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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The Agile Manifesto, Explained

Individuals and interactions over process and tools: Agile places more importance on people over process and even tools. Process and tools by their very nature are less responsive to change and can be unable to meet customer needs. Agile processes promote sustainable development.

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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

The four main thrusts of the manifesto are: Focus on individuals and interactions rather than process and tools. Agile process promotes sustainable development. Agile was never intended simply as a tool of IT project management.

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Celebrating Women in Project Management

Even after all that time, women in project management are still a hidden key to our global and economic sustainability. It’s a process, a mindset and a shift to keep our global economy sustainable, innovative and engaged.

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Our Top 10 Project Trends for 2019

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The most effective leaders will be those that work to complement their traditional project management tools with an advanced skill set, centred on adaptive thinking. Here are our 10 project predictions to watch out for in 2019: Disruptive Technologies Will Continue Their Trajectory.

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5 Kaizen Principles That Underpin the Methodology

But is there a unifying theory of improvement, and if so, can it be sustained? They should offer a system and tools to help the teams achieve these goals. But the best plans of mice and men often go astray if they don’t have a project management tool to track their progress.

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How to Handle Digital Transformation Pain Points

Epicflow Blog

Hoping that everything can be built in-house and that complex large-scale production can be managed with the help of tools already in use will only hinder company growth and successful digital transformation. Make sure you have the tools to optimize production.

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An Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

The field is anything but static, with developments continuing to this day, including taking into consideration issues of sustainability, as well as other ethical concerns, and incorporating risk management.

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How to Make Your Office Eco-Friendly

Consumers are demonstrating a significant preference for sustainable products and socially responsible corporations (SRC). Even further, the largest segment of the workforce, millennials, seek out sustainable employers. Remember, the tools you work with can be eco-friendly as well.

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Best Tools For Managing A Virtual Team


7 Effective Tools For Managing A Virtual Team The era of digital entrepreneurs is on the rise and with that comes the need of having virtual teams. and most importantly, what tips and tools to use to ease up the process? Need a tool that helps you manage a high-performing virtual team?

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How to Use Data to Be a Better Manager

In order to get better results with those decisions and to sustain a fulfilled and happy team, data is essential. In short, you want to think of data as a tool. Especially with the help of capable online management tools. Numbers makes the business world go around.

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Key Growth Strategies for New Businesses

But it’s these experiences—both good and bad—that taught her the best strategies and tools for enabling business growth. Look to Your Competition: They can give you a canary in the coalmine view of the market and whether it can sustain growth or not.

The Balanced PMO

The Lazy Project Manager

No doubt the role of policing projects is one part of the PMOs responsibility but not the only part, such an approach may work for a short period of time but it is not sustainable.

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Why Everyone in the Workplace Needs Project Management Skills


” In recent years organizations have been replacing their traditional siloed structures with flatter, more flexible forms, and seeing project-based management as the method of choice for implementing business objectives, and for creating and sustaining competitive advantage.

Questioning Agile Dogma

Leading Agile

How can the same principle be a good idea in 2002 and a bad idea in 2019? I’d like to consider the following in this post: Sustainable Pace. Sustainable Pace. We always observe a ripple effect of secondary benefits, once sustainable pace has been achieved.

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What is Agile Project Management? (and how to implement it)


Keeping the team motivated by providing a good work environment and a sustainable workload. Project Management 101 & Tools agile project managementWhat is Agile Project Management? . Imagine for a moment that you’re cooking stew for the first time.

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Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners


Would you ask them to continue working week after week or month after month without ever sharpening their tools? They provide a better understanding and also help us to work sustainably over a long period. Two woodcutters were assigned to chop wood in a forest.

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Agile & Project PPM: The Better Together Story


We have seen this evidenced with new tools coming forward. Sustainable development, which is able to maintain a constant pace. They continue to utilized Agile methodology to create the latest PPM tools (Azure DevOps, Office 365 Planner, Teams, and other PPM technology tools).

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Hybrid PPM with Bidirectional Jira Integration

Brad Egeland

Imagine a hybrid project portfolio management (PPM) tool that works well in both agile and traditional waterfall scenarios with bidirectional Jira integration and only in mind: to make you more successful.

The Toyota flow system

Henny Portman

The Toyota Flow System (TFS , developed by Nigel Thurlow, Professor John Turner, and Brian Rivera, 2019 ) can be described as a system of patterns, practices and techniques to enable organizations and institutions to achieve desired outcomes in a complex world.

6 Qualities to Look for in Project Management Software


For instance, if software successfully tracks tasks and progress but requires PMOs to move back and forth between file sharing, markups and versions, client feedback, resource management tools, and more, then it’s only an added step in an already complicated process.

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The Definitive Guide to Project Management Methodologies


On paper, PM methodologies are tool agnostic, i.e. you should be able to use any methodology regardless of what PM tool you use. In reality, most project management tools are specialized to use a handful of methodologies. Evaluate Your Tools.

How Much Time is Required For PMP Exam Preparation?


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. After 4 months too late to sustain effort and focus.”.

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Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?


It follows the project lifecycle even after delivery and focuses on maximizing sustainability. This means that you can tweak tools and processes to meet the project team requirements. Project management has evolved quickly from a set of principles to a comprehensive domain of knowledge. The sheer number of project management methodologies can boggle your mind, especially if you are unaware of the pros and cons of each.

Three Must-Reads to Build Better Teams


Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High by Patterson, Grenny, McMillan, and Switzler. The book provides action plans, tools, and resources for leaders to improve trust in their organization.

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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. IIL Global (@IILGlobal) March 7, 2019.

Why Are Daily Scrum Meetings Important for Successful Project Management?


Conducting retrospectives enables organizations to improve tailored team factors including tools, processes, relationships, and environment. Sustainable work practices assure people don’t get tired or burn out from overwork load or stress.


Slack, Flow, and Continuous Improvement

Leading Agile

WIP limits are a tool we can use to try and maximize flow, within whatever constraints apply in a given situation. That’s realistic, practical, and sustainable, and it won’t break the Lean system or burn out the workers.

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Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?


It follows the project lifecycle even after delivery and focuses on maximizing sustainability. This means that you can tweak tools and processes to meet the project team requirements. Project management has evolved quickly from a set of principles to a comprehensive domain of knowledge.

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. All attendees received a workbook including the used templates and tools and the advice to learn what it takes to solve your own companies’ problems, your way—the agile way.

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Why Choose Agile Project Management Software for Mobile App Development Projects?

ProProfs Project Management

Using the responsibility, flexibility, and leadership, an agile method makes it possible to develop a sustainable, high-quality mobile app. The best part about agile project management software, such ProProfs Project, is that with only one tool you can achieve a lot.

Agile Project Management Principles


Companies are making huge investments in Agile and DevOps tools and training. Due to the globalization of development teams, in practice providing virtual communication tools can help remote teams. . 8-Agile processes promote sustainable development.

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

Brad Egeland

No, the problem is not that most haven’t been investing in cyber security tools. Ideally, the only way you can build a sustainable future for your business would be through getting ready for what the future holds. Ideally, you need to invest in the right tools for the right purpose, especially when resources are scarce. Invest in Data Analytics Tools Business data is a cyber-security gold mine. 60% of small businesses close shop six months after a cyber-attack.

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


Take a look below to learn about the why, the how, and the organizational tools to help you along the way. Following the steps you’ve taken above, ensure you have a set spot where you keep each belonging or work tool at your desk. Organizational Tools.

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The 4 Best Trello Alternatives for Kanban Project Management


Trello is a star when it comes to project management and collaboration tools. It can be integrated with external tools to get the job done, but that means additional steps. This means you need to switch between tools to set up meetings and to monitor tasks.

12 Ways to Motivate Employees When You Can’t Pay Them More


If supervisors practice positive emotional connections with employees, honor their promises and commitments, and show a willingness to mentor others, it will foster and sustain an atmosphere of trust and respect that employees may value more than money. Give Employees the Tools to Succeed.

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Digital Transformation in a Project-Driven World – Webinar 10th October

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Only 14% of executives said that their digital transformation efforts have sustained performance improvements 1. Understanding and deploying new models, frameworks and tools.

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How to use Agile Principles to Transform your Business?


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. They benefit and sustain the company in the long-run.

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Prioritizing Tasks: Strategies Every Manager Needs to Know


This free browser-based tool uses Gantt charts to create timelines that allow you to: Assign tasks to team members Specify and, when necessary, change deadlines Indicate task duration Color-code tasks in order of priority or any other standard you want to apply. “Where do I begin?”.

How to Master Rockefeller Habits to Scale Your Business


The best way to keep everyone in the loop is with a professional and powerful project management tool like Teamweek. Additional tools like Slack can be integrated to make the communication channels even more streamlined.

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