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The Agile methodology for project management is a powerful and highly effective framework. Teams implementing Agile methods like Scrum can see as much as a 250% increase in performance across certain metrics— that’s a number that should be taken seriously.

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Best of PMTimes: Managing Fear and Anger in Projects

PM Times

Published on: Mar 19, 2020 Fear, including anxiety, and anger are realities. They are normal. They appear in all situations, including projects. There is a challenge – to not suppress or ignore these emotions AND to not to act out in emotionally driven behavior.

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Improve Your Chances for a Successful Project

International Institute for Learning

By Harold Kerzner, Ph.D. The Contemporary Issue: Managing Potential Failure.

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“What certification should I get after the PMP?”

Kiron Bondale

The reason the title of this post is in quotes is that this is a frequently asked question in both the discussion groups and PMI’s LinkedIn Project, Program, and Portfolio Management group.

Best Practices for Deploying & Scaling Embedded Analytics

Today, sophisticated capabilities such as adaptive security, predictive analytics, workflow, and writeback are taking analytics far beyond basic dashboards and reports. With cutting-edge capabilities like these, application teams are able to differentiate their products from the competition.

What Should a PPM Tool Do For You?


Project portfolio management (PPM) is much more complex than project management. Well, a project manager may be responsible for one project in the company. Whereas a project portfolio manager needs to keep an eye on all projects across the organization’s portfolio.

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How to Create a Project Organization from the Wider Organizational Structure | Video

Online PM Courses

Let's look at the different ways the Project Organization of the Project Manager and their team can be drawn from the wider organization. The post How to Create a Project Organization from the Wider Organizational Structure | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Working for an enterprise with Agile

Musings on Project Management

Applying agile methodology in your software project? Working for an organization large enough to be called an 'enterprise'? Probably that's good.Why so?Access Access to resources is the main reason. You may have heard that agile is all about small self-directing teams -- yes, that's part of the doctrine. But how many teams are needed for your project? Dozens? Hundreds even? Where do those people, agile

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Patterns in the Agile Principles

Learning and remembering the Agile Values is not too difficult. I think the relationships between the values helps lock them in. I found that sharing them often with folks and writing them (or drawing them) on a whiteboard helps too.

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Program Managers: The Next Gen Business Strategists

International Institute for Learning

By Dr. Al Zeitoun. A program is generally defined as a grouping of projects that can be managed consecutively or concurrently; or a combination of both.

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Enhance Employee Wellness to Retain High-Performing Teams

Speaker: Eric Torigian - Managing Director, Advisory Services, CHRO Solutions

During this informative webinar, Eric Torigian, Managing Director at CHRO Solutions, will explore how organizations are emphasizing employee wellness, how that has helped workers attain a healthy "life balance", and how, as a result, this has contributed to corporate success.

10 Essential Excel Report Templates

Planning a project only gets you so far. You also have to monitor your progress and performance to track if you’re on schedule and within budget. Then there are your stakeholders whose expectations must be managed. That’s where Excel report templates come in.

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Cybersecurity's Achilles Heel

Brad Egeland

In Greek mythology, it was foretold that the warrior Achilles would die at an early age. When he was an infant, his mother decided to dip him in a divine river that was supposed to make him invulnerable. However, because she dipped him holding his heel, that part of his body didn't touch the water.

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Best Tips for Effective Facilitation of Sprint Planning


In the scrum framework, sprint planning sets the pillar for the successful execution of the agile project. Therefore, when our team organizes the sprint planning ideally helps to establish a real sprint goal. However, sprint planning can sometimes be confusing for the entire scrum team.

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What is Backlog Grooming & How to optimize Team Performance with Backlog Management?


Product development teams, whether using Scrum or Kanban, require a range of tools to be productive. That is the goal of backlog grooming: to maintain product development systematized and seamless.

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Unlocking Your Supply Chains True Potential in The Midst of Disruptions

Speaker: David Food - Head Of Supply Chain at Board International

In this webinar, Supply Chain Futurologist David Food will discuss how to manage risks and build customer loyalty in the midst of disruption. Don't miss out!

How to Hire a Program Director (Job Description Included)

A program director is an essential position that oversees projects. They can be found in nearly every type of industry but are most common in business and healthcare. But how do you go about hiring a program director that will do what you want and fit into your organization?

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Review: TeamHeadquarters IT Project Service Delivery Platform

Brad Egeland

TeamHeadquarters has a clean interface with simple navigation providing all the functions required to manage small and large projects effectively. Project managers can plan task structures and visually see the progress during the execution phase.

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Best CRM software for Consultants

TrustRadius Project Management

When you’re drowning in clients and menial tasks piling up, who do you call? Well, no one. There isn’t a hotline for managing business workloads. If there was, they would direct you to software designed to help manage your sales, clients, growth, and everything in between.

Agile Project Managers’ Guide to Successful Project Completion


When it comes down to managing your workforce, there are multiple theories about project management to choose from. However, as you begin your research into which theory fits right for you and your business, you will probably see one particular word that shows up every now and then – Agile.

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Employee Wellbeing & DEI: Supporting Inclusivity Throughout the Employee Life Cycle

Speaker: Catherine Mattice - Culture Consultant, Business Coach, Strategic HR Expert

Join Catherine Mattice as she details actionable steps for encouraging and reinforcing inclusive behavior from the employees’ first day all the way to their last.

Operational Efficiency: A Quick Guide

The bottom line is often emphasized when talking about how to keep a business solvent. But focusing only on money disregards the processes that contribute to profits.

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Project Insight has a New User Interface - Check it Out and Try it for Free

Brad Egeland

Thousands of businesses have made the switch to Project Insight to centralize their work, projects, and tasks into one easy-to-use online platform. And now, Project Insight as a fresh new interface. All your teams - from dev to service to billing - can work in one tool together successfully.

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Back to Basics: What is Project Management and Why is it Important?


I have been conducting PMP training workshops for about 15 years. I usually start my training sessions by asking participants to introduce themselves and state their expectations of the training program.

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Getting Started With Project Organizational Structure


The organizational structure of a project is crucial in specifying the hierarchy of employees, their tasks, workflow, and reporting process. It is a business factor that plays a key role in influencing and shaping how the organization conducts its activities.

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Drive Better Decision-Making with Data Storytelling

Embedded Analytics can be the foundation of successful applications, and data storytelling is now critical for business today. It has become pivotal to drive decisions, generate actionable insights, and increase user adoption and stickiness.

Disruptive Change | Leadership Insights and Tips

International Institute for Learning

Presented by: International Institute for Learning, Inc. Intelligence. Integrity. Innovation. Thought Leadership News Insight and Expertise for Individuals, Teams, and Organizations.

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Your Next Project Manager is Here

Brad Egeland

Are you looking for an experienced project manager for your PMO? Or perhaps you just need some experienced PM help part-time or for a short time or for a one-off project. I am a very experienced leader of tech teams and projects and can help you tomorrow - not next month. Let's connect.

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Why is API an Important Project Management Software Feature


If you’re someone with a non-technical background, the acronym API might not mean much. Here, we’ll dive into the question, “What is an API?” ” Perhaps you know the essence of what an API can do for your organization.

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Why Is Project Prioritization Matrix Important To Agile Teams?


Project management is a tricky business. Even with abundant resources and a good team, executing a project without a sound and relevant workflow design is the perfect recipe for failure. In contrast, good and practical project management almost always pays off.

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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.

What Does SPCT Mean and How Do I Become An SPCT?


Despite the growing popularity of the Scaled Agile Framework ® , demand for Scaled Agile Program Consultants (SPCs) remains high, the professionals who help companies govern their Agile workforce using tried and proven tools. As a result, there is a greater need for SPC Trainers (SPCTs), who train the SPCs. However, there are currently fewer than a hundred working in the world. The responsibility is huge. Why become an (SPCT) SAFe ® Program Consultant Trainer?

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How to use behavioral design to build better products


Ask a project manager what superpower they’d pick, and you’ll most likely hear the same answer: reading minds. As people who make products, it’s our job to understand what real people actually want to the best of our abilities.

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Want Me to Review Your PM Software and Tell the World About It?

Brad Egeland

Contact me to review your PM related software tool. Will post to my site/blog and likely also to other high profile sites. Contact me or email me if you think your project management software is up to the task. ​My latest review is here.

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