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Why Projects Will Be The Drivers Of Change (& Always Have Been)

The Digital Project Manager

The post Why Projects Will Be The Drivers Of Change (& Always Have Been) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Leadership & Team Management PM Best Practices Topics

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Five Steps to Rapid Recovery of Failing Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Project failure can occur for an infinite number of reasons. Sometimes it’s out of your control. Maybe a blizzard caused your group to miss a series of deadlines or fail to deliver necessary components for your project.

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Horror movie lessons for managing project issues

Kiron Bondale

My formative years were the 1980’s which were the heyday for slasher film series such as Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street. With Halloween rapidly approaching I felt it might be timely to draw three parallels between the villains of horror movies and dealing with project problems.

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How Machine Learning will Change the World of Project Management

EasyProjects

The Robots Are Taking Over. “81% 81% of project professionals report their organizations are being impacted by AI technologies.”. When I was a kid, science fiction was one of my favourite book genres.

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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?

How to Develop a Quality Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

Entering projects with little consideration to quality can be costly in numerous ways. Let's look at the cost of having no quality management plan. Then, we will explore how to develop a practical quality management plan.

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Need help with Monte Carlo analysis?

Musings on Project Management

For many years, I've preached the benefits of the Monte Carlo simulation (MCS). For many reasons, it's superior to other analysis paradigms. In network analysis, for instance, it handles the parallel join or 'gate' as no other method will. In fact, it's this very capability that renders the Monte Carlo superior to other risk adjusted ideas, like the PERT method in scheduling. PERT suffers. Risk Management

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The Best Gantt Chart Software of 2019

ProjectManager.com

Technology might change at the speed of light, but there are a few classic designs that even time can’t touch. Gantt charts are one of them.

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The Stakeholder Management Workshop is now open!

Girl's Guide to PM

Project management is a people business. Projects get done through people. We need people on our teams to do what they say they are going to do, and we need to help them do that. That’s why stakeholder engagement is such an important skill. So what does it look like when stakeholders aren’t engaged?

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The 10 Best Project Management Software For Mac in 2019

The Digital Project Manager

You're asking, "Are there any better alternatives for Microsoft Project out there?" We've reviewed the best Microsoft Project alternatives that are more powerful, easier to use and cheaper.

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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.

Agile down the ages

Musings on Project Management

In the beginning, there was pre-history Agile, almost prehistoric era: Before 2000 and the meeting in Utah that birthed modern Agile Rogue developers trying various "light weight" and "rapid" prototyping and coding practises.

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51+ Best Project Management Software & Tools [Updated Oct 2019]

ProProfs Project Management

Project management software helps in not only managing multiple projects, but also streamline workflow and improve your teams performance exponentially.

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How to Ask for Part-Time Hours

Girl's Guide to PM

I have negotiated going part-time twice in my career: once successfully and once not successfully. In this article I’ll share some tips on how I asked for part-time hours and how you can do the same. My switch from full-time to part-time hours (eventually).

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12 Project Risk Management Strategies You Can Only Learn From Experience

The Digital Project Manager

The post 12 Project Risk Management Strategies You Can Only Learn From Experience appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Risk Management

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Useful Tips for Everyday Life: How to Improve the Efficiency of Your Employees

Inloox

Productivity tips are too rarely targeted at managers. But it is precisely at the top of the company that the leverage effect is greatest. Top-down you have the most opportunities to anchor a culture of productivity and efficiency in your company.

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Dealing with Risks and Dependencies in Agile Transformation w/ Tom Furland

Leading Agile

When it comes to Agile Transformation, every organization struggles with managing risks and dealing with dependencies. Identifying the most critical dependencies and finding a way to break them can be challenging.

Work Hack: Leveraging Project Management Software to Improve Team Productivity

Proofhub

Are you a futurist? Ask yourself this before you read this article. The world is getting smarter. A lot of jobs or roles which were relevant a decade back might look redundant or too unnecessarily manual. Automation is becoming all-pervasive.

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Webinar: Risk Management Tips & Tools To Manage Risk Like A Pro

The Digital Project Manager

Join Ben Aston, Founder of the DPM, as he condenses what he has learned over. The post Webinar: Risk Management Tips & Tools To Manage Risk Like A Pro appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Members Only Risk Management Topics Webinars

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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

The Iceberg Phenomenon in Project Management: How to Make "Invisible" Efforts Visible

Inloox

Each project has a workload of clearly visible time expenditure that flows into previously defined activities and work packages. In most cases, however, there is an additional proportion of "invisible" time expenditure, where even project managers cannot say exactly which tasks this time has been allocated to.

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ONEPOINT Projects - Scaled Agile Done Right

Brad Egeland

COMBINING THE BEST OF STANDARDS-BASED PPM WITH SCALED AGILE ​ ONEPOINT's innovative, hybrid approach to project management allows you to combine the best of Scaled Agile with all major features of common PM standards including PMI, IPMA and PRINCE2.

Agile vs Waterfall: Which one is Right for Your Project?

Online PM Courses

Agile vs Waterfall. It's one of those classic line-ups, and we can't resist pitting two seemingly opposite contenders against one another. The post Agile vs Waterfall: Which one is Right for Your Project? appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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7 Tools for Multi-Project Management to Test in 2020

Epicflow Blog

When a company becomes bigger and gets more and more projects to complete, manual management or tools tailored for single-project management turn out to be inefficient. Both situations can result in your projects’ failure and lead to the loss of clients.

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Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

The Iceberg Phenomenon in Projects: How to Make "Invisible" Efforts Visible

Inloox

Each project has a workload of clearly visible time expenditure that flows into previously defined activities and work packages. In most cases, however, there is an additional proportion of "invisible" time expenditure, where even project managers cannot say exactly which tasks this time has been allocated to.

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Lessons Learned from Pilots … for Safe and Successful Projects

MPUG

Wheels up! Even though I’ve logged many more hours in Microsoft’s flight simulator than on anything that flies, I have come to appreciate a pilot’s habits and routines in my own day-to-day project work.

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Project Lifecycle and the Project Process: 5 Tips | Video

Online PM Courses

At the heart of core project management methodologies is the Project Lifecycle and the Project Process. This is the basis for planned, predictive projects. The post Project Lifecycle and the Project Process: 5 Tips | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

7 Tools for Multi-Project Management to Test in 2020

Epicflow Blog

When a company becomes bigger and gets more and more projects to complete, manual management or tools tailored for single-project management turn out to be inefficient. Both situations can result in your projects’ failure and lead to the loss of clients.

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Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.

Acuity PPM - Free Project Portfolio Management Software for Your Strategic Advantage

Brad Egeland

Why Acuity PPM? Because. Your Teams Need a Productivity Boost Senior Managers and Project Managers alike are in too many meetings and are under constant pressure to deliver value to the organization. Many traditional PPM software solutions are cumbersome and hard to use.

Top Tips for Keeping Your Workspace Tidy Going Into the New Year

LiquidPlanner

This article isn’t going to be a recommendation that you take on the same sort of endeavor as our S imple Tips for Refreshing Your Workspace blog. As we start hunkering down and getting ready for the winter, my recommendation is to take a more low-key approach to workplace hygiene.

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Webinar Recap: Agile Series Part 3 – Best Practices & Real World Use of Agile with MS Project / Project PPM

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Tim Runcie’s Agile Series Part 3 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members. You may wish to use this transcript for the purposes of self-paced learning, searching for specific information, and/or performing a quick review of webinar content. There may be exclusions, such as those steps included in product demonstrations. You may watch the live recording of this webinar at your convenience.

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