September, 2019

Be the Eye of the Hurricane – Navigating a Project Storm

LiquidPlanner

Sometimes managing a project can feel like you’re in the midst of a hurricane, where chaos dominates and screaming is your only hope of communication. It’s a commonly held belief that the center of a hurricane—the eye—is perfectly calm. So while your project might suddenly become a raging storm of epic proportions, your best course of action is to stay calm and centered.

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Managing Remote Teams: How to Meet the Challenges

Online PM Courses

Managing remote teams is an under-researched topic. Yet, virtual project teams with remote members are becoming ever more familiar. The post Managing Remote Teams: How to Meet the Challenges appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Changing Sectors in Project Management

Arras People

Many Project Management practitioners consider changing sectors at some point in their career with the most common reasons including: To broaden their experience and skill set. To increase their earning capacity. To follow up a passion they have for a certain sector or domain.

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7 Multitasking Tips for Project Managers

Eylean

?Written by: Dom Stapleton Project management is one hell of a job. The expectation to multitask is almost a given. That doesn’t mean however, that it comes easy to everyone.

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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?

What are some of the underlying causes of ineffective project risk management?

Kiron Bondale

Since I first started to learn about project management, risk management has always fascinated me. That characteristic of uniqueness which separates operations from project work introduces uncertainties which, in turn, generate risks.

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Critical Chain in Project Management: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

Project managers love a good plan. It takes what might be an overwhelming project and structures it in such a way it can now be methodically executed. Everything is within control.

How to handle Bikeshedding: Parkinson’s Law of Triviality

Project Bliss

Even if you don’t yet know the term bikeshedding, you’ve likely experienced it. Have you ever found yourself in a meeting discussing something relatively unimportant, yet the time and energy everyone poured into the topic seemed to go on and on?

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Seven Future Trends in Project Management

LiquidPlanner

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4 Communication Styles You May Find on Your Team | TeamGantt

TeamGantt

Discover 4 different types of communicators and how to ensure your message lands with everyone on your project team, no matter their communication style

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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.

9 Of The Most Popular Project Management Methodologies Made Simple

The Digital Project Manager

Get an overview of 9 of the most popular project management methodologies and understand how they can be best leveraged for delivering digital projects. The post 9 Of The Most Popular Project Management Methodologies Made Simple appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. PM Methodologies Topics

2019 313

A Complete Guide to PMIS

ProjectManager.com

An abundance of information is created, transferred and stored over the life cycle of a project. It seems people are always communicating and making constant updates. It’s easy for something to get lost in the mix. But what if that lost snippet is an essential direction or change?

2019 309

Ask A PM: How to Convince My Team to Use Time Tracking

LiquidPlanner

Dear Elizabeth: I’m trying to implement time tracking with my team. The most difficult aspect is changing people’s perception and getting buy in to do the timesheets.

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How to hold a Brilliant Kick off Meeting

Girl's Guide to PM

What is a kick off meeting? A kick off meeting is the first meeting you have as a project team.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

10 Habits of Highly Effective Project Managers

Project Risk Coach

Just because you've been a project manager since the days of "Gilligan's Island" is no guarantee that you are an effective project manager. As a matter of fact, you may be still trying to get off your island. Even the Skipper and the Professor can't seem to help.encouraging.huh?

2019 290

How open are YOU to changing your launch plans?

Kiron Bondale

During the last week PMI announced that, based on the feedback they had received from stakeholders, they would be delaying the significant changes to the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam which had originally planned to be launched in mid-December 2019 to July 1, 2020.

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Contractor to Agency Worker

Arras People

With the proposed Off-Payroll Worker April 2020 legislation still on the cards, one of the consequences that many project management practitioners will face is the prospect of losing their status as a Contractor and becoming an Agency W orker!

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5 Project Management Techniques Every PM Should Know

ProjectManager.com

The world of project management is vast. It covers many industries and requires a range of skills. But the common thread tying this diverse discipline together are the techniques that project managers use to get the job done.

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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

10th Anniversary of The Lazy Project Manager

The Lazy Project Manager

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of The Lazy Project Manager the book is free on Amazon/Kindle around the world for the whole of September.

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Managing in Complex Project Environments

Girl's Guide to PM

How do you manage a project when it feels like walking through fog? When you don’t know what you don’t know, and the environment is shifting so much that it’s virtually impossible to keep track of all the moving parts? You focus on what you can control.

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How to Facilitate the Nominal Group Technique

Project Risk Coach

How often have you elicited items such as problems, solutions, or implementation ideas from meeting participants? This sounds simple, but often, participants disagree. The meeting can turn into quicksand. Let's look at the Nominal Group Technique (NGT), a powerful technique for reaching consensus.

2019 254

I, for one, welcome our new PM AI overlords

Kiron Bondale

A frequently asked question in the main ProjectManagement.com community discussion group is about the perceived impacts of machine learning on project delivery.

2019 227

Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

What Is ZenHub? Detailed ZenHub Overview & Explanation Of ZenHub Features

The Digital Project Manager

Read on to discover how ZenHub works—what problems it can help you solve and who. The post What Is ZenHub? Detailed ZenHub Overview & Explanation Of ZenHub Features appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Tools Agile Tools PM

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Time Estimation for Project Managers: Tips & Techniques

ProjectManager.com

“If only there was more time,” goes the lament. Project managers sing this sad song, but don’t expect the chorus to join in. Keeping to the project’s schedule is one of the three prongs of the triple constraint. Time rules all projects.

The 32 Best To-do List Apps of 2019 for Personal Task Management

nTask

Each new day, a list of tasks awaits us. Some of them are more interesting than others. Nevertheless, the importance of completing these tasks is undisputed, especially if they build upon a daily basis.

2019 171

How to Improve Problem Solving with Lessons Learned

Girl's Guide to PM

So you’ve got a problem. It’s on the issue log. You’ve pulled together the key subject matter experts who can help get the project over this hurdle. But how do you come up with the answer? Sometimes, the answer to a problem is staring you in the face.

2019 233

Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.

Want Better Results in Software Projects? Try 3 Simple Questions

Project Risk Coach

Project managers crave successful software projects. They dream of crossing the finish line with a win. Project managers want to help their company and advance their career. Let's look at three powerful questions to help you identify lessons learned.

2019 223

PMI plus Disciplined Agile might be a marriage made in Heaven

Kiron Bondale

The announcement of the acquisition of Disciplined Agile (DA) by PMI is almost a month old so I thought I would share my thoughts on it. There is no doubt that PMI has been flirting with agile progressively over the past decade.

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The Hard Truth About Scalability: What To Know Before Scaling Up

The Digital Project Manager

The post The Hard Truth About Scalability: What To Know Before Scaling Up appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Sponsored

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