Brad Egeland

Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

The world of project management requires leaders and doers and shakers to make it happen. To make project successful, keep teams cohesive and collaborating toward a great final solution or product or successful implementation. But, no doubt, the road to get there requires much to happen.

2020 185

5 Project Management Tools and Services to Consider for 2020

Brad Egeland

The world of project management requires leaders and doers and shakers to make it happen. To make project successful, keep teams cohesive and collaborating toward a great final solution or product or successful implementation. But, no doubt, the road to get there requires much to happen.

2020 141

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AI Based PMO Dashboard with Cloud Project Management

Brad Egeland

A PMO dashboard contains the summary of all the projects being run by an organization. It is a helpful tool for the project managers and the senior personnel of the business who want to keep themselves updated with the status of any project handled by their team.

2020 97

Key Responsibilities of the PMO

Brad Egeland

A project management office (PMO) is an organizational entity usually tasked to centralize and coordinate the management of projects within an organization. ​ A PMO oversees the management of projects, programs, or a combination of both.

2020 128

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Handing Over the Project to A New PM

Brad Egeland

There comes a time in almost every project manager’s career when they need to give away a project.

2020 121

Are Most Projects Basically the Same?

Brad Egeland

I know this question sounds like a crazy one to ask on the surface. Every project – in it’s details – is different, I know. Even two projects implementing the same technology – maybe even with the same PM and technical team involved - will be different to some degree.

2020 129

Four Cybersecurity Trends for Tech Projects and Organizations

Brad Egeland

Project management doesn't really change that much. ​ New project management software comes out from new or existing providers and the Project Management Institute (PMI) revises the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) every so often.

2020 144

Risk Assessment for Information Security

Brad Egeland

Because data security has become a top concern for most businesses, the primary debate is now focused on which techniques are best for achieving your ultimate goal.

A Roadmap to Success

Brad Egeland

Every once in awhile we find that product or process or program that can help us out immensely in the project management and project portfolio management world. I think I've just found it in a latest connection with some great individuals standing behind a stellar product.

2019 154

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?

10 Characteristics of the Best Business Analysts

Brad Egeland

Does your organization handle large, complex technical projects? Do you have diversely skilled project teams assigned to those projects? How about overloaded project managers? Are they juggling several projects at once?

2020 133

How to Successfully Create and Manage a Workable Project Budget

Brad Egeland

There is no question that project success is hard to achieve. More than 50% of all projects are usually considered failures by someone to some degree using some yardstick. Surveys generally put project failure rates between 46% and 57%. Not good. not encouraging.

2020 121

How to Build a Compliance Program

Brad Egeland

Compliance promises more benefits for your organization than just being on the right side of the law. As long as you comply with the different regulations, you can keep your business safe from the different business risks as well as keep customers and investors happy.

2019 148

4 Traits of the Successful Project Manager

Brad Egeland

I’ve pondered this topic several times before and I’ve come up with certain characteristics that I feel the project manager must possess in order to increase his chances at success.

2020 140

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

Focus on the Project Risk Threats

Brad Egeland

​Risk management is one of those tasks that we all say we need to dedicate a significant amount of time to up front in the project – and throughout – when, in reality, we often don’t.

2020 121

4 Key Roles of the Project Manager

Brad Egeland

Project managers wear a variety of hats on nearly every project they manage.

2020 108

Remote PM Summit Virtually Vegas 2020

Brad Egeland

Imagine a free virtual conference focusing on your needs as a project manager or remote team member to be more productive and collaborative and effective and successful given the current push (mandate??) to work from home. Would you want to participate?

2020 100

The Hybrid Project Portfolio Management Approach

Brad Egeland

What exactly is hybrid PPM? First let's consider what PPM is and should do and then let's explore what happens with a hybrid PPM tool.

2019 153

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Risk Management Plan - What is the Process?

Brad Egeland

Presently, there is no greater priority than the prevention of a data breach. One must keep alert for the effectiveness of the security controls so that they don’t change in a split of a second.

Checkout PMaspire's Free PMP Exam Simulator - Pass on Your First Try

Brad Egeland

PMaspire is the creator of world’s first multi-lingual web-based PMP® Exam simulator available in 7 (seven) international languages. This includes the biggest number of PMP questions compared to other exam simulators.

2020 103

Should the Project Manager Help Bid the Project?

Brad Egeland

Ahhh…the age old question. Or at least one that seems to come up from time to time. And it’s certainly a question that has frustrated me for a while. When should the project manager become engaged in the project? After the sale? During the sale process?

2020 112

The Limitless Project Budget

Brad Egeland

I realize we often don’t get to deal with the fantasy world much in project management.

Budget 121

Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

How to Build a Cohesive Virtual Team

Brad Egeland

In this age of cloud computing, web-based project management and collaboration software, and large corporations with geographically dispersed employees and customers, more and more projects are being run by virtual teams with project managers and team members working from home or satellite offices.

2020 116

Best Project Management Tools for Managing Remote Teams and Projects

Brad Egeland

As project managers and project teams go home to work this month in the face of the COVID-19 coronavirus, we need to look for the best way to manage our projects remotely and manage virtual teams. Communication is even more critical as is collaboration and task management.

2020 108

ONEPOINT Projects Selected as September 2019 PM App / Service of the Month

Brad Egeland

ONEPOINT Projects is my latest selection for App/Service of the month on BradEgeland.com.

2019 166

Top BradEgeland.com Articles Trending on Project Management Update

Brad Egeland

Read all of my latest trending Project Management, Tech, and Business articles that are trending on Project Management Update. It's everything you need to know about Project Management and Technology and then some.

2019 145

Before Transforming The Experience, You Need to Disrupt Yourself

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Product Expert and Keynote Speaker

Every company is (soon to be) a technology company. Undergoing digital transformation is the key to succeeding in this digital era - but the process isn’t all innovation and shiny new tech. Join Vivek Bedi, a product expert with 18 years of experience across Fortune 100 companies and startups alike, as he shares his expertise on how to strike the right transformation balance and change your product mindset.

The Undefined Project

Brad Egeland

Did you ever have one of those project customers come to you with an initiative that really has no boundaries or definition yet? Sort of a taste of “we'll get there when we get there.”

2020 112

Keep Your Other Projects on Track

Brad Egeland

As project managers we all have those times that come up where one project or activity takes up most or all of our time. It’s a PM way of life – it can’t be helped.

2020 112

5 Ways the Consultant Can Add Value to the Engagement

Brad Egeland

As the experienced, jack of all trades consultant, you always want your client to see maximum value in what you're doing for them. You can do that through excellent and timely performance and delivery, hopefully with some measurable return on investment (ROI).

2020 112

Buy My Latest Book Please - “A Real World Project Manager’s Guide to the Successful Project

Brad Egeland

Was $4.99. now just $2.99 for a limited time. PDF eBook "A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project." A practical guide to manage a project from end to end along with personal experiences from the author and some extra best practices tips.

2019 185

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Mind Mapping and Project Management Tool MindGenius is Application of the Month Selection for March 2020

Brad Egeland

As we work hard to find the best project management software tools and services to help our project managers best manage projects, teams and customers, I am always trying to find helpful tools to get project managers to the finish line successfully.

2020 97

How to Communicate with Project Stakeholders

Brad Egeland

Most of what I like to write about is from the project manager’s perspective. And I always maintain that communication is the #1 priority of the project manager.

2020 108

Looking to Improve Project Performance - Check Out these PM Tools and Services for Better Results

Brad Egeland

In this latest installment in what is becoming a potentially monthly offering, I'm presenting five more project management related tools and services that PM professionals should be checking out.

2018 173

Ten Ways to Improve Your Project Today

Brad Egeland

Maybe all of your projects are going strong right now. But if you’re like me and you are overseeing 5-6 projects at a time and we know that there is a greater than 50% failure rate (to some degree) on technical projects, then it’s likely that at least one of your projects is struggling.

2020 97

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.