February, 2020

4 Tips for Developing a Risk Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

Steven Covey introduced the concept of Quadrant II activities—working on things that are important but are not urgent. Planning is a powerful Quadrant II activity that can save you time and energy. Think about the future so you can make better decisions in the present.

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The Best Way to Make a Work Plan

ProjectManager.com

Before you can accomplish your goals, you need to plan how to reach them. A work plan creates a clear path to those desired outcomes. Along that path will be resources, constraints and other elements that need to be identified.

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3 Ways A Work OS Can Make You A PM Superhero

The Digital Project Manager

You know the drill. You’re updating your plans and timelines, and yet you’ve got a. The post 3 Ways A Work OS Can Make You A PM Superhero appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools PM Hacks & Productivity Tools Tools PM

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The Project Risk Management Quiz

Project Risk Coach

Webinar: How to Create a Project Risk Management Plan Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Time: @ 10am PST / 11am MST/ 12pm CST / 1pm EST. register now. The post The Project Risk Management Quiz appeared first on Project Risk Coach. Personal Development Uncategorized

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Social Collaborative Management: Harnessing the Power of the Many

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker & Author of The Lazy Project Manager

Social Collaborative Management aims at delivering, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business while harnessing the performance advantages of a collaborative community. This is a vital paradigm shift that many organisations are trying to understand right now - balancing traditional work and centralised leadership against the value of decentralised teams and trust. But the principles of harnessing collective power, collaboration, and community build an underlying ‘constant change’ capability that is critical in today’s new work environment.

5 Strategies to Improve Team Productivity on Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Wouldn’t life be better if your team were, well, just a little bit more productive? If there was less chat and more doing? It is possible to create an environment where project team members can be more productive, by creating good habits.

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How to Create a Project Risk Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

Most of your project problems can be avoided or greatly reduced through risk management. The simple act of identifying and discussing risks goes a long way towards reducing problems in your project. Let's look at how to develop a project risk management plan.

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How to Make a Cost Management Plan

ProjectManager.com

You know how it goes—you’re a few months out from a deadline, and your team isn’t anywhere close to finishing the project. You’re quickly running out of budget and time, and you’re starting to stress. Should you tell the stakeholders, or wait a little bit longer?

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Ultimate Guide to Project Risk Management

Online PM Courses

Risk is inherent in the nature of a project. So, that makes project risk management a central part of the project management toolset. The post Ultimate Guide to Project Risk Management appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Why Identifying as a Project Business is Critical For Success

The Lazy Project Manager

The following article is the first of four in a series on ‘Project Business’ and is authored by Daniel Bévort.

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Bridging the Gap: Implementing CIO Leadership in Project Management

Speaker: Clint Padgett, President & CEO, Project Success Inc.

You may have a visionary CIO and very capable project managers. You may have the best tech, the latest software, and stellar talent. But if you can’t establish a dynamic, collaborative team with a clear mission, then your project will slip through the cracks. It’s time for CIOs to unlock their "people potential" and learn the leadership skills that will lead to satisfied project managers and more than satisfactory project results. Join Clint Padgett, CEO and President of Project Success Inc., and bridge the gap between CIOs and Project Managers to create a passionate and successful team.

Pilot Study – How to Make It Work

ProjectManager.com

Projects are risky, and project managers seek to reduce that risk. There are many ways in which they can do this, from a risk assessment to researching historical data on like projects and thorough planning.

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Project Management Job Titles: Understanding the Types of Roles in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

If you’re searching for a project management job, you’ve no doubt come across a range of different job titles. Which one should you go for? Even the jobs called ‘project manager’ seem to have a lot of variation in roles and duties. And therein lies the challenge.

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Go slow (to go fast later)

Kiron Bondale

The January 2020 issue of PM Network provide a case study for one of the 2019 PMI Project of the Year finalists, the Société de transport de Montréal’s (STM) eight-year project to modernize the underground Montréal rail system.

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7 Reasons Why Networking is Critical for Your Career

Project Bliss

Networking is one of the most important things you can do for your career. Here’s why you need to prioritize it even when you’re not looking for a job. Many people don’t start to think about networking until they’re looking for a job.

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Collaborate Better with Your Customer-Facing Teams

Speaker: Hope Gurion, Product Leader Coach, Fearless Product LLC

Customer discovery is the lifeblood of product teams to identify the most important customer needs to solve next. Often it's the Product and UX members of the trio who take lead on facilitating this discovery. But what about other customer-facing teams in an organization? How do product teams best partner with these teams to understand customers’ unmet needs and decide which needs to address next?

Some risks aren't manageable

Musings on Project Management

Ideas about extreme risk management have been around a long time. No news there, so let's press on. Here's a working definition: Extreme risks are those for which the consequences are nearly irreversible, and the impact is near-catastrophic.

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From ‘Lazy’ to ‘Agile’ Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

[link]. This one day workshop is being delivered in Geneva on 27th February, a few places left only – see link above. Or talk to Peter Taylor about delivering it for your project team [link]. Benefits: At the conclusion of this full-day interactive classroom training, you will be able to: Understand the ‘backbone’ of smart/agile working whilst managing projects. Identify ways to apply the concept of working smarter, not harder. Apply personal efforts where it matters most on a project.

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How to Make a Construction Schedule

ProjectManager.com

Construction projects are notoriously difficult, and they’re known for encountering delays. They involve a lot of moving parts, teams, equipment and materials. If any discipline needs a well-thought-out schedule, it’s construction project management.

How to Use a Work OS to Supercharge Your Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

Have you ever wanted a superpower? Maybe the power to look through meeting room walls? Or to teleport yourself between locations to support your virtual team?

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Task Management For Project Managers

How can project planning that stretches over months or years remain relevant and account for new ad-hoc activities that arrive every day?

The only thing we have to fear on projects is…

Kiron Bondale

“ … the only thing we have to fear is…fear itself. ” When FDR spoke those words as part of his presidential inaugural address in March 1933, it was meant to inspire a nation to recover from the depths of the Great Depression.

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The Top 6 Work Operating Systems Compared

The Digital Project Manager

For most pros climbing the corporate ladder like you, the only thing more cluttered than. The post The Top 6 Work Operating Systems Compared appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools Tools Planning Tools PM

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Key Responsibilities of the PMO

Brad Egeland

A project management office (PMO) is an organizational entity usually tasked to centralize and coordinate the management of projects within an organization. ​ A PMO oversees the management of projects, programs, or a combination of both.

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How to Become a Project Manager in 2020

Workamajig

How to become a project manager? This guide answers all your questions about becoming a project manager and landing a great job. Great pay, exciting work, unlimited growth opportunities - does this sound like an ideal career to you? If yes, then you should consider becoming a project manager.

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

Requirements Gathering: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

Imagine that you’re taking the lead on a new IT project that involves building a call center from the network to the servers. The call center itself will house hundreds of jobs, and will bridge the divide between customer and product.

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The Future of Work: It’s Already Here

Girl's Guide to PM

I’ve been doing some research for my new book and I’ve been struck by how many people are writing about ‘the future of work’. But so many things that are referenced as ‘the future’ are already here. AI, automation, robotics – these are all things that exist in the tools you probably already use.

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Understanding the Monte Carlo Analysis in Project Management

ProProfs Project Management

A good plan can help you in risk analysis, but it can not guarantee that your project will run smoothly. If you are associated with any stage of software project development life cycle, you most probably agree with this quote.

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How Leaders Can Develop Great Remote Management Skills

LiquidPlanner

Remote work is growing in popularity, but succeeding as a remote manager isn’t the same thing as being able to manage remote workers effectively.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

PMP or PRINCE2? Unraveling the Knot

Online PM Courses

PMP or PRINCE2? is a common question from project professionals who want a qualification to strengthen their resumé. We'll give you the answers. The post PMP or PRINCE2? Unraveling the Knot appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

How to Successfully Create and Manage a Workable Project Budget

Brad Egeland

There is no question that project success is hard to achieve. More than 50% of all projects are usually considered failures by someone to some degree using some yardstick. Surveys generally put project failure rates between 46% and 57%. Not good. not encouraging.

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How to Make a Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS)

ProjectManager.com

There are many aspects to planning a project. They tend to revolve around the triple constraint of time, cost and scope. One such orbit is resources.

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