The Best Project Management Tools To Transform Your Work In 2020

The Digital Project Manager

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Top 10 Project Management Conferences for 2020


Top 10 Project Management Conferences for 2020. Project management is a constantly developing role within companies and between projects. The Resource Planning Summit 2020. The PMO 2020 Conference. 2020 Project Management Symposium. Change Management 2020 Conference. PMI Global Conference 2020. The Power of Projects 2020. The post Top 10 Project Management Conferences for 2020 appeared first on Priority Matrix Productivity.

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20 Best Productivity Apps for 2020


The world is more distracting than ever before. From social media and streaming services like Netflix to video games and silly YouTube videos, our attention is constantly being diverted from our daily tasks.

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Preparing for the April 2020 Off-Payroll Changes?

Arras People

Despite many objections and predictions of gloom and disruption there are (at this time) to be no changes to the timetable announced by the previous Chancellor during the Budget in October 2018; as such the latest Off-Payroll legislation will come into force, as scheduled, in April 2020.

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Management Skills Every Project Manager Needs in 2020


Did you know the word MANAGEMENT is synonymous with the word DIRECTION? With each new year, every project manager should take a close look at the figurative compass of their business to ensure they are staying on the proper course.

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Google to Open a $600M Data Center in Las Vegas - December 2020

Brad Egeland

Henderson, NV - attached to the south end of Las Vegas - is slated to be home to a new Google data center in December 2020. The Governor’s Office of Economic Development approved $25.2 million in tax abatements Thursday for Design LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Google. The company plans to build the data center on 64 acres of land on Warm Springs Road west of Boulder Highway. The subsidiary plans to build and own the facility, while Google would handle operations and hiring.

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How open are YOU to changing your launch plans?

Kiron Bondale

During the last week PMI announced that, based on the feedback they had received from stakeholders, they would be delaying the significant changes to the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam which had originally planned to be launched in mid-December 2019 to July 1, 2020.

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Contractor to Agency Worker

Arras People

With the proposed Off-Payroll Worker April 2020 legislation still on the cards, one of the consequences that many project management practitioners will face is the prospect of losing their status as a Contractor and becoming an Agency W orker!

2019 276

How To Motivate Your Project Team

Girl's Guide to PM

I hope to write another book in 2020, but I am waiting to see what my audience wants to know more about before I start that. In 2020 I also plan to offer a workshop in mindfulness-based strengths practice (MBSP) for project managers.

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2018 Budget Adds New IR35 Twist

Arras People

The biggest news for many project management practitioners in the 2018 Budget delivered by Philip Hammond, was his decision to delay any implementation of the new IR35 regime in the Private Sector until April 2020.

2018 243

Plotting a Course for Work and Resource Management Success

Arras People

50 billion devices will be connected by 2020. In this guest blog, Esther from Planview talks about a new whitepaper focused on resource management in VUCA environments – digital transformation. Like it or not, we are surrounded by a world of digital transformation.

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Can You Help With A Few Questions?

Girl's Guide to PM

Earlier this year I set myself the (ambitious, I think) goal of helping 50k project managers to feel more confident at work by 2020. This article, Can You Help With A Few Questions? first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. I’m on about 16k right now, so I have some way to go! But I reckon I can get there, especially if I get to know what’s really bothering you and make sure I’m providing the information you really need to succeed in managing your projects and teams.

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SAFe 5.0 brief preview

Henny Portman

In the beginning of 2020, a new version of SAFe will be available. It’s, as usual, fully backward compatible with SAfe 4.6, allowing a smooth migration. There are now seven core competencies that enable business agility.

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MS Project Exam Changes?! Oh My!


Though the exam has been retired as of July 31, 2019, those who have taken the exam will be recognized for competency until June 30, 2020. If you’ve already taken the 74-343 examination and hold the certification, it is still recognized as a competency until 2020.

7 Must-Haves for Every Product Manager Resume

According to researchers at Gartner , there will be 20 billion devices introduced and adopted in their sector by 2020. A product manager often wears many hats.

2019 368

Tutorial: How to Create A Video With Lumen5

Girl's Guide to PM

Cisco predict that 80% of internet traffic will be video by 2020. YouTube is thought of as the second-largest search engine. Pinterest has exploded in recent years. Visual, easily-understood communication is what your project stakeholders are seeing everywhere else.

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Seven Priorities for Project Managers in 2019

I fully expect it to be a priority in 2020—and also in 2121. Anyone who tells you, with 100% certainty, what 2019 will look like at the start of the year is bonkers. The best we can do is to recognize that the seed of each new year was planted in the previous year.

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The PMP Exam is Going Through a Major Change

Brad Egeland

We are validating this new approach to passing the PMP exam to roll out our new PMP Exam Prep course late February 2020. From Cheetah Learning. ​The New PMP Exam Is MUCH DIFFERENT This is our 7th PMP Exam change in 18 years – and it’s the biggest one yet. PMI is moving away from a Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) based approach to the PMP exam. It’s more like what we saw when PMI created the PMI-Agile Certified Practioner (ACP) Program.

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How to Write a Clear Opportunity Statement for Better Problem-Solving

Project Bliss

For example, you want to reduce error rates by 50% in three months, or you want to increase enterprise-wide compliance to 95% by June 30, 2020. When you set out on a problem-solving effort, it’s important to be clear about the problem you’re going to solve.

2019 163

Women in Project Management: Natalie Steck

Girl's Guide to PM

by 2020. Today I’m interviewing Natalie Steck, President and CEO at software firm Viewpath. I don’t often get to talk to too many female CEOs so it was great to find out more about Natalie’s career to date and the thoughts she has about the future of project management software.

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Performance Management Report for Sponsors

Arras People

The latest edition of Project, the magazine from APM quoted the PMI figures that between 2010 and 2020 the number of new project management roles estimated to be created globally will be 15.7 The group was sipping coffee and chatting until I interrupted them.

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How Millennials are Changing the Leadership Paradigm


According to a study by PWC, millennials will make up an estimated 50% of the workforce by 2020. Let’s face it, Millennials are taking over the world. Some of the most profitable and disruptive companies today, such as Facebook, Uber, and Airbnb are led by millennial leaders. A lot is being discussed about millennial leadership styles and rightly so; after all the next decade is going to see a lot of millennials move into leadership positions.

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Digital Transformation & Artificial Intelligence: Is your Organization ready?


By 2020, web interfaces will be quite diversified, with 30% of all web browsing sessions will be done using Augmented Reality (AR) and about 50% of all new mobile applications will have voice as their main interface for people to use them.

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Epicflow Among the Best 10 Resource Management Tools

Epicflow Blog

Empower yourself for the start of the new 2019–2020 business season. SoftwareWorld, a highly reputed software review platform, has recently published a list of top resource management software solutions. Epicflow has taken one of the leading positions.

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The 2 things for better cognitive load management

Lynne Cazaly

In their prediction for the skills we’d be needing now, by 2020, the Institute for the Future identified Cognitive Load Management in the Top 10.

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The Online Entrepreneur’s Guide to Payment Processors

alone by 2020. Starting an ecommerce business can be incredibly rewarding if you can manage to create a valuable offering that your customers will be glad to pay for. The good news is that you’re entering the game at just the right time, as B2B transactions are predicted to be worth $1.3

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It’s time to introduce a selection process for project sponsors

Ron Rosenhead

This will be needed as PMI have predicted that by 2020 some 15.7 In our book “Strategies for Project Sponsorship” (published by Management Concepts) we made the suggestion the company should be making every effort to interview for project sponsors. Not external candidates, but internal ones.

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Performance management report for project sponsors- must do better

Ron Rosenhead

The latest edition of Project, the magazine from APM said between 2010 and 2020 61% of organisations offer project management training for their staff. The group were sipping coffee and chatting until I interrupted them.

2016 144

Does Your Project "Pencil"?

Brad Egeland

We are now one year away from 2020. 2, 2020 and I’m looking back at all the projects I pursued in 2019. Like 20/20 vision, will we be able to look back on 2019 with perfect hind sight? So, I’m thinking that maybe I could look ahead to the year with perfect “foresight.” ” To do that, how about just pretend that today is Jan. Did they “pencil?” ” ​ In my context – “Pencil” is an Engineering term.

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DIPMF Review

Leading Answers

With the upcoming Dubai 2020 Expo there is now another burst of ambitious Dubai mega projects. I have just returned from the Dubai International Project Management Forum ( DIPMF ). It was a very enjoyable and impressive conference, focussed on innovation in project management.

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The Skills Project Managers Will Need in 2025


The Internet of Things, automation, and artificial intelligence were the buzzwords of 2017 (and most likely 2018, 2019, 2020…). What project manager skills do you think employers will be looking for in 2020?

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Project Management Apprenticeships: A Game Changer for Business

Girl's Guide to PM

The goal is 3 million more apprenticeships in England by 2020 implemented by means of an Apprenticeship Levy. In this guest post, Michelle Symonds explains what the new UK Higher PM Apprenticeship scheme means for aspiring project managers and employers.

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100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

Employee retention is expected to increase by 10% by 2020 due to organizations giving their employees the option to choose their own work style. 76% of organizations believe the agile methodology will be preferred over the waterfall methodology by 2020.

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FTE calculation in PPM


As a result, we can now count the exact number of working days in each month (please be aware that the holidays for 2020 were not included in the SharePoint list): Figure 8 – Number of working days on each month. What does the demand for resources look like in my organization?

2019 81

Planning a Budget for a Proposal in 5 Easy Steps (+ Example)

Girl's Guide to PM

Your hourly rate must be related to the actual working hours you have in a year (this is based on The European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Methodology ). This is a guest article by author Edoardo Binda Zane.

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Project Manager Talent Gap: How to Make the Most of It


million by 2020. Skill shortages are now a global phenomenon, impacting organisations in virtually every industry sector. In the field of project management, however, the skills gap is growing at a faster rate than was anticipated just a few years ago.

2017 136

How AI Will Change the Future of Project Management


Gartner predicts that by 2020, Artificial Intelligence will have wiped out 1.8 How will AI impact the project management industry? Our guest post by Aniruddha Parmar looks at the potential uses of AI in managing projects and making decisions.

Agile Project Management for Distributed Teams


The distributed team concept is getting so endorsed that 50% of all of the US Workforce will be completely remote by the year 2020. Agile project management is an iterative approach to delivering requirements throughout the project life cycle. Likewise, we live in a world where the whole organizational approach to remote teams is finally changing. As a result, a great number of companies are encouraging remote workforces to a lenient extent.

How Professional Services Teams Are Breaking the Customer Churn Cycle (Infographic)


by 2020 , reaching almost $5 trillion. According to our Professional Services Market Global Report , the professional services industry is forecasted to grow 5.4% As the industry grows, so do the challenges professional services teams face trying to balance work management for internal and external teams. As more competition enters the playing field, questions emerge — How do you differentiate your business in order to retain and attract clients?

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The Project Revolution: How to Succeed in a Project Driven World

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Mr Nieto-Rodriguez has been recognised as the world’s leading champion of project management and founder of a global movement that has transformed the tactical topic of project management into one of the central issues in the CEO’s 2020 agenda.

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