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20 Practical tips to get (and stay) organized at work

Rebel’s Guide to PM

What is the best way to get organized at work? Well, the answer, as with so many personal productivity things, is that it depends. However, given that a study by Alteryx and IDC shows that being digitally disorganized can cost you up to 14 hours per week ! You'll see a very fast return once you start trying to be more organized in your job. While there isn't a once-size-fits-all approach, there are some good practices and tried-and-tested methods that you can have a go at.

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Spikes are So. Ugh

Scrum.org

I'm just going to say it. Most so-called 'spikes' do not belong on the Product Backlog. What is a Spike? Spikes come in multiple flavors. There are research spikes, which is essentially Refinement by another name. And there are technical spikes, which could involve time spent by Developers to size items in the Product Backlog, or time spent researching a new technology or similar types of work.

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Summary/review Portfolio Management – Delivery on Strategy

Henny Portman

“ Portfolio Management – Delivery on Strategy ” edited by Carl Marnewick and John Wyzalek, presents a collection of 12 articles from various authors. The book focuses on the benefits of portfolio management to organizations, emphasizing specific aspects within the discipline and how each should be managed from a business perspective rather than strictly a portfolio management perspective.

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Creating Psychological Safety for Your People to Change

Leading Agile

You want autonomous teams who are empowered to do great work. But leadership is constantly micromanaging everything you do. You want the freedom to collaborate, do team-building exercises, and have fun. But you feel that leadership is judging your every move. You want a different culture, but leadership keeps getting in the way. Maybe you’re not seeing the big picture.

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Demystifying DAPs: A Practical Guide to Digital Adoption Success

Speaker: Pulkit Agrawal

Digital Adoption Platforms (DAPs) are revolutionizing the way organizations interact with and optimize their software applications. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, DAPs have become essential tools for enhancing user engagement and software efficiency. This session is your guide into the robust world of DAPs, exploring their origins, evolution, and the current trends shaping their development.

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How to Write a Letter of Recommendation (With Examples)

Teamweek

In a competitive job market, every candidate can use a boost. While there are several ways for someone to make their application stand out, a great letter of recommendation is one of the best ways for them to have someone else highlight their skills and achievements. 87% of employers check references and often seek third-party verification before proceeding with a candidate, meaning a strong letter of recommendation could make or break someone’s chances of landing the job.

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