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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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2017 68

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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What it Means to be a Digital Project Manager


. . The world has already moved online; has your job moved with it? Gone are the days of managing work using pen and paper, whiteboards and dry erase markers, sticky notes and the walls of your cubicle.

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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.,

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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.

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Top 10 Project Management Software With Time Tracking!


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.

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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Using Kanban in Marketing


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.

2017 20

An Introduction to Operations Management


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.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

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.

2017 19

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


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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2017 18

10 Myths about Project Management Tools


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!

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New PM Articles for the Week of February 20 – 26

Practicing IT Project Manager

New project management articles published on the web during the week of February 20 – 26. And this week’s video: Jason Fried lays out his theory of why the office isn’t a good place to get work done, and some suggestions that address the cause of that conundrum. Must read!

2017 15

7 project management tips

How to manage projects within a fragmented workforce

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.

2017 15

150 Websites To Promote Your App!


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 […].

2017 14
2017 14

Project Planning- A complete tutorial


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!

How Companies Grow and Die (Adizes Corporate Lifecycle)


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.

2017 19

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.

How to Scale Methodology for Your IT Project


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.”

2017 19

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.

2017 11

New Post at AITS: Decision-Making Under the Influence

Practicing IT Project Manager

My latest article for AITS was published today: Decision-Making Under the Influence: SME, HiPPO, and BOGSAT. Good decisions require accurate, timely, actionable information and good decision-makers try to gather a variety of viewpoints. The influence of the subject matter expert is usually all three, while the highest-paid person’s opinion may be an undue influence, and peer opinions may be counter-productive.

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.

Project Manager's Guide to Getting Things Done

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

What Can An Organization Get From Strategic Alignment ?

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”.

2017 12

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

4 Ways Mindfulness Can Boost Organizational Productivity


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.

Proud Frankensteins


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.

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.

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.

How To Avoid Project Conflicts By Managing Resources Better

The Digital Project Manager

Conflict is inevitable in project management. More so – it’s an inevitability of being human! Spending your days resolving conflict after conflict is tedious, but. The post How To Avoid Project Conflicts By Managing Resources Better appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General Sponsored

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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

How Market Research Firm PortMA Stays Organized with 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.

Agile Adoption: Decreasing Time to Market

This Refcard is focused on helping you evaluate and choose the practices for your team or organization when getting to market faster is of prime importance.