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5 Tips for better Agile Planning


Agile Planning offers you one of the best ways to collaborate with your team and bring in front the best project results. While the planning project might seem tedious and challenging, it will help bring in comprehensive, powerful solutions to suit your needs. Here are some of the top tips you can use right away. Set the right goals and prioritize the most important ones. When it comes to Agile Planning, setting those initial goals is very important.

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What Is Change Control in Project Management?

It’s a cliché to say that nothing is constant except for change, but the adage certainly applies to anyone who has ever managed a project. Sometimes stakeholders want something different from what they had requested during initiation. Teams get sick. Weather gets in the way. Supply chains break.

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Be Bold; be brave; be calculating

Musings on Project Management

I would hardly think today of making my first flight on a strange machine in a 27-mile wind. I look with amazement upon our audacity in attempting flights with a new and untried machine under such circumstances. Yet faith in our calculations and the design of the first machine, based upon our tables of air pressures, secured by months of careful laboratory work, and confidence in our system. Innovation Quotations risk decision Risk Management

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40 Reasons PMOs Fail

Project Risk Coach

I've been managing projects and programs for more than 20 years. I've seen a little bit of everything. I've also had the joy and the pain of implementing three Project Management Offices (PMOs), two in Information Technology Departments and one Enterprise PMO.

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Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Office Timeline Review: The Pro Timeline Maker [2020]

Girl's Guide to PM

Do you need a timeline maker for project communications or to create executive briefings? In this review of Office Timeline Pro, I’ll share the pros and cons of the PowerPoint plugin. Summary. Product: Office Timeline. Pricing: A one-year licence for the Pro version costs $99.

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Why project work doesn’t get completed early…

Kiron Bondale

I usually advise my students to encourage their team members to not provide padded work estimates, but rather to make schedule contingencies visible and tie these contingencies to milestones rather than to individual activities.

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10 Best LMS (Learning Management Systems) Comparison

The Digital Project Manager

The post 10 Best LMS (Learning Management Systems) Comparison appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools

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15 Easy Ways to Earn PDUs in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Do you need to earn PDUs to maintain your PMI certification? You’re in the right place! In this article we’ll cover what you need to know about the different categories of PDUs and how many you need to get, plus some simple and free ways to earn PDUs in 2020.

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Communication Plan Template

Whether you need to define communication objectives, or identify stakeholders and channels, you can use this communication plan template to schedule project communications and establish a feedback loop that keeps everyone up to date.

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

How to Build Products While Working Remotely: The Ultimate Remote Work Guide for Project Managers, Entrepreneurs, and Startups


The great remote work debate is over: Working remotely is here to stay. After years of dipping our toes in the water, the global coronavirus pandemic has abruptly forced teams to dive straight into working remotely. And you know what? It’s not so bad.

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what who when project management questions


As the title of this post suggests, this article is all about project management questions and answers to those questions. If you ever were afraid to ask project management questions, now is your turn. This post is especially useful for new project managers.

Adapting to All-Remote Talent Management

Leading Answers

The recent article “ Can We Still be Agile? examined two successful organizations that many years ago deliberately chose an all-remote workforce structure.

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Project Closure Template

All good things come to an end. Projects are no exception. It’s necessary to define completion criteria, so that when your project ends, you can close and transfer the right documentation to the right people. The end of a project is but one of your project’s phases.

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6 Steps to Improving Your Application’s Analytics Experience

No one designs bad dashboards and reports on purpose. So why do so many applications have terrible analytics experiences? Download this ebook for secrets to creating dashboards and reports your users will love.

A manager like Window-opener OR Leader

Akash Bhattacharya

Manager loves planning vs Leader who inspires

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Remote Agility Framework

Henny Portman

Just published the New bird’s eye view on the agile forest (PMWJ) and I can already make an adjustment (will it ever stop?).

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Project Management and Artificial Intelligence - a path forward

Project Management Five

Here on my third draft of sequencing these paragraphs, I became frustrated as I searched for the proper opening. However, what I was searching for was already here.

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Timesheet Template

Help your team keep track of their time with this Excel timesheet template. Includes calculations for cost per hour, vacation and overtime. Timesheets can be used for a variety of different project needs, so don’t hesitate and get started downloading your free timesheet template today!

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How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

7 Recruitment Best Practices for 2021


As it’s nearing its end, we can say that 2020 has been a crazy year. Regardless of what industry you’re in, you have probably been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in some way. If you’re lucky enough to be planning for some hires in 2021, there are some things to keep in mind.

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Reputation is a Fragile Thing

Brad Egeland

Use code 'MG10OFF' for 10% off MindGenius Online or MindGenius 20 - 2 versions of the #1 Mindmapping software available Sometimes I like to go with the rock and roll theme and this time I’m borrowing a line from one of my favorite Cheap Trick songs.

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Easy Projects Ranks in Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies List 3rd Year in a Row


Toronto, ON (October 16th, 2020) Canadian Business ranked Easy Projects, No. 299 on the 32nd annual Growth 500 , the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

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7 Must-Follow Practices to Set Up A Successful Remote Team


There’s no doubt about it: Remote working is not only here to stay, but getting bigger. According to Forbes , more than 1.54 million people in the UK worked from home in the UK (compared to just 884,000 in 2009).

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4 Approaches to Data Analytics for Your Application

Selecting the right solution for your embedded analytics is crucial to the success of your application. But with so many solutions and vendors, how do you make this critical selection? Learn about the different approaches to analytics and the pros and cons for each.

Webinar Recap: Want To Be A PMI-ACP? The Primary Steps to Take


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Satya Narayan Dash’s session, Want To Be A PMI-ACP? The Primary Steps to Take, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

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Professional Certifications: Helpful Tool or Unnecessary Evil

Brad Egeland

Use code 'MG10OFF' for 10% off MindGenius Online or MindGenius 20 - 2 versions of the #1 Mindmapping software available You really can’t sift through job ads for IT professionals without seeing some sort of certification mentioned as a requirement or at least a nice-to-have for the position.

A Brief Explanation of the Triple Constraint in Project Management


If you have been a part of the project management paradigm for a while now, you have probably experienced the triple constraint factor by now. It’s a combination of different variations that allude to project timeline , and completion eventually.

10 Task Management Tips for Higher Productivity

ProProfs Project Management

Is the never-ending list of tasks driving you crazy? Do you find it difficult to manage your daily tasks? If yes, there is a high possibility that you have a huge backlog of tasks that are pending for a long time. Add to them your current tasks, and you have a big fat list ready. .

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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?

Predictability and Adaptability Live in Tension

Leading Agile

During Agile Transformation, stakeholders often get frustrated with the lack of long-term planning. There’s a tension between the ability to make commitments, and the ability to pivot easily.

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Managing a Project is Like Driving a BMW

Brad Egeland

Use code 'MG10OFF' for 10% off MindGenius Online or MindGenius 20 Two versions of the #1 Mind Mapping software available I'm going for a stretch here. comparing project management to driving a car.

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Scrum + Kanban – Why You Should Stop Mixing These Two


Scrum is a framework to address complex adaptive problems. Many teams have been using the Scrum to develop successful products. Kanban is a tool within lean process and organizations have been using it to visualize process flow, optimize processes and improve throughput.