Project Kickoff Meeting: How to Write a Kickoff Meeting Agenda

That’s why a kickoff meeting is so important. A kickoff meeting puts everyone on the same page. It’s all part of the meeting agenda and makes sure the project team starts off on the right foot. What Is a Project Kickoff Meeting? What Is the Purpose of a Kickoff Meeting?

2021 356

Agile Project Management: Principles, Meetings, Values & Tools

By using incremental steps towards completing a project, agile teams can easily adjust their project plan or product development plan to better meet their customer requirements. Teams work on the tasks that they decided on in a sprint planning meeting. Daily Standup Meetings.

2022 295

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7 Awesome Meeting Habits That Will Make You Money

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Let’s face it, most of us deal with unproductive meetings every day. I could go on, but I can feel your meeting pain shooting through your eyeballs as you read this. I think we can agree that you can’t afford unproductive meetings. Read next: 10 tips for great meeting minutes.

2022 257

How to Conduct a Killer Kickoff Meeting

Project Risk Coach

And one of the most critical events is your project kickoff meeting. Let's ensure that our meeting participants leave the kickoff meeting with a good understanding of the project and motivated for the hard work ahead. One thing that I've learned after twenty years of projects.

2021 329

Collaborate Better with Your Customer-Facing Teams

Speaker: Hope Gurion, Product Leader Coach, Fearless Product LLC

Customer discovery is the lifeblood of product teams to identify the most important customer needs to solve next. Often it's the Product and UX members of the trio who take lead on facilitating this discovery. But what about other customer-facing teams in an organization? How do product teams best partner with these teams to understand customers’ unmet needs and decide which needs to address next?

7 Best practices for stand-up meetings


Standup meetings are the daily booster shots for any organization! However, many people fail to follow the best practices for stand up meetings. So, how to keep these meetings focused? Well, in this blog we have shared the best practices for stand up meetings.

2021 124

4 Steps for More Effective Meetings

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Countless gurus have advocated for the benefits of reducing the time spent in meetings, of the number of meeting attendees, and even of meetings in general. We’re going to look at 4 easy steps to improve the effectiveness of meetings. Skills meetings

2020 356

Your Strategy Planning Meeting Agenda (with Template)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Have you been asked to pull together a strategy planning meeting agenda? In this article, I’ll explain what a strategic planning meeting can cover and share a sample agenda you can customize for your strategy sessions. What should a strategic planning meeting include?

2022 291

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. After Your Meeting.

2021 249

Meeting Management Techniques for Project Managers

Rebel’s Guide to PM

I’ve been booking meetings for the next couple of months because I know my team get very busy, and if we don’t schedule the time we won’t meet to talk about the big stuff. Knowing how to manage a meeting is one of the core skills for project managers.

2021 346

The Innovative PM: Cultivating Creativity in the Evolving Hybrid Workspace

Speaker: Rachel Rai Henry, Founder of the Creative Flow School

In this one-of-a-kind webinar, speaker, creativity expert, and educator Rachel Rai Henry will walk you through the evolution of hybrid work management through the lens of creative flow.

25 Fun Icebreaker Games for Meetings

Meetings. If you think this way about meetings, chances are others do, such as the team members you’ve called together to discuss a vital aspect of the project you’re all working on. So, what are some icebreakers for meetings? 25 Best Icebreaker Games to Make your Meetings Fun.

2021 377

How To Manage Your First Meeting With A Project Sponsor

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Meeting a project sponsor for the first time is an opportunity to impress. But what do you actually talk about when you meet a project sponsor for the first time? For her a detailed meeting agenda is frustrating as she will concentrate on how members feel.

2022 282

25 Fun Icebreaker Games for Meetings

Meetings. If you think this way about meetings, chances are others do, such as the team members you’ve called together to discuss a vital aspect of the project you’re all working on. So, what are some icebreakers for meetings? 25 Best Icebreaker Games to Make your Meetings Fun.

2021 299

Your Guide to Meeting Agendas with Top Meeting Agenda Templates


Meetings are an essential part of any work culture and organization. To that effect, an important part of meetings is the meeting agenda which is often overlooked. What is a Meeting Agenda? Common Meeting Agenda Items. Clear Objectives in nTask Meetings.

2021 78

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

struggle to integrate analytics into their products, business models, and pricing strategies in a way that meets a range of user. In meetings, adjust the position of the dots. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS.

5 Types of Project Meetings

Rebel’s Guide to PM

In Collaboration Explained: Facilitation Skills for Software Project Leaders there’s a whole section on different types of meetings, what they are for and how they work. I read it and thought, ‘Everyone knows how to run a meeting, surely?’ Templates for meetings.

2020 281

5 Steps to Making Your Project Meetings Effective


Meetings must be deliberate and intentional—your organizational rhythm should value purpose over habit and effectiveness over efficiency.”- Meetings. In the past eight months of my life directing a large infrastructure program, I spend on average 70% of my time in meetings. Your situation may or may not be similar, however, I know you sit in meetings from time-to-time wishing you were somewhere else doing something else. Finally, what about ad hoc meetings?

2018 364

10 of the Best Meeting Notes Apps to Use In 2021


Meetings are a common practice in just about every organization and company. However, for many organizations, these meetings are done and then forgotten about. This is why the minutes of the meeting is so important. This is where meeting minutes apps come into play.

2021 159

4 Easy Tips For Effective Virtual Meetings

Rebel’s Guide to PM

I’m delighted to have worked with Diana Ecker from Redbooth to bring you this sponsored article on how to make virtual meetings easier. #ad. Even though we may take them for granted, virtual meetings are a dazzling concept. 5 More Tips for Improving Virtual Meetings.

2020 243

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

embedding analytic capabilities to meet ever-changing market needs. analytics to meet this goal. 2018 STATE OF. EMBEDDED. ANALYTICS. REPORT The Sixth Annual Review of Embedded. Analytics Trends and Tactics | 2018 LOGI ANALYTICS STATE OF EMBEDDED ANALYTICS REPORT TABLE OF.

7 Tips for a Smooth Virtual Meeting

Virtual meetings are commonplace in our digitally connected world. Whether they are used to connect teams from different countries, or to bring employees who work from home together for a conference call, virtual meetings can be crucial to a company’s success.

2020 327

How to Facilitate Productive Project Meetings – with Rich Maltzman

Online PM Courses

Rich Maltzman is co-author of How to Facilitate Productive Project Planning Meetings. So, we discuss creating productive project meetings. The post How to Facilitate Productive Project Meetings – with Rich Maltzman appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

2022 99

The Benefits of Agile Approach to Meetings

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Nobody wants to sit through a meeting and feel it was pointless, so why is up to half of the time attendees spend in meetings wasted? Putting some thought into the objectives and format of your meeting in advance will allow you to get the most out of your attendees’ time. The Swedish police investigation support project, PUST (Polisens Utredningsstöd) ran along Agile lines and involved daily stand up meetings. Three meetings instead of just one?

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Dreading Taking the Meeting Minutes?

Arras People

I really dread having to minute the project meetings because I don’t know what people are talking about, what should I do? There are two main roles in a meeting – the chairperson and the minute taker – and together they work out how best to approach the meeting; decide on what gets captured; how to deal with complex discussions and clearly signal when actions are being taken. The post Dreading Taking the Meeting Minutes?

2018 173

Meet Your Goals with a Practical Product Strategy

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Whether you manage a feature, a product, or a whole suite of products, you likely have some goals that you're trying to meet. But do you have a strategy? Strategy and goals are different. It's your strategy that allows you to make decisions that help you meet your goals in the first place. For example, if you want grow your revenue, your strategy may be to enter a new market - and you may decide to make your product stand out in that market by adding analytics. If you want to have an articulated strategy that you can use to make decisions, stay on-track, and meet your product goals, this is the webinar for you! Join Nils Davis, author of The Secret Product Manager Handbook, as he explains how you can get your team aligned to a practical product strategy.

How to Run a Planning Meeting (Checklist Included)

Meetings—there can be too many. Meetings are sometimes held to discuss when to meet: it can feel absurd. However, meetings are not some useless artifact from business past. That’s why a planning meeting in project management is key to kicking off a successful project.

2020 377

10 Simple tips to rock your next online meeting


As more people are working from home nowadays, online meetings have started to become the norm. But conducting online meetings is very different from in-person meetings. Schedule the meeting What time works for you and your guest?

2020 107

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 242

Business strategy meeting


A business strategy meeting is a get-together between the key members of a company who discuss and make decisions about the organization's strategic direction. The topics typically covered during these meetings vary but can include anything from market analysis to long-term planning.

Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

As a Product Manager, you probably have to deal with technical debt. Regularly. Whether you like it or not - because it can’t be avoided. Unexpected details pop up, as small as UX that needs clean-up, and as big as a previously unforeseen flaw in the infrastructure of a project. We have to accept that nobody gets away without some technical debt. And of course, the longer you take to deal with your technical debt, the more difficult it becomes to address fully. Feeling frustrated? Fortunately, we can take a step back, gain clarity, and see how the decisions we make impact our technical debt. Then, we can make decisions about how we want to balance technical debt with other priorities. Are we willing to live with some level of technical debt in order to ship product and meet deadlines? Can we mitigate technical debt to get to an MVP faster?

8 Most Influential Tips on How to Take Meeting Notes


Do you find it hard to compile and organize all the proceedings of a meeting? So, how to take meeting notes? Taking meeting notes is not really rocket science. This article is your how-to guide on how to take meeting notes efficiently. What, exactly, are meeting notes?

2021 107

How to Fix Meetings (Book Review)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

How to Fix Meetings: Meet Less, Focus on Outcomes and Get Stuff Done is by Productivity Ninja author Graham Allcott, and Hayley Watts. Instead of feeling like I sometimes do, that you spent so much ‘wasted’ time in meetings and would have been better off getting on with something else.

2021 244

Scrum Events Reduce Meetings

One of the first things that I usually hear after describing the Scrum framework and its five events to someone new to Scrum is, “that’s a lot of meetings!” . . I explain that if they listed all of the meetings they have in one month, it would probably seem like a lot too.

2022 65

How to Master Meeting Minutes

Project Risk Coach

Do you and your team members lose track of the things you discussed in your project meetings? Let's talk about how to master meeting minutes. When I published my blog post entitled Four Meeting Problems , I received several questions about recording minutes. For both newbies as well as experienced project managers, it is good to get back to the basics. […] The post How to Master Meeting Minutes appeared first on Project Risk Coach.

2019 188

Mixing Qualitative & Quantitative Data with Storyboarding

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Qualitative vs. Quantitative is a silly argument. Qualitative data from UXers should not compete against the quantitative data product owners need for their business model. Both are necessary to have a complete understanding of where the desirability of the product meets the viability of the business.

What are the Project Meeting Roles?

Project Risk Coach

Project meetings can be maddening. Let's improve your meetings through project meeting roles. Team members leave meetings with no decisions, lacking direction, and not knowing what to expect next. Meetings can be an absolute waste of time and money.

2019 195

10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Project Meetings

Project Risk Coach

I often hear people say, “Our company has too many meetings. The meetings last too long and they are woefully mismanaged.” And yet, meetings can be an indispensable tool for accomplishing work. Let’s look at 10 ways to improve project meetings and achieve greater results.

2019 238

Virtual Meeting Etiquette?—?33 Golden Rules to Follow


Virtual Meeting Etiquette?—?33 With the shift to remote work in full swing, team meetings will most likely stay virtual to accommodate all types of working arrangements (in the office, fully remote, or a hybrid). Why is Virtual Meeting Etiquette Important?

2021 85

Scrum Effort Points – What Are They and Their Importance in Story Point Meetings


This post will give you a detailed overview of Scrum effort points and help you understand how important they are in story point meetings. Moving on to our last point of discussion i.e., the importance of scrum effort points in story point meetings.

2022 85

6 Best Practices for Operational Reporting

Meeting requirements alone is no longer enough. Today’s users need insightful reporting built on accurate, real-time data. In our eBook, you’ll learn the do’s and don’ts to embedding operational reports, and how to avoid common reporting mistakes.