Thu.Mar 21, 2019

Strategic Planning: The Types of Planning That Bring Your Strategy to Life

Planview

In this blog series, we are providing an overview of the seven planning types to help you deliver on strategy with a dynamic and continuous approach.

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A Quick Guide to User Story Mapping

ProjectManager.com

The idea of user story mapping can be traced back to Jeff Patton. He literally wrote the book about it, It’s All in How You Slice It , which came out in 2005. Patton is a consultant who helps companies work in a way that’s focused on building great products, not just improving production speeds.

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Some stuff you need quickly

Musings on Project Management

Robert Gates, the former United States Secretary of Defense, in a September 2008 speech, said: “Our conventional modernization programs seek a 99% solution in years. Stability and counterinsurgency missions—the wars we are in—require 75% solutions in months. The challenge is whether in our bureaucracy and in our minds these two different paradigms can be made to coexist”. Since that. acquisition Project Management

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What is Business Acumen? | Video

Online PM Courses

You know you need it, if you want to be a fully-rounded project manager. But maybe you aren’t quit sure what Business Acumen really is… So, what is Business Acumen? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

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Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

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.

Resist Business B.S.—Why Wouldn’t We Rebel When Strategies Fail?

LiquidPlanner

According to executives, nearly half of all strategic initiatives fail. Various studies conducted since 1995 consistently show executives will admit their strategic objectives have failed on some level almost half the time. I am not surprised by the failure rate, but I am thrilled by the honesty. When we can admit a problem, we can begin looking for a solution. Strategy fails for two reasons: either the strategic plan is flawed or the strategy is a mess.

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Trends in Project Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The latest Project Management Trends for 2019 from Strategy Execution highlight the complexities and uncertainties that many businesses face today.

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How to Use an Online Gantt Chart to Avoid These 5 Project Management Mistakes

Wrike

As the project manager, you know that it’s your job to keep all aspects of an assigned project on track. But let’s just say it: That’s not always an easy task. The left hand doesn’t always know what the right hand is doing. Deadlines are missed or completely forgotten.

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A Quick Guide to User Story Mapping

ProjectManager.com

The idea of user story mapping can be traced back to Jeff Patton. He literally wrote the book about it, It’s All in How You Slice It , which came out in 2005.

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Tips For New Project Managers To Be Successful From Day One

The Digital Project Manager

The post Tips For New Project Managers To Be Successful From Day One appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Dear DPM DPM Podcast Videos

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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

No Blue Monday Here

MindGenius

No Blue Monday Here. Fiona Macintyre – 21st January 2019. Mid Jan – the point where Christmas becomes a distant memory and summer seems a long way away – it’s no wonder today is referred to as Blue Monday. How are those NY resolutions coming along? Managing to stick to them or have you abandoned them already?