October, 2021

How to Cash In on Project Opportunities

Project Risk Coach

Some project managers have a defensive mindset. They focus on threats only when opportunities abound. Let's increase our chance of success by seizing project opportunities too. Table Of Contents. 1 Self Assessment Quiz 2 What is an Opportunity? 3 Is an Opportunity a Risk, Really?

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Trick or Treat – project management lessons from Halloween!

Kiron Bondale

It is still more than three weeks till Halloween but stores have already sold most of their spooky selections and are starting to put their Christmas stock out on the shelves.

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Why and How You Should be Creating Your Project’s Risk Management Plan?


Preparing for the unexpected is a part and parcel of all of our lives. It is the concept of uncertain events and occurrences that insurance is based on. Project management is no different.

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What Is Rolling Wave Planning?


Sometimes the whole picture isn’t clear when you’re planning a project. But with a traditional project management methodology, such as waterfall, you set everything up first and then you’re stuck with it. But the waterfall methodology is only one way to manage a project.

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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.

PRINCE2 and PMBOK: How They Compare

Rebel’s Guide to PM

I was interviewed by Diego Nei for the Brazilian blog, Papo GP (Talking PM – I think I’ve got that right). We were talking about PRINCE2®, what it means to get qualified and how it compares to the PMBOK Guide.

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PMI-RMP: Monitor Risks

Project Risk Coach

The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) 6th Edition defines Monitor Risks as “the process of monitoring the implementation of agreed-upon risk response plans, tracking identified risks, identifying and analyzing new risks, and evaluating risk process effectiveness throughout the project.”

AI and the Project Manager

The Lazy Project Manager

How the Rise of Artificial Intelligence Will Change Your World.

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Does a fully predictive life cycle ever make sense for a project?

Kiron Bondale

One of the misconceptions I like to clear up with learners in the project management fundamentals courses I teach is that there is no such thing as a “waterfall” or “agile” project.

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A Quick Guide to Contractor Risk & Contractor Risk Management


Risk is always present in construction projects. By definition, construction risk feels unpredictable and damaging, but you can identify and manage them.

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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.

Understanding RAG in Project Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Have you seen project status reports with colored boxes in different shades of green, amber, and red? Or project names written in those colors where the rest of the text is black? That’s the RAG status of the project. According to PMI, 11.4% of investment is wasted due to poor project performance.

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How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Project Management?


AI (artificial intelligence) is going to continue to disrupt our daily lives in a huge way. Like the internet, this tech will completely change the way people live, information is shared, and businesses act.

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The Practice Standard for Project Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

In this article, let's discuss why risk management standards exist and which Project Management Institute (PMI) standard you should study in preparation for the Project Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) exam ( until the updated PMI-RMP® exam comes into play April 2022 ).

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10 Best Enterprise Resource Planning Software Of 2021

The Digital Project Manager

This enterprise 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.

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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.

Estimates and expectations

Kiron Bondale

Estimates are guesses.

2022 Project Management Trends: A Look Ahead


The effects of the pandemic have infiltrated every industry, and project management is no exception. The industry continues to evolve. Project management trends that were once standard are slowly being replaced by modern and innovative solutions.

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5 Tips for Working With the IT Helpdesk

Rebel’s Guide to PM

IT departments can be great places to get experience as a project manager. Much business change involves an element of technology and that’s why I’ve written in the past about there being no such thing as an IT project. Projects with an IT element are wide-ranging.

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Top Linux Project Management Software of 2021 for Tech Savvy PMs


Project management is one of the most influential organizational processes that help the company and the team members alike when it comes to generating value for the company.

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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.

PMI Updates PMI-RMP Exam

Project Risk Coach

Are you aware that the Project Management Institute (PMI) is updating the PMI-RMP exam? The new exam will start in April 2022. Let's look at the PMI-RMP Pilot Exam process, what's different in the exam, the Pilot Exam Content Outline, and how to apply. Table Of Contents.

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10 Best Free Resource Management Software In 2021

The Digital Project Manager

I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday for resource management software today—or wait, scratch that, I’ll just go and get it for free! The post 10 Best Free Resource Management Software In 2021 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Resource Management & Scheduling Tools

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Beware the bored team member!

Kiron Bondale

(Thanks to Andy Kaufman for inspiring this week’s article). Those of us who have raised small children are familiar with the complaint “I’m bored!” ” which is almost as annoying as “Are we there yet?”

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Risk Response Plan in Project Management: Key Strategies & Tips


Projects are delicate operations. There is so much that can impact them; a storm cutting off the supply chain, equipment failure or a labor dispute are merely three possible situations in a seemingly endless succession of risks.

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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.

15 Clever Ways to Save Time at Work

Rebel’s Guide to PM

There are no shortcuts in project management really, but wouldn’t it be nice if we had a few ways to speed things up?

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Excellent Web Design Workflow in 2021


We see beautiful websites every single day on our phones and laptops. Ever wondered how they got made?

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How to manage projects from kickoff to launch


There’s no denying that ‘projects’ are the currency of the modern workplace. And whether you’re a designer, developer, team lead, or administrator, your job requires many of the same skills that separate the best project managers: organization, effective collaboration, and being goal-oriented.

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Monroe’s Motivated Sequence: Messages with Massive Impact

Project Bliss

Monroe’s Motivated Sequence outlines principles of speech you can use anytime you need to move an audience to act. This powerful communication formula is easy to understand and gives you a template for creating powerful messages. Alan Monroe was a psychology professor at Purdue University.

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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.

Keeping “Why?” front of mind

Kiron Bondale

HBR published an article this week reinforcing the importance of purpose for building engagement and creating high performance with project work. Twelve years ago, Daniel Pink doubled down on purpose with his book Start with Why and made it part of his intrinsic motivation triad.

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Multi-Project Management: 5 Essential Tips


It’s hard enough to manage one project. Every single project is really hundreds of smaller projects to control—it takes so much time and energy to deliver just one project on time and within budget!

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Project Management Radar 2021 Sheds Light on What’s Next

Rebel’s Guide to PM

As project delivery professionals we are always on the lookout for new project management trends and practices, right? It’s good to know what’s coming and how we can best respond to that.

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