Sat.Mar 23, 2019 - Fri.Mar 29, 2019

How To Present To Project Executives

Girl's Guide to PM

Today, I’m handing the blog over to Leigh Espy. In this piece, Leigh talks about how to tailor your presentations for C-suite level executives. As you grow in your project management career, you’ll be called upon to make various presentations. However not all presentations are the same.

How hidden are your hurdles?

Kiron Bondale

My article last week discussed the need for team members to act with responsible transparency. Each team member requires discipline and wisdom to judge when an issue preventing them from completing their work items can be resolved quickly without the need for broader communication or escalation.

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Celebrating Women in Project Management

For the last four years, I’ve published my annual women in project management blog for Even after all that time, women in project management are still a hidden key to our global and economic sustainability.

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The Future of Project Management – Post Brexit, Apprenticeships and AI

Arras People

Dada Enterprises, a business consultancy based in London, recently featured as one of a carefully chosen panel of speakers to explore the key forces impacting on future projects and organisations at the University of West London (UWL) Claude Littner Business School.

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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.

15 Easy-to-Do Types of Professional Development

Girl's Guide to PM

You want to get some professional development time on your calendar. But the budget is tight. Your manager says there isn’t a lot of money to spend on career development activities. And frankly, you don’t have a lot of time to dedicate to it either.

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7 Employee Engagement Ideas to Improve Office Culture

The race to acquire top talent across industries further intensifies as the business world becomes more complex and intricate, and unique companies continue to create innovative and ground-breaking products. Acquiring top talent is just half the battle, however.

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What am I Worth in the Current PM Market?

Arras People

On the 21st March Arras People attended Project Challenge in London with John Thorpe being invited to speak at the exhibition.

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Free Project Status Report Template

Girl's Guide to PM

If you are involved in any kind of project, you’ll know that project sponsors want to see regular reports. Today I’ve got something for you to make your life a bit easier!

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Can you beat a checklist?

Musings on Project Management

Can anyone image doing serious risk management without a checklist? The answer, of course, is No. or, it should be!) Actually, any procedural management can benefit from a checklist. There's been whole books written about checklists. In fact, one of the more prominent books -- "The Checklist Manefesto" by Dr. A. Gawande -- entitles Chapter 1: "The Problem of Extreme Complexity", Project Management

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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?

How to Fund a Software Development Project

A critical success factor for a software development project is how it is funded. This will drive many aspects of the team’s behavior throughout the project.

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Two Technologies that Could Regenerate Our Planet

Green Project Management

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” ” Desmond Tutu With all the conflicts and problems and noise these days it is healthy to dream about how better our future will be.

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What is a Scrum master? A key role for project success

Moira Alexander

Scrum is a powerful framework for implementing agile processes in software development and other projects. This highly adopted framework utilizes short iterations of work, called sprints, and daily meetings, called scrums, to tackle discrete portions of a project in succession until the project is complete. There are three key roles within Scrum: Scrum master, product owner and Scrum team members. Scrum master defined.

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Agile for Project Managers: an analogy

Musings on Project Management

It's been a few years since I wrote the material for the presentation below, but I find it timeless. It's all about an analogy It's all about how a self-directed team working on a mission of top-down importance and specification -- these imperatives coming from executive leaders -- get the job down sufficiently well (in Agile speak: well enough) to succeed. Agile for project managers - agile

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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.

Quick Tips For Managing Client Relationships

The Digital Project Manager

The post Quick Tips For Managing Client Relationships appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Dear DPM DPM Podcast

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Navigate Team Communication Like a Genderlect Pro


In my previous post, we looked at Deborah Tannen’s work on genderlect and why women and men often misunderstand each other.

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The Top Two Reasons Agile Fails

Leading Agile

Everybody’s on board, so why isn’t Agile working as it should? Understand the top two reasons Agile fails and what you can do about it with our CEO, Mike Cottmeyer. Video Transcript. The challenge with dependencies is that dependencies reduce Agility. Period.

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What is The Cone of Uncertainty? | Video

Online PM Courses

The Cone of Uncertainty is a helpful way to understand the evolution of your project. So, What is the Cone of Uncertainty? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes. This video is safe for viewing in the workplace.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

What Is the Eisenhower Matrix? How to Use It to Be More Productive?


Stephanie is a hard worker when it comes to her professional responsibilities. Pushing through the day, she makes sure she gets done what she’s expected to, often more.

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Resist Business B.S.—How Can We Rebel (and Get Credit for Being Brilliant)?


In my previous article , we discussed how strategic intent answers Why? , how strategic objectives answer What? , and how tactics answer How? The trouble comes when strategic objectives and executional tactics are developed without answering the Why question first.

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Roadmapping: An Essential Planning Practice to Deliver Outcomes


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The PMI’s Agile Practice Guide: What You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

In September 2017, the PMI published the Agile Practice Guide, in collaboration with Agile Alliance. Is the Guide part of core Project Management knowledge? The post The PMI’s Agile Practice Guide: What You Need to Know appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Agile Project Management PMBoK & PMP Agile CAPM PMBoK PMI PMI-ACP PMP

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Ask the "Right" Questions: Your Analytics-Guided Product Strategy

Speaker: Yoav Yechiam, Founder and Head Instructor, productMBA

Analytics are highly important for product managers - and yet, analytic implementations often fail to actually help us. It's not the technology, and it's not the tactics. In most cases, it's our approach that's misguiding us! Analytics are there to answer important product questions, not just to collect data. How can we be mindful of our analytics so they enable us, rather than confine us? Join Yoav Yechiam, Founder and head instructor at productMBA, as he explains best practices for a data-guided strategy that helps product managers get to the "why" of their biggest product goals.

How much does resource management software cost?

Resource Guru

I hate shopping. When it’s time to add to my wardrobe, I know I have a list of decisions to make, like which stores have clothes that work for my size, my style, or my taste?

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Deep work: How to embrace this superpower of the 21st century

Susanne Madsen

If you’ve followed my blog for a while you will know that I’m a big proponent of working with focus and making the most of the time we have available.

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How to Stay Productive With An Irregular (Even Unpredictable) Schedule


There’s a lot of content out there about productivity. Productivity

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System of Delivery vs. System of Transformation

Leading Agile

When people talk about Agile, they often talk about the approach they are taking: Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming, SAFe, LeSS, DAD, Nexus, etc.

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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?"

MindGenius Online: Quick Start Guide


MindGenius Online: Quick Start Guide. MindGenius Online has thousands of possible uses within an organization to help individuals and teams to plan more thoroughly, stay on track and get the right things done on time. Here’s a quick start guide for the key features.

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3 Project Management Automation Myths Debunked


Automation has fundamentally changed the way we live both in and out of the office. We can set weekly calendar reminders on our phone, set up auto-billing so bills are paid on time, and even purchase an automatic feeder so our beloved pets never go hungry.

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What's Executive Presence? The Art And Science Of Getting Ahead At Work


Does this story sound familiar? Productivity

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