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This Agile Contract Could Save Your Next Project

The Digital Project Manager

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Project Management Career Pathways: Contract or Permanent

Arras People

At Arras People we are always recruiting for a number of roles across a variety of industries. However, despite all the different variations of roles, there are two main types of employment: Permanent and Contract. Both offer different things and are likely to suit one person better than the other.

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Work Breakdown Structure Tutorial and WBS Example

Techno-PM

What is a work breakdown structure?

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5 Steps to Making Your Project Meetings Effective

LiquidPlanner

“As a leader, you must consistently drive effective communication. Meetings must be deliberate and intentional—your organizational rhythm should value purpose over habit and effectiveness over efficiency.”- ”- Chris Fussell. —. Meetings.

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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.

Product Backlog and Sprint Backlog: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

Agile project management can be a great help in a wide variety of projects, but if it is not fully understood, there will be problems. In Agile, there are unique terms and ways of working that can be bewildering for those new to the methodology.

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Plausible or probable?

Musings on Project Management

Ponder this for a moment: Adding detail to the description of an uncertainty may make it seem less probable (the more you know, the less you think it will happen than a more abstract version), though it may make it more plausible Now move forward to that first tool of choice among risk managers, the risk register. The logic is this: As detail abounds and abstraction abates, plausibility Risk Management Statistics

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A Case For The Vital, But Often Avoided, Sprint Retrospective Meeting

Trello

I want to talk to you about sprint retrospectives, but first I have to tell you a story about self-assessment. Productivity

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How Data Visualization Tools Can Improve Your Project Management

ProjectManager.com

People process information differently, and there are many types of intelligences. According to developmental psychologist Howard Gardner, there are nine types of intelligences , which explain how individuals learn. One type of intelligence that Gardner coined is spatial, which means picture smart.

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How to Create a SIPOC Model for Process Creation or Improvement [SIPOC Template Download]

Project Bliss

If you have a project that involves any type of process improvement, a SIPOC Model is a great tool to get your team started. And you don’t need to have six sigma training to use this simple tool.

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?

What flavor is your scope creep?

Musings on Project Management

Can there be scope creep in Agile? Doesn't agile define it away in a stroke: "Scope is whatever is prioritized in the backlog that fits within the budget (OPM, other people's money) and the time. The backlog changes all the time, but that's not creep, it's just backlog management." What I just wrote is a "best value" definition of scope. But, sometimes it doesn't sell. I credit my agile. agile Project Management schedule

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Are regulatory projects a better fit for adaptive or deterministic delivery approaches?

Kiron Bondale

During a presentation at a local agile meetup this past week I asked the audience to think about what sorts of projects, products or organizations wouldn’t be a good fit for the use of agile or adaptive approaches and one of the attendees felt that regulatory projects weren’t suitable.

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How to Make a Change Management Plan

ProjectManager.com

A change management plan can be the difference between project success and failure. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how to create the right change management plan for your project. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference! In Review – How to Make a Change Management Plan.

How to Create a SIPOC Model for Process Creation or Improvement

Project Bliss

If you have a project that involves any type of process improvement, a SIPOC Model is a great tool to get your team started. And you don’t need to have six sigma training to use this simple tool.

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Introverted. and at a conference

Musings on Project Management

If you're an introvert, attending a 3-day conference where you're expected to network and bring back new relationships, contacts, and business intelligence. Looking forward to that has got to be nothing but dread. Three days of small talk and useless chit chat about the weather? God awful! Agree? So, a few useful ideas are found here in a hbr.org essay entitled: "How Introverts Can Make human factors

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Lean Thinking and the Parable of the Underbrush

Leading Agile

Years ago we lived in Ohio. In our front yard there was a circular bed with a small tree in the center, surrounded by thick shrubbery. The shrubs throve, but the tree looked as if it was barely alive.

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Next Practices: 5 New Future Ways of Working in Project Management

Inloox

Our ways of working in project management have continuously changed over time and keep on changing. We know exactly how we work today, but how will we work in the future? What will be important? How can we keep on delivering the best results? The key will basically be to be able not only to keep up with disruptive trends but to anticipate them and see them as an opportunity for innovation.

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Top 5 Project Management Certifications To Become A Great Project Manager!

The Lazy Project Manager

Are you working as a project manager? You may want to improve your prospect. There are many certification courses for project manager you should do. We here bring the great options in project management certification.

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Top 8 Plugins to Visual Studio Team Services

TimeCamp

What Are The Best Plugins to Visual Studio Team Services? As the software’s creators beautifuly. Integrations Plugins to Visual Studio Team Services visual studio visual studio team services

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Sometimes Less is More

Leading Agile

When it comes to software development tools, bigger is better. Apparently. Feature Bloat. Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) keep growing. Some of them have so many features I don’t even know all the things they can do. The world in my window.

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Professions in Project Management (#2) – The Project Engineer

Inloox

In project management, terms such as project manager and project engineer are often used synonymously and people get confused. This is why we want to introduce the project engineer in more detail in this second part of the ‘Professions in project management’ series. Tasks of a project engineer Project engineers organize and monitor the execution of technical projects and take over project management during the implementation phase.

The 9 Best Leadership Games for Skill Development

ProjectManager.com

Leadership is not an academic pursuit. Leaders aren’t working in the abstract, but rather in the here and now. They are thrown into situations and must act. Their success is not based on clever interpretations of famous quotes or methodologies, but on unifying a group to achieve a common goal.

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.

Project Manager or Project Leader? What’s the Difference?

Online PM Courses

Are you a Project Manager or a Project Leader? And how would you be able to tell the difference? This is an important question that can easily get bogged down in academic niceties and philosophic distinctions. But the fact is that we all kind of recognize the difference when we experience it.

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Which SEO Strategies Still Matter in 2018?

Boost by Brightpod

The internet never was and never will be a place of stagnance. Trends and functions are constantly changing and if you want to keep up, you need to become fluid as well. To increase your site’s SEO, start by dropping the old idea that the keyword is everything because Google’s current algorithms focus on much, much more

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13 Reasons not to use Microsoft Project

Celoxis

See the 13 most significant problems with MS Project and the alternative. Project Management

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Stay On Top Of Your Work With Neen James! [PODCAST EPISODE #32]

TimeCamp

It’s time for another episode of our podcast! Are you ready for another dose of. Stay On Top Of Your Work Podcast

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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?"

What Is Involved In Operations Management?

Teamweek

Operations management is defined as the area of management concerned with designing and controlling the production process and redesigning business operations in the production of goods and services.

Persian version of the Scrum Values

Gunther Verheyen

While developing my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” (2013) I described how there is value in the Scrum Values. In 2016 the Scrum Values were added to the Scrum Guide. In 2018 some global Scrum enthusiasts translated my description into several languages.

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7 Steps To Choosing The Right Project Management Software

Celoxis

7 steps to help you pick the project management software that is right for you. Project Management

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