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Why the Professional Services Project Life Cycle Needs More Focus on Collaboration

MavenLink

The standard project life cycle has been used by countless companies to manage their business processes for many years despite the growing complexities surrounding project management.

How to take your project management strategy to the next level.

Celoxis

Projects are being carried out everywhere we look, whether it is trying to hire new staff, complete a writing task, or constructing the world’s largest swimming pool. For a project to be successful, it requires excellent planning, communication, management, and organization.

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How to shrink your project with the Minimum Viable Product: 5 Tips for Minimum Viable Projects

Inloox

Germany is known as the industrial nation with the 99.9% solution. We are expected to deliver a perfect engineering performance, but real innovation? You'd rather look for it in Silicon Valley.

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Adopting Agile in Your Organisation

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

As the Agile Project Management approach becomes more mainstream, organisations considering its implementation are deluged with questions. Is agile project management right for us? Does our current structure support this change? How will we measure progress?

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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?

How to Create a PERT Chart

ProjectManager.com

A PERT chart can help you manage your project. But what is a PERT chart and how does it assist project managers when they’re working on larger, more complex projects? What Is a PERT Chart? PERT is an acronym that stands for P rogram E valuation and R eview T echnique.

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Defining an Accurate Project Goal

ActiveCollab

Why do we do the things that we do? There are two ways of approaching assignments. You can either toe the line or question all the crucial matters. When you’re creating something for someone else, you usually sit down together, listen to their needs, lay out some ideas and come up with a solution which you will then turn into reality. But what if someone comes to you with a very specific idea and they’re very keen on making it happen? Would you accept it immediately and do what you’re told?

Leadership vs Management: 5 Differences That Set Them Apart

The Digital Project Manager

Leadership vs. management isn’t a competition—they’re both important. There’s no right way to manage or. The post Leadership vs Management: 5 Differences That Set Them Apart appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Leadership & Team Management Management Styles Topics

Why Stakeholder Analysis is Important

Project Risk Coach

Project stakeholders are individuals, groups, and organizations that may affect or be affected by your projects. It's critical to understand how people inside and outside your organization may impact your projects. In this post, we will explore why stakeholder analysis is important.

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Is Your Technology Causing More Problems Than It’s Solving?

MavenLink

Note: This is an excerpt from our ebook, “Can Technology Accelerate Your Services Business?” Download the full ebook to learn more.

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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.

Cost Management Basics

ProjectManager.com

Cost management is the process by which one plans and manages the budget of a business or project. In the case of a project, it helps the project manager estimate what the project will cost and set in place controls by which they can reduce the chance of the project going over budget.

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Difference between Quantitative and Qualitative Risk Analysis

iZenBridge

We start each project to get some business benefits. We design it to achieve users and other stakeholder’s satisfaction. And we build it to improve organization KPIs. But, we live in a world where the project faces many uncertainties.

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2020 Project Management (Part 1)

Girl's Guide to PM

The video begins: Have you ever thought about how some people make doing project management look easy, and it seems like they know it all? People listen to them, people take them seriously, people recognise what they do, and they’ve got support from somewhere – their boss, their mentor, someone.

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Technology Challenges

The Lazy Project Manager

Now that you know you are in the ‘VUCA’ world can technology help in any way? The VUCA world challenges an organisation by: Presenting boundaries for planning and policy management. Confounding the ability to make decisions in an accurate, relevant and timely manner.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

How to Plan an Event

ProjectManager.com

Need to know how to plan an event? If you’re planning a big event like a conference, we can help you successfully plan, structure and lay it out. This blog will go over everything you need to consider when planning an event, including an easy-to-use checklist. Planning an Event.

Cultural transformations of high-performing teams

Kiron Bondale

While I was delivering a course on agile fundamentals this week, one of the learners in the class asked me how the mindset and behaviors normally associated with agile teams might impact or be impacted by culture.

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2020 Project Management (Part 4)

Girl's Guide to PM

Watch Part 1 here. Watch Part 2 here. Watch Part 3 here. Transcript.

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Best Proposal Software Tools For Winning New Business

The Digital Project Manager

The post Best Proposal Software Tools For Winning New Business appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools Tools Planning Tools PM

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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

10 Essential KPI Metrics for Teams

ProjectManager.com

If you’re looking for ways to increase productivity in your project (and who isn’t?), then you’ll need to know how to effectively measure your progress. Tracking these key performance indicators (KPI) will help keep the team productive and the project on track.

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Perfect Coworker Gifts under $25 – The Only Gift List You Need

Project Bliss

When you want to show your appreciation or participate in the office gift-swap, it can be hard to think of a perfect coworker gift that won’t break the bank. But this list of perfect coworker gifts will definitely contain something your coworker will love. Note – this list contains affiliate links.

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2020 Project Management (Part 2)

Girl's Guide to PM

Watch Part 1 here. The video begins: Hello, welcome back to video 2 of my training series, 2020 Project Management. My name is Elizabeth Harrin, founder of Project Management Rebels and the blog, A Girl’s Guide to Project Management, and I’m delighted to be back here with you.

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5 Major Changes Coming to the PMP Exam

Leading Answers

Some fundamental changes are coming to the PMP® exam. Currently slated for July 2020, the content and composition of the exam will be completely revamped. As described in the new  PMP Exam Content Outline , PMI commissioned a research study into trends in the project management profession.

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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.

7 Steps for a Successful Project Budget

ProjectManager.com

If you don’t have the funds, you’re not going to complete the project successfully. That’s why planning out your project budget is so important: it’s the lifeblood of the project. Follow these steps to secure the funds necessary to support the project through every phase.

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The Best of This Year: Presenting Your 10 Favorite InLoox Blog Posts from 2019!

Inloox

#10: Time Management: How to Work More Productively with Timeboxing Do you handle far too much tasks at the same time and without a proper plan? Then you should try Timeboxing. Using fixed time windows and a clearly defined goal, can boost your productivity. #9:

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2020 Project Management (Part 3)

Girl's Guide to PM

Watch Part 1 here. Watch Part 2 here. Video begins: Hello, welcome back to video 3 of my training series, 2020 Project Management. My name is Elizabeth Harrin, founder of Project Management Rebels and the blog, A Girl’s Guide to Project Management, and I’m delighted to be back here with you.

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Musings on Project Management

Are you a procrastinator? Do you procrastinate and still try to manage schedule? Do you think of yourself as a procrastinator who can manage risk? Do you understand that managing schedule risk is tantamount to managing the concept of schedule buffers and the critical chain methodology? Then, you'll understand that handling your tendency to put things off, and thereby forcing upon you. Risk Management

Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.

8 Steps for Better Issue Management

ProjectManager.com

Issues happen. And if you want your project to be a success, you need to have a plan in place to respond quickly and effectively to any issues that arise. These steps are part of a best practice issue management process and are a core essence of good project management. What Is Issue Management?

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Know the Difference between Mitigation plan and Contingency Plan

iZenBridge

A project manager and the team have a high reliance on delivering a successful project. The team has to explore risk factors that may impact the project. For these risks, effective responses are a necessity. Risk mitigation and contingency response planning are one of them.

10 Ways for Project Managers to Stay Organized

LiquidPlanner

One of the qualities that every project manager should have is organization skills. While being well-organized is a necessity, there is still much you need to invest in and do for your project to be successful.

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