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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.

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.


The Many Hats of the Product Manager

The Clever PM

Sometimes an idea just strikes me out of the blue and sounds interesting enough to sit down and write a little bit about. This is one of those posts, spurred on by a discussion I had today with a newly-hired Product Manager with almost as much experience as me. As we were talking about our […]. Product Management Culture Definitions Good PM Influence Leadership Organization PM Roles

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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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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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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.

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?


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.

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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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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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

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.

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.

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.


7 project management tips

How to manage projects within a fragmented workforce

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

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

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.

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.

Pi Day (Again)

Herding Cats

22/7 =3.14285714286. Mathematics

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.

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.

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

Project Manager's Guide to Getting Things Done

9 tips on how to manage your team’s workload.

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".

PRINCE2 Project Management


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

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!

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

Secrets of an Elite Project Manager

Fast track your way to the top by learning the secrets of the trade from three top project management experts.