September, 2017

Why Our Project Management Tools Don’t Matter

The Digital Project Manager

As project managers, it’s easy to fall in love with one tool and let it define the way we manage projects. Perhaps in the rush. The post Why Our Project Management Tools Don’t Matter appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

7 Must Read Books on Stakeholder Management

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 7 Must Read Books on Stakeholder Management , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. There are thousands of project management books, many of which focus on the difficult issues of managing stakeholders. Here are some of the best.

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10 Ways to Write About Your Project Management Career History in Your CV

Arras People

So you’ve written your amazing introductory profile and got your key achievements just right. Now it’s time to focus on the real weighty part of the CV – your career history. So what’s the best way to tackle this?

Breaking Down Silos with Enterprise Work Management Solutions

Leankor

Productivity, sharing, efficiency, best practices, continuous improvement, effective task management. We’ve heard all the terms. We’ve been empowered time and time again to imagine, make, incorporate, and implement better ways to do things. Sometimes they stick.

Task Management For Project Managers

How can project planning that stretches over months or years remain relevant and account for new ad-hoc activities that arrive every day?

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The Project Manager’s Little Book of Cheats [Book Review]

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, The Project Manager’s Little Book of Cheats [Book Review] , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. There’s no such thing as cheating in project management,” writes Beth Spriggs , “but if there were it would be this book.”. I’ve covered it in sticky notes.

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Moving from PA to Project Administrator

Arras People

Becoming a Project Administrator if you are currently working as a PA (Personal Assistant) is not as big a leap as you might think.

Why PMPs Should Actually Read the PMBOK 6th Edition

Project Risk Coach

Four Reasons to Read the PMBOK 6th Edition The Project Management Institute (PMI) released the PMBOK 6 th Edition on September 6 th , 2017. Some certified project managers may respond with, “Ho-hum. I’m glad I got my certification behind me.”

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Lessons from My Winding Path to Project Management

LiquidPlanner

When you query a group of second graders about what they want to be when they grow up, they’ll say an astronaut, doctor, firefighter, scientist or some other cool job.

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Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This eBook describes the process of managing the project budget and its associated costs.

Good Reason to Have Lots of Bad Ideas

Herding Cats

There is a column in the August 24th issue of Nature speaking about have bad ideas that turn into good ideas. The column was directed to the scientist, and how science is all about sorting the wheat from the chaff. . The column starts with Pauling's principle of electroneutrality stating each atom in a stable substance has a charge close to zero. But goes on to mention another principle of Linus Pauling.

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TimeCamp’s New Tool Is Here – RemoteCamp!

TimeCamp

We are happy to announce that we created a new, sister tool of TimeCamp – RemoteCamp! Follow our today’s post and learn the great features of the app. What is RemoteCamp? RemoteCamp is a tool which tracks work hours of remote workers. It’s a tool based on TimeCamp’s functions.

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Selling Seychelles by the Seashore

EarthPM

Learn how Sustainable and Responsible Investing (SRI) can launch important projects and perhaps save island nations from rising sea levels and increasingly intense storms.

How to Handle an Under-Performing Project Team Member

Arras People

Often when asked to manage a project you can be given an eclectic mix of personalities and be expected to mould them into an effective team.

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

These FREE most popular templates will help you perform your role more efficiently.

Communications Tools: The Project Banner

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, Communications Tools: The Project Banner , first appeared on Girl's Guide to PM. If you’d asked me a month or so ago if I’d ever have used a roller banner for my project comms I would have said I didn’t have budget for that kind of thing. A project banner for the staff canteen?

Fundraising for Action for Children Byte Night

Hydra

Fundraising for Action for Children Byte Night.

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Principle Based Management

Herding Cats

It doesn’t matter how beautiful your theory is. If it disagrees with Principles, it’s wrong. Richard Feynman. In that simple statement is the key to Principle Based Management of Other People’s money. †. Most business departments have a set of standard operating procedures or guidelines that govern how we should respond to standard and even some not-so-standard occurrences we face throughout our workday. But what about the things that come up that aren’t covered by a rule or regulation?

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Five Best Roundups On The Topic of Productivity!

TimeCamp

Today something from the same category – Productivity. However, the topic is quite different, and we believe it may really interest you. Presenting – Five Best Roundups on the topic of Productivity.

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How to manage projects within a fragmented workforce

6 Things You Can Do to Keep Challenging Personalities in Check

LiquidPlanner

It doesn’t matter what field you operate in, as soon as you bring in creative experts the potential for both personality and technical conflict increases.

10 Ways to Write About Your Project Management Career History in Your CV

Arras People

So you’ve written your amazing introductory profile and got your key achievements just right. Now it’s time to focus on the real weighty part of the CV – your career history. So what’s the best way to tackle this?

Project manager interview questions you should be prepared for

Resource Guru

I’m no stranger to project manager job interviews. Between full-time job searching years ago and chats with agency owners for contract work now, I’ve had my fair share of discussions about my experience, work style, philosophy, and project history over my career.

How to create a strong team identity during kick-off

Susanne Madsen

​Project kick offs are often talked about as a single event – or meeting – where the project manager introduces the team to the project, walks them through the project background and ensures that everyone is on the same page regarding expectations, deliverables and responsibilities.

Project Management Processes - Developing Your Project Management Skills

This free eBook will help you to identify the appropriate project management process to apply at any point in your own project.

Building the "Perfect" Schedule

Herding Cats

I'm working on a presentation and discussion for the Joint Space Cost Council that is happening in September. Our topic is about the integration of multiple IPT (Integrated Product Teams) and how to coordinate all the work into an Integrated Master Schedule.

Is Facebook Good For You?

TimeCamp

Do you sometimes feel like the time is leaking through your fingers? That you should’ve done much more throughout the day but you didn’t and now you have no idea how this happened. One of the most likely answers is – distractions.

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Getting Your Team to Use LiquidPlanner: Sell Benefits, Not Features

LiquidPlanner

Congratulations–you’re the proud owner of a new project management tool. You made it through the evaluation process, the trials, the executive sign-off. But your greatest challenge still lies ahead: convincing your team to actually use (and perhaps even enjoy) this new tool.

Finding Project Management Freelance Work

Arras People

Hi there. I wonder if we could talk about modes of finding freelance projects as I have previously only worked through employment agencies and find that they do not really negotiate the best rate for me.

Project Manager's Guide to Getting Things Done

9 tips on how to manage your team’s workload.

Project management: 7 steps to on-time, on-budget, goal-based delivery

Moira Alexander

According to Project Management Institute’s 2017 “ Pulse of the Profession ” global survey, organizations are wasting $97 million for every $1 billion invested due to poor project performance. Yes, that’s a 20 percent decline from the previous year’s survey, but the truth is, projects still fail at a staggering rate. What are the primary high-level reasons for project failures?

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Mirasvit Support Ticket System Comprised

DigitalPM

The screenshot below is from the team at Mirasvit. If you have ever submitted your admin credentials to them in the form a ticket response please take all precautions to change all admin passwords and do a malware audit for the front-end and back-end of your Magento sites. The post Mirasvit Support Ticket System Comprised appeared first on The Digital Project Manager - eCommerce and Web.

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Project Management

Herding Cats

Mike Cohn, one of my favorite blogger and author, made a post awhile back about Agile and the Seven Deadly Sins of Project Management. With some posts this week on tweeter about not needed project management or estimates to be the market leader (without says the market leader in what market), I thought it'd be good to revisit Mike's original post. You don’t need agile to avoid the seven deadly sins of pm from Glen Alleman. Related articles.

Experts Who Help You Improve Your Productivity!

TimeCamp

Whether we are new in the business or already have our own startup or business.

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Secrets of an Elite Project Manager

Fast track your way to the top by learning the secrets of the trade from three top project management experts.