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How Digital Transformation Can Affect Leadership Strategies


The benefits and advantages of digital transformation are many; hence, the large number of companies are now opting for such a revolution. However, it would be prudent to say that some of these companies experience difficulties developing a strong-hold during the transition period.

Do your team members feel unsafe to lead?

Kiron Bondale

An article published this week on indirectly identified another casualty of low psychological safety: future leadership. In the article, the authors highlighted three key reasons why capable people are reluctant to lead.

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How to Build a Technical Skills Test for Prospective Employees


The business world is a rat race, and when you are looking to hire new people, you need to make sure that you hire the most qualified person. You need to do it fast and accurately. Many applications today are completed online, and some have over 1,000 applicants for a few positions.

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How to Make a Timeline in 5 Steps (Timeline Makers Included)

Timelines are the backbone of any project. They’re an incredibly useful visual tool that lays out your tasks in chronological order. This helps managers create schedules, prioritize work and organize tasks.

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this white paper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

Project Management for Your Life


Do you ever feel that you are on top of your game at work and have everything organized but once you come home things are slipping through the cracks? Don’t worry, this stuff happens to the best of us. After all, we are all humans, and project management makes up for a portion.

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10 Best Web Design Project Management Software Tools (2021)


Managing a web design project is complicated. Matching client expectations profitably while keeping your creative team happy can feel like a tightrope-walk. Using the right project management software can help. In this article, you’ll learn about the top 10 website project management software. (For

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Ethical Project Management: What Is It and Is It Possible in 2021?


A Brief History of Project Management Ethics. Almost every profession has one—a mantra or coda that expresses the ethical intent to do better, both morally and for the benefit of civil society.

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Change Management 101 for Beginner-Level Project Managers


Any number of projects that an organization undertakes has an impact on the organization’s processes and resources. Project management is not simply about the project itself but also establishing any necessary organizational changes. This is where the change management process comes into play.

The Best Damn Project Management Software in the World

Brad Egeland

Is not going to save your project. There, now that I have your attention, let's talk software and projects. What do you use for your project software? One tool? Many tools? Open source? Home grown? Expensive? Site license? Per user license? Small learning curve? Large learning curve? Desktop?

How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

The new DevSecOps team is up and running, and you feel ready to take on rising security threats while delivering quality software updates. But that leaves just one question: how do you monitor your new program as effectively and efficiently as possible? Join Shannon Lietz, Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and award-winning innovator, to learn the answers to these questions so you can lead your DevSecOps team to the top!

Who Are Project Management Stakeholders?


When managing a project, no matter how big or small, one of the most essential parts of the planning process is the identification of the relevant project management stakeholders and the listing of all individuals and groups involved at each step in the life cycle of a project.

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Webinar Recap: Do You Know How to Recover a Project?


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Bill Dow’s session, Do You Know How to Recover a Project, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

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Your Go-To Guide to the 7 R’s of Change Management


Change management has become one of the most important factors for success in the organizational paradigm of the modern world. Why is that?

How the Pandemic is Affecting Project Delivery

Brad Egeland

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been here a year and is still greatly impacting a majority of the world right now.

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Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

How to Identify Early Warning Signs of Project Failure

ProProfs Project Management

Imagine this: You’ve recently started working on a marketing project and you’ve got that bigshot client with a big budget. Now, you want the best people working on it. You ask your already busy team members to help you out with this one.

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Do’s and Don’ts for a Scrum Master


Do you want to be an effective Scrum Master? I am sharing some do’s and don’ts which you must keep in mind while playing the role of the Scrum Master. Let’s dive into it quickly. Who is a Scrum Master?


MPUG Continues to Offer PMI Approved Training Courses


PMI recently rolled out a new Authorized Training Partner Program designed to help project managers find high-quality training from trusted organizations. For MPUG, there’s really no change here. We’ve been approved under the previous R.E.P.

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What Defines an Awesome Business Analyst?

Brad Egeland

Does your organization handle large, complex technical projects? Do you have diversely skilled project teams assigned to those projects? How about overloaded project managers? Are they juggling several projects at once?

Business Monitoring Systems: Using ML to Analyze Metrics

This whitepaper discusses how automated business monitoring solutions like Yellowfin Signals revolutionize the way users discover critical and relevant insights from their data.

Monday Project Management Pros and Cons


Monday project management software is yet another project management tool in a very crowded project management software space. Strictly speaking, Monday is not a project management application. Since it does not have the project start date, project Due date, and project deliverables. .

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Top Seven Must-Ask Remote Job Interview Questions for a Recruiter


Hiring new people for a company can be difficult, especially as a recruiter; trying to find the right person to fit a role correctly after assessing the qualities and know-how of several candidates is no walk in the park.

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2020: A Retrospective

Bridge the Gap Consulting

At the end of 2019, I had a completely different view of what was to come in 2020. The new year started with a trip out of the cold and snowy conditions of North Dakota, to the sunny and warm golf courses of Phoenix, Arizona.

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Holidays Greetings from Hub Planner

Hub Planner

Reading Time: 2 minutes Holiday Greetings from Hub Planner. Holiday Greetings from the Hub Planner Team. . Well that was unexpected to say the least! What a tumultuous time for all in varying degrees. As remote working and working from home became essential instead of desired.

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4 Approaches to Data Analytics for Your Application

Selecting the right solution for your embedded analytics is crucial to the success of your application. But with so many solutions and vendors, how do you make this critical selection? Learn about the different approaches to analytics and the pros and cons for each.

How To Hold An Indoor Virtual Scavenger Hunt [Fun List of Items Included]

Project Bliss

If you need a fast, easy team building activity for your remote team, an indoor virtual scavenger hunt is the perfect choice. You may be a master meeting facilitator. But it can still be tricky to find easy and fun team-building activities.

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Question: How do you get a Product Owner to focus on the Why?

I was recently asked. How do you get an inexperienced Product Owner to concentrate on the why's and the value delivered by a feature/requirement, rather than a list of what's e.g we must gather a,b,c. x,y,z info from our users". Here are my thoughts on how to address this matter. .

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Institutional stability

Musings on Project Management

Certainly since the dawn of the internet in the mid-90's, and gaining momentum since the millennium, disruptive change has been a fact of business life, to say nothing of the impacts on culture and behavior in the general population.But, there's a case for institutional stability among all the disruption and debris of change.And that case is built on the value proposition of strategic outlook: Project Management Strategy

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Project Management Look Back on 2020 | Video

Online PM Courses

What a year 2020 has been. Let's look back on 2020 and see what we can learn to make us better Project Managers, Professionals, and People. The post Project Management Look Back on 2020 | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Thoughts for Project Managers video

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How to Select an Embedded Analytics Product: 12 Criteria to Consider

This report is designed to help readers select an embedded analytics product. It provides 12 criteria to consider when evaluating embedded capabilities. It also comes with a companion spreadsheet that enables users to score and compare products along these 12 dimensions and others they may add.

Don't Let Technology Drive the Solution

Brad Egeland

Is that cutting edge Cybersecurity technology making your CSO drool and ready to pay boo coos of internal dollars on a bleeding edge tech project to showcase at the next user conference or Black Hat digital security convention?

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Product Goal is an Intermediate Strategic Goal

The Evidence-Based Management Guide describes not only a Strategic Goal but also an Intermediate Strategic Goal that is needed to evaluate and adapt your progress towards your intended visions of your product. Reaching strategic goals requires experimenting, inspecting, and adapting.

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Let's communicate!

Musings on Project Management

Sometimes, our language idioms get in the way of the top three project management tasks: CommunicateCommunicate, and Communicate!A A few examples to illustrate.First, about schedule:"Slow down" and "Slow up" mean the same thing: make the schedule slower. 'Up' Up' or 'down' is irrelevant; you can choose to go in either direction!The The third hand of the clock is called the 'second hand'. Oh well; I'm not. communication Project Management

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