Sat.Mar 11, 2017 - Fri.Mar 17, 2017

Inspiring Women in Project Management: Amy Hamilton

Girl's Guide to PM

Today I’m interviewing Amy Hamilton. Amy’s spoken at a TEDTalk, served in the US Army, and is writing a book. Truly a woman of many talents! I asked her how she got started. Amy, how did you get started in project management?

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Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion [Book Review]

Project Bliss

As project managers, we have to influence others – usually without formal authority. We lead project teams made up of people who likely report to a different functional manager.

Arras People Head to Project Challenge

Arras People

Talk about last-minute! Arras People will be at Project Challenge next week. It takes place next Wednesday and Thursday at London’s Olympia in Kensington. If you’ve not already seen it – or registered, head over to projchallenge.com and see what’s happening.

How to Take Notes That Don’t Suck

The Digital Project Manager

With so many note taking strategies out there, how do you choose the right one for you? Some people call effective note taking an art. The post How to Take Notes That Don’t Suck appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General

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?

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Tool Review: Active Collab Review

The Digital Project Manager

How is Active Collab different from any other project management tool out there? Is it worth it? Almost every project manager knows that being agile. The post Tool Review: Active Collab Review appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools

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CEO Liz Pearce Shares Insights on SIAA TechChats [Video]

LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner CEO Liz Pearce was recently featured on TechChats, a web series by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). The series offers a look into some of the most successful executives in the industry and what they’re doing to grow and innovate within their companies.

Product Management 101: How to Become a Product Manager

Wrike

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: . Product managers are technical people, so there’s no need to involve them in business, marketing, or sales decisions. Product managers spend all their time writing requirements.

25 mistakes project managers make

Binfire

Everybody makes mistakes. The secret to success as a project manager or any other profession is to learn from our mistakes and not repeat common mistakes project managers make; even the experienced ones. Project manager’s role is complicated.

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Sortd – Project management tool for Slack

The Digital Project Manager

Sortd is a project management tool akin to Asana or Trello, right inside Slack. It gives you full function collaboration boards in each of your. The post Sortd – Project management tool for Slack appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General Tools

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Wonderful Things Happen When Your Team is Unified

Project Risk Coach

Discover Practical Ways to Build Trust in Your Teams Team values drive the team’s behavior and actions. If the team values efficiency, individuals will look for ways to get greater results with less effort. Project managers who value communication seek to improve understanding between stakeholders.

Deploying ERP with Agile

Herding Cats

Here's a paper from a prior agile conference that is still applicable today. Agile Architecture ERP

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6 Steps to Achieving Realistic Deadlines for Your Manufacturing Projects

LiquidPlanner

As a consultant, I frequently work with companies that lack a unified business process and struggle to deliver their projects on time. Even though I hear the same story time and again, I’m surprised by how so many organizations function in a state of constant chaos. It doesn’t have to be this way!

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Tips for Preventing Project Manager Burnout

Celoxis

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Tips for Preventing Project Manager Burnout. best practices infographic Leadership PPM productivity Project Management work culture celoxis Online project management software project management project management best practices web based project management tool

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Spring Cleaning for Better Collaboration

amium

The clocks have sprung forward and the trees are starting to bloom here in California.

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Case Studies versus Ancedotes

Herding Cats

It's common in the software development domain, especially agile to provide anecdotes in support for some suggested change to worked good for the person conveying the anecdote. But has not verification that the suggestion works anywhere else .

This Free Time Tracking Software Can Be Your Moneymaker!

TimeCamp

We never get tired of presenting to you the time tracking software! That is because we really care about your productivity and efficiency at work =] Today, we will describe a few apps that you can use for free.

Turning Metrics into Dollars: How to Turn Your Analytics Data into a Real Financial Model for your Startup

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Some teams struggle to constantly optimize conversion rates without understanding the financial impact of those conversion rates. Sometimes that 0.1% increase isn't worth the engineering time we're spending! Early stage startups in particular may not need a four year business plan, but they need to start building out a model which will show how they can someday be profitable. At the very least, they need to be able to see the impact of a change in retention rates to their user growth.

Track Percentage Complete for Project Tasks

Avaza

Gain a better understanding of Task progress by using our new Percentage Complete feature! You can also view reports to estimate how long it will take to complete a piece of work. Using Percentage Complete on Tasks. Figure: Enter Percentage Complete on Task Edit Popup.

10 Questions: Lewis C. Lin

The Clever PM

This is the first in a (hopefully) continuing series of interviews with leaders in the Product Management community, hosted right here by the Clever PM. The idea is to have five static questions about Product Management in general, and five questions that are specific to the current participant’s areas of focus. For the very first […]. Product Management 10 Questions Good PM Influence Leadership PM Roles

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Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves. - David Allen, Consultant.

What Kind of Software is Best for the Marketing Agency?

TimeCamp

In a marketing agency, many factors can determine our success. Thus, it is vital that we keep an eye on every client, task, project, but also on our employees. It is not easy, and we may easily miss an important chance, just because there is too much on our minds. A great way to improve is […].

How Agile Approaches Change Project, Program, and Product Measures

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Before agile approaches took the world by storm, we used Gantt charts and defects to measure project and program progress. We had trouble measuring product progress until just before release—often too late to change anything. Join Johanna as she discusses how agile approaches change what we measure, and possible measures you might use in projects, programs, and to assess the product as the team(s) build it.

Send sick leave notifications to Slack using Zapier

Resource Guru

As a remote team, Slack , the messaging app, is a key part of our daily life here at Resource Guru. As our central communications hub we use Slack to discuss work, share photos, and keep track of notifications from tools like Trello.

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10 Things Successful Project Managers Never Tolerate: Slack Team Members [Video]

Project Risk Coach

If you can’t see this video in your RSS reader or email, then click here. This video is part of the 10 Things Successful Project Managers Never Tolerate online course. Click here to enjoy the entire course.

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Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science. Charles Darwin, Introduction, The Descent of Man (1871

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10 Must-Read Productivity Articles! 12/3/2017

TimeCamp

Another week comes with the most favorite from our roundups. Make yourself comfortable and read these 10 Most Inspiring Productivity Articles from this week, chosen by our team! Our blog is a place where we provide all the productivity and time management knowledge.

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Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers. Talking to customers, working with key stakeholders in the business and convincing development that a feature is necessary can be a daunting task. Join Product Management expert Cait Porte as she covers how to sell your ideas internally by leveraging data to drive decision making.

How to Persuade in Every Project Management Situation?

Project-Management.pm

One of the key elements of an effective and successful project management is someone’s ability to master persuasion. It’s hard work since you don’t want to appear too pushy when you want certain members of the group to do what you asked them to do. Project management persuasion is different than your usual persuasion techniques that you see when someone sells a car or who leads a country for a change.

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Our Five Fave Blogs for Content Marketing & Collaboration

amium

As with any startup, the members of our small marketing team each wear multiple hats and often share them with each other. Between re-branding exercises, new product launches , and a shift in our sales and marketing strategy , it sometimes feels like we’re picking random hats out of an old costume trunk and wearing what just feels right for the day.

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Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

Trust a witness in all matters in which neither his self-interest, his passions, his prejudices, nor the love of the marvelous is strongly concerned.

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Project Management Methodologies That Improve Your Business!

TimeCamp

What is a Project Management Methodology? A project management methodology is a set of ideas/solutions that were created to facilitate the work in a company. It is pretty much a set of rules that the team should abide by, in order to finish their tasks and projects in a timely manner.

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Agile Metrics for Team and Product Progress

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

You’ve seen team metrics like velocity. Velocity is not an accurate measure of a team's progress towards "done." So what should you use instead? Join Johanna as she discusses the measures that are actually useful in understanding what your team does, where the work is, and how long the work really takes - and in addition, we’ll examine what it takes to explain the team’s progress to others in terms of the product backlog burnup chart, ways to talk about what’s done and not yet released, and how to show others working product.