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The Roles and Responsibilities Document on Projects

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Does your project team have a roles and responsibilities document that sets out what everyone does? I try to make sure all my projects have one. It's a really simple document that helps clarify how everyone is contributing to the project. In this article we'll look at what it is and how you can use it, and I'll share some tips on how I use it to manage my projects.

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How to Make a Gantt Chart in Google Docs (Template Included)

ProjectManager.com

There are many free and paid software that can make a Gantt chart. They range from basic data visualization tools to specialized Gantt chart software with advanced project planning, scheduling and tracking features. In this blog, we’ll review the main pros and cons of making a Gantt chart in Google Docs. We’ve also reviewed some of the best Gantt chart software alternatives and highlighted their key features, pricing and other important details to know before choosing a Gantt chart tool for a pr

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Das vielseitigste Werkzeug jedes Scrum Masters: So erhältst du tiefere Einsichten, festigst Erkenntnisse und triffst bessere Entscheidungen

Scrum.org

Ist „Übung macht den Meister“ ein Mythos? Stell dir vor, du bekommst ein einfaches Sudoku zum Lösen. Du löst es. Bevor du ein weiteres Puzzle lösen darfst, hast du die Wahl: Entweder du bekommst drei Minuten, um weitere Rätsel zu üben, oder du bekommst drei Minuten, um zu reflektieren, was du gerade getan hast und wie du dich verbessern kannst. Wenn du wie die meisten Menschen bist, wählst du wahrscheinlich die erste Option.

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10 Emerging Project Management Trends In 2024.

The IIL Blog

By Elissa Farrow, Ph.D. and Harold Kerzner, Ph.D. December 13, 2023 Introduction Project management, is a dynamic field, continually evolving in response to changing business needs and technological advancements. Stepping into 2024, we believe that the project management trends will reflect a notable shift from traditional methodologies towards more dynamic, business-focused, and people-centric approaches.

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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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Complexity & Management Style

Scrum.org

Predictive management and empirical management offer distinct approaches to handling complex work. Predictive management operates on the premise that the future course of work can be anticipated at the outset. This approach assumes that with enough planning and analysis, one can lay out a detailed roadmap for the work and follow it rigorously. The focus here is on careful upfront planning, with an expectation that the work will unfold as anticipated once these plans are set.

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When Flimsy ESG Strategies Fail: A Dialogue on Building Sustainability Practices

Green Project Management

This is a different sort of post. I want to extend my gratitude to my new friend, M.Z., for allowing me to share our conversation. M.Z. reached out to me on WhatsApp this week, seeking guidance. Since I don’t offer free consulting, I asked if it would be okay to anonymize him and share our […] The post When Flimsy ESG Strategies Fail: A Dialogue on Building Sustainability Practices appeared first on Insights into Sustainability and Project Management.

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The Irreplaceable Human: Why AI Can’t Replace Our Leadership Skills

The IIL Blog

By Jorgelina Bross-Puglisi June 12, 2024 Artificial intelligence is rapidly transforming every facet of our lives, and leadership is no exception. As AI systems become adept at data analysis, decision-making, and even some aspects of communication, a crucial question arises: could AI one day replace human leadership altogether? The answer should be a resounding NO.

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Mastering Project Management – 5 Powerful Techniques for Project Managers

PM Times

In the real world of project management, success hinges on the adept application of techniques and methodologies that facilitate efficient planning, execution, and delivery. Whether overseeing a small team or orchestrating complex, multi-faceted projects, project managers must leverage a diverse toolkit of strategies to navigate challenges and achieve objectives effectively.

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Demystifying the Stage Gate Process in Project Management

MPUG

Let me just start by saying that I love this project phase gate topic. As a long-time project manager, I used this process to my advantage all the time. In this article, I want to talk about this critical project management process, project phase gates. Sadly, nowadays, I am seeing that more and more project managers ignore or don’t utilize them on their projects.

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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Harnessing Polyvagal Theory and Neuroception for Effective Cross-Cultural Project Management in Agile Environments

PM Times

In the rapidly changing developments in project management, professionals are continually seeking innovative approaches to enhance team dynamics and improve project outcomes. One such approach is applying insights from Polyvagal Theory and the concept of neuroception, particularly in managing cross-cultural teams within Agile frameworks. This article explores how these neuroscientific concepts can be used to […] The post Harnessing Polyvagal Theory and Neuroception for Effective Cross-Cult

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Navigating Burnout in Neurodiverse Teams | Parts 5, 6, and 7

The IIL Blog

By Carole Jean Whittington June 12, 2024 Read Parts 1 & 2 Read Parts 3 & 4 Part 5 Most of us have felt embarrassment and feeling uncomfortable are emotions most of us have experienced, however, when some people receive praise, recognition or acknowledgment can activate their inner protector, that says “you are not worthy of this.” Principle 5: Truthful Acknowledgment Creates Profound Impact!

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Laying the Groundwork: Building Strong Marketing Operations Foundations

Admation

Having spent over 15 years on both sides of the marketing technology (MarTech) table – as a marketing user and a Martech supplier – I've witnessed the explosion of MarTech solutions firsthand. It's exhilarating to see the constant innovation, but frankly, it can also be a little overwhelming. Every vendor promises their tool to be the silver bullet, the one solution that revolutionises marketing.

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Project Management Software or Excel: How to Define Your One & Only Business Helper?

GanttPRO Project Management

Spreadsheets are known as a reliable business tool applied in many spheres. However, with the continuous evolution of modern online platforms, tools such as Excel face serious competition. Therefore, many […] The post Project Management Software or Excel: How to Define Your One & Only Business Helper? first appeared on GanttPRO Project Management Blog.

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Your Guide To Transitioning Into Product Management: Essentials For New PMs

Speaker: Leslie Grandy, Product Executive & Drew Weaver, Senior Program Manager

Are you considering a shift to product management or just starting your journey as a Product Manager? Join Leslie Grandy and Drew Weaver for an insightful webinar designed to help you seamlessly transition into this dynamic role. Whether you're looking to pivot your career or enhance your existing skills, this session will equip you with the knowledge and tools to succeed!

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Essential Guide to Creative Project Management

Admation

When one mentions project management, the first thing that comes to mind is IT or construction. What people don't realize is that project management is no longer the exclusive domain of these industries and that other industries are using it too. So, considering this, can teams manage creative projects in this way? Indeed, they can, and many are successful in making their creative projects more efficient and productive.

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Optimising Allocation of Resources in a Multi-Project Environment

Epicflow Blog

Are you ready to revolutionize your resource allocation strategies and decision-making processes in a multi-project environment? Join us for the free webinar where we’ll delve into the secrets of maximizing project profitability through optimized resource allocation and management. What’s in store for you during the webinar: – Understanding the science behind decision-making in multi-project management; – Identifying the reasons why your project portfolio may not be generating the ex

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Strategic Project Management: Software Tools & Best Practices

Celoxis

Optimize project success with strategic project management software & tools. Align projects with business goals for enhanced outcomes & strategic impact.

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Agile Epics - Definition, Structure, Usage

ActiveCollab

Understanding the role and structure of epics is crucial for steering projects toward success. Epics are significant in Agile because they can provide a high-level overview of the project, enabling teams to focus on the broader goals while managing the minutiae of daily tasks. This article will explore what makes epics a vital component of the Agile methodology, which helps teams navigate complex projects with clarity and purpose.

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Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.

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What Mistakes Do Most Product Owners Make?

Scrum.org

Being mindful of pitfalls, embracing change, maintaining proper communication with stakeholders and customers, and focusing on value when ordering the product backlog will help avoid common mistakes. This article was first published in the AskScrum.com newsletter. Subscribe to AskScrum.com to be the first to receive articles like this. Despite Product Owners’ expertise and experience, they can encounter pitfalls affecting the product's ability to deliver value.

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Managing Projects in the Real World – with James Louttit

Online PM Courses

James Louttit argues for delivering projects with impact rather than effort. We talk about ideas from his book, ‘Leading Impactful Teams’. The post Managing Projects in the Real World – with James Louttit appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Overcoming the Obstacles to Cultural Change

Leading Agile

Everyone wants a culture of agility, but culture must be balanced with the ability to produce results. In this talk, we explore how to systematically introduce organizational changes that can get people to think, feel, behave, AND deliver with agility. Video Transcript How do I get resistors to be overcome? How do I get the culture to change over time to get it more adaptive, more responsive, more all these different things.

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Kanban software for everyone: 6 workflow visualization tools

Wrike

Kanban methodology started with paper cards pinned to a physical board. Over 80 years later, the Kanban software you choose for your business should help you: Maintain a real-time visual overview of your project that makes it simpler to manage and assign tasks Easily access and discuss the details of the jobs in your workflow Build a flexible framework that’s custom designed for the outputs your team produces Speed up your workflow by helping you prioritize and automate your work If you’re look

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.