Sat.Dec 01, 2018 - Fri.Dec 07, 2018

How to Collect Stakeholder Requirements (Real-life Example)

PM Basics

It’s always interesting to compare how other PMs manage projects , isn’t it? So, let’s see how we collected stakeholder requirements on a real project. It’s a software project. Rather big for a fast-paced project life cycles that we have.

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How effective are your agile ceremonies?

Kiron Bondale

We hope that by conducting effective ceremonies we will achieve the agile trinity of improved value delivery, better quality and more fun. But these objectives might be reached via multiple paths so we might not be able to prove causality between our ceremonies and those objectives.

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How to Create a Project Affinity Map

Project Risk Coach

Have you ever conducted a project brainstorming session and found yourself drowning in a cloud of ideas? Not a bad thing, but how can we make sense of the ideas? Well, let's see how to create a project affinity map to sort your ideas.

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Common Project Management Styles

ProjectManager.com

What is the project manager’s role and which management styles suit that role best? Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you in this short tutorial video. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference! In Review – Common Project Management Styles.

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Your Post-Launch Toolkit for Understanding Your Users

Speaker: Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product, Simple Health

If you've you've launched an MVP, you know that the journey has just begun. But what do you do after the launch? How do you figure out what to do next? After you launch, it's important to be able to look at how different segments of your users react and quickly uncover signal vs. noise so you can iterate and improve. Join Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product at Simple Health, as she explains how you can use early customer feedback, usage data, and continuous experimentation to optimize your way to product-market fit. Whether you're at a brand-new company, or looking to innovate within a more mature organization, or anywhere in between, you'll come away with a skill set to make the most of your launches.

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Girl's Guide to PM

Is it too early to be thinking about your professional goals for next year? I don’t think so.

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22 Project Manager Gifts For Every Budget

The Digital Project Manager

Show your PM some holiday love with these project manager gifts for every budget that can help them stay organized and energized, on and off the job! The post 22 Project Manager Gifts For Every Budget appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Topics

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A Quick Guide to Time Blocking

ProjectManager.com

Everyone could use a little more time in their day to focus on what they care about.

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How to Create and Energize a Fan Base

LiquidPlanner

Building a Community of Engaged Customers, Stakeholders, and Employees with Tod Leiweke. I was super excited to sit down with Tod Leiweke, the first CEO of NHL Seattle, just a week before Seattle was awarded its new NHL franchise today.

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Getting Rusty

Zen Project Management

I was in the Moab, Utah area last weekend and got some mountain biking in. I haven't spent a lot of time mountain biking this year so I was a bit rusty. By the second day I was starting to get my rhythm but it took a little time. Just like mountain biking, our agile skills can get rusty.

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Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

Governance that Goes with the Flow

Leading Agile

In slide #9 of this deck about using cycle time analytics in forecasting, Troy Magennis shows that when four people plan to meet for dinner, there is only one chance in 16 that all four will arrive on time.

Project Management Intuition: Why Some Have It and How You Can Get It

ProjectManager.com

Intuition is an important part of decision making. There’s a reason why we use phrases like “listen to your gut” or “let your heart speak.” Both our gut and our heart have complex networks of nerve cells. Medical scientists even talk about a “gut brain.”.

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Ask a PM: How Do I Cancel a Struggling Project?

LiquidPlanner

Dear Elizabeth: My project is struggling, but no one except me can see it. I don’t have the authority to cancel the project, but I don’t think it’s worth my team working on it. On top of that, my project sponsor has unrealistic expectations, and those demands keep changing.

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Mobile Project Management: InLoox Mobile App for iOS and Android

Inloox

Nowadays we can do a lot on just one device - the smartphone - for which we previously needed several devices: watching TV, listening to the radio, sending emails, taking photos and videos, setting your alarm, and so on and so forth.

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What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

Chargers QB Philip Rivers and Wife Tiffany Expecting 9th Child

Brad Egeland

by JOSEPH ZUCKER from the Bleacher Report DECEMBER 2, 2018 Note from Brad Egeland - I'm loving this as my wife and I have 11 children! I had no idea that Rivers had that many kids.

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PRINCE2: An Introduction to the Project Management Methodology

ProjectManager.com

Project management is a process of finding the best method to manage and control work through its every stage. There’s never just one way to accomplish this mission, and thus there is never just one methodology for project managers to use.

The Impact Technology Can Have on Project Management

Eylean

Written by: Adrian Rubin There are several ways that technology has had an impact on project management. This means that the technology is going to make it a lot easier for you to do all the work that you need for managing the project.

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Polish version of the Scrum Values poster

Gunther Verheyen

While developing my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” (2013) I described how there is value in the Scrum Values. In 2016 the Scrum Values were added to the Scrum Guide.

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A Simple Framework for Complex User Goals

Speaker: Hannah Stegen

How can you measure and affect your users' behavior if they're not doing something that's easily measurable? You can monitor usage, activation, retention, and more, but those metrics don't always align with every one of your goals for your users. Hope is not lost, however: with the right framework, you can still make sure your users are on track. Join Hannah Stegen (she/her), Customer Success Manager at Crescendo as she explains how you can monitor even the most complex user journeys by breaking them up into Attitude, Intention, and Behavior.

Las Vegas Raiders Stadium Boost Land Price 12 Times Average Value

Brad Egeland

The small industrial site isn’t much — just a collection of storage containers, semi trucks, boats and other vehicles and items. But with the Raiders building a 65,000-seat football stadium right across the street, the nondescript plot is now lucrative real estate — and if plans come through, it will be a mixed-use entertainment spot.

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Successful Team Communication and Motivation with Storytelling

Inloox

Flatter, more open hierarchical structures and agile collaboration increasingly determine the daily routine of the project. This means that communication needs to be more and more emotional and motivating. The storytelling method helps you motivate employees and - more importantly - keep them motivated during the often lengthy course of the project. What is storytelling and why do I need it for my project? Storytelling means just that: you tell a story.

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Four Different Ways to Say No Politely | TeamGantt

TeamGantt

Saying no is part of being an effective leader. Here are 4 easy scripts you can use to say no politely so you and your team can stay focused on the right goals

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10 Steps To Streamline Work Process And Improve Workflow

Proofhub

Let’s admit it. As business people, we all have the annoying habit of overcomplicating things, particularly when it comes to running a business or a project.

The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of how your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.

How to Sell Process Improvement to Executives

Brad Egeland

Maximize your process improvement efforts and engage teams | View Online Change starts at the top, which is why executive support is a must have if you want to maximize process improvement efforts and engage your teams. But sometimes, getting leadership buy-in is a challenge. Arm yourself with practical skills to obtain a genuine and lasting commitment to change from your leadership team.

Live from Product404, in Atlanta: Agile RoadMapping

Leading Agile

? ?. This talk covers techniques and approaches to developing and communicating roadmaps to your organization. Balancing Agility and predictability in a roadmap is a challenge, and stakeholders require transparency in order to effectively drive organizations forward.

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TimeCamp and Dropbox Paper Integration!

TimeCamp

What Is Dropbox Paper? Dropbox Paper is a tool created by Dropbox, one of the. Integrations dropbox dropbox paper dropbox paper integration

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Task Management fundamentals

Binfire

If you do any meaningful work in life, you do create and manage tasks. It is that simple! Task management is what all of us do at work and home. . Every day you have a huge list of tasks to manage.

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Your 2-Part Metrics Audit for High-Value Products

Speaker: Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, Startup Patterns

You know what they say: what's measured improves. As product managers we're in a golden age of being able to get all sorts of metrics and run all sorts of experiments. But what are your measurements and analytics focused on? Are they really truly objective? Do they contribute to the ultimate vision of your product? And is everybody clear on that vision? Join Sam McAfee, Product Development Consultant, as he takes you through a two-part measurement audit. First, you'll learn how to make sure your measurements actually align with your product strategy. And second, you'll learn how to evaluate your culture of using measurements, so future experiments will more consistently provide high-value results.

Cheetah Exam Prep for the PMP Exam

Brad Egeland

In Cheetah’s PMP Exam Prep Class, you start class on Monday and are PMP® certified by Friday. If you’re a busy Project Manager who wants to get things done FAST, we designed this PMP test prep course for you.

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Problem Solving: A Systematic Approach

Online PM Courses

One of the joys of Project Management is the constant need for problem-solving. The novelty and uncertainty of a project environment constantly throw up surprises. So, a Project Manager needs to be adept at solving problems.

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How Marketers Stay Productive: Alec Ramsey of Idea Crunch

Boost by Brightpod

This week we feature Alec Ramsey, Founder of Idea Crunch. Idea Crunch is a platform that lists successful business ideas not yet launched in your country. Entrepreneurs can run with the ideas for free, or apply to pitch a group of interested investors, convincing them why they are the best person to start the concept locally

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