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Project Manager Job Description (with free copy+paste examples!)

Project managers are the point person in charge of a specific project or projects within an organization. We regularly feature project management resources to help train PMs to land jobs in the industry or develop better skills in their current role.

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8 Ways You Can Better Respond to Unrealistic Demands

Project Risk Coach

This is a guest post from Colin Gautrey , an author, trainer and executive coach who has specialized in the field of power and influence for over ten years.

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Parametric Estimating: A Project Manager’s Guide with Examples

Girl's Guide to PM

What is parametric estimation? Parametric estimating is a top-down form of project estimation that works for time, resource and cost estimates.

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Before checking if your team is agile…

Kiron Bondale

(Thanks to Don for giving me some fodder for this week’s article). I’ve written previously about my three tests for assessing agility: are we delivering value to our stakeholders early and regularly, are we progressively improving quality, and are we helping our customers, team members and key stakeholders to be awesome.

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Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

Root Cause Analysis: A Quick Guide

Issues arise in almost every project. But knowing there is an issue is one thing; figuring out how to resolve it is another. If you’re missing deadlines and the quality of your product or service is suffering, there’s a problem.

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9 Essential Project Management Competencies

Girl's Guide to PM

We’re almost at the end of the quarter and you’re thinking what a great year it’s been so far at work. Your thoughts turn to what you should be doing for your professional development in the months ahead… and there’s a lot of choice.

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Back to Basics: A Master Class on the 4 Phases of the Project Life Cycle


If you build software for a living, you probably don’t think you have much in common with real estate developers, sculptors, or ancient Pharaohs. But every project–from redesigning a website to building the Colossus of Rhodes–follows the same four phases of the project life cycle : Initiation.

Five Gantt Chart Alternatives

If you’re a certified project manager, then you likely use Gantt chart software. A Gantt chart is a good tool to show the bigger picture on a project and work well for people who like things displayed graphically, and that’s why we love them. But not everyone loves them.

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The Ultimate Guide to Project Leadership in 2021


Leadership in any way of life is the most crucial aspect of keeping yourself and everyone around you on course.

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Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

How to Train a New Employee in an Ongoing Project?


When you have a new hire on an ongoing project the basic factor that needs to be kept in mind is compassion. The person is stepping into an unacquainted environment with people who are acquainted with each other.

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Use Case Template: Introduction of Change Management with InLoox


Digitalization, sustainability and, more recently, global pandemics are probably the most influential challenges facing companies today. For organizations this means that they inevitably will have to adapt.

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Change Request: How to Submit, Manage and Execute

We say it all the time — change is inevitable. This adage is as true for projects and organizations as it is for everything else. Change can feel like an inconvenience or a response to unexpected trouble.

5 Genius Ways to Become More Creative in 2021


According to a world-renowned Author and psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi : “Creativity is any act, idea, or product that changes an existing domain, or that transforms an existing domain into a new one… What counts is whether the novelty he or she produces is accepted for inclusion in the domain.”.

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2021 Dresner Advisory Services Business Intelligence Market Study

Every year Dresner reviews the state of the BI market as it stands today. This 12th annual report breaks down customer perceptions of BI and how well each vendor performs. See for yourself how all the major BI vendors stack up.

Project Business Case: How to Create the Perfect Project Proposal

Online PM Courses

Why should anyone sponsor and fund a project? It is your Business Case - or Project Proposal - that sets out the answer. The post Project Business Case: How to Create the Perfect Project Proposal appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Get to Know InLoox: Juline - Executive Assistant at InLoox Headquaters in Munich


Juline has been working as an executive assistant for InLoox at our headquarters in Munich since July 2019. Since then, she not only supports our executive management in day-to-day business, but also our sales department.

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Best Practices for Management of Project Requirements


Requirements are the basis of any project. When developing products or services, defining requirements is critical to successfully satisfying project needs. To define the project scope and fully build out a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), you must learn what your stakeholders require.

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What Is Project Roadmap? – The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Successful Project Roadmap


While leading your team as a project manager, you also, have to keep the stakeholders in the loop. A project roadmap is just the right tool you need to keep everyone in the know. The visual medium allows you to communicate the major elements of a project.

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From Planning to Results, How to Choose a Tool to Manage Marketing Projects

With increased channels, tools, and pressure to achieve goals, your work management platform must be able to: Manage complex projects within tight time frames, Harness data from all channels to make decisions in real time, Prove ROI to the broader business. Download the eBook today!

Beyond Agile - Webinar Recording

Leading Answers

Last month I did a 20-minute overview of my new Beyond Agile book for the Washington D.C. Lean-Agile MeetUp group hosted by Sanjiv Augustine. I outline how Beyond Agile grew from studying high-performing teams and trying to distill what they did differently than most other teams.

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Can the Product Owner also be the Scrum Master?

Can the Product Owner and Scrum Master be the Same Person? Scrum is an agile project management framework that enables teams to deliver value in 30 days or less. The two most notable roles in Scrum are the Scrum Master and Product Owners.

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Avoiding Root Causes of Troubled Projects


Prevention measures should be considered to reduce or contain the root causes of troubled projects, thereby improving project quality, profitability, and customer satisfaction. This article is not intended to be a complete list of problem areas, nor an exhaustive offering of prevention measures.

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6 Best Automation Tools for Professional Services in 2021


Many companies around the work have adopted the Professional Services Automation strategy to streamline and optimize their service operations and make their development teams more productive.

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Insiders' Guide to Self-Service Analytics

Self-service analytics are vital for how your users interact and engage with your application. As you explore analytics solutions for your application, see why self-service analytics can prove critical to the adoption and stickiness of your application.

What Are The Unseen Costs Of Going Virtual?

The Digital Project Manager

The post What Are The Unseen Costs Of Going Virtual? appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Insights Leadership & Team Management Remote PM

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Drive Your Projects to Success With a Powerful Project Implementation Plan

ProProfs Project Management

Have you ever faced this – You work with all your might on a project, but it still fails to produce the expected results? . Now, take a step back and evaluate what really went wrong. . Did you start the project on the right note?

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More Sample Videos (11): ACP Live Lessons – Guaranteed Pass

Management Yogi

This is in continuation of the following posts: ACP Live Lessons – Guaranteed Pass or Your Money Back (8 videos)More Sample Videos: ACP Live Lessons – Guaranteed Pass or Your Money Back (10 videos)In total 18 sample videos have been made available in the above posts.In this post, 11 more sample videos have been made public. The access to these videos is completely free and can be seen at the Agile Guaranteed ACP Guranteed Pass PMI-ACP PMI-ACP Exam Prep PMI-ACP Exam Tips

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Best Tips and Tricks on How to Work Across Time Zones


Remote work and satellite offices are on the rise. And with the COVID-19 Pandemic changing the way offices and the work culture are structured you need to know how to work across time zones.

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A New Age of Hybrid Leadership

Speaker: Renee Thomas and Alexis Barone, Wrike Team

There are many myths surrounding the idea of remote work: it will cause laziness, procrastination, ineffective communication, lack of motivation, and employee burnout. As pervasive as these myths were, 2020 swiftly kicked them all out the door. Companies can no longer deny the fact that employees can in fact be productive, motivated, and proactive, all while working remotely. On the other side of the coin, some teams still crave the social, in-person dynamic of work. Enter the new model of work, the hybrid schedule. It's time for project managers to gain a new understanding of what good leadership looks like in the future of work. We were all baptized by fire this past year, so now it's time to look back, learn the big lessons, and gain the insights needed to pivot forward. Join us for our panel with Renee Thomas and Alexis Barone of the Wrike Team, in this discussion about the future of work--hybrid, remote, and everything in between.

Webinar Recap: Project-Accelerator’s Powerful Instance of Power Apps – Supporting Project Management with Project for the web


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Nenad Trajkovski’s session, Project-Accelerator’s Powerful Instance of Power Apps – Supporting Project Management with Project for the web, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

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Top 11 Monday Alternatives

ProProfs Project Management is one of the most sought-after project management too ls which helps you get started with customizable project templates in minutes.

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How to Make a Gantt Chart in Word

GanttPRO Project Management

To make a Gantt chart people usually resort to different tools. Among them, for instance, are popular Microsoft tools. We have already explained how to create a Gantt chart in […]. The post How to Make a Gantt Chart in Word first appeared on GanttPRO. blog-home-en Gantt charts Tips

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