Brad Egeland

Risk Management Approaches

Brad Egeland

Few project leaders want to spend the up-front time and money to actually put together a risk management plan, but it truly needs to be your first step in effectively managing risks on your project.

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OnePlan is Strategic Portfolio Management on the Microsoft Platform

Brad Egeland

Running an enterprise means being proactive and reactive in equal measure. Reactively, market events cause disruption, triggering critical questions such as: ‘which of our products and initiatives are impacted? How do we pivot and move forward?’ ’ Proactively, the questions may be ‘what are the opportunities ahead of us? Which strategies, technologies and initiatives will make us successful?’

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Cybersecurity Litigation Risks: 4 Top Concerns for CISOs

Brad Egeland

Cybersecurity and data protection are expected to become top drivers of legal disputes. What litigation risks should CISOs be most concerned about and what can they do about it? The threat of litigation is enough to keep any business leader up at night, and the increasing prevalence of data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity legislation and regulation is piling on the pressure for CISOs.

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Are You Getting a Strategic Advantage from Your PMO?

Brad Egeland

Project management offices can be good and bad – it all depends on how they are put together, how they are utilized, and how they are supported. They can only really be as good as their weakest link because they are really a support structure for the work being executed by the project manager and teams in them. Let's consider some areas where PMOs should be helping and think about our own PMOs while reading. are they helping or hindering?

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A PM’s Master Class on Building and Maintaining Stakeholder Relationships

Speaker: Americo Pinto, Founder and Chair at PMO Global Alliance

In this discussion, Americo Pinto, Founder and Chair at PMO Global Alliance, will walk you through best practices for communicating with stakeholders.

[Webinar]: Digital Organizations are Transforming to Strategic Portfolio Management - 5/19/22 @ 1pm EST

Brad Egeland

Executives are increasingly turning to digital investments to drive growth. These initiatives are designed to improve product/service competitiveness and take advantage of new market opportunities. The EPMO plays a critical role in this digital transformation effort, helping drive the organization to become more product-centric in their planning and execution. Fundamental changes to how investments are identified and aligned with strategy is critical to making this transformation a success.

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Ransomware Attacks Plaguing Global Retailers

Brad Egeland

Almost half of retailers experienced a ransomware attack last year. This July, the Swedish grocery store chain Coop was forced to close all of its 800 stores for a day because their cash registers were inoperable due to a ransomware attack on US-based IT company Kaseya.

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Innovation is Key in Your Strategic Portfolio Management Approach

Brad Egeland

Organizations wish to adapt, innovate, and compete. In reality, they are like the people in them: complex, full of potential, and with old habits. Business agility means adopting the mindset, practices, and tools to become more value-focused and customer-obsessed. The OnePlan team’s purpose is to help your organization on its path to innovation, flexibility, and speed by offering technology and consulting services to suit your needs at different stages of your journey

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Take Your Next PM Step to Career Excellence - Become Cheetah Agile Certified

Brad Egeland

Become Cheetah Agile Certified. Free Webinar – Click Here to Learn More About Becoming Cheetah Agile Certified [link] Become Cheetah Agile Certified. Free Webinar – Click Here to Learn More About Becoming Cheetah Agile Certified –“That class was by far the best class I have ever had from Cheetah. I have given my recommendations to training teams here as I feel that each and every PMP Should take your Agile Class!”

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Product Manager vs Project Manager - What's the Difference?

Brad Egeland

I came across this very good article from Indeed's editorial team when I was searching for differences between Product Owner and Project Manager. This isn't quite that, but still a very good read for all PMs.

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Agile vs Waterfall: May the 4th Be With You in the Great Debate

Speaker: Joe Pusz, President, The PMO Squad

In this discussion, PMO Joe will challenge your thinking and perhaps bring you to the conclusion that the debate doesn’t exist. He will discuss the pros and cons of each approach and examine if one is superior to the other.

22 Cybersecurity Tools for 2022

Brad Egeland

I am gathering input for a feature article on Cybersecurity software tools to consider for 2022. If you have one to suggest or think that your company's offering should be included, please contact me asap or email me.

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How a Good Business Analyst Can Make You a Great Project Manager

Brad Egeland

You can be the most talented and organized project manager there ever was, but never underestimate how much a talented business analyst brings to the table on your technical projects. They are essential for success, in my opinion.

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Need a FT or PT Project Manager Onsite or Remote? I'm available

Brad Egeland

Named #1 in the "100 Most Inspiring People in Project Management" Named the #1 Provider of Project Management Content in the World Named #1 on the Best Project Management Blogs to Follow in 2022 Do you need long term or one-off expert project management help right now? I am a very experienced tech project manager with more than 20 years of successful project management experience. I can be available immediately and I can do remote or onsite, full-time or part-time, W2 or 1099.

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OnePlan is the Product of the Month for Helping Clients Connect their Strategy to Execution

Brad Egeland

OnePlan is the most powerful Strategic Portfolio Management solution built on the Microsoft platform.

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The PM Revolution: Key Trends Propelling the Project Management Profession Into the Future

Speaker: Jesse Fewell, Principal Coach, Fewell Innovation

Join this high-energy webinar with Jesse Fewell, author, coach, and project management trainer, to get practical answers and insights into what is propelling the profession into the future.

Invest to Secure Your Organization's Data in the Cloud

Brad Egeland

Traditional businesses migrating to the cloud need robust information security mechanisms. Gartner predicts that more than 95% of new digital workloads will continue to be deployed on cloud-native platforms by 2025. ​ Robust cloud data security is imperative for businesses adopting rapid digital transformation to the cloud.

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Google Encourages Kids to Repair Chromebooks at School

Brad Egeland

Google this week announced an in-house Chromebook repairability program for schools across the US.

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Cyber Chiefs are Trying New Ways to Attract Talent

Brad Egeland

Cybersecurity and risk executives are adopting new ways to attract talent, in part by looking outside degree requirements and traditional technology backgrounds. Organizations such as the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or ISC2, say the demand for cybersecurity workers is far outstripping the available workforce. The nonprofit training organization estimates in its latest annual workforce study that around 2.72

2022 107

Scaling Your Small Business Just Takes the Right Project Management System

Brad Egeland

Building an innovative firm can be challenging if you're not using project management that properly fits your organization. Industry leaders David Capece and Doug Pace created the Agile Management System (AMS) as a tool to help professional service executives manage and scale their growth.

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6 Best Practices for Operational Reporting

Meeting requirements alone is no longer enough. Today’s users need insightful reporting built on accurate, real-time data. In our eBook, you’ll learn the do’s and don’ts to embedding operational reports, and how to avoid common reporting mistakes.

Interesting Project Management Survey Results

Brad Egeland

A while back - it's hard to believe how long ago it really was - I conducted a number of surveys involving project managers and PMOs. I was reviewing the results again the other day and I found the results very interesting all over again.

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3 Key Ingredients to Great Project Reviews

Brad Egeland

As project managers, we have a long list of individuals to interact with, provide status reports to, and gather information from. We have project team members, clients, 3rd party vendors, and stakeholders who may not be involved in the project on a day to day basis but have a vested interest.

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4 Steps to a Viable Project Management Office

Brad Egeland

Behind every good project manager is a strong project management office (PMO), right? Well, not exactly. In a perfect world, yes.

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Luck has Little to Do With Achieving Positive Project Outcomes

Brad Egeland

Project management is a lot more complicated than relying on the luck of the Irish to ensure people are working on the right priorities at the right time. As we all know – relying heavily on luck can have serious ramifications to our project plan. Luck comes along suddenly and unexpectedly in managing priorities without a project management tool. But it’s nothing you can try to repeat without the right resources.

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The #1 Reason Why Sales Coaching is Critical to Your 2022 Sales Success

Speaker: Tim Hughes, Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Leadership Associates

Join Tim Hughes, Author of Social Selling – Influencing Buyers and Changemakers and Co-Founder/CEO of Digital Leadership Associates, as he details how investing in sales coaching will teach your team how to navigate social media and therefore create greater sales success.

Finding the Right Management Team

Brad Egeland

The job search - whether it's out of sudden need and hardship or just because you're looking for greener pastures or a new place to call home the time effort and thought of change can be exhausting and stressful. You're heading into the unknown and no one likes that.

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22 for 2022 Cybersecurity Software Tools - Where Does Yours Rate?

Brad Egeland

Where would your favorite cybersecurity software tool rank in the 22 for 2022 comparison article I am working on? Let's find out. ​I am currently putting together a "22 Cybersecurity Tools for 2022" comparison chart and article for a high visibility tech related site and have it trend to millions everywhere. Great chance to feature your favorite cybersecurity software's strength in some key categories.

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Can a Chromebook Work as a Project Management Tool?

Brad Egeland

Chromebooks are becoming more and more popular. They are fast, quiet, relatively inexpensive and fairly easy to learn and use. So how do they work for project managers around the world. Chromebooks are a great way to equip an entire fleet of project managers in a PMO - especially if you are using PM tools that work well with the Chrome OS. If your Chromebook would be a great tool for the world's project managers, then tell me. Likewise, if your PM software works well on a Chromebook, tell me.

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Is it a Project or Just Work?

Brad Egeland

What makes a project a project? How is it different from just work? Can all work be a ‘project’? The answer is ‘no.’) ’) Are all projects ‘work’? Every project manager will confirm that the answer is definitely ‘yes’).

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How Sales Enablement is Supporting Social Selling in 2022

Speaker: Brynne Tillman CEO | LinkedIn Whisperer at Social Sales Link

In this 1-hour session, Brynne Tillman from Social Sales Link will teach you why Sales Enablement teams should own Social Selling

Get Agile Certified

Brad Egeland

Course Outline Iteration 1 – Start Right – You learn what is involved in doing a Cheetah Agile Project – from how to select the right type of project for which the Cheetah Agile project approach is designed, to what is involved in completing the project in a way you can best use your results and position yourself for future success.

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Try GamePlan for the Best in Project Communication

Brad Egeland

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

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Managing Project Risk

Brad Egeland

Basic risk management on projects hasn’t changed much over time. During the planning phase of any project, the project manager and team need to plan for risks. Plain and simple. Do we manage risk on every project? Sadly, no… or at least not in enough detail. Should we? Definitely.

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Best Certification Right Now - Cheetah Agile

Brad Egeland

Want to do your career the best service as fast is possible? Get Cheetah Agile Certified. I've done the research - trust me. It's the best possible thing you can do for your tech career today. Fast, makes a difference not only for Project Managers, but for all and will help you learn faster and retain. And don't forget to use "BRADAGILE" for 10% off you certification. As a 20+ year PM, I know what I am talking about. Signup today.

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How to Integrate Your Tech Stack for Seamless and Practical Application

Speaker: Patrick Rohlfsen, Engagement Manager at Wrike | Frank Saladis, PMP, PMI Fellow, Trainer, Consultant, International Project Management Event Speaker | Chris Hare, PMP, Industry Principal, PMO at Wrike

How do you choose the correct project management technology? In this webinar, you will hear from three project management professionals about the importance of having an intentional approach to choosing and integrating your technology.

Defensive Project Management

Brad Egeland

As project managers, we expect to need to act proactively, aggressively, and yes, reactively on our projects. We make decisions to move forward with. We need to be innovative. Think of our project customers and what they may be needing. How to succeed on that next set of very difficult tasks.

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Four Project Management Trends for 2022

Brad Egeland

Every year even the perceived static world of project management changes somewhat. Even sometimes for the better. Trends happen, ideas and methodologies change a bit, and companies work to build PM infrastructures that manage projects better and have better tools at their disposal.

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So you want to be a CISO: Critical Need-to-Knows About Data Protection

Brad Egeland

Data is the lifeblood of any organization. Whether you’re a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) or aspiring to become one, protecting sensitive business data will be your main priority. But the job isn’t getting any easier. In 2021, the number of data breaches climbed 68 percent to 1,862, costing an average of USD4.24 million each.

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22 PM Tools for 2022 - Get Your Software In

Brad Egeland

I am currently putting together a "22 PM Tools for 2022" comparison chart and article for a high visibility PM related site and have it trend to millions everywhere. Great chance to feature your favorite PM software's strength in some key real world PM categories. I am looking to fill a few more slots and want to get this live in April so great visibility soon for all. Are you a PM software vendor and want yours featured or just a PM software user and feel strong about your choice?

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today's data-driven applications. And they won’t cut it for your end users, your development team, or your business. Learn how 5 companies used embedded analytics to achieve huge returns and greater value than anticipated.