Sat.Apr 27, 2019 - Fri.May 03, 2019

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


Re-imagine your Scrum to firm up your agility

Gunther Verheyen


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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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?

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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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.

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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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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

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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.

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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.

Headcount vs FTE: What’s the best resource management model for you?

Resource Guru

Have you ever found yourself in an ice cream shop, standing in front of your two favorite flavors and not knowing how to choose? You’ve already tried the samples, and now it comes down to the final decision: fudge chips or candied pecans, caramel or a strawberry swirl?

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.

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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

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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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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

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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Project Governance: Establishing an Effective Steering Committee

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Within the project management community, the concept of governance is seen as a fundamental project control, which is easy to grasp in principle. But in reality, it’s a different matter.

Basic Filtering in Excel

International Institute of Learning

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.

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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

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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

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.

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Road Trippin’ Organization Change: The Journey

Project Management Essentials

Organizational change and transformation efforts are often challenging. Most fail to meet their planned objectives with 30% failing outright.

Join KeyedIn at TSW Spring 2019


Join us at Technology Services World 2019 in San Diego! Don’t miss TSIA’s 23 rd Technology and Services World event! At this annual event, services leaders learn about current trends in technology, network with peers, and discover the newest technology solutions.

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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

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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.

Deconstructing the Hertz and Accenture Debacle

Herding Cats

A recent lawsuit by Hertz Rental Car against Accenture has turned into a rallying cry by Agilest and No Estimates advocates. Of course, No Root Cause analysis has been performed by these advocates, but it makes good click bait for their followers.

Project Management Q&A: How do I Ask for a Suitable Pay Increase?

Arras People

I’d like to approach my line manager about a raise in salary and I want to make sure I do my homework before making such an approach. How can I make sure my salary increase expectations are realistic?

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What Is a Project Management Plan and How to Create One


The outcome of any project is largely defined by how well it is planned. Naturally, any project will require some improvisation and flexibility during the execution, but a solid project management plan will help the project manager and project team adapt during the course of the project.

20 Marketing Influencers You Should Follow on LinkedIn


20 Marketing LinkedIn Influencers You Should Follow in 2019 Do you know that over 2 million posts, articles, and videos are posted on LinkedIn every day, generating tens of millions of likes, shares, and comments every hour? Fascinating, right?

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.

Is Project Management for Everyone?

Virtual Project Consulting

When new people land in the project management profession, they are not always fully prepared for the important skills, knowledge and competencies that are critical for success. With Infographic.

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6 Questions to Ask When Evaluating the Best Software for Project Management


Project management is a challenging field. Project teams are constantly growing and changing over the course of a project, there are multiple communication channels to manage, and customer needs always seem to be evolving.

Agile Stories are Actually Requirements

Herding Cats

It's popular in the agile community to speak about User Stories and how they are Not requirements. . But as a System Engineer, here's some background on Systems Architecture and Requirements Engineering. Let's start with some background about Systems. Every system is a component of a larger system.

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