December, 2021

How to Respond to Project Risks

Project Risk Coach

Once we've identified our project risks, we should plan and implement responses. In this article, let's look at ways to respond to project threats and opportunities. In our projects, we discover threats that may limit our ability to achieve our goals.

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Hybrid is the norm, not the exception

Kiron Bondale

I frequently see questions asked in project management discussion groups about hybrid projects. As I wrote in last week’s article, projects themselves can’t be waterfall, agile, traditional or hybrid but how we approach them can be. But what does “hybrid” really mean?

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Product Manager vs Project Manager – What’s the Difference?

Product Manager vs Project Manager. While both are leadership roles and the titles are similar, there’s a difference between a product manager and a project manager as Jennifer Bridges, PMP, explains. Here’s a screen shot of the whiteboard for your reference!

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New world of work; What will 2022 bring?

Arras People

So, another challenging year draws to a close with a direction of travel which reminds us that COVID19 has not gone away; a stark reminder that as a society, we still have to work out how we are going to live with the challenges which the virus presents, both personally and professionally.

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Cyber Security, Change Management and Enterprise Risk Management: Scaling Operations for Growth

Speaker: William Hord, Vice President of Risk Management and Compliance

Join us as we discuss the various tangents of data and the change management process that will help you make better risk-based business decisions to save time and money for your organization.

Engaging Stakeholders with Gamification [video]

Rebel’s Guide to PM

In this video Elizabeth Harrin discusses how merging engagement and gamification creates engagification, a methodology to help people take action on projects. Watch the video to listen (about 30 minutes).

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How HR Teams Benefit From Project Management Systems


Source: [link] In this post, we are going to discuss how the HR teams benefit from the project management systems. The HR software is usually designed for the HR personnel to carry out HR-related tasks efficiently and achieve more productivity at work.

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New Year’s Resolutions and retrospectives

Kiron Bondale

Tis the season – for New Year’s resolutions. Like lessons (rarely) learned sessions at the end of projects, annual resolutions have received their fair share of ridicule.

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Project Kickoff Meeting: How to Write a Kickoff Meeting Agenda

Project managers put a lot of time and effort into researching the viability of their project. But all that work is pointless if they don’t communicate the purpose of the project to their team and clients. That’s why a kickoff meeting is so important. A kickoff meeting puts everyone on the same page.

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Use the STAR Method to Ace Your Next Interview [Free download & Examples]

Project Bliss

The STAR method is a simple framework for answering behavioral interview questions. It formats your interview answers in a way that shows interviewers how your experiences make you an outstanding candidate for the job you’re interviewing for.

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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.

Thank you 2021

Rebel’s Guide to PM

As 2021 comes to a close, I would like to take a moment and reflect on the year and thank everyone that has made a Girl’s Guide to Project Management a success this year. It is always one of my favorite parts of the year. I hope I’ve remembered everyone!

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Resource Planning Visualization: Software, Charts, & Why Do It

The Digital Project Manager

The post Resource Planning Visualization: Software, Charts, & Why Do It appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General Topics

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Top 10 Client Reporting Tools for Small Businesses in 2022


Business Intelligence (BI) reporting for small businesses lets owners and decision-makers see the big picture. Reporting software collates information from various sources and reports real numbers and trends to deliver an easy-to-digest package of reports.

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That’s not funny!

Kiron Bondale

“ Laugh and the world laughs with you ” goes the old saying, but that’s not always the case in the workplace. An HBR article covering research conducted in health care on the impact of humor in clinician-patient interactions is equally applicable in other industries.

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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.

How to Manage Ad-Hoc Projects and Ad-Hoc Requests

Projects rarely go as planned. There is always the potential to get new data, project or product updates, reviews or any number of last-minute requests. How do you deal with these ad-hoc requests? Ad-hoc means that it’s specific—something that will not be repeated.

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Project Management: Agile and Waterfall Explained

International Institute for Learning

By Karim Radwin , CAIA, PMP. Since the Agile Manifesto was written in 2001 by a group of software practitioners, Agile approaches have been taking over the project management scene at a steady pace. Some say Agile is a mindset, not a methodology.

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Agile and the Enterprise

Musings on Project Management

Applying agile methodology in your software project? Working for an organization large enough to be called an 'enterprise'? Probably that's good.Why so?Access Access to resources is the main reason. You may have heard that agile is all about small self-directing teams -- yes, that's part of the doctrine. But how many teams are needed for your project? Dozens? Hundreds even? Where do those people, Project Management

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10 Best Web-Based Resource Scheduling Software

The Digital Project Manager

Ditch the ratty coil-bound notebook and dried-out office pens—it’s time to take project management resource scheduling wholly online. The post 10 Best Web-Based Resource Scheduling Software appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Resource Management & Scheduling Tools

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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.

Try GamePlan for the Best in Project Communication

Brad Egeland

In a business you need to communicate business plans internally with your team, to the board, to investors and to clients. Everyone understands a plan in GamePlan because it is presented visually on the GamePlan Whiteboard.

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Review Project Management Maturity Model Fourth Edition

Henny Portman

Project Management Maturity Model Fourth Edition, written by J. Kent Crawford, is a comprehensive but complete guide to understand and use the maturity model PMMM. The PMMM is based on the knowledge areas of the 6 th edition of the PMBoK guide and the five levels of maturity from CMMI.

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Best Project Management Software Comparison for 2022

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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The Job of a Resource Manager: Role and Responsibilities

Epicflow Blog

Are you thinking of hiring a resource manager but would like to learn more about the ways they could contribute to your projects? Or maybe you’re thinking of becoming a resource manager but not sure if it’s the right choice for you? .

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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.

Process Management Software – Best 8 Tools To Use In 2022


Business process management has taken the front seat in recent years. Keeping in view the steady increase in business process management, it is estimated that the market will be worth $13 to $14 billion soon.

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10 Best Project Timeline Management Software [2021]

The Digital Project Manager

This project timeline management software review covers 10 tools and all the info you need: pros and cons, pricing, features, integrations, and screenshots to help you choose something that fits your needs.

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Six Ways How Dev And Marketing Teams Can Collaborate Effortlessly


Image credit: Pexels There is no team without collaboration. As Steve Jobs once stated: “ Great things in business are never done by one person ”. While different departments are responsible for their parts of the project, they all form a single company.

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What Is Agile Training and Why Agile Scrum Should Be Your Next Career


As we inch closer to completing another year, it’s time to recap 2021. Although the year was full of surprises, the Agile adoption rate increased from 37% in 2020 to 86% in 2021. Talk about growth! With the pandemic looming large, here are a few interesting statistics on Agile Adoption challenges-.

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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.

What Is Alternative Analysis in Project Management?

There’s more than one way to skin a cat. That is to say—you can reach the same outcome through different means. To discover those means, you can use an alternative analysis. An alternative analysis is how project managers choose how they’re going to approach a project.

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5 Best Practices for Continuous Testing

Brad Egeland

Quality is critical to customer satisfaction, project success, development and design of an end user solution and something that should be checked, re-checked and reported on in detail in any project delivery initiative. At the very basis of quality delivery is thorough testing prior to delivery.

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What is Sprint Planning? A Comprehensive Guide on Agile Sprints


The Agile project management methodology is one of the most interesting and effective ways to manage your projects and get the most value out of them. They encompass everything from the software development process to construction management. But how does methodology work? How is it so effective?

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