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7 Project Management Trends Transforming The PM Role (and what to do about it)

The Digital Project Manager

These project management trends will impact your teams, your clients, and your approach. Take these. The post 7 Project Management Trends Transforming The PM Role (and what to do about it) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Career Development Topics

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Quantitative risk for the new guy on the street

Musings on Project Management

Repetition and review are good--Malcom Gladwell says it takes 10,000 hours to be expert at anything--so here's a few words that will take a few minutes on three important quantitative concepts every risk manager should know: Concept 1: Centrality Most phenomenon of interest to projects, particularly naturally occurring phenomenon, tend to cluster around a central value, given enough samples. risk Risk Management

2019 196

What’s in YOUR sprint backlog?

Kiron Bondale

The Scrum Guide states that a sprint backlog “ is the set of Product Backlog items selected for the Sprint, plus a plan for delivering the product increment and realizing the Sprint Goal.

2019 179

How to Handle Criticism at Work

ProjectManager.com

Criticism can be helpful, but even when it’s constructive, it can be hard to take—especially at work. How do you deal with criticism productively? Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows you strategies on how to handle criticism at work. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference!

2019 398

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?

How to Build and Use a Risk Register

Project Risk Coach

Project managers constantly think about risks, both threats and opportunities. What if the requirements are late? What if the testing environment becomes unstable? How can we exploit the design skills of our developers?

2019 348

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Agile strong -- a reveiw

Musings on Project Management

Trying to remember how you got here? Perhaps Understanding why you're sticking around is also important So, here's my top ten reasons why agile has worked for me 1. Agile is a "best value" method: it's doctrine is centered on value and accomplishment for the customer and user, not so much adherence to cost and schedule--though the sponsor's investment can not be exceeded, so cost is at. agile

2019 191

Top Project Management Conferences of 2019

ProjectManager.com

New year, new opportunities to advance your project management career. There’s always room to better oneself, make connections and get a picture of the industry: all good reasons to take time to visit one of the many project management conferences held in 2019.

2019 371

The Kick-off Meetings: Checklist for a Motivating Project Start

Inloox

A good project start is essential for good teamwork and project success. Although a kick-off meeting is not absolutely necessary for this, it is a good means to provide the necessary motivational boost for everyone involved.

2019 212

Project Management Q&A: What Should I Have or Do During Conferences?

Arras People

What should early career project managers, searching for jobs, have or do during conferences? Any kind of networking is a good activity to do for anyone looking for a new job – and project management conferences give plenty of opportunities. Here are some ideas to get you started as you prepare to attend your conference.

2019 206

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

Bigger pie, or more slices?

Musings on Project Management

Leadership v Followership I've been revisiting Michael Porter this week here at "Musings". I was struck by Porter's description of leadership v followership in technology: About that pie: Leadership increases the size of the "pie", but Followership only reslices the pie. Followers accept "zero-sum"; Leaders change the sum. Buy them at any online book retailer! leadership

2019 170

Email Management Tools: Be Better at Email

ProjectManager.com

We’ve all let email take over our lives at one point or another. It either becomes a distraction that makes us feel productive (when we really aren’t moving the needle on projects), or it makes us feel overwhelmed and wish that it never existed.

2019 347

Mavenlink Receives 4.5 Out of 5 Stars from CIO

MavenLink

2019 150

Project Management Q&A: How to Prepare a Presentation for an Interview

Arras People

I have an interview coming up and I’ve been asked to prepare a presentation in advance, do you have any tips for me? Presentations are used quite a lot in project management interviews , it’s a great way to test several different aspects about a prospective employee. Before you start pulling together the presentation, read the instructions carefully (they’re looking for attention to detail) and make sure you understand the objective of the presentation.

2019 203

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

DPM Podcast: How To Get Into Project Management (With Suze Haworth)

The Digital Project Manager

“How do I become a project manager?” Start here with expert insight from PM Suze Haworth on project manager roles, levels, skills, job interviews, and tips to help you land your first role. The post DPM Podcast: How To Get Into Project Management (With Suze Haworth) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. DPM Podcast

2019 134

Why Facebook Ad Campaigns Fail and How to Fix Them

ProjectManager.com

A Facebook ad campaign is a great way to promote your products or services. If you haven’t tried it yet, I definitely recommend giving it a go. Their free course will teach you almost everything you need to know.

2019 342

5 Days to PMP Exam Prep and Certification with Cheetah Learning

Brad Egeland

Cheetah Learning was the first company to offer Accelerated PMP Exam Prep over 15 years ago. Cheetah Learning has a consistent 98% pass rate and 95% of their business is referrals from their large and very successful alumni base. Cheetah Learning students and the companies they serve become the top performers in their industries.

2019 106

Team Essentials: Three Key Factors to LiquidPlanner Scheduling for Insights

LiquidPlanner

In this five-part series, I will be walking you through LiquidPlanner team essentials to prepare your entire team for success with LiquidPlanner. This week we will focus on the key component that sets LiquidPlanner apart from other tools: its predictive insights engine.

2019 107

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The place to begin innovating your products and services is by first bringing innovation to your internal process. We'll explore the innovation process including the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies and see how to lead with a clear strategy, well-defined tactics, and an unbiased 360 understanding of perhaps the most fundamental question of all; "why are you innovating?"

Customer Satisfaction is a Myth!

The IIL Blog

LeRoy Ward, PMP, PgMP, PfMP, CSM, CSPO | Executive Vice President – Enterprise Solutions, IIL.

2019 102

Raise No More Devils: Improving Organizational Capacity

Leading Agile

The title is based on a quote from the 2007 movie, Ghost Rider. Johnny Blaze catches Blackheart, son of Satan, in his apartment, where he is searching for a contract that would cede him the souls of Earth. The two fight briefly.

2019 98

15 Ways to Rock Your Morning Work Routine

Teamweek

Imagine this: you arrive at work a few minutes early, you take a nice stroll to your desk with a piping hot mug of coffee in your hands, you sit down in your chair, spin it around, and begin your morning work routine. You can already tell that it’s going to be a great day.

2019 90

Mentoring My Younger Self (with a Little Help from Back to the Future)

LiquidPlanner

If you knew then what you know now, I’m sure you’d make all the right decisions. If I had a time-traveling DeLorean, I could advise my younger self and avoid all those project management mishaps.

2019 103

Get Growth With Partner Integrations

Speaker: Mandy Howard, Product Manager, ServiceTitan

Once your SaaS product hits a certain level of revenue, you'll need to change things up to move past the plateau. One of the ways to do this is to move past your core product and introduce new business streams. If you're strategic about your integrations, you can strengthen your ties to your target market. Join Mandy Howard, Product Manager at ServiceTitan, as she takes you through the three key questions that you need to answer to grow your product with the right partner integrations. Whether you're a start-up, or working on a new product in an enterprise environment, you'll learn how to push through to a new level of growth.

What is ITIL (and ITSM)? | Video

Online PM Courses

If you ever need to manage an IT project – or any project with a strong IT element – you are bound to come up against the need for ongoing IT Service Management (or ITSM). And, for many organizations, this means getting to grips with the basics of ITIL.

2019 89

Issue #2: New Time Management for a Project Manager

PM Basics

Project Management Weekly Reading List #2 is here. If you pick just one thing from the list – take the first one. It’s time changing! New Aspects of Time Management. We all know about larks and owls. Someone performs better in the morning. Some of us do their best later in the evening.

2019 85

Deliverables: Everything a Web Designer Needs to Know

Teamweek

When you sign up for a project, you’ve essentially promised to “deliver” a product to the client at the end of the process. The end product is the deliverable. Deliverables can be something as massive and tangible as a department store, or something as small as a single page document.

2019 85

#NationalHatDay, a Project Manager Holiday?

LiquidPlanner

Happy National Hat Day! I often wonder who has started these “national holidays,” but this one seems especially suited for project managers. As the most versatile position in a project team, the PM wears many hats in their daily routine—hats that are often contradicting.

2019 100

Measure the Immeasurable: Beyond Vanity Metrics

Speaker: Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor, Product School

As a product manager, it's your job to realize your product’s vision by executing your chosen strategy. It’s also your job to deliver value to the business. Ultimately, these two outcomes are aligned so the temptation is to focus primarily on business metrics. Doing this can cause you to lose focus on the real value you are trying to achieve, in favor of moving the vanity metrics such as launches and time spent. Join Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor at Product School, as she explains how to use immeasurable success criteria along with your more standard KPIs to deliver products that don't just get used a lot, but deliver real value.

How to Spot and Deal with Stress in Your Team

Online PM Courses

Projects can be stressful. And one of your responsibilities, as a Project Manager, is to spot and deal with stress in your team. So, in this article, I want to set you up with the basic knowledge you need to do this. We’ll look at how to: Spot the signs of stress in individual team […].

2019 89

10 Task Management Skills & Tips to Manage Workload Like a Boss

nTask

Our daily lives revolve around a certain number of tasks that we identify along the way to achieve our ambitions and SMART goals. In the struggle to be at the top of our game and retaining our competitive edge, we often bite more than we can chew.

2019 106

Agile Estimation A SoundNotes Tutorial

Leading Agile

Estimating work in Agile is something many people struggle to understand.