Sat.Jun 15, 2019 - Fri.Jun 21, 2019

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

2019 279

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?

2019 113

Filling the Project Manager Talent Gap

Arras People

At Arras People we get calls every day with people asking us: “how do I get into project management” Project management is an attractive and popular career choice that many are now looking to get into as a first career.

2019 275

Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

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.

2019 275

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Video: What The…? PMs Discuss The Hertz-Accenture Lawsuit

The Digital Project Manager

It’s a project manager’s nightmare: Accenture sued for $32M for delivering a defective website. Here, we give our PM insight on what likely went wrong. The post Video: What The…? PMs Discuss The Hertz-Accenture Lawsuit appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Dear DPM DPM Podcast Videocasts

2019 174

Understood. misunderstood

Musings on Project Management

The blog at herdingcats provided this little bit of wit: Don't write so that you can be understood, write so that you can't be misunderstood. William Howard Taft Taft has a good point there: Not only to be understood (meaning + context) But to not be misunderstood (meaning + context + motivations or expectations) Not so fast! It's often not that simple. You want not to be misunderstood communication Quotations

2019 163

Top 10 Project Management Blogs to Follow In 2019

Taskque

Project management has evolved from few basic principles into a domain of knowledge. Thankfully, many bloggers are helping project managers to stay updated with the latest tools, techniques, methodologies, processes and much more through their blogs.

2019 99

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.

2019 234

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.

Project Management for Managers: What You Need to Know

Online PM Courses

Project Management is a core skill for anyone in a managerial role. But what do managers need to know about project management? The post Project Management for Managers: What You Need to Know appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Effective Project Manager

2019 100

Manage the white space

Musings on Project Management

You've got a team to manage; until you don't Keeping the team together promotes cohesiveness, intra-team loyalties, and productivity (no investment required to introduce new players and relationships). But, if there's too much slack -- i.e. downtime or "whitespace" -- you might lose your team. But, keeping you team begs the question: How to keep everyone busy all the time so as to fend off. Project Management Teamwork

2019 163

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.

2019 140

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.

2019 232

How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

Ask a PM: How to Avoid Your Own Burnout When Your Team Doesn’t Pull Its Weight

LiquidPlanner

Dear Elizabeth: There are people in my team who don’t pull their weight. They don’t deliver what they say they will, and they don’t seem committed to the goals of the project. I need them to step up and do what’s required, but I can’t seem to make that happen. Instead, rather than let them derail the project, I find myself doing extra work (their work) to keep the project on track. I know that I’m burning out.

2019 95

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.

2019 90

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.

2019 131

Why You Need a Break and How to Take One | TeamGantt

TeamGantt

Want to avoid burnout? Consider this your invitation to take a break—and to do it in a way that will improve your happiness, productivity, and longevity

2019 127

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?

6 More Project Management Hacks in 3 Minutes | Video

Online PM Courses

Video: 6 Project Management Hacks in 3 Minutes. Six short, sharp, easy things you can do that will have big results in improving your project outcomes. The post 6 More Project Management Hacks in 3 Minutes | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

2019 88

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.

2019 85

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.

2019 128

Benefits of Using Gantt Charts: Project Managers Share Their Experience

GanttPRO Project Management

GanttPRO is online Gantt chart software that helps thousands of individuals and teams manage their tasks, deadlines, resources, and costs. Great for communication and collaboration on a project. Try GanttPRO […].

2019 83

Make an Impact with Analytics and Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

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.

2019 83

The Top 6 Pressures Facing Services Firms Blog Series: Expectations of Greater Transparency

MavenLink

The services industry is experiencing new types of pressures that are changing businesses around the world. In this blog series, we will examine the six major pressures facing services firms today, their causes, and how you can successfully respond.

2019 116

Productivity Articles: The Summer Is Comming! 17/6/19

TimeCamp

Your weekly dose of Productivity Articles is here! What’s the idea behind our weekly Productivity

2019 81

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.

2019 78

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

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.

2019 83

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.

2019 111

5 Ways To Initiate eLearning With Your Remote Team

Boost by Brightpod

We live in a big world with a global economy. As technologies develop, companies no longer need to hire employees based on their location. Many companies choose to hire talented and experienced professionals who work remotely and make their contribution out of the office