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30 Quick Risk Evaluation Tips

Project Risk Coach

Winston Churchill said, "True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information." In this article, I share 30 risk evaluation tips to help you tap into your genius.

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The 9 Biggest Project Management Trends in 2022


Content. Remote work & leadership. Bigger focus on soft skills. Professionalization of project management & increasing demand for project managers. Agile is here to stay. Value and principle-based perspective. AI, machine learning & automation. Cloud as the standard.

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Defensive Project Management

Brad Egeland

As project managers, we expect to need to act proactively, aggressively, and yes, reactively on our projects. We make decisions to move forward with. We need to be innovative. Think of our project customers and what they may be needing. How to succeed on that next set of very difficult tasks.

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How to Create a Project Execution Plan (PEP) – Free Template Included

Coming up with a great idea is only the beginning: t o realize it, you need a project execution plan (PEP). A project execution plan is a document for executing projects that helps you strategize, come up with project management processes and put the whole thing into action.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today's data-driven applications. And they won’t cut it for your end users, your development team, or your business. Learn how 5 companies used embedded analytics to achieve huge returns and greater value than anticipated.

How to Become a Project Manager in 2022: 3 Ways to Get A Job (with examples)

Girl's Guide to PM

This article first appeared at Rebel's Guide to Project Management. The projects that you read about in the media are often high profile, with budgets in the multimillions or even billions.

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January 2022 - PMI-ACP Supported Self-Study Group

Leading Answers

The next 7-week PMI-ACP Supported Study Group with Mike Griffiths is starting soon. Register by January 15 th for Earlybird pricing of just $99 (regular $199). This live 7-week online book-club / self-study program works as follows: Read one chapter of my PMI-ACP Exam Prep book each week.

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9 Essential Excel Spreadsheets for Tracking Tasks, Costs and Time

Your work isn’t going according to plan. Nobody has enough time or money to do their tasks. The best you can hope for is to finish them quickly, saving as much time and costs as possible. If you’re in this spot, then you may seek out some task, cost and time tracking templates for Excel.

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7 Best PRINCE2 Books for 2022 (Including PRINCE2 Agile Books)

Girl's Guide to PM

This article first appeared at Rebel's Guide to Project Management. The PRINCE2® certification exam is tricky to pass because of the style of objective testing and the number of questions you have to answer.

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5 Best Critical Path Analysis Software In 2022


As much as critical path analysis is important to a project, calculating CPs can be a real pain in the neck. Manually charting the minutest details of tasks, keeping an eye on start and end dates, and tracking everything is simply asking too much from a project manager.

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Alternatives to PPM Tools for Today's Anywhere Workforce

To survive in the future of work, PMOs need to evolve beyond what most basic PPM tools offer. The best project portfolio management tools enables teams to plan and execute in one place, giving PMOs the visibility they need to ensure project success.

3 Key Ingredients to Great Project Reviews

Brad Egeland

As project managers, we have a long list of individuals to interact with, provide status reports to, and gather information from. We have project team members, clients, 3rd party vendors, and stakeholders who may not be involved in the project on a day to day basis but have a vested interest.

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Predictive Project Management is not Dead: it’s in Rude Health

Online PM Courses

The way some folk talk about Agile, it'd be easy to think Predictive Project Management is dead. But this couldn't be further from the truth. The post Predictive Project Management is not Dead: it’s in Rude Health appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Project Management Conferences and Events 2022

Girl's Guide to PM

This article first appeared at Rebel's Guide to Project Management. Project management conferences are a fantastic way to meet new people and improve your skills. I always come away feeling energised about where I am in my career and relieved having met people with similar problems to me.

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10 Best Process Management Software Reviews 2022


In today’s business world, the need to have a good process management tools is pivotal. In this blog, we have gathered the 10 best process management software reviews for you to choose the best pick for your company.

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Embedded Analytics – 4 Mission-Critical Steps to Take on Your Analytics Journey

The right analytics capabilities will turn data into valuable insights for your end users. This research-based guide, derived from insights of industry professionals, will allow you to create an optimal strategy for acquiring those capabilities.

Change Management Best Practices: Overcoming Pitfalls of Change Implementation

Epicflow Blog

According to McKinsey , more than 70% of change initiatives fail. Disappointing, isn’t it? However, change is a must for every organization that wants to succeed, especially in the post-pandemic world, so it’s essential to embrace it right there and then.

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3 Key Steps to Resolving Project Communication Issues

Brad Egeland

Proper, effective and efficient communication on the project may be the single most important ingredient to project success. I feel strongly that project communication is the most important part of a project manager's daily responsibilities and overall good communication is the responsibility of every stakeholder on the project.

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Rescheduling Incomplete Work As Part of a Project’s 4-Step Tracking Cycle


In the first two articles of this series, a four-step tracking cycle was defined. It includes setting the status date , entering actuals , rescheduling incomplete work, and resource leveling the remaining schedule. This article addresses the third step in the cycle: rescheduling incomplete work.

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KPI Tracking For PMs & The Best Practices To Adopt In 2022


How do you identify whether you are accomplishing your targeted goals or not? Against what parameters do you measure your performance? How do you know you are ready for the next step to expand your reach? Simple, KPI tracking! KPI tracking can answer all the questions for you.

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From Planning to Results, How to Choose a Tool to Manage Marketing Projects

With increased channels, tools, and pressure to achieve goals, your work management platform must be able to: Manage complex projects within tight time frames, Harness data from all channels to make decisions in real time, Prove ROI to the broader business. Download the eBook today!

What is Integrated Project Management?  Plus Proven Tips for Success


This post was originally published on February 26, 2016, and was updated with new information on January 3, 2022. There are multiple project management methods that can be used to ensure a project’s specific objectives are delivered on time and on budget.

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How to Prevent a Bad Hire: 3 Tricks To Reduce Hiring Risk


Put ten recruiters in a room and ask them their worst nightmare. We’d bet a fair few would say it’s making a hire that turns out to be rubbish. Because nothing hurts more than finding out your rockstar candidate was actually a bad hire.

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

Management Yogi

A new version of Scrum guide was released in November, 2020. There are quite a few changes in the guide, as well as new additions.

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What Is Agile Velocity & Why Should You Care About It in 2022


One of the best things about the Agile Methodology and the core reason for its popularity in today’s market is its ability to deliver and reiterate.

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2021 Dresner Advisory Services Business Intelligence Market Study

Every year Dresner reviews the state of the BI market as it stands today. This 12th annual report breaks down customer perceptions of BI and how well each vendor performs. See for yourself how all the major BI vendors stack up.

HR Revolution

Leading Agile

2020 was a year of tremendous change around everything in our lives. It seems that nothing is the same as it was before. The way we shop, order food, and even see our loved ones has shifted permanently.

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We are entering the Deployment Phase of the Digital Age

As of today the top 10 most valuable companies in the world as defined by market capitalization are Apple, Microsoft, Saudi Oil Company, Amazon, Alphabet, Facebook, Tencent Holdings, Tesla, Alibaba, and Berkshire Hathaway.

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5 Step Guide to Avoid Digital Transformation Failure in 2022


Do you know what’s common between Nokia, Kodak, Blockbuster, Yahoo? They all failed to adapt to change. With the fast-paced world, technologies have become obsolete, and those who fail to adapt today become ghosts. With this, we’re moving to today’s topic -Digital Transformation.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Kanban Ceremonies: What Are They & How To Run Them?


Time is one of the most important assets that you can have in your arsenal as a project manager or a product owner. No matter how important the task is if it is not executed according to the time allocated to it at the start of the project.

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Insiders' Guide to Self-Service Analytics

Self-service analytics are vital for how your users interact and engage with your application. As you explore analytics solutions for your application, see why self-service analytics can prove critical to the adoption and stickiness of your application.

A 3-Step Framework for Writing Better Project Objectives


Nothing ensures the failure of a project faster than misunderstanding the problem you’re trying to solve. Yet too often, product leaders jump from broad goals to specific project objectives without really knowing what they’re trying to achieve.

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MPUG 2022 Call for Content


We know it takes a community to build top-quality, useful content. In 2021, we asked you to share your biggest frustration with the project management tool(s) that you use.

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5  misconceptions about Scrum's Sprint Event

Many well-meaning Scrum practitioners have misconceptions about Scrum, which sometimes leads to creating “rules” that do not exist in the framework. Scrum is deliberately incomplete because the framework is used in complex environments where simple best practices won’t fit all situations.

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