4 Signs Your Project Intake Process Is Outdated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 Here are 4 signs your project intake process is outdated and some simple steps to build a well-defined project intake process that’ll take your team into the future.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 Plan an Event

ProjectManager.com

That can include radio, TV, newspaper and magazine advertisements. You’ll need communications to inform them of event information, payment processes to collect fees, emails to stay in touch, directions, badges and access points. We leveraged radio, and TV, newspapers, and magazines.

Buyer Persona: How to Make One that Actually Helps

ProjectManager.com

Buy magazines that your target market would buy. Subscribes to 2+ gardening magazines. The process of trying to understand them, however, gave me a better respect for who they may be. Strange question: Do you know the brand of toothpaste your customers use at night?

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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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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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Easy Projects Makes Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies list for the second year in a row

EasyProjects

Growth 500 winners are profiled in a special print issue of Canadian Business published with Maclean’s magazine and online at CanadianBusiness.com and Growth500.ca. Toronto, ON (September 12th, 2019) – Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked Easy Projects, No.

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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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Easy Projects places No. 308 on The Globe and Mail’s brand-new ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies

EasyProjects

It is a voluntary program; companies had to complete an in-depth application process in order to qualify. The full list of 2019 winners, and accompanying editorial coverage, is published in the October issue of Report on Business magazine—out now—and online at tgam.ca/TopGrowing.

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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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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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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.

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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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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Agile & Project PPM: The Better Together Story

MPUG

It has been and is being used for manufacturing, engineering, construction, testing, and many other project processes that require iterations or iterative working sessions leading to a final result. Agile PPM & Project.

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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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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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All Set For International Project Management Day 2019? 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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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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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.

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. 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 ”.

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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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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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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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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Startup Growth – How to Achieve Consistent Growth Without Sacrificing Quality

Teamweek

Do you imagine a day when your face is on the front cover of Forbes or Time magazine? . Luckily, you can learn the ins and outs of startup growth from how other companies handled their own scaling process. . Each startup goes through a similar growth process.

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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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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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#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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How to Stay Relevant At Work (Hint: It’s Called Upskilling)

Teamweek

Upskilling is the process of continuous learning so you can minimize skills gaps and master new abilities. According to a study by Training Magazine , U.S. Fortunately, the platforms that deliver the lessons make the learning process more intuitive and effective.

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The Future of Resource Management: Are You Prepared?

Keyedin

In a recent article in Pharmaceutical Executive magazine , resource constraints were discussed. The default approach has been to do this according to the raw number of documents processed – so if one year 1,000 documents were authored, and the next year the number was 900, there was an expectation that this should cost less. Three ways resource management moves toward continuous delivery success.

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Should You Hire a Hacker?

Brad Egeland

Conducting an organization-wide inventory assessment As part of the preparation process, conduct a thorough inventory of your organizational assets. Legal considerations It’s also important to involve the organization’s legal team in the selection and vetting process.

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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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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.”.

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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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.

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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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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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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