Culture vs Strategy

Musings on Project Management

Culture vs strategy? And: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast every day" (Unknown author) Meaning: Change is hard! human factors StrategyPut that way, it sounds like a competition Hello! It is. People are gounded in culture; it's foundational; it's a matter of security and well-being. Resist! Bring your A-game Any strategic idea that has to overcome culture better be a strong one. Come with your A-game! Expect.

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.

Key Growth Strategies for New Businesses

ProjectManager.com

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.

Grand strategy -- an illusion?

Musings on Project Management

Every enterprise engages in strategy. And, of course, there is always self-interest: Strategic Plan StrategyIt's a matter of routine to some: Driven by the calendar, it's now time to do the "strategic plan". To others, it's another name for how to engage with risk -- a risk might be a tactical failure, but at the same time, it could be a strategic success: The other guy won today, but he killed himself doing it.

A Simple Framework for Complex User Goals

Speaker: Hannah Stegen, Customer Service Manager, Crescendo

IT Risk Management Strategies and Best Practices

ProjectManager.com

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.

Managing Team Conflict and Strategies for Conflict Resolution

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article, we’ll look at the causes of team conflict on projects, how to identify conflict and resolution strategies so you can all get back to work. Here are some project management conflict resolution strategies. Projects can be a hotbed of conflict.

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

ProjectManager.com

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.

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What Makes a Good Strategy?

Leading Agile

In this clip, Dennis Stevens explains the necessary components that make up a good strategy. The things that belong in a good strategy are a diagnosis of the problem. That is not a result of bad execution or bad technology, that’s a result of bad connecting to strategy.

Surviving Agile 2019 w/ Priya Sethuraman

Leading Agile

Agile 2019 begins in Washington D.C. Develop a Strategy to Embrace Change. So keep an eye on our Facebook channel throughout the week for live interviews from the exhibit hall floor of Agile 2019! We’re just days away from the start of the biggest Agile event of the year.

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Ask the "Right" Questions: Your Analytics-Guided Product Strategy

Speaker: Yoav Yechiam, Founder and Head Instructor, productMBA

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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Strategy Implementation Needs Great Portfolio Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In recent years, portfolio management has evolved from an administrative process, in which projects are selected and prioritised, to one of the key ways in which organisations can focus on strategy implementation. Portfolio Management Strategy Execution

Survival Strategies For Freelance Project Managers

The Digital Project Manager

The post Survival Strategies For Freelance Project Managers appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Freelance project managers, by now you know that doing freelance PM brings forth a whole.

SoundNotes Live at Agile 2019: Day One

Leading Agile

Aligning Teams & Backlogs to Strategy w/ Matt Smith. We’ll discuss how to create alignment from strategy to teams when you’re building a backlog. In this live talk with Natalie Warnert of Women in Agile, an event for female Agilists each year before Agile 2019.

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Measure the Immeasurable: Beyond Vanity Metrics

Speaker: Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor, Product School

What Should You Know about the PMP Exam 2019 Changes

MPUG

PMI made this announcement in June of 2019 and has made the new Examination Content Outline (ECO) available for aspiring PMPs. The current year’s study has resulted in the new ECO, and hence the PMP exam from December 2019 onward will change.

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What is Strategy?

MindGenius

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.

Strategy vs. Luck: Managing Projects in the Face of Uncertainty

Project Smart

Managing projects is all about strategy. All of these decisions and plans form the project strategy. As the project moves from planning to execution to monitoring and then to closing, the strategy is documented, refined, and implemented.

Roadmapping Within the Context of the Product Strategy

Leading Agile

Watch this video to learn about the impact this could have on your Product Strategy. All of that’s happening in the context of our product strategy.

What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Top 10 Project Management Blogs to Follow In 2019

Taskque

In this article, you will learn about 10 most popular project management blogs that every project manager must read in 2019. The post Top 10 Project Management Blogs to Follow In 2019 appeared first on TaskQue.

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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.

Our Top 10 Project Trends for 2019

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Here are our 10 project predictions to watch out for in 2019: Disruptive Technologies Will Continue Their Trajectory. We’re seeing Agile emerge to the C-suite as executives realise how this mindset and practice can help organisations change and adapt their strategies more quickly.

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Top Ten PMO Themes 2019

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Strategy Execution were there catching up with PMO practitioners and discussing the latest challenges PMOs are facing today. 2019 starts the conversation and the exploration of what analytics means and can do for our project organisations. Strategy (and Portfolio).

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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

Prioritizing Tasks: Strategies Every Manager Needs to Know

Teamweek

Let’s take a closer look at some strategies. Eisenhower sustained his decades-long productivity streak by using a strategy that came to be known as the Eisenhower Matrix. What I find the most useful about this strategy is that it makes you question whether a task is really essential.

100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

Source: PMI, 2019 ) Tweet this. When a project manager understands all the roles, definitions, strategies, and teams involved in a project execution, only then can a project be completed successfully. Project management is an essential part of every organization.

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#NoEstimates Outlook in 2019: Is It Still Relevant?

Epicflow Blog

To find out what #NoEstimates is about and whether it’s still relevant in 2019, we conducted extensive research and talked to Woody Zuill , the creator of the idea. Read more: Emerging Trends in Project Management in 2019. NoEstimates in Action in 2019.

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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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Build Delightful Products with Customer Validation

Speaker: John Little, Head of Product Marketing, Centercode

5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019

nTask

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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The State of Application Development Report for 2019

Brad Egeland

What strategies are IT teams employing to speed up application delivery? Are these strategies working to overcome resource constraints and reduce backlogs? For their sixth annual survey on the state of application development, OutSystems connected with over 3,300 IT professionals.

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Cost Estimation for Projects: How to Estimate Accurately

ProjectManager.com

This includes any technology implications, system configurations, schedules, strategies and relations to existing systems. Good cost estimation is essential for keeping a project under budget.

10 Essential Project Management Skills for Project Managers of 2019

nTask

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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Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

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

9 Best Sales Tools to Boost Your Sales in 2019

nTask

They were merely brought up to make you understand how important it is to create a sales strategy that will benefit you today and on which you can rely on the future of your company; for which sales tools are of utmost importance. The Sales Free version gives you access to the valuable tools that help you boost many different aspects of your sales strategy. Many companies want to learn about their prospects before finalizing a sales strategy.

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12 Time Management Strategies of Highly Effective People

Teamweek

Following effective time management strategies involves incorporating tactics into your daily, weekly, and monthly routine that optimize the available hours of the day. Pick 3 of These Time Management Strategies. What is time management?

10 Best Productivity Hacks to Crush It in 2019

nTask

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.

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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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Meet Your Goals with a Practical Product Strategy

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates