Wed.Mar 20, 2019

Agile Teams: Roles & Structures That Work

Girl's Guide to PM

Agile project management is a way of managing work that delivers iterative, incremental benefit. It’s different to predictive project management — where you know what you are building and are planning how to get there — because when you work with Agile methods, you adapt as you go.

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Leading with Transactional Leadership

ProjectManager.com

There’s more than one way to lead. Leadership can be customized to the individual. Some lead the old-fashioned way, from the top down; they give orders and others follow. Then there are servant leaders, those who lead through service to their teams.

Business Change & Best Practice Needn’t Be Puzzling

Arras People

Imagine your business as a jigsaw with each jigsaw piece being a business function.

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How Does Employee Monitoring Software Work?

TimeCamp

Nowadays, with work happening more and more often on computers and using the Internet it’s

Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

International Institute of Learning

By Sandeep Shouche Most executives will hear the Agile buzzword and ask their teams to “do this agile thing.”. For many executives, Agile only means: Do it even faster than before. Deliver whenever I want it. Don’t question when I want to change it.

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Your morning routine sets the tone for your entire day. Start your day off right with 7 science-backed habits that turbocharge your brain and productivity

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Expert tips for becoming the most ‘favorite’ manager

Proofhub

The Mindset Shift: How to become a good new manager You’d probably be excited about your new gig. Becoming a successful manager (a leader of other individual contributors) can be deceptively difficult. The transition is precarious.

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9 Ways You Can Optimize Your Agency’s Creative Workflow Right Now

Function Point

While it can be tempting to jump head first into a creative project fuelled only by the passion and enthusiasm you have to create something, this can be a dangerous way to approach a project.

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CX3 adopts Sitetracker and embraces change to save 40% in annual spending

Sitetracker

About CX3 CX3 is a site acquisition and tower construction company with offices across the United States, specializing in site development, design and engineering, and site maintenance.

Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

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Herding Cats

Expert judgment is typically the crux of cost and schedule estimates but in the spectrum of the risk management process, quantification of expert judgment is the weakest area - Fred Raymond, Acquistion Review Quarterly - Spring 199., 147-154.

Find your way with maps and guide mobile teams with our latest release

Sitetracker

Sitetracker’s latest release delivers numerous enhancements and overall improved user experience in key parts of the platform, most notably with our project management mobile app, Sitetracker Mobile.

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How Professional Services Teams Are Breaking the Customer Churn Cycle (Infographic)

Wrike

According to our Professional Services Market Global Report , the professional services industry is forecasted to grow 5.4% by 2020 , reaching almost $5 trillion. As the industry grows, so do the challenges professional services teams face trying to balance work management for internal and external teams. As more competition enters the playing field, questions emerge — How do you differentiate your business in order to retain and attract clients?

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How to Improve Your Corporate Training (no one gets upset)?

Runrun.it

Corporate Training has evolved rapidly in the recent years and become a new strategy to develop and enhance employee’s skills and knowledge of an organization so that they equipped with the new skills and can play a vital role in the organization growth. Now different universities are also offering different courses on corporate training and […]. The post How to Improve Your Corporate Training (no one gets upset)? appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Leadership

How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.