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How To Start A Project As An Accidental Project Manager

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, How To Start A Project As An Accidental Project Manager , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. Help! I’m an accidental or new project manager. How do I get started? Simon Harris.

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How to Develop a Successful Buyer-Seller Relationship

Project Risk Coach

Project Procurement Management For most of my career, I have served in financial service organizations. As a project and program manager and PMO director, I’ve had the responsibility of procuring the necessary products and services from sellers. In other words, I was a buyer.

Scrum Master vs Project Manager: What’s the Difference?

Project Bliss

Are you considering a career move? . Perhaps you’re considering Project Management because it uses many skills you already have. But wait. You’ve also heard that teams are going Agile and that Scrum Master might be a good option.

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6 traits of highly effective project managers

Moira Alexander

Every project manager knows to execute projects on time and on budget. And good project managers also take pains to consistently meet project requirements. But truly great project leaders go above and beyond. Not only do they execute projects within scope, they are accountable, strategic business partners fully vested in organizational success.

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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?

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Why Does a Project Management Job have Different Rates of Pay?

Arras People

We have had a number of questions recently asking why some roles on the Arras People job board are posted with different day rates. The simple answer is that the changes implemented by the UK Government in April 2017 regarding off-payroll workers in the Public sector means that we have to do this.

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Help your team to fire it up!

Kiron Bondale

Summer time in Canada gives us the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors without having to worry about frostbite!

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4 Tips for Project Management Reporting

Brad Egeland

No matter what project management tool you are using, one of the most important capabilities you will have is the ability to quickly and easily report on project data and share that information with the relevant audiences in a format that works for them.

2017 156

See when there is no light

Musings on Project Management

One idea -- among many -- on the qualities of leadership: "A leader hears when there is no sound and sees when there is no light." James Colvard Perhaps so. But that certainly leaves the rest of us 'in the dark', to say nothing of the 'sound of silence'. A leader with such extrasensory sight and sound better also be a good visionary translator and enunciator, because that leader will have. leadership Quotations

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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.

Why Does a Project Management Job have Different Rates of Pay?

Arras People

We have had a number of questions recently asking why some roles on the Arras People job board are posted with different day rates. The simple answer is that the changes implemented by the UK Government in April 2017 regarding off-payroll workers in the Public sector means that we have to do this.

2017 156

Project Management Terms That Every Project Manager Should Know

The Digital Project Manager

Whether you’re looking to understand some key project management terms, or need a complete project management glossary, you’ve come to the right place. While there are many. The post Project Management Terms That Every Project Manager Should Know appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

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Market Research Needs to Evolve

Brad Egeland

Market research has always been an important component of branding. Sadly, in the past 20 years, it hasn’t changed much. 20 years ago, focus groups were an effective tool in dissecting the the day's consumer base.

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Eviction, and the Belady Algorithm

Musings on Project Management

"Depend upon it: there comes a time when, for every addition of knowledge, you forget something that you knew before. It is of highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones" Sherlock Holmes Keep it short In computer science and data communications, the word "cache" describes memory used to store the stuff you are going to need right away, or nearly. process Project Management Quotations

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

BBC Pay and Lessons for Project Management Professionals

Arras People

Like many others I was interested and fascinated when the BBC, for the first time, published payments made from licence fee revenue to people working under a contract for services; specifically, those paid £150,000 or more were included.

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When the tech architect joins the pitch 10 mins late on a conf call line

The Digital Project Manager

The post When the tech architect joins the pitch 10 mins late on a conf call line appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. The PM life

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Understanding the Roles of the Project Portfolio Manager

Project-Management.pm

Management is very important within any organization. Without it, the business will fall into ruin and it would be complicated for teams to prioritize projects and monitor the health and amount of the existing resources. These days, organizations are being pressured by the growth and changes in the market to employ individuals with not just a degree in a certain field but experience, skills, and even certification as well.

PMP Study Notes PDF (PMBOK 6th Edition)

ExamsPM

In 2018, the PMBOK will switch from the 5 th edition to the new 6 th edition. We’ve put together the ultimate PMP Study Notes PDF to help you with the transition. The major change is that the PMBOK will include agile in all the knowledge areas.

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A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

We’ve all seen the increasing industry trend of artificial intelligence and big data analytics. In a world of information overload, it's more important than ever to have a dashboard that provides data that's not only interesting but actually relevant and timely. Dashboards assist decision makers facilitate new ideas and business opportunities, increase customer approval rates, and analyze current business process. All of these activities play a vital role in providing the superior experience your customers demand.

Stakeholder engagement as a product manager

Fix my Project Chaos

To celebrate the launch of our new eCourse, we’re releasing a brilliant new podcast each week which focuses on stakeholder management. Tune in each week for the next FREE instalment (view all previous Podcasts in the series here).

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Remote Agile Teams

Growing Agile

We find more and more people today are working remotely as companies become global and people are prioritising flexibility. So we thought we’d find out a bit more about this. We’ve had remote meetings which were painful, and we’ve also had ones that were hugely successful, enjoyable and engaging! We were interested to hear what others are doing: how and why they work remotely.

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Bridging The Gap Between Portfolio Management Metrics and Your Organization’s Strategic Solutions

Project-Management.pm

Crucial and significant decisions are one of the things organizations face on a daily basis—facing these all mean the people in the hierarchy devote their time making certain decisions for their organization’s improvement, development, and growth. This also means constant procedures and solutions in order to stay afloat with the changes in the business industry.

Project Management for Humans

Brett Harned

I'm very pleased to announce that my book Project Management for Humans is now available for purchase. Its official release was on July 20, and it is available on Amazon and through Rosenfeld Media. You have no idea how great it felt to write that.

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Turning Metrics into Dollars: How to Turn Your Analytics Data into a Real Financial Model for your Startup

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Some teams struggle to constantly optimize conversion rates without understanding the financial impact of those conversion rates. Sometimes that 0.1% increase isn't worth the engineering time we're spending! Early stage startups in particular may not need a four year business plan, but they need to start building out a model which will show how they can someday be profitable. At the very least, they need to be able to see the impact of a change in retention rates to their user growth.

How To Become a Good Team Leader

ActiveCollab

To become a good team leader all you have to do is constantly communicate with your team, set clear tasks, give proper feedback and delegate. Also, you should listen to their needs and provide coach-like guidance when required. Simple, right? Well, not really….

Podcast: Stakeholder engagement as a product manager

Fix my Project Chaos

To celebrate the launch of our new eCourse, we’re releasing a brilliant new podcast each week which focuses on stakeholder management. Tune in each week for the next FREE instalment (view all previous Podcasts in the series here).

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Using DropBox in Project management

Binfire

Dropbox is a wonderful file storage tool, you can save your documents and files in the cloud and access them from any location and from any device, be it your computer, phone or tablet. It also lets you share huge files that email programs like Gmail would not allow.

Automatically Create Timesheets from Scheduled Assignments

Avaza

Keeping the entire team focused on the right tasks can be a mammoth task. Our new Resource Scheduling feature (read about it here: Part 1 & Part 2 , here) has been launched to help you plan and deliver projects confidently.

How Agile Approaches Change Project, Program, and Product Measures

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Before agile approaches took the world by storm, we used Gantt charts and defects to measure project and program progress. We had trouble measuring product progress until just before release—often too late to change anything. Join Johanna as she discusses how agile approaches change what we measure, and possible measures you might use in projects, programs, and to assess the product as the team(s) build it.

Team Management Skills, Challenges, and Mindset

ActiveCollab

What skills, challenges, and mindset you need to have to succesfully manage teams? Coming soon. collaboration upcoming

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An Incremental Paradigm

Herding Cats

We were speaking a Homeland Security yesterday on Agile development in the Federal Government and there was a senior director who brought up a paradigm that resonated with me. The infrastructure for enterprise IT has a critical impact on the operational aspects of projects.

A Message board better than Slack

Binfire

Slack is a very popular communication application using the familiar message board format. It lets colleagues and friends to communicate and brainstorm online. Slack is used by thousands of teams all over the world.

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How to Win Project Buy-In from Senior Stakeholders

LiquidPlanner

In the complex world of project management, some projects go smoothly and according to plan, completing on time and under budget, while others are fraught with problems.

Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers. Talking to customers, working with key stakeholders in the business and convincing development that a feature is necessary can be a daunting task. Join Product Management expert Cait Porte as she covers how to sell your ideas internally by leveraging data to drive decision making.