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A Project Manager’s Guide to 42 Agile Methodologies

The Digital Project Manager

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What are Systems of Delivery and Systems of Transformation—And Why Do You Need Both?

Leading Agile

To become Agile, your organization needs a way to become an ecosystem where Agile operating models can even work in the first place. The hypothesis amongst many practitioners is,” If I implement Scrum, I will get the Agility on the other side of it.” Usually, it doesn’t happen that fast or easy.

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The Case of the Accidental PM

MPUG

Sure, “The Accidental” this and the “The Accidental” that is such a cliché, yet when you google “Accidental Project Manager,” you get 24 million results. Results like 4 Ways to Succeed as an Accidental Project Manager and 6 Tips for the Accidental Project Manager top the list.

2019 67

Everything You Need to Know About Resource Planning

Teamweek

A few years ago, I worked with a graphic designer named Vanessa. She was brilliant, creative, and outstanding at her job, which proved to be her undoing. Vanessa was invariably a part of our higher-stakes projects because her work was of such a high quality that she made the entire team look good.

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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?

What Is The Value of a Project Manager Today?

LiquidPlanner

With the popularity of Agile, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), and Scrum, organizations are asked to justify the project manager’s role on a project.

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Human Factor in Project Management: How to Keep Your Team Efficient

Epicflow Blog

Working with people is always difficult, and the reason for this is quite simple: a human being is a totally emotional creature whose feelings have a great impact on every area of their lives.

2019 68

Risk Analysis 101: How to Analyze Project Risk

ProjectManager.com

Before you’re able to analyze the risk in your project, you have to acknowledge that risk is going to happen in your project. By planning for risks, you begin the process of knowing how to identify, monitor and close out risks when they show up in your project.

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How to Develop the Essential Skills to Be a Project Manager

Wrike

Whether you’re brand new to the field or have been at this for a while, you’re not content to rest on your laurels — you want to push yourself to become an even better project manager. But how? Improving upon some must-have skills is a great place to start. You’re in luck.

50+ Project Management Quotes to Learn From

ProProfs Project Management

Motivation knows no bounds. When we talk about project management, there are so many times and situations where teams, managers, or even stakeholders look for motivation on how to go about handling tough situations.

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Project Management Conferences and Events 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

Project management conferences are a fantastic way to meet new people and improve your skills. I always come away feeling energised about where I am in my career and relieved having met people with similar problems to me.

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Overcoming a Lack of Project Resources

ProjectManager.com

Resources are limited, but your ability to manage them to fulfill the needs of your project isn’t. One of the many challenges that face project managers is how to guide their project to a successful end without enough resources.

2019 294

Early experimentation is key to reducing project risk

Kiron Bondale

Inspection and adaptation are two of the pillars of the Scrum framework but all agile methods recognize the wisdom of Deming’s Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle.

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Agile Illustrated – Sample #3

Leading Answers

This is the third sample from my new Kindle book “ Agile Illustrated: A Visual Learner’s Guide to Agility ”. The book is a graphical introduction to the agile mindset and servant leadership behaviors for working with agile teams.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

How The PMP Exam is Changing in 2020

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s widely known that the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam is changing in July 2020, but what exactly is going to be different? Whoah, the exam is changing? I didn’t know. How did that happen? OK, so maybe it’s not that widely known.

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Project Proposal Template

ProjectManager.com

Use this template to start a new project –outline project goals, deliverables, timelines, resources and budget. Then, let everyone know what problem your project solves… putting you that much closer to approval and kickoff! Download your template now and start your project off right.

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Project Scope Example: Scope Baseline, Project Scope Statement

PM Basics

There are obvious difficulties with the project scope. For example, defining 100% of the required work is problematic. Also, it’s a problem to control the changes consistently. It’s easy to miscommunicate what should be done to stakeholders.

2019 63

What is Configuration Management?

iZenBridge

Before we set out to define configuration management, it is crucial to understand why we need it in the first place. How does it come into the play? Let us consider a situation wherein you are working on one of the work packages. And, looking at the WBS dictionary for acceptance criteria.

2019 75

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.

Through the doors

Musings on Project Management

A narrative Imagine two doors to the same room: One labeled risk manager; the other labeled decision maker. Though the risk manager's door, entry is for the inductive thinkers: those armed with facts looking for a supporting generality or an integrating narrative Through the decision maker's door, entry is for the deductive thinkers: those visionaries with a capacity to envision specifics. Risk Management

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What Is the Project Management Life Cycle?

ProjectManager.com

What is the project life cycle? It’s everything the project goes through, from inception to close. Each step in the project management life cycle, which consists of distinct phases used in traditional project management, is explained in this post. The Project Management Life Cycle.

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12 Critical Project Management Principles Every Business Owner Should Follow

ProProfs Project Management

Project management is a complicated yet crucial business practice. Getting projects isn’t a big deal, as managing and completing them on time is the factor that decides your credibility in the business.

Project Management Methodologies: How Many Do You Know About?

Online PM Courses

We often describe Project Management as a methodology-driven profession. And it's true to a degree: there are a lot of Project Management methodologies. The post Project Management Methodologies: How Many Do You Know About? appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

2019 93

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.

10 Steps to Successful Process Governance

MavenLink

Consistency in execution and commitment to high quality of work are key success factors for every services business. Ensuring that all team members meet these standards can be difficult, but enforcing process consistency can make a huge difference.

How to Deal with Difficult Stakeholders

ProjectManager.com

When you’re leading a project, part of what you’re doing is working with stakeholders who hired you to get that work done they way they want it. This can often be a handful, so we’ve provided you some practical tips on how to deal with difficult stakeholders.

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Project Management Best Practices that Need to Be Second Nature

LiquidPlanner

While modern technology allows us to amplify our abilities and do more than we ever could before, the sheer amount of inputs and information has led us to somewhat of a tipping point.

2019 88

Project Integration Management

Brad Egeland

The concept Project integration management is a key skill that is the tightly woven into the PM industry standard processes laid out by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

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.

Announcing the book “97 Things every Scrum practitioner should know”

Gunther Verheyen

During the fall of 2019, I got totally consumed (and sometimes drained and overwhelmed) by an exciting new Scrum book project. Having finalized the manuscript I finally feel comfortable sharing more information about it.

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Project Charter Template

ProjectManager.com

This project charter template assists in all phases of scope definition. Clearly identify project objectives and deliverables, then build out task lists as well as resource, financial and quality plans to outline the work ahead.

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Creating Safety for Leadership w/ Tim Wise

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. Safety is a popular topic in the Agile space that comes up when we have conversations about what it takes to create an environment where Agile can take root and thrive.