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

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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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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.

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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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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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.

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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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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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.

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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The 10 Best Productivity Blogs to Read in 2019


Productivity blogs & other related content gained infamy with the advent of the internet. Things were a little different several decades ago; the management formula was old; people truly believed in the “Just Do It” mantra.

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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.

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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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.

Continuous Planning Equals Business Agility


Your organization’s ability to react quickly and pivot to changes and disruptions is crucial to remaining relevant to your customers.

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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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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

The Agile Fluency model

Henny Portman

The Agile Fluency model, developed by Diana Larsen and James Shore in 2012 and substantially updated in 2018, is a framework to help teams understand their current position and to help them develop an individual road map.

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Task Management vs Project Management vs Process Management: Which Software Do You Need?

ProProfs Project Management

Meet Jess. She works in her university’s business office. Every day, she has a number of tasks to get done. Many of them are routine tasks like processing purchase requisitions, travel requests or leave approvals.

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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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.

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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.

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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5 Ways Epicflow Enables High-Performing Teams

Epicflow Blog

Boosting team productivity should be among the top priorities for industrial manufacturers if they want to meet current technological and organizational challenges. K nowing good ways to increase productivity also gives you a competitive advantage. Have you ever considered resource planning software as a way to increase the productivity of your employees? One of the tried and tested 21st-century methods of gaining productivity is adopting an effective project management tool like Epicflow.

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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Work Management Software Platform


Halleluiah! We just released our latest and the best work management software yet. It’s a fundamental redesign and unlike any work management software, you have ever seen before. A bold statement for sure – but read on and we’re confident that you’ll share our enthusiasm.

Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

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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The Fundamental Goals of Risk Management

Brad Egeland

By 1976, Kodak commanded 85% of the market share in the camera production industry, but its effect can barely be felt today. This boiled down to one single problem, their lack of a well-defined risk management program. If they did account for all the risks that their business faced they would have discovered that the growth of the digital camera industry posed a threat to their existence. This is why every business needs a risk management strategy in place, but not just any strategy.

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Key Takeaways from ‘The Phoenix Project’ DevOps Simulation

International Institute of Learning

By Paul Wilkinson | Owner/Director, GamingWorks.

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