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Virtual Project Management: Benefits, Challenges & Tools

Working remotely is more than common, it’s becoming a necessity for any number of reasons. There are advantages to securing the best talent wherever they might live. It helps an organization’s bottom line. Sometimes, an act of God will disrupt the normal flow of work.

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8 Things Great Project Managers Say Every Day

Project Risk Coach

Stop and consider the words you've spoken recently to your project teams. How would you characterize them? Are you speaking words that bring clarity, courage, and confidence to your teams? Are you asking the right questions to keep your team focused?

2020 241

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Running Projects from Home – The New Normal

Arras People

For many of us, being flexible at work and working from home was an occasional luxury. But since the 23rd of March, for so many people, its become the new normal. Making this change is a process that may be difficult for those not used to prolonged periods of time away from the office.

2020 319

Tips for Managing Projects Through Organizational Changes

Brad Egeland

​Projects succeed and projects fail. According to some survey statistics that have been presented in the past couple of years projects fail to some degree and based on some criteria or another between 56% and 74% of the time.

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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.

Game theory in risk management

Musings on Project Management

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. Theodore Roosevelt Actually, that's Teddy's version of cousin FDR's famous "Try something!" But what if it's all about a threat -- something external -- for which you have no experience? Call in your PMO team and brainstorm? Perhaps game theory Risk Management

2020 174

More Trending

How will I get a job as a remote project manager if I’ve never been one before?

Kiron Bondale

While checking my LinkedIn feed this morning, I saw an update indicating that there are over 2,000 job postings for remote project managers on just one North American employment site.

2020 246

Knowledge Management (Part 4): How to Implement and Use Knowledge Management Systems Correctly


The implementation of knowledge management is a multi-stage process and should be regarded as a separate project within the company. The previous blog post has already defined the organizational steps of the knowledge cycle. This post explains the next operative steps in the process.

2020 164

Virtual agile teams?

Musings on Project Management

Somebody asked: can a virtual team do Agile? 20 years ago, at the dawn of Agile, the answer might have been no. 15 years ago, more less at the peak of the AOL texting app Instant Messenger and the dawn of the smart phone and smart-phone personal networking and conferencing, the answer might have been yes, but with reservations. Now, the answer is "Of course", with some adjustments. agile Virtual teams

2020 174

Seven Aspects of Project Risk in 2020

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Ahead of its January meeting in Davos, the World Economic Forum published its Global Risks Report 2020, based on the input of 750 experts and outlining the biggest risks faced by economies over the next 10 years [1].

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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?

Working Remote: 3 Ways to Make it Fun


Having been given a temporary break from the ‘time tax’ of pre-crisis commutes and the physical separation of a traditional office, my wife Sue and I have built time into our workdays for morning coffee and afternoon walks. On one such walk this week, she remarked, “We are lucky, aren’t we?”

2020 104

Remote Work guide


CoronaVirus pandemic has changed the way we work and live forever. Many corporations view remote work as a necessary and essential way to work going forward. In the past working in the same location was thought to be essential for improving teamwork and productivity.

2020 112

Moving Your Scrum Downfield [Paper]

Gunther Verheyen

Apparently, it is easy to get stuck at interpreting the rules of Scrum. In the publication “ Moving Your Scrum Downfield ” I have described the six essential traits of the game to help you get unstuck and up your game.


10 Project Manager Roles And Responsibilities

ProProfs Project Management

To keep your business competitive in the long run, you must be good at handling projects. It will not only improve your business’s stability but also uplift the odds of getting new projects, which points to a better growth rate.

2020 62

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Role of the C-Suite in Agile Transformations

Leading Agile

Agile began as something only development teams needed to worry about – now organizations seek Agility in how they do business and within their organizations.

2020 93

What is SWOT Analysis? | Video

Online PM Courses

SWOT Analysis is well-known. And rightly so! It's simple, yet also flexible and powerful. As a project manager, it's a great tool to have in your pocket. The post What is SWOT Analysis? Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses. Important ideas Project Management Tips SWOT video

2020 92

PM Software is Inflexible. MindGenius Is Not

Brad Egeland

Project Management Software is known for being Inflexible. MindGenius changes that. ​ 6 Tools = More Options MindGenius gives you 6 ways of performing key project management activities. You can choose what works best for your project and your personal work style

2020 130

Review: DevOps for the modern enterprise

Henny Portman

DevOps for the modern enterprise – winning practices to transform legacy IT organizations is a practical book based on the experience of the author Mirco Hering. The book is divided into three parts. The first part explains how to create the right ecosystem for success.

2020 66

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Are Spreadsheets Leaving Your PMO Spread Too Thin?


Keeping tabs on your portfolio within spreadsheets may be leaving your PMO at a disadvantage. No pun intended here, but honestly, how many tabs are on your spreadsheet tracking the progress of your portfolio?

2020 78

Sequencing Product Backlog


When modeling a project as a flow process, one objective is to deliver the maximum amount of value in the shortest amount of time. Most project managers likely start with an inventory of features in a product backlog.

2020 72

Crisis Management Plan in Practice: 2020 Checklist for Your Business

GanttPRO Project Management

The first months of 2020 have changed the usual way we used to live our lives. Now, we simply can’t go to a restaurant, meet with friends, visit our parents, […]. News GanttPRO Crisis Management Team Management Tips

2020 82

Dynamic Planning and Rapid Reprioritization: Delivering on Strategy in the Midst of Change


In our first two posts in this blog series, we provided examples of how organizations are using dynamic planning and rapid reprioritization to pivot quickly in response to disruptive change and new opportunities.

2020 95

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.

What is a Sprint in Scrum?


A sprint is a timeboxed iteration/ event of a continuous development cycle. Planned work has to be done within the sprint that would be later subjected to review. This is one of the significant terms used in Scrum Agile Technology. Sprint literally means, a short race at a full speed.


MindGenius20 - Celebrating 20 Years of Easy and Efficient Project Management

Brad Egeland

MindGenius has just announced the release of their latest software; MindGenius20. This is their easiest-to-use and most complete project management software yet and has some great new features. Watch the video below to find out more.

2020 116

Marketing Project Management – A 101 for Managers

ProProfs Project Management

Absence of effective project management severely impairs Marketing from successfully launching quality products – Madeline A. Veltri. A Marketing Strategy is considered brilliant if it: Delivers speed to market. Delivers quality products at a reasonable cost.

2020 59

The Projectless Manager

The Lazy Project Manager

The Projectless Manager: A 21-day Challenge. Starting on Monday 20 th April 2020 and ending (successfully I hope) on Monday 11 th May 2020 the 21-day challenge is to design, write, produce, and publish a book written by project managers from around the world.

2020 301

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.

2020 Trends and Challenges in Manufacturing

Epicflow Blog

In the era of The Fourth Industrial Revolution, all spheres of business and production have been undergoing some crucial changes that have a strong impact on human life.

2020 67

Project Management and Working Remotely with Kids at Home


Many of us have dreamt of working from home. Cutting out a long commute coupled with wearing comfy clothes from your cozy home office sounds great, right?

2020 76

Beyond the Crisis: Proactively Towards the New Normal


I don’t think any of us could have confidently predicted back in February that we would be working from home for several months. But here we are, continuously trying to find our footing and hoping we will get things under control soon.

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