Sat.Nov 02, 2019 - Fri.Nov 08, 2019

How is Design Thinking Used to Get Project Results?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Design thinking is a non-linear process, which allows businesses and their project teams to embrace design concepts, in order to solve complex, ill-defined problems.

5 Ways to Give (And Receive) Negative Feedback

Planio

Feedback rules everything around us. Whether it’s talking to your customers about what features they want or getting feedback from your boss on a website redesign , we all benefit when we step out of our own heads and hear what others think.

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I may be a “Crazy Fool” but I consider the A-Team to be agile!

Kiron Bondale

When teaching agile classes, I’m occasionally asked if I could provide an example of an agile team from cinema or television. While the first Avengers movie does a good job of illustrating Bruce Tuckman’s stages of team development (especially storming!), they are far from being agile.

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Phase-Gate Process in Project Management: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

Whenever there’s a project, there should be a plan. There are many different ways to plan a project, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. Choosing the right planning method ultimately depends on the complexity of your project and your organization.

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?

The Complete Guide to Project Risk Assessment (Free Template)

Workamajig

Project risk assessment is an essential part of any project management plan. This guide shares 6 key steps in assessing project risk. Running a project can sometimes feel like the plot of a Final Destination movie. No matter how much you prepare for it, disaster is always right around the corner.

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Look for the Request Behind the Complaint

Bridge the Gap Consulting

Let’s face it, we all know that person, or people, who it seems do nothing but complain. Beautiful, sunny day and they say it’s too hot. Cool fall morning and it’s too cold. The coffee is not the perfect temperature! Why do you have to drive so fast!? Do you have to drive so slow!? Why are those kids so loud!? It never ends. In the working world, we have them too. In project management, they’re everywhere! Stakeholders, team members, vendors, functional managers!

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Conflict Management Tips That Every Manager Needs to Know

Teamweek

Have you ever disagreed with someone about something and had to resort to conflict management? Probably once or twice, right? Disputes are happening all around us. There are so many differing opinions and beliefs across the world it’s nearly impossible to avoid conflict at all times.

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Contingency Plan Vs Fall Back Plan

iZenBridge

Seldom people feel satisfied after the creation of plan B but what if that plan B is not enough to drive those projects. This can be understood by a below real-life scenario. We had a planned vacation to Kerala last year in the month of June.

5 Ways to Be a Better Project Manager

Brad Egeland

Good, better, best. If we are dedicated to our profession, we usually always want to be improving. Granted, there are those days and weeks when we are just trying to keep our heads above water and we can't think about improving.just maintaining. I get that. I've been there.

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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.

Resource Leveling: How Can You Use it in Project Management?

MPUG

A person inexperienced in project management may think that resource leveling is a method of making use of resources having the same height.

Focusing on What Matters #IPMDay19

Girl's Guide to PM

This year, the theme of International Project Management Day is ‘Focusing on What Matters.’. IPM Day is always the first Thursday in November. So, what matters in project management? Is it delivery? Risk management? Engaging stakeholders? Benefits? Leading the team?

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Top 9 Project Management Word Templates (Updated Nov. 2019)

ProjectManager.com

There are many ways you can gather all the data required to start, run and complete a project. But as involved as any project is, whether it’s big or small, there are fundamentals that remain the same.

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How Corporate Website Projects Go Wrong: A Cheat Sheet for Project Managers

The Digital Project Manager

The post How Corporate Website Projects Go Wrong: A Cheat Sheet for Project Managers appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Risk Management

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Why Everyone in the Workplace Needs Project Management Skills

LiquidPlanner

Backlog management

Musings on Project Management

Yikes! My backlog is blocked! How can this be? We're agile. or maybe we've become de-agiled. Can that happen? Ah yes, we're agile, but perhaps not everything in the portfolio is agile; indeed, perhaps not everything in the project is agile. In the event, coupling the culprit Coupling? Coupling is system engineering speak for transferring one effect onto another, or causing an effect by. agile

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How to Make Your Office Eco-Friendly

ProjectManager.com

Leading your office towards eco-friendliness can save you money, increase your bottom line, improve your brand perception, boost employee morale and even attract top talent to join your organization.

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Video: Which Agile Project Management Tools Should I Use? 

The Digital Project Manager

The post Video: Which Agile Project Management Tools Should I Use? appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile Tools Agile Videocasts Videos

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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

What is Project Management Software Used For?

MavenLink

When most people think about project management software , the first thing that comes to mind is task scheduling and tracking. However, a good project management software is much more than that.

Agile Illustrated - Sample #2

Leading Answers

Here is the second sample from my new Kindle book “ Agile Illustrated: A Visual Learner’s Guide to Agility ”. The book is a graphical introduction to the agile mindset and servant leadership behaviors for working with agile teams.

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Five Favorite Dashboards from LiquidPlanner!

LiquidPlanner

As LiquidPlanner employees, we are all pretty well versed in our product (we have to be!). In working with over 1200 customers, each of us has a favorite Dashboard that brings tremendous value to the teams we speak with. Here are five favorite Dashboards from some of our team members that stand out.

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Top 10 BPMS (Business Process Management Systems) In 2019

The Digital Project Manager

You're asking, "Are there any better alternatives for Microsoft Project out there?" We've reviewed the best Microsoft Project alternatives that are more powerful, easier to use and cheaper.

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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.

Hybrid PPM with Bidirectional Jira Integration

Brad Egeland

Imagine a hybrid project portfolio management (PPM) tool that works well in both agile and traditional waterfall scenarios with bidirectional Jira integration and only in mind: to make you more successful. ONEPOINT Projects is used across industries to solve different challenges.

All Set For International Project Management Day 2019? The Only Project Management Guide you Need

Taskque

When Lori Milhaven collaborated with Laverne Johnson, the result was the first IIL (International Institute of Learning) conference. Men and women from all over the globe came together to share ideas, discuss problems with experts and meet project management professionals to pick their brains.

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Webinar Recap: Mastering Microsoft Project Visualization Part 1 – View and Table Creation Best Practices

MPUG

Please find below a transcription of the audio portion of Erik van Hurck’s Mastering MS Project Visualization Part 1 webinar being provided by MPUG for the convenience of our members.

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Digital Agency Growth Secrets From A Digital PM

The Digital Project Manager

The post Digital Agency Growth Secrets From A Digital PM appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Leadership & Team Management PM Best Practices PM Hacks & Productivity Tools Topics

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Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.

A Guide to Sprint Planning 101

Brad Egeland

Planning. Necessary, but not usually the most exciting part of any project, software development effort or process. And for agile development processes, it's the same thing. Sprint planning, or iteration planning, is an event that is embedded within the Scrum framework.

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Key Themes at IPM Day 2019

International Institute of Learning

LeRoy Ward, IIL Executive VP of Enterprise Solutions and Sander Boeije, Program Manager – IIL Online Conferences . On November 7, 2019, IIL will celebrate the 16 th anniversary of International Project Management Day, also known as IPM Day. Initially conceived by Frank P.

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Network Analysis: The Best Practice for Calculating Duration

MPUG

If you read my Guide to Network Analysis , made available last month, you hopefully gained a better understanding of a project’s “Network” and “Analysis.”

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