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Project Leader vs. Project Manager: The 7 Essential Project Leadership Skills


What’s the difference between a project manager and a project leader? If you’ve ever gone hunting for a definitive answer to this question, you probably ended up disappointed.

2020 127

5 Agile Metrics to Improve Performance and Quality

Project Bliss

This is a guest article from Gilad David Maayan. Agile has been a buzzword for many organizations in the last few years. And while many organizations are “adopting” an agile methodology, many are not fully embracing it. Effective implementation of agile requires a cultural shift.

2020 156

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Communication Management Techniques Every PM Should Know

Communication is the foundation of every good relationship, friendship or partnership. It’s fundamental to the way projects work, too. Without good communication, things can become overcomplicated. Remember the old Abbott and Costello sketch, “Who’s On First”?

2020 306

Why the agile process is here to stay (and why it should!)

Granted that the agile process isn’t the only effective workflow management methodology out there today, but it certainly is worth understanding more; organizations should at least consider how it can affect the way they work and produce in this day and age.

2020 26

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.

Failed Agile Sprints

Project Management Essentials

Agile teams using the Scrum framework commit to delivering value in each development sprint. Sprints are generally 2-weeks long, and the goal is to create working software that can be deployed into production.

2020 52

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What Is Scrumban? How It Differs from Scrum & Kanban

Project management is an art of solutions. You have a project, and it has a means to complete it within the constraints of time, scope and cost. As rigid as some methodologies can appear, they’re surprisingly cooperative when combined with others to create a workable hybrid. For example, take scrum.

2020 310

Understanding the Best Project Management Software


The right project management software can make or break the efficiency and performance of a team.

2020 89

Is "Project: Getting Fit" On Your 2020 Resolution List?

Bridge the Gap Consulting

“I want to get in shape, so I got a gym membership. What should I do?” ” I thought about what she was asking for a second. Many questions started popping into my head.

2020 52

Feeling Uncertain? How To Move Forward Without A Plan


If you ever go on a road trip with my father and you need to grab a bite to eat, I’ll warn you that you’re going to be stopping at McDonald’s. Productivity

2020 96

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?

Thriving at the Edge of Chaos – a review

Kiron Bondale

Over the past couple of years I have regularly heard companies, their portfolios and even individual projects referred to as Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS).

2020 181

The Best Risk Management Software For Enterprises and Midsize Businesses

The Digital Project Manager

Why use risk management software? Risk is an undesirable event, a probability function, a variety, The post The Best Risk Management Software For Enterprises and Midsize Businesses appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools

2020 142

So, you need a System Integrator -- SI

Musings on Project Management

You've got a big (big!) project with a lot of moving parts (different contractors doing different stuff). You've been told: Get yourself an SI! The questions at hand: what is a System Integrator (aka SI), and what do they do?

2020 195

Project Management Methodologies 101: The What, Why, How, & Types Explained

ProProfs Project Management

Project management is one of those things that appears to be a relatively easy thing to accomplish — until you get started it. . As organizations grow, their ability to consistently manage and deliver projects starts to play a much bigger role. .

2020 85

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Product Prioritization Techniques in Agile Development


Let’s consider two real-world scenarios. In one, a product manager is asked to work on the top priority items in his project’s product backlog for an upcoming iteration.

2020 83

Kanban vs. Scrum: Key Differences & How To Choose

The Digital Project Manager

If you are a team with large projects to manage or looking for ways to. The post Kanban vs. Scrum: Key Differences & How To Choose appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile PM Methodologies Topics

2020 171

Welcome to 2020: A New Year and Fresh Start


The start of a new year is just that — a new start! It’s a chance to try something new, re-tailor and rework all your previous goals , plans, and activities. I hope your celebrations were filled with family, festivities, and food but now it’s time to get back to work.

2020 85

Develop your project leadership skills in the new year

Susanne Madsen

​A new year is upon us. What better time to consider how you can continue to develop as a project leader and sharpen your saw. Review the past year A good place to start is to look back at what happened last year.

2020 101

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Simplifying Project Human Resource Management – A 101 for Managers

ProProfs Project Management

I get asked about project success criteria a lot, specifically about handling complex stages and elements of project management. So I thought let me start with handling the important and unpredictable elements crucial to project success- human resources. .

2020 72

10 Beautiful Project Dashboard Software Tools

The Digital Project Manager

Scenario 1: Scattered sticky notes, rogue Google documents, Excel spreadsheets for days, budgeting books, email. The post 10 Beautiful Project Dashboard Software Tools appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Tools PM

2020 131

Four Ways to Customize the Gantt Chart in MS Project


Gantt chart is the default view in MS Project. Since the inception of MS Project (MSP), Microsoft engineers have used Gantt chart as the default, although I have often wondered why they didn’t choose some other view.

2020 87

14 Reasons You Can't Afford Not to Try ONEPOINT Projects for Your PM and PPM Needs

Brad Egeland

ONEPOINT Projects is the leading provider of hybrid project and portfolio management solutions for modern project organizations.

2020 99

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.

Stop, Drop and Roll: Ways to Prevent and Cure Employee Burnout


In a competitive marketplace, businesses depend on high levels of productivity from their employees. There are orders to fill and deadlines to meet. However, your employees are human beings who can only work at a fast pace for so long.

2020 85

List Of The 10 Best Reporting Tools

The Digital Project Manager

You may have dabbled with something like MS reporting/Report Builder in the past. In fact, The post List Of The 10 Best Reporting Tools appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Tools PM

2020 131

Soar Higher in 2020 – Learn and Develop New Skills

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

A major part of effective project leadership involves understanding the importance of continuing to learn and develop new skills.

2020 68

Top Time Management Tools for Remote Team Work


Necessary Tools Checklist To Plan Your Time Working Remotely Working remotely can be both beneficial and challenging. The beneficial part is that you can work at any location you want and call your own hours.

2020 111

Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

Work Bifurcation and Change Control w/ Ross Buermann

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

2020 88

10 Best Client Database Tools For 2020

The Digital Project Manager

Gone are the days where you keep all your contacts in business card binders and. The post 10 Best Client Database Tools For 2020 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Tools Tools PM

2020 131

Introduction to Project Management- A Quick Guide

ProProfs Project Management

Being a newbie in the project management field can suck big time, especially if you have no clue on how to go about a certain process. It becomes worse when you are expected to deliver just like your predecessors when you don’t even know where to begin! But do not panic. We are here to help!

2020 59