How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Would you like to make 2019 a successful year for your projects? I asked people two questions: What should people managing projects be aware of as we go into 2019 to make 2019 their most successful year ever? What will you be doing in 2019 to have your most successful year ever? So I made you an ebook. You can scroll down and get the highlights, and then read all the advice in the How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects ebook.

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How to “Brexit Proof” Your Project Strategy

Arras People

DADA has provided a free Ebook detailing the events key points. Project Management Books Project Management Project management Skills business strategy brexit ebookIn early November DADA Enterprises sponsored an event in the Project Leader Resource Club series. The event’s title of “ How to ‘Brexit-Proof’ your Project Strategy before December 14th 2018 ” provided a clear picture of the key strategies you should employ in order to best prepare for Brexit.

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Get a Free 2019 Career Planner

Girl's Guide to PM

I am moving many of my paid-for ebooks and templates over to a new shop system. The post Get a Free 2019 Career Planner appeared first on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Is it too early to be thinking about your professional goals for next year? I don’t think so.

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10 Knowledge Areas of Project Management (PMBOK 6) With PPT & PDF

Girl's Guide to PM

Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. This article reviews and explains the 10 project management Knowledge Areas from the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition. You can view a PowerPoint of the Knowledge Areas and grab a PDF download below. Knowledge Areas: Definition. What exactly are ‘Knowledge Areas’? And why are they so important they have capital letters?

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10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. Note: These sources were reliable and correct as at 28 June 2019. You’ve got responsibility for a project. And yet… somehow the organisation doesn’t have the documentation you need to get it started, keep it on track and close it down successfully. So you turn to the internet to find the paperwork you need. Let me make it easier for you.

2019 311

Free Blockchain for Dummies eBook download Courtesy of IBM

Brad Egeland

Want to know about Blockchain. what it's all about and is it something you should be concerned with? Should your organization be Blockchain ready and using it strategically in your own business processes and delivery? Download the free Blockchain for Dummies limited edition here courtesy of IBM. To download - click on the cover image

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9 Essential Project Documents (With Templates)

Girl's Guide to PM

If you need a hand with creating better project status reports, get my ebook and course about project reporting here. I picked up a project from someone else not that long ago and I was three months into my management of it before I realised there wasn’t a project charter. There were lots of other documents that all had a degree of overlap with a charter, but not an actual charter.

2019 313

How to Track Percent Complete

Girl's Guide to PM

Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. When you are trying to calculate percentage complete in a Gantt chart, you need to take into account various different figures, and get lots of information from other people. Or do you? There are simple ways to track percent complete on your project, so you know what to input into your software. In this article we’ll look at 3 methods to track percent complete. What is Percent Complete?

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Top 10 Project Management Blogs to Follow In 2019

Taskque

In this article, you will learn about 10 most popular project management blogs that every project manager must read in 2019. Project management tool reviews, free eBooks and much more makes it a must visit blog for the female project managers. The post Top 10 Project Management Blogs to Follow In 2019 appeared first on TaskQue. Project management has evolved from few basic principles into a domain of knowledge.

2019 95

Read an eBook Week: Celebrate with Four of the Best from LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner

To celebrate Read an eBook Week, we’ve compiled this short list of our best eBooks. Then, this eBook is for you. This eBook provides practical tips and solutions to nine common project management challenges while showing you how LiquidPlanner can help you turn them into opportunities. What is your favorite eBook on project management? The post Read an eBook Week: Celebrate with Four of the Best from LiquidPlanner appeared first on LiquidPlanner.

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Free Project Status Report Template

Girl's Guide to PM

Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. If you are involved in any kind of project, you’ll know that project sponsors want to see regular reports. Today I’ve got something for you to make your life a bit easier! It’s a free project status report template that is based on one I use myself for weekly updates to my manager and team.

2019 259

15 Easy-to-Do Types of Professional Development

Girl's Guide to PM

Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. You want to get some professional development time on your calendar. But the budget is tight. Your manager says there isn’t a lot of money to spend on career development activities. And frankly, you don’t have a lot of time to dedicate to it either. It’s important, but not “I’m going to get an MBA” important. In this article I’ll share 15 easy ways to develop professionally.

2019 311

16 Pre-Project Questions for Project Initiation Meetings

Girl's Guide to PM

For more guidance on how to manage project initiation, check out my ebook on the topic: The Rebel Project Manager’s Guide to Project Initiation & Scheduling. As I’ve got older and more experienced I’ve also got lazier when it comes to preparing for meetings. Recently I was completely caught out when I checked my diary in the morning. That afternoon I had four external people coming in for a meeting that I had forgotten about!

Zombie Projects and How to Kill Them

Girl's Guide to PM

Read next: How to Save a Failing Project (ebook). One of the first things that project managers learn on training courses is that a project has a start, a middle and an end. Unfortunately, outside the classroom you’ll come across projects that don’t work like that. What is a zombie project? A zombie project is one that never ends. It simply consumes resources and carries on because no one has the foresight (or courage) to kill it off. A zombie project is one that never ends.

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Benefits Management Template [Free Download]

Girl's Guide to PM

Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. Over in our Facebook group I asked what templates people would like me to create and Denise said a simple benefits management plan. Benefits management can be really confusing. Is it the job of the project manager? Does it fall to the business owner? How are we all supposed to work together to get the benefit? My thoughts are: Benefits should be documented in the business case.

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Lynne Cazaly - Keynote at Agile Alliance 2019

Lynne Cazaly

What a privilege to be at Agile 2019 in Washington DC and today, to take to the stage and deliver a keynote. You can get the book, ebook or audiobook - yes with me narrating - wherever you normally buy your books! The topic was ‘ish: The problem with our pursuit for perfection and the life changing practice of good enough.’ ’ Here's a visual summary of the key points I presented.

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What Is Batching and How Can I Use It to Get More Done?

ProjectManager.com

However, don’t expect to write two 5,000-word eBooks or complete two presentations in that time. If you’re interested in productivity at work (and in your personal life), you’ve likely heard about batching. Batching is the act of grouping tasks together, so you do them all at once, instead of switching between tasks that take place in different programs or areas.

2019 229

How to Increase the Accuracy of Your Project Estimates

MavenLink

Note: This is an excerpt from our ebook, “The 5 Steps to More Profitable Projects.” Learn more by downloading the full ebook for more insights. Learn how to eliminate the many unnecessary costs cutting into your margins and increase the profitability of each project through our new ebook, “The 5 Steps to More Profitable Projects.”

Business Change & Best Practice Needn’t Be Puzzling

Arras People

To access a free copy of our latest PRINCE2 eBook click here. Imagine your business as a jigsaw with each jigsaw piece being a business function. Each piece has an important part to play in the overall success of the organisation and all pieces need to fit and work together in harmony in order to create the ideal ‘big picture’ that’s required for the business to operate effectively.

2019 185

Enterprise Agility in Financial Services: Learnings from the 2019 Planview Horizons Customer Conference

Planview

We facilitated a roundtable discussion of our customers at the 2019 Planview Horizons Customer Conference where enterprise agility in financial services organizations was discussed. You can learn more about the benefits of Lean budgeting by reading The 7 Stages to Lean Budgeting Success eBook.

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How to Use An Action Log & Free Template

Girl's Guide to PM

Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. My To Do list is massive. So I have developed an action log to control my tasks. I copy and paste actions from conference calls, team meetings and those chance conversations you have in the corridor into this. I can filter it by task owner when I am talking to someone and want to chase them up.

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Roles and Responsibilities Template [Free Word Doc]

Girl's Guide to PM

Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. Does your project team have a roles and responsibilities document that sets out what everyone does? You should do. It’s a really simple document that helps clarify how everyone is contributing to the project.

2019 173

Buy My Latest Book Please - “A Real World Project Manager’s Guide to the Successful Project

Brad Egeland

PDF eBook "A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project." Was $4.99. now just $2.99 for a limited time. A practical guide to manage a project from end to end along with personal experiences from the author and some extra best practices tips. Chapters: Introduction From the Beginning Document Processes and Requirements Execute the Project Review with the Client and Gain Final Approval Communication is Everything Are Lessons Learned Important?

2018 142

10 Steps to Successful Process Governance

MavenLink

Start taking action with our ebook, “5 Steps to More Profitable Projects” and make the most of every resource and task today. Consistency in execution and commitment to high quality of work are key success factors for every services business.

Client Success: Scorch Agency Increases Profit Margins by 20% with Mavenlink

MavenLink

The interactive experiences, videos, blogs, ebooks, whitepapers, social content, public relations, and other marketing materials created by Scorch have made a massive difference in the long-term success of countless clients. Scorch Agency is an innovative B2B content marketing organization that is changing the way companies curate and strengthen their online presence.

2019 109

How Much Time is Your Company Losing Switching Between Applications?

MavenLink

Note: This is an excerpt from our ebook, “The Top 4 Productivity Obstacles Every Business Must Face.” Download the full ebook to learn more. Time lost in navigation is also hamstringing businesses, with 73% of companies in our State of the Services Economy 2019 report stating they spend more than one hour per day on average navigating from app to app.

2019 82

7 Best Practices for Successful Project Management Software Adoption

MavenLink

Learn more in our ebook, "5 Steps to More Profitable Projects.". Implementing new project management software can be challenging, especially in a fast-growing company. Team members are accustomed to tracking projects using their own methods or by using simpler tools that no longer fulfill the company’s needs, and may be resistant to change.

2019 112

Announcing "Agile Illustrated" Book

Leading Answers

I am excited to announce a new eBook “ Agile Illustrated: A Visual Learners Guide to Agility ”. It is a short, graphical overview of agile and agile team leadership published as an Amazon Kindle eBook. Please let me know what you think of it and create an Amazon review, that really helps promote the eBook within Amazon search results.

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Is Your Technology Causing More Problems Than It’s Solving?

MavenLink

Note: This is an excerpt from our ebook, “Can Technology Accelerate Your Services Business?” Download the full ebook to learn more. Learn what an Operational System of Record can do for you in our ebook, “Can Technology Accelerate Your Services Business?”.

2019 83

Buy My Latest 3 eBooks as a Package and Get Real Project Schedules and Kickoff Session Presentation Packs

Brad Egeland

Package of 3 eBooks (A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project, Seven Deadly Sins of Project Management, and Planning Your Project Like a Pro) PLUS project kickoff session sample presentation decks and sample project schedules from Real World project management.

Book Review: A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project

Brad Egeland

Brad Egeland recently completed his 15th Project Management eBook titled “ A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project.” I've spoken to Brad and he has assured me that is next self-published, for sale eBook will be considerably longer and he already has a title for it which you can find on the books page of his site. You'll also find links to download other free eBooks he has written as well.

2019 109

Strategic Planning: The Types of Planning That Bring Your Strategy to Life

Planview

In these next couple of installments, we’re going to look at the different types of planning as they relate to your desired outcomes referenced from the eBook “ Planning Deconstructed: 5 Types of Planning Crucial to Delivering on Strategy with Dynamic and Continuous Planning.” Before jumping into a strategic plan, consider answering some of the questions from the eBook to make sure you’re on the right track.

6 Tips for Making Better Data Management Decisions

MavenLink

Find out what you can do in today’s tech-driven environment with our helpful ebook. Services businesses depend on data insights more than ever to understand how they can improve their work, meet ever-increasing client needs, and streamline behind-the-scenes processes. But gaining these insights requires the right data management solution that will orchestrate the flow of information and create insights needed to excel in the services industry.

2019 90

Healthcare PMO: BCBS Roundtable Exchanges Thought Provoking Ideas

Planview

See Cambia’s presentation at the Ignite 2019 conference here. Learn more by reading the “ Break Through the Status Quo: Embrace the Changing World of Work ” eBook. A healthcare PMO today must have a strong constitution.

"Agile Illustrated" - Update

Leading Answers

Thanks to everyone who downloaded my new eBook “ Agile Illustrated: A Visual Learner's Guide to Agility ” you made it #1 Amazon Hot New Releases for “Technical Project Management”, along with #1 Amazon Best Seller in “Computers and Technology Short Reads”, and even #1 Amazon Best Seller in “PMP Exam” - which is odd because it is not even about the PMP exam.

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Three Requirements for Effective Resource Demand Planning in a Digital Age

Keyedin

For more on this topic, download our eBook, Resource Demand Planning in a Digital Age. To learn more about Resource Demand Planning in a Digital Age , download our eBook – which also discusses how to get your senior management on board with the specific challenges of agile PM in the digital age

2019 69

Newbies’ Guide to Scrum Project Management 101

nTask

In this ebook, we will discuss why Scrum is a robust and scalable framework for agile teams and consider some great success stories from around the world for teams using the Scrum framework. Kanban vs Scrum: Which one is the better approach to use in 2019? Also Read: The 21 Best Free Productivity Apps of 2019. The 23 Best To-do List Apps of 2019 for Personal Task Management. 10 Essential Project Management Skills for Project Managers of 2019.

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Team Essentials: Creating and Prioritizing Tasks in LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner

To master your project estimation skills—and learn about some methods—download our eBook, 6 Best Practices for Accurate Project Estimates. In the first part of this series on team essentials, I walked you through the LiquidPlanner predictive scheduling engine. This week I’m excited to tell you about one of the unique features of LiquidPlanner: task prioritization. Before we dive in, I want to make sure you are familiar with four of the basic plan items we’ll work with.

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Worldwide availability of the 2nd edition of “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” (in various formats)

Gunther Verheyen

In 2018 I deliberately evolved my Scrum travel companion into a second edition (available 2019). Go to the webshop of the publishing house, Van Haren , for a hard copy, eBook or ePub. In 2013 I accidentally created a book, “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” (subtitled: A Smart Travel Companion). Creating my book, accidentally or otherwise, had many unanticipated (mostly positive) consequences, for which I am very grateful.

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How to Be Productive When You’re Overwhelmed

LiquidPlanner

Find out in our eBook, 5 Practical Habits for Today’s Project Manager. Has this ever happened to you? You’re having a perfectly good morning. A warm cup of coffee is in your hand, and you think you’ve got your workload under control when suddenly it hits you—. You actually have a small avalanche of prioritized work to get through within the next two weeks, and it doesn’t help that your to-do list is lengthening by the minute.

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