What’s The Future of Project Management? (2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

What is the future of project management? Let’s look ahead and see what the next 10 years will bring for project management software, jobs, and the role itself. Does Project Management Have a Future?

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Project Management Trends [2020]

Girl's Guide to PM

There are trends in all industries and professions. Project management is no different: we see trends come and go, or stay with us and develop over time. Recently I’ve been reflecting on what the shifts are and where that is taking us as project managers. I’ve done a lot of reading and research, and honestly, most of what people are predicting is a gentle evolution. It might happen at pace, and it might feel uncomfortable some of the time, but it’s not truly a sea change in how we run projects.

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Why You Need Digital Project Management Training in 2020

The Digital Project Manager

The post Why You Need Digital Project Management Training in 2020 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Career Development Topics

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Saviom Review: Enterprise Resource Management Software [2020]

Girl's Guide to PM

Saviom Review: Enterprise Resource Management Software [2020]. Are you looking for a robust workforce planning, resource management and portfolio management tool? In this review of Saviom, I’ll share the pros and cons of this tool. Summary. Product: Saviom.

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Task Management For Project Managers

How can project planning that stretches over months or years remain relevant and account for new ad-hoc activities that arrive every day

Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

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So, save the date and mark your calendars, whether analog or digital: here are the top project management conferences of 2020. Change Management 2020 Conference. 2020 Project Management Symposium. The Power of Projects 2020. The Resource Planning Summit 2020.

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Resources for Remote Work (March 2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

Also, PMI have extended the deadline for the current Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam until the end of December (with the new exam being available from January, not July 2020). We’re living in extraordinary times, and many people will be working from home for the first time.

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Five Highlights of the 2020 PMI Job Report

Arras People

The Project Management Institute’s (PMI) membership magazine – PM Network – has just released the January issue with a report – 2020 Jobs Report – available for project management practitioners to take a look at (currently only available for members).

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The Best Gantt Chart Software of 2020

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This post was updated January 2020). The post The Best Gantt Chart Software of 2020 appeared first on ProjectManager.com. Technology might change at the speed of light, but there are a few classic designs that even time can’t touch. Gantt charts are one of them.

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Easter Vacation 2020

Arras People

The Arras People team will be taking a break over the Easter Weekend and all operations will be closed from Thursday evening on the 9th April 2020 until 9-00am on Tuesday 14th April 2020. The post Easter Vacation 2020 appeared first on arraspeople The team are all following UK Government advice and will be Staying Home, Protecting the NHS and Hoping to Save Lives. Not to mention washing our hands! We hope you have a great holiday weekend whatever your plans.

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs

The 10 Best Online Project Management Software For 2020

The Digital Project Manager

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Presentation Skills Training 2020

The Lazy Project Manager

THE NEXT PUBLIC COURSE WILL BE IN LONDON ON 30th JANUARY 2020. Peter Taylor is the author of two best-selling books on ‘Productive Laziness’ – ‘The Lazy Winner’ and ‘The Lazy Project Manager’.

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Budget 2020: What Does it Mean for the PM Domain?

Arras People

Their statement read: “The Government believes it is right to address the fundamental unfairness of the non-compliance with the existing rules, and the reform will therefore be legislated in Finance Bill 2020 and implemented on April 6, 2020, as previously announced.”. You can see the full findings in our 2020 Project Management Benchmark Report >>>HERE. The post Budget 2020: What Does it Mean for the PM Domain?

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Top 10 Books on Change Management (2020 edition)

Girl's Guide to PM

The Catalyst (2020) is so good! Change management is so important for making sure that the change you deliver is embedded in the organisation. In other words, if you want people to use what you create — or to shift their ways of working to the new standards and processes you implement — then you have to help them through the transition. Here’s my list of top change management books for leaders. See this list (and some extras) on Amazon. Leading Change by John P. Kotter.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently

List Of The 10 Best Agency Management System Tools For 2020

The Digital Project Manager

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5 Best Trello Alternatives in 2020

ProjectManager.com

2020 Best Trello Alternative Rankings. The post 5 Best Trello Alternatives in 2020 appeared first on ProjectManager.com. The kanban board is easily one of the most popular work management tools available at the moment. If you’ve used one, it’s not hard to see why.

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Best Kanban Software of 2020

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2020 Best Kanban Software Rankings. The post Best Kanban Software of 2020 appeared first on ProjectManager.com. Kanban, which means billboard or signboard in Japanese, is a work management system developed by Taiichi Ohno, an industrial engineer at Toyota. Kanban is executed with a board and a collection of cards that move across a series of columns, which indicate progress and state.

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Best Resource Management Software of 2020

ProjectManager.com

2020 Best Resource Management Software Rankings. The post Best Resource Management Software of 2020 appeared first on ProjectManager.com. Resources in project management are the people, places and things you need to get the job done. This includes the project team, the tools they need, materials, facility and so on. That can mean a lot of headaches for project managers trying to balance their resources with the team’s capacity. All this is happening on a tight schedule and budget.

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Rapid Product Research During Uncertain Times

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Every choice we make right now can make or break us. If we want our products to grow we need to practice rapid, continuous product discovery to understand and adapt to the changes in our customer’s lives. Join Holly Hester-Reilly as she shares her knowledge from years of experience teaching product managers and researchers on how to make evidence-based product decisions with rapid research.

New Presentations for 2020

The Lazy Project Manager

It has been 10 years since The Lazy Project Manager was published and I have had the pleasure of presenting on this topic in 25 countries so far, but now, at the start of a new year, 2020 no less, I have decided that this will be the last year that I deliver ‘The Lazy Project Manager’ keynote. But, of course, this means that there is room for some new material as well and I am delighted to share three new presentations/keynotes that I will be presenting in 2020 (and beyond).

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10 Best Project Tracking Software in 2020

The Digital Project Manager

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Best Construction Project Management Software of 2020

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2020 Best Construction Project Management Software Rankings. This post was updated January 2020). The post Best Construction Project Management Software of 2020 appeared first on ProjectManager.com. All projects can be improved with the right tool.

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Best Project Planning Software of 2020

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2020 Best Project Planning Software Rankings. The post Best Project Planning Software of 2020 appeared first on ProjectManager.com. How do you get a project off the drawing board and into the execution phase? With a plan. But project plans are unruly beasts that need to be reined in. That’s where project planning software comes in: it’s a project manager’s best friend. Project planning software gives project managers the means to control costs and stay on schedule.

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Using Continuous Customer Testing for Pandemic-Proof Product Success

Speaker: Luke Freiler, CEO and co-founder of Centercode

After weathering recessions with a wide range of iconic customers, CEO and Product Manager Luke Freiler has seen first hand the impact the Voice of the Customer has had in making or breaking tech companies during hard times. He's going to walk you through an agile process for continuous customer testing that saves you time and gives you full confidence in your products — no matter how many you're sending out the door this year.

Best Project Management Software of 2020

ProjectManager.com

In order to help you sift through all of the best pm software platforms online, we’ve spent months doing research, testing different software, and putting together this list to help you confidently answer the question: “What’s the best project management software of 2020?”.

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Agile Project Management: The new go-to for marketing teams in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Of course, nobody could have predicted that the circumstances we found ourselves in in the year 2020 would have made it so imperative for marketers to roll up their sleeves and implement Agile practices to their fullest potential.

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The Best Wrike Alternatives You Need to Try in 2020

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The post The Best Wrike Alternatives You Need to Try in 2020 appeared first on ProjectManager.com. Wrike is a cloud-based project management software that project managers and team leaders turn to for help with their projects.

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The Best Asana Alternatives You Need to Try in 2020

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The post The Best Asana Alternatives You Need to Try in 2020 appeared first on ProjectManager.com. Asana has positioned itself as a work management platform.

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Social Collaborative Management: Harnessing the Power of the Many

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker & Author of The Lazy Project Manager

Social Collaborative Management aims at delivering, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business while harnessing the performance advantages of a collaborative community. This is a vital paradigm shift that many organisations are trying to understand right now - balancing traditional work and centralised leadership against the value of decentralised teams and trust. But the principles of harnessing collective power, collaboration, and community build an underlying ‘constant change’ capability that is critical in today’s new work environment.

The Best Collaboration Software of 2020 for Remote & In-House Teams

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2020 Best Collaboration Software Rankings. Here are the 10 best collaboration tools of 2020: 1. The post The Best Collaboration Software of 2020 for Remote & In-House Teams appeared first on ProjectManager.com. Collaboration is more important than ever as more people are working from home and teams are distributed across the globe. Getting people to work together in a room is hard enough, but when they’re miles or even a time zone away it can feel close to impossible.

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10 Best Client Database Tools For 2020

The Digital Project Manager

The post 10 Best Client Database Tools For 2020 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Gone are the days where you keep all your contacts in business card binders and. Tools Tools PM

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Project Plan Template

ProjectManager.com

This post was updated September 17, 2020). Download this free project plan template to scope out your work and break it down into manageable components; then schedule and assign the tasks needed to complete your project.

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Sample Project Management Flow Chart

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This post was updated September 2020). You’ve heard the term before, but what is a flow chart? In project management, a flow chart is a visual aid to understand the methodology you’re using to manage the project.

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Collaborate Better with Your Customer-Facing Teams

Speaker: Hope Gurion, Product Leader Coach, Fearless Product LLC

Customer discovery is the lifeblood of product teams to identify the most important customer needs to solve next. Often it's the Product and UX members of the trio who take lead on facilitating this discovery. But what about other customer-facing teams in an organization? How do product teams best partner with these teams to understand customers’ unmet needs and decide which needs to address next?

Project Dashboard Template

ProjectManager.com

This post was updated September 2020). Monitor project progress with our free project management dashboard template. Track task status, budget and your project progress. A dashboard is an essential project management software tool that provides you with an at-a-glance overview of your project.

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4 Project Management Trends of 2020: What to Prepare for?

Epicflow Blog

Project Management web resources are awash with articles about 2020 project management trends. The fact that AI as a project management trend in 2020 is discussed so vividly doesn’t make it true. We don’t share this opinion, which is why soft skills cannot be named a 2020 trend.

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Project Budget Template for Excel

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This post was updated September 16, 2020). A project budget contains the financial details of your project, including the estimates of all the money you need to layout to lead a successful project, from resources to materials. Monitor project expenses with this Excel budget template.

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The Best Video Conferencing Software To Host Your Remote Meetings In 2020

The Digital Project Manager

The post The Best Video Conferencing Software To Host Your Remote Meetings In 2020 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. More and more teams are using remote workers on their team, which can put a. Tools

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Leading Under Uncertainty

Speaker: Greg Coticchia, CEO & Founder of ENTRA

Organizations of all types and sizes are facing common challenges of how to deal with the uncertainty in our current professional and personal lives. How can you plan when you are uncertain of what's next? On a product level, how can you be sure of delivering the ‘right’ messaging, products, solutions, and services to customers? How do you survive to fight the fight another day? In this session, we will discuss important tips for you as a Product Manager dealing with uncertainty. At the same time, we will discuss another important aspect of dealing with uncertainty, and that is building trust, especially while many of us are working remotely or in new or different settings.