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9 Best Project Management Certifications in 2024

The IIL Blog

By: Dr. Michael Shick, MSPM, PMP, CSM Are you looking to change careers or grab hold of the ever-evolving world of project management? As 2024 unfolds, certifications beckon with more promise and potential. With –many paths, selecting the proper project management certification can be your game-changer–the difference between searching for a job and landing that dream position!

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IT Financial Management (ITFM) Best Practices

ProjectManager.com

Information technology (IT) has found its way into almost every aspect of our lives, both professionally and personally. What we might take for granted actually involves a great deal of work and investment. IT financial management (ITFM) covers the costs of keeping our network, servers and devices running. IT financial management is a bit more complicated than that and we’ll explain by more thoroughly defining the term.

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Framing Transformation Strategy from a Learning Perspective: A Shift from Assertion

Scrum.org

The mantra “adapt or perish” has never been truer than in today’s breakneck business environment. Yet, how we adapt, specifically the framework and mindset we employ in driving transformation, can significantly dictate our success. Traditional transformation strategies often hinge on assertiveness and top-down directives. But what if there's a more dynamic, resilient way?

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Project Health Checks

The IIL Blog

By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D. Introduction to Project Health Checks Projects seem to progress quickly until they are about 60-70% complete. During that time, everyone applauds that work is progressing as planned. Then, perhaps without any warning, the truth comes out and we discover that the project is in trouble. This occurs because of: Our disbelief in the value of using the traditional project metrics of time, cost, and scope only Selecting other metrics which may not be applicable or correct Our

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Acclaim Projects Helps Deliver Innovation Projects on Time and on Budget

This large intercity transportation company for people and freight employs 100+ IT employees and contractors across North America and Europe and spends $10MM annually for approximately 50 inflight projects. The company needed the right financial tools to budget for innovation initiatives and real-time information on spending and forecasting. This transportation company turned to Acclaim Projects by Sopheon to help deliver projects on time and within budget.

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Die Scrum-Falle der Anwendung veralteter Ideen aus vergangenen Zeiten ??

Scrum.org

In Kürze: Die Scrum-Falle Scrum ist ein absichtlich unvollständiges Konzept. Es muss daher durch Werkzeuge und Praktiken ergänzt werden, um seine theoretische Grundlage auf die geschäftliche Realität einer Organisation anzuwenden: Welche Probleme sollen für wen in welchem Markt gelöst werden? Außerdem muss die Kultur eines Unternehmens berücksichtigt werden.

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Evolution of a Scrum Master: From Novice to Expert

Scrum.org

As a seasoned Agile coach, I've often pondered over the journey a Scrum Master undertakes from their initial steps to becoming an expert. This transformative path is not merely about accumulating years of experience but about the depth and application of this experience in varied and often complex scenarios. When starting as a Scrum Master, one is confronted with myriad choices and approaches to problem-solving.

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How Project Managers May Help Address Construction’s $30-$40B Productivity Problem

PM Times

Productivity has been in steady decline—CNBC reported a few months ago, for example, that the U.S. had experienced five consecutive quarters of year-over-year declines in worker productivity. Last year, worker productivity was falling at the fastest rate in four decades. Productivity in construction is an even harsher reality, the industry faced with skilled labor shortages […] The post How Project Managers May Help Address Construction’s $30-$40B Productivity Problem appeared first on Pro

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Digital Wellness: Creating Apps for Healthcare and Mindfulness

Productivity Land

In today’s fast-paced world, maintaining physical and mental wellness has become more important than ever. With the rise of technology, we are witnessing a paradigm shift in the way we approach healthcare and mindfulness. This shift is marked by the growing popularity of digital wellness applications that are transforming the landscape of healthcare delivery and personal wellbeing.

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Deadlines for Project Management: by Hub Planner

Hub Planner

Deadlines: The need for precision Project Management As project complexity continues to rise, project managers find themselves facing the challenge of juggling multiple tasks, deadlines, and team members. Maintaining a high level of organization and staying on top of project timelines can be a daunting task. Enter Hub Planner’s Deadlines for project management extension, designed to address these challenges head-on by offering a comprehensive solution for managing project timelines with pr

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Strategic Finance Essentials: A Project Manager’s Guide to Financial Impact

Speaker: Ketan Jahagirdar - Sopheon’s Director of Product Management

Empower yourself as a project manager with insights that directly influence the financial landscape and strategic direction of your organization! Join us for a deep dive into the world of financial strategy, as we dissect key metrics that drive CFOs and business leaders’ investment decisions.This session will equip you with the necessary tools to craft compelling business cases as well as a comprehensive understanding of the crucial distinction between capital expenditure and operational expendi

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Scale makes it different

Musings on Project Management

Scale is its own thing.Bigger is not always better, but it's always different.For that matter, so is smaller.Look no farther than physics: Smaller: Sub-atomic quantum physics features particles with properties that are statistically uncertain, but those same properties would be deterministic but for the small (!) size.

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Project Procurement Management 101 – All the Basics You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

Project procurement is necessary when your project doesn't have the skills or capacity to do things yourselves in a cost-effective way. The post Project Procurement Management 101 – All the Basics You Need to Know appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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How to Ensure Your Cloud Migration Effort is Aligned with the Rest of Your Business

Leading Agile

The larger and more established your company is, the harder it is to do a cloud migration. Many companies are trying, and many are struggling to do it in a cost effective and sticky way. In fact, more than half of companies who have made moves into the cloud are already going back on-prem. Our new COO, Philippe Bonneton, and Mike Cottmeyer sit down to discuss the challenges associated with moving monolithic legacy applications into the cloud and how an iterative and incremental change model can

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The Crucial Role of Crisis Communication Training

The IIL Blog

By Scott Morton Crisis! When a crisis hits, effective communication can be the difference between chaos and control, confusion and clarity, panic, and preparedness. Whether it is a data breach, cyberattack, global pandemic, or unforeseen event, a robust capability to handle crisis communication is paramount. This is where the Critical Communication Capability® Framework steps in, serving as a universal guiding light for candidates in the often-tumultuous landscape of crisis management.

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3 ‘Must-Dos’ for Addressing Digital Transformation Challenges

Digital transformation projects are crucial, with global spending projected to hit $3.4 trillion by 2026. However, they often fail at a rate of about 70%. To enhance success: Employee Buy-in: Acknowledge concerns and establish a change management team to communicate benefits transparently. Identify Processes and Tools: Form a digital transformation office to establish metrics, workstream lifecycles, data capture, and tool selection.

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How to Ensure Your Cloud Migration Effort is Aligned with the Rest of Your Business

Leading Agile

The larger and more established your company is, the harder it is to do a cloud migration. Many companies are trying, and many are struggling to do it in a cost effective and sticky way. In fact, more than half of companies who have made moves into the cloud are already going back on-prem. Our new COO, Philippe Bonneton, and Mike Cottmeyer sit down to discuss the challenges associated with moving monolithic legacy applications into the cloud and how an iterative and incremental change model can