How To Present To The C-Suite (And Everyone Else)

Girl's Guide to PM

She might not have been blogging about project management for long, but she has made quite an impact with her personable and helpful articles. As you grow in your project management career, you’ll be called upon to make various presentations. However not all presentations are the same.

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Presentation Skills: A Guide for Project Managers

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Too many Project Managers find it’s their presentation skills that let them down. Yet, having coached many presenters, I find that the difference between: a clear, confident presentation, and. a waffly, wobbly presentation. I do recommend you read that article.

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MPUG Agile Series Presented by Tim Runcie Continues

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As Tim Runcie’s recent excellent article on the topic pointing out, Agile methodology helps to create processes, procedures, and ultimately results. The post MPUG Agile Series Presented by Tim Runcie Continues appeared first on MPUG. Articles agile Microsoft Project

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The Battle Between Process and Progress

Girl's Guide to PM

As Project Managers, we’re all familiar with process. In fact, sometimes it can feel as if a project manager’s world is but a never-ending universe of interlocking processes and procedures. After all, project managers are not process monkeys. It needs processes.

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The Best of This Year: Presenting Your 10 Favorite InLoox Blog Posts from 2019!

Inloox

6: Process Optimization in Project Management (3): Lean Project Management Lean Project Management relies on efficient processes: With the customer benefit always in mind, unnecessary efforts are eliminated.

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Don’t over-process your project management communications!

Kiron Bondale

I wrote an article in October 2015 describing how the eight forms of waste (a foundational lean tool) can affect project teams. Let’s do a deeper dive into the waste of over-processing. So what are the impacts of over-processing on the project manager’s part?

Best of 2018: Presenting Your 10 Favorite Blog Posts This Year!

Inloox

From all the posts on various topics around project management , time management , organizational agility , disruptive trends and professions in project management , you particularly liked these 10: #10: Digital Transformation Projects (2): Opportunities and Challenges of Digitalization Digital transformation breaks with tradition and replaces obsolete processes with newer and more efficient ones. There was a lot going on at InLoox in 2018, which is also reflected on the InLoox blog.

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No Pain, No Gain?

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Net Present Value (keep reading!) Net Present Value. A weighted scoring model is a good tool because it provides an organized process for selecting projects based on many criterions. Turning Project Financial Analyses into a Painless Exercise. Introduction. “No

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How to Simplify the Decision-Making Process

Teamweek

Too many organizations make their internal processes more complicated than they need to be and waste a lot of time trying to ensure compliance. Kanban is a visual methodology that presents the project workflow system in the form of a board that’s logically arranged and easy to follow.

13 Tips to Deliver Exceptional Presentations

Brightwork

Whether you are proposing a project, introducing a new process, or sharing an update with your team, presentations are an essential, in-person communication tool for project managers. In this article, I’m going to share 13 tips to help you deliver exceptional presentations to support your projects. The tips cover two areas: preparing for and delivering your presentation. In a second article, I will take explore some tricks for getting the most from PowerPoint.

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Ace the PMP Exam [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

The book has interactivity built in through flashcards, questions and answers and interactive presentations. Jack is also a project manager and business process expert. I felt it was a realistic, well-presented book that would make a good study guide.

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How To Motivate Your Project Team

Girl's Guide to PM

We do it as children, we do it as teenagers (often terrifying our parents in the process) and we do it as adults. Strengths-based project management is an approach to project management that focuses on the people rather than the process.

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7 Productivity Tools for Teams That You’ve Never Heard Of

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 7 Productivity Tools for Teams That You’ve Never Heard Of , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. So we spend a fair amount of time working out solutions to problems, process re-engineering and all that. Software This article contains affiliate links

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What is a Programme in Project Management? 3 Types of Programme

Girl's Guide to PM

In this type of programme you’ve got senior leadership support – and while it may sound obvious to say that, oftentimes you don’t have the sponsorship required in project management, so it’s a good thing that it is present here. What is a programme in project management terms?

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The Must-Read Reading List for Project Communication and Collaboration

Girl's Guide to PM

Here’s my Must-Read Reading List for some great pointers on the skills, process and experience of engaging people and working together, whether your job is to lead or to follow. Better Collaboration Project Management Books This article contains affiliate links

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How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Make 2018 A Successful Year for Your Projects , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. I would encourage all project managers to be more present when they interact with others and to be more mindful when they form a new project team.

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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. There’s another graphics package I use to create Gantt charts for presentations as well, Vizzlo. We'll process your data in accordance with our privacy policy.

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What Makes a Brilliant Project Leader?

Girl's Guide to PM

They communicate the project plan and focus on processes, systems and procedures like an effective monitor and control cycle. Project Management Experts This article contains affiliate links Mike Clayton. What makes a brilliant project leader?

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PMI Are some more equal than others?

The Lazy Project Manager

I then extended the questioning to assess if people felt that the same people got to present too often? The challenge is to find speakers with different perspectives and views who are good presenters. Stream 1 is the CFP (Call for Papers) process which is formal and automated.

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Book Review: PMP Project Management Professional Exam

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This article, Book Review: PMP Project Management Professional Exam , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Beyond the exam content it also covers the application process so it will take you through the whole journey from deciding to take the exam to walking out of the exam room.

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Software Review: Vizzlo [2018]

Girl's Guide to PM

This is how the software review process normally goes for me. Vizzlo has over 75 template graphics for you to choose from, covering everything from Venn diagrams to milestone charts, timelines, maps and process diagrams. Software This article contains affiliate links

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Agile & Project PPM: The Better Together Story

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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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Retrospectives and Intraspectives for Agile Practitioners

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The retrospective process consists of two words: Retro – meaning recent past, and. You can define the retrospective process as: “A recurring workshop in which the team looks back on their work over a period, reflects upon it, and learns.

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Why Are Daily Scrum Meetings Important for Successful Project Management?

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Encourage those present at the meeting(s) to conduct retrospectives and suggest better practice options. Make informed course adjustments to improve performance and product quality while refining project processes. Articles agile project management scrum scrum meeting

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Webinar Recap: They Finally Did It! Microsoft Releases a Brand-New Version of Microsoft Project

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If you have any questions during today’s presentation, please send those over at any time using the chat question box on the GoToWebinar control panel. So we move kind of, basically through the process of looking at one of the tools that are available.

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The Shape of Performance Reporting

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Communication management includes project status tracking and reporting processes. It sounds like a Rubik’s cube, and put quite simply, it allows the user to decide how data is presented. Articles Microsoft Project performance reports reporting

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PMO Best Practices: 7 Steps for Better Schedule Management

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There was an initial resistance in implementing new processes, but my client was very supportive. I have written this article to share the best steps for implementing and managing project schedules in a PMO. Step II – Create Processes and Guidelines.

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Why setup virtual PMOs and when should PM templates be standardized?

Kiron Bondale

Dear reader, don’t be alarmed – this IS your regularly scheduled article! In one of my past articles , I had written about the challenges of establishing and running virtual PMOs. If the information within it is going to be ingested by some automation to feed other processes then standardizing the format will improve processing efficiency and quality.

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A Short History of Project Management

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Have you ever wondered about the history of project management, or how it evolved into its’ present day usage? This article will cover most of the major project management happenings throughout history. The core values of Agile are: Individuals and interactions over processes and tools.

Microsoft’s Latest Version of Project is Finally Here!

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At this time, you are presented with the choice to start a new project. Microsoft wants everyone to get in quickly and use this tool without the need for a deeper understanding of Earned Value or Process / Project Management lingo. Articles Project for The Web

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Webinar Recap: How to get and see Project Information in Power BI

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Like all MPUG webinars, a recording of this session will be posted to MPUG.com shortly after we wrap up the live presentation today. If you have any questions during today’s presentation, please send those over at any time using the chat question box on the go to webinar control panel.

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Webinar Recap: How Innovation & Portfolio Management Office Underpins Corporate Success

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Kyle: Like all MPUG webinars, a recording of this session will be posted to MPUG.com shortly after the live presentation ends, and all MPUG members can watch these recordings at any time and still be eligible to earn the PDU credit. Kyle: If you have any questions during today’s presentation, please send those over at any time using the chat question box in the GoToWebinar control panel. Tad: Let’s talk about that innovation process. Articles

A New Way to Recognize the Achievements of Project Managers

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Weapons of war are more than words; they include schedules, budgets, specifications, requirements and other competing constraints as well as the organizational process assets. This award, in my opinion, should be presented at a public ceremony for all PMs to see.

Webinar Recap: Best of Microsoft Inspire 2019

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Like all MPUG webinars, a recording of this session will be posted to MPUG.com shortly after the live presentation ends and all MPUG members can watch these recordings at any time and still be eligible to earn the PDU credit. In fact, we have the links at the end of this presentation.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 1 – Understanding & Incorporating Agile Project Management

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If you have any questions during today’s presentation, please send those over at any time using the chat question box on the GoToWebinar control panel and we do plan to answer those for you at the end of the session today. I’ve got some articles, in fact, I just wrote one last week for MPUG, if you haven’t seen it, talks about how agile is being used at Microsoft to eliminate bureaucracy. So individuals and interactions over processes and tools.

What I’m Reading

Girl's Guide to PM

There are a lot of examples, including from the author’s own many presentations – some more successful than others. Be prepared to compliment and indulge them where appropriate, so long as you don’t belittle your own skills in the process. General This article contains affiliate links

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Webinar Recap: Microsoft Teams – The Hub for Information in Office 365

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The Microsoft Teams developer platform enables integrations to existing business processes. Human resources, on the other hand, wants to drive alignment on job descriptions, and streamline the interview process. There’s some great articles here. Articles

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Webinar Recap: Understanding the Cost Model in Microsoft Project

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Like all MPUG webinars, a recording of this session will be posted to mpug.com shortly after the presentation wraps up. If you have any questions during today’s presentation, please send those over at any time using the chat question box on the “go to webinar” control panel.

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Repairing a Polluted Enterprise Global File

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I mean that non-enterprise objects are present in the organization’s Enterprise Global file. By following this process, notice in Figure 5 what shows up in the Enterprise Global: the local Work table, along with the new enterprise _Duration table. Background.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 3 – Best Practices & Real World Use of Agile with MS Project / Project PPM

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If you have any questions during today’s presentation, please send those over at any time using the chat question box on the GoToWebinar control panel. ” So want to continue to do that, and again, for those of you that are on the MPUG membership, there are other articles, videos and things that we’ve been doing over the last few years. It doesn’t mean that you won’t be doing wireframes, so it doesn’t mean you won’t be doing process maps.

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