What Is & How To Create A Risk Management Plan

The Digital Project Manager

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How To Make A Project Roadmap (With Roadmap Template)

The Digital Project Manager

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How To Manage Constantly Changing Requirements

Girl's Guide to PM

Are you expected to get something done without really knowing what it is that you are supposed to be doing? However, that’s not the case for people who are in a more predictive environment without the structures and culture of agile to support project delivery.

2021 296

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 295

How to Find and Test Assumptions in Product Development

Assumptions mapping is the process of identifying and testing your riskiest ideas. Watch this webinar with Laura Klein, product manager and author of Build Better Products, to learn how to spot the unconscious assumptions which you’re basing decisions on and guidelines for validating (or invalidating) your ideas.

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 275

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

The Digital Project Manager

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2020 275

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 341

How to Develop a Quality Management Plan

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2020 240

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 310

BI Buyers Guide: Embedding Analytics in Your Software

The business intelligence market has exploded. And as the number of vendors grows, it gets harder to make sense of it all. Learn how to decide what features you need and get an evaluation framework for every technical and non-technical requirement you could imagine.

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 315

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 257

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.

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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.

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7 project management tips

How to manage projects within a fragmented workforce

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.

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.

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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.

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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 Package and Price Embedded Analytics

HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue. 1 Customize to Monetize: The Strategic Way to Create Tiered Offerings. According to the.

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

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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 264

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.

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

Project Manager's Guide to Getting Things Done

9 tips on how to manage your team’s workload

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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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

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.

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 233

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 create a project budget

Girl's Guide to PM

Creating a project budget involves: being able to identify all the items that are going to cost money building a complete picture of what you need to spend getting approval for that amount. I have left items out of several project budgets and I can tell you it’s pretty embarrassing having to ask your project sponsor to approve spending from the reserves because you messed up the budget. Direct costs are going to form the bulk of your project budget.

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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 266

How to maintain a positive attitude about work

Girl's Guide to PM

And with everything else happening in the world, it can feel like a challenge to keep a positive attitude at work when team members are preoccupied or just don’t want to work on your project. Listen to their woes. You might need to do this away from them.

2020 318

How to Network: Building Business Relationships That Feel Authentic

Project Bliss

Knowing how to network doesn’t come naturally for most pople. But sometimes knowing how to network can be tricky. But you can learn how to network in a way that feels natural and authentic. Read on to learn how. Read on to learn how.

2020 170

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.

How to hold a Brilliant Kick off Meeting

Girl's Guide to PM

In reality, you might have an internal kick off meeting for just your in-house team resources, and then another one with the client, when you are ready to share project information with them (and if you have a client). It is your chance to set the tone for the work to come, to start to build a culture of success, and – most importantly – to establish common goals. When to hold a kick off meeting. I look forward to seeing you there. How To

2019 258

How to Identify and Manage Emerging Risks

Project Risk Coach

Ask 10 different risk management experts to define emerging risks, and you will likely receive different points of view. In this article, let's define emerging risks, discuss ways to identify them, and look at different ways to manage these risks. Click to Tweet.

2021 319

How To Help Your Team Manage Project Risk

Girl's Guide to PM

You are also responsible for your team, and making sure they have the skills required to do their jobs. Part of a resource management plan is to build the skills of your team. Normally we’d think of that in terms of the technical skills they need to deliver the project, like taking a course in a programming language or brushing up their system maintenance skills. However, you should also consider how good they are at doing the work of projects – project management.

2019 220

How to Write Results-Oriented Goals

Project Risk Coach

And this can lead to misunderstandings about what the project team needs to achieve. Let's look at how to write results-oriented goals. Simple Goal Formula Verb -> Focus -> Target -> Deadline Click here to learn more. How to Jumpstart an ERM Program.

2020 328

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.