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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. The new PRINCE2 Agile guide has been created to provide guidance for blending the PRINCE2 project management approach with agile delivery methods.

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. If you are like most project managers today, you are overwhelmed with several projects and you have too little time to get it all done.

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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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Online Training: RapidStart PMO Review

Rebel’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. The second one includes over 14 hours of training. It is priced at $199. Access: All the courses are online and self-paced. Trainer: Philip R. About The Trainer. Philip R.

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Cyber Security, Change Management and Enterprise Risk Management: Scaling Operations for Growth

Speaker: William Hord, Vice President of Risk Management and Compliance

Join us as we discuss the various tangents of data and the change management process that will help you make better risk-based business decisions to save time and money for your organization.

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. The following information will guide you through some of the most popular apps.

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More Trending

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

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What I’m Reading [February 2017]

Rebel’s Guide to PM

I’ve read quite a lot recently – I’m pretty proud of myself! They have been short books though. Shine , by Gerry Lewis, is a book on how to be a stand-out communicator. He explains that ‘ums’ happen in speech when your brain can’t recall information fast enough to get it out of your mouth. The more presentations and webinars I do, the more I try to control the ‘ums’ and I think it’s getting better! I would not say my brain is speeding up – perhaps it is more to do with habit forming.

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Project Management Careers Q&A – PMO Manager Career Path

Arras People

I’ve been working as a PMO Manager for a number of years now and I want to progress further into portfolio level PMOs, getting involved in strategy execution and generally working at a more senior level. What do I need to consider to make this transition? As well you know, there are many different types of PMO in existence so the transition you make will largely depend on this – the culture, context, and the type of services provided by your PMO today.

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How to Become a Better Project Manager [Video]

Project Risk Coach

If you can’t see this video in your RSS reader or email, then click here. Read the full article — 10 Ways to Become a Better Project Manager. The post How to Become a Better Project Manager [Video] appeared first on

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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.

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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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? The short answer is no, depending on industry, team size, project complexity, team’s experience and team size the requirements for project management software change. What a small company needs is different than the needs of big corporations. Startups have a very different set of requirements than established companies.

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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. The videos are crisp, informative and really practical. Why not get one of the giveaways and download the Project Management Fundamentals Programme?

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How to Improve Project Requirements and Quality

Project Risk Coach

Is there a way to improve both project requirements and quality at the same time? Allow me to begin this discussion with an illustration. I recently needed a television mounted on the wall of my office. A fairly simple requirement, right? I told the handyman that I wanted the television to be head high. Imagine my surprise when I walked into the room and saw that the television had been installed a foot higher than I expected.

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How to Build Data Experiences for End Users

Organizational data literacy is often addressed, but it’s uncommon to consider users’ data literacy levels when building products. Product managers need to recognize their end users' data literacy when building an application with analytic features.

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). As you start using a Kanban system and implementing its principles, ideally the cycle time of the system should reduce.

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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. Do solutions for Task Management or Collaboration qualify as Project Management software for startups? if these tools do not provide an end-to-end solution for project planning, tracking, monitoring and collaboration should you use them?

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Successfully Pivoting Your Sales Strategy

Redbooth

Our co-founder and CEO, Yuri Sagalov, recently authored an article in Selling Power magazine titled Successfully Navigating a Sales Pivot. Selling Power provides an online magazine, a blog, events, a TV channel and other resources to help sales teams lead their sales forces to deliver higher revenues. In the article, Yuri shares some valuable lessons that we learned when we redefined our go-to-market sales strategy when we launched Amium.

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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Projects Deliver Products, Products Deliver Strategy

Speaker: Peter Monkhouse, Founder, NewGenP

This webinar will introduce a strategy implementation circle, which will demonstrate the role that projects and products play in assisting an organization with strategy implementation. The webinar will emphasize the importance of using an iterative approach to product development and project execution.

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? Our executive team disagrees about this every time we evaluate our project and work processes and start to consider software tools—current and new ones. I fall on the side that process comes first, then you use the right tool to support it.

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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

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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.

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 […]. Time Management Time Management Tools

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The Definitive Guide to Embedded Analytics

Transform how you build value for your products with this definitive guide to embedded analytics.

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. Managers usually collocate staff by role, by job level or by project team but rarely is individual capability factored into this decision making. The authors’ research showed that pairing a fast worker with a slower one appeared to speed up the productivity of slow worker rather than slowing down the faster one.

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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

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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. He is also vice president of KellerINK , co-owner of Keller Capital , and co-owner, alongside his wife Wendy, of Papasan Properties Group with Keller Williams Realty in Austin, Texas.

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Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

“I am not much given to regret, so I puzzled over this one a while. Should have taken much more statistics in college, I think.” — Max Levchin, Paypal Co-founder, Slide Founder. Perhaps anyone conjecturing that decisions can be made in the presence of uncertainty may want to call their High School Probability and Statistics teacher and find out what they missed. NoEstimates Estimating Mathematics

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A PM’s Master Class on Building and Maintaining Stakeholder Relationships

Speaker: Americo Pinto, Founder and Chair at PMO Global Alliance

In this discussion, Americo Pinto, Founder and Chair at PMO Global Alliance, will walk you through best practices for communicating with stakeholders.

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. All of them lacked adequate and necessary set of features for small companies such as ours. They didn’t meet our expectations as they simply didn’t seem to work for us. Why we switched to Active Collab.

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How to Avoid Messaging Platform “Gotchas”

Redbooth

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. Or forgot to turn off your iMessage notifications before a meeting and got an influx of personal text messages while sharing your screen.

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3 Important Lessons We Can Learn From The World's Best Work Teams | TeamGantt Blog

TeamGantt

There's no “holy grail” to create a perfect work team. However, there is a vital mix of principles that are at work in nearly every high-performance team

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