Sat.Jan 18, 2020 - Fri.Jan 24, 2020

7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Active Listening Skills for Better Communication

Project Bliss

Communication skills are critical for your career. And great active listening skills can serve you in valuable ways you may not have considered. It seems everyone spends a good chunk of their day with their eyes glued to a cell phone.

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What Are Key Project Activities In Project Management

Proofhub

What Are Project Activities In Project Management There is no point in oversimplifying project management. It’s rarely simple and straightforward.

2020 78

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The 9-Step Checklist for Kickass Project Kickoffs

Workamajig

Project kickoff is one of the most important stages in the lifecycle of a project. Learn how to excel at this stage in this article. Well begun, they say, is half done. Nowhere is this more applicable than at the start of a project.

2020 78

15 Practical Tips to Improve Project Communication

Girl's Guide to PM

Do you want to improve communication on your projects? And yet make it easier to do at the same time? In this article I’ll share 15 tried-and-tested tips for effective project communications. Use a milestone tracker. The milestone tracker I use is a simple Excel spreadsheet.

2020 275

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

How to Be a Project Risk Management Evangelist

Project Risk Coach

The Project Management Institute says, "high-performing companies manage risk in conjunction with projects and programs far more often than low performers do." How can you help your company manage risks and become a high performer? Let's look at ways to become a project risk management evangelist.

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7 Proven Ways Lean Six Sigma Methodology Can Speed Up Your Business Growth

Taskque

You are planning to launch a new product. From creating the hype to announcing the launch event date and everything in between, you have done everything to make the product launch a success. Your product launch event made the headlines and received a great response from the audience.

2020 62

Leveraging Agile Principles for Portfolio Management – Guiding Principle #2

Keyedin

In my last article, I talked about agile work methodologies and how they help organizations improve overall performance and deliver greater value both internally and externally. In order to implement agile methodologies effectively, I presented the first strategy — deliver products, not projects – as the first in a 3-part series to incorporate agile principles to portfolio management.

2020 60

How Do You Conduct Resource Planning as a Savvy PMO?

Planview

Today’s enterprises are increasingly looking to the PMO to boost the bottom line. Inadequate resource planning practices make it difficult to quickly deliver innovative products, services, and customer experiences. The risk of poor capacity is the inability to resource projects.

2020 85

4 Project Management Trends of 2020: What to Prepare for?

Epicflow Blog

Project Management web resources are awash with articles about 2020 project management trends. Almost on every page, they write about AI in PM, the increased significance of soft skills and emotional intelligence, and hybrid frameworks in project management as a new tendency.

2020 57

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.

Five Highlights of the 2020 PMI Job Report

Arras People

The Project Management Institute’s (PMI) membership magazine – PM Network – has just released the January issue with a report – 2020 Jobs Report – available for project management practitioners to take a look at (currently only available for members).

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Top Project Management Conferences of 2020

ProjectManager.com

At the beginning of each year we all reflect on the past and make resolutions for the future. It’s not a bad practice, but why save it for once a year? There is no time like the present for looking backwards and planning forwards.

2020 253

Handling complexity requires psychological safety

Kiron Bondale

I wrote two weeks back about Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS) and the benefit of models such as Cynefin and the Theory of Constraints for being able to understand them. What I didn’t focus on in that article was how important the people element is when dealing with CAS.

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8 Unique Project Management Tips for Tech Teams

LiquidPlanner

Tech teams are comprised of creative individuals, each with their own ideas on how things should work. A good project manager should allow team members to express their creativity, but also keep them focused on the main goal at the same time.

2020 122

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.

Different Project Management Terms Beginners Should Know

ProProfs Project Management

Project managers , who have just begun working on a project, may find it really stressful and time-consuming to manage multiple tasks, especially if they don’t know the basics. . Imagine you get a promotion as a project manager and are now solely responsible for various management tasks.

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How to Make a Gantt Chart in 5 Steps

ProjectManager.com

Gantt charts have been around for a long time, but since they migrated from analog to digital, their ease of use has made them a staple of project management. There can be misconceptions about Gantt charts, but plainly stated, a Gantt chart shows tasks over time.

2020 253

Introducing Management Courses | Video

Online PM Courses

I'd like to introduce you to Management Courses. As a Project Manager, you need to manage your project, but you also need to manage people. The post Introducing Management Courses | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

2020 102

Ask A PM: How Do I Run an Effective Kick-Off Meeting?

LiquidPlanner

“Dear Elizabeth: I ran a kick-off meeting for my project, and it was a disaster. I tried to do the detailed planning, but the group wouldn’t focus, and no one seemed to share the same view about what the project was going to deliver.

2020 97

Before Transforming The Experience, You Need to Disrupt Yourself

Speaker: Vivek Bedi, Product Expert and Keynote Speaker

Every company is (soon to be) a technology company. Undergoing digital transformation is the key to succeeding in this digital era - but the process isn’t all innovation and shiny new tech. Join Vivek Bedi, a product expert with 18 years of experience across Fortune 100 companies and startups alike, as he shares his expertise on how to strike the right transformation balance and change your product mindset.

What Are Key Project Activities In Project Management

Proofhub

What Are Project Activities In Project Management There is no point in oversimplifying project management. It’s rarely simple and straightforward.

2020 78

How Important is Security on our Tech Projects

Brad Egeland

This question begs to be answered. Especially in the wake of the recent breaches in digital security across just about every government agency.

2020 101

Avoid Project Failure: 5 Top Tips | Video

Online PM Courses

No one wants their project to fail. But, project failure is all too common. And, when your project starts, you barely recognize the possibility of failure. The post Avoid Project Failure: 5 Top Tips | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

2020 92

What is Scope Creep and How to Identify It

ProProfs Project Management

Many project managers tend to skip analyzing project scope when they take up on a project or when they brainstorm on ways the end-goal can be achieved. Even if the project scope is defined right from the start, there can always be a situation where it needs to be updated or redefined.

2020 67

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?

What is an Agile coach and how do I become one?

Agilemania

What is Coaching? There are multiple definitions out there to answer this question. Put it all together in simple words- Coaching is a collective involvement of multiple attributes. The post What is an Agile coach and how do I become one? appeared first on Agilemania. Agile Coaching

2020 70

But What's the Latest Status?

Brad Egeland

Oh the project client who always wants the latest and greatest status. Asking for more info like you're holding something back. The same is true for your senior leadership.

2020 105

The Need for Speed: How to Increase the Pace of Your Project | Video

Online PM Courses

As project managers, we are constantly faced with the Need for Speed. Because one of the biggest challenges is the pace of change. The post The Need for Speed: How to Increase the Pace of Your Project | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

2020 92

Teamweek is rebranding as Toggl Plan

Teamweek

Before we get into the details on Teamweek’s rebrand, bear with me and read this short story about a famous pop threesome, the Jonas Brothers. For those who don’t know, the Jonas Brothers are a trio of siblings who formed a wildly popular band back in the mid-2000s.

2020 56

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

New Year, New Job?

Arras People

One of the trends we normally see at Arras People in January is an increased number of people registering and applying for jobs. The mindset being New Year, New Job.

2020 234

4 Steps to the Successful PMO

Brad Egeland

Not all organizations require the level of oversight, structure and management that a project management office (PMO) will bring to an organization.

2020 113

Top 6 Project Management Software Tools for Small Businesses

TrustRadius Project Management

Odds are that each department in your organization uses some sort of project management, workforce collaboration, project portfolio management, task management, or issue tracking software.

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