5 Tips for Better Decision Making (With Process)

Girl's Guide to PM

Get it On the next screen you'll also have the option to subscribe to the GirlsGuideToPM.com newsletter with weekly(ish) project management tips. Something you can do to make decision making easier is to have a process for it. A process helps you step through the different options to give yourself confidence that you’ve covered all the angles and are ready to make the decision. The Decision Making Process. Here are some tips.

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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9 SEO Experts Offer Their Best SEO Tips

ProjectManager.com

So, I reached out to nine SEO experts that I admire and asked them for their best SEO tips. Below are the SEO tips these experts want to share with you. Often, people tend to overcomplicate the process. Related: Ecommerce SEO Tips for Easy Organic Wins.

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10 Marketing Tips for Small Businesses That Cost $0

ProjectManager.com

Before spending money on marketing projects that could be spent on something else, consider trying these ten marketing tips for a small business that cost nothing but the time it takes to learn and maintain them.

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30 Quick Risk Evaluation Tips

Project Risk Coach

” In this article, I share 30 risk evaluation tips to help you tap into your genius. Right size your risk evaluation process. The post 30 Quick Risk Evaluation Tips appeared first on.

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3 Tips for Optimising Your Project Plan

Arras People

Today’s post is a guest article from Deltek, they’re part of Arras People’s project management software directory and always have good insights to share when it comes to the technical aspects of project management, in this case project planning.

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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4 Real-Life Tips For Choosing Collaboration Tools

Girl's Guide to PM

This is what happened to Dara Ingoldsby from Prophix, a firm that develops software to automate financial and operational processes. I found out more about what happened and used Dara’s experience to pull out 4 tips for everyone else in the same situation. Tip #4: Track time!

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How To Create A Simple Project Plan (Project Planning Process)

PM Basics

Nevertheless, project planning is a structured and logical process. In this article, I’ll show you a proven workflow. At each moment of the process, you’re in need of information that you don’t have yet. You need to evaluate each process.

The 30 Most Popular Project Management Articles from 2017

MavenLink

We scoured the top online publications to find the 30 most widely read and shared project management articles. Check these out for some of the most well-read best practices, tips, and lessons learned. The article shares a cautionary tale to IT departments about the risks of complacency.

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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. On International Women’s Day I wanted to share some tips from the fabulous women in project management whom I have interviewed on this blog. Here are 15 practical tips from our community of amazing women, all tested and proven by the women themselves. Read the whole article with Pam Shergill here. #6:

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Small Business Funding: 10 Tips for Getting the Money You Need

ProjectManager.com

Below are some tips for getting small business funding, no matter how much you need to start or grow your business. This step is listed first because it facilitates all the other tips after it. Work on a Better Sales Process.

2019 240

Availability is Not a Skill Set! 5 Tips for Resource Allocation

Girl's Guide to PM

Here are my five tips for working out who is best placed to do the work. However, if you have a choice of resource, let location play a part in the decision-making process. A version of this article first appeared on the 2080 Strategy Execution blog way back in 2014!

2018 390

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. Here are some tips to get you started. Simplicity is more of an art form than we realize.

Five Tips to Help Project Managers Make Better Decisions

MPUG

By definition, decision making is “the thought process of selecting a logical choice from the available options.” A simple decision making process goes something like this: Identify that a decision needs to be made. Stay flexible, and trust in your process and knowledge.

2019 86

How to Develop a Strong Governance Process with These 6 Tips ?

Project-Management.pm

Projects involved a lot of planning , implementation , and not to mention tracking or detecting issues and problems within the team or the project, and surpassing the following process. The two governance processes should be implemented constantly to keep track of the scope creeps, risks , opportunities, and also safeguard the following resources from running out. To stay within deadline means having a governance process that everyone will adhere to.

Automation for Boosting Digital Marketing: Tips and Tricks

Brad Egeland

We have just the tips and tricks to get you started with digital marketing automation in this article. You don’t have to manually synchronize data across multiple platforms and can instead use PieSync to automate this process. Automation is a process, not a one-time thing.

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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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User Onboarding: 9 Steps to Perfecting your Onboarding Process

Planio

If you’re like most companies, you might send out a few half-hearted emails or give a quick ‘tip tour’ the first time they log in. Here's how we've structured this article: What (exactly) is user onboarding? The essential elements of a great onboarding process.

Agile project management: 16 tips for a smooth switch to agile

Moira Alexander

The methodology, which makes use of short development cycles to provide continuous improvement in developing a product or service, is being used across many industries due to its highly collaborative and efficient processes. The following tips and strategies will aid you along the way, greatly enhancing the chances that your organization will pull off a shift to agile without a hitch. To read this article in full, please click here

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PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition Knowledge Areas And Process Group

iZenBridge

Are you confused with new terms like Knowledge Areas, Process Groups, and a Process? In this article I am answering: What are the processes? What are the Process Groups for? Tools and Tips for preparing for the exam. What are the processes.

5 Reasons Why Using Spreadsheets is a Horrible Way to Manage Projects

LiquidPlanner

Here are five ways spreadsheets make project management a more horrific process than it has to be. Spreadsheets don’t give teams commenting features and audit trails that are essential to tracking how information and processes change over time.

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16 tips for a smooth switch to agile project management

Moira Alexander

The methodology, which makes use of short development cycles to provide continuous improvement in developing a product or service, is being used across many industries due to its highly collaborative and efficient processes. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story Shifting to agile project management can greatly increase your project’s prospects for success.

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How To Motivate Your Project Team

Girl's Guide to PM

What’s your top tip for project managers wanting to inspire their project teams to do their best work? We do it as children, we do it as teenagers (often terrifying our parents in the process) and we do it as adults. How To Guides This article contains affiliate links

2019 376

Five Tips for Working Smarter, Not Harder

Clarizen

Working smarter (not harder) could mean the difference between a so-so project and a successful one–this article will explore five tips for working smarter, not necessarily harder. To get a better idea of what we mean here are some tips on how you can start working smarter.

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What is a Workflow? How to Create a Winning Workflow for Your Process

Planio

We do the same steps, go through the same process, and start from scratch expecting something different to happen when we could save hours a week implementing workflows. How processes help you work smarter, not harder. How processes help you work smarter, not harder.

How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

I’m sure you take away tips and ideas for making this your best year yet managing projects at work. You'll also have the option on the next screen to opt into my awesome newsletter - weekly project management tips. So I’ll offer you an additional tip for 2019.

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7 tips to ensure you meet project deliverables dates

Moira Alexander

Talk with key subject matter experts about not only what the assumptions were predicated upon, but how the assumptions were determined during their thought process. Related story: 6 tips to identify project management red flags ]. Deliverables that have dependencies are identified and sequenced for specific and needed reasons, making it disastrous to by-pass without factoring in the impact and including in the change control process.

2016 152

10 Steps To Streamline Work Process And Improve Workflow

Proofhub

Whether its work allocation, quality inspection, project monitoring, or simply going through a to-do list, project managers and teams often complicate processes which are easy to implement. You need to know how each process in every division or department of your business operates.

The PM Skills You Can Forget About (And the Ones You Really Need to Know)

LiquidPlanner

So what processes and techniques will catapult your career and what are the areas that you can… overlook? In this article I’ll look at 5 project management techniques, processes and skills that you will no doubt have heard mentioned time and time again.

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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

2017 351

6 Tips From a Project Scheduling Pro

Teamweek

It’s not always easy, but with a few tips and a little experience, you’ll be project scheduling like a pro in no time. To make this process a little easier, I’ve comprised a list of a few tips for project scheduling down below: Do not procrastinate.

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10 Excellent Tips To Skyrocket Your Time Management Skills

Proofhub

In this article, I have put together time management best practices that worked for me. Given these tips, see what works for you best. Brian Tracy Time management is not the process of doing more and more, but simplifying how you work. Best of luck implementing these tips.

2018 78

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. As well as the resource library, I'd like to receive project management tips by email from GirlsGuidetoPM.com. Tips for Working With Gantt Charts.

2018 279

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’m sure you take away tips and ideas for making this your best year yet managing projects at work. Guess what my tip would be for 2019?

2018 341

Voice of the Customer (VOC): a Powerful Tool for Valuable Customer Insight

Project Bliss

Getting the Voice of the Customer (VOC) tells you if you’re on the right track in your product or process improvement project. The survey should be designed to ask questions that allow customers to provide information about their use of or perception of the process, service, or product.

2018 170

Top Energy Boosters for a Summer Weekend: Tips for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

When your mind processes new information, its perception of time changes. We would like to thank everyone who shared their weekend ideas for this article and wish them inspiration, energy, and productivity! Did you know that having enjoyable weekends is essential for your productivity?

How to Manage a Team Member With A Negative Attitude

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How to Manage a Team Member With A Negative Attitude , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. This article was inspired by Ben Snyder’s book, Everything’s a Project. Manage a Team This article contains affiliate links

2017 340

6 Tips to Boost Team Motivation for Your Agile Team

nTask

In his article, he elaborates how a Scrum Master can play a significant role by employing methods to facilitate teamwork, protect against setbacks and resolve conflicts during negative situations. The post 6 Tips to Boost Team Motivation for Your Agile Team appeared first on nTask.

2018 97

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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