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10 Strategies for Successful Project Execution

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Is your organization failing to close the gaps between strategy and project execution? Fortunately, there are strategies ( and tools! ) you can use to help you close those gaps, yet it isn’t easy. And you’re not alone in this challenge.

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Project Documentation: 10 Essential Project Documents

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Project managers know the importance of having project documentation. Project documents must be accurate and constantly updated to keep current with the project. Creating and managing project documentation throughout the project life cycle is critical for project success, but where to start?

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Project Evaluation Process: Definition, Methods & Steps

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Managing a project is a very challenging, but project evaluation makes it easier. Everything starts with careful planning, which sets the stage for the execution phase where estimations, plans and schedules guide the project team as they complete tasks and deliverables.

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The Quality Management Plan in Project Management

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Project managers know all about the triple restraint: time, scope and cost. But truthfully, there should be a fourth restraint: quality. The quality of your work can make or break a project, which is why a quality management plan is so important.

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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.

Resource Management: Process, Tools & Techniques

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Resource management is one of the most important aspects of project management. That’s because projects need resources and those resources must be managed. Project resources are all the raw materials, equipment and human resources necessary to execute project tasks. What Is Resource Management?

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What Does Project Governance Really Mean?

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Projects like anything that involves a lot of people working together need governance. The government runs a nation and project governance in the same fashion runs the project. It might not be involved in the details, but it’s has an overview that is just as important.

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What Is a Stakeholder? Definitions, Types & Examples

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Stakeholders are important to every project. They are impacted by the project, be they investor or customer. But what is a stakeholder? There’s more than one answer to that question.

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The Triple Constraint in Project Management: Time, Scope & Cost

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The triple constraint of project management has been given many names – the Project Management Triangle, Iron Triangle, and Project Triangle – which should give you an idea of how important the Triple Constraint is when managing a project.

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How to Create a Project Execution Plan (PEP) – Free Template Included

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Coming up with a great idea is only the beginning: t o realize it, you need a project execution plan (PEP). A project execution plan is a document for executing projects that helps you strategize, come up with project management processes and put the whole thing into action.

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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.

Product Manager vs Project Manager – What’s the Difference?

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Product Manager vs Project Manager. While both are leadership roles and the titles are similar, there’s a difference between a product manager and a project manager as Jennifer Bridges, PMP, explains. Here’s a screen shot of the whiteboard for your reference!

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A Quick Guide to Project Charters: Definition, Steps & Key Elements

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Projects need approval before they can be executed. A project charter is a project planning document that sells the project to stakeholders and sponsors. If you’re able to show its viability and return on investment, the work will get the green light to move forward.

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Project Selection: Use These 8 Selection Methods for Better Strategic Results

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Projects need management. Much of the focus of project management is obviously on methodologies that keep your project on time and within budget. But you don’t want to initiate a loss leader. That’s where project selection comes in.

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Risk Breakdown Structure for Projects: A Complete Guide to RBS

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Uncertainty is a certainty in projects. Risks will arise and threaten the successful delivery of your project. Using a risk breakdown structure (RBS) is how you prepare for the unexpected.

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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.

Best Project Planning Software of 2022 (Free & Paid)

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The best project planning software gives managers the means to build a project plan , manage team members, control costs and stay on schedule. To do that, it’s equipped with project scheduling, time tracking, task management and resource management features. Yes, project planning software is massive.

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The 12 Agile Principles: Definitions & How to Use Them

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Agile principles are the foundations of agile. Agile is a project management methodology that allows development teams to set up a dynamic work management framework. This method is based on 12 guiding principles, known as agile principles.

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Project Time Management: Strategies, Tips & Tools

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Time is not on your side when it comes to project management. Work piles up and deadlines approach quickly. While project managers haven’t figured out how to bend time and space to their bidding, there are time management techniques that you can use to manage the time you spend on tasks.

What Is Demand Planning? Tips, Strategies and Tools

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Businesses are constantly pulled between supply and demand. But this seemingly simple concept can be difficult to navigate effectively. How do you meet demand and not overstock your inventory? That’s where a process called demand planning comes in.

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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.

5 Tips for Better Agile Release Planning

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If you’re working in software development, you know that the software development life cycle can often be frenetic. Product features and stakeholder requirements constantly change, and your initial product development plan might look very different as the project evolves.

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What Is Rolling Wave Planning?

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Sometimes the whole picture isn’t clear when you’re planning a project. But with a traditional project management methodology, such as waterfall, you set everything up first and then you’re stuck with it. But the waterfall methodology is only one way to manage a project.

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Legal Project Management: A Quick Guide with Free Templates

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A project is often considered something purely physical, like construction. The truth is, a project can be any work that has a beginning and an end. To that end, the legal industry has projects, too.

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Total Productive Maintenance Essentials: 8 Things You Need to Know About TPM

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All of your resources need to be in top form to achieve the goals and objectives of your work. When it comes to equipment, there’s an approach to this called total productive maintenance (TPM).

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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.

Secrets to Effective Supply Chain Planning

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Businesses are always looking to balance supply with demand to remain competitive and profitable. But charting the flow of supply and demand sometimes feels impossible. You can’t predict the future, but you can make accurate forecasts about supply and demand by researching and analyzing the data.

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Using a Risk Assessment Matrix for a Qualitative Risk Analysis

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All projects have risks, but not all risks are the same. There are many potential risks that can affect a project and you need to have a risk management process in place to manage them. This risk management process consists of risk identification, assessment, mitigation and monitoring.

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What is Agile Project Planning? An Introduction for Beginners

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While agile is relatively new, it has made a big splash in the work of project management. It started in software development, but has since been adopted by other industries that have seen the benefit of agile’s iterative approach.

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Project Manager Job Description (with free copy+paste examples!)

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Project managers are the point person in charge of a specific project or projects within an organization. We regularly feature project management resources to help train PMs to land jobs in the industry or develop better skills in their current role.

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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

Product Update: New Keyboard Shortcuts & Customized Project Views

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ProjectManager’s May release provides two new highly-requested features that further enhance the user experience—new keyboard shortcuts and customized project views. These new features make it easy to locate the information most important to you.

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How to Manage Ad-Hoc Projects and Ad-Hoc Requests

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Projects rarely go as planned. There is always the potential to get new data, project or product updates, reviews or any number of last-minute requests. How do you deal with these ad-hoc requests? Ad-hoc means that it’s specific—something that will not be repeated.

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The Risk Management Process in Project Management

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When you start the planning process for a project, one of the first things you need to think about is: what can go wrong? It sounds negative, but pragmatic project managers know this type of thinking is preventative.

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Project Kickoff Meeting: How to Write a Kickoff Meeting Agenda

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Project managers put a lot of time and effort into researching the viability of their project. But all that work is pointless if they don’t communicate the purpose of the project to their team and clients. That’s why a kickoff meeting is so important. A kickoff meeting puts everyone on the same page.

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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.

Top 10 Project Management Methodologies – An Overview

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What Is a Project Management Methodology? A project management methodology is a set of principles, tools and techniques that are used to plan, execute and manage projects. Project management methodologies help project managers lead team members and manage work, while facilitating team collaboration.

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Best Project Management Software Comparison for 2022

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Most everyone is probably happy to see 2020 go and has high hopes for a brighter 2021. But it’s undeniable that the changes that occurred over the last year aren’t going away. One example is the work-from-home trend.

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Scrum Methodology: Roles, Events & Artifacts

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The scrum methodology was developed as a response to rigid project management approaches such as the waterfall method, which didn’t adapt to the needs of agile product and software development teams.

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Best Construction Estimating Software of 2022

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Construction estimating is one of the most important parts of landing a construction project. Bid too high and you lose money. Bid too low and you lose the job. It’s also one of the more complicated aspects of all the costs to consider, from equipment to crew and more.

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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.