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Ask a PM: How to Recover a Project That Is Struggling in Execution


Dear Elizabeth: I’ve been brought into a project part-way through. The project is struggling, and my manager is expecting me to get it back on track. Are there specific tools I should be using to make it easier to pick up a project that is already in the Execution phase?

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Re-imagine your Scrum to firm up your agility

Gunther Verheyen

Many of today’s enterprises are hardly fit to play a leading role in today’s world. They are designed on the past-world premises of stability and high predictability, of repetitive work with easily scalable results.


There can be only one (and it is not YOUR project)!

Kiron Bondale

Managing a high priority project can be a wonderful experience.

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Tips & Tools for Project Roadmaps

Due to all of the minutia of a project, it’s easy for a project manager to get lost in the details, and lose track of the big picture.

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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.

Project Leadership In Uncertain Environments with Carole Osterweil

Girl's Guide to PM

It seems like more and more of the projects we’re working on as project managers are tricky in non-conventional ways. The environment is shifting as we’re trying to do the work. Or the political situation changes. Suddenly what you thought you were delivering is actually not that after all.

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New DPM Updates And Highlights: April 2019

The Digital Project Manager

The post New DPM Updates And Highlights: April 2019 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Dear DPM DPM Podcast

2019 245

How Tough Conversations Can Create Better Client Relationships

When you work with clients, sometimes you find yourself facing a tough conversation you’d really rather not have. You can feel your muscles tensing and sweat beads rising on your forehead and palms. This won’t be pleasant.

2019 273

Projects: Creating Products, Services, and Results

Project Risk Coach

People use the term "project" loosely. Someone may say, "I've need to finish my filing project today." But what is a project and what's the difference between creating products, services, and results? What is a Project?

2019 209

Mixing Agile with oil and gas

Musings on Project Management

There comes a point where more planning can not remove the remaining uncertainty, instead execution must be used to provide data and remove uncertainty. This quote comes from a nicely argued case -- from the agile blog 'leading answers' -- for mixing agile methods in rather traditional businesses, like the oil and gas exploration/production business If ever there was a business that. agile

2019 170

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?

5 Steps to make difficult conversations much easier

The Digital Project Manager

The post 5 Steps to make difficult conversations much easier appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Communication Stakeholder Management Topics Webinars

2019 239

Total Quality Management (TQM): A Quick Guide

Total Quality Management (TQM) works to maintain success by doing what is necessary to deliver satisfaction to customers. Of course, that satisfaction is seeded in employees, processes and the organization at large—long before any product or service reaches its customer.

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Deming’s 14 Points – It’s All About Quality

Project Bliss

Even if you’ve never heard the name Edwards Deming, you’ve been exposed to Deming’s 14 points for quality improvement. They’re used in TQM (total quality management) and other quality-improvement methods commonly used today.

2019 156

Trust and loyalty

Musings on Project Management

From time to time, a profound thought strikes here at Musings. Today, it's these questions: Is it necessary for there to be trust in order that there be loyalty? Can there be loyalty and simultaneously mistrust? Spoiler alert: there's no right answer. It's a matter of your values and beliefs, for which there is no proof, validation, or algorithm. So, where did this come from? In my agile. leadership

2019 161

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

Top Articles Trending on Project Management Update

Brad Egeland

Read all of my latest trending Project Management, Tech, and Business articles that are trending on Project Management Update. It's everything you need to know about Project Management and Technology and then some.

2019 129

Icebreaker Questions that Won’t Make You Want to Poke Your Eyes Out


How well do you know your co-workers? Do you think if you knew them better, you’d be able to work together more effectively ? Asking people questions is one of the best ways to build relationships and get to know more about them. Has Jamie ever traveled out of the country?

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Mentoring Skills: How to Mentor a More Junior Project Manager

Online PM Courses

In last week's article, Elizabeth Harrin looked at mentoring from the point of view of finding yourelf a mentor. This week, we'll see it from another angle. The post Mentoring Skills: How to Mentor a More Junior Project Manager appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Someone says 'calculus' and you think.

Musings on Project Management

Someone says 'calculus' and you think. Yikes! Get me out of here! Calculus doesn't belong in the PMO I took it in high school. enough already! Actually, some things are simpler than they appear: Speedometers and directionYou're driving. Got a smooth curve to go along (which could also be a straight line)? Want to find out which direction you're going at a particular point? Or, if you. Project Management system engineering

2019 161

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

An Exclusive Look at Mavenlink’s 2019 State of the Services Economy Report


The services industry has experienced unprecedented levels of growth during the last several years and shows no signs of slowing down. The market is growing and services organizations are changing, adopting new technology and targeting a wider range of clients than ever before.

2019 78

How Marketers Stay Productive: Ivan Stepanovic of StayIn

Boost by Brightpod

This week we feature Ivan Stepanovic, CEO of StayIn. StayIn is a free app that will recommend a perfect movie for your mood. The idea was to create a fun, easy and fast app that will pick a perfect movie in less than 10 seconds

2019 78

What is a Variation Order (VO)? | Video

Online PM Courses

When your project needs to change, so may your contracts. So, what is a Variation Order? The post What is a Variation Order (VO)? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Management in Under 5 Project Procurement Management Change Control procurement Variation Order

2019 89

The Best Project Tracking Software for 2019


Whether you’re a business owner, a manager, a parent, or a war general, leaders around the world always want to ensure that those under their direction have the best tools to succeed. Parents teach their children lessons they can use as tools to better approach scenarios that come up in the future.

2019 78

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?"

Who’s Leading Your Agile Transformation?

Leading Agile

There are all sorts of Agile coaches, consultants, and practitioners out there. Each with different strengths and weaknesses. Each with different skill sets and experiences. But, they’re not all created equal, and they’re not all meant to be the face of a Transformation.

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5 Best Project Management Certifications and Courses of 2019


Project Management certifications, or a certified professional are not essential to an organization’s core structure, but their involvement makes a difference in ten folds. From the 1960s to early 2000s, Agile Framework adoption was still in its infancy.

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Basic Filtering in Excel

The IIL Blog

By Bob Umlas, Excel MVP . In this blog I’ll discuss filtering. In another continued blog, I’ll talk about advanced filtering. First, what is filtering? We’ll define it by looking at a very simple illustration.

2019 68

Project Management Change Request Form & Process | TeamGantt


See how to document and manage change requests in project management easily, and save time by downloading our free change order request form template

2019 91

The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.

How to Measure Customer Acquisition Cost


You may think that time tracking software is helpful only in employee monitoring. Comparisons customer acquisition cost

5 Best Free Wunderlist Alternatives of 2019


Since its creation in 2011, Wunderlist has helped millions of people organize their ideas and execute them perfectly. In June 2015, however, Microsoft announced acquisition of your beloved app, eventually to be replaced by Microsoft To-Do.

2019 85

10 Steps to Starting a Successful Business


According to the statistics provided by the University of Phoenix, in 2014, almost 50% of all employees in the age from 20 to 30 wanted to start their business. Still, as stated in a Wall Street Journal research, in 2015, only 3,6% of these people started their companies.

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