Sat.Mar 28, 2020 - Fri.Apr 03, 2020

Project Resource Management Tools and Techniques

MPUG

“Time is the most precious resource there is — you have to protect it.” – Jesse Itzler. Most project managers are aware that time is our most precious resource, particularly as the clock of deadlines keeps ticking.

2020 72

7 Steps for Effective Problem Management in IT

ProjectManager.com

Information technology (IT) is a broad field that encompasses anything related to computer technology. That can include networking, hardware, software, the internet and the people that work with these things. Teams that work in IT are there to support these technologies and the people who use them.

2020 244

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4 Lessons on Knowing Your Worth as a Woman in Tech

LiquidPlanner

When I began my first real office job a week after graduating college, I was still young and figuring out who I was. That job eventually helped me learn a lot about myself, though not in the way I might have originally hoped.

2020 106

Remote work tips for connecting with your team | TeamGantt

TeamGantt

Staying in tune with coworkers is hard when everyone works remotely. These work-from-home tips can help you connect with your team across the social distance

2020 85

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Managing Remote Teams: Challenges, Best Practices & Tools

ProjectManager.com

As technology advanced, so did the workforce and how teams work. No longer were organizations tied to dipping into the local talent pool. With broadband, mobile devices and software solutions, teams could be recruited anywhere and work remotely.

2020 324

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Risk management: what's to know?

Musings on Project Management

If you only know one thing about Risk Management, know this: Schedule slack is your most powerful tool Poorly developed instincts and skills in the use of this most powerful tool are leading causes of poor risk management If you are a Systems person a strategic thinker; an integrator; a "it all has to work" person -- you'll translate schedule slack into to "loose coupling" Loose. Risk Management system engineering

2020 174

Love in the time of Corona

Growing Agile

We are living in extraordinary times when the novelty of the COVID-19 virus causing disruptions to economies around the world. Many of us find ourselves in self-isolation, working remotely, buying food in panic and more.

2020 112

A Quick Guide to Strategic Initiatives

ProjectManager.com

Although the term “strategic initiative” might sound like inflated business jargon, it’s far from useless. A strategic initiative is a compass that guides businesses and targets future goals.

Analogous and Parametric Estimating

MPUG

Microsoft Project, in its various releases (i.e., Online desktop, 2019, 2016, etc.), can become an accurate estimating tool for top-down (Analogous) and bottom-up (Parametric) estimating. This is accomplished by inserting custom columns and simple formulas.

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?

Quick Take: My Favorite Women-Authored Blogs

LiquidPlanner

When I joined LiquidPlanner as the Director of Marketing toward the end of 2019, I was pleased to find that our blog features many strong, independent, and talented female authors.

2020 100

10 Tips to Save on Project Shipping Costs

Girl's Guide to PM

This article was written by the team at Finale Inventory. If you need to buy things for your project, you know that shipping takes time and money. And delivery costs are often ‘forgotten’ in project budgets. Thankfully, there’s a ton of methods that you can use to save on these costs.

2020 261

Key Factors of Your Employees’ Motivation for Remote Working

Epicflow Blog

Every employer wants their teams to work as productively as possible to bring the best results to their company. But sometimes even good employees work not at their full and it can be easily noticed that their working efficiency has decreased. It can be due to the lack of motivation.

2020 87

Agile Unplugged: EP 02 | Mike Cottmeyer and Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

Listen to the Agile Unplugged Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to Agile Unplugged on: Apple Podcasts. Spotify. Soundcloud. Welcome to the next installment of an all-new podcast hosted by LeadingAgile’s CEO, Mike Cottmeyer.

2020 67

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

A Q&A with Employee #8: Scaling a Start-Up Into a Sustainable Business

LiquidPlanner

When I was approached by our blog team to contribute an article for Women in Tech Week, I knew immediately what my contribution would be.

2020 100

Starting a PMO

MPUG

Learning to Walk Before You Start Running. PMI describes the Project Management Office (PMO) as a strategic driver for organizational excellence. The PMO seeks to enhance the practices of execution management, organizational governance, and strategic change leadership.

PMO 76

Problem Solving: Using Visualization

Leading Answers

Some people say we cannot manage what we cannot measure. I say we cannot solve what we cannot see, or at least visualize somehow. Projects are problem-solving exercises. The entire project is one big problem. We might be building a new product; that's a problem to solve.

2020 90

Leadership vs. Management w/ Ross Beurmann

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. In this episode of SoundNotes, Ross Beurmann joins Dave to talk about the difference between Leadership and Management.

2020 93

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Knowledge Management (Part 1): Why Knowledge Is the Most Important Resource in Your Organization

Inloox

Every employee in your company carries knowledge and experience within them. But how can the company and all its employees benefit from that? What exactly is knowledge and why is the organized networking within the company so important?

2020 130

There’s No Place Like Home Work: Tips for Designing a Home Office

Teamweek

Every office has its fair share of distractions and problems. There’s the person that can’t stop sending out the latest viral long read, the person that needs you to see every blurry picture of his kids, and the person who always leaves a half-eaten donut in the box in the kitchen.

2020 82

Social Media Success: A Guide to Social Media Marketing

Brad Egeland

In today’s world, Social Media is the most crucial, and cost-effective, marketing tool there is.

2020 129

Too many rules makes agility impossible

Henny Portman

One of the principles of the Agile Manifesto is “ Simplicity—the art of maximizing the amount of work not done—is essential ”. Studies from the Standish Group and recorded in one of their Chaos reports shows that 60% of developed features are not or rarely used.

2020 69

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

4 Easy Ways to Reduce Employee Turnover at Your Agency

MavenLink

Employee turnover is a natural part of doing business, but the hectic and demanding nature of agency work can cause higher levels of churn than in other industries. While that may seem like it’s just part of the game, the financial toll associated with turnover is sobering.

2020 84

7 Steps to Write a Risk Management Plan For Your Next Project (With Free Template!)

Planio

When you fail to plan, you’re planning to fail. As a project manager, you of all people know the truth of this old adage. Poor planning is at the root of most project failures.

2020 78

2020: The Year we Rediscovered Time

The Lazy Project Manager

These are strange and dark days in many ways – there is no hiding from that fact – but, and I am not sure if you have experienced something similar, there appears to be a change in many people’s attitude to life, community and sociability.

2020 303

Review 10X Growth Machine

Henny Portman

The 10X Growth Machine – How companies can innovate, scale and win , written by Misha de Sterke, is a book to build your own growth machine by using innovation as a means. It offers a very detailed description of a battle-tested methodology with a framework, a canvas, seven models and eleven tools.

2020 60

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.

Best Task Management Software of 2020

ProjectManager.com

Task management is essential to project management, team work and simply getting work done. Productivity is lost if a team loses control of their tasks and deadlines. Teams use task management software to execute tasks on time, within budget and with the right resources.

2020 63

An Abundance of Initiatives—Now What?

Leading Agile

Strategic product management may be the “quarterback” role on a leadership team, helping the team choose and execute the right plays. As a team, we have more good ideas than our organization has the capacity to execute.

Best Ice Breaker Games for Your Team Meetings

ProProfs Project Management

So you’re planning an important team meeting, and there’s a lot riding on this meeting. How do you ease everyone into the meeting, and pave the way for a productive discussion?

2020 76