Mon.Jan 23, 2023

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Project Risk Audits: What you need to know

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Are you looking for a way to better manage the risks associated with your projects? Risk audits are an effective tool that can help project managers and program managers identify potential issues before they become problems. And it’s not just me saying that. Frequent use of risk management best practice is one of the top drivers of project success , according to PMI.

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Project Management Tools and Why They Matter

The Digital Project Manager

Effective project management is important to keeping clients happy and your business running smoothly. However, achieving this level of effectiveness is not always easy. Mainly because of the number of project management tools that we have to use to make projects run smoothly. Among these tools are resourcing, time tracking, scheduling, screenshotting, communications, ticketing, documentation, […] The post Project Management Tools and Why They Matter appeared first on The Digital Project M

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Upcoming Webinar Series: Practical Scrum with MS Project Agile

MPUG

Scrum is one of the most used frameworks in Lean-Agile space , among others such as Kanban, eXtreme Programming (XP), or Scrum combined with XP. The Scrum framework comes mainly with three artifacts. Included are: three categories –Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog and Definition of Done (DoD); three roles – Product Owner, Scrum Master and Developers; and four events – Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective and Daily Scrum.

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What Are Product Plan Tools & How Can They Benefit Your Business?

nTask

What Are Product Plan Tools? Product plan tools are software applications that help businesses manage and track their product roadmap. They provide a way for businesses to plan and prioritize the various stages of their product development, monitor each stage’s progress, and make necessary adjustments.

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Acclaim Projects Helps Deliver Innovation Projects on Time and on Budget

This large intercity transportation company for people and freight employs 100+ IT employees and contractors across North America and Europe and spends $10MM annually for approximately 50 inflight projects. The company needed the right financial tools to budget for innovation initiatives and real-time information on spending and forecasting. This transportation company turned to Acclaim Projects by Sopheon to help deliver projects on time and within budget.

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Transformation Corner: The Intersection of Product and Project Managers

MPUG

First, I want to thank MPUG for making it possible for us to write this Transformation Corner column. We will have a variety of writers and topics on project management. Our team members have experience in product development and IT, construction, and military. The common theme will be project management relating to “hard” – and what is often referred to (errantly) as “soft” – elements.

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Automate Your Project for the web and Project Online Reporting

MPUG

Please find below highlights from Ben Howard’s Webinar: Power BI for Business Users and Project Managers (1 of 3) on how to use Power BI to automate your reporting process and have more time to do what you really enjoy – Project Management! This highlight article is being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to use this transcript for the purposes of self-paced learning, searching for specific information, and/or performing a quick review of webinar conte

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7 Best Practices for Pipeline Management

nTask

The success of any business relies heavily on how efficient and effective its pipeline management is. Whether you’re a small business or a large corporation, pipeline management can make the difference between success and failure.

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[VLOG] What Does The Scrum Master Do All Day (part 2)

Scrum.org

What's good this week awesome Scrum Masters? In today's video I will continue the second part of "What the Scrum Master Actually Do All Day" video. Thanks to all of you who gave likes to the first part video. The video is based on the 8 Scrum Master hats that we teach in Professional Scrum Master course. Hopefully this video can help you aspiring Scrum Masters improve your leadership and become a true leader who serves at your current workplace.

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5 Must-have Analytics Tools for Product Managers in 2023

nTask

Product management is an ever-evolving field, and to stay ahead of the curve, product managers must be aware of the latest analytics tools available. With the right analytics tools for product managers, one can gain powerful insights that will help you make better decisions and drive your product forward.

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Strategic Finance Essentials: A Project Manager’s Guide to Financial Impact

Speaker: Ketan Jahagirdar - Sopheon’s Director of Product Management

Empower yourself as a project manager with insights that directly influence the financial landscape and strategic direction of your organization! Join us for a deep dive into the world of financial strategy, as we dissect key metrics that drive CFOs and business leaders’ investment decisions.This session will equip you with the necessary tools to craft compelling business cases as well as a comprehensive understanding of the crucial distinction between capital expenditure and operational expendi

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Leadership by link and buffer

Musings on Project Management

"Link and Buffer" is a leadership concept for a leader positioned between a governing board, to whom they must link the project, and a project team which must be buffered from the whims and biases of the board.Fair enoughBut it's not that easy.

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6 Points to Cover In Training Programs For Product Managers In 2023

nTask

As technology advances and consumer trends change, product management is an ever-evolving field. The skills required to be an effective product manager in 2021 may not be the same as those in 2023.

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Scrum Master Interview Guide 2023: The Scrum Master Role

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Scrum Master Interview Guide 2023: The Scrum Master Role If you want to fill a Scrum Master position in your organization, you may find the following interview questions helpful in identifying the right candidate. They are derived from my seventeen years of practical experience with XP as well as Scrum, serving both as Product Owner and Scrum Master, as well as interviewing dozens of Scrum Master candidates on behalf of my clients.

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Is Your Project Stuck in the Middle? | Video

Online PM Courses

In the middle of a project, motivation often sags. Is your project 'stuck in the middle'? Here are ways to deal with it. The post Is Your Project Stuck in the Middle? | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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3 ‘Must-Dos’ for Addressing Digital Transformation Challenges

Digital transformation projects are crucial, with global spending projected to hit $3.4 trillion by 2026. However, they often fail at a rate of about 70%. To enhance success: Employee Buy-in: Acknowledge concerns and establish a change management team to communicate benefits transparently. Identify Processes and Tools: Form a digital transformation office to establish metrics, workstream lifecycles, data capture, and tool selection.

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Entrepreneurial Mindset – A Retrospective for Project Managers In 2023

nTask

Our perception of ourselves and our environment impacts our ability to achieve our goals. In today’s modern digital business, where demands and opportunities move faster and more dynamically than ever, our youth require a mindset (specifically, an entrepreneurial mindset) that allows them to spot opportunities, take the initiative, and innovate in the face of difficulty.

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Factors To Consider When Selecting A CRM Project Management Software for Your Business

nTask

In today’s digital age, customer relationship management (CRM) project management software is essential for any business. It helps streamline customer service and communications, automate processes and even reduce costs. But with so many CRM products on the market, how do you know which suits your company?

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9 Best Incident Management Software In 2023

nTask

Have you ever been interrupted while working on a project, which caused you to lose interest and slow down? Unfortunately, most of us have been there and experienced such happenings. But luckily, there is a process to solve these problems in real time without slowing down the team’s productivity.

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Everything You Need to Know About Workflow Reporting In 2023

nTask

What Is Workflow Reporting? Workflow reporting is a method of tracking and documenting the progress of tasks in an organization. It can help managers understand work progress, identify problems early on, and resolve them as quickly as possible.

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20 Common Mistakes Made by Inexperienced Project Managers

You’ve read the PMBOK® Guide several times, taken the certification exam for project managers, passed, and you are now a PMP®. So why do you keep making rookie mistakes? This whitepaper shows 20 of the most common mistakes that young or inexperienced project managers make, issues that can cost significant time and money. It's a good starting point for understanding how and why many PMs get themsleves into trouble, and provides guidance on the types of issues that PMs need to understand.