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Can you use Slack for project management?

Girl's Guide to PM

The short answer is no. At least, not by itself. When used effectively, Slack is a powerful add-on to your project management toolkit. Slack is a collaboration tool for teams.

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12 Good Reasons You Are Struggling With Small Projects

Project Risk Coach

"Why am I still having problems with small projects? This plaintive question is one I'm asked from time to time. I'd like to give a few brief reasons why project managers struggle with small projects. Small things have a way of overmastering the great. This small press can destroy a kingdom."

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The Best Business Intelligence Tools of 2019 To Get Insight From Your Data

The Digital Project Manager

Learn the types of business intelligence tools for your projects and agency teams. Then, get started with my top BI tools list, overviews, and answers to FAQ. The post The Best Business Intelligence Tools of 2019 To Get Insight From Your Data appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools

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Keys to Project Success - Communication and Collaboration

Brad Egeland

​In the 80’s and 90’s – and even the early 2000’s – project managers and PM organizations were still very limited in what was available to them tool-wise to help manage projects. Microsoft Project was about the only game in town, but the cost of a single license was around $1,000 and project managers – me included – were continually faced with leading projects for customers who didn’t own even a single license.

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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.

What Is Saviom? Detailed EPPM Software Overview & Explanation Of Features

The Digital Project Manager

What is Saviom software, and what does it do? Read on to discover how this. The post What Is Saviom? Detailed EPPM Software Overview & Explanation Of Features appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Tools PM Tools Resource Scheduling

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DPM Podcast: Switching from Waterfall to Duration & Price Contracts (Tucker Sauer-Pivonka)

The Digital Project Manager

The post DPM Podcast: Switching from Waterfall to Duration & Price Contracts (Tucker Sauer-Pivonka) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile DPM Podcast

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Time Management Tips to help PMs Beat the Clock


“What’s your afternoon look like?” my coworker asked through Slack. Spending hours feeling overwhelmed with my to-do list and not getting much else done!” I responded, only half-joking. As project managers (PMs), we all know that our jobs require a vast array of professional and personal skills.

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Role of the Agile Project Manager

Virtual Project Consulting

A fresh perspective on the role of the Agile Project Manager especially for PM's from a traditional project background who are transitioning to the Agile context. Agile Project Management agile agile project manager Agile practice guide project manager skills

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The Perils of Meeting-Driven Culture

Agile Advice

Does your organization have a meeting-driven culture? Not sure? Ask yourself how much time you spend in meetings. Are they effective? Search the Internet and you’ll discover that we spend way more time in meetings than we’re comfortable admitting.

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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.

How to Manage a Project like a Pro in today’s Work Environment?


I have read numerous articles on ‘How to Manage a Project’ and ‘How to Become a Project Manager’. There were listicles too, but both of these areas are two separate schools of thought. Career-wise, project management, and a general manager role jobs have intertwined paths. Most of the blog post on this subject matter missed the point. The websites that I went through illicit too many details that are crucial to helping out prospective individuals on the internet.

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How to Use the Six Thinking Hats Method for Problem Solving


Are difficult problems part of your daily life at the office? If so, stand up and wave your hand because I think we work at the same place! I manage projects at a creative agency, and it seems like every time I log into my email, there’s yet another large problem to deal with.

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Communication Technology Services (CTS) partners with Sitetracker to scale DAS deployments


Originally posted via PR Newswire. CTS will use the Sitetracker Platform to enable their next phase of growth as they deploy and maintain DAS projects across multiple regions.

Tinkering kills productivity

Lynne Cazaly

Tinkering. It's one of the top productivity killers in the workplace today. You know how it goes. you've got a presentation, report, something to get 'done'. And you start it. But then when do you stop? When is it 'done'? Hour after hour. Possibly day after day. For some important reports and presentations it even becomes week after week. month after month anyone?). Tinker tinker tinker.

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What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.