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? But what does it take to get there? 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?

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How to Handle Digital Transformation Pain Points

Epicflow Blog

Gartner suggests that focusing on digital transformation is the best way to retain a competitive advantage and increase opportunities for growth. What are the pain points that come along with digital transformation and how do market leaders manage them?

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How to Make Your Office Eco-Friendly

ProjectManager.com

Leading your office towards eco-friendliness can save you money, increase your bottom line, improve your brand perception, boost employee morale and even attract top talent to join your organization. 73 percent will change their consumptions habits to reduce their environmental impact.

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How to Use Data to Be a Better Manager

ProjectManager.com

Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how to use that data to become a better manager. In Review – How to Use Data to Be a Better Manager. Data provides trends to give you a big picture. Yes, data is helpful, but how do we acquire it?

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How To Launch A Feature To Maximize Growth

Speaker: Brian Balfour, CEO, Reforge

How to Build a Sustainable Business

MavenLink

Sustainability is a more important issue for businesses around the world than ever. Sustainable resources help eliminate waste and support healthier environments while allowing organizations to continue to provide the services and products that their clients demand.

Ask A PM: How to Convince My Team to Use Time Tracking

LiquidPlanner

Dear Elizabeth: I’m trying to implement time tracking with my team. The most difficult aspect is changing people’s perception and getting buy in to do the timesheets. Now we need to know where time is being spent. Make it easy for people to give you their comments.

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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? But what does it take to get there? Guess what my tip would be for 2019?

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Mike Cottmeyer, Live, at TriAgile 2019

Leading Agile

In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context. You have to be able to form the right kinds of teams, build the right kinds of backlogs, and produce working, tested increments of product. A plan to do more than simply teach people Agile.

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AGILE NXT FUTURE FRIDAY 2019

Henny Portman

I give a lot of workshops and presentations and in many cases, attendees ask for the ‘silver bullet’ to become agile. It is far too short-sighted to think that you have to implement one agile framework and you achieve agility. How Agile is Our Human Brain?

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The Agile Manifesto, Explained

ProjectManager.com

Some call it a methodology, while others refer to it as a framework. Either way, agile offers a fast and nimble way to work that first benefited software development before expanding its reach to almost every industry. However, they can jump in as needed to help resolve issues.

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Mike Cottmeyer at Innovate Virginia 2019

Leading Agile

In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context. You have to be able to form the right kinds of teams, build the right kinds of backlogs, and produce working, tested increments of product. A plan to do more than simply teach people Agile.

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What is Agile Project Management? (and how to implement it)

EasyProjects

If you follow the instructions to a tee, it’s going to taste fantastic – just like the reviews say. That is precisely what agile project management is – taste testing the stew at various points to ensure that it’s tasting the way it should. How effective is Agile?

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Mike Cottmeyer at TriAgile 2019

Leading Agile

In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context. You have to be able to form the right kinds of teams, build the right kinds of backlogs, and produce working, tested increments of product. A plan to do more than simply teach people Agile.

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Mike Cottmeyer at Innovate Virginia 2019

Leading Agile

In order to achieve business Agility, Agile has to be applied in a certain context. You have to be able to: Form the right kinds of teams. A plan to do more than simply teach people Agile.

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Celebrating Women in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Even after all that time, women in project management are still a hidden key to our global and economic sustainability. This year, I’m going to spotlight an initiative called #CelebratingWomeninProjectManagement launched by Elise Stevens , CEO of FixMyProjectChaos.

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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

ProjectManager.com

That’s largely due to agile’s ability to adapt to change and incorporate customer feedback, both of which are essential in today’s world where technology is constantly evolving, and swathes of information are just a few clicks away—including public customer reviews.

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Our Top 10 Project Trends for 2019

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

At every level, leaders of project-based work are forced to be more responsive to unanticipated market shifts, more resilient to unpredicted disruptions, and more adaptive in situations where what “has always worked” no longer does.

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How to use Agile Principles to Transform your Business?

Taskque

How companies gather data has transformed and if you don’t follow the trend, you’ll be left behind. To me, being “agile” translates to adopting the right tools, processes, and a mindset of being nimble and delivering value as quickly and as often as reasonably possible.

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Strategic Planning in Business

ProjectManager.com

You can’t know what will happen, but you can know what you want and where you want to be when it happens. Both are points that can be mapped, and once you have these destinations on the horizon, then you can use tools to survey how to get there. How does the business work?

Carrying Out a Feasibility Study: How to Make a Smart Decision

Project Smart

According to Cambridge Dictionaries Online, "it's an examination of a situation to decide if a suggested method, plan, or piece of work is possible or reasonable." Let's start by defining what we mean by a 'feasibility study'.

How to Craft a Perfectly Streamlined Document Approval Process

Workamajig

A document approval process is crucial for streamlining your operations and bring order to your creative workflow. Learn how to create one in this article. To add to your problems, “quality” is inherently subjective in nature. The solution to all these problems?

How to choose the perfect business apps

Proofhub

A Step-by-step Guide: How to Choose the Perfect Business Apps Every year over 5 million new businesses break into the market. The reasons are different, including everything from undigested marketing strategy to the inability to cover internal expenses.

An Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

ProjectManager.com

Business material has a journey as it moves from one state to the next until it’s ready to be delivered to the customer or stakeholder. Then there’s the logistics of taking the finished product from one place to another.

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How to Effectively Run Construction Management Projects

Wrike

According to expert researchers, the industry is forecasted to reach over $1.4 It’s stats like these that fuel further workforce growth, adding an average of 200,000 employees to the construction industry sector per year. In an industry like this one, it’s no wonder more and more people are interested in learning how to get started as a construction manager and the key steps necessary to effectively perform their duties. According to stats, 59.5%

How to Master Rockefeller Habits to Scale Your Business

Teamweek

The book highlighted specific practices that a business could follow to strengthen company culture and improve their bottom line. So, what are the Rockefeller Habits and how can they help your business? All Parties Have One Main Goal to Work Toward Together.

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Key Growth Strategies for New Businesses

ProjectManager.com

She said she’s seen her fair share of successes but admitted to failures as well. She began by outlining the seven steps for a small business to define a growth strategy: Establish a Value Proposition: What are you good at that serves a need in the market?

How to Counteract Ageism in the Workplace

Runrun.it

Older workers may be pressured by their younger managers and bosses to give up their positions for the younger generations. However, ageism in the workplace is slowly being counteracted as company leaders start to take action to change the typical clichés surrounding older workers.

What leaders need to know about Agile

Agile Advice

To understand why so many people around the world have adopted Agile as their first and foremost guide to improvement, we must first look at why leadership has been failing us in the first place. Leadership, in the modern world, has been equated to a highly visible role, a spokesperson whose suave charisma is infectious, and following their mantra is made easy. The leadership you provide has to be ingrained within the culture of the organization you leave behind.

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How to Use Workforce Optimization (WFO) to Get Ahead of Your Competition

Teamweek

I had my own office, but it had no windows, the fluorescent lights clicked and buzzed nonstop, and every available surface was covered with piles of paperwork that probably made more sense to the previous occupant than it did to me. I use Teamweek to manage all of my team activities.

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How To Be More Productive: 18 Top Tips To Help You (Don’t Miss The Last One!)

Workzone

Before you read one more article on how to be more productive, remember this: Be kind to yourself and your mistakes. You can’t expect to be more productive overnight. Small adjustments can lead to more lasting changes, but those may take time and discipline.

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Why Everyone in the Workplace Needs Project Management Skills

LiquidPlanner

” In recent years organizations have been replacing their traditional siloed structures with flatter, more flexible forms, and seeing project-based management as the method of choice for implementing business objectives, and for creating and sustaining competitive advantage.

Questioning Agile Dogma

Leading Agile

When I first learned about Agile methods in 2002, the principles seemed to offer an ideal solution to many organizational issues common at the time. Today, some of the same principles seem to present impediments or unnecessary challenges for many teams and organizations.

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Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners

MPUG

Two woodcutters were assigned to chop wood in a forest. Although working a distance from each other, they felt the competition to produce the best results. He asked, “How is that possible? They sharpen the saw, or ask us to reflect, rethink, and act with renewed vigor.

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Agile & Project PPM: The Better Together Story

MPUG

Several years ago, Microsoft outlined their commitment to providing better experiences and richer capabilities to users of MS Project. Examples include Office 365 Planner, Wunderlist which is now MS To-Do, and the Kanban and Sprint Boards now a part of MS Project.

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Five Actions for Inspiring Your Project Team

LiquidPlanner

Every project manager will need to inspire a project team at some point in their career. The reasons may range from having an over-challenging project to being appointed to recover a failing project. When your personal equity is at stake, you tend to get inspired pretty quickly.

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The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies

Workamajig

Your choice of methodology defines how you work and communicate. So how do you choose a project management methodology? Choosing project management methodologies (PMM) is one of the first decisions you’ll have to make as a project manager. Tailor to suit the project environment.

Three Must-Reads to Build Better Teams

LiquidPlanner

In IT projects, technical problems are easy to solve since there is always a technical solution. People problems are more difficult to solve due to the ranges of emotions and personalities that make us all human.

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Efosa Ojomo on Market-Creating Innovation

International Institute of Learning

As a keynote speaker at IIL’s Leadership & Innovation 2019 Online Conference , he shared impactful theories and models that left us thinking about innovation in an entirely different way. Thank you to Efosa for taking the time to answer each and every question.

Slack, Flow, and Continuous Improvement

Leading Agile

One of the key ways to keep work moving forward is to avoid working on too many things at the same time. Controlling WIP is the primary “knob” we can turn to manage flow in a process. It’s really easy to do. How good is that solution likely to be?

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