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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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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. IIL Global (@IILGlobal) November 1, 2018.

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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”.

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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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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.

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.

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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.

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. The pace of change in marketing trends can be head-spinning.

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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.

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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.

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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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.

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The 7 Best Blog Posts on Productivity in 2018

The post The 7 Best Blog Posts on Productivity in 2018 appeared first on As we move towards the year’s end, before we look forward, let’s take a look back at some of the best blog posts from and from around the web.

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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.

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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.

The 7 Best Blog Posts on Leadership in 2018

The following are some of our best blog posts on leadership in 2018 and a couple that we found on the web. The post The 7 Best Blog Posts on Leadership in 2018 appeared first on Leaders—are they born or are they made?

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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.

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Agile 2018 Interviews: Day Four

Leading Agile

This year, at Agile 2018, we had a ton of thought leaders from the Agile community stop by the set of SoundNotes to talk about the state of the industry, give us sneak previews of their speaker sessions, and to promote their latest projects/endeavors.

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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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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.

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.

Best Project Management Software – 2018


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

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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?

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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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Understanding Users at Scale with Product Analytics

Speaker: Sandhya Hegde, Director of Product, Amplitude

A deep understanding of how users interact with your product is critical for PMs at every stage of their product's lifecycle. Whether you are building new features, trying to improve customer experience or battling poor retention - user behavior forms the foundation of your product strategy.

PRINCE2 – Still Top of the Charts

Arras People

In our yearly Project Management Benchmark Report , we asked participants (in 2018) which project management qualifications they had (see table). Arras People Project Management PRINCE2 project management acceditations 2018 Arras People Project Management Benchmark Report

Download the 2018 PTO Study

The post Download the 2018 PTO Study appeared first on We surveyed over 2,000 full-time workers and obtained some compelling insights and statistics that are sure to surprise you and disrupt a preconceived notion or two.

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Tips for Developing your Professional Skills in 2018

Online PM Courses

What will you do differently to enhance your Project Management practice in 2018? So, Let’s Start with my New Year’s Resolutions… In 2018, I plan to refine different aspects of how I communicate with Online PM customers.

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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.

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Using a Non-Revenue North Star Metric

Speaker: Ashley Carroll, Partner, Social Capital

In 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? By taking an experimental approach to your KPIs, you’ll establish more useful analytics that reduce churn in the long term.