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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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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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?

9 Great Excuses Not to Mature as a Project Manager

Project Risk Coach

If you are reading this it means that you're struggling to mature as a project manager. You watch others get their certifications. You see more junior project managers getting the promotions. Your peers are getting the salary increases. Why not you? What are your excuses?

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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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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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Just changed, or transformative?

Musings on Project Management

Change: things are different, or will be. Often a matter of process and function Transformation: Change + values or philosophy that are changed as well Some say that we still don't get it, some 12 years after notable John Kotter wrote his seminal article "Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail." Some say 30% or more fail. Of course, this begs the question: what is failure, or. change

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Webinar: 5 Common Mistakes New PMs Make (And How To Fix Them)

The Digital Project Manager

Mistakes. They’re not something we often want to talk about. Even in a world that. The post Webinar: 5 Common Mistakes New PMs Make (And How To Fix Them) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Recorded Webinars Webinars

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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.

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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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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So, who's responsible for Customer?

Musings on Project Management

One of my students offered this strategy for establishing, maintaining, and leveraging relationships with the customer. I thought it was pretty good, so here's the idea: 1. Customer Account Responsible (ACR) -- who. is the Account Manager. for the domain, market or dedicated to the customer (big accounts) responsible for: Account relationships, Opportunity identification, Commercial. human factors marketing

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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.

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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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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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New Project Management Highlights, Articles & Podcasts – February 2019

The Digital Project Manager

Get the scoop on all the latest from The Digital Project Manager in February 2019—new case studies, podcasts, and articles to help you deliver better projects! The post New Project Management Highlights, Articles & Podcasts – February 2019 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Dear DPM DPM Podcast

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New Whitepaper: On-Schedule Delivery in Projects with InLoox

Inloox

With InLoox you can create a phase-milestone planning including links ( dependencies ) and constraints in the Gantt chart. Once you have created the planning with activities (phases) and milestones , InLoox offers three features that are very helpful. These features are in the focus of our newest whitepaper: Fixed Deadline. Critical Path. Snapshot. >> >> Download free InLoox Whitepaper << Not an InLoox user yet? Get a free 30-day trial – trial ends automatically: [link

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The place to begin innovating your products and services is by first bringing innovation to your internal process. We'll explore the innovation process including the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies and see how to lead with a clear strategy, well-defined tactics, and an unbiased 360 understanding of perhaps the most fundamental question of all; "why are you innovating?"

The One Small Mistake That Kills 99% of Project Proposals

Teamweek

It was literally my first week as a project manager. I had always thought that the first week in a new position was when all the good things happened. New office. New furniture. Congratulations from former colleagues and introductions to new ones.

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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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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 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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Get Growth With Partner Integrations

Speaker: Mandy Howard, Product Manager, ServiceTitan

Once your SaaS product hits a certain level of revenue, you'll need to change things up to move past the plateau. One of the ways to do this is to move past your core product and introduce new business streams. If you're strategic about your integrations, you can strengthen your ties to your target market. Join Mandy Howard, Product Manager at ServiceTitan, as she takes you through the three key questions that you need to answer to grow your product with the right partner integrations. Whether you're a start-up, or working on a new product in an enterprise environment, you'll learn how to push through to a new level of growth.

Video Tutorial: Task Management with Kanban in InLoox 10 Web App

Inloox

Project-related task management made easy: With the help of Kanban you can quickly and easily visualize the work flow. The classic model uses three columns (To Do, In Progress, Done). In the InLoox Kanban board you can add individual columns to adapt it to your needs. >> >> Watch the full video here (no audio) <<

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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.

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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.

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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Measure the Immeasurable: Beyond Vanity Metrics

Speaker: Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor, Product School

As a product manager, it's your job to realize your product’s vision by executing your chosen strategy. It’s also your job to deliver value to the business. Ultimately, these two outcomes are aligned so the temptation is to focus primarily on business metrics. Doing this can cause you to lose focus on the real value you are trying to achieve, in favor of moving the vanity metrics such as launches and time spent. Join Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor at Product School, as she explains how to use immeasurable success criteria along with your more standard KPIs to deliver products that don't just get used a lot, but deliver real value.

Reach new levels of productivity when you master the art resource management

Backlog

Resource: A stock or supply of money, materials, staff, and other assets that can be drawn on by a person or organization in order to function effectively. Do you notice anything strange in that definition?

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Feature Your Favorite or New Project Management Tool or Service - Contact Me ASAP

Brad Egeland

I want to feature 5 to 7 Project Management related software or service offerings as new, unheard of or best in class to try out for u2019.

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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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