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Hidden Costs that can Doom a Project

Brad Egeland

Every project has the obvious costs associated with it. The project manager or creative director, the resources charging time to it, materials that will be expended. Meetings. Did I mention meetings? Third party vendors. Those project stakeholders that need things and provide things. More meetings.

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The 10 steps to an Agile transformation (with free checklist)


For most development teams and startups, ‘becoming Agile’ starts and ends with how you build software. But a full Agile transformation isn’t just about the development process you use — it’s a way to bring creativity, innovation, and lean operations to every aspect of your business.

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When is a Decision Final?

PM Times

This article addresses the question, when can a decision no longer be changed? Everything we do results from a conscious or unconscious decision. When it comes to anything important, it is better to make firm conscious decisions.

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3 Career Benefits of Project Management

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Earlier this year, searches for “project management” reached an all-time high on Google , and these searches are widespread, reaching the far corners of the globe.

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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.

Best Workfront Alternatives of 2022 (Free & Paid)

Workfront positions itself as a “project management platform that keeps teams and enterprises running efficiently.” But does it? Even though the software is well-known, people who have used it or those looking for project management software are searching for Workfront alternatives.

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Applying project management to an election run (part three)

Kiron Bondale

The final (pre-election) article in my series covering my election run for city councilor of Ward 4 in Welland, Ontario shares some of the key risks I’ve identified with this project and how I’m responding to them.

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Preceden Timeline Maker Review

Rebel’s Guide to PM

A note from Elizabeth: At the moment, there is an AppSumo lifetime deal on Preceden, which is how I bought my license. Buying through AppSumo means no recurring fees and a long refund period if you try the tool and don’t like it.

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Construction Delivery Methods: A Quick Guide for Projects

Construction delivery methods matter. They are the means by which a construction project gets from idea to completion. That’s a long and complicated journey in construction project management, which is why knowing the best construction delivery method is so important.

What Organizational Leaders Can Learn from Project Management

International Institute for Learning

By Susanne Madsen. I often run project management training sessions and workshops for people who manage projects. Many of them aren’t career project managers and don’t even have the words project manager in their title.

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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.

7 Essential Questions About a Project Management Office (PMO)

Epicflow Blog

As companies develop and grow, and the number of projects they deliver increases, business leaders are seeking ways to ensure more efficient coordination of all their initiatives.

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Detecting deep-fake video calls

Musings on Project Management

As I previously posted, there is a growing threat that the person to whom you are video conferencing is really a deep fake. For projects, this threat arises in recruiting strangers remotely by video call, but also in other situations when the 'familiar face' is really fake. But I know that person! How could the image I'm seeing be fake?)Here Here is a report of new research by NSA and UC Berkley. Project Management Risk Management

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Schematic Design Phase: A Quick Guide for Projects

In construction, there’s so much that takes place before the build begins. First, there’s a site analysis to put the building in context. Then there’s the schematic design, which is a rough drawing of the project’s basic features and cost estimates.

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The Partnership of Technology and People in Project Management


Why the partnership of technology and people bring more than one benefit.

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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!

Available Experienced Project Manager

Brad Egeland

I am available for 1 on 1 mentoring, team discussions, analyzing and fixing your PMO, or coming onboard as your newest Project Manager. Contact me or email me and tell me what you need. I can be available immediately if needed.

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How to Create Strong Collaborations with Remote Developers?


Are you thinking of hiring remote developers? In this era of technological advancements and seismic shifts in the working culture, remote work has gained immense prominence. However, skepticism and confusion remain.

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Scrum Masters’ Guide to User Story Task Breakdown Example


The adoption of Agile methodology by small and large businesses is increasing immensely. Thus, the Scrum masters more often find it hard to cope with the new processes involved in agile methodology.

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Sprint Burndown and Burnup Charts with MS Project Agile

Management Yogi

In this article, we will learn how to build Burndown and Burnup charts using MS Project Agile. Burndown and burnup charts are two frequently and widely used charts in projects using Agile frameworks - particularly the Scrum framework.

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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.

Leveraging the Art of Storytelling to Build Your Project Management Resume

International Institute for Learning

By Natalie Berkiw-Scenna, PMP. Project management is one of the most exciting careers. It’s an expanding field of expertise across every industry, and it presents us with limitless opportunities. But how do we compete in an ever-growing, competitive space?

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Project Cost Estimating: How to Nail Your Estimates


Does this situation sound familiar? You’ve billed a client for 50 hours of work, but the project is slowly creeping towards 75 hours. Research, meetings, and revision requests have taken longer than you bargained for.

Coming in August - Real World PM Certification 50% Off

Brad Egeland

Are you an experienced PM? Do you understand how projects work in the real world? What it takes to deliver a successful project to the project customer repeatedly, consistently and logically? Show it with Real World PM Certification (RWPM). One time fee to test, training is all free, test is a revolving 50 questions - 90% correct to pass. Retake for free. All August signups and the first 50 signups are 50% off. Full price $250. More info coming. Questions? Contact me or email me. Thanks

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4 Types of KPI Measures for Beginner Level Project Managers


Are you new in the game of project management and worried if you're going to nail it or not? For starters, you can't just keep on working blindly without knowing if you're moving in the right direction. Therefore, an effective way to measure that is by using some types of KPI measures.

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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.

Using agile in project management

As a project manager, I have delivered many complex initiatives, from re-platforming a consumer products website to doubling the size of a line of business. My most successful projects have one thing in common; I used an agile approach to deliver them.

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What To Say To Your Team When A Project Is Cancelled (& What To Do)

The Digital Project Manager

The project management textbooks have a lot to say about how to avoid project failure. But what is our responsibility to our teams (and to ourselves!) when a project is simply cancelled for reasons beyond our control? What should we say to our teams? What should we do, in a tactical sense?

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Popular "5 Reasons Why." Series is Back - Let's Include Your Favorite Project Management or Cybersecurity Software

Brad Egeland

Let’s focus first on getting your software in my exclusive “5 Reasos Why…” and “23 for 2023 PM Tools” series on Project Times and discuss content+promotion possibly later… Let’s start with “5 Reasons Why…” For the "5 Reasons Why." feature what i need from you are 2-3 screenshots, logo and 5 paragraphs on 5 reasons why someone should be using your favorite PM or Cybersecurity software or service or 5 highlights of the software, etc.

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Competency Skills Assessments Explained: Advantages, Challenges & Use Cases


Organizations everywhere have a problem. There’s a major gap between the skills businesses have and the skills they need, and that gap is predicted to drive an $8.5 trillion loss each year by 2030.

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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.

New Updates | Release 32 Summary


Release 32 | July 27th, 2022. This release includes updates that were inspired by our users: Wait Time on Dependencies , Turning a Project into a Template and Creating a Project from the TEMPLATES Collection.

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In-Depth: How To Create Better Work Agreements For Your Team

A while ago I was taking a walk with my partner Lisanne. A noisy flock of geese flew overhead in a messy V formation. We laughed at the amount of noise they produced. It all looked very chaotic. Then another flock flew overhead. It was a similar number of birds. But their formation was tight.

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How Much Does the SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC) Course Cost?


This is the first question that comes into the mind of the person who is likely to pursue SPC certification is. What will be the cost of SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC) certification ?”.