July, 2022

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Hidden Costs that can Doom a Project

Brad Egeland

Every project has the obvious costs associated with it. The project manager or creative director, the resources charging time to it, materials that will be expended. Meetings. Did I mention meetings? Third party vendors. Those project stakeholders that need things and provide things. More meetings.

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How To Decide What Projects To Do

Rebel’s Guide to PM

I bet there are not enough resources in your company to Do All The Things. Right? You have a finite amount of money. You have a flexible (but ultimately limited by money) pool of people to do the work.

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Increase Project Success With A Risk Register + Easy Template

The Digital Project Manager

“Why didn’t we know about this sooner?” Have you heard this question from a client and felt the stress build up inside you? Finding a solution to an issue after the fact may cause major delays and unnecessary budget increases and no one EVER wants that.

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How to Write a Business Case (Template Included)

ProjectManager.com

What Is a Business Case? A business case is a project management document that explains how the benefits of a project overweigh its costs and why it should be executed.

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Unlocking Business Agility: Leveraging the Power of Strategy Execution

True business agility is impossible if execution is disconnected from strategic planning. Download this eBook to learn about the key capabilities every organization must adopt to more effectively & strategically execute all work across the enterprise.

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5 Things To Share When Onboarding Team Members

Project Risk Coach

From time to time, project team members are replaced or additional members are added. How can project managers ensure that the new members are on the same page with the other team members? In this article, I will present five questions that I answer with new team members in the onboarding process.

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Project Estimating Skills: How to Master Successful Project Estimation

Online PM Courses

Why is Project Estimation a big deal? It's very hard to do well & poor estimates are often a major reason for cost or schedule over-runs. The post Project Estimating Skills: How to Master Successful Project Estimation appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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How to List Projects on Your Resume: A No Stress Guide

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Listing projects on your resume helps make your job application stand out. You can draw a recruiter’s attention to your skills, teamwork, leadership, and achievements.

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Enterprise Project Portfolio Management: Definition & Best Tools

The Digital Project Manager

Growing pains aren’t only for teenagers. The larger an organization becomes, the greater the risk that it will lose sight of what is needed to continue to cultivate a healthy business. What strategic goals should you set? How do you know they are the right goals?

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What Is Preconstruction? Activities, Checklist & More

ProjectManager.com

If you’re not in construction, you might assume that projects start with bulldozers, front loaders and cranes rolling onto the site. Although this equipment may be used, preconstruction must take place before you break ground.

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Level up Culture & EQ | Sign up for the #CultureDrop

Once a week, culture & leadership expert Galen Emanuele gives free, actionable EQ training in 5 minutes or less. Subscribe to the #CultureDrop and access free resources & content.

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The Stakeholder Performance Domain

Project Risk Coach

The PMBOK® Guide, Seventh Edition contains eight performance domains including the Stakeholder Performance Domain. In this article, we will explore this domain, why it's critical to projects, how to engage stakeholders, and some common stakeholder risks. What is the Stakeholder Performance Domain?

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How does your team run their standups?

Kiron Bondale

Whether you call them Scrums, standups or huddles, one way to plan-as-you-go with an adaptive approach is to hold coordination events on a regular basis to ensure that everyone is working in an aligned manner and on the most important work.

2022 170
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Top 8 Benefits of Project Management Software for Your Company

Inloox

Content. Benefits for team members. Benefits for project managers. Benefits for executives. Benefits of project management software Every company, large or small, is faced with a multitude of projects on a daily basis. The complexity of projects requires teams to take a structured approach.

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3 Ways to Use Stories on Your Projects

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Stories create engagement on projects, as I’ve written about before. But knowing that as fact and being able to use them on your projects are two different things.

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Modern Data Architecture for Embedded Analytics

Data has gone from a mere result of applications & processes to being crowned king. Picking the right avenue to data architecture depends on your organization’s needs. Development teams should build in stages, starting with a task that can be solved.

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Project Management Software For Enterprise

The Digital Project Manager

Let’s talk about project management software for enterprise, costs, selection criteria, tools, and why it can save expenses for an organization.

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What Is a Capital Improvement Plan & How to Create One

ProjectManager.com

It’s not uncommon for organizations to have more plans than they have funds. That creates a dilemma: how to spend their budget. A capital improvement plan can guide an organization when it’s trying to figure out which large projects or purchases in which they should invest.

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A Complete Guide To Project Estimation Techniques

Agilemania

Project Estimation is an underrated skill that has not been talked about much. Despite 35,00,00,000 search results for the query as we speak, project estimation still remains a topic that needs education. If you’re an aspiring Product Manager, you need to be proficient in project estimation.

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Applying project management to an election run (part three)

Kiron Bondale

The final (pre-election) article in my series covering my election run for city councilor of Ward 4 in Welland, Ontario shares some of the key risks I’ve identified with this project and how I’m responding to them.

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Enhance Employee Wellness to Retain High-Performing Teams

Speaker: Eric Torigian - Managing Director, Advisory Services, CHRO Solutions

During this informative webinar, Eric Torigian, Managing Director at CHRO Solutions, will explore how organizations are emphasizing employee wellness, how that has helped workers attain a healthy "life balance", and how, as a result, this has contributed to corporate success.

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Planning Your Project Like a Pro

Brad Egeland

Planning. It’s a word that makes project managers, excited project team members, and enthusiastic project customer cringe, as they consider moving forward on a hot project.

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How to Earn Power Skills PDUs for PMP Renewal in 2022

Rebel’s Guide to PM

If you are like many Project Management Professional ( PMP )® certification holders, you might be finding it hard to source enough quality learning materials for your Power Skills PDUs. Panic no more, I have all the details you need below.

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The Best Way To Learn Project Management? Training Vs The Hard Way

The Digital Project Manager

A friend and I were joking that learning the hard way has been what has taught us the most important lessons as digital project managers. That got me thinking: is learning the hard way the best way to learn project management as a DPM? The Case For Learning The Hard Way On the one hand, […].

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CM at Risk (CMAR): Pros & Cons of Construction Management at Risk Delivery Method

ProjectManager.com

There are different ways to deliver a construction project. The elements of any construction project delivery include design, planning, construction and financing.

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How to Improve Team Effectiveness & Reduce Workplace Stressors Through Exceptional Culture

Speaker: Galen Emanuele - President, Shift Yes LLC

Having a great workplace culture increases engagement and performance, yet many leadership teams lack the tools they need to successfully develop one. In this webinar, you will receive guidance on how to adapt your workplace culture and improve your employee experience.

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What is the PMI-ACP? The Agile Certified Professional | Video

Online PM Courses

PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) is PMI’s certification for Agile Practitioners. So, What is the PMI-ACP? The post What is the PMI-ACP? The Agile Certified Professional | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Agile Project Management Project Management: What is. PMI-ACP video

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Are your PMs drowning in paperwork?

Kiron Bondale

One of the unfortunate perceptions which many project managers face when trying to do their jobs is that some stakeholders perceive that they are just bureaucratic paper-pushers.

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Transactional vs. Transformational (Part 2): Leadership in practice

Inloox

In practice, managers use both styles and adapt them for their teams or their company. The transitions are fluid, and the optimal leadership behavior can vary greatly depending on the industry, project or corporate objective.

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Tips for Before, During & After Meetings

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Guillermo Solis. Managing successful meetings is not a new subject, but neither is it a waste of time to refresh ourselves about how best to manage meetings.

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Unlocking Your Supply Chains True Potential in The Midst of Disruptions

Speaker: David Food - Head Of Supply Chain at Board International

In this webinar, Supply Chain Futurologist David Food will discuss how to manage risks and build customer loyalty in the midst of disruption. Don't miss out!

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AGILE: how to get there from left to right

Musings on Project Management

If you are new to Agile (thus, perhaps, a late adopter. or a newbie to the software industry) read through this posting at LeadingAnswers. The big message is: Internalize the founding concepts and guiding principles before jumping into sundry Agile practices. Start left; move rightIn particular, understand this lecture: Absorb the idea of moving 'left to right' from the founding ideas to the. agile

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Master Construction Procurement With These Methods

ProjectManager.com

Construction procurement can maximize the efficiency of a construction project. While construction project management includes all plans and schedules for the project, without the goods and services provided by procurement in construction, it’s only an idea and not a structure.

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Tactics Shaping Ransomware Mitigation in 2022

Brad Egeland

Though businesses have become more confident in preventing ransomware attacks, confronting risk is an internal commitment. The tenor for ransomware threats changed as attacks flipped from delivering ransomware through consumer-targeted spam to spreading across networks.

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