Sat.Sep 14, 2019 - Fri.Sep 20, 2019

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

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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.

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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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?

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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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.

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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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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.

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

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.

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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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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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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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

The 27 Most Annoying Business Buzzwords of 2019

TrustRadius Project Management

94% of professionals regularly hear (and probably use) annoying business jargon in their workday. It’s a plague upon businesses everywhere! According to a September 2019 survey run by TrustRadius, nearly 4 out of 10 people hear business jargon, cliches, and buzzwords often in a typical work day.

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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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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.

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.

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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

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?

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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Prince2 Certification Guide for Misguided #ProjectManagers

nTask

Had I not made the mistake of accidentally deleting my Word doc file, this post would have gone live a week earlier. And gosh… I really put in some extra hours into it. Sadly, our team leader told us that we’re going to have to start again on the write-up because there’s no way to recover a deleted file that has also been emptied from the recycle bin. Technically, there is a way to recover deleted data, but nTask does not have time to do all that.

Video: Issue Management – How to Manage Project Delays

The Digital Project Manager

The post Video: Issue Management – How to Manage Project Delays appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Dear DPM DPM Podcast Videocasts

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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.

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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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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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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