July, 2021

The Tale of Two Risk Owners

Project Risk Coach

In this article, we will look at what a risk owner is and why they are needed. Have you ever had a really bad day as a project manager? Imagine that you are managing a software development project.

How Many Online Tools Does The Average Digital Project Require?

The Digital Project Manager

The post How Many Online Tools Does The Average Digital Project Require? appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Insights PM Tools Topics

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Struggling to implement PM software? You’re not alone

Rebel’s Guide to PM

GetApp’s survey of over 1,000 managers, decision-makers and SME owners has revealed that despite the proven benefits project management software brings to businesses, more than half of employees opposed their managers’ suggestion to implement PM software.

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What is Level of Effort (LOE)? Plus, 5 Tips for Effort Estimation

ProjectManager.com

Level of effort (LOE) is a project management term that refers to a specific type of project activity called support activities. Support activities do not yield deliverables, but rather fuel tasks that do. Therefore, the level of effort is how much work these tasks will take to complete.

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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.

The only two things you need to know about statistics

Musings on Project Management

Number One: It's a bell, unless it's not For nearly all of us when approaching something statistical, we imagine the bell-shape distribution right away. And, we know the average outcome is the value at the peak of the curve. Why is it so useful that it's the default go-to? Because many, if not.

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Level Up Your Business with The Best Document Management Software

nTask

Technological advancements in recent years have made the digitalization of business processes an inevitable feat.

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What Is Moovila? Tool Overview: Work & Risk Management

The Digital Project Manager

The post What Is Moovila? Tool Overview: Work & Risk Management appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Reviews Topics Sponsored

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7 Best PRINCE2 Books for 2021 (Including PRINCE2 Agile Books)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

The PRINCE2® certification exam is tricky to pass because of the style of objective testing and the number of questions you have to answer. But PRINCE2 itself is not a difficult method to learn – and the official manual is actually pretty easy to follow and understand.

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Communications Planning: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

All projects require communication between stakeholders. This seems simple enough, but sharing information with everyone clearly and consistently requires a plan. Without one, things become messy and stakeholders can become confused and unhappy. That’s where communication planning comes into play.

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.

Use Multivoting to Simplify Group Decision-Making

Project Bliss

If you’re working with a group trying to choose among a large number of options, multivoting is an easy, structured approach to help your team make a decision. It’s a great tool to use with brainstorming sessions , but there are many times it can be useful.

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The PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition – is the cup half full or half empty?

Kiron Bondale

I was a member of Review Team 1 for content within the Seventh Edition of the PMBOK® Guide and had the opportunity to provide feedback on key chapters of both the Standard and the Guide sections of the document in late 2019.

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Gantt Charts vs PERT Charts: Why Project Managers are Crazy about Them?

nTask

There are many tools and techniques in the project management paradigm that help in the planning and coordination of resources and tasks. One incredible tool that is making the headlines is PERT chart.

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10 Best Professional Service Software Of 2021

The Digital Project Manager

The post 10 Best Professional Service Software Of 2021 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools General

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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.

Sciforma Review [2021]

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Are you looking for a robust, scalable PPM solution that can manage the whole project life cycle and show you what’s being worked on at any one time? In this review of Sciforma, I’ll share the pros and cons of this enterprise-centric project and portfolio management tool. Summary. Product: Sciforma.

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Best MS Project Alternatives 2021 for Project Managers

ProjectManager.com

As projects grow in complexity and workforces expand globally, the need for online project management tools is no luxury. There is no lack of products to choose from, with varying degrees of usefulness. Microsoft has thrown its considerable weight into the ring with Microsoft Project.

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Quick and Easy: This is New in the PMBOK Guide Edition 7

Inloox

Founded in 1969 in the USA, the Project Management Institute is a global non-profit project management association. In 2020, the institute counted more than 600,000 members in over 200 countries, making it the PM organization with the largest membership worldwide.

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If minutes are produced from your daily standups, your delivery process may be fragile

Kiron Bondale

The latest version of the Scrum Guide states “ The Developers can select whatever structure and techniques they want, as long as their Daily Scrum focuses on progress toward the Sprint Goal and produces an actionable plan for the next day of work.

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.

7 Data Entry Tools for Automating Data Entry Tasking in 2021

nTask

Collecting and organizing data especially when you are a behemoth of a company, is tremendously difficult. No one wants to input data day in and day out, of so many different projects in the company’s roster.

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5 Best ClickUp Alternatives Compared In An Honest Review

The Digital Project Manager

The post 5 Best ClickUp Alternatives Compared In An Honest Review appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools

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Office Timeline Pro+ Review [2021]

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Office Timeline is a powerful PowerPoint plugin for creating professional timelines and roadmaps. The Pro+ edition is aimed specifically at project managers needing to create timeline slides for executive briefings and project reviews.

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Mastering the Workback Schedule: 5 Essential Tips

ProjectManager.com

Have you ever gotten stuck trying to schedule a project? If you’re like most of us, the answer is yes. It’s the project management equivalent of writer’s block, and it can majorly slow down your planning.

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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.

Building a Project Plan – Conversation with Kristina Kushner | Video

Online PM Courses

Kristina Kushner spans the spectrum from Agile and Traditional project management. So, we speak about building a project plan in both domains. The post Building a Project Plan – Conversation with Kristina Kushner | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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“You must unlearn what you have learned”

Kiron Bondale

Earlier this week, Amy Edmondson posted a quote on LinkedIn which really made me think. “ A crucial misconception is that psychological safety will naturally occur in any reasonably healthy workplace. In fact, psychologically safe work environments are rare.

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Top 6 Safety Management Applications to Use in 2021

nTask

Health and safety are some of the biggest concerns in any industry these days. It is so because there are a lot of different factors involved in administering proper health and safety procedures that aren’t accounted for, subject to gross negligence or never monitored on time.

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The best thing you can do to manage risk?

Musings on Project Management

You ask: What's he best thing I can do to manage risk?Answer:Make Answer:Make time your friend. Insert time buffers in your schedule around every uncertain event, around milestones that are critical to success, and around major blocks of scope that determine whether project objectives will be met.Time is your friend if it is allocated in your schedule to give you space to work, and rework, mitigations. Time Risk Management schedule

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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.

Project Decision-Making: A Process Guide For How To Do It Better

Rebel’s Guide to PM

We were due to go live with our pilot software launch but things didn’t feel right. We had the go/no go meeting and as I sat in the office, it just felt like we weren’t ready. My project sponsor was on holiday in Canada.

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Smartsheet vs. ProjectManager: Which Is the Better Project Management Software?

ProjectManager.com

There are plenty of well-known project management solutions and many more lesser known software products on the market. All of them tackle at least one aspect of managing a project, while some claim a holistic approach to project management. What tool better serves your project management?

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Asynchronous Communication for Project Managers: A Tactical Guide to Getting More Done While Communicating Less

Planio

As a project manager, it’s your job to help shield your team from the constant communication, notifications, and meeting requests that threaten their daily tasks (and sanity).

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