January, 2017

7 Essential Project Management Skills for 2017

The Digital Project Manager

If you’ve started the year and committed to upping your project management skills to be a better project manager, what project management skills are the. The post 7 Essential Project Management Skills for 2017 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

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The Business Analyst and the Product Owner

LeadingAnswers

In my last article we talked about the role of the BA on agile projects , reviewing what stays the same and what changes from traditional approaches. In this article, we will review the contentious topic of how the role of the BA varies and overlaps with the Product Owner (PO).

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7 Best Productivity Apps For Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

I’m pleased to be working with Devart, the company behind TMetric, to bring you this sponsored article. All opinions are my own. There are simply not enough hours in the day to get everything done that I want to.

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Increasing the Probability of Project Success

Herding Cats

Increasing the Probability of Project Success Simple in Theory, Complex in Practice. When we hear any suggestion about improving the probability of success of a project, there are some simple tests to confirm there actually is such a thing.

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?

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BA's on Agile Projects?

LeadingAnswers

The role of the business Analyst (BA) in agile projects in some ways parallels the role of the project manager (PM). In that, some people believe these roles are not needed at all!

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5 Mistakes Every Project Manager Should Avoid

Girl's Guide to PM

I’m delighted to be partnering with KnowledgeHut to bring you an article by Abhishek Gaurav today. To err is human. But if you’re a project manager, erring isn’t really something you can afford to do.

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Risk Management

Herding Cats

Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects - Tim Lister. Risk Management requires making estimates of many things.

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Tips for taking over an active project

Kiron Bondale

I’ve written previously about the need for a project manager to proactively plan for a smooth transition if someone else will be assuming the role on one of their projects.

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

What’s Another Name for a Project Director?

Arras People

There are so many different job titles in project management – some of them are obvious – project manager for one! A lot more of them can bring confusion though – we’ve already covered off the title Program Director so let’s look at the Project Director title. The Project Director role can mean a couple of different things – and it also features more in certain industries.

Managing millennials: A project manager’s guide

The Digital Project Manager

What you’ve been told about managing millennials is wrong. Unless you’ve had your head stuck in the sand, you’re probably seen ‘that’ video from Simon. The post Managing millennials: A project manager’s guide appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General How-to Guides Promoted

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“When will this Software Project Ever Be Done?”

LeadingAnswers

Does this question sound familiar? If you get asked it regularly then you may be part of the mainstream transformation from software projects to products. It’s coming and it's going to turn many roles, certifications and in some cases entire companies on their heads.

The 30-Minute Miracle That Will Change The Way You Leave The Office

Girl's Guide to PM

I have one word for you today: Transitions. How am I only realising this now? I need time to transition between activities in order to keep my work/life balance from imploding.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Agile project management: A beginner's guide

Moira Alexander

If you're new to project management and the agile methodology, the answers to these 10 questions will arm you with the information you need to get started. And if you're a project management veteran, these frequently asked agile questions are a good refresher. What is agile? Agile is a project management methodology that uses short development cycles called sprints to focus on continuous improvement in the development of a product or service. How long as agile been around?

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Pictures About Managing in the Presence of Uncertainty

Herding Cats

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Networking for Professional Success

Arras People

Just before Christmas I went along to Hemsley Fraser’s PM Conference day – there were about five sessions throughout the day (I wrote about the session on Agile just before Christmas).

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The Basics of Leadership

The Digital Project Manager

When you first step out in front of a team it’s natural to feel apprehensive. Nervous even. And it’s with good cause. Truth is, in. The post The Basics of Leadership appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

7 project management tips

How to manage projects within a fragmented workforce

Everything in moderation…

Kiron Bondale

The end of the holidays is the traditional time for people to make resolutions and a common theme for many is to practice moderation in eating, drinking or spending. Too much of anything, even a good thing, is unhealthy and the same can be said about project management practices.

2017 Project Management Conferences You Won’t Want To Miss

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are looking to attend a project management conference this year, chances are there is something close by that will appeal to you. I’ve compiled this extensive list of conferences both local to me in the UK and around the world.

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6 Practical Ways to Actually Improve Your Cost Management

Project Risk Coach

PMP Exam Series - Cost Management Think about it for a minute – what have you done in the last six months to improve your cost management? Review the projects you’ve completed in the last year. How many of those projects came in over budget?

10 Infographics to Skyrocket Your Productivity in 2017

TimeCamp

New year, new resolutions… We all know how hard is to stick to all the goals, especially when everything distracts us from achieving them. But the beginning of the year is a great moment to reconsider the habits and start planning the time wisely.

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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.

Learn about Sustainability in a few hours…

Green Project Management

“The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.” ” Nathaniel Branden Key Sustainability References Trying to figure out what sustainability is about can be a challenge.

Project scope: Black & white or Shades of grey?

The Digital Project Manager

According to established project management theory, one of the most important aspects of running a successful project is a clear and well-understood scope (ideally documented. The post Project scope: Black & white or Shades of grey? appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General Promoted

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A Big Change in Project Management

Arras People

I’ve been working in project management and recruitment for years. In the early days, back in the late nineties, early noughties, the vast majority of people who worked in project management were second career project practitioners.

7 Reasons Why Multitasking Is Not the Answer

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article by Kristy Dickerson from STARTplanner. Multitasking has been praised by many as the secret sauce to reaching success at record speeds. But over the years, that’s been dispelled.

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Project Manager's Guide to Getting Things Done

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

INFOGRAPHIC: How to Keep Your Virtual Team on Track

Celoxis

INFOGRAPHIC: How to Keep Your Virtual Team on Track. best practices collaboration infographic Project Management celoxis Online project management tool productivity project management remote working web based project management software

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Fewer choices beats full freedom when introducing self-organization!

Kiron Bondale

What Makes a Good Manager?

TimeCamp

Use the Force Oh, if we only knew. The truth is, there does not exist one “golden rule” for being a great manager. The disproportion in the business is gigantic.

3 Project Manager Headaches and How to Cure Them

Wrike

Project management is a highly complex and complicated job. Because there are so many factors that come into play during every single project , project managers must be extremely versatile and skilled.

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.