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Using Artificial Intelligence to Track Project Performance

The IIL Blog

By Cynthia Snyder Dionisio There are a multitude of ways we can use artificial intelligence (AI) to help us manage projects. This is the first in a series of articles that will explore different ways you can leverage various types of AI to help you save time and improve your outcomes. This article will focus on using AI for performance tracking. There is no doubt that AI is great at analyzing data.

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Power BI Gantt Chart: A How-to Guide With Pros, Cons & Alternatives

ProjectManager.com

Microsoft Power BI is a data analysis software that allows you to use various tools such as spreadsheets, pie charts, stacked bars and other types of diagrams to visualize project or business data, including the Power BI Gantt chart. Power BI allows you to import data from a variety of file formats and sources such as Microsoft Excel, SAP, Oracle, Google Analytics and other software and applications, which makes it a versatile tool that most organizations can use for data analysis.

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Are You Measuring the Right Things in Your Organization?

Scrum.org

As I reflect on the transcript of Martin’s video, I can’t help but think about the fear that organizations and people have in addressing the real problem, which is the way the system works. Instead of tackling the root cause, they focus on small changes around the edges, such as pushing responsibility down the organization for some things but not others, and running ceremonies like daily stand-ups.

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4 Essential Skills Every Project Manager Should Have

The IIL Blog

By Jean-Roch HOULLIER and Olivia Le Jeune In an increasingly complex world characterized by growing uncertainty and the multiplication of transformations (e.g. technological, environmental, societal), project managers need to develop new skills. Among them are four skills essential for every project manager to have. In this article, we describe, and comment based on our experience in the project management context.

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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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Scrum Master Gehalt 2024 — die Umfrageergebnisse ??

Scrum.org

In Kürze: Der Scrum Master Gehaltsreport 2024 — Wie schneiden Sie im Vergleich ab? Die Studie „Scrum Master Gehalt 2024“ ist die fünfte Ausgabe der Branchenumfrage nach 2017, 2019, 2022 und 2023. Dieser kostenlose Gehaltsbericht basiert auf den Antworten von 1.114 Teilnehmern aus aller Welt. Wenn Sie in diesem Jahr über eine Karriereentscheidung nachdenken, z.

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Why Being a Scrum Master Is Not About the Process?

Scrum.org

This article was first published in the AskScrum.com newsletter. Subscribe to AskScrum.com to be the first to receive articles like this. Being a Scrum Master is more than framework compliance. The SM influence extends to fostering an empirical mindset, managing complex relationships, and guiding the team through continuous growth. Scrum is a lightweight framework that helps teams and organisations to deliver value while managing complexity.

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Innovative Tools for Remote Team Collaboration and Productivity

The IIL Blog

By Ray W. Frohnhoefer February 21, 2024 The work landscape has evolved significantly with increased remote employment. In this era of more dispersed teams, the key to success lies in effective communication, collaboration, and productivity tools tailored for remote work. Let’s explore the innovative solutions that enhance remote team communication, collaboration, and productivity, acknowledging these tools’ crucial role in fostering efficient workflows.

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Wie du Liberating Structures in Schulungen nutzt (Ich verrate dir das Geheimnis hinter meinen positiven Bewertungen)

Scrum.org

Heute möchte ich dir mein Geheimnis hinter diesen positiven Bewertungen verraten. Betrachten wir dazu folgende Bewertung: Was mich besonders stolz macht, sind diese Aussagen: „Er kombinierte gekonnt Einzelaufgaben, Partnerübungen und Gruppenaktivitäten, wodurch die Lernerfahrung interaktiv und höchst effektiv war.“ „Die Einzelaufgaben ermöglichten eine persönliche Reflexion, während die Gruppenaktivitäten wertvolles Peer-to-Peer-Lernen ermöglichten.

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Release 44 | Date Range Filter

LiquidPlanner

Release 44 | February 21, 2024 The new Date Range filter surfaces items that have hours logged or scheduled in the time period. This unique approach ensures you always capture the time and effort driving your organization’s priorities. Date Range can be used in Table Reports, applied to Dashboards, Dashboard Groups, and many of the Dashboard Widgets.

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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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Cómo solucionar un Daily Scrum que no funciona

Scrum.org

En el artículo anterior vimos cinco ejemplos de un Daily Scrum disfuncional. Para que no tengas que pinchar te los recuerdo aquí. Es un reporte Respondemos a las tres preguntas Falta gente No ocurre sin el Scrum Master Nunca hay follow-ups Hoy quiero centrarme en soluciones que no son obvias y los motivos por los que éstas situaciones pueden estar sucediendo.

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A Complete Guide to Using Psychometric Tests in Recruitment

Teamweek

Do you want to save time and money for your company, all the while hiring the very best talent in the market? Who doesn’t, right? We’re not here to sell snake oil but rather introduce the idea of psychometric tests as a method for screening and hiring the best candidates. They’ve been around for centuries, and in their latest versions in the form of online tests, they are incredibly powerful tools for recruitment.

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Is a Scrum Master Truly Essential for Success?

Scrum.org

Can a Scrum Team work without a Scrum Master? In this Responsive Advisors Lightning Round, we explore the pivotal role of the Scrum Master and uncover whether a Scrum team can achieve peak performance without one. We shed light on common misconceptions and reveal the unique value a Scrum Master brings to enhancing team dynamics, efficiency, and overall product success.

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Resource Optimization: What’s the Difference between Resource Leveling and Resource Smoothing?

Online PM Courses

Resource optimization is getting best results from your resources. Two ways: resource leveling & resource smoothing. What’s the difference? The post Resource Optimization: What’s the Difference between Resource Leveling and Resource Smoothing? appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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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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Eliminate All Meetings? Not So Fast.

PM Times

Everyone loves to hate meetings. I’ve seen so many opinion pieces on eliminating meetings, all met with cheers from people who are tired of sitting through meetings they don’t find valuable. I think it’s worth a deeper dive into meeting types so we can be deliberate about which meetings to eliminate. There are three […] The post Eliminate All Meetings?

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15 Top Smartsheet Alternatives for 2024 [Full Comparison]

Teamweek

If you’re looking for Smartsheet alternatives, you’ve come to the right place. Smartsheet is a comprehensive project management software with resource management add-ons. However, for some, all these features may feel overwhelming. That’s why we looked at the most popular Smartsheet alternatives and came up with 15 top options that you can choose from.

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7 Best Agency Management Software For Growing Teams

Scoro

With agency management software, you can streamline your workflows, optimize operations, and, ultimately, boost profitability. The challenge lies in picking the right solution for your needs. We’ve done the legwork for you and compiled a list of the seven best agency management software, complete with pricing and features. What is agency management software?

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15 Recruiting Tools to Use in 2024

Teamweek

It might feel easy to dip into despair every time you hear about a new technology threatening to make us all redundant and take over the world, but humans and technology actually make a great team — especially as a recruiter. With the right recruiting tools, you can let the robots do the heavy lifting while achieving better results for your team and candidates.

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20 Common Mistakes Made by Inexperienced Project Managers

You’ve read the PMBOK® Guide several times, taken the certification exam for project managers, passed, and you are now a PMP®. So why do you keep making rookie mistakes? This whitepaper shows 20 of the most common mistakes that young or inexperienced project managers make, issues that can cost significant time and money. It's a good starting point for understanding how and why many PMs get themsleves into trouble, and provides guidance on the types of issues that PMs need to understand.

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Why Chasing Perfection is Killing Your Products

Scrum.org

Are you and your team on the journey of developing innovative products and solutions? If so, there's a vital insight to consider: perfection may not be the ally you’re seeking. Here’s why embracing imperfection could be the key to your success. 1. The Delay Dilemma Perfectionism encourages delays, particularly in feedback cycles. The frameworks like Scrum emphasize the importance of delivering a working product swiftly to foster rapid feedback and collaboration.