4 Signs Your Project Intake Process Is Outdated

Wrike

Does this sound like your current work project intake process? Here are 4 signs your project intake process is outdated and some simple steps to build a well-defined project intake process that’ll take your team into the future.

Change management helps when implementing risk responses

Kiron Bondale

This is a fairly common problem and is likely one of the reasons that the volunteers who updated the PMBOK Guide, Sixth Edition added Implement Risk Responses as a new process within the Project Risk Management knowledge area.

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How to Create SMART Goals

ProjectManager.com

SMART first appeared in a 1981 issue of the magazine Management Review , in a paper by Gorge T. He created SMART to help guide managers in their objective setting process. Well, it should be obvious now that the process starts with asking a lot of questions.

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Business Forecasting: Why You Need It & How to Do It

ProjectManager.com

Every decision, each process they engage in, has been based on some manner of forecasting to support it. It goes without saying that the more accurate business forecasting is, the more effective the strategies and project plans that stem from the process.

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Getting Ready For a Project Management Job Change

Arras People

Failing to plan is planning to fail” and job hunting can be a frustrating process so it makes sense to do everything you can that is in your control before setting out on a new journey. I’m thinking about a change in job this year, is there anything I can be doing now in preparation?

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Seven Priorities for Project Managers in 2019

ProjectManager.com

Related: Mastering the Decision-Making Process: A Practical Guide. And you cannot even read a decent professional magazine in that time. Anyone who tells you, with 100% certainty, what 2019 will look like at the start of the year is bonkers.

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The Best Self-Help Books to Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet

ProjectManager.com

Fran Hauser is a media executive and startup investor who’s worked for iconic digital magazines such as People, InStyle and Entertainment Weekly. In the process, he’s collected some actionable tips. He explains his process through an engaging personal story.

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Successfully Pivoting Your Sales Strategy

Redbooth

Our co-founder and CEO, Yuri Sagalov, recently authored an article in Selling Power magazine titled Successfully Navigating a Sales Pivot. Selling Power provides an online magazine, a blog, events, a TV channel and other resources to help sales teams lead their sales forces to deliver higher revenues. It’s a great tool for streamlining communication and collaboration, especially through a challenging process like a pivot.

Performance Management Report for Sponsors

Arras People

The latest edition of Project, the magazine from APM quoted the PMI figures that between 2010 and 2020 the number of new project management roles estimated to be created globally will be 15.7 The group was sipping coffee and chatting until I interrupted them.

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Top 10 Project Management Blogs to Follow In 2019

Taskque

Thankfully, many bloggers are helping project managers to stay updated with the latest tools, techniques, methodologies, processes and much more through their blogs. It is a web-based magazine dedicated to project management.

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Performance management report for project sponsors- must do better

Ron Rosenhead

The latest edition of Project, the magazine from APM said between 2010 and 2020 61% of organisations offer project management training for their staff. The group were sipping coffee and chatting until I interrupted them.

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All Set for International Project Management Day 2018? The only Project Management guide you need

Taskque

Get instant access to definitions, history, and processes, and get drilled in globally followed international standards with all the references and links that you need to become a successful project manager.

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Expert Tips on Lessons Learned [Video]

Girl's Guide to PM

Then, later on down the process, you can say, “These are all the different ways that we can achieve it based on what it is that we need in terms of functionality.” The results will be in the APM magazine, won’t they? Project magazine?

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Innovation: Running Experiments and Learning

Leading Answers

Yet where’s the focus on experiments, the learning process and trials for the next iteration? In it they describe a five-step process: Set the stage  – Help people focus on the task at hand; check that people are ready and willing to contribute.

AI Assistants for Project Managers

Leading Answers

It deals with automating the process and science parts of project management, leaving people more time to focus on the relationships, leadership, storytelling, empathy and emotional intelligence side of projects that are harder to tackle and are (currently) best done by people.

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Why Stellar UX ensures Project Management Technology ROI

Keyedin

UX Magazine’s Joe Dickerson published a UX checklist that will ensure full adoption from your teams and, by extension, a more robust ROI from your PMO tools. You can’t reduce Project Administration and Reporting Times by 75% if no one is using your PMO tool.

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How We Bootstrapped Easy Projects to Become one of the Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies

EasyProjects

We were listed as one of the fastest growing companies on Canadian Business Magazine’s Growth 500 list. This wealth of experience helped to build a sales process that works well for the team at Easy Projects. Something really interesting happened to us this September.

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Project Management Job Interviews

Arras People

Before you begin the interview process you need to: Know your CV and ideal next career move. Look at any in-house or trade magazines/sales literature to further confirm your previous research on the company. Interviews are the make or break element of the job search.

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Why Stellar UX ensures Project Management Technology ROI

Keyedin

UX Magazine’s Joe Dickerson published a UX checklist that will ensure full adoption from your teams and, by extension, a more robust ROI from your PMO tools. We follow a virtual person through all kinds of PMO and PM scenarios and ensure, from first entry-to-report, the process unrolls smoothly, logically and intuitively. You can’t reduce Project Administration and Reporting Times by 75% if no one is using your PMO tool.

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Knowledgeline: Building e-Discovery Teams:: by Tom Baldwin

Knowledgeline

Vendors are popping up all over the globe to process data, on-line review tools are being heavily touted and more additional forums are now available to get religion on e-discovery. The best e-discovery processing tools cant ensure that the collection efforts are solid. At SBALowDoc centers, the agency processes completed applications within 36 hours. The SBA provides a rapid response through its PLP processing center in Sacramento, Calif.—

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How to Use the Six Thinking Hats Method for Problem Solving

Teamweek

The model we hired for our client’s magazine cover has developed an unexpected allergy to strawberries, and after snacking on the fruit platter, she bears an uncanny resemblance to a strawberry herself. Blue hats concentrate on controlling a process.

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6 major factors affecting resource capacity planning in 2019

Resource Guru

Any disruption to that process will necessarily affect the latter because the workflow has changed. Harvard Business Review featured the framework on its May 2018 magazine cover. Agile can help ensure company-wide process and methodological alignment.

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AI Assistants for Project Managers

Leading Answers

It deals with automating the process and science parts of project management, leaving people more time to focus on the relationships, leadership, storytelling, empathy and emotional intelligence side of projects that are harder to tackle and are (currently) best done by people. Kevin Kelly, futurist and founding executive editor of Wired magazine, says in his TED talk: “ Everything that we have electrified, we are now going to cognify ”.

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Quick-Witted Project Management: Lessons from Classic Rock Bands

Taskque

In U2 everyone acts as a CEO while they’re crafting beautiful songs, thrashing hours and hours of work, and in the process as per Bono “songwriting by accident.”. Magazine in 1997. Normally when people succeed, they tend to repeat the same process.

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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. Innovative teams are turning to new dynamic processes and software to support the speed of doing business.

What Project Managers Can Learn from the Outdoor Enthusiast

LiquidPlanner

The gadgets you see in the magazines? There will always be new applications and add-ons that seem to enhance your process. Picture an avid outdoor enthusiast. It’s likely you’re thinking of flannel, heavy boots, backpacks stuffed to the brim, and an SUV with a giant roof rack.

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Forest for the trees

EarthPM

The following quote comes from a popular business magazine (to be revealed later in this post): “as customers and other stakeholders increasingly express interest in sustainably produced products, …organizations are paying more attention to the big picture ”.

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Best of 2016: Moving Foward

Stepping Into Project Management

2016 has been a tough year for me, it has tested me in every possible way and yet I am thankful that I have survived. The journey taught me a lot and I thought I will share with you some of my favorite things I have discovered last year that I intend to carry forward with me to 2017.

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#PMOT – Who are the Project Managers on Twitter to Follow?

Online PM Courses

PM Today Magazine: @ ProjectMToday. Agile methods offer alternatives to traditional #ProjectManagement processes. #PMOT is the Twitter hashtag used by Project Managers on Twitter.

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Brilliant SMART Goal Examples for Managers

Teamweek

Goal setting is a fundamental part of the project planning process. A nonspecific goal might be: “Increase the magazine subscriber count” while a specific goal would be “Sign up 50 new subscribers per day for the next three months.”.

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The Best Project Management Software for 2019

Teamweek

Putting together the Christmas issue of your fashion magazine is a project. With the fashion magazine example, you start by assembling your team. One reviewer stated, “Some softwares try to “do it all” and in the process get clunky and confusing.

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Feature Prioritization: 7 Ways to Prioritize Features and Product Improvements

Planio

It’s a bit of a more complicated process compared to the other methods we’ve looked at, but it can bring you some amazing insights when you’re feeling stuck. Here’s a more in-depth explanation of implementing and using the Kano model from UX Magazine.).

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Why do most projects fail?

Binfire

Forbes magazine also opined about the high rate of project failures recently. . All stakeholders who have an active role in completing the project should be involved in the planning process. The CIO magazine has a good article on this subject.

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Board Meeting Agenda and Best Practices

Appfluence

magazine. You see how the topics that have been discussed, resolved, and reported on in a board meeting actually got processed. In Priority Matrix, you can create and save templates for each process. Critical Activity for CEO.

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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. I simply got angry, and in the process sent the message that lower standards were acceptable. I was doing my hardest to stay calm, but it was a losing battle.

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3 Biggest Causes Of Project Failure

Ganttic

That way they'll feel more engaged in the decision-making process. A transparent planning process is also beneficial to the sales team. According to The Space Safety Magazine, NASA had a conference call with Morton Thiokol, the manufacturer of the O-rings. Project failure. It’s a subject that’s discussed over and over again. According to the research done by Project Management Institute , more projects are actually failing and it’s causing us to lose time and money.

SEO Terms: What is “Link Juice”?

DigitalPM

It takes a lot of work to get going from marketing, PR and content — but once it’s chugging along, it should evolve into more of a maintenance process. Make the sources as independent as possible — news articles, blog posts, magazine articles, forums and ratings sites like Yelp or Amazon.

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SEO Terms: What is “Link Juice”?

DigitalPM

It takes a lot of work to get going from marketing, PR and content — but once it’s chugging along, it should evolve into more of a maintenance process. Make the sources as independent as possible — news articles, blog posts, magazine articles, forums and ratings sites like Yelp or Amazon.

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8 Light Bulb Ideas That Keep You Productive as an Entrepreneur

Proofhub

Learn to delegate or automate tasks within your life, or at the very least, find ways to streamline the process. You can even go for a quick walk or settle down with your favorite magazine, whatever it may be, just take a quick breather and then jump back into work.

2018 78

10 Best Organization Software Options for Teams

Teamweek

Why You’ll Love It: Brochures, Magazines, and Newsletters! The templates and drag-and-drop process make it a snap to put together letterheads, posters, banners, and much more. Many people have claimed that disorganized people are more creative.

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