Sat.Feb 23, 2019 - Fri.Mar 01, 2019

Project Prioritization Process: 5 Strategies to Prioritize Your Projects


How do you decide what to prioritize to get the best outcomes from your projects? Let’s take a look at how a project prioritization process works, and why you need one. . Project Management

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8 Truths About Gantt Charts that Every PM Should Know

Project Management Hacks

Project management as a sphere is pacing rapidly. According to the Project Management Institute, by 2027 almost 90 million individuals will be in demand for new project management-oriented roles.

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Songs for when you are in a project management state of mind

Kiron Bondale

As a teenager who had an eclectic taste in music, one of my hobbies was attempting to create the perfect mix tape to fit the theme of different activities I would do such as studying, working out or just relaxing. So how about project management? To quote Barney Stinson: “Challenge accepted!”

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How to Be a Better Listener

Are you listening? You better be! It’s a cornerstone of communications at work, in projects and in life. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how to be a better listener. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference! In Review – How to Be a Better Listener.

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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.

From Technical To Exceptional Review [Training Course]

Girl's Guide to PM

The move from technical expert to leader is a big jump for many people. And the work you do as a subject matter expert is very different from how you manage a project or lead a team. Many people get promoted – or think they get promoted – because they’re technically very good in a role.

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Projectors, We need rethink a few things.

Green Project Management

“The true definition of a project, according to modern acceptation, is, as is said before, a vast undertaking, too big to be managed, and therefore likely enough to come to nothing.” – Daniel Defoe, An Essay upon Projects (1697) This is one of my favorite quotes for a couple reasons. One being that it is […]. The post Projectors, We need rethink a few things. appeared first on Delivering a better world, one project at a time. Entries

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7 Must-Haves for Every Product Manager Resume

A product manager often wears many hats. For starters, a product manager is tasked with leading a cross-functional team that develops or improves a product, while dictating its strategy, roadmap and features. But that’s not all.

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10 ALM Tools To Deliver Better Projects

The Digital Project Manager

Easily compare the best ALM tools (Application Lifecycle Management tools) and get expert criteria to help you choose the right ALM software for your organization. The post 10 ALM Tools To Deliver Better Projects appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools

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Project Management Q&A: Hiring the Right Person First Time

Arras People

As the hiring manager, how do I “ensure” that more often than not I get the right person for the role first time of asking? What a great question and I’m sure if we could crack this one all our lives would be much easier!

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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?

25 Amazing Quotes to Inspire You During Tough Times

Project Bliss

I’ve been writing a lot lately about problem-solving skills. These are great ways to grow your skill set, and a perfect skill to make you more valuable in the workplace. Problems are going to arise no matter where you are in your career.

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Essentials & New Ideas for an Effective Sprint Retrospective

Retrospection is key to understanding and self-awareness. At work, and in life, it’s important to take time to reflect and evaluate our progress , so we can better understand our motivations, our goals and our environment.

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How to Become the Most Compelling Project Manager You Will Ever Know

Project Risk Coach

Every project is a story. Projects begin and end. Plots and subplots abound. Interesting characters interact and react, with good and evil motives. Are you a compelling project manager who commands the ship? 10 Attributes of a Compelling Project Manager Some project managers act in boring and predictable manners. Others capture and hold your attention. You can't wait to see the next chapter.

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How To Be More Productive At Work With No Effort

The Digital Project Manager

We all want to be more productive at work—but what are the secrets to being. The post How To Be More Productive At Work With No Effort appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. PM Hacks & Productivity Time Management

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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.

Giveaway! Essential Documents

Girl's Guide to PM

Project management creates a lot of documents — let’s not pretend it doesn’t. However, you don’t need ALL the documents to do your projects. Pick and choose the templates that work best for your project. Finding the right templates can sometimes be overwhelming. If you’re searching online for project document templates, it’s hard to know if you are finding quality files or things that will be relevant to your projects.

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The Importance of Customer Development for Startups

Is customer development important? The short answer is yes, of course! No business can survive without a loyal customer base that uses its product or service. But customer development is more than just a customer base.

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Jack or Jill?

Musings on Project Management

A study I read about started this way: Draw a picture of an effective leader Almost without exception, the picture was of a man. Ooops: what about the lady leaders? There's certainly no lack of role models in both politics and business, from Angela Merkel -- Chancellor of Germany -- to Mary Barra -- CEO of General Motors Another study had people listen in to a business meeting where. leadership

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Buy My Latest Book Please - “A Real World Project Manager’s Guide to the Successful Project

Brad Egeland

Was $4.99. now just $2.99 for a limited time. PDF eBook "A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project." A practical guide to manage a project from end to end along with personal experiences from the author and some extra best practices tips.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

The Best Bug Tracking Tools To Identify, Track And Fix Issues Faster

The Digital Project Manager

Bug and issue trackers help you identify, track, and fix issues with your site—discover the best bug tracking tools and get expert criteria to choose the right one for your team. The post The Best Bug Tracking Tools To Identify, Track And Fix Issues Faster appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools

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Creative Ways to Keep Your Remote Team Engaged and Motivated


Remote working has become the norm in the modern world of work, with digital technology enabling members of teams in different locations and different time zones to work together on the same project.

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It's a bell shape, unless it's not

Musings on Project Management

Jurgen Appelo is, by his own description, "a Dutch guy" who is somewhat of a humorist, an illustrator, and a proponent of Agile. He also writes a lot about complexity, and the effects of complexity on systems and projects. In his posting, "The Normal Fallacy", Appelo takes on both misconceptions and lazy thinking, and reinforces the danger of thinking everything has a 'regression to the mean risk Statistics

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Mavenlink Compared Favorably to Asana and Wrike by CIO


CIO recently published an in-depth comparison of the project management solutions offered by Mavenlink, Asana, and Wrike. The publication compared features, company information, UI focus, integration capabilities, and the overall pros and cons of each solution.

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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?"

DPM Podcast: Project Management & The New Business Process (With Peter Levitan)

The Digital Project Manager

How to win better projects for your agency? In this podcast, agency growth consultant Peter Levitan talks about how project managers can work better with sales to win more projects your agency can successful deliver. The post DPM Podcast: Project Management & The New Business Process (With Peter Levitan) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. DPM Podcast

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Roadmapping and Budgeting with Rapid Estimation

Leading Agile

Organizations tend to do strategy top down and they tend to do that uninformed about organizational capacity and dependencies. A primary cause of an organization’s lack of predictability, lack of quality, all the problems they have, is the inability to balance capacity and demand.

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Objectives and Key Results: How to Set and Manage Goals with OKR


OKR – A Goal Setting Framework OKR stands for "Objectives and Key Results" It is a management method that is currently becoming increasingly popular with large companies such as Google, Twitter and Zalando.

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How to Deal with a Disconnect Between Teams


I once worked as a business development manager for a startup. As someone who was responsible for new projects, I was very much client facing and interacted with many different departments to ensure project success. One of these departments was the software development team.

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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 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.

Poor Requirements Can Triple the Length of the Project

Brad Egeland

Requirements are the lifeblood of the project. Period. And bad requirements or missing requirements can triple the length of the project. Worse, they can kill a project altogether due to time or budget (or both) issues. I just had a simple home project for my wife go south because I failed to get the requirements fully defined before starting. I thought I had everything right, but I made some assumptions without asking certain questions.

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How to Boost SMB Productivity via Teamwork


Written by: Liam Collins When business owners organize a business interview, they usually write down a list of points that need to be covered during the conversation. One of the points that’s often included in that set of questions is teamwork.

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Volunteering: Giving Back That Feels Like Taking

Leading Answers

Volunteering with PMI has many benefits. Not only does it feel good to be giving back to the profession that supports us, but whenever I do it, I learn something new and build useful connections with fellow project practitioners.

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