Mon.May 13, 2019

What Is Continuous Improvement and How Can It Help Your Team?

Teamweek

There was a point in my career as a project manager when I was ready to give up. I had a reputation for being a “stand by your project” type girl.

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5 tips for resource forecasting in project management

Resource Guru

Resource forecasting in project management is much like a super-effective crystal ball. While it may not tell you when you should buy a lottery ticket, it can save you a lot of stress by estimating the project workload, the resources you need, and the best way to utilize them.

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Lessons Learned in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

In my experience, most project managers feel that they could ‘do’ lessons learned better.

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Five Things to Start and Five Things to Stop in Requirements Management

Project Risk Coach

According to PMI, "47% of unsuccessful projects fail to meet goals due to poor requirements management." Requirements are a pretty big deal. Let's look at five things to start and five things to stop in requirements management. 5 Things to Start Identify and engage appropriate stakeholders.

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Make an Impact with Analytics and 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.

Pollution – Why we replaced horses with automobiles

Green Project Management

Henry Ford never said people wanted faster horses, “what they wanted was less horseshit” (Flowers, 2014). It was a little more complicated than that, but you get the general point.

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9 Ways To Increase Blog Traffic By Updating Your Content

Boost by Brightpod

Believe it or not, your old posts can be the answer to your blog's traffic. If you know how to bring them back to life, you’ll be expecting a significant boost in your blog’s number of daily visitors real soon

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PM Experts on Why Projects Fail – Epicflow Research Part 1

Epicflow Blog

Why do so many projects still fail? Epicflow has investigated common reasons for project failure. Discussions in LinkedIn PM communities helped us accumulate over 200 ideas, and we believe these insights might help you make your projects more successful. In this article, we share some of the main reasons for failure according to project leaders at IBM, Microsoft, GE Oil & Gas, Bühler Group, ExxonMobil, PMI, and other organizations. Poor Project Planning.

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The Best Real-Time Location Tracking Apps

TimeCamp

Real-time location tracking apps are on the rise. Many employee monitoring tools already have. Comparisons location tracking real-time location tracking apps

9 Project Management Skills You Need to Succeed

Workep

Project management is a complicated job that requires you to develop many different, but interconnected, skills. When you know which project management skills are the most important, you will be able to set yourself above the rest and become a more successful project manager.

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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.

Beware the thieves of clarity

Lynne Cazaly

Are you tuned in to what steals clarity in your team, unit or organisation? Is it meetings? Lengthy reports? Status updates? Decks and presentations with complicated models, too much text, too many chevrons, arrows and ‘pillars’ or icebergs? ??. The race is on for meaning and understanding. The sooner we understand, the sooner we can make decisions, get into action and get feedback and insights on that action.

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