Sat.Jun 01, 2019 - Fri.Jun 07, 2019

The Ultimate Guide to Easy Dashboards for Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

How do you get a quick overview of what is happening on your project? When deadlines seem to be zooming past at a frightening rate, and this is only one of several projects you are juggling at the same time, it can feel like you don’t have a grip on what’s happening on your project.

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10 Simple Ways Your Agency Can Make Clients Happier


Do you know the old saying, “You can’t please all of the people all of the time?” Better rethink that if you work at a creative agency, where keeping all of your clients happy is one of the main rules of business. I’ll never forget the first time I got a gift from a client.

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4 tips for managing smaller projects


4 tips for managing smaller projects. Project Management Stakeholders project manager

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Top Down vs. Bottom Up Management: What’s the Difference?

It’s best to have a management style in place before attempting to carve out a piece of the marketplace or execute a big project. Two of the most popular approaches are top down and bottom up management, both of which provide a good introduction to the tenets of 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.

7 Tips for Easily Improving Project Risk Management with templates

Girl's Guide to PM

Risk management is a staple skill of project managers.

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Get the Right Project Controls

Arras People

As part of our coming series of webinars we shall provide a 45 minute interactive webinar on designing the ‘right’ Project Controls Solutions for your organisation. We all know that the benefits of an effective Cost Management system are: Accurate job costing.

Ecommerce SEO Tips for Easy Organic Wins

Don’t you wish that your online shop was like Amazon, where people come to your site just looking to spend money? That’s the dream, right? Unfortunately, unless you have millions of dollars to throw into televisions spots, that’s not going to happen.

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Learn How To Write S.M.A.R.T. Project Objectives (With Examples)

The Digital Project Manager

The post Learn How To Write S.M.A.R.T. Project Objectives (With Examples) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. How-to Project Initiation

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Project management guide: Tips, strategies, best practices

Moira Alexander

Managing any project can become a slippery slope when your organization doesn’t have a solid grasp of all the moving pieces. Project management can be a complex discipline to understand and navigate. After all, there are enough key phases, knowledge areas, and project management-specific terms to fill a glossary. To simplify the key components of successful project management, CIO has put together this guide to understanding project management — the phases, knowledge areas, tools and more.

Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

Reputation and Recruitment

Arras People

After all these years being involved in the business of recruiting Programme and Project Management practitioners, it still astounds me how people fail to recognise that their reputation is put at risk every time they enter the fray.

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A Quick Guide to Business Process Mapping

Work in the dark and eventually you’re going to hit a wall. While the myth of the entrepreneur who comes up with a million-dollar idea and then just sits back and watches the money roll in might be persuasive, it’s a fiction. Ideas are scattered across the business landscape like seeds.

Video: New DPM Updates And Highlights: May 2019

The Digital Project Manager

Get the scoop on all the latest from The Digital Project Manager in May 2019—new articles, events, and resources to help you deliver better projects! The post Video: New DPM Updates And Highlights: May 2019 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Videocasts Webinars

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The core of knowledge

Musings on Project Management

statistics is what tells you if something is true, false, or merely anecdotal; it is the instrument of risk-taking Statistical and applied probabilistic knowledge is the core of knowledge; Nassim Taleb You got to hand to the guy: he is passionate about his subject. Of course, he's also the first person to tell you that his most infamous invention, the "Black Swan", is. Risk Management

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What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

All Project Data is at Risk

Brad Egeland

IT is responsible for the security of the data in the organization, right? It’s their concern, their problem, their effort. Someone else is taking care of it and, as project managers, we don’t need to worry about it on our individual projects…correct?

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A Beginner’s Guide to Project Status Reporting

Online PM Courses

It isn't enough to deliver your project. You also need to let people know. That means learning the basics of tracking progress and project status reporting. The post A Beginner’s Guide to Project Status Reporting appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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VOGSY Software Overview – Powerful PSA and Digital Project Management with G Suite

The Digital Project Manager

Digital agencies and shops need greater control over time and expenses, invoicing, pricing, cash flow. The post VOGSY Software Overview – Powerful PSA and Digital Project Management with G Suite appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Tools Planning Tools Resource Scheduling Tools Time Tracking Sponsored

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Showing confidence

Musings on Project Management

Making a presentation? Speaking to a large group? Are you confident? Good show! Hopefully, your audience will think so also. Mike Clayton has a helpful posting about behaviors during your presentation that will go along with projecting confidence to your audience. Helpfully, Clayton says it takes less than 2 minutes to read it. Here are two ideas I like, especially the first on about. human factors

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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.

3 Reasons Risk Management Often Doesn't Happen on the Project

Brad Egeland

From my 60 Second PM video series - 3 reasons risk planning doesn't happen. Risks are unknown and it's human nature to avoid or procrastinate the unknowns. But it's a very bad idea to do so

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Client Success: TribalScale Extends Forecasting by 92 Days with Mavenlink


TribalScale creates digital solutions for web, mobile, and emerging technologies to transform clients into digital-first companies. Learn more about how Mavenlink helped TribalScale refine their processes for a new stage of success. About TribalScale.

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How Much Time is Required For PMP Exam Preparation?


We conducted a survey in the year 2016 and then published the best responses on the average time of preparation for the PMP exam , which went viral and garnered great appreciation by project managers from all around the world. However, a lot has changed since then.

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Welcome to the New!


The LiquidPlanner website has gotten an update recently. We’ve created a cleaner, more modern experience that’s easy to navigate and fun to explore. While some pages like Product and Pricing have gotten cosmetic updates, others are completely different!

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The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of how your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.

Implementing Agile for Enterprise Adoption

Brad Egeland

Even with the research showing advantages of the Agile software development practices and methodology, there is still resistance. Any change brings challenges, costs and extended timelines – not all organizations are ready to take on these challenges and not all user bases are ready to make major changes to their long established way of doing things and performing their jobs.

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6 Project Management Hacks in 3 Minutes | Video

Online PM Courses

Video: 6 Project Management Hacks in 3 Minutes. Six short, sharp, easy things you can do that will have big results in improving your project outcomes. The post 6 Project Management Hacks in 3 Minutes | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Top Energy Boosters for a Summer Weekend: Tips for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

Did you know that having enjoyable weekends is essential for your productivity? When leaving the office every Friday afternoon, it’s important to actually leave and not just change location. Use these summer weekends as a chance to boost your productivity.

Agile Teams & Encapsulated Dependencies

Leading Agile

You can have a lot of success in implementing Agile/Lean methodologies when you have small teams or even self-contained project teams. You’ll be able to realize a ton of business value just by moving to an Agile way of working. But why does it all begin to break down at the enterprise level?

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Your Post-Launch Toolkit for Understanding Your Users

Speaker: Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product, Simple Health

If you've ever launched an MVP, you know that the journey has only just begun. How do you figure out what to do next? You know that you need to look at how different user segments react, but how do you quickly distinguish signal from noise so you can iterate and improve? Join Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product at Simple Health, as she explains how you can use early customer feedback, usage data, and continuous experimentation to optimize your journey to product-market fit. Whether you're at a brand-new company, or looking to innovate within a more mature organization, or anywhere in between, you'll come away with a new skill set, ready to make the most of your launches.

Should Lean and Agile Organizations Limit Projects to Maximize Success?

Brad Egeland

Organizations are constantly thinking of more efficient ways to operate in order to remain profitable, effective and even relevant in their industry.

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How to Choose the Best Project Management Software


Are you looking for project management tools to help you manage your projects and make your team more productive? Choosing the best project management software for you and your team is a big decision, so we’re here to help.

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How to futureproof your PPM software selection process


If you’ve ever bought any kind of technical solution for your organization, you know that it’s not that easy. There are so many variables to consider. One that seems to confuse decision-makers often is buying for the growth stage they are at vs. the stage that they project to be at in the future.