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Time Tracking in Project Management (Part 1): Why there is so little acceptance for time tracking in projects

Inloox

Time tracking in project management has been the subject of intense discussions for some years now. The reason: This is not only about recording basic working time, but rather about booking time for specific tasks.

2020 141

5 Strategies to Improve Team Productivity on Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Wouldn’t life be better if your team were, well, just a little bit more productive? If there was less chat and more doing? It is possible to create an environment where project team members can be more productive, by creating good habits.

2020 202

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How to Create a Project Risk Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

Most of your project problems can be avoided or greatly reduced through risk management. The simple act of identifying and discussing risks goes a long way towards reducing problems in your project. Let's look at how to develop a project risk management plan.

2020 247

Should we hire full-time or contract agile coaches?

Kiron Bondale

In 2013 I wrote an article about the advantages and disadvantages of contract project managers. Competent agile coaches have been in high demand for many years due to the large number of companies across multiple industries who are going through agile transformations.

2020 35

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.

Some risks aren't manageable

Musings on Project Management

Ideas about extreme risk management have been around a long time. No news there, so let's press on. Here's a working definition: Extreme risks are those for which the consequences are nearly irreversible, and the impact is near-catastrophic.

2020 212

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3 Ways A Work OS Can Make You A PM Superhero

The Digital Project Manager

You know the drill. You’re updating your plans and timelines, and yet you’ve got a. The post 3 Ways A Work OS Can Make You A PM Superhero appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools PM Hacks & Productivity Tools Tools PM

2020 170

Project Management Job Titles: Understanding the Types of Roles in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

If you’re searching for a project management job, you’ve no doubt come across a range of different job titles. Which one should you go for? Even the jobs called ‘project manager’ seem to have a lot of variation in roles and duties. And therein lies the challenge.

2020 202

From ‘Lazy’ to ‘Agile’ Project Management

The Lazy Project Manager

[link]. This one day workshop is being delivered in Geneva on 27th February, a few places left only – see link above. Or talk to Peter Taylor about delivering it for your project team [link]. Benefits: At the conclusion of this full-day interactive classroom training, you will be able to: Understand the ‘backbone’ of smart/agile working whilst managing projects. Identify ways to apply the concept of working smarter, not harder. Apply personal efforts where it matters most on a project.

2020 159

How to Make a Construction Schedule

ProjectManager.com

Construction projects are notoriously difficult, and they’re known for encountering delays. They involve a lot of moving parts, teams, equipment and materials. If any discipline needs a well-thought-out schedule, it’s construction project management.

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 Top 6 Work Operating Systems Compared

The Digital Project Manager

For most pros climbing the corporate ladder like you, the only thing more cluttered than. The post The Top 6 Work Operating Systems Compared appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools Tools Planning Tools PM

2020 170

Key Responsibilities of the PMO

Brad Egeland

A project management office (PMO) is an organizational entity usually tasked to centralize and coordinate the management of projects within an organization. ​ A PMO oversees the management of projects, programs, or a combination of both.

2020 128

How to Become a Project Manager in 2020

Workamajig

How to become a project manager? This guide answers all your questions about becoming a project manager and landing a great job. Great pay, exciting work, unlimited growth opportunities - does this sound like an ideal career to you? If yes, then you should consider becoming a project manager.

2020 78

Time Tracking in Project Management (Part 2): Three tips on how to create acceptance

Inloox

In the first article of this series we came to the conclusion that time tracking should be understood and used as a tool to improve planning and resource allocation in projects. Time tracking helps to identify those projects that generate extra work compared to the planned effort.

2020 130

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Tips for Managing a Project Budget More Effectively

LiquidPlanner

Being put in charge of the money end of a project is a big responsibility. Done well, you could help to find major success for your team and to save everyone a lot of heartache, headache and, well, money. Done badly, you can single-handedly derail the whole thing.

2020 92

Ultimate Guide to Project Risk Management

Online PM Courses

Risk is inherent in the nature of a project. So, that makes project risk management a central part of the project management toolset. The post Ultimate Guide to Project Risk Management appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

2020 85

Understanding the Monte Carlo Analysis in Project Management

ProProfs Project Management

A good plan can help you in risk analysis, but it can not guarantee that your project will run smoothly. If you are associated with any stage of software project development life cycle, you most probably agree with this quote.

2020 64

Webinar Recap: PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New?

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Satya Narayan Dash’s PMI PMBOK Guide 7th Edition Standard – What’s New? webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

2020 52

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

The Top 6 Pressures Facing Services Firms Blog Series: Eroding Margins

MavenLink

The services industry is experiencing new types of pressures that are changing businesses around the world. In this blog series, we will examine the six major pressures facing services firms today, their causes, and how you can successfully respond.

2020 78

Microsoft Project Alternatives for 2020

Binfire

Microsoft project has been around forever. It has been updated occasionally, but it is still an old-style project management tool. Lots of people who used Microsoft project are looking for Microsoft project alternatives.

2020 91

Crucial Buying Criteria For Your Next Project Management Collaboration Tool

TrustRadius Project Management

Figuring out what makes one project management tool different from the next can feel like trying to taste the difference between two expensive bottles of red wine. Unless you’re a seasoned wine connoisseur or project management expert, it can be hard to know what to look for. .

2020 62

Product Manager vs Project Manager: What Suits You Better?

PM Basics

Product Manager versus Project Manager, who wins? What should you choose as a career path? How do they interact? Okay, they almost sound the same. But believe me, these are completely different professions, and they require completely different skillsets and knowledge.

2020 56

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.

What is a Discounted Cash Flow – DCF? | Video

Online PM Courses

A business case & investment appraisal are vital at the start of your project. This video answers the question: 'What is a Discounted Cash Flow, or DCF?'. The post What is a Discounted Cash Flow – DCF? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Cost Management Project Management in Under 5 Project Management Tools and Techniques Discounted Cash Flow video

2020 71

What is Project Management?

Project Management Resource Network

Project Management is the process of creating structure and a foundation to a temporary and unique endeavor that produces an objective. That objective is a product, service, or result. A temporary and unique endeavor that creates an end product, service, or a result is called a project.

2020 56

5 Basecamp Alternatives to Check Out in 2020

ProjectManager.com

Communication is the lifeblood of any project. Even if you have the resources in place, the best team available and a flexible plan that addresses every risk imaginable, you’ll still crash and burn if communication is poor.

2020 258

Streamline Project Workflows with Inter-project Dependencies

EasyProjects

During a project’s life cycle, assistance from various departments may be required in order to move forward. Easy Projects’ new inter-project dependencies feature simplifies this process by offering the ability to create a more efficient workflow.

2020 52

Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

Resource Planning the Savvy PMO Way

Planview

This blog series is part of our quest to help you enhance your resource planning, no matter where you are on the resource management and planning capacity curve. In part one of this blog series, we covered the first two guidelines, which are all about your people: Focus on your key resources first.

2020 78

Commonly Used Project Management Software For 9 Key Use Cases

TrustRadius Project Management

It can be difficult to figure out which project management software will fit your teams’ unique circumstances best. Even if you find a tool that meets most of your requirements, it likely won’t be a silver bullet solution.

2020 62

Best Management Hacks for Remote Teams

Proofhub

9 Easy Management Hacks for Remote Teams The remote work trend is on the rise. It is serving as an excellent opportunity for individuals and organizations to excel in terms of both productivity and profit.

2020 78