Wed.Feb 06, 2019

Burning up the team

Musings on Project Management

Are you on one of those death march projects about to burn out. Want some time off? Perhaps it's in the plan Google among others -- Microsoft, etc -- are well known for the "time off, do what you want toward self improvement and personnel innovation" model; formulas like you suggest lend objectivity to the process (not playing favorites, etc). Losing productivity Of course, the real issue is Teamwork

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5 Reasons Why Excel Project Management Is Costing You More


Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably used Microsoft Excel at one point or another during your life. Even if you haven’t, surely you know a thing or two about it. But God Bless you if you’re still using it!

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How to Generate Leads on Facebook Without a Website

Do you need to generate leads for your business but don’t have a website? Or maybe you have a website but don’t want to create a landing page for a new campaign. With Facebook, you can generate leads within the platform.

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What is a Business Continuity Plan? | Video

Online PM Courses

When things go seriously wrong, one of the things you will need is a Business Continuity Plan. And, since projects involve risk to your organization, you’ll need to link into this. So, what is a Business Continuity Plan? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of

Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

The 6 Best Slack Alternatives for Effective Project Management


Slack is a popular collaboration tool that is becoming a natural choice for small to medium sized teams. It has a clean, intuitive interface that neatly organizes your conversations in the forms of chat rooms and associated options.

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