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3 Mistakes Managers Make

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s human to make mistakes. And we spend so much time at work that it’s normal to make a few mistakes as part of the job. However, no one wants to be making mistakes. In this article I’m looking at three small-yet-mighty mistakes you might be making every day at work.

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The Vision of Your Project

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The ability to identify, articulate and share a clear vision for the project is one of the key ingredients to project success. When we run projects we must begin with the end in mind as Stephen Covey put it in his best-selling book; The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

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5 Ways To Clap Back At Your To-Do List

Trello

Most of us have been there—it’s time to tackle your work week and your to-do list is staring back at you from your notebook or phone. ??. Productivity

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How to Be a Hands-On Manager Without Micromanaging

Teamweek

Theodore Roosevelt once described an ideal manager as one who has the good instincts to hire the right people and enough self-restraint to keep from interfering with them while they work. That one sentence illustrates the fine line between being an attentive manager and a micromanager.

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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.

10 Ways Project Sponsors Can Boost Project Success

Project Risk Coach

I often ask project managers the reasons for project failure. One of the top responses is a lack of leadership and sustained engagement by the project sponsor. The sponsor paints a fuzzy picture of what they want, throws it over the fence to the project manager, and goes on their merry way.

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Workflow Management Software: The What, Why, and Hows Explained

ProProfs Project Management

When I say “workflow”, what are the key aspects that come to your mind? . Project execution? Team communication? Team performance? Or all of the above? Well, workflow, in layman terms can be defined as the “flow of work”, so ideally all of the above seems to be the right answer, correct?

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What is Enterprise Project Management? 10 Things You Need To Know

BeeWits

When working within a large organization, running multiple complex projects simultaneously, knowing how to take advantage of enterprise project management concepts can mean the difference between success and failure of a project.

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Kanban Inventory Management: How to Run a Kanban System

ProjectManager.com

Kanban is a visual tool that is ideal for managing inventory flow. It was developed about three-quarters of a century ago by Taiichi Ohno, an industrial engineer at Toyota.

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Video: How Many Projects Should I Manage?

The Digital Project Manager

The post Video: How Many Projects Should I Manage? appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Dear DPM DPM Podcast Videocasts

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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.

Client Success: Scorch Agency Increases Profit Margins by 20% with Mavenlink

MavenLink

Scorch Agency is an innovative B2B content marketing organization that is changing the way companies curate and strengthen their online presence. Learn how Scorch gained an in-depth understanding of their company that led to new levels of growth and success through Mavenlink. About Scorch.

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Against the Gods. (no luck required)

Musings on Project Management

If you are in the project management (read: risk management) business, one of the best books that describes the philosophy and foundation for modern risk management is Bernstein's "Against the Gods: the remarkable story of risk". Between the covers of this "must read" we learn this bit: The essence of risk management lies in maximizing the areas where we have some control over the outcome. Risk Management

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Top 12 Project Management Jargon Terms | Video

Online PM Courses

Here's our list of the top 12 project management jargon terms. The list is based on the most-viewed videos in our Project Management in Under 5 series. The post Top 12 Project Management Jargon Terms | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Best of.

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Webinar: Simple Tactics To Transform Your Client Communications

The Digital Project Manager

Clients and stakeholders are a key part of your projects—and mastering your communication with them. The post Webinar: Simple Tactics To Transform Your Client Communications appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Communication Members Only Topics Webinars

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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.

Get to Know InLoox: Pierre - Software Developer at InLoox Headquarters in Munich

Inloox

Learn more about our C# /.NET NET developer Pierre: Why Pierre came to InLoox, what connects him to San Francisco and which creative hobbies fascinate him apart from application development - all this you can read in our short interview below. What motivated you to apply for a job at InLoox?

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After that, we had systems!

Musings on Project Management

I was reading Matthew Squair's course materials on System Safety Fundamentals when I came across this slide: "Life was simple before World War II. After that, we had systems." Rear Admiral Grace Hopper (USN) You've got to smile at that witticism! The Admiral Dr (*), of course, is credited with leading the team that developed the first linking complier that led directly to COBOL. system engineering

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Essential Project Management Interview Questions

Online PM Courses

The OnlinePMCourses mammoth guide to preparing for your Project Management interview - what they want to know and why, and what questions you may get. The post Essential Project Management Interview Questions appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Uniting the Multigenerational Workforce

LiquidPlanner

Employers understand the importance of diversity in the workforce and with many organizations now employing five or six generations of employees, they have ready access to a diverse pool of mature and emerging talent that can bring enormous benefits to the business.

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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?

SoundNotes Live at Agile 2019: Day One

Leading Agile

Last week, the biggest conference in the Agile industry took place in Washington DC at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. We were proud to be a sponsor of this event and we were even more excited about catching up with friends—both old and new.

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How to Increase Your Marketing Agency Productivity with Project Management

GanttPRO Project Management

GanttPRO is online Gantt chart software that helps marketing managers and teams work toward common goals. The Gantt chart keeps everyone on the same page giving the overall vision for […]. News GanttPRO Productivity Project Management Tips

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MS Project Exam Changes?! Oh My!

MPUG

If you’re a Project Manager, it’s likely you’ve heard it through the grapevine: Microsoft has officially retired their MS Project certification exam 74-343 Managing Projects.

Project Management Plan- Key components

Binfire

Projects, no matter their scope, duration or size, need a carefully built project management plan. . This is true regardless of the project management methodology used to manage the project.

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.

Epicflow Among the Best 10 Resource Management Tools

Epicflow Blog

SoftwareWorld, a highly reputed software review platform, has recently published a list of top resource management software solutions. Epicflow has taken one of the leading positions.

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ProjectManager.com Makes Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies in 2019

ProjectManager.com

Our goal at ProjectManager.com is to deliver a great project management software experience to all of our customers. We work tirelessly to help you get organized and do amazing things, no matter the size of your business or the scope of work you’re facing.

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BrightWork Project and Portfolio Management Software for SharePoint*

MPUG

*This post and its content is sponsored by BrightWork. Many organizations rely on project and portfolio management to reach their strategic goals. However, just as many project teams struggle to deliver successful projects because they don’t have the tools and guidelines to collaborate successfully.

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How to avoid Common Scrum Meetup Mistakes

Binfire

There is no denying the importance that communication has when it comes to the success of an agile methodology and Scrum-based projects in particular. .

SCRUM 101

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

7 Steps to Create a Useful Knowledge Base

Planio

What is a knowledge base? And why do you need one? Here’s the truth: Your customers want to help themselves. Self-Service Best Practices: 7 Steps to Create a Useful Knowledge Base For Your Customers. Start with a plan. Choose who your knowledge base is for (or make multiple ones).

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How to Use Virtual Distance Types for Remote Team Management

Virtual Project Consulting

How to Use Virtual Distance Types for Remote Team Management. Tips to achieve confidence and trust. Project Management communication with remote teams project management remote team management virtual team

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Four Misconceptions about the Critical Path

MPUG

Most non-technical people don’t know what the critical path is; whereas, those that work on IT projects know what it means at a high level, but have few insights into the actual mechanics of it—and how quickly it can change the outcome of their projects!

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