Project Management Trends (2018 Edition)

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Project Management Trends (2018 Edition) , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. There are trends in all industries and professions. Project management is no different: we see trends come and go, or stay with us and develop over time.

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4 Trends That Will Transform Project Management


Let’s take a deeper look into four specific trends disrupting project management right now. 4 Major Trends Transforming Project Management. If team members are struggling with certain processes, facilitate training and answer questions.

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Project Management Trends for Agencies: What to Skip, What to Adopt


What are some of the top project management trends agencies need to watch out for? Find the right answers in this article. As we step into a new decade, it’s a good time to ask: what are some project management trends you need to keep an eye on?

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4 Corporate LMS Software Trends in 2020

TrustRadius Project Management

If you’ve seen any “trends of 2019” articles, you’ve probably seen references to “microlearning,” “mobile-first,” and the all-present, inescapable “AI.” As 2020 approaches, which trends should you focus on, and which ones are smoke and mirrors? Trend Status: Need to Have.

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Five Marketing Trends Not to Ignore in 2018


The pace of change in marketing trends can be head-spinning. To help you keep track of what the future holds for marketing and what new technologies are an absolute must to get on board with, we’ve put together this article on the most important marketing trends for 2018 and beyond.

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The Insights Behind the Project Management Trends

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Strategy Execution released the top ten trends for 2019 a few weeks ago and my first thoughts were; we’re seeing a lot of them in the PMO community which is both exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time.

8 Emerging Trends in Project Management for 2019


Scoro works with many marketing agencies from all over the world and Marketing Week Live in London was a great chance to get insight into the newest marketing trends and obstacles that specialists are facing.

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8 Emerging Trends in Project Management for 2019


Scoro works with many marketing agencies from all over the world and Marketing Week Live in London was a great chance to get insight into the newest marketing trends and obstacles that specialists are facing.

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Why the Stage Gate Process will Make You a Better Project Manager

Online PM Courses

The Stage Gate Process gets too little love from Project Managers. In a Stage Gate process, you break your project into stages, or phases. In this article, we look at why a stage gate process will enhance your project management, and how to make it work.

How to futureproof your PPM software selection process


When you have to upgrade your solution, When you have to slow down operations to upgrade your project management solution, it can cause some disruptions due to retraining, changes in processes, and technical adjustments.

Trends in IT Project Management for 2015


IT project managers must keep up with the latest industry trends to deliver on increasing demands and keep their company on the cutting edge. Here are 4 trends that are shaping the future of IT project management: Trend 1: Greater emphasis on leadership & communications skills.

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The 5 Biggest Project Management Trends Shaping 2018

PM Basics

No, this year is all about the latest and greatest trends. Roles, hiring processes, and the entire paradigm is about to shift. Without further due, here are the five biggest trends shaping 2018. This trend is breaking the norm by working its way from small businesses up.

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5 trends that will transform project management

Moira Alexander

It’s putting a sharper focus on the people, processes and technologies needed to successfully execute projects. Here are five trends that could reshape project management in 2016. Trend 1: The laser-focus on strategy over projects. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click hereA transformation is taking place in the project management field as the result of changes to business practices, requirements and expectations.

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How To Make 2019 A Successful Year for Your Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

As we go into next year, you should be aware that self-care and wellbeing are trends worth promoting not only because they feel good, but because they lead to better productivity and happier people. I am noticing two trends.

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Why the agile process is here to stay (and why it should!)

Granted that the agile process isn’t the only effective workflow management methodology out there today, but it certainly is worth understanding more; organizations should at least consider how it can affect the way they work and produce in this day and age.

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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 am noticing two trends. These two trends taken together mean that visual, collaborative tools are becoming more important to teams.

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Success in Disruptive Times: PMI’s 2018 Pulse of the Profession

Online PM Courses

For me this is about having a repeatable process and strong governance that covers every step of the chain from understanding what drives value in your organization, to identifying the initiatives that will increase value, to successfully implementing those initiatives.

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A Short History of Project Management


This article will cover most of the major project management happenings throughout history. Currently, I am beginning to see a long-time overdue new trend in job postings for different types of engineers that prefer applicants to have a PMP certification.

Reflection and Takeaways on Agility from the SMC-IT 2018 Space Mission Design conference

The IIL Blog

Case studies on how agile methodologies have been applied to mission planning and how scrum has been used in spacecraft construction were discussed, as well as topics such as developing and delivering software, reliability and reuse of software, onboard processing, and communication.

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The Shape of Performance Reporting


Communication management includes project status tracking and reporting processes. Articles Microsoft Project performance reports reportingAn Outline that Can Be Used for Tracking Progress. It could be said that communication is the oil that keeps a project running smoothly.

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


” Tad: The central proposition of this talk is despite the best intentions even at board level, many organizations are failing to exploit transformation opportunities because project delivery, where we all know, live, and love, and the infrastructure that support it and the processes are simply not fit for this purpose. External trends in the business environment are unprecedented, and people and organizations that can’t change are at severe risk. Articles

Showcase Recap: Easily Capture and Manage Ideas/Demands with MS Project Online Integration


This is something that we even want to go a little bit left of initiation and then as we go through, and plan and execute, provide change, control processes and close out a project that, that can continue as well. Articles

6 Tools and Techniques for Controlling Risks

Project Risk Coach

In these risk review sessions, the team discussed the effectiveness of the risk responses and the risk management processes. PMBOK 6th Edition The PMBOK 6th Edition changed the process name of "Control Risks" to "Monitor Risks." Changes in project risks are inevitable.

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


The Microsoft Teams developer platform enables integrations to existing business processes. They need to store budget documentation and files, and they need to share economic trends and news. There’s some great articles here. Articles

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Complete Collection of Project Management Statistics 2015


Need up-to-date facts and figures for a project management report, article, or infographic? Having a knowledge transfer process in place boosts the chance of project success by over 20%. [6]. Most Popular Agile Tools and Processes: Scrum – 43%. Poor purchasing processes: 23%.

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5 Agile Metrics to Improve Performance and Quality

Project Bliss

This is a guest article from Gilad David Maayan. Read on to learn how to use agile metrics to improve your work processes. If you have no feedback from which to improve your processes, you cannot gain the benefits of agility.

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Meet Fall 2019 Epicflow Updates. Part 2: Manual Planning, Module Library, Mobile App Enhancements.

Epicflow Blog

As we announced in our previous article , we have a lot of surprises in terms of Epicflow’s new features this fall. Go on reading to stay up to date and not to miss a thing in multi-project management software trends. .

5 Ways To Use Visual Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 5 Ways To Use Visual Project Management , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. There is an upwards trend towards visual communication. The first thoughts for mindmapping software are creativity sessions and process flows but you can do more than that.

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Why You Should Schedule Around People, Not Tasks

Girl's Guide to PM

I’m pleased to be working with Proggio to bring you this thought-provoking article from Tzvi Zucker, Marketing Manager. The manufacturing line is a linear process, that follows a simple, repeating, input-to-output plan. . Tzvi Zucker, Marketing Manager at Proggio.

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The Basics of Agile and Project Management

Arras People

In this guest article from Germain Paris, a consultant at Genius Project , we get back to basics to see perhaps where the drive is coming from, what that means, and how the practical aspects of Agile, things like SCRUM artifacts are managed.

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Organizational Structures that Support Faster Innovation and Evolution

Leading Answers

It requires sensing emerging trends and actively listening to customer requests, then acting on this information and making the changes required to position the organization for where it needs to be in the future. The Efficiency vs. Adaptability Trade-off There is a growing trend.

How Binary Thinking Can Turn into Critical Thinking


The trend is to think in a two-option viewpoint. Binary thinking also makes it more difficult to process and share information, which in the current technological advancement of knowledge becomes an even more critical skillset for employees to use.

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Seven Priorities for Project Managers in 2019

The one trend that seems to be 100 percent reliable coming into 2019 is disruption. Related: Mastering the Decision-Making Process: A Practical Guide. It’s just three articles like this, per week.

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Project Management Collaboration Tools FAQ

Girl's Guide to PM

I ran a subscriber-only webinar recently about trends in project management collaboration tools and the barriers to adopting new technology in a project environment. Read my 5 Step Expert Guide to Choosing Collaboration Tools before you meet any vendors, and work through that process.

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What Should a New Project Manager Focus On?

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article by Dr Mike Clayton, who is the well-known author and trainer behind Online PM Courses.*. And, of course, your relationship with your client is key to starting the process of defining your project’s goals.

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A History of PMI & Its Role in Project Management

As an organization, it offers training and certification in project management, and it reports regularly on industry trends. Afterwards, articles of incorporation where filed in Pennsylvania, and signed by the five founders of PMI.

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Are you ready for remote project management?

Moira Alexander

After identifying all the possible barriers to remote project management, as well as some of the possible solutions, your business should further analyze and document the readiness of your teams, processes and technologies. How adaptable are the people, processes, and technologies, especially during times of sudden change? Business process impact. Business process impact is an area impacted by a shift to remote project management.

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How to Create a Stellar Independent PM CV That Gets Clients

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article from Sidar OK, an executive coach who supports employees wishing to increase their income by becoming an independent consultant. Here’s another article on how to find relevant keywords for your resume.

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Project Management Questions I Get Asked Most

Online PM Courses

Not surprisingly, these questions have informed many of the choices I have made about the articles I write for this Online PM Courses site. So, in this article, I will do two things: I'll give an outline answer to my top twenty questions. So, that's how I shall structure this article.

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Where Did All the Project Managers Go?

Leading Answers

“ Software is eating the world ” claimed venture capitalist, Marc Andreessen in his 2011, New York Times article. Seven years on, the trend continues, and project managers are also on the menu. I first wrote this article for here ].

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