December, 2022

Five Techniques for Risk Identification in Projects

Project Risk Coach

Risk identification is an integral part of project risk management. It is essential for any project manager to know what risks might affect a project and navigate them. This article will examine the five techniques for risk identification. Techniques for Risk Identification 1.

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Quality Control in Manufacturing: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

When you make something, you better ensure there’s nothing faulty about the product. If a customer buys your product and it doesn’t work, at best, you’ll lose a customer and at worst, you’ll be served with a lawsuit. Simply put, quality control in manufacturing is important.

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MPlaza PRINCE2® Practitioner Exam Simulator Review

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Are you looking at the Mplaza PRINCE2® Practitioner exam simulator? The right exam simulator can boost your confidence on test day and help you focus your study time on the topics where you need the most revision.

Six sins with work boards

Kiron Bondale

Regardless of what type of work your team does, work boards can be a helpful tool. But just because they can be helpful doesn’t mean they are always implemented well.

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Level up Culture & EQ | Sign up for the #CultureDrop

Once a week, culture & leadership expert Galen Emanuele gives free, actionable EQ training in 5 minutes or less. Subscribe to the #CultureDrop and access free resources & content.

How To Really Nail Project Scheduling & Wow Your Stakeholders

The Digital Project Manager

Project scheduling is one of the most important components of project management. A well-crafted project schedule helps deliver a project on time and on budget and reduces the risk of scope creep.

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Why are projects often delivered late?

LiquidPlanner

Why are projects often delivered late? Missed deadlines or missing deadlines – both can challenge your project and cause late delivery. I recently undertook a complex journey by car involving six locations, a number of people, and finally the drive back home.

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Equipment Inventory: A Quick Guide

ProjectManager.com

All businesses have assets, and if you want to stay in business, you need to know what those assets are. To start, you have to do an equipment inventory and make an equipment inventory list. That’s not as easy as it might sound. There are many items to track in your equipment inventory.

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MPlaza PRINCE2® Foundation Exam Simulator Review

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Are you considering buying the Mplaza PRINCE2® Foundation exam simulator? Don’t spend any money until you’ve read my review! I’ve spent several hours reviewing the exam simulator from Management Plaza (MPlaza) and I can confidently say that it’s worth the investment.

7 Things All Agile Frameworks Have In Common

Agilemania

Scrum , Kanban , XP, Lean, RAD, SAFe, and so on… We spend a lot of time concentrating on the distinctions across agile frameworks since the list is extensive and diverse. Today, we’ll look at what connects each framework.

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How to Improve Team Effectiveness & Reduce Workplace Stressors Through Exceptional Culture

Speaker: Galen Emanuele - President, Shift Yes LLC

Having a great workplace culture increases engagement and performance, yet many leadership teams lack the tools they need to successfully develop one. In this webinar, you will receive guidance on how to adapt your workplace culture and improve your employee experience.

41 Comprehensive Agile Methodologies For Project Managers To Know

The Digital Project Manager

Some years ago, you could say “Scrum is agile” and ask “is agile Scrum?”. Now we know there is more flesh on the bones. At this moment there are more than fifty known and less known agile approaches, frameworks, or methods available.

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Selecting the best Free Gantt Tool for your Business

nTask

Taking the stress out of planning and managing your business is essential if you want to be successful. One way to do this is to use a free Gantt tool. However, which one is the best for you? In this post, we’ll help you choose the perfect one for your business.

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The Product Development Strategy Guaranteed to Delight Your Customers

Leading Agile

Imagine you were building library databases for schools. The librarians are your economic buyers, and they value advanced search pages—Boolean searches for just the right keywords or publication dates. But the librarians aren’t buying these databases only for themselves.

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Project Management Challenges with Artificial Intelligence

International Institute for Learning

Harold Kerzner. Introduction. In the past five years, there have been numerous articles discussing how Artificial Intelligence (AI), can and will benefit the field of project management.

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Modern Data Architecture for Embedded Analytics

Data has gone from a mere result of applications & processes to being crowned king. Picking the right avenue to data architecture depends on your organization’s needs. Development teams should build in stages, starting with a task that can be solved.

MPlaza PRINCE2® Practitioner Online Course Review (for 2023)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Welcome to my Mplaza PRINCE2® Practitioner review! I gained a lot of project management knowledge and confidence from doing my PRINCE2 course. It was a few years ago now, but the experience gave me the vocab, structure, and processes to confidently deliver projects.

Back to Basics: What is Project Governance?

MPUG

In the year 2000, I was working for a small IT services organization. In those days, most companies were taking new initiatives, as the dreaded Y2K problem had passed without creating any trouble. My organization started an initiative to upgrade our project management methodology.

Project Cost Management: The Ultimate Guide

Teamweek

Even when you tell yourself that “this time is going to be different,” — but project costs somehow still manage to get out of control? You’re not alone. Only 43% of projects are “mostly or always” completed on budget. So what’s the solution?

10 Best Tools for Project Managers in 2023

nTask

Project managers in the year 2023 will rely on a variety of tools to help them stay organized and on track. From project management software to task management apps, these tools will make managing projects easier and more efficient.

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Enhance Employee Wellness to Retain High-Performing Teams

Speaker: Eric Torigian - Managing Director, Advisory Services, CHRO Solutions

During this informative webinar, Eric Torigian, Managing Director at CHRO Solutions, will explore how organizations are emphasizing employee wellness, how that has helped workers attain a healthy "life balance", and how, as a result, this has contributed to corporate success.

Picking the Right Job Management Software in Today's Economy

Brad Egeland

What is job management ? Job management (a.k.a. project management) is a systematic approach to business operations that encompasses all activities within the job or work cycle, including analysis of the entire process so your team can improve the way they work the next time around.

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Difference Between Agile and Waterfall Methodology

Agilemania

Agile and waterfall are two well-known project management approaches. Although they are both well-liked in the software development industry, each is most effective for a particular kind of project.

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MPlaza PRINCE2 Foundation Online Course Review (for 2023)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Welcome to my Mplaza PRINCE2 Foundation review! I owe a lot of my confidence as a project manager to the PRINCE2 course I took many years ago. It gave me all the basics, the jargon and ability to plan and manage a project. BUT… it’s hugely important to choose a good quality course.

8 Essential Project Management Documents You Need to Know About

Epicflow Blog

Project management involves creating lots of documentation. If you look into project management standards, you will find at least a dozen of various plans, multiple types of reports, and numerous other documents.

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Unlocking Your Supply Chains True Potential in The Midst of Disruptions

Speaker: David Food - Head Of Supply Chain at Board International

In this webinar, Supply Chain Futurologist David Food will discuss how to manage risks and build customer loyalty in the midst of disruption. Don't miss out!

Simple Rules for High-Performing Agile Teams

International Institute for Learning

By Alan Zucker. Servant leadership and self-organizing teams are foundational Agile characteristics. However, defining these principles is like explaining gravity to a child—clear, tangible descriptions are elusive. The image of an English butler still comes to mind when I hear “servant leader.”.

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7 Positive Management Styles Found in True Leaders

nTask

Management styles can be a polarizing topic, with many people believing there is only one right way to do things. However, this isn’t the case. In fact, there are a variety of different management styles that can be successful in different situations.

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JobNimbus is PM Software of the Month

Brad Egeland

My product selection for the month of December 2022 is the #1 job management software JobNimbus. I will have my own review posted soon but till then here are what users have been saying about JobNimbus.

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11 Tips for Value Stream Identification

Agilemania

Value stream identification is a crucial step in the Lean process. It allows you to identify waste or variances within your organization. If you do not have a value stream, it may be challenging to figure out which steps are causing problems. This is why many organizations use the lean methodology.

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Blueprint to Modernize Analytics

The longer you wait to modernize your application’s analytics, the longer it will take for you to realize this value. A blueprint helps you define your new solution, plot out how to get there, and determine what you’ll need in terms of time and resources.

How to hire a marketing person: 8 skills that make killer marketers

Teamweek

Hiring a marketing person is not as straightforward as it might look. Not only are there many different types of marketers, but each candidate also brings their own unique combination of marketing experience and competencies.

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Eating an Elephant One Bite At a Time: Deliverables in Project Management

Epicflow Blog

We all know how difficult it can be to approach a large new endeavor. For example, standing in the middle of a messy house may seem overwhelming, but if you tidy the rooms one by one, the cleaning up will turn out to be quite manageable. .

5 Steps to Creating an Agile Community of Practice to Make Your Teams Awesome!

International Institute for Learning

By Brent Reed. The definition of an Agile Community of Practice (CoP) is a group of people who share a passion for agile, such as Agile Coaches who formally hold an agile title, or agile champions who are affiliated with agile due to their interest or knowledge.

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