December, 2020

The 2021 Project Management Report

Girl's Guide to PM

We surveyed 220 project managers to better understand what it’s like to work in project delivery. In this original research, we share some brand new project management statistics.

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Risk Mitigation Plan: Definition & Top Strategies

ProjectManager.com

Risk is always present. This is true in life and projects alike. If we were to try and avoid all risks, it would be paralyzing—not to mention impossible. We couldn’t step out of the house, let alone embark on a project. There’s just too much that could go wrong!

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How On-Demand Project Financials Inform Faster, Better Decisions

Clarizen

It’s not easy to keep track of project costs. It’s even harder to relate them to resources, time, and budgets while projects are still ongoing. Often, we find ourselves waiting to the end of the month (or even longer) to see accurate project financials.

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Project Management Q&A: How to Return to Project Management After Time Away

Arras People

I’ve taken a couple of years off to care for a relative. Now I’m finding it impossible to get back into a project management role. Any advice? Returning to full-time employment after time away (for any reason) can be a difficult process. But there are steps you can take to make it easier.

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Report by Dresner Advisory Services: Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study

According to the 2020 Dresner Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study, embedded business intelligence is crucial for application success. This report explores the current state of BI and why application teams are increasingly choosing an embedded solution.

10 Best Project Management Tools For Remote Teams In 2020

The Digital Project Manager

The post 10 Best Project Management Tools For Remote Teams In 2020 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Remote PM Tools

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PMI-RMP: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR 2021

Project Risk Coach

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Project Management Software Comparison for 2021

ProjectManager.com

Most everyone is probably happy to see 2020 go and has high hopes for a brighter 2021. But it’s undeniable that the changes that occurred over the last year aren’t going away. One example is the work-from-home trend.

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5 Insider Tips and Tricks for Working Well as a Remote Team

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article by Jane Courtnell of Process Street. January 2020, I was in a minority. By March, I was joined by the majority of workers transitioning into a work-from-home lifestyle. The COVID pandemic had only perpetuated an already present trend.

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Myth Busting the December Job Market!

Arras People

“December is a bad time for job hunting” has become a generally accepted theory in the recruiting world. But is this statement actually true?

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this whitepaper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

Psychological safety is not about being nice

Kiron Bondale

Daniel Goleman wrote this week in an HBR article with regards to emotional intelligence: “ …one of the most persistent things I see people get wrong about the concept is that it equates to being “nice.” But it doesn’t, and misunderstanding this can get people into trouble.

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Tackling Challenging Activities in Project Management Like a Pro?

nTask

Project management is a complex beast. There are so many activities in project management that delivering a successful project and quality outcomes can become difficult.

How To Improve Your Bottom Line Through Projects

Project Risk Coach

Successful companies know a little secret – making your dreams a reality requires alignment between your strategies and your projects. It's not a matter of just working harder; success requires doing the right things at the right time with the right people.

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What Is Work Management? How to Manage Work for Your Team

ProjectManager.com

Project management spends a lot of time on the work that must happen before any project can be executed. Researching the feasibility of the project, planning for its success, scheduling tasks, organizing resources and building a budget are all important.

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How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

The new DevSecOps team is up and running, and you feel ready to take on rising security threats while delivering quality software updates. But that leaves just one question: how do you monitor your new program as effectively and efficiently as possible? Join Shannon Lietz, Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and award-winning innovator, to learn the answers to these questions so you can lead your DevSecOps team to the top!

Top 11 Cities for Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

What are the top cities for project management in the world? We looked at hotspots for megaprojects and compared them to the outlook for project management careers.

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Putting 2020 in the Rearview Mirror

Green Project Management

When COVID-19 decided to lay claims to 2020, every organization on the planet was impacted. As we search for the light at the end of the tunnel (and hope it is not an oncoming train), we are all faced with the question, “what now?”

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Will you be a champion for team psychological safety?

Kiron Bondale

The final stage in the three-step model for building psychological safety within your team is to champion it. A champion is not afraid of taking on all challengers and you might face plenty of those. You may have some team members who are used to getting their way by ridiculing or bullying others.

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Expert’s Opinions: Keeping Teams Productive at Work

nTask

We are almost done with the year 2020. Among many adversities that this year has brought us, being productive at work has been a real challenge. Therefore, we turned to the experts that remained vigilant in times where being productive was a big struggle for many across the globe.

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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.

What Is Streamtime? Overview & Tour Of Features

The Digital Project Manager

Discover how Streamtime works—what problems it can help you solve and who uses it, along. The post What Is Streamtime? Overview & Tour Of Features appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General Reviews Tools Tools Time Tracking Sponsored

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How to Make a Timeline in 5 Steps (Timeline Makers Included)

ProjectManager.com

Timelines are the backbone of any project. They’re an incredibly useful visual tool that lays out your tasks in chronological order. This helps managers create schedules, prioritize work and organize tasks.

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How Digital Transformation Can Affect Leadership Strategies

Proofhub

The benefits and advantages of digital transformation are many; hence, the large number of companies are now opting for such a revolution. However, it would be prudent to say that some of these companies experience difficulties developing a strong-hold during the transition period.

Review Engaging stakeholders on projects

Henny Portman

The book Engaging stakeholders on projects – How to harness people power , written by Elizabeth Harrin is the starting point if you want to get a better understanding of stakeholder engagement and it gives you a lot of practical advice, tips for improving practice key takeaways and action steps for successful stakeholder engagement.

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Business Monitoring Systems: Using ML to Analyze Metrics

This whitepaper discusses how automated business monitoring solutions like Yellowfin Signals revolutionize the way users discover critical and relevant insights from their data.

Do your team members feel unsafe to lead?

Kiron Bondale

An article published this week on HBR.org indirectly identified another casualty of low psychological safety: future leadership. In the article, the authors highlighted three key reasons why capable people are reluctant to lead.

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10 Best Resource Planning Tools of 2021

nTask

An essential part of delivering successful projects is connecting work with the right people. Resource planning includes a lot of variables. Fortunately, there are multiple resource planning tools available to simplify and streamline the process and make project scheduling a breeze.

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Integrated Change Management. The missing ingredient to drive adoption in your major change programs

Keyedin

Delivering the best portfolio of projects faster and responding faster to changing priorities is not just about new technology, processes and more training. Our current situation has brought forward years of plans to change the way organizations work into a matter of months in some cases.

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Project Timeline Template

ProjectManager.com

Create a Project Timeline in Excel with this free template. If you’re looking to schedule a project and need a timeline, having a project timeline template is a great way to start collecting all your data in one place. Using an Excel timeline template will set you on the road to project success.

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How to Select an Embedded Analytics Product: 12 Criteria to Consider

This report is designed to help readers select an embedded analytics product. It provides 12 criteria to consider when evaluating embedded capabilities. It also comes with a companion spreadsheet that enables users to score and compare products along these 12 dimensions and others they may add.

10 Simple tips to rock your next online meeting

Proofhub

As more people are working from home nowadays, online meetings have started to become the norm. But conducting online meetings is very different from in-person meetings. The lack of physical presence can make it difficult to engage and inspire your audience.

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Best Project Management Books: Your Step-stones to Success

Online PM Courses

Project management books are a great way to learn - for new project managers and for those of us with experience under our belts. The post Best Project Management Books: Your Step-stones to Success appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Advice for Project Managers Agile Project Management Best of.

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Sequential vs Cumulative

Musings on Project Management

I'm a sequentialist.When planning a project, I think first about how to sequence the scope: do this first, then that. Or, do these things in parallel, followed by this or that.MS Project, and similar tools, are the sequentialists go-to tool for planning sequences and establishing the sequential order of the project. Not so fast!What What about cumulative, non-sequential, scope and effects?For For these, human factors planning Project Management

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