Sat.Sep 07, 2019 - Fri.Sep 13, 2019

How to hold a Brilliant Kick off Meeting

Girl's Guide to PM

What is a kick off meeting? A kick off meeting is the first meeting you have as a project team.

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The Six Elements of Successful Project Scope Management


Profitable projects rely on understanding and sticking to the project scope that has been agreed to and signed off by a services business and a client.

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The Zombie PMO Outbreak [Infographic]


Warning! The Zombie-PMO apocalypse is here. Executives are expecting more from PMOs than ever. They must drive digital transformation and fuel growth strategies by delivering complex programs across the organization at speed. But there is one problem…PMOs are finding it very hard to adapt.

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Changing Sectors in Project Management

Arras People

Many Project Management practitioners consider changing sectors at some point in their career with the most common reasons including: To broaden their experience and skill set. To increase their earning capacity. To follow up a passion they have for a certain sector or domain.

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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?

What Is a Project Baseline And Why Is It Important?


You’ve probably heard the expression “We’re flying by the seat of our pants.” In project management, we call it operating without a baseline. Many years ago, I had a boss who used to say that all the time.

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How to make sure you’re working on a profitable project?


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12 Examples of Team Norms to Help You Create a High-Performing Team


The world is a strange place with a lot of people having different opinions about everything. This difference in opinion causes them to be uncivilized at times and often say or do things that are unforgivable.

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7 Multitasking Tips for Project Managers


?Written by: Dom Stapleton Project management is one hell of a job. The expectation to multitask is almost a given. That doesn’t mean however, that it comes easy to everyone.

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PMI plus Disciplined Agile might be a marriage made in Heaven

Kiron Bondale

The announcement of the acquisition of Disciplined Agile (DA) by PMI is almost a month old so I thought I would share my thoughts on it. There is no doubt that PMI has been flirting with agile progressively over the past decade.

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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.

5 Kaizen Principles That Underpin the Methodology

We all want to improve, or we should. Complacency might feel good in the moment, but that moment quickly passes. Don’t be left behind. The question is how can one improve? There are many answers, from educational and physical fitness to spirituality.

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10th Anniversary of The Lazy Project Manager

The Lazy Project Manager

To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of The Lazy Project Manager the book is free on Amazon/Kindle around the world for the whole of September.

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What Is ZenHub? Detailed ZenHub Overview & Explanation Of ZenHub Features

The Digital Project Manager

Read on to discover how ZenHub works—what problems it can help you solve and who. The post What Is ZenHub? Detailed ZenHub Overview & Explanation Of ZenHub Features appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Tools Agile Tools PM

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The many flavors of scope creep

Musings on Project Management

Can there be scope creep in Agile? Doesn't agile define creep away in a stroke: "Scope is whatever is prioritized in the backlog that fits within the budget (OPM, other people's money) and the time. The backlog changes all the time, but that's not creep, it's just backlog management."

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

IT Audit: Definition & Quick Guide

If you’re running a business or managing a project, the impact of a cyber criminal on your company can be catastrophic. They can steal costumer data and ruin your reputation. It’s something many don’t recover from.

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7 Project Management Tips for Consultants


Consultants face a unique business challenge. Unlike internal hires that are expected to have a transition period and slow productive build, consultants are expected to hit the ground running, delivering high-impact results on time and on budget, every time.

The Best Digital Asset Management Software in 2019

The Digital Project Manager

A list of the best flowchart software and diagramming tools, along with FAQ and an explanation of the criteria used in selecting the top choices. The post The Best Digital Asset Management Software in 2019 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools

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ONEPOINT Projects Selected as September 2019 PM App / Service of the Month

Brad Egeland

ONEPOINT Projects is my latest selection for App/Service of the month on

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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.

Agile & Project PPM: The Better Together Story


Agile PPM & Project. Several years ago, Microsoft outlined their commitment to providing better experiences and richer capabilities to users of MS Project. One of the key investment areas was Agile. We have seen this evidenced with new tools coming forward.

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PMI Organizational Agility Presentation

Leading Answers

Please join me on Thursday, September 12 th for the PMI Organizational Agility Conference. This free, online event for PMI members awards viewers PDUs. I will be presenting on the topic of becoming a Change Resilient Professional.

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New How-to Video: What is a Milestone? Definition & Benefits for Project Planning


Our second explanation video is about one of the most important planning elements of Gantt charts: the milestone. Milestones briefly explained In project management , the milestone is of great importance even for simple phase-milestone plans.

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Managing Offshore Development

Brad Egeland

The use of offshore developers located in countries like India, Russia, Vietnam, and China has become increasingly popular due to the low hourly cost involved.

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.

The Shape of Performance Reporting


An Outline that Can Be Used for Tracking Progress. It could be said that communication is the oil that keeps a project running smoothly. Project managers (PMs) can spend up to 90 percent of their time on internal and external communications.

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9 Of The Most Popular Project Management Methodologies Made Simple

The Digital Project Manager

Get an overview of 9 of the most popular project management methodologies and understand how they can be best leveraged for delivering digital projects. The post 9 Of The Most Popular Project Management Methodologies Made Simple appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. PM Methodologies Topics

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15 Techniques for a More Effective Brainstorming Experience


What is the most successful way to brainstorm? Well, there are some rules that make the whole brainstorming process more amazing and meaningful, but it can still be made more productive through the introduction of some new creative ideas that can actually be very inspirational. Many people who promote brainstorming in their business activities have more than one technique to keep their creative juices flowing, while also supporting different other styles of thought and expression. .

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Why you are constantly distracted by minor tasks & how to end micromanagement


Are you a micro manger? Are you a micro manager? If many of the following statements apply to you, that is likely: The majority of your working time is spent on day-to-day business. You have been promoted from specialist to manager, but still have the greatest expertise in your field within the company. You believe that once you don't take a closer look, everything gets out of hand. If you can't make status queries about a project at short intervals, you get restless.

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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.

7 Benefits of Managing People in the Company

Epicflow Blog

What Is the Importance of People Management? A company is made up of people of different ages, with various profiles and customs. Some work well in teams, others are motivated by challenging goals, others are more analytical. .

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Are You Big Enough for a CIO?

Brad Egeland

Are You Large Enough for a CIO? Ten to fifteen years ago the Chief Information Officer (CIO) or Chief Technology Officer (CTO) was being touted as the next critical job title right up there with CFO and nearly as important as the CEO. I personally have seen so many CIOs come and go at smaller organizations and startups that the title seems to have really lost its luster. And most have not gone voluntarily.

Management Skills Every Project Manager Needs in 2020


Did you know the word MANAGEMENT is synonymous with the word DIRECTION? With each new year, every project manager should take a close look at the figurative compass of their business to ensure they are staying on the proper course.

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