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Top Attention Management Techniques While Working from Home


Employees, everywhere around the world, are working from home?—?not not by choice but by chance?—?in in a desperate attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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14 Tips for Running an Effective Stand Up Meeting 


Stand up meetings can help teams stick to the agenda, collaborate more effectively, and more. Read on to find out how you can make the most of them. Project Management

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How to Handle a Difficult Project Sponsor: [7 Different Types]

Online PM Courses

A common challenge is how to handle a difficult project sponsor. We'll look at seven types of difficult project sponsor, and strategies for handling them. The post How to Handle a Difficult Project Sponsor: [7 Different Types] appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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How to Ace Your Virtual Project Management Interviews

Arras People

With the world of remote working now the “new normal” for many of us who were used to working in offices; it feels like an age ago since we were able to work face to face with our colleagues, hang out around the water cooler or drop by a colleagues desk for a catch-up.

2020 288

Bridging the Gap: Implementing CIO Leadership in Project Management

Speaker: Clint Padgett, President & CEO, Project Success Inc.

You may have a visionary CIO and very capable project managers. You may have the best tech, the latest software, and stellar talent. But if you can’t establish a dynamic, collaborative team with a clear mission, then your project will slip through the cracks. It’s time for CIOs to unlock their "people potential" and learn the leadership skills that will lead to satisfied project managers and more than satisfactory project results. Join Clint Padgett, CEO and President of Project Success Inc., and bridge the gap between CIOs and Project Managers to create a passionate and successful team.

7 Tips for a Smooth Virtual Meeting

Virtual meetings are commonplace in our digitally connected world. Whether they are used to connect teams from different countries, or to bring employees who work from home together for a conference call, virtual meetings can be crucial to a company’s success.

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More Trending

“Organize Around Products/Services” is a great addition to the Disciplined Agile principles

Kiron Bondale

The Disciplined Agile (DA) principles were recently refactored and as part of this refactoring, a principle was added: “Organize Around Products/Services” While it is just one of the eight principles, this new one aligns very well with lean thinking.

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How to Effectively Engage With Multiple Project Stakeholders


“Dear Elizabeth: I work with a difficult stakeholder population – there are a lot of them. My project has over a thousand people affected by the change my project is delivering, in multiple geographic locations.

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Announcing Supported Study Groups

Leading Answers

I am piloting a new program for anyone wanting to study for and obtain their PMI-ACP credential. It is a small group, 8-week online book-club / self-study program. Read one chapter of my PMI-ACP Exam Prep book each week.

2020 85

Project Roadmap: What Is It & How To Create One To Manage Stakeholder Expectations?


In this article, you’ll learn how to create a project roadmap to manage stakeholder expectations and keep your team on track to meet deadlines. We’ll also look at: What is a project roadmap? How is it different from a project plan?

2020 71

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?

Unveiling the Agile Operating Model

Leading Agile

New strategies or dramatic shifts in existing strategies require an examination of an organization’s operating model. Agile is a new business paradigm, but few established companies understand what needs to change to make their business Agile. Most think it is about speed and flexibility.

2020 76

LiquidPlanner Named Top 20 Best Project Portfolio Software by Capterra


LiquidPlanner is happy to share that we have ranked in the Top 20 Most Popular Software for Project Portfolio Management by Capterra based on customer ratings.

2020 96

True Enterprise Governance – its more than just PPM!


It was 18 years ago that Microsoft introduced their initial attempt to move beyond just “project management” and into the world of “ portfolio and project management.” Many other players have since joined the marketplace we know as PPM.

Tips for Project Managers: How to Lead Your Project Team Through a Crisis


In many cases project managers find themselves in critical or uncertain situations, as every project has some unknown factors that have to be taken into account.

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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.

Best Microsoft Project Alternatives of 2020 (Free & Paid)

GanttPRO Project Management

Looking for the best & free MS Project alternatives? Here is the list of more than 35 tools divided into a few categories: best, free, online, Microsoft Project alternatives for […]. News GanttPRO Project Management Tips

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Why Is It Important to Have a Project Management Communication Plan in Place?

ProProfs Project Management

Project management will unarguably be an impossible task if you don’t have a dexterous project manager, an adequate number of executives, the right tools, etc. at your disposal. This could be the case with start-ups, considering their budget-related problems.

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How to Scrum with Project for the Web


Project for The Web has a couple different areas: Grid, Board, and Timeline. A question I hear often is, “Can we manage Agile projects in Project for the Web?” To be more specific, “Can we manage Scrum based projects?” The answer is yes, of course—in a limited way, but still well enough!

2020 72

How to Beat Parkinson’s Law and Deliver Projects in Half the Time

Epicflow Blog

Everyone engaged in project management is aware that this field is prone to different kinds of uncertainties. They all are diverse and unpredictable, though there are some that appear in every project due to their nature. Parkinson’s law is an example.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

How to Stay Focused When You Work From Home


Have you heard about the studies that state working from home offers a major productivity boost , equivalent to one whole extra workday each week? You get it—working remotely means you aren’t subjected to the typical in-office distractions.

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Customer Offboarding: 5 Powerful Ways to Turn Customer Churn into Opportunities to Learn


When you’re trying to grow your business it’s easy to get CATV—customer acquisition tunnel vision. Acquiring new customers is sexy. It’s exciting. And it makes you feel good because more people want what you’ve made. But what happens when those users decide they want to leave?

2020 101

How To Reschedule Incomplete Work


A colleague posed a problem recently. He recorded earned value after tracking work done in the first status period of his project. When recording work done in the second status period, he returned to the first only to find the earned value had changed. What could have caused this?

2020 76

COVID19 Shutdown Saved Millions of Lives

Brad Egeland

June 8, 2020 - Shelter-in-place orders prevented millions of deaths and tens of millions of COVID-19 cases, according to two studies published in Nature on Monday. The two studies used different methods but reached similar conclusions. One study, published by a team of U.S.

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

The Hidden Dangers of Refactoring [Comic]


A couple of years ago I had what looked like a leaky sewage pipe in my apartment. We started taking out the wall to get to the root of the problem. It wasn’t long before half of the apartment was stripped to the bones.

2020 63

Review 97 Things Every Scrum Practitioner Should Know

Henny Portman

The book 97 Things Every Scrum Practitioner Should Know edited by Gunther Verheyen contains the wisdom of 69 practitioners around the world and helps you to improve your understanding of Scrum ( nb. Who are we missing on the cover of the book? ). Gunther organized these 97 essays around ten themes.

2020 64

Ten Best Home Office Tips To Improve Remote Work Productivity


Boost Remote Work Productivity Using Top 10 Home Office Tips Working from home is a new experience to many. It’s easy to relax and lose track of your deadlines. Achieve more in less time by following these ten home office tips to boost productivity. Don’t wish it were easier.

2020 78

Why Curiosity Matters—And How To Cultivate It (with Diane Hamilton)

The Digital Project Manager

The post Why Curiosity Matters—And How To Cultivate It (with Diane Hamilton) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. DPM Podcast

2020 229

Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

9 Things You Should Include in Your Work From Home Policy


Illustration: Kathleen Fu. You’re not one to brag, but when you were all working side-by-side in the office, your team was a well-oiled machine.

2020 74

Flow framework, a new twig in the agile forest

Henny Portman

The goal of the Flow framework tm (developed by Mike Kersten) is to bring Scrum and Agile concepts to the business while providing a higher level of abstraction than agile teams work with day to day.

2020 60

Tools That Can Keep Your Team Productive During Crisis

ProProfs Project Management

The effects of COVID-19 are something no one could have foreseen. In a matter of moments, quarantine was ordered and businesses were told to shut down physical stores. This has resulted in record unemployment numbers and a wavering economy as the world holds its breath and stays indoors.

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