August, 2022

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5 Fears Every Project Manager Experiences (and How to Overcome Them)

WorkOtter

5 Fears Every Project Manager Experiences (and How to Overcome Them). Mastering the art of project management means managing your projects on multiple fronts, including keeping tabs on budget and schedule and staying in touch with the right people on your team.

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Key Ingredients for PMO Success

Brad Egeland

Often, at the core of an organization’s successful project management infrastructure, is a solidly structured, well run project management office or PMO.

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Why Use What-If Scenario Planning in Project Management

LiquidPlanner

Creating a paradigm shift in an organization is a never-ending source of conflict. Leaders believe their new thinking will generate a positive outcome, yet others may be skeptical or have different visions they think are better.

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“What certification should I get after the PMP?”

Kiron Bondale

The reason the title of this post is in quotes is that this is a frequently asked question in both the projectmanagement.com discussion groups and PMI’s LinkedIn Project, Program, and Portfolio Management group.

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Unlocking Business Agility: Leveraging the Power of Strategy Execution

True business agility is impossible if execution is disconnected from strategic planning. Download this eBook to learn about the key capabilities every organization must adopt to more effectively & strategically execute all work across the enterprise.

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3 Career Benefits of Project Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Earlier this year, searches for “project management” reached an all-time high on Google , and these searches are widespread, reaching the far corners of the globe.

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Working for an enterprise with Agile

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, agile

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5 Must-Have Resource Management Tools

ProjectManager.com

Resource management tools are an essential part of any project management software. Every project has materials, tools, equipment, people or resources to manage. No matter how good your project plan is, if you can’t manage your resources, your project will suffer.

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The Definitive Guide to Project Sponsors

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Every project needs a sponsor. In this article, we’ll look at why that is and how you can work with a project sponsor as a project manager. You’ll learn tips and techniques for engaging senior leaders in the role so you can build effective working relationships and act as a team.

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How Do I Choose The Right Tool For Project Management? 6 Expert Steps

The Digital Project Manager

Being organized is hard. Even as a project manager, you’ll run into challenges when trying to stay on top of everything.

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Level up Culture & EQ | Sign up for the #CultureDrop

Once a week, culture & leadership expert Galen Emanuele gives free, actionable EQ training in 5 minutes or less. Subscribe to the #CultureDrop and access free resources & content.

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Do you have a Safety-I or a Safety-II project mindset?

Kiron Bondale

Thanks to the most recent issue of Tom Geraghty’s weekly Psychological Safety newsletter , I learned about a new model for how we consider safety and risk. He shared Eric Hollnagel’s work on resiliency in which two distinct mindsets were identified: Safety-I and Safety-II.

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How to Do Risk Management in Agile Projects | Video

Online PM Courses

Some people might expect that agile projects need no risk management. That is wrong. Let's see how to do risk management in agile projects. The post How to Do Risk Management in Agile Projects | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Methodologies: more than one way to do it

Musings on Project Management

Did everyone catch Glen Alleman's posting on LinkedIn about the 'Waterfall Myth'? If not, here are a few value-adds from that posting. First up: Glen's definition of sundry methodologies for developing software systems, whether stand-alone, as it were, or embedded with hardware development: Waterfall Approach: Development activities are performed in order, with possibly minor overlap, but with. agile Project Management

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Project Estimation Techniques: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

A successful project starts with a successful estimate. To properly schedule the work to execute your project, you need to know the timeline, costs, scope, risk and more. All of these considerations are part of project estimation techniques.

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Modern Data Architecture for Embedded Analytics

Data has gone from a mere result of applications & processes to being crowned king. Picking the right avenue to data architecture depends on your organization’s needs. Development teams should build in stages, starting with a task that can be solved.

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Preceden Timeline Maker Review

Rebel’s Guide to PM

A note from Elizabeth: At the moment, there is an AppSumo lifetime deal on Preceden, which is how I bought my license. Buying through AppSumo means no recurring fees and a long refund period if you try the tool and don’t like it.

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14 Emerging And Ongoing Cyberthreats Every Organization Needs To Be Aware Of

Brad Egeland

Ransomware. Malware. Phishing attacks. Tech headlines are full of stories of the multitude of cyberthreats businesses face. Even so, every year seems to see new and reemerging cybersecurity threats, and some may be flying under the radar.

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Project management lessons from the old ball game

Kiron Bondale

Baseball is a sport with something for everyone. Whether you are a statistician inspired by Moneyball, a foodie craving the hot dogs and popcorn, or a kid enjoying the pure sound of the ball hitting the bat’s sweet spot, it is hard to not appreciate some aspect of the game.

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What Organizational Leaders Can Learn from Project Management

International Institute for Learning

By Susanne Madsen. I often run project management training sessions and workshops for people who manage projects. Many of them aren’t career project managers and don’t even have the words project manager in their title.

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Enhance Employee Wellness to Retain High-Performing Teams

Speaker: Eric Torigian - Managing Director, Advisory Services, CHRO Solutions

During this informative webinar, Eric Torigian, Managing Director at CHRO Solutions, will explore how organizations are emphasizing employee wellness, how that has helped workers attain a healthy "life balance", and how, as a result, this has contributed to corporate success.

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Project Management Office Definition and Purpose

The Strategic Project Manager

This post gets down to the basics of the Project Management Office (PMO): What is a PMO, what is its purpose, and why do you need one (or more) in your organization? Is There a Single Project Management Office Definition?

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Best Workfront Alternatives of 2022 (Free & Paid)

ProjectManager.com

Workfront positions itself as a “project management platform that keeps teams and enterprises running efficiently.” But does it? Even though the software is well-known, people who have used it or those looking for project management software are searching for Workfront alternatives.

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How To Manage Fixed Date Projects in PRINCE2®

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Planning is an essential part of what project managers do, so you would expect there to be some mention of how to deal with fixed date projects in the PRINCE2® manuals. There isn’t.

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5 Reasons Why a Great Project is Like Good Chicago Style Pizza

Brad Egeland

Comparing project management to a Chicago style pizza may be quite a stretch, but you need to first understand how much I like pizza. When I'm in Chicago, I always need Chicago style pizza like Giordano's , Pizzeria Uno or Lou Malnati's.

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How to Improve Team Effectiveness & Reduce Workplace Stressors Through Exceptional Culture

Speaker: Galen Emanuele - President, Shift Yes LLC

Having a great workplace culture increases engagement and performance, yet many leadership teams lack the tools they need to successfully develop one. In this webinar, you will receive guidance on how to adapt your workplace culture and improve your employee experience.

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What lessons has my dog taught me?

Kiron Bondale

Like many other home-bound folks, we added a furry family member early in the pandemic. Tux is a two and a half year old Shih Tzu and, like all dogs, has managed to fully integrate into all aspects of our daily lives.

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7 Essential Questions About a Project Management Office (PMO)

Epicflow Blog

As companies develop and grow, and the number of projects they deliver increases, business leaders are seeking ways to ensure more efficient coordination of all their initiatives.

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Program Managers: The Next Gen Business Strategists

International Institute for Learning

By Dr. Al Zeitoun. A program is generally defined as a grouping of projects that can be managed consecutively or concurrently; or a combination of both.

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Manufacturing Cycle: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

By the time a product shows up on the shelf, it’s been through a much longer journey called the manufacturing cycle. Each product is manufactured from raw materials that need to be procured before the product hits the market.

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Unlocking Your Supply Chains True Potential in The Midst of Disruptions

Speaker: David Food - Head Of Supply Chain at Board International

In this webinar, Supply Chain Futurologist David Food will discuss how to manage risks and build customer loyalty in the midst of disruption. Don't miss out!

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A Guide to Project Closure: 12 Essential Things To Do

Rebel’s Guide to PM

It’s project completion time. That’s the last step of the ‘traditional’ predictive (waterfall) project lifecycle, but even agile projects close. This is the time that project managers wrap up the work. You’re at the end of your project.

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US strategic advantage depends upon addressing cybersecurity vulnerabilities of weapon systems

Brad Egeland

Russia’s war with Ukraine is an act of ruthless ambition exemplifying the commitment of President Vladimir Putin to achieve “victory” at all costs.

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What Should a PPM Tool Do For You?

LiquidPlanner

Project portfolio management (PPM) is much more complex than project management. Well, a project manager may be responsible for one project in the company. Whereas a project portfolio manager needs to keep an eye on all projects across the organization’s portfolio.

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