Wed.Feb 28, 2024

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The Three Leadership Mindsets – The Moment, The Outcome, The People

The IIL Blog

By Christian “Boo” Boucousis February 28, 2024 If you spend too much time scrolling the news these days, you’d be forgiven for concluding that leadership at a geopolitical level is immersed in a quagmire of self-interest and partisan politics. There are no winners when leaders forget that great leaders serve, not just their fan–club but the entire team.

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Free Strategic Planning Templates for Excel and Word

When the leadership team defines an organization’s vision, they look toward the future and identify the goals and objectives they want to achieve. This is the start of strategic planning. The next step is establishing the sequence in which to realize those goals and objectives. Once the vision is defined, then the practical work begins, and strategic planning templates can facilitate that work.

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Scrum Anti-Patterns GPT — Spielzeug oder sinnvoller Helfer? ??

In Kürze: Scrum Anti-Patterns GPT — Spielzeug oder sinnvoller Helfer? Kann ein benutzerdefinierter Scrum Anti-Patterns GPT Teams auf die Prinzipien von Scrum einstimmen? Erfahren Sie, wie der Einsatz von benutzerdefinierten GPTs einen neuartigen Weg zur Überwindung der üblichen Hürden von Scrum bieten kann — mit einem Schwerpunkt auf der Schaffung von echtem Kundennutzen angesichts der Herausforderungen auf Organisations- und Teamebene. ?

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Risk Management and AI Algorithms: Be in Control of Your Projects

The IIL Blog

By Jorgelina Bross-Puglisi February 28, 2024 Project Managers Have One Key Goal: Project Success By integrating risk management into project management processes, project managers can anticipate and respond to potential challenges, increasing the likelihood of project success. However, project managers can encounter various pitfalls while managing project risk management.

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Understand Digital Debt, Form a Team, Set Goals, and Plan Roadmap for Transformation

Understanding digital debt is crucial before digital transformation. Assemble a team to assess internal operations, market pressures, and digital debt's impact. Define future digital vision with measurable goals. Refine hypotheses and conduct market analysis. Develop a roadmap for transformation with defined projects, cost estimates, and governance.

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What Does It Mean That a Team Is Cross-Functional?

This article was first published in the newsletter. Subscribe to to be the first to receive articles like this. A cross-functional team has a collective skill set that covers the entire spectrum of product-building abilities and knowledge needed to transform every product backlog item into a done increment. A cross-functional team is a microcosm of diverse skills and talents, collaborating and working outside silos towards a common goal.

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Working Hard, But Not Too Hard!

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Working hard is applying a high level of effort, being consistently focused, productive and effective, applying emotional, physical, and intellectual energy. Working hard is rewarding, it leads to personal and organizational success. Some people say, “Work smarter, not harder.” But working hard is not the opposite of working smart. The two go together.

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The Importance of Project Portfolio Management in Today’s Competitive Business Environment


The best project portfolio management tool, Celoxis, is a comprehensive PPM software to achieve strategic goals, optimize resources, and manage risks.

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Product Backlog - Definition and Management


A crucial aspect of Agile project management is the product backlog. This dynamic document is the core of any Agile project, serving as a comprehensive list of everything that could be included in the product. It's not just a simple to-do list; it's a strategic tool that guides the team towards delivering maximum value to customers. The Product Backlog encompasses everything from new features, enhancements, and bug fixes to technical work and knowledge acquisition.

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Begeisterung für Liberating Structures entfachen: Nutze meine bewährte Blaupause, um ein inspirierendes Meet-up zu gestalten – auch für Erst-Facilitators

Wie kann ein Meet-up gestaltet werden, das Begeisterung für Liberating Structures weckt? Joel organisiert das Scrum-Meetup in Leipzig. Kürzlich hat er mich gefragt, wie ein Meet-up zu Liberating Structures gestaltet werden könnte. Da Joel nicht der Einzige ist, der mir diese Frage stellt, dachte ich, ich teile in diesem Artikel einen meiner Strings und erläutere, warum er sich für Meet-ups bewährt hat.

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Strategic Project Finance Essentials: A Project Manager’s Guide to Financial Metrics

Speaker: Ketan Jahagirdar - Sopheon’s Director of Product Management

Empower yourself as a project manager with insights that directly influence the financial landscape and strategic direction of your organization! Join us for a deep dive into the world of financial strategy, as we dissect key metrics that drive CFOs and business leaders’ investment decisions. This session will equip you with the necessary tools to craft compelling business cases as well as a comprehensive understanding of the crucial distinction between capital expenditure and operational expend

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Project Budgeting 101: Your Guide to Producing Your First Project Budget

Online PM Courses

Every project needs a budget. But, most PMs find producing their first project budget daunting. Here's my basic guide to Project Budgeting. The post Project Budgeting 101: Your Guide to Producing Your First Project Budget appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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アジャイルの旅ポッドキャストについて このポッドキャストでは、業界のエキスパートを特別ゲストとして迎え、アジャイルとスクラムの世界にふかく潜り込んでいきます。スクラム、DevOps、ユーザーエクスペリエンス、プロダクトマネージメント、コーチングなど、様々なトピックをカバーします。 私、 フォンテーヌグレゴリ は、「アジャイルの旅」ポッドキャストのホストです。アジャイルコーチ、スクラムマスター、またはコンサルタントとして日本企業を支援しております。そして、Scrum.orgの認定プロフェッショナル・スクラム・トレーナーです。 このポッドキャストは、日本語でScrum.

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Best Practices Session 5: Essential Tips for Meeting a Deadline


Building client trust is a journey that centres on reliability and the timely delivery of marketing campaigns. Clients have high expectations; they want to see their visions realised through impactful campaigns and insist on adherence to deadlines. This can become challenging when you're tasked with managing a portfolio of multiple projects and diverse client needs simultaneously.

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Could AI Replace Your Scrum Master on Your Scrum Team?

Can artificial intelligence serve as your Scrum Master? In this Responsive Advisors Lightning Round, we discuss AI's expanding role in Scrum, from guiding principles to team oversight. Uncover surprising insights into AI's potential in this insightful discussion. Don't miss this glimpse into the future of Scrum with AI! Could AI Replace your Product Owner?

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Acclaim Projects Helps Deliver Innovation Projects on Time and on Budget

This large intercity transportation company for people and freight employs 100+ IT employees and contractors across North America and Europe and spends $10MM annually for approximately 50 inflight projects. The company needed the right financial tools to budget for innovation initiatives and real-time information on spending and forecasting. This transportation company turned to Acclaim Projects by Sopheon to help deliver projects on time and within budget.

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Enterprise workflow automation: What a large organization needs


If you’re researching enterprise workflow automation, you’ll need something a bit more specific than a general intro to automated workflows. While there are many of those guides out there, they won’t help you understand what you need as an enterprise. As a large organization, you’ll have much more complex needs when it comes to automation than smaller businesses.