Mon.Dec 09, 2019

An Introduction to Workforce Management

Keeping your employees engaged and on task is, well, no easy task. They say one bad apple can really spoil the whole bunch—and it’s true. A bad hire can cost your business valuable workplace productivity, not to mention nearly 20 percent of their salary on average.

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Risk Register Example – All You Need to Know About It

PM Basics

Risk Register is the most important document in the project management. Everyone agrees on that. But few PMs actually keep it in good shape. They overcomplicate it!

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Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Project management conferences are a fantastic way to meet new people and improve your skills. I always come away feeling energised about where I am in my career and relieved having met people with similar problems to me.

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Risk Analysis 101: How to Analyze Project Risk

Before you’re able to analyze the risk in your project, you have to acknowledge that risk is going to happen in your project. By planning for risks, you begin the process of knowing how to identify, monitor and close out risks when they show up in your project.

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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?

Agile Illustrated – Sample #3

Leading Answers

This is the third sample from my new Kindle book “ Agile Illustrated: A Visual Learner’s Guide to Agility ”. The book is a graphical introduction to the agile mindset and servant leadership behaviors for working with agile teams.

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The Case of the Accidental PM


Sure, “The Accidental” this and the “The Accidental” that is such a cliché, yet when you google “Accidental Project Manager,” you get 24 million results. Results like 4 Ways to Succeed as an Accidental Project Manager and 6 Tips for the Accidental Project Manager top the list.

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Project Leaders have a positive and empowering mindset

Susanne Madsen

At the most fundamental level, the quality of your personal and professional life is determined by the quality of your core beliefs. The beliefs you have acquired throughout your life shape your attitudes, which in turn affect the actions and the results that you get, or don’t get.

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Digital Transformation in Government Organizations: Tips from Microsoft, IBM, McKinsey, and PwC

Epicflow Blog

Companies have been undergoing digital transformation for a while already and everyone is striving to be the best among competitors in utilizing digital facilities and providing better services to clients.

What is the Point of total assumption (PTA) ?


During my interaction with Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification aspirants, often I see that they take the Point of Total Assumption as a confusing concept. I observed that there are lots of misunderstandings and confusions that need clarity.

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

DevOps Deeper Dive: DevOps Accelerates Open Source Innovation Pace

Brad Egeland

Digitisation is at its peak, and so is the customer's interaction and socialisation. Organisations, in the modern-day, are persistently looking for digital solutions that can cater to the requirements of web and mobile devices.

What is The Difference Between Risk Appetite, Risk Tolerance and Risk Threshold?


In the past few PMP® Certification Facilitation sessions , many professionals have been asking me – What the Difference between Risk Appetite, Risk Tolerance, and Risk Threshold. . Thus, I thought of explaining the same in my next blog post.

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What Is Lean Project Management? It’s Origin, Principles & Benefits

ProProfs Project Management

In many ways, project management is a recent craft; but one that has learned a lot from the world of old manufacturing processes. And project managers are constantly finding ways to implement the knowledge and experiences of 20th-century manufacturing to contemporary project management.

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Warning: Dates On The Calendar Are Closer Than They Appear

Bridge the Gap Consulting

If you drive or ridden in the passenger seat of a vehicle and looked at the side mirror, you may have noticed the little sticker that says “OBJECTS IN THE MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR.” ” When changing lanes, we check them (most of the time anyway).

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

If the customer is not satisfied.

Musings on Project Management

If the customer is not satisfied. First question: How would you know if the customer is not satisfied? Is customer satisfaction one of your project metrics? Good grief, I hope so! If not, you might want to consider this little ditty: . If the customer is not satisfied, they may not want to pay. If they are not successful, they cannot pay. If they are not more successful than they. customer

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Is it snowing today?

Stepping Into Project Management

Its December and yes it’s the season of thinking about whats coming up next, getting ready to write resolutions and wrapping up the year with good cheer. It’s also a year gone by.

3 Tips for Winning Every Creative Project Argument

Brad Egeland

It hopefully doesn't happen that often, but every now and then we get into a creative project argument with other stakeholders who may feel passionate about a decision, key piece of information or a path to the proper project solution.

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Talk is cheap… or is it? | Video

Online PM Courses

Talk is cheap' they say. But what matters is the thinking behind it and the deeds that follow it. In this short video I argue for careful consideration. The post Talk is cheap… or is it? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Effective Project Manager Thoughts for Project Managers video

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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.

Do You Really Need a Virtual Assistant?


As your business expands, your duties also increase along with your workforce. It’s natural to. Guest Posts

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Market Segmentation Guide For Ecommerce Pros


Whether you work for an up-and-coming startup or an established corporation, you have to ask yourself if you know who your customers are. No matter how successful a company is, if you don’t understand how to market to the people who buy your product, you’re losing sales.

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