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Earned Value Management (EVM) in Agile Development


In this article, we are going to explore Earned Value Management (EVM), a widely used traditional management technique, but we are going to look at it within the context of an Agile domain. Let’s consider an example scenario.

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6 Ways to Track Project Expenses

Projects cost money. Being able to manage and track expenses is what keeps the project within a budget. Stakeholders are not likely to consider the project a success if it costs them too much. Remember the triple constraint: cost, scope and time.

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The Death of Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

Bryan Barrow. This is a guest post by Bryan Barrow. After several years we seem, at last, to be over our fixation with zombies. Again. It’s not the first time and it won’t be the last time that the zombie movie genre comes around, each time bringing a new generation into its cold, dead clutches.

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A Complete List Of The Best PPM Tools

The Digital Project Manager

Compare the best PPM tools by pricing, features, integrations, and pros & cons in this expert project management review. Project portfolio management software helps you manage resources & risks and leverage cross-project data for more strategic high-level decisions.

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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.

Securing contingency reserves is the responsible thing to do!

Kiron Bondale

If you have ever taken a course in project management, you may have learned the differences between contingency and management reserves.

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What’s The Future of Project Management? (2020)

Girl's Guide to PM

What is the future of project management? Let’s look ahead and see what the next 10 years will bring for project management software, jobs, and the role itself. Does Project Management Have a Future?

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8 Tips for Estimating Resources in Project Management


Calculating resources in project management is one of the primary skills for a project manager.

Guessing and Bayes

Musings on Project Management

In my posting prior to this one, I gave an example of two probabilities influencing yet a third. To do that, I assumed a probability for "A" and I assumed a probability for "B", both of which jointly influence "C". But, I gave no evidence that either of these assumptions was "calibrated" by prior experience.I just guessedWhat if I just guessed about "A" and "B" without any calibrated evidence to. Bayes estimate Risk Management Statistics

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Sample Project Management Flow Chart

You’ve heard the term before, but what is a flow chart? In project management, a flow chart is a visual aid to understand the methodology you’re using to manage the project. The diagram shows the interdependent and parallel processes over the course of the project’s life cycle.

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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.

5 Project Timeline Examples (That Will Challenge Your Views On Planning)

Girl's Guide to PM

This is a guest post from Tim Stumbles, CEO of Office Timeline. Every journey starts with the first steps and every project with a plan. In order for stakeholders and executives to get onboard with a certain initiative, PMs (project managers) must draft a compelling overview covering all the bases: objectives, necessary resources, tasks, schedules, milestones, deliverables, so on and so forth.

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5 Key Success Factors that Large Companies Can Learn from Start-ups


Anyone who has ever worked in a large corporation knows the working conditions: long decision-making processes, rigid hierarchies and ineffective communication inevitably creep into companies with 1000 or more employees over time. To remain relevant in today's fast-paced world, large organizations must question their established business processes, way of thinking and behavior. A look at the smaller competitors on the market could be worth it.

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Schedule merge: the biggest hazard of all

Musings on Project Management

Do you understand the risk you are running when two events come to a merging point in your schedule?Here's Here's the situation:There's a series of tasks running along on one path, call it "A"There's another series of tasks, not dependent on "A", running along on path "B"But, all the events set to begin on path "C" can't begin until everything on paths "A" and "B" finish. In effect, the completion of. estimate Risk Management schedule Statistics

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What Are Milestones in Project Management?

A project milestone is a management tool that is used to delineate a point in a project schedule. These points can note the start and finish of a project, and mark the completion of a major phase of work.

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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.

How to Hold a Daily Stand-up Meeting | Video

Online PM Courses

The Daily Stand-up Meeting is a part of many Agile Project Management approaches. But in my experience, the idea pre-dates Agile. The post How to Hold a Daily Stand-up Meeting | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Increasing Enterprise-Level Predictability With Agile

Leading Agile

New Paper Improving Enterprise-Level Predictability With Agile Get it Now. We typically think of Agility as being nearly synonymous with adaptability, and that a change in mindset or culture to become more adaptable is the right place to begin Agile Transformation.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Scrum Master Training


I often receive a question from people asking - WHY one should attend a PSM training when it is not mandatory for taking the certification? The post 5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Scrum Master Training appeared first on Agilemania. Blogs

How to Use Microsoft Project – A Quick Guide

Microsoft Project is used by many project managers, especially at large organizations where it’s legacy software. But MS Project can be difficult to use. So, how do you use Microsoft Project? Our guide goes through a step-by-step process to help you maneuver through the byzantine program.

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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?

PMI Certification Options: Is One Right for You?

Online PM Courses

It's too easy to thing of PMI certification as a one-trick pony: PMP. But, the range of PMI certificate options can often be a surprise. The post PMI Certification Options: Is One Right for You? appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Management Career Project Management Training

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This Is What The Future Of Work Is Going To Be?—?Are You Prepared For It?


This Is What The Future Of Work Is Going To Be?—?Are Are You Prepared For It? Imagine it’s 2050! The world of automation, robotics and flying cars. Sounds exciting, right? Technology has already come a long way from what it used to be 50 years back.

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25 Real World Project Management Tips

Brad Egeland

Today I am going to start providing project management tips that I have gathered and endorse. Probably about 25 of them at a time.

Online Gantt Chart Maker: Free Trial & Walkthrough

The Gantt chart is an essential tool for successful project management. A Gantt chart, in essence, serves as both a spreadsheet and a bar chart for your project. It compiles your project tasks on a timeline and is a great way to organize and control your project.

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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.

Forest Bathing for Productivity


For best work you ought to put forth some effort to stand in north woods among birch. Lorine Niedecker. The poet above was onto something when she wrote this poem about time in nature.

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12 Steps to Creating a Successful Project Scope


This year’s State of Project Management Survey reveals that only 23% of organizations complete projects on time, with just 43% staying within budget. But how to turn things around and improve the way we execute projects?

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5 Misconceptions About the Project Budget

Brad Egeland

Budget management is a critical task of the project manager and one that can weigh heavily on the success or failure of any engagement. One cannot simply create a project budget and leave it alone, hoping that everything will end well.

Four Key Areas to Implement Agile PM


There are many benefits organizations can achieve by applying Agile Portfolio Management to their PMO. The ability to quickly adapt to changes and stay aligned with the goals of the business being among the top – and many teams are looking at ways they can specifically adopt this methodology. But there can be confusion where to apply Agile so that it advances the goals of the organization and delivers real business value.

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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.

34 Top Project Management Software Tools For Every Need (2020)


With so many options, choosing the right project management software can be overwhleming. That’s why we’ve compiled this (updated) list of top tools that help you plan, track, and execute projects.

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99 Reasons to Love (and Join) MPUG Now!


Live weekly training webinars on project management using Microsoft applications. Webinars featuring time for Q&A with expert presenters. Many, many opportunities to earn PMI® PDUs. Over 550 hours of on-demand training eligible for PMI® PDU credit. More webinars than you can handle!

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MacGyvering Your Way to Project Success

Brad Egeland

Remember the old MacGyver series ? Angus MacGyver, played by Richard Dean Anderson, could get himself out of just about any jam using anything from silly putty to paper clips to a piece of string. He could even make a gun out of a pen.

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