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Expert Advice on How to Start a Successful Business Transformation


Many, if not all, businesses are undergoing transformations and it’s widely accepted that this type of change is needed to stay relevant and productive.

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Think top-down and bottom-up for agile transformations

Kiron Bondale

A question which I’m asked regularly during my classes is what the best place is to start an agile transformation within a company?

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A Beginner’s Guide To Backup For Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article by Mauricio Prinzlau. Are you backing up your project and personal files effectively? Today’s practical option is a cloud storage solution. There are various types of data backup techniques. Conventional backup techniques use tape, DVDs and USB connected devices.

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How to Make a Quality Management Plan

You got the project delivered on time and within budget, but your stakeholder deems the project a failure. The quality just didn’t meet their expectations—bummer.

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Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

How to Deal With Pre-assigned Project Resources

Project Risk Coach

Looking for ways to improve your project success? People matter more than technology and processes. However, project managers rarely choose their teams. Let's talk about how to deal with pre-assigned project resources. Are you working in an organization where your project resources are preassigned?

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How to earn PDUs fast in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Is your re-certification cycle coming to an end for your PMI certificate? Do you need to quickly get your PDU total up to the minimum so you can stay certified? You’re in the right place! Read on for tips for how to earn PDUs fast.

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How to Manage Multiple Projects

Managing multiple projects at once can be a bit like a juggling act. Every action taken in one project needs to feed into the next with fluidity and poise, and when done right, a skilled portfolio manager can make it seem like no trouble at all.

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Counter-party risk

Musings on Project Management

Define counter-party: In a transactional relationship, the other party to -- or participating in -- the transaction is your counter-party. In project situations, there are usually many counter-party transactional arrangements, such as contractors and suppliers with transactional relationships. And within the business there may be transactional relationships among business units and the PMO. Oh business analysis contract Risk Management

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What Is PrivMX? Tool Overview & Explanation Of Features

The Digital Project Manager

The post What Is PrivMX? Tool Overview & Explanation Of Features appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Reviews Tools Sponsored

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How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

Book review: Critical Chain

Girl's Guide to PM

Critical Chain by Eliyahu M. Goldratt is a business novel that talks about creative ways to improve project delivery through managing dependencies. Written in 1997, it is now a classic text, but it still comes across as timely and challenging. To be honest, I wasn’t keen to read Critical Chain.

Lessons in How to Drive Large Scale Digital Transformations


Projects come in all shapes & sizes. Sometimes they are in the form of inbound requests for new marketing material, in the shape of IT implementations, or involve client-specific deliverables.

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5 Things Marketers Should Do Before the 2020 Holiday Season


With the holiday season just around the corner, we take a closer look at how to prepare for these crucial months in our latest article. The holiday season is important every year, but this year, it somehow feels even more crucial.

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4 Types of Project Risk – Different Forms of Uncertainty | Video

Online PM Courses

A project risk is simply ‘uncertainty that can affect outcome’. We rarely think of the differences in the kinds of uncertainties. The post 4 Types of Project Risk – Different Forms of Uncertainty | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Management: What is.

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6 Steps to Improving Your Application’s Analytics Experience

No one designs bad dashboards and reports on purpose. So why do so many applications have terrible analytics experiences? Download this ebook for secrets to creating dashboards and reports your users will love.

Book review: Who Gets Promoted, Who Doesn’t, and Why

Girl's Guide to PM

Donald Asher’s book, Who Gets Promoted, Who Doesn’t And Why is sub-titled ’12 things you’d better do if you want to get ahead’. Now in it’s second edition, it’s an easy read with a conversational style.

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How to Create a Project Budget That Works


Every successful services business has a deep understanding of project budgets and what it takes to create an accurate budget and stay on target.

5 Reasons to Attend the 2020 Global SAFe Virtual Summit October 27-28

Brad Egeland

Like nearly every big event, this year's annual Global SAFe Summit has gone virtual due to safety concerns for attendees during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can expect the same quality information and knowledge exchange, just at a distance. Be patient – we will all be back together again soon.

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Hybrid Project Management: What You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

You know Agile & Predictive Project Management. But can you get the best of both worlds? That's what Hybrid Project Management can offer. The post Hybrid Project Management: What You Need to Know appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Project Communication: Why Is It So Hard?

Leading Answers

We all know the theory: Communications are critical to project success. You have probably heard advice such as communicate something “ five times in five different ways ” for it to stick, but why is it so hard?

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How to Start a Career in Project Management: Answers to FAQ

Epicflow Blog

A profession of a project manager has always been in demand and seems to be gaining momentum more and more. According to PMI’s Job Growth and Talent Gap in Project Management 2017-2027 , organizations’ need for project talent has significantly increased since their previous investigation in 2008.

Agile Outside, it’s a thing

Project Management Five

Welcome to the Eleventh Issue of TSR. This week was kind of a mess with email, ‘eh? Sorry about that. With new tools comes a learning mountain that I’m still climbing. On a different note, this week’s issue brings about an updated format, more streamlined, and less essay-ish.

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The Physics of Agility: Predictability

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. When large organizations set out to take on Agile Transformation, it’s never for Agile’s sake.

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4 Approaches to Data Analytics for Your Application

Selecting the right solution for your embedded analytics is crucial to the success of your application. But with so many solutions and vendors, how do you make this critical selection? Learn about the different approaches to analytics and the pros and cons for each.

SWOT Analysis |A Way to Boost Project Success Rate

ProProfs Project Management

‘Did you know only 2.5% of companies manage to complete 100 percent of their projects?’. Yes, for business owners, it’s a bitter pill to swallow.

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What “Monty Python and the Grail” Teaches Us About Project Management

Brad Egeland

Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a 1975 British comedy film concerning the Arthurian legend, written and performed by the Monty Python comedy group. It's a cult classic, one of my favorite movies to quote from and funny if you get the sense of humor. Not a high budget movie, but somehow it works.

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Connecting Business with IT to Achieve Agility in the Financial Sector


5 questions and answers from an on-demand webinar with Santander UK. Santander UK, one of the world’s largest retail and commercial banks, has been on an Agile and digital transformation journey for some time.

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How Agile are you and How Agile do you want to be? 

Leading Agile

Understanding what constraints your organization is dealing with, what goals it’s trying to achieve, and where it wants to be in the future is a critical first step in the Agile Transformation.

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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?

8 Best Human Resource Management Books of 2020


Here is a list of our suggestions for the best human resource management books of 2020. No matter your needs, we’ve got you covered. For forward-thinking teams. For teams new to remote work. For teams focused on employee experience. For teams hiring graduates. For teams focused on diversity.

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5 Steps for Kicking Off the Project

Brad Egeland

Size matters. Industry matters. Your customer matters. But in the big project management scheme of things, many tasks are fairly standard from project to project…some variance, but the general idea is pretty much the same.

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Agile Project Management: What is It and Why Does It Matter?


From the building of ancient pyramids and industrialization of the 19th century to modern-day developments such as the Gantt chart and Critical Path, project management has always existed in some form.