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Availability is Not a Skill Set! 5 Tips for Resource Allocation

Girl's Guide to PM

“Who is free to work on this task?”. That’s something all project managers will hear at some time or another. And it isn’t the best way to allocate work to your project team members.

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Four Reasons Why You Struggle to Engage Stakeholders

Project Risk Coach

Colin Gautrey This is a guest post by Colin Gautrey from Learn to Influence. Colin is an author, trainer and executive coach who has specialized in the field of power and influence for over ten years.

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Hybrid Agile. what's that?

Musings on Project Management

What's the hybrid thing? It's agile coexisting in the same project with a traditional methodology, presumably for the swim lanes that are not software. Some call hybrid agile as: agile in the waterfall Are hybrids practical? After all, the traditional is top down planned, most requirements up front, much system testing at the end, etc. Agile is the not-traditional. Can you fashion a hybrid. agile

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Leadership Challenges

ProjectManager.com

Scores of people talk about leadership and its benefits, but few mention the obstacles that leaders face. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, discusses common leadership challenges, what the role looks like to the team and the larger organization, and how one must constantly adjust in order to succeed.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Project Success through ‘TRUE’ Motivators

Arras People

Blog by: Richard Lampitt. One of the many responsibilities of a Project Manager is to lead and motivate in order to get the best results from the project’s team members. Projects often require people to complete challenging tasks, within challenging timescales.

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More Trending

What is a Stakeholder in Project Management?

Planio

If it takes a village to raise a child, then it’s safe to say it takes a whole city to run a project. No matter how agile and lean you try to run your projects there are inevitably going to be a lot of people involved in getting you from project proposal to launch day.

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Management Styles: Which One’s Right for You?

ProjectManager.com

There are many different management styles, and unfortunately, there is not a one-size-fits-all solution. However, understanding the different approaches to management can help a person find the style that fits their personality.

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7 Linkedin Tips for Project Professionals

Arras People

Linkedin – love it or hate it, you can’t deny that it’s become a premium recruitment platform (even though that wasn’t the original intention – or was it!).

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Helping functional managers through an agile transformation

Kiron Bondale

A lot has been written about the challenges caused by functional managers when their company undergoes an agile transformation. But with this emphasis on what they shouldn’t be doing, not as much gets published about the specific activities we should be doing to help them through the change.

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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?

Pert v Monte Carlo. some still care

Musings on Project Management

A note from a reader of some of my stuff on slideshare.net/jgoodpas: ". I just read your slide presentation on using stats in project management and am a bit confused or perhaps disagree. that using Monte Carlo will improve the accuracy of a schedule or budget based on subjective selections of activity or project. a) optimistic, realistic and pessimistic ($.Time) Time) values, b) a. Risk Management schedule

2018 174

What Is a Scrum Master? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

ProjectManager.com

A Scrum Master might sound like a character in a role-playing game, but it’s a serious job that’s rooted in leadership. The Scrum Master is responsible for ensuring a true Scrum process over the course of a project.

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Project Success through ‘TRUE’ Motivators

Arras People

Blog by: Richard Lampitt. One of the many responsibilities of a Project Manager is to lead and motivate in order to get the best results from the project’s team members. Projects often require people to complete challenging tasks, within challenging timescales.

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DPM Podcast: Contracting The Agile Way (With Alexa Huston)

The Digital Project Manager

Triumph over the contracting madness: Alexa Huston explains how an agile contract can benefit your project—and how to get buy-in from clients.

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Three Real Agile Team Challenges and How to Solve Them

LiquidPlanner

Agile means a lot of different things to different project teams. Many teams I meet describe themselves as “Agilish” or use “Scrumerfall”. These teams struggle with Agile practices as business analysts author reams of business requirements only to have a development team write the user stories.

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Digital Transformation & Artificial Intelligence: Is your Organization ready?

Digite

Digital Transformation (DX) is one of the, if not the, most crucial initiatives that many organizations have undertaken or are taking up. The perfect storm of a wide range of technologies such as SaaS, Mobile, Robotics, IoT (Internet of things), Virtual Reality (VR), etc.

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Software Developers Don’t Need Permission or Forgiveness

Leading Agile

This one is for software developers.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Improving Your Resource Management

The IIL Blog

By Analuz Montejano | IIL Instructor and Sr. Consultant. Project Managers and their teams carry out planned projects on a daily basis, such as the development of new applications.

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Agile Certification: Your Guide to the Large Array of Agile Qualifications

Online PM Courses

You want to embrace Agile as part (or maybe all) of your Project Management practice. And you know that a good qualification will help you get the jobs you want, to put it to use. But there is such a wide range of choice. Which Agile Certification program should you follow?

The PMP - Train Together and Win Projects Together

Brad Egeland

If you want to run fast, go alone. ​ If you want to run further, go together Become the Champion of Further, Faster for the Organizations You Serve. Click Here to download the Better Projects, Better Business Whitepaper Use code BRADPMP for 5% off training and certification - signup a team of 3 or more and get 10% off each! Trained and certified in only 5 days - no more training needed. 100% guaranteed pass!

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TDD Considered Harmful?

Leading Agile

Warning: Snark alert. I read something recently – might have been on social media somewhere, but I don’t recall exactly – a story about how test-driven development (TDD) had caused a software development team to allow a defect into their product.

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How to Manage All of Your Project Management Tools

Redbooth

Project management tools should make your life simpler, not endlessly complicated. When you’re managing a growing team, it’s easy to lose track of things.

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Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.

Professions in Project Management (#3) – The Supply Chain Manager

Inloox

The supply chain manager is responsible for the entire supply chain of an organization, sometimes even the coordination and cooperation between several companies that form one supply chain together. Accordingly, managers in this profession bear a great deal of responsibility, but also earn quite a lot as a result. Tasks of a Supply Chain Manager The tasks of a supply chain manager are diverse and vary greatly from industry to industry.

The 25 Most Inspiring Leadership Quotes

ProjectManager.com

If Thomas Edison was right when he said, “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration,” then consider these leadership quotes the one percent. Because sometimes, you just need that little bit of inspiration to get over those humps as a manager.

Lack of Autonomy: The Plague of the Modern Workplace

Pawel Brodzinski

Radical Self-Organization is a way I tend to label organizational design that we adopted at Lunar Logic. It’s been dubbed The Lunar Way too on occasions. Anyway, it draws from different approaches to design organizational structure in a very flat, non-hierarchical way.

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How to Manage All of Your Project Management Tools

Redbooth

Project management tools should make your life simpler, not endlessly complicated. When you’re managing a growing team, it’s easy to lose track of things.

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

Achieving Greater Agility - Your Way to Being an Agile Organization

Inloox

Achieving and maturing organizational agility is the key object for established organizations in order to keep delivering business value. In fact, an organization’s agility level is the most important factor influencing project success rates. But what does agility really mean? And what does it take for an organization to successfully implement agile approaches? What is agile transformation?

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Why Willpower Alone Won't Make You More Productive (And What To Do Instead)

Trello

Have you ever sat down at your desk, determined to crank out some serious work—only to find yourself two hours later, feverishly scrolling through social media, no closer to finishing your project than when you started? Productivity

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5 Actionable TED Talks for Project Managers I Recommend

PM Basics

TED talks for project managers ? I can list dozens! They would all make a perfect sense. The role of a PM is that much diversified. In this article, I want to share my top five TED Talks any project manager should watch. (In In fact, I hope you will find time to watch at least one or two.

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