Key Growth Strategies for New Businesses

In that time, she’s learned plenty about crafting successful growth strategies for businesses, which she shares in this video. In Review – Key Business Growth Strategies for New Businesses. Basics of a Small Business Growth Strategy. Growth Strategy for Entrepreneurs.

How to “Brexit Proof” Your Project Strategy

Arras People

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.

IT Risk Management Strategies and Best Practices

In Review – IT Risk Management Strategies and Best Practices. Evaluate and Rank the Risk: Once we evaluate the impact of risks and prioritize them, we can begin to develop strategies to control them. IT Risk Management Strategies. So, here’s some strategy.

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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Measure the Immeasurable: Beyond Vanity Metrics

Speaker: Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor, Product School

The Best Self-Help Books to Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet

But we do know that when it comes to business, leadership, personal productivity and work-life balance, a slew of seriously helpful self-help books has recently been published that can help you make 2019 your best year yet. The idea of self-help has almost become a parody.

2019 333

Using Operational Excellence to Be More Productive

Operational excellence is when an organization executes its business strategy with consistency and is more reliable in that action than its competitors. It should be consistent and have reliable execution, which means implementing company strategy on an ongoing basis.

2019 299

How to Succeed as a Project Manager Webinar

Girl's Guide to PM

You’ll learn: 7 essential skills and competencies to help you succeed Common team structures for projects and how to work successfully within them Why understanding strategy is the key to ultimate success as a PM. This webinar is based on my book, Project Manager.

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The 18 Most Influential People in Project Management

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.

2019 426

An Exclusive Look at Mavenlink’s 2019 State of the Services Economy Report


It comes as little surprise that organizations chose increased competition as one of the top business pressures in 2019. Learn About the Services Economy in 2019.

2019 78

What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019


Also Read: Top 30 Most Inspiring Project Management Quotes of 2019. The 5 Best Project Management Certifications of 2019. The post 5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019 appeared first on nTask.

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6 major factors affecting resource capacity planning in 2019

Resource Guru

If you’ve ever tackled capacity planning before, you know it’s more complicated than one simple formula—and 2019 is welcoming a host of factors affecting resource capacity planning that is novel to this decade at an unprecedented scale. What’s new in 2019 is the demand for mentorship programs.

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Risk Response Strategy (Definitive Guide with Examples)

PM Basics

How to select a Risk Response Strategy? Definition of Risk Response Strategies. Here is what you need to know: Risk Response Strategy or Risk Response Plan is not something from an enterprise world. (By So, you need to assess the costs and benefits of your risks strategies.

Deciding the Level of Detail Needed for a Release Plan

I believe that there are four options for planning the release of a solution; although I recognize that there may be more and that you may be able to combine strategies. Table 1 overviews the trade-offs associated with the release planning detail strategies described above.

2019 338

The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

How to Select Your Risk Responses

Girl's Guide to PM

Risk Response Strategies for Threats. Risk Response Strategies for Opportunities. This is a guest article by Harry Hall from Risk management is one of the core knowledge areas for project managers. Harry Hall.

2019 374

10 Essential Project Management Skills for Project Managers of 2019


If you’re looking for a sure formula to success, acquiring and honing these skills should be one of your top priorities in 2019. This paves way for development and implementation of an effective mitigation strategy.

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What is Strategy?


What is Strategy? Ashley Marron – 1st February 2019. But what exactly is strategy? Wikipedia defines strategy as a high level plan to achieve one or more goals under conditions of uncertainty. However, strategy is commonly misunderstood and often confused.

How to Fund a Software Development Project

The greater the flexibility of the funding strategy, the greater the chance the team will produce a quality product and the greater the chance that they will delight their stakeholders. Let’s explore how the funding strategies depicted in Figure 1 compare.

2019 333

Build Delightful Products with Customer Validation

Speaker: John Little, Head of Product Marketing, Centercode

What Is Product Management?

To do this requires a strategy, and the product manager is the one who develops this line of attack, which is known as a product roadmap. But they are also responsible for establishing a vision for the product and following that up with a strategy to fulfill it—with the customer in mind.

2019 387

Strategies to Use When Practicing Compliance Related Project Management

Brad Egeland

This is the time when you put your strategies on course. "Capital is not so fundamental in business; neither is an experience since you can easily acquire them. Ideas are what is important because when you have ideas, you possess the asset needed to pursue limitless achievements in your business and your life." — Harvey Firestone A compliance project must have a concrete plan.

2019 96

Tips & Tools for Project Roadmaps

It is the overall document that speaks to the strategy of the project and why that strategy is being engaged. While a project roadmap isn’t written in stone, it still helps to have a place where everyone can see what the project’s strategy is.

2019 309

15 Easy-to-Do Types of Professional Development

Girl's Guide to PM

We don’t meet up that regularly but when we do it always ends up in sharing good advice, strategies for dealing with particularly tricky situations and I respect her opinion. You want to get some professional development time on your calendar. But the budget is tight.

2019 390

Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Strategies for getting to commitment, not consensus. Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers.

How to Manage Multiple Projects Webinar

Girl's Guide to PM

In this webinar we discuss tips and strategies for managing multiple projects. The post How to Manage Multiple Projects Webinar appeared first on Girl's Guide to Project Management. General

2019 196

What Is Stakeholder Theory?

Stakeholder Management Strategy. A stakeholder is anyone who has an interest in a project, business or organization. In project management terms, a stakeholder is an individual or group that will be impacted by the outcome of the project.

2019 402

How to Disagree with Your Boss

So familiarize yourself with these 10 conflict resolution strategies. Your boss isn’t always right, and sometimes you need to show them the error of their ways, however difficult that may be. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows how to effectively (and constructively) disagree with your boss.

2019 389

Challenging project leaders to lead confidently in uncertain times

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest post by Nadine Rochester, technical marketing director at Strategy Execution. Strategy Execution’s Top 10 Trends for 2019. Adaption is key and underpins every other aspect of the Trends list for 2019, as you will see.

2019 311

Meet Your Goals with a Practical Product Strategy

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

10 Best Productivity Hacks to Crush It in 2019


We found it really interesting, and it ranks #4 on our list of top productivity hacks for 2019. The post 10 Best Productivity Hacks to Crush It in 2019 appeared first on nTask. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West.

2019 113

Develop Better High Performing Teams

Let’s review the impact of high performing teams, highlight their principles, behaviors and competencies and share strategies from influential voices in our community on how to thrive in lean times.

2019 364

What Does a CEO Actually Do?

For example, it is their responsibility to make a mission statement for the organization and then develop a strategy to get everyone there. They think big, align projects to the company strategy and are financially literate. So setting the vision and the strategy to get there.

2019 345

How to Be a Better Listener

I, myself, am very visual, so many times, if I’m talking strategy or planning with someone, I’ll jump up to a whiteboard and draw a picture or I also carry a sketchpad and I’ll sketch out what we’re talking about because a picture truly can be worth a 1000 words.

2019 385

Connecting Analytics to Strategy - Keeping Your Corporate Objective In Sight

Speaker: Tom Evans, Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer, 280 Group

But there is one essential element that is often left out of the conversation, and that is strategy. How does my product decisions support the overall strategy of the business, and am I tracking the right metrics based upon that strategy?

A Quick Guide to User Story Mapping

Related: 12 Effective Communication Strategies at Work. The idea of user story mapping can be traced back to Jeff Patton. He literally wrote the book about it, It’s All in How You Slice It , which came out in 2005.

2019 361

Forecasting: The Secret Ingredient Your Team Needs in 2019


This article explains why forecasting is the secret ingredient that your team needs in 2019, and how you can use it to create a recipe for success. Plans are strategies that specify the actions needed to make your forecasts and goals match. We thought we had it all planned.

2019 76

10 Marketing Tips for Small Businesses That Cost $0

Your email signature may be the most neglected or forgotten potential part of your marketing strategy. Soon, you’ll have a well-run marketing strategy that didn’t take thousands of dollars to start.

2019 349

7 Employee Engagement Ideas to Improve Office Culture

“The key is not specific activities per se, but rather helping employees understand their role in delivering on the company purpose and strategy. ” Related: 12 Effective Communication Strategies.

2019 337

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?".