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Using Operational Excellence to Be More Productive

ProjectManager.com

People often think of productivity on an individual scale: how can I be more productive? But most of us work for organizations, and if the organization isn’t productive, then you can’t be productive either.

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How to Succeed as a Project Manager Webinar

Girl's Guide to PM

This webinar is based on my book, Project Manager. What it takes to be a successful project manager is more than understanding a management framework or methodology, or even being able to tailor it to your environment. In this presentation, I discuss how to be successful as a project manager.

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Five Things to Start and Five Things to Stop in Requirements Management

Project Risk Coach

According to PMI, "47% of unsuccessful projects fail to meet goals due to poor requirements management." Requirements are a pretty big deal. Let's look at five things to start and five things to stop in requirements management. 5 Things to Start Identify and engage appropriate stakeholders.

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Pollution – Why we replaced horses with automobiles

Green Project Management

Henry Ford never said people wanted faster horses, “what they wanted was less horseshit” (Flowers, 2014). It was a little more complicated than that, but you get the general point.

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

How To Calculate The Cost of Project Management In Your Project Estimate?

The Digital Project Manager

The post How To Calculate The Cost of Project Management In Your Project Estimate? appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Dear DPM DPM Podcast

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It's as easy as 1-2-3!

Musings on Project Management

Counting, positioning, or measuring: what's in a number? Remember pre-school or kindergarten: we all "learned our numbers". but did we? Want to count something? Just use the integers, starting at 0 and going in familiar step: 1, 2, 3. The count takes on the dimension of what you are counting: dollars, inches, meters, liters, etc You can do arithmetic on count, but because of the. Project Management Risk Management system engineering

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Lessons Learned in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

In my experience, most project managers feel that they could ‘do’ lessons learned better.

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Agile Practices: How to Run a Lean Coffee

Project Bliss

The term Lean Coffee doesn’t sound like a productive meeting session. But that’s EXACTLY what it’s intended to be. It’s structured in a way that allows participants to quickly talk through various topics they choose in a short amount of time. Sounds promising, you say?

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How To Build Trust In Your Client & Business Relationships

The Digital Project Manager

What is the most valuable asset any professional, project manager, or agency can have? Trust. The post How To Build Trust In Your Client & Business Relationships appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Communication PM Best Practices Stakeholder Management

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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?

The Importance of Data Governance for Business

ProjectManager.com

Much as a librarian is responsible for organizing a large collection of books, organizations must have a set protocol for managing the information they collect when doing business. Not being able to find or protect data makes for a dangerous precedent.

Just because you have information radiators doesn’t mean senior stakeholders will review them!

Kiron Bondale

Information radiators are a great idea. After all, who wouldn’t want to reduce the effort involved in keeping stakeholders up-to-date about a product or project or increase the consistency in messaging to all stakeholders?

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GamePlan Project Management Software Review [2019]

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a review of GamePlan software using Firefox browser and Safari on my iPad, in April 2019. General Information. Name: GamePlan. Vendor: GamePlan Global Solutions Inc. Hosting options: Cloud only. Languages: I didn’t see any options to change the software language.

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The first thing you do to reduce risk.

Musings on Project Management

The first thing you do to reduce risk. is: loosen the coupling between sources of effects. Create buffers; remove dependencies; install redundancy. This is a concept from System Engineering (buffers, dampers, redundancy; but also loose tolerances; fuses; barriers and walls. anything that inhibits propagation of effects) This is a concept from scheduling (Critical Chain by Goldratt; Risk Management

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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.

Webinar: 5 Things You Can Do To Build Healthy Team Culture

The Digital Project Manager

What does healthy team culture look like, and how do you create it? This topic. The post Webinar: 5 Things You Can Do To Build Healthy Team Culture appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Recorded Webinars Webinars

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11 Ways to Build the Strengths of Your Team Members

LiquidPlanner

To lead a top-performing team, you need to do more than direct and delegate work. Truly effective managers can recognize the unique strengths of each team member and optimize all those natural gifts. If you’re in a leadership position, this might sound like a daunting task, but it’s not.

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How Successful has Agile Been for You?

Brad Egeland

I’ve found Agile practices to be great for customers who aren’t exactly sure what they need or want or have functionality that needs to become available in phases. The larger, more structured projects generally fall to more plan driven methods like Waterfall.

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How to Manage Multiple Projects Webinar

Girl's Guide to PM

In this webinar we discuss tips and strategies for managing multiple projects. The post How to Manage Multiple Projects Webinar appeared first on Girl's Guide to Project Management. General

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

To simplify. or not?

Musings on Project Management

Shim Marom has interesting post on complexity wherein he says this: "A lack of an intellectual capacity to grasp a complex system is not a sufficient argument or drive for simplification. If you artificially simplify a complex system you end up with a different system that, while simpler, is fundamentally and conceptually different from the one you started with and thus, simplification. complexity Risk Management

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What is Voice of the Customer (VOC)? | Video

Online PM Courses

How do you know what your users, customers, and stakeholders want? You need to listen to their voices. So, what is the Voice of the Customer? The post What is Voice of the Customer (VOC)? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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The Scrum Glossary and the Scrum Values are now also available in Belarusian and Vietnamese

Gunther Verheyen

Thanks to the hard work of Vasili Shymanski and Khoa Doan, the international versions of the Scrum Glossary and the Scrum Values have been expanded with Belarusian and Vietnamese. Download your PDF of the Scrum Glossary , your PDF of the Scrum Values and your poster of the international Scrum Values.

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Issues with Remote Management of Agile Projects

Brad Egeland

I have always been a supporter and advocate for remote work, remote project management and virtual teams. I think it is a great way - the best way - to get top talent to your staff and project teams as they are the least likely to want to move from London, England to Columbus, OH.

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

Three Must-Reads to Build Better Teams

LiquidPlanner

Building high-performing teams isn’t easy, even though teamwork and project management go hand in hand.

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Why PMOs Need to Invest in Project Manager Skill and Experience

MavenLink

Take this simple test – it will only take a few seconds but will tell you a lot. Do you believe that all projects are equal? Do you believe that all project managers are equal? The answer should be obvious but often isn’t within organisations. How Are You Approaching Project Management?

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12 Simple Tips that will Give You Amazing Professional Presence

Online PM Courses

Do people notice you when you're in the room? Do you get the attention you need - and for the right reasons? This is the phenomenon of presence. The post 12 Simple Tips that will Give You Amazing Professional Presence appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Skyrocket Your Design Team’s Productivity With These 12 Tips

Teamweek

Will Ferrell once shared a comment on Twitter that gave everyone a new and comical excuse to use for procrastinating their work. His witty post said, “Procrastination? No, I just wait until the last minute to do my work because I will be older, therefore wiser.”.

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The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.

AI is Saving Lives - Surely it Can Save a Project

Brad Egeland

I recently read about a Copenhagen-based startup that has developed artificial intelligence (AI) that can listen in on emergency 911 calls and help dispatchers detect victims of cardiac arrest.

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9 Ways To Increase Blog Traffic By Updating Your Content

Boost by Brightpod

Believe it or not, your old posts can be the answer to your blog's traffic. If you know how to bring them back to life, you’ll be expecting a significant boost in your blog’s number of daily visitors real soon

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6 Qualities to Look for in Project Management Software

MavenLink

When it comes to project management software, there are hundreds of options available. How do you know which software is right for your organization? More than half of all software implementations are unsuccessful, wasting time and money for the organization.

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