Fri.Oct 23, 2020

How to Manage Your Projects 60 Minutes at a Time

Brad Egeland

What can I do in 60 minutes each day? Well, you can watch your favorite one hour crime drama and still have 18 minutes left over if you record it and skip through the commercials. You can order a pizza and pick it up or have it delivered.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Digital Project Management Process

The Digital Project Manager

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Book review: Who Gets Promoted, Who Doesn’t, and Why

Girl's Guide to PM

Donald Asher’s book, Who Gets Promoted, Who Doesn’t And Why is sub-titled ’12 things you’d better do if you want to get ahead’. Now in it’s second edition, it’s an easy read with a conversational style.

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Agile Project Management: What is It and Why Does It Matter?

Scoro

From the building of ancient pyramids and industrialization of the 19th century to modern-day developments such as the Gantt chart and Critical Path, project management has always existed in some form.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Top 10 Project Management Skills For Growing Your Career

ProProfs Project Management

Irrespective of how much experience you have, project management always tests your limits with difficult challenges, such as team conflicts, tight budget, or short delivery windows.

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12 things to do when leading HYBRID groups

Lynne Cazaly

When some people are here and others are offsite or in another location, don’t just wing it, or bumble through it. Plan for it, and be ready to adapt. These are the things I prepare, consider and address when I’m training or facilitating, to bring a team or group together who are spread over several locations. It’s not everything but it’s many things.

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Building a 212 Degree Team

Bridge the Gap Consulting

Water. By itself, it’s inorganic, tasteless, odorless and colorless (most of the time anyway). It has no calories. There are no nutrients. However, all forms of life need it to survive. Water on its own is important. But, do you know what happens at 212 degrees Fahrenheit? It boils.

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Some people are here, some are there, some people are alone, some are together

Lynne Cazaly

This is the hybrid way of working. Remote, distributed, co-located and in person. The leader or facilitator, well, they could be anywhere! The realities of work now mean you’ll likely have a mix of where people are located. How do we lead meetings and workshops like this?

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How will you handle hybrid

Lynne Cazaly

Microsoft , Atlassian , Google , Slack and Square announced recently that their people could forever work from home if they wanted to. They’ve set a precedent and trend for other companies to follow. The reality of a HYBRID work force means you’ll begin to have a mix of where people are for every meeting, workshop, team and project. Some people are here, some are there; some people are together with others and some people are alone.

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

Getting started when it’s all too much

Lynne Cazaly

Waiting for the perfect time? Waiting to launch an idea, press ‘go’ on a project - there may not be a perfect time. When we wait for the right time, perhaps we’re just waiting until we feel right. But if we keep waiting until we feel ready, brave, complete, right, correct and as perfect as can be, we will be waiting a long time. We can burn and waste a mighty lot of time in that state of inertia, waiting. until.

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Patterns in our thinking

Lynne Cazaly

We see patterns in fabrics, in nature and in design and architecture. Patterns exist in many other parts of our world: The time we wake up. How we behave. The actions we take. The way we tackle and complete tasks. Some of the patterns that go unnoticed - or at least under noticed - are the patterns in our thinking. How we solve problems. How we learn. How we make sense of things. If we’re unaware of our thinking patterns, were less able to change them to ways that will work for us.

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When everything is important

Lynne Cazaly

‘What do I do first - everything is priority one!’, ’, said Wendy. ‘Have you visualized your work?’, ’, I asked. ‘I’ve got a to do list. Is that visual enough?’, ’, she said. ‘Does it include everything. everything you have on your mind?’ ’ Wendy said, ‘Well, no. It’s just got the things I need to do today.’ ’ And there it is. the thing that makes us feel like everything is important.

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Could you morph that idea

Lynne Cazaly

When we’re problem solving, trying to find a solution to a situation, we usually brainstorm some ideas. Working alone or together with others, we throw ideas about, hoping to land on something that’s worthy of following through and implementing. So have you tried morphing those ideas? And could you if you had to? Morphing happens in animation and films as one thing changes gradually, step by step into something else.

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6 Steps to Improving Your Application’s Analytics Experience

No one designs bad dashboards and reports on purpose. So why do so many applications have terrible analytics experiences? Download this ebook for secrets to creating dashboards and reports your users will love.

Adapting to hybrid

Lynne Cazaly

A Harvard Business Review article ‘How to manage a hybrid team’ reports on what we’re seeing and experiencing: “your team members are likely contending with vastly different situations.” ” Beyond just their locations of work, many are adapting to changing situations at home or the office and the more permanent distribution of team members across locations. This is the hybrid workforce. HBR suggests we ask: ??

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When flowers are a better way of working

Lynne Cazaly

Some days during these pandemic times are better than others. We may feel better and brighter on some days or feel more rested and hopeful. Some days though. It can help to look for a better way of working. Something that’s more: - Productive - Creative - Effective - Collaborative. Here’s a better way of working I’ve used through some of the many weeks in lockdown in Melbourne, Australia. It’s a vase. with some flowers in it.

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Time and space for a laugh

Lynne Cazaly

Have a favourite comedian? One you know you can watch or listen to, loving their style of humour. and you’ll always get a laugh? Brian Regan cracks me up ??! His physical humour and his stories, I love them. (‘Man on the Moon’ and ‘Me Monsters’ are highlights). It’s a personal choice though, isn’t it. about what makes us laugh. As we continue through tough times the world over, it’s good to know what gives you a laugh when you need it.To

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Are you there with curiosity

Lynne Cazaly

Or did critique and complaint show up instead? There can be an easier, default response to be right. by pointing out the wrong. But these times of extreme change and uncertainty require a greater openness of mind, a willingness to wonder and a greater sense of possibility. Our curiosity bias is there. We think, ponder and are curious about many, many things. How can we be curious about the things that might benefit from our curiosity? Do we bring curiosity to potentially boring meetings?

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How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

“I love your stuff Lynne,” they said.

Lynne Cazaly

What is our stuff? It’s our perspective. It’s what we think and how we package that up to share it with others. It’s how we express ideas and how we explain things, our views and values and experiences. It’s also our MO - modus operandi or our way, our method of doing things. what’s yours? Have you thought about it? Are you already working on it? And do you share it?

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More conversations - less presentations

Lynne Cazaly

As more of our meetings are online, there’s also an increase in the number of times we’re disappearing down a deep hole of ‘share screen’ and PowerPoint. Our meetings shouldn’t be all about the presentation, the monologue - just one or two voices. We can have better collaboration and co-creation online and remotely by having more conversation. the dialogue, many and all voices.

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