Mon.Sep 16, 2019

Managing in Complex Project Environments

Girl's Guide to PM

How do you manage a project when it feels like walking through fog? When you don’t know what you don’t know, and the environment is shifting so much that it’s virtually impossible to keep track of all the moving parts? You focus on what you can control.

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How to Facilitate the Nominal Group Technique

Project Risk Coach

How often have you elicited items such as problems, solutions, or implementation ideas from meeting participants? This sounds simple, but often, participants disagree. The meeting can turn into quicksand. Let's look at the Nominal Group Technique (NGT), a powerful technique for reaching consensus.

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Agile Culture Isn’t the Problem

Leading Agile

Let’s assume you could flip the mindset of your organization overnight. What would you do next to ensure that you could predictably deliver product into the market, faster? If you don’t have an answer, perhaps it’s time to consider that culture isn’t the problem.

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How to Use Forward and Backward Pass for Activity Assignments

MPUG

I’m sure you know that a good schedule is critical for the project success. However, did you know that network diagrams are extremely important for creating a good project schedule? In my experience, many senior project managers and project planners shun network diagrams.

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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?

Prince2 Certification Guide for Misguided #ProjectManagers

nTask

Had I not made the mistake of accidentally deleting my Word doc file, this post would have gone live a week earlier. And gosh… I really put in some extra hours into it. Sadly, our team leader told us that we’re going to have to start again on the write-up because there’s no way to recover a deleted file that has also been emptied from the recycle bin. Technically, there is a way to recover deleted data, but nTask does not have time to do all that.

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Cybersecurity Tip: The Difference Between Virus, Malware and Ransomware

Brad Egeland

It’s easy to get caught up in cyber security lingo, so we wanted to explain 3 key terms you often hear, so you’ll always know what they mean. Here goes: Virus = a type of malicious software capable of self-replication. A virus needs human intervention to be ran and it can copy itself into other computer programs, data files, or in certain sections of your computer, such as the boot sector of the hard drive. Once this happens, these elements will become infected.

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Achieve operational excellence with Sitetracker’s latest release

Sitetracker

Sitetracker’s latest release, Release 35, delivers numerous enhancements, a few bug fixes, and overall improved user experience in key parts of the platform.