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Maurer 3 Levels of Resistance & Strategic Project Management

The Strategic Project Manager

Rick Mauer has developed a simple and common sense framework for dealing with resistance to change. It is profound in its simplicity – and can really make an impact on how you manage resistance through the change process.

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The Psychology of Forecasting Uncertainty


Planning for Failure can Produce Success. Have you heard the project management saying that failing to plan is planning to fail ? Thinking about that a little more deeply, do you think we might be better off if we plan for failure ? The need for resiliency should not be discounted.

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What is Agile Project Management?


A Getting Started Guide. According to the 15 th State of Agile Report, 94% of companies are practicing Agile. This statistic is somewhat misleading as it does not mean that all of these companies are receiving benefits or even successful with their Agile approach.

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Project Evaluation Process: Definition, Methods & Steps

Managing a project is a very challenging, but project evaluation makes it easier. Everything starts with careful planning, which sets the stage for the execution phase where estimations, plans and schedules guide the project team as they complete tasks and deliverables.

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Cyber Security, Change Management and Enterprise Risk Management: Scaling Operations for Growth

Speaker: William Hord, Vice President of Risk Management and Compliance

Join us as we discuss the various tangents of data and the change management process that will help you make better risk-based business decisions to save time and money for your organization.

Agile Project Management for Marketing

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This is a guest contribution from Monica Georgieff, Agile Coach and Trainer at AgileSherpas. Monica Georgieff. What does this current year have in store for marketers running projects?

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Make Your Project Estimation More Reliable, Using the PERT Method

Online PM Courses

One of the hardest tasks for Project Managers is Project Estimation: predicting the future, despite the uncertainty. Meet the PERT method. The post Make Your Project Estimation More Reliable, Using the PERT Method appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

What Is Contract Manufacturing? Examples & Types

Contract manufacturing lets businesses, which may not have the resources or the funds to invest in heavy machinery, collaborate with other companies to fill orders. Let’s take a closer look at the types of contract manufacturing and some examples of how it works! What Is Contract Manufacturing?

Expected Monetary Value (EMV): A Project Manager’s Guide

Rebel’s Guide to PM

What is EMV? EMV is a risk analysis tool that helps establish the contingency reserves for your project activities. It’s a statistical technical for quantifying risk. At the end of it, you get a decision tree that summarizes the financial impact of following a course of action.

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Should You Estimate Your Feature Backlog?

Growing Agile

Anyone who knows me knows I’m not a fan of estimation. Asking a team how big something is when they know the least about the item seems like a bad idea, but I do understand the need to know how long something will take.

The Innovative PM: Cultivating Creativity in the Evolving Hybrid Workspace

Speaker: Rachel Rai Henry, Founder of the Creative Flow School

In this one-of-a-kind webinar, speaker, creativity expert, and educator Rachel Rai Henry will walk you through the evolution of hybrid work management through the lens of creative flow.

How to build psychological safety on remote teams


After running Planio for more than a decade, I’ve come to learn that managers and leaders often wear blinders. Even if we think we’re being open and understanding, underneath it all, we think we know best. And that’s a problem — especially on remote teams.

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Manufacturing Overhead: Definition, Formula and Examples

Producing things isn’t cheap. There are so many costs that occur during production that it can be hard to track them all. These costs are what is called manufacturing overhead. Let’s define manufacturing overhead, look at the manufacturing overhead formula and how to calculate manufacturing overhead.

How to Manage a Team Member With A Negative Attitude

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This article was inspired by Ben Snyder’s book, Everything’s a Project: 70 Lessons from Successful Project-Driven Organizations. How can I deal with a team member with a bad attitude? How can I deal with a project team member whose attitude sucks?”.

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Leadership by 'link and buffer'

Musings on Project Management

"Link and Buffer" is a leadership concept for a leader positioned between a governing board, to whom they must link the project, and a project team which must be buffered from the whims and biases of the board.Fair enoughBut it's not that easy.In the "link and buffer" space live various skills:Vision and practicality: to the board, the project leader talks strategically about outcomes and risks; leadership Project Management

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How to Build Data Experiences for End Users

Organizational data literacy is often addressed, but it’s uncommon to consider users’ data literacy levels when building products. Product managers need to recognize their end users' data literacy when building an application with analytic features.

Setting your Transformational Frames: The CEO’s Role in Identifying and Implementing Change for a New Future

Leading Agile

Introduction. “Eighty-five percent of the reasons for business failure are deficiencies in the systems and process rather than the employee. The role of management is to change the process rather than badgering individuals to do better.” ” -W. Edwards Deming.

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The Manufacturing Process: Steps & Types

When you buy something new, it’s already been around for a while. By that, we mean that the product started as an idea, was created using materials and labor and was transported to the retail location in which it can be purchased. The steps to getting the product to you is the manufacturing process.

Free Project Status Report Template

Rebel’s Guide to PM

If you are involved in any kind of project, you’ll know that project sponsors want to see regular reports. Today I’ve got something for you to make your life a bit easier!

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Change, Continuous Change, and Change Exhaustion

The Strategic Project Manager

How do you cope with change? The post is my rant about change – what it really is, and how we can cope with it. It transitions to change complexity, and what tools and approaches strategic project managers can use to manage it. Change.

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Projects Deliver Products, Products Deliver Strategy

Speaker: Peter Monkhouse, Founder, NewGenP

This webinar will introduce a strategy implementation circle, which will demonstrate the role that projects and products play in assisting an organization with strategy implementation. The webinar will emphasize the importance of using an iterative approach to product development and project execution.

Team management 101: How to create and support all-star teams

Resource Guru

The Avengers. AFC Richmond. Pawnee’s Parks and Recreation Department. Besides the fact that we’d love to join each one of these fictional groups, what else do these legendary teams have in common? Legendary leaders. Nick Fury united Earth’s mightiest heroes together under a common cause.

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Innovation is Key in Your Strategic Portfolio Management Approach

Brad Egeland

Organizations wish to adapt, innovate, and compete. In reality, they are like the people in them: complex, full of potential, and with old habits. Business agility means adopting the mindset, practices, and tools to become more value-focused and customer-obsessed. The OnePlan team’s purpose is to help your organization on its path to innovation, flexibility, and speed by offering technology and consulting services to suit your needs at different stages of your journey

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What To Do When Your Team Doesn’t Believe The Project Schedule

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This is an edited extract from Project Pain Reliever. I contributed this chapter (and another one) to the book. This one is about ensuring everyone buys into the project schedule. The One-Man Plan: A Story. Hans had spent a lot of time working on his project schedule.

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Strategy, PM, and the W. Edwards Deming PDCA Cycle

The Strategic Project Manager

The Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) Cycle, developed by W. Edwards Deming, provides a simple and effective means to create a virtuous cycle in an organization. It can help you to structure initiatives to solve problems and seize opportunities.

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The Definitive Guide to Embedded Analytics

Transform how you build value for your products with this definitive guide to embedded analytics.

A Complete Guide to Lean Project Management and Why Do You Need It


Lean project management is the best way to convey more value and revenue to your business. Every business is making money to stay in business itself – the need and urgency for profitability will always be there. However, reaching there is the tricky part.

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Can a Chromebook Work as a Project Management Tool?

Brad Egeland

Chromebooks are becoming more and more popular. They are fast, quiet, relatively inexpensive and fairly easy to learn and use. So how do they work for project managers around the world. Chromebooks are a great way to equip an entire fleet of project managers in a PMO - especially if you are using PM tools that work well with the Chrome OS. If your Chromebook would be a great tool for the world's project managers, then tell me. Likewise, if your PM software works well on a Chromebook, tell me.

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Overcoming Noisy Communication

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Noise hinders communication. It’s so obvious that I hesitate to say it. But it is often something that is overlooked when we are planning communication activities with stakeholders.

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Earned Value Management (EVM) in Agile Development

Management Yogi

In this article, we are going to explore Earned Value Management (EVM), a widely used traditional management technique, but we are going to look at it within the context of an Agile domain.Let’s consider an example scenario.

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A PM’s Master Class on Building and Maintaining Stakeholder Relationships

Speaker: Americo Pinto, Founder and Chair at PMO Global Alliance

In this discussion, Americo Pinto, Founder and Chair at PMO Global Alliance, will walk you through best practices for communicating with stakeholders.

What Is Issue Log & How Does It Help Project Managers?


No matter how meticulously you plan your project, issues are bound to arise at one point or another. But remember, issues are slight dips in your progress, not complete full stops.

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22 for 2022 Cybersecurity Software Tools - Where Does Yours Rate?

Brad Egeland

Where would your favorite cybersecurity software tool rank in the 22 for 2022 comparison article I am working on? Let's find out. ​I am currently putting together a "22 Cybersecurity Tools for 2022" comparison chart and article for a high visibility tech related site and have it trend to millions everywhere. Great chance to feature your favorite cybersecurity software's strength in some key categories.

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Agile Adoption – Left to Right is the Way to Go

Mike Griffiths

Agile approaches "Crossed the Chasm" a decade ago. The organizations we see adopting it today are in the "Late Majority" and "Laggard" categories of Geoffrey Moore's Technology Adoption Life Cycle.

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