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Pomodoro Technique - Set Timer for 25 Minutes

ActiveCollab

What do you think, in which way tomatoes and project management are connected? No idea? Well, let’s reveal a little secret. Ever heard of the Pomodoro technique? (Pomodoro in Italian stands for tomato.) This technique has been around for quite some time, and millions swear by it. We often struggle with productivity and motivation, especially when we have a lot of tasks to handle, which might lead us to experience mental fatigue and burnout.

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8 Free Risk Management Templates for Excel

ProjectManager.com

If there’s one thing you can be certain of when managing a project, it’s change. If only you knew ahead of time what those issues would be, you could better address them. Although it’s impossible to predict the future, with these free risk management templates, you can better prepare for the unexpected and be more apt to keep your project on track.

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Intro to Scrum (1 of 16): What is the Scrum Framework?

Scrum.org

Many agile teams are using Scrum. Sometimes in whole, sometimes just part of it. But what is the Scrum Framework? What is its intent? Watch this video to find out. In a Hurry? Read the video transcript.

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What is UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service)?

TrustRadius Project Management

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about UCaaS lately. With more and more companies working in offices again, video conferencing products like Zoom have been rebranding. They want to emphasize that they can do more than let you see your remote coworkers’ pets during meetings. Although we can all agree that’s the *best* thing they do Let’s take a look at what exactly is included in UCaaS, and what makes it different from other types of communication software.

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Understand Digital Debt, Form a Team, Set Goals, and Plan Roadmap for Transformation

Understanding digital debt is crucial before digital transformation. Assemble a team to assess internal operations, market pressures, and digital debt's impact. Define future digital vision with measurable goals. Refine hypotheses and conduct market analysis. Develop a roadmap for transformation with defined projects, cost estimates, and governance.

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The Fallacy of SMART Goals

PM Times

I recently read a news story about how to keep our New Year’s resolutions. The article was about the use of simple time management techniques, the center of which was setting SMART goals. SMART is an acronym that’s been around for decades and stands for goals that are Specific, Measurable, Achievable Relevant, and Time-bound. Sometimes […] The post The Fallacy of SMART Goals appeared first on Project Management Articles, Webinars, Templates and Jobs.

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Podcast #216: Justin Balaski – Leading change projects

Elise Stevens

Leading change projects by Elise Stevens | Futureproof Your Career Podcast [link] Leaders are increasingly expected to drive organisational change without having much experience, training or support. This can be highly stressful, especially if they’re expected to continue managing everyday operational matters at the same time. But according to change management expert Justin Balaski, the key to nailing change as a team leader is to keep it simple.

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What is UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service)?

TrustRadius Project Management

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about UCaaS lately. With more and more companies working in offices again, video conferencing products like Zoom have been rebranding. They want to emphasize that they can do more than let you see your remote coworkers’ pets during meetings. Although we can all agree that’s the *best* thing they do Let’s take a look at what exactly is included in UCaaS, and what makes it different from other types of communication software.

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The 2023 DPM Salary Survey Is Now Open!

The Digital Project Manager

Contrary to popular belief, knowing how much your peers get paid is critical. If you don’t know the going rate for your job title, you can’t be sure you’re being paid you’re actually worth—and project managers in particular are worth a lot. We’re running our annual salary survey again for 2023, with the goal of […] The post The 2023 DPM Salary Survey Is Now Open!

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Password Managers for Small Businesses

TrustRadius Project Management

Options for sharing your small business’s passwords were once limited to unprotected emails or post-it notes scattered around the office. Luckily for both security and convenience, those days are behind us. If you’re still using the old ways, no shame, we won’t tell. That just means you have the convenience and security benefits of a password manager to look forward to.

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Strategic Project Finance Essentials: A Project Manager’s Guide to Financial Metrics

Speaker: Ketan Jahagirdar - Sopheon’s Director of Product Management

Empower yourself as a project manager with insights that directly influence the financial landscape and strategic direction of your organization! Join us for a deep dive into the world of financial strategy, as we dissect key metrics that drive CFOs and business leaders’ investment decisions. This session will equip you with the necessary tools to craft compelling business cases as well as a comprehensive understanding of the crucial distinction between capital expenditure and operational expend

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How To Create A RACI Chart: What Project Managers Need To Know

The Digital Project Manager

In my previous company, we hired a project manager to handle a complex new venture, one that would involve multiple stakeholders from across the organization. He got started and was saying all the right things about how to manage a project and get people going, however, there was one problem—he didn’t know who was responsible […] The post How To Create A RACI Chart: What Project Managers Need To Know appeared first on The Digital Project Manager.

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What is UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service)?

TrustRadius Project Management

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about UCaaS lately. With more and more companies working in offices again, video conferencing products like Zoom have been rebranding. They want to emphasize that they can do more than let you see your remote coworkers’ pets during meetings. Although we can all agree that’s the *best* thing they do Let’s take a look at what exactly is included in UCaaS, and what makes it different from other types of communication software.

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LONGEVITY, LEADERSHIP & LEARNING FROM FAILURE: A CONVERSATION WITH DOUG BAWEL

Clint Padgett – Project Success

Episode Information: Clint has a conversation with Doug Bawel, chairman of the board and CEO at Jasper Engines & Transmissions. During their discussion, the two chat about Doug’s 46-year career at Jasper, the importance of valuing and retaining quality team members, and the realization that being a good mentor means allowing for failure. Plus, Doug gives his thoughts on EVs and the future of the internal combustion engine.

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Password Managers for Small Businesses

TrustRadius Project Management

Options for sharing your small business’s passwords were once limited to unprotected emails or post-it notes scattered around the office. Luckily for both security and convenience, those days are behind us. If you’re still using the old ways, no shame, we won’t tell. That just means you have the convenience and security benefits of a password manager to look forward to.

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Acclaim Projects Helps Deliver Innovation Projects on Time and on Budget

This large intercity transportation company for people and freight employs 100+ IT employees and contractors across North America and Europe and spends $10MM annually for approximately 50 inflight projects. The company needed the right financial tools to budget for innovation initiatives and real-time information on spending and forecasting. This transportation company turned to Acclaim Projects by Sopheon to help deliver projects on time and within budget.

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Itinerary Template for Project Management

Wrike

Why is getting things done so difficult today? Project teams stay busy with planned meetings and regular emails throughout their working days. However, being busy and productive is not the same thing. Recent research from McKinsey shares that more than half of executives are planning significant changes in how they work and interact in the post-pandemic normal.