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Project Delivery through the Definition of Done

Project Pulse Journal

By: Hajime Estanislao, PMP, CSM Have you ever found your project team celebrating the end of a sprint, only to realize the outputs aren't quite ready for release? Uncertainty about when a task is complete can lead to inconsistent deliverables and project delays. The "Definition of Done" (DoD) is a cornerstone in project management that ensures every task, feature, or phase meets established criteria before being considered complete.

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What Is a Sales Order? (Example & Template Included)

ProjectManager.com

The transaction between buyer and seller is documented at every stage, and this paperwork serves a purpose. It protects both parties and legally binds them to follow the particulars that they’ve agreed upon. One of those business documents is a sales order. To better understand what a sales order is, we’ll define the term, list what should be included and outline the sales order process.

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Why Do Smart Managers Love EBM?

Scrum.org

In today's fast-paced business environment, Smart managers are increasingly turning to Evidence-Based Management (EBM) to steer their organizations toward success. EBM, with its roots in the rigorous, data-driven approach of evidence-based practices in medicine and science, offers a robust framework for making informed decisions that significantly enhance organizational outcomes.

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Do Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformations Exist?

Leading Agile

Understanding where you are as an organization and where you want to go is essential to transformation. Understanding that creating the conditions for teams, backlogs, and working tested product to exist is the real work of the transformation is critical. The next most important aspect of transformation is being able to demonstrate progress through tangible metrics that will resonate with executives.

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The Project Clinic: Assessing Project Health, Planning, and Execution

Speaker: Ketan Jahagirdar

Picture your projects as patients, each with its own unique rhythm and pulse, thriving under your care 🥼 🩺 Step into the role of an innovative project doctor in our upcoming webinar! This session is your guide to evaluating the health of your projects through Waterfall and Agile practices like Scrum and Kanban. We’ll explore the vital signs of project success through the lens of the “iron triangle” metrics, unveiling how deliverables translate into measurable outputs.

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Warum solltest du Schulungen gemeinsam mit einem Ko-Trainer durchführen? 2 Vorteile der Zusammenarbeit und wie du dich dadurch aktiv weiterentwickelst

Scrum.org

Wie kann ich mich als Trainer weiterentwickeln? Diese Frage stelle ich mir nicht nur selbst häufig, sondern höre sie auch regelmäßig von meinen Kursteilnehmern. Meine Antwort lautet: Führe deine Schulungen gemeinsam mit einem Ko-Trainer durch. Wenn du jetzt denkst, dass sich deine Arbeit dadurch finanziell nicht mehr so lohnt, mag diese Annahme kurzfristig zutreffen.

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What’s the Difference: Risk Appetite – Risk Tolerance – Risk Capacity?

Online PM Courses

How much risk will your project take on? There are 3 similar measures. What's the difference: Risk Tolerance, Risk Appetite, & Risk Capacity? The post What’s the Difference: Risk Appetite – Risk Tolerance – Risk Capacity? appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Using a Graphical Indicator to Identify Tasks That Have Not Been Baselined

MPUG

Project managers are responsible for building and updating quality project schedules. When building these schedules, it’s important to ensure these schedules are free of potential scheduling errors that even experienced project managers make, such as the following: Tasks that have not been baselined Summary tasks with dependencies Summary tasks with resource assignments Tasks which need to be updated Tasks without resource assignments Milestone tasks with a duration greater than zero Tasks that

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Wrike Discover: A PMI-authorized training partner

Wrike

We’re thrilled to announce that Wrike Discover has been officially approved as an authorized training partner (ATP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® , the world’s largest project management member association. PMI has rigorously evaluated our suite of Wrike Discover courses and confirmed that they meet PMI’s high-quality standards for instructional design and course content.

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A Practical Application of Artificial Intelligence – How To Land Your Next Job!

The IIL Blog

By Liz Pittoni Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to be adopted in business. As the AI footprint continues to grow, so does the fear of its functionality. If you’re uncertain about applying AI, consider partnering with it to enhance efficiency. Here is one scenario: Use Case: Job Interview Preparation Needed Tools/Materials: Resume or CV Job Description STAR methodology chatGPT (or AI tool of your choice) The Goal: The goal of this exercise is to have the AI help with (1) generating a list o

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Toward a Unified Project Management Understanding

The objective of this research is to dispel misunderstandings about crucial project management terms and their definitions. It aims to accurately place these terms and facilitate a comprehensive global understanding of their meanings.

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Upgrading to the Latest Microsoft Project: Considerations for 2024

MPUG

As we move further into 2024, the question of whether to upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft Project remains a common concern for project managers and organizations. With Microsoft continuously enhancing its project management software, it’s crucial to evaluate the pros and cons carefully before making the decision to upgrade. Making the Case for the Upgrade Here are some compelling reasons why you might consider upgrading to the latest version of Microsoft Project in 2024: Your cur

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Capacity Planning in Project Management

ActiveCollab

Capacity planning in project management is an important process that ensures a project's success from the beginning until the end. By aligning resources with project demands, teams can execute tasks efficiently and meet objectives on time and within budget. In this article, we will explore the fundamentals of capacity planning, offering insights into its importance and impact on achieving project milestones with precision and professionalism.

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How to Fix Your BROKEN Sprint Review

Scrum.org

This Responsive Advisors video will help you boost your Sprint Reviews with simple, effective strategies. Learn how to gather valuable feedback that will improve your projects, and improve stakeholder engagement during the meeting can make a big difference.

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Level up your project schedules: 5 advanced techniques

Rebel’s Guide to PM

For many projects, basic scheduling techniques are fine. You can’t go too far wrong with a task list and start and finish dates. Throw in some start-to-finish dependencies , make a Gantt chart , and that’s a pretty good plan. There’s no point in making your schedule more complicated than it needs to be, especially if your project is straightforward with secured resources and a degree of flexibility.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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Reducir la brecha de satisfacción

Scrum.org

Enfocarse en entregar más rápido, por ejemplo, reduciendo el tiempo promedio de entrega puede ser útil pero no asegura la entrega de valor. Medir el valor entregado a través resultado del uso de producto (Outcome) permite aprender de los clientes y ayudar a una adaptación apropiada a los cambios del mercado. La brecha de satisfacción representa la diferencia entre el valor o expectativas esperadas por el cliente que no recibe y el valor actual entregado por un producto.

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Collaborative Decision Making

PM Times

Meditation teacher Tejaniya advised, “Never try to force an issue. Just acknowledge, accept, and keep observing until things unfold naturally.” This might be fine when there is all the time in the world for the issue to be resolved, but from a project management perspective, it sounds far too passive an approach. However, when you consider […] The post Collaborative Decision Making appeared first on Project Management Articles, Webinars, Templates and Jobs.

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They’re NOT COMING to your next Sprint Review. You can fix it!

Scrum.org

This Responsive Advisors video will help you boost your Sprint Reviews with simple, effective strategies. Learn how to gather valuable feedback that will improve your projects, and improve stakeholder engagement during the meeting can make a big difference.

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Employee timesheet templates: For individual and multiple employees

Resource Guru

Understanding how you spend your own time at work is tricky, let alone keeping tabs on how multiple team members spend their time across different projects. That’s why we’ve created our employee timesheet template, for individual employees to record, reflect, and share how they spend their time. We also offer a multiple employee timesheet template, for anyone who needs an overview of how a team was utilized over a specific timeframe.

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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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Strategic Yet Agile: Leading with Innovation

The IIL Blog

By Alicia M. Morgan As I gear up for IIL’s #AgileCon2024 presentation , the theme “Scaling for the Future” ignites a sense of enthusiasm. My leadership journey across various sectors, including for-profit entities, non-profits, startup consulting, and workforce readiness initiatives, highlights the importance of innovation. The project and program leadership teams I have been part of, which demonstrate best-in-class performance, are those who are not afraid to take calculated risks t