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.

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

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Make an Impact with Customer Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

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.

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More Trending

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


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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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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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.

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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.

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?

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