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Portfolio Management: Building and Managing A Practical Portfolio Roadmap with MS Project (Part – 1)

Management Yogi

Project creates, programs guides, portfolio decides. - Quote from book, I Want To Be A PfMP – the plain and simple wayProject is all about deliverables and it creates a unique product, service or result. Program is all about getting benefits by coordinating the components within its scope.

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Is Kanban the Right Approach for Your Organisation?

Reflecting on my own experiences and those shared by others, it becomes clear that transitioning to an agile framework, specifically through Kanban, can seem like a daunting task for organisations entrenched in traditional project management practices. Yet, the journey towards agility need not be a leap into the unknown. Rather, it can be a measured, observant step forward, where the philosophy of improvement and adaptability guides us, rather than a rigid set of practices or methodologies.


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Businesses and the Path to Carbon Neutrality: Leading Beyond Regulation

Green Project Management

The urgency of environmental regeneration cannot be overstated, and the role of businesses in achieving carbon neutrality has never been more critical. The journey toward sustainability and reduced carbon footprints is not just a regulatory requirement but a global imperative. This article delves into why businesses should proactively lead in sustainability, outlines key actions they […] The post Businesses and the Path to Carbon Neutrality: Leading Beyond Regulation appeared first on Insi

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Resilience: Scrum's Blueprint for Adaptive Teams (From PM to PSM 13)

The professional project management principle to embrace adaptability and resiliency aligns seamlessly with the core tenets of Scrum. Scrum, with its empirical approach and emphasis on cross-functional, self-managing teams, inherently cultivates adaptability and resiliency. For Project Managers transitioning to Scrum Masters, leveraging these aspects of Scrum is crucial for navigating change and overcoming challenges effectively.

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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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Microsoft Copilot Explained: Generative AI Chatbots for Business


Copilot Studio, formerly known as Power Virtual Agents, is Microsoft’s solution for easily creating AI-powered chatbots and virtual assistants. It’s a powerful tool that allows you to infuse your chatbots with generative AI capabilities, making them more intelligent and capable of understanding and responding to a wide range of queries. Microsoft’s vision for generative AI revolves around creating AI copilots that can assist humans in various tasks and scenarios.

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Reducing Risks & Boosting Quality with External Evaluations


Finding flaws in one’s own work is not easy: Image trying to write a critique of a paper you just have written. Doing this is a risky proposition because finding flaws in one’s own work is usually counter to the human mind. Likewise, the testing of a new software and/or hardware project shouldn’t be entirely done by the project team. PMs know that testing new software and/or hardware products before they’re released is an important part of risk management, but determining precisely what the proj

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PIM vs DAM: Navigating the Right Solution for Business Growth


Today's digital marketplace, the precision and consistency of product information across various channels are critical. Missteps, such as outdated prices or incorrect product images, can significantly impact customer satisfaction and tarnish your brand's reputation. This highlights the importance of Product Information Management (PIM) and Digital Asset Management (DAM) software in maintaining data integrity, as well as the sheer volume of products, assets and channels that retail marketing team

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Practical Guide to Workload Planning: How to Build an Ideal Workflow in 9 Steps

GanttPRO Project Management

Efficient workload planning extends beyond simple task delegation within project management. This holistic process ensures efficient resource scheduling, preserves project transparency, emphasizes the importance of work quality, and bolsters team […] The post Practical Guide to Workload Planning: How to Build an Ideal Workflow in 9 Steps first appeared on GanttPRO Project Management Blog.

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How to manage and optimize your creative workflow


Great workflows support creative teams as they take their assets from ideation to approval without getting in the way of their unique styles and talents. Done well, your workflow can strike the balance by: Helping you meet project milestones and deadlines on time Giving total visibility of the project’s goals and progress Promoting collaboration through transparency, accountability, and ease of feedback Keeping your creative projects consistent, compliant, error-free, and on brief, no matter w

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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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What should Scrum Masters learn next to be next level?

What should Scrum Masters learn next to be next level? In this Responsive Advisors Scrum Lightning Round, we discuss key skills and areas of knowledge essential for seasoned Scrum Masters to advance their expertise and leadership.

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Optimising Marketing Workflows: Introducing Admation's Proxy User Feature


In an industry driven by deadlines, creativity, and the constant push for innovation, the introduction of Admation's Proxy User feature marks a significant advancement in marketing project management. As marketing landscapes evolve, requiring campaigns to be more dynamic and distributed across various channels, the efficiency of marketing approval workflows has never been more critical.

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Decoding Team Self-Talk for Effective Leadership

Usually, when addressing self-talk, we're dealing with the inner voice that constantly narrates our thoughts. It affects how we perceive ourselves, others, and the situations we're in, subtly entrenching beliefs that can often be limiting. Unhelpful individual self-talk can sound like "I don't belong here," "This will never work," or "Bad things always happen to me.

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5 ways to beat meeting overload

Lynne Cazaly

5 Ways to Beat Meeting Overload - or zombie meetings will get you!

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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.