What Is & How To Create A Risk Management Plan

The Digital Project Manager

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How to Choose a PRINCE2 Course Online

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article, I’ll share what to look for in an online training provider and how to choose the right PRINCE2 certification course for you. What to look for in an online PRINCE2 course. Personally, I’ve done both over the years, and there are pros and cons to both.

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How To Make A Project Roadmap (With Roadmap Template)

The Digital Project Manager

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2020 284

The Stakeholder Salience Model and How to Use It

Girl's Guide to PM

They define salience as: the degree to which managers give priority to competing stakeholder claims. Their model looks at how vocal, visible and important a stakeholder is, allowing you to create a typology of stakeholders to whom you should pay attention.

2021 359

Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

How to use a bullet journal for project management

Girl's Guide to PM

How do you manage your projects? Whatever it is you’re managing you’ll probably use, or need, a tool to help you do it. What remains the same is that there is a lot to manage. And a lot to remember. way of creating to-do lists. Watch this intro video to get started.

2021 370

How to Manage Project Scope Without Scope Creep (with examples)

Girl's Guide to PM

Most projects don’t deliver their original scope: 54% of projects fail to deliver the agreed-upon functionality. Scope creep in project management is where additional requirements are added to the project, beyond what was originally agreed and these additions are not formally authorized.

2020 383

Project Decision-Making: A Process Guide For How To Do It Better

Girl's Guide to PM

We were due to go live with our pilot software launch but things didn’t feel right. I emailed him, because I wanted to be told that we were making the right decision. Delaying was the right thing to do, but not an easy choice. People were lined up to support the pilot.

2021 359

How To Run A Sprint Planning Meeting Like A Boss (+ Meeting Agenda)

The Digital Project Manager

Are you actually doing what you want to accomplish with your sprint planning meetings? Here’s an overview of sprint planning meetings, why and how to do them, and a free sprint planning meeting agenda template. The post How To Run A Sprint Planning Meeting Like A Boss (+ Meeting Agenda) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile How-to Guides How-to Managing And Controling How-to Project Planning Topics

2019 235

Why you need to engage stakeholders (and how to do it well)

Girl's Guide to PM

Bags and bags of extra mail had arrived, she didn’t have the staff in to sort it and she had heard that it might be something to do with me. I was happy that my project to in-source a service had completed as expected. There is a lot of discussion and talking to do.

2021 359

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

Project Resource Management: The Ultimate Guide on How to Master It

Girl's Guide to PM

Resources are the largest contributor to successful project delivery , and project managers spend significant time planning and managing their activities. Both resource and project managers work in tandem to develop resourcing strategies for projects. Or do I need to hire someone else?

2021 334

How to Delegate Tasks

Girl's Guide to PM

. Delegating tasks is something every project manager needs to get good at. If you want to do more work, you need more people doing the work. It’s not rocket science to realize that the project manager can’t do all the tasks. Click To Tweet. Much easier to do it yourself.

2020 355

How To Write A Project Scope Statement That’ll Save Your Bacon

The Digital Project Manager

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2020 275

How to Develop a Quality Management Plan

The Digital Project Manager

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2020 241

Rapid Product Research During Uncertain Times

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Every choice we make right now can make or break us. If we want our products to grow we need to practice rapid, continuous product discovery to understand and adapt to the changes in our customer’s lives. Join Holly Hester-Reilly as she shares her knowledge from years of experience teaching product managers and researchers on how to make evidence-based product decisions with rapid research.

How To Ask To Work Remotely

Girl's Guide to PM

During 2020, many of us didn’t have to ask to work remotely. However, now that there are calls for office workers to hit their desks again, we have to consider if that’s the life we want. How to convince your manager to let you work remotely.

2020 304

How to Use a Project Decision Log

Girl's Guide to PM

A decision log template in project management is the document you use to fill in all the decisions made relating to your project. It’s also human nature to think more about the things that stop you making decisions than decisions you’ve actually made.

2020 376

How to Run a Meeting That Gets Amazing Results

Project Bliss

You may think you know how to run a meeting. This checklist of activities to do before, during, and after your meeting tell you exactly how to run an effective meeting that participants will actually enjoy. How to Run a Meeting: Before-During-and After.

2021 249

How to Build Successful Relationships at Work

Girl's Guide to PM

Michael Tanner of Credible Leaders joined me in the Project Management Club on Clubhouse to discuss how to build successful relationships at work. Michael shared five points on how to build influential relationships: 1) Be decisive. How To Skills

2021 293

Leading Under Uncertainty

Speaker: Greg Coticchia, CEO & Founder of ENTRA

Organizations of all types and sizes are facing common challenges of how to deal with the uncertainty in our current professional and personal lives. How can you plan when you are uncertain of what's next? On a product level, how can you be sure of delivering the ‘right’ messaging, products, solutions, and services to customers? How do you survive to fight the fight another day? In this session, we will discuss important tips for you as a Product Manager dealing with uncertainty. At the same time, we will discuss another important aspect of dealing with uncertainty, and that is building trust, especially while many of us are working remotely or in new or different settings.

6 Real Project Managers Show You How To Manage Multiple Projects

Girl's Guide to PM

Here’s how 6 project managers stay on top of multiple projects – and keep their sanity. It was fun to talk to them to find out more about their tactics – the tip from Christine about diary management is definitely going to change the way I plan my week. How To

2021 311

How To Manage Multiple Projects At The Same Time

Girl's Guide to PM

A reader got in touch to ask me how I manage my personal project To Do list. “I I struggle with how to manage my project-related tasks, beyond dealing with the crisis of the day.”. The question of how to manage multiple projects at the same time comes up a lot.

2021 326

How To Run A Sprint Retrospective That Actually Leads To Change

The Digital Project Manager

Whether you’re new to the software development game or been a player for years, chances. The post How To Run A Sprint Retrospective That Actually Leads To Change appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Agile How-to Guides How-to Managing And Controling How-to Project Closing Leadership & Team Management PM Skills & Best Practices Topics

2018 242

How To Close A Project In PRINCE2

Girl's Guide to PM

If you aren’t using PRINCE, or if you want some general guidance as well about project closure documents and so on, read this next: How to close a project. The project manager and the team will be able to move on to their next assignment.

Scaling to the Masses - Fit Your Product for a Larger User Base

Speaker: Dustin Smith, Sr. Product Manager, Incubator

The classic product story goes like this: A small team puts a great idea to work. Said idea becomes a wildly successful app. Team makes lots of money and attracts talent from all over the globe, quickly dotting the map with international offices. In a matter of years, a very small company becomes a global superpower. Romantic notions aside, the story neglects to mention the most essential variable to product success: scalability. If a product can't withstand a growing user base and diverse team, it'll never leave the think tank. Whether you're running a small startup or trying to get your idea to take off in a large corporation, you'll need the right tools and the perspective to scale your product. Join Dustin Smith, Senior Product Manager of the Innovation Incubator at Indeed, and learn how to scale your product for greatness.

How to Communicate Risks

Project Risk Coach

And one of the most important things to communicate is your risks. How do you communicate risks? How would you like for me to communicate with you? Find the person who has the appropriate knowledge of the risk and the skills to analyze, monitor, and respond to the risk.

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How To Become A Project Manager: The Ultimate Guide

Project Bliss

Have you wondered if project management was a good career path for you, and if so, just how to become a project manager ? And questions about just how to get that great project management job. If so, I’m here to answer those questions. Attention to detail.

2020 156

How To Create A Project Communication Plan (with FREE template)

The Digital Project Manager

I used to think project communication plans were a waste of time for projects that. The post How To Create A Project Communication Plan (with FREE template) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Communication How-to Guides How-to Project Planning Topics

2018 215

How to Develop a Stakeholder Register

Project Risk Coach

A project manager does not possess all of the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver a project. In this article, let's talk about the benefits of a stakeholder register and how to develop one. […] The post How to Develop a Stakeholder Register appeared first on Project Risk Coach.

2021 329

Design Hacks for Non-Designers: Ask Expert Laura Klein

Speaker: Laura Klein, Principal at Users Know and Author of UX for Lean Startups

We all have to make quick decisions about product interfaces, and there's not always a designer around when you need one. That doesn't mean that you're doomed to failure, though. Learn a few really common user experience design mistakes and how to avoid making them. Join UX designer and product management expert Laura Klein for a no-holds-barred Ask Me Anything session on UX design. Laura—principal of Users Know and author of Build Better Products and UX for Lean Startups—has over 20 years of experience helping companies innovate responsibly and improve their product development processes.

How to Track Percent Complete

Girl's Guide to PM

When you are trying to calculate percentage complete in a Gantt chart, you need to take into account various different figures, and get lots of information from other people. There are simple ways to track percent complete on your project, so you know what to input into your software. In this article we’ll look at 3 methods to track percent complete. It’s a way to track project progress – quite an important part of how to manage a project.

2019 263

Project Controls Simplified: How To Manage And Control Your Projects

The Digital Project Manager

What are project controls, and how can they help in risk management? Learn how to control projects by leveraging your existing project management reports. The post Project Controls Simplified: How To Manage And Control Your Projects appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. How-to Guides How-to Managing And Controling PM Skills & Best Practices Risk Management

How To Manage Project Tolerances (with PRINCE2 Guide)

Girl's Guide to PM

Tolerances are an important part of being able to work autonomously as a project manager. You need to have the authority and freedom of action to be able to change the direction the work is going in. Welcome to the wonderful world of project tolerances.

RACI Made Simple. How To Create A Responsibility Assignment Matrix That Actually Works

The Digital Project Manager

How To Create A Responsibility Assignment Matrix That Actually Works appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. How-to Guides How-to Project Planning PM Skills & Best PracticesYou hear the term RACI, and inwardly groan. Far from the slightly exciting sounding acronym, The post RACI Made Simple.

2018 263

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 best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore 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 to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

How To Start Your Projects Right. A Complete Guide To Project Initiation

The Digital Project Manager

The beginning of a project: the calm before the storm or a manic rush to get things sorted ready for the core work to start? Whichever way it happens, the start of a project is critical to its future success. From estimating and scoping, to assigning resource, defining requirements, briefing in your team, the all important first meeting with the client—there’s a minefield of tasks out there which can shape how your project develops.

How to Conduct a Killer Kickoff Meeting

Project Risk Coach

Project managers should work closely with their project sponsor to develop an agenda for the project kickoff meeting. One thing that I've learned after twenty years of projects. Double down on your initial efforts. And one of the most critical events is your project kickoff meeting.

2021 329

Zombie Projects and How to Kill Them

Girl's Guide to PM

It simply consumes resources and carries on because no one has the foresight (or courage) to kill it off. It simply consumes resources and carries on because no one has the foresight (or courage) to kill it off. How to spot a zombie project. Projects and operational work coexist on large programmes so it is quite likely that at some point in your project management career you will be asked to get involved with operational work. How To

2019 229

How To Motivate Your Project Team

Girl's Guide to PM

Ruth Pearce knows everything there is to know about motivating your project team. I caught up with Ruth to find out more about how to motivate teams and why it’s something you should be actively doing. When we connect the goals of a project to those intrinsic motivators, we see amazing results. People will go further, think more creatively and consider more options to get the project done. So how do we do it? How do you get engagement?

2019 268

Selling Data and Decisions to your Team

Speaker: Cait Porte, SVP Product and Customer Experience, Zmags

Gathering support for a product feature or enhancement is a critical skill for Product Managers. Talking to customers, working with key stakeholders in the business and convincing development that a feature is necessary can be a daunting task. Join Product Management expert Cait Porte as she covers how to sell your ideas internally by leveraging data to drive decision making.