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Behind The Scenes At PMCamp Barcelona

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Behind The Scenes At PMCamp Barcelona , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. The only foreign holiday my boys have been on was to PMI EMEA in Barcelona (I take them to all the good places!).

2017 271

Agile Transitions – Managing Expectations

The Clever PM

We live in a day and age where there’s a ton of information and mis-information out there about pretty much every topic imaginable, and Agile development is certainly not immune to this phenomenon. In fact, anyone who looks for help in pushing through an Agile transformation in their organization is immediately confronted with a vast […]. Product Management Agile Culture Definitions Good PM Influence Leadership Organization PM Scrum

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Professionalise Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

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EVM and Agile – Project Reporting

Green Project Management

Context This post was modified from one I developed several years ago for the Mercure AACE 2013 program I took, called W17_PM_EVM-KPI-Reporting. It is a follow on to a recent post “EVM and Agile – Can they work together?“

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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?

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APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017 – A Review

Arras People

With the APM (Association for Project Management) releasing their latest research report APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017 I took some time out to see what they have to report and how this stacks up against our own Arras People 2017 PMBR (Project Management Benchmark Report).

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Issue Logs

Project Health Check

Project Risk Logs are pretty well institutionalised, and we mentioned them in our last blog post. But what about Issue Logs? We've heard Issues defined as an impacted risk, an unknown question that needs answering, or just a general spanner in the works that will cause you to go off-plan.

2017 156

High Turnover? 8 Strategies for Employee Retention

Brad Egeland

​ A high turnover rate is always an unwelcome sign, especially for project managers who rely on a committed team. The scouting and rehiring process costs precious money and time, resources that could be better used on completing company projects.

A commentary on Agile

Musings on Project Management

I was looking back at some prior essays on Agile and came across the April 2012 PMNetwork magazine. Specifically I was attracted (again) to page 58 for an interview with some agilists on the state of the practice. Here are a couple of quotes from Jim Highsmith worth tucking away: Agile project management embraces both “doing” agile and “being” agile—and the latter is the hardest. agile best value Project Value

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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.

How to Work Effectively with Your Project Sponsor

Arras People

Think back to your most recent successful project. What factors contributed to the desired outcome? A clear purpose supported by a detailed plan? Access to the right resources at the right time? An engaged team? A little bit of luck?

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Processes and Project Management

Project Health Check

We regard Processes as the bedrock for successful Project Management. I think W.

Handling Conflicts Between Your Own Projects

Brad Egeland

#&*%# happens, right? We expect issues and problems (to some degree) on our projects. Heck, conflict can sometimes occur with team members, the customer or even with other projects in the organization. It’s natural. It happens.

2017 156

Agile in cycles

Musings on Project Management

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017 – A Review

Arras People

With the APM (Association for Project Management) releasing their latest research report APM Salary and Market Trends Survey 2017 I took some time out to see what they have to report and how this stacks up against our own Arras People 2017 PMBR (Project Management Benchmark Report).

2017 156

Risk Management: Known / Unknown Unknowns

Project Health Check

On February 12 2002, US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld made a now famous remark that has since went on to be commented on widely by critics and thinkers.

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The brief moment when you think you’ve just produced a perfect estimate

The Digital Project Manager

The post The brief moment when you think you’ve just produced a perfect estimate appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. The PM life

EVM and Agile – Can they work together?

Green Project Management

Context This post was modified from one I developed several years ago for the Mercure AACE 2013 program I took, called W15_PM_EVM-Agile-Considerations.

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A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

We’ve all seen the increasing industry trend of artificial intelligence and big data analytics. In a world of information overload, it's more important than ever to have a dashboard that provides data that's not only interesting but actually relevant and timely. Dashboards assist decision makers facilitate new ideas and business opportunities, increase customer approval rates, and analyze current business process. All of these activities play a vital role in providing the superior experience your customers demand.

How to Work Effectively with Your Project Sponsor

Arras People

Think back to your most recent successful project. What factors contributed to the desired outcome? A clear purpose supported by a detailed plan? Access to the right resources at the right time? An engaged team? A little bit of luck?

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Making Change Happen in Your Project Management Career

Brad Egeland

Are you looking for that next project management challenge in your career? Well, just about everyone else in the workplace is looking to do the same. So what's the key for you? To stand out from the crowd, of course. It's not always as easy as it sounds, but there are a few ways in your current position that you can go about getting started in that direction. Read the full article

2017 120

How To Build An Effective Project Portfolio Management ?

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Even an organization that thrives on successful projects, they sometimes encounter a dead-end. And often the cause of that is the lack of practice or standard or if there is one, they tend to be inconsistent. The foundation of a successful organization lies on how they embed a certain culture and practice in their system. Every company must know that constantly changing the existing processes and methods put more harm than good on their projects.

2017 87

The Triple Constraints of Project Management

Entry

The post The Triple Constraints of Project Management appeared first on Entry Software Corporation. Project Management Project Management Tools Project Manager Communication Project Negotiation Uncategorized

Turning Metrics into Dollars: How to Turn Your Analytics Data into a Real Financial Model for your Startup

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Some teams struggle to constantly optimize conversion rates without understanding the financial impact of those conversion rates. Sometimes that 0.1% increase isn't worth the engineering time we're spending! Early stage startups in particular may not need a four year business plan, but they need to start building out a model which will show how they can someday be profitable. At the very least, they need to be able to see the impact of a change in retention rates to their user growth.

Seven Ways To Build A Highly Motivated Project Team

Celoxis

Motivation is personal. We can only evoke certain feelings in others, but they must motivate themselves. This explains why when attending a presentation by a motivational speaker, most attendees are so pumped and motivated. However, when they go home, the positive spirit suddenly plummets. best practices Blog collaboration communication Leadership mentoring PMO productivity Project Management Resource Management work culture celoxis motivation project management teamwork

2017 73

7 Benefits of an Effective Knowledge Transfer Plan

Hydra

What is knowledge transfer? Industry

Why You Need to Project Portfolio Management Software Right Now ?

Project-Management.pm

Software tools and metrics play a big role in improving a project. They also make tasks easier and enable users to save budget and schedule, all the while delivering the product or service within the deadline. They are crucial attachments to a company’s success. Speaking of software, there are thousands of them cropping up in the market, catering to various needs of an organization. Some software falls into one spectrum and they focus on organizations that have similar needs or issues.

Perfecting stakeholder engagement in professional services firms

Fix my Project Chaos

To celebrate the launch of our new eCourse, we’re releasing a brilliant new podcast each week which focuses on stakeholder management. Tune in each week for the next FREE instalment (view all previous Podcasts in the series here).

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How Agile Approaches Change Project, Program, and Product Measures

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Before agile approaches took the world by storm, we used Gantt charts and defects to measure project and program progress. We had trouble measuring product progress until just before release—often too late to change anything. Join Johanna as she discusses how agile approaches change what we measure, and possible measures you might use in projects, programs, and to assess the product as the team(s) build it.

How to Create Your Own PMP Study Plan

ExamsPM

Creating a PMP study plan can be very similar to creating a project management plan. When you decide to get PMP certified, you should treat obtaining your certification as a mini-project.

Online Collaboration for remote teams

Binfire

Collaboration is the new weapon increasingly used by corporations to improve productivity and make teams more cohesive and responsive to change. Online collaboration for remote teams is even more critical to corporations’ bottom line due to globalization. What is online collaboration?

2017 76

Real Estate Collaboration in Real Time

amium

We’ve been talking with Amium users who are using the product to manage specific aspects of their jobs. From in-house designers, to marketing staff and freelance service providers, Amium helps them move forward on projects faster and more smoothly.

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Podcast: Perfecting stakeholder engagement in professional services firms

Fix my Project Chaos

To celebrate the launch of our new eCourse, we’re releasing a brilliant new podcast each week which focuses on stakeholder management. Tune in each week for the next FREE instalment (view all previous Podcasts in the series here).

2017 52

Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers. Talking to customers, working with key stakeholders in the business and convincing development that a feature is necessary can be a daunting task. Join Product Management expert Cait Porte as she covers how to sell your ideas internally by leveraging data to drive decision making.