Sat.Sep 07, 2019 - Fri.Sep 13, 2019

How to hold a Brilliant Kick off Meeting

Girl's Guide to PM

What is a kick off meeting? A kick off meeting is the first meeting you have as a project team.

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The Six Elements of Successful Project Scope Management

MavenLink

Profitable projects rely on understanding and sticking to the project scope that has been agreed to and signed off by a services business and a client.

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The Zombie PMO Outbreak [Infographic]

Planview

Warning! The Zombie-PMO apocalypse is here. Executives are expecting more from PMOs than ever. They must drive digital transformation and fuel growth strategies by delivering complex programs across the organization at speed. But there is one problem…PMOs are finding it very hard to adapt.

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Changing Sectors in Project Management

Arras People

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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."

What Is a Project Baseline And Why Is It Important?

Teamweek

You’ve probably heard the expression “We’re flying by the seat of our pants.” In project management, we call it operating without a baseline. Many years ago, I had a boss who used to say that all the time.

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How to make sure you’re working on a profitable project?

TimeCamp

If you’re running a project in a professional services company like a marketing agency, software. Management

12 Examples of Team Norms to Help You Create a High-Performing Team

nTask

The world is a strange place with a lot of people having different opinions about everything. This difference in opinion causes them to be uncivilized at times and often say or do things that are unforgivable.

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7 Multitasking Tips for Project Managers

Eylean

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PMI plus Disciplined Agile might be a marriage made in Heaven

Kiron Bondale

The announcement of the acquisition of Disciplined Agile (DA) by PMI is almost a month old so I thought I would share my thoughts on it. There is no doubt that PMI has been flirting with agile progressively over the past decade.

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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.

5 Kaizen Principles That Underpin the Methodology

ProjectManager.com

We all want to improve, or we should. Complacency might feel good in the moment, but that moment quickly passes. Don’t be left behind. The question is how can one improve? There are many answers, from educational and physical fitness to spirituality.

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What Is ZenHub? Detailed ZenHub Overview & Explanation Of ZenHub Features

The Digital Project Manager

Read on to discover how ZenHub works—what problems it can help you solve and who. The post What Is ZenHub? Detailed ZenHub Overview & Explanation Of ZenHub Features appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Tools Agile Tools PM

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10th Anniversary of The Lazy Project Manager

The Lazy Project Manager

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of The Lazy Project Manager the book is free on Amazon/Kindle around the world for the whole of September.

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7 Project Management Tips for Consultants

MavenLink

Consultants face a unique business challenge. Unlike internal hires that are expected to have a transition period and slow productive build, consultants are expected to hit the ground running, delivering high-impact results on time and on budget, every time.

Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

IT Audit: Definition & Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

If you’re running a business or managing a project, the impact of a cyber criminal on your company can be catastrophic. They can steal costumer data and ruin your reputation. It’s something many don’t recover from.

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The Best Digital Asset Management Software in 2019

The Digital Project Manager

A list of the best flowchart software and diagramming tools, along with FAQ and an explanation of the criteria used in selecting the top choices. The post The Best Digital Asset Management Software in 2019 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools

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The many flavors of scope creep

Musings on Project Management

Can there be scope creep in Agile? Doesn't agile define creep away in a stroke: "Scope is whatever is prioritized in the backlog that fits within the budget (OPM, other people's money) and the time. The backlog changes all the time, but that's not creep, it's just backlog management."

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ONEPOINT Projects Selected as September 2019 PM App / Service of the Month

Brad Egeland

ONEPOINT Projects is my latest selection for App/Service of the month on BradEgeland.com.

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Before Transforming The Experience, You Need to Disrupt Yourself

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Product Expert and Keynote Speaker

Every company is (soon to be) a technology company. Undergoing digital transformation is the key to succeeding in this digital era - but the process isn’t all innovation and shiny new tech. Join Vivek Bedi, a product expert with 18 years of experience across Fortune 100 companies and startups alike, as he shares his expertise on how to strike the right transformation balance and change your product mindset.

Agile & Project PPM: The Better Together Story

MPUG

Agile PPM & Project. Several years ago, Microsoft outlined their commitment to providing better experiences and richer capabilities to users of MS Project. One of the key investment areas was Agile. We have seen this evidenced with new tools coming forward.

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PMI Organizational Agility Presentation

Leading Answers

Please join me on Thursday, September 12 th for the PMI Organizational Agility Conference. This free, online event for PMI members awards viewers PDUs. I will be presenting on the topic of becoming a Change Resilient Professional.

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New How-to Video: What is a Milestone? Definition & Benefits for Project Planning

Inloox

Our second explanation video is about one of the most important planning elements of Gantt charts: the milestone. Milestones briefly explained In project management , the milestone is of great importance even for simple phase-milestone plans.

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Just What The Doctor Ordered: Reinventing How A Hospital Operates With Agile Project Portfolio Management

Meisterplan

Munich Hospital as a Case Study Almost half of all German hospitals are operating in a deficit, with the trend continually increasing. In addition to financial difficulties, hospitals are under extremely high pressure to provide the best care to patients.

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?

The Shape of Performance Reporting

MPUG

An Outline that Can Be Used for Tracking Progress. It could be said that communication is the oil that keeps a project running smoothly. Project managers (PMs) can spend up to 90 percent of their time on internal and external communications.

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9 Of The Most Popular Project Management Methodologies Made Simple

The Digital Project Manager

Get an overview of 9 of the most popular project management methodologies and understand how they can be best leveraged for delivering digital projects. The post 9 Of The Most Popular Project Management Methodologies Made Simple appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. PM Methodologies Topics

2019 340

Managing Offshore Development

Brad Egeland

The use of offshore developers located in countries like India, Russia, Vietnam, and China has become increasingly popular due to the low hourly cost involved.

7 Benefits of Managing People in the Company

Epicflow Blog

What Is the Importance of People Management? A company is made up of people of different ages, with various profiles and customs. Some work well in teams, others are motivated by challenging goals, others are more analytical. .

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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.

Why you are constantly distracted by minor tasks & how to end micromanagement

Inloox

Are you a micro manger? Are you a micro manager? If many of the following statements apply to you, that is likely: The majority of your working time is spent on day-to-day business. You have been promoted from specialist to manager, but still have the greatest expertise in your field within the company. You believe that once you don't take a closer look, everything gets out of hand. If you can't make status queries about a project at short intervals, you get restless.

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15 Techniques for a More Effective Brainstorming Experience

nTask

What is the most successful way to brainstorm? Well, there are some rules that make the whole brainstorming process more amazing and meaningful, but it can still be made more productive through the introduction of some new creative ideas that can actually be very inspirational. Many people who promote brainstorming in their business activities have more than one technique to keep their creative juices flowing, while also supporting different other styles of thought and expression. .

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Are You Big Enough for a CIO?

Brad Egeland

Are You Large Enough for a CIO? Ten to fifteen years ago the Chief Information Officer (CIO) or Chief Technology Officer (CTO) was being touted as the next critical job title right up there with CFO and nearly as important as the CEO. I personally have seen so many CIOs come and go at smaller organizations and startups that the title seems to have really lost its luster. And most have not gone voluntarily.