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Punch List Template

ProjectManager.com

A project isn’t complete until all the work is done. But what do you do when there are straggler tasks that fall outside of the boundaries of the contract? How do you keep track of these items and ensure they’ll be completed? That’s where this punch list template comes in handy.

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The 12 Principles of Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

PMBOK 7 is the short name given to The Standard for Project Management and A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge – ( PMBOK® Guide ) 7 th Edition , which are bundled together.

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How to Improve Problem Solving with Lessons Learned

Project Risk Coach

This is a guest article by Elizabeth Harrin from GirlsGuideToPM.com. So you’ve got a problem. It’s on the issue log. You’ve pulled together the key subject matter experts who can help get the project over this hurdle. But how do you come up with the answer?

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10 Productivity Factors You Probably Never Knew Before!

nTask

Are you having a tough time adjusting to the ‘ work from home ’ routine? Has your productivity plummeted in the recent months? Your productivity factors that might have gotten hit by the recent pandemic. Productivity refers to the efficiency of a person to complete a task.

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this white paper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

Agile means.

Musings on Project Management

Agile means: ‘Agile’ means small teams, working collectively and collaboratively, with this mission: To deliver frequent, incremental releases of innovative functions and features, prioritized for need and affordability;Evolved iteratively from a vision according to user reflection and feedback; And produced at the best possible value.(*) Agile ideas to keep in mind Requirements are too. agile

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How To Manage Constantly Changing Requirements

Girl's Guide to PM

This is an extract from Project Pain Reliever. I contributed two chapters. Are your project requirements constantly changing? Are you expected to get something done without really knowing what it is that you are supposed to be doing?

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IDC Names Clarizen a Leader in Work Management and Cloud PPM

Clarizen

In two recent IDC MarketScape reports, International Data Corporation (IDC) – a leading IT and telecoms market research firm – named Clarizen a Leader in Work Management 1 and Cloud PPM 2 solutions.

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14 Best Outlook Calendar Integrations for You to Try in 2021

nTask

If you are interested in finding out the top Outlook Calendar integrations available with the software that you are using, you have come to the right place.

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

Brad Egeland

Roughly a year into this "new normal," the vast majority of companies are labeling the remote work shift a resounding success — improving productivity and accelerating their digital transformations.

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How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

The new DevSecOps team is up and running, and you feel ready to take on rising security threats while delivering quality software updates. But that leaves just one question: how do you monitor your new program as effectively and efficiently as possible? Join Shannon Lietz, Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and award-winning innovator, to learn the answers to these questions so you can lead your DevSecOps team to the top!

Action Items Template

ProjectManager.com

Whether it’s a meeting or you’re just trying to organize your tasks, you need some documentation to know what is being asked, who is tasked with executing it, when it’s due and so much more. Download our free action item to make it fast and easy to identify and execute those tasks.

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WorkOtter Named Best Project Portfolio Management Software Company of 2021 by Digital.com

WorkOtter

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5 Things That Maximize the Value of Training w/ Jeff Howey

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Spotify. Soundcloud. Simply sending your people off to training, or bringing someone in to train isn’t going to automatically get you the value you want out of it.

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Self-Starter Guide on How to Present a Project Plan

nTask

After drafting an impeccable project plan, the next step is to present it to your clients. This is the turning point, as PMs have to deal with the age-old ‘ How to present a project plan efficaciously ?’ dilemma. Presenting a project plan requires more than just PowerPoint slides.

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Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Exploring the Scope (and Opportunities) of Digital Transformation

Leading Answers

A digital transformation means far more than offering products and services digitally. That is undoubtedly the core of it, but as this article illustrates, it goes far beyond. To start, let's review a simplified business model for a traditional bricks-and-mortar company.

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Event Plan Template

ProjectManager.com

An event is a project. You have to plan, execute and close within a specific timeline and a limited budget. In order to have a successful event, you need an event plan to coordinate all the elements so that they fall together correctly. A good place to start is with an event plan template.

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Why People Are the Most Important Resource in the Company

Inloox

What do you think of when you hear the word resource? Perhaps natural resources in the form of oil or gold, hidden in the earth beneath our feet. Or do you have a project budget in mind that is running low? We've all heard phrases like "our resources are depleted" However, in HR, phrases like "we need more resources for our software engineering team" are also quite common.

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Are We Taking Cybersecurity Seriously Enough?

Brad Egeland

There’s no doubt that we will all be hacked or breached or have our data and identity affected by a breach sooner or later. Most of us already have. I know my Twitter account has been hacked twice and my Facebook account has been hacked at least once.

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Business Monitoring Systems: Using ML to Analyze Metrics

This whitepaper discusses how automated business monitoring solutions like Yellowfin Signals revolutionize the way users discover critical and relevant insights from their data.

13 Best Google Task Alternatives Available in 2021

nTask

Many individuals and organizations use dedicated Google products and tools as their go-to software. So, it makes sense that many would also choose to pick Google Tasks as their go-to task management or preferred to-do list tool.

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KPIs and How Outcome-Oriented Teams Work

Leading Agile

I had a conversation with a client today who correctly pointed out that KPIs can be leading or lagging indicators. He was disagreeing with some of our materials, where we treat KPIs as explicitly leading (and not lagging) indicators mapped to the success criteria of an epic.

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Time Trackers: The Different Types, Best Practices & Software Recommendations

ProjectManager.com

When managing a project, you must be constantly vigilant that time, cost and scope stay in check. Any one of them going awry can wreak havoc on your schedule and send you off-track—or worse. Each one deserves its own article, but let’s just focus on time (and how to track it) for now.

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10 Resource Scheduling Software Tools For Productive & Happy Teams (2021)

Teamweek

Picture this. You’re ready to attack your work plan and delegate work to your team. But, just then, you realize that a team member is busy on another project (or has time-off). Your work plan, which you’ve painstakingly created, is on the verge of collapsing.

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4 Approaches to Data Analytics for Your Application

Selecting the right solution for your embedded analytics is crucial to the success of your application. But with so many solutions and vendors, how do you make this critical selection? Learn about the different approaches to analytics and the pros and cons for each.

25% of All Tech Projects May be Hit by Cybercrime

Brad Egeland

Anything and everything can be hacked. You, me, your top competition, your favorite customers. Everyone.

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6 Most Efficient Online Timer(s) to Track Your Billable Hours

nTask

Since the inception of lean Agile project management , the organizational paradigm has inclined, more or less, towards managing remote teams that can work from anywhere rather than office-based staff.

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System Vs. Psyche with Dennis Stevens and Alistair Cockburn Part 2

Leading Agile

The discussion continues between Dennis Stevens and Alistair Cockburn as they further explain the relationship between system effects and psyche effects through the lens of their unique perspectives. Transcript.

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Stakeholder Analysis Template

ProjectManager.com

Use our free stakeholder analysis template to help you identify and manage the stakeholders in your project. It features all the details you need to understand and communicate better with your stakeholders. Stakeholders have a vested interest in the project. Knowing what they’re expectations are is the first step towards managing them. If they’re not happy with the project, then the project isn’t a success. Download Stakeholder Analysis Template. What Is Stakeholder Analysis?

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How to Select an Embedded Analytics Product: 12 Criteria to Consider

This report is designed to help readers select an embedded analytics product. It provides 12 criteria to consider when evaluating embedded capabilities. It also comes with a companion spreadsheet that enables users to score and compare products along these 12 dimensions and others they may add.

10 ClickUp Alternatives For Managing Tasks, Teams & Projects [2021]

Teamweek

With the world delivering more and more projects remotely, having a project management software tool that works for your team is critical to success. If you also consider that 1 in 6 IT projects have a cost overrun of 200% , those tools need to not only connect teams but help them stay on track too!

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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Making MindGenius Your PM Tool Of Choice For 2021

Brad Egeland

I'm starting a new series here on Project Times – a series of articles on PM tools and services.

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8 Most Influential Tips on How to Take Meeting Notes

nTask

Do you find it hard to compile and organize all the proceedings of a meeting? Worry no more, we have simplified the process to make it easier for you. So, how to take meeting notes? Taking meeting notes is not really rocket science. It’s simpler than you think.

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