Sat.Mar 09, 2019 - Fri.Mar 15, 2019

What if the PMBOK Guide was a Choose Your Own Adventure® book?

Kiron Bondale

I’m midway through reading Choose Your WoW! from Scott W. Ambler and Mark Lines of the Disciplined Agile Consortium.

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The project balance sheet -- not for accountants!

Musings on Project Management

If you follow this blog you've read several references to the project balance sheet. So, is this about accounting? Yes, and no: Yes, it's about a double entry tool to keep track of "mine" and "yours", but no, it's not the accountant's tool used in your father's accounting office. Take a look at this figure: What have we got here? First, the business and the project; but. Risk Management

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Gen Z: Project Managing Their Futures

LiquidPlanner

Teenagers are making their presence felt in the tech start-up world, developing apps, creating social networks, and building online businesses at a remarkable pace.

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What Is the Definition of Done for Agile Teams?

ProjectManager.com

These days, it seems like everybody is all about doing things agile.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

BrainBOK Review: PMP and CAPM Training

Girl's Guide to PM

Name: BrainBOK. Cost and plans: There’s a free version to allow you to test out a limited number of features. The PMP® pack including all the practice exams and the important proof of your 35 contact hours for your PMP® application is $119.99. CAPM® plans are slightly cheaper.

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Top 5 requirements management tools

Moira Alexander

Your team’s ability to navigate business requirements plays a pivotal role in project success. To provide stakeholders with the high-quality deliverables they expect, you must understand and manage their requirements. Here, requirements management tools can help your team accurately capture, prioritize, track, and report what key stakeholders require of your project. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

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Business Agility: What Is It & Why Is It Important?

ProjectManager.com

Businesses love nothing more than stability. Yes, they do enjoy profits, but those come when markets are consistent, where managers can plan accurately for a future that is clearly laid out before them. Of course, the world doesn’t work that way. Things change; markets are notoriously volatile.

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The PMI-SP Certification & uCertify Training Course Review

Girl's Guide to PM

What is the PMI-SP Scheduling Certification? PMI-SP® is the PMI Scheduling Professional credential. It is aimed at people with an advanced knowledge of project scheduling i.e. developing, managing, updating and maintaining schedules.

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New PM: The What?, Why?, and How? of Project Charters

Leading Answers

Creating a great project charter is an art and a science. Anyone new to the profession of project management needs to learn how to create a project charter. It is not only an important early project deliverable, but it also sets the tone and lays out the foundation for the rest of the project.

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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?

Maximizing the Amount of Work Not Done

Leading Agile

One of the principles of the Agile Manifesto reads: “Simplicity – the art of maximizing the amount of work not done – is essential.” ” Okay. What does that mean? Does it mean we should avoid doing our work to the extent possible? Well, not exactly.

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How to Disagree with Your Boss

ProjectManager.com

Your boss isn’t always right, and sometimes you need to show them the error of their ways, however difficult that may be. Jennifer Bridges, PMP, shows how to effectively (and constructively) disagree with your boss. Here’s a screenshot of the whiteboard for your reference!

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10 Essential Project Management Skills for Project Managers of 2019

nTask

With project management field reaching new heights each day, it has become imperative that one must possess a distinct set of essential project management skills to achieve project success.

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How Good Project Management Could Have Prevented the Mess Known as Brexit

LiquidPlanner

I’ve just returned from a wonderful week in Ireland. Lots of great music, stout, and tea. The sky was blue and the grass green. We enjoyed wonderful hospitality across the island. However, the only topic that was discussed more than the civil war of 1922 was Brexit and its impact on Ireland.

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

How to Become a More Productive Software Engineer (Productivity Tips & Workflows)

Planio

We all have the same 24 hours. It’s how we use that time that makes all the difference. Unfortunately, the modern work environment doesn’t always help in our quest for increased efficiency.

How to Budget with a Variable Income When You’re Self Employed

ProjectManager.com

As a business owner or someone who considers themselves a freelancer or contract worker, it can be difficult to properly budget and pay your bills when your income varies every month.

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Training

WorkOtter

Change management is a responsibility of the program manager. It is a role that is underappreciated, underutilized, and not performed well by some program managers. Change management is complex, and there is no cookbook recipe to apply.

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Strategies to Use When Practicing Compliance Related Project Management

Brad Egeland

"Capital is not so fundamental in business; neither is an experience since you can easily acquire them. Ideas are what is important because when you have ideas, you possess the asset needed to pursue limitless achievements in your business and your life." — Harvey Firestone A compliance project must have a concrete plan.

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Remote Work and the Art of Managing a Virtual Team

Teamweek

“Remote work” has become a buzzword. It’s a mythical beast – there’s a lot of talk about it, yet very few people are actually working remotely and even fewer companies are remote-first, or “fully remote.” With so much talk, but little expertise, confusion is bound to arise.

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Telephone Etiquette for Successful Business Calls

ProjectManager.com

As business and social lives become more casual, there’s a danger that professional communications are less clear and effective. To make sure you don’t ruin an opportunity by misrepresenting yourself, Jennifer Bridges, PMP, has these telephone etiquette tips.

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What is Value Engineering? | Video

Online PM Courses

As a Project Manager, you will one-day find yourself in a meeting when someone makes the suggestion: ‘I think we need to do some Value Engineering.’ ’ It’s a necessary part of many projects. So, what is Value Engineering? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of OnlinePMCourses.com.

Parkinson's Law: Why we Waste so Much Time and How to Improve Time Management

Inloox

". „Work expands exactly to the extent that time is available for its completion.“ ~ (C. Northcote Parkinson, 1955). ". You probably know a couple of cases from your day-to-day work where we could easily transfer this quote to projects.

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Strategic Risk Management and Projects

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Experienced managers know the value of the ‘elevator view’, that is, knowing when to press the button for the top floor to look down at the bigger picture, and when to descend to the ground floor to get down ‘amongst the weeds’.

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Improve the Resource Planning Process & Spend Less Time on Email

Ganttic

Many researchers have been pinning workplace stress and overload on email communications.

High Profile Projects: How to Lead a Project with a Massive Public Profile

Online PM Courses

High profile projects carry more risk than those that get less attention. It is not that things are more likely to go wrong. But it's the profile and attention that can amplify the consequences of mistakes. And high profile projects tend also to be the subject of more speculation, gossip, and rumor. So, it isn't […]. The post High Profile Projects: How to Lead a Project with a Massive Public Profile appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Parkinson's Law: Why we Waste so Much Time and How to Improve Time Management

Inloox

". „Work expands exactly to the extent that time is available for its completion.“ ~ (C. Northcote Parkinson, 1955). ". You probably know a couple of cases from your day-to-day work where we could easily transfer this quote to projects.

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.

Review: Introduction to Disciplined Agile Delivery

Henny Portman

Scott W. ambler and Mark Lines are the creators of the Disciplined Agile Delivery framework and the authors of the book Introduction to Disciplined Agile Delivery – a small Agile Team’s journey from Scrum to Disciplined DevOps ( 2 nd edition).

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How Do I Use Scrum on Data Warehouse Projects? w/ Dave Nicolette

Leading Agile

In one of my recent Certified Scrum Master classes I had a number of students who were working on projects involving migrating from a legacy data warehouse to new data warehouses.

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4 ways to improve the effectiveness of your team’s communication

Resource Guru

Effective communication is an essential part of a team’s overall performance and success. Many difficult business issues can be weathered by teams that are communicating, while teams that struggle will find that even minor issues quickly increase in magnitude.

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