Thu.Aug 08, 2019

How to Make Your Project Management Meetings Zing

If you’re like every other project manager I have met, there’s a good chance you spend a lot of your time in meetings. And I shan’t rehearse all the arguments about why that time is valuable and how poor meeting practices can erode that value and turn a meeting into a liability.

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Cybersecurity Tip: Defining a Hacker

Brad Egeland

We rarely hear the term “hacker” in a positive context and we decided to try and clear things a bit. The definition says that a hacker is someone who’s proficient at computers and computer networks.

Flexible or fixed working hours – what do you prefer most?


I’m sure that if you’re reading this, chances are that this happens during a workday. Business

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25 Reasons You Didn't Get the Job Interview

Brad Egeland

Nice article from Alison Doyle. Are you wondering why you haven’t been contacted for a job interview? Waiting for an email or a call from an employer to schedule an interview and wondering why you haven't been selected can be the most vexing part of the job search process. It’s especially tough when you have applied for a job where it appears that you’re a perfect match for the position. Why weren't you picked?

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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.

Extreme Programming in Agile – A Practical Guide for Project Managers and nTaskers


We have received an awful lot of requests about extreme programming in waterfall – and that how one could benefit from it as a project manager. Just in case you didn’t know what extreme programming is, it is a form of agile framework where PMs get the best out of available resources in a software development environment. This write-up details how you can benefit from XP as an Agile worker.

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What is the Best Project Management Tool?


The best project management tool is one that is not only easy to use, but one that also has all the features your company needs to be more productive and profitable.

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Showcase Recap: Easily Capture and Manage Ideas/Demands with MS Project Online Integration


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Prosperi’s Easily Capture and Manage Ideas/Demands with MS Project Online Integration showcase session being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

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How to Use nTask for Waterfall Project Management – A Practical Guide for First Timers


We did an extensive analysis of various factors that influence waterfall project management. This helped us to simplify how nTask project management software can be used for solving such issues. Waterfall is a popular SDLC project management model. However, it is a complicated one at various points. This write-up details how you can use nTask to get by with maximum productivity concerning all your waterfall oriented business models.

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Why Everyone Is Talking About Customer Experience & What It Means for Your Business


Customer experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator by the year 2020. And for good reason. It improves long-term relationships, defines your brand, solidifies your reputation as an industry leader, and creates more opportunities for new business. .

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Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.