Tue.Feb 12, 2019

My Secret to Finally Getting Organized: Why PMs Need A Personal Organization System

The Digital Project Manager

Do you have a system for staying organized, or do you just “hope everything works out”? Here’s why you need a personal organization system, and how to create one. The post My Secret to Finally Getting Organized: Why PMs Need A Personal Organization System appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Career Development PM Best Practices Time Management

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Technical debt -- a working definition

Musings on Project Management

Technical debt: we've all written about it; I've described it in my book, Project Management the Agile Way (see below), but I guess the industry has never settled on a formal definition. I've always thought of it as a "punch list" that is a "debt" that must be retired in the future. stuff that needs to get DONE or fixed so that we can say to the sponsor: hey, it's DONE and the QUALITY is. agile

2019 170

How to Step Up When the Project Manager Is Away


One piece of valuable advice I was given early in my career was to always work to make my boss’s boss look good. Another was to always work as if I were the one responsible for the outcome.

2019 116

What Is Product Management?


Put simply, product management is a way to organize the planning, production, marketing and other tasks related to the creation and distribution of a product. It involves the coordination of teams, data, processes, business systems and more. In reality, product management can be a complicated matter.

2019 390

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Being Successful in a Complex Role

Arras People

If you imagine project management to be like crossing a bridge, at first glance it would seem simple. You start at one end and walk across until you get to the other.

2019 314

More Trending


Gunther Verheyen

At some point in time the term “Framework” became really fashionable. I don’t remember when it was exactly, but it was when smart businessmen assumed it was better for sales, as commonly used terms like methodology or process got burned. At least, that can be seen as an achievement too. Most likely they guessed it explained the wide adoption of Scrum, and aspired the same ’success’.

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Top 10 Ways to Show Appreciation to People Who Are Key to Your Business


“ A person who feels appreciated will always do more than what is expected.” Science or psychology, there is plenty of evidence to prove the sincerity of this statement.

2019 78

Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

Most Risk Management, starting with PMI's paradigm is focused on what if. Instead, Risk Management must focus on If Then and then work to reduce or remove the IF. This is the Pre-Mortem paradigm of Risk Management. Find the root cause of the risk and correct or prevent that risk from occurring.

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Connections- What we all need (SIPM Connect)

Stepping Into Project Management

The traditional models are so yesterday. You had to walk into a room full of people to network, travel for attending seminars and cold call/email to find a mentor.

2019 40

Task Management For Project Managers

How can project planning that stretches over months or years remain relevant and account for new ad-hoc activities that arrive every day?

Pionear: Co-Creating the Future of Work


_STORY WRITTEN BY ALEXANDRA KIEFER, MANAGING PARTNER AT PIONEAR _ HOW ARE YOU (YOUR ORGANIZATION) MAKING AN IMPACT ON THE WORLD? Here at Pionear [[link] we are co-creating the future of work by implementing new collaboration environments and smart digital technologies.