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How to Make a Procurement Management Plan

Project management planning is made up of many parts. There’s the schedule, the stakeholder matrix, the managing of resources. Speaking of the latter, there’s the matter of how you’re going to procure resources that require vendors of goods and services. That’s procurement management.

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Project Management Process & Phases

ProProfs Project Management

Project Management is the art of coordinating resources and directing working groups to execute components of work so that each group delivers components that can be tied together into a wholesome deliverable (contracted scope of work) within schedule and budget. — Project Management Institute.

2020 52

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When To Use What Tools For Remote Work Success


Technology has changed (read: it's gotten a lot better!). As a result of streamlined technology, remote work is now not just feasible but often preferable and in some cases, necessary.

2020 79

Remote Work: 6 Common Mistakes You Really Should Avoid to Stay Productive (Part 1)


Working remotely from home is gaining a lot of popularity. Flexible working hours, no traffic in the morning and much better coffee than in the office. Find out which common mistakes you really should avoid to stay productive.

2020 130

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.

8 Tips for Writing a Project Proposal


The first step of writing an effective project proposal is to remember you’re not writing a contract and not writing a summary document; you’re writing a sales document that is meant to persuade the client that you’re the right choice to complete the work.

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Project Managers – Stay Active in Isolation

Arras People

There is no doubt about it, it’s been an unprecedented couple of weeks for the UK and globally with the outbreak and reaction to COVID-19.

2020 273

Do not compromise on knowledge when filling the Product Owner role

Kiron Bondale

The product owner role is extremely challenging for most organizations to fill. It is also the role which has the greatest impact on achieving expected delivery outcomes.

2020 177

Remote Work: 6 Common Mistakes You Really Should Avoid to Stay Productive (Part 3)


Home office can solve many problems, but also create new ones. But if you are aware of the challenge and know how to deal with it, you can really take the benefits of remote work. Avoid typical mistakes and use all the possibilities and tools that Inloox offers to make working from home easier.

2020 130

4 Key Steps to Achieving Digital Transformation


Today more than ever, digital tools, innovations, and workflows play a vital role in an organization’s work methods.

2020 92

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?

Budget 2020: What Does it Mean for the PM Domain?

Arras People

I’m sure like me, many of you were keeping an eye out for Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first Budget presented last week, keen to learn what implications it would have for the PM domain going forward as well as coronavirus. Here are some of the main headlines: IR35 goes ahead as planned.

2020 240

The unfolding course of events

Musings on Project Management

"It is not given to human beings -- happily for them, for otherwise life would be intolerable -- to foresee or predict to any large extent the unfolding course of events" Winston Churchill Of course, project management can modify such a bit to tolerate some of the intolerable: Simulations can add to the extent of foresight of unfolding events Systems tests can reveal unforeseen hazards in. Risk Management

2020 163

Business as UNusual: How PMOs Can Thrive When Everything Seems Out of Control


The recent pandemic and the resulting economic slowdown are affecting just about every business to some degree.

2020 78

Why All Entrepreneurs Should Have Project Management Skills


Not every project manager is an entrepreneur, but all entrepreneurs need to be project managers if they want their business to succeed. Whether it’s developing a new product or securing investment, where the process involves a series of steps, it should be managed like any other project.

2020 85

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Off-Payroll Working Legislation (IR35) Update

Arras People

Well, well, well, surprise email of the year arrived at 21:04 pm on Tuesday 17 th March 2020 from Mr Williams at HMRC.

2020 227

The Secret of Project Delivery: Project Implementation Heartbeat

Online PM Courses

Project Implementation (aka project delivery or execution) is when things get going. After definition, scoping & planning, it's time to make things happen. Here's where you implement your project, execute your plan, and deliver the benefits your sponsor commissioned.

2020 97

The Essential Guide to Writing a Project Communication Plan: What It Is and Why You (Actually) Need One


What’s the number one factor that influences whether your project is a success or a dud? While we’d love to say it’s the project management tool you use the truth is it’s something else: Communication. That’s why having an effective communication plan is so important.

2020 78

4 Key Roles of the Project Manager

Brad Egeland

Project managers wear a variety of hats on nearly every project they manage.

2020 108

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Mike Cottmeyer | Elevate Agile 2019 | The Systems of Agility

Leading Agile

Becoming Agile isn’t simple. Although many think all that’s needed is a System of Delivery, like Scrum or SAFe, in large organizations, it’ll take much more than a new process, or culture shift to Transform.

2020 67

White paper: Exploring the delta in AgileSHIFT

Henny Portman

Happy to see that my white paper Exploring the delta in AgileSHIFT is now live on the AXELOS content hub. Enterprise agility is key. It is not just about implementing an agile way of working in your IT department but a transformation for your whole organization.

2020 56

Lift Positive Risk-Taking


Most people hear “project risk” and they think of an adverse event or threat that may occur.

Best Project Management Tools for Managing Remote Teams and Projects

Brad Egeland

As project managers and project teams go home to work this month in the face of the COVID-19 coronavirus, we need to look for the best way to manage our projects remotely and manage virtual teams. Communication is even more critical as is collaboration and task management.

2020 108

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.

The importance of human contact against the backdrop of a viral war

Gunther Verheyen

The United Nations’ World Health Organization (“WHO”) correctly describes “Covid-19” as a new variant within the Corona family of viruses.

2020 63

How to Deal with the COVID-19 as a Project Manager

Virtual Project Consulting

By Linky van der Merwe COVID-19 While the whole world is currently dealing with the Coronavirus, and more specifically known as the COVID-19 pandemic, the project management community has a responsibility to deal with this issue on our projects in a decisive, direct manner.

2020 56

How to Organize Remote Work: Best Free Management and Collaboration Tools

GanttPRO Project Management

Category: Gantt chart-based software for project planning and management. Offer for remote teams: free account till August 15, 2020, for hospitals and non-profit organizations. News GanttPRO Productivity Remote work Tips

2020 56

Mind Mapping and Project Management Tool MindGenius is Application of the Month Selection for March 2020

Brad Egeland

As we work hard to find the best project management software tools and services to help our project managers best manage projects, teams and customers, I am always trying to find helpful tools to get project managers to the finish line successfully.

2020 97

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.

How to Make a Gantt Chart on Mac

Gantt charts are essential project management tools. They used to be difficult to use when you had to draw them out by hand. Those days are gone. As Gantt charts migrated to digital platforms not only did their ease-of-use increase, but they became more dynamic too.

2020 48

Review Formula X

Henny Portman

Jurriaan Kamer and Rini van Solingen are the authors of Formula X – How to reach extreme acceleration in your organization? It’s a business fable that shows which steps you should take to drastically accelerate the time-to-market in your own organization.

2020 60

How to Lead Effective Virtual Teams [Tips & Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

Leading Effective Virtual Teams is an odd book. It’s a bit like a series of very dense magazine articles as every chapter is heavy with bullet-pointed lists of top tips and guidelines. It reads very differently to other books, but it’s very effective given what Nancy M.

2020 254