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.

2019 181

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.

2019 393

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.

2019 273

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?

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.

2019 416

More Trending

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.

2019 401

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.

2019 266

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!

2019 361

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

2019 243

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

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.

2019 375

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.

2019 120

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.

2019 107

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

Agile 204

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

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.

Agile 114

Roadmapping: An Essential Planning Practice to Deliver Outcomes


2019 117

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

PMI 101

Agile 2019 Presentations

Leading Answers

I learned this week that two of my presentation submissions for the Agile 2019 conference in Washington D.C. August 6-10 have been accepted. I was very lucky to get two accepted as they received nearly 2,000 submissions for around 250 slots. It should be fun and I am really looking forward to it.

2019 78

Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

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?

2019 80

Top Tips for Realistic Project Estimations

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Poor estimation is a major cause of project failure. According to the PMI, inaccurate cost estimates is a contributing factor in 28% of projects that fail. Many project professionals have first-hand experience in how devastating it can be to underestimate a project. Perhaps you have too.

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.

2019 97

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.

2019 125

Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

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.


10 Manager Tools That Will Make Your Job Way Easier


A construction worker carries a tool belt to ensure he or she has the necessary piece of equipment ready at a moment’s notice. A surgeon has a large tray of operating utensils fully prepared to solve any problem that could arise during a surgical procedure.

2019 63

6 benefits of taking a project management course


Throughout our lives, we are tasked with group projects, science fairs, party planning, home improvement, and more. These projects build skills in organization, leadership and high-level thinking. The crazy part is that we dive headfirst without any formalized project management training.

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

2019 261

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.

10 Simple Ways to Thank Your Project Team

Project Risk Coach

Your project team has just completed a major project or hit a significant milestone. The team members have worked hard and put in the extra hours to bring in another successful project. So, how do you thank your project team? What ways will you let them know you care?

2019 253

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.

2019 65

9 Time Management Tips For Entrepreneurs To Tackle The Clock


9 Super Easy Time Management Tips For Entrepreneurs To Tackle The Clock Entrepreneurship tests many personal and professional skills.

2019 78