Sat.Apr 06, 2019 - Fri.Apr 12, 2019

How to Create a Great Project Plan in Just 7 Steps

Workamajig

A great project plan can make your life as a project manager much easier. Learn how to create a project plan in this detailed guide. It all starts with the project plan.

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How to Strengthen the Journey of Project Expectation Management

MavenLink

Imagine a road. Somewhere in the middle, the road splits into two roads, diverging to create two potential journeys. Conversely, you could look at that picture and see instead two roads, two different journeys coming together into one common path, one unified destination in mind.

2019 93

Anti-fragile -- surviving shock

Musings on Project Management

A good system is one in which the risks are visible Nassim Nicholas Taleb Nassim Nicholas Taleb, most famous for authoring "The Black Swan: the impact of highly improbable fragility", also has a just-as-interesting book: "Antifragile: things that gain from disorder" Taleb's objective for this book is to be the definitive explanation of the spectrum of fragile (read: Black Swan, Risk Management system engineering

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Seven Project Management Lessons for Entrepreneurs

ProjectManager.com

Entrepreneurs are committed, energetic, can-do people. That description can also fit your typical project manager, which makes sense because launching a business is a project. I’ve done it a few times, so I know.

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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?

Risk Management Wisdom and Humor of the Ages

Project Risk Coach

Most of us have personal and career goals. Our ability to achieve those goals is dependent on our risk management skills, that is our ability to manage opportunities and threats. We seek to make good things happen and to eliminate or reduce the bad things.

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Compare The 10 Best Mind Mapping Software of 2019

The Digital Project Manager

You can use mind mapping software to brainstorm ideas and create beautiful data visualizations. Discover the best mind mapping tools and easily compare pricing and features in this mind map software review.

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Deciding the Level of Detail Needed for a Release Plan

ProjectManager.com

“How much detail do we need for our release plan?”. This is an important question to ask at the beginning of a software development project, or in the case of a long-standing product team, before the development of a major release of a system.

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Project Management Q&A: What is the Best Way to Accumulate PDU Points?

Arras People

How can I gather the PDUs for “Giving Back to the Profession” Any leads on this would help me accumulate the PDU points that I need. There are several different routes you can take depending on time available and your preference for sharing knowledge.

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Proactive dependency management with agile approaches

Kiron Bondale

When we are managing projects using a predictive delivery approach, dependency identification and tracking is done as part of the BPUF (Big Planning Up Front) exercise using the activities from a work breakdown structure and the collective wisdom of our team members and key stakeholders.

2019 179

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

DPM Case Study: Managing a 2-Week Project

The Digital Project Manager

Ever managed a super short project? DPM Jenna Trunzo shares the details, challenges, and learning from managing a 2-week project in this DPM Case Study. The post DPM Case Study: Managing a 2-Week Project appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Case Studies PM Best Practices

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Busy vs. Productive: Why Being Busy Isn’t Always a Good Thing

ProjectManager.com

Are you being productive or are you simply being busy and wasting energy? Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you the difference in this instructive video on how to really be productive. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference.

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Risk un-management

Musings on Project Management

Risk un-management? Perhaps the largest task within risk management, and requiring the greatest judgment, is "risk un-management" On any project there are going to be dozens, perhaps hundreds, of unmanaged risks. These comprise the population to be un-managed. I doubt this is news to anyone, but these are, as a group, more numerous than those selected for the usual risk management paradigm. Risk Management

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Free Blockchain for Dummies eBook download Courtesy of IBM

Brad Egeland

Want to know about Blockchain. what it's all about and is it something you should be concerned with? Should your organization be Blockchain ready and using it strategically in your own business processes and delivery? Download the free Blockchain for Dummies limited edition here courtesy of IBM.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Just Keep Swimming: Using LiquidPlanner to Manage the Big Swim

LiquidPlanner

I spend much of my life outside of LiquidPlanner in and around bodies of water. I’m a passionate open water swimmer — marathon swimming , in particular—and a big part of that passion is giving back to the sport.

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The Dangers of Self-Serving Bias at the Workplace

ProjectManager.com

Most of us like to paint ourselves in a positive light. It can be hard to admit to a mistake, especially at work where our professional reputation (and salary) is on the line.

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Maximizing Value In The Presence of Constraints

Leading Agile

Organizations embracing an Agile approach to their work value their ability to inspect and adapt. They value the ability to continually learn and deepen their understanding of what problems they are trying to solve so that they can inspect and adapt toward a better solution.

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Why Mark Zuckerberg Has Some of His Best Learders on Blockchain

Brad Egeland

Mark Zuckerberg is highly adept at addressing Facebook’s greatest threats. ​ He spent $1 billion on Instagram because that’s where young people were posting photos.

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The place to begin innovating your products and services is by first bringing innovation to your internal process. We'll explore the innovation process including the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies and see how to lead with a clear strategy, well-defined tactics, and an unbiased 360 understanding of perhaps the most fundamental question of all; "why are you innovating?"

From Onboarding to Expert: Optimizing Projects and Processes with LiquidPlanner

LiquidPlanner

Here at LiquidPlanner we’ve identified four main stages our customers go through to optimize their projects and processes. Our most successful customers don’t try to “eat the elephant,” so to speak, as soon as they buy LiquidPlanner. They know that change and progress occur in steps.

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Motivated Reasoning and Validating Hypotheses

Tyner Blain

In our continuing series on managing the risk in your backlog, we look at the risk of kidding ourselves.

2019 87

PMTQ: PMI’s Vision for the Future of Project Management

Online PM Courses

The PMI has released its Future of Work report, called 'Leading the Way with PMTQ'. It introduces the idea of Project Management Technology Quotient. The post PMTQ: PMI’s Vision for the Future of Project Management appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Managing Diversity PMI Talent Triangle: Strategic & Business Management Project Management Career Project Trends and Changes PMI Talent Triangle PMTQ Talent Triangle Technology Quotient

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Don’t Rely on User Complaints to Find Out Your TRIRIGA System has Issues

Brad Egeland

Rule #1: Don't rely on user complaints to know there is an issue with your TRIRIGA ecosystem. "I I am seeing this issue while onsite during demo's, I am hearing this is the major reason why people are not happy with TRIRIGA systems and I have felt this pain as a client. Consider our software to help with this issue.

2019 109

Get Growth With Partner Integrations

Speaker: Mandy Howard, Product Manager, ServiceTitan

Once your SaaS product hits a certain level of revenue, you'll need to change things up to move past the plateau. One of the ways to do this is to move past your core product and introduce new business streams. If you're strategic about your integrations, you can strengthen your ties to your target market. Join Mandy Howard, Product Manager at ServiceTitan, as she takes you through the three key questions that you need to answer to grow your product with the right partner integrations. Whether you're a start-up, or working on a new product in an enterprise environment, you'll learn how to push through to a new level of growth.

The savvy product owner’s guide managing their product backlog

Backlog

We’re a fan of product backlogs as you can probably tell: after all, we named our project management software after them! But what is a product backlog, and why are they so useful? A product backlog is essentially a prioritized task list of everything that needs to be done within a project.

2019 115

How to Have the Best Printing Experience with Teamweek

Teamweek

Printing in Teamweek’s webapp might appear wonky at times because we rely mostly on each browser’s printing feature. Your personal choice to use Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, Mozilla or another provider ultimately determines how that page that comes out of the printer.

2019 78

What is the Most Fundamental KPI for Services Businesses?

MavenLink

Today’s services businesses are facing shrinking project margins. In order to deliver each project as efficiently as possible, services firms are utilizing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) more than ever.

2019 78

Learning from Higher Ed Security Breaches

Brad Egeland

The higher education is not free from data threats and risks whose primary target is their financial security followed by student retention. Adoption of mobile technologies by colleges and universities has contributed to increased malicious attacks.

2019 110

Measure the Immeasurable: Beyond Vanity Metrics

Speaker: Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor, Product School

As a product manager, it's your job to realize your product’s vision by executing your chosen strategy. It’s also your job to deliver value to the business. Ultimately, these two outcomes are aligned so the temptation is to focus primarily on business metrics. Doing this can cause you to lose focus on the real value you are trying to achieve, in favor of moving the vanity metrics such as launches and time spent. Join Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor at Product School, as she explains how to use immeasurable success criteria along with your more standard KPIs to deliver products that don't just get used a lot, but deliver real value.

What is Resource Levelling? | Video

Online PM Courses

Resource constraints often drive your project planning. So, what is resource levelling? 5-minute video. The post What is Resource Levelling? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Management in Under 5 Project Resource Management resource levelling

2019 68

How to Master Resource Scheduling In 5 Steps

Teamweek

So a graphic designer, a front-end coder, and a technical writer all walk into a boardroom… I know you’re waiting for a punchline because it sounds like I’m telling a joke. Strangely enough (for me), I’m not. Project management teams encompass a wide range of skill sets.

2019 78

How to Write Company OKRs for Effective Goal-Setting?

nTask

It goes without saying that you can’t successfully run a team without formally documenting goals and objectives. That’s just like a shot in the dark. The talented employees that you have would be of no use if they don’t have a common objective to look forward to.

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