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Lessons for MNO carve out towercos in defining their data strategy


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 321

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

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 275

4 Approaches to Data Analytics

As the analytics landscape continues to evolve, application teams who need to embed dashboards, reports, and other analytics capabilities in their applications can choose from dozens of solutions. How do you differentiate one solution from the next?

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

Real Project Management 101: Reasons for Project Change Management

Brad Egeland

Change management. Scope management. Change orders. Not always among the most fun or interesting tasks that a project manager involves himself with on the projects he is leading. Of course there is always the feather in the cap you get by bringing in new revenue from a newly identified change order.

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.

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


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.

What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this whitepaper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

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 241

The Essential Elements of a Project Timeline


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 88

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

Brad Egeland

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

2020 121

Effective Team Communication Tips for Agile Professionals in 2020


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 104

How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

The new DevSecOps team is up and running, and you feel ready to take on rising security threats while delivering quality software updates. But that leaves just one question: how do you monitor your new program as effectively and efficiently as possible? Join Shannon Lietz, Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and award-winning innovator, to learn the answers to these questions so you can lead your DevSecOps team to the top!

5 Essential Ways For Effective SEO Project Management


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 76

Understanding Different Types of Project Risk | 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 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

Effective Team Communication Tips for Agile Professionals in 2020


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

2021 State of Analytics: Why Users Demand Better

As organizations become more data driven, their analytics requirements grow. Find out how knowledge workers use analytics and explore their needs and preferences.

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 99

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

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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Project Prioritization


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

Business Monitoring Systems: Using ML to Analyze Metrics

This whitepaper discusses how automated business monitoring solutions like Yellowfin Signals revolutionize the way users discover critical and relevant insights from their data.

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?

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


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

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.

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 87

Report by Dresner Advisory Services: Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study

According to the 2020 Dresner Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study, embedded business intelligence is crucial for application success. This report explores the current state of BI and why application teams are increasingly choosing an embedded solution.

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 99

Monday vs Asana: Features, Prices & Which One Is Better For You?

Teamweek and Asana are comprehensive project management tools. Yet, there are a few subtle differences between the two. In this article, we’ll compare Monday vs Asana and help you choose the right tool. You’ll learn how both these tools fare when it comes to: Ease of use Project planning features Task management features Team management features And, pricing. Let’s start. Monday vs Asana: A Quick Comparison. and Asana are both feature-rich project management tools.

2020 53

How To Make Your Project Management Socially Intelligent (With Kim Wasson From IvyBay Consulting LLC)

The Digital Project Manager

The post How To Make Your Project Management Socially Intelligent (With Kim Wasson From IvyBay Consulting LLC) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. DPM Podcast