4 Signs Your Project Intake Process Is Outdated


Does this sound like your current work project intake process? Here are 4 signs your project intake process is outdated and some simple steps to build a well-defined project intake process that’ll take your team into the future.

The Most Popular Project Management Hacks Articles of 2016

Project Management Hacks

In that spirit, it’s time for me to write my final article of the year. I’m going to revisit the most popular articles of the year. All of these articles attracted over 2,000 readers this calendar year. Well, read the article to find out more!

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Agile & Project PPM: The Better Together Story


It has been and is being used for manufacturing, engineering, construction, testing, and many other project processes that require iterations or iterative working sessions leading to a final result. Articles agile Microsoft Project PPMAgile PPM & Project.

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How to Plan an Event


For this article, let’s focus on large events. That can include radio, TV, newspaper and magazine advertisements. You’ll need communications to inform them of event information, payment processes to collect fees, emails to stay in touch, directions, badges and access points.

Buyer Persona: How to Make One that Actually Helps


This Google support article breaks down some of the information you can find. . Buy magazines that your target market would buy. For this article, we are going to explore and build some personas for a hypothetical glove company — BrownGlove Outdoor.

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Seven Priorities for Project Managers in 2019


Related: Mastering the Decision-Making Process: A Practical Guide. And you cannot even read a decent professional magazine in that time. It’s just three articles like this, per week.

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Expert Tips on Lessons Learned [Video]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Expert Tips on Lessons Learned [Video] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Then, later on down the process, you can say, “These are all the different ways that we can achieve it based on what it is that we need in terms of functionality.”

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AI Assistants for Project Managers

Leading Answers

While writing this article, AI in Microsoft Word and the add-in Grammarly helped protect you, from the bulk of my spelling and grammar mistakes. June was Technology month at Project Management.com, and there have been a few articles about AI taking away project management jobs.

All Set For International Project Management Day 2019? The Only Project Management Guide you Need


Get instant access to definitions, history, and processes, and get drilled in globally followed international standards with all the references and links that you need to become a successful project manager. Publications, Journals, Articles.

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All Set for International Project Management Day 2018? The only Project Management guide you need


Get instant access to definitions, history, and processes, and get drilled in globally followed international standards with all the references and links that you need to become a successful project manager. Publications, Journals, Articles.

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Innovation: Running Experiments and Learning

Leading Answers

In my last article on  Incubating Innovation , we explored the culture and mindset of accountable experimentation. This article focuses on actionable tools and approaches. Yet where’s the focus on experiments, the learning process and trials for the next iteration?

Top 10 Project Management Blogs to Follow In 2019


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.

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#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. PM Today Magazine: @ ProjectMToday.

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AI Assistants for Project Managers

Leading Answers

While writing this article, AI in Microsoft Word and the add-in Grammarly helped protect you from the bulk of my spelling and grammar mistakes. June was Technology month at Project Management.com, and there have been a few articles about AI taking away project management jobs. This article focusses on ways AI can help project managers which will happen as AI develops and before it can replace jobs. Where I should probably be more worried is in writing articles like this.

6 major factors affecting resource capacity planning in 2019

Resource Guru

For example, a 2016 Forbes article highlights that senior management is far more open to change than “frontline professionals” (otherwise known as “the majority of the office”). Any disruption to that process will necessarily affect the latter because the workflow has changed.

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The Future of Resource Management: Are You Prepared?


In a recent article in Pharmaceutical Executive magazine , resource constraints were discussed. The default approach has been to do this according to the raw number of documents processed – so if one year 1,000 documents were authored, and the next year the number was 900, there was an expectation that this should cost less. Three ways resource management moves toward continuous delivery success.

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Should You Hire a Hacker?

Brad Egeland

Conducting an organization-wide inventory assessment As part of the preparation process, conduct a thorough inventory of your organizational assets. Legal considerations It’s also important to involve the organization’s legal team in the selection and vetting process.

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Brilliant SMART Goal Examples for Managers


Goal setting is a fundamental part of the project planning process. A nonspecific goal might be: “Increase the magazine subscriber count” while a specific goal would be “Sign up 50 new subscribers per day for the next three months.”.

Why do most projects fail?


Harvard business review has written an interesting article titled why even good projects fail anyway. Forbes magazine also opined about the high rate of project failures recently. . The CIO magazine has a good article on this subject.

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How to Stay Relevant At Work (Hint: It’s Called Upskilling)


Upskilling is the process of continuous learning so you can minimize skills gaps and master new abilities. According to a study by Training Magazine , U.S. Check out our article on 50 productive things you can do when you’re not feeling to productive and bored.

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The Best Project Management Software for 2019


This article will help you understand how the right software can keep your team organized and on schedule. Putting together the Christmas issue of your fashion magazine is a project. With the fashion magazine example, you start by assembling your team.

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Forest for the trees


The following quote comes from a popular business magazine (to be revealed later in this post): “as customers and other stakeholders increasingly express interest in sustainably produced products, …organizations are paying more attention to the big picture ”.

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How to Promote Accountability in the Workplace Without Driving People Insane


My team was supposed to produce a special anniversary issue of a client’s magazine. This article explains why and how. I simply got angry, and in the process sent the message that lower standards were acceptable. I was doing my hardest to stay calm, but it was a losing battle.

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Feature Prioritization: 7 Ways to Prioritize Features and Product Improvements


Before we dive in, here's how this article is structured: Feature prioritization starts with a shared vision and purpose. It’s a bit of a more complicated process compared to the other methods we’ve looked at, but it can bring you some amazing insights when you’re feeling stuck.

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The Urge to Strangle(The Strangler Pattern)

Leading Agile

Business processes may become dependent on these resources. For example, in one organization where I worked a team was pressured to make use of a certain business process engineering package when the solution really didn’t require that type of product.

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Resources for Cone of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

The planned uncertainty not only needs to decrease over time passing, but this reduction diminishes any impacts of risk on the decision-making processes. From his article in an IEEE magazine often quoted by No Estimates advocates. . Related articles.

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Board Meeting Agenda and Best Practices


magazine. A recent Harvard Business Review article explores how Netflix disrupted more than just the at-home movie economy. You see how the topics that have been discussed, resolved, and reported on in a board meeting actually got processed. Critical Activity for CEO.

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3 Biggest Causes Of Project Failure


We want to take a few steps back in history in this article. That way they'll feel more engaged in the decision-making process. A transparent planning process is also beneficial to the sales team. According to The Space Safety Magazine, NASA had a conference call with Morton Thiokol, the manufacturer of the O-rings. Project failure. It’s a subject that’s discussed over and over again.

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Knowledgeline: Building e-Discovery Teams:: by Tom Baldwin


Vendors are popping up all over the globe to process data, on-line review tools are being heavily touted and more additional forums are now available to get religion on e-discovery. The best e-discovery processing tools cant ensure that the collection efforts are solid. I also have a debt consolidation loan related blog with some useful articles about the topic. At SBALowDoc centers, the agency processes completed applications within 36 hours.

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FedEx Project Manager Profile: Leigh Espy

Project Management Hacks

In today’s article, you will hear directly from Leigh Espy about her journey into project management success at FedEx. I led an effort to develop a risk-based software development process. We developed the process with input from the user community, including business partners as well.

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Cut, Cut, Cut: Elimination Strategies To Boost Productivity

Project Management Hacks

Before you start the elimination process, you need a positive aim. Review current subscriptions: are there magazine subscriptions to eliminate (I find 1-2 per month goes a long way). In that case, use the same process as point 6 above to pursue elimination.

10 Best Organization Software Options for Teams


Why You’ll Love It: Brochures, Magazines, and Newsletters! The templates and drag-and-drop process make it a snap to put together letterheads, posters, banners, and much more. Many people have claimed that disorganized people are more creative.

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Principle Based Management

Herding Cats

Developing principle-based management processes doesn’t start with individuals. Welch's GE Work Out process removed the Bureaucracy to reveal the incompetent. PCI for credit card processing, HIPPA rules for medical applications. Derived from Fire and Rescue Magazine , May 2010. Related articles. It doesn’t matter how beautiful your theory is. If it disagrees with Principles, it’s wrong. Richard Feynman.

Smarter Faster Better Book Review: 4 Lessons Learned

Project Management Hacks

” In this article, you will learn a few insights from the book. Duhigg also does excellent work in summarizing academic research articles from various fields and pulling out the relevant insights. Innovation remains a mysterious and powerful process in many organizations.

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Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru: Interview With Joe Berlinger

Project Management Hacks

In 2014, I started the process of seeking permission to make a film. Reviews and Article About Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru. The POV Interview: Joe Berlinger on ‘Tony Robbins: I am Not Your Guru (POV Magazine).

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80+ Awesome Online Resources for Project Managers


This channel includes over 100 videos covering a variety of PM principles, processes, and tips, from improving team efficiency to using a Gantt chart — each under five minutes. . Browse templates organized by project phase, project application, PMO practices, and project management process. .

Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

Alexander, “Estimation of the New Agile XP Process Model for Medium-Scale Projects Using Industrial Case Studies,” M. An Empirical Evaluation of Simplified Function Point Measurements Processes,” Luigi Lavazza and Geng Liu, International Journal on Advances in Software, Vol.

The Productivity Cheat Sheet That Every Marketer Needs


The real estate company Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward was able to survive the recession and even grow to become a leading brand by launching a high-end magazine and blog called The Completely London. This article originally appeared on the WorkZone Project Management Software blog.

Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

The same process for estimating is applied to multi-billion dollar projects we work. And the same process is applied to the Scrum development processes on those projects. . Here's some materials that provide the tools and processes needed to learn how to estimate. Group Processes in Software Effort Estimation,” Kjetil Moløkken-østvold and Magne Jørgensen, Empirical Software Engineering, 9, 315–334, 2004.

SEO Terms: What is “Link Juice”?


It takes a lot of work to get going from marketing, PR and content — but once it’s chugging along, it should evolve into more of a maintenance process. Make the sources as independent as possible — news articles, blog posts, magazine articles, forums and ratings sites like Yelp or Amazon.

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