March, 2021

The top 7 change management tools

Moira Alexander

Over the past few years, change has accelerated in the workplace — especially during and in the post-COVID-19 environment. Change — whether motivated by technical initiatives or otherwise — can impact people and processes significantly, complicating how work gets done.

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5 Reasons Every Medium-Sized Business Should Adopt Project Management Software

Arras People

Reports from early in 2021 show that medium-sized businesses may have experienced the biggest challenges last year. But the same reports talk about the resilience of mid-market companies, which have shown the agility to adapt and the foresight to invest.

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What is the Management Reserve for Project Budgets?

Project Risk Coach

Have you ever run out of money for a project? Unforeseen risks knock at your door. You look at your budget, but you don't have the funds to respond to these risks. Let's explore management reserves for projects, who controls them, and how to estimate the reserves.

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9 Types of Artifacts in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article we’ll look at the types of artifacts in project management, typical documents for each type. There’s also a checklist of project artifacts by phase at the end, which you can use as an aide-memoire for creating your own documentation. What is an artifact?

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4 Approaches to Data Analytics

As the analytics landscape continues to evolve, application teams who need to embed dashboards, reports, and other analytics capabilities in their applications can choose from dozens of solutions. How do you differentiate one solution from the next?

Beware false accuracy with quantitative risk assessment

Kiron Bondale

This article represents the confluence of three separate concepts I read about this week. The first came when I read Michael Küsters’s article Why WSJF is Nonsense which details the downside of blindly ranking work packages based on the Weighted Shortest Job First (WSJF) formula.

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How to Create a Small Business Plan: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

All businesses experience change. These changes mean that small businesses need a structured plan to navigate their growth while staying on track to achieve long-term goals and objectives. This is where a small business plan comes in.

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Sales for Project Management: Know Your Product

Arras People

If you’re looking for a career change into project management you need to be proactive. Coming into this profession with no formal experience can be tough, and you have to sell yourself.

2021 258

How to Make Better, Faster Decisions

Project Risk Coach

Our projects are the sum total of all the decisions we’ve made – budget decisions, schedule decisions, scope decisions, requirements, selection of team members, and the list goes on. My goal today is to help you make better project decisions.

2021 244

Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) Estimate and How to Calculate It (with example)

Girl's Guide to PM

What is a ROM estimate used for? A rough order of magnitude estimate is used to give you a very high level view of potential project costs.

2021 334

What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this whitepaper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

The data-driven project manager: Using analytics to improve outcomes

Moira Alexander

With project failure rates remaining troublesome, many project managers are turning to data for help. Proper use of data can take the guesswork out of decision-making and provide tangible support project managers can use to guide their teams.

2021 237

Simple Yet Effective Strategies For Measuring Productivity And Making Progress

nTask

Measuring productivity is vital for consistent improvement and development. Regular evaluations are a doorway to betterment. As much as performance management is important , developing strategies to gauge progress is not an easy feat.

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What is Primavera P6? Uses, Features & Pricing

ProjectManager.com

There are a lot of project management software tools to choose from, and there are a few that truly seem to dominate the space, like Oracle’s Primavera P6. How can you find the project management solution that fits your organization, project and the way your team works?

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Progressing Your Project Management Career in Lockdown.

Arras People

Speaking on the PMI Projectified podcast last month Lindsay Scott was asked: “This is such a fascinating time to be in the process of building one’s career as a project professional.

2021 247

How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

The new DevSecOps team is up and running, and you feel ready to take on rising security threats while delivering quality software updates. But that leaves just one question: how do you monitor your new program as effectively and efficiently as possible? Join Shannon Lietz, Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and award-winning innovator, to learn the answers to these questions so you can lead your DevSecOps team to the top!

How to Manage Stakeholder Conflict

Project Risk Coach

Project managers encounter conflict regularly over schedules, project priorities, human resources, requirements, and technical opinions, to name a few. Individuals, groups, and organizations have different opinions, sometimes strong opinions.

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AI in Project Management: An Interview with Lloyd Skinner

Girl's Guide to PM

Lloyd Skinner. Where is artificial intelligence taking project management? AI has turned up in the project management trends articles over the past few years and it’s now most definitely here to stay.

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The allure of #NoEstimates

Kiron Bondale

A project manager asked me a question which I’ve frequently been posed over my career.

2021 181

10 Best Agency Management System Tools Of 2021

The Digital Project Manager

The post 10 Best Agency Management System Tools Of 2021 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools General Managing Development Tools

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2021 State of Analytics: Why Users Demand Better

As organizations become more data driven, their analytics requirements grow. Find out how knowledge workers use analytics and explore their needs and preferences.

Best Construction Scheduling Software of 2021 for Managing Projects

ProjectManager.com

Construction projects can be big, complex and often unruly, with regulatory issues, safety concerns, equipment rentals, multiple teams and more. If you want to keep a construction project on track and meet your deadlines, you want construction scheduling software that is robust and dynamic.

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Challenges of Remote Project Managing

Arras People

Here in the UK, since the 23rd March 2020 the impacts of Corona Virus has resulted in a significant number of us having to change the way we work; no longer commuting to the office we have been stuck in our homes undertaking our roles in a remote capacity.

2021 238

Who Approves Your Project Change Requests?

Project Risk Coach

Who approves your project change requests? On one project, the sponsor tells the project manager to make the decisions. On other projects, the sponsor makes the decisions. And yet, in other cases, senior management gets involved.

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Project Resource Management: The Ultimate Guide on How to Master It

Girl's Guide to PM

Resources are the largest contributor to successful project delivery , and project managers spend significant time planning and managing their activities. Both resource and project managers work in tandem to develop resourcing strategies for projects.

2021 259

Business Monitoring Systems: Using ML to Analyze Metrics

This whitepaper discusses how automated business monitoring solutions like Yellowfin Signals revolutionize the way users discover critical and relevant insights from their data.

Why ask for accountability when what we really need is ownership?

Kiron Bondale

Accountability is a popular word in delivery. It is one of the four classification categories in roles and responsibility tools such as R.A.C.I. charts. The underlying intent is sound.

2021 195

What’s The Difference Between Iterative And Incremental Development?

The Digital Project Manager

The post What’s The Difference Between Iterative And Incremental Development? appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile Insights PM Methodologies

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Easy Ways to Create a Gantt Chart with Google Sheets (Plus Templates)

ProjectManager.com

Gantt charts are the glue that holds projects together. They’re probably the most referred to document when managing a project. Project managers use them, teams are directed by them and stakeholders stay updated when they’re shared.

2021 310

Project Management Q&A: How Do I Find a Job After Relocating?

Arras People

I relocated during the pandemic and need to find a new job. How can I build a new network – and fast?

2021 224

Report by Dresner Advisory Services: Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study

According to the 2020 Dresner Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study, embedded business intelligence is crucial for application success. This report explores the current state of BI and why application teams are increasingly choosing an embedded solution.

Most Common Project Management Roadblocks to Avoid for Better Outcomes

Project Bliss

This is a guest post by Shree Krupa. Project managers do a lot of firefighting. Every day, project managers are putting out fires, both internally within the team and externally with clients. They juggle multiple tasks, manage stakeholders’ expectations, and navigate tricky situations.

2021 156

9 Essential Project Management Competencies

Girl's Guide to PM

Project Management Rebels is a teaching-led group mentoring programme. It’s a library of curated resources with something new added each month. There are dozens of training videos at your fingertips from Day 1. It is open for enrolment through 16 April. Join today !

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Tips for the temporary project manager

Kiron Bondale

The happy path for a project manager is shepherding their project’s delivery from start to finish.

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