Thu.Mar 21, 2019

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


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.

A Quick Guide to User Story Mapping

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


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.

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


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.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

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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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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No Blue Monday Here


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?

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 Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

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What is the Worth of a Good Product Owner? w/ Tim Wise

Leading Agile

This week, on SoundNotes, we’re featuring another question from a student in one of our Certified Scrum classes.


Task Management For Project Managers

How can project planning that stretches over months or years remain relevant and account for new ad-hoc activities that arrive every day?

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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