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Top Agile Project Management Activities


Are you a user of Project Online desktop client (subscription version) and wondering how to best manage an Agile project in Microsoft Project?

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Be Agile: Follow the Manifesto

Project Management Essentials

Agile teams are described as “self-organizing” or “self-managing.” ” But what does that really mean? The terms are frequently used but not widely understood. For teams to “be” Agile, they need to know how to act. Behaviors describe actions. They are observable and universally evident to all team members. To “be” Agile, teams should identify and clearly label the desired actions and interactions. Source.

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5 Considerations for Managing a Project Portfolio

Rebel’s Guide to PM

A project portfolio is all about prioritizing.

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Product Update: New Keyboard Shortcuts & Customized Project Views

ProjectManager’s May release provides two new highly-requested features that further enhance the user experience—new keyboard shortcuts and customized project views. These new features make it easy to locate the information most important to you.

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A PM’s Master Class on Building and Maintaining Stakeholder Relationships

Speaker: Americo Pinto, Founder and Chair at PMO Global Alliance

In this discussion, Americo Pinto, Founder and Chair at PMO Global Alliance, will walk you through best practices for communicating with stakeholders.

From strategy to plan to approval

Musings on Project Management

To state a strategic principle is one thing; to reduce principle to a practical plan is another; but then to get stakeholders to approve and invest in both the principle and the plan is yet another.General Eisenhower had something to say about this, and one should be fully aware that not only did his strategic principles have to satisfy those with a focus on Europe, but also in the larger context acquisition Strategy

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20 Things For Your Project Management Plan [With 3 Free Templates]

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Your project management plan is more than just a schedule of work. Although I am guilty of using ‘plan’ and ‘Gantt chart’ interchangeably. A project management plan is a document that sets out how you are going to do what you’re going to do.

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Best Construction Estimating Software of 2022

Construction estimating is one of the most important parts of landing a construction project. Bid too high and you lose money. Bid too low and you lose the job. It’s also one of the more complicated aspects of all the costs to consider, from equipment to crew and more.

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PMBOK 7 Development Approach Performance Domain: Is it a Missed Opportunity?

Online PM Courses

Important project decisions: what development approach to take, what methodology to base it on, and how to structure your project life cycle. The post PMBOK 7 Development Approach Performance Domain: Is it a Missed Opportunity? appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Disengaged Employees and How You Can Retain Them


Why Workers Are Disengaged and How Employers Can Win Them Back There is no doubt that employers do everything possible to boost their employee engagement ; whether it is spending countless hours or spending a great amount of money.

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6 Best Practices for Operational Reporting

Meeting requirements alone is no longer enough. Today’s users need insightful reporting built on accurate, real-time data. In our eBook, you’ll learn the do’s and don’ts to embedding operational reports, and how to avoid common reporting mistakes.

5 Golden Rules for Writing Good Project Documentation

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Whether it’s a statement of work, a business case, or project requirements, there are lots of documents produced by projects. And it falls to the project manager to produce most of them, or at least oversee and coordinate their production.

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Backlog Refinement: A Quick Guide With Examples

When working in an agile environment, teams take sprints, a short period of time in which you complete tasks. Scrum teams choose this work by looking over their backlog. The backlog is a prioritized list of deliverables that must be completed during the project.

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The Complete Guide To Benefits Of Agile Certification


Agile product management is the most preferred approach to developing new products, services, or solutions. It should come as no surprise since the Agile adoption rate increased from 37% in 2020 to 86% in 2021. .

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Contingency Planning in Project Management – What Is It and Why Is It Important?


What is a contingency plan? It is an actionable plan for when a risk materializes in the form of a problem hindering your progress. Contingency planning is an important part of project management, helping you make sure that things go as planned. Contingency planning is a part of risk management.

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Agile vs Waterfall: May the 4th Be With You in the Great Debate

Speaker: Joe Pusz, President, The PMO Squad

In this discussion, PMO Joe will challenge your thinking and perhaps bring you to the conclusion that the debate doesn’t exist. He will discuss the pros and cons of each approach and examine if one is superior to the other.

How To Communicate Effectively When You’ve Got No Time For Meetings

Rebel’s Guide to PM

“How can I manage my stakeholders when there isn’t enough time for meetings?” a project manager asked me recently. She had ruled out emails and wanted another option for communicating (preferably asynchronous) that wouldn’t involve sitting in project meetings.

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Industrial Processes: Definitions & Examples

Industrial processes are used in heavy manufacturing industries during large-scale projects. Having robust and efficient industrial processes is instrumental in a modern manufacturing business. Let’s explore a deeper definition of industrial processes and then break it down into different types.

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Complaint management: Added value with the help of project management tools


Content: The importance of a well-run complaint management system. The complexity of complaints. Project management as a success factor. Wherever transactions take place between buyers and sellers, complaints are an integral part of everyday life.

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Latest Product Update: Risk Indicators and Snoozing Feature


Any properly built business process requires managers and teams to accurately meet their planned deadlines, timelines, and budgets. Any discrepancy can immediately result in a shift in the plans and forecasts of the team, company, or client.

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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.

Best Books for Women in Project Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

In this video I share my four favorite books for women in leadership and women in project management positions. Watch the video, or scroll down to read more about these book choices and a few extras that I love! Getting It All Done by HBR Press.

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Strategizing for Project Threats and Opportunities


Over a decade ago, I was put in charge of a group of projects. One of the projects had been running for almost a year, but had never seen a single live release to the customer!

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10 Best Daily Checklist Apps And Templates For Work (2022)


Ever felt like hiding behind a chair in a team status meeting because you forgot to do the one thing your team needed? I did. And, trust me, you’ll never forget that sinking feeling. There are hundreds of things to do at work—managing projects, attending meetings, collaborating with your team, etc.

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3 Ways to Manage Your Team Members and Resources Most Effectively


The economy is hot right now. Unemployment levels are exceptionally low, at 3.6% in the US.

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The PM Revolution: Key Trends Propelling the Project Management Profession Into the Future

Speaker: Jesse Fewell, Principal Coach, Fewell Innovation

Join this high-energy webinar with Jesse Fewell, author, coach, and project management trainer, to get practical answers and insights into what is propelling the profession into the future.

Product Owner Anti-Patterns — 33 Ways to Improve as a PO

TL; DR: Scrum Master Anti-Patterns. No other role in Scrum can contribute to mediocre outcomes like the Product Owner—garbage in, garbage out.

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Strategic PM and the Kurt Lewin Change Management Model

The Strategic Project Manager

Kurt Lewin’s Change Management Model is known for its simplicity. It breaks an organizational change process down into three basic steps.

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Visual Project Management: Everything You Need to Know

PM Times

Visual project management has been creating a buzz in the project management arena, and it’s not difficult to see why. Visuals are captivating, and now that most companies have adopted a lean culture, project managers no longer have the time to go through multiple reports.

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3 barriers to an effective resource scheduling plan and how to overcome them

Resource Guru

Oyster mushrooms start to grow when you shock them by moving them from a dark and dry room to a bright and humid one. Unexpectedness is part of the plan. Your projects and employees need a scheduling plan to grow, too—but preferably one that doesn’t include shocks.

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The #1 Reason Why Sales Coaching is Critical to Your 2022 Sales Success

Speaker: Tim Hughes, Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Leadership Associates

Join Tim Hughes, Author of Social Selling – Influencing Buyers and Changemakers and Co-Founder/CEO of Digital Leadership Associates, as he details how investing in sales coaching will teach your team how to navigate social media and therefore create greater sales success.

Step Up Your Game as a Project Manager - Get Agile Certified

Brad Egeland

Agile is an umbrella term for a number of project methodologies, Scrum being the most widely used. The Cheetah Agile approach ensures you have the bases covered on what it means to use an “Agile” approach to doing projects. At their core, all Agile project methodologies share common characteristics. When you become Cheetah Agile Certified, you are qualified to lead Agile projects, whatever the unique nuance of the specific agile method.

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Strategic PM and the William Bridges Transitions Model

The Strategic Project Manager

Among many models of the change process, none embrace the process of Transition like the William Bridges Transition Model. This post explores the nuances of the Bridges Transition Model, dives into the uniqueness of each piece, and identifies at how strategists and project managers can leverage it.

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Bridge’s Transition Model: Change and the Human Side of Project Management

PM Times

Why are projects initiated? What is their purpose? The answer is simple – to introduce change. Projects are all about change, either introducing new products and/or services or changing the way is which existing products and/or services are delivered.

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