Wed.Mar 25, 2020

Get Your Projects Fit with The Lazy Project Manager

Girl's Guide to PM

This interview was first published in 2014. I am not fit. Since having my two boys I am heavier than I have ever been, except while pregnant. My only exercise is balancing in small spaces while standing on the train to work. I fuel getting up for the night feeds with cereal bars and chocolate croissants. Luckily, my projects are healthier than I am. All projects benefit from a health check now and again.

2020 172

Effective Collaboration for Outstanding Virtual Teamwork

Project Bliss

Virtual teams need to put forth extra effort for effective collaboration. This list helps you cover all your bases. When you’re working with teammates on a project, you’ve likely got common understanding about how you’ll work together.

2020 170

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Resources for Remote Work (March 2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

We’re living in extraordinary times, and many people will be working from home for the first time. Trust me, working from home is great. But it is a shift in mentality. And we’re all in this together. I decided it would be OK to share some free and paid resources that you might find useful to help you keep your projects and teams moving forward, wherever you find yourself based over the coming weeks.

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What to Put in Your Risk Register (Risk Log) | Video

Online PM Courses

Risk Management is one of the core skills of project management. And your Risk Register - or Risk Log - is the primary tool you'll use. The post What to Put in Your Risk Register (Risk Log) | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Bridging the Gap: Implementing CIO Leadership in Project Management

Speaker: Clint Padgett, President & CEO, Project Success Inc.

You may have a visionary CIO and very capable project managers. You may have the best tech, the latest software, and stellar talent. But if you can’t establish a dynamic, collaborative team with a clear mission, then your project will slip through the cracks. It’s time for CIOs to unlock their "people potential" and learn the leadership skills that will lead to satisfied project managers and more than satisfactory project results. Join Clint Padgett, CEO and President of Project Success Inc., and bridge the gap between CIOs and Project Managers to create a passionate and successful team.

10 Virtual Team Building Activities to Build Stronger Teams


Virtual team building activities can help you build more collaborative teams. Try these 10 remote team building activities as a start. Remote work is the future of work. You might have arrived at this conclusion by your own volition. Or you might have reached it because of current circumstances. But in a time of global uncertainty and widespread travel restrictions, it’s clear that remote work is the only lifeline that can keep your business afloat.

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4 Most Common Mistakes of Project Managers During COVID-19


Businesses worldwide are facing a new reality due to the Coronavirus outbreak. As most countries are ordering a curfew and their businesses are sending employees to work from home, productivity is more challenging than ever. Company productivity is always in the hands of project managers, who are tasked with the time, budget and resources to make sure milestones and goals are met.

2020 71

Adaptation and Compassion in a Time of Crisis: Our Statement On Covid-19


For the last decade, we here at Toggl have advocated for remote work. We believe it’s the future. We believe it provides opportunity. We believe it fosters innovation. But only when done with purpose and preparation. There’s a difference between choosing remote work and being suddenly confined to the boundaries of your home. For both companies and individuals, the sudden switch to the unfamiliar environment of remote work can be jarring.

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Remote PM Summit Virtually Vegas 2020

Brad Egeland

Imagine a free virtual conference focusing on your needs as a project manager or remote team member to be more productive and collaborative and effective and successful given the current push (mandate??) to work from home. Would you want to participate?

2020 107

7 Advantages of Virtual Instructor-Led Training (vILT)

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

We live in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) world, a fact brought only too close to home by recent global events. To continue to survive in this environment, successful organisations understand they must think and act differently. Of course, for some organisations, ceasing operations, albeit temporarily, may be the best immediate course of action in the face of crisis.

2020 44

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?

How Will A Global Pandemic Affect Project Delivery

Brad Egeland

The Coronavirus is here and greatly impacting the majority of the world right now. Organizations around the globe are shutting doors completely or sending workers home to work. Restaurants are closing, grocery stores are either closing or limiting hours and can't keep products on the shelves long enough for panicked shoppers to get what they are there to buy or stock up on. Schools are closing. Universities are closing.

2020 85

Adaptation and Compassion in a Time of Crisis: Our Statement On Covid-19


For the last decade, we here at Toggl have advocated for remote work. We believe it’s the future. We believe it provides opportunity. We believe it fosters innovation. But only when done with purpose and preparation.

2020 52

Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 2

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version. So far, I have not been able to make that happen but the current pandemic storm got me into implementing the audio idea in a different form. On Wednesday 25 March 2020 I delivered the second “ Daily Scrum Pocketcast ” in which I have read following chapters from my book: 1.6


Spotlight on Virtual Teams – What makes them work?

International Institute of Learning

By Susan Parente, PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-ACP, PSM I, CSM, CSPO, CISSP, CRISC, RESILIA, ITIL, GCLP, MSEM. In MBA programs, we often learn methods and techniques for efficient and effective project management. But how do we use these methods when our team is not co-located? In our current age of social networking and global businesses, knowing how to work with virtual teams is becoming a requirement.

2020 60

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

How to Maintain a Productive Project Team

Project Management Resource Network

How can you, the project manager, maintain a productive project team? As the project manager you don’t want a project team, you want a productive project team. There are four key elements to maintain a productive project team. The elements are communication, engagement, measurement, and reward. . People want to know what is happening on a project. Communication will keep everyone informed. There are many ways to communicate such as status reports or weekly meetings.

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ActiveCollab, the Time Saver - Flyte Creative Media


My name is Sarah Griffin, and I’m Managing Director and Producer at Flyte Creative Media [[link] based on the South Coast in the UK, and we operate globally. My role within the business is managing the business as a whole and then also working individually on separate projects. So for me, it’s really important to have A BROAD OVERVIEW of how the business is operating and also to be able to get really granular with the details of the projects that we’re working on.

2020 59

Remote-work Prompted By Coronavirus; One Step Closer To The Future


So coronavirus is a killer, am I right? Well, not in the literal sense but more like in a buzz-kill sense. Sending waves through the entire world, this pandemic has been making headlines for months now. However, the most noticeable change is how this outbreak of coronavirus is promoting remote-work in this period of self-quarantine. This is a lesser-known fact that remote-work has its own perks.

2020 60

Excelling Away from the Office with MindGenius.


Following on from our last blog – the World of Telecommuting – where we spoke on some of the ways to make your office at home enjoyable. However, with Covid19 forcing the majority of us to work from home (myself included), this blog is to show that by using MindGenius, working from home can be more flexible, more cost-effective and more collaborative than ever before. Remote Working. In reaction to Covid19, many of you reading this have now begun to work from home.

2020 39

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

Deep Dive into Report Analytics with Report Filters

Hub Planner

Reading Time: 4 minutes New Cross Filters now Available in Reports. Use filters for deep dive into report analytics in resource management. Maximise the information to better decision making in scheduling resources and project planning. Hub Planner have installed in excess of 70 pre-formatted templates which allow for a high level breakdown of data. The Hub Planner Report Builder allows you to apply as many or as little filters as we need.

2020 29

Leadership in the Time of Coronavirus

Project Management Essentials

The coronavirus pandemic is the most frightening, disruptive, and widespread crisis of our lifetime. As managers and leaders, none of us have faced challenges of such a magnitude or scale. Over the next several weeks and probably months, our teams will look to us for guidance, support, and leadership. In this article, I draw from my experience managing teams through times of crisis. As leaders. Source. Leadership Change Management Management

2020 40

Jabra Speak 510 - the Right Solution for All of Your Bluetooth Speaker Needs

Brad Egeland

No pun intended, but I'm speechless over the quality, functionality, seamless connectivity, battery life and diversity of Jabra's Speak 510 bluetooth speaker. I work remotely, do conference calls, listen to music while I work and don't want to be bothered by something I need to read alot about before using.

2020 109

Organizing Your Day At Work – How To Do It Properly?


How to organize your day at work? Have you ever felt that you could’ve done. Guest Posts

2020 48

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Cybersecurity Tip - Get it Done, Don't Wait for Perfection

Brad Egeland

Getting something done for your online safety is A LOT more effective than making sure it’s perfect. Adjust your browser security settings , tweak your email security settings or just clean up your system. You’ll find the entire process incredibly rewarding! Not to mention that you’ll feel and actually be safer on the web. Stay safe people - protect your data, your identity and your customers

2020 85

Easily Access Key Project Metrics With Our Report Generator


Receive quick, reliable project information with our enhanced Report Generator. The new design and increased functionality enable your team to access accurate project metrics through pie, bar and our new dual-bar charts. . By utilizing these reports, your team can now easily provide tactical and strategic project metrics to management to review. Enhanced Pie and Bar Charts.

2020 43

Opportunity knocking. Telecom Infrastructure Provider Outlook


The Outlook includes Growth in 2020: Promises and pitfalls Impacts from increased project volume The real cost of meetings and reporting COVID-19 industry insights Sitetracker, the global standard for managing high-volume infrastructure projects, is excited to announce the release of the highly anticipated 2020 Telecom Infrastructure Provider Outlook.