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OKR and Project Management

PM Times

What are OKRs? OKR stands for Objectives and Key Results. This allows to clearly define the course in a project must be set to achieve the expected result, for this OKRs are established in objectives that can be measured.

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Getting Results – The Bottom Line of Risk Management

Project Risk Coach

Some project managers make a big fuss over risk management. And others use lots of acronyms and big words to impress people. But at the end of the day, all that really matters is getting results. For eighteen years, I worked for a property and casualty insurance company.

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How Feasible Are Hybrid Teams In Reality?


Image Source: Pixabay Managing a hybrid team might seem much simpler than managing an all in-person team. Your employees will only be in-office part-time, and will otherwise work from home. You’re saving on business costs because of it.

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Project Kickoff Meeting: How to Write a Kickoff Meeting Agenda

Project managers put a lot of time and effort into researching the viability of their project. But all that work is pointless if they don’t communicate the purpose of the project to their team and clients. That’s why a kickoff meeting is so important. A kickoff meeting puts everyone on the same page.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today's data-driven applications. And they won’t cut it for your end users, your development team, or your business. Learn how 5 companies used embedded analytics to achieve huge returns and greater value than anticipated.

Would Brooks’ Law apply to cost?

Kiron Bondale

When Fred Brooks Jr. wrote The Mythical Man Month, he provided project managers with the valuable caution which later was named Brooks’ Law: “ Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later “ While there are always exceptions, this statement is generally true.

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3 Project Planning Considerations for the New Year


New Year, New Projects, New Directions = a New Plan. You are very likely in the process of planning where your company is headed next year. If not, it’s time to get started. Looking ahead is an important component of good leadership and project management.

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Controlling Process Steps in Business Management

Your business operations are only as good as your ability to monitor and control them. For example, manufacturing teams would be lost without a controlling process that lets them measure and improve on their management function.

Agile and the Enterprise

Musings on Project Management

Applying agile methodology in your software project? Working for an organization large enough to be called an 'enterprise'? Probably that's good.Why so?Access Access to resources is the main reason. You may have heard that agile is all about small self-directing teams -- yes, that's part of the doctrine. But how many teams are needed for your project? Dozens? Hundreds even? Where do those people, Project Management

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The Ins and Outs of Software Development Project Management


Project management does not entail the management of any single type of project. In fact, software development and project management are like two peas in a pod known as software development project management.

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Alternatives to PPM Tools for Today's Anywhere Workforce

To survive in the future of work, PMOs need to evolve beyond what most basic PPM tools offer. The best project portfolio management tools enables teams to plan and execute in one place, giving PMOs the visibility they need to ensure project success.

Comprehensive Guide to Becoming A SAFe Agilist


Large organizations need to be incredibly dynamic and results-driven to maneuver the fast moving market. Challenging times demand challenging measures. Added to this is the complex problem of managing multiple agile teams. Sounds too common? This problem isn’t limited to one organization.

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Requirements Management Panel Discussion – Transcription


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Walter Stinnett’s Requirements Management Panel Discussion, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

Upcoming Free Webinar: How to Excel with Project Insight

Brad Egeland

Put December 9th on your calendar - you don't want to miss this one. Especially if you are a PM and like to use Excel. #1 1 project management tool Project Insight + Excel = Project Success. Learn how on 12.9.2021 in a free webinar: How to Excel with Project Insight.

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13 Tips for Freelancers to Improve Their Workflow + Efficiency in 2021


The freelance world is booming and growing. In fact, freelancers are projected to make up almost 51% of the total U.S. workforce by 2027. That’s an astonishing increase of 27.5 million freelancers in just seven years. But the freelance world is a lot different than the standard 9 to 5 world.

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Embedded Analytics – 4 Mission-Critical Steps to Take on Your Analytics Journey

The right analytics capabilities will turn data into valuable insights for your end users. This research-based guide, derived from insights of industry professionals, will allow you to create an optimal strategy for acquiring those capabilities.

Benefits of Scaled Agile Framework ( SAFe®) – Agilemania


The year was 2011 and there was a pressing need for a scaling framework that could help large organizations design efficient systems to build enterprise level products/solutions to cater to customer’s rapidly changing needs.

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Building and Managing A Hybrid-Agile Plan with MS Project


While Scrum and Kanban are two frequently used, individual Lean-Agile frameworks, many management practitioners use Hybrid-Agile approaches.

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Purposeful Open Source at Toggl Track


Toggl Track has long had a number of open source repositories available on GitHub. These range from our public API documentation and various smaller libraries to the full code of our desktop client apps.

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What is Sales Lead Management & The Best Sales Lead Management Software in 2021?


Lead management or customer acquisition is the center stone on which the whole sales department of any new or existing business in the market depends to succeed.

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From Planning to Results, How to Choose a Tool to Manage Marketing Projects

With increased channels, tools, and pressure to achieve goals, your work management platform must be able to: Manage complex projects within tight time frames, Harness data from all channels to make decisions in real time, Prove ROI to the broader business. Download the eBook today!

31 Days of Portfoleon: Day 1 Aligning High Level Plans

Brad Egeland

Portfoleon helps organizations align on high-level plans. Drive your strategy with Portfoleon: a lean product roadmapping and project portfolio management software that helps you stay on top of your game

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Tools for Progress During Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

Agile Transformation is a journey. And it starts exactly where the organization realistically is and works forward from that point. There are some thinking tools we can use to help us create some structure around the process of change to get us from where we are to where we want to be.

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How to Compile a Project Requirements Document

Epicflow Blog

Do you know that inaccurate requirements gathering appears to be one of the common causes for project failure? . This fact makes us take a fresh look at this process.

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New Updates | Release 24 Summary


Release 24 | November 17, 2021. This release introduces Rate Sheets and Billable Cost Codes. Rate Sheets. New: Set up Rate Sheets for billing and analysis. Rates are based on Billable Cost Codes and associated with People or Resources. The rate is applied when they log progress using the Cost Code.

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2021 Dresner Advisory Services Business Intelligence Market Study

Every year Dresner reviews the state of the BI market as it stands today. This 12th annual report breaks down customer perceptions of BI and how well each vendor performs. See for yourself how all the major BI vendors stack up.

Project Communication with GamePlan's Unique Strategy for Startups

Brad Egeland

In a new business you need to communicate business plans internally with your team, to the board, and to current and potential investors. Everyone understands a plan in GamePlan because it is presented visually on the GamePlan Whiteboard.

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How to make effective feedback your project management superpower


The worst mistake any project manager can make is to focus too much on their process and forget about the people powering it. Your team is the heart and soul of every project. But that’s easy to ignore when you’re behind schedule, over budget, or getting negative feedback from stakeholders.

Certified Hybrid-Agile Master with MS Project Online Course

Management Yogi

I’m pleased to announce the availability of the Certified Hybrid-Agile Master Online Course for Agile practitioners and Management professionals:CERTIFIED HYBRID-AGILE MASTER WITH MS PROJECT It’s a complete video course on Hybrid-Agile Management with both theory and practical.

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5 Reasons why you should use Portfoleon to manage your project portfolio

PM Times

In my next installment of this “5 Reasons Why…” series on project management related software and services, I want to consider 5 reasons why you should consider Portfoleon to manage your projects and portfolio of projects.

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Insiders' Guide to Self-Service Analytics

Self-service analytics are vital for how your users interact and engage with your application. As you explore analytics solutions for your application, see why self-service analytics can prove critical to the adoption and stickiness of your application.

SAFe® Agile Certification Cost in 2022


Did you just Google ‘SAFe Certification Cost’ only to realize there is a ton of information which is unnecessarily exhaustive? Don’t worry, we realize your time is precious and for that reason, we are going to provide you only the relevant information.

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The Importance of Considering Quality and Change in Requirements Management


Requirements are the basis of any project. When developing products or services, defining requirements are critical to successfully satisfy project needs. To define the project scope and fully build out a work breakdown structure (WBS), you must first learn what stakeholders require.

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Why Do an Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

Agile isn’t ever really about Agile. It’s about creating the business outcomes we want. There are six key drivers for Agility that we most commonly see, which include: Predictability: One of the most common goals we see organizations have for Transformation is actually predictability.

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