Tue.Oct 16, 2018

10 Conflict Resolution Strategies that Actually Work


Conflict is a part of any work environment. It can’t be helped. When you have a group of people working under stress with different personalities, there’s bound to be a few problems.

A PM Is Not An Admin (Why You Shouldn’t Always Be The One Taking Notes)

The Digital Project Manager

Project Managers: Take a look at your job description. Does it say “make reservations, clean. The post A PM Is Not An Admin (Why You Shouldn’t Always Be The One Taking Notes) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Career Development

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Joint Idea Development and Brainstorming Meetings with the Catchball Method


Brainstorming sessions aren’t only about developing completely new ideas. Often, you already have some existing ideas or at least approaches that you want to develop further. For situations like these, there is a special creativity technique that focuses on the joint development of ideas: The so-called catchball method.

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Project Challenge Live Presentation: Is it Really a Candidates Market?

Arras People

On the 9th and 10th October, we exhibited at Project Challenge. As well as talking to many project professionals about their careers and how we can help our very own John Thorpe presented the seminar: Is it Really a Candidates Market (see below).

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Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

10 Online Collaboration Tools To Boost Your Project’s Efficiency

The Digital Project Manager

Working with a remote team? Collaboration tools are vital in today’s world of online work. This expert review compares 10 of the best collaboration tools, explaining their pros & cons, pricing, features, integrations, and more. The post 10 Online Collaboration Tools To Boost Your Project’s Efficiency appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools Tools Agile Tools PM

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How to Make Friends When You are the Project Manager

PM Basics

The higher you get on the career ladder, the colder and lonelier it becomes. You may be a talented leader. Nevertheless, you are in the role that prescribes management. People don’t like to be managed. Your job is to make people do what needs to be done. And it is always at the top of their mind.

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CEO’s Insight: 5 Myths About Project Management [Video]


Fred Krieger is the Founder & CEO of Scoro, the all-in-one business management software that helps creative companies to work smarter, not harder. Scoro has a team of over 60 people in offices across Europe and the US, and customers in more than 50 countries worldwide.

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How to Improve Your Workforce Management


Workforce management is a vital aspect of a healthy business. If you’re a business owner or manager of any kind, there are quite a few things that you should know about workforce management, and maybe even a few points you can improve on. Let’s start from the beginning: What is workforce management?

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Modeling the Future is the Basis of Project Success

Herding Cats

There's a notion going around that. “I I don’t believe you can make a model of a possible future.”.

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.

From Class Assignment to One of the Fastest Growing Companies in Central Europe – TimeCamp’s Story


The 19th edition of Deloitte ranking of the fastest growing technological companies in Central Europe. Company Journey

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How To Pass PMP In 30 Days – Mandisa’s PMP story


Mandisa is a project manager who was looking for a way to advance her career in project management. She decided to get PMP certified, and she passed her PMP in 30 days after registering for ExamsPM’s training. We asked for her lessons learned and this is what she had to say in her own words: 1.

Take the Leap: Become a Project Management Consultant in 7 Steps


To a project manager entrenched in corporate politics and organizational red tape, the idea of striking out on your own as an independent project management consultant might sound like a dream. You choose your own clients, you set your own pay, and you can stop jumping through so many hoops.

PMP Success Stories 2018 – Meet Simone


PMP Success Stories 2018 – Meet Simone Perch. She took and passed her PMP certification after completing ExamsPM’s training program. We caught up with her and asked for her lessons learned. Here’s her advice for test takers: 1. Why did you want to get PMP certified?

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What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.