Sat.May 25, 2019 - Fri.May 31, 2019

5 Team Productivity Blockers and How to Overcome Them

Team productivity is one of the most important ingredients in business, and it’s everyone’s responsibility to keep themselves on track. Without productivity, projects can fall behind deadlines, leaving teams scrambling to deal with the consequences.

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Managing Team Conflict and Strategies for Conflict Resolution

Girl's Guide to PM

Projects can be a hotbed of conflict. From the difficult stakeholder who wants to undermine the project’s success to a disagreement about a feature of a deliverable, project work lends itself to workplace conflict situations.

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Stakeholder Management 101: Types of Stakeholders & How to Manage Them

The Digital Project Manager

Learn the types of stakeholders you’ll work with as a project manager, with stakeholder management tactics & tools for managing each relationship with ease. The post Stakeholder Management 101: Types of Stakeholders & How to Manage Them appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Stakeholder Management

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Let Me Show You How to Determine Project Budget Reserves

Project Risk Coach

After publishing my article entitled Evaluating Risks Using Qualitative Risk Analysis , I received questions on how to determine project budget reserves. Here are my answers. Project Budget Reserves: Questions and Answers.

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

How to Design a Clear Product Roadmap

Product management is notoriously known as a detail-oriented discipline, and a product roadmap helps keep those details in perspective. Getting into the weeds is part of the job description, but one should never get lost there.

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Ravetree Software Overview – Work Management Solution For Digital Agencies

The Digital Project Manager

In the past, agencies would piece together a collection of different software tools to manage. The post Ravetree Software Overview – Work Management Solution For Digital Agencies appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Tools Agile Tools Planning Tools PM Tools Resource Scheduling Tools Time Tracking Sponsored

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Project Bulls**t

Musings on Project Management

Many fine books have been written about 'bull' and its excrement, 'bulls**t' (*). Indeed, such may go back to at least the 17th century, if not before, as written into plays and documents of the era. And so, is it any surprise that, four centuries on, many in the PM profession pride themselves as good bulls**t detectors, having the cultural training to recognize such that comes from a lifetime human factors Project Management

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What Is Lean Manufacturing?

Lean manufacturing addresses one of the worst things that can happen to any enterprise: waste. To not take full advantage of all of your resources is to lose efficiencies and, in so doing, stunt production.

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Are You a Risk on Your Own Projects?

Brad Egeland

As project managers we try to be a value-added resource on our projects. We want to bring positives in everything we do. After all, the success of the project is ours to own, right? We succeed or we fail, and it’s our name that goes with it.

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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?

The 10 Best Wireframe Tools To Make Wireframes, Mockups & Prototypes

The Digital Project Manager

Here’s an easy-to-understand review of the best wireframe tools—quickly compare and evaluate the best software for making wireframes, mockups & prototypes. The post The 10 Best Wireframe Tools To Make Wireframes, Mockups & Prototypes appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools

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Mystery, secrecy, and privacy

Musings on Project Management

This blog is not about politics, so we'll keep to the knitting and wax on about mystery, secrecy, and privacy in the project management domain. For today's screed, I took a few thoughts from an unlikely source of PM advice I found in an 2013 article by Jill LePore entitled "The Prism" (a term in the news of that time) I, for one, had not thought a lot about the subtle but substantive. Project Management

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What is a project manager? The lead role for project success

Moira Alexander

What is a project manager? Project managers play the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing projects. They are accountable for the entire project scope, project team, resources, and the success or failure of the project. If you are looking for a career in IT and wondering if a project manager position is right for you, IT Career Roadmap: IT project manager may be the best place to start. Also, consider if you have what it takes to be a great project manager.

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What is Neuromorphic Computing and Why Does it Sound So Cool?

Brad Egeland

I saw a video article on Neuromorphic Computing the other day - something I had not really heard much about, though it ties in heavily to Artificial Intelligence which I, of course, do know about. the possibilities are now endless. This is what Techopedia says about Neuromorphic Computing.

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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.

DPM Podcast: Case Study: Managing a 2-Week Project (With Jenna Trunzo)

The Digital Project Manager

Ever managed a super short project? Learn real-life tips for short projects in this podcast where PM Jenna Trunzo discusses her case study on managing a 2-week project. The post DPM Podcast: Case Study: Managing a 2-Week Project (With Jenna Trunzo) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager.

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Running Projects With Tight Time Constraints – How Can Agile Help


No matter how good we are at planning things out, for some reason or another we often have to complete work under a tight time limit. It brings stress and uneasiness in most teams and managing such projects can often be a challenge.

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Getting Stakeholders to Attend Your Sprint Review w/ Sara McClintock

Leading Agile

In this week’s episode of SoundNotes, LeadingAgile Senior Consultant Sara McClintock and Dave take on two topics submitted by students from our CSM and CSPO classes: 1. What can I do in an organization to grow and promote our Sprint Reviews?

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5 Myths About Project Budget Management

Brad Egeland

Managing the project budget sometimes seems like the most monumental task in the world, destined to take all of your time and still result in frustration and cost overrides.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Video: What Are The Best Tools For Managing Multiple Projects Successfully?

The Digital Project Manager

Watch and learn which tools we use for tracking key information when managing multiple projects—and learn why and how we use them. The post Video: What Are The Best Tools For Managing Multiple Projects Successfully? appeared first on The Digital Project Manager.

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Key Takeaways from ‘The Phoenix Project’ DevOps Simulation

The IIL Blog

By Paul Wilkinson | Owner/Director, GamingWorks.

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How to Improve PMO Resource Planning


A step by step guide to prioritizing your people PMO resource planning is an ever growing concern for any project management office (PMO) leader.

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Staying Ahead of Business Risks

Brad Egeland

The Equifax data breach led to the exposure of the personally identifiable information of 143 million people. This is just a tip of the iceberg when speaking of the threats that businesses face daily.

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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.

Survival Strategies For Freelance Project Managers

The Digital Project Manager

Freelance project managers, by now you know that doing freelance PM brings forth a whole. The post Survival Strategies For Freelance Project Managers appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Recorded Webinars Webinars

Ask a PM: Where to Start after Taking a Career Break


Dear Elizabeth: I start a new job in a week after a couple of years away from work on a career break. From what I know, I am entering a complex project with multiple stakeholders. They are active in leading the work, so at least I don’t have to worry about not having support for the project.

2019 84

Recovering from Burnout: 10 Research-Backed Tips


Ask anyone who knows me: I’m not someone who’s easily intimidated. But one of the few frightening memories I have is my experience with burnout over 10 years ago. We all have episodes where we feel tired and depressed.

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5 Reasons to Go Agile

Brad Egeland

Still running waterfall projects or development initiatives and need the push to go agile? Contemplating agile but you need some easy to explain reasons to go to your senior management with in order to get them to say “yes” to the conversion? Don't mention completing projects on budget because the whole concept with even estimating development costs on an agile project is a tricky one – we will cover that in another discussion soon.

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

How To Give Feedback In Areas Outside Your Discipline

The Digital Project Manager

In this article, I show you how to give feedback that’s effective and useful to. The post How To Give Feedback In Areas Outside Your Discipline appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Communication How-to Guides How-to Managing And Controling Leadership & Team Management Members Only

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Reference Architecture vs. Reference Implementation

Leading Agile

In this clip from TriAgile 2019, Mike Cottmeyer is explaining the difference between Reference Architecture and Reference Implementation and why understanding the base patterns of Agility are so important to the success of your Agile Transformation.

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5 Reasons Why Your Team is Missing Tight Deadlines (And How to Fix it)


It’s easy to blame employees when they miss a tight deadline. But if this happens all the time, the problem might be the way their deadlines or tasks are structured. Employees can only do their best work if they have a supportive, organized environment to work in.

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