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7 Best PRINCE2 Books for 2021 (Including PRINCE2 Agile Books)

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The PRINCE2® certification exam is tricky to pass because of the style of objective testing and the number of questions you have to answer. But PRINCE2 itself is not a difficult method to learn – and the official manual is actually pretty easy to follow and understand.

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Industrial Psychology for Project Management

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Professor Tirado is a native New Yorker, and when he started out in this field he was one of 5 people in the world who married together managing initiatives through projects and industrial psychology.

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Office Timeline Pro+ Review [2021]

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Office Timeline is a powerful PowerPoint plugin for creating professional timelines and roadmaps. The Pro+ edition is aimed specifically at project managers needing to create timeline slides for executive briefings and project reviews.

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What can I do with a degree in project management?

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Are you wondering whether it’s worth getting a degree in project management? Or what you can do for a job once you finish your bachelor’s or master’s studies? This article is for you!

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Insiders' Guide to Self-Service Analytics

Self-service analytics are vital for how your users interact and engage with your application. As you explore analytics solutions for your application, see why self-service analytics can prove critical to the adoption and stickiness of your application.

9 Types of Artifacts in Project Management

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In this article we’ll look at the types of artifacts in project management, typical documents for each type. There’s also a checklist of project artifacts by phase at the end, which you can use as an aide-memoire for creating your own documentation. What is an artifact?

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Sciforma Review [2021]

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Are you looking for a robust, scalable PPM solution that can manage the whole project life cycle and show you what’s being worked on at any one time? In this review of Sciforma, I’ll share the pros and cons of this enterprise-centric project and portfolio management tool. Summary. Product: Sciforma.

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Struggling to implement PM software? You’re not alone

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GetApp’s survey of over 1,000 managers, decision-makers and SME owners has revealed that despite the proven benefits project management software brings to businesses, more than half of employees opposed their managers’ suggestion to implement PM software.

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Future Trends in Project Management: The Debate

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Recently I spoke with Lela Machaidze on Clubhouse about future trends in project management. Here are the notes from that discussion. Lela: For the last decade, there have been a lot of changes in the PM profession. The trend that is here to stay is remote work and digital teams.

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Good Project Manager vs Bad Project Manager

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What makes a bad project manager? And how can you be a good project manager? In this extract from their new book, Jahn Karsybaev and Fred Obiero share the characteristics and behaviors of successful and unsuccessful project leaders. — Leadership. Fred Obiero.

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4 Approaches to Data Analytics

As the analytics landscape continues to evolve, application teams who need to embed dashboards, reports, and other analytics capabilities in their applications can choose from dozens of solutions. How do you differentiate one solution from the next?

Successfully Lead Projects Remotely

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Recently I joined Joe Pusz for his podcast, Project Management Office Hours. We talked about how to successfully lead projects remotely. As more and more companies transition to allow their employees to work from home post-pandemic, these skills are going to continue to serve us moving forward.

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AI in Project Management: An Interview with Lloyd Skinner

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Lloyd Skinner. Where is artificial intelligence taking project management? AI has turned up in the project management trends articles over the past few years and it’s now most definitely here to stay.

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From To Do to Done: Book Review

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Have you ever wondered if there is a better way to manage your actions and control your To Do list? If you have, this book from Maura Nevel Thomas will give you the tools to evaluate how you organize and track tasks efficiently. Like, super-efficiently.

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PRINCE2: The Project Management Method Explained

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What is PRINCE2? PRINCE2 is a project management method. It’s structured, and experience-based, created from the lived experience of thousands of project managers and successful projects. PRINCE2 stands for Projects IN a Controlled Environment (Version 2). And it’s not spelled PRINCE TWO!

2021 State of Analytics: Why Users Demand Better

As organizations become more data driven, their analytics requirements grow. Find out how knowledge workers use analytics and explore their needs and preferences.

Project Communication Management: What is it all about?

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Did you know that 56% of your project budget might be at risk due to poor communications? Perhaps that number (from research by PMI ) surprises you, but I’m sure you aren’t surprised by the fact that good communication management on projects leads to higher success rates.

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Parametric Estimating: A Project Manager’s Guide with Examples

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What is parametric estimation? Parametric estimating is a top-down form of project estimation that works for time, resource and cost estimates.

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How to use a bullet journal for project management

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How do you manage your projects? Whatever it is you’re managing you’ll probably use, or need, a tool to help you do it. Maybe it’s a Trello board, a Kanban board, a system of sticky notes…Asana, Toggl… a wall calendar and planner, or a combination of them all!

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Project Management in Healthcare

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What’s it like being a project manager in healthcare? I worked in the healthcare sector in the UK for 12 years.

Report by Dresner Advisory Services: Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study

According to the 2020 Dresner Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study, embedded business intelligence is crucial for application success. This report explores the current state of BI and why application teams are increasingly choosing an embedded solution.

Project Resource Management: The Ultimate Guide on How to Master It

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Resources are the largest contributor to successful project delivery , and project managers spend significant time planning and managing their activities. Both resource and project managers work in tandem to develop resourcing strategies for projects.

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How to Choose a PRINCE2 Course Online

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You’re looking for the best PRINCE2 course online. In this article, I’ll share what to look for in an online training provider and how to choose the right PRINCE2 certification course for you.

The 12 Principles of Project Management

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PMBOK 7 is the short name given to The Standard for Project Management and A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge – ( PMBOK® Guide ) 7 th Edition , which are bundled together.

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How To Manage Constantly Changing Requirements

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This is an extract from Project Pain Reliever. I contributed two chapters. Are your project requirements constantly changing? Are you expected to get something done without really knowing what it is that you are supposed to be doing?

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Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

9 Essential Project Management Competencies

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We’re almost at the end of the quarter and you’re thinking what a great year it’s been so far at work. Your thoughts turn to what you should be doing for your professional development in the months ahead… and there’s a lot of choice.

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Women in Project Management: Rachel Mata

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Today I’m interviewing Rachel Mata , Lead Project Manager at Edu-tech company Instructor Brandon. She currently lives in Bogotá, Columbia and I was excited to learn more about her career and life in South America. Rachel, how did you get into project management? It came to me from nowhere.

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Making Workshops Work webinar

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Turn on the auto-created subtitles to follow along, or feel free to watch at 1.5x speed! There is an automated transcript below (so please excuse typos) that starts at 2mins 30 avoiding the intro waffle as we get people into the room. About the webinar.

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What’s The Future of Project Management? (2020)

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What is the future of project management? Let’s look ahead and see what the next 10 years will bring for project management software, jobs, and the role itself. Does Project Management Have a Future?

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Analytics Best Practices: 5 Key Dashboard Design Principles

Explore 5 key principles that exist to ensure you create a relevant dashboard that guides and simplifies the user experience, makes it as easy as possible to interpret what is presented no matter its complexity, and increases the adoption of BI.

6 Real Project Managers Show You How To Manage Multiple Projects

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Managing lots of projects at the same time is tough. Here’s how 6 project managers stay on top of multiple projects – and keep their sanity.

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Project Management Career Tips

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I recently spoke with Anna of Women in PM Network on Clubhouse about project management career tips. These are the notes from that conversation. What do you think of the Google certification? Wendy @woshifodunrin asked about the Google certification. Anna recommends it.

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Project Decision-Making: A Process Guide For How To Do It Better

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We were due to go live with our pilot software launch but things didn’t feel right. We had the go/no go meeting and as I sat in the office, it just felt like we weren’t ready. My project sponsor was on holiday in Canada.

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20 Years of The Agile Manifesto

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Can you believe the Agile Manifesto has been around 20 years? What astounds me is that it’s in my lifetime: in my working career, actually.

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Why Operational Reporting is Still Critical in Modern BI

In a world full of new features, traditional reporting is still a critical requirement for businesses. Read further to understand the reasons behind its lasting relevance and why it should continue to be an integral part of modern analytics solutions.

Is Hybrid Really a Popular Project Approach?

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What is hybrid project management? Hybrid project management is a trending topic at the moment. It refers to the tailoring of the project management approach in use to deliver work.

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Project Management Communications Q&A

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Alexis Dondic has over 15 years of experience in the auto industry and more recently she has worked in a strategic communications role on projects. She also works as a trader and a coach.

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How to Manage Project Scope Without Scope Creep (with examples)

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Most projects don’t deliver their original scope: 54% of projects fail to deliver the agreed-upon functionality. One of the reasons for that is scope creep – and that’s what this article is all about. What is scope creep?

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9 Essential Project Management Competencies

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Project Management Rebels is a teaching-led group mentoring programme. It’s a library of curated resources with something new added each month. There are dozens of training videos at your fingertips from Day 1. It is open for enrolment through 16 April. Join today !

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What is Data Storytelling? The Value of Context and Narrative

This beginner’s guide explains what data storytelling means for your company’s business intelligence and data analytics, the importance of leveraging it today, and how Yellowfin’s own set of storytelling tools can enrich your insight reporting efforts.