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Schedule Management Plan: How to Make & Maintain One

Proper schedule management helps you deliver a project on time. The process starts before the schedule is even made, and continues throughout the project. An ideal plan includes setting expectations, including how to develop, manage, execute and control the project schedule.

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The Confusion Over Risk

Project Risk Coach

Why are many project managers confused over risks? Why do some project managers include positive risks in risk management and others do not? Let's clarify what we mean by the term risk. Risk is a Choice Merriam-Webster defines risk as “the possibility of loss or injury: peril.”

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Smart and Not-so-Smart

Musings on Project Management

Harry’s poker-playing friend claimed that probability theory, and how to play your cards according to the rule book, was the easiest thing in the world. But what separated smart players from the not-so-smart was the ability to understand how their opponent was thinking.Harry Hole, Detective, according to author Jo Nesbo Now, in project terms, we would like to think we don't have to worry about game theory planning Project Management

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PMP Exam Changes: Why you should consider taking the exam now

Girl's Guide to PM

The PMP ® exam is changing on 2 January 2020, so here’s your Public Service Announcement: If you want to certify as a PMP before the exam changes, you’ve just about got time.

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Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Agile vs. waterfall: Project methodologies compared

Moira Alexander

Choosing the right project management methodology for the job is the first step in project success. But knowing which methodology best fits your organization and the project at hand can be challenging — especially with so many project management methodologies to choose from.

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How To Make A Project Roadmap (With Roadmap Template)

The Digital Project Manager

The post How To Make A Project Roadmap (With Roadmap Template) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. How-to Guides How-to Project Planning

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8 Phases of the Tech Project Explained

Brad Egeland

This article explains the 8 phases of a project. It features and explains the full real world life cycle of a tech project. enjoy!

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10 Ways to Earn PDUs and Maintain Your PMP Certification


Certified Project Management Professionals (PMPs) are required to earn 60 professional development units (PDUs) during each three-year certification cycle. In the distant past, many PMPs found this obligation expensive and stressful.

Nanny McPhee Returns

Growing Agile

Nanny McPhee is one of my kids favourite films, the magical Nanny that helps really naughty children, and their parents, to understand each other and live in harmony. This blog post is about looking at some lessons Nanny McPhee taught and how to apply them to your context.

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6 Steps to Improving Your Application’s Analytics Experience

No one designs bad dashboards and reports on purpose. So why do so many applications have terrible analytics experiences? Download this ebook for secrets to creating dashboards and reports your users will love.

Inside the PMP Question Writing Process

Leading Answers

When you hear the words “PMP Exam” what springs to mind? If you already have the credential, then probably the study period and stress associated with obtaining it. If you are thinking of taking the exam, then maybe some apprehension and anxiety.

4 Biggest Mistakes Project Teams Make

Brad Egeland

Whenever you get a team together, you have to watch for things falling through the cracks that could disrupt whatever you're working on. And for a project, that could mean costly and timely errors and potentially a failed project. No one wants that.

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Why I Opted Out of a Senior Project Management Job

Girl's Guide to PM

There’s plenty written on why women don’t get the top jobs in project leadership – but there’s an assumption there that they want those jobs.

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The 4 Agile values your team should embrace


You’ve just missed your second deadline this week. And it’s not just you

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4 Approaches to Data Analytics for Your Application

Selecting the right solution for your embedded analytics is crucial to the success of your application. But with so many solutions and vendors, how do you make this critical selection? Learn about the different approaches to analytics and the pros and cons for each.

Is Your Organization Mature Enough for Digital Transformation?

Epicflow Blog

Today, digitalization touches upon every sphere of modern life. It’s almost impossible for a business to exist without any attempts to digitalize its operations. Companies whose authorities think that they don’t need it, put their success at risk. .

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Alexa - Manage My Project

Brad Egeland

How many of you have an Amazon Alexa device? Or a Google Home? I'm sure most of you have used Siri before. We’ve got a few of these devices in our house and it seems that every few days we find a new way to use them.

How To Adopt Remote Work In A Marketing Team


In these extraordinary times, organizations are adapting so they can continue moving forward with business. One way to adapt quickly is to look for inspiration from those who have accomplished what you are trying to do.

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Webinar Recap: Ten Best Microsoft Project Tips for Beginners


Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Praveen Malik’s session, Ten Best Project Tips for Beginners, being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

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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?

Excel in Project Execution With These 5 Surefire Tips

ProProfs Project Management

Do you know most of the organizations have a 70% project failure rate? . Usually, it is considered that low budget is a prime reason why maximum projects fail, but that’s not true every time.

Will Your Next Tech Project Involve Artificial Intelligence?

Brad Egeland

The world is enthralled with the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) right now. For good reason.

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The Importance of Project Integration Management


Managing projects is more complex than ever. With specialized skills, a wide variety of software solutions, and high client expectations, orchestrating the many different aspects of project processes can feel overwhelming.

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Task Management Tools: Why Hybrid is a Good Thing


I’d like to start this piece with a statement, “Hybrid is good.” Today’s business is one dominated by productivity demand and compounded with tight budgets and a remote workforce.

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The Rise of Embedded Self-Service Analytics

Speaker: Chris Von Simson & Nat Venkataraman

Can your users get the data and analytics they need without leaving your application? Watch this webinar with Chris von Simson of Dresner Advisory Services as he shares why user enablement has emerged as the theme in today’s embedded analytics landscape.

My Attention Span Was Less Than 5 Minutes. This Is How Time Tracking Helped


Here’s a secret for you: I love email inbox folders. I know they’ve been proven multiple times to be useless. I know I should use search and archive. I know putting every email I receive into topic-based folders is a massive waste of time. I still do it.

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5 Steps for Managing Project Risk

Brad Egeland

The act of systematically identifying and managing project risk seems to be a lost art or at least a very overlooked practice on today’s projects.

2020 113

Best Practices For Digital Nomads


This is a guest post by Ashley Kimler. Becoming a digital nomad seemed like the dream job for many of us a few years ago. But it also seemed like a pipe dream in a world where “going to the office” was the norm.

2020 78

?? The Leader of Old, ?? The Leader of New

Project Management Five

TSR No. 9: The “remote work for everyone, death by watermelon, and sites you can learn something from” issue. Hey there, I sincerely hope this week’s update finds you well, and here’s to a fantastic weekend.

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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.

Evernote vs OneNote – Which One Is the Best for You?


Note-taking is one of the most important skills that the managers or any other working professional should have. It helps you to note down all of the different tasks and activities that you have to do in your work and personal life.

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Drawing the Line in the Sand

Brad Egeland

Have you ever said to anyone, "This is it.this is all I can take"? Or, "This is as far as I will go.I can go no farther"? You are essentially identifying your outer boundary. Your maximum give before you take your toys and go home. This is basically how it was with project scope management.

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CapEx and Agile Transformation w/ Justin Polk

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. This week in LeadingAgile’s SoundNotes, Justin Polk is here to discuss the role that capitalization plays in helping an organization adopt an Agile approach to work.

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