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Agile Project Management: The new go-to for marketing teams in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest contribution from Monica Georgieff, Agile Coach and Trainer at AgileSherpas. Monica Georgieff. What does this new decade have in store for marketers running projects? So far, a turbulent pandemic, uncertainty, crisis, and a volatile global situation.

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How to Run a Planning Meeting (Checklist Included)

Meetings—there can be too many. Meetings are sometimes held to discuss when to meet: it can feel absurd. However, meetings are not some useless artifact from business past. They are an important means of communication.

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Student Syndrome in Project Management: Real Constraint or Just Human Factor?

Epicflow Blog

Probably everyone has ever been a student. Countless lectures, seminars, home tasks, projects, etc. Sounds familiar? Then you also remember that often all learning activities were postponed to the last to have more leisure time. It’s in our human nature.

2020 69

Are You Ready to be a Project Manager? By Brad Egeland.


I know this probably sounds like a strange question, but it is definitely one that warrants an answer. Are you ready to be a project manager? Are you being thrust into the role, or do you desire it (and yes, some of us made a conscious choice to become PMs)? Do you have the experience needed?

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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?

How to Coach Virtual Teams for Optimum Performance

Virtual Project Consulting

How to Coach Virtual Teams for Optimum Performance based on neuroscience research. Leadership Project Management coach for optimum performance coaching project manager skills virtual teams

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Lessons in testing from a pandemic

Kiron Bondale

Ontario has the second highest number of cases of COVID-19 within Canada but it lags all other provinces in terms of testing when measured on a per capita basis. This concern has been raised multiple times by members of the press and finally, this week, the provincial government appears to be treating this issue with the same urgency they have been giving to the procurement of sufficient personal protective equipment for front-line healthcare workers and first responders.

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How to Estimate Project Costs | Video

Online PM Courses

Cost estimation is critical for project managers. But, it’s hard to estimate project costs well & poor estimates cause project budget over-runs. The post How to Estimate Project Costs | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

State of the practice: Agile

Musings on Project Management

I was looking back at some prior essays on Agile and came across the April 2012 PMNetwork magazine. Specifically I was attracted (again) to page 58 for an interview with some agilists on the state of the practice. Here are a couple of quotes from Jim Highsmith worth tucking away: Agile project management embraces both “doing” agile and “being” agile—and the latter is the hardest. agile

2020 163

How to Create a Successful Procurement Management Plan


Having a detailed procurement management plan in place is essential to the overall success of a project.

2020 92

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Remote Lean Coffee

Growing Agile

This morning we hosted a Lean Coffee session. It was my first time hosting a virtual lean coffee. I thoroughly enjoyed connecting with others and learning from each other.

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PMXPO – The Virtual Event Before Virtual Events Were Cool


PMXPO , the largest virtual event for project managers hosted by PMI (the Project Management Institute) had its 13 th edition of its relished event this past month.

2020 78

When leadership is autocratic

Musings on Project Management

Autocrates and autocratic leadership -- on the one hand -- and the classic risk management on the other hand. is the latter pointless in the context of the former? And we ask this because: From essayist Eric Grill writing in the leadership blog of St Thomas University we learn that: Autocratic leaders typically make all major decisions on their own, with little or no input from others. leadership Risk Management

Stay Productive Amid COVID-19 Epidemic With Foolproof Work From Home Tips

ProProfs Project Management

Employees have always been the lifeblood of businesses, as they unlock the door of success by combining their dedication with multitasking skills. This is the main reason why companies, especially global ones, strive to maintain healthy relationships with their top-performing employees.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Working Remote: Fortunate or Frustrated with Family


While working from home, a shocking reality has emerged for many of us as we share space not designed for — or intended as — our fulltime office. How will we navigate this new reality?

2020 96

Agile Portfolio Management Q & A


In our recent webinar, Agile Portfolio Management in Action , we talked about Agile Portfolio Management and presented to a number of project managers that were interested in this concept but wanted to know exactly how to incorporate Agile into their PMO and where to get started.

2020 78

Tips for Managing Projects Remotely

Brad Egeland

With the extended used of offshore resources and tech resources individual around the world as organizations seek to utilize the best talent available without trying to relocate every employee or contract recruit, the virtual team concept is happening everywhere.

2020 121

10 Steps to Becoming a Great Agile Coach

Leading Agile

Do you want to be a great Agile coach? This talk can help you get there. In Mike Cottmeyer’s remote talk from TriAgile 2020, he uncovers the 10 steps you can take to become the great Agile coach you always wanted to be.

2020 90

Leading Under Uncertainty

Speaker: Greg Coticchia, CEO & Founder of ENTRA

Organizations of all types and sizes are facing common challenges of how to deal with the uncertainty in our current professional and personal lives. How can you plan when you are uncertain of what's next? On a product level, how can you be sure of delivering the ‘right’ messaging, products, solutions, and services to customers? How do you survive to fight the fight another day? In this session, we will discuss important tips for you as a Product Manager dealing with uncertainty. At the same time, we will discuss another important aspect of dealing with uncertainty, and that is building trust, especially while many of us are working remotely or in new or different settings.

Dynamic Planning: Refocus, Reprioritize, and Reallocate Rapidly


Urgency to switch to digital business is just one way organizations are responding to current disruptions, highlighting the need for dynamic planning.

2020 95

With Hindsight: Toggl Plan’s Quarter 1, 2020


Who says you can only set goals and start anew at the beginning of the year? Today, at the beginning of Q2 2020, we’re starting something new. Our “something new” will be a series of Toggl Plan updates, both about the product, and life here in general.

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Cheetah Learning's Risk Response Plan to the Coronavirus

Brad Egeland

Cheetah’s Coronavirus - Risk Response Plan In light of the risks associated with the coronavirus, Cheetah has developed the following Risk Response Plan.

2020 124

Why your people could benefit from professional certificates

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Employees may want to pursue a certificate for a number of reasons , including curiosity, career development, a desire to bolster their credibility, as well as increased responsibilities and pay. From an organisational perspective, there are a few factors to consider when supporting them in this.

Using Continuous Customer Testing for Pandemic-Proof Product Success

Speaker: Luke Freiler, CEO and co-founder of Centercode

After weathering recessions with a wide range of iconic customers, CEO and Product Manager Luke Freiler has seen first hand the impact the Voice of the Customer has had in making or breaking tech companies during hard times. He's going to walk you through an agile process for continuous customer testing that saves you time and gives you full confidence in your products — no matter how many you're sending out the door this year.

Business Agility model

Henny Portman

My quest continues. The Business Agility model is the next one to add to my Bird’s eye view on the agile forest.

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Agile Unplugged EP 03 | Mike Cottmeyer and Chris Beale

Leading Agile

Listen to the Agile Unplugged Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to Agile Unplugged on: Apple Podcasts. Spotify. Soundcloud. Welcome to this week’s Agile Unplugged podcast. It’s our all-new podcast series with host Mike Cottmeyer, LeadingAgile’s CEO.

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Top Reasons to Get PMP Certified

Brad Egeland

The discussions go back and forth. should I certify or not? You know what I'm talking about. project management professional (PMP) certification.

2020 118

Lifting the Language Barrier

International Institute of Learning

“If you differ from me, my brother, far from harming me, you enrich me.” ” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, aviation pioneer, writer and poet, 1900 – 1944.

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Use Discovery and Delivery to Experiment Our Way to a New Normal

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Many of us are accustomed to planning for either discovery or delivery. We know how to plan for where we want to be for a product (delivery). And, we know how to plan to discover a market (discovery). Right now in 2020, those plans might not be worth anything. The world is still in upheaval—and no one has a crystal ball to know when we should plan more in-depth. Instead of planning for either discovery or delivery, we can use experiments—for all our work. When we focus on experimentation, small bets, and short feedback loops, we can create the kinds of products our customers will love.

Getting Things Done Right (With Michael Luchen)

The Digital Project Manager

The post Getting Things Done Right (With Michael Luchen) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. DPM Podcast Quality Management

2020 252

8 Tools to Quickly Turn Your Classroom Remote


Teaching students is already difficult enough, but in times of crisis when schools are closed, and you cannot have classes in person, it tends to become even more troublesome. That’s primarily because many schools are not prepared to quickly turn their classes into remote platforms.

2020 78

Building the Plane While in Flight: How to Tackle the COVID-19 Business Continuity Crisis

Brad Egeland

The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, has come upon all of us swiftly and unexpectedly. Just a handful of months ago, no one could have foreseen a global pandemic threatening our livelihoods. However, the result is not an ominous post-apocalyptic world envisioned in science fiction; instead, it is one where, to help solve the problem, we are faced with social distancing on a massive scale.

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