Logistics Management 101: A Beginner’s Guide

ProjectManager.com

Managing that work process is called logistics management. Without logistics management, the many phases of any product will quickly fall into a chaotic mess. If you’re not familiar with logistics management, don’t panic. What Is Logistics Management? Logistics management is a detailed process of organizing and implementing an operation. Logistics management is a subset of the larger supply chain management. Different Types of Logistics Management.

Backlog Review (Nulab – 2019)

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a review of the product using my laptop and Chrome browser, and my iPad with Safari, in June 2019. If you work in a different setting, there’s still scope for you to make use of the tool, and the company website has case studies from a number of industries including retail, logistics, financial services and others, so it definitely translates to other industries. Backlog (from Nulab) is a project management tool for prioritising and tracking work.

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How to Plan an Event

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Venue: The event has to take place somewhere, and that involves logistics management , food and beverages as well as the décor. This will again involve contracts, marketing and logistics. This post updated December 2019). Need to know how to plan an event?

How to Make a Risk Management Plan

ProjectManager.com

Many risks can be divvied up into categories, like technical or organizational, and listed out by specific sub-categories like technology, interfaces, performance, logistics, budget, etc.

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How to Handle Digital Transformation Pain Points

Epicflow Blog

At the very heart of the factory, they installed cutting-edge technology that drives logistics and production. How To digital business transformation digital leader digital project management digital transformation digital transformation ideas digital transformation solutions digital transformation trends in automotive for 2019 digitalization

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Critical Soft Skills for Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

Being able to deal with the logistics and technical aspects of a project are but two of three pillars that support a well-rounded project manager. What are soft skills and why do project managers need them to lead a project to a successful end? All those questions and more are answered by Jennifer Bridges, PMP, in this project management training video. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference. In Review – Critical Soft Skills for Project Managers.

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Resource Leveling 101: Master this PM Technique

ProjectManager.com

In short, it could negatively affect your logistics management. There are only so many resources in the world—and for a particular project. Every project task takes a resource that must adhere to the project schedule, budget, etc. And as that project unfolds, you may encounter challenges and unexpected events that force you to rethink your resource allocation. Resource leveling can help you effectively redistribute your resources without affecting your project timeline.

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8 Employee Retention Secrets from Industry Leaders

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Nchopia Nwokoma, director of culture at England Logistics , a company devoted to helping feed hungry children, agrees. There are many reasons why employee retention is important. According to a study by Employee Benefits News , the cost of losing an employee can cost the company as much as 33 percent of that employee’s salary. It’s a bottom-line issue, but the financial hit is only part of the problem. Bad management can send employees racing for the door.

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9 Inspirational Teamwork Examples

ProjectManager.com

There’s the logistics management of aligning so many troops and equipment, while keeping the whole operation a secret. It seems that people have been spelling team with an “i” for a long time. We live in a culture that promotes the roughed individual, the self-made person, the entrepreneur. They did it all themselves, or so they say. But even the most charismatic and self-reliant people are not working in a vacuum. Others are always instrumental in any major project.

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How Tough Conversations Can Create Better Client Relationships

ProjectManager.com

Logistics for Tough Conversations. When you work with clients, sometimes you find yourself facing a tough conversation you’d really rather not have. You can feel your muscles tensing and sweat beads rising on your forehead and palms. This won’t be pleasant. And I’ll own up… Nothing I can tell you will ever make it pleasant. But what I can do is give you some tips to help you do it well and feel a little more in control.

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How to Get More Customers with Email Marketing Automation

ProjectManager.com

Utilizing the ideology behind SMART goals will help you breakdown what content to include and other important logistics for setting up an effective drip campaign. Setting up an automated email campaign is just step one in achieving more conversions. An automated campaign will save you time and resources, but if you only think of it as the same email you would have sent manually, just on a larger scale, then you’re not really tapping into the potential of email marketing automation.

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Seven Future Trends in Project Management

LiquidPlanner

This brings many benefits, not least an end to the traveling, logistic and other administrative costs. In this milestone 50th year for the Project Management Institute it’s natural to want to look back at the significant trends have shaped the project management profession over the last five decades, namely globalization of the discipline, and the explosion of methods, techniques and practices being applied to projects.

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60 Important Business Metrics Your Company Must Know

nTask

As to have a good conversion rate you should align your content, marketing, sales, finance, planning, supply chain, logistics and project management teams. The 22 Best (& Free) Project Management Software of 2019. 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. 27 Best Task Management Software for Startups in 2019.

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Questioning Agile Dogma

Leading Agile

How can the same principle be a good idea in 2002 and a bad idea in 2019? Staff effectiveness was artificially suppressed by the logistical and psychological stresses of forming and re-forming teams over and over again endlessly. 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. When I applied those principles in real-world situations, they worked remarkably well.

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22 Best Wrike Alternatives For Project Management in 2019 (Free & Paid)

Workzone

Unnecessary logistics shouldn’t hold you back, especially when you’re a growing company. Think about your clothes for a second. What do you you find most useful and comfortable and the best fit? What’s perfect for you is not always the flashiest or most expensive or the latest and greatest. This same principle applies to technology. Some think of Wrike as the best project management solution. And it does have a lot of helpful features.

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A Short History of Project Management

MPUG

This recent phenome is happening in other degree programs also (for example, Master of Science in Supply Chain and Logistics Technology at the University of Houston). Have you ever wondered about the history of project management, or how it evolved into its’ present day usage? This article will cover most of the major project management happenings throughout history.

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23 Top Dropbox Alternatives for File Management in 2019

Workzone

All the file sharing and file management logistics can be quite painful. If you’ve managed a team that’s more that “me, myself, and I” you’d have noticed that many of us, even the best of project managers, spend quite a bit of time hunting and pecking for files, trying to figure out the latest version for document, or making sure that we don’t have multiple team members working on multiple versions of the same file.

Top 10 Variables of a Simple Project Management Software

nTask

Logistics Management: Logistics management essentially deals with the flow and storage of goods, both during and after manufacturing. It is important to understand here that when it comes to manufacturing business, logistics management is one of the most critical aspects which need to be dealt with utmost accuracy. Expecting to nail logistics without going for a project management software is a mistake you don’t want to make.

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

It will be interesting for a wide range of specialists from various areas like project management, automation, manufacturing, IT, logistics, and more. Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. All necessary information is unavailable yet but looking back to 2019 this event provided its participants with an opportunity to learn from the lessons of successful and failed projects, to track the transformation journey from waterfall to agile, and more.

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PERT Guide For Project Managers and Productivity Gurus

nTask

The 31 Best To-do List Apps of 2019 for Personal Task Management. General Schwarzkopf directed that the logistics community keep a 60-day supply of material on hand which included medical supplies, fuel, etc. Since we preach so much about project management and productivity, there aren’t a lot of case studies going on. The weird thing is that this phenonmemon is common all over at different productivity blogs.

Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

It will be interesting for a wide range of specialists from various areas like project management, automation, manufacturing, IT, logistics, and more. Read on: Project Management Trends in Manufacturing in 2019. All necessary information is unavailable yet but looking back to 2019 this event provided its participants with an opportunity to learn from the lessons of successful and failed projects, to track the transformation journey from waterfall to agile, and more.

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60 Important Business Metrics Your Company Must Know

nTask

As to have a good conversion rate you should align your content, marketing, sales, finance, planning, supply chain, logistics and project management teams. The 22 Best (& Free) Project Management Software of 2019. 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. 27 Best Task Management Software for Startups in 2019.

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7 Tools for Multi-Project Management to Test in 2020

Epicflow Blog

The tool is tailored to satisfy the demands of many industries: IT, Electronics, Transportation and Logistics, and retailing needs. . When a company becomes bigger and gets more and more projects to complete, manual management or tools tailored for single-project management turn out to be inefficient. Both situations can result in your projects’ failure and lead to the loss of clients. The statistics prove it by the following figures: 34.4%

7 Tools for Multi-Project Management to Test in 2020

Epicflow Blog

The tool is tailored to satisfy the demands of many industries: IT, Electronics, Transportation and Logistics, and retailing needs. . When a company becomes bigger and gets more and more projects to complete, manual management or tools tailored for single-project management turn out to be inefficient. Both situations can result in your projects’ failure and lead to the loss of clients. The statistics prove it by the following figures: 34.4%

Is employee turnover quietly killing your business?

Resource Guru

One is the cost of logistics, such as advertising and agency fees, standing at £5k and the other is wages during the time when a new employee is yet to reach peak productivity, amounting to just over £25k. Employee turnover is an expensive problem plaguing modern workplaces – can a cure be found? There’s a growing tension between employees and employers.

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How to Get the Most Out of Every Employee on a New Project

Workamajig

Let’s face it: the beginning of a new project can be a logistical nightmare. This is a guest post by Scott Miraglia of Elevation Marketing. Starting a new project always comes with a mixture of excitement and nerves. Regardless of whether it’s a mega-project that’s set to last several years or a quick two-month job, it’s important to get the most out of your employees if you want to make the ride as smooth as possible.

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Review: Exponential organizations

Henny Portman

Through examples from TED, GitHub, Coyote Logistics, Studio Roosegaarde, GoPro and how they score on the ExO elements, you get a good overview of what is possible. Salim Ismail wrote, together with Yuri van Geest and Michael S. Malone, Exponential organizations – Why new organizations are ten times better, faster, and cheaper than yours (and what to do about it).

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Hub Planner Updates! Resource Scheduling and Project Planning

Hub Planner

The Global Public Holiday Calendar extension allows you to map out the project and resource schedule avoiding any logistical challenges on a global level. Reading Time: 6 minutes. Hub Planner Updates! Resource Scheduling and Project Planning.

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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

Jones and Stephen Cullum, arXiv preprint arXiv:1901.01621 (2019). Springer, Singapore, 2019. Categorical Variable Segmentation Model for Software Development Effort Estimation,” Petr Silhavy, Radek Silhavy, And Zdenka Prokopova, IEEE Access, 29 January 2019. making in Agile Projects by applying Logistic Regression on Estimates,” Lakshminarayana Kompella, CA Technologies, 13 August 2013.

Showcase Recap: Easily Capture and Manage Ideas/Demands with MS Project Online Integration

MPUG

If you’re building science through or rockets through science and logistics, some hardcore calculations, algorithms, macros and so on those won’t change on you. Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Prosperi’s Easily Capture and Manage Ideas/Demands with MS Project Online Integration showcase session being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Identification Based on the Interaction of Risks from the Approach of Multi-Agent Simulation,” Peng Huang, Peng Di, and Jinrui Li, 4 th International Conference of Energy Equipment Science and Engineering , 2019. 85 1 Feb 2019. “An Risk Matrix: An Approach for Identifying, Assessing, and Ranking Program Risks , Paul Garvey and Zachary Lansdowne , Air Force Journal of Logistics , Volume XXII, Number 1.

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How to Master the 5 Phases of the Project Management Life Cycle

Wrike

All of these logistics should be pulled together into a detailed project plan that you’ll share with the entire team at the kickoff meeting, and then continue to reference throughout the duration of your project. Every project your team works on feels drastically different. Different team members. Different timelines. Different requirements. Different goals. But, those varying projects have more in common than you might think.

Learning and Development

Lynne Cazaly

Sure, a calendar works for availability, logistics and managing budget). L&D: does it stand for learning and development or long and drawn-out. Is it time for L&D to be more responsive, to lead the way in agility, experiments and lean solutions? I was speaking with an L&D team about running my ‘ish' workshop for the organisation - where people learn to challenge perfectionist tendencies and work until it's 'good enough', working in increments and iterations.

A Compendium of Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Project Risk Identification Based on the Interaction of Risks from the Approach of Multi-Agent Simulation,” Peng Huang, Peng Di, and Jinrui Li, 4 th International Conference of Energy Equipment Science and Engineering , 2019. 85 1 Feb 2019. “An Risk Matrix: An Approach for Identifying, Assessing, and Ranking Program Risks , Paul Garvey and Zachary Lansdowne , Air Force Journal of Logistics , Volume XXII, Number 1.

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3 Design Studio Management Challenges (and How to Solve Them)

Wrike

If you’re being honest, you’re more interested in the creative design work than the logistics of running a team or the ins and outs of design agency software. There are plenty of logistics that you need to coordinate and oversee. As a design studio manager, your top priority is to provide high-quality work to your clients — work that you’re proud to put your name on. But in order to pull that off time and time again, your internal operations need to be in tip-top shape.

The Project Management Gatherings

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The Art of Gathering goes on into etiquette of meetings; the creation of rules; priming people beforehand; not starting or ending with logistics; ushering people in; how to open; bringing your best self to a gathering and how to close. There is a popular phrase that sums up project management, the four Ps – product, process, projects and of course people. It’s the four combined that make effective project management.

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Marigrace passed PMP in 12 weeks part-time study, passed 1st time.

ExamsPM

4 Get PMI logistics out of the way. Why did you want to get PMP certified? I wanted to earn PMP certification to formalize and frame my years of managing projects in enterprise transformations, OpEx, and PMOs.The PMP standard blends well with my other professional methodologies in organization development, change management, training curriculum design/development, Lean, and 6Sigma/SPC. What is your current role? What were some past positions you’ve held? .

How to Build and Use Project Plan Templates Like a Pro

Wrike

Keep all the logistics, creative, and follow-up efforts in one place. No matter how big or small, every project benefits from having a template. A project plan template helps your projects run smoothly from start to finish. From tasks to dependencies, the initial project setup process is time-consuming. Once you’ve managed a successful project, why recreate the wheel when a similar one comes along?

10 Reasons the Change Management Process Fails (and How You Can Succeed)

Workzone

Many change management processes fail because simple logistical or tactical details were overlooked, or the team wasn’t properly equipped. Over 70% of organizational change initiatives fail, but change itself isn’t the stumbling block. Change is common and natural, even inevitable. Seasons change, people change, mountain ranges change — yet successful change management remains a lofty, even insurmountable challenge for many organizations. Why is that?

7 Great Ways to Measure Career Success – or Signal it’s Time to Make a Change

Project Bliss

Project managers work in industries such as healthcare, logistics, music and entertainment, hospitality, and too many others to list. I was talking with my niece one day and commented on all the buzz about Millennials in the workplace. I mentioned that many websites were playing up that Millennials want jobs that are meaningful. Her immediate response to me was, “Doesn’t everyone want that?”

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