Mon.May 20, 2019

10 Simple Ways to Prepare a Holiday Handover at work (with email templates)

Girl's Guide to PM

We’re approaching the summer holidays – yes, really! – and if your projects have run like mine this year, your carefully planned deadlines no longer coincide with the dates that you are going to be out of the office. I don’t like going away and leaving my work in someone else’s hands.

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Ask the Right Questions at the Right Time

Project Risk Coach

The success of a project manager largely lies in the individual’s ability to communicate. Some project managers have great oratory skills but don’t ask the right questions at the right time. Here are some key questions for each of the project management process groups.

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Sensemaking is like listening on steroids

Lynne Cazaly

The performance enhancing tool for workplaces today is sensemaking. It's the skill of connecting dots and understanding the deeper meaning of what’s being discussed. When we try to take information in, understand what’s going on or decide what to do, we can use sensemaking to help us listen, think and decide.

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Agile Teams Defined

Leading Agile

Whitepaper Lead a Structured and Disciplined Agile Transformation Download Now. There’s no success in Agile outside the context of a team. Forming teams is just that important. So, what is a team? The Scrum Guide implies what a team should be, but we want to get super explicit.

Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

#NoEstimates Outlook in 2019: Is It Still Relevant?

Epicflow Blog

The #NoEstimates movement is a project management trend that started seven years ago within the Agile community. The movement aims at increasing productivity in the domain of software development by promoting management agility.

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Hybrid vs Agile Approach: Which is Better for Efficient Project Management

ProProfs Project Management

You start working on a new project. Not having any set method in place, you simply start planning and execute the project as it seems fit. Will the project see the light of day? Probably not, right?

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Invitation for Scrum Day India 2019

Gunther Verheyen

The 2019 edition of Scrum Day India is happening on Saturday 20 July 2019, in Gurgaon (Delhi NCR). Sanjay Saini, owner of Agile WOW (“Agile Ways of Working”), kindly invited me, as an independent Scrum Caretaker, to open and close the event. I hope many Scrum practitioners register at scrumdayindia.org and join the event. In the end, only eager attendants can turn events into insightful experiences!

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GanttPRO Gets Great User Experience and Most Affordable Awards by SoftwareSuggest

GanttPRO Project Management

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Take Pride in your Work

Stepping Into Project Management

It was a warm summer day in Kolkata and I was waiting on the curbs looking for a cab at 7.30pm. it was late and horribly humid and warm and I just wanted to get home. Cabs sparsely stopped and refused to go, this was before likes of Ola and Uber hit the streets. Finally the cab I got into amazed me.

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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.