Sat.Jul 29, 2017 - Fri.Aug 04, 2017

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?

2017 68

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.”

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Professionalise Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

2017 32

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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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).

2017 28

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 24

The Difference Between Leadership and Management

ActiveCollab

If you cannot tell the difference between “Someone is leading me” and “Someone is managing me”, you are gonna have a bad time.

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.

2017 27

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

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.

2017 26

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 14

Kanban Project Management

ActiveCollab

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

2017 27

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.

2017 16

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

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

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.

2017 13

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

2017 12

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 11

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.

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.

2017 11

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.

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

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?

2017 11

Agile Metrics for Team and Product Progress

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

You’ve seen team metrics like velocity. Velocity is not an accurate measure of a team's progress towards "done." So what should you use instead? Join Johanna as she discusses the measures that are actually useful in understanding what your team does, where the work is, and how long the work really takes - and in addition, we’ll examine what it takes to explain the team’s progress to others in terms of the product backlog burnup chart, ways to talk about what’s done and not yet released, and how to show others working product.

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.

2017 11

How to Deal With Difficult Employees and Turn Them Into Team Players

ActiveCollab

How to deal with difficult employees and turn them into team players? Coming soon. collaboration upcoming

2017 10

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.

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!).

Connecting Analytics to Strategy - Keeping Your Corporate Objective In Sight

Speaker: Tom Evans, Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer, 280 Group

Data analytics has transformed the way many product managers approach product enhancements, creating strong demand for product managers with skills and expertise in defining and analyzing product metrics to make more valuable product decisions. But there is one essential element that is often left out of the conversation, and that is strategy. How does my product decisions support the overall strategy of the business, and am I tracking the right metrics based upon that strategy?

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).

Team Culture and the Impact on Team Performance

ActiveCollab

What is team culture and how it impacts team performance? Coming soon. collaboration upcoming

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

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.

Mixing Qualitative & Quantitative Data with Storyboarding

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Qualitative vs. Quantitative is a silly argument. Qualitative data from UXers should not compete against the quantitative data product owners need for their business model. Both are necessary to have a complete understanding of where the desirability of the product meets the viability of the business.