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How to: Use team building to deliver project results and develop a positive team culture

The Digital Project Manager

Managing teams as a project manager can be tough. Check out our 5 simple team building tips, to show your team some love & develop a positive team culture. The post How to: Use team building to deliver project results and develop a positive team culture appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. How-to Guides

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The Essential Project Management Competencies: A 2017 Perspective

Girl's Guide to PM

We’re part way through Quarter 1 and you’re thinking what a great year it’s been so far at work. Your thoughts turn to what you should be doing for your professional development… and there’s a lot of choice.

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Comparing agile project management frameworks

Moira Alexander

In my article " How to choose the right project management methodology ," I covered the key considerations and some of the assessment criteria when choosing a methodology. Now let's take a closer look at three popular agile frameworks and how they compare to make it easier to choose which to use for your next project. SCRUM LEAN KANBAN. Definition A predefined and recurring set of rules, roles and processes used to expedite the release of higher quality products.

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Efficient project governance should not be an oxymoron!

Kiron Bondale

Look up governance in Merriam-Webster’s dictionary and you’ll find this definition “ The way that a city, company, etc.,

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?

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Top 10 Project Management Software With Time Tracking!

TimeCamp

Project management software can be found in pretty much every bigger corporation, but also at plenty of small businesses, and at homes of thousands of freelancers.

37 Practical Ways to Improve Your Project Communication

Project Risk Coach

Are you looking for ways to improve your project communication? You’re not alone. Most project managers know that 90% of their time is spent in communicating – hearing, speaking, and seeking to understand.

Project Management Methodologies Made Simple: The Complete Methodology Guide for Project Managers

The Digital Project Manager

The ever-evolving project management methodology list of agile, scrum, kanban, lean, xp, waterfall PRINCE2 and PMBOK can be confusing. In this complete guide to project management. The post Project Management Methodologies Made Simple: The Complete Methodology Guide for Project Managers appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

10 Myths about Project Management Tools

Binfire

You are promoted to manage your first project, congratulations! Since you are a serious manager you have decided to improve the team’s productivity by purchasing one of the project management tools available in the market. That is awesome!

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

President Trump and The Need for Accurate Information

Arras People

As the world watches President Donald Trump and his team try and control the media agenda I am struck that being oblivious to unethical or illegal behaviour happening within an organisation is not an acceptable excuse for allowing it to occur.

6 Must-Have Free Mobile Apps To Break Bad Habits!

TimeCamp

One of the most popular new year resolutions is quitting bad habits and addictions (I guess you’ve made one, haven’t you? :)). Creating them is a piece of cake, but fulfilling them can be a hard nut to crack. I’m sure you’ve tried tracking it with a paper and pen once at least, but this […].

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An Introduction to Operations Management

Wrike

When it comes to understanding the key aspects of business operations, yo—z;soidfj of;z8srfguhnzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz. Sorry, I just fell asleep on my keyboard. The topic of operations management doesn’t exactly get your adrenaline pumping.

Project Planning- A complete tutorial

Binfire

Meticulous project planning is something that anybody who wants to succeed in managing projects should strive for, but few really achieve it. A lot of people think they are good planners but in reality sadly they are not!

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

How Companies Grow and Die (Adizes Corporate Lifecycle)

ActiveCollab

What do giants like McDonald’s, Apple, Starbucks, and Walmart have in common, besides having more than 100,000 employees? They all started small with no more than a few people, and then grew.

150 Websites To Promote Your App!

TimeCamp

App promotion websites that you can use to quickly make your creation more popular. We know very well how hard it is to create a solid app – it takes time, patience, teamwork, and a lot of heart. Once we finish it, we would like it to get as many users, as possible, as we know […].

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The AeroFS Fave Five Productivity Tools

amium

Of course, we use Amium for team collaboration—during product development, company-wide launches, and almost everything that requires at least two of us working together on something.

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Using Kanban in Marketing

Digite

Last September, as a new member of the Digité Marketing team, I was trying hard to understand Digité products and space which we are in. I was learning several new concepts including Lean, Agile, Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), Project Program Management, etc.

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How to manage projects within a fragmented workforce

How to Scale Methodology for Your IT Project

LiquidPlanner

If you’ve worked for an organization of any size delivering software projects, you’ll eventually be asked to follow a methodology. In small organizations, it could be a common set of steps that are “light and nimble.”

How to Get Fired at the C-Level

The Lazy Project Manager

I am delighted to announce the release of my new book – How to Get Fired at the C-Level: Why Mismanaging Change is the Biggest Risk of All. Getting fired at the C-level is easy – and this book will tell you exactly how to go about it with ruthless efficiency.

The 3 ways to use coaching to improve project delivery

Susanne Madsen

​Coaching is one of the most powerful tools that can help project managers develop into great leaders. There are many different ways in which coaching can be used in a project management context. Let’s look at three of them.

Shine [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

“The best way to differentiate yourself from others is through excellence.” ” That’s something I can definitely agree with. Shine , by Gerry Lewis, is about how to become a fabulous communicator, standing out for being excellent and memorable at getting your message across.

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Project Management Processes - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This free eBook will help you to identify the appropriate project management process to apply at any point in your own project.

What Can An Organization Get From Strategic Alignment ?

Project-Management.pm

Strategic planning is not a one-track approach. It involves several tasks and procedures, all the while evaluating components that affect the organization. Not to mention the objectives should be kept on track for the strategy to take its full effect. And that is the role of strategic alignment. Strategic Alignment: What Is It? The dictionary defines alignment as “the proper positioning or state of adjustment of parts in relation to each other”.

4 Ways Mindfulness Can Boost Organizational Productivity

Celoxis

Output / Input = Productivity. That’s the most commonly used formula by organizations, for calculating productivity. Mathematically it makes perfect sense. However, when it comes to improving productivity, it is not as simple as increasing the output or optimizing the input. Let’s remember we are dealing with humans, not robots! Productivity more about managing the state of the mind than process management.

Ravetree – an agile, agency-powering, integrated work platform

The Digital Project Manager

Ravetree is a complete agile agency-powering integrated solution with scrum or kanban projects + tasks, workflows, capacity + resource planning, time + expenses tracking, and. The post Ravetree – an agile, agency-powering, integrated work platform appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General Tools

Proud Frankensteins

EarthPM

In a way, we’ve felt a little like Dr. Frankenstein, trying to put together a living, breathing body (of knowledge) on sustainability thinking in project management.

Project Manager's Guide to Getting Things Done

9 tips on how to manage your team’s workload.

Team overload -- burning out

Musings on Project Management

Are you on one of those death march projects about to burn out. Want some time off? Perhaps it's in the plan Formula solution Google among others -- Microsoft, etc -- are well known for the "time off, do. what you want toward self improvement and personnel innovation" model; formulas like that lend objectivity to the process (not playing. favorites, etc). Note: more on this in the "6x2x1". planning Project Management Teamwork

?Resolving Team Conflict

Brad Egeland

​ We hope and pray that things will always go smoothly on our creative projects. Big egos often prevail, especially on creative projects because of their nature. The project manager overseeing the team is often less of a resource manager and more of a “facilitator of forward progress".

Work isn’t always billable

Resource Guru

Now you can see when your time is money. Need to schedule some time for work on your company website? Oh, but hang on, internal jobs mess with your reports. Not any more! You can now specify whether bookings you add to Resource Guru are billable or not and get a breakdown in reports.

How Market Research Firm PortMA Stays Organized with LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner

At LiquidPlanner, we love hearing how teams are benefiting from our project management solution. Recently, we came across an article written by Chris Clegg, President of PortMA, about how his team of remote workers stays organized when there are a ton of complex projects running at the same time.

Secrets of an Elite Project Manager

Fast track your way to the top by learning the secrets of the trade from three top project management experts.