional conferences for 2018. Dates: April 25, 2018. Dates: October 23 – 26, 2018. Dates: July 28-31, 2018.

Using a Non-Revenue North Star Metric

Speaker: Ashley Carroll, Partner, Social Capital

February 14, 2018 11 AM PST, 2 PM EST, 7 PM GMTIn this session, we’ll look beyond revenue as the primary metric in product analytics. What other metrics are applicable as your north-star, and how do you establish reliable data sources?

Spark by John Ratey [Book Review] and How Exercise Makes You Smarter

Project Bliss

?. Book Review for Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain. Spark by John Ratey will motivate you to get moving. Ratey goes in-depth with research and the science behind how exercise makes you smarter. .

Does your company recognize “Here, there be (project) dragons”?

Kiron Bondale

Over time companies tend to take on projects with increasing levels of complexity. This happens either as a side benefit of a boost in organizational project management maturity, reactively when responding to regulatory or competitive pressures or organically as an outcome of strategic planning.

Productivity Articles: Your Guide for 2018! 8/1/18

TimeCamp

Another week comes with the most popular from our roundups. Make yourself comfortable and read these 10 Most Inspiring Productivity Articles from past seven days, chosen by our team! Our blog is a place where we provide all the productivity and time management knowledge.

Managing in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

I was invited by TimeCamp to speak as one of their Top Project Management Influencers. I'm not sure if I am a top influencer, but it was a pleasure to speak with Kate about the paradigm we use to manage projects in our domain.

Connecting Analytics to Strategy - Keeping Your Corporate Objective In Sight

Speaker: Tom Evans, Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer, 280 Group

Data analytics has transformed the way many product managers approach product enhancements, creating strong demand for product managers with skills and expertise in defining and analyzing product metrics to make more valuable product decisions.

PMP certification: How to ace the Project Management Professional exam

Moira Alexander

Preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP) exam can be challenging. According to the Project Management Institute (PMI) , project professionals spend on average more than 35 hours preparing for the PMP exam. Even this amount of preparation is no guarantee that you will pass on the first try. Following are details about the PMP certification and why it is so valuable, as well as insights into the layout of the exam, the prerequisites, costs, and tips on how to ace the exam.

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Project Managers: Help us project manage this podcast in 2018

PM for the Masses

In this episode, Cesar and Traci explore the direction of upcoming podcast episodes. We are asking YOU, our listener, to give us your thoughts on the direction of the podcast. What is the biggest leadership or project management challenge that you are currently facing? Take a minute to let us know in the comments section. Here are comments […] In this episode, Cesar and Traci explore the direction of upcoming podcast episodes.

5 Easy Ways to Keep Tasks Out of Your Inbox

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 5 Easy Ways to Keep Tasks Out of Your Inbox , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Thanks to Sendtask for sponsoring this article on email management tips! Are you guilty of using your email inbox as a To Do list?

5 Collaboration Trends You Will See in Project Management During 2018

Brad Egeland

In the next year, we’re going to see fundamental shifts in collaboration. As networks and ecosystems replace organizational hierarchies, the traditional question “who do you work for?” ” has been replaced by “who do you work with ?”

Mixing Qualitative & Quantitative Data with Storyboarding

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Qualitative vs. Quantitative is a silly argument. Qualitative data from UXers should not compete against the quantitative data product owners need for their business model.

Productivity Articles: Set and Keep The Goals in 2018! 2/1/18

TimeCamp

Another week comes with the most popular from our roundups. Make yourself comfortable and read these 10 Most Inspiring Productivity Articles from past seven days, chosen by our team! Our blog is a place where we provide all the productivity and time management knowledge.

The Best Project Management Conferences to Attend in 2018

Wrike

Lucky for you, we’ve collected a list of the best project management conferences for 2018. April 16-18, 2018, Minneapolis, MN. February 12 – 15, 2018 – Scottsdale, Arizona, United States. March 12 – 15, 2018 – Atlanta, Georgia, United States. April 9 – 12, 2018 – Seattle, Washington, United States. April 23 – 26, 2018 – Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. September 24 – 27, 2018 – St.

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How to Delegate Tasks With More Confidence and Less Stress

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How to Delegate Tasks With More Confidence and Less Stress , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. This is a guest article from Simon Harris from Logical Model. Simon Harris. Long ago I found being delegated to was often a confusing process.

Dreading Taking the Meeting Minutes?

Arras People

I’ve been working in a Project Officer role for a few months, it’s my first time in the role and I feel out of my depth. I really dread having to minute the project meetings because I don’t know what people are talking about, what should I do? Believe it or not but this is a common problem for most people starting out in a project support role and it does get easier over time with practice. Today you need two things to happen to help you get back on track.

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Creating the "Right" Product Roadmap With Data

Speaker: Sunil Parekh, Head of Product Management, SimplyInsured

Data can be qualitative or quantitative, and comes from multiple sources: customer interviews, product usage & funnel analytics, company financial performance, and internal stakeholders. How do you use that data to create a product roadmap that is aligned with your organization’s business objectives?