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What Is Agile Training and Why Agile Scrum Should Be Your Next Career


As we inch closer to completing another year, it’s time to recap 2021. Although the year was full of surprises, the Agile adoption rate increased from 37% in 2020 to 86% in 2021. Talk about growth! With the pandemic looming large, here are a few interesting statistics on Agile Adoption challenges-.

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The Evolving Definition of “Done”

Bridge the Gap Consulting

“We’re more concerned about meeting customer needs than defining done.” ” For years, I have defined “Done” as a clearly articulated definition of the output of a project. Simple enough. The project has scope. It’s my job to lead a team to deliver that scope.

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Engaging Stakeholders with Gamification [video]

Girl's Guide to PM

In this video Elizabeth Harrin discusses how merging engagement and gamification creates engagification, a methodology to help people take action on projects. Watch the video to listen (about 30 minutes).

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Best Project Management Software Comparison for 2022

Most everyone is probably happy to see 2020 go and has high hopes for a brighter 2021. But it’s undeniable that the changes that occurred over the last year aren’t going away. One example is the work-from-home trend.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today's data-driven applications. And they won’t cut it for your end users, your development team, or your business. Learn how 5 companies used embedded analytics to achieve huge returns and greater value than anticipated.

New world of work; What will 2022 bring?

Arras People

So, another challenging year draws to a close with a direction of travel which reminds us that COVID19 has not gone away; a stark reminder that as a society, we still have to work out how we are going to live with the challenges which the virus presents, both personally and professionally.

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Employee Motivation: Benefits And Ways To Motivate Your Workforce


Image Source: [link] As the competition in the corporate world is inflating generation by generation, the workforce is being delegated a truckload of targets to reach the competitive benchmark. We all know how pressure and burden can discourage an individual.

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How to Identify Different Work Styles for Better Productivity

Not everyone works the same way, which is why there are different work styles. There are those who prefer the morning for the heavy lifting, and others that can’t get started until the afternoon. Some work better in groups and others alone.

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Project Management: Agile and Waterfall Explained

International Institute for Learning

By Karim Radwin , CAIA, PMP. Since the Agile Manifesto was written in 2001 by a group of software practitioners, Agile approaches have been taking over the project management scene at a steady pace. Some say Agile is a mindset, not a methodology.

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What is Sprint Planning? A Comprehensive Guide on Agile Sprints


The Agile project management methodology is one of the most interesting and effective ways to manage your projects and get the most value out of them. They encompass everything from the software development process to construction management. But how does methodology work? How is it so effective?

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Alternatives to PPM Tools for Today's Anywhere Workforce

To survive in the future of work, PMOs need to evolve beyond what most basic PPM tools offer. The best project portfolio management tools enables teams to plan and execute in one place, giving PMOs the visibility they need to ensure project success.

The OODA Loop: Take Control of Your Project with this Powerful Idea

Online PM Courses

John Boyd’s OODA Loop deserves to be better known than it is. It is a simple and powerful model of the decision-making cycle. The post The OODA Loop: Take Control of Your Project with this Powerful Idea appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Management Tools and Techniques

Best Microsoft Project Alternatives of 2022 for Project Managers

As projects grow in complexity and workforces expand globally, the need for online project management tools is no luxury. There is no lack of products to choose from, with varying degrees of usefulness. Microsoft has thrown its considerable weight into the ring with Microsoft Project.

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Do Best Practices = Customer Satisfaction?

Brad Egeland

To give our projects the best chance for success, we as project managers are expected to practice ‘best practices.’ ’ Two questions – actually three questions – come from this. What are best practices? Do best practices result in project success?

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Best PMP Software Free Tools To Use In 2022


As a project management professional, your responsibilities far exceed the usual standards.

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Embedded Analytics – 4 Mission-Critical Steps to Take on Your Analytics Journey

The right analytics capabilities will turn data into valuable insights for your end users. This research-based guide, derived from insights of industry professionals, will allow you to create an optimal strategy for acquiring those capabilities.

Implementation Plan: The Key to Successful Project Execution

Epicflow Blog

Strategic planning and its implementation determine the success of any endeavor: whether it’s starting a business or building a house of your dream – you’ll have more chances for success if you have a well-thought strategy and know how to execute it. .

Best Microsoft Project Alternatives of 2022 for Project Managers

As projects grow in complexity and workforces expand globally, the need for online project management tools is no luxury. There is no lack of products to choose from, with varying degrees of usefulness. Microsoft has thrown its considerable weight into the ring with Microsoft Project.

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Review Blue Striped Frog – The agile community – Magazine (3rd edition)

Henny Portman

The third edition of the Blue Striped Frog magazine offers insights into leadership, programme management, the combination of low-code with agile working and several articles focusing on working remotely under the Northern lights, Pippi’s lesson about the agile mindset and wonders if agility lost its ability to be innovative.

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A Getting Started Guide to Agile System Development Life Cycle


An agile methodology is an iterative approach to project development. In agile, the project is broken down into small iterations to deliver high-quality products. Thus, the agile system development lifecycle is a systematic and structured development methodology used for the development of a product.

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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!

Using the Assignment Owner Field with Project Online


Background Information. A couple of weeks ago, there was an interesting question in the Project user forum on the Internet.

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Best Resource Management Software of 2022

Resources in project management are the people, places and things you need to get the job done. This includes the project team, the tools they need, materials, facilities and so on. That can mean a lot of headaches for project managers trying to balance their resources with the team’s capacity.

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Review Cycles – The simplest, proven method to innovate faster while reducing risks

Henny Portman

The book Cycles – The simplest, proven method to innovate faster while reducing risks , written by Bryan Cassady with the collaboration of 22 co-authors, offers not only the ‘ why’ and ‘ what’ but also the ‘ how’ of innovation.

A Comprehensive Guide on Agile Software Development Lifecycle in 2022


The world is obsessed with project management methodologies. They are our lifelines when it comes to expanding our businesses and keep a close eye on them to generate more value.

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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.

Working with Multiple Sprints in an Agile Project

Management Yogi

In projects or programs following the Scrum framework, you have to work with multiple Sprints. While working with multiple Sprints, as a hands-on user, you have to know certain intricacies and important points, without which your tracking and monitoring can be confusing.

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Best Team Management Software of 2022 for Managing Projects

Managing teams, no matter their size, is an incredibly complex task. It involves knowing each team member’s skills and workloads and creating a plan to make individuals act as cogs in a larger mechanism. This kind of precision demands the best team management software.

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Return On Invested Capital Definition for Strategic Project Managers

The Strategic Project Manager

Return On Invested Capital, or ROIC, is a common metric used as an input for developing strategy, selecting projects, and measuring project, program, and business performance. This post explores the definition of ROIC, how to compute it, and its usefulness in strategy and project management.

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Harvest vs Toggl: Which Tool Is Perfect For Increasing Productivity?


If you are here looking for the best Harvest vs Toggl comparison then you are at the right place. In this article, we are going to talk about both of the softwares’ time management, productivity, and project management features , and will give you an unbiased verdict between the two. Let’s go.

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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.

New Updates | Release 25 Summary


Release 25 | December 17, 2021. Our final release of the year provides updates that make it easier to find what you need and take action in fewer steps.

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Best Planner Apps for Mac in 2022

No matter what kind of project you want to tackle, you must have a plan first. Planning is the cornerstone of project management, but if you’re a Mac user, then you’re going to find that a lot of the big players in the field don’t want you on their team.

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Do You Think Santa Might Use Microsoft Project?


Remember the time we interviewed Microsoft Project Do’s and Don’ts author , Sam Huffman, and asked the question, “Do you think Santa might use MSP?”. Sam’s response was a good one: I think he does.

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