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 231

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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 304

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 344

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 117

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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 313

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 190

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 124

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 135

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?

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 297

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 70

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 89

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 129

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

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 245

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 74

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

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 124

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 79

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. .

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 71

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 124

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 89

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 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 96

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 121

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.

20 Most Powerful Project Management Software & Tools for 2020


If you own a company, or work for a small business, managing and keeping track of numerous projects at once can be a tedious task. Project management software is a boon for users that work on multiple projects.

2020 66

Do Calendars or Scheduling Have You Stumped?!


Microsoft Project is a powerful scheduling tool, but how exactly does the software schedule? The answer is found in a single word: calendars. In fact, the schedule of every project is based on one or more calendars. Have you ever wondered how to do any of the following?

2020 67

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 253