Tue.Dec 05, 2017

How To Estimate Projects: The Complete Guide To Project Budget & Cost Estimation

The Digital Project Manager

Estimating successfully is all about getting the right amount of funding to enable you to successfully deliver a project. But creating a project budget that works – delivering worthwhile value for a client at a cost that’s still going to make a respectable profit for the agency is a tricky balance, so how do you do it right? The post How To Estimate Projects: The Complete Guide To Project Budget & Cost Estimation appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General How-to Guides

Great Gift Ideas for Co-Workers, Friends, Family, or Even Yourself

Project Bliss

During the holidays and throughout the year you’re often at a loss for gift ideas. For this reason, I’ve put together a list of items that help with staying healthy, productive, and can make life a bit easier.

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Next PMP Boot Camp is in January - Signup now for $500 Off

Brad Egeland

Our next 3-Day PMP Boot Camp (5th Edition) is (January 29-31, 2018). Enter the early-registration discount code PMP500 to reduce the standard price of this class by $500. The early-registration period ends Friday, December 15th , so be sure to register before the code expires.

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Zen Project Management

I am speaking this week at the Projects to the Point (P2P) conference in Cairo, Egypt. The focus of the conference is the book "How Successful Organizations Implement Change" and the speakers (myself included) each wrote one of the chapters of the book by the same title. We have an interesting approach for implementing change where I'm working, a technique call Nemawashi. It's a Japanese term that literally translates to "digging around the roots" but the meaning is much more than that.

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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?

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Best-Practice tips for managing your people and their skills


Best-Practice Tips for managing your people and their skills. Here we share some best practice tips to help you manage and support your team and their skills to deliver high-quality projects on time and within budget. Resource optimisation

Got Your CSM, Now What?

Leading Answers

Perhaps, like 500,000+ other people, you have some form of Certified Scrum Master (CSM) credential and are looking to distinguish yourself and continue your learning journey. Of course, learning is not tied to credentials, many people are anti-certification and that is an understandable choice. I encourage lifelong learning separate from credentials. However, for credential seekers, this article explores some common credential pathways beyond the CSM.




Introduction Project management, which deals with various aspects of projects, such as techniques, and tools used to plan, control, monitor, and review such enterprises, is a crucial part of the business world.

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Herding Cats

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

Workaholism, or How Many Hours A Day Should We Work?


How Many Hours A Day Should We Work? According to the scientific data, “About one-third or 30 percent of human life is spent working. The average working week in the United States consists of 40 hours of work. Most people take a few holidays every year.

Faster CDN Delivery and Clearer Validations

Resource Guru

Our engineering corps have been hard at work improving some of our core functionality. We’ve packed in a few enhancements to the performance of the schedule and clarified our validation messages throughout the site and exterminated some of those pesky bugs. Improved performance of the Project/Client selector in the schedule for large accounts. We’ve fixed an issue where daily schedule emails wouldn’t be sent if a deleted resource had been booked on the day of deletion.

The 10 Most Read LiquidPlanner Blog Posts of 2017


With 2018 just around the corner, it’s easy to get caught up in the frenzy of resolutions and new year planning. But, before we say goodbye 2017, we’d like to take a moment to look back at our most popular blogs from the past year. 5 Ways AI and Automation Will Change Project Management.