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.

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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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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

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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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.

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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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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 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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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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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.

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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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

AgilePM documentation based on building blocks

Henny Portman

If you look at the AgilePM (The DSDM Agile Project Framework) documentation set-up you could ask yourself if it’s not too much for an agile way of working? In AgilePM the following documents are described: Terms of Reference. Business Case. Prioritised Requirements List.

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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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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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Is employee turnover quietly killing your business?

Resource Guru

Employee turnover is an expensive problem plaguing modern workplaces – can a cure be found? There’s a growing tension between employees and employers.

2019 78

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

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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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.

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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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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

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Workforce Management Software That Will Make Your Job Way Easier

Teamweek

I always knew that employees were expensive, but according to the Human Capital Management Institute, they account for an average of 70% of a company’s operating expenses. No wonder one of my old bosses stared at me intently whenever I mentioned a raise.

Review: An executive’s guide to disciplined agile

Henny Portman

The book An executive’s guide to disciplined agile – Winning the race to business agility written by Scott W. Ambler and Mark Lines give a good overview of Disciplined Agile.

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

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Agile vs the PMO - thoughts?

Brad Egeland

Writing a doc for a client titled “Will Agile Kill the PMO?” ” I know how this story ends because I’m writing it, but would like various opinions. Please comment your thoughts, email me or connect with me through the contact form on this site and let me know if I can quote you personally if I decide to go that route. Thanks

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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.

Top 12 Team Collaboration You Should Explore in 2019

Proofhub

12 Best Collaboration Tools To Keep Projects on Track Successful teams thrive on one thing?—?collaboration. collaboration. It is the force that binds individuals together and gets things done. In fact, an increasing number of companies are focusing on team collaboration more than ever.

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AGILE NXT FUTURE FRIDAY 2019

Henny Portman

I give a lot of workshops and presentations and in many cases, attendees ask for the ‘silver bullet’ to become agile. It is far too short-sighted to think that you have to implement one agile framework and you achieve agility.

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How to Schedule Time for Project Planning | TeamGantt

TeamGantt

Making time for project planning is easier than you think. See how to fit it into your weekly and daily schedule so you can stay on top of your project plans

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