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?

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2019 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want to Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are looking to attend a project management conference in 2019, chances are there is something happening near you that will be fun and meet your professional goals. January to March 2019. PMI Sweden Passion for Projects: Stockholm, Sweden 11-12 March 2019. IRNOP 2019: TBA.

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Is Joining a PMO the Right Career Move for You?

LiquidPlanner

Project managers wonder where the PMO fits in their career as many project managers are rewarded with more projects and higher complexity and scope—not detours into process, methodology, and compliance. Is joining a PMO a good career move? Will I be stuck if I go into the PMO?

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The Best Project Management Blogs for 2019

Online PM Courses

So, it’s time to refresh our list and put up a new one, in good time for 2019. So, here then is our list of the 52 best Project Management Blogs for 2019. So, it’s time to see my best project management blogs for 2019. Often they offer valuable tips.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

The 2019 incarnation of the summit will be in Orlando, Florida from October 20-22. Related: Top Project Management Conferences of 2019. Project management is an increasingly diverse field.

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10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

My first tip is that you’ll have to look around to find one for what you need and that fits your project management environment. Here are some more tips for using free templates. Note: These sources were reliable and correct as at 28 June 2019.

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Portfolio and Resource Management Tips to Gift Your PMO This Holiday Season

Planview

What better way than with a reading list filled with portfolio and resource management tips? The best gift for your PMO: Portfolio and Resource Management tips. Your PMO @ Hyper-speed Workshops [Webinar]. The Agile PMO: 5 Steps to Driving Agility at Scale [Whitepaper].

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5 Tips for Improving Project and Task Management

Keyedin

By taking this simple approach, you can fast track your way towards an active PMO and provide greater business value and alignment in the short term. Here are 5 tips to help improve the management and tracking of projects and tasks. #1

Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

November December 2019 January. PMO Conference UK: London, UK, 2-3 June 2020. Completely focused on all things PMO, this two day event features expert speakers, an exhibition with PMO products and services, plus the chance to connect with other professionals in the industry.

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The Ultimate Guide to Easy Dashboards for Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Tip: Talk to your team about how to use a project dashboard so they understand why the data is being collected and how it is going to help you all manage the project going forward. 5 Tips to Make Your Status Dashboard Easy to Use. Here are some tips for that.

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5 Tips for Improving Project and Task Management

Keyedin

By taking this simple approach, you can fast track your way towards an active PMO and provide greater business value and alignment in the short term. Here are 5 tips to help improve the management and tracking of projects and tasks. #1

Top Tips for Realistic Project Estimations

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Top Tips for Realistic Project Estimations. To get better at estimating your projects, consider the following tips: Spend a reasonable amount of time analysing the users’ needs and ensure that everyone is in agreement about what needs to be delivered and estimated.

15 Easy-to-Do Types of Professional Development

Girl's Guide to PM

Email Address As well as the resource library, I'd like to receive project management tips by email from GirlsGuidetoPM.com. On the next screen you'll also have the option to subscribe to the GirlsGuideToPM.com newsletter with weekly(ish) project management tips.

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Free Project Status Report Template

Girl's Guide to PM

Email Address As well as the resource library, I'd like to receive project management tips by email from GirlsGuidetoPM.com. On the next screen you'll also have the option to subscribe to the GirlsGuideToPM.com newsletter with weekly(ish) project management tips.

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10 Simple Ways to Prepare a Holiday Handover at work (with email templates)

Girl's Guide to PM

For tips on how to talk to someone about picking up your work, read my guide to delegating tasks. A shorter version of this article first appeared on the PMO Perspectives blog. We’re approaching the summer holidays – yes, really! –

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Lessons Learned in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

There are plenty of different ways to spread what you have learned from your project around the PMO, project managers and teams. You may find that in this environment they are more prepared to share their feedback with you and you could pick up some really useful tips.

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5 Ways to Become Agile: A Summary

Planview

Throughout this series, we’ve discussed the five ways to become agile, addressed the primary issues and roadblocks, as well as the critical steps required to transform the PMO, all based on the whitepaper, The Agile PMO: 5 Steps to Driving Agility at Scale. Lean and Agile PMO

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PPM without Getting Fired? Step 5: Clear Your Calendar

WorkOtter

The reason you are going through this entire process of selecting a new tool and reworking your process is because your PMO team spends the entire month producing reports no one reads, maintaining portfolio information that lacks accuracy, and following a process that is clearly broken.

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Five Top Tips for Gaining Your Next Project Management Job

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Yes, it can be painful, but as soon as you learn about some of the top tips for creating a project management based CV, it does become a lot easier. Here are my top five tips for playing the game: Make sure your CV is showing a good match for the job you’re applying for.

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10 Project Portfolio Management Implementation tips based on real world experience

Keyedin

In this post we offer 10 real world tips to get you started on the route to a successful implementation. Based on 20 years of experience and lessons shared by the KeyedIn Excellence implmentation team, here are our 10 tips. #1 To learn more about how to transform your PMO, click here

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How to Be a Mentor

Girl's Guide to PM

Here are 5 tips for making your mentoring relationship a success. A version of this article first appeared on the PMO Perspectives blog in 2014. It’s a great honour to be asked to mentor someone, and whether that arrangement comes about as a result of an informal discussion or a formal corporate scheme, you should take the commitment to be a mentor seriously.

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Can you use Slack for project management?

Girl's Guide to PM

You'll also have the option on the next screen to opt into my awesome newsletter - weekly project management tips. Quick tips for avoiding Slack overwhelm. The short answer is no. At least, not by itself.

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Project Management Statistics: 45 Stats You Can't Ignore

Workamajig

As we step into 2019, what project management statistics should you be aware of? Project Management Office (PMO) Statistics. As we wrote earlier, creating a project management office (PMO) can drastically improve productivity and bring greater clarity to your PM processes.

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Roadmapping: An Essential Planning Practice to Deliver Outcomes

Planview

There, you’ll find additional details around the types of planning discussed in this series, as well as tips to assess your capabilities across each type, thus determining your organization’s maturity level. Lean and Agile PMO

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The Ultimate Guide to Project Dependencies and Constraints

Girl's Guide to PM

Set up a dependency/constraint log using an existing template from your PMO or by designing your own. Read next: Tips for Risk and Issue Reporting. Tip: Sometimes meetings aren’t practical. No project happens in a vacuum.

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10 Point Checklist for Better Project Estimates

Planview

The following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 2,” written by Jerry Manas. PMO Vision and Trends

It’s Time to Start Planning for Resources

Planview

The following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 2,” written by Jerry Manas. Let’s start with tip number six: Planning for resources. PMO Vision and Trends

6 Reasons Why Projects are Late

Planview

The following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 2,” written by Jerry Manas. PMO Vision and Trends

PM Experts on Why Projects Fail – Epicflow Research Part 1

Epicflow Blog

Eigen Halpin , a PMO Manager at Cisco, emphasizes the importance of proper organization, which presupposes clear roles and responsibilities across teams. Richard Bernheim , a former IT PMO Project Manager at Flowers Foods & Subsidiaries, says that management often makes the mistake of “not knowing how to effectively handle people’s challenges.” Read more: 5 Tips on How To Improve Your Leadership Skills. Why do so many projects still fail?

Project Estimation Methods

Planview

The following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 1,” written by Jerry Manas. PMO Vision and Trends

How Risk Management is Crucial to Project Management

Planview

The following content is based on the whitepaper, “Bigger Than a Breadbox: 10 Tips for Better Project Estimates, Part 2,” written by Jerry Manas. PMO Vision and Trends

Add More Value to Your Projects in 2020

Brad Egeland

Are you looking for new ways in 2020 to push your project management office (PMO) or PM infrastructure over the fence into new service and performance territory? If I had done that (against my PMO director's better ?

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What is Your Project Management “Bullpen”?

Bridge the Gap Consulting

“Every project manager in your PMO must become expert level in each process group and knowledge area to be successful.” Instead of wanting every project manager on your PMO staff to be “expert level”, what if instead you looked at project managers like baseball coaches look at a pitching bullpen? In your PMO, you probably have something very similar with the project management staff. Uncategorized Project Management Project Management Office PMO

Getting Started with Agile Portfolio Management

Keyedin

Tom Raper, our excellent Director of Product Solutions, had the opportunity to present a session at the PMO Symposium earlier this month. You can also read more about our key PMO Symposium takeaways. Your PMO should translate the needs of leadership to action, while also providing data that allows them to adapt mid-deliverable. By following these tips for getting started with Agile portfolio management can help you start successfully so you can grow successfully

How Much Time is Required For PMP Exam Preparation?

Taskque

Now, in 2019, things have gotten quite tricky. We again asked around for the average preparation time of PMP exam now in 2019 and got quite interesting answers. Check out online blogs that have training/study material, tips n tricks etc that can help you.

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6 Tips for Keeping Your Team Motivated

Brad Egeland

As the project manager or PMO director how do you get there? ​ As usual, I have some thoughts and opinions - coming from experience, logic and observation – that result in my personal list of six key tips to keep your project teams focused on the end goal.

Ask a PM: How to Juggle Everything without Overloading Your Brain

LiquidPlanner

What tips have you got to keep my to-do list in order and my brain out of overload? Talk to your line manager or PMO to get a feel for what your project-related priorities should be. Dear Elizabeth: I manage multiple projects, and the team juggles a lot.

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Just What The Doctor Ordered: Reinventing How A Hospital Operates With Agile Project Portfolio Management

Meisterplan

Employees lacking experience in the project business are increasingly supported by the project managers and the PMO to ensure that the scope is clear. . Finally, Marco, what tips can you give to other companies or departments that face similar challenges?

Cultivating an Adaptive Mindset

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Here are just some of the following top tips: Generate empathetic understanding and insights in abundance and have equally important second-order effects. This post first appeared on PMO Perspectives Blog.

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5 Things Your CEO Should Know About Cybersecurity

Brad Egeland

Build it into your project management processes and methodology and educate your PMO director and project managers on the importance of risk management and cyber security. And I believe we are only seeing the tip of a very big iceberg right now.

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