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How to Develop a Quality Management Plan

The Digital Project Manager

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2020 211

How to Make a Marketing Plan Like a Project Manager

Marketing doesn’t get the respect that it’s due. No matter how great the product or service, it will wither on the vine and die if no one knows about it. That’s where marketing comes in. But marketing doesn’t just happen: it takes a concerted effort. You might even say it’s a project, because it is.

2020 248

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5 Things In The Office Blocking Your Productivity

Project Bliss

This is a guest article written by Ashley Wilson. Productivity is a big issue. When a workplace is inefficient, it leads to missed deadlines, eats time, and affects employee morale. In extreme cases, it can even make your company a less safe place to work.

2020 208

Tips for project managers: How to choose the right team members for your project


Projects are rarely carried out by one person. Why do project managers consistently rely on teamwork? The biggest advantages of working in a group are obvious.

2020 151

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.

16 Simple Motivation Tips to Get More Done

Virtual Project Consulting

To all project practitioners who are in the trenches everyday, keeping your eyes on the goals and leading your projects to successful outcomes, I want to share this Infographic, with compliments from Wrike, with great motivation tips!

2020 52

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Planning a Budget for a Proposal in 5 Easy Steps (+ Example)

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest article by author Edoardo Binda Zane. We start with 5 steps for how to put a proposal budget together and then Edoardo shares a worked (fictional) example to show you what the budget would look like once it is completed.

2020 274

Project Management Q&A: What’s the Best Way to Promote My Knowledge and Career Brand

Arras People

What’s the best way to promote my knowledge and career brand without alienating my organization and team members? You’re wanting to share your knowledge and experiences with the wider project management community and part of that is about where you’ve gained that knowledge and experience.

2020 246

Be the eye of the storm for your team members

Kiron Bondale

I’ve written a few articles over the past weeks which have touched on the current COVID-19 global outbreak. Things are likely to get worse before they start getting better, so I felt this week’s article would serve as a keystone for the series.

2020 181

Stakeholder Analysis 101: Identification, Mapping & More

A stakeholder is anyone that has a vested interest in a project. By that definition, there are many types of stakeholders. There are external stakeholders, such customers and users, and internal stakeholders, such as executives and team members.

2020 226

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?

How to Build Trust in Virtual Teams [Book Review & Tips]

Girl's Guide to PM

Trust matters because it helps build a resilient project team. Trust helps get things done. Trusted team members not only do only what is asked, but what the project needs them to do, because they know that the project manager will trust their decisions and actions. .

2020 260

The collision of risk and politics

Musings on Project Management

There have been a lot of very high profile examples that demonstrate what seems like the evitable progression of the collision of risk and politics. The narrative seems to always fit this frame: Conventional risk management processes identify a risky situation and assess the unfavorable outcomes Mitigations are designed and briefed up the chain Such mitigations are immediately clamped from. Risk Management

2020 174

Agile Unplugged: EP01 | Mike Cottmeyer and Brian Sondergaard

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. Welcome to an all-new podcast hosted by LeadingAgile’s CEO, Mike Cottmeyer.

2020 88

4 Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Implementing OKRs


These days, many business leaders are laser-focused on goals. Organizations don’t just want to have broad goals that only top-level personnel are aware of — they want to set, track, and measure goals across the entire company.

2020 104

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

4 Easy Tips For Effective Virtual Meetings

Girl's Guide to PM

I’m delighted to have worked with Diana Ecker from Redbooth to bring you this sponsored article on how to make virtual meetings easier. #ad. Even though we may take them for granted, virtual meetings are a dazzling concept.

2020 224

Project Tools to Keep Remote Teams Productive

Brad Egeland

In the wake of millions of workers going home to work from small startups to giants like Facebook, Microsoft and now Twitter there is a whole new landscape in the project workforce to service. Does your project software do collaboration well to keep remote teams and stakeholders in touch?

2020 156

Work management user guide


Binfire is a work management application consisting of project management, task management, collaboration, and storage facilities and versioning tools. It is designed as all in one application with features you need to manage your business.

2020 113

5 Ways to Get Project Forecasting Right


Predict and mitigate project risk to delight PSO customers and stakeholders. Projects are a complicated process with many moving pieces and factors to consider.

2020 78

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Best Tools for Remote Dev Teams


Earlier this week, our organization made a big decision. From Monday to Tuesday, Axosoft transitioned from being an in-person company to an entirely remote-based workforce overnight.

2020 81

How to Increase Accountability in the Workplace


Illustration: Rose Wong. Imagine that your team has been hard at work on a major project for the past several months. But, despite your best efforts, you came up short—that project failed to meet the original goals that you set.

2020 72

The Best Ten Microsoft Project Tips for Beginners


There is an old adage which says, “Well begun is half done.” It means that once you start something well, the rest will become easier, and it’s especially true when learning Microsoft Project (MSP). I started using MSP in the year 1997.

2020 87

3 Best Project Management Practices to Enhance Business Value


Good project management (PM)—and a good project manager—can take an organization to new heights, delivering real business value through strategic planning, enhanced customer service, faster delivery and greater productivity.

2020 85

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.

Coronavirus -  Remote Work and Virtual Teams

Brad Egeland

In the wake of the massive coronavirus counts and seeing Facebook, Microsoft, and many others send workers home to be safe and work remotely, it seems very timely to discuss why remote work, managing projects remotely and managing virtual teams work.

2020 121

Is that job really remote? Remote first vs. remote friendly


There are a lot of listicles trying to pin down every single remote company in existence. Employees want in on the newfound freedom, and employers want to appear flexible and hip. It’s the new “unlimited office snacks” or “sports benefits” to list as a perk in the job ad.

2020 79

Managing Portfolios of Projects with SharePoint and the Microsoft Project Sync


Successful project management requires many key ingredients. Careful planning, scheduling, task management, resource allocation, and the right team to implement your project to name a few. You also need a process and a set of tools to manage all of the above.

2020 76

How PPM Tools Can Help Your Company Navigate Industry Disruptions


Companies who simply try to weather the storm when faced with disruptions instead of learning, growing, and adapting will soon find it impossible to compete in an ever-changing business environment. For example, take Blockbuster.

2020 78

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.

What is the difference between a SAFe and Certified Scrum Master certification


In this article, we will discuss the significant differences between the two prominent certifications in Agile space. The post What is the difference between a SAFe and Certified Scrum Master certification appeared first on Agilemania. Agile and Scrum Certification

2020 82

You're Getting Hacked Through Siri, Alexa and Google

Brad Egeland

According to the latest Atlas VPN research, 75 percent of households in the U.S. will have a voice-assisted speaker by 2025. Recent findings also show that voice assistants can get hacked by using ultrasonic waves to imitate voice commands.

2020 114

What is Project Risk?

Project Management Resource Network

Project risks, what are they and how do you identify them? Project risk is uncertainty of something impacting the project. It could have a positive or negative effect on the project’s objectives if the risk happens. People tend to think of risks as something negative and to avoid.