Sat.Dec 21, 2019 - Fri.Dec 27, 2019

Self-Management: How To Prioritize And Be More Productive


It's the end of your day. You feel overloaded, stressed, and overwhelmed by all the things you need to accomplish at work and in your personal life. Productivity

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What Do Companies like Apple, Amazon and Google Look for in Project Managers?

Epicflow Blog

It’s rather difficult to define what makes a project manager worthy of a dream position. Every company determines the role and the title differently, but no doubt t ech giants serve as a benchmark.

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5 Reasons Why Project Management Is Mostly People Management

Brad Egeland

People management is a skill all project managers must have under their belts. A huge part of managing projects lies in managing the people involved in the project because they’re the ones who determine its success.

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Project Prioritization as a Savvy PMO


In our previous post on prioritization , we talked about the importance of prioritizing your work. We also covered the groundwork you’ll need to know before implementing project prioritization methodologies of your own. Today, we’re going to take it a step further.

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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?

Learn How To Realize Positive Risk Response Strategies (Opportunities)


Taking care of opportunities is one of the antidotes to the project success. And, sometimes cautious responses to project risks help in realizing opportunities. But, many of us believe that risks create an adverse impact on projects; it is not always true. Risk can be positive also.

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6 Tips for Better Schedule Management

Timetables, deliverables, resources and even risks—everything that is involved with a project is wrapped up inside the schedule.

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Key Elements & Components Of Project Management

ProProfs Project Management

Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised. These words, written by American writer and consultant Denis E. Waitley, pretty much sum up the essence of smart project management.

So, you've got to write an RFP

Musings on Project Management

Spoiler alert! This posting may be dry to the taste. Ever been asked to write an RFP (request for proposal)? It may not be as easy as you think. My metric is about 2-3 hours per finished page, exclusive of specifications.

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5 Signs You Need Help with Employee Engagement


Does it seem like your workers keep showing up late for a project? Are there constant excuses for why things aren’t getting done or why a project is finished incorrectly?

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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.

What would I want to receive from my team members this holiday season?

Kiron Bondale

With under a week till Christmas 2019, Mike Cohn wrote a good article about what wishes team members might want to have granted this holiday season from their Agile Leads, Product Owners and People Managers.

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Change Management in Project Management- An Ultimate Guide

ProProfs Project Management

In the business world, nothing is more pleasant than a flourishing client relationship. To ensure long-term client relationships, you have to be at your best to deliver projects on the promised time. Whenever you fail to meet the delivery date, your brand is likely to face the heat afterward.

Very short course in risk management

Musings on Project Management

Need a quick introduction to risk management? Don't have much time for this? Try this very short course on risk management (no math required!). Risk management short course from John Goodpasture. Buy them at any online book retailer! Risk Management

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Add More Value to Your Projects in 2020

Brad Egeland

Are you looking for new ways in 2020 to push your project management office (PMO) or PM infrastructure over the fence into new service and performance territory?

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

New Paid Feature: Assign a Task to Multiple People


We’ve heard from many of you that you’d like to be able to assign one task to multiple people in projects view. We’re pleased to announce that this new feature is here! Why use multi-assign?

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What Is Cost Management in Project Management

ProProfs Project Management

Every new project comes as a delight to client-centric companies, as they get a golden opportunity to uplift their business growth. However, the factor that decides whether they will thrive or fail at the end is their project management efforts.

13 Greatest Epicflow Features Implemented in 2019

Epicflow Blog

This year has been really fruitful for the Epicflow team and our clients. We have been doing our best to meet our users’ requirements and make their project management life as easy and comfortable as possible thanks to our new features and enhancements.

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Overview of my year 2019 book reviews

Henny Portman

2019 was again a fruitful book review year. I wrote around 40 book reviews including corresponding quick reference cards and several personal insights, and views on specific topics in the field of project, program and portfolio management. Agility. Agile zoals het bedoeld is.

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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.

GanttPRO Achieves High Performer Award in G2’s Winter 2020 Report

GanttPRO Project Management

GanttPRO is online Gantt chart software that helps individuals and teams manage tasks and projects. The tool has a short learning curve and offers an intuitive interface. A few minutes […

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Time Management Technique That Will Make You Productive


How to Choose The Right Time Management Technique for You Time, they say, is the one commodity you always spend and will never be able to actually buy. You can’t save it up, and every morning your balance goes back to zero. Yet every second counts?—?in

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Happy Holidays!

Girl's Guide to PM

It’s the end of the year, and I hope 2019 has been good to you. We’re closing the doors here at GirlsGuideToPM HQ, and we’ll see you again in January, with some special announcements about Project Management Rebels and all the usual brilliant articles, giveaways and freebies.

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Quick Reference Cards in 2019

Henny Portman

As a result of my book reviews in 2019, I created several Quick Reference Cards to summarize what I have read. Portfolio Management, a practical guide. How to survive the organizational revolution. Brave new work (English). Brave new work (Dutch). Exponential organizations (English).

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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.

GanttPRO Achieves High Performer Award in G2’s Winter 2020 Report

GanttPRO Project Management

GanttPRO is online Gantt chart software that helps individuals and teams manage tasks and projects. The tool has a short learning curve and offers an intuitive interface. A few minutes […]. News GanttPRO Awards Updates

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Linus Torvalds

Musings on Project Management

Here's a good TED talk with Linus Torvalds, the geek of geeks, and an early inventor of LINUX and Git Linus Torvalds transformed technology twice — first with the Linux kernel, which helps power the Internet, and again with Git, the source code management system used by developers worldwide. "I I am not a visionary, I'm an engineer," Torvalds says. I'm perfectly happy with all the people who Project Management

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How to Be the Best Project Manager You Can Be

Online PM Courses

If you are a Project Manager, or if you want to become a Project Manager, I don't doubt that you want to be the best Project Manager you possibly can. The post How to Be the Best Project Manager You Can Be appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Advice for Project Managers Effective Project Manager

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Visual Hacking is NOT Real Hacking

Brad Egeland

Come on. We have now gone too far. I will admit it - I have used the word hacking in articles and article titles to draw attention and readers to my content.

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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.

The Productivity Cheat Sheet That Every Marketer Needs


The modern marketing director is pulled in dozens of different directions at any given moment. Clients and stakeholders increasingly demand that they jump on the latest bandwagon to come out this month. With so many demands, how can you stay on track?

Goodbye 2019, and Thank You

Bridge the Gap Consulting

Time to put on the party hat, fill your glass with bubbly and toast in the new year! Welcome 2020! A new year, and decade, is upon us. Every year I make it a practice to look back and note the accomplishments, failures and lessons from the past 12 months. 2019 was one for the books!

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Security Tip: Why Cybercriminals Want Access to Your Email

Brad Egeland

Here’s a simple exercise I invite you to do: open your email and take a look at everything that you keep on it, both sent and received conversations. ​ The truth is, we are now living our lives through our emails.

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