What Is a Risk Register & How to Create One

ProjectManager.com

What is a Risk Register? A risk register is a tool in risk management and project management. There is no time too early to start thinking about risk analysis in your project. There is no time too early to start thinking about risk in your project.

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Project Estimate Template

ProjectManager.com

The more accurate your estimates, the more likely you’ll keep to your budget and deliver a project on time. Using a project estimate template is the perfect way to get your project planning on the right track. Download the Project Estimate Template. Estimate Details.

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3 Ways to Improve Cost Estimates with Your Teams

Project Risk Coach

Do you ever feel like the Lone Ranger when working on cost estimates? Let's explore how to engage your team members and subject matter experts to improve your cost estimates. She facilitated an estimating workshop. 2=Planning Project Cost Management

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Sciforma Review [2021]

Girl's Guide to PM

Are you looking for a robust, scalable PPM solution that can manage the whole project life cycle and show you what’s being worked on at any one time? In this review of Sciforma, I’ll share the pros and cons of this enterprise-centric project and portfolio management tool.

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14 Common Project Risks (+ more)

Girl's Guide to PM

Risks matter. That’s the point of risk management: thinking about what might go wrong before it does, so you can put a plan together to deal with it if it does. What’s a risk again? Yep, risks can be a good thing – with a positive effect. Internal risks.

Estimating Projects: What you Need to Know

nTask

Estimating projects is part and parcel of project management for any project. However, estimating projects with accuracy is not always so successful. In fact, many of the issues in project management can be traced back to failed attempts at estimating projects.

Creating a Risk-Adjusted Backlog

Leading Answers

This article explains what a risk-adjusted backlog is, why they are useful, how to create one and how teams work with them. What is a Risk-Adjusted Backlog? While profit is not their goal, usually an economic impact figure can be estimated for the outcomes they aim to achieve.

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20 Best Marketing Project Management Tools of 2021

nTask

This could prove to be overwhelming, risking your overall marketing strategy and organizational goals to be left behind. This is where you can use different project management software to help you manage your marketing strategy and keep you on top of all your tasks.

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5 Best Construction Project Management Software to Use in 2021

nTask

When you are starting a construction business, you need to have the best construction project management software that is going to track and manage all of the tasks and processes related to your construction processes. 5 Construction Project Management Applications for You Right Now.

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15 Best Toggl Alternatives for 2021 & Counting

nTask

nTask is a project management tool that offers a wide range of features including a timesheets module with time tracking abilities and therefore makes the top of our list as our top pick for the best Toggl alternative. Task management features. Time estimates. Meeting management.

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2021 Online & On-Site Events for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

2021 is going to be full of both online and offline events for project managers engaged in different areas of business: construction and engineering, IT, healthcare, and many others. Biggest Online Project Management Conferences in 2021. Webinars for Project Managers.

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Top Frustration #2: End to End Risk Management

MPUG

Imagine you are managing a large project, which is strategically important and complex. At the outset, you realize there will be a number of risks, which if not managed well, could paralyze the outcome and have negative impacts on the project objectives. for risk management.

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Risk Management with Microsoft Project

MPUG

A recent survey of Microsoft Project User Group (MPUG) members found that one top concern for project managers using MS Project was how to manage issues and risks within the Project ecosystem. Usually managed in a ‘Risk Register.’. Risk/Uncertainty.

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5 Common Project Estimating Mistakes

Brad Egeland

Estimating project work for individual tasks or groups of tasks can be difficult – and it’s important to rely on the project team to either help with estimates or produce the initial estimates that you, as the project manager, then review and document.

Project Manager Job Description (with free copy+paste examples!)

ProjectManager.com

Project managers are the point person in charge of a specific project or projects within an organization. We regularly feature project management resources to help train PMs to land jobs in the industry or develop better skills in their current role. What Does a Project Manager Do?

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Have You Left Anything Out of Your Project Management Plan?

Project Risk Coach

Have you left anything out of your project management plan? As I define a project management plan, I strive for clarity, brevity, and simplicity. schedule management plan) Ancillary plans (e.g., Project Scope Management Plan Define how you will plan, execute, and control scope.

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4 Categories of Project Management Methods

Girl's Guide to PM

What is a method in project management? We have a ton of project management methods – some you probably don’t spend much time thinking about at all. Types of project management methods. Project management uses lots of methods. Estimating methods. Risk review.

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The Ultimate Resource Forecasting Guide for Project Managers (2021 Updated)

Resource Guru

Resource forecasting in project management is much like a super-effective crystal ball. While it may not tell you when you should buy a lottery ticket, it can save you a lot of stress by estimating the project workload, the resources you need, and the best way to use them.

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What Is Demand Planning? Tips, Strategies and Tools

ProjectManager.com

Demand planning is a cross-functional process that businesses use to meet customer demand while avoiding supply chain or inventory management disruptions. It’s not easy to estimate demand, but the more factors you consider, the more accurate your demand forecasting will be.

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Everyone is a Project Manager!

Arras People

Project Management appears to be everywhere too! Big pictures, create interesting scenarios and it would appear that this is driving the situation where “everybody” wants a piece of the project management pie; but is this a good thing? The post Everyone is a Project Manager!

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9 Types of Artifacts in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article we’ll look at the types of artifacts in project management, typical documents for each type. In project management, artifacts relate to documents: the project documentation you produce that defines and supports the work you are doing.

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What Is a Cost Baseline in Project Management? A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

It’s with this cost baseline that you can make cost estimates for each task of your project and see if you’re on target or overspending. Let’s take a moment to fully understand this cost management basic concept and how you can use it to keep your project on track.

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Good Project Manager vs Bad Project Manager

Girl's Guide to PM

What makes a bad project manager? And how can you be a good project manager? A Bad Project Manager offloads the overall responsibility on others , claiming that they are just there to “oversee” things. A Bad Project Manager is a bystander, not a leader.

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What is Agile Project Planning? An Introduction for Beginners

ProjectManager.com

While agile is relatively new, it has made a big splash in the work of project management. Those that use an agile project management framework don’t like to consider it a methodology, though some argue it is. What Is Agile Project Management?

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4 Reasons Project Management Skills Should be a Priority in Early Education

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article by Brantlee Underhill, Managing Director, PMI, North America. We needed a schedule we could both follow to help manage these new expectations of living, working, and schooling in the same location: balancing the needs of work and family.

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Industrial Psychology for Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

Professor Tirado is a native New Yorker, and when he started out in this field he was one of 5 people in the world who married together managing initiatives through projects and industrial psychology. Project management is affecting how humans perform or adopt technology.

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AI in Project Management: An Interview with Lloyd Skinner

Girl's Guide to PM

Where is artificial intelligence taking project management? AI has turned up in the project management trends articles over the past few years and it’s now most definitely here to stay. The impacts of artificial intelligence in project management. Can AI replace project managers?

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Estimates Are Useful, Just Ditch the Numbers

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Estimates Are Useful, Just Ditch the Numbers. Many people dislike estimating work items as estimates supposedly open the path to the misuse of velocity by the managers, reintroducing Taylorism, micro-management, and excessive reporting through the backdoor.

What is the Management Reserve for Project Budgets?

Project Risk Coach

Unforeseen risks knock at your door. You look at your budget, but you don't have the funds to respond to these risks. Let's explore management reserves for projects, who controls them, and how to estimate the reserves. These risks have not been identified.

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6 Practical Ways to Actually Improve Your Cost Management

Project Risk Coach

Think about it for a minute – what have you done in the last six months to improve your cost management? Let's look at some practical ways to actually improve your cost management. John reported the revised estimate of $120,000 with a range of accuracy of -5 percent to +10 percent.

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What is Subcontractor Management in Construction?

ProjectManager.com

Because of this, owners hire contractors to manage the project, and contractors use subcontractor management to fulfill niche roles. This makes subcontractor management a necessity for most modern construction projects. Why Do Contractors Use Subcontractor Management?

Secrets to Effective Supply Chain Planning

ProjectManager.com

The goal of supply chain planning is to meet the demand of customers while avoiding product overstock and other inventory management inefficiencies that bite into profits. Project management software helps you put in good supply chain management data to get good data out.

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Getting a Hang of IT Project Management Landscape In 2021

nTask

As the software market is in demand for such a long time, we think we ought to talk about the IT Project management process that is being used to develop the amazing software that we are using daily in 2021. What is IT Project Management? Database management.

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ProofHub Ranked As One Of The Best Project Planning Software in 2021 By Digital.com

Proofhub

It is our pleasure to inform you that ProofHub has been ranked as one of the best project planning software companies in 2021 by Digital.com - one of the leading review sites. We take great pride in being chosen as one of the best project planning software companies of 2021.

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A Different Kind of Project

Project Risk Coach

Let's look at how to manage a different kind of project. Project managers may be asked to manage a project, unlike anything they've ever faced. Consider Sue, an event planner, who was asked to manage a project to implement a new accounting system for her organization.

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Construction Project Manager Job Description (with Free Example!)

ProjectManager.com

The construction project manager role is a unique position, though it shares many of the attributes associated with any kind of project manager. If you’re looking for an experienced construction project manager, you need to understand their job. Managing supplies.

8 Best Zoom Integrations to use in 2021

nTask

This integration-ability is very important nowadays, as it is becoming increasingly difficult to simultaneously manage all of the projects that you have got going on. Meeting management. Risk management. Cost estimating. Project management. Budget Management.

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5 Pre-Vacation Stress-Busting Tips for Project Managers

Project Risk Coach

I know our roles as the project manager is important, but the project can’t stop when we’re away. It’s less easy to do, because so much of the project management part of our roles isn’t straightforward to delegate to someone else, and often we don’t have anyone to delegate it to.

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Women in Project Management: Rachel Mata

Girl's Guide to PM

Today I’m interviewing Rachel Mata , Lead Project Manager at Edu-tech company Instructor Brandon. Rachel, how did you get into project management? At that point, I wasn’t even aware that Project Management existed as a career.

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What Is Aggregate Planning? Strategies & Tips

ProjectManager.com

Aggregate planning is most often focused on targeted sales forecasts, inventory management and production levels in the mid-term (3-to-18-month) future. Resource Management. Managers understand that aggregate planning is all about resources. Set up your budget, then manage costs.

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