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The 5 Cs of Acknowledgment: Courage – We Need Lion-Hearted Leaders!

International Institute for Learning

By Judith W. Umlas Why is courage necessary to tell a colleague know how much you value him, the difference he makes on your team, and his unique contributions? Shouldn’t such acknowledgments take humility? Possibly. Generosity? Perhaps. Attentiveness? Yes. But courage also is critical because a profound, heartfelt, and generous acknowledgment demands vulnerability.

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Wrike Vs Smartsheet vs nTask: Which Project Management Tool is Better For Your Business?

nTask

Are you trying to decide which project management tool is the best fit for your business? With so many options, it can be difficult to choose. But don't worry! We have done the research for you and compared Wrike, Smartsheet and nTask to help you pick the perfect project management tool for your needs.

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Uncovering the Role of Risk Owners in Agile Projects

Project Risk Coach

It's a simple question, "Who owns the risks in agile projects?" However, I find many people need help when I ask. In this article, let's uncover the role of risk owners and how to perform risk management in agile projects. What is a Risk Owner? A risk owner is an individual who is responsible for identifying and responding to potential risks that could affect the success of a project.

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An Effective 3-Step Change Management Process For Project Managers

The Digital Project Manager

It might be cliche, but it’s true, the only constant in life is change. Right? If you’re a digital project manager (or aspire to be one) you probably know all too well how important it is to have an effective change management process. As a contract project manager and project management consultant, I help teams […] The post An Effective 3-Step Change Management Process For Project Managers appeared first on The Digital Project Manager.

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Your Guide To Transitioning Into Product Management: Essentials For New PMs

Speaker: Leslie Grandy, Product Executive & Drew Weaver, Senior Program Manager

Are you considering a shift to product management or just starting your journey as a Product Manager? Join Leslie Grandy and Drew Weaver for an insightful webinar designed to help you seamlessly transition into this dynamic role. Whether you're looking to pivot your career or enhance your existing skills, this session will equip you with the knowledge and tools to succeed!

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17 Marketing Project Manager Software Solutions of 2023

nTask

Are you a marketing project manager looking for the best software solutions to help you manage your projects in 2023? Look no further! In this article, we will be taking a look at the top 17 software solutions that will make your job easier and more efficient.

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9 Trello Alternatives for Personal Use in 2023

nTask

Are you looking for a great Trello alternative in 2023? If so, look no further! In this blog post, we'll be taking a closer look at nine top Trello alternatives for personal use that can help you stay organized and productive.

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15 Free PMO Templates for Excel and Word

ProjectManager.com

A PMO, or project management office, can be an internal department or an external group or agency that defines and maintains the standards for a company’s project management. There are three types; supportive, controlling and directive and each has varying degrees of involvement. However, all three can use PMO templates to support project programs and portfolios.

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Transformation Corner: Continuous Learning in Project Management from the Navy

MPUG

Project management has many practical applications across various fields. It’s enlightening to explore the similarities and differences in project management fundamentals and advanced techniques, as they’re applied in different industries. Today we’ll discover how project management looks in the Navy, and what it can teach us about being effective in any project management role.

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If you had it, could you spend it in a month?

Musings on Project Management

Here's the challenge: On your project, if you had it in hand could you spend $1M in a month?Take a minute and think about it.Actually, take a minute and estimate the possibilities.Does money solve all the problems?

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.

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What is Agile All About?

Scrum.org

If you’re a newcomer to all of this, you might be asking yourself: What is Agile even all about? How can organizations such as your own profit from becoming more agile? To understand what Agility is, we have to go back to how things are being done without Agile. In the past and still today a lot of projects have a plan-driven approach. A plan-driven approach means that at the beginning of a project you get together with your customer, create a vision of what the customer wants and needs and the

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Operations Management: Key Functions, Roles and Skills

ProjectManager.com

Whether you’re a big or small business and no matter what product you manufacture or service you provide, you’re always looking to deliver the highest quality and greatest value for your customers. One way to achieve these goals is through operations management. Learn what operations management is and its key functions. We’ll also discuss the various roles and skills required to succeed in this growing field.

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Choosing The Best Resource Management Software For Your SMB

WorkOtter

Did you know that around half of all businesses fail within five years ? Businesses often fail because they don’t have the right resource management software. Without this software, your resources might be all over the place. This is a waste of time, energy, and money. If you want to make sure that your business is as efficient as possible, you should try this software.

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Top 8 Apps for Student Success

Productivity Land

Whether you are in school or college, learning is hard. It requires time and significant commitment to succeed academically. But no matter how difficult it gets, there are always ways to make things simpler. These days, students can leverage various apps and resources to learn smarter, not harder. These apps are meant for different purposes. But they all have the same core goal—to make your studies simpler.

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The Project Clinic: Assessing Project Health, Planning, and Execution

Speaker: Ketan Jahagirdar

Picture your projects as patients, each with its own unique rhythm and pulse, thriving under your care 🥼 🩺 Step into the role of an innovative project doctor in our upcoming webinar! This session is your guide to evaluating the health of your projects through Waterfall and Agile practices like Scrum and Kanban. We’ll explore the vital signs of project success through the lens of the “iron triangle” metrics, using deliverables as tracers.

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How Facilitation is Key to Effective Scrum Events

Scrum.org

As an agile coach I often have Scrum Masters come up to me because management is complaining there are too many meetings in Scrum and that their developers aren't 100% utilised on developing the products. I also have developers asking me if they can skip the sprint review and retrospective as they have some work to finish off for the sprint and that is a much better use of their time than sitting in a meeting.

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We Don’t Always Start Fresh

PM Times

Project Management texts usually assume we’re starting at the beginning of a project, with control over scope, schedule, and resources. Frequently, project scope, resources, and schedule are already determined through strategic planning, Project Portfolio Management (PPM), or the project charter process. In other cases, we take on projects that are in progress.

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Schedule your day for focus: 6 steps toward a flow state for project teams

Resource Guru

When was the last time you were completely absorbed by a task? A time when you were so immersed in doing something, you forgot about the world around you? This is called the “flow state.” But as we’ve designed a world full of distractions, experiencing a flow state is a rare commodity these days. So how can you eliminate distractions and set your day up for a flow state, and as a result, increase productivity and performance?

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Game-Changing SaaS Business Development Strategy: 5 Tips to Do It Right

Productivity Land

The software-as-a-service (SaaS) industry has grown rapidly in recent years, representing a significant portion of the global economy. As such, businesses looking to capitalize on this growth must develop effective strategies for business development. Whether you’re looking to create a new SaaS product or expand with an existing one, the right plan can make all the difference.

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Leading the Development of Profitable and Sustainable Products

Speaker: Jason Tanner

While growth of software-enabled solutions generates momentum, growth alone is not enough to ensure sustainability. The probability of success dramatically improves with early planning for profitability. A sustainable business model contains a system of interrelated choices made not once but over time. Join this webinar for an iterative approach to ensuring solution, economic and relationship sustainability.

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How Product Owners Can Maximize Value with Stakeholder Input

Scrum.org

In Scrum, the Product Owner’s purpose is to maximize the value of the Scrum Team’s work (the product). Delivering value to the customer (beneficial customer outcomes) is the ultimate measure of success for the Scrum Team, including the Product Owner. (Pssst … you can learn more about measuring customer outcomes by signing up for Rebel Scrum’s Evidence-Based Management course.

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The Project Profession and Bio-diversity. We need to mind our impacts.

Green Project Management

For many years I have been getting on soapboxes at conferences and in keynotes stating that “the project profession” is waking up to sustainability but is not paying enough attention to bio-diversity. If we could put in place regenerative practices, we could address many issues, including the climate crisis. Biodiversity loss is one of humanity’s […] The post The Project Profession and Bio-diversity.

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Feature Tip #7: Save Time & Streamline Adding New Work with Intake Forms

LiquidPlanner

Feel like you’re always chasing down details for new work requests? Always missing a few important bits of information at the start of your projects? Disorganized and uncertain is a bad way to start a new project.Luckily, we built Intake Forms for projects and tasks so you can start off on the right foot. No more chasing down details through email or Instant Messaging someone for missing information.

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How You Can Use the Message Box Communications Tool to Your Advantage?

Productivity Land

Communication is a key part of our working environments, whether you be in the construction industry or working as a teacher. With the importance of communication in everyone’s lives, it is quite concerning that often the message that is trying to be conveyed is not done properly due to ineffective communication. An organization called COMPASS created what is known as ‘The Message Box’ to help effectively convey and share knowledge.

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How To Manage Multiple Product Teams For Successful Development & Delivery

Speaker: Leslie Grandy, Product Executive & Drew Weaver, Senior Program Manager

Effective management of multiple product teams necessitates a skillful coordination and guidance with the objective of aligning efforts towards shared goals. This entails constant communication, efficient task management, and ensuring that each team aligns with the broader organizational objectives. We can think about this like conducting an orchestra, where diverse efforts are harmonized toward a unified outcome. 🎯 Proficiency in these skills empowers product managers to navigate comple

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Why does Agile focus on values and principles rather than a prescribed set of steps?

Scrum.org

Why does Agile focus on values and principles rather than a prescribed set of steps? Agile exists to address the idea that no predetermined set of steps will lead to a predefined outcome. The problem has never been solved, nor has the solution ever been created, so you don’t know what you don’t know. No formula is going to guarantee a desired outcome.

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Key Components of the DevOps Pipeline?

Agilemania

Concerns were voiced in the IT operations and software development sectors from 2007 to 2008 about the old software development paradigm that split operations from developers regarding how code was distributed and supported. As a result, the DevOps movement was established. DevOps was formed by combining the concepts of development and operations. DevOps refers to integrating several sectors into a continuous, structured action.

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5 Step Guide to Deploying Your Ad Agency Traffic Management System

Function Point

After spending weeks or months looking for an agency traffic management system, you finally decided which one makes the most sense for your agency workflow. What’s next? I’d say that training and deployment are as important for the success of the software adoption as selecting your new agency traffic management system in the first place. We’ve encountered many agencies and creative firms that end up failing during the deployment of a new system since most of them don’t have a well-structured pla

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How to Hire an Employee the Right Way?

Productivity Land

Hiring the right employee is one of the most important decisions a business can make. Not only will it impact your bottom line, but it will also affect the morale and productivity of your entire team. A great hire can be a huge asset to any organization, while an ill-fitted candidate can cause disruption and lead to costly turnover. To ensure you make the best choice for both your business and potential employees, there are several steps you should take when hiring an employee the right way.

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Toward a Unified Project Management Understanding

The objective of this research is to dispel misunderstandings about crucial project management terms and their definitions. It aims to accurately place these terms and facilitate a comprehensive global understanding of their meanings.