Sat.Mar 21, 2020 - Fri.Mar 27, 2020

Enterprise Collaboration: Strategy & Tools

ProjectManager.com

Collaboration is a call to action that is sounded by many in business. Managers and upper-echelon executives sing its praises. They ask teams to work more collaboratively in order to boost productivity. The irony is that these same people often neglect collaboration within their own circles.

Resources for Remote Work (March 2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

We’re living in extraordinary times, and many people will be working from home for the first time. Trust me, working from home is great. But it is a shift in mentality. And we’re all in this together. I decided it would be OK to share some free and paid resources that you might find useful to help you keep your projects and teams moving forward, wherever you find yourself based over the coming weeks.

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10 Virtual Team Building Activities to Build Stronger Teams

Workamajig

Virtual team building activities can help you build more collaborative teams. Try these 10 remote team building activities as a start. Remote work is the future of work. You might have arrived at this conclusion by your own volition. Or you might have reached it because of current circumstances. But in a time of global uncertainty and widespread travel restrictions, it’s clear that remote work is the only lifeline that can keep your business afloat.

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Handing Over the Project to A New PM

Brad Egeland

There comes a time in almost every project manager’s career when they need to give away a project.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Remote-work Prompted By Coronavirus; One Step Closer To The Future

Proofhub

So coronavirus is a killer, am I right? Well, not in the literal sense but more like in a buzz-kill sense. Sending waves through the entire world, this pandemic has been making headlines for months now. However, the most noticeable change is how this outbreak of coronavirus is promoting remote-work in this period of self-quarantine. This is a lesser-known fact that remote-work has its own perks.

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Get Your Projects Fit with The Lazy Project Manager

Girl's Guide to PM

This interview was first published in 2014. I am not fit. Since having my two boys I am heavier than I have ever been, except while pregnant. My only exercise is balancing in small spaces while standing on the train to work. I fuel getting up for the night feeds with cereal bars and chocolate croissants. Luckily, my projects are healthier than I am. All projects benefit from a health check now and again.

2020 179

Project Roles & Their Responsibilities

ProjectManager.com

You’ve got a project to do. But who is going to execute that plan and turn the abstract into the practical? Your project team: the most valuable resource for your project. If you’ve been tasked with a project and think you can do it on your own, then you’re in for problems. No matter the size of the project, there are schedules and resources to manage, which is a full-time job. Then there are the people who take the various tasks and see them to completion: they need managing too.

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Effective Collaboration for Outstanding Virtual Teamwork

Project Bliss

Virtual teams need to put forth extra effort for effective collaboration. This list helps you cover all your bases. When you’re working with teammates on a project, you’ve likely got common understanding about how you’ll work together.

2020 170

An Honest ReQtest Review Of Features, Use Cases, Pros & Cons

The Digital Project Manager

The post An Honest ReQtest Review Of Features, Use Cases, Pros & Cons appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools

2020 164

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?

The Social Project Manager [Interview]

Girl's Guide to PM

This interview was first published in 2015. How do you balance the need to collaborate with the governance and control that’s required in a project environment? That’s the question answered by Peter Taylor’s new book, The Social Project Manager. Today I’m interviewing Peter, whom you might know as The Lazy Project Manager. He’s a bit of a character on the UK project management scene and a respected author and commentator particularly since, like me, he also does the job.

2020 179

What to Put in Your Risk Register (Risk Log) | Video

Online PM Courses

Risk Management is one of the core skills of project management. And your Risk Register - or Risk Log - is the primary tool you'll use. The post What to Put in Your Risk Register (Risk Log) | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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AI Based PMO Dashboard with Cloud Project Management

Brad Egeland

A PMO dashboard contains the summary of all the projects being run by an organization. It is a helpful tool for the project managers and the senior personnel of the business who want to keep themselves updated with the status of any project handled by their team.

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Who said 'evidence'?

Musings on Project Management

Did you see this witicism at herdingcats? A skeptic will question claims, then embrace the evidence. A denier will question claims, then reject the evidence. Neil deGrase Tyson. Think of this whenever there is a conjecture that has no testable evidence of the claim. And think ever more when those making the conjectured claim refuse to provide evidence. When that is the case, it is. estimate Project Management Quotations

2020 163

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Daily Scrum Pocketcasts

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book Scrum – A Pocket Guide (A Smart Travel Companion) in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I frequently receive inquiries about the availability of an audiobook version.

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Practical and Tactical Techniques for Managing Remote Teams

International Institute of Learning

By Frank P. Saladis, PMP, LIMCA, MCPM, PMI Fellow Managing a remote team is new territory for many businesses. In order to help manage effective and productive virtual teams, implement these useful tips and suggestions: Keep in mind that when one person is remote, everyone is remote to that person.

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4 Most Common Mistakes of Project Managers During COVID-19

Proggio

Businesses worldwide are facing a new reality due to the Coronavirus outbreak. As most countries are ordering a curfew and their businesses are sending employees to work from home, productivity is more challenging than ever. Company productivity is always in the hands of project managers, who are tasked with the time, budget and resources to make sure milestones and goals are met.

2020 71

Review Project Excellence Baseline

Henny Portman

A few weeks ago, I was for a three-day assessment training regarding the IPMA Project Excellence Model in Vilnius, Lithonia. For 3 days, by using action learning we familiarized ourselves with the Project Excellence Model. This model will be used to judge which large and mega-sized projects will receive the project excellence award. The Project Excellence Model (PEM) is described in the book Project Excellence Baseline for Achieving Excellence in Projects and Programmes.

2020 71

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 4

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version.

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Project Management Metrics Every Manager Needs to Track

ProProfs Project Management

The life of project managers has always been tough, and it gets irksome when they have a tight time window and budget. . ‘Do Do clients care about this?’. The answer is ‘Big NO’. Clients just want timely delivery of promised project deliverables, and this puts more pressure on project managers.

2020 59

Adaptation and Compassion in a Time of Crisis: Our Statement On Covid-19

Teamweek

For the last decade, we here at Toggl have advocated for remote work. We believe it’s the future. We believe it provides opportunity. We believe it fosters innovation. But only when done with purpose and preparation. There’s a difference between choosing remote work and being suddenly confined to the boundaries of your home. For both companies and individuals, the sudden switch to the unfamiliar environment of remote work can be jarring.

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Remote PM Summit Virtually Vegas 2020

Brad Egeland

Imagine a free virtual conference focusing on your needs as a project manager or remote team member to be more productive and collaborative and effective and successful given the current push (mandate??) to work from home. Would you want to participate?

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 3

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version.

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The Ultimate Quick Guide To Building a Risk Management Plan

ProProfs Project Management

Life is full of surprises. Even if you meticulously account for every penny in your project, risks will present themselves, and you will feel like your project is having the rug pulled out from under it. Unfortunately, none of us have superpowers and we can’t predict the future.

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Capturing Actuals in 2020: Who Said Timesheets are Passé?

Planview

“Timesheets are passé.”. Nobody wants to do a timesheet!”. Agile teams don’t report time!”. All of this capitalization stuff is being pushed very hard by finance.”. “[So So we need] rigorous timekeeping against work.”.

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AGILE NXT 3rd edition

Henny Portman

In this third edition of AGILE NXT — a magazine designed by Xebia’s thought leaders and experts to inspire and inform you, offers 15 new insights: The Ultimate Model for Managing Performance in Agile Environments (Daniel Burm).

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Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

How Will A Global Pandemic Affect Project Delivery

Brad Egeland

The Coronavirus is here and greatly impacting the majority of the world right now. Organizations around the globe are shutting doors completely or sending workers home to work. Restaurants are closing, grocery stores are either closing or limiting hours and can't keep products on the shelves long enough for panicked shoppers to get what they are there to buy or stock up on. Schools are closing. Universities are closing.

2020 87

7 Advantages of Virtual Instructor-Led Training (vILT)

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

We live in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) world, a fact brought only too close to home by recent global events. To continue to survive in this environment, successful organisations understand they must think and act differently. Of course, for some organisations, ceasing operations, albeit temporarily, may be the best immediate course of action in the face of crisis.

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The path forward after Coronavirus

Binfire

In the past few weeks, humanity has been tested severely due to the spread of coronavirus globally. A virus that started in one of china’s wet markets is spreading throughout the world at an alarming speed. Hundred of thousands have become ill and thousands have died. .

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