Thu.Sep 05, 2019

Premortem on Projects: How to Do It & Why

ProjectManager.com

You might have heard of a postmortem. It’s a meeting after the project has concluded, during which successes and failures are discussed with the project team. It’s a great way to learn from your mistakes and repeat those actions that worked as planned.

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A Project Book [Giveaway]

Girl's Guide to PM

I’m delighted that I have four copies of Colin D. Ellis’ book, The Project Book , to giveaway.

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Contractor to Agency Worker

Arras People

With the proposed Off-Payroll Worker April 2020 legislation still on the cards, one of the consequences that many project management practitioners will face is the prospect of losing their status as a Contractor and becoming an Agency W orker!

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How To Stay Organized As A Digital Project Manager

The Digital Project Manager

Many project managers are know how to stay organized in their physical space (you totally. The post How To Stay Organized As A Digital Project Manager appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General Topics

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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.

Turning Good Project Management into Great Project Leadership

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In today’s complex business environment, projects are how work gets done – and the only way in which organisations can move the business forward.

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Applying Details to the Task Form View

MPUG

In a recent blog post article, I discussed how to apply and use the Task Entry view. This view, by the way, is a combination view or “split” view that includes the Gantt Chart view in the top pane and the Task Form view in the bottom pane.

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Review Agile Governance and Audit

Henny Portman

Christopher Wright wrote the book Agile Governance and Audit – An overview for auditors and agile teams. Auditing of an agile way of working looks like an unexplored corner. There is not that much written about this topic.

10+ Best Remote Working Tips for Instant Productivity Boost

nTask

The year is 2019 and we are still chained to our desks because of an old mindset that productivity can only be achieved in an office environment – not somewhere relaxing and comfortable. This concept can be true at times but not completely accurate with recent studies proving the positive impacts, a comfortable environment can have on your productivity. Based on these studies, many big companies, such as; Google and Facebook are making their offices as comfortable and relaxing as possible.

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The Best Employee Monitoring Software

TimeCamp

From keystroke logging to video surveillance – employee monitoring has different forms. But recently the. Management Productivity best employee monitoring software employee monitoring software

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.

60 Important Business Metrics Your Company Must Know

nTask

Businesses aim to build a successful product, or service, to sell and make their customers happy. This can be achieved if the company works in the right direction with perseverance. However, many among them face difficulties to achieve the next level of success and this is because they don’t keep a track of their business metrics. To grow a business you need to make key decisions related to investment, finance, marketing, human resources, and business operations, etc.

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Give your Project Management a Healthcheck

Hydra

Is it time to give your Project Management maturity a Healthcheck? Knowledge Management Project Management project delivery project manager

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60 Important Business Metrics Your Company Must Know

nTask

Businesses aim to build a successful product, or service, to sell and make their customers happy. This can be achieved if the company works in the right direction with perseverance. However, many among them face difficulties to achieve the next level of success and this is because they don’t keep a track of their business metrics. To grow a business you need to make key decisions related to investment, finance, marketing, human resources, and business operations, etc.

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3 Big Reasons Why Marketers Need Project Management Tools

Workzone

Just because your nameplate doesn’t say “Project Manager” doesn’t mean you aren’t one. Wedding planners are project managers. So are systems engineers. And if you’re a marketer in charge of campaigns and bringing people together to get things done, so are you.

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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.