Tue.Nov 13, 2018

How to Write an Unforgettable Mission Statement (With Examples)

ProjectManager.com

What’s the point of having a mission statement? Well, you wouldn’t start a project without a plan, right? Think of the mission statement as the plan at its highest level, overriding all other directions.

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Agile: revolution to evolution

Musings on Project Management

20 odd years ago, Agile was a revolution in methodology and some say a revolution in business objectives, all set down in some now-well-known principles from the last '90s. But, has there not been an evolution in the last two decades? Mike Cohn, a spearhead in the Scrum world to be sure, says this: Originally, agile meant valuing individuals and interactions, working software, customer. agile

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Project Transition Made Simple (Vacation Has Never Been This Easy!)

The Digital Project Manager

The post Project Transition Made Simple (Vacation Has Never Been This Easy!) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. How-to Guides How-to Managing And Controling PM Skills & Best Practices

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The New Normal: Collaboration and Creativity Grow at LiquidPlanner with a New Work Culture

LiquidPlanner

In the year since Todd Humphrey stepped in as CEO and brought Charles Seybold back as chief product officer at LiquidPlanner, the energy at our office has drastically changed. There’s more excitement in getting things done,” says customer success manager Allison Wilbur.

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Your Post-Launch Toolkit for Understanding Your Users

Speaker: Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product, Simple Health

If you've you've launched an MVP, you know that the journey has just begun. But what do you do after the launch? How do you figure out what to do next? After you launch, it's important to be able to look at how different segments of your users react and quickly uncover signal vs. noise so you can iterate and improve. Join Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product at Simple Health, as she explains how you can use early customer feedback, usage data, and continuous experimentation to optimize your way to product-market fit. Whether you're at a brand-new company, or looking to innovate within a more mature organization, or anywhere in between, you'll come away with a skill set to make the most of your launches.

50 Best Project Management Tools and Software (2018 Update)

GoSkills

A guide to the 50 best project management tools, from A-Z. Project Management

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The Fundamental Project Management Skills You Must Have in 2018

GoSkills

Discover the project management skills you need to boost your career in 2018. Project Management

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How to Improve Your Chances of Project Proposal Approval

MavenLink

No matter the size of the business, a successful services firm depends on successful project proposals. While no two business-client relationships are the same, there are certain elements that will improve the chances of any project proposal being approved.

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Project Management Trends and Predictions for 2018

GoSkills

What is the future of project management? Our industry experts share the biggest project management trends for 2018. Project Management

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Project Management Basics That Will Make You a Better PM

PM Basics

Understanding project management basics is crucial for project success. These basics provide the framework for the correct approach to project management. Here I’m not talking about PM methodologies. It’s about mindset or a very high-level approach.

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Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

Refer a Friend for PMP Prep and You Both Get a Free 60 PDUs Package

Brad Egeland

Refer a Friend for Cheetah's Accelerated PMP Class and You Both Get the 60 PDU Package Is it time for you or someone you know to become a Project Management Professional? Use the promotion code "ReferAFriendPMP" and you both get the follow-on 60 PDU package at no cost. An $850 value! You need to earn 60 PDUs every three years to maintain your PMP). Classroom, Virtual or Online Programs. Cross the finish line and become PMP certified, CHEETAH FAST.

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How to Manage Conflict and Keep Your Projects on Track

GoSkills

Conflict management is something most managers would rather not deal with. Learn how to tackle it head-on with this four-step conflict management technique. Project Management

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4 effective ways to stop procrastinating

Resource Guru

Isn’t it amazing that we will happily pour our creative energy into inventive excuses to not complete a task? Suddenly, a million little things simply must take priority; a desk needs clearing out or it is finally time to cancel all those unused memberships – anything but the task at hand.

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Top 5 Causes of Project Failure (and How You Can Avoid it)

GoSkills

While we may not be able to cast a spell for successful projects, we can narrow down the key causes of project failure and come away with some useful takeaways. Project Management

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What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

The Best Hourly Rate Calculators – Determine Your Hourly Rate

TimeCamp

How to Define Your Hourly Rate? It seems that hourly rate calculators are getting more. Time Management hourly rate calculator

How to Make Project Meetings a Success Every Time

GoSkills

Communication is key to smooth-sailing projects. Learn about the five components of planning and executing effective project management meetings that will keep you on track, every time. Project Management

Workspace Owner: What Is It and Are You One?

Teamweek

We recently introduced a new permission level, Workspace Owner , to the mix. So, if you’re the creator or the first admin of a workspace, you now are a Workspace Owner, a very important person in your Teamweek universe. Why Do We Need Owners?

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The Top 7 Project Management Interview Questions and Answers

GoSkills

So you have a project management interview? Don't fret. Prep with these seven killer project management interview questions and answers. Project Management Soft Skills

2018 97

A Simple Framework for Complex User Goals

Speaker: Hannah Stegen

How can you measure and affect your users' behavior if they're not doing something that's easily measurable? You can monitor usage, activation, retention, and more, but those metrics don't always align with every one of your goals for your users. Hope is not lost, however: with the right framework, you can still make sure your users are on track. Join Hannah Stegen (she/her), Customer Success Manager at Crescendo as she explains how you can monitor even the most complex user journeys by breaking them up into Attitude, Intention, and Behavior.

5 Tools That Will Make Project Coordination Easier

Teamweek

One of the most vital skills any project manager can master is project coordination. Project coordination involves the organization of the different elements that make up the project so that they all work seamlessly and effectively.

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Project Management Office Roles - Key Steps for Success

GoSkills

Learn the Project Management Office roles, benefits, and steps to help support the success of your projects. Project Management

2018 97

Quote of the Day - Plucked by Puffery

Herding Cats

To the layperson, puffery seems like a license to lie, which, frankly, isn’t totally wrong. A well-known book on torts by William Prosser and W.

How to Create a Project Management Plan (Step by Step)

GoSkills

Whether you’re a newly hired project manager or one who’s been slaying the game for years, having the right plan in place is essential to the success of your project. Project Management

The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of how your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.

Fünf Gründe, Prince2 für Projekte zu nutzen

Prince2

Die Buchautorin Sonja Radatz schreibt auf Managerseminare.de „Projektmanagement? Nein, danke!“ Sie betrachtet Projekte „als einen mehr als zweifelhaften Versuch der Leitung, aus vielleicht mangelndem Vertrauen in die eigene Mannschaft alle operativen Themen bei sich zu behalten“. Projekte würden die Kosten nur weiter steigern. Die jeweilige Fachabteilung weiß selbst am besten, wie Ziele zu erreichen seien. Natürlich will sie provozieren.

Risk Management in Project Management: 6 Ways to Mitigate Risk

GoSkills

The ability to foresee risks that might creep up is a crucial skill of an effective project manager. Read on to find out how you can mitigate risks in six steps. Project Management

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Project Planning to Eliminate Waste

MindGenius

Project Planning to Eliminate Waste. Fiona Macintyre 13th November 2018. How many times have you kicked off a project or got half way into it to discover that you need to change plans and start again? The result – wasted time, effort and money. None of which any business has the luxury of wasting without a second thought. The only way to avoid the waste is with thorough and careful planning before kicking off any project.

Project Handover: 3 Steps for Long term Success

GoSkills

A project handover can either make or break your project. Here’s how to make it a success. Project Management

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Your 2-Part Metrics Audit for High-Value Products

Speaker: Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, Startup Patterns

You know what they say: what's measured improves. As product managers we're in a golden age of being able to get all sorts of metrics and run all sorts of experiments. But what are your measurements and analytics focused on? Are they really truly objective? Do they contribute to the ultimate vision of your product? And is everybody clear on that vision? Join Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, as he takes you through a two-part measurement audit. First, you'll learn how to make sure your measurements actually align with your product strategy. And second, you'll learn how to evaluate your culture of using measurements, so future experiments will more consistently provide high-value results.

The 30 60 90 Day Plan Template for Managers

Appfluence

This 30 60 90 day plan template for managers is based on 30 60 90 day strategies from Roman Ryder and Ravinder Tulsiani. Intro. The first ninety days managing a new team comes with plenty of challenges.

Project Management Communication: 5 Steps to Get it Right

GoSkills

Project management communication is essential to running successful engagements. This guide will teach you how to create a solid communication plan and more. Project Management

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Operational Planning with Priority Matrix Gantt Charts

Appfluence

What is Operational Planning” Operational planning is the “how” that complements the “what” and “why” in a company’s strategic plan. An operational plan answers these four questions: Where are we now? Where do we want to be? How do we get there?