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AI in Project Management: An Interview with Lloyd Skinner

Girl's Guide to PM

Lloyd Skinner. Where is artificial intelligence taking project management? AI has turned up in the project management trends articles over the past few years and it’s now most definitely here to stay.

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How to Make Better, Faster Decisions

Project Risk Coach

Our projects are the sum total of all the decisions we’ve made – budget decisions, schedule decisions, scope decisions, requirements, selection of team members, and the list goes on. My goal today is to help you make better project decisions.

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Value Definition in Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

I have largely been exposed to Agile transformations in which the completion, more often than not, results in building more stuff faster.

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Progressing Your Project Management Career in Lockdown.

Arras People

Speaking on the PMI Projectified podcast last month Lindsay Scott was asked: “This is such a fascinating time to be in the process of building one’s career as a project professional.

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4 Approaches to Data Analytics

As the analytics landscape continues to evolve, application teams who need to embed dashboards, reports, and other analytics capabilities in their applications can choose from dozens of solutions. How do you differentiate one solution from the next?

Simple Yet Effective Strategies For Measuring Productivity And Making Progress


Measuring productivity is vital for consistent improvement and development. Regular evaluations are a doorway to betterment. As much as performance management is important , developing strategies to gauge progress is not an easy feat.

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Construction Daily Report Template

Construction worksites are a busy place, and everything that happens on one needs to be detailed and recorded daily. These reports need to be thorough and accurate to give a consistent record of all that took place each and every day of the project.

Duration And Effort - Where Are the Differences?


One of the most common usage mistakes, which still leads to a number of misunderstandings in today's everyday project work, is the confusion between effort and duration. It is important to know the differences, especially when it comes to project planning.

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Project Initiation Guide for Beginner Level Agile Professionals


There are a lot of different projects running simultaneously in the project management paradigm. The question is: how many of them, do you suppose, were started in the most optimized way possible? What is the optimal approach to ensuring productivity the right way?

10 Best Small Business Project Management Software & Tools (2021)


As a small business owner, you don’t have the luxury to hire big teams and dedicated project managers. As a result, you have to juggle multiple projects and roles. Small business project management software helps you stay on top of your projects without feeling overwhelmed.

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this whitepaper 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.

Purchase Order Template

Projects often require sourcing products and services from external organizations, and in order to streamline the process you’ll need an effective purchase order pipeline. Thorough purchase orders reduce confusion and provide a paper trail for legal purposes should issues arise.

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Troubleshooting in Lean-Agile Development


Many project managers utilize a Lean-Agile approach when there is high change or churn in project requirements, significant lack of clarity in scope, high complexity to their projects, and/or a larger number of risks associated with such.

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Top 12 OKR Software for 2021


If you are looking for the best OKR software available in the market you have come to the right place. OKR or objective and Key Results are a way of setting goals that have become popular due to their simplicity and the benefits the method provides.

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10 Best Workflow Management Software Solutions Compared (2021)


Besides product and brand, successful businesses compete by continuously improving their processes. Improved processes result in cost savings, better productivity, and efficient operations. Having the right workflow management software helps streamline and speed up business process management.

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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!

RFP: A Quick Guide to Request for Proposals (Templates Included)

Once a project is approved, it’s likely that the execution will require goods and services outside the purview of the organization managing the work.

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How Women Project Managers Deal with Challenges


The past century has brought so many positive changes to women. From worldwide suffragette movements bringing the vote. To cultural shifts that got women out of the home and into the workplace. We see more women in positions of power - in politics, in technology, and in the business world.

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The Definition of Done


In 2002, Bill Wake published in his article the inconsistencies that arise from certain terms that are used within teams, including that if “done.”. It took until 2007 for the Definition of Done (DoD) to be a widespread full-fledged practice.

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The Pandemic Forced a Massive Remote-Work Experiment. Now What?

Brad Egeland

In March 2020, companies across the US abruptly shuttered their offices and instructed employees to work from home indefinitely as a result of the pandemic. At first, many thought the shutdowns would last a couple months. But one year later, millions of workers are still working remotely.

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2021 State of Analytics: Why Users Demand Better

As organizations become more data driven, their analytics requirements grow. Find out how knowledge workers use analytics and explore their needs and preferences.

11 Trello Alternatives for Kanban Project Management

ProProfs Project Management

If you have landed here, you are more than likely looking for the best Trello alternative. It can be difficult to comb through a ton of research and try various tools to find the perfect one that meets your business needs.

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How to Stay Lean While you Scale Your Product Team From Product/Market Fit to Growth


For every growing company, there comes a time when you need to add new blood to your product team. Unfortunately, scaling a product team from product/market fit to the demands of hyper-growth isn’t easy. Get it wrong, and it can be an expensive mistake. Hiring is a delicate balance.

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3 Best Single-Tasking Tips for Agile & Non-Agile Professionals


People around the world are experiencing an increasing number of tasks plastered on their daily agenda and no solution on how to complete them in the desired time frame. Nowadays, no one can say that they are concentrating on just one thing at a time, throughout the entirety of their day.

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Hired to Fire

Brad Egeland

Imagine's s your first day on a new job and your manager walks you around to everyone's desk to introduce you to them and as you walk away.sometimes still within earshot, he proceeds to tell you that you need to fire that person.

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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.

Epics and Outcomes

Leading Agile

When teams are first moving away from, “Epic is a container for a list of features,” and towards, “Epic is a discrete investment decision,” It can be hard to reorient.

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How To Deal With Stress at Work: 5 Easy Tips


Desk workers are stressed out and burned out. According to a 2020 study from the Kaiser Family Foundation, nearly 72% of workers (42% of essential, 30% nonessential) have experienced symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder since June 2020.

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Top 15 Agile Tools for Managing Projects

ProProfs Project Management

Effective project management is essential, and the right tools can make all the difference. Instead of trying to fit your agile team’s work into a not-much-effective system, these tools are built to boost productivity following agile workflow.

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Fingerprint Hacking - the Next Big Security Concern?

Brad Egeland

Cybersecurity, hacking, black hat activities. Many large organizations have been affected heavily affected in recent years. The end result?

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Report by Dresner Advisory Services: Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study

According to the 2020 Dresner Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study, embedded business intelligence is crucial for application success. This report explores the current state of BI and why application teams are increasingly choosing an embedded solution.

Why Beta Testing Matters

Leading Agile

I had a discussion recently with one of our clients around what a beta release looks like. The term “beta,” which I’ve seen in many organizations, is a misunderstood term or in some rare instances, an almost taboo term.

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What is Your PMO’s “Marketing Plan”

Bridge the Gap Consulting

This post was originally written in 2019. But, out of respect for the PMO manager who asked not to be named or have this published until his retirement in March of 2021, I held off. Today, 3/11, was his last day. Thank you, good sir, for being a leader, mentor, and friend.

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Incremental versus iterative

Henny Portman

The Digital Project Manager published on of my articles. This time my comparison between incremental and iterative and some related delivery methods. See: [link]. Agile English Post

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