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Just because you have information radiators doesn’t mean senior stakeholders will review them!

Kiron Bondale

Information radiators are a great idea. After all, who wouldn’t want to reduce the effort involved in keeping stakeholders up-to-date about a product or project or increase the consistency in messaging to all stakeholders?

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The first thing you do to reduce risk.

Musings on Project Management

The first thing you do to reduce risk. is: loosen the coupling between sources of effects. Create buffers; remove dependencies; install redundancy. This is a concept from System Engineering (buffers, dampers, redundancy; but also loose tolerances; fuses; barriers and walls. anything that inhibits propagation of effects) This is a concept from scheduling (Critical Chain by Goldratt; Risk Management

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12 Simple Tips that will Give You Amazing Professional Presence

Online PM Courses

Do people notice you when you're in the room? Do you get the attention you need - and for the right reasons? This is the phenomenon of presence. The post 12 Simple Tips that will Give You Amazing Professional Presence appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Lean Essentials at the University of Maryland, Project Management Symposium

Project Management Essentials

I had the honor of presenting, “Lean Essentials: Improving How We Work” at the University of Maryland Project Management Symposium. In this short video, I share the secrets.

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Make an Impact with Analytics and Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

You will need all types

Lynne Cazaly

You might like tables and spreadsheets, but other people don’t. We often default to our preferred way of communicating to influence, engage and bring people up to speed. But the problem is, it’s our default… not theirs. While we’re banging on with our information in ways that work for us, they’re sitting there going, ‘What the? Don’t get it yet.’

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Respect the old please

Lynne Cazaly

Push the new. Drive the change. Create urgency. Move on.'. These phrases are part of transformation at work - everyone’s on 'a journey' and many a leader wants us to ‘move on’ Those labelled 'laggards', are derailing change efforts, resisting the new. But maybe it’s those who are 'pushing the new' who cause problems by resisting the old, not acknowledging the past. 'We’ve We’ve got to move on’ is so dismissive; I never use it in workshops or sessions.

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