April, 2022

EMPATHY should become part of your leadership now

Proofhub

EMPATHY Should Become Part Of Your Leadership Now Image Source: ProofHub While many leaders may think managing millennials is just like managing a baby boomer, it’s not. However, they may still be treated the same way. So, it is inevitable to feel disconnected, unappreciated and unrecognized.

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The Quality Management Plan in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

Project managers know all about the triple restraint: time, scope and cost. But truthfully, there should be a fourth restraint: quality. The quality of your work can make or break a project, which is why a quality management plan is so important.

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Managing Multiple Projects: The Research

Rebel’s Guide to PM

What are the key skills for working on multiple projects simultaneously? What tools do you use to prioritize your work? How do you get through the day when you’re juggling All. Things? I posed these questions (and more) to our community and the insights were illuminating.

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Which estimation methods are favored for adaptive delivery?

Kiron Bondale

If you ever find yourself wanting to inject some energy into a cross-functional gathering of delivery staff and stakeholders, ask for their opinion on estimates.

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A PM’s Master Class on Building and Maintaining Stakeholder Relationships

Speaker: Americo Pinto, Founder and Chair at PMO Global Alliance

In this discussion, Americo Pinto, Founder and Chair at PMO Global Alliance, will walk you through best practices for communicating with stakeholders.

My Organization Has Gone Agile: How To Make The Transition

The Digital Project Manager

They say life isn’t linear, but your career path as a project manager may have looked like this: Life seems good. You work on interesting projects with great people. You have learned how to do project management within a structure that follows a waterfall (or somewhat linear) series of processes.

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How to Create a Project Schedule (step-by-step guide)

PM Basics

Creating a realistic project schedule is difficult when you have the wrong mindset. Everyone expects that there’s always a way to squeeze the whole project scope into the deadline project owners set. Stakeholders put a lot of pressure on you to find a solution.

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Project Documentation: 10 Essential Project Documents

ProjectManager.com

Project managers know the importance of having project documentation. Project documents must be accurate and constantly updated to keep current with the project. Creating and managing project documentation throughout the project life cycle is critical for project success, but where to start?

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3 Reasons You Need the Skills to Manage Multiple Projects

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Watch my free webinar training on the 3 critical skills you need to manage multiple projects. Learn the skills you really need to juggle all your work (and still leave the office on time!). Why do you need to learn how to manage multiple projects ? That’s what we’re looking at in this article.

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Why hold retrospectives if ideas don’t get implemented?

Kiron Bondale

I’ve written and spoken frequently about the many issues with holding infrequent lessons learned sessions.

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6 Best Practices for Operational Reporting

Meeting requirements alone is no longer enough. Today’s users need insightful reporting built on accurate, real-time data. In our eBook, you’ll learn the do’s and don’ts to embedding operational reports, and how to avoid common reporting mistakes.

Resource Allocation Spreadsheets: Free Template + Easy Example

The Digital Project Manager

Have you ever put together a project plan, started assigning team members to deliverables, and wished you had a resource allocation spreadsheet example or template in Excel (or Google Sheets) to share with stakeholders at a glance? I hear you.

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Top Agile Interview Questions and Answers (2022)

Agilemania

Agile has been a popular project management framework ever since its inception. The agile adoption rate increased from a mere 37% in 2020 to 86% in 2021. . As per the 15th State of Agile Report, the following reasons were attributed to agile adoption by the respondents-.

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Top Six SaaS Tool Marketing Tactics To Follow In 2022

Proofhub

Over the past few years, SaaS applications have grown manifold in terms of usage across various industries. Software as a service has been the fastest-growing segment since 2010, and businesses are now investing 50% more in these cloud-based technologies than they did a couple of years ago.

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What Does Project Governance Really Mean?

ProjectManager.com

Projects like anything that involves a lot of people working together need governance. The government runs a nation and project governance in the same fashion runs the project. It might not be involved in the details, but it’s has an overview that is just as important.

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.

What we want from project management tools in 2022

Rebel’s Guide to PM

I don’t often wear a watch, but when I do it’s a very unassuming watch with real hands. Not a smart watch. I’ve been a little bit in awe at colleagues who get WhatsApp messages on the wrists. I’m not sure if I would want that, but I do love the simplicity of it.

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Does your work board “fit”?

Kiron Bondale

Whether you call them work boards, Scrum boards or Kanban boards, visualizing work using physical boards or online tools is a common practice for both operational and project teams.

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Capacity Planning For Every PM: Strategies + Complete How To

The Digital Project Manager

Imagine you’re a successful project manager (obvs not hard, because you rock), and your project sponsor comes to you with a capacity planning question.

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Managing Projects during Wartime

MPUG

PM Stories from the Front. War is hell, and not something any sane person plans for (outside of the government, that is). As the events of late have unfolded, the need for wartime planning of projects (military or not), has come to roost across most of Europe and beyond.

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Agile vs Waterfall: May the 4th Be With You in the Great Debate

Speaker: Joe Pusz, President, The PMO Squad

In this discussion, PMO Joe will challenge your thinking and perhaps bring you to the conclusion that the debate doesn’t exist. He will discuss the pros and cons of each approach and examine if one is superior to the other.

Communications Channels: How to De-risk Your Project | Video

Online PM Courses

There's more to the concept of communication channels than just communication. Your whole project may depend on this simple idea. The post Communications Channels: How to De-risk Your Project | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Project Selection: Use These 8 Selection Methods for Better Strategic Results

ProjectManager.com

Projects need management. Much of the focus of project management is obviously on methodologies that keep your project on time and within budget. But you don’t want to initiate a loss leader. That’s where project selection comes in.

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How to do Rolling Wave Planning

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Rolling wave planning, also known as progressive elaboration, is an iterative planning technique to use when it’s difficult (or pointless) to schedule too far ahead.

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Useful history, or not?

Musings on Project Management

Is keeping project history valuable? Doesn't every project office have at least cost history? Isn't all parametric pricing based on history? Yes, Maybe, Yes. respectively, to the above! And, could there be parametric estimating without history (*)? No, definitely not.Or, could there be project, event, or risk statistics without history? (**) No! Ooops, perhaps everyone does not agree: " estimate

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today's data-driven applications. And they won’t cut it for your end users, your development team, or your business. Learn how 5 companies used embedded analytics to achieve huge returns and greater value than anticipated.

Review Agile Portfolio Management

Henny Portman

There are not that many books on agile portfolio management, so I am curious what the book Agile Portfolio Management – A guide to the methodology and its successful implementation “knowledge that sets you apart” written by Klaus Nielsen, offers.

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The Inloox Blog Turns 10!

Inloox

The evolution of the InLoox blog. Project management and software is our passion, and it is evident on our blog. A majority of our posts revolve around every possible aspect of project management and project management software.

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Cybersecurity Litigation Risks: 4 Top Concerns for CISOs

Brad Egeland

Cybersecurity and data protection are expected to become top drivers of legal disputes. What litigation risks should CISOs be most concerned about and what can they do about it? The threat of litigation is enough to keep any business leader up at night, and the increasing prevalence of data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity legislation and regulation is piling on the pressure for CISOs.

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What Is Workflow Automation? A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

Being “in-the-zone” is immensely valuable. Getting taken out of your zone to do some routine busywork, on the other hand, is annoying. Workflow automation can solve that issue and let you and your team stay properly productive.

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The #1 Reason Why Sales Coaching is Critical to Your 2022 Sales Success

Speaker: Tim Hughes, Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Leadership Associates

Join Tim Hughes, Author of Social Selling – Influencing Buyers and Changemakers and Co-Founder/CEO of Digital Leadership Associates, as he details how investing in sales coaching will teach your team how to navigate social media and therefore create greater sales success.

Your Strategy Planning Meeting Agenda (with Template)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Have you been asked to pull together a strategy planning meeting agenda? And you’re wondering what other people do in their strategic planning sessions… I’ve been there!

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A New Direction for PMI’s PMBOK® Guide Seventh Edition

MPUG

The Project Management Institute (PMI) has gone through quite the metamorphosis over the past few years, positioning itself once again as one of the top authorities on how project management is practiced.

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How to Pass Your PMP Exam [Project Management Professional] | Video

Online PM Courses

So, you want to pass your PMP exam? Here are my top tips to ace your Project Management Professional certification exam. The post How to Pass Your PMP Exam [Project Management Professional] | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. PMBOK Guide & PMP Project Management Training video

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