2022

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5 Tips to Simplify Project Risk Management

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In an increasingly remote world, learning how to successfully work with other teammates is about more than just using the right tool.

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Program Manager vs. Project Manager: What’s the Difference?

ProjectManager.com

Project manager vs. program manager. The two roles often differ in their day-to-day tasks and the overarching approach to their role. Program managers are more strategic in their thinking and deliverables, while the project manager is often working on day-to-day task management on a more cellular level. But before we compare the roles of a program manager and a project manager in-depth, we must first understand the difference between a project and a program.

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What’s The Future of Project Management in 2023 and beyond?

Rebel’s Guide to PM

What is the future of project management? Let’s look ahead and see what the next 10 years will bring for project management software, jobs, and the role itself. Does Project Management Have a Future? There’s a trend towards more and more knowledge work being run in a projectized way, which means more and more people doing project management as part of their day job.

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Don’t Get Left Behind: Leveraging Modern Product Management Across the Organization

Speaker: Kat Conner

The challenge of delivering the right product at the right time while aligning with strategic objectives is more pressing than ever. Product management is evolving and gaining greater recognition as the means to creating this connection. Join our upcoming webinar and learn how to streamline your product development processes, infuse product thinking across the organization, and bridge the gap between vision and delivery.

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PMOs Shifting from Watchdogs to Strategic Enablers

Project Risk Coach

Unfortunately, many Project Management Offices (PMOs) become nothing more than a watchdog, one that ensures compliance to a strict set of rules. In this article, we will explore why this happens and what it takes for PMOs to become strategic enablers. PMOs Have Gone to the Dogs PMOs are started with the best of intentions. Management sees it as a way to give oversight to all the programs and projects.

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The 9 Biggest Project Management Trends in 2022

Inloox

Content. Remote work & leadership. Bigger focus on soft skills. Professionalization of project management & increasing demand for project managers. Agile is here to stay. Value and principle-based perspective. AI, machine learning & automation. Cloud as the standard. Lifelong learning & knowledge management. Sustainability & social responsibility. 1.

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Remote Work and Scrum

Scrum.org

I am sure everyone has seen Elon Musk’s email to his team at Tesla telling them they needed to get back in the office. Elon has joined other high-profile companies such as Netflix and Goldman Sachs making work in the office mandatory. For many of these organizations, they cite the reason for moving back into the office as improved collaboration or in the case of Tesla, to be fair to the factory workers who need to physically be in the office.

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Luck has Little to Do With Achieving Positive Project Outcomes

LiquidPlanner

Project management is a lot more complicated than relying on the luck of the Irish to ensure people are working on the right priorities at the right time. As we all know – relying heavily on luck can have serious ramifications to our project plan. Luck comes along suddenly and unexpectedly in managing priorities without a project management tool. But it’s nothing you can try to repeat without the right resources.

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Transformation, Business Architecture, and Scaling

Leading Agile

Mike Cottmeyer was recently a guest on the Agile to Agility podcast with Miljan Bajic where he discussed Transformation, Business Architecture, and Scaling. Listen now. Agile to Agility Website. Transcript: Speaker: Miljan Bajic 00:29. Who is Mike Cottmeyer and what’s been your journey? Mike Cottmeyer 00:33. Okay, well, that’s a big question, man, who is Mike Cottmeyer?

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The Project Clinic: Assessing Project Health, Planning, and Execution

Speaker: Ketan Jahagirdar

Picture your projects as patients, each with its own unique rhythm and pulse, thriving under your care 🥼 🩺 Step into the role of an innovative project doctor in our upcoming webinar! This session is your guide to evaluating the health of your projects through Waterfall and Agile practices like Scrum and Kanban. We’ll explore the vital signs of project success through the lens of the “iron triangle” metrics, using deliverables as tracers.

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10 Tips to Lead Successful Remote Retrospectives

nTask

Let’s face the reality, all the agile methodologies weren’t exactly created with distributed teams in mind. All the early agile teams were overwhelmingly co-located in offices, mainly because chat, video conferencing, and other technology that makes the remote work possible were highly laughable and ancient at that time. Ever since the pandemic, so many […].

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How to Create a Project Schedule (step-by-step guide)

PM Basics

Creating a realistic project schedule is difficult when you have the wrong mindset. Everyone expects that there’s always a way to squeeze the whole project scope into the deadline project owners set. Stakeholders put a lot of pressure on you to find a solution. But, in most cases, there’s no magic formula. Therefore, the only solution is to do less, or to request more money or time.

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A Simple Project Management Checklist

MPUG

Projects are essential to all organizations’ goals and objectives. Successful project completions according to targeted purposes account for optimum company performance. But only through a robust project management plan can companies perform better, accomplish goals faster, and be more efficient. Thus, when reviewing monthly project management reports, organizations want the best project management techniques.

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A Quick Guide to Project Charters: Definition, Steps & Key Elements

ProjectManager.com

Projects need approval before they can be executed. A project charter is a project planning document that sells the project to stakeholders and sponsors. If you’re able to show its viability and return on investment, the work will get the green light to move forward. But there are a lot of elements to any successful project charter. If you’re new to project management , a project charter template can set you up to make sure you’re hitting all the major points.

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Toward a Unified Project Management Understanding

The objective of this research is to dispel misunderstandings about crucial project management terms and their definitions. It aims to accurately place these terms and facilitate a comprehensive global understanding of their meanings.

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Project Management Trends [2022]

Rebel’s Guide to PM

There’s no denying that project management today looks different to how it did even 5 years ago. Project management trends shape our profession. We see technology evolving, new tools, consolidation, innovation and more. Trends come and go, or they stay with us and evolve into new ways of working that stick around and become “the way we do things around here.”.

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Rolling out a 4-day work week at Scoro: why and how?

Scoro

As the founder and CEO of Scoro , I’m incredibly excited to announce that we will be switching to a 4-day work week from July 1, 2022. This applies to our entire global staff of 140, with no compressed hours and no change in salary. . As a concept, the 5-day work week is rather outdated. It’s been the ‘norm’ for a century and hasn’t been questioned since. .

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Which estimation methods are favored for adaptive delivery?

Kiron Bondale

If you ever find yourself wanting to inject some energy into a cross-functional gathering of delivery staff and stakeholders, ask for their opinion on estimates. For every person who adamantly insists that estimates are needed to support proper governance, someone else will argue that the inherent wrongness of an estimate and how estimates are abused will wipe out any benefits of defining them.

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Review Agile Portfolio Management

Henny Portman

There are not that many books on agile portfolio management, so I am curious what the book Agile Portfolio Management – A guide to the methodology and its successful implementation “knowledge that sets you apart” written by Klaus Nielsen, offers. The book is divided into nine chapters, starting with project portfolio management, and ending with case studies on agile portfolio management.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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Using agile in project management

Scrum.org

As a project manager, I have delivered many complex initiatives, from re-platforming a consumer products website to doubling the size of a line of business. My most successful projects have one thing in common; I used an agile approach to deliver them. According to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), a project: is a temporary endeavor with a beginning and an end. creates a unique product , service or result. .

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How to Create a Personal Mission and Vision Statement for the Year

LiquidPlanner

Setting goals and making resolutions; out with the old, in with the new—some of us get downright busy charting our ambitions for a fresh year. But have you thought about writing your own personal vision and mission statement? We asked Project Manager Coach Susanne Madsen how to create a powerful and sustainable mission and vision statement to take us into the New Year.

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6 Key Things That Block True Business Agility—And How to Address Them

Leading Agile

Once we get started on the journey toward becoming Agile—whether we’re at the start or further along in the process—we often notice there’s conflict between different parts of the organization. This is usually because we start with team-level Agility thinking that’s all we need. But what we may have failed to consider is how the rest of the organization will need to change to exploit this new delivery capability.

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How Technology Can Be Used To Enhance Practical Science

TrustRadius Project Management

As technology has rooted its way into our day-to-day existence, education has been changed. Long gone are the times of thumbing through an Encyclopedia. With information at the tips of our fingers, learning is now boundless. Improving education is a huge issue for our society. Test scores, our perceived performance against different nations, and different elements have pushed education to the bleeding edge of national legislative issues, directly behind healthcare reform.

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Understand Digital Debt, Form a Team, Set Goals, and Plan Roadmap for Transformation

Understanding digital debt is crucial before digital transformation. Assemble a team to assess internal operations, market pressures, and digital debt's impact. Define future digital vision with measurable goals. Refine hypotheses and conduct market analysis. Develop a roadmap for transformation with defined projects, cost estimates, and governance.

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How to Collect Requirements (as a Project Manager)

PM Basics

As a project manager , you should facilitate and organize the efforts to collect requirements. However, from time to time you may need to write requirements yourself. So, below I’ll explain everything a project manager needs to know about collecting project requirements. Collect requirements is the process of identifying, documenting, and controlling changes to the project requirements.

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How to Complete a Value Stream Map in 10 Easy Steps

Agilemania

The value stream mapping method allows you to produce precise representations for each phase of your work process. It displays the movement of goods throughout your firm between the client and the supplier. All elements are included in software solutions, an example of what a software firm may provide its clients. The value stream map depicts the stages required to deliver value in your work process.

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10 Strategies for Successful Project Execution

ProjectManager.com

Is your organization failing to close the gaps between strategy and project execution? Fortunately, there are strategies ( and tools! ) you can use to help you close those gaps, yet it isn’t easy. And you’re not alone in this challenge. Let’s review strategies and tools you can use, and learn how they can help you close that gap to promote successful project execution.

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How Culture Can Impact Communication in the Workplace

Rebel’s Guide to PM

It’s no secret that culture can have a big impact on communication. Just think about how much harder it is to communicate with someone from a different country who doesn’t speak your language. But culture can affect communication even when everyone speaks the same language. Different cultures have different ways of communicating, and if you’re not aware of these differences, it can lead to misunderstanding and conflict.

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20 Common Mistakes Made by Inexperienced Project Managers

You’ve read the PMBOK® Guide several times, taken the certification exam for project managers, passed, and you are now a PMP®. So why do you keep making rookie mistakes? This whitepaper shows 20 of the most common mistakes that young or inexperienced project managers make, issues that can cost significant time and money. It's a good starting point for understanding how and why many PMs get themsleves into trouble, and provides guidance on the types of issues that PMs need to understand.