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.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

#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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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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