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5 Common Scheduling Mistakes (And What To Do Instead)

Girl's Guide to PM

When I was researching Shortcuts to Success: Project Management in the Real World I came across a multitude of studies on how projects run late. The headline figures are often impressive, but it’s harder to find research into why scheduling doesn’t go to plan.

2020 56

Float in Project Management: A Quick Guide

Projects are made up of a large number of tasks, and keeping track of those tasks is a primary role of a project manager. Sometimes, the tasks in a project all run smoothly and independently of each other, and there are no complexities.

2020 300

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7 Ways to Improve Project Estimates

Project Risk Coach

Why do so many projects come in late and over budget? Poor estimates are often a major factor in these projects. So, let's look at 7 ways to improve project estimates. Define the project work One of the top reasons for poor estimates is poor project definition.

What Is Microsoft Project Management Software? (Guide To MS Project & MS Teams)

The Digital Project Manager

The post What Is Microsoft Project Management Software? Guide To MS Project & MS Teams) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Marketing Project Management Software Tools

2020 183

Bridging the Gap: Implementing CIO Leadership in Project Management

Speaker: Clint Padgett, President & CEO, Project Success Inc.

You may have a visionary CIO and very capable project managers. You may have the best tech, the latest software, and stellar talent. But if you can’t establish a dynamic, collaborative team with a clear mission, then your project will slip through the cracks. It’s time for CIOs to unlock their "people potential" and learn the leadership skills that will lead to satisfied project managers and more than satisfactory project results. Join Clint Padgett, CEO and President of Project Success Inc., and bridge the gap between CIOs and Project Managers to create a passionate and successful team.

15 Awesome Tools I Use To Manage My Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Project management software tools are essential to manage projects efficiently. But they aren’t the answer to everything. In this article I’ll share my top 15 project management tools that I use for managing multiple projects. Most of what I use isn’t software-driven.

2020 327

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Does your Product Owner have a high OQ?

Kiron Bondale

An article from Harvard Business Review reminded me that becoming an effective Product Owner (PO) requires a lot more than interpersonal skills, empowerment, capacity and even product knowledge.

2020 196

AMA: Agile Is Working With My Clients (With Ben Novack)

The Digital Project Manager

This content is exclusive to DPM Pro Members! DPM Pro Members get: Instant access to. The post AMA: Agile Is Working With My Clients (With Ben Novack) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Members Only Workshops

2020 169

Overcoming bias in project management

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest post by Roland Hoffmann. Are you biased as a project manager? You might be surprised! In this article we’ll talk about the different types of bias in project management. Roland Hoffman. A project manager is the linchpin of a successful project.

2020 283

Connecting Talent and Technology in Today’s Economic Climate


The global impact of COVID-19 and the resulting economic uncertainty are having a profound effect on many industries.

2020 78

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?

The Big Picture with Story Map in Agile Development


“I keep six honest serving-men, They taught me all I knew, Their names are What and Why and When, And How and Where and Who. I send them over land and sea, I send them east and west, But after they have worked for me, I give them all a rest.”.

2020 83

My Work-From-Home Mistakes

Leading Answers

“It could be that the purpose of your life is only to serve as a warning to others.” – Despair calendar quote. Today I am going to get some work done. I am because yesterday, to be honest, was not that productive. It started with the best intentions.

2020 78

How To Take Over An Existing Project [Free Checklist]

Girl's Guide to PM

Consider this. You’ve recently been asked to take over an existing project. Your handover hasn’t been that great. The previous project manager might have moved on to do something else and you’ve got the project as part of an internal reshuffle of resources. Or they might have left the company.

2020 311

New InLoox Integration: Visualize Your Projects With the New Interface to Microsoft Power BI


The definition of project management says: Project management includes the planning , control and implementation of a project. Nevertheless, project controlling as an important component tends to be underestimated by many project managers. As it’s seen as taking too much time and effort, it discourages a lot of them.

2020 116

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Where There’s a Widget, There’s a Way: Unleashing the Power of Microsoft Project


Project Widgets has created powerful, easy to use “widgets” that extend the capabilities of Microsoft Project and make the overall project and portfolio management process more intuitive and streamlined.

2020 72

PM Candidates: 5 Legitimate Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

Brad Egeland

Are you a candidate for a new project management position in your organization or at another company and you are preparing for the interview? If so, there are some strategies that can help you. One, is to ask a few pointed questions to get detailed information about the PM infrastructure.

2020 127

4 Unusual Reasons Why Stakeholder Management Is Important

Girl's Guide to PM

Why is stakeholder management important to project success? Because we need people to get the project work done. However, stakeholder management is a very narrow way of looking at how we work with people on projects to achieve a common goal.

2020 287

Toggl Staff Show Off Their Workstations


Toggl is a fully remote company, with people scattered across the world (in 19 different time zones). Our meetings our virtual, our office is virtual and even our water cooler chats are virtual.

2020 82

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Getting Hired in Agile w/ Priya Sethuraman

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. Once you reach the point where you’re ready to pursue a job in Agile, the next hurdle you’ll often face is, “How?”

2020 76

Remote Control: Supporting the New Reality of Working from Home

Brad Egeland

The unprecedented global health crisis is changing the way we work at truly astounding speeds. Suddenly, whether by choice or necessity, many of us find ourselves negotiating the new reality of remote work.

How to Delegate Tasks

Girl's Guide to PM

. Delegating tasks is something every project manager needs to get good at. If you want to do more work, you need more people doing the work. It’s not rocket science to realize that the project manager can’t do all the tasks.

2020 343

30 Simpler Asana Alternatives For Creative Teams


Creative work involves a lot of collaboration and needs a lot of flexibility. And, while Asana is a great tool for micro-managing work, more creative teams are looking for Asana alternatives that allow better freedom at work.

2020 55

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Discover 10 Easy Resource Allocation Tips for Project Managers


Top 10 Proven Resource Allocation Tips For Project Managers Poor resource allocation is one of the main reasons behind failed projects. Follow these ten proven tips to avoid over or underutilization of your employees to ensure your projects are delivered successfully on time, every time.

2020 78

Webinar Recap: How to Run Scrum Projects with Project for the Web


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Nenad Trajkovski’s How to Run Scrum Projects with Project for the Web webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

2020 56

15 Ways to Celebrate Success at Work

Girl's Guide to PM

When was the last time you hit a significant milestone at work and did something to celebrate? Or simply celebrated the fact that you’d made it through another day on a difficult project? I don’t think we do that enough, so here are 15 ways that you can celebrate success at work with your team.

2020 320

How to Successfully Work From Home


Working from home may once have been perceived as a welcome reprieve from long commutes and office politics. But as the coronavirus pandemic continues, some people are finding that the work-from-home reality is a far cry from the fantasy.

2020 81

Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

Ultimate Guide to Cross-Functional Teams


In a study conducted by Stanford University Professor Behnam Tabrizi, it was found that almost 75 percent of cross-functional teams are dysfunctional. Dysfunctional was categorised as unable to meet 3 of the 5 criteria they tested: keeping on schedule. keeping to a budget. adhering to specifications.

2020 78

Top Project Portfolio Management Software


Finding a project portfolio management tool best suited for your team can be a bit of a daunting task, with multiple users like a Portfolio manager, resource manager and Team member everyone has a different need.

2020 62

How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

Girl's Guide to PM

What is Imposter Syndrome? Imposter Syndrome is not a medical condition. It is a term for the feeling you have when you believe that you do not really know what you are doing. It is self-doubt.

2020 307