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How to Manage Project Scope

Project Risk Coach

How many times have you experienced scope creep ? You know the drill—you elicit and document the requirements. You receive sign off. You continue to see changes to the requirements. Many projects experience 10, 20, 25-percent change in requirements over the life of the project.

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Write A Project Charter: How-To Guide, Examples & Template

The Digital Project Manager

There’s tremendous value in a well-crafted project charter. Start with the project charter definition, see how it differs from a SoW, and learn what to include in a project charter (and why). The post Write A Project Charter: How-To Guide, Examples & Template appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. How-to Guides Scope Management

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7 awesome methods to drive employee engagement through recognition


How to Engage Employees Through Recognition When it comes to recognizing talent at work, some do it really well and some don’t do it at all. Employers those who do it well get good results, happier workforce, and more profits.

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3 Free Tools for Making Network Diagrams

What project management is good at is making the complex simple, or at least manageable. There are, of course, lots of different ways to achieve that goal, many of which are employed during the life cycle of a project.

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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?

What’s the right sprint length for your team?

Kiron Bondale

The Scrum Guide calls sprints the “heart of Scrum” and also indicates that they should be one month or less.

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Planning a System of Transformation w/ Mike Cottmeyer

Leading Agile

When it comes to Agile Transformation, every organization has to deal with things in the system that are blocking them from developing an Agile System of Delivery. Impediments to Transformation exist at many levels: organizations, architectural, cultural, etc.

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Technical Debt: What Is It & How Do I Avoid It?

Planning for a project is essentially choosing one path forward to achieve your goals and objectives. There are many ways to proceed, but through research, experience and good judgement, the best route is picked when creating a project plan. But things don’t always work out as planned.

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What is Project Integration? | Video

Online PM Courses

Projects have a lot of processes, tools, and methods. One thing allows a project manager to hold them all together. So, what is Project Integration? The post What is Project Integration? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Lisa Bodell on Simplification and Innovation

International Institute of Learning

Lisa Bodell is the CEO of futurethink and the bestselling author of Why Simple Wins.

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Why You Need Empathy Maps

Leading Agile

When we develop products, we’re responsible for maximizing the value we deliver to the customer. In order to do this, we have to understand who we’re actually building the products for.

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Project Management Basics That Marketers Need to Know

What is project management, and how can it help marketers? While project management is an industry unto itself, it’s also a way of life. That is, project management can be applied to anything that has a beginning, middle and an end that produces a product or service.

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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

This blog page is dedicated to the resources used to estimate software-intensive systems using traditional and agile development methods. This papers and other resources were retrieved from public sites.

Rich Sheridan on Leading with Joy

International Institute of Learning

Rich Sheridan is the CEO of Menlo Innovations and the author of Joy, Inc. and Chief Joy Officer. As opening keynote speaker at IIL’s Leadership & Innovation 2019 Online Conference , he inspired us all with his uncommon approach to leadership and productivity in the modern workplace.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

What Are The Best Project Manager Certifications?

The Digital Project Manager

The post What Are The Best Project Manager Certifications? appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Dear DPM DPM Podcast

Video Tutorial: Publish Planning Elements with InLoox 10 for Outlook


To use certain planning elements, such as important milestones in other project plans , you do not have to create them again and maintain changes in different projects twice. You can use the feature "Publish planning elements" to make relevant elements available in other projects. This is helpful, for example, if there is a higher-level annual planning for a department. Here all activities of this department are collected with the respective most important planning elements.

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Risk Management Resources

Herding Cats

Risk Management is essential for development and production programs. Information about key project cost, (technical) performance, and schedule attributes is often uncertain or unknown until late in the program.

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Joanna Durand on Why Passionate Leadership Matters

International Institute of Learning

Joanna Durand is Global Head of the Enterprise Project Delivery Excellence Office at TD Bank.

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.

How Employee Experience & Training Affects Customer Experience


Customer experience has become a goal that SMBs share on a global scale. In fact, it has become so important that almost 70% of executives believe that organizations will switch focus from products to customer experience.

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The Hidden Cost of Free Project Management Software


Even small projects can become complex and require a lot of management oversight. The project manager needs to oversee costs, schedules, and resources, as well as track changes, monitor risks, and report on progress.

GanttPRO Announced as a Top Project Management Tool of 2019 by

GanttPRO Project Management

GanttPRO was identified as a key player among Gantt chart tools in the project management software category. News GanttPRO Awards Updates

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Stephen Denning on Business Agility

International Institute of Learning

Stephen Denning is a former director of the World Bank, renowned speaker and author (his most recent book, The Age of Agile , has 4.5 stars on Amazon).

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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.

How to Improve Focus When You Work From Home


Working from home is one of the most popular desires among corporate and small business workers. Some of the most recent numbers show that nearly 5 million people in the United States now work from home at least part-time. And that number is growing dramatically each year.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Free Trial? [Step-by-step Guide]


We are always working tirelessly to improve the initial user experience for all our prospective clients and take our trial site to a whole new level. Having put so much effort into creating the best possible experience, we want every person to get the most out of their 14-day free trial period.

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AI for Project Management

Epicflow Blog

Although modern technology has helped increase productivity and improve lives, there’s no denying that AI can take over many roles humans currently perform. It’s not a question of if this will happen; it’s a matter of when. AI is slowly taking over all types of industries, with healthcare, finance, marketing, and the automotive industry each integrating some form of machine learning. It’s also affecting project management, which could see a huge shift toward incorporating AI in the near future.

What Game of Thrones House Is Your Project Management Style?


“ Game of Thrones ” is a phenomenon due to the astounding character and world building both in the books and show. Every character and house has such complex strengths and weaknesses that it’s hard to choose just one that deserves to rule Westeros. . That got our team at Wrike thinking.

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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.

Efosa Ojomo on Market-Creating Innovation

International Institute of Learning

Efosa Ojomo is Senior Research Fellow and Lead of Global Prosperity Research at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Free Trial? [Step-by-step Guide]


We are always working tirelessly to improve the initial user experience for all our prospective clients and take our trial site to a whole new level. Having put so much effort into creating the best possible experience, we want every person to get the most out of their 14-day free trial period.

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9 Ways to Identify the “Perfect” Scrum Master

Agile Advice

Preamble. Is there such a thing as a perfect Scrum Master? Likely not, because of course we are all human and not perfect beings. However, we can make a case for skills that contribute to becoming a perfect Scrum Master. In 2017, Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland updated the Scrum Values document, and in a video that same year discussed the changes they were making. They talked at length about the Scrum Master role.