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Project Management System: The Basics

Clarizen

What is a Project Management System? The term “project management system” is widely used to describe two major pieces of the overall project management puzzle. The first piece is essentially an approach to getting work done.

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Your Guide to Effective Business Continuity Plan for Startups & Agile Professionals

nTask

With the increase in weather-related events both in frequency and severity and the immense reliance on a network of technologies is also expanding. Organizations nowadays face an unprecedented number of exposures. These trends have left companies exposed to a variety of risks.

2020 78
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A Deeper Look: Top Changes in the New 2020 Scrum Guide for Agile Practitioners

MPUG

A new version of Scrum guide was released last month. There are quite a few changes in the guide, as well as new additions.

2020 89

Project Management Software Comparison for 2021

ProjectManager.com

Most everyone is probably happy to see 2020 go and has high hopes for a brighter 2021. But it’s undeniable that the changes that occurred over the last year aren’t going away. One example is the work-from-home trend.

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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.

Psychological safety is not about being nice

Kiron Bondale

Daniel Goleman wrote this week in an HBR article with regards to emotional intelligence: “ …one of the most persistent things I see people get wrong about the concept is that it equates to being “nice.” But it doesn’t, and misunderstanding this can get people into trouble.

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I Can Work from Anywhere - Remote Project Management Myths

Brad Egeland

I will be the first to say that remote work works for me. It works great and I've been doing it productively, effectively and successfully for years.

2020 97

Asana project management pros and cons

Binfire

If you are looking to buy project management software for your business, you probably have heard about Asana project management software. Asana promotes its app heavily on social media and on Google Ads. The company has bottomless pockets since the funders came from Facebook.

How to Start Developing Software Product Using Scrum

Agilemania

Scrum is a framework for solving a complex adaptive problem, and developing software products considered complex work. Agile product development usually has high-level uncertainty in the requirement, and many a time, end users struggle to visualize what they are looking for in the product.

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The Best Lucidchart Alternatives

nTask

If you are looking to charge up your project management skills by looking for the best Lucidchart alternatives you have come to the right place.

2020 101

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

11 Must-Have Product Management Software Tools For 2021

Teamweek

In this article, you’ll learn about the must-have tools in a product management software stack. In fact, we use most of these tools at Toggl Plan. These tools help us keep our product development on track — from road-mapping to tracking progress.

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Overview of my year 2020 book reviews

Henny Portman

2020 was again an extremely fruitful book review year. I wrote around 50 book reviews including 16 corresponding quick reference cards and several personal insights, and views on specific topics in the field of project, program and portfolio management. My own books, whitepapers and articles.

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New Year’s Resolutions: Three Words You Need to Know

Bridge the Gap Consulting

Tis the season to make New Year’s Resolutions! This time-honored tradition happens when a person resolves to change undesirable habits, or, more commonly, accomplish a personal goal. Yes, we hear them every year, and probably make a couple ourselves.

2021 60

Your Guide to Effective Business Continuity Plan for Startups & Agile Professionals

nTask

With the increase in weather-related events both in frequency and severity and the immense reliance on a network of technologies is also expanding. Organizations nowadays face an unprecedented number of exposures. These trends have left companies exposed to a variety of risks.

2020 78

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.

PMP Live Lessons Success Story: Stay Determined, You Will Be A PMP One Day

Management Yogi

By Kavita Nambiar, PMPIntroductionI have been performing in a Project management role for years now. My current organization has made it mandatory to be Project Management Professional (PMP®) certified for all the Project Managers (PMs).

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Quick Reference Cards in 2020

Henny Portman

As a result of my book reviews in 2020, I created several Quick Reference Cards to summarize what I have read.

2020 63

Essential Elements of Agile Sprint Planning to Develop Software

Agilemania

Scrum is a framework for solving a complex adaptive problem, and developing software products considered complex work. Software product development usually has high-level uncertainty in the requirement, and many a time, end users struggle to visualize what they are looking for in the product.

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Gantt Chart Wizard: A Blast Out of the Past

MPUG

Background. I was recently reading the latest posts in the Project Standard and Professional user forum, when I found a recent reply to a question that was originally posted in March 2011.

2020 61

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Simplified Agile EVM - The Art of Managing Triple Constraint

PM Times

Written by: Dinesh Sharma In the last few years, the project management community has garnered significant attention by the constant dilemma of choosing between Traditional Proven Ways and Agile Based Approaches

2020 73

Updated Book: What’s New – I Want To Be A RMP, Second Edition

Management Yogi

The book, I Want To Be An RMP, Second Edition has been available since last year. This book has helped many to successfully achieve the PMI-RMP® credential. In fact, the book has seen 100% success rate so far, as I write this post. Why the Updates?Like Like any aspect of learning, risk management processes, principles, practices, and framework continuously evolve. It brings in new. practices, new. Book (I Want To Be A RMP) PMI-RMP RMP RMP Book RMP Exam Tips

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How to Start Developing Software Product Using Scrum

Agilemania

Scrum is a framework for solving a complex adaptive problem, and developing software products considered complex work. Agile product development usually has high-level uncertainty in the requirement, and many a time, end users struggle to visualize what they are looking for in the product.

SCRUM 52

How to Create a Useful To-Do List for Project Management Using Microsoft Lists

MPUG

As a Project Manager, I almost always have a long list of tasks. I have a few options I can use to manage them: Microsoft To-Do, Planner, and a few others, but I most like using Microsoft Lists. Let me illustrate how! First, let’s consider a scenario where I need the following fields: Task Name.

2020 56

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.

A Personal Retrospective

Project Management Essentials

This year was like living through a 500-year storm. COVID has infected 1 in 20 Americans, and 1 in 1,000 have died of the disease. Nearly 15 million people are still out of work. Thirty-three million have been remote for 9-months and are not likely to return soon.

2021 52

Command vs Comment

Musings on Project Management

Now, the word 'command' is probably a no-no among many. It's all about synergy and shared commitment, etc. MaybeOn projects of any scale, and businesses of scale, there are people 'on the commanding heights', in a command situation, and with command responsibility. Don't believe it? Check in with the C-suite and see what they say. So, that said, we arrive at today's topic: Commands and-or. human factors Project Management

2020 163

11 Tips on How to Avoid or Stop Story Spillover in Scrum

Agilemania

Do you struggle to complete planned stories within the timebox in a scrum, or your team struggle? Why we have spillover? What are the reasons behind it, and how to avoid and stop it? Is it possible to complete all stories in every sprint? If not, what is acceptable?

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What 12 Christmas Gifts will Make You a Better Project Manager?

Online PM Courses

Traditionally, Christmas has 12 Days. And that led to the traditions of 12 days of Christmas gifts and the Twelfth Night celebration. The post What 12 Christmas Gifts will Make You a Better Project Manager? appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Effective Project Manager

2020 101

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?

Zijn jongeren met een chronische aandoening een vergeten doelgroep in de vaccinatiestrategie?

Gunther Verheyen

“Beste beleidsmakers, wetenschappers, politici, experts, professoren, adviseurs (en iedereen die het verder aanbelangt). Vrijdag 13 maart 2020 is een dag die wij niet snel zullen vergeten.

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Throughput accounting: pushback

Musings on Project Management

Whenever I write about or talk about 'throughput accounting' I get pushback.Fair enough.You won't find such accounting in your Accounting 101 textbook, except perhaps in a chapter dedicated to cost accounting wherein the concept of 'variable cost' is discussed.But 'variable cost' doesn't quite capture the concept:'Throughput' is the stuff that gets through to end-users, beneficiaries, or. cost management Project Management Project Value

2020 163

Measure and Control the Technical Debt

Agilemania

Previous articles of mine explained about, what is the technical debt and how this impacts the total cost of ownership. The articles also included why a Product Should care about the technical debt and allow the development team to refactor the code to control the technical debt.