15 Awesome Tools I Use To Manage My Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article I’ll share my top 15 project management tools that I use for managing multiple projects. I use them for packing suitcases, writing articles, inducting new members of staff and meetings. Jargon-busting ebook of project management vocabulary.

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Top 10 Books on Change Management (2020 edition)

Girl's Guide to PM

In other words, if you want people to use what you create — or to shift their ways of working to the new standards and processes you implement — then you have to help them through the transition. Books This article contains affiliate links

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8 Free and Low Cost PM Resources

Girl's Guide to PM

Did you know that Enterprise Environmental Factors is an input to 27 PMBOK® processes? Many software vendors have free ebooks full of useful advice like this one , this one and these. Check out my past archive of articles and reviews of different training courses.

2018 415

How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

So I made you an ebook. You can scroll down and get the highlights, and then read all the advice in the How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects ebook. Get the ebook! Watch your email for the link to the ebook! Now check your email to get your ebook.

2019 340

Client Onboarding Process Coupled With Project Management

Leankor

Client onboarding is the process of introducing new clients to your firm in an effective and organized way. The process commences at order placement and continues up to three months or so depending on the complexity of the product.

Ace the PMP Exam [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

It was far and away a more attractive reading experience than ebooks on my Kindle app. Jack is also a project manager and business process expert. Book Review Project Management Training PMP Training This article contains affiliate links

2018 319

Get Your Projects Fit with The Lazy Project Manager

Girl's Guide to PM

The new book is a look at the reason, the value, the process and the opportunities to assess the ‘health’ of your projects in order to sleep easier at night, safe in the knowledge of inevitable project success (and I am using the word ‘inevitable’ with the common meaning of ‘more likely than before’ you understand). Project processes. Peter’s book, Get Fit with The Lazy Project Manager is available from his website and from Amazon in eBook and printed format.

2020 174

3 Easy Ways To Make a Gantt Chart (Giveaway + Free Excel Template)

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article you’ll learn how to create Gantt charts using PowerPoint and Excel: tools you most likely already have. Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. We'll process your data in accordance with our privacy policy.

2018 276

7 Ways to Sell Agile to Project Stakeholders

LiquidPlanner

Whether you’re making the move to Agile project management in your development group or creating an Agile process for your in-house project management methodology, chances are you’re going to have to sell this change to executives in your organization.

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

Brad Egeland

PDF eBook "A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project." Chapters: Introduction From the Beginning Document Processes and Requirements Execute the Project Review with the Client and Gain Final Approval Communication is Everything Are Lessons Learned Important?

2019 184

Webinar recap: Agile Project Management with Microsoft Teams and Planner

MPUG

Kyle: He has written numerous white papers, articles and delivered, engaging interactive presentations to over 25,000 people at leading industry events around the world, and as well as for the MPUG community. Let’s say you’ve got your process in place. Articles

2020 52

10 Knowledge Areas of Project Management (PMBOK 6) With PPT & PDF

Girl's Guide to PM

This article reviews and explains the 10 project management Knowledge Areas from the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition. Basically, each Knowledge Area (which you might see abbreviated to KA) is a category of concepts and processes with a common goal.

2019 417

Making Better Business Decisions with Continuous Planning

Arras People

In this article, Carina Hatfield tells us about a new ebook which is available to download which covers this exact problem and covers something called continuous planning which should be something every PMO is interested in finding out more about.

Book Review: A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project

Brad Egeland

Brad Egeland recently completed his 15th Project Management eBook titled “ A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project.” keep up the great work!" “ just like your articles, always something great to take away.

2019 142

How to Track Percent Complete

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article we’ll look at 3 methods to track percent complete. There is no percent complete formula here – you guess, estimate, or rely on the thought processes of your subject matter experts. Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more.

2019 353

How Change Management Fits Into Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How Change Management Fits Into Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Training is a structured way to embed and support the new behaviours, explain new processes and get people comfortable with new ways of working. The ebook is available now and is £8.99.

How To Make Agile Work For Your Marketing Team

Proofhub

In this article we’ll walk through: What is Agile? You have to write a big eBook this quarter. You could research, then write, then edit, then design the eBook, then promote it, but that’s a lot of work for a minimal amount of value to customers.

2020 78

10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. We'll process your data in accordance with our privacy policy. You’ve got responsibility for a project.

2019 408

Book Review: “A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project”

Brad Egeland

Brad Egeland recently completed his 15th Project Management eBook titled “A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project.” keep up the great work!" “ just like your articles, always something great to take away.

2018 114

What Is Batching and How Can I Use It to Get More Done?

ProjectManager.com

Article Editing. By doing the initial review of multiple articles at once, I was able to get “in the mode” of editing, making the process smoother. However, don’t expect to write two 5,000-word eBooks or complete two presentations in that time.

2019 282

15 Easy-to-Do Types of Professional Development

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article I’ll share 15 easy ways to develop professionally. Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more. We'll process your data in accordance with our privacy policy. You want to get some professional development time on your calendar.

2019 409

Project Failure – Why it Happens

Online PM Courses

These have been among our most popular and heavily-read articles, so I hope you’ll enjoy them. We have written a lot of articles (and we’ll continue to do so) on how to make your projects succeed. These articles include: How to get Better Project Management Results.

2018 197

The Evolving State of Professional Services

MavenLink

A recent article in Harvard Business Review, Preparing Your Business for a Post-Pandemic World, delves into the “what ifs” of drastic change management. Learn more in our ebook, "The Step-by-Step Guide to Successful Resource Management.".

2020 83

Top 10 Project Management Blogs to Follow In 2019

Taskque

Thankfully, many bloggers are helping project managers to stay updated with the latest tools, techniques, methodologies, processes and much more through their blogs. In this article, you will learn about 10 most popular project management blogs that every project manager must read in 2019.

2019 123

Inspiring Women in Project Management: Karen Chovan

Girl's Guide to PM

On the project management side, you’ll often see many female project managers involved with managing the environmental assessment and regulatory processes and supplementary programs for monitoring performance and oversight.

2017 270

The Intrigue – and the Universality – of Kanban

Digite

In the recent past, there has been a lot of discussion due to an article was written by Jeff Sutherland, especially well captured in this great write-up by Mike Burrows! than to say “This is what the process is asking (forcing) me to do.

2018 113

#PMOT – Who are the Project Managers on Twitter to Follow?

Online PM Courses

If you want to follow project management conversations on Twitter… Or if you want to keep up with the latest articles, or products… #PMOT is a good tag to follow. This article is going to be different to most of ours. blog.capterra.com/articles/proje….

2018 111

15 Tested & Practical Tips from Women in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 15 Tested & Practical Tips from Women in Project Management , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. If there’s a task that can be allocated to an administrator or tasks that can be managed by implementing a process for others to follow, then invest the time in setting that up. Read the whole article with Pam Shergill here. #6: Get access to over 20 project management templates, ebooks, checklists and more.

2018 232

What’s the Most Important Job of a Project Manager?

LiquidPlanner

The role of the PM in this process is not to answer all of the questions needed to create the plan, but to make sure the correct questions are asked and answered. Download our eBook, “ How to Solve the Top 9 Project Management Challenges.”.

2016 147

Why Projects Fail – Five more reasons

Online PM Courses

In last week’s article , we started to look at the reasons why projects fail. In this week’s article, we’ll look at the second set of causes. If you did not read last week’s article , I recommend you do so first. Lack of Detail in Testing Process.

2018 108

Embracing Uncertainty in Software Projects

LiquidPlanner

This approach impacts traditional financial processes and budgeting as stakeholders need to request a budget first but can’t commit upfront to the end date and final deliverables. How long will it take? A seemingly simple question that can become a project management nightmare to manage.

2017 111

A Review Of Scrum For Kanban Teams

Digite

This article is the fourth in a series of “Kanban and Scrum – Stronger Together”. Inspired by Steve Porter’s efforts to bring process practitioners closer together and educate Scrum practitioners, I’m writing a shadow series of posts that will follow the Kanban and Scrum – Stronger Together series and continue my own efforts to clear up misconceptions between practitioners of these methods.

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12 Project Management Rules You’d be Wise to Note

Online PM Courses

so, please do add your own to the comments at the bottom of this article. And many of the Project Management tools and techniques, and systems and processes that we use are designed to help you. Scoping your Project is a process of negotiating with a range of stakeholders.

2018 127

10 Tips for Good Meeting Minutes

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article we’ll look at why minutes are worth doing and then dive into the 10 tips for taking effective meeting minutes. Minutes help with communication at work – they ensure people have a common understanding of what the meeting was about and what they should be doing next.

2020 349

Project Manager or Project Leader? What’s the Difference?

Online PM Courses

We have a full article on Personal Leadership that you may enjoy: Get Better Project Results with Personal Leadership. Focus on processes, systems and procedures. And no effective Project Leader can lead a team without being able to manage the people and processes involved.

2018 106

6 Steps to Achieving Realistic Deadlines for Your Manufacturing Projects

LiquidPlanner

As a consultant, I frequently work with companies that lack a unified business process and struggle to deliver their projects on time. With just 6 steps, you can go from missed deadlines and isolated teams to a shared process and on-time delivery. A Process to Drive Positive Change.

What Kind of Support Does LiquidPlanner Offer New Customers?

LiquidPlanner

The process of onboarding a team and getting them to adopt a new process and tool can be challenging. If your team doesn’t use your new PM system, or buy in to the new process of managing work, your chance of success is almost nil. It’s your lucky day!

2016 86

7 Signs Your PM Tool Isn’t Working for You

LiquidPlanner

When your team is overbooked and overworked that’s a sure sign that your project management tool isn’t working—or you don’t have a reliable process. Better yet is a plan they can access to feel part of the process. If you saw yourself in this article, there’s a great solution.

2017 90

What Kind of Training Does LiquidPlanner Provide New Customers?

LiquidPlanner

The onboarding process is so important that if it’s not carried out effectively, your new shiny software could languish from lack of use. As a new customer, we offer you a wide variety of learning, training and help articles.

2016 82

9 Steps to Build a Go To Market Strategy (Framework and Examples)

Planio

For brevity’s sake, in this article, I’m going to use the word “product” to represent anything you’re looking to launch—a product, service, offering, or brand. If your product is more sales-intensive, you’ll want to spend more time outlining how you expect that sales process to work.

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