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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Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

ProjectManager.com

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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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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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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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

Best Construction Project Management Software of 2020

ProjectManager.com

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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The Best Gantt Chart Software of 2020

ProjectManager.com

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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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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Sprint Planning 101: How to Plan Great Sprints

ProjectManager.com

Ask a dozen people what agile is and you’ll get a dozen different answers. But it’s best defined by scrum as a model. Scrum is a way to manage a project within an agile framework and is made up of three roles: product owner, scrum master and team.

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The Best Self-Help Books to Make 2020 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 2020 your best year yet. This post was updated January 2020).

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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

What Is Scrumban? How It Differs from Scrum & Kanban

ProjectManager.com

Project management is an art of solutions. You have a project, and it has a means to complete it within the constraints of time, scope and cost. As rigid as some methodologies can appear, they’re surprisingly cooperative when combined with others to create a workable hybrid. For example, take scrum.

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My Top 10 Project Risk Management Blog Posts of 2019

Project Risk Coach

2020 Project Risk Coach Plans In 2020, I will be creating more online courses and YouTube videos with a focus on project risk management and helping individuals prepare for the PMI-RMP Exam. Are you a better project manager today than you were a year ago?

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15 Practical Tips to Improve Project Communication

Girl's Guide to PM

Do you want to improve communication on your projects? And yet make it easier to do at the same time? In this article I’ll share 15 tried-and-tested tips for effective project communications. Use a milestone tracker. The milestone tracker I use is a simple Excel spreadsheet.

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Top Enterprise Project Management Software Platforms of 2020

The Digital Project Manager

The post Top Enterprise Project Management Software Platforms of 2020 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. In the PMI’s Pulse of the Profession survey in 2019, nearly 80% of organizations had. Tools Tools PM

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

My Top 10 Project Risk Management Articles of 2019

Project Risk Coach

I also plan to speak and conduct more project risk management workshops for PMI Chapters in 2020. Oh, what a year! Thank you for being a part of the Project Risk Coach Community. In this article, I'm sharing my most popular project risk management posts of 2019.

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Communication Management Techniques Every PM Should Know

ProjectManager.com

Communication is the foundation of every good relationship, friendship or partnership. It’s fundamental to the way projects work, too. Without good communication, things can become overcomplicated. Remember the old Abbott and Costello sketch, “Who’s On First”?

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How to Make a Gantt Chart in 5 Steps

ProjectManager.com

Gantt charts have been around for a long time, but since they migrated from analog to digital, their ease of use has made them a staple of project management. There can be misconceptions about Gantt charts, but plainly stated, a Gantt chart shows tasks over time.

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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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7 project management tips

How to manage projects within a fragmented workforce

Project Development: Everything You Need to Get Started

ProjectManager.com

So, you’ve got a project approved, and you’re ready to kick off the first phase. But have you worked through project development yet? Pause what you’re doing and take a look at how your project has been developed. It might sound like an unfamiliar phrase, but it matters. Think of it this way.

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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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How to Be a Project Risk Management Evangelist

Project Risk Coach

The Project Management Institute says, "high-performing companies manage risk in conjunction with projects and programs far more often than low performers do." How can you help your company manage risks and become a high performer? Let's look at ways to become a project risk management evangelist.

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Welcome to 2020: A New Year and Fresh Start

LiquidPlanner

Below are eight small actions to make 2020 a better year – professionally and personally! The post Welcome to 2020: A New Year and Fresh Start appeared first on LiquidPlanner. The start of a new year is just that — a new start!

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Project Management Processes - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This free eBook will help you to identify the appropriate project management process to apply at any point in your own project

Handling complexity requires psychological safety

Kiron Bondale

I wrote two weeks back about Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS) and the benefit of models such as Cynefin and the Theory of Constraints for being able to understand them. What I didn’t focus on in that article was how important the people element is when dealing with CAS.

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Soar Higher in 2020 – Learn and Develop New Skills

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In this article, we take a closer look at why it is important to develop new skills in 2020. In terms of skills to focus on for 2020, a high-quality management and communication course can be invaluable.

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Transparency improves customer satisfaction

Kiron Bondale

The link between transparency and trust is well known. You are more likely to trust the quality of the food you are served when eating at a restaurant with an open concept kitchen than if the food preparation is done entirely out of sight.

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5 Agile Metrics to Improve Performance and Quality

Project Bliss

This is a guest article from Gilad David Maayan. Agile has been a buzzword for many organizations in the last few years. And while many organizations are “adopting” an agile methodology, many are not fully embracing it. Effective implementation of agile requires a cultural shift.

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Project Manager's Guide to Getting Things Done

9 tips on how to manage your team’s workload

Thriving at the Edge of Chaos – a review

Kiron Bondale

Over the past couple of years I have regularly heard companies, their portfolios and even individual projects referred to as Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS).

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How do you handle unresponsive key project stakeholders?

Kiron Bondale

It is a common challenge for anyone who has managed projects for a meaningful amount of time. One or more of your key stakeholders who are integral to the successful completion of the project appears unwilling to engage as expected.

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Six SEO Tools to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

In the digital era we are in today, competition is the fuel that drives most businesses and individuals to give their best, with the knowledge that people are presented with different options to choose from.

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7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Active Listening Skills for Better Communication

Project Bliss

Communication skills are critical for your career. And great active listening skills can serve you in valuable ways you may not have considered. It seems everyone spends a good chunk of their day with their eyes glued to a cell phone.

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Secrets of an Elite Project Manager

Fast track your way to the top by learning the secrets of the trade from three top project management experts

How to Improve Your Career in 2020

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

As we enter 2020 and the beginning of a new decade, many people will naturally find themselves focusing on ways they can improve their lives. Finally, a great way to give your career a boost in 2020 is to make a conscious effort to become more creative.

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Top Skills Employers Are Looking For in 2020 and How to Get Them

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

As we move into 2020 and the start of a new decade, it is important to take the time to consider how your industry and workplace may have changed in recent years, and how they will continue to evolve in the future.

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Kanban vs. Scrum: Key Differences & How To Choose

The Digital Project Manager

If you are a team with large projects to manage or looking for ways to. The post Kanban vs. Scrum: Key Differences & How To Choose appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile PM Methodologies Topics

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10 Beautiful Project Dashboard Software Tools

The Digital Project Manager

Scenario 1: Scattered sticky notes, rogue Google documents, Excel spreadsheets for days, budgeting books, email. The post 10 Beautiful Project Dashboard Software Tools appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Tools PM

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Agile Adoption: Decreasing Time to Market

This Refcard is focused on helping you evaluate and choose the practices for your team or organization when getting to market faster is of prime importance