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Overcoming a Lack of Project Resources

ProjectManager.com

Resources are limited, but your ability to manage them to fulfill the needs of your project isn’t. One of the many challenges that face project managers is how to guide their project to a successful end without enough resources.

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Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Project management conferences are a fantastic way to meet new people and improve your skills. I always come away feeling energised about where I am in my career and relieved having met people with similar problems to me.

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How to Create a PERT Chart

ProjectManager.com

A PERT chart can help you manage your project. But what is a PERT chart and how does it assist project managers when they’re working on larger, more complex projects? What Is a PERT Chart? PERT is an acronym that stands for P rogram E valuation and R eview T echnique.

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Early experimentation is key to reducing project risk

Kiron Bondale

Inspection and adaptation are two of the pillars of the Scrum framework but all agile methods recognize the wisdom of Deming’s Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle.

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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 Proposal Software Tools For Winning New Business

The Digital Project Manager

The post Best Proposal Software Tools For Winning New Business appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools Tools Planning Tools PM

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Risk Analysis 101: How to Analyze Project Risk

ProjectManager.com

Before you’re able to analyze the risk in your project, you have to acknowledge that risk is going to happen in your project. By planning for risks, you begin the process of knowing how to identify, monitor and close out risks when they show up in your project.

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Why the Professional Services Project Life Cycle Needs More Focus on Collaboration

MavenLink

The standard project life cycle has been used by countless companies to manage their business processes for many years despite the growing complexities surrounding project management.

Agile Illustrated – Sample #3

Leading Answers

This is the third sample from my new Kindle book “ Agile Illustrated: A Visual Learner’s Guide to Agility ”. The book is a graphical introduction to the agile mindset and servant leadership behaviors for working with agile teams.

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A Project Manager’s Guide to 42 Agile Methodologies

The Digital Project Manager

The post A Project Manager’s Guide to 42 Agile Methodologies appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Topics

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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.

Project Scope Example: Scope Baseline, Project Scope Statement

PM Basics

There are obvious difficulties with the project scope. For example, defining 100% of the required work is problematic. Also, it’s a problem to control the changes consistently. It’s easy to miscommunicate what should be done to stakeholders.

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10 Steps to Successful Process Governance

MavenLink

Consistency in execution and commitment to high quality of work are key success factors for every services business. Ensuring that all team members meet these standards can be difficult, but enforcing process consistency can make a huge difference.

5 Major Changes Coming to the PMP Exam

Leading Answers

Some fundamental changes are coming to the PMP® exam. Currently slated for July 2020, the content and composition of the exam will be completely revamped. As described in the new  PMP Exam Content Outline , PMI commissioned a research study into trends in the project management profession.

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Top 10 Mistakes Project Managers Make

Brad Egeland

Make no mistake. And no pun intended there.I fully realize that there are hundreds of mistakes waiting out there for project managers to make. I've probably made many of them somewhere along the way in my 25 year IT career.

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Project Leaders have a positive and empowering mindset

Susanne Madsen

At the most fundamental level, the quality of your personal and professional life is determined by the quality of your core beliefs. The beliefs you have acquired throughout your life shape your attitudes, which in turn affect the actions and the results that you get, or don’t get.

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An Introduction to Workforce Management

ProjectManager.com

Keeping your employees engaged and on task is, well, no easy task. They say one bad apple can really spoil the whole bunch—and it’s true. A bad hire can cost your business valuable workplace productivity, not to mention nearly 20 percent of their salary on average.

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What is Configuration Management?

iZenBridge

Before we set out to define configuration management, it is crucial to understand why we need it in the first place. How does it come into the play? Let us consider a situation wherein you are working on one of the work packages. And, looking at the WBS dictionary for acceptance criteria.

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Project Management Methodologies: How Many Do You Know About?

Online PM Courses

We often describe Project Management as a methodology-driven profession. And it's true to a degree: there are a lot of Project Management methodologies. The post Project Management Methodologies: How Many Do You Know About? appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

Project Integration Management

Brad Egeland

The concept Project integration management is a key skill that is the tightly woven into the PM industry standard processes laid out by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

12 Critical Project Management Principles Every Business Owner Should Follow

ProProfs Project Management

Project management is a complicated yet crucial business practice. Getting projects isn’t a big deal, as managing and completing them on time is the factor that decides your credibility in the business.

How to Deal with Difficult Stakeholders

ProjectManager.com

When you’re leading a project, part of what you’re doing is working with stakeholders who hired you to get that work done they way they want it. This can often be a handful, so we’ve provided you some practical tips on how to deal with difficult stakeholders.

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Why Awesome Project Scope Management is Essential to Kickoff Every Project

LiquidPlanner

We all know how it goes. A new client is on-boarded with the project manager, and discussions start around the completion and delivery of said project.

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Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

What are Systems of Delivery and Systems of Transformation—And Why Do You Need Both?

Leading Agile

To become Agile, your organization needs a way to become an ecosystem where Agile operating models can even work in the first place. The hypothesis amongst many practitioners is,” If I implement Scrum, I will get the Agility on the other side of it.” Usually, it doesn’t happen that fast or easy.

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Knowing PMP® Exam ITTO (Inputs, Tools, Techniques and Outputs) – PMBOK® Guide

iZenBridge

How to memorize Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam ITTO? – One of the most Frequently Asked Question I get while talking to professionals preparing for the PMP® exam. I observe that PMP® Exam ITTO is one of the main reasons for exam fear and become the cause of delaying the exam date.

50+ Project Management Quotes to Learn From

ProProfs Project Management

Motivation knows no bounds. When we talk about project management, there are so many times and situations where teams, managers, or even stakeholders look for motivation on how to go about handling tough situations.

8 Steps for Better Issue Management

ProjectManager.com

Issues happen. And if you want your project to be a success, you need to have a plan in place to respond quickly and effectively to any issues that arise. These steps are part of a best practice issue management process and are a core essence of good project management. What Is Issue Management?

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Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.

The Case of the Accidental PM

MPUG

Sure, “The Accidental” this and the “The Accidental” that is such a cliché, yet when you google “Accidental Project Manager,” you get 24 million results. Results like 4 Ways to Succeed as an Accidental Project Manager and 6 Tips for the Accidental Project Manager top the list.

Creating Safety for Leadership w/ Tim Wise

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. Safety is a popular topic in the Agile space that comes up when we have conversations about what it takes to create an environment where Agile can take root and thrive.

What is Lead and Lag?

iZenBridge

Lead and Lag in project activities are easy concepts. Even though, during my coaching sessions, I see a lot of confusion around them. Especially when we use these concepts in – Network diagrams and with a different type of relationships.