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7 Tips for Preventing Cost Overrun on Projects

ProjectManager.com

When managing a project there is always the triple constraint hanging over the project manager’s head like the Sword of Damocles. There’s more than just scope, schedule and cost that can go afoul in a project, but if they do, it’s a major concern.

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5 Management Styles Every PM Should Know

The Digital Project Manager

The post 5 Management Styles Every PM Should Know appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Communication Leadership & Team Management Management Styles

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Alexa - Manage My Project

Brad Egeland

How many of you have an Amazon Alexa device? Or a Google Home? I'm sure most of you have used Siri before. We’ve got a few of these devices in our house and it seems that every few days we find a new way to use them.

What are some of the underlying causes of ineffective project risk management?

Kiron Bondale

Since I first started to learn about project management, risk management has always fascinated me. That characteristic of uniqueness which separates operations from project work introduces uncertainties which, in turn, generate risks.

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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?

Multi-Project Management: All You Should Know About

Epicflow Blog

As you multiply the success of your business and it gets bigger, you face the challenge of managing more than 1 project at a time. The more projects you have, the more complicated the process is. The ability to control all the projects in the company is called multi-project management. .

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3 Easy Project Management Tools Anyone Can Use

ProjectManager.com

Project management has constantly evolved as a discipline. Project management tools have evolved as well. Change is one thing both have in common. Teams have always needed to track activity and how to work together toward unified goals.

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Managing in Complex Project Environments

Girl's Guide to PM

How do you manage a project when it feels like walking through fog? When you don’t know what you don’t know, and the environment is shifting so much that it’s virtually impossible to keep track of all the moving parts? You focus on what you can control.

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How to Facilitate the Nominal Group Technique

Project Risk Coach

How often have you elicited items such as problems, solutions, or implementation ideas from meeting participants? This sounds simple, but often, participants disagree. The meeting can turn into quicksand. Let's look at the Nominal Group Technique (NGT), a powerful technique for reaching consensus.

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How to handle Bikeshedding: Parkinson’s Law of Triviality

Project Bliss

Even if you don’t yet know the term bikeshedding, you’ve likely experienced it. Have you ever found yourself in a meeting discussing something relatively unimportant, yet the time and energy everyone poured into the topic seemed to go on and on?

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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.

Best Project Management Software of 2019

ProjectManager.com

Two of the keys to success in the modern workplace are organization and communication. Therefore, it makes sense why successful companies rely on project management software to keep them on track.

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The Top 20 Team Management Software of 2019

nTask

More than ever before, the importance of effective team management , team bulding and team collaboration has reached an all-time high. The impact of accord or discord between team members as well as teams and management can be reflected in the projects and daily workflows.

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Ask A PM: How to Convince My Team to Use Time Tracking

LiquidPlanner

Dear Elizabeth: I’m trying to implement time tracking with my team. The most difficult aspect is changing people’s perception and getting buy in to do the timesheets.

2019 108

What Is Scrum Methodology? Complete Guide To All Things Scrum

The Digital Project Manager

If you’ve spent any time in digital project management, you’ve likely heard of Scrum methodology. The post What Is Scrum Methodology? Complete Guide To All Things Scrum appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile Topics

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Critical Chain in Project Management: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

Project managers love a good plan. It takes what might be an overwhelming project and structures it in such a way it can now be methodically executed. Everything is within control.

One Minute Manager and 6 Apps to build Self-Leadership

nTask

Businesses and organizations work against time nowadays. The faster they get, the successful they become. This statement makes us understand that, in organizational culture, no one is going to spend huge amounts of time on you so that you can succeed in the concrete jungle.

Agile Culture Isn’t the Problem

Leading Agile

Let’s assume you could flip the mindset of your organization overnight. What would you do next to ensure that you could predictably deliver product into the market, faster? If you don’t have an answer, perhaps it’s time to consider that culture isn’t the problem.

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2019 Epicflow Multi-Project Management Features

Epicflow Blog

For about 10 year history of existence, Epicflow multi-project management software regularly gets updates and enhancements to make its users’ life easier and business more effective. We’ve prepared a list and description of new features released so far in 2019.

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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.

How to Use Forward and Backward Pass for Activity Assignments

MPUG

I’m sure you know that a good schedule is critical for the project success. However, did you know that network diagrams are extremely important for creating a good project schedule? In my experience, many senior project managers and project planners shun network diagrams.

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9 Best Sales Tools to Boost Your Sales in 2019

nTask

Owning a business is pretty cool but only when you make it profitable. Some people might disagree with this statement but if you own a business, then you would actually know that without a proper customer base the business makes no sense. So, it goes without saying that if you are devoid of clients driving your sales, you won’t have much of a company and even if you do have customers without capable sales tools helping you along the way it’s going to be difficult. .

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Feedback Is A Gift with Sarah Smith

Leading Agile

Feedback is tricky. We all want it, we all need it, but sometimes getting it can be kinda tough.

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Bridge24 Software Review [2019]

Girl's Guide to PM

Bridge24 provides advanced reporting and exporting capabilities for Asana, Trello, Basecamp and AceProject. This is a review of the product using my desktop and Firefox browser, in August 2019, with the Asana connector. Bridge24: Overview. Name: Bridge24. Vendor: Websystems, Inc.

2019 59

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.

Updates to the CAPM® Exam

MPUG

Hand completing a multiple choice exam. Are you by any chance thinking about becoming a Certified Associate in Project Management? Well then you are in for a treat because the Project Management Institute (PMI)® the PMI is currently in the process of making a number of exciting changes to this exam.

Project Challenge

Arras People

Project Challenge is returning on the 26th September at the London Olympia. As always the event is FREE to enter and you can pre-register online. The expo is one of the UK’s leading independent show for projects, programmes, processes and resource with 24 high-quality presentations to chose from.

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5 Advantages of Systems Thinking and How to Make Full Use of It

Teamweek

Systems thinking is an entirely different way of managing your organization. A typical organization uses many different methods to market a product, buy merchandise, manage customer relationships, and so much more.

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Digital Transformation in a Project-Driven World – Webinar 10th October

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Only 14% of executives said that their digital transformation efforts have sustained performance improvements 1. These digital transformation efforts, along with most other strategic initiatives, are being led by project leaders who are on the frontlines of execution and change.

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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.

What’s Your Favorite Project Management Tool and Why?

Brad Egeland

What is your favorite Project Management tool? What helps you manage projects, resources, tasks, financials and possibly the whole portfolio? And why is it so good? Tell me. Comment here on this blog post, email me at begeland@gmail.com , or contact me through my site at Brad Egeland.com/contact. Thanks

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Cost Variance

Celoxis

Cost Variance : Cost Variance is a simple concept and can be used to avoid cost overruns while managing a project. In this article, I will explain what is cost variance in project management? and Why cost variance is useful? What is cost variance?

50 shades of gray between agile and waterfall

Henny Portman

This article, published in Kwartalnik Project Management Institute Poland Chapter [link] Wrzesie? 2019 nr 26, is an updated version of the 50 shades of gray between agile and waterfall story I presented during the last NTPM 2019 conference in Gda?sk, sk, Poland.

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