Sat.Jan 11, 2020 - Fri.Jan 17, 2020

Project Management Trends for Agencies: What to Skip, What to Adopt

Workamajig

What are some of the top project management trends agencies need to watch out for? Find the right answers in this article. As a project manager, you have your work cut out for you.

2020 78

Red Flags, Blue Lessons

MPUG

Watch for these warning signs, so you don’t end up twisting in the wind! As a project manager (PM) for an international consulting firm, I was once assigned to a very large account that taught online classes through the internet. The company was called the High Intensity Teaching Corporation or HIT.

2020 83

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The Project Management Toolkit: What is really needed to make project work simple and effective?

Inloox

Imagine the following situation: You have just moved into your first own apartment and some of your friends have helped you. Now you want to assemble the new furniture together. In doing so, you realize that you only have a spoon as a tool.

2020 130

How do you handle unresponsive key project stakeholders?

Kiron Bondale

It is a common challenge for anyone who has managed projects for a meaningful amount of time. One or more of your key stakeholders who are integral to the successful completion of the project appears unwilling to engage as expected.

2020 167

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

How to Manage Global Projects Successfully?

LiquidPlanner

With the increase in cloud-based platforms and web-enabled devices such as smartphones and laptops, remote collaboration has become more than just an option. Both freelancers and corporate teams collaborate on a plethora of projects and daily work-related activities constantly.

2020 105

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How to Feel Progress: A Complete Guide to Documenting and Tracking Progress

Teamweek

In our day-to-day lives, it’s easy to reach a stalemate and feel like we aren’t making any progress. You get bogged down in the minutiae of each project, not realizing how much you have accomplished since you began.

2020 52

Why Differentiate Between Project Goals and Objectives?

ProProfs Project Management

Are project goals and project objectives both the same thing? Then, why so? . If not, then again, why do you think these two terms are different? Taking a broader outlook, most people tend to use the words ‘project goals’ and ‘project objectives’ interchangeably.

2020 72

Focus on the Project Risk Threats

Brad Egeland

​Risk management is one of those tasks that we all say we need to dedicate a significant amount of time to up front in the project – and throughout – when, in reality, we often don’t.

2020 119

How To Build A High Performing Team

Proofhub

8 Proven Leadership Ways to Build High-Performing Teams A high performing team is a blend of goal-oriented professionals , experts in their respective fields, responsible for planning, executing and yielding outstanding results.

2020 78

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?

Sprint Planning 101: How to Plan Great Sprints

ProjectManager.com

Ask a dozen people what agile is and you’ll get a dozen different answers. But it’s best defined by scrum as a model. Scrum is a way to manage a project within an agile framework and is made up of three roles: product owner, scrum master and team.

2020 306

My Top 10 Project Risk Management Blog Posts of 2019

Project Risk Coach

Are you a better project manager today than you were a year ago? I hope my blog has boosted your knowledge and application. In case you missed some of my blog posts, I'm sharing my most popular project risk management posts of 2019.

2020 209

Enhancing Productivity for Project Managers in the New Year

LiquidPlanner

In the New Year, businesses are eager to dive into new tasks and goals. Project managers are the first in line to have a full understanding of the intentions of the company going forward.

2020 97

Four Cybersecurity Trends for Tech Projects and Organizations

Brad Egeland

Project management doesn't really change that much. ​ New project management software comes out from new or existing providers and the Project Management Institute (PMI) revises the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) every so often.

2020 144

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Project Development: Everything You Need to Get Started

ProjectManager.com

So, you’ve got a project approved, and you’re ready to kick off the first phase. But have you worked through project development yet? Pause what you’re doing and take a look at how your project has been developed. It might sound like an unfamiliar phrase, but it matters. Think of it this way.

2020 284

My Top 10 Project Risk Management Articles of 2019

Project Risk Coach

Oh, what a year! Thank you for being a part of the Project Risk Coach Community. In this article, I'm sharing my most popular project risk management posts of 2019. So, just how many of you came to the Project Risk Coach website in 2019?

2020 195

Scaling down, down

Musings on Project Management

Most of the posts I read are about scaling up to ever larger projects, but what about scaling down? What if you are doing bug fixes and small scale projects with just one or two people? Is a methodology of any help, And if you're working with software, can Agile be helpful scaled down? Methodology To the first point, my answer is: Sure! A methodology -- which is just a repeated way of. Project Management

2020 150

4 Traits of the Successful Project Manager

Brad Egeland

I’ve pondered this topic several times before and I’ve come up with certain characteristics that I feel the project manager must possess in order to increase his chances at success.

2020 139

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Buyers Guide: How to Choose The Best Project Management Software

ProProfs Project Management

Imagine this: You take up a new project with a new client. You set up meetings to understand and plan the project execution strategy. You adopt a project management software to ensure workflow is streamlined and all project deadlines are met.

2020 83

What Salary Do Project Managers Get Across Frontiers?

Epicflow Blog

Money issues often lack transparency, especially when it concerns salaries. It’s not a secret that one’s income depends on many factors, such as work experience, the level of theoretical knowledge and skills, job title, duties, and of course location.

2020 64

If you can't draw it.

Musings on Project Management

Many creative people will tell you that new ideas begin -- often spontaneously -- with a mind's sketch that they then render in some kind of media. Fair enough -- no news there. We've talked about storyboards, etc before. But then the heavy lifting begins. How to fill in the details? Where to start? My advice: Draw it first. If you can't draw it, you can't build it! And so the. planning Project Management system engineering

2020 150

Staying the Course When Your Project is in Trouble

Brad Egeland

We all hit the wall at some point. Projects go awry, issues mount and we need to take action. The pressure mounts and tests our ability to make good sound decisions for our projects and for our project customers. What’s your point?

2020 131

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

Don’t Let Fear Take Over at Work

MPUG

There is a survival instinct in each of us. When you sense danger, your body reacts. You either fight to protect yourself, or you take flight to get away from the threat.

2020 83

Impact Mapping w/ Will Evans

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud.

2020 82

A Project Schedule Is the “How” & “When” You Will Reach Your Objectives

Project Management Resource Network

When you start a project the first question should be “what is the objective?” The next set of questions will be “how” and “when” you will reach the objectives. The answers will be the basis of your project schedule.

2020 65

5 Cybersecurity Tools and Services to Consider

Brad Egeland

My background is primarily information technology and project management. What I've learned from my experiences in those areas and from attendance at the last five Black Hat digital security conferences and from everything I've read and studied everywhere is this.everything can be hacked. Everything.

2020 99

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.

How to Manage a Project Team: 6 Ways You Didn’t Know Helped

ProProfs Project Management

Imagine you have a diverse set of people in your team, each coming from different backgrounds. They have a different way to work, and their work ethics might differ from what you have set for yourself. . Now, as a project manager, how would you feel about this?

2020 52

Top Skills Employers Are Looking For in 2020 and How to Get Them

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

As we move into 2020 and the start of a new decade, it is important to take the time to consider how your industry and workplace may have changed in recent years, and how they will continue to evolve in the future.

2020 56

Plan Your Portfolio Like an NFL Team – 4 steps to better portfolio planning

Keyedin

‘Tis the season for football playoff clinching and bowl game preparations as we watch our favorites and fantasy teams advance to the post season. Winter has a lot going on, but most PMO leaders are late to holiday dinners and gameday parties because they are spending much of their time in planning meetings, discussing the merits of proposed initiatives and deciding what projects will be taken on over the next year.

2020 60