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9 Powerful Strategies to Manage Multiple Projects

Project Bliss

As a project manager, you’ll most likely manage multiple projects. And you’ll have to give each one the focus and energy to ensure it succeeds. You’ll have competing demands and new challenges each day. Unexpected problems emerge and tasks can get off track.

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How to Conduct a Killer Kickoff Meeting

Project Risk Coach

One thing that I've learned after twenty years of projects. Double down on your initial efforts. And one of the most critical events is your project kickoff meeting.

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Tailoring project management for a home move (part 2)

Kiron Bondale

In my last article, I had written about our current personal project of moving from our current home to a new house in a different city. After it was published, I received some feedback ( thanks Luis! that it would be helpful to provide more context about the project itself.

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Construction Risk Management: An Introduction

Few things are as risky as construction. There is heavy equipment, crews working in precarious situations and complicated logistics to manage. How do you meet your deadline while managing all that risk? The answer is construction risk management.

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

Why you need to engage stakeholders (and how to do it well)

Girl's Guide to PM

Early on in my career, I had a call from the post room manager. She was confused – and angry. Bags and bags of extra mail had arrived, she didn’t have the staff in to sort it and she had heard that it might be something to do with me. It was.

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Do You Have What it Takes to Scale Your Professional Services Business?


Growth is the hallmark measure of success for all organizations - especially in the professional services industry. But scaling your professional services business is difficult when you have slim margins from outdated software solutions, process bottlenecks, and underutilized talent.

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How to Make a Project Calendar for Project Management

What Is a Project Calendar? A project management calendar is one of many formats for displaying a project schedule. In this case, the format is one we’re all very familiar with—regardless of our expertise with project management, we’ve all seen a calendar.

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The Long Game (Book Review)

Girl's Guide to PM

Are you stuck in a zone of permanent action? Perhaps you are getting a lot done, but it’s tactical – nothing really strategic or long term. In fact, you might not even know what long term plan you want to have, let alone be making steps towards achieving it.

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Top 10 Most Suitable Alternatives to nTask


Since its inception, time and again, nTask has proven its efficiency with various advanced features, frequent upgrades, inexpensive pricing, and much more. The app is loved by over 250,000 companies in over 150 countries and continues to turn heads in the market.

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Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

5 Best Wrike Alternatives Compared In An Honest Review

The Digital Project Manager

The post 5 Best Wrike Alternatives Compared In An Honest Review appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools

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How Marketing Teams Use ProjectManager

Marketing teams are constantly juggling an array of projects and working with one another to keep things running smoothly. These are complex departments with different sides and many different team members, making them a perfect candidate for excellent project management software.

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Let it be mensurable!

Musings on Project Management

To be mensurable is to be MeasurableCalculableEstimableDeterminableAnd, why do we care?Enter: Enter: risk managementTo compare two dissimilar risks violates the rule that risks to be compared must be similarly mensurable.In a recent post, Matthew Squair, writing at 'critical uncertainties' makes the point that early on.(and and I quote Squair)". lockdown sceptics were pointing out that your risk of. Risk Management

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2021 Guide to Inventory Management – Introduction, Types, Benefits, and Methodologies


No matter the size of your company or the industry you are in, you have to have a firm grasp on the inventory of your business since it drives the processes around you. Inventory Management forms an essential part of businesses in that regard.

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2021 Dresner Advisory Services Business Intelligence Market Study

Every year Dresner reviews the state of the BI market as it stands today. This 12th annual report breaks down customer perceptions of BI and how well each vendor performs. See for yourself how all the major BI vendors stack up.

Essential Leadership Skills To Lead A Hybrid Team Efficiently


Must-Have Leadership Skills for Running a Hybrid Team Source: [link] A good manager can help their team weather almost any storm, but what happens when the entire staff is facing a brand new situation?

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Project Baseline: A Starting Point to Monitor Your Project Performance

Epicflow Blog

It’s hardly possible to stick to the initial project plan without making any changes to it through the whole project lifecycle. In most cases, changes are inevitable and even necessary, as they allow the project team to deliver a product that will meet the customers’ needs to the fullest extent.

What’s New: Task Card


The Task card is where you edit all the information relevant to a task. As such it’s the most used feature in Toggl Plan – you open it to schedule work, check in on task details, leave comments for your peers and mark tasks done.

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Efficiently Manage Your Records with Top 7 Note-Taking Apps Of 2021


If you have been using a paper pad or sticky notes to jot down your ideas or important pointers then, it is time that you reconsider manual note-taking and transition to the digital world, offering simpler, easier, and more flexible note taking options.

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From Planning to Results, How to Choose a Tool to Manage Marketing Projects

With increased channels, tools, and pressure to achieve goals, your work management platform must be able to: Manage complex projects within tight time frames, Harness data from all channels to make decisions in real time, Prove ROI to the broader business. Download the eBook today!

Don’t Let Data Loss Be the Demise Of Your Enterprise


It may not be the spiciest item on the agenda, but data security is the backbone of any online business. When we think of cybersecurity, we often think of major data breaches aimed at governments, hospitals, and large corporations.

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Project Management Fundamentals- Evolving Organizations in a Competitive Business Environment


Organizations are evolving rapidly in this ever-growing business environment. And to gain a competitive edge over others, one needs to have effective project planning and management directives in place. Download Project Management Templates!

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How to make a project schedule you’ll stick to in 9 steps (with free template)


The most productive people all follow a simple rule – if it’s not on their calendar, it won’t happen. The same goes for your team. But instead of a calendar, your ‘must-have’ tool is a project schedule. A project schedule is more than a calendar or timeline.

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How To Get Work Done On Time Without Burning Out Your Team?


Getting work done on time is the number one challenge for agency managers. To meet deadlines, team members often have to work odd hours and sacrifice their off time. As a result, over 50 percent of your team experiences burnout.

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Insiders' Guide to Self-Service Analytics

Self-service analytics are vital for how your users interact and engage with your application. As you explore analytics solutions for your application, see why self-service analytics can prove critical to the adoption and stickiness of your application.

Improve Performance by Tapping into the Power of Collaborative Intelligence

PM Times

Decisions drive performance. When making important decisions, take the time to consider multiple perspectives, facts, opinions, and feelings. “If you rely only on your own knowledge and experience when tasked with deciding, you are missing an opportunity to get to an optimal outcome.

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Project management metrics and six sigma metrics : How to Use Them and Make Projects Successful


We are living in a service-based environment where everything is essentially a project that needs to be managed. And managing a project isn’t easy. The bigger the project, the more planning, and expertise it requires. Download Project Management Templates!

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Planned and Actual Percent Complete in MS Project


While interacting with MS Project users across a couple of industry verticals recently, I encountered a question from a senior mechanical engineering lead regarding Planned and Actual Percent Complete fields. The lead was managing a bridge construction project in the Middle East.

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5 Easy Steps to Project Lessons Learned

Brad Egeland

Judging from the number of requests I’ve gotten for lessons learned templates it would seem to me that there is a big movement toward actually conducting lessons learned sessions at the end of projects on a regular basis.

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A New Age of Hybrid Leadership

Speaker: Renee Thomas and Alexis Barone, Wrike Team

There are many myths surrounding the idea of remote work: it will cause laziness, procrastination, ineffective communication, lack of motivation, and employee burnout. As pervasive as these myths were, 2020 swiftly kicked them all out the door. Companies can no longer deny the fact that employees can in fact be productive, motivated, and proactive, all while working remotely. On the other side of the coin, some teams still crave the social, in-person dynamic of work. Enter the new model of work, the hybrid schedule. It's time for project managers to gain a new understanding of what good leadership looks like in the future of work. We were all baptized by fire this past year, so now it's time to look back, learn the big lessons, and gain the insights needed to pivot forward. Join us for our panel with Renee Thomas and Alexis Barone of the Wrike Team, in this discussion about the future of work--hybrid, remote, and everything in between.

The value of incremental delivery in Scrum

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WBS Dictionary- The Key to Successful Project Management


WBS Dictionary is a project document that offers a detailed description of the important information for every Element in the WBS and assures that it complies with the 100% Rule. WBS Dictionary is crucial for the baseline and monitoring or measuring the performance scope.

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Making More Responsible User Experience Design Decisions


With the rising popularity of plug-and-play platforms, the barrier-to-entry for designing online shopping experiences is now lower than ever.

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