Fri.Feb 15, 2019

How to Get the Most Out of Every Employee on a New Project


This is a guest post by Scott Miraglia of Elevation Marketing. Starting a new project always comes with a mixture of excitement and nerves.

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How Constant, Always-On Collaboration Is Actually Holding You Back


Two brains are better than one. Many hands make light work. The more the merrier. Productivity

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Capacity Planning: The Secret to Successful Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Not that long ago, a project manager – who, for the purposes of this article has asked to remain anonymous – was planning out Phase 2 of her project. There was a lot of work to do for the project management team, which was just her. No problem, she thought.

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Garbage in.

Musings on Project Management

Garbage in; garbage out. GIGO to the rest of us Re GIGO, this issue is raised frequently when I talk about Monte Carlo simulation, and the GIGO thing is not without merit. These arguments are made: You have no knowledge of what distribution applies to the uncertainties in the project (True) You are really guessing about the limits of the three point estimates which drive the simulation. Risk Management Statistics

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

4 Practices to Better Manage Your Project Resources

Brad Egeland

No project runs its course without some project team issues or concerns. Any time you have a group of highly-skilled and highly-focused individuals working closely – yet often individually – on a team working toward a common project goal, you're bound to have conflicts and issues. Usually small, sometimes big. But you will have them – probably on every project to some degree.

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Start Your Business in 6 Easy Steps


Start Your Business in 6 Easy Steps. Laura Cunningham. Having an idea for a business and actually starting your own business are two very different things. You can have a great idea, but without thorough research and planning, your business idea could remain just that, an idea.

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22 Best Basecamp Alternatives for Project Management


Basecamp is the preferred tool for thousands of project management teams, who enjoy its modern social media-like interface and carefree team collaboration features. However, Basecamp is only limited to project management.

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How to Mind Map Your Business Plan


How to Mind Map Your Business Plan. Ashley Marron CEO, MindGenius Ltd. MindGenius has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time.

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To Get Noticed Online You Need to Make a Good Impression


To Get Noticed Online You Need to Make a Good Impression. Rachel Maguire. Social media has become part of nearly everyone’s daily lives and has also became a key part of business marketing strategies due to its major reach, influence and profile raising capabilities.

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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?

6 Step Guide to Project Management


6 Step Guide to Project Management. Rachel Maguire.

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Engage Your Students to Maximise Attainment


Engage Your Students to Maximise Attainment. Fiona Macintyre. What is the ultimate success of a teacher or lecturer? Is merely to tick boxes that a certain number of students passed the exam at the end of the year?

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Plan To Win, Win To Plan


Plan To Win, Win To Plan. Rachel Maguire. In marketing there is so much variety to what we do. The role involves social media management, email marketing, planning content, website design or more traditional elements such as planning an event, TV or print advertising.

MindGenius 2018 Here’s What’s New


MindGenius 2018 Here's What's New. Laura Cunningham. MindGenius is delighted to announce the launch of MindGenius 2018 with a host of exciting new features all designed to help you achieve your best.

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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.

10 Hacks to Beat Exam Fear


10 Hacks to Beat Exam Fear. Laura Cunningham. Exam Time, it’s the most stressful time of the year for students across the globe. To help all the students out there we have put together some top tips to beat exam 1.

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5 Easy Steps to the Perfect Lessons Learned Session


5 Easy Steps to the Perfect Lessons Learned Session. Brad Egeland Creator and Author of Top Project Management Blog: Lessons learned on any project is a great way to learn what all key stakeholders think went right and wrong on the engagement. The key is to really make it about learning now so we can continue to improve project delivery performance on the next project, and the next project and so on.

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Why Make Project Management Harder Than It Has To Be?


Why Make Project Management Harder Than It Has To Be? Brad Egeland Creator and Author of Top Project Management Blog: What is project management? The definition of project management is “the practice of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria at the specified time. … The primary challenge of project management is to achieve all of the project goals within the given constraints.”

5 Things Every Business Analyst Needs to Do First


5 Things Every Business Analyst Needs to Do First. Brad Egeland Creator and Author of Top Project Management Blog: Every project engagement kickoffs with much enthusiasm for the work that awaits the project team and customer. Let’s plan, let’s set the project schedule in motion, let’s get requirements documented… let’s go! Right? And the project manager handles many early duties… maybe with a team in place, maybe all alone.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Parallel Thinking- This Is What Collaborating Teams Do Best


Parallel Thinking- This Is What Collaborating Teams Do Best. Ashley Marron. Over the years within the businesses I have worked, brainstorming has been constantly used within a group to bounce ideas and solve problems.

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When Projects Collide


When Projects Collide. Creator and Author of Top Project Management Blog: Ever had a plate full of maybe six or seven projects and they are all in different stages with no more than one or two taking up lots of your time at that moment? Life seems tranquil – or as tranquil as a project manager’s life can be – and you know that you basically planned the projects to stagger like this and it is working perfectly.

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