Mon.Apr 08, 2019

16 Pre-Project Questions for Project Initiation Meetings

Girl's Guide to PM

As I’ve got older and more experienced I’ve also got lazier when it comes to preparing for meetings. Recently I was completely caught out when I checked my diary in the morning. That afternoon I had four external people coming in for a meeting that I had forgotten about!

How To Hack The Anxiety Roadblock And Get More Done

Trello

It’s 3 pm on a Friday and you’re pushing towards a 5:00 pm deadline. Your palms are sweating, your heart is going a mile a minute, and you can’t seem to catch your breath. Productivity

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Risk Management Wisdom and Humor of the Ages

Project Risk Coach

Most of us have personal and career goals. Our ability to achieve those goals is dependent on our risk management skills, that is our ability to manage opportunities and threats. We seek to make good things happen and to eliminate or reduce the bad things.

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Busy vs. Productive: Why Being Busy Isn’t Always a Good Thing

ProjectManager.com

Are you being productive or are you simply being busy and wasting energy? Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you the difference in this instructive video on how to really be productive. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference.

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Make an Impact with Customer Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

Risk un-management

Musings on Project Management

Risk un-management? Perhaps the largest task within risk management, and requiring the greatest judgment, is "risk un-management" On any project there are going to be dozens, perhaps hundreds, of unmanaged risks. These comprise the population to be un-managed. I doubt this is news to anyone, but these are, as a group, more numerous than those selected for the usual risk management paradigm. Risk Management

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AGILE NXT FUTURE FRIDAY 2019

Henny Portman

I give a lot of workshops and presentations and in many cases, attendees ask for the ‘silver bullet’ to become agile. It is far too short-sighted to think that you have to implement one agile framework and you achieve agility.

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April 08th, 2019

Brad Egeland

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Kanban vs. Scrum: Differences You Have to Know

Workep

You’ve probably heard kanban and scrum talked about when discussing Agile project management, but you might not know how to choose the right project management methodology for your needs, or even what the differences between kanban and scrum are.

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Top 12 Team Collaboration You Should Explore in 2019

Proofhub

12 Best Collaboration Tools To Keep Projects on Track Successful teams thrive on one thing?—?collaboration. collaboration. It is the force that binds individuals together and gets things done. In fact, an increasing number of companies are focusing on team collaboration more than ever.

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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.

Workforce Management Software That Will Make Your Job Way Easier

Teamweek

I always knew that employees were expensive, but according to the Human Capital Management Institute, they account for an average of 70% of a company’s operating expenses. No wonder one of my old bosses stared at me intently whenever I mentioned a raise.

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