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How has project management changed?

Girl's Guide to PM

We aren’t managing projects now in the same way that people managed projects years ago. The approaches taken by many companies and professional bodies to managing projects are different now to when I first started out in the field in 2000ish.

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When the Team Says, ?We Don?t Need to Plan.?

Leading Agile

When a team does not keep rigor, discipline, and quality in making the work-ready, it doesn’t just impact that team – it impacts all the dependent teams and ultimately the return on investment. The team names have been changed to protect the learning, but the learning needs to be shared.

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Three more team building lessons from gardening

Kiron Bondale

A few years back, I wrote an article in which I provided some gardening tips to developing good teams.

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4 Must-Have Features for a Kanban Tool

There are many kanban tools on the market today, and they all have different feature sets. There are simple drag-and-drop tools for organizing to-do lists, planning systems for agile teams and hybrid tools for robust project management.

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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.

How to Plan to Leave Your Job

Girl's Guide to PM

Have you ever thought about how to prepare to leave your job gracefully? What should you do before quitting your job? I’ve got all the answers for you! I’ve always tried to keep half an eye on the door.

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If the Shu fits?

Growing Agile

Blogging doesn’t come naturally for me, I find it hard to find topics to write about that I think other people will find interesting. Why would anyone read something I wrote? Imposter Syndrome hits us all in different ways I guess.

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Reset, Refocus: 2 Concepts and 8 Tips for Making Progress During the Pandemic

Leading Answers

It is a dilemma. We need to move forward. Not just to make progress on projects, but also to give people something else to focus on beyond the tragedy and fear filling the news. At the same time, we need to be sensitive to how people have been impacted. We need to demonstrate support and empathy.

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Risk management: hierarchy v. mesh

Musings on Project Management

Almost anyone who's been around projects for a few years has experienced hierarchy: it's like a pyramid, with one person at the apex and a number of layers spreading out below, interconnected, for the most part, top-down. On the other hand, another structure is like a mesh, wired for the most part peer-to-peer, and mostly flat -- few hierarchical titles and few top-down controls, and lots of. Risk Management

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PMO Leadership: How PMOs Can Evolve into Savvy PMOs


PMO leadership today is about more than being a purveyor of governance and delivering projects on time and on budget. The Savvy PMO fosters organizational agility, cultivates efficiencies, and drives growth strategies.

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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?

The Evolving State of Professional Services


Whether we are ready for it or not, the digital workplace has arrived. During this current crisis, businesses and individuals around the world have learned to depend on digital technology to survive.

2020 83

Answered: Your Burning Questions about the PMBOK Guide’s ITTOs

Online PM Courses

ITTOs - Inputs, Tools and Techniques, and Outputs. They contain the 'How to' of the PMI's Project Management Body of Knowledge. The post Answered: Your Burning Questions about the PMBOK Guide’s ITTOs appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Natural stupidity

Musings on Project Management

"We study natural stupidity rather than artificial intelligence" Amos Tversky Tversky--now deceased--was a partner with Daniel Kahneman, who together wrote some of the most influential papers about biases in our observations and the biases that affect decision making under uncertainty. If you're a project manager or business manager, then you encounter these influences routinely. human factors Risk Management

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Q&A Responses to Driving Organizational Agility


In a recent webinar with PMO Strategies Founder, Laura Barnard, the audience had some great questions about organizational agility and how that relates to the PMO. Here are her answers to the Q&A portion of the webinar on Driving Organizational Agility.

2020 78

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

What Makes Organisations Fail to Execute Their Strategy?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

I recently asked an executive where their organisation would be in 2 years’ time. After some tapping on their laptop, they proudly showed me their new corporate webpages, proclaiming their ‘strategy’, ‘vision’ and ‘mission’ statements. [1] 1] So far so good – we’re halfway there.

Effectively Using Excel for Analyzing MS Project Data


MS Project (MSP) is an excellent tool for preparing and tracking project schedules. Excel is also a great tool for analyzing any type of data. So, which one should you use for schedule analysis?

2020 76

Want to Overcome Chronic Procrastination? It’s All About Emotion Regulation


Illustration: Jo Zixuan Zhou. You start your morning like you do every other day: with your to-do list. You jot down everything rattling around in your brain and realize that you have a lot to accomplish in a few hours. Time to buckle down, right?

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How PMOs Can Drive Needed Change During Tough Times


You Can Emerge Stronger than Ever. There’s no escaping the topic of COVID-19 and its impact on businesses, as well as other types of organizations, worldwide. Many of us are rightfully concerned about the challenges ahead and are seeking direction on how to proceed amidst all of the chaos.

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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 Become a Project Manager and Succeed in the Business World

ProProfs Project Management

A skilled and diligent project manager is the crucial component to making business projects successful. It could be the primary reason why businesses take the hiring process so seriously and set a high salary bar for job candidates coming for the role of a project manager. .

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How to Maintain a Positive Attitude About Work (When the World Feels Like it’s Falling Apart)


Are you feeling a sense of exhaustion, low-grade anxiety, and burnout? You’re not alone. We’re living through tough times right now with the coronavirus pandemic—our lives and work projects have been upended, and it takes everything we’ve got to keep things afloat.

2020 76

The Complete Guide to Project Milestones: Definition, Purpose, Identification & Tracking Progress


But what exactly are project milestones? How are they different from deliverables or a bunch of tasks? What are the best practices for identifying project milestones? In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about milestones. What is a project milestone?

2020 65

Top 9 IT Project Manager Interview Questions and Answers [2020]

PM Basics

IT Project Manager interview questions are tricky. They test your knowledge of project management and software development process as one. Also, remember this: All software development project manager interview questions require you to provide an answer from a leadership perspective.

2020 59

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.

Teaching OKRs to Executives w/ Andrew Young

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. This week in LeadingAgile’s SoundNotes, we’re focusing on Objectives and Key Results. Andrew Young joins Dave to talk about this history of OKRs, why they have become such an important part of how we track and measure performance, why they matter to Executives, and why teaching Executives about OKRs requires a very specific approach. Want more on OKRs?

Making Your Project Management Tool Super-Productive with Human Resource Management System Integration

Epicflow Blog

There’s hardly any area of business where people aren’t involved. If you run a company, human resource management is one of the paramount directions of your activities. People have their own affairs, fall ill, take sick leaves, days off, and long vacations.

2020 65

What Is Unito? A Detailed Overview & Explanation Of Unito’s Features

The Digital Project Manager

The post What Is Unito? A Detailed Overview & Explanation Of Unito’s Features appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Management Styles

2020 265

The Best Remote Project Management Tool is.

Brad Egeland

These COVID19 times and what is turning out to be the new normal for big companies like Google, Twitter and others is a working from home, managing projects from home and managing teams from home. And when I say "home" I really mean anywhere but the office. As we feel comfortable venturing out to Starbucks, McDonald's, etc - basically anywhere we can sit, drink coffee, eat, etc. and not be bothered all day long can be an "office."

2020 76

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.

Webinar recap: Agile Project Management with Microsoft Teams and Planner


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Dux Raymond Sy’s Agile Project Management with Microsoft Teams and Planner webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

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Top Tools To Effectively Manage All Your Social Networks Under One Roof


8 Tools To Effectively Manage All Your Social Networks Under One Roof It’s a crazy time, isn’t it? More people are active on social media compared to the previous year with more than 4.5 billion people using the internet at this time. That means more audience to target for your brand!

2020 78

Evidence-Based Management card deck

Henny Portman

In January 2019 I published a blog about Evidence-Based Management. When I spoke at the Agile Tour 2019 in Vilnius, Lithuania, I met, among others, Magdalena Firlit as one of the other speakers. She mentioned a card deck she developed to support her classes regarding Evidence-Based Management.

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