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Would Brooks’ Law apply to cost?

Kiron Bondale

When Fred Brooks Jr. wrote The Mythical Man Month, he provided project managers with the valuable caution which later was named Brooks’ Law: “ Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later “ While there are always exceptions, this statement is generally true.

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Remote Project Management: A Quick Guide with Best Practices

At the beginning of project management, everyone was physically working together. But work management is no longer under one roof. People are now working remotely more than ever. Remote teams are hybrid teams, and they work in different locations with different tools and skills.

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Top 10 Project Management Methodologies – An Overview

What Is a Project Management Methodology? A project management methodology is a set of principles, tools and techniques that are used to plan, execute and manage projects. Project management methodologies help project managers lead team members and manage work, while facilitating team collaboration.

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Black Friday Deals for Project Managers 2021

Girl's Guide to PM

Many companies offer their best discounts of the year on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The ones focused on project management are no exception. It isn’t just a good day for great deals on electronics!

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5 Reasons Projects Fail

Only 2.5% of companies successfully complete 100% of their projects. Project Management: Improving performance, reducing risk Keep your projects on track – download our free eBook to learn how to avoid the most common project management traps. You can also use this checklist to see if your current projects are set up for success. Kintone’s easy-to-build workplace applications keep your projects on-track with automated workflows and a single workplace platform. Download the eBook today!

Pitfalls of referencing agile

Kiron Bondale

One of the clichés you will run across if you read enough articles or watch enough videos about agility is that we should be using the term as an adjective rather than as a noun. Here are a couple of examples of this misuse.

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The Simple Way to Improve Prioritization on Projects


What’s at the top of your To Do list today? Perhaps it’s something an executive called you about last night, or a new project that landed on your desk this morning. Just stop for a minute and think: is this truly your most important, highest priority work ?

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10 Ways To Increase Productivity In Your Marketing Department


Source: [link] The benefit of boosting departmental productivity needs very little explaining. When teams are more productive, they get more done in less time, freeing up time to focus on other revenue-generating or business improvement tasks.

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Top 7 Bug Tracking Tools Of 2021


Your work and your business need to run effectively without any hindrance. Bug tracking tools allow you to work effortlessly while tracking, capturing, and resolving the bugs in your systems. This system is also referred to as defect tracking tools and issue tracking tools.

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


In SAFe, the Scrum Master is not just a Scrum Master.

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Why You Need to Prioritize The Employee Experience in 2022

Speaker: Steve Luh, Alexis Barone, Nick Roco

In this interactive discussion, Wrike’s Nick Roco, Steve Luh, and Alexis Barone will provide recommendations on how to deliver employee experiences that separate you from your competition.

Top 7 Leadership Tools and Methods for Team and Project Leaders | Video

Online PM Courses

There is a wealth of great leadership tools and ideas that you can apply to your professional practice. Let’s look at seven of them. The post Top 7 Leadership Tools and Methods for Team and Project Leaders | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Leadership Skills Team Leader leaderhip video

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Company Values: An Overrated Buzzword? Or a Must-have for Every Company?


I have to admit, the title of this post ties company values to two complete extremes. But I wanted to get your attention and see if we could find some common ground on this topic, whether you’re Team Values Are Overrated or Team Values Are a Must.

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Prioritization Techniques in Agile for Product Managers

Management Yogi

Let’s consider two real-world scenarios. In one, a product manager is asked to work on the top priority items in his project’s product backlog for an upcoming iteration. The product manager replies, “It can’t be done because the business executives have set everything to be of top priority.”In

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7 Best practices for stand-up meetings


Standup meetings are the daily booster shots for any organization! Most companies use stand ups for increased productivity and motivation. However, many people fail to follow the best practices for stand up meetings. So, how to keep these meetings focused?

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Embedded Analytics – 4 Mission-Critical Steps to Take on Your Analytics Journey

The right analytics capabilities will turn data into valuable insights for your end users. This research-based guide, derived from insights of industry professionals, will allow you to create an optimal strategy for acquiring those capabilities.

Agile Product Development: Agile Methodology Explained

Epicflow Blog

There is no doubt now that Agile is not just a buzzword, but a really working methodology that takes software development to the next level. .

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Resource scheduling guide for project managers

Resource Guru

If you’ve ever played Tetris, made a few miscalculations, and watched the shapes rapidly stack up to the top while you struggle to keep up, you’ve had a taste of what happens when a business uses ineffective resource management.

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Project Communication with GamePlan's Unique Strategy for Startups

Brad Egeland

In a new business you need to communicate business plans internally with your team, to the board, and to current and potential investors. Everyone understands a plan in GamePlan because it is presented visually on the GamePlan Whiteboard.

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Apply the Experience Curve Concept to Strategy and Project Management

The Strategic Project Manager

The idea of the Experience Curve has been around for over 50 years. While businesses, organizations, and markets have evolved, the Experience Curve concept survives and can be very useful for informing decisions, shaping strategy, and guiding implementation.

From Planning to Results, How to Choose a Tool to Manage Marketing Projects

With increased channels, tools, and pressure to achieve goals, your work management platform must be able to: Manage complex projects within tight time frames, Harness data from all channels to make decisions in real time, Prove ROI to the broader business. Download the eBook today!

A 2021 Beginners Guide to Toggl Track and How It Works


The world is a fast-paced machine right now. You never really know how much time you have before it slips away from you. Quite philosophical, but it’s true. Time and project management go hand in hand these days.

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Certified Hybrid-Agile Master with MS Project Online Course

Management Yogi

I’m pleased to announce the availability of the Certified Hybrid-Agile Master Online Course for Agile practitioners and Management professionals:CERTIFIED HYBRID-AGILE MASTER WITH MS PROJECT It’s a complete video course on Hybrid-Agile Management with both theory and practical.

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Project Management Trends in 2022

Bridge the Gap Consulting

The project management industry continues to evolve. Traditional responsibilities of a project professional continue to be blurred. In our hybrid reality of remote teams and short-staffed companies, new challenges and opportunities will arise.

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Testing Hard Skills in Candidates: A Guide for Hiring Managers


Hard skills are one of the most difficult things to accurately assess during the hiring process. While a resume gives a good insight into a candidate’s past, it doesn’t objectively test how well they perform in the workplace. In this article, we’ll be diving deep into hard skills.

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Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

Misconception #4: Managing Resources in Project is Too Hard


Managing resources in Project is certainly not simple. If you’ve worked in Primavera or other scheduling tools, you know there’s even more complexity for how to utilize resources. Of course, there are also automatic types of updates that come with scheduling technologies for project managers.

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What Is a Scrum Team? – A Comprehensive Guide For 2021


Teams comprise individuals working together to accomplish the same goals, and a scrum team is no different. Each individual in the scrum team plays a dedicated role, adding to the strength of the team. In this article, we will help you understand what is a scrum team.

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What Capacity Check? — Making Your Scrum Work #23

TL; DR: Ignoring the Capacity Check during Sprint Planning. There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Since Scrum is an intentionally incomplete framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone.

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For Commercial Projects and More: Define Economies of Scope

The Strategic Project Manager

Economies of scope broaden rather than narrow the focus of an organization. It’s like choosing to be a generalist rather than a specialist. While this may seem to apply more to commercial organizations, it does apply to just about any type of organization.

2021 Dresner Advisory Services Business Intelligence Market Study

Every year Dresner reviews the state of the BI market as it stands today. This 12th annual report breaks down customer perceptions of BI and how well each vendor performs. See for yourself how all the major BI vendors stack up.

What’s Next for Hub Planner?

Hub Planner

What’s Next for Hub Planner? As Hub Planner is the leading Resource Management software on the market, we need to stay on top. Our constant goal is to make it better and better for our current users and attract new teams.

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Managing Disruption in the Workplace


We are used to the term disruption having a negative meaning, especially in the workplace. Disruptive employees need to be counseled on the harm they’ve caused. Disruption slows down the progress of work and splinters the regular progression of a project.

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Adaptability and Resiliency – PMBOK 3.11

Bridge the Gap Consulting

“Build adaptability and resiliency into the organization’s and project team’s approaches to help the project accommodate change, recover from setbacks, and advance the work of the project.” ” PMBOK pg.

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