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.

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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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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.

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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?

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?

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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 365

Business Change & Best Practice Needn’t Be Puzzling

Arras People

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

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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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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

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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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?

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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

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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.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

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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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!

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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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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

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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 place to begin innovating your products and services is by first bringing innovation to your internal process. We'll explore the innovation process including 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 and see how to lead with a clear strategy, well-defined tactics, and an unbiased 360 understanding of perhaps the most fundamental question of all; "why are you innovating?"

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?

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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.

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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.

2019 121

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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Get Growth With Partner Integrations

Speaker: Mandy Howard, Product Manager, ServiceTitan

Once your SaaS product hits a certain level of revenue, you'll need to change things up to move past the plateau. One of the ways to do this is to move past your core product and introduce new business streams. If you're strategic about your integrations, you can strengthen your ties to your target market. Join Mandy Howard, Product Manager at ServiceTitan, as she takes you through the three key questions that you need to answer to grow your product with the right partner integrations. Whether you're a start-up, or working on a new product in an enterprise environment, you'll learn how to push through to a new level of growth.

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.

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Leading with Transactional Leadership

ProjectManager.com

There’s more than one way to lead. Leadership can be customized to the individual. Some lead the old-fashioned way, from the top down; they give orders and others follow. Then there are servant leaders, those who lead through service to their teams.

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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CX3 adopts Sitetracker and embraces change to save 40% in annual spending

Sitetracker

About CX3 CX3 is a site acquisition and tower construction company with offices across the United States, specializing in site development, design and engineering, and site maintenance.

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Measure the Immeasurable: Beyond Vanity Metrics

Speaker: Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor, Product School

As a product manager, it's your job to realize your product’s vision by executing your chosen strategy. It’s also your job to deliver value to the business. Ultimately, these two outcomes are aligned so the temptation is to focus primarily on business metrics. Doing this can cause you to lose focus on the real value you are trying to achieve, in favor of moving the vanity metrics such as launches and time spent. Join Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor at Product School, as she explains how to use immeasurable success criteria along with your more standard KPIs to deliver products that don't just get used a lot, but deliver real value.

Fast Track to Edit: the Right Click Menu

Teamweek

To make editing tasks easier, Teamweek now has a right-click menu to take you straight to editing shortcuts. Right click on any task to quickly mark it as done – or undone – as well as delete and duplicate the task.

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How to Make a Disaster Recovery Plan

ProjectManager.com

Whether a disaster is man-made or of natural origins, if you don’t react quickly then it’ll get worse. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you how to make a disaster recovery plan. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference. In Review – How to Make a Disaster Recovery Plan.

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What is the Worth of a Good Product Owner? w/ Tim Wise

Leading Agile

This week, on SoundNotes, we’re featuring another question from a student in one of our Certified Scrum classes.

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