Sat.Jul 06, 2019 - Fri.Jul 12, 2019

Can Project Duration Estimation be done without Assumptions?

MPUG

One of the most frequently asked questions when someone is about to start a new task is likely, “how much time will it take?”. Time is limited. Our lives are limited, and unfortunately, we just cannot wish away time limitations.

4 Types of Clients You’ll Work With and How to Delight Them

Wrike

If you’ve ever opened a Sunday paper and headed straight to the comics section, you’ve no doubt enjoyed the sardonic humor of Dilbert. . Source: Dilbert.com ). And many of us can relate! When collaborating with others, we have to deal with a lot of different personalities.

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7 Project Management Types and When to Use Them

Project Smart

There's no one-size-fits all solutions for project management. In fact, project management types vary greatly. Fundera is here to break them with this a helpful visual. Lifecycle & Methodology

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10 Places to Get Free Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

You’ve got responsibility for a project. And yet… somehow the organisation doesn’t have the documentation you need to get it started, keep it on track and close it down successfully. So you turn to the internet to find the paperwork you need. Let me make it easier for you.

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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 Power of If-Then Risk Statements

Project Risk Coach

Have you thought about the use of this two-letter conjunction in risk management lately? Let's look at how to use the power of If-Then risk statements. IF is a simple word that can open up new doors to writing clear risk statements. And it can be used to write opportunities as well as threats.

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What Is Recency Bias and How Does it Affect Stakeholders?

ProjectManager.com

What if you had to work with someone who lost their long-term memory? That would be a problem. Not only would everything be colored by immediate events, good or bad, but historical data would have no precedent. It’s a nightmare scenario out of a business Twilight Zone, but it’s not fiction.

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Backlog Review (Nulab – 2019)

Girl's Guide to PM

Backlog (from Nulab) is a project management tool for prioritising and tracking work. This is a review of the product using my laptop and Chrome browser, and my iPad with Safari, in June 2019. General Information. Name: Backlog. Vendor: Nulab.

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Authentic agility avoids burnout

Kiron Bondale

Harvard Business Review published an article this week covering six causes of burnout and how we can reduce these. Let’s consider these through the lens of agility. Having an excessive workload over a prolonged period of time is one of the most common causes of burnout.

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5 Reasons the Best Project Managers are in Sales & Marketing, Too

Project Bliss

You may not realize it but as a project manager, you are also in sales and marketing. Sure, your primary job may be to plan and execute projects that are delivered on time, and within budget and scope. But if you’ve created a great product and nobody uses it, have you really delivered to value?

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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.

5 Leadership Assessment Tools You Need to Try

ProjectManager.com

Leadership might be hard to define, but it’s easy to recognize. That doesn’t mean leaders are passive, resting on inherent abilities. True, some are born leaders and others learn how to become effective leaders. Both take work.

HOWZAT – Adapt or Fail

Arras People

In this summer of so much sport I am finding it hard not to see a constant stream of analogies with the world of project management and the strongest to-date comes from the England men’s team competing in the ICC World Cup.

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PM Minimalism: Why You Need to Declutter Your Tech Environment

Epicflow Blog

Many applications promise to boost productivity. However, adopting multiple tools doesn’t always mean team performance will improve. On the contrary, sometimes it can lead to a cluttering of your work environment and reduced productivity.

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Oceans to fly

Musings on Project Management

Everyone has oceans to fly, if they have the heart to do it. Is it reckless? Maybe. But what do dreams know boundaries? Amelia Earhart This month we celebrate the Apollo program and the flight of Apollo 11 specifically, the first man-to-land-on-moon mission completed 50 years ago this month. (*) Surely Apollo was our ocean of the times, 50 years ago. And, coming only 11 years after the. Quotations Risk Management

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

6 Office Layout Ideas for a Collaborative Work Environment

ProjectManager.com

In the quest for greater productivity, people have started to think outside the box—that is, the cube. Just as the office space calcified into an open plan that is endlessly partitioned into a maze of cubicles, the walls started to come down.

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What are Task Dependencies in Project Management? | Video

Online PM Courses

When you are planning and scheduling your project, there will be sequences of activities that you need to respect. They are generated by task dependencies. The post What are Task Dependencies in Project Management? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Epicflow Named Top 5 Resource Planning Software of 2019

Epicflow Blog

Crozdesk, one of the top software review platforms, has named Epicflow a top resource management tool in its latest software buyer guide. Epicflow is also named as a “product leader,” meaning that it focuses on a niche and might disrupt the market.

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How to Choose the Best Collaboration Software for Your Organization

ProProfs Project Management

Technology is what unites the corners of the world. It is the driving force for building a highly networked environment around us. This networked environment has made a major disruption across diverse businesses by bringing teams together with enterprise collaboration software.

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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.

No Pain, No Gain?

MPUG

Turning Project Financial Analyses into a Painless Exercise. Introduction. “No No Pain, No Gain” is a popular exercise slogan that promises greater rewards for the price of hard work to achieve physical excellence.

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How Jeff Bezos’ 2 Pizza Rule Affects Productivity in Today’s Industry?

nTask

We often hear people throw in a famous catchphrase, ‘the bigger the better’ during a conversation, wherever they can. Now unless we’re talking about food here, the statement doesn’t really fit with everything – especially if it is modern productivity techniques.

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Lean Portfolio Management Operations: An Agile Approach

Planview

This blog is part of a series on Lean portfolio management for the enterprise. If you haven’t already, we recommend reading: Part 1: What is Lean Portfolio Management? Part 2: Lean Portfolio Management: Lean Budgets and Investment Funding.

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30 Group Brainstorming Techniques to Find Your Next Great Idea

Teamweek

What is brainstorming? Simply defined, it is the process of coming up with new ideas or answers to problems.

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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.

Mini webinar PRINCE2 Agile Agilometer

Henny Portman

On request of several of my followers I created a mini webinar of the PRINCE2 Agile Agilometer. According to the official PRINCE2 Agile manual, the Agilometer is a tool that assesses the level of risk associated with using agile in combination with PRINCE2.

How to Communicate Actionable Feedback

Epicflow Blog

Effective and actionable feedback is vital for successful projects. However, a recent research by Leadership IQ reveals that fewer than half of employees know if they’re performing well.

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Why Choose Agile Project Management Software for Mobile App Development Projects?

ProProfs Project Management

The market for mobile app development is growing rapidly in line with the steady advancement of mobile technology. This intense competition has initiated the demand for a more flexible and credible app development approach.

How to Get a “Yes!”

LiquidPlanner

Convincing Your Team That LiquidPlanner Is the Perfect Solution. You’ve looked through dozens of task and project management tools and have finally found LiquidPlanner—the perfect project management solution for your business. Now, you have to convince everyone else. Where do you even start? During my three years on the sales team, I worked with thousands of prospective customers evaluating project management tools.

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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.

Intrinsic Motivation: The Secret Weapon You Need to Stand Out at Work

Teamweek

Finding proper ways to motivate people can be one of the most difficult responsibilities as a manager or team leader. For children, it is often an easy offering of candy or another treat that will arouse their desire to help with household chores or other small tasks.

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How Does Project Management Software Improve the Project Lifecycle?

MavenLink

Most project managers follow a four-step project lifecycle to move a project from inception to completion. Not only is this process the lifeblood of a project manager; it is also the lifeblood of a services company. After all, it is only through the repeated completion of successful projects that revenue is generated.

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How to Reduce Stress: Tips for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

Stress is the health epidemic of the twenty-first century, according to the World Health Organization. It leads to psychological burnout and chronic workplace problems. Gallup conducted a study of 7,500 full-time employees and found that as many as two-thirds suffered from burnout at work.

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