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If there's no Plan B.

Musings on Project Management

If there's no Plan B, then the first rule is "Make Plan A work!"And it might require that you be aggressive about making Plan A work. no fooling around.No Plan BWait! Isn't there always a Plan B somewhere?A general officer once told me: If there's no Plan B, invent it!Insure for failure?Maybe you can insure against the failure of Plan A.

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The Three — Wait: Four — Elements of Empiricism

TL; DR: Elements of Empiricism. In its theory section, the Scrum Guide refers to the three elements of empiricism: transparency, inspection, and adaptation. However, a fourth element, foundational to enable empiricism, is hidden in a sentence on Scrum Values. Read on and learn more about the complete picture of Scrum’s empiricism. ???? Zur deutschsprachigen Version des Artikels: Die 4 Säulen der Scrum Empirie. ??

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Roles And Responsibilities Of A SAFe® Product Owner


As the technology is growing and evolving, the demand for SAFe® Product Owners is also increasing. Organizations are also transforming, initially, companies transitioned from waterfall to agile now they are implementing SAFe®-. SAFe® isn’t something related to safety but SAFe® means a scaled agile framework. It provides structured guidelines on roles and responsibilities, works planning, and values to follow.

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The Best Product Owners Have Great Facilitation Skills

Anyone working as a Product Owner with multiple stakeholders having diverse opinions has their hands full. The Scrum Guide states that the Product Owner is accountable for effective Product Backlog management, including developing and communicating the Product Goal, Creating Product Backlog items, Ordering the Product Backlog, and ensuring that the Product Backlog is transparent and understood.

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.

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Project Management Maturity Models: A Basis for Reaching Your Organization’s Business Success

Epicflow Blog

Do you know your organization’s project management maturity level? If not, it’s high time to change the situation: project management maturity has a direct impact on a company’s competitiveness and business success. . What is project management maturity exactly, and how to define its level? What are project management maturity models? Find answers to these questions in the article. .

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Timesheets: A Guide For Service Businesses


Timesheets have long been touted as the go-to method for teams and businesses to track their time. And it’s your timesheet process and culture that can determine whether they help or hinder your team. But let’s be honest here. Timesheets have a bad rep. Standard practices around timesheets can be tedious, repetitive, and scrutinous. But here’s the thing: The problem isn’t with the timesheets.

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LEAD Your Team: How to Use Your Top 4 Project Leadership Skills

Online PM Courses

When you have a Project Leadership role, there's a lot to do. So, we'll focus on my top 4 project leadership skills, that set you up to LEAD. The post LEAD Your Team: How to Use Your Top 4 Project Leadership Skills appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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A Guide to MS Excel for Project Management


Project management is the process of creating and monitoring processes successfully. Every enterprise works on multiple operations simultaneously, and project management ensures the projects are effective, organised, and ready for execution. MS Excel for Project Management is one of the most popular software programs for planning projects. Regardless of the organisation, size, industry, or age, people use MS Excel to control and manage various projects across multiple platforms and track their p

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How should I study for the PMP exam and how long should that take?

Kiron Bondale

After “ What certification should I get after the PMP? “, the next most common certification-related question I see on LinkedIn and discussion groups is asking how to get ready to write the PMP exam and how much elapsed time should be allowed for this effort. This question reminds me very much of the fun exercise which I ask learners in my foundational project management course to complete: “ How long does it take to catch a fish?

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The Project Clinic: Assessing Project Health, Planning, and Execution

Speaker: Ketan Jahagirdar

Picture your projects as patients, each with its own unique rhythm and pulse, thriving under your care 🥼 🩺 Step into the role of an innovative project doctor in our upcoming webinar! This session is your guide to evaluating the health of your projects through Waterfall and Agile practices like Scrum and Kanban. We’ll explore the vital signs of project success through the lens of the “iron triangle” metrics, unveiling how deliverables translate into measurable outputs.

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5 Tips for Project Managers using Project for the web


Many would say that MS Project is dead, or at least dying. Microsoft’s Project for the web (P4W) is being used more and more in everyday project management. The software still has a lot of things missing compared to the good ol’ desktop version and/or the online version, but it’s inevitable that P4W is becoming a replacement to previous versions. Every single month, Microsoft adds new features to the P4W software.