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How to Manage Fixed Date Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

What is a fixed date project? A fixed date project is one that has a defined — and often unmovable — end date for delivery. Hitting the date is compulsory, which means we can’t plan the project as we would normally do using best practice scheduling techniques.

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Batches? We don’t need no stinking batches! (Or do we?)

Kiron Bondale

Emphasizing flow through the reduction or elimination of batching of work items is desirable but this is not always efficient or practical. So what are some of the factors which might force us to batch work items?

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4 Tips for Keeping Your Team Focused and Motivated

Brad Egeland

The motivated team is the more productive team. That's a fairly well established fact as the project manager or PMO director how do you get there? How do you male sure your project teams are as motivated and engaged as possible every time out on ever project?

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My life of Scrum (did not start with Scrum)

Gunther Verheyen

October 1995. After a few years of searching and experimenting, “Scrum” was documented and presented to the general public. October 2020. Scrum turns 25. Hip hip hooray!


Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Project Initiation Checklist [Free Download]

Girl's Guide to PM

This month’s free template is a project initiation checklist. This is the first page of the Project Initiation Checklist. It’s a quick way to speed up finding out what you need to know from your project sponsor when you meet for the first time.

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The Two-Pass Technique


In schedule management, one of the scheduling approaches to develop a project or program schedule is the Critical Path Method (CPM). This is one of the oldest and widely used scheduling methods.

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Acing your Project Management Job Interview with Elizabeth Harrin

PM for the Masses

Learn how to ace that job interview for your next project management role with Elizabeth Harrin. Learn how to ace that job interview for your next project management role with Elizabeth Harrin. Interviews Podcast

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A little more creativity please

Lynne Cazaly

You can see I’m a fan of regularly applying the skills of creativity: in thinking, writing and idea generation. The World Economic Forum said the top 3 skills we’d need by 2020 would be - Complex Problem Solving - Critical Thinking - Creativity. In their updated skills list for 2025, creativity features in half of the top 10 skills, in one form or another.

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