PMP® vs. PMI-RMP® Certification

Project Risk Coach

Do you have your PMP® certification, but you're thinking about obtaining another Project Management Institute (PMI) certification? Let's compare the Project Management Professional (PMP®) and the PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP®) certifications.

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Product Manager vs Project Manager: The Main Differences

Techno-PM

Product Manager vs Project Manager The essence of being an effective project manager or product manager can be summed up in four words: “The buck stops here!” This can be a confidence builder, whether you’re pursuing a career as a project manager or a product manager.

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AI Assistants for Project Managers

Leading Answers

However, long before our jobs as project managers are taken, AI will help us. Do you analyze backlogs and scope outlines for potential risks, or review estimates for commonly missed activities? Imagine having a non-judgemental expert monitoring everything you do (and do not do) at work and making helpful suggestions to you in private. This is the not too distant future of AI assisted project management. AI will Transform Project Management.

AI Assistants for Project Managers

Leading Answers

However, long before our jobs as project managers are taken, AI will help us. Do you analyze backlogs and scope outlines for potential risks, or review estimates for commonly missed activities? Imagine having a non-judgemental expert monitoring everything you do (and do not do) at work and making helpful suggestions to you in private. This is the not too distant future of AI assisted project management. AI will Transform Project Management.

How to Manage People Who May Be Older Or Wiser Than You

Teamweek

I can’t remember the name of the women’s magazine now, but the article was directed at professionals who found themselves reporting to a much-younger new boss. When I started out in project management, I was so close in age to my team members that relating to them was easy. Then I was asked to orchestrate the 25th-anniversary issue of a major client’s magazine, and nearly half the people on my team were ten to 15 years older than me. Team Management

2026 63

Brilliant SMART Goal Examples for Managers

Teamweek

It stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timely, all criteria that managers need to strive for when they establish goals for their projects. These days, what differentiates a successful manager from an average one is their ability to create and set SMART goals. Let’s take a closer look at what that means, along with some SMART goal examples for managers. Have the manager submit sales totals at the end of each week. Be a Better Manager.

Why do most projects fail?

Binfire

Forbes magazine also opined about the high rate of project failures recently. . The inexperience of the project managers? What is the opportunity cost of project management, you ask? This statement is by no means against using Agile project management. 2-Lack of experience by the project manager. Small projects may not need a project manager. But, for a good size project, an experienced project manager is a must. 4-Identify project risks.

2018 87

How to Promote Accountability in the Workplace Without Driving People Insane

Teamweek

My team was supposed to produce a special anniversary issue of a client’s magazine. Employees want their coworkers and managers to be held accountable if they don’t meet job or project expectations. You see, I liked confrontation only slightly more than he did, and risked a critical project as a result. Giving feedback is one of the most important things you do as a manager. Use project management tools that involve shared resources, such as calendars and timelines.

2019 56

How to Create an Innovative Project Team

LiquidPlanner

They read blogs and trade magazines, attend conferences and trade shows and spend time with other teams who they might learn from and get inspired by. Teams that work to a tight delivery schedule and who are frequently being monitored and controlled will tend to come up with fewer new ideas because there’s no time devoted to them. To learn more about how LiquidPlanner supports innovative teams, read our eBook, “ An Introduction to Dynamic Project Management Software.”.

The Urge to Strangle(The Strangler Pattern)

Leading Agile

Business agility means having the capability to “turn on a dime” at low cost and with low risk, to drive innovation, respond to market changes, and overcome the competition. Mid-level IT managers compete to get their projects approved and funded. The “project” mentality all but guarantees managers will always build a canoe, and no one will volunteer to build the bridge. Unofficial IT’s risks and costs. Personal Management Portal.

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Software Estimating Resources

Herding Cats

One of our clients, a retired USAF Col Program Manager at an NNSA Weapons Testing Site has a statement that is applicable here: If you lack academic basis and validated experience, your advice is simply unsubstantiated opinion without any basis in fact or principle. Flint, School of Management, Working Paper Series, September 2005.”. Why Monte Carlo Simulations of Project Network can Mislead,” Terry Williams, Project Management Journal 35(3), pp.

Estimating is a Learned Skill

Herding Cats

Estimating is a learned skill, used for any purpose from every-day life to management of projects. Efficient Indicators to Evaluate the Status of Software Development Effort Estimation inside the Organizations,” Elham Khatibi and Roliana Ibrahim, International Journal of Managing Information Technology (IJMIT) Vol. Planning, Estimating, and Monitoring Progress in Agile Systems Development Environments,” Suzette S. Managing Uncertainty in Agile Release Planning,” K.