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How to Write SMART Project Goals

Project Risk Coach

What is the role of the project manager? The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) says, "The project manager is the person assigned by the performing organization to lead the team that is responsible for achieving the project objectives (my italics)."

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5 Steps To Survive The Tidal Waves of Project Management

The Digital Project Manager

If you do any job for long enough, you’ll definitely weather a few storms. Project. The post 5 Steps To Survive The Tidal Waves of Project Management appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Career Development

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How to Create the Most Compelling Project Dashboard

Workamajig

A project dashboard gives you exceptional insight into your project’s status. Learn how to create your own project management dashboard in this post. Do you know exactly how your projects are doing right now? Can you tell which tasks are delayed and which are ahead of schedule?

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Logistics Management 101: A Beginner’s Guide

ProjectManager.com

Great ideas remain beautiful hypotheticals if there isn’t a way to implement them. Think of the idea as the inspiration, and the organization of that idea as the work required to actualize it.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

The perils of over proactivity

Kiron Bondale

At the start of our vacation, we had one stop en route to our final destination. We were supposed to have a two hour layover, but after landing we learned that our outbound flight would be delayed by another hour.

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Incubating Innovation

Leading Answers

If success goes to those who can innovate the fastest, how do we nurture innovation? The basics are simple to understand—but difficult to implement and stick with in the face of adversity.

7 Backlog Grooming Tips for Beginners

ProjectManager.com

Whether you call it backlog refinement or backlog grooming, it’s a crucial task for product managers and their teams. There is always going to be a backlog, but not all items on that backlog are equal.

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How to Handle Digital Transformation Pain Points

Epicflow Blog

Gartner suggests that focusing on digital transformation is the best way to retain a competitive advantage and increase opportunities for growth. When digitizing production and investing in digital factories , companies expect a considerable increase in efficiency.

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Book Review: A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project

Brad Egeland

Brad Egeland recently completed his 15th Project Management eBook titled “ A Real World Project Manager's Guide to the Successful Project.” ” Other than maybe switching some words around in the title and shortening it, Mr. Egeland seems to have hit it spot on.

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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?

Innovation: Running Experiments and Learning

Leading Answers

In my last article on  Incubating Innovation , we explored the culture and mindset of accountable experimentation. This article focuses on actionable tools and approaches. Within agile frameworks, the team retrospective is the primary workshop for planning and evaluating experiments.

10 Office Etiquette Tips to Swear By

ProjectManager.com

Office etiquette might sound like an old-fashioned concept, and perhaps it is, but that doesn’t mean it’s antiquated. Good manners have a purpose. They provide a social roadmap and foster a culture of respect where people on the job can get along better.

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What Every Manager Needs to Know About Project Charters

Teamweek

Zig Ziglar once said, “Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have 24-hour days.”. Those two short sentences perfectly summarize the value of a project charter.

Client Success: DIGARC Improves Utilization by 20% With Mavenlink

MavenLink

DIGARC is a software company dedicated to solving issues that plague higher education through their solutions. Find out how Mavenlink helped DIGARC improve their business processes, leading to improved utilization rates and increased on-budget project delivery. About DIGARC.

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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.

Let’s Rewrite the PMBOK

Leading Answers

Phew, the wait is over! I have been wanting to talk about this for what seems like ages and now the official announcement is out! If  If you have ever been frustrated by the PMBOK Guide now here’s your chance to fix it.

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Reputation is a Fragile Thing

Brad Egeland

As you may have noticed, I often like to use a rock and roll theme. This time I’m borrowing a line from one of my favorite Cheap Trick songs. You’re only as good as your last project…or at least your last few projects.

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Integrated Change Control

MPUG

Outlining the Purpose of Project Change Requests and Change Control Boards. Very few projects run exactly to plan. This happens for a number of reasons (one example is scope creep). The bottom line is that you should expect changes to happen!

Should You Limit the Size of Work Brought Into a Sprint?

Leading Agile

In this episode of SoundNotes, we tackle the question of whether or not it’s a good idea for the Development Team to limit the size of work brought into a Sprint. Many teams consider this to be a valuable practice during Sprint Planning or when creating a Definition of Ready.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

12 Ways to Ensure Your Business Trip Goes Smoothly

Teamweek

Whether you travel every week or rarely have to leave the office, there are a few simple techniques to make sure things go smoothly every time you go on a business trip. Doing your research beforehand and planning ahead are just a few ways you can take the stress out of your next trip.

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Followup is the Most Important Part of Project Meetings

Brad Egeland

All project meetings you call are important and often it's the best and fastest way to disseminate that critical project info to all necessary stakeholders.

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How Can Project Management Software Help Manage Remote Teams Efficiently?

ProProfs Project Management

Have you ever lit a sky lantern and released it into the air? You watch it rise into the sky until the wind eventually takes it away until you can no longer see it. A lot of businesses tend to treat their projects in a similar manner!

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The Benefits of Volunteering

Leading Agile

Julianne Jones is a Principal Consultant with LeadingAgile. Her work includes interfacing with the leaders of high profile organizations and pairing with them in order to help Transform their organization to achieve true Business Agility.

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Advanced Filtering in Excel

International Institute of Learning

By Bob Umlas, Excel MVP. In this blog I’ll continue the discussion from my last blog on basic filtering. This one is on advanced filtering. Let’s continue with the same worksheet used from the last blog: You can use advanced filtering for any of the features you use basic filtering.

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Big Data and Risk Management

Brad Egeland

The Big Data age is finally here. Information is currently available in unbelievable proportions measured in what is globally known as zettabytes (ZB). One zettabyte represents a billion terabytes. The incredible thing is that the information proportion is still growing exceptionally. In fact, the IDC revealed that global data would increase from 23ZB in 2017 to 174 Zettabytes by 2025.

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10 Common Project Management Pitfalls

MindGenius

10 Common Project Management Pitfalls. There is always a sense of optimism at the start of a project that surely everything will go smoothly this time. Of course, even the most novice project manager is less than surprised when things don’t always go quite according to plan.

Top Ten PMO Themes 2019

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Last week it was the fifth PMO Conference in London. With over 400 PMO practitioners from around the globe and over 20 sessions to choose from, there’s a lot to learn about where PMO is heading right now.

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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.

Integrated Change Control – Sequence of Change Request

iZenBridge

I receive lots of queries on the Sequence of Change Request by PMP® aspirants. This blog is a step towards addressing queries related to –. Integrated Change Control and Sequence of Change Request. A formal integrated change control starts with a change request.

External Penetration Testing and Internal Security Testing

Brad Egeland

In the world of information technology (IT) security, one of the most important functions that can be performed is testing the security controls that have been put into place. These tests are conducted from two points of view: internal and external.

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Diversity and inclusion can increase team performance

Susanne Madsen

I recently listened to an interview on PM Podcast with Agata Czopek – a speaker at PMI’s global conference on the topic of inclusive leadership. I listened with great interest as many of her observations are reflected in my own book, The Power of project Leadership.

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