December, 2016

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Project Management Books: 20 Best Books for Project Managers

The Digital Project Manager

Check out our list of 20 of the very best project management books. Whether you're a newbie, beginner, advanced or experienced project manager, we’ve done the reading for you so you can find one to match your level of project management experience. The post Project Management Books: 20 Best Books for Project Managers appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

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Projects and project management in China

IPMA

The People´s Republic of China has a population of over 1.4 billion and this is the world’s most populous country.

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Agile DNA Webinar

LeadingAnswers

I am excited to announce a free webinar with RMC Learning Solutions entitled “Agile DNA: The People and Process Elements of Successful Agile Projects ” that will be taking place on January 11 th 2017 at 12:00pm Central Time.

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Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects

Herding Cats

All project work is uncertain. Uncertainty comes in two types - Reducible (Epistemic) and Irreducible (Aleatory). These uncertainties create the risk to the success of all projects.

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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.

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Temporary Organizing – the new art of working

IPMA

New Role with RMC Learning Solutions

LeadingAnswers

I have taken on an exciting new part-time role with RMC Learning Solutions as their Agile Practice Lead. I worked with RMC to create my PMI-ACP Exam Prep book and their ACP training offerings. So, I am really looking forward to working with them further. Previously, as a one-person company with a full-time contract job, I had more ideas for books, web sites and articles than I ever had time to develop.

INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Reasons To Conduct Project Status Meetings With Your Team

Celoxis

INFOGRAPHIC: 5 Reasons To Conduct Project Status Meetings With Your Team. best practices collaboration communication infographic PMO PPM Project Management celoxis Online project management tool project communication project management project status meetings web based project management software

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How to Create an Innovative Project Team

LiquidPlanner

Innovative project teams are increasingly becoming an invaluable asset for corporations.

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

The Most Popular Project Management Hacks Articles of 2016

Project Management Hacks

A news screen at the gym informed me that there are less than 30 hours left to go in 2016! In that spirit, it’s time for me to write my final article of the year. I’m going to revisit the most popular articles of the year.

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Project Management Lifecycle: The complete guide

The Digital Project Manager

Confused about what the project management lifecycle is all about? In this complete guide to the project management lifecycle, we’ll give the lowdown with handy. The post Project Management Lifecycle: The complete guide appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

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Excellent Finalists and Winners of IPMA Awards 2016 have been decorated by IPMA

IPMA

Managing projects and programs often means dealing with ever-increasing complexity and volatility. Project and program managers together with their teams are required to give their best to achieve the desired outcomes for stakeholders, organizations or society.

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2017 Project Management Trends To Watch

Girl's Guide to PM

This time last year I reviewed the trends in social and collaborative technology in the project management space: some of my predictions had come to nothing and it was interesting to look backward and hold myself accountable for what I said would happen.

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How to manage projects within a fragmented workforce

What it takes to be a great project manager

Moira Alexander

Many challenges confront today's project managers -- new technologies, remote workforces and a global market to name a few. To take a project from inception to finish can be grueling and you've got to have great dedication and skills if you're going to be successful. But what sets apart good project managers (PMs) from the truly great ones? What does it take to go from being the manager of projects to a game-changing leader? Here are six skills the great PMs share.

How to Break Down Your Projects [Video]

Project Risk Coach

If you can’t see this video in your RSS reader or email, then click here. Last week, I shared my blog post How to Break Down Your Projects. This week, I’m going into more detail as we look at: What’s the difference between deliverables and activities?

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Traditional Wisdom

The Tao of Project Management

Projects teams tend to start out with boundless enthusiasm. They are going to change the world (or at least a small part of it) for the better. It’s usually as we get to the middle stages of a project that the problems start to emerge. The project manager’s role is to facilitate and clarify conflicts. But this is not something we get taught, it relies on common sense (which is difficult to teach) and traditional wisdom (which has to be gained).

10 Agile Tools for agile project management

The Digital Project Manager

Agile is everyone’s favorite project management and delivery buzzword, but what agile tools can you use to help successfully run an agile project? In this. The post 10 Agile Tools for agile project management appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Featured General Tools

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Project Management Processes - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This free eBook will help you to identify the appropriate project management process to apply at any point in your own project.

Project management for the good of society

IPMA

The mainstream of project management focuses on projects that deliver value to a business. The application of project management for social projects, humanitarian and development aid as well as community services is rather underrepresented and needs more attention.

What is Your Favorite Project Scheduling Tool?

Brad Egeland

What is your favorite Project Scheduling tool and why? What is your favorite hard-core project scheduling tool for task management on the projects you manage? * Why do you like it or use it? Submit

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How the Project Management role is changing (for the better)

Binfire

I was a project manager when Bill Gates was still tinkering in his garage. I watched the birth of Agile and the adoption of Hybrid. I’ve managed multi-million dollar projects and am the founder of a project management software company.

5 Ways You May Unintentionally Create Schedule Risks

Project Risk Coach

The Problems with Crashing, Fast Tracking, and other Schedule Compression Techniques How do project managers unintentionally create schedule risks? As a result, perhaps you feel a cloud of uncertainty about your schedule. Image courtesy of Adobe Stock.

Project Manager's Guide to Getting Things Done

9 tips on how to manage your team’s workload.

A Reminder of the Pseudo-Science of #NoEstimates

Herding Cats

When you hear. NoEstimates is a hashtag for the topic of exploring alternatives for making decisions in software development. That is, ways to make decisions with "No Estimates". Think about the conjecture.

Is project management jargon keeping us from truly communicating?

Guerrilla Project Management

By James Sudakow Every industry has its own unique language. The corporate world is no different. We hurl around some strange and unique buzzwords on a regular basis that confounds those outside of the business environment – and ironically many who work within the corporate world.

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Recovery projects – Better with a bloody nose…?!

IPMA

By awarding the IPMA Project Excellence Award to the Medupi power plant project in South Africa, IPMA’s PEA jury has recognized and awarded a brilliant recovery project. It is an example how an initially poorly performing project can be turned around to excellence.

5 Project Management Trends for Manufacturing Teams to Watch in 2017

LiquidPlanner

As 2016 comes to a close, it’s time to look at some project management trends we can expect to see in 2017. With all the talk of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and anticipation among future-thinkers and business leaders around Industry 4.0,

Secrets of an Elite Project Manager

Fast track your way to the top by learning the secrets of the trade from three top project management experts.

Are you missing a musketeer on your projects?

Kiron Bondale

Ask someone which delivery roles are critical to successfully completing a project and you will get a wide range of recommendations. Three of the more common roles likely to be stated include a project lead, a requirements lead and a solution lead.

There is a good reason why everyone hates Microsoft Project

Binfire

There are two things people say about Microsoft Project. Microsoft Project is the industry standard for project management software. And everyone hates Microsoft Project.

Content Marketing as a part of Inbound Strategy

TimeCamp

This is a continuation of our previous article – Introduction to Content Marketing. Today, we will explain the differences between outbound and inbound marketing, and explain the main assumptions of the latter.

Agile Project Management Methodology Explained

Azendoo

T he ultimate purpose of agile project management is to quickly respond to customer needs and market changes. The emphasis is placed on speedy iteration of releases to assess the response of customers and other external environmental factors.

Agile Adoption: Decreasing Time to Market

This Refcard is focused on helping you evaluate and choose the practices for your team or organization when getting to market faster is of prime importance.