Sat.Feb 18, 2017 - Fri.Feb 24, 2017

What is PRINCE2 Agile All About?

Arras People

I have been working with PRINCE2 before it became PRINCE2 and for the last 10 years I have been a PRINCE2 trainer and consultant so I am already sold on PRINCE2. I have also been a software developer and used agile development methods and have never seen the two as being in conflict.

INFOGRAPHIC: 4 Ways Project Managers Can Boost Their Team’s Skills

Celoxis

INFOGRAPHIC: 4 Ways Project Managers Can Boost Their Team's Skills. best practices collaboration infographic Leadership Project Management Trends work culture celoxis innovation Online project management tool people management project management web based project management software

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In support of strategic colocation

Kiron Bondale

A recent Harvard Business Review article provided the analysis on a research study conducted by Jason Corsello and Dylan Minor into potential benefits of strategic colocation.

Dunning-Kruger and Modern Software Project Management

Herding Cats

In " Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties in Recognizing One's Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-Assessments ," David Dunning and Justin Kruger state that the less skilled or competent you are, the more confident you are that you're actually very good at what you do. Their central finding is not only do such people reach the erroneous conclusion and make unfortunate choices, but their incompetence robs them of the ability to realize it.

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?

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Best project management software

Binfire

What is the best project management software for your team and your project? Is there a project management app that fits everybody’s requirements?

How to Solve the Biggest Project Problems With The One Thing

Project Management Hacks

An Interview With Jay Papasan The One Thing. Jay Papasan is a bestselling author that serves as vice president and executive editor at Keller Williams Realty International, the worlds largest real estate company.

How Management Changes as Your Company Grows (Greiner's Growth Model)

ActiveCollab

Things change as you grow. Even though you still provide the same service/product, you need to change how you do it. Running a business with 40 employees is not the same as running it with 10. There are some common stages every company goes through as it grows.

Are You An Intentional Project Manager?

Project Risk Coach

10 Things Successful Project Managers Never Tolerate This is a great time for you to be an intentional project manager. There have never been more opportunities for you to achieve your project goals and make an impact on your world.

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Why is Change So Damn Hard!?

The Clever PM

One of the primary things that Product Managers are constantly working on is change — changing the way people view our customers, changing the way our customers view our product, changing the culture of our company to be more agile, changing peoples’ minds about what’s important and what’s not…the list goes on and on. And, […]. Product Management Culture Influence Leadership PM Psychology Trust Uncertainty

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How Can You Track Time for Your Tasks in Trello?

TimeCamp

Have you ever used a board to remember all your ideas and tasks? Well, it needs a certain amount of space on your wall so you can hang it. Also, one board is usually not enough. Fortunately, there is a software that requires only a tab in your browser, to help you organize every single […].

Kanban models

Musings on Project Management

Looking for a Kanban model for your WIP -- work in process? How about the simplest? DO -- DOING -- DONE? Normal 0. false false false. EN-US X-NONE X-NONE. agile planning Project Management

Top Tips for First-Time Managers to Thrive at Work – Guest Post by Alicia Honeycutt

Celoxis

Did you get promoted? Congratulations! All your hard work and great work ethic have paid off. This promotion is more than just about yourself now. Being a manager is about handling not just the work, but also people. An excellent people manager gets the best out of their team members. You need to prioritize, delegate and coordinate tasks within your team. And do it in the most effective way. Being a first-time manager doesn't discount you from your own deliverables.

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

7 project management tools any business can afford

Moira Alexander

The time has never been better for startups to access well-tested, feature-rich, affordable project management product previously offered only to larger companies. Here are just some of web-based options that a startup can license to manage its activities right out of the gate. If your startup is considering making the leap to a project management tools, these affordable options can make light work of collaboration and manual tracking of project tasks, time and budgets.

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Top Productivity Blogs To Follow in 2017

TimeCamp

We love reading blogs so much! Not just for staying up-to-date with the latest productivity tips, but also to compare the points of view of their authors. It’s hard to choose the one and only, which provides the most valuable hacks, but these 10 I included in this post, just deserve to be mentioned.

2017 13

50 PM blogs

Musings on Project Management

I was honored to find this blog among a list of the "50 Great PM Blogs for 2017" Among these are a number of blogs that I follow, so I say the list is a good list of stuff to read. But one not listed that I'll add for your list is Critical Uncertainties, authored by Matthew Squair. From down under in Australia, Squair writes eloquently about safety, risk, and failure management in. Project Management

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How to Avoid Messaging Platform “Gotchas”

amium

Messaging Platform “Gotchas” We’ve all been there. Or at least we’ve heard a nightmare story about a messaging application “fail” at the office. Maybe you’ve mistakenly sent a private message intended for your spouse to your boss instead.

Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers. Talking to customers, working with key stakeholders in the business and convincing development that a feature is necessary can be a daunting task. Join Product Management expert Cait Porte as she covers how to sell your ideas internally by leveraging data to drive decision making.

Project Management Software for startups

Binfire

If you are a startup in the market to purchase online project management software , you are probably overwhelmed by the range of choices. In fact, there is no clear way to define Project Management Software for startups.

The Development of Mobile Marketing

TimeCamp

Mobile marketing is one of the most developing areas of research and advertising. A multitude of applications gives you great opportunities to analyze the needs and preferences of the consumer.

2017 13

Cycle Time goes Visual

Digite

Cycle time (or System Lead Time as some call it) is one of the most common metrics used to measure the effectiveness of a Kanban system. Cycle time is the time taken by a Kanban card to move from start to end on the board (or some part thereof).

Podcast 113 – How PMOs can become more agile

Fix my Project Chaos

Let’s talk about how PMOs can become more agile In this podcast, Elise Stevens speaks to Syed Ali – a project manager with more than ten years experience – about how PMOs can become more agile. The word agile gets thrown around a lot in project management. But what does it truly mean to be […]. The post Podcast 113 – How PMOs can become more agile appeared first on Fix My Project Chaos. Podcasts

Agile Metrics for Team and Product Progress

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

You’ve seen team metrics like velocity. Velocity is not an accurate measure of a team's progress towards "done." So what should you use instead? Join Johanna as she discusses the measures that are actually useful in understanding what your team does, where the work is, and how long the work really takes - and in addition, we’ll examine what it takes to explain the team’s progress to others in terms of the product backlog burnup chart, ways to talk about what’s done and not yet released, and how to show others working product.

Ron Rosenhead - Untitled Article

Ron Rosenhead

I have often been asked whether Project Agency has any online courses. We do now thanks to a partnership with Mike Clayton who runs Online PM Courses. Mike has produced a series of online video tutorials which will enable you to develop your project management skills and abilities still further.

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How to Fight Procrastination?

TimeCamp

In the previous post, we tried to give you an idea of what procrastination is and how does it work. Now, as promised, we are going to focus on dealing with this nasty habit. It is extremely difficult for the master-procrastinator to simply stop getting distracted by all the environmental factors.

2017 13

Advice for Project Managers: How to Save Your Job, and Process vs Tool

LiquidPlanner

Are you grappling with a stubborn project management work issue? Ask Elizabeth! Email your question to: marketingteam@liquidplanner.com. Anonymity included. . Dear Elizabeth : Process or tool—which comes first?

How to Overcome Low Employee Engagement Levels

Brad Egeland

Attracting, retaining, and engaging employees is becoming an increasing challenge for organizations, which in turn, impacts on project delivery. Employee engagement is used to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of an organization’s approach to human resource management. An “ engaged employee ” is defined as one who is fully absorbed by and enthusiastic about their work and takes positive action to further the organization’s reputation and interests.

Connecting Analytics to Strategy - Keeping Your Corporate Objective In Sight

Speaker: Tom Evans, Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer, 280 Group

Data analytics has transformed the way many product managers approach product enhancements, creating strong demand for product managers with skills and expertise in defining and analyzing product metrics to make more valuable product decisions. But there is one essential element that is often left out of the conversation, and that is strategy. How does my product decisions support the overall strategy of the business, and am I tracking the right metrics based upon that strategy?

Online Training: RapidStart PMO Review

Girl's Guide to PM

This article contains affiliate links. Having looked at Philip’s training in-depth I’m happy to recommend it to you. RapidStart PMO: Online Project Management Training Review. Name: RapidStartPMO. Courses: There are two courses available. The first one is free and is an overview of the paid course.

8 Popular Myths About The Remote Workers

TimeCamp

Remote working is still arousing mixed emotions. Though its gaining popularity, especially in the West, it still has a considerable number of opponents. Some managers do not trust remote workers.

How I Scaled Up My Team’s Productivity

ActiveCollab

I have been running Growth Labs Marketing for 6 years. So far, I have tried, more or less, every single project management tool including all the big ones like Asana, Trello, Jira, Basecamp, Liquid Planner, and others.

E-Learning Tools For Project Managers

Arras People

For those working in project management that don’t have the time to go to a traditional class, all is not lost. There are now plenty of online options for anyone who wants to take business and management classes. There are also plenty of apps that can be used as tools as well.

Mixing Qualitative & Quantitative Data with Storyboarding

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Qualitative vs. Quantitative is a silly argument. Qualitative data from UXers should not compete against the quantitative data product owners need for their business model. Both are necessary to have a complete understanding of where the desirability of the product meets the viability of the business.