Brad Egeland

5 Things Your CEO Should Know About Cybersecurity

Brad Egeland

I’m pretty sure by now that executives in organizations – especially organizations with some sensitive data to secure – are paying at least some cursory attention to cyber security and cyber crime.

2019 137

NEWSFLASH! The PMP Exam is NOT Based on the PMBOK Guide 6th Edition

Brad Egeland

From Michelle LaBrosse, CCPM, PMP, PMI-ACP, RYT - CEO of Cheetah Learning.

2019 120

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.

2019 133

Want to Increase Your Traffic and Sales? Try this.

Brad Egeland

Do you want experienced, expert content for you blog or site like this for free? link] [link] [link] [link] [link] There are several options I will work out with you. Free placement in high-profile PM tool feature article with your product description, screenshots and links and marketed to 1.5

2019 121

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.

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.

2019 123

This Week in PM 4.15.2019

Brad Egeland

Check out some of the interesting things being said and delivered via PM and business strategy this week! Check back every week for more interesting content. and feel free to suggest content through my contact form

2019 146

Free Blockchain for Dummies eBook download Courtesy of IBM

Brad Egeland

Want to know about Blockchain. what it's all about and is it something you should be concerned with? Should your organization be Blockchain ready and using it strategically in your own business processes and delivery? Download the free Blockchain for Dummies limited edition here courtesy of IBM.

2019 148

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.

2019 111

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 167

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?

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 126

Why Mark Zuckerberg Has Some of His Best Learders on Blockchain

Brad Egeland

Mark Zuckerberg is highly adept at addressing Facebook’s greatest threats. ​ He spent $1 billion on Instagram because that’s where young people were posting photos.

2019 136

Your Excellence Inspires Me

Brad Egeland

I heard this the other day – can’t remember where. But the concept of the statement is great. Someone is inspired to be better due to someone else’s excellence or perceived excellence. How would you like to hear this statement made to you?

2019 131

5 Days to PMP Certification - What are Your Overall Goals Versus Budget

Brad Egeland

The Facebook group dedicated to the PMP prep and certification in 5 days is growing by the hour - we are at 569 members as of right now, but I represent several options. The group is located here. join us! link] ​ Meanwhile. Answer me this. how critical is faster certification and less prep time compared to cost? Are you looking for free? Is this being subsidized by an employer who will pay to get you and the team certified quickly and be done?

2019 79

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Auditing and Analytics in Big Data

Brad Egeland

An increase in cybersecurity threats characterizes the growth of an organization. As such, institutions endeavor to improve their risk management techniques to ensure that all the information is protected from malicious individuals.

2019 124

MindGenius 2019 - the Best Mind Mapping Tool Just Got Better

Brad Egeland

MindGenius 2019 is ready. The best mind mapping tool for your project needs just got better and it's time for you to see how it can help you work and plan better. The big focus in MindGenius 2019 is on new ways you can share MindGenius content.

2019 120

Go Ahead - Ask Sharona About "My Sharona"

Brad Egeland

The woman behind the 1979 hit new-wave song by The Knack has moved on to real estate, but still answers questions about the song almost daily Even now, approaching the 40th anniversary of the biggest single of 1979, Sharona Alperin can’t escape it.

2019 103

The Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe and How a Legend Disappeared for 30 Years

Brad Egeland

The Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe's extraordinary story includes beating Ferrari, bursting up in flames, and spending three decades in a storage unit. f this car could talk, it would describe a road to fame with all the twists and turns of a Hollywood plot.

2019 101

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Don’t Rely on User Complaints to Find Out Your TRIRIGA System has Issues

Brad Egeland

Rule #1: Don't rely on user complaints to know there is an issue with your TRIRIGA ecosystem. "I I am seeing this issue while onsite during demo's, I am hearing this is the major reason why people are not happy with TRIRIGA systems and I have felt this pain as a client. Consider our software to help with this issue.

2019 107

Learning from Higher Ed Security Breaches

Brad Egeland

The higher education is not free from data threats and risks whose primary target is their financial security followed by student retention. Adoption of mobile technologies by colleges and universities has contributed to increased malicious attacks.

2019 106

Why Agile?

Brad Egeland

Agile methodology includes various methodologies in itself. Agile methodologies like Scrum, FDD, etc. are all part of the agile manifesto, which was introduced in the year 2001. Agile methodology is often compared with the waterfall model in the software development industry.

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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.

2019 111

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.

The PM PrepCast Will Help You Ace the PMP Exam and Become a Better Project Manager

Brad Egeland

Are you ready to take that next step in your project management career and get PMP certiified, become a better leader, and start earning your full potential - up to $20,000 more per year? The PM PrepCast can get you there. Learn by watching video-based training to master the Knowledge, Skills, Tools and Techniques that are not taught in regular project management classes. but which you’d better know if you want to pass the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam.

2019 123

Are You Earning Enough Money as a Project Manager?

Brad Egeland

If you aren't PMP certified then I can almost guarantee you that you are not earning enough as a PM. How can I do that? Because I know that on average certified project management professionals (PMPs) earn up to $20,000 more annually.

2018 140

Necessary Big Data Management Best Practices For Optimal Infrastructure

Brad Egeland

Use The Tools Available Two things primarily facilitate Big Data: cloud computing—which provides a variety of infrastructurally enhancing applications —and the Internet of Things (IoT). IoT technology is everywhere.

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 158

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?"

Traditional vs Cloud Security

Brad Egeland

Today, businesses are increasingly relying on data for their day to day operations. Therefore, it is crucial for organizations to have systems built on infrastructure that is not only secure but also cost-effective and scalable.

2019 97

Everything You Need to Know About the PMP Certification

Brad Egeland

Today, we’re in a job seeker’s market. The labor market is so strong, in fact, that it’s leading more and more Americans to quit their jobs.

Should Your Team Claim Tasks in Sprint Planning?

Brad Egeland

Sprint planning is typically an industrious, productive process. Teams refine the backlog, set a target velocity, select user stories for the upcoming sprint, estimate effort and define tasks. Done correctly, teams leave planning with clear sprint goals and a clean sprint plan. Feels good, right?

2019 85

5 Data Security Measures Every Project Manager Must Implement

Brad Egeland

Data security is an aspect of project management that is often overlooked by well-meaning project managers. However, as remote work and cloud computing become more prevalent, it’s important that more focus is dedicated to this area.

2019 106

Embedding Operational Reports: Everything Product Managers Should Know

Speaker: Dean Yao, Sr. Director of Product Marketing, Logi Analytics

Businesses are run with analytics - but companies continue to struggle with interpreting, analyzing, and distributing data. Operational reports help get information to the people who need it most, in formats they understand, and in a timeframe that matters. Join the webinar to learn how embedding operational reports can give your users a precisely formatted, ready-to-analyze view of their operational activities. World-class software teams are embedding operational reports to empower end users with interactive data visualizations, detailed information, and highly precise formats that can be shared via email, PDF, print, or online.

Traditional vs Cloud Security

Brad Egeland

Today, businesses are increasingly relying on data for their day to day operations. Therefore, it is crucial for organizations to have systems built on infrastructure that is not only secure but also cost-effective and scalable.

2019 91

Strategies to Use When Practicing Compliance Related Project Management

Brad Egeland

"Capital is not so fundamental in business; neither is an experience since you can easily acquire them. Ideas are what is important because when you have ideas, you possess the asset needed to pursue limitless achievements in your business and your life." — Harvey Firestone A compliance project must have a concrete plan.

2019 96

Real World Absolutes For Business Analysts On Tech Projects

Brad Egeland

Let me be the first to say that Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is great. ​ It can help you get hired, move up in your profession, and show dedication to your chosen career path. It can be a catalyst for cohesion within a PM infrastructure or project management office (PMO). It can give everyone a common language to use.

2019 96

Four Top Project Management Tools and Services to Check out in May 2018

Brad Egeland

Are you happy with your current project management software? Perhaps you're looking for the best place to start your journey to project management professional (PMP) or similar certification.

2018 144

Meet Your Goals with a Practical Product Strategy

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Whether you manage a feature, a product, or a whole suite of products, you likely have some goals that you're trying to meet. But do you have a strategy? Strategy and goals are different. It's your strategy that allows you to make decisions that help you meet your goals in the first place. For example, if you want grow your revenue, your strategy may be to enter a new market - and you may decide to make your product stand out in that market by adding analytics. If you want to have an articulated strategy that you can use to make decisions, stay on-track, and meet your product goals, this is the webinar for you! Join Nils Davis, author of The Secret Product Manager Handbook, as he explains how you can get your team aligned to a practical product strategy.