Mon.Jan 18, 2021

10 PMO Problems and How to Manage Them

Project Risk Coach

One of my popular blog posts is 40 Reasons PMOs Fail. In this article, we go a step further. I highlight 10 of the 40 PMO problems and provide ways to manage them. 10 PMO Problems and Solutions 1. No project sponsor or project charter for the implementation of the PMO.

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Digital Project Management: Everything You Need to Know


According to the Pew Research Center , around 90% of Americans use the internet and 77% of Americans own a smartphone. These figures suggest how prevalent the digital age really is. And with the world has moved online, it is no wonder of the rise in digital project management.

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How to Build a Successful PMO

Brad Egeland

​The Project Management Office. It just sounds official, doesn’t it? An impressive title. Not all organizations have a project management office, or PMO. And not all should. But it’s definitely a good idea for larger organizations that are running many projects.

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22 Scrum Master Anti-Patterns from Job Ads: From Funny to What the Heck?

TL; DR: Scrum Master Anti-Patterns from Job Ads. Job ads for Scrum Master positions reveal great insight into an organization’s progress on becoming agile. I analyzed more than 50 job ads for Scrum Master positions to gain these.

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this white paper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

5 Hacks to Fix Your Project Management Office

Brad Egeland

​Way back in May of 2010, I conducted a survey of my readers – mainly project managers and PMO directors and CIOs, etc.and I asked them some questions about their organization's project management infrastructure.

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7 Best HR Software for People Management


While we’re all about hiring here at Toggl Hire , we recognize that once an employee joins your team, that’s only the beginning of their journey.

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Understanding and Using Cost Rate Tables


Background Information. While you perform resource planning in your projects by adding resources to your project team in the Resource Sheet view, you may need to enter basic and custom cost information for those resources.

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YDS: How Do I Get Scrum Master Experience?

On today's episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How Do I Get Scrum Master Experience? A listener asked Todd and Ryan how to get Scrum Master experience after getting certified as a Professional Scrum Master.

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Keeping Stakeholders Connected During Uncertain Times

PM Times

Written by: Christina Tan As I started the process of winding down and reflecting upon this highly unusual year, it felt strange to have felt that my year had been lived with purpose whilst living in a world of physical separation and organisational transformation like millions of others.

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How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

The new DevSecOps team is up and running, and you feel ready to take on rising security threats while delivering quality software updates. But that leaves just one question: how do you monitor your new program as effectively and efficiently as possible? Join Shannon Lietz, Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and award-winning innovator, to learn the answers to these questions so you can lead your DevSecOps team to the top!

How Can I Get My First Job As A Scrum Master?

One of the most common questions I receive via the Contact Us page on is – How can I get my first job as a Scrum Master? I always reply to anyone that inquires. Here are my thoughts on how to do it and some answers to common related questions.

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The argument: tangible vs intangible

Musings on Project Management

And, so this often happens:You have hard facts, figures, gadgets, devices, applications, and hardware"They" have soft power: concepts, promises, understandings, reputation, and the moral high groundIn the life of the project, there may come to pass a disagreement, a challenge, or an argument about which way the project should go: Your stuff vs their stuff; hard vs soft; which are to be the. Project Management Project Value

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PSD becomes APS-SD - From role-specific to domain-specific training

Source: [link] As of January 10, 2021, has renamed the former Professional Scrum Developer Training (PSD) to Applying Professional Scrum for Software Development (APS-SD).

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Change Dynamics, a new Podcast channel on success and failure in process and organizational change

Henny Portman

Delighted to see the interview of Jeroen Gietema and Dion Kotteman and myself on various media. They are running Change Dynamics, a Podcast channel on success and failure in process and organizational change.

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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.

Aus PSD wird APS-SD - Vom rollen-spezifischen zum domänen-spezifischen Training

Quelle: [link] Zum 10. Januar 2021 hat die das bisherige Professional Scrum Developer Training (PSD) in Applying Professional Scrum for Software Development (APS-SD) umbenannt.

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Melhorando a agilidade dos negócios com time-box, time-to-market e flow

Qualquer pessoa responsável pela gestão de resultados dos negócios também deseja aprimorar esses resultados, melhorando seu desempenho nos negócios. Independentemente de quais estratégias eles usam, espera-se que os gerentes revisem e aprimorem regularmente os processos de negócios.

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