Sat.Nov 14, 2020 - Fri.Nov 20, 2020

How to Build Your Remote Management Workflow


Learn to create more streamlined remote management workflows for your agency in our latest blog post. As many project managers have learned by now, managing a remote team is distinctly different than managing a team on-premises. The communication cadence is completely different.

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Why Every Project Needs A Configuration Management Plan



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How to Become a Better Project Communicator

Project Risk Coach

Project managers spend a large part of each day communicating—facilitating meetings, emailing stakeholders, responding to texts, writing reports, and having one-on-one conversations. We are so busy, we rarely take the time to improve the effectiveness of our communication.

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How to Make a Program Management Plan

A program is a collection of projects that relate to one another, and are therefore managed together in order to achieve maximum efficiencies. The advantages of managing these similar projects make them stand better together than by themselves.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

10 Best Project Planning Software Of 2020

The Digital Project Manager

The post 10 Best Project Planning Software Of 2020 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile Best Tools Tools Tools Planning

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Is a lack of psychological safety preventing you from delegating?

Kiron Bondale

Harvard Business Review published an article by Sabina Nawaz this week on some challenges managers face when they delegate work to their staff.

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Best Project Management Tips That Can Make Everything Easier

Brad Egeland

Managing projects is an important business function that provides great value to the organization. Can you imagine working at a place that doesn’t have proper management? – It will be chaotic.

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The 10 Best Resource Scheduling Software Tools of 2020

The Digital Project Manager

The 10 Best Resource Scheduling Software Tools of 2020. The post The 10 Best Resource Scheduling Software Tools of 2020 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. General

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Task Management Theory: What You Need to Know


Task management is basically identifying and monitoring the progress of the various tasks that make up a specific task strand, work package or overall project. The tasks can therefore run from half a dozen to potentially thousands.

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How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

Feeling the pressure

Musings on Project Management

" [The concern my some is] that with all good intentions, some project managers might start cutting corners. It's easily done. Don't be fooled by the trappings. This sort of success comes with a lot of pressure. There are deadlines, penalties, [finances], and [executive changes]. PMs] are stuck in the middle. Priorities can become murky. It would be natural for some to feel the pressure and Quality risk decision Risk Management

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Illuminating the Intangibles of Agile

Leading Answers

We intuitively know that a successful agile adoption requires more than copying agile practices. It needs more than just working in short iterations and having daily stand-up meetings. But can we label those missing ingredients?

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Microsoft’s PPM Cloud Strategy Failed: What Now?


One thing Edward Snowden has taught the world is this: Never trust the US Government or any other government for that matter! US intelligence is into everything they can get their hands in or as the saying goes, can “force their elbow into,” including software applications or datasets owned by US?based

7 Best Apps to Improve Your Task Planning Process


Task management is one of the most important activities that you perform on a daily basis. But have you noticed that the process is taking you a long time just because you are keeping all your thoughts in your mind instead of writing them down?

6 Steps to Improving Your Application’s Analytics Experience

No one designs bad dashboards and reports on purpose. So why do so many applications have terrible analytics experiences? Download this ebook for secrets to creating dashboards and reports your users will love.

Agile Unplugged EP04 | Mike Cottmeyer and Matt Van Vleet

Leading Agile

Listen to the Agile Unplugged Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to Agile Unplugged on: Apple Podcasts. Spotify. Soundcloud. Welcome to our latest episode of the Agile Unplugged podcast with host Mike Cottmeyer, LeadingAgile’s CEO.

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What’s New: Updates to Our Subscription Plans


We are very excited to announce updates to our subscription plans – a name change, new features to our Standard (previously Premium) plan, and a fresh out of the oven subscription choice, Business.

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KeyedIn Releases New Features to Advance Strategic Portfolio Management in Latest v7.2 Update


We are excited to release the latest version of our leading project portfolio management software that builds on our strategic vision of helping our customers be strategic.

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How to Get SAFe Certified


Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) has emerged as the most accepted approach to an organization’s quest to thrive in the digital age characterized by highly increasing complexity.

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How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Project Management Q&A: Managing Work Life Balance When Working From Home

Arras People

Everyone in our organisation has been working at home for the last five months due to the pandemic and it’s looking likely that we will continue to do that until early 2021; my question is, I don’t think I can carry on with the Zoom calls all day and long hours – my work/life balance is non-existent!

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The 2020 Scrum Guide launch

Henny Portman

Yesterday, November 18th, there was a 3-hour virtual event to celebrate the launch of the 2020 Scrum Guide with nearly 20,000 registrants. I connected 15 minutes before the start but received a message that the limit of 1000 participants was reached, and I couldn’t participate.

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The Project Customer is Asking to Cancel - Try These 5 Steps First

Brad Egeland

Have you ever been running a project or have taken over a floundering project and been made aware that the project client is seeking to cancel the engagement and possibly even get their money back? That's a big one.

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What is an agile coach? A valuable role for organizational change


Agile coaching skills is one of the most in-demand skills nowadays. Agile coaching is an essential skill for scrum masters, agile coaches, and leadership coaches to support self-managed teams.

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4 Approaches to Data Analytics for Your Application

Selecting the right solution for your embedded analytics is crucial to the success of your application. But with so many solutions and vendors, how do you make this critical selection? Learn about the different approaches to analytics and the pros and cons for each.

5 Effective Tips To Meet Deadlines & Get Work Done On Time


Project teams that meet deadlines consistently are able to deliver projects on schedule. A PwC study found that only 2.5 percent companies were able to complete 100% projects project successfully. Often failure was caused by not completing projects on time.

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Remote Work 101: 5 Best Practices to Protect Data Privacy and Security


Remote work is here to stay. Even before the pandemic, an increasing number of employees were already working from home. A study done by Flexjobs found that the number of people working remotely has increased 44% just in the last five years alone.

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How Creative Briefs Help Your Agency

Function Point

Life’s too short to churn out projects that miss the mark. For a creative brief to be the most effective, it should be completed at the beginning of a project so that it’s streamlining the timeline and not interfering with it.

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How to Distinguish Between Stress and Burnout and Cope with Them: Tips for Project Managers

Epicflow Blog

According to Gallup , 76% of employees in both leadership and non-leadership roles have experienced burnout at least once. The profession of a project manager belongs to senior positions with an increased level of responsibility and as a result, stress. . Let’s take a small test. .

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?

Introducing nTask Boards: A Visualization Method for Project Success


When you want to achieve your personal or organizational goals, managing just a simple task list won’t fulfill the purpose. You will need a workflow, visualized to show the roadmap for goal achievement. The tasks when put on a board, depicted by cards, can help better understand the direction you are headed to, and make it easier to accomplish your assignments in time.

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Dealing With the Project Saboteur

Bridge the Gap Consulting

There is a presentation I have given where I talk about a “Supportive” stakeholder. These stakeholders understand WHY a project is important and will assist in its execution and completion.

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Working with Microsoft Project Master Schedules and Subprojects


Microsoft Project provides the ability to integrate individual projects into a single master project.

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