Sat.Jul 13, 2019 - Fri.Jul 19, 2019

What is gap analysis? Uncovering the missing links to successful performance

Moira Alexander

Gap analysis definition. Gap analysis is a method of comparing the actual level of performance versus the desired level of performance for a business process, project, strategy or IT solution.

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Impossible Project: 8 Principles ?to Take it on and Deliver it

Online PM Courses

Do you need to take on an impossible project: something nobody thinks can be done? Or maybe a project no one thinks should be done! The post Impossible Project: 8 Principles ?to to Take it on and Deliver it appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Busyness is Hype: You Aren’t as Busy as You Think

ProjectManager.com

It’s become normal in our society to complain to friends, family and strangers that we are so busy with work, school, friends, family or a combination of everything. Tim Peek called “busyness” the “socially acceptable addiction” in his article on the cult of busyness for the Huffington Post.

2019 265

The Project Leader’s Guide to Managing Millennials

Runrun.it

As the clock ticks on, millennials, or people born between 1982 and 2000 are primed to replace baby-boomers as the defacto work population. In fact, by 2025, millennials will represent 75% of the world’s workforce.

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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 Get The Best Out of e-Learning

Arras People

We’re all familiar with traditional classroom-based training courses. Even Gen-Z’ers who may never have attended a classroom-based training course would find it familiar because they are very often like a school class.

2019 264

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An Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM)

ProjectManager.com

Supply chain management (SCM) is the discipline that manages supplies and processes through all of the stages of a project, product or business deliverable. Business material has a journey as it moves from one state to the next until it’s ready to be delivered to the customer or stakeholder.

2019 271

Want to reduce digital distraction for your team? Physician, heal thyself!

Kiron Bondale

Two articles caught my attention this morning so I thought I’d connect the dots between them in this week’s article. The first article indicates that the Microsoft Teams collaboration support tool has passed Slack in terms of daily users.

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The What, Why, and How of Process Mapping

Project Risk Coach

Operational risks includes people risk, technology risk, external event risk, and process risk. In this article, let's talk about process risk and how to reduce these risks through process mapping. When employees leave organizations, these entities may loose daily operational knowledge. You know.

The 10 Best Creative Project Management Software For Creative Teams in 2019

The Digital Project Manager

Here’s a list of best software and what to consider when choosing creative project management software for creative teams, agencies, and studios. The post The 10 Best Creative Project Management Software For Creative Teams in 2019 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools

2019 248

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Why Businesses Should Invest in Experiential Marketing

ProjectManager.com

There’s currently a pandemic sweeping the globe. It’s called “ad fatigue” and symptoms include apathy, boredom and exhaustion. Research shows that consumers are sick of seeing the same old ads.

2019 284

Help! I am stuck in the toaster of life!

The Lazy Project Manager

Over my daily cup of coffee, a fine cortado from Costa today, I read my horoscope in the copy of the Daily Express available in the coffee shop.

2019 229

If Risk Is Your Business, Do It Better Than Captain Kirk

LiquidPlanner

As a great philosopher and chewer of scenery, Star Trek ’s James T. Kirk once said, “ Risk is our business ”—nothing great can be accomplished if you’re not willing to take some risks. I like to say, “If failure isn’t an option, then innovation isn’t an opportunity.”

The 10 Best CRMs For Small Businesses in 2019

The Digital Project Manager

A list of the best CRMs for small businesses—use Customer Relationship Management software to analyze customer journeys, provide support & much more. The post The 10 Best CRMs For Small Businesses in 2019 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools

2019 160

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Stories about Stories in Agile Development

MPUG

“The most powerful person in the world is the story teller.”. Attributed to Steve Jobs, Co-founder Apple Inc. Nearly three decades ago, I remember my father taking me to a tailor’s shop for a pair of shorts to be worn as a high-school uniform.

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Kanban, WIP, etc

Musings on Project Management

Kanban, WIP, and three others are what I frame as "five tools for managing" I've put it together in this slideshare.net presentation (*): Five tools for managing projects from John Goodpasture. (*) See: slideshare.net/jgoodpas for all of my online stuff. free for download, but an attribution would be appreciated Buy them at any online book retailer! Project Management

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What is Project Management Software and Why Do You Need One

ProProfs Project Management

Managing a project isn’t easy. . There are so many challenges that project managers and team members face on a daily basis, ranging from defining clear project goals and objectives to generating detailed reports every month to check team performance.

7 Benefits of Working as a Team for Successful Project Management

nTask

October 3, 1951 – When it comes to the prime example of why teamwork is important, I’d like to recall the remarkable “Shot Heard Around the World” incident. It was a historic moment when the benefits of working as a team shone through — That’s when the Brooklyn Dodgers won the Phillies. Russ Hodges giving arguably the best live description of the exact moment – “I don’t believe it! I don’t believe it! I do not believe it!

2019 104

Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

The Project Revolution: How to Succeed in a Project Driven World

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

The Project Revolution, the latest book from Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez, makes and supports the claim that not only has the operating environment become one in which project working has become increasingly important but that the rate of this may be described as a ‘project revolution’.

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Managing Compliance in Project Management

Brad Egeland

Business projects are an excellent way of implementing new ideas while improving current processes. However, every project you carry out should meet relevant compliance guidelines. Compliance refers to the process of conforming to various standards, rules, and requirements. Because companies operate within a legal and highly regulated environment, they must ensure that they remain compliant with relevant regulations that have been put in place.

What are Project Constraints? | Video

Online PM Courses

Some things constrain the choices you can make, when you plan and deliver your project. So, what are Project Constraints? | | Video. The post What are Project Constraints? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Why You Should Consider SharePoint for Project Management

MPUG

Microsoft SharePoint is a popular and practical solution for project management. SharePoint brings together all of a project’s information and tasks into one central place.

Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

Quick & Easy Ways to Get Organized At Work (And Stay That Way)

Teamweek

Do you know anyone at your office who always seems to be organized and have their life in order? Someone who is always punctual, continually maintains a professional appearance, and consistently has a clean workplace?

2019 87

Key Insights To Gain Before Starting Your Agile Transformation

Leading Agile

What does your organization value most, predictability or adaptability? Identifying the direction you lean between these two can offer important insights you’ll use when embarking on your journey to Agile Transformation.

2019 79

Introducing Our New Product Tour

MavenLink

Mavenlink is committed to providing a modern solution that helps services organizations unlock their true potential and improve every aspect of their business.

2019 81

10+ Reasons Why IT Companies Fail In Today’s Industries

nTask

If you are working in an IT business, you are well aware of the crippling fear factor. It is often a reason behind why IT companies fail. Especially, if you are the team lead on a project with relatively high requirements. So, as up to 75% of the respondents involved in a study by Geneca agree that software projects are prone to failure right from the beginning. There’s another statistic which proves the same – 9 out 10 startups will fail. Surprising, right?

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Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.

10 Best Collaboration Tools in 2019

Celoxis

Collaboration is defined as the process of working with someone to produce something. In today’s world, collaboration is not limited to instances where you actually need to present in a person with the individual you are collaborating with.

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Best Leadership Books for Project Managers

Girl's Guide to PM

What are the best leadership books for project managers? Well, ask 10 leaders and you’ll probably get 10 different lists. Here’s mine! These are books I have read over the years that I turn to time and time again for inspiration and because I know the strategies in them work.

Student QA: Can the ScrumMaster take on additional work? Should you re-estimate unfinished work? w/ Sarah Smith

Leading Agile

This episode of SoundNotes features two questions recently submitted by students from our CSM and CSPO classes. LeadingAgile’s Sarah Smith and I respond to the questions, sharing our thoughts, recommended practices, and things to watch out for. The two questions are: 1.