Sat.May 11, 2019 - Fri.May 17, 2019

How To Build Trust In Your Client & Business Relationships

The Digital Project Manager

What is the most valuable asset any professional, project manager, or agency can have? Trust. The post How To Build Trust In Your Client & Business Relationships appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Communication PM Best Practices Stakeholder Management

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5 tips for resource forecasting in project management

Resource Guru

Resource forecasting in project management is much like a super-effective crystal ball. While it may not tell you when you should buy a lottery ticket, it can save you a lot of stress by estimating the project workload, the resources you need, and the best way to utilize them.

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Why PMOs Need to Invest in Project Manager Skill and Experience

MavenLink

Take this simple test – it will only take a few seconds but will tell you a lot. Do you believe that all projects are equal? Do you believe that all project managers are equal? The answer should be obvious but often isn’t within organisations. How Are You Approaching Project Management?

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Five Things to Start and Five Things to Stop in Requirements Management

Project Risk Coach

According to PMI, "47% of unsuccessful projects fail to meet goals due to poor requirements management." Requirements are a pretty big deal. Let's look at five things to start and five things to stop in requirements management. 5 Things to Start Identify and engage appropriate stakeholders.

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Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

Agile Practices: How to Run a Lean Coffee

Project Bliss

The term Lean Coffee doesn’t sound like a productive meeting session. But that’s EXACTLY what it’s intended to be. It’s structured in a way that allows participants to quickly talk through various topics they choose in a short amount of time. Sounds promising, you say?

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Using Operational Excellence to Be More Productive

ProjectManager.com

People often think of productivity on an individual scale: how can I be more productive? But most of us work for organizations, and if the organization isn’t productive, then you can’t be productive either.

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Lessons Learned in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

In my experience, most project managers feel that they could ‘do’ lessons learned better.

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Pollution – Why we replaced horses with automobiles

Green Project Management

Henry Ford never said people wanted faster horses, “what they wanted was less horseshit” (Flowers, 2014). It was a little more complicated than that, but you get the general point.

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Just because you have information radiators doesn’t mean senior stakeholders will review them!

Kiron Bondale

Information radiators are a great idea. After all, who wouldn’t want to reduce the effort involved in keeping stakeholders up-to-date about a product or project or increase the consistency in messaging to all stakeholders?

2019 188

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.

Search Engine Marketing Defined & Where SEO Fits In

ProjectManager.com

Over the past few years, there has been some confusion on what exactly is included under the search engine marketing (SEM) umbrella in terms of marketing tactics.

How to Succeed as a Project Manager Webinar

Girl's Guide to PM

This webinar is based on my book, Project Manager. What it takes to be a successful project manager is more than understanding a management framework or methodology, or even being able to tailor it to your environment. In this presentation, I discuss how to be successful as a project manager.

2019 277

How To Calculate The Cost of Project Management In Your Project Estimate?

The Digital Project Manager

The post How To Calculate The Cost of Project Management In Your Project Estimate? appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Dear DPM DPM Podcast

The first thing you do to reduce risk.

Musings on Project Management

The first thing you do to reduce risk. is: loosen the coupling between sources of effects. Create buffers; remove dependencies; install redundancy. This is a concept from System Engineering (buffers, dampers, redundancy; but also loose tolerances; fuses; barriers and walls. anything that inhibits propagation of effects) This is a concept from scheduling (Critical Chain by Goldratt; Risk Management

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How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

The Importance of Data Governance for Business

ProjectManager.com

Much as a librarian is responsible for organizing a large collection of books, organizations must have a set protocol for managing the information they collect when doing business. Not being able to find or protect data makes for a dangerous precedent.

GamePlan Project Management Software Review [2019]

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a review of GamePlan software using Firefox browser and Safari on my iPad, in April 2019. General Information. Name: GamePlan. Vendor: GamePlan Global Solutions Inc. Hosting options: Cloud only. Languages: I didn’t see any options to change the software language.

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What is Voice of the Customer (VOC)? | Video

Online PM Courses

How do you know what your users, customers, and stakeholders want? You need to listen to their voices. So, what is the Voice of the Customer? The post What is Voice of the Customer (VOC)? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Three Must-Reads to Build Better Teams

LiquidPlanner

Building high-performing teams isn’t easy, even though teamwork and project management go hand in hand.

2019 110

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?

Why We’re Hardwired To Love The Hustle (Hint: It's Complicated)

Trello

The struggle is real. Or is it? Productivity

2019 105

How to Manage Multiple Projects Webinar

Girl's Guide to PM

In this webinar we discuss tips and strategies for managing multiple projects. The post How to Manage Multiple Projects Webinar appeared first on Girl's Guide to Project Management. General

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To simplify. or not?

Musings on Project Management

Shim Marom has interesting post on complexity wherein he says this: "A lack of an intellectual capacity to grasp a complex system is not a sufficient argument or drive for simplification. If you artificially simplify a complex system you end up with a different system that, while simpler, is fundamentally and conceptually different from the one you started with and thus, simplification. complexity Risk Management

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How Successful has Agile Been for You?

Brad Egeland

I’ve found Agile practices to be great for customers who aren’t exactly sure what they need or want or have functionality that needs to become available in phases. The larger, more structured projects generally fall to more plan driven methods like Waterfall.

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Make an Impact with Analytics and Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

Webinar: 5 Things You Can Do To Build Healthy Team Culture

The Digital Project Manager

What does healthy team culture look like, and how do you create it? This topic. The post Webinar: 5 Things You Can Do To Build Healthy Team Culture appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Recorded Webinars Webinars

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12 Simple Tips that will Give You Amazing Professional Presence

Online PM Courses

Do people notice you when you're in the room? Do you get the attention you need - and for the right reasons? This is the phenomenon of presence. The post 12 Simple Tips that will Give You Amazing Professional Presence appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Artificial Intelligence In Project Management: Pros & Cons

ProProfs Project Management

The advent of artificial intelligence (AI) has raised various questions and theories among people. Right from “whether AI is ethical?” to “how exactly will it change the world?”, there are numerous questions that are yet to be unanswered. But, what about the questions we can answer?

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Issues with Remote Management of Agile Projects

Brad Egeland

I have always been a supporter and advocate for remote work, remote project management and virtual teams. I think it is a great way - the best way - to get top talent to your staff and project teams as they are the least likely to want to move from London, England to Columbus, OH.

2019 136

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

6 Qualities to Look for in Project Management Software

MavenLink

When it comes to project management software, there are hundreds of options available. How do you know which software is right for your organization? More than half of all software implementations are unsuccessful, wasting time and money for the organization.

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7 Project Managers Weigh in on Project Management Challenges

GanttPRO Project Management

Professionals do realize that most scripts, instructions, pieces of advice, etc. described in books and manuals, can’t be properly applied in practice. In other words, experts’ experience can become a […]. News GanttPRO Experts Project Management Resource Management Team Management Tips

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The Scrum Glossary and the Scrum Values are now also available in Belarusian and Vietnamese

Gunther Verheyen

Thanks to the hard work of Vasili Shymanski and Khoa Doan, the international versions of the Scrum Glossary and the Scrum Values have been expanded with Belarusian and Vietnamese. Download your PDF of the Scrum Glossary , your PDF of the Scrum Values and your poster of the international Scrum Values.

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