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Projects are life: Think outside of the box.


Michelle Dinan is a network operations program manager at Swift Navigation. Swift, a San Francisco-based tech firm redefining GNSS and precise positioning technology for automotive, autonomous vehicle, mobile and mass-market applications. Michelle brings over 20 years of experience in various industries, from government to telecom, to the job. When you meet her, you notice her positivity, hard work ethic, and systematic thinking—that, and her fantastic sense of humor.

Leveraging Agile to Improve Quality

Leading Agile

New Paper Improving Quality Through Intentionally Built Agile Systems Get it Now. In a fixed-time, fixed-cost, fixed-scope environment, time and cost estimates are often wrong and the pressure to deliver and get things into market faster intensifies.

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3 Ways to Reach Project Decisions

Project Risk Coach

Project managers are faced with numerous decisions. And many times, you need to engage your project team in reaching project decisions. Voting may be used to quickly make a decision. A decision is reached when the largest block of individuals vote for an option is called: A. Majority vote B.

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Project Plan Template

Download this free project plan template to scope out your work and break it down into manageable components; then schedule and assign the tasks needed to complete your project. You can also use this template to manage workloads and tasks as changes occur.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

How to Manage Project Scope Without Scope Creep (with examples)

Girl's Guide to PM

Most projects don’t deliver their original scope: 54% of projects fail to deliver the agreed-upon functionality. One of the reasons for that is scope creep – and that’s what this article is all about. What is scope creep?

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10 Best Agile Project Management Software [Free & Paid Options]

The Digital Project Manager

The post 10 Best Agile Project Management Software [Free & Paid Options] appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools General Tools

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Project Budget Template for Excel

A project budget contains the financial details of your project, including the estimates of all the money you need to layout to lead a successful project, from resources to materials. Monitor project expenses with this Excel budget template.

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How To Ask To Work Remotely

Girl's Guide to PM

During 2020, many of us didn’t have to ask to work remotely. It just happened. However, now that there are calls for office workers to hit their desks again, we have to consider if that’s the life we want.

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Let’s flatten five agile fallacies!

Kiron Bondale

In 2015 I wrote an article intending to debunk some common myths about project management. Like many of you, I spent a reasonable amount of time during my first few years participating in online forums correcting agile misconceptions. Unfortunately, just like lopping heads off the Hydra, every time I’d address one myth, a short time later it would re-emerge. Recognizing the futility of trying to permanently suppress fallacies, I stopped responding to such discussions.

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6 Steps to Improving Your Application’s Analytics Experience

No one designs bad dashboards and reports on purpose. So why do so many applications have terrible analytics experiences? Download this ebook for secrets to creating dashboards and reports your users will love.

6 Steps To Increase Productivity with Team Goals

Project Bliss

A focussed team is a productive team. And, a productive team is the one that gets things done. Working toward common team goals can help. The following is a guest post from Vartika Kashyap. Have you ever come across an instance where your focus seemed to be shifting from the goal itself?

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Project Crashing in Project Management: Definition & Best Practices

There’s never enough time when managing a project. That’s why we make schedules—to try and control time, just enough to get your deliverable by the deadline. But even the best laid plans tend to go awry, to paraphrase the poem.

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12 Ways to Create A Positive Work Culture

Girl's Guide to PM

Anna Erdmanska, PMP. This is a guest post by Anna Erdmanska, PMP. Do you love your job? I assume yes – if you are reading this blog about doing work, you probably are committed to doing your job to the best possible level and that’s because you enjoy it.

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5 Reasons You Need Enterprise Agility Consulting

Shami Ahuja

The existing situation with COVID-19 has jolted everyone into realizing that enterprises have to be nimble and have the agility to adjust to sudden changes.

4 Approaches to Data Analytics for Your Application

Selecting the right solution for your embedded analytics is crucial to the success of your application. But with so many solutions and vendors, how do you make this critical selection? Learn about the different approaches to analytics and the pros and cons for each.

Enabling the Adaptive Enterprise: Foundations for Continuous Change


Few times in history have there been such rapid change as we’re seeing right now. . With each passing year the number of forces in play seems to grow exponentially, and business models are being disrupted at a rate that has never been seen before.

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3 Ways to Get Microsoft Project Online

You need to manage your projects online, so you’re considering the options, including all the Microsoft Project online options. So how do you choose?

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Global leadership: What you need to consider in multicultural teams


Globalization and digitalization enable us to work with employees and partners from different countries. Project and team leaders in particular are constantly faced with new challenges. Besides the obvious cultural and language barriers, virtual communication via modern information media is a special characteristic of multicultural project teams. Global and virtual team leadership inevitably overlap.

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Agile Maturity & Change Management: 3 Steps for Achieving Executive Buy-In

Lindsey Marymont

Skip to main content. Skip to navigation. Solutions. Agile Portfolio Management. Project & Portfolio Management. Professional Services Portfolio Management. Manufacturing ERP. Success. Services. Customers. Resources. Resource Center. New Features. Pricing. Free Trial. Overview. Service Delivery.

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?

Top 5 Reasons to Go Agile

Brad Egeland

Still running waterfall projects or development initiatives and need the push to go agile? Contemplating agile but you need some easy to explain reasons to go to your senior management with in order to get them to say “yes” to the conversion?

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Remote Work and PSTIR w/ Jeff Howey

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. At the beginning of the pandemic, LeadingAgile published a white paper called Maintaining Momentum in a Remote Agile World.

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What is a Monte Carlo Simulation? | Video

Online PM Courses

A Monte Carlo Simulation is a way to assess the level of risk across a whole project. So, it's vital knowledge for any Project Manager. The post What is a Monte Carlo Simulation? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Project Management: What is. Project Risk Management Monte Carlo video

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Backlog Refinement: How To Effectively Estimate

Lisa Mabli

The Rise of Embedded Self-Service Analytics

Speaker: Chris Von Simson & Nat Venkataraman

Can your users get the data and analytics they need without leaving your application? Watch this webinar with Chris von Simson of Dresner Advisory Services as he shares why user enablement has emerged as the theme in today’s embedded analytics landscape.

How to Improve Your SWAG


When I turned eighteen, I ran away from a disconnected home and joined the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Periodically, I heard the term “SWAG” from officers and didn’t understand what they were talking about.

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How To Manage Freelancers & Remote Contractors Without Losing Sleep


Working with freelancers can save a lot of overhead costs. That’s why 94 percent of organizations surveyed by Upwork report utilizing remote workers. However, managing freelancers remotely can be quite challenging.

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Top 10 Enterprise Project Management Software in 2020


Today’s organizations utilize project teams consisting of members who work remotely from many distant locations. As a result, business managers must select an effective enterprise project management software package that facilitates planning, communication, and collaboration.

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3 Reasons Your Cybersecurity Plan Needs Revised

Brad Egeland

I wish I could tell you that if you have a cybersecurity plan then you’re covered. But you are not. Because the hackers and the blackhats and the pursuers on the Dark Net and the Dark Web are one or more steps ahead of all of us all the time.

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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.

Take Project Work Performance to the Next Level With These 10 Tips

ProProfs Project Management

Employees have always been the most crucial asset of any organization because they help to improve business growth by combining their skills and experience. .

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Get 2 Months Free With Toggl Plan’s Annual Subscription


2020 has been an odd year with a lot of uncertainties. Now more so than ever before it’s important to have a plan for how to move forward, but it’s at least as important to stay flexible and adjust to the changes around you. This is what we at Toggl Plan preach – simple & flexible planning.

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Kanban Gantt Project Management


TLDR: Kanban planning is popular amongst project management offices (PMOs) because it’s easily integrated with various project management methodologies. Similarly, Gantt charts are widely used as they are the ideal accompaniment to different kinds of planning methodologies.

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