August, 2019

How to Make Your Project Management Meetings Zing

ProjectManager.com

If you’re like every other project manager I have met, there’s a good chance you spend a lot of your time in meetings. And I shan’t rehearse all the arguments about why that time is valuable and how poor meeting practices can erode that value and turn a meeting into a liability.

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Top 20 Project Management Methodologies & their Scions: Which One You Should Choose & Why?

Taskque

Project management has evolved quickly from a set of principles to a comprehensive domain of knowledge. The sheer number of project management methodologies can boggle your mind, especially if you are unaware of the pros and cons of project management methodologies.

All About…Project Manager Nomads

MPUG

The Day I Knew I Was One…. Ironically, it was while managing a program to provide upgraded yurts to nomadic people in Southwest China.

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Uniting the Multigenerational Workforce

LiquidPlanner

Employers understand the importance of diversity in the workforce and with many organizations now employing five or six generations of employees, they have ready access to a diverse pool of mature and emerging talent that can bring enormous benefits to the business.

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Task Management For Project Managers

How can project planning that stretches over months or years remain relevant and account for new ad-hoc activities that arrive every day?

What are Project Assumptions?

Project Risk Coach

There may be inherent risks when we make project assumptions. We assume certain things to be true when in fact, they may not be. Consequently, we fail to challenge assumptions and continue planning and executing based on false notions. This can be costly.

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5 Ways To Clap Back At Your To-Do List

Trello

Most of us have been there—it’s time to tackle your work week and your to-do list is staring back at you from your notebook or phone. ??. Productivity

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Cost Estimation for Projects: How to Estimate Accurately

ProjectManager.com

Good cost estimation is essential for keeping a project under budget. Many costs can appear over the life cycle of a project, and an accurate estimation method can be the difference between a successful plan and a failed one. Estimation, however, is easier said than done.

Writing a Great PMO CV

Arras People

We started off down a path to finding a great PMO role, so far we’ve looked at what it is you’re actually selling in the employment market and then we’ve started with the background prep we need to do before starting to write a CV.

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Project Q&A: Getting Your Mojo Back

Arras People

After five years of minimal pay rises and development opportunities, I feel I’ve become stagnated and unmotivated in my role. How can I get my “mojo” back?

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

What You Need for a Great Project Charter

Project Risk Coach

In this article, let's explore what you need for a great project charter. John Maxwell says, “All great leaders possess two things: They know here they are going, and they are able to persuade others to follow.”

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3 Mistakes Managers Make

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s human to make mistakes. And we spend so much time at work that it’s normal to make a few mistakes as part of the job. However, no one wants to be making mistakes. In this article I’m looking at three small-yet-mighty mistakes you might be making every day at work.

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What is SAFe? The Scaled Agile Framework explained

Moira Alexander

Larger organizations tend to move more slowly than smaller, more nimble competitors, and are more change-resistant. Much of this can be chalked up to the more deep-rooted cultural issues of being a larger incumbent, and to policy- and process-based barriers, as bureaucracy tends to flourish in broader corporate environments. Still, many larger organizations seek to capture the benefits of agile development, for which they may not be naturally suited.

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7 Secrets for Conveying Confidence as a Project Manager

ProjectManager.com

Influence and persuasion start with confidence. If the people around you don’t detect that you are confident in yourself and what you are saying, then neither will they be.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

What challenges do distributed teams pose to others?

Kiron Bondale

Face-to-face communication around a shared modeling surface such as a whiteboard is considered to be a highly effective method of creating shared understanding.

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Get the ‘Right’ Project Controls & Enterprise Programme Management You Want

Arras People

Project management consultancy Dada Enterprises has released a copy of the webinar it presented on designing the ‘right’ Project Controls Solutions for an organisation.

What Everybody Ought To Know About Project Risk Owners

Project Risk Coach

So, what are project risk owners and how should project managers identify and assign them? Let's talk. Imagine that you are the project manager of a two-year, multi-million dollar project. During the execution of your project, you take a beach vacation.

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Benefits Management Template [Free Download]

Girl's Guide to PM

Over in our Facebook group I asked what templates people would like me to create and Denise said a simple benefits management plan. Benefits management can be really confusing. Is it the job of the project manager? Does it fall to the business owner?

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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.

What Is monday.com? Discover The Work Management Software For Teams

The Digital Project Manager

If you want your team to be more productive and motivated to do their best. The post What Is monday.com? Discover The Work Management Software For Teams appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Tools Communication & Collaboration Sponsored

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Action Plan Template

ProjectManager.com

When you’re making a project, you start with a strategy. The action plan is that document. It outlines all the steps you need to do in order to accomplish your goal. Enter your email below and download your free action plan template for Excel and get on the road to success. Download Now. Great!

Our stories aren’t getting done!

Kiron Bondale

It is common to see teams new to those agile frameworks which use time boxes struggling to define product backlog items small enough to get completed within a sprint and still represent value.

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How Will a Project Management Course Help My Career?

Arras People

A project management course can be a game-changer in your career, whether you are in the project management industry or simply managing projects within your role. Here we look at some of the simple questions that arise when people are embarking on or considering a project management qualification.

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Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

10 Ways Project Sponsors Can Boost Project Success

Project Risk Coach

I often ask project managers the reasons for project failure. One of the top responses is a lack of leadership and sustained engagement by the project sponsor. The sponsor paints a fuzzy picture of what they want, throws it over the fence to the project manager, and goes on their merry way.

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Who said 'hybrid Agile'?

Musings on Project Management

What's the hybrid thing? It's agile coexisting in the same project with a traditional methodology, presumably for the swim lanes that are not software. Some call hybrid agile as: agile in the waterfall Are hybrids practical? After all, the traditional is top down planned, most requirements up front, much system testing at the end, etc. Agile is the not-traditional. Can you fashion a hybrid. agile

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How to Write a Clear Opportunity Statement for Better Problem-Solving

Project Bliss

When you set out on a problem-solving effort, it’s important to be clear about the problem you’re going to solve.

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What Is a Project Sponsor? Defining This PM Role

ProjectManager.com

Project personnel, such as a project sponsor, are given specific titles and responsibilities and exist in a bureaucratic structure. Projects would quickly spin out of control without a bureaucratic structure to organize action and authorize change.

Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.

Does closeout vary between projects following an adaptive rather than a predictive life cycle?

Kiron Bondale

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How Will a Project Management Course Help My Career?

Arras People

A project management course can be a game-changer in your career, whether you are in the project management industry or simply managing projects within your role. Here we look at some of the simple questions that arise when people are embarking on or considering a project management qualification.

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10 Tools for Better Project Management Results

Online PM Courses

Do your projects over-run, go over budget, or fail to delight your clients? You can get rapid Project Management results, with my top ten PM tools. The post 10 Tools for Better Project Management Results appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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