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Ransomware Attacks Plaguing Global Retailers

Brad Egeland

Almost half of retailers experienced a ransomware attack last year. And they weren’t the only ones - Sophos estimates that nearly half (44%) of retailers suffered a ransomware attack last year and one-third of those whose data was encrypted paid the ransom to get it released.

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Project Management Tools for Retail

TimeCamp

For example, retail. the mentioned is what makes a retailer a typical project manager. As such, every retailer needs a helping hand if they want to be competitive on the market and don’t wish to be eaten together with their shoes by competition. The world of business is full of nebulous questions. One of such dim terms is ”project management” But the devil’s not so black as he is painted.

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How the Retail Industry Should Change After COVID

Sasikanth Vadlamudi

As we approach another phase of what would be the most unprecedented health, social, and economic crisis our generation has had to endure, some patterns are emerging that indicate what this “new normal” will look like.

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A very short course in PM

Musings on Project Management

Buy them at any online book retailer! Take a look at this slideshare.net presentation for a very short course in project management Five tools for managing projects from John Goodpasture. Project Management

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Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

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Very short course in risk management

Musings on Project Management

Buy them at any online book retailer! Need a quick introduction to risk management? Don't have much time for this? Try this very short course on risk management (no math required!). Risk management short course from John Goodpasture. Risk Management

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Kanban, WIP, etc

Musings on Project Management

free for download, but an attribution would be appreciated Buy them at any online book retailer! Kanban, WIP, and three others are what I frame as "five tools for managing" I've put it together in this slideshare.net presentation (*): Five tools for managing projects from John Goodpasture. (*) See: slideshare.net/jgoodpas for all of my online stuff. Project Management

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Push vs. Pull Marketing: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

They have to develop strong relationships with retailers and distributors or it’s not going to work. If your company isn’t able to effectively negotiate with retailers and distributors, your products aren’t going to get stocked or given good placement.

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Risk Management Short Course

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! Need a quick introduction to risk management? Don't have much time for this? Try this very short course on risk management (no math required!). Risk management short course from John Goodpasture. Read my contribution to the Flashblog Risk Management

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When it gets complicated

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! There is no problem so complicated that you can't make it worse - a common phrase in the astronaut business* * Credit to Glen Alleman Bookmark this on Delicious. Read my contribution to the Flashblog risk

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From the desk of Nasim Taleb

Musings on Project Management

Buy them at any online book retailer! “The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a monthly salary.” Nasim Taleb Like this blog? You'll like my books also! Quotations

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Measure, then execute

Musings on Project Management

Buy them at any online book retailer! Measure twice Cut once Say CRAP, CRAP, CRAP! Back to the drawing board Repeat! Project Management

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SCRUM is about people

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! Looking to hone your people skills and tie into SCRUM? Here's a seminar -- free even you are not a member -- that is more or less on the theme: "SCRUM is about people". Read my contribution to the Flashblog agile human factors

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Every reader is an individual

Musings on Project Management

Project Manager in retail,store and. Sometimes we lose sight of individuals in the never ending grasp for the big picture. So, it is nice to be able to thank Peter H. for his compliment. So often, the annual statement from the publisher is "lifeless" -- though the check is nice. I read your book Project Management the Agile Way : Making it Work in the Enterprise. It is great. Peter H. agile books

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More on technical debt

Musings on Project Management

Here's two postings worth the read on things you can do to deal with technical debt: Phillipe Krutchen Concrete things you can do about your technical debt Scott Adler 11 Strategies for Dealing With Technical Debt Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! I'm not shy about recommending the other guy's stuff.

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7 Key Behaviors for Facilitating Productive Project Meetings

International Institute for Learning

You can find this resource at www.NatalieScenna.com/learn or through your favorite book retailer worldwide. Her book, Unleash Your Meeting Potential , can be found in retailers around the world. By Natalie Berkiw-Scenna, PMP.

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Kickstart Your Project for Success: A Blueprint for Maximizing Your Kick-Off Meetings

International Institute for Learning

You can find this resource at www.NatalieScenna.com/learn or through your favorite book retailer worldwide. Her book, Unleash Your Meeting Potential , can be found in retailers around the world. By Natalie Berkiw-Scenna, PMP.

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About choice

Musings on Project Management

Buy them at any online book retailer! I've been working on a couple of projects with my wife. From her I get this little item in a text: I wasn't laughing. honestly! human factors

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4th of July

Musings on Project Management

Buy them at any online book retailer! This office is closed on 4 July due to circumstances beyond our control Sign on British Consulate in the USA Bookmark this on Delicious. Quotations

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Measuring time

Musings on Project Management

Buy them at any online book retailer! Daniel Miessler posted this bit of schedule data in a recent blog:The difference between a million and a billion is counter-intuitively large. As an example, a million seconds is 12 days, and a billion seconds is 32 years. I had to look it up to confirm. That's bonkers. Like this blog? You'll like my books also! Project Management Quotations

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Two choices

Musings on Project Management

Take the bolder one—it’s always best"Daniel Allen Butler (paraphrased a bit) Buy them at any online book retailer! To a senior manager: "What is the best way to manage a project?” In response:“You’ll find that there are always two possible decisions open to you,” the senior manager replied crisply. Project Management

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Cyber security. a resource list

Musings on Project Management

Buy them at any online book retailer! If you are looking for reference material in the domain of cyber security, you may not find a better list of sources to begin work than that compiled by Glen B. Alleman and found here. Project Management

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One generation back

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! It's been a whole generation? Read my contribution to the Flashblog Project Management

2018 163
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Sustaining Agility Beyond Crises

International Institute for Learning

He heads the firm’s global Innovation and Agile practices and is the former head of the Global Retail practice. By Darrell Rigby, Sarah Elk, and Steve Berez. During the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic, many executives were drawn to Agile management.

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Classified projects --

Musings on Project Management

Buy them at any online book retailer! Most of my career has been working in the black and grey world of classified projects. If that is your domain, heed these words:It is the nature of classified projects that "successes are unheralded and. failures are trumpeted" JFKSo, if you have an idea of putting your successes on your resume, looking for your next job, gig, or career move, beware! Project Management

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Leveraging the Art of Storytelling to Build Your Project Management Resume

International Institute for Learning

Her book, Unleash Your Meeting Potential , can be found in retailers around the world. By Natalie Berkiw-Scenna, PMP. Project management is one of the most exciting careers. It’s an expanding field of expertise across every industry, and it presents us with limitless opportunities.

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Top challenges for project sponsors

Rebel’s Guide to PM

He has worked across sectors: financial services, public sector, engineering, pharmaceuticals, universities, car retailing, IT etc. Ron Rosenhead, co-author of Strategies for Project Sponsorship. Are you wondering how to build a better relationship with your project sponsor?

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Happy New Year!

Musings on Project Management

Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer! Happy New Year! Read my contribution to the Flashblog Quotations

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Commitment

Musings on Project Management

Even to the end" Harry Hopkins to Winston Churchill, February, 1941 Buy them at any online book retailer! "Whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God. human factors Quotations

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How to Spot Trends Early and Pivot Your Marketing Strategy

Workamajig

Brands, retailers, and reviewers who deal in VR headsets. Track Online Retailers. When it comes to consumer trends, few can compete against the treasure trove of data online retailers have. Many of these retailers frequently release trend reports as well.

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Think for yourself?

Musings on Project Management

In other words: You may like what you hear; just be sure you understand what it is you like Buy them at any online book retailer! "Don't take a [drink of] the Kool-Aid when you don't know the flavor" Cory Booker Senator. Project Management Quotations

2019 163
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Bigger pie, or more slices?

Musings on Project Management

Buy them at any online book retailer! Leadership v Followership I've been revisiting Michael Porter this week here at "Musings". I was struck by Porter's description of leadership v followership in technology: About that pie: Leadership increases the size of the "pie", but Followership only reslices the pie. Followers accept "zero-sum"; Leaders change the sum. leadership

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Commercial Construction Management: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

Consider that commercial construction management entails everything from offices to retail shopping malls and medical centers. There’s also retail construction, which can be a grocery store or shopping mall.

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The 3 Steps to Take When Failure is Not an Option

Rebel’s Guide to PM

His experiences in executive leadership within the military and at Afterburner have helped him accelerate business execution performance for Fortune 100 companies within all industries including tech, pharmaceuticals, finance, retail apparel and several NFL teams.

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Great project management

Musings on Project Management

King The paraphrase is obvious: The mark of a great project manager is never getting into a situation requiring great great project management Buy them at any online book retailer! Give pause to this insight: "The mark of a great ship handler is never getting into a situation requiring great ship handling" Admiral Ernest J.

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Plans and improvisation

Musings on Project Management

Dialogue from Nelson DeMille's novel "The Deserter" Buy them at any online book retailer! "As they say. the best-thought-out battle plans fall apart as soon as the first shot is fired. Then you improvise" "Unless that first shot went through your head!" planning

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The real problem?

Musings on Project Management

"I cannot define the real problem, therefore I suspect no real problem, but I'm not sure there's no real problem" Richard Feynman, Theoretical physicist Read in the library at Square Peg Consulting about these books I've written Buy them at any online book retailer!

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What can I do with a degree in project management?

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Here are some different industries that frequently recruit project managers: Construction Government/public sector Healthcare Oil and gas IT Supply chain management Charity work Retail Manufacturing Engineering Human resources.

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The Most Competitive Jobs in Every State

Brad Egeland

Retail salesperson, food prep and serving worker, cashier, office clerk and registered nurse are the most common jobs in the U.S. Retail salesperson is among the three most common jobs in 48 states, followed by cashier (26) and food prep and service worker (16).

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The 3 Types Of Employee Engagement You Should Know

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This does not just apply to industries that place heavy physical demands on their workers, such as construction and engineering; it also applies to other labor-intensive industries, such as education and retail. This is a guest post by Matt Diggity.

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