Sat.Apr 21, 2018 - Fri.Apr 27, 2018

Have you rotated your project’s tires?

Kiron Bondale

A standard semi-annual ritual for many who live in cold climates is swapping all season to winter tires on our cars and back again. This exercise also presents a good opportunity to catch up on any other outstanding preventative maintenance for our vehicles.

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How To Keep Your Project On Track With Project Status Reports

The Digital Project Manager

A Project Status Report is just that. The current status of your project. It’s an. The post How To Keep Your Project On Track With Project Status Reports appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. How-to Guides How-to Managing And Controling PM Skills & Best Practices Topics

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The Project Manager’s Guide to Simple Risk Analysis

Online PM Courses

Risk analysis is both easy and hard at the same time. If that sounds confusing, read on, because we’ll make everything clear. But one thing is for sure. No project manager can get by without knowing how to analyze risk on your project.

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GetApp Honors With Another Pair of Top 5 Rankings

Category Leaders and software rankings for the second quarter of 2018 were recently released by GetApp, the influential Gartner review site, and has continued its run of ranking in the top five for project management and project portfolio management apps.

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Does your company do project management eLearning?

Ron Rosenhead

That was a question posed by a caller recently. Yes we do! I went on to explain that we have a partnership with OnLinePMCourses where we offer a wide range of project management eLearning. I referred the caller to the page with all the details- [link] and they were impressed.

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Here Are the Simple Mistakes You May Be Making With Requirements

Project Risk Coach

How often have you neared a project implementation date, only to find new requirements? Or perhaps your team said they had gathered the requirements, but in reality, the team had hastily rushed through the requirement process resulting in rework, missed deadlines, and another blown budget.

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Teamwork -- managing the white space

Musings on Project Management

One of the big differences between a team and a group is cohesiveness around the goal: There's no success individually unless there is success collectively. Inevitably, keeping the team together to promote cohesiveness raises the question: how to keep everyone busy all the time -- other than 'painting rocks' (which is the way the Army used to do it). In the popular vernacular of project. Teamwork Virtual teams

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A Comprehensive Guide to Agile Project Management


If you work in tech or any industry where things change fast, you probably are familiar with agile project management. The model has been favored by software engineers for its efficacy and flexibility, and it’s beginning to catch on in agencies and startups.

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The Ultimate List of 41 Free Project Management Templates


Want to save time and improve consistency across projects? Then you need project management templates. A good set of project management templates will make your work easier and more efficient. This article shares 41 such template. Why Do You Need Project Management Templates?

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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?

Where Did All the Project Managers Go?

Leading Answers

“ Software is eating the world ” claimed venture capitalist, Marc Andreessen in his 2011, New York Times article. Seven years on, the trend continues, and project managers are also on the menu.

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Only $79 - Make Sure You're Ready for the PMP Certification Test

Brad Egeland

It's important for you and the people you serve that you're successful with becoming PMP certified. So Cheetah Learning has created this program for you to reduce your risks and increase your chances of success with becoming a PMP.

A Step-By-Step Guide To Write The Perfect Project Proposal

The degree of success or failure of any project depends heavily on the quality of its proposal. You won’t be able to bag the project in the first place if the project proposal is not up to the mark.

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What is the Pareto Principle? | Video

Online PM Courses

The Pareto Principle, or the 80-20 Rule. It articulates a fundamental aspect of nature, which also applies to projects. So, what is the Pareto Principle? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of Online PM Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes. link]. Project Management in Under 5.

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Mining Bitcoins with Your InstantPot: Has Agile Popularity Gone Too Far?

Leading Answers

I am excited to be presenting at next week’s PMI-SAC Professional Development Conference on May 2 in Calgary. I am looking forward to seeing old friends and meeting new people at this new format conference. My session “ Mining Bitcoins with Your InstantPot: Has Agile Popularity Gone Too Far ?”

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Vegas Golden Knights Start Round 2 Tonight vs. San Jose Sharks as Favorites to Win the Stanley Cup

Brad Egeland

First they were 200-1 odds at the beginning of the season to win it all. Then they surprised everyone by winning their division and making the playoffs easily. Next, they swept the LA Kings in Round 1. and now they are Stanley Cup favorites in their first season in the NHL.

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What’s the Difference Between Project & Portfolio Management?


If we take a closer look at successful enterprises and the way they operate, it becomes clear that their growth and establishment in the market is never a result of mere chance, rather it is the final outcome of various forces working together successfully.

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The Right Tools for Remote Workers


Working remotely can be a blessing and a curse, for employee and employer alike. Providing flexibility and work/life balance is critical to positioning your company as a great place to work and is a major deciding factor for talent.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

What Can Chefs teach Product Managers on Productivity?


The celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay knows exactly what he wants from his team, how to get it done, and how to leave his customers coming back for more. Even if that translates into leaving his contestants or his team scampering around apprehensively!

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Doing What You Have to for Project Success - It's not Textbook

Brad Egeland

Calling all project teams. attention! Project success does not come easy. You can't wing it or phone it in. You may be able to for a short time, but success will not be yours on an ongoing basis.

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Software Development Life Cycle and Project Management

PM Basics

Have you noticed? Software Development Life Cycle is on every job description for a Project Manager. Everyone wants you to know how to develop software applications. That is true. Understanding of SDLC can make the whole process more efficient.

How I (Sort of) Stopped Being A Micromanager


I’m the member of the group project who ends up doing the whole thing, because “it’s just easier.”. I’m the delegator who assigns a task, but chimes in at any moment to adjust steps, offer unsolicited direction, and/or generally hover over the entire process.

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

Post Mortem: Downtime During April 23rd


At some point today, your timeline might have looked like something like this. Completely empty. That was our mistake. What happened only comes to show how delicate systems are and why quick recovery matters.

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New Gaming Haven in Las Vegas

Brad Egeland

​ When you think of gaming in Las Vegas, what do you think of? Maybe something involving loud noises, brightly lit machines, or a green velvet table and cards to go with, all for the thought of possibly gaining or losing your money.

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Does This Need to Be on Slack?

Boost by Brightpod

We adopted Slack a few years back when we moved away from Hipchat. Slack was the shiny new rising star of team communication, and we wanted in. The UI was excellent, and just like most tech teams, we ditched the old and hopped onto the shiny new bandwagon

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Managing Virtual Teams Successfully

The IIL Blog

By Dr. Willis H. Thomas, PMP, CPT . Virtual teams are becoming more of the norm for organizations as they strive to acquire the best talent from anywhere in the world, minimize overhead everywhere on the earth and stretch their global presence on a worldwide basis.

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The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.

Symptoms of the Zombie PMO


Warning: The following is an emergency alert. There is an outbreak infecting businesses across the world, creating a condition termed the “Zombie PMO.”

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Gaming of a Different Kind is Taking the Vegas Strip by Storm

Brad Egeland

The Esports Arena Las Vegas is now open on the Vegas Strip and you have to see it to believe it. A 30,000 square foot world class gaming arena is sitting in the heart of the entertainment capital of the world. Las Vegas. You think casino gambling and slots are big in Vegas - and they are.

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How Marketers Stay Productive: Ben Aston of The Digital Project Manager

Boost by Brightpod

This week we feature Ben Aston, Founder of The Digital Project Manager. The Digital Project Manager is the home of digital project management inspiration, how-to guides, tips, tricks, tools, funnies, and jobs

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