Sat.Feb 22, 2020 - Fri.Feb 28, 2020

Top 13 Motivating Team Building Exercises Your Team Will Love


Team building activities are becoming more popular. That’s because they strengthen relationships between the team. Management team building exercises teamwork

2020 52

Why Productivity in Project Businesses is Flatlining?

The Lazy Project Manager

The following article is the part two in a series of four on ‘Project Business’ and is authored by Daniel Bévort – part one certainly seemed to draw some interest and some comment so please, like, share and comment on this one as well.

2020 206

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How to Make a Cost Management Plan

You know how it goes—you’re a few months out from a deadline, and your team isn’t anywhere close to finishing the project. You’re quickly running out of budget and time, and you’re starting to stress. Should you tell the stakeholders, or wait a little bit longer?

2020 224

10 Tips for Good Meeting Minutes

Girl's Guide to PM

Minutes help with communication at work – they ensure people have a common understanding of what the meeting was about and what they should be doing next. In this article we’ll look at why minutes are worth doing and then dive into the 10 tips for taking effective meeting minutes.

2020 310

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

How to Communicate with Project Stakeholders

Brad Egeland

Most of what I like to write about is from the project manager’s perspective. And I always maintain that communication is the #1 priority of the project manager.

2020 108

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Best Project Planning Software of 2020

How do you get a project off the drawing board and into the execution phase? With a plan. But project plans are unruly beasts that need to be reined in. That’s where project planning software comes in: it’s a project manager’s best friend.

2020 252

7 Reasons Why Networking is Critical for Your Career

Project Bliss

Networking is one of the most important things you can do for your career. Here’s why you need to prioritize it even when you’re not looking for a job. Many people don’t start to think about networking until they’re looking for a job.

2020 156

Are Most Projects Basically the Same?

Brad Egeland

I know this question sounds like a crazy one to ask on the surface. Every project – in it’s details – is different, I know. Even two projects implementing the same technology – maybe even with the same PM and technical team involved - will be different to some degree.

2020 129

How Leaders Can Develop Great Remote Management Skills


Remote work is growing in popularity, but succeeding as a remote manager isn’t the same thing as being able to manage remote workers effectively.

2020 108

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?

How to Make a RACI Chart for a Project (with Example)

The better team members know their roles and responsibilities, the better a project is going to run. Therefore, communicating role distinctions early on in the project is crucial. But how can a project manager make those definitions clear and obvious to the team?

2020 249

Webinar Recap: Project Managers are Change Managers


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Walter Stinnett’s Project Managers are Change Managers webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

2020 52

How to Build a Cohesive Virtual Team

Brad Egeland

In this age of cloud computing, web-based project management and collaboration software, and large corporations with geographically dispersed employees and customers, more and more projects are being run by virtual teams with project managers and team members working from home or satellite offices.

2020 116

Top 5 Tips for Going Remote


I recently made the leap from commuting 2.5 hours a day to a 15-second commute to my home office. Telecommuting or “going remote” can be a dream for some and a challenge for others previously acclimated to office life.

2020 92

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Requirements Gathering: A Quick Guide

Imagine that you’re taking the lead on a new IT project that involves building a call center from the network to the servers. The call center itself will house hundreds of jobs, and will bridge the divide between customer and product.

2020 244

The International PMO standard from AIPMO

Henny Portman

AIPMO is developing the first ‘leading’ international PMO standard based on a combination of research findings and expert knowledge.

2020 56

The Undefined Project

Brad Egeland

Did you ever have one of those project customers come to you with an initiative that really has no boundaries or definition yet? Sort of a taste of “we'll get there when we get there.”

2020 112

Three Tips for Working with Microsoft Planner


Microsoft Planner is a great way to create plans and work on them together with coworkers. The software includes a very nice mobile app which allows users to quickly access plans and upcoming tasks.

2020 73

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Develop a Strategy to Embrace Change w/ Marty Bradley

Leading Agile

Talk Overview. Markets are changing faster than typical strategic planning cycles can support. Additionally, digital strategies are increasing interdependencies and exacerbating the strain on execution. Strategic planning often falls short because it’s not as fluid as it needs to be.

2020 71

How Can Leaders Retain Key Talent Through Unexpected Change?

ProProfs Project Management

We’re only a little way into 2020, yet we’ve already rung in several changes — from the Australian bush fires to uncertainty in the Middle East, to shake-ups in the Royal Family.

2020 56

Keep Your Other Projects on Track

Brad Egeland

As project managers we all have those times that come up where one project or activity takes up most or all of our time. It’s a PM way of life – it can’t be helped.

2020 112

How to Introduce Yourself on a New Project (Team and Clients)

PM Basics

So today I want to give you a step by step guide on how to introduce yourself to a new project team. The secret is simple: Someone gives credit to your management skills. You position yourself as a leader. Let’s break it down! Imagine you come to a new company and the new project.

2020 56

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.

Can you use Agile for Mergers and Acquisitions? w/ Rick McMichael

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. This week in SoundNotes we’re focusing on a question asked by a student in a recent class: Can you use Agile for Mergers and Acquisitions?

2020 76

Everything You Need to Know About Project Management Governance

ProProfs Project Management

What is pressurizing corporations worldwide? ‘Project failures’ that can ultimately ruin a business. . And why do projects fail? One of the major reasons is the lack of project management governance. .

2020 56

Addressing CCPA as a Small Business

Brad Egeland

Many for-profit organizations and companies doing business with Californians or in California must comply with the newly introduced California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (or simply CCPA). The act took effect on January 1, 2020.

2020 97

How Savvy PMOs Keep Score to Improve Demand Management


A shared services mandate challenged a major university to merge three central IT organizations into one. To meet service delivery goals, they had to redefine and implement their IT operations and internal processes. In addition, they needed more than 800 employees to adopt them!

2020 78

Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

Rebuilding Your Confidence After Project Failure

Arras People

I’ve just left a six-month contract for a project which ended up in a failure for all sorts of reasons. It has really knocked my confidence. How can I start to get over this and get back out there? First thing, take a step back, and don’t think about jumping straight back into another role.

2020 240

How Do Priorities on a Project Become Priorities?

Project Management Resource Network

I am surprised by priorities on projects. Where the focus lies and what is debated in meetings is astounding at times. Everyone has their own priorities on a project. Stakeholders have their interest and project teams have their focus but not every priority can be number one.

2020 56

Top 3 Mistakes Project Managers Make

Brad Egeland

We all make mistakes. We may act on incorrect or insufficient information when making our mistakes. Or we just may act on our own poor judgement. Or we may get bad advice from someone else that results in mistakes. We may also just act irrationally or make a rash decision that leads to mistakes.

2020 97