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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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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.

Email Management Software To Save You Time On Work Comms

The Digital Project Manager

The post Email Management Software To Save You Time On Work Comms appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Sponsored

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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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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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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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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?

100+ Project Management Statistics & Facts To Remember in 2019

ProProfs Project Management

Project management is an essential part of every organization. Whether you are overseeing a team or leading major projects and their execution process, it is essential to keep everything in line to ensure project success.

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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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Does Your Project Portfolio Management Pass the Test? 7 Things You Can Improve Today


Not too long ago, I attended a networking event in Midtown Manhattan. While standing in line for an event-themed cocktail, I started chatting with an intern from a creative agency that had opened for business last December. Naturally, she was talkative.

What Is DoneDone? Software Overview & How To Use It

The Digital Project Manager

The post What Is DoneDone? Software Overview & How To Use It appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Sponsored

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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.

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.


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.

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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5 Insane Project Management Techniques in Today’s Market


Video Source – ProjectManager.Com. Since we have read numerous blogs on project management techniques, I still feel there is something lacking. “Project” and “Management” are two different derivatives.

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

5 Takeaways: Strategic PPM Management for Products, not Projects


The Gartner PPM Summit is the annual event that brings together top project and portfolio management leaders from all over the world. Last week we were fortunate enough to partake in the activities and leaving the event left us with a lot to think about and digest. If you have not attended this event, suffice it to say the content is motivating and enlightening.

Strategy vs. Luck: Managing Projects in the Face of Uncertainty

Project Smart

Managing projects is all about strategy. You have to decide in advance how you're going to plan out tasks, mitigate risks, staff the project team and so on. All of these decisions and plans form the project strategy.

15 Ways to Radically Improve Teamwork in the Workplace


While everyone knows teamwork in the workplace is important, the hard part can often be getting everyone to work together. Whether someone runs a Fortune 500 company or a local coffee shop, there are common pitfalls to watch out for.

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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.

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.

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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Four Stages to Project Risk Removal

Project Smart

As a project progresses from an idea sketched on a white board to a preliminary plan and into a full-fledged project management plan with a schedule and all the bells and whistles, it will gather risks around it like moths gather around a light. Risks will pop up during every phase of the project.

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Is JIRA a Counterproductive Project Management Software In Today’s Market?


There are numerous complaints about project management software since the inception of the IT industry. Some of the complaints elicit the counter productivity factor of task management tools.

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. The process is mainly based on experience and is divided into regularly repeating stages called “ Sprints ”. Let’s take a look at why your team won’t think of everything in sprint planning and why that’s totally okay.


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.

What are External Dependencies in your Project? | Video

Online PM Courses

When you plan your project, there's much you must be mindful of. Some, you can control. Others are external - you cannot. These are external dependencies. The post What are External Dependencies in your Project? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. PMI Talent Triangle: Technical Project Management Project Definition Project Management in Under 5 external dependencies project definition

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Work Breakdown Structure 101

Project Smart

The Work Breakdown Structure, usually shortened to WBS, is a tool project managers use to break projects down into manageable pieces. It is the start of the planning process and is often called the 'foundation' of project planning.

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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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