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.

2020 258

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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

2020 170

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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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

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.

2020 202

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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.

2020 247

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?

2020 224

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.

2020 85

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.

2020 276

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?

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.

2020 258

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.

2020 202

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.

2020 177

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

2020 170

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

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.

2020 212

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.

2020 159

Best Project Planning Software of 2020

ProjectManager.com

How do you get a project off the drawing board and into the execution phase? With a plan. But project plans are unruly beasts that need to be reined in. That’s where project planning software comes in: it’s a project manager’s best friend.

2020 252

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?

2020 202

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

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.

2020 167

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.

2020 156

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.

2020 128

Realizing The Vision of Agile Portfolio Management

Keyedin

KeyedIn launches v7.0 of its award-winning PPM solution. We are excited to formally announce the latest updates to our industry-leading Project Portfolio Management solution that is a major step forward in the advancement of our Agile Portfolio Management vision.

2020 85

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

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.

2020 258

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.

2020 248

Time Tracking in Project Management (Part 1): Why there is so little acceptance for time tracking in projects

Inloox

Time tracking in project management has been the subject of intense discussions for some years now. The reason: This is not only about recording basic working time, but rather about booking time for specific tasks.

2020 141

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.

2020 78

Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

Are Most Projects Basically the Same?

Brad Egeland

I know this question sounds like a crazy one to ask on the surface. Every project – in it’s details – is different, I know. Even two projects implementing the same technology – maybe even with the same PM and technical team involved - will be different to some degree.

2020 129

Tips for Managing a Project Budget More Effectively

LiquidPlanner

Being put in charge of the money end of a project is a big responsibility. Done well, you could help to find major success for your team and to save everyone a lot of heartache, headache and, well, money. Done badly, you can single-handedly derail the whole thing.

2020 92

5 Best Trello Alternatives in 2020

ProjectManager.com

The kanban board is easily one of the most popular work management tools available at the moment. If you’ve used one, it’s not hard to see why. Kanban boards are visual tools that keep teams flexible, productive and focused on continuous delivery. It’s a more efficient way to manage workflow.

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