January, 2022

15 Powerful Benefits of Project Management

Project Bliss

Many organizations don’t fully understand the benefits of project management. Here’s how your skills and expertise help organizations deliver greater value for their efforts. This article was originally published on September 30, 2016, and has been updated.

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Eight Tips to Build a PMO

Project Risk Coach

Some Project Management Offices (PMOs) never get off the ground. I've seen others that are implemented and a year or so later die a slow, painful death. So, how can you build a PMO, one that thrives? Why Are There So Many Troubled PMOs? Many PMOs fail to realize their potential.

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Project Management and Leadership – can you have one without the other?

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Andrew Trainer. This is a guest post by Andy Trainer of Silicon Beach Training. Project management is a field that is becoming increasingly valued within both large and small organizations – our project management training has never been so much in demand!

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How to Create a Project Execution Plan (PEP) – Free Template Included


Coming up with a great idea is only the beginning: t o realize it, you need a project execution plan (PEP). A project execution plan is a document for executing projects that helps you strategize, come up with project management processes and put the whole thing into action.

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A PM’s Master Class on Building and Maintaining Stakeholder Relationships

Speaker: Americo Pinto, Founder and Chair at PMO Global Alliance

In this discussion, Americo Pinto, Founder and Chair at PMO Global Alliance, will walk you through best practices for communicating with stakeholders.

Balancing project sponsor and project manager conflicts

Musings on Project Management

If you follow this blog you've read several references to the project balance sheet. So, is this about accounting? Yes, and no: Yes, it's about a double entry tool to keep track of "mine" and "yours", but no, it's not the accountant's tool used in your father's accounting office.

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The 9 Biggest Project Management Trends in 2022


Content. Remote work & leadership. Bigger focus on soft skills. Professionalization of project management & increasing demand for project managers. Agile is here to stay. Value and principle-based perspective. AI, machine learning & automation. Cloud as the standard.

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How Poor Risk Management Is Hurting Your Program

Project Risk Coach

Poor risk management is costly. Program managers are caught off guard by emerging risks. And these risks may turn into issues costing more time and money. But, it doesn't have to be that way. We can identify risks early.

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Project Management Trends [2022]

Rebel’s Guide to PM

There’s no denying that project management today looks different to how it did even 5 years ago. Project management trends shape our profession. We see technology evolving, new tools, consolidation, innovation and more.

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The Triple Constraint in Project Management: Time, Scope & Cost


The triple constraint of project management has been given many names – the Project Management Triangle, Iron Triangle, and Project Triangle – which should give you an idea of how important the Triple Constraint is when managing a project.

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6 Best Practices for Operational Reporting

Meeting requirements alone is no longer enough. Today’s users need insightful reporting built on accurate, real-time data. In our eBook, you’ll learn the do’s and don’ts to embedding operational reports, and how to avoid common reporting mistakes.

7 Essential Steps to Robust Project Scheduling


Project scheduling is a critical part of the project life cycle. It determines if the end results of a project will be achieved within the set timelines.

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“Long-term consistency beats short-term intensity”

Kiron Bondale

Bruce Lee might have been referring to improvement in one’s mastery of the martial arts when he uttered the title of this week’s article, but when Daniel Pink referenced it in his latest Pinkcast , it reminded me of how apropos it is to many things.

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3 Key Ingredients to Great Project Reviews

Brad Egeland

As project managers, we have a long list of individuals to interact with, provide status reports to, and gather information from. We have project team members, clients, 3rd party vendors, and stakeholders who may not be involved in the project on a day to day basis but have a vested interest.

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30 Quick Risk Evaluation Tips

Project Risk Coach

Winston Churchill said, "True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information." In this article, I share 30 risk evaluation tips to help you tap into your genius.

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Alternatives to PPM Tools for Today's Anywhere Workforce

To survive in the future of work, PMOs need to evolve beyond what most basic PPM tools offer. The best project portfolio management tools enables teams to plan and execute in one place, giving PMOs the visibility they need to ensure project success.

Capacity Planning: The Secret to Successful Projects

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Not that long ago, a project manager – who, for the purposes of this article has asked to remain anonymous – was planning out Phase 2 of her project. There was a lot of work to do for the project management team, which was just her. No problem, she thought.

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Legal Project Management: A Quick Guide with Free Templates


A project is often considered something purely physical, like construction. The truth is, a project can be any work that has a beginning and an end. To that end, the legal industry has projects, too.

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Diagnosis: Micromanagement? Here’s how to cure it!


Are you a micromanager? Are you a micromanager? If some or any of the following statements apply to you, you probably are: The majority of your work time is spent on day-to-day operations.

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Could psychological safety increase organizational risk?

Kiron Bondale

In a presentation I gave to the members of a PMI Chapter on the topic of psychological safety, one of the attendees asked a great question.

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Agile vs Waterfall: May the 4th Be With You in the Great Debate

Speaker: Joe Pusz, President, The PMO Squad

In this discussion, PMO Joe will challenge your thinking and perhaps bring you to the conclusion that the debate doesn’t exist. He will discuss the pros and cons of each approach and examine if one is superior to the other.

Top 15 Scaled Agile Interview Questions and Answers in 2022


A career in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is financially rewarding. Being a globally recognized certification, SAFe is a niche agile framework that has tons of job opportunities. Leading SAFe® 5.1 Training with SAFe Agilist Certification is the best way to start a career in SAFe. .

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Is it a Project or Just Work?

Brad Egeland

What makes a project a project? How is it different from just work? Can all work be a ‘project’? The answer is ‘no.’) ’) Are all projects ‘work’? Every project manager will confirm that the answer is definitely ‘yes’).

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What Project Managers really need to know about leadership

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Martin Webster. This is a guest post by Martin Webster from The Lazy Leader. Search for project management training on Google and you’ll find lots of courses on the topic. Many refer to APMP, MSP, PRINCE2® or even agile project management.

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2022


The project management industry, and our concept of what a project constitutes, is always changing. Nowadays, even non-PMP-certified workers are taking on work that closely resembles a traditional projects, and the desire to manage them better is growing every year.

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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.

Your 2022 Guide to Critical Path Generator For Project Management


A project is often always divided into tasks and subtasks. The more the tasks, the harder it is to manage everything. While some of the tasks need immediate attention, others do not so much.

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How to Create a Gantt Chart in 9 Easy Steps | Video

Online PM Courses

In an earlier video, I describe what a Gantt Chart is. But I keep getting asked how to create one. So, here's how to make a Gantt Chart. The post How to Create a Gantt Chart in 9 Easy Steps | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Become a Skilled SAFe® SPC | Safe Program Consultant


2011 marked a new beginning in the era of large-scale software project management. Since then, Dean Leffingwell’s brainchild, the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) has become the popular emerging agile framework for business agility according to the 15th State of Agile Survey. . But what is SAFe? .

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My Project Manager Can Beat Up Your Project Manager

Brad Egeland

There's actually some truth to that statement. I was the PMO lead for the company I was working for on a project in Chicago a few years ago and I happened to be onsite with the project team. There was pizza, burgers and beer involved and then it happened.

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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.

How to Become a Project Manager in 2022: 3 Ways to Get A Job (with examples)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This article first appeared at Rebel's Guide to Project Management. The projects that you read about in the media are often high profile, with budgets in the multimillions or even billions.

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What Is a Project Scope Baseline & How to Create One?


Learn what is a project scope baseline and how to make one. In this video, our host Jennifer Bridges PMP explains how to define the project scope and why it is important to create a scope baseline for your projects.

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What is a project pipeline tracker?


As pipelines are used to create smooth water flows, a project pipeline tracker is used to create smooth project flows. Sounds interesting, right? Hurdles, roadblocks, and bugs are bound to occur; however, creating a pipeline can help to mitigate all of that to a great deal.

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