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Project Scheduling Tips

Project scheduling is an incredibly important process that transforms your project plan into an actionable schedule with prioritized tasks.

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9 Project Communications You Should Have Sent This Year

Girl's Guide to PM

I remember that a few weeks after I started back at work after maternity leave, one of my long-time stakeholders sent a message to someone pretty high up in the business saying ‘project communication was so much better when Elizabeth was around’.

2020 254

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5 Ways To Welcome New Hires When Your Company Is Distributed


Rise and shine—it’s your new hire's first day! Coffee in hand, you imagine them taking a seat at their desk and turning on their computer. They're probably thinking “Who will I meet today? Will I make a good first impression? Is this role right for me?”. Productivity

2020 69

Project Management Training – Shifting from Classroom to Computer

Arras People

Training has always been an important part of working as a project professional. Training presents a prime opportunity to expand the knowledge base of all project professionals. If we follow the 70-20-10 rule we know that 10% of our development should come in the form of formal training.

2020 252

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 Choose a Project Planner That’s Right for You

Projects don’t just complete themselves. They need plans to direct them toward success. A strong project plan allows you to organize tasks and assign resources to execute them, all within a set budget and on a deadline.

2020 283

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How To Become A Project Manager: The Ultimate Guide

Project Bliss

Have you wondered if project management was a good career path for you, and if so, just how to become a project manager ? Do you find yourself naturally organizing, planning, and keeping track of plans of goals?

2020 156

Learning Styles for Project Managers

Arras People

Gone are the days where the learning theories of Visual, Auditory and Kinesthetic (VAK) dominated – that some of us learn better when there are lots of visuals to see, or we prefer to hear others talking or lecturing or have to immerse ourselves in an experience to touch or move.

2020 267

Project Scheduling Templates

Scheduling can be hard, but software can make it more manageable. If you’re not quite ready to make the leap to an online project scheduling software, though, then schedule templates for Excel can be a decent substitute to get started.

2020 237

Don’t blame corporate culture for not cultivating psychological safety within your teams!

Kiron Bondale

While speaking on the topic of psychological safety yesterday I was asked whether it is possible to create safety within a team if the prevailing culture of the department or overall organization is toxic.

2020 187

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.

Agile Communications Plans

Leading Answers

Dolphins are easier to track than submarines. They surface more often and are usually within view of where you last saw them. Subs, on the other hand, can disappear for months or years at a time, and it is difficult to tell where they have gone. What does this have to do with project communications?

CPP and Technical debt -- history

Musings on Project Management

debt (n): that which is owedtechnical debt (n): unmet scope items owed for project completion The term "debt" as applied to projects has been promoted as part of Agile methods since at least the late 1990s, certainly more than a generation ago. As a matter of process, debt is added to backlog, and scheduled, according to priority, in sprints or iterations like all other scope is processed.But, Project Management

2020 163

Risk Management Plan Example (Comprehensive Guide+Tempalte)

PM Basics

In this article, you’ll find the real-life project risk management plan example. It comes from my practical experience working on software development projects.

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7 Top Project Management Issues You Can Solve With the Right Tools


Successfully completed projects can have a great impact on the whole company. But the coin has two sides: if a project fails, the company can suffer too.

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.

The Close Sibling of Communications and Stakeholder Management: Resource Management


In one of my earlier articles, The Twins–Communications and Stakeholder Management , I outlined how deeply and closely these two knowledge areas of the PMBOK® guide interact with each other. We saw a good number of overlaps.

Why Projects Fail

Brad Egeland

If we had a magic ball that could tell us why projects fail we could make millions. Big projects fail every day. I've personally had projects as big as $1.3 million fail miserably and shutdown completely. It's painful. Entire organizations can be lost because of it.

2020 119

Project Management For Beginners: How To Manage A Project From Start To Finish


You don’t have to be a project manager to be “doing” project management. Whether you’re a freelancer, an in-house manager, or someone who’s just stepped into a manager’s role, learning about the basics of project management will help you manage your work better.

Back to Basics (Part 13): How to plan your projects backwards


There are projects that need to be completed until a specific date. An obvious example is the planning of an event. The project goal is clearly defined and must be achieved at a pre-defined time or date. A delay or postponement in planning would risk the overall success of the project. Also projects whose finalization has an impact on further processes are often under increased time pressure.

2020 100

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.

The Hottest Black Friday SaaS Deals of 2020


Black Friday and Thanksgiving deals are the best time to grab the exact solution for your business that you have been eyeing for a while! However, being aware of the Thanksgiving deals and Black Friday deals are the key to not missing any exciting offers. We curated this list of the best deals that you just need to grab. Let’s get to it! When is Black Friday in 2020? Every year as November comes to a close, arguably the biggest sale of the year starts.

2020 96

Webinar Recap: Project Management, Critical Event Management and COVID-19: Reflections


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Jigs Gaton’s session, Project Management, Critical Event Management, and COVID-19: Reflections, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

Using Agile To Get Early ROI

Leading Agile

The best way to achieve early ROI with Agile is to create a delivery engine where the teams at the execution level are aligned with the business strategy. To watch the entire webinar series, you can sign up for the On-Demand version and watch at your leisure by clicking this link: [link].

2020 68

Consider These 5 Effective Tips for Managing Creative Teams

ProProfs Project Management

Managing creative teams has always been a tricky job because you need to give your team freedom to try new ideas and take risks, while at the same time, pushing them is also important to get the job done on time and within scope. In short, it’s a constant balancing act.

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.

The Ultimate Guide to Estimating Projects: How to use time tracking (and experience) to set better estimates


Everyone’s experienced a “quick” task turning into a day-long endeavor. Despite our best intentions, human beings are terrible at estimating how long a project or task will take to complete.

Do COVID-19 restrictions generate new ways to conduct your business?

Brad Egeland

Due to the restrictions that have come about in 2020 to help curb exposure to COVID-19, thousands of businesses and workers have seen a need to change their business models, especially if their products or services involved the gathering of thousands of potential customers at an event.

2020 103

Building An Agile Operating Model That Accelerates ROI 

Leading Agile

Accelerating your time to ROI isn’t about delivering more lines of code faster. And it isn’t about delivering working tested product faster.

2020 68

Complete Guide to Starting a Small Business


Starting a small business is no easy task. Growing a successful company requires commitment, and you will need to invest substantial time and resources into your business idea. You may also be required to make various sacrifices and work long hours to achieve your business goals.

2020 78

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?

7 Essential Books on Agile Project Management Worth Reading in 2021

GanttPRO Project Management

Agile development has moved far from the traditional view of management and planning. This is a relatively new method that has become a salvation for a huge number of projects […]. News GanttPRO Books Project Management Tips

2021 50

Real PM 101: Project Scheduling and Controls

Brad Egeland

A big part of project success is having the right people and tools in place – and ensuring you have set aside enough time for project planning before jumping into the hands on work of developing a solution. And a big part of that planning is making sure you kick off the project with a good – and reasonable – project schedule and that you have the proper project controls in place. Do You Have the Proper Project Controls in Place?

Governance, the Investment Tier, and Business Agility

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. In this week’s episode of SoundNotes, Ross Beurmann is back to talk about how to create a funding mechanism that’s as adaptable as the governance model.