Sat.Sep 21, 2019 - Fri.Sep 27, 2019

Why Projects Fail and How You Can Reduce Project Failure

Meisterplan

2019 65

Crisis Management 101: How to Lead during a Project Crisis

MPUG

2019 83

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10 Surprising Ways Conflict Is Good for Your Team

Project Bliss

Conflict is usually considered a bad thing, and many people work to avoid it. But productive conflict can be a valuable tool for teams to embrace to make them better. Productive Conflict isn’t Hostile or Negative.

2019 170

Time Estimation for Project Managers: Tips & Techniques

ProjectManager.com

“If only there was more time,” goes the lament. Project managers sing this sad song, but don’t expect the chorus to join in. Keeping to the project’s schedule is one of the three prongs of the triple constraint. Time rules all projects.

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."

The importance of radical candor for delivery teams

Kiron Bondale

Kim Scott’s bestseller is normally read as a guide for managers but it provides equal value to the members of self-organized teams.

2019 214

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How to Write a Proposal That Clients Can’t Say “No” To

The Digital Project Manager

The post How to Write a Proposal That Clients Can’t Say “No” To appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. How-to Guides How-to Project Initiation Topics

2019 232

10 Habits of Highly Effective Project Managers

Project Risk Coach

Just because you've been a project manager since the days of "Gilligan's Island" is no guarantee that you are an effective project manager. As a matter of fact, you may be still trying to get off your island. Even the Skipper and the Professor can't seem to help.encouraging.huh?

2019 298

Critical Project Management Skillsets for the Future

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In 2019, Strategy Execution conducted a global survey among project execution professionals across the world to better understand the skill and capability gaps preventing organisations from executing successfully on their most critical strategic priorities.

2019 68

Project Management Tools and Techniques That Really Work

nTask

Project management tools and techniques that really work; that’s the problem statement. We live in a world where we are bombarded with different scenarios and projects in our daily work life. Eventually, these variables affect us to the extent where productivity suffers at multiple levels. We simply can’t wrap our heads around such complexities, even if we have a proper strategy or a leader with an effective mindset that can help us get through that ordeal.

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.

4 Things Every Task Management Tool Needs

ProjectManager.com

Projects are a process with a start and end that deliver a product or service, but that leaves out the essential building block of every project—tasks. Completing large projects requires knocking out small tasks along the way. But there are so many tasks.

2019 334

A Roadmap to Success

Brad Egeland

Every once in awhile we find that product or process or program that can help us out immensely in the project management and project portfolio management world. I think I've just found it in a latest connection with some great individuals standing behind a stellar product.

2019 156

The Complete Beginner's Guide to Workflow Management

Workamajig

Workflow management is a crucial part of organizing and optimizing projects. Learn everything you wanted to know about workflows in this guide. What do project managers love even more than on-time and under-budget delivery? Workflows.

The 32 Best To-do List Apps of 2019 for Personal Task Management

nTask

Each new day, a list of tasks awaits us. Some of them are more interesting than others. Nevertheless, the importance of completing these tasks is undisputed, especially if they build upon a daily basis.

2019 171

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.

Proof of Concept: Definition & Best Practices

ProjectManager.com

You wouldn’t build a bridge if it couldn’t hold any weight. Projects can’t move forward without evidence to support that resources expended will function properly and drive a return. How you prove a project has legs to stand on is what’s called Proof Of Concept (POC).

2019 313

MPUG Agile Series Presented by Tim Runcie Continues

MPUG

As Tim Runcie’s recent excellent article on the topic pointing out, Agile methodology helps to create processes, procedures, and ultimately results.

Agile 83

Why is Your PM Software the Best?

Brad Egeland

Project management software vendors - why is your PM, PPM or PMO tool or service better than the rest? Tell me about. Tell me why everyone should try it. Be ready to give me 5 reasons why and I'll feature that for everyone to read.

PMO 164

Be the Eye of the Hurricane – Navigating a Project Storm

LiquidPlanner

Sometimes managing a project can feel like you’re in the midst of a hurricane, where chaos dominates and screaming is your only hope of communication. It’s a commonly held belief that the center of a hurricane—the eye—is perfectly calm. So while your project might suddenly become a raging storm of epic proportions, your best course of action is to stay calm and centered.

2019 81

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.

11 Must-Have Project Management Excel Templates (Updated Sept. 2019)

ProjectManager.com

Before you can plan for your project you have to have the right tools to collect the data you need in order to formulate a strategy—and project management Excel templates are a great place to start.

2019 214

5 Ways You Can Have More Meaningful Conversations At Work

Trello

There’s no denying that technology has made communication a lot more convenient—especially in the workplace. Thanks to digital communication tools (like email, texting, and Slack), it’s never been easier (or faster!)

2019 98

"Agile Illustrated" - Update

Leading Answers

Thanks to everyone who downloaded my new eBook “ Agile Illustrated: A Visual Learner's Guide to Agility ” you made it #1 Amazon Hot New Releases for “Technical Project Management”, along with #1 Amazon Best Seller in “Computers and Technology Short Reads”, and even #1 Amazon Best Seller in “PMP Exam” - which is odd because it is not even about the PMP exam. A couple of people have reported “not available in this region” messages and I am working with Amazon to fix these. The issue seems associated with the large file size due to all the illustrations. It should be available soon, I appreciate your patience. People have also requested a physical version. On-demand color printing increases costs but if it can be made available, still at an affordable cost, I will and let you know here. Thanks again for the support and great feedback. Agile Project Management Books Certification Leadership PMI-ACP

Agile 85

Agile Project Management for Distributed Teams

nTask

Agile project management is an iterative approach to delivering requirements throughout the project life cycle. Likewise, we live in a world where the whole organizational approach to remote teams is finally changing. As a result, a great number of companies are encouraging remote workforces to a lenient extent. The distributed team concept is getting so endorsed that 50% of all of the US Workforce will be completely remote by the year 2020.

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?

Review: A Guide to Assurance of Agile Delivery

Henny Portman

This guide (2017) is a result of the working group of the Association for Project Management’s Assurance Special Interest group (APM’s Assurance SIG).

New "What Every CEO Should Know." Series Coming

Brad Egeland

I'm starting a new series of articles this week on "What Every CEO Should Know." I'm not necessarily an expert in these areas, but I do know a thing or two and I can read. and I'm opinionated. Plus, I work with CEOs every day of the week. Areas to be covered (just a start).

Announcing "Agile Illustrated" Book

Leading Answers

I am excited to announce a new eBook “ Agile Illustrated: A Visual Learners Guide to Agility ”. It is a short, graphical overview of agile and agile team leadership published as an Amazon Kindle eBook.

Agile 85

Best Books on Team Skills for Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

In today’s video I have 3 book recommendations for managing teams on projects, or more specifically, getting the right mindset to succeed in a team environment. I’ve detailed each of these books below the video, so you can scroll down to get more information.

2019 318

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

The 25 Best Productivity Books to Unleash Your Absolute Best

nTask

We are in a constant race against time – with so much we have to do, and so much we aspire to do. But we all get the same time – those 24 hours in the day – to work hard, to achieve and then to rest ourselves so we can continue the same cycle the next day.

2019 97

Agile Performance Management: Measure what matters retrospective

Henny Portman

Friday September 13, I was one of the 40 participants of the second Agile NXT Future Friday conference organized by Xebia in Hilversum, the Netherlands. It was, similar as the first AGILE NXT Future Friday, perfectly organized, interesting topics, great food, and enough time to network.

How to Create a Flawless Construction Schedule for Clients

Teamweek

Unless you’re building a Lego spaceship with your kids, construction is never a spontaneous or fast process. The project life cycle begins when its owner identifies a need for a new structure or public improvement and ends when all work has been completed and approved by the appropriate authorities.