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Project Management Trends and Predictions for 2019

GoSkills

What is the future of project management? Our industry experts share the biggest project management trends for 2019. Project Management

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Is increasing agility a recurring resolution?

Kiron Bondale

As we kickoff the final week of 2018, many of us will be making New Year’s resolutions. While some of these resolutions might relate to achieving a specific goal or objective (e.g. I resolve to run a marathon this year), most relate to changing our behavior (e.g.

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Change Control is Key to Project Success

Brad Egeland

Change control is one of those tasks the project manager must do but usually hates to perform. It's never easy. It can require an iron fist mentality and the willingness to take a hard line with the very customer you are trying to satisfy. Sort of a Catch 22. It can result in increased revenue, but always at the expense of a customer that needs the change to meet a business process need or requirements clarification.

The 7 Best Blog Posts on Productivity in 2018

ProjectManager.com

As we move towards the year’s end, before we look forward, let’s take a look back at some of the best blog posts from ProjectManager.com and from around the web. We’re going to comb through all that content by subject. First, and maybe most important, is productivity.

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Your Post-Launch Toolkit for Understanding Your Users

Speaker: Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product, Simple Health

If you've you've launched an MVP, you know that the journey has just begun. But what do you do after the launch? How do you figure out what to do next? After you launch, it's important to be able to look at how different segments of your users react and quickly uncover signal vs. noise so you can iterate and improve. Join Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product at Simple Health, as she explains how you can use early customer feedback, usage data, and continuous experimentation to optimize your way to product-market fit. Whether you're at a brand-new company, or looking to innovate within a more mature organization, or anywhere in between, you'll come away with a skill set to make the most of your launches.

Share Your Insights with the Project Management Domain

Arras People

Where did the last 12 months go? Yes, it’s that time of year again where we ask you, the practitioners in the project management domain to help us gather data in order for us to collate the 2019 Arras People Project Management Benchmark Report.

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Mavenlink review: Intelligent service-based project management

Moira Alexander

Mavenlink is an online project management platform that offers a range of features aimed at project management, team collaboration, project accounting, and business intelligence within a single solution. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

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The 7 Best Blog Posts on Project Management in 2018

ProjectManager.com

Project management is thriving. People are coming to realize that most everything they do can be considered a project, no matter how big or small.

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Share Your Insights with the Project Management Domain

Arras People

Where did the last 12 months go? Yes, it’s that time of year again where we ask you, the practitioners in the project management domain to help us gather data in order for us to collate the 2019 Arras People Project Management Benchmark Report.

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LeCarre and project mangement

Musings on Project Management

As a former intelligence professional, John LeCarre is one of my favorite authors, to say nothing of the dry British wit and sparkling prose that supports some quite challenging plots. Nonetheless, I didn't expect to find this wisdom on the pages of "Our kind of traitor" In operational planning there are two opportunities only for flexibility: One, when you've drawn up your plan. Two, when. Project Management

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Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

What PM Tools, Sites, Exam Preps and Services to Use in 2019? It's Coming!

Brad Egeland

Coming February 1st - new content on the best Project Management tools, software, sites, exam preps and services to use in 2019 for all you project management related needs? Have a software or service that is new or top notch that should be included? Contact me. 2019 is the year of PM best practices - let's do this right! Email me your product description or details and for more info on how to be included

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How to Conduct a Feasibility Study

ProjectManager.com

What is a feasibility study and why is it so important for a project? Jennifer Bridges, PMP, explains what project managers need to know about feasibility studies in this short tutorial video. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference! In Review – How to Conduct a Feasibility Study.

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What are Your Services Firm’s New Year’s Resolutions?

MavenLink

It’s almost 2019, and while people around the world are making New Year’s resolutions, fitness goals are not just for individuals. The New Year can be a time for services firms to commit to healthier habits, too.

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Project Management Truths

Online PM Courses

This article is published on Christmas Eve, 2018. It seems a good time to focus on two things: project management truths and humor. So, I’d like to combine them in a short, light article. I know some of my readers take time off at this time of year. But others don’t.

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What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

Agile (What’s so funny about peace, love and future dreaming?)

Gunther Verheyen

The Agile Manifesto, and the movement that stemmed from it, has hugely improved the world. I believe in continuing the Agile dream and create an even better world (rather than focus on the inevitable downsides of the success).

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The 7 Best Blog Posts on Office Culture in 2018

ProjectManager.com

Office culture is the set of standards you’re expected to hold when you walk into a work space. They are certainly not consistent, nor are they set in stone. Office culture at one time meant a suit and a tie or an equally formal attire for women. Then came business casual.

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Digital Transformation and Harnessing the Power of the Modern Distributed Workforce

MavenLink

Over the past decade, the global workforce has evolved substantially, and it is accelerating. The drivers of this evolution are manyfold.

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Introducing nTask 2.0 (Beta) – Our most awaited update yet

nTask

The entire team at nTask is overwhelmed to bring this exciting news to you! The long-awaited nTask 2.0 Beta) is almost here. A ground-breaking revamp of the application that will completely transform the way you manage your projects.

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A Simple Framework for Complex User Goals

Speaker: Hannah Stegen

How can you measure and affect your users' behavior if they're not doing something that's easily measurable? You can monitor usage, activation, retention, and more, but those metrics don't always align with every one of your goals for your users. Hope is not lost, however: with the right framework, you can still make sure your users are on track. Join Hannah Stegen (she/her), Customer Success Manager at Crescendo as she explains how you can monitor even the most complex user journeys by breaking them up into Attitude, Intention, and Behavior.

WorkOtter - Untitled Article

WorkOtter

The post appeared first on SaaS Resource & Project Management Software | WorkOtter. Finish What You Start

Make 2019 amazing

Gunther Verheyen

Dear compagnon, reader, follower, liker. As the end of 2018 approaches, I hope that it was as great as mine/ours was. Regardless, work hard to turn 2019 into an amazing year, of insightful experiences, challenging encounters and exciting adventures, both personal and professional.

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Mavenlink review: Intelligent service-based project management

Moira Alexander

Mavenlink is an online project management platform that offers a range of features aimed at project management, team collaboration, project accounting, and business intelligence within a single solution. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

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The Rise of Digital Project Management

TrustRadius Project Management

We live in a digital age. Our digital world is filled with millions of talented people working on a diverse set of projects that power our online and offline lives. The people who design what we access on our screens are masters at planning, communicating, collaborating, and ultimately creating.

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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 how 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.

5 Major Work Trends – What to Expect in 2019

TimeCamp

What to Expect in 2019? As December 2018 comes to an end, so do people’s annual. Project Management work trends

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Innovation in project management: Inspiration from Dubai

Susanne Madsen

I recently spoke at Dubai International Project Management Forum ( DIPMF ) and was struck by the innovative theme of the conference. Perhaps it shouldn’t have come as a surprise.

Portfolio and Resource Management Tips to Gift Your PMO This Holiday Season

Planview

It’s the holiday season! This can mean one of two things. 1) You’ve already checked out and are in “vacation mode” or 2) you’re absolutely slammed with work that always appears right at this time of the year.

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The Rise of Digital Project Management

TrustRadius Project Management

We live in a digital age. Our digital world is filled with millions of talented people working on a diverse set of projects that power our online and offline lives. The people who design what we access on our screens are masters at planning, communicating, collaborating, and ultimately creating.

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Your 2-Part Metrics Audit for High-Value Products

Speaker: Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, Startup Patterns

You know what they say: what's measured improves. As product managers we're in a golden age of being able to get all sorts of metrics and run all sorts of experiments. But what are your measurements and analytics focused on? Are they really truly objective? Do they contribute to the ultimate vision of your product? And is everybody clear on that vision? Join Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, as he takes you through a two-part measurement audit. First, you'll learn how to make sure your measurements actually align with your product strategy. And second, you'll learn how to evaluate your culture of using measurements, so future experiments will more consistently provide high-value results.

Stop Multitasking At Work & Do This Instead

Teamweek

Multitasking may sound like a good productivity strategy, but that’s not always the case. Scientifically speaking, multitasking hurts us more than it helps us. There will be times where you may have to juggle multiple priorities, but it’s never wise to multitask.

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How to Calculate Overtime Pay – A Short Guide

TimeCamp

Overtime Pay – How It Works Gallup’s report shows interesting information about overtime, “adults employed. Time Tracking Tips calculate overtime pay overtime overtime pay work hours

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How To Crack PMP In First Attempt And Be Successful?

PM by PM

Whilst preparing for the PMP exam, few questions frequently strike into our thoughts – Is it possible to crack the PMP exam in the first attempt? If yes, then what tips are required to follow for the preparation? If such questions are also in your head then today’s post is for you.

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