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Project Meeting Facilitation Tips & Tricks | TeamGantt


Discover 4 simple meeting facilitation tricks you can put into practice today to keep your team and stakeholders actively engaged in project meetings

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Save Yourself! 7 Ways to Prevent Information Overload

What a time we live in; there are so many choices. We are experiencing a freedom unlike any other in history, where we can pick exactly what we want and when we want it. But, too much choice can be overwhelming, and we’ve known this for almost two decades.

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Roles and Responsibilities Template [Free Word Doc]

Girl's Guide to PM

Does your project team have a roles and responsibilities document that sets out what everyone does? You should do. It’s a really simple document that helps clarify how everyone is contributing to the project.

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How to Perform a SWOT Analysis

Project Risk Coach

If you are looking for a great way to engage your key stakeholders and identify project risks, perform a SWOT Analysis. Project managers or other facilitators can use this powerful tool to identify strengths and weaknesses.

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Make an Impact with Analytics and Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

Email Management Software To Save You Time On Work Comms

The Digital Project Manager

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Agile -- what it means

Musings on Project Management

Dilbert: We need 3 more programmers. Boss: Use agile programming methods. Dilbert: Agile programming does not mean doing more work with less people. Boss: Find me some words that do mean that and ask again Dilbert is a creation of Scott Adams And so, you might ask: what does agile mean?

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Asking for help demonstrates psychological safety

Kiron Bondale

Social psychologist Heidi Grant’s interesting TED Talk video providing advice on how to increase the odds of a positive outcome when we ask someone for help was published this week.

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DPM Podcast: SMART Project Objectives (With Mackenzie Dysart)

The Digital Project Manager

The post DPM Podcast: SMART Project Objectives (With Mackenzie Dysart) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. DPM Podcast PM Best Practices Topics

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10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Account-Based Marketing

It shouldn’t be arduous to give the public what it wants. Yet marketing and sales are often at odds on their mission. According to HubSpot research only 22 percent of companies surveyed believe that their sales and marketing departments are working together to pursue the same goals.

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Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

4th of July

Musings on Project Management

This office is closed on 4 July due to circumstances beyond our control Sign on British Consulate in the USA Bookmark this on Delicious. Buy them at any online book retailer! Quotations

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10 Characteristics of an Awesome Business Analyst

Brad Egeland

Does your organization handle large, complex technical projects? Do you have diversely skilled project teams assigned to those projects? How about overloaded project managers? Are they juggling several projects at once?

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What is GanttPRO? Detailed Summary of Features, Use Cases & Pricing

The Digital Project Manager

What is GanttPRO? What project management problems can it solve? From this GanttPRO overview, you’ll. The post What is GanttPRO? Detailed Summary of Features, Use Cases & Pricing appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Sponsored

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Setting-up PMO 3.0 |The Project Management Office in the Age of Digital Transformation

Online PM Courses

PMOs must keep up with changes in organizational needs & Project Management practices. So, we asked Nicole Reilly to introduce us to her concept of PMO 3.0. The post Setting-up PMO 3.0 |The The Project Management Office in the Age of Digital Transformation appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

Sacred but not immutable

Musings on Project Management

There are a lot of project principles, and processes built on those principles, we think of as immutable: stationary--and proven--with time, experience, context. Somewhat like the speed of light: Every observer or practitioner in any frame would see them the same way Not so fast! Sacred indeed! To be respected? Defaults that are best practice? Absolutely But immutable? Unlike the. Project Management

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Managing a Project is Like Driving a BMW

Brad Egeland

Aww this brings back memories. My beloved 1992 BMW 3 series. My all-time favorite car I've ever owned. It had incredible handling, it looked great, was the perfect blue color, and fast. Perfect combo of everything.for the driver. The ultimate driving machine. Now read that last sentence again.

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What Is DoneDone? Software Overview & How To Use It

The Digital Project Manager

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Sprint Planning in Scrum (Part 1): Why sprints will never be perfect


Scrum vs. Perfectionism Sprint planning and perfectionism only fit together to a limited extent. Perfectionism conflicts with the basic idea of Scrum. Scrum is primarily characterized by it iterative and regular approach.

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Your Post-Launch Toolkit for Understanding Your Users

Speaker: Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product, Simple Health

If you've ever launched an MVP, you know that the journey has only just begun. How do you figure out what to do next? You know that you need to look at how different user segments react, but how do you quickly distinguish signal from noise so you can iterate and improve? Join Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product at Simple Health, as she explains how you can use early customer feedback, usage data, and continuous experimentation to optimize your journey to product-market fit. Whether you're at a brand-new company, or looking to innovate within a more mature organization, or anywhere in between, you'll come away with a new skill set, ready to make the most of your launches.

Getting the Most Out of Your Project Planning Sessions

Project Smart

As a manager or team leader, you should be full to the brim with innovative ideas about how you can improve both your workflow and business objectives.

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This Week in Project Management 7.1.2019

Brad Egeland

What's new in project management? What's being said about project management and it's role in cybersecurity, AI, machine learning, business analysis, strategy and leading project clients? Check out This Week in PM 7.1.2019 for all the best project management articles the world has to offer

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8 Steps for Practical Program Management Metrics


Program management is about more than just tracking tasks and completion dates; it’s about optimizing the use of resources to get more done faster, better, and more profitably. Here’s how to approach program management metrics to improve the performance of your team.

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Back to Basics: What is Microsoft Project?


Microsoft Project is a software application sold by Microsoft that provides project management tools to manage projects. The program, which has many different versions, allows users to: Understand and control project schedules and finances. Communicate and present project information.

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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 how 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.

How 20 Minutes Each Morning Can Transform Your Day as a Manager

Project Smart

Before you can be an inspirational leader and effective manager of your dynamic and energised team, you need to get your own game in shape first.

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Strategy Implementation Needs Great Portfolio Management

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

In recent years, portfolio management has evolved from an administrative process, in which projects are selected and prioritised, to one of the key ways in which organisations can focus on strategy implementation.

Tips From Job Burnout Survivors: How To Heal From An Overachiever Attitude


You’re in back-to-back meetings all day. You and your team talk about all the exciting projects you’ll work on.

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A Resource Leveled and Smoothed Schedule


Figure 1. A schedule, resource leveled (left Gantt chart) and smoothed (right Gantt chart). In the figure above, a schedule was resource leveled using Project (left Gantt chart). It was resource smoothed using Excel (right Gantt chart).

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A Simple Framework for Complex User Goals

Speaker: Hannah Stegen, Customer Service Manager, Crescendo

How can you measure and affect your users' behavior if they're not doing something that's easily measurable? You can monitor usage, activation, retention, and more, but those metrics don't always align with every one of your goals for your users. Hope is not lost, however: with the right framework, you can still make sure your users are on track. Join Hannah Stegen (she/her), Customer Success Manager at Crescendo as she explains how you can monitor even the most complex user journeys by breaking them up into Attitude, Intention, and Behavior.

The 5 Biggest Mistakes New Project Managers Make

Project Smart

The job of a project manager is no sinecure. So many things are going on, so many people to consider. It's no wonder, then, that new project managers make a ton of mistakes.

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Cloud vs. on-premise: the guide you’ve been looking for

Resource Guru

At the risk of giving away my age, I am going to share a memory. It was a beautiful, sunny day. I was at a petting zoo with my children at an age when they were young enough to still think all animals were magical and ice cream was a food group.

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130 top project management influencers 2019

Henny Portman

Happy to find my name on a list of 130 Top Project Management Influencers of 2019 (not in the top, but in the list) by the Digital Project Manager. Have a look at 130 top project management influencers 2019. English Post

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