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5 Ways to Avoid Cutting Your Workforce


The year 2020 was a challenging time for businesses around the world in nearly every industry. The COVID-19 pandemic brought sudden changes to daily work life and reduced revenue in ways that have left organizations scrambling for solutions.

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7 Best To-Do List Apps for Work in 2021

Productivity begins with a to-do list. It’s the first step towards organizing your work and getting it done. To-do lists are essentially a repository of tasks, but they can be much more than that. To-do lists can describe the work, prioritize it and more.

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Gantt charts are not project plans

ProProject Manager

Sample Gantt chart. A critical component of the project is the project management plan. We’ve talked about developing a project management plan and schedule: Project planning – problems, scope, and deliverables , and Scheduling tips and techniques.

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Top 8 Challenges All Project Managers Face at Work

PM Basics

In the previous email, I shared the truth about being a project manager. Lots of other readers were able to relate to it. What about you? In short: . Your manager expects you to know everything about project management right from the beginning.

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Report by Dresner Advisory Services: Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study

According to the 2020 Dresner Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study, embedded business intelligence is crucial for application success. This report explores the current state of BI and why application teams are increasingly choosing an embedded solution.

Webinar Recap – Fixing the Problem: Making Changes in how you Deal with Challenges


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Dr. Lynette Reed’s session, Fixing the Problem: Making Changes in how you Deal with Challenges, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

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Guide for Planning and Managing Organisational Change

Virtual Project Consulting

Discover a comprehensive Guide to Organisational Change Management covering important aspects; like what Change Management is, why it is important, planning strategies for Change, who needs change and examples of successful and failed transformation cases.

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Fix Your Boring Daily Scrums

Imagine Developers arriving at the Daily Scrum feeling like they want the monotony of it to end. They wish they hadn't had to bother to attend in the first place.

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How To Prioritize Tasks As A Team When Everything Seems Important


You and your team are wrapping up your weekly meeting. As you’ve discussed all sorts of projects, goals, and incoming requests, people have been feverishly scribbling down their own notes and to-dos. Productivity Teamwork

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YDS: Do We Still Have a Sprint Review if Nothing is Done?

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Do we still have a Sprint Review if nothing is done? A Scrum team got to the end of their Sprint but did not have a done increment of product to show their stakeholders. What should they do? Cancel the Sprint Review? Show undone work?

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this whitepaper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

How to Set a Clear Vision and Mission for your Team | Video

Online PM Courses

A clear vision and mission for your project is a basis for clarity of purpose and team motivation. They address the question 'Why?'. The post How to Set a Clear Vision and Mission for your Team | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Definition Project Management: What is. video

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Facilitating Retrospective in the Prison

Remember the good old check-in activity for retrospectives called ESVP – Explorer, Shopper, Vacationer, Prisoner? I couldn’t imagine that “Prisoner” would become so literal for me - until I found myself in a real prison facilitating a Retrospective for a group of my cellmates, political prisoners.

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