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What Is Project Scope: Ultimate Guide & Step-By-Step Process

The Digital Project Manager

Project scope is the single most defining aspect of your project. Not your goals, deliverables, or stakeholders. Together these pieces complete the puzzle that is finishing a project on time, within budget, and without overstressing your team.

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10 Project Meetings to Guide Your Project Management Team

ProjectManager.com

Project meetings often feel as if they’re in the way of your work. If you’re not working from an agenda or you don’t manage those meetings, that can be true. But meetings are critical for project planning and team collaboration.

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Top Business Trends to Watch for in 2023

PM Times

This past year has been a bit of a respite from the chaos of the last couple of years as many people have settled into working from home, in the office, or some combination. We seem to have arrived at a new normal, at least as it relates to where we’re physically working. Fortunately, much […].

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Agile and the sailor's analogy

Musings on Project Management

The presentation -- in the link below -- that I gave to PMI some years ago that makes an analogy between sailing a boat and Agile methods is still relevant, and probably will remain so.Why?Because Because a sailing "project" is has much in common with an Agile project:Tactics overlay a strategic goal, though there are broadly stated limitations and rulesSmall teams have to work together, or else someone. agile

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Unlocking Business Agility: Leveraging the Power of Strategy Execution

True business agility is impossible if execution is disconnected from strategic planning. Download this eBook to learn about the key capabilities every organization must adopt to more effectively & strategically execute all work across the enterprise.

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What Are Project Assumptions In Agile Work Environment?

nTask

In the process of designing a project, it is common practice to define an element as “actual” or “certain” while using the term “project assumption. Moreover, these project assumptions often don’t have concrete evidence to support the ‘assertion.’

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7 tips for setting more effective goals

Scrum.org

Goal setting is an essential tool supporting agility in complex environments. Various A-B-C formulas lead us to believe it’s a straightforward process, but setting and using goals effectively is challenging.

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Specialist vs Generalist: What makes a better hire?

Teamweek

Your team or company is growing, and you have a critical hiring decision to make — choosing a specialist vs generalist employee.

2023 52
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Rethinking Agile Principles for the Modern Business World

Leading Agile

There were 12 Agile principles included in the Agile Manifesto when it was first written. Some still hold up today, but some were written in a context that doesn’t apply to business today. In this video, Mike explores which Agile principles still apply today. He connects which ones succeed in large complex organizations typically undergoing a Transformation. And how they are used in a changing software development and deployment structure. Finally, he answers the question everyone wants to know.

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An Introduction to Construction Management

ProjectManager.com

Have you ever looked at a bridge, building or structure of any kind and wondered, “how did they do that?” ” They did it with construction management. Construction is, of course, a project, one that tends to be long, complex and involves many different parties to deliver.

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How to Improve Team Effectiveness & Reduce Workplace Stressors Through Exceptional Culture

Speaker: Galen Emanuele - President, Shift Yes LLC

Having a great workplace culture increases engagement and performance, yet many leadership teams lack the tools they need to successfully develop one. In this webinar, you will receive guidance on how to adapt your workplace culture and improve your employee experience.

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Agile won’t fix organization dysfunctions

Kiron Bondale

This week, I participated in an interesting discussion on Mastodon in which the initiator asked for input on ways to frame agility based on the core problems which a team might be trying to solve. This is useful as it can help to answer the “why” behind an approach change.

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Everything You Need to know about Change Management Plans

nTask

If you’re planning on making any changes to your company, it’s important to have a change management plan in place. This document outlines the steps that will be taken in order to minimize the impact of change on employees, customers, and third-party partners.

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What Is Project Forecasting in Project Management?

WorkOtter

In project management , it is important to ensure that the efforts of you and your team will not be in vain. Various techniques are used to determine a project’s progress and success through a process known as project forecasting. An Overview of Project Forecasting.

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How To Really Organize & Automate Your Email Tasks In Gmail

The Digital Project Manager

If you recall from the previous email management article, we covered Microsoft Outlook. While most email applications offer similar tools to manage the inbox, often they are named or presented differently. In this article I want to go over the Gmail interface and how it differs from Outlook.

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Modern Data Architecture for Embedded Analytics

Data has gone from a mere result of applications & processes to being crowned king. Picking the right avenue to data architecture depends on your organization’s needs. Development teams should build in stages, starting with a task that can be solved.

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10 Methods for Screening Candidates in 2023

Teamweek

Candidate screening is hard… unless you’re in on the latest candidate screening techniques.

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Situational Leadership & Goals Alignment in Project Management (*Updated 2023 Guide)

nTask

A leader might employ a variety of leadership approaches to be more productive at work. You may have met a leader or manager who explains things to you, helps you, and progresses you during your PM profession.

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What Are The 4 Stages of Risk Management?

WorkOtter

In every project management , there is always the chance that something unexpected will happen. An unexpected event is always a risk; its impact can be negative or positive. Risk managers are responsible for enacting the processes that help manage these project risks. Stages of Risk Management.

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Agile Mastery Institute in Africa

Growing Agile

As a coach and Scrum Master one thing that always bothered me was the ‘need’ to be certified to show that you are capable of doing the job.

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Enhance Employee Wellness to Retain High-Performing Teams

Speaker: Eric Torigian - Managing Director, Advisory Services, CHRO Solutions

During this informative webinar, Eric Torigian, Managing Director at CHRO Solutions, will explore how organizations are emphasizing employee wellness, how that has helped workers attain a healthy "life balance", and how, as a result, this has contributed to corporate success.

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Tuesday Tip #1: How Does the Scheduling Engine Work?

LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner’s predictive scheduling engine answers some of the toughest Project Management questions teams face: When will my project finish? Can I meet the deadlines in front of me? When can my team take on more work? Can we accept new projects with our existing priorities?

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The Ultimate Guide to Sprint Backlog Creation, Maintenance & More

nTask

The work involved in tackling a large project might seem daunting. Consequently, it can impact teamwork or performance. If you are in this situation, you might wonder whether sprint is the right choice. Sprints are brief iterations that divide large projects into smaller parts.

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Benefits Of Implementing A Project Portfolio Management

WorkOtter

One of the biggest challenges in maintaining projects of a business is keeping track of everything in an organized manner. If a project lacks organization, it is sure to fail or, at the very least, deliver confusing results that don’t really accomplish anything.

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Why Great Leaders Mentalize and Five Exercises to Help You Do So

The IIL Blog

By Mario Ebro. View Part 1 to this article here. Mentalization is to understand your own and others’ mental states that lie behind actions and behavior” 1. In the theory of mentalization, we understand mental states as emotions, thoughts, intentions, wishes, needs, assumptions, bias, etc.”.

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Blueprint to Modernize Analytics

The longer you wait to modernize your application’s analytics, the longer it will take for you to realize this value. A blueprint helps you define your new solution, plot out how to get there, and determine what you’ll need in terms of time and resources.

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The Big Event and it’s Ripple Effects

Liquid Planner Collaboration

The airline travel debacle that unfolded through late December affected millions of travelers, and recovering from it will materially impact at least one airline’s financial health.

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An Introductory Guide To Procurement Management

nTask

Procurement management is an integral part of any company, large or small. It involves the processes and systems used to acquire goods and services from external vendors. It also covers the tasks associated with selecting suppliers, negotiating contracts, and managing supplier relationships.

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Best Project Management Software for Small Business in 2023

WorkOtter

No matter what size your business is, remaining organized is crucial for project success and the success of your business. Fortunately, software applications are available to help any size business achieve success in everything they do.

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Tuesday Tip #2: Manage Uncertainty Using Ranged Estimates

LiquidPlanner

The traditional method for estimating project work using single-point (or fixed) estimates has a few drawbacks: It’s hard to provide a single accurate estimate, especially for something new. People tend to provide estimates that are too optimistic because they don’t want to let you down.

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Unlocking Your Supply Chains True Potential in The Midst of Disruptions

Speaker: David Food - Head Of Supply Chain at Board International

In this webinar, Supply Chain Futurologist David Food will discuss how to manage risks and build customer loyalty in the midst of disruption. Don't miss out!

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Management Yogi's CHAMP Certification: 5 More Tips on Agile and Hybrid-Agile Management

Management Yogi

Hybrid-Agile management, monitoring, tracking and reporting are complex, even for a seasoned management practitioner. With some key and important tips, you can manage such project quickly and easily. In this post, you will learn five more tips on Agile and Hybrid-Agile Management.

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TCPI (To Complete Performance Index) Guide for Project Managers in Agile Environment

nTask

Successful project management needs careful planning and monitoring. Project management tools such as the To-Complete Performance Index (TCPI) assist project managers in achieving this objective with little risk. TCPI predicts the likely outcome of a project and its budgetary compatibility.

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Remove Causes to Solve Problems

PM Times

“If I had an hour to solve a problem, I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions.” ” ― Albert Einstein Performance problems are found wherever projects exist.

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