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10 Project Management Best Practices You Should Do Every Month

The Digital Project Manager

No matter what industry you work in or what project management methodology you subscribe to, there are certain things all PMs can do every few. The post 10 Project Management Best Practices You Should Do Every Month appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General

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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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Entrepreneurship & Project Management [Interview]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Entrepreneurship & Project Management [Interview] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. I used to work for someone who said, “We’ve all got the choice to buy a bucket and a brush.”

Professionalise Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

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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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7 Benefits of an Effective Knowledge Transfer Plan

Hydra

What is knowledge transfer? Industry

Best Sources To Search For Freelancers!

TimeCamp

Find The Right Person For Every Job! The area of internet blogging and marketing is drastically expanding each and every year. Companies are looking for competent writers that would promote their products and services through various articles and posts.

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When You’re the Company’s First Project Manager

LiquidPlanner

In the beginning, project management was formless and empty, and darkness was over the work breakdown structure. The Founders looked over the face of the startup and said all is good. And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day (metaphorically).

How To Build An Effective Project Portfolio Management ?

Project-Management.pm

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.

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Kanban Project Management

ActiveCollab

What is Kanban Project Management? Coming next week. project-management upcoming

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How To Communicate in a Startup Company?

TimeCamp

How to communicate in a Startup company? Communication is a vital aspect of maintaining relationships at work, whether it is office or a coffee shop. But in the startup companies, this issue seems to be more difficult than usual.

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A Look Inside Project Management at StarFish Medical

LiquidPlanner

Before a medical device reaches a patient’s bedside, it must go through a rigorous multi-step process that includes design, development, testing, regulatory review, and manufacturing. Andrew Morton, Engineering Project Manager at StarFish Medical.

Chunk it up!

EarthPM

Read about how a little “chunking” may save your project. And maybe the planet. Okay…okay, well at least your chess game.

2017 13

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

5 Most Common Mistakes in Managing Multiple Projects: Communication Breakdown (Part 5 of 5)

Wrike

As founder and CEO of Wrike, I’ve had the opportunity to hear many project war stories from customers, investors, and mentors. And this has been the driving force behind this 5-part series on common project management mistakes. The previous parts are here: part 1 , part 2 , part 3 , and part 4. Mistake #5: Poor Communication Within Your Team and With Stakeholders. The last, but not the least, common mistake project managers make when managing multiple projects is inefficient communication.

Project Manager Skills

Gina Abudi PM

So many are needed for success! I recently posted a question on LinkedIn asking individuals their thoughts on the “one skill” that is a must have for project managers. We all know, of course, that many skills are necessary for project managers to be successful – there is no one skill. The challenge in this [.]. The post Project Manager Skills appeared first on Gina Abudi. Project Management critical skills project success skills soft skills successful project managers

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Owning or Owned

The Tao of Project Management

Rugby Sorry I haven't posted for a couple of weeks but my Fridays (posting day) have been very tied up. On the walking rugby front there was a meeting of the clubs who have got walking rugby going up at Bristol Rugby, which was very encouraging. Our numbers are steadily growing at Topsham and one of the Devon RFC committee is coming to join us next week. Meanwhile pre-season training has started for the men's and women's squads and we have a couple of pre-season friendlies to look forward to.

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.

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How to manage projects within a fragmented workforce

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

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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

Announcing Android Native App

Binfire

I am extremely excited to announce the release of our first Android native application. Although we do have a great web application which is enhanced for mobile use for a long time, nothing works quite like a native app on Android and IOS devices.

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.

Project Management Processes - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This free eBook will help you to identify the appropriate project management process to apply at any point in your own project.

KPI’s of Effective Team Management

ActiveCollab

To determine the KPI’s of effective team management, you would have to find a way to measure people’s performance. But how do you achieve that? Sure, there are some straightforward ways, like: Counting how many tasks a certain team member finishes within a week. Measuring the average completion time needed for a medium-sized project. But are those real indicators of effective team management? Well, yes and no.

How To Improve As A Marketer?

TimeCamp

Online marketing has its ups and downs. It can be a great source of income if we are good at it and follow the changes on the market.

Fundamentals of Scientific Management

Herding Cats

It's popular in the agile community and especially in the #Noestimates community to denigrate Taylor for his Scientific Principles of Management. I first wonder of those making claims like. Taylor would turn in his grave if he saw how little his work ha (has) influenced the function where it matters the most: Management # Agile. have actually read Taylor?

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

Project Manager's Guide to Getting Things Done

9 tips on how to manage your team’s workload.

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).

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

Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

I am going to tell you something that you will never forget. And then he said, To every man is given the key to the gates of heaven. The same key opens the gates of hell. Richard Feynman in "The Uncertainty of Science". Quotes

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!).

Secrets of an Elite Project Manager

Fast track your way to the top by learning the secrets of the trade from three top project management experts.