Sat.Mar 16, 2019 - Fri.Mar 22, 2019

Agile Teams: Roles & Structures That Work

Girl's Guide to PM

Agile project management is a way of managing work that delivers iterative, incremental benefit. It’s different to predictive project management — where you know what you are building and are planning how to get there — because when you work with Agile methods, you adapt as you go.

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Risk Management Plan - What is the Process?

Brad Egeland

Presently, there is no greater priority than the prevention of a data breach. One must keep alert for the effectiveness of the security controls so that they don’t change in a split of a second.

Are you being (responsibly) transparent?

Kiron Bondale

We might assume that transparency should be a given when delivering value through our projects so why is it that the actions of teams or the stakeholders supporting delivery don’t always demonstrate that basic hygiene factor?

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How to Have Fun at Work While Staying Productive

ProjectManager.com

Work can be fun, though often it isn’t, and that goes for both team members and their managers. How can you have fun at work and be productive? Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you and gives practical examples. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference.

2019 371

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

7 Secrets to Successful Project Manager/Team Collaboration

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest post from Elisa Cepale. Elisa Cepale. As project managers, it’s important that we know how to best support our development teams (and vice versa), especially in Agile environments. At White October we continuously reflect on our process to refine the way we work.

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Taking Action After a Project Management Symposium

Project Risk Coach

You've just invested your precious time in a project management symposium, conference, or training class. Congratulations on being proactive in your project management development. But how can you take action after a symposium to obtain the full benefits of your learning?

2019 273

10 Marketing Tips for Small Businesses That Cost $0

ProjectManager.com

Marketing your small business doesn’t have to take a huge budget with thousands (or millions!) of dollars. As a small business owner, you likely don’t have the budget anyway.

2019 359

Business Change & Best Practice Needn’t Be Puzzling

Arras People

Imagine your business as a jigsaw with each jigsaw piece being a business function.

2019 244

How to Improve Problem Solving with Lessons Learned

Project Bliss

This is a guest article by Elizabeth Harrin from GirlsGuideToPM.com. So you’ve got a problem. It’s on the issue log. You’ve pulled together the key subject matter experts who can help get the project over this hurdle. But how do you come up with the answer?

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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?

GitScrum Review: Better Than Free Project Management Software

The Digital Project Manager

The post GitScrum Review: Better Than Free Project Management Software appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools

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How to Make a New Team Member Feel Welcome

ProjectManager.com

When someone is new to the company, team or project, it’s important to make them feel welcome. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how to incorporate new people and get them contributing quickly. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference!

2019 359

Some stuff you need quickly

Musings on Project Management

Robert Gates, the former United States Secretary of Defense, in a September 2008 speech, said: “Our conventional modernization programs seek a 99% solution in years. Stability and counterinsurgency missions—the wars we are in—require 75% solutions in months. The challenge is whether in our bureaucracy and in our minds these two different paradigms can be made to coexist”. Since that. acquisition Project Management

2019 174

Transforming to an Agile Enterprise

The IIL Blog

By Sandeep Shouche Most executives will hear the Agile buzzword and ask their teams to “do this agile thing.”. For many executives, Agile only means: Do it even faster than before. Deliver whenever I want it. Don’t question when I want to change it.

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Project Implementation: Your Guide to What it Involves

Online PM Courses

Project Implementation (aka project delivery or execution) is when things get going. After definition, scoping & planning, it's time to make things happen. Here's where you implement your project, execute your plan, and deliver the benefits your sponsor commissioned.

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A Quick Guide to User Story Mapping

ProjectManager.com

The idea of user story mapping can be traced back to Jeff Patton. He literally wrote the book about it, It’s All in How You Slice It , which came out in 2005. Patton is a consultant who helps companies work in a way that’s focused on building great products, not just improving production speeds.

2019 353

Against the Gods -- a review

Musings on Project Management

"Against the Gods, The remarkable story of Risk" by Peter L. Bernstein is an excellent read and ambitious premise well delivered. Perhaps the best general history of risk -- and presentation of the major concepts of risk -- that is understandable by all practitioners at any level. The content is presented in a general historical order in major sections by epoch. The first being from the. books Risk Management

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Did You Just Say That? Understanding Gender-Specific Communication Styles

LiquidPlanner

Not sure why members of your multigender team appear to misunderstand each other despite speaking the same language? Here is the single most important point to remember about genderlect. It’s real.

2019 107

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

Services all around the Implementation of Project Management Software

Inloox

Current study results Based on a study by PWC, project management software demonstrably increases project performance: 77 percent of all above-average successful projects are handled with software support.

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What Does a CEO Actually Do?

ProjectManager.com

When you’re a CEO, your duties can vary depending on your organization and industry. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, explains what it means to be the chief executive officer. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference. In Review – What Does a CEO Actually Do?

2019 337

I’m Available to Discuss My Real PM Book or Concepts at Your Conference, Webinar, Podcast or Q & A Article

Brad Egeland

Interested in having me discuss my Real PM book and concepts at your conference, webinar or podcast or a Q & A article - contact me

2019 91

What Is a Gantt Chart? How and When to Use a Gantt Chart Software?

nTask

The Gantt Chart has become one of the most critical tools for project managers in various industries. According to Capterra, some of the major industries employing Gantt charts include education, finance, marketing, IT and construction. What is a Gantt Chart?

2019 127

Ask the "Right" Questions: Your Analytics-Guided Product Strategy

Speaker: Yoav Yechiam, Founder and Head Instructor, productMBA

Analytics are highly important for product managers - and yet, analytic implementations often fail to actually help us. It's not the technology, and it's not the tactics. In most cases, it's our approach that's misguiding us! Analytics are there to answer important product questions, not just to collect data. How can we be mindful of our analytics so they enable us, rather than confine us? Join Yoav Yechiam, Founder and head instructor at productMBA, as he explains best practices for a data-guided strategy that helps product managers get to the "why" of their biggest product goals.

What is Business Acumen? | Video

Online PM Courses

You know you need it, if you want to be a fully-rounded project manager. But maybe you aren’t quit sure what Business Acumen really is… So, what is Business Acumen? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com. Here, he answers this question, in under 5 minutes.

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How to Prep for Vacation So Nothing Goes Wrong

ProjectManager.com

Do you resist taking a vacation because you’re scared that something will go wrong in your absence? You need a break without stress, and Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how to prepare for a vacation without problems. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference.

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Need Your Great Project Management, Business Strategy or Technology Article Published - Contact Me

Brad Egeland

Do you have a great article or even a good article that you want the world to see? If it is anywhere close to these topics: project management, business strategy, new or current technology, SEO, cybersecurity, agile, scrum, devops, digital transformation, machine learning, artificial intelligence, IoT, the cloud, mobile technology, PMP certification, etc. I'll look at it and probably run it on my blog for you. And I will promote it to a MILLION+ potential readers DAILY.

2019 87

Strategic Planning: The Types of Planning That Bring Your Strategy to Life

Planview

In this blog series, we are providing an overview of the seven planning types to help you deliver on strategy with a dynamic and continuous approach.

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

How Does Employee Monitoring Software Work?

TimeCamp

Nowadays, with work happening more and more often on computers and using the Internet it’s

Why Isn’t My Team Listening to Me, and How Do I Fix It?

ProjectManager.com

Do you feel as if your message isn’t getting through to your team? Jennifer Bridges, PMP, has 10 ways you can get people to listen to you. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference. In Review – Why Isn’t My Team Listening to Me?

2019 307

Resist Business B.S.—Why Wouldn’t We Rebel When Strategies Fail?

LiquidPlanner

According to executives, nearly half of all strategic initiatives fail. Various studies conducted since 1995 consistently show executives will admit their strategic objectives have failed on some level almost half the time. I am not surprised by the failure rate, but I am thrilled by the honesty. When we can admit a problem, we can begin looking for a solution. Strategy fails for two reasons: either the strategic plan is flawed or the strategy is a mess.

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