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Risk Mitigation


Risk is an inherent part of every organisation, no matter the size or the sector in which the company is operating. Every team has to deal with some risks in the span of a project. So, to tackle the negative impacts due to unlikely scenarios, risk management strategies are developed.

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Analogous Estimation Vs Parametric Estimation


As a Project Manager, doing project ESTIMATION is a key responsibility but how often are we able to deliver the project under budgeted cost and time? Do we have imbibed all the required variables contributing to the cost and duration? The answer could be a combination of both Yes and No which may not be enough to fulfill required commitments. What will help in this scenario would be the right understanding of estimation tools and techniques.

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5 Ways To Give (Thoughtful) Thanks To Your Team


A simple “thank you” can truly go a long way. Whether it’s around the boardroom table, in a Slack channel, or privately outside the workplace, the act of showing gratitude can lift the spirits of anyone receiving some positive praise. Productivity

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How To Resolve Project Team Conflicts


Tips For Resolving Project Team Conflicts Differences and conflicts are pretty much inevitable when you’re a part of a team. The pressure to deliver quality results on a short timeline grows pressure on even the best of us. The result?

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?

Capacity Planning: What It Is and How to Do It

Capacity planning is an issue of supply and demand: one that can decide the fate of your project. Read on to learn how to plan your resources, and make sure your team members are working on the right task at the right time. What Is Capacity Planning?

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10 Ways to Engage Project Stakeholders

Project Risk Coach

Do you have a stakeholder engagement plan? Have you stopped to think about the diverse needs of your stakeholders? Which stakeholders have the most power and influence? When and how will you engage these people? What is a Stakeholder Engagement Plan?

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What Is a PMO? PMO Meaning and Examples


In the last decade, more and more corporations have developed a project management office (PMO) to benefit their business. When you set up this kind of office correctly, it can help you become a more efficient and productive company.

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How to manage projects properly


How to manage projects properly is one of the most important things new project managers and students of project management should learn. Like most other disciplines, you become proficient as a project manager by practice and not just studying.

The 10 Project Management Knowledge Areas (PMBOK)

What do you need to know to succeed at project management? Everything! While there’s some truth to that joke, it’s not helpful to the student or the experienced professional who is looking for a way to understand the myriad responsibilities of being a project manager.

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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.

What we want from project management tools in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

I don’t often wear a watch, but when I do it’s a very unassuming watch with real hands. Not a smart watch. I’ve been a little bit in awe at colleagues who get WhatsApp messages on the wrists. I’m not sure if I would want that, but I do love the simplicity of it.

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Small is beautiful for product backlog items

Kiron Bondale

One of the reasons for having small work items at the top of a product backlog is so the team is able to complete them within a short amount of time.

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Job done?

Musings on Project Management

Agile Principle 5: Build projects around motivated individuals. Give them the environment and support they need, and trust them to get the job done. Trust them to get the job done. What job? Is it the job described in the business plan and in subsequent project plans, albeit lean plans consistent with the Agile Manifesto? Is it the job that has been estimated and scheduled? Is it the job. agile

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What Is a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)?

The industry-standard definition of a work breakdown structure is a “deliverable-oriented hierarchical decomposition that offers digestible tasks for team members to meet the project’s objectives and create the required deliverables.” ” That’s a mouthful.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

How Do You Manage Projects When Your Team Takes Time Off?


People are always taking time off, and that’s as it should be. In the US, we have a problem with people not taking enough time off.

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Project Management YouTube Channels: A Round-up of the Best

Online PM Courses

It's time to round-up the best Project Management YouTube Channels. There's a wealth of valuable material out there. And it's all free. The post Project Management YouTube Channels: A Round-up of the Best appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Management Career Project Management Training

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The Grateful Agile Leader

International Institute of Learning

By Susan Parente, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSPO, PSM I, CISSP, CRISC, PMI-RMP, RESILIA, ITIL, GL®CP, MS Eng. Risk Management Guru – Agile Specialist – IIL Senior Instructor. We know that servant leadership is an excellent match for Agile methods.

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Project Scope Statement: Include These 7 Things

Project scope—it’s a moving target and one you want to get a bullseye on before you map out your project. Defined as the sum of all resources, deliverables, features, and tasks within a given project, your project scope is the boundary in which your entire project exists.

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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.

What Does a Project Manager Do? How Project Managers Keep Business Moving


Whether you’re looking for a career change or you’ve been tasked with hiring a competent PM, project managers are an integral part of the modern-day office.

Does Your Organization Need a PPM?

Brad Egeland

You're a growing company with new projects in the works, projects that are currently happening and a debris field of successful and failed projects behind you.

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? The list of international events presented in this paper involves the ones covering not only project and portfolio management challenges but also relevant topics of construction, engineering, product development, and more.

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10 Chats & Diagrams for Better Project Management

ProProfs Project Management

Managing a myriad of projects always takes a heavy toll on business owners because there are many problems that can halt the workflow. That’s the main reason why businesses always prefer to get experienced and certified project managers on board.

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 Stay Compliant Using Agile

Agile Advice

Compliance is a necessary cost that businesses have to accept. After all, it is meant for the good of your business as well as your stakeholders. However, one aspect that makes most startups and established enterprises fear compliance is the price tag it comes with.

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30% Off All Project Management Templates

Girl's Guide to PM

Running out of time at the end of the year? Looking for a quick way to get your project documents sorted? I’ve got ya’ (No, I don’t really talk like that. But…). My templates shop is having a Black Friday sale!

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Top Project Management Conferences in 2020

Epicflow Blog

Willing to attend a project management conference in 2020? The list of international events presented in this paper involves the ones covering not only project and portfolio management challenges but also relevant topics of construction, engineering, product development, and more.

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Leveraging Agile Principles for Portfolio Management – Guiding Principle #1


Agile work methodologies have reshaped the way that project management offices (PMOs) deliver results to their organizations. With that track record, it’s no surprise that the next great frontier for many businesses is how to apply those Agile principles at the portfolio level, to enhance strategic decision-making, improve overall performance and deliver greater value both internally and externally.

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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.

The 7 Questions Every PMP Exam Student Asks Their Coach


When students start their Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam prep (for the first time, or again after having failed the exam), there are a number of questions that come up time and time again.

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How project management software can improve your digital design agency

Function Point

A key competency that digital design agencies have is the creativity of your people. When your creativity and ability to come up with great design ideas is all you have to sell, you don’t want to do anything that could jeopardize your team’s ability to innovate.

Project Management Q&A: Entry Level PM Roles

Arras People

I want to pursue a career in project management, what are some of the entry-level roles that I could take a look at?

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