September, 2021

The 5 Skills You Need For Managing Complex Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Sometimes projects can seem a bit overwhelming. I know – I’ve cried with frustration after a meeting where totally the wrong people put together an unachievable plan. Complexity adds to the overwhelm.

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Six signs that you might be inheriting a sick schedule

Kiron Bondale

We’d all like to lead projects from start to finish, but the reality is that often times the project manager who kicked it off won’t be the one who turns the lights off at the end.

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5 ways diversity and inclusion help teams perform better

Moira Alexander

High-performing teams don’t just happen. They require keen recruitment, staffing, and training strategies — all of which should focus on creating a diverse and inclusive (D&I) culture.

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Using a Risk Assessment Matrix for a Qualitative Risk Analysis

ProjectManager.com

All projects have risks, but not all risks are the same. There are many potential risks that can affect a project and you need to have a risk management process in place to manage them. This risk management process consists of risk identification, assessment, mitigation and monitoring.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today's data-driven applications. And they won’t cut it for your end users, your development team, or your business. Learn how 5 companies used embedded analytics to achieve huge returns and greater value than anticipated.

Is it a Project Managers Candidates Market?

Arras People

Here at Arras People we often get asked by project management practitioners “how is the market?”; ”; or “is it a candidate’s market?” ” etc.

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Business Analyst vs Project Manager: The Differences To Know

Girl's Guide to PM

What does a business analyst do on a project, and how is that different to the role of the project manager? The headline is that the two roles serve different purposes but a lot of the skills used are similar across both positions.

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What’s in YOUR risk register?

Kiron Bondale

Tracking and reporting risk information is a standard part of any project management approach.

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10 Best Resource Planning Software Tools In 2021

The Digital Project Manager

This resource planning software review covers 10 tools and all the info you need: pros and cons, pricing, features, integrations, and screenshots to help you choose something that fits your needs. The post 10 Best Resource Planning Software Tools In 2021 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager.

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Project Time Management: Strategies, Tips & Tools

ProjectManager.com

Time is not on your side when it comes to project management. Work piles up and deadlines approach quickly. While project managers haven’t figured out how to bend time and space to their bidding, there are time management techniques that you can use to manage the time you spend on tasks.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Embedded Analytics – 4 Mission-Critical Steps to Take on Your Analytics Journey

The right analytics capabilities will turn data into valuable insights for your end users. This research-based guide, derived from insights of industry professionals, will allow you to create an optimal strategy for acquiring those capabilities.

7 Key Considerations for Building the Perfect PMO

LiquidPlanner

Does your organization invest in a Project Management Office (PMO)? If you are reading this then you must be considering setting up a PMO or have concluded your approach to project management is not working and you are in the process of analyzing, dismantling and preparing to rebuild it.

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How to Make Your Virtual Meetings More Engaging

Project Bliss

It can be tough to make your virtual meetings more engaging. But doing so can ensure you’re getting the most value from the session, and creating an experience your remote meeting participants will enjoy. Meeting participants are by now accustomed to meeting online.

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4 Reasons Project Management Skills Should be a Priority in Early Education

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article by Brantlee Underhill, Managing Director, PMI, North America. The pandemic of 2020 and beyond has revealed a plethora of urgent needs across various aspects of society.

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The specifics of how you deliver really doesn’t matter (to your executives)

Kiron Bondale

I’ve worked in the delivery space for thirty years. Over that time, I’ve seen delivery approaches rise and fall and wars about ways of working rage on. Frameworks, tooling, nomenclature, roles and rituals have changed, but one thing hasn’t.

2021 Dresner Advisory Services Business Intelligence Market Study

Every year Dresner reviews the state of the BI market as it stands today. This 12th annual report breaks down customer perceptions of BI and how well each vendor performs. See for yourself how all the major BI vendors stack up.

How To Talk About Risk And Have Everyone Listen (with Shashwati Roy)

The Digital Project Manager

The post How To Talk About Risk And Have Everyone Listen (with Shashwati Roy) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. DPM Podcast

Secrets to Effective Supply Chain Planning

ProjectManager.com

Businesses are always looking to balance supply with demand to remain competitive and profitable. But charting the flow of supply and demand sometimes feels impossible. You can’t predict the future, but you can make accurate forecasts about supply and demand by researching and analyzing the data.

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D&I: A key factor in increasing project ROI

Moira Alexander

Project teams that lack diversity may be hindering not only project outcomes, but overall return on investment (ROI).

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16 Creative Reward Ideas To Recognize Your Best Employees

Proofhub

Source: [link] According to an O.C. Tanner Learning Group white paper , 79% of people who quit their jobs say they did so due to “lack of appreciation.”

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Insiders' Guide to Self-Service Analytics

Self-service analytics are vital for how your users interact and engage with your application. As you explore analytics solutions for your application, see why self-service analytics can prove critical to the adoption and stickiness of your application.

4 Categories of Project Management Methods

Girl's Guide to PM

(This post contains affiliate links. Read my full disclosure.). What is a method in project management? A method is how you do something. It’s the way you achieve a result; the steps you take to get the output or the deliverable. Think back to when you did science experiments at school.

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What should I do if my project gets impacted by the Great Resignation?

Kiron Bondale

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you’ve likely run into the term the “Great Resignation” If you work for a mid to large-sized company, chances are at least a few of your staff have decided to exit stage left and only rarely will these departures not cause some business impacts.

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10 Best Document Management Systems to Track & Store Docs [2021]

The Digital Project Manager

This document management systems software review covers 10 tools and all the info you need: pros and cons, pricing, features, integrations, and screenshots to help you choose something that fits your needs.

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What Is a Risk Register & How to Create One

ProjectManager.com

What is a Risk Register? A risk register is a tool in risk management and project management. It is used to identify potential risks in a project or an organization, sometimes to fulfill regulatory compliance but mostly to stay on top of potential issues that can derail intended outcomes.

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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?

A Comprehensive Guide on Software Project Management in 2021

nTask

When we talk about software project management in a conversation related to the organizational paradigm, it usually comprises of all of the things from software development, documenting the whole process, testing every single element, and delivering the finished product on time.

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Creating Psychological Safety for a High-Performing Team

Project Bliss

As a project manager and team lead, creating psychological safety is an essential part of creating and maintaining high-performing teams. What is Psychological Safety?

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The 5-Step Expert Guide To Choosing Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

Since my book Collaboration Tools for Project Managers came out, one of the things I’m asked frequently is ‘how do I choose the right collaboration tool for my team?’.

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12 Best Tools To Improve Cross-Office Collaboration

Proofhub

Source: [link] Teams with distributed workflows might have a hard time coordinating between offices. To keep employees working in different locations in the loop about each others’ activities, managers need to invest in infrastructure.

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The #1 Reason Why Sales Coaching is Critical to Your 2022 Sales Success

Speaker: Tim Hughes, Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Leadership Associates

Join Tim Hughes, Author of Social Selling – Influencing Buyers and Changemakers and Co-Founder/CEO of Digital Leadership Associates, as he details how investing in sales coaching will teach your team how to navigate social media and therefore create greater sales success.

SAFe Simply Explained (Part 2): Basic Idea and Most Important Terms

Inloox

The SAFe method is based on the Lean philosophy and offers a fixed framework in which Scrum and other agile management methods can be scaled to the entire company.

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What Is Organizational Planning in Project Management?

ProjectManager.com

If you’re looking to start or grow a business (or just keep a business profitable), you need a business plan. But not all plans are the same. If you need to define your business and its objectives, you need to use organizational planning. That planning provides a clear path forward.

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Top 6 WorkFlowy Alternatives to Use in 2021

nTask

WorkFlowy is an incredible organizational tool that you can use to create interactive lists and outlines to help you in your personal and professional life.

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