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Project Q&A: Getting Your Mojo Back

Arras People

After five years of minimal pay rises and development opportunities, I feel I’ve become stagnated and unmotivated in my role. How can I get my “mojo” back?

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What is SAFe? The Scaled Agile Framework explained

Moira Alexander

Larger organizations tend to move more slowly than smaller, more nimble competitors, and are more change-resistant. Much of this can be chalked up to the more deep-rooted cultural issues of being a larger incumbent, and to policy- and process-based barriers, as bureaucracy tends to flourish in broader corporate environments. Still, many larger organizations seek to capture the benefits of agile development, for which they may not be naturally suited.

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Do NOT Resolve Project Risks for Good Career Growth


Having been a project manager for all of my working life and now a teacher of project management skills for more than a decade, I always tell my students to follow sound project management principles and to manage risks proactively.

What are Project Assumptions?

Project Risk Coach

There may be inherent risks when we make project assumptions. We assume certain things to be true when in fact, they may not be. Consequently, we fail to challenge assumptions and continue planning and executing based on false notions. This can be costly.

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Bridging the Gap: Implementing CIO Leadership in Project Management

Speaker: Clint Padgett, President & CEO, Project Success Inc.

You may have a visionary CIO and very capable project managers. You may have the best tech, the latest software, and stellar talent. But if you can’t establish a dynamic, collaborative team with a clear mission, then your project will slip through the cracks. It’s time for CIOs to unlock their "people potential" and learn the leadership skills that will lead to satisfied project managers and more than satisfactory project results. Join Clint Padgett, CEO and President of Project Success Inc., and bridge the gap between CIOs and Project Managers to create a passionate and successful team.

Agile Project Management Principles


In the project management and software development fields, Agile project management principles realized and practiced. . Companies are making huge investments in Agile and DevOps tools and training. The benefits of Agile are well known.

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What Is a Project Sponsor? Defining This PM Role

Project personnel, such as a project sponsor, are given specific titles and responsibilities and exist in a bureaucratic structure. Projects would quickly spin out of control without a bureaucratic structure to organize action and authorize change.

How to Write a Clear Opportunity Statement for Better Problem-Solving

Project Bliss

When you set out on a problem-solving effort, it’s important to be clear about the problem you’re going to solve.

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Does closeout vary between projects following an adaptive rather than a predictive life cycle?

Kiron Bondale

Completion of a project usually focuses on financial and administrative activities such as transitioning verified and accepted deliverables to customers, getting final sign off on the project, closing open contracts, recognizing team accomplishments, survey stakeholder satisfaction, archiving key project outputs and so on.

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Top 3 Principles to Ensure Great Customer Experience


These days just creating a great tool is not enough. There are million competitors and alternatives on the market, meaning focusing solely on functionality will not cut it anymore. To make sure you truly stand out you need to think, and I mean really think, about the end user.

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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?

7 Secrets for Conveying Confidence as a Project Manager

Influence and persuasion start with confidence. If the people around you don’t detect that you are confident in yourself and what you are saying, then neither will they be.

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InLoox now! Enterprise for Students: Organize your Studies now for Free with InLoox


Organize your studies with the InLoox Project Campus InLoox now! is our collaboration solution in the cloud with server locations in Frankfurt am Main and Magdeburg.

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Why a PMP Certification Is Important for Your Career


The PMP, also known as project management professional certification, is unbiased proof of a person’s project management talents and expertise. It is accepted worldwide and gives better career opportunities, credibility, and increased income for those who have acquired it.

Approaching team burnout

Musings on Project Management

Are you on one of those death march projects about to burn out. Want some time off? Perhaps it's in the plan Formula solution Google among others -- Microsoft, etc -- are well known for the "time off, do. what you want toward self improvement and personnel innovation" model; formulas like that lend objectivity to the process (not playing. favorites, etc). Note: more on this in the "6x2x1". human factors Teamwork

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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.

Product Update: New Templates & Imports in

We are very excited to announce our August release for the new version of In this release, we introduced easy-to-use project templates, improved our import functionality and added the ability to include tags on reports.

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New How-to Video: What is a Kick-off Meeting? Definition, Components & Tips for Planning


We approached our first explanation video: We made a first short video about the very popular topic of the project kick-off. Kick-off Meetings briefly explained In project management, the kick-off event is usually regarded as the official start of the project.

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7 Gantt Chart Tools to Test in 2019

Epicflow Blog

What Is Gantt Chart Software and Why Is It Significant for Project Management? Every project manager faces challenges of overload, time limitations, project slippage, and bottlenecks. These challenges can result in complete failure of a project. .

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Professional Services Resource Capacity Planning from Mavenlink and TSIA Now Available


The Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) and Mavenlink’s joint whitepaper on Professional Services Resource Capacity Planning is now available.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

5 Ways to Become Agile: A Summary


As we finalize our six-part blog series on how to become agile, let’s take a look back at the previous five blogs and provide you with a brief summary of their key points.

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Virtual Exhibitions: How to Plan Your Trade Fair Stand with InLoox


The future of trade fairs In the B2B sector, trade fairs and congresses have always been an important instrument for image building and sales support. Depending on their size and duration, even recurring expo participations rank among the larger projects in companies.

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6 Foolproof Reasons to Invest in Work Management Software


What are you using to manage projects today? Most project managers we speak to are still using spreadsheets. They come to us in search of something more powerful and efficient; something that will reduce their stress and increase their growth.

11 attributes that can turn your team into a high-performance one


11 Attributes of a High-Performing Project Team Team leaders and managers keep striving to have high-quality team members on their team. But, sometimes they forget to understand the importance of their own contribution to turn their teams into high-performing teams.

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Why Ignoring Work Performance Will Cost You Time & Money


The department is mostly empty because everyone has gone to lunch. Your annoying co-worker is still there, though, humming loudly to the music piping through her earbuds, so you slowly cross the office floor. This time you’ll do it, you tell yourself.

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What is a virtual team?

Girl's Guide to PM

“Virtuality…is a critique on how work gets done,” writes Thomas P. Wise in his book, Trust in Virtual Teams. Before I read the book, I defined a virtual team as one that was split over several locations. If the team was physically located together, then they weren’t virtual.

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Video: I’m A Project Manager, And I’m Not Being Treated With Respect…

The Digital Project Manager

The post Video: I’m A Project Manager, And I’m Not Being Treated With Respect… appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Dear DPM DPM Podcast Videocasts

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Top 7 Time Saving Tools to Organize Work Efficiently


7 Time Saving Tools To Help You Work Efficiently Ever feel like you’ve bitten off more than you can chew at work? Struggling to complete things on time is highly stressful, and can lead to us feeling snowed under.

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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.

The 3 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When Scaling Up Your Business


In economics, an economy of scale allows companies to lower costs by increasing their production. The idea behind scaling up is fairly simple. All you have to do is think back to the last time you made dinner for a bunch of people to see how it works.

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PMI Announcement: Project Managers who want to be Professionals

Virtual Project Consulting

All aspiring Project Management Professionals, find a summary of the announcement from PMI about the Project Management Professional or PMP, exam changes from December 2019. Project Management "project management training" Agile people and process PMI PMP project manager skills

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The Business Analyst

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The most successful organisations can identify opportunities for self-improvement and conceive of changes that can make them more efficient, more successful and better equipped to achieve their goals.

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