The PMO Conference 2018

Arras People

The post The PMO Conference 2018 appeared first on arraspeople. PMO PMO Conference PMO Conference 2018The PMO Conference is back in June this year, now in its fourth year, it’s THE conference for people who work, manage and lead PMO functions. The conference takes place on the 13th June in London and the full programme plus a new set of PMO Classes make up a three-day PMO fest.

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Thank You 2018

Girl's Guide to PM

The post Thank You 2018 appeared first on Girl's Guide to Project Management. I just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone that has made Girl’s Guide to Project Management possible this year. It is a big list, but there are so many people working behind the scenes to help this website run smoothly. A very big thank you to… Companies that let me review their software. These companies asked me to review their software this year. Proggio. Vizzlo. Reason8. Genius Project.

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Paid Time Off Study – 2018 Statistics & Whitepaper

The post Paid Time Off Study – 2018 Statistics & Whitepaper appeared first on Paid time off (PTO) policies are central to achieving work-life balance. PTO should be a refuge for people to unplug and re-center, so they can return to work feeling refreshed and productive.

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The 7 Best Blog Posts on Project Management in 2018

The post The 7 Best Blog Posts on Project Management in 2018 appeared first on Project management is thriving. People are coming to realize that most everything they do can be considered a project, no matter how big or small. We’re just happy to help people manage their projects with our project management software , blog posts and videos that offer practical solutions to things like time management, using resources more effectively and managing teams.

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A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

We’ve all seen the increasing industry trend of artificial intelligence and big data analytics. In a world of information overload, it's more important than ever to have a dashboard that provides data that's not only interesting but actually relevant and timely. Dashboards assist decision makers facilitate new ideas and business opportunities, increase customer approval rates, and analyze current business process. All of these activities play a vital role in providing the superior experience your customers demand.

2018 Budget Adds New IR35 Twist

Arras People

The biggest news for many project management practitioners in the 2018 Budget delivered by Philip Hammond, was his decision to delay any implementation of the new IR35 regime in the Private Sector until April 2020. The post 2018 Budget Adds New IR35 Twist appeared first on arraspeople.

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Teamdeck: Software Review [2018]

Girl's Guide to PM

Pin for later reading: The post Teamdeck: Software Review [2018] appeared first on Girl's Guide to Project Management. General information. Name: Teamdeck. Vendor: Teamdeck. Hosting options: Web only. It doesn’t look like there is an app available. Languages: English.

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PMO Conference 2018: Video Diary

Girl's Guide to PM

On 13 June 2018 I went to the PMO Conference in London. The post PMO Conference 2018: Video Diary appeared first on Girl's Guide to Project Management. It’s one of the few conferences that is specifically focused on PMO practices, process, tools and people. I don’t think of myself as really a PMO person so I wasn’t sure what I would get out of it. I was surprised – in a good way! It was brilliant, very well put together and very interesting.

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Software Review: Vizzlo [2018]

Girl's Guide to PM

Update August 2018: This tool keeps getting better and better! The post Software Review: Vizzlo [2018] appeared first on Girl's Guide to Project Management. I first wrote this Vizzlo review in 2016, and this review has been updated to reflect changes in the tool since then. General Information. Name: Vizzlo. Vendor: Vizzlo. Hosting options: Web only.

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2018 Digital PM Summit 4th – 6th September, Memphis

The Digital Project Manager

The post 2018 Digital PM Summit 4th – 6th September, Memphis appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. If you’re wondering how to spend your digital project management training budget this year, look. General

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Turning Metrics into Dollars: How to Turn Your Analytics Data into a Real Financial Model for your Startup

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Some teams struggle to constantly optimize conversion rates without understanding the financial impact of those conversion rates. Sometimes that 0.1% increase isn't worth the engineering time we're spending! Early stage startups in particular may not need a four year business plan, but they need to start building out a model which will show how they can someday be profitable. At the very least, they need to be able to see the impact of a change in retention rates to their user growth.

Recap: International Project Management Day 2018

The IIL Blog

On 1 November 2018, thousands of people gathered online for International Project Management Day 2018 : Project, Program, and Portfolio Management in an Age of Digital Disruption , an online learning and knowledge sharing event organized by IIL. Carol Bluebeam Hagen (@carolhagen) November 1, 2018. IIL Global (@IILGlobal) November 1, 2018. IIL Global (@IILGlobal) November 1, 2018. By Henk-Jan van der Klis ( @hjvanderklis ).

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Will a Project Management Certification Help Your Career?


Let’s say you’re well-qualified in your technical skills—be it Java, programming languages, infrastructure, networks or system administration. Qualifications take time and effort, but as well as learning useful skills, you’re also building confidence—your own and the others’ confidence in your ability to do a great job. But what if you’re switching from a purely technical role to one that involves managing projects?

DIPMF 2018

Leading Answers

I have just returned from the 2018 Dubai International Project Management Forum ( DIPMF ). It was my second year presenting there and this year I hosted a session called “Agile: Not New, but Now Necessary”. It traced several techniques back through history and explained how lean, agile, and design thinking approaches share common guidance for building high performing teams. During the conference, I mainly attended the agile and artificial intelligence (AI) sessions.

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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. There are trends in all industries and professions. Project management is no different: we see trends come and go, or stay with us and develop over time. Recently I’ve been reflecting on what the shifts are and where that is taking us as project managers.

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How Agile Approaches Change Project, Program, and Product Measures

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Before agile approaches took the world by storm, we used Gantt charts and defects to measure project and program progress. We had trouble measuring product progress until just before release—often too late to change anything. Join Johanna as she discusses how agile approaches change what we measure, and possible measures you might use in projects, programs, and to assess the product as the team(s) build it.

Five Marketing Trends Not to Ignore in 2018


To help you keep track of what the future holds for marketing and what new technologies are an absolute must to get on board with, we’ve put together this article on the most important marketing trends for 2018 and beyond. 2018 should be the year that you start making the connections and discovering how you can get VR working for you. The post Five Marketing Trends Not to Ignore in 2018 appeared first on Clarizen. The pace of change in marketing trends can be head-spinning.

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How to Prioritize Work When Everything Is #1


All projects—especially large, complex projects—need clear priorities. Easier said than done. You can count on technical projects, no matter how well-planned, to involve change orders, re-prioritization and the regular appearance of surprises. It’s just the natural order of things. But still. Knowing how to prioritize work affects the success of your project, the engagement of your team, and your role as a leader.

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The 7 Best Blog Posts on Office Culture in 2018

The post The 7 Best Blog Posts on Office Culture in 2018 appeared first on Office culture is the set of standards you’re expected to hold when you walk into a work space. They are certainly not consistent, nor are they set in stone. Office culture at one time meant a suit and a tie or an equally formal attire for women. Then came business casual. Now, at some places of business, you’ll look out of place if you’re not in shorts and a T-shirt.

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All Set for International Project Management Day 2018? The only Project Management guide you need


The post All Set for International Project Management Day 2018? Announcement Project Management Project Management Day 2018When Lori Milhaven collaborated with Laverne Johnson, the result was the first IIL (International Institute of Learning) conference. Men and women from all over the globe came together to share ideas, discuss problems with experts and meet project management professionals to pick their brains.

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Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers. Talking to customers, working with key stakeholders in the business and convincing development that a feature is necessary can be a daunting task. Join Product Management expert Cait Porte as she covers how to sell your ideas internally by leveraging data to drive decision making.

7 Ways to Sell Agile to Project Stakeholders


Whether you’re making the move to Agile project management in your development group or creating an Agile process for your in-house project management methodology, chances are you’re going to have to sell this change to executives in your organization. And, they’re going to be business people too. This means you have to have a really strong business case, no matter how logical and even obvious switching to an Agile system might be.

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Project Management Trends: 2018 Topics to Watch


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. I’m excited to see what 2018 will bring for project managers internationally. The post Project Management Trends: 2018 Topics to Watch appeared first on LiquidPlanner.

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Ask a PM: How to Get Proper Estimates


Dear Elizabeth: I work in a technical team as a project manager. We do a lot of projects that are innovative (for us), and my development colleagues always seem reluctant when it comes to project planning. They won’t give me timescales that will help me plan. How do you deal with a team that refuses to estimate how long tasks will take? I’m getting tired of hearing, “It depends.” ” It depends on what?

Best Project Management Software – 2018


Find the best project management tool of 2018 that is right for you! Project Management

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Agile Metrics for Team and Product Progress

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

You’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? Join Johanna as she discusses the measures that are actually useful in understanding what your team does, where the work is, and how long the work really takes - and in addition, we’ll examine what it takes to explain the team’s progress to others in terms of the product backlog burnup chart, ways to talk about what’s done and not yet released, and how to show others working product.

5 Reasons Why Using Spreadsheets is a Horrible Way to Manage Projects


Once in my career, I was lucky enough to work with a true Excel spreadsheet master. Chris could make Excel do anything, except he never used spreadsheets to manage a project. He was a wise man. Since then I’ve come across too many project professionals, teams and organizations who stretch Microsoft Excel into a project management tool, and unsuccessfully so. When teams use legacy tools for something like project management, they invite in even more legacy problems.

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Agile 2018 wrap up

Zen Project Management

I'm on my way home after spending the week at Agile2018. It's been a great conference. I reconnected with old friends, met some new ones, and attended some great presentations. Monday's keynote was Dom Price (@domprice) from Atlassian. He shared how Atlassian tracked team health via their playbook. One interesting statistic he shared was that 78% of people don't trust their team mates. He also hit a theme that was repeated by many of the speaker; focus on outcomes, not outputs.

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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. This is the year that I’ll get washboard abs without the benefit of Photoshop!).

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AlchemyWorks: Software Review [2018]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, AlchemyWorks: Software Review [2018] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. General information. Name: AlchemyWorks. Vendor: AlchemyWorks Ltd. Hosting options: Web only. There’s also an android app available. Languages: English comes as standard and you can add terminology in your own language. However, system prompts and contextual help are only available in English. Cost: Free 30-day trial, then plans from $4.99

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5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report, nearly 50. According to the 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report, nearly 50. 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report. the 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report. Updating your application’s dashboards and reporting features.

Arras People to exhibit at Project Challenge – 9th and 10th October

Arras People

We will also be giving out copies of the 2018 Project Management Benchmark Report. The PMBR 2018 has the latest project management market data as collected from practitioners. Find out what happened in 2017 and what is in store for 2018 in the project management domain. Some observers say that 2018 has seen the market move to a “Candidates Market” but what does that really mean and will it impact you?

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Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018

Paymo App

The post Becoming a Project Manager – A Complete Guide for 2018 appeared first on Paymo. Are you preparing to become a project manager but you don’t know where to start? We’ve put together an extensive guide for you to serve as a beginning point and reference for your future career as a project manager. You can now start being part of this line of work right away by reading the basics of each aspect of a project manager’s career growth.

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5 Workplace Resolutions for Being Effective In 2018


I think it is important to make some resolutions on the professional front … analytics best practices Blog Leadership productivity Project Management time management Trends work culture 2018 resolutions celoxis Online project management tool project management project management trends 2018 web based project management software workplace trends 2018The year-end holidays are a good time to wind down and recharge your batteries.

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5 Project Management Lessons Learned from 2018

The Digital Project Manager

Surprising revelations about remote meetings, Waterfall, and juggling projects as a freelance PM in 2018, from project management expert Patrice Embry. The post 5 Project Management Lessons Learned from 2018 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Career Development Topics

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The Business Opportunity of Embedded Analytics: New Findings from 500+ Application Teams

Speaker: Josh Martin, Director of Product Marketing, Logi Analytics

The state of embedded analytics in 2018 is in flux. May 30, 2018 11:00 AM PST, 2:00 PM EST, 7:00 PM GMT Embedded analytics has evolved from an afterthought to a necessity.

Agile 2018 Conference – Unraveling Team Dependencies

Leading Answers

I am excited to be presenting on the Enterprise Agile track at the Agile 2018 conference in San Diego, August 7. I have worked with several organizations this year that had issues with work dependencies between teams. My session called “ Two-Pizza Team Heartburn Relief: Solutions to Team Dependencies ” highlights the shift to global rather than local optimization. We will investigate dependency problems through animations and simulations and then explore some candidate solutions.

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Pulse of the Profession 2018: The Project Manager of the Future


New technologies bring rapid and continuous change to our workplace. In order to not only react to those but use them to make projects more effective and profitable, project managers need to adapt and keep on learning.

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The PM Skills You Can Forget About (And the Ones You Really Need to Know)


What are the project management skills that you really need to focus on today? I hear from project managers every week who aren’t sure what skills they should be building on. So much of what you might have read about online or in project management books, or even be taught on training courses, is simply not aligned the skills we need to use every day. The way we do project management has evolved. We have better technology, broader job roles, and flatter organization structures.

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Meisterplan at 2018 PMI Global Conference – Do Your Plans Work?


The Meisterplan team including Brian , Karoline , Stephan and Christoph were excited to participate at the 2018 PMI Global Conference in Los Angeles earlier this month. Early in 2018, we created our online community ( The Quest ) in large part to continue those discussions with a wider audience. The post Meisterplan at 2018 PMI Global Conference – Do Your Plans Work?

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New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

2018 STATE OF. Analytics Trends and Tactics | 2018 LOGI ANALYTICS STATE OF EMBEDDED ANALYTICS REPORT TABLE OF. 1| 2018 LOGI ANALYTICS STATE OF EMBEDDED ANALYTICS REPORT FOREWORD Jen Underwood, Principal Consultant, Impact Analytix Analytics is everywhere. EMBEDDED. ANALYTICS.