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5 Things You Should Know About the PMI-RMP®

Project Risk Coach

Every project has risks—events or conditions that, if they occur, have positive or negative effects on a project’s objectives. And project managers are risk managers, some better than others.

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How To Categorise Data in Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Categorise Data in Project Management Software , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. Project management software tools are great in many ways, but when it comes to finding the data that you’ve entered… Sometimes I find my files disappear into the internet.

5 Styles of Effective Listening That Will Make You Smarter

Project Bliss

Photo by Ben White on Unsplash. You may think knowing styles of effective listening won’t mean much or matter to you. But think about this… When someone is talking to you, do you find yourself thinking of what you’re going to say next rather than really listening?

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The Top Five Project Management Certifications in the UK

Arras People

In this guest post, Simplilearn , a global training provider (who are also part of the Arras People training directory), give us an overview of which certifications are the most popular in the UK today. Project managers are in high demand throughout the world. The UK is no different.

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?

The future is CAPM (and I DON’T mean PMI’s designation!)

Kiron Bondale

Many professions are starting to face the threats and opportunities created by machine learning. For those who view the glass as being half-empty, a very real threat is that jobs which can be automated and performed more efficiently will diminish over time.

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Principles and conviction and blocking

Musings on Project Management

" [He] was a man with principles but no convictions; a man whose sensitive and intelligent gifts were accompanied by no positive agenda. He was. content to let others take the lead" Arthur Herman Historian. With no agenda, "He was. content to let others take the lead". I add this: only content insofar as principles are not compromised. Thus, many, but not all options are on the table decision Project Management Quotations

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What Is Omni-Channel And Why Do Retail Project Managers Need To Know About It?

Arras People

For project managers in retail, there are many reasons why focusing on online content should be at the forefront of your mind. More and more we have begun to rely on the power of the internet to spread the word about a brand.

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DPM Podcast: Are You Leading Your Projects – Or Just Managing Them? (with Colin Ellis)

The Digital Project Manager

Beyond managing projects, how can we use our emotional intelligence to be project leaders? Ben Aston talks to Colin Ellis, author of The Conscious Project Leader to discuss building a positive project culture and leading our projects so that our teams are engaged and motivated to succeed. The post DPM Podcast: Are You Leading Your Projects – Or Just Managing Them? with Colin Ellis) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. DPM Podcast

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PMI Conference observations

Zen Project Management

The PMI Conference was held this past weekend in Chicago. They've changed the format a bit and even changed the name to reflect the changes. When I first started attending almost 20 years ago, it was the PMI Symposium, then Global Congress and now the PMI Conference. They had 3 different keynote speakers (though I only saw 2 of them), one each day.

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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.

Living forward

Musings on Project Management

I wrote a few days ago about the hazards of history as a predictor for the future. And, then this shows up from herdingcats: Life can only be understood backwards but you have to live it forward. You can only do that by stepping into uncertainty and by trying, within this uncertainty, to create your own islands. Charles Handy I like the theme about not living in the past, and I. estimate risk

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17 Biotech Conferences to Attend in 2018


Looking to add biotech conferences to attend in 2018 to next year’s schedule? This article includes a wide variety of biotech events that will meet your interests. . In the biotech industry, attending biotech conferences, summits, and events is a great way to network with others, all while gaining an in-depth understanding of the many underlying topics in biotechnology.

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The last two weeks of a project

The Digital Project Manager

The post The last two weeks of a project appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. The PM life

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Do We Need ‘Agile’ Leadership?

Agile Coach

Yesterday Adriana Girdler and I presented Timeless Leadership at the Toronto Agile Tour. Our intent was to show that everything we need to know about leadership has already been invented, we just need to stop and look around once in a while instead of jumping on the next agile fad.

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Quick-Witted Project Management: Lessons from Classic Rock Bands


In New Orleans & Memphis, it is a law that a woman must have a man in front of the car, with a warning flag if she is to drive. Don’t park in front of Dunkin’ Doughnuts while in Maine! You’ll be fined!

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Podcast: The Value of Lifelong Professional Learning, with Mike Clayton

Fix my Project Chaos

In this episode of the Fix My Project Chaos podcast, Elise Stevens talks professional development with internationally-renowned business author and speaker, Mike Clayton.

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Growth Mindset- Why you should have it?

Stepping Into Project Management

If you have ever wondered why some people continue growing in their job/business and some stagnate- this is perhaps the post for you. The concept of Growth Mindset was first introduced in the book Mindset: The new Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck.

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7 Ways to Improve your Project Administration


7 ways to improve your project administration

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Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

As a Product Manager, you probably have to deal with technical debt. Regularly. Whether you like it or not - because it can’t be avoided. Unexpected details pop up, as small as UX that needs clean-up, and as big as a previously unforeseen flaw in the infrastructure of a project. We have to accept that nobody gets away without some technical debt. And of course, the longer you take to deal with your technical debt, the more difficult it becomes to address fully. Feeling frustrated? Fortunately, we can take a step back, gain clarity, and see how the decisions we make impact our technical debt. Then, we can make decisions about how we want to balance technical debt with other priorities. Are we willing to live with some level of technical debt in order to ship product and meet deadlines? Can we mitigate technical debt to get to an MVP faster?

Leadership and motivation: 3 exercises to bring out your best

There are some foolproof tips for people who want to become good leaders (and since you’re reading this…), but others aren’t quite so clear. It’s the case with decision-making: which path should you follow? Joanna Barsh and Johanne Lavoie, who both work with the consultancy McKinsey, have released a book called Centered Leadership: Leading with […]. The post Leadership and motivation: 3 exercises to bring out your best appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Leadershi

Approach every team problem with these 3 steps


We’ve all been there. I’m sure at some point in the last year you’ve dealt with a crappy boss, impossible coworker or a part of your job that is unnecessarily stressful.

Happy Weekend

Stepping Into Project Management

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Online Collaboration Software


Online collaboration software is gaining wide acceptance. Many managers see collaboration tools as the path to productivity. The hi-tech giants like Google, Microsoft, Oracle, and Apple are all actively investing in the collaboration market.

The Business Opportunity of Embedded Analytics: New Findings from 500+ Application Teams

Speaker: Josh Martin, Director of Product Marketing, Logi Analytics

Embedded analytics has evolved from an afterthought to a necessity. But most companies don’t realize that the features they embed and how they develop have a lasting impact on revenue, customer churn, and competitive differentiation. The state of embedded analytics in 2018 is in flux. Learn from the experiences of 500+ application teams embedding analytics—including which features actually move the needle, how analytics benefits their companies, and what development approach yields the best results.

Project Management on SharePoint: Better and Faster with BrightWork and Nintex


With BrightWork powering your project portfolio management on SharePoint, combined with the point-and-click automation of Nintex, you will get faster and better Project Portfolio Management, so you can make decisions faster and move projects forward to success sooner. Automated Status Reporting and Email Alerts BrightWork project management templates on SharePoint provide all the tools required for project managers to track both project progress and performance and keep stakeholders informed.

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5 Must-have Traits For a High-performance Team


From enterprises to organizations like the armed forces to sports teams, the success is always measured by the outcomes they deliver. It takes high-performance teams to deliver outcomes, not just consistently but also incrementally. Successful enterprises like GE, Apple, Google, and Amazon have the impact high-performance teams have on market leadership, customer experience, and profitability.

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How to Deliver a Quality Product on a Tight Schedule and Budget


Even if you managed to create a balanced team culture where everyone is working towards the same goal, the quality of your product may still suffer. What can go wrong? What can you do to ensure that everything runs smoothly so that you can maintain your hold in a competitive market?

Task Management Software


Good task management software is a great tool to plan a project from the high-level concept ideas to the small tasks needed to complete the project. In fact, the most basic and yet the most important element of a project management software is its task management features.

A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

We’ve all seen the increasing industry trend of artificial intelligence and big data analytics. In a world of information overload, it's more important than ever to have a dashboard that provides data that's not only interesting but actually relevant and timely. Dashboards assist decision makers facilitate new ideas and business opportunities, increase customer approval rates, and analyze current business process. All of these activities play a vital role in providing the superior experience your customers demand.

Should You Track and Report on Project Risks?


Tracking and reporting on risk is an essential project management activity, which you ignore at your peril! Tracking risks influences how you implement or change upcoming tasks. Check out this video, taken from our free six-part risk management training series, for more details. Step 4: Track and Report Goals The goal from this step is threefold: To monitor the status of your risk action plans, in other words, the progress towards the completion of contingency and mitigation plans.

Key Questions You Need To Ask Your Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Vendor


An Applicant Tracking System is a software application specifically designed for recruiters, talent acquisition pros, and their hiring teams to create an efficient and streamlined recruiting process.

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How to Make Sure Your Team Is Actually Doing the Work


It’s very difficult to keep track of the performance of every single employee at all times. And ultimately, are you even supposed to? Building a culture where your team members are constantly under the watchful eye of senior staff can only cause frustration.