Sat.Oct 24, 2020 - Fri.Oct 30, 2020

Lessons for MNO carve out towercos in defining their data strategy

Sitetracker

From pureplay grass and steel towercos to diversified infracos, and from companies building their business from scratch to towercos being carved out of MNOs, Sitetracker has a history of working with some of the biggest names in the sector.

17 Powerful Ways to Learn Project Management

Project Risk Coach

Years ago, I had a great job managing about 50 Information Technology professionals. However, I wanted to become a project manager. Therefore, I made a difficult decision to change companies and jobs. Consequently, I needed ways to learn project management quickly.

2020 227

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How I Do It: Stakeholder Communication

Girl's Guide to PM

Communication is about 80% of my job. I don’t profess to get it right all the time, but over the years I’ve built up a few solid techniques that work in most situations. Today I’m letting you in on how I do it.

2020 312

Trello Gantt Charts: How to Turn Your Trello Project Into a Gantt Chart

ProjectManager.com

Trello is an online tool that creates kanban boards, which allow project managers to organize projects. The kanban boards offer a visualization of your work, and allows you to easily see a project’s workload at-a-glance.

2020 254

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.

Batches? We don’t need no stinking batches! (Or do we?)

Kiron Bondale

Emphasizing flow through the reduction or elimination of batching of work items is desirable but this is not always efficient or practical. So what are some of the factors which might force us to batch work items?

2020 181

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How to Manage Fixed Date Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

What is a fixed date project? A fixed date project is one that has a defined — and often unmovable — end date for delivery. Hitting the date is compulsory, which means we can’t plan the project as we would normally do using best practice scheduling techniques.

2020 280

The Essential Elements of a Project Timeline

MavenLink

In project management, it’s well known that organization is critical for success. The clear communication of goals, targets, and deadlines establishes the foundation for each team member to accomplish individual tasks in a prompt and productive way while keeping the overall objectives in mind.

2020 87

Review Being a Project Manager

Henny Portman

B eing a Project Manager – A different Book on Project Management by Hamutal Weisz and Daniel Zitter focuses on the essentials and practice of project management. . I love the process of baking bread as a metaphor for project management and all those related colorful pictures throughout the book.

Social Media Marketing with Project Management Tool

nTask

With the increased popularity of social media sites, social media marketing is also on the rise. This phenomenon calls to question: how you can manage social media marketing for your company. Project management tools are a great way to help you manage social media marketing.

2020 112

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.

How to Earn Leadership PDUs for PMP Renewal in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are like many Project Management Professional ( PMP )® certification holders, you might be finding it hard to source enough quality learning materials for your Leadership PDUs. Panic no more, I have all the details you need below.

2020 248

Real Project Management 101: Is the Gantt Chart Still Necessary?

Brad Egeland

Ah the Gantt chart. Twenty years ago that was project management.

2020 119

Forming Teams in an Agile Organization

Leading Agile

When teams aren’t formed in the right way in your organization such that they’re encapsulated to create working tested increment of product in a given time frame, they become a dependency. . Without encapsulated teams, you’ll find yourself with many dependencies.

2020 81

Business Process Improvement: What it is and How to Implement it

nTask

According to surveys conducted, as of 2016, 66% of enterprises run a business process improvement program occasionally or never. Of the 20% that undertake process improvements , 5% record little to no success, 28% experience success limited to individual departments but do not record enterprise-level success, and 19% experience success after significant difficulties.

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.

Understanding Different Types of Project Risk | TeamGantt

TeamGantt

See what types of risk to look out for in project management, and get 5 simple tips to help you identify, monitor, and manage common project risks

Project Expectations: A Driving Force Leads to Success

ProProfs Project Management

Whenever a new project comes, managers set some expectation in their mind related to: Number of deliverables . Timelines to complete each project activity. Resource utilization. Having expectations is crucial, as they keep you focused and drive you towards project success.

2020 52

Project Charter Example and a Comprehensive Guide (+Template)

PM Basics

Project Charter helps to link requirements and scope of a project to its objectives. In this article, you’ll find a Project Charter Example for a real-life project. In addition, you can get a simple template I developed and used throughout 10 years as a software development project manager.

2020 52

What's the Latest Project Status?

Brad Egeland

Oh the project client who always wants the latest and greatest status. Asking for more info like you're holding something back. The same is true for your senior leadership.

2020 97

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.

Effective Team Communication Tips for Agile Professionals in 2020

nTask

To work together, you need to communicate, and to work together really well , you need to communicate at the same wavelength. But what makes for good communication? Is team communication different than communicating otherwise in your daily life?

2020 78

The Three Things You Need For Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

Agile Transformation is fundamentally about Three Things: forming teams, building backlogs, and having the ability to produce working, tested software. If we don’t these Three Things then Transformation fails. .

2020 68

Project Prioritization

EasyProjects

Best practices to prioritize projects. Suppose your organization’s annual planning exercise comes up with 50 projects that would cost perhaps $10 million, but you have the capacity and financial resources for only $2.5 million, you are in great shape, right?

2020 56

Real Project Management 101: Six Ways to Add More Value to Your Projects

Brad Egeland

Are you ooking for new ways to push your project management office (PMO) or PM infrastructure over the fence into new service and performance territory? Or are you a project manager looking to up your game and make a bigger difference in your own individual project delivery within the organization?

2020 79

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.

Effective Team Communication Tips for Agile Professionals in 2020

nTask

To work together, you need to communicate, and to work together really well , you need to communicate at the same wavelength. But what makes for good communication? Is team communication different than communicating otherwise in your daily life?

2020 78

Cloudy Conditions: Clarifying MS Project’s Plans and Pricing Structures

MPUG

The Microsoft Project product family has so many solutions, pricing structures, and platforms to choose from that it can be confusing to many people on what to use. In this article, I hope to clear up some of this confusion and make some predictions. Let’s begin by comparing the different solutions.

2019 52

The Physics of Agility: Quality

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. You have to deeply understand how what you’re doing at all levels of the organization is going to drive quality. In this week’s podcast, LeadingAgile CEO Mike Cottmeyer joins us to dig into why increased quality should matter to you, and some actionable steps to take to enable more of it across your organization.

2020 60

4 Tips for Keeping Your Team Focused and Motivated

Brad Egeland

The motivated team is the more productive team. That's a fairly well established fact as the project manager or PMO director how do you get there? How do you male sure your project teams are as motivated and engaged as possible every time out on ever project?

2020 97

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?

My life of Scrum (did not start with Scrum)

Gunther Verheyen

October 1995. After a few years of searching and experimenting, “Scrum” was documented and presented to the general public. October 2020. Scrum turns 25. Hip hip hooray!

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5 Essential Ways For Effective SEO Project Management

Proofhub

SEO Project Management?—?Here’s Here’s How You Can Make It Effective SEO is a long game. That’s what everyone who knows anything about SEO will tell you. Perhaps, that’s exactly what you tell your clients. Naturally, many SEO strategies are spread out over weeks and months. Developing such a strategy is one thing and executing it, making sure you are able to keep up with your commitments to your clients is an entirely different ball game.

2020 70

Project Initiation Checklist [Free Download]

Girl's Guide to PM

This month’s free template is a project initiation checklist. This is the first page of the Project Initiation Checklist. It’s a quick way to speed up finding out what you need to know from your project sponsor when you meet for the first time.