Sun.Nov 03, 2019

I may be a “Crazy Fool” but I consider the A-Team to be agile!

Kiron Bondale

When teaching agile classes, I’m occasionally asked if I could provide an example of an agile team from cinema or television. While the first Avengers movie does a good job of illustrating Bruce Tuckman’s stages of team development (especially storming!), they are far from being agile.

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Is a PPM Solution the Right Fit for Your Organization?

Brad Egeland

Is your organization at that point where you are looking for more control over your expanding project portfolio?

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Network Analysis: The Best Practice for Calculating Duration

MPUG

If you read my Guide to Network Analysis , made available last month, you hopefully gained a better understanding of a project’s “Network” and “Analysis.”

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Don't Make These Common Business Card Mistakes

Brad Egeland

Your business card is your calling card. It should be a tool that will get people to remember you and contact you for business. But if your business card is poorly designed, has important contact information in unreadable fonts, or looks unprofessional it will be useless.

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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?

Conflict Management Tips That Every Manager Needs to Know

Teamweek

Have you ever disagreed with someone about something and had to resort to conflict management? Probably once or twice, right? Disputes are happening all around us. There are so many differing opinions and beliefs across the world it’s nearly impossible to avoid conflict at all times.

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Look for the Request Behind the Complaint

Bridge the Gap Consulting

Let’s face it, we all know that person, or people, who it seems do nothing but complain. Beautiful, sunny day and they say it’s too hot. Cool fall morning and it’s too cold. The coffee is not the perfect temperature! Why do you have to drive so fast!? Do you have to drive so slow!? Why are those kids so loud!? It never ends. In the working world, we have them too. In project management, they’re everywhere! Stakeholders, team members, vendors, functional managers!

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