November, 2021

What Is Project Collaboration? Tools & Tips for Team Collaboration

What Is Project Collaboration? Project collaboration is a method by which teams and team leaders plan, coordinate, control and monitor the project they are working on.

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Why are people leaving project management?

Girl's Guide to PM

Nearly 1 in 5 project managers have considered leaving their job: 37% of professionals have thought about quitting project management in the past year.

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Getting Results – The Bottom Line of Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

Some project managers make a big fuss over risk management. And others use lots of acronyms and big words to impress people. But at the end of the day, all that really matters is getting results. For eighteen years, I worked for a property and casualty insurance company.

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Dealing With Project Difficulties – Self-Reflection and Self-Management

Arras People

If your work-life balance is off, you have too much stress and pressure, difficulties with delegation and dealing with failures – Self-Reflection and Self-Management techniques are just what you need! .

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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Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today's data-driven applications.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.

Pitfalls of referencing agile

Kiron Bondale

One of the clichés you will run across if you read enough articles or watch enough videos about agility is that we should be using the term as an adjective rather than as a noun. Here are a couple of examples of this misuse.

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Top 10 Project Management Methodologies – An Overview

What Is a Project Management Methodology? A project management methodology is a set of principles, tools and techniques that are used to plan, execute and manage projects. Project management methodologies help project managers lead team members and manage work, while facilitating team collaboration.

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Project Estimating: The Only Guide You Need

Girl's Guide to PM

The weather is the talk of the office. The heatwave is one good reason to work long hours – at least we have air conditioning which makes life bearable. The top temperatures are water-cooler subjects: is it 34 degrees outside or 33?

Project Risk Management: From Principles to Methods

Project Risk Coach

The Project Management Institute (PMI) recently published the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide (PMBOK®), Seventh Edition which is radically different from previous editions.

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Risk management (2) - The FMEA method


Risk analysis with the FMEA method The abbreviation FMEA stands for Failure Mode and Effects Analysis. The FMEA method is therefore much more than just a risk management method.

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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.

Would Brooks’ Law apply to cost?

Kiron Bondale

When Fred Brooks Jr. wrote The Mythical Man Month, he provided project managers with the valuable caution which later was named Brooks’ Law: “ Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later “ While there are always exceptions, this statement is generally true.

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The Simple Way to Fix Resource Management Issues


If you’ve worked on projects for a while, you’ll know that making sure the right people are focusing on the right tasks at the right time is a perennial challenge.

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5 Tips for Better Agile Release Planning

If you’re working in software development, you know that the software development life cycle can often be frenetic. Product features and stakeholder requirements constantly change, and your initial product development plan might look very different as the project evolves.

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Managing Multiple Projects: The Research

Girl's Guide to PM

What are the key skills for working on multiple projects simultaneously? What tools do you use to prioritize your work? How do you get through the day when you’re juggling All. Things? I posed these questions (and more) to our community and the insights were illuminating.

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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.

10 Best Enterprise Digital Asset Management Software for 2022

The Digital Project Manager

A free Canva plan can only get you so far—enterprise DAM takes asset and brand management + digital marketing campaigns to the next level. The post 10 Best Enterprise Digital Asset Management Software for 2022 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools

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Top Virtual Leadership Skills for a Great Remote Work Culture

Project Bliss

With remote work here to stay, virtual leadership skills are critical for productive teams. Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels. The trend towards remote work is rising.

Context counts but whose?

Kiron Bondale

The concept of tailoring has been referenced in all editions of the PMBOK® Guide but the topic starting receiving more coverage in the Sixth Edition and finally was given a full section in the most recent edition.

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Risk Management in Projects (1) – Introduction


New blog series on risk management in projects In the coming weeks, we will focus on a very relevant topic in project management: Risk management. This area of project management is very important, as projects are confronted with permanent changes and thus constantly with new risks.

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From Planning to Results, How to Choose a Tool to Manage Marketing Projects

With increased channels, tools, and pressure to achieve goals, your work management platform must be able to: Manage complex projects within tight time frames, Harness data from all channels to make decisions in real time, Prove ROI to the broader business. Download the eBook today!

What Is a Hybrid Work Model? Making the Hybrid Model Work For You

Hybrid work is commonly thought of as employees who work in an office, in the field or at home. That definition has taken hold thanks to the pandemic and the sudden change in the way people work. But the hybrid work model is more than just remote or distributed teams.

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Twproject Review [2021]

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a review of Twproject software used in October 2021. I have been compensated for my time in preparing this review but all views are my own. Are you looking for an all-in-one platform to manage projects, To Do lists, timesheets, costs, and documents?

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10 Best Free Project Scheduling Software For PMs [2021]

The Digital Project Manager

This free project scheduling 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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15 Common Cognitive Biases That Twist Your Thinking

Project Bliss

These common cognitive biases are rampant and can easily skew your thinking. We’re all vulnerable to being misled and not thinking as clearly as we could – even when we think we’re behaving in our best interest.

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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.

7 Awesome Benefits of Outsourcing Project Management


Outsourcing is a process that involves both gaining advantages yet also facing certain drawbacks. And it is no different when you consider outsourcing project management.

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Risk Management (3) - The Risk Catalog


Introduction: The risk catalog The risk catalog - also called risk inventory - can serve as a basis for a risk analysis or the FMEA method. This method also offers many advantages when used on its own. A risk catalog represents a structured compilation of potential project risk events.

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Project Management Process Groups: A Quick Guide

Projects are complicated. There are a thousand things that constantly impact the project and require you to reallocate resources to stay on track. To keep to your schedule and manage costs, you need to gather and process project data throughout the five PMBOK project management groups.

Black Friday Deals for Project Managers 2021

Girl's Guide to PM

Many companies offer their best discounts of the year on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The ones focused on project management are no exception. It isn’t just a good day for great deals on electronics!

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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.

The Simple Way to Improve Prioritization on Projects


What’s at the top of your To Do list today? Perhaps it’s something an executive called you about last night, or a new project that landed on your desk this morning. Just stop for a minute and think: is this truly your most important, highest priority work ?

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How To Deal With Remote Work Motivation Killers


Source: [link] While remote work has always been appealing to the professionals who have never had the opportunity to try it out, some quickly learned that it’s not all sunshine and rainbows. During the COVID-19 crisis, millions of employees worldwide had the opportunity to give remote work a try.

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Ransomware Attacks Plaguing Global Retailers

Brad Egeland

Almost half of retailers experienced a ransomware attack last year. This July, the Swedish grocery store chain Coop was forced to close all of its 800 stores for a day because their cash registers were inoperable due to a ransomware attack on US-based IT company Kaseya.

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