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Teamhood Software Review

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Teamhood is a Kanban project management system for teams. It’s a visual, flexible tool that is perfect for small and medium businesses who want to improve how they manage projects.

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Wicked Problem Solving Course Review (PMI)

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Welcome to my PMI Wicked Problem Solving review! Project management has so many challenges to solve every day, so having a toolbox of techniques (and the right attitude) will help you deliver projects successfully. But do you really need a course on problem-solving? It turns out you do.

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Citizen Developer Foundation & Practitioner Review: PMI Training

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Could you be a citizen developer? I use low-code and no-code tools for various different automations and data processing at work, and while I’m no expert, the low-code revolution is going to make it easier for us all to do a whole lot of stuff without input from IT.

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What’s The Future of Project Management in 2023 and beyond?

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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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Level up Culture & EQ | Sign up for the #CultureDrop

Once a week, culture & leadership expert Galen Emanuele gives free, actionable EQ training in 5 minutes or less. Subscribe to the #CultureDrop and access free resources & content.

Top 10 Books on Change Management (2023 edition)

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Change management is so important for making sure that the change you deliver is embedded in the organization.

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Runn Software Review

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You sell your time. You’re a professional services firm, but PSA tools just aren’t robust enough to manage the resource requirements for in-flight projects and the pipeline for workload management. You never know the answer to ‘when can we start a new piece of work?’.

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MPlaza PRINCE2® Practitioner Exam Simulator Review

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Are you looking at the Mplaza PRINCE2® Practitioner exam simulator? The right exam simulator can boost your confidence on test day and help you focus your study time on the topics where you need the most revision.

5 Strategies for Digital Transformation Projects

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Digital transformation is on the rise. Microsoft predicts that every company will become a tech company. PMI predicts that nearly half of companies will be using AI by 2026.

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The Pros and Cons of Teamwork

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There are both advantages and disadvantages to working as part of a team. Advantages include being able to pool resources (both human and financial), having built-in support systems, and being able to hold each other accountable.

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How to Improve Team Effectiveness & Reduce Workplace Stressors Through Exceptional Culture

Speaker: Galen Emanuele - President, Shift Yes LLC

Having a great workplace culture increases engagement and performance, yet many leadership teams lack the tools they need to successfully develop one. In this webinar, you will receive guidance on how to adapt your workplace culture and improve your employee experience.

Brain Sensei CAPM Review (for 2023 exam)

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Looking for Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® training for your PMI certification? You’re probably checking out a lot of training options and you’re here because you want to know if Brain Sensei is right for you.

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12 Tips for PRINCE2® Practitioner Exam Success

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PRINCE2 Foundation was the first project management certification that I took. Then I went on to Practitioner. The exams for each were tough, but not impossible. PRINCE2 is one of the most popular project management frameworks around the world, with thousands of certified professionals globally.

MPlaza PRINCE2® Foundation Exam Simulator Review

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Are you considering buying the Mplaza PRINCE2® Foundation exam simulator? Don’t spend any money until you’ve read my review! I’ve spent several hours reviewing the exam simulator from Management Plaza (MPlaza) and I can confidently say that it’s worth the investment.

What PRINCE2® certification should you get?

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Are you looking at what PRINCE2 ® (PRojects IN a Controlled Environment) certificate you should get? There are a few options to consider, and it’s worth making the right choice, so you don’t waste time and money studying for something that isn’t going to help your career.

Modern Data Architecture for Embedded Analytics

Data has gone from a mere result of applications & processes to being crowned king. Picking the right avenue to data architecture depends on your organization’s needs. Development teams should build in stages, starting with a task that can be solved.

Project Management Trends [2022]

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There’s no denying that project management today looks different to how it did even 5 years ago. Project management trends shape our profession. We see technology evolving, new tools, consolidation, innovation and more.

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Backfilling a Position: Everything You Need to Know

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When an employee steps out of their role for some reason, but their job still needs to be done, sometimes companies will backfill the position. This means that they will hire someone for a temporary period of time until the original employee is able to return to their role.

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PMI Membership for Professionals and Students: Is it Worth It?

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So you’re considering joining PMI® as a member or a student member? There are many benefits to joining, but there are also some things to be aware of.

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Book review: Risk Happens

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Mike Clayton. Mike Clayton defines risk as “uncertain events that can affect outcomes,” in his book, Risk Happens!: Managing Risk and Avoiding Failure in Business Projects. Risk management is the most important of your project controls.

Blueprint to Modernize Analytics

The longer you wait to modernize your application’s analytics, the longer it will take for you to realize this value. A blueprint helps you define your new solution, plot out how to get there, and determine what you’ll need in terms of time and resources.

How the CAPM exam is changing in 2023: What you need to know

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The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam is changing in 2023. This will bring it in line with the latest PMBOK® Guide – 7 th edition and generally more modern ways of thinking about project management. So what do you need to know?

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Engaging Stakeholders with Gamification [video]

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In this video Elizabeth Harrin discusses how merging engagement and gamification creates engagification, a methodology to help people take action on projects. Watch the video to listen (about 30 minutes).

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Brain Sensei PMP Review [for 2023 exam]

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Are you looking for a creative way to motivate yourself to study for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam? I get it: finding the time to sit in front of your screen is tough but there are so many benefits to getting certified that you can’t put it off any longer.

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MPlaza PRINCE2® Practitioner Online Course Review (for 2023)

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Welcome to my Mplaza PRINCE2® Practitioner review! I gained a lot of project management knowledge and confidence from doing my PRINCE2 course. It was a few years ago now, but the experience gave me the vocab, structure, and processes to confidently deliver projects.

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Best Practices for Deploying & Scaling Embedded Analytics

Today, sophisticated capabilities such as adaptive security, predictive analytics, workflow, and writeback are taking analytics far beyond basic dashboards and reports. With cutting-edge capabilities like these, application teams are able to differentiate their products from the competition.

MPlaza PRINCE2 Foundation Online Course Review (for 2023)

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Welcome to my Mplaza PRINCE2 Foundation review! I owe a lot of my confidence as a project manager to the PRINCE2 course I took many years ago. It gave me all the basics, the jargon and ability to plan and manage a project. BUT… it’s hugely important to choose a good quality course.

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Brain Sensei vs PM PrepCast

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I’ve long used products from Cornelius Fichtner of The Project Management PrepCast fame for my own professional development. But I also know the team behind Brain Sensei. So how does Brain Sensei compare to the PM PrepCast ? That’s what we’re covering in this article.

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3 Career Benefits of Project Management

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Earlier this year, searches for “project management” reached an all-time high on Google , and these searches are widespread, reaching the far corners of the globe.

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Project Quality Plan: The Easiest Guide (With Template)

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The big risk as a project manager is that you hit all the project management success criteria: being on time and on budget, but what you deliver doesn’t meet the customer’s requirements.

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Enhance Employee Wellness to Retain High-Performing Teams

Speaker: Eric Torigian - Managing Director, Advisory Services, CHRO Solutions

During this informative webinar, Eric Torigian, Managing Director at CHRO Solutions, will explore how organizations are emphasizing employee wellness, how that has helped workers attain a healthy "life balance", and how, as a result, this has contributed to corporate success.

The Best PRINCE2® course for beginners

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PRINCE2 was the first project management certification that I got. I had some project experience by that point, but I was still pretty overwhelmed by the volume of material I had to learn, the jargon , the processes, and the weird structure of the exam.

Book Review: A Short Guide to Facilitating Risk Management

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Risk meetings don’t have to be boring, although in my experience they often are. A Short Guide to Facilitating Risk Management is a book that specifically addresses how to get the best out of your risk management meetings.

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How To Be An Estimating Superhero

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I love things that make my job easier. A statistical model for estimating isn’t normally something I’d put in the ‘make my job easy’ box, but I might just have found one that works. William W. Davis, MSPM, PMP and Project Management Superhero. I caught up with William W.

7 Factors of Good Governance

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Projects ideally sit within a governance framework that is bigger than the project team. It’s actually easier to work in an environment where there is governance in place because it gives you boundaries. And, like toddlers, people respond well when they know how far they can go.

Employee Wellbeing & DEI: Supporting Inclusivity Throughout the Employee Life Cycle

Speaker: Catherine Mattice - Culture Consultant, Business Coach, Strategic HR Expert

Join Catherine Mattice as she details actionable steps for encouraging and reinforcing inclusive behavior from the employees’ first day all the way to their last.

How to List Projects on Your Resume: A No Stress Guide

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Listing projects on your resume helps make your job application stand out. You can draw a recruiter’s attention to your skills, teamwork, leadership, and achievements.

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Make an impact as a T-Shaped project manager

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Have you ever heard of a T-shaped developer? It’s a common phrase used in software development where the developer has broad experience in their role but is also profoundly skilled in one specific area. The horizontal bar of the “T” represents their broader skill set.

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What is a Program in Project Management?

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The definition of a program. What is a program in project management terms? Here’s a definition. A program is a set of related projects and activities, managed in a coordinated fashion and under a structure that allows for the delivery of outcomes and benefits.

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How to Get Projects From Strategy

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This is a question I’m hearing quite a lot at the moment: How do I turn my company’s strategy into actual projects? It’s good to have a strategy, of course. But a strategy that stays in a fancy PowerPoint presentation isn’t helpful to anyone. That’s not a strategy, it’s a document.

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Unlocking Your Supply Chains True Potential in The Midst of Disruptions

Speaker: David Food - Head Of Supply Chain at Board International

In this webinar, Supply Chain Futurologist David Food will discuss how to manage risks and build customer loyalty in the midst of disruption. Don't miss out!