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 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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Mike Cottmeyer @ Agile & Beyond 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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How To Launch A Feature To Maximize Growth

Speaker: Brian Balfour, CEO, Reforge

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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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, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?

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?

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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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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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%

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 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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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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8 Steps for Practical Program Management Metrics

MavenLink

Program management is about more than just tracking tasks and completion dates; it’s about optimizing the use of resources to get more done faster, better, and more profitably. Here’s how to approach program management metrics to improve the performance of your team.

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Future-proofing Your Business with Cyber-Security & Risk Management

Brad Egeland

The issue comes in how they prepare for the grey areas that come with business growth and shifts in the threat landscape. Ideally, the only way you can build a sustainable future for your business would be through getting ready for what the future holds. While it can be borderline impossible to cater to all grey areas security-wise, it pays to try your best to face your future threat landscape with some confidence.

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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.

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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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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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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What is the Difference Between Agile vs Waterfall?

TrustRadius Project Management

*This article has been updated on February 21, 2019 based on new research conducted by the TrustRadius team*. Before undertaking any development project, the most important decision to make is how to approach the project as a team. The Waterfall Approach to Development.

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Quick & Easy Ways to Get Organized At Work (And Stay That Way)

Teamweek

Do you know anyone at your office who always seems to be organized and have their life in order? If you are one of the many people who struggle with organization skills, there are plenty of resources for you to learn how to improve this talent.

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5 Key Benefits of Optimizing Your Resource Management Process

Keyedin

Learn how successful businesses are improving efficiency and productivity through retaining talent and optimizing their resource management process. Successful businesses are finding ways to improve profitability levels, streamline costs and eliminating waste.

Process Optimization in Project Management (1): Steady Progress with Kaizen

Inloox

Process Optimization in Project Management In almost all areas of life the pressure to optimize is increasing. This also applies to companies and projects. Of course, the project structure is a good way to carry out a test run with different models in selected projects.

Practical Simplification in Agile

Leading Agile

We humans like to simplify complicated things. Simple things are easier to understand than complicated ones. Simple problems are easier to solve than complicated ones. Simple goals are easier to achieve than complicated ones. Vanity metrics to make us feel good.

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Agile NXT Future Friday retrospect

Henny Portman

Friday May 10, 2019, I was one of the 40 participants of the first Agile NXT Future Day conference organized by Xebia. It was perfectly organized, really interesting and next level topics, great food, and enough time to network. What if you have access to ….

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The Agile Fluency model

Henny Portman

The Agile Fluency model, developed by Diana Larsen and James Shore in 2012 and substantially updated in 2018, is a framework to help teams understand their current position and to help them develop an individual road map.

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The Path to Aligned Project KPIs

Keyedin

Many organizations are often wondering what are the top KPIs tracked today within project management offices, but what they really should be asking is how can I align my project KPIs to the overall strategic business goals. If any of the above sound familiar to you don’t fret!

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Prioritizing Tasks: Strategies Every Manager Needs to Know

Teamweek

Today, it’s a call to action, and I’m always up for the challenge. Still, knowing how to prioritize your tasks can restore order to the most hectic of days and keep your project on schedule. To add a task, simply point on your timeline and click.

Diversity and inclusion can increase team performance

Susanne Madsen

I recently listened to an interview on PM Podcast with Agata Czopek – a speaker at PMI’s global conference on the topic of inclusive leadership. ​ Diversity leads to higher performance In the podcast interview Agata explains that the future lies in diversity and inclusion.

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Project Management Vs. Leadership – How nTask evolved From an Early Start up to a Robust Industry Competitor

nTask

No matter how dynamic “project management” itself is, some of the changes to the core organization structure can be scary. In reality, it turns out to be a face dive in sweet mother earth. Management disasters are usually associated with a long road to recovery.

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