Sat.May 09, 2020 - Fri.May 15, 2020

How to Manage Your Editorial Calendar with Project Management Tool

Proofhub

We are well aware of the fact that you need good quality content for marketing and in return generating leads. But generating Good content once in a while is not enough. To progress in your Content Marketing, you need consistency in posting updated articles on a regular basis.

2020 78

5 Tips To Re-Energize Your Daily Standup Meetings

Girl's Guide to PM

Regular readers will know that I’m not an expert in Agile, by any means. So I’m delighted to bring you this guest contribution by Elisa Cepale who lives and breathes this stuff in her day job. Elisa, over to you…. Elisa Cepale. I facilitate daily standup meetings for our support team.

2020 292

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How to Develop Empathy for Better Work Results

Project Bliss

If you’ve wondered how to develop empathy, it is possible. It may be challenging at times, especially when dealing with difficult personalities or in a charged emotional state. But practicing empathy has a place even at work, and it’s possible to tap into it in appropriate situations.

2020 156

What is decision making in project management

ProProfs Project Management

We’ve all heard about the secret recipe for decision making in project management: Focusing on goals that should be achieved during and at the end of a project. Making data-driven decisions based on the available information.

2020 59

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.

What happened? Find a job in the midst of a pandemic

ProProject Manager

Work with the hiring manager to demonstrate your skills. In my career, I was laid off from my job a total of 6 times in 30 years. At one point, I was laid off 3 times in 5 years. All but one of these layoffs happened during downturns in the economy and/or the company being sold.

2020 65

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Use the 7 Habits to create highly effective agile teams

Kiron Bondale

When Dr. Stephen R. Covey’s wrote his book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®, it was used by individuals for self-improvement but the same habits could also help teams in their journeys to greater agility. Be Proactive®.

2020 187

The biases come out

Musings on Project Management

Under stress, the biases come out Not only do the risks change, but risk attitudes change as well The stakes may be higher; the consequences greater. Now is the time to revisit the best book ever written on risk management -- in my opinion "Against the Gods, The remarkable story of Risk" by Peter L.

2020 212

Foundational Elements for Agile PPM: A Phased Approach – Part 1

Keyedin

One of the common concerns about implementing Agile in project and portfolio management (PPM) is the impression that it requires broad, sweeping and instantaneous change in order to be successful. We’re here to tell you that isn’t the case and even more so, not recommended.

2020 98

7 Customer Success Tactics For SaaS Companies

LiquidPlanner

Customer Success is now an integral part of every business, particularly in the SaaS frontier. Growing businesses tend to be prioritizing more on customer success. In fact, 70% of growing companies believe that customer success is quite important to them.

2020 99

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?

Training vs Transformation

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. Training is a vital piece of today’s business climate.

2020 82

Virtual conferencing. a lot in the market

Musings on Project Management

Yikes: the products and services for virtual conferencing and teamwork are jumping out of the woodwork: Here's a nice comparison of Zoom and Blue Jeans Microsoft TEAMS which is integrated with Office 365 now has a home version as well And, of course, there are the established WebEX, Skype, etc Google is not to be left out, nor is Slack Here's a collection of 10 articles on collaboration tools Project Management

2020 163

Lean Coffee Connection

Growing Agile

I’ve been enjoying Lean Coffee’s so much more since it switched to a virtual format. I get to connect with people around the world, not just my city. I can join in minutes, rather than driving an hour (or more) in traffic.

Lean 106

5 Days to PMP Certification Explained

Brad Egeland

Cheetah Learning - the #1 provider of Project Manager Professional (PMP) preparation and certification training - touts a 98% success rate in getting their students certified and says they can do it in 4 days of prep, you take the test on Friday of that week and you're done.

2020 138

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Best 2020 Online Courses, Events, and Resources for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

Upskilling is always a good idea for any expert regardless of their qualification. Education in the field of project management suggests a lot of opportunities for candidates. They can choose either traditional learning in the form of classroom lessons or online courses and study at home.

2020 61

New Trends in Online Learning

Leading Answers

Finished Netflix? Done with “doom-scrolling” social media? Maybe it’s time to gain those skills you have been putting off. The expansion of online learning was booming before COVID-19 emerged.

2020 78

Requirements Traceability Matrix in Project Management (Example+Template)

PM Basics

Definition of the Requirements Traceability Matrix is confusing. So, simply put: Requirements Traceability Matrix is a document that maps requirements with other aspects of a project. It’s important to notice: RTM is a powerful project integration tool.

2020 61

What Are the 4 Most Common Challenges for a Scaling IT Services Organization?

MavenLink

Whether your IT services organization is an internal department working to support a larger business or a standalone company, growth is a consistent goal and a measure of success. But with growth there will inevitably be complications and challenges unique to your business.

2020 84

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

NEW Microsoft Teams Integration: Connect InLoox now! with Teams & Manage Your Projects in Your Channels

Inloox

InLoox is constantly working to extend its comprehensive integrations to the Microsoft Office landscape to make it easier for you to manage your projects as well as existing processes and systems. InLoox now!

2020 130

The Effective and Innovative Virtual Team Leader

International Institute of Learning

By Frank P. Saladis, PMP, LIMC MCCP, PMI Fellow. Virtual teams have been a part of the business, public, and not for profit environments for many years. In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s the internet began to significantly influence how information and meetings were managed.

Tips for New Project Manager (4 Best Lines of Behavior)

PM Basics

What the video. Below is the transcript of Tips for New Project Manager. Today I have lots of tips for new project managers. I’ll put them as four lines of behavior for a new PM.

2020 63

Every Video Call You’ve Ever Had [Comic]

Teamweek

If you have a video call where no one says, “Is everyone here? Can you hear me?” did it even happen? Since Toggl went fully remote back in 2015, most of our meetings have been over video. So we can safely say it is totally possible to build and run a global company without ever putting on pants.

2020 83

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.

Microsoft Planner Deep Dive

MPUG

Microsoft Planner is all about Task Management for teams, whether that’s organizing an office move, launching a new product, or designing a call center. Planner is all about ensuring you get organized quickly and collaborate efficiently.

2020 72

Using MindGenius on Your Project is a Sagacious Act

Brad Egeland

I love MindGenius. Great people, great software and it's the best mind mapping tool when working to get the best performance, information and decisions shared and made on your projects. The right tool.

2020 117

Digital Transformation – Top of the Exec’s Strategy Pile

Arras People

We keep hearing those phrases, “it’s the new normal” and “this will change the way we work in the future” as we try to continue to work in “these unprecedented/uncertain/challenging times”.

2020 303

What Is Project Management Triangle and How to Manage It

ProProfs Project Management

A project comprises thousands of elements, which makes tasks related to management tough. It is one of those reasons why businesses invest a big chunk of money to get a diligent project manager and executives on board. .

2020 52

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.

From Order Taker to Opportunity Maker…IT’s Digital Transition for Driving the Business

Leading Agile

Here are some fun facts: The first company founded to provide software products and services was Computer Usage Company in 1955.

2020 68

Locked Down at Home? Get PMP Certified in 5 Days with Cheetah

Brad Egeland

In Cheetah Learning’s Virtual Live Class for the PMP exam, start class wherever you are and be PMP® certified 5 days later. Location, Dates and Availability: ​ Virtual, UTC -6 Timezone Jun 1-4, 2020 1 Seat Left REGISTER Virtual, UTC -6 Timezone Jul 20-23, 2020 $4250.00

2020 104

The Digital Fluency Model

Henny Portman

My quest continues and continues. The Digital Fluency model is the next one to add to my Bird’s eye view on the agile forest article (thanks to Zaher Alhaj).

2020 64