Sat.Jul 22, 2017 - Fri.Jul 28, 2017

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.

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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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.


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.

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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How To Increase Your Productivity During The Summer?


June is coming to an end but Summer is not! There is still at least one more sunny month for you to enjoy (perhaps more, depending on the part of the world that you live in

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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.

How To Become a Good Team Leader


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….

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.

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

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.

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Agile Team Transitions Are Not Always Textbook


Project teams transitioning to Agile can often struggle with project roles and the overall team structure. Transitioning to an Agile team is a change in mindset, team organization, and the team’s culture. Common questions include: Where does the project manager fit into the team?


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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My project sponsor does not understand project management!

Ron Rosenhead

This was the sentiment expressed by one person on a recent project management course. This person was not alone; many of the group agreed.

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

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.

How to Win Project Buy-In from Senior Stakeholders


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.

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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A Message board better than Slack


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.


Mixing Qualitative & Quantitative Data with Storyboarding

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Qualitative vs. Quantitative is a silly argument. Qualitative data from UXers should not compete against the quantitative data product owners need for their business model. Both are necessary to have a complete understanding of where the desirability of the product meets the viability of the business.

When Everyone Seems to be Watching Your Project

Brad Egeland

​ How do you feel about having all eyes on you? Being on your own stage? Do you shy away from such a situation or do you run with these types of spotlights and excel? Most of us don’t want that much attention…and as project managers we usually like to fly a bit under the radar.

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

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.

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

Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

Before we build a better mousetrap, we need to find out if there are any mice out there. Yogi Berra. Quotes

Creating the "Right" Product Roadmap With Data

Speaker: Sunil Parekh, Head of Product Management, SimplyInsured

Data can be qualitative or quantitative, and comes from multiple sources: customer interviews, product usage & funnel analytics, company financial performance, and internal stakeholders. How do you use that data to create a product roadmap that is aligned with your organization’s business needs?

Using DropBox in Project management


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.

Understanding the Roles of the Project Portfolio Manager

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.

Theory of Constraints


The Theory of Constraints is a methodology which helps you identify the crucial limiting factor (usually referred to as a constraint or a bottleneck), that stands in the way of achieving a goal.

Pi Day (Again)

Herding Cats

22/7 =3.14285714286. Mathematics

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How to manage projects within a fragmented workforce

Bug Tracking – better than Jira


Jira is a popular bug tracking application developed by Atlassian and used by thousands of developers. It is used mostly by software developers and IT professionals for reporting and tracking of bugs in their projects. Because it was developed by software developers for software developers, most other professionals find Jira is difficult to use. This article is not a review of Jira, but to point to the advantage of having bug tracking as part of a complete project management application.

PMP Study Notes PDF (PMBOK 6th Edition)


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.

PRINCE2 Project Management


What is PRINCE2 project management and how does it work? Coming soon. project-management upcoming

Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

According to Teller, the master magician of Penn and Teller fame, magic is best conceived of as "a form of theatre that depicts impossible events as though they were really happening".

Project Management Processes - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This free eBook will help you to identify the appropriate project management process to apply at any point in your own project.