Thu.Sep 17, 2020

Leveraging Agile to Improve Quality

Leading Agile

New Paper Improving Quality Through Intentionally Built Agile Systems Get it Now. In a fixed-time, fixed-cost, fixed-scope environment, time and cost estimates are often wrong and the pressure to deliver and get things into market faster intensifies.

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Project Plan Template

Download this free project plan template to scope out your work and break it down into manageable components; then schedule and assign the tasks needed to complete your project. You can also use this template to manage workloads and tasks as changes occur.

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12 Ways to Create A Positive Work Culture

Girl's Guide to PM

Anna Erdmanska, PMP. This is a guest post by Anna Erdmanska, PMP. Do you love your job? I assume yes – if you are reading this blog about doing work, you probably are committed to doing your job to the best possible level and that’s because you enjoy it.

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Backlog Refinement: How To Effectively Estimate

Lisa Mabli

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Enabling the Adaptive Enterprise: Foundations for Continuous Change


Few times in history have there been such rapid change as we’re seeing right now. . With each passing year the number of forces in play seems to grow exponentially, and business models are being disrupted at a rate that has never been seen before.

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How To Manage Freelancers & Remote Contractors Without Losing Sleep


Working with freelancers can save a lot of overhead costs. That’s why 94 percent of organizations surveyed by Upwork report utilizing remote workers. However, managing freelancers remotely can be quite challenging.

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Looks Like a Three Dog Night - Be Careful with Project Terminology

Brad Egeland

The radio is blasting, someone's knocking at the door. I'm looking at my project manager - he's passed out on the floor. I've seen so many things that I've never seen before. Don't know what it is - I don't wanna see no more.

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Stress Testing the PM, No. 6

Project Management Five

Welcome to the sixth issue of The Stakeholder Report! I’m not entirely sure what happened, but our member list has shot well past 200 and is nearing the 300-mark! ?? If you shared the newsletter, a big thanks from yours truly. If you didn’t share it, you still can!

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Creating a Workable Project Budget

Brad Egeland

There is no question that project success is hard to achieve. More than 50% of all projects are usually considered failures by someone to some degree using some yardstick. Surveys generally put project failure rates between 46% and 57%. Not good. not encouraging.

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6 Steps to Improving Your Application’s Analytics Experience

No one designs bad dashboards and reports on purpose. So why do so many applications have terrible analytics experiences? Download this ebook for secrets to creating dashboards and reports your users will love.

Microsoft Project: Do You Ever Find It’s Doing Its Own Thing?


Nowadays, most software is easy to use, and MS Project is one of the most user friendly out there. Unlike many other scheduling tools, you don’t need a user manual to begin utilizing the main features of MS Project.

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What Is Milestone Billing for Professional Services?


Milestone billing is a time based billing and invoicing and structure popular in professional services management. In fact, it’s so beneficial that leading companies like Boeing have included it in their invoicing and payment process guidelines. .

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5 Ways to Get the Best from Those Around You

Brad Egeland

When we are working in professional environments we should be acting professionally and treating others professionally. I always believe it is best to live by the motto or golden rule of treating others the way you want them to treat you.

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Projects are life: Think outside of the box.


Michelle Dinan is a network operations program manager at Swift Navigation. Swift, a San Francisco-based tech firm redefining GNSS and precise positioning technology for automotive, autonomous vehicle, mobile and mass-market applications. Michelle brings over 20 years of experience in various industries, from government to telecom, to the job. When you meet her, you notice her positivity, hard work ethic, and systematic thinking—that, and her fantastic sense of humor.

4 Approaches to Data Analytics for Your Application

Selecting the right solution for your embedded analytics is crucial to the success of your application. But with so many solutions and vendors, how do you make this critical selection? Learn about the different approaches to analytics and the pros and cons for each.

If Tom Brady was a Project Manager

Brad Egeland

This article of mine first appeared on during the "deflategate" controversy. Brady has moved on to the Buccarneers - but he's still Tom Brady. Consider. Pardon me if you are a New England Patriots fan. I was once, but I just can’t do it anymore. They are good, but they cheat.

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