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Setting strategy

Musings on Project Management

Strategic Plan StrategyConsider this military wit, and put it in the context of a PMO. There is an old—and misleading—bit of conventional military wisdom which holds that “amateurs study tactics, while professionals study logistics.” The truth is that amateurs study only tactics or logistics, while professionals study both simultaneously. The most brilliant tactics ever devised are pointless when the supplies needed.

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10 Strategies for Successful Project Execution

ProjectManager.com

Is your organization failing to close the gaps between strategy and project execution? Fortunately, there are strategies ( and tools! ) Let’s review strategies and tools you can use, and learn how they can help you close that gap to promote successful project execution.

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Operational Strategy: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

Having an operational strategy helps companies meet those larger goals when planning their projects. But what is an operational strategy? Companies always need to review and revise their operational strategy to stay competitive and on track to meet their company-wide goals.

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5 Strategies for Digital Transformation Projects

Rebel’s Guide to PM

You also need to understand strategies that work before you begin so you can hit the ground running and avoid unnecessary delays or setbacks. In this blog post, we will discuss five key strategies for digital transformation projects. What is a digital transformation strategy?

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Unlocking Business Agility: Leveraging the Power of Strategy Execution

True business agility is impossible if execution is disconnected from strategic planning. Download this eBook to learn about the key capabilities every organization must adopt to more effectively & strategically execute all work across the enterprise.

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The problem with strategy.

Musings on Project Management

StrategyIdeas matter, but they do not matter as much as intellectuals and [market strategists] think they do. What matters far more is [project craft], which is about sensing, adjusting, exploiting, and doing rather than planning and theorizing. It is the skill of judo player who may have plans but who important characteristic is agility. It is what philosopher Isaiah Berlin called "understanding rather.

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Project Prioritization: How to Prioritize Projects & Strategy

ProjectManager.com

You use your current portfolio of projects as a marker that illustrates how your resources are allocated at that moment and gives you a snapshot of whether your projects align with your strategy.

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How to Get Projects From Strategy

Rebel’s Guide to PM

This is a question I’m hearing quite a lot at the moment: How do I turn my company’s strategy into actual projects? It’s good to have a strategy, of course. But a strategy that stays in a fancy PowerPoint presentation isn’t helpful to anyone.

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Project Time Management: Strategies, Tips & Tools

ProjectManager.com

Control Schedule: Develop a strategy to mitigate risk and address changes to the project schedule when it’s executed. Time Management Strategies. The post Project Time Management: Strategies, Tips & Tools appeared first on ProjectManager.com.

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Risk Mitigation Plan: Definition & Top Strategies

ProjectManager.com

But first, let’s figure out what risk mitigation is, and what strategies exist to control risk in your project. Risk mitigation is a strategy that seeks to foresee risk in a project before it’s executed. Risk Mitigation Strategies. Risk is always present.

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Ask the "Right" Questions: Your Analytics-Guided Product Strategy

Speaker: Yoav Yechiam, Founder and Head Instructor, productMBA

Analytics are highly important for product managers - and yet, analytic implementations often fail to actually help us. It's not the technology, and it's not the tactics. In most cases, it's our approach that's misguiding us! Analytics are there to answer important product questions, not just to collect data. How can we be mindful of our analytics so they enable us, rather than confine us? Join Yoav Yechiam, Founder and head instructor at productMBA, as he explains best practices for a data-guided strategy that helps product managers get to the "why" of their biggest product goals.

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Enterprise Collaboration: Strategy & Tools

ProjectManager.com

An organization can collaborate with its customers in a social network strategy. The onslaught of data that today’s companies face demands an effective communication and collaboration strategy. Enterprise Collaboration Strategies & Implementation.

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What Is Aggregate Planning? Strategies & Tips

ProjectManager.com

Let’s take a look at what aggregate production planning is and some aggregate planning strategies. Here are some of the factors to consider when trying to create consistency in your process: Pricing Strategies: When demand is low, reduce the price to match capacity.

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Proposals follow Strategy

Musings on Project Management

Got your strategy in mind now?It's Have you written a strategic plan?Got It's time to implement. One way to do it is to propose the work to your sponsor or to your client.So, now you need a proposal. Do you read Mike Clayton? You probably should.Here is his idea of the 12 points of a perfect proposal:What are the elements of a perfect proposal? Here are 12. YouNo one wants to hear all about you. See the. Project Management Project Value

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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. Strategy planning doesn’t just happen.

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The #1 Reason Why Sales Coaching is Critical to Your 2022 Sales Success

Speaker: Tim Hughes, Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Leadership Associates

Join Tim Hughes, Author of Social Selling – Influencing Buyers and Changemakers and Co-Founder/CEO of Digital Leadership Associates, as he details how investing in sales coaching will teach your team how to navigate social media and therefore create greater sales success.

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What Is Demand Planning? Tips, Strategies and Tools

ProjectManager.com

Tips, Strategies and Tools appeared first on ProjectManager.com. Businesses are constantly pulled between supply and demand. But this seemingly simple concept can be difficult to navigate effectively. How do you meet demand and not overstock your inventory?

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Strategy Framework Canvas: How to Pick the Right Strategy Framework

The Strategic Project Manager

The Strategy Framework Canvas is useful in helping a strategist match the right strategic framework to the situation. Finally, a diversified business, especially a large one, will find that different strategy frameworks are more appropriate for different businesses.

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Strategy Framework

Techno-PM

A strategy framework is a foundational tool that provides a logical and ordered structure for thinking about and developing strategic plans. The Chaos Theory of Strategy is a newer framework that considers the dynamism of the environment and the ever-changing nature of business competition.

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What Makes Organisations Fail to Execute Their Strategy?

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

After some tapping on their laptop, they proudly showed me their new corporate webpages, proclaiming their ‘strategy’, ‘vision’ and ‘mission’ statements. [1] All we need to do now is execute that strategy! Strategy is not hard to understand: Where is our chosen market?

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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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Risk Response Plan in Project Management: Key Strategies & Tips

ProjectManager.com

The risk response plan that you create to deal with these risks, which describes risk identification, assessment, and mitigation response strategies, could mean the success or failure of the project. Types of Risk Response Strategies. Projects are delicate operations.

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Chess and Business Strategy

International Institute for Learning

Undoubtedly the chess game is fascinating because it implies deep thinking, strategy, and prediction ability. It is often seen analogous to a business strategy. By knowing the value, it is easier to make decisions about game strategy and placement. By Luigi Morsa, Ph.D.

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Grand strategy -- an illusion?

Musings on Project Management

Every enterprise engages in strategy. And, of course, there is always self-interest: Strategic Plan StrategyIt's a matter of routine to some: Driven by the calendar, it's now time to do the "strategic plan". To others, it's another name for how to engage with risk -- a risk might be a tactical failure, but at the same time, it could be a strategic success: The other guy won today, but he killed himself doing it.

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5 Strategies to Improve Team Productivity on Projects

Rebel’s Guide to PM

So we’re looking for next level strategies to get more productive. Let’s look at some practical strategies for bringing new habits into your team’s culture. Wouldn’t life be better if your team were, well, just a little bit more productive?

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How Sales Enablement is Supporting Social Selling in 2022

Speaker: Brynne Tillman CEO | LinkedIn Whisperer at Social Sales Link

In this 1-hour session, Brynne Tillman from Social Sales Link will teach you why Sales Enablement teams should own Social Selling

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4 Phases of Strategy

Techno-PM

What is Strategy Management? The term ‘strategy management is used to describe the process by which an organization formulates, implements, and monitors the progress of its business goals. The benefits of a well-executed strategy management process are clear.

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The Economics of Strategy

Musings on Project Management

A good blog read on this topic -- the Economics of Strategy -- is found at herdingcatswritten by Glen Alleman. In his posting, Alleman makes a couple of important points:There are many tactical actions that can be taken within a project -- like attention to risk management -- that ultimately have strategic outcomes for the business: enhanced profit on the income statement, sustainable free cash. customer Project Management Project Value

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Why Business Strategies Are Important? (8 Most Common Business Strategies)

Proofhub

8 Most Important Business Strategies to be Aware of in 2020 Businesses are not run blindly, you have to set your own set of goals that you want to achieve effectively to thrive in the market. What is the Main Focus of Business-level Strategy? How Do You Create a Business Strategy?

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The value of strategy

Musings on Project Management

"I will not take by sacrifice that which I can achieve by strategy" General Douglas MacArthur And, so what we have in that philosophy, when put in project context, is the oft-criticized 'brute force approach' vs a more subtle tactical alternative. We see it all Strategic Plan Strategy

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Psychological Safety & Employee Wellbeing: Building a Healthy & Accountable Work Environment

Speaker: Tracie Sponenberg - Chief People Officer, The Granite Group & Melissa Doman M.A. Organizational Psychologist, Mental Health at Work Specialist, Former Clinical Mental Health Therapist

In this webinar, Tracie Sponenberg, Chief People Officer, and Melissa Doman, Organizational Psychologist & Mental Health at Work Specialist, will discuss methods for developing and maintaining employee wellness and psychological safety in your workforce!

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Strategy, PM, and the W. Edwards Deming PDCA Cycle

The Strategic Project Manager

This post looks at what the PDCA cycle is, dives into the specifics of the four steps, looks at pros and cons, and enumerates where it can enhance strategy and project management efforts. Strategy and PDCA. Quality advantages can drive a strategy of differentiation.

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Blue Ocean Leadership: The Secret to Blue Ocean Strategy Execution

The Strategic Project Manager

The Blue Ocean Strategy framework is unique in that it incorporates execution into the strategy. By contrast, most strategy frameworks are just that – strategy, and strategy alone. Create – clarifying organizational strategy and where team members fit.

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IT Risk Management Strategies and Best Practices

ProjectManager.com

In Review – IT Risk Management Strategies and Best Practices. Evaluate and Rank the Risk: Once we evaluate the impact of risks and prioritize them, we can begin to develop strategies to control them. IT Risk Management Strategies. Strategies are a way to provide a structured approach to identify, access and manage risks. Transfer the Risk: This is a transference strategy, when the company transfers the risk to another entity. So, here’s some strategy.

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Agile Scrum Roles, Ceremonies, Strategy and Projects

The Strategic Project Manager

This post reviews the basics of agile scrum roles, ceremonies, and their impact on developing strategy and managing projects. Agile Scrum and Strategy. The post Agile Scrum Roles, Ceremonies, Strategy and Projects first appeared on The Strategic Project Manager.

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Employee Wellbeing & DEI: Supporting Inclusivity Throughout the Employee Life Cycle

Speaker: Catherine Mattice - Culture Consultant, Business Coach, Strategic HR Expert

Join Catherine Mattice as she details actionable steps for encouraging and reinforcing inclusive behavior from the employees’ first day all the way to their last.

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Team building- 5 Strategies

Binfire

With that in mind, here are five strategies you can apply to enhance teamwork, cooperation, communication, and collaboration in your company. Strategies for team building. The post Team building- 5 Strategies appeared first on Binfire.

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A Simple Prioritization Matrix for Strategy and Projects

The Strategic Project Manager

It then extends that simple model from prioritizing solutions to prioritizing strategies and projects. Now let’s extend the simple prioritization matrix above and consider how it can be used – first for strategy prioritization, and then project prioritization.

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Simple Yet Effective Strategies For Measuring Productivity And Making Progress

nTask

As much as performance management is important , developing strategies to gauge progress is not an easy feat. They are always on the lookout to develop better strategies and improve the working environment. Let’s take a look at these strategies right away.

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What Is a Turnaround Strategy? Tough Prescriptions. Tough Projects.

The Strategic Project Manager

This post asks what is a turnaround strategy, outlines structured approaches to turnarounds, and reviews implementing through a focused and well-structured portfolio of programs and projects. What Is a Turnaround Strategy? The post What Is a Turnaround Strategy?

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Innovating and Driving Agility with Tech: No-Code Development

Speaker: Gautam Nimmagadda, CEO, Quixy

Product Managers: are you wondering what your teams will look like in the future? If so, it's time to look to no-code development. With it, you can leverage hyper automation, strengthen and accelerate growth, and drive value. Your teams will be able handle more projects, and focus on the real challenges. This webinar harnesses the wisdom of today's business leaders and the global pioneers of tomorrow. Join Gautam Nimmagadda, CEO of Quixy, and learn how to leverage tech to drive agility with citizen development and the no-code movement.