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.

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Top 6 WorkFlowy Alternatives to Use in 2021


So, without further ado, let’s take a look at some of the best alternatives that you can use instead of WorkFlowy in 2021 and find out how they can be more beneficial for you instead of WorkFlowy. Risk management to make sure that all of your projects are safe from any risks and scope creeps.

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Musings on Project Management

what you want toward self improvement and personnel innovation" model; formulas like that lend objectivity to the process (not playing. Are you on one of those death march projects about to burn out. Want some time off? Perhaps it's in the plan Formula solution Google among others -- Microsoft, etc -- are well known for the "time off, do. favorites, etc). Note: more on this in the "6x2x1". human factors Teamwork Virtual teams

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Best Product Management Tools Available in 2021


Risk management. Visio is an innovative solution that gives you the features you need to visualize data-connected business process flows. They document and track risks across the development process. Further Readings: 15 Best Toggl Alternatives for 2021 & Counting.

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10 Startups With The Best Company Culture in 2021


10 Startups With The Best Company Culture After extensive research, these are the top ten startups that have made it to the list of having the best company culture in 2021. The company’s culture inspires creativity, positivity and innovation and is nothing like the average.

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5 Reasons Every Medium-Sized Business Should Adopt Project Management Software

Arras People

Reports from early in 2021 show that medium-sized businesses may have experienced the biggest challenges last year. And in 2021 and beyond, it will become even more vital to success. No more fire-fighting the unexpected risk.

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What Is Rolling Wave Planning?


When you need to manage risk, rolling wave planning is set up to let you pivot as needed if any of those risks become issues. Any project that is devoted to innovation is going to constantly pivot to take advantage of opportunities.

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Top 6 Best Clockify Alternatives In 2021


It will not only fill the gaps and fix the loopholes but will also, offer multiple innovative features for enhanced working. Top Clockify Alternatives for 2021. Related: 18 Best Timesheet Software for Employee Time Tracking in 2021.

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Service Businesses: Balancing Profit and Innovation Isn’t a Pipe Dream


Alongside profit, you must maintain high service quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction. Ineffective project management, often due to managing the work in disconnected silos, opens your service business up to serious risks, including: Overcommitting or underutilizing key resources .

6 Biggest Challenges Facing the Professional Services Organizations in 2021


How can we develop innovative and effective marketing strategies to acquire new clients? Leverage technology to automate most of your billing and invoicing processes to eliminate the risk of human error and payment delays.

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Overview and Key Themes of IIL’s 2021 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

International Institute for Learning

IIL’s 6th annual Agile and Scrum Online Conference: Co-Create for Greater Value opens on June 3, 2021. In this article, we’ll preview key themes that will be discussed at this unique learning event. View full event and registration details here.

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Future Trends in Project Management: The Debate

Girl's Guide to PM

That’s echoed in the PMI Pulse of the Profession 2021 report. They talk about the impacts as: providing business insights, risk management, human capital optimisation, action taking and active assistance. There will still be the need for innovation.

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2022 Project Management Trends: A Look Ahead


Project management trends that were once standard are slowly being replaced by modern and innovative solutions. Individuals that possess strong managerial skills such as leadership, time management, effective communication, risk management, etc.

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The Ultimate Guide on How to Sequence Activities in Projects in 2021


So, what are sequential activities, and how you can use this sequencing in your projects in 2021? Fortunately, we live in a world of tech and innovation where we don’t have to perform those activities ourselves. Manage tasks, issues, projects, teams and risks, all in one place.

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Women in Project Management: Rachel Mata

Girl's Guide to PM

The innovation that your work as a project manager can bring to life. We should be focusing on enhancing our ability to adapt, adjust to risks, and changes we were not expecting. Never stop innovating. Innovative projects are constantly happening.

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The Downside of the Remote Work: 85% Increase in Insider Risk

Brad Egeland

But that success comes at a cost: Employees are a whopping 85% more likely to leak sensitive files and data now than they were before the COVID crisis hit, according to the recently released Code42 2021 Data Exposure Report (DER). And that means the Insider Risk problem won't just disappear.

Psychological safety might help to reduce “zombie” projects

Kiron Bondale

Dispersed teams often have greater diversity than co-located ones which could lead to more creativity and innovation if that diversity is effectively leveraged.

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Industrial Psychology for Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

When it comes to innovation, they speak a good game, but when it comes to the actual innovation part of it, there’s no investment dollars there.

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Progressing Your Project Management Career in Lockdown.

Arras People

A lot of people will have commitments that will require a steady stream of income and unless they have something to fall back on they won’t be willing to put themselves at risk. If you do like to take a risk then perhaps now is a good time to consider your options.

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14 Essential Project Management Skills in 2021


This article will list 14 of the most important project management skills in 2021. Risk management. Teamwork is also said to spark innovation, foster personal growth, and boost creativity. The post 14 Essential Project Management Skills in 2021 first appeared on Scoro.

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Innovation in project management: Inspiration from Dubai

Susanne Madsen

I recently spoke at Dubai International Project Management Forum ( DIPMF ) and was struck by the innovative theme of the conference. Already when I prepared for my presentation the organisers said, “Innovation is a big thing down here”, and indeed it is. The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Award offers 8 awards with the aim of encouraging and promoting an innovative culture in project management. But apart from my books, how innovative have I really been? Innovation

2021 Challenges and Trends in Pharmaceutical Industry

Epicflow Blog

Some of the risks that pharmaceutical companies have to deal with include: intellectual property theft, cyber espionage and state-sponsored attacks, insider threat, ransomware and phishing. In addition, there have appeared more serious risks in relation to COVID-19 vaccine.

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The Ultimate Guide to SWOT Analysis in 2021.


For proper use of the SWOT analysis, we should understand it as a technique for assessing performance, competition, risk, and potentiality of a company or strategy under evaluation. The post The Ultimate Guide to SWOT Analysis in 2021.

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Creating Psychological Safety for a High-Performing Team

Project Bliss

Amy Edmondson, author of The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth , is credited with the term. She defines it as the shared belief that team members can take interpersonal risks without negative repercussions.

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Comprehensive Guide to Becoming A SAFe Agilist


Some of the responsibilities of a SAFe agilist include fixation of schedules, timely increment in systems, applying the synchronization, adoption of Agile and SAFe core values, face-to-face planning, innovation, and planning. Creation of innovative solutions.

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Cultivating Adaptability and Resilience

International Institute for Learning

consider risks associated with the options ? To strengthen your adaptability mindset when you are generating options, look for innovative solutions, foster creative thinking, and stretch your imagination. By Cyndi Synder Dionisio, Lead for the PMBOK ® Guide & President | Cynergy2.

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But for proper use of the SWOT analysis, we should understand it as a technique for assessing performance, competition, risk, and potentiality of a company or strategy under evaluation. The post ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SWOT ANALYSIS (in 2021) appeared first on Priority Matrix Productivity.

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What Is the Role & Responsibilities of a SAFe® Scrum Master?


The last iteration is the innovation and planning sprint. Guide the team on how to use the various boards (team boards, program board, risk board, and retrospective board). In SAFe, the Scrum Master is not just a Scrum Master.

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Scaling Your Small Business Just Takes the Right Project Management System

Brad Egeland

Building an innovative firm can be challenging if you're not using project management that properly fits your organization. As your industry evolves, strategize ways you can innovate as a team to become a group of leaders who are able to trend ahead of the curve.

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Managing Digital Projects: The Digital Project Management Process


Organizational or cultural transformation – As we mentioned previously there has been a shift in consumer behavior and a rise in a digital wave, this has led to companies embracing a culture of innovation.

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10 Productivity Factors You Probably Never Knew Before!


It also alleviates the risk of mistakes and misunderstandings in the later stages. Following these tips can help avoid the risk of miscommunication. Featured Readings: The 63 Best Free Productivity Apps of 2021. 11 Best Project Management Apps for iOS and Android in 2021.

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Visual Project Management Tools: List Of The Top 9 Tools In Town


To fully grasp control over the progress of your project , you need a unique and innovative tool – Visual project management tools. Issue and risk management features ensure the smooth completion of your projects without any hiccups.

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Dynamic Capabilities Framework: Useful and Familiar to Project Managers

The Strategic Project Manager

Project management, which is where operational change is made to happen, is right in the middle of this, and the framework has a familiar look because of emphasis on risk management, as well as opportunity management. Here is how I see the difference: Risk management.

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Strategy Framework Canvas: How to Pick the Right Strategy Framework

The Strategic Project Manager

It can also be useful to implementers, including project managers, to sharpen efforts in project scoping, risk management, managing the schedule, identifying and handling stakeholders, and using project metrics. and Lean Innovation.

Exploring the Scope (and Opportunities) of Digital Transformation

Leading Answers

The layers and reporting channels create bottlenecks to information flow and innovation. They use empowered teams and challenge them to think differently to spark creativity and innovation. Most organizations will never become remote, co-operative innovation labs.

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How to make effective feedback your project management superpower


With the right guidance and motivation , your team will work harder, collaborate better, and feel safe to propose new and innovative ideas. Unlike working on a project proposal or risk management plan, people management involves dealing with emotions, egos, and interpersonal relationships.

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Guest Post: Alright Stop, Collaborate and Listen

Growing Agile

While there are differences between them, invention, innovation and creativity are part of the same WhatsApp group, and all of them are becoming increasingly necessary in a disruptive world. Innovation is about stopping, collaborating and listening.

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Your Guide to Design Project Management


When you work in a team you can come up with ideas and be innovative in ways that working alone would not be able to achieve. With design projects having a subjective element and involving creatives taking certain initiatives, a common risk associated with design projects is scope creep.

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Asynchronous Communication for Project Managers: A Tactical Guide to Getting More Done While Communicating Less


The real risks of ‘always-on’ communication: distractions, burnout, and bad work. The real risks of ‘always-on’ communication: distractions, burnout, and bad work. This stress makes it harder to detach from work and puts your team at risk of burnout.

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The BCG Advantage Matrix

The Strategic Project Manager

Lean Innovation – Build adaptive processes to learn and build business around the hotpots for customers and markets. The Advantage Matrix is an old Boston Consulting Group classic strategic framework.

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