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What Is Blended Project Management? | TeamGantt

TeamGantt

Download a simple chart for choosing the right project management methodology, and see how to create a blended process that works for your projects and team

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Fast tracking vs crashing: How To Compress The Project Schedule?

PM by PM

You will find a detailed discourse of project schedule compression in this article. I will discuss about fast tracking and crashing as the two main strategies to shorten the project duration. I will discuss these using an example and diagrams.

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Forecasting: The Secret Ingredient Your Team Needs in 2019

Teamweek

We thought we had it all planned. My best friend wanted a destination wedding in Bali, and we were determined to make the experience one that she would never forget.

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Should You Be Friends With Your Employees?

ProjectManager.com

Leading a team strikes a difficult balance between being cordial and commanding. Are you strictly a boss or can you have a more friendly relationship with your employees? Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you the pros and cons. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference!

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Top Insights from the Project Management Benchmark Report

Arras People

Economy Impacts: Entrances, Exits and Employment. Arras People launched the latest Project Management Benchmark Report today, it’s the fourteenth study of the project management marketplace that Arras have released.

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How to Improve Interpersonal Project Management Skills

Project Risk Coach

Think of the project managers you admire most. Often, these are individuals who possess more than the technical skills such as developing project schedules and performing risk analysis. These project managers have strong interpersonal project management skills. So, what are interpersonal skills?

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What Is Business Impact Analysis & Why Is It Important?

ProjectManager.com

If Newton’s third law of physics is correct, and every action has an equal and opposite reaction, then businesses need to take note. That’s because any successful business relies on making intelligent and well-timed actions.

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Mind Mapping Supercharges Project Management

The Digital Project Manager

Mention Project Management software and most people’s thoughts will automatically go to Microsoft Project or. The post Mind Mapping Supercharges Project Management appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. PM Best Practices Tools Tools Planning Topics Sponsored

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Evaluate your ceremonies with a W5 check

Kiron Bondale

I’m midway through Priya Parker’s book The Art of Gathering and her insights into how to make an event a meaningful gathering rather than “just another boring meeting” are apropos to ceremonies.

2019 183

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?

Looking for stuff on PM?

Musings on Project Management

You say: "I've got to give a presentation about [some] topic in Project Management. Where do I find the stuff I need?" I say: Look no farther than slideshare.net/jgoodpas. There you'll find some 45 presentations available for free download. Attribution: If you use my stuff, please do me the courtesy of an attribution and a reference to the material on slideshare.net The most viewed is this. Project Management

2019 179

How to Make a Product Vision Everyone Can Appreciate

ProjectManager.com

You’ve heard of “the big picture.” ” It can be a long-term business goal, or simply a view that expands a perspective to include greater context. Either way, it’s a critical perspective for any organization that wants to plan for the future.

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3 Simple Charts and Graphs You Should Be Using to Make Your Next Project Presentation More Powerful

Project Bliss

Charts and graphs are a great way to share important information about your project. These three simple charts and graphs will help you communicate project information in a way your audience can take in quickly.

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DPM Case Study: Managing a Portal Build

The Digital Project Manager

Learn specific best practices for managing a portal build by diving into the real-world experience and observations of DPM Expert Rebecca Germond in this case study. The post DPM Case Study: Managing a Portal Build appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Case Studies PM Best Practices Topics

2019 138

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Agile and R/D

Musings on Project Management

I was recently asked if Agile and 'R/D' go together. The issue at hand: how do you reconcile agile's call for product delivery to users every few weeks with the unknowns and false starts in a real R/D project? Good question! I'm glad you asked. Let's start with OPM. Other people's money. And the first question: What have you committed to do? There are two possible answers: (1). agile

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Why Marketing Teams Absolutely Need a Project Manager

ProjectManager.com

Do you need more time in your day? If you had that, what could you do? Enjoy some more food, take a deep breath or maybe just get more done.

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Asana vs. Mavenlink vs. Wrike: Project management platforms compared

Moira Alexander

When it comes to work management tools, organizations have a wealth of solid options to choose from — and Asana , Mavenlink , and Wrike top the list. Each offers features and usability suitable for almost any project management need. But the devil is in the details, and here we compare what each of these three platforms has to offer in an effort to help you find the best fit for your company. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

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You asked – Q&A from our Slack tribe: Boosting morale, billable hours

The Digital Project Manager

Watch our project management video cast where PM experts dive into the pressing questions being asked on The Digital Project Manager Slack channel, sharing real-world experience to help you tackle common PM challenges. The post You asked – Q&A from our Slack tribe: Boosting morale, billable hours appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Dear DPM DPM Podcast

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

6 Tips for Making Better Data Management Decisions

MavenLink

Services businesses depend on data insights more than ever to understand how they can improve their work, meet ever-increasing client needs, and streamline behind-the-scenes processes.

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5 Ways To Process Feedback At Work Without Triggering A Stress Response

Trello

It’s never easy taking criticism. You spent so much time and poured in so much effort—only to have your hard work ripped apart. Productivity

2019 107

Asana vs. Mavenlink vs. Wrike: Project management platforms compared

Moira Alexander

When it comes to work management tools, organizations have a wealth of solid options to choose from — and Asana , Mavenlink , and Wrike top the list. Each offers features and usability suitable for almost any project management need. But the devil is in the details, and here we compare what each of these three platforms has to offer in an effort to help you find the best fit for your company. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

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Quick and Easy: The Difference between Critical Chain And Critical Path

Inloox

Critical chain The critical chain is a resource-oriented method and represents the longest chain of tasks, taking into account limited resources and is used with the aim of achieving the minimum project duration.

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

5 Data Security Measures Every Project Manager Must Implement

Brad Egeland

Data security is an aspect of project management that is often overlooked by well-meaning project managers. However, as remote work and cloud computing become more prevalent, it’s important that more focus is dedicated to this area.

2019 106

Congruence Between Agile Process and Ecosystem

Leading Agile

In a recent SoundNotes Q&A with Mike Cottmeyer , our Fearless Leader fielded questions on a range of topics related to organizational transformation and agility. One key point he made was that any process or method, such as Scrum, LeSS, SAFe, etc., is designed to operate under certain conditions.

2019 98

Team Essentials: Keeping Your LiquidPlanner Schedule Up to Date

LiquidPlanner

In my previous article, I discussed how easy it is to reprioritize your work in LiquidPlanner. This week, I’ll show you how to maintain your schedule and keep it up to date.

2019 95

Process Optimization in Project Management (1): Steady Progress with Kaizen

Inloox

Process Optimization in Project Management In almost all areas of life the pressure to optimize is increasing. This also applies to companies and projects. Even if your colleagues are asking for more process improvements, you shouldn't jump at any optimization approach unprepared.

2019 141

The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.

Guest Post: How to Benefit from Using Gantt Charts and Time Tracking Software

TimeCamp

Today we have a special post for you about Gantt charts and time tracking. Project Management Time Tracking Tips Gantt and time tracking Gantt chart software time tracking

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The international Scrum Glossary is now available in 19 languages

Gunther Verheyen

The international Scrum Glossary has been expanded to 19 languages. The updated version is available for you as a free download (PDF): Scrum Glossary (International versions) -Feb 2019. This new version holds following changes: New languages: Greek, Ukrainian. Updated language: Polish.

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Using LiquidPlanner to Manage…Weather?

LiquidPlanner

While it can mostly be forecasted, the weather has its share of unpredictability, making many wish it could be managed like a project. One company based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, however, has been using LiquidPlanner to do just that. CFV Solar Test Laboratory, Inc.,

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