June, 2021

5 Pre-Vacation Stress-Busting Tips for Project Managers

Project Risk Coach

This is a guest article by Elizabeth Harrin from GirlsGuideToPM.com. When I’m on holiday I want to be, you know, actually on holiday. Enjoying my vacation time, chilling out with a cocktail and a barbeque and playing ball with my kids.

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Parametric Estimating: A Project Manager’s Guide with Examples

Rebel’s Guide to PM

What is parametric estimation? Parametric estimating is a top-down form of project estimation that works for time, resource and cost estimates.

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Back to Basics: A Master Class on the 4 Phases of the Project Life Cycle

Planio

If you build software for a living, you probably don’t think you have much in common with real estate developers, sculptors, or ancient Pharaohs. But every project–from redesigning a website to building the Colossus of Rhodes–follows the same four phases of the project life cycle : Initiation.

Project Manager Job Description (with free copy+paste examples!)

ProjectManager.com

Project managers are the point person in charge of a specific project or projects within an organization. We regularly feature project management resources to help train PMs to land jobs in the industry or develop better skills in their current role.

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A Practical Guide to Business Intelligence Governance

Speaker: Marius Moscovici, CEO Metric Insights & Mike Smitheman, VP Metric Insights

This presentation will provide a practical step-by-step guide for implementing effective BI governance and a toolkit for addressing the three critical aspects of any program.

Why Agile Transformations Fail & 3 Things To Start Doing Today

The Digital Project Manager

The post Why Agile Transformations Fail & 3 Things To Start Doing Today appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile Insights Topics

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How to Improve the Performance of Your Project Teams

Project Risk Coach

Watch what happens when new teams are formed? Maybe you’ve seen a new team of baseball players, a music group, a civic group, or a business team. The initial dynamics can be rather rocky and uncertain, even with skilled individuals. Let's explore ways to improve the performance of your project teams.

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Project Management Communications Q&A

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Alexis Dondic has over 15 years of experience in the auto industry and more recently she has worked in a strategic communications role on projects. She also works as a trader and a coach.

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Estimating Projects: What you Need to Know

nTask

Estimating projects is part and parcel of project management for any project. However, estimating projects with accuracy is not always so successful. In fact, many of the issues in project management can be traced back to failed attempts at estimating projects.

Root Cause Analysis: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

Issues arise in almost every project. But knowing there is an issue is one thing; figuring out how to resolve it is another. If you’re missing deadlines and the quality of your product or service is suffering, there’s a problem.

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The Innovative PM: Cultivating Creativity in the Evolving Hybrid Workspace

Speaker: Rachel Rai Henry, Founder of the Creative Flow School

In this one-of-a-kind webinar, speaker, creativity expert, and educator Rachel Rai Henry will walk you through the evolution of hybrid work management through the lens of creative flow.

10 Best Project Management Software With Invoicing

The Digital Project Manager

The post 10 Best Project Management Software With Invoicing appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools PM Tools

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Before checking if your team is agile…

Kiron Bondale

(Thanks to Don for giving me some fodder for this week’s article). I’ve written previously about my three tests for assessing agility: are we delivering value to our stakeholders early and regularly, are we progressively improving quality, and are we helping our customers, team members and key stakeholders to be awesome.

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Five Ways to Improve Project Communication

Project Risk Coach

Communication is the vehicle for successful projects. From the beginning to the end of a project, the project manager and team must plan, execute, and deliver the required products and services while interacting with stakeholders. What are you doing to improve your project communication?

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9 Essential Project Management Competencies

Rebel’s Guide to PM

We’re almost at the end of the quarter and you’re thinking what a great year it’s been so far at work. Your thoughts turn to what you should be doing for your professional development in the months ahead… and there’s a lot of choice.

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How to Build Data Experiences for End Users

Organizational data literacy is often addressed, but it’s uncommon to consider users’ data literacy levels when building products. Product managers need to recognize their end users' data literacy when building an application with analytic features.

7 Best Business Intelligence Tools to Use in 2021

nTask

Some experts say that data or information is the most expensive thing in the world right now. Well, the more you know about a certain entity or an individual, the more you can do something about them.

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8 Free Excel Construction Templates

ProjectManager.com

Any construction project, no matter the size or scope, requires a wide range of documents. These documents must be thorough and clear, and using construction excel templates guarantees each document includes all the information it needs. .

The Lazy Project Manager introduces…

The Lazy Project Manager

Episode 1 – Meet Tim Stumbles of Office Timeline. A free Zoom gathering where Peter Taylor, The Lazy Project Manager, introduces some of his friends from the wide world of project management. Episode one is Tim from Office Timeline. Book your free place today here [link]. And share the link with everyone you know. About the Me: Peter Taylor: Speaker, Consultant, Trainer and Coach, Peter is the author of the number 1 bestselling project management book ‘The Lazy Project Manager’.

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Risk Management with Microsoft Project

MPUG

Introduction. A recent survey of Microsoft Project User Group (MPUG) members found that one top concern for project managers using MS Project was how to manage issues and risks within the Project ecosystem.

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Alternatives to PPM Tools for Today's Anywhere Workforce

To survive in the future of work, PMOs need to evolve beyond what most basic PPM tools offer. The best project portfolio management tools enables teams to plan and execute in one place, giving PMOs the visibility they need to ensure project success.

8 Ways You Can Better Respond to Unrealistic Demands

Project Risk Coach

This is a guest post from Colin Gautrey , an author, trainer and executive coach who has specialized in the field of power and influence for over ten years.

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Project Communication Management: What is it all about?

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Did you know that 56% of your project budget might be at risk due to poor communications? Perhaps that number (from research by PMI ) surprises you, but I’m sure you aren’t surprised by the fact that good communication management on projects leads to higher success rates.

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5 Best Construction Project Management Software to Use in 2021

nTask

Whenever you are constructing a building or a structure of any kind, you always need to ensure that the foundation of the building is the strongest. The same goes for a construction business.

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Construction Project Manager Job Description (with Free Example!)

ProjectManager.com

The construction project manager role is a unique position, though it shares many of the attributes associated with any kind of project manager.

Projects Deliver Products, Products Deliver Strategy

Speaker: Peter Monkhouse, Founder, NewGenP

This webinar will introduce a strategy implementation circle, which will demonstrate the role that projects and products play in assisting an organization with strategy implementation. The webinar will emphasize the importance of using an iterative approach to product development and project execution.

Training beyond IT teams

Growing Agile

Recently we’ve been training quite a few teams that do not have any link at all to software development. I thought I’d share a little about what we’ve changed in our training to adapt to a new context.

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Project Business Case: How to Create the Perfect Project Proposal

Online PM Courses

Why should anyone sponsor and fund a project? It is your Business Case - or Project Proposal - that sets out the answer. The post Project Business Case: How to Create the Perfect Project Proposal appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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The Path to Troubled Projects

Project Risk Coach

Every project manager wants to be successful, right? We start each project with intentions of delivering value for our organizations. So, how do projects fall into troubled waters? One day at a time. It's a gradual process, one that's often unnoticed.

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6 Real Project Managers Show You How To Manage Multiple Projects

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Managing lots of projects at the same time is tough. Here’s how 6 project managers stay on top of multiple projects – and keep their sanity.

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The Definitive Guide to Embedded Analytics

Transform how you build value for your products with this definitive guide to embedded analytics.

Perfecting The 30 60 90 Day Plan – Uses, Benefits, And Tips

nTask

The first 3 months of your new job are usually the most demanding. These 90 days play a fundamental role in defining your future in the company. To make the most of these crucial months, you can take help from the infamous 30 60 90 day plan.

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Schedule Performance Index (SPI): An Introduction

ProjectManager.com

If someone asked how much value you get from a day of work, what would you say? Odds are, you’d give one of the customary responses — a fair amount of value, not much value, a lot of value, etc. Unfortunately, these answers aren’t helpful and aren’t valuable to projects.

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Managing Projects in Education: Specific Challenges and Ways of Addressing Them

Epicflow Blog

Live and learn – this proverb has never been so relevant as in the 21st century.

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