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Sustainable Project Management and the Three Horizons Concept: Looking at projects from different perspectives.

Green Project Management

In the rapidly changing business ecosystem, organizations, now more than ever, are integrating sustainability into their strategic visions for long-term success. Among the tools helping businesses forecast and shape their futures is the “Three Horizons” concept. This model, coupled with GPM Global’s P5 Standard, offers a potent framework for selecting projects and aligning them with […] The post Sustainable Project Management and the Three Horizons Concept: Looking at pro

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Managing Project Assumptions & Risks

Velociteach

We make hundreds of assumptions and take small risks daily. Without them, we would spend innumerable hours worrying about everything. We assume our car will start. Our air conditioner will work. The weather forecast is accurate. These daily assumptions are banal. Recovering from these risks may be inconvenient but not horribly impactful. Project assumptions and risks are not as casual.

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The language of "Cost"

Musings on Project Management

How many ways are there to say "Cost"?Certainly, more than one!When "they" ask: 'How do YOU manage cost?", your answer is: 'It's complicated' because there are so many varieties of 'cost'.

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Project deliverables 101: What every PM needs to know

Planio

Great deliverables sit at the core of every successful project. Whether it’s the meetings you run, the plans you build, or the outputs you create, project deliverables help set stakeholder expectations, guide your team’s work, and monitor your progress. But, despite the criticality of project deliverables, many project managers still only have a surface-level (or misguided) understanding of what deliverables really are and the value they bring.

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The Project Clinic: Assessing Project Health, Planning, and Execution

Speaker: Ketan Jahagirdar

Picture your projects as patients, each with its own unique rhythm and pulse, thriving under your care 🥼 🩺 Step into the role of an innovative project doctor in our upcoming webinar! This session is your guide to evaluating the health of your projects through Waterfall and Agile practices like Scrum and Kanban. We’ll explore the vital signs of project success through the lens of the “iron triangle” metrics, unveiling how deliverables translate into measurable outputs.

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Building A Practical Portfolio Roadmap with Microsoft Project

MPUG

Project creates, program guides, portfolio decides. – Quote from the book, “I Want To Be A PfMP – The Plain and Simple Way To Be a PfMP” Project is all about deliverables and it creates a unique product, service, or result. Program is all about getting benefits by coordinating the components within its scope. Portfolio, on the other hand, is about meeting the strategic business objectives of an organization with a collection of the right portfolio components.

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7 Key Steps in Lessons Learned in Project Management

ActiveCollab

In the fast-paced and ever-evolving business world, project management has emerged as a vital discipline, bridging the gap between ideas and execution. It is a realm where plans are forged, teams are led, and challenges are conquered. Every project brings a unique set of lessons to be learned, shaping how we approach future challenges. Whether you're an experienced project manager or just starting, embracing these lessons can be transformative, enabling you to navigate the complexities of projec

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Managing Project Assumptions and Risks

The IIL Blog

By Alan Zucker We make hundreds of assumptions and take small risks daily. Without them, we would spend innumerable hours worrying about everything. We assume our car will start. Our air conditioner will work. The weather forecast is accurate. These daily assumptions are banal. Recovering from these risks may be inconvenient but not horribly impactful.

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Ultimate Guide to Marketing Resource Management: Benefits, Challenges, & Best Practices

GanttPRO Project Management

Marketing teams work with a diverse array of resources needed to complete their projects and campaigns. They have to make prompt decisions, change focus when necessary, and organize marketing assets […] The post Ultimate Guide to Marketing Resource Management: Benefits, Challenges, & Best Practices first appeared on GanttPRO Project Management Blog.

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Can developers be on more than one Scrum team?

Scrum.org

One question that often arises in the context of Scrum is whether individuals can be part of more than one Scrum team. While there is no explicit rule against this in Scrum, it's essential to explore the implications of such arrangements on productivity and adherence to Scrum values. Scrum as a Framework Scrum is not a set of rigid rules but a framework within which people work together to deliver value in complex environments.

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Toward a Unified Project Management Understanding

The objective of this research is to dispel misunderstandings about crucial project management terms and their definitions. It aims to accurately place these terms and facilitate a comprehensive global understanding of their meanings.

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Process Manufacturing: Definition, Benefits and Examples

ProjectManager.com

Certain manufacturers use a recipe to combine materials to deliver products. This is called process manufacturing and is a production method that’s common when producing in bulk. To better understand process manufacturing, let’s first define the term and explore the different types of process manufacturing. We’ll then outline the top benefits and provide a few examples across industries to make process manufacturing clear.

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The Advantages of Earning a PMP® Certification for Your Career

The IIL Blog

By Ray W. Frohnhoefer In today’s competitive job market, professional certifications hold substantial value, particularly in specialized fields like project management. The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification stands out as the gold standard, recognized, and respected worldwide. Obtaining a PMP certification provides career advantages and can propel your project management career forward.

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PMI-RMP: All you Need to Know about PMI’s Risk Management Certification

Online PM Courses

One Project Management certification that is growing in popularity is the PMI-RMP. This is PMI’s Risk Management certification. The post PMI-RMP: All you Need to Know about PMI’s Risk Management Certification appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Wie du das Daily Scrum verbesserst: Eine 5-Fragen-Checkliste

Scrum.org

Nach dem „16th State of Agile Report“ verwenden 88 % der Befragten ein Daily Stand-up. Es wundert mich nicht, dass ich in jedem Scrum-Training, Workshop, Coaching oder häufig auf LinkedIn gefragt werde, wie sich das Daily Scrum verbessern lässt. Bevor ich den Fragenden einen Tipp gebe, versuche ich, ihre Situation besser zu verstehen. Dazu stelle ich jedem die gleichen fünf Fragen.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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Business Project Management Basics

ProjectManager.com

Businesses aren’t projects but they share many commonalities. While businesses run projects, they also have strategies and objectives that must be met. All of these things and more make them a perfect candidate for business project management. Let’s first explore the definition of business project management. Then, we’ll look at the role of a business project manager and the types of projects that a business will manage.

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Portfolio Management: Top 10 Things to Know About A Portfolio Roadmap (Part - 1)

Management Yogi

A portfolio roadmap is visual in nature. Because it’s visual, you can understand quickly and it can be used as an effective communication tool with your portfolio stakeholders.In this article, I’ll outline the top ten things to know about a portfolio roadmap.

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The Road to Responsible Collaboration: Overcoming Barriers

The IIL Blog

By Robin Hornby Collaborative working has become something of a buzzword. Every project would claim it is their intention. But more than good intentions are needed. In this fifth article, Robin itemizes the obstacles to collaboration that seem to arise naturally in too many corporate structures and how our existing project management solutions are frequently inadequate.

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Resistance to Agile Transformations

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Resistance to Agile Transformations Stakeholders often revert to resistance to agile transformations due to fears about job security, perceived loss of control, comfort with established practices, and misconceptions about Agile. However, we can help: Agile practitioners can ease the change process by employing techniques such as empathetic listening, co-creating the change process, introducing incremental changes, offering targeted education, and showcasing internal success stories.

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Understand Digital Debt, Form a Team, Set Goals, and Plan Roadmap for Transformation

Understanding digital debt is crucial before digital transformation. Assemble a team to assess internal operations, market pressures, and digital debt's impact. Define future digital vision with measurable goals. Refine hypotheses and conduct market analysis. Develop a roadmap for transformation with defined projects, cost estimates, and governance.

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Manufacturing Operations Management Explained

ProjectManager.com

Manufacturers have to do more than produce a product, they also have to manage their operations. If they can’t do that, then they won’t have a successful business. That’s why manufacturing operations management is so important—it keeps the lights on. Of course, there’s more to manufacturing operations management than that. Before getting into the benefits of manufacturing operations management, let’s define what the term means and the areas that are under manufacturing operations managemen

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Project Team Engagement in the Context of Human/AI Hybrid TeamsBy Harold Kerzner, Ph.D. and Elissa Farrow, Ph.D.

International Institute for Learning

Free Newsletter | Learner Login Search Search Close this search box. Courses Browse Courses Live Virtual Learning On-Demand In-Person Professional Certifications Learning Categories Project, Program and Portfolio Management Agile and Scrum Leadership and Interpersonal Skills Business Analysis Business Relationship Management Cybersecurity Information Technology Management Lean Six Sigma Microsoft Project Online Conferences Leadership and Innovation Agile and Scrum International Project Managemen

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Transforming Learning with Educational Software Solutions: Empowering Education for the Future

Productivity Land

Education is a valuable part within our lives, as well as the current education method is one that has been created with the technology it uses. Educational software packages are altering how students learn around the globe. This may be seen in how students are employing educational software to know in your house, additionally to how teachers are employing educational software to have interaction with their students in classrooms.

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Deciding When to Pivot or Stay the Course

Scrum.org

Making decisions in the realm of product development is no small feat. It's akin to navigating the rugged Scottish Highlands; the path might start simple, but as you delve deeper, the terrain becomes more complex, demanding a keen sense of direction and adaptability. In the early stages of a project, gathering as much information as possible is essential.

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Strategic Project Finance Essentials: A Project Manager’s Guide to Financial Metrics

Speaker: Ketan Jahagirdar - Sopheon’s Director of Product Management

Empower yourself as a project manager with insights that directly influence the financial landscape and strategic direction of your organization! Join us for a deep dive into the world of financial strategy, as we dissect key metrics that drive CFOs and business leaders’ investment decisions. This session will equip you with the necessary tools to craft compelling business cases as well as a comprehensive understanding of the crucial distinction between capital expenditure and operational expend

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Setting Objectives: How to Define Success in an Online Giveaway Campaign

Binfire

In the ever-evolving digital marketing landscape, hosting an online giveaway campaign has quickly become a powerful strategy to captivate audiences, foster engagement, and amplify brand visibility. These campaigns offer a dynamic way to connect with your target audience and create a buzz around your brand. The allure of an online giveaway lies in its ability to deliver various benefits for brands and businesses.

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Introduction to Jira

MPUG

Jira is not just a tool, but a medium that helps organizations refine their workflow, maintain productivity, and, more importantly, connect teams seamlessly. This article aims to provide an in-depth understanding of Jira and how adopting agile project management can significantly enhance team collaboration and performance. From Military Manufacturing to the World of Jira My introduction to Jira wasn’t conventional.

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How to Maximize ROI on Your Trade Show Exhibit

Productivity Land

Trade shows are opportunities for businesses to network with industry peers, showcase their products or services, and forge new partnerships. However, the success of your exhibit is not solely measured by the number of attendees who stop by your booth. It’s all about return on investment (ROI). According to Forbes, ROI helps you determine the profitability of an investment.

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Deciphering the Sprint Backlog: A Deep Dive into Scrum's Core Component

Scrum.org

In my journey through the world of Scrum, I've often been asked, "What exactly is a Sprint backlog?" It's a question that deserves a thorough answer, given the pivotal role the Sprint backlog plays in Scrum's framework. Enjoy this video? Like and subscribe to our channel: [link] ! According to the Scrum guide, a Sprint backlog is a triad of elements: the Sprint goal, the selected backlog items, and a plan to see them to completion.

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20 Common Mistakes Made by Inexperienced Project Managers

You’ve read the PMBOK® Guide several times, taken the certification exam for project managers, passed, and you are now a PMP®. So why do you keep making rookie mistakes? This whitepaper shows 20 of the most common mistakes that young or inexperienced project managers make, issues that can cost significant time and money. It's a good starting point for understanding how and why many PMs get themsleves into trouble, and provides guidance on the types of issues that PMs need to understand.