Sat.Aug 24, 2019 - Fri.Aug 30, 2019

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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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?

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

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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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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

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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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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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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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.

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

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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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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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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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.

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.

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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The Top 7 Management Styles: Which Ones Are Most Effective?


In the past, managers were viewed by their employees and organizations as valuable commodities. They were seen as capable leaders with distinct management styles who guided their organization’s teams to success. They were viewed as indispensable. Not anymore.

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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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 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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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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Dates and Times in Excel

International Institute of Learning

By Bob Umlas, Excel MVP. After reading this blog you should be an expert in Excel’s Dates and Times. If you enter the number 1 in cell I1, for example, then look at the Home tab’s Number Format’s dropdown, you’ll see this (without the arrows!):

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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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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.

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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PMI Goes Agile

Project Management Essentials

The Project Management Institute (PMI) is making a bold pivot toward agile. As a project manager and an agilist, I am excited by these moves. At the same time, it is hard to envision both this transition and the future state.

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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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