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The Curse of Project Management Knowledge

Project Risk Coach

Are you guilty of using project management jargon and acronyms? Do your team members understand what you are saying? If not, perhaps you have fallen under the curse of project management knowledge. Can I be painfully honest with you for a minute? What I am about to say may not feel good.

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Risk Mitigation Plan: Definition & Top Strategies

Risk is always present. This is true in life and projects alike. If we were to try and avoid all risks, it would be paralyzing—not to mention impossible. We couldn’t step out of the house, let alone embark on a project. There’s just too much that could go wrong!

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Why Agile is so Popular in Project Management

GanttPRO Project Management

From the early 2000s to today, the Agile methodology continues to be popular in project management. Now, it even extends past its software development roots to encompass other non-software industries […]. blog-home-en Agile Tips

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Alternative Project Management Job Titles

Project Bliss

Photo by Nick Morrison on Unsplash. This list of project management job titles can help if you need to find other names for the role. When you’re thinking about moving into a project management career, you’re likely looking for jobs with the title “project manager.”

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Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

How do you hold safe meetings when some team members are invisible?

Kiron Bondale

After I had finished presenting on how to build psychologically safe virtual teams at a conference earlier this week, one of the delegates asked me what suggestions I’d have to help her with a team where some of the members refused to turn their cameras on during video meetings.

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Quick and Easy: This Is New in the Scrum Guide 2020


The creators of Scrum , Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland, developed the concept in the early 1990s.

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Retooling the Tech Stack: What Does the Pandemic Expose About Your Technology?


The COVID-19 pandemic has created new challenges for businesses around the world, forcing companies to adapt to new work circumstances and revealing processes that no longer work in this new way of doing business.

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Critical path: who's in charge?

Musings on Project Management

You've got a job to do; you've sequenced and scheduled itBut, in the middle of your critical path there is another independent project (or task) over which you have no control. In effect, your schedule has a break in its sequence over which you have no influence.Yikes! This is all too common in construction projects where independent "trades" (meaning contractors with different skills, like. critical path Risk Management schedule

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Guide to Agile Retrospectives for Aspiring Project Managers


Improving how you work is a common goal for many organizations. With agile teams, this is usually done through retrospectives. In other words, with agile retrospectives, you can focus on how your work is going and take things that are learned from success & failure for further implementation. Such agile retrospectives help to improve processes, methods, and teamwork. Getting started is not that difficult. Here’s how you should go on as a project manager…. What are Agile Retrospectives?

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How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

Planning and Executing Effecting Meetings

Brad Egeland

Meeting effectiveness is a key component of effective and efficient communication which – at least to me – is a key component of project success. Also, in my opinion, effective and efficient communication is Job One for the project manager. It's where success begins and ends.

Probabilistic Branching and Analysis in Risk Management


Imagine this scenario. You are going to a friend’s house for an important event. It is scheduled with a hard start, meaning you can’t have delays, but as you start traveling, you notice that your vehicle is running low on gasoline.

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Life After Trello: The 9 best Trello alternatives for your growing team


There’s no denying that Trello is one of the best project management tools ever created. Until it’s not. While it might have been the perfect option for you early on, every growing team hits a moment where they need to start looking for a Trello alternative.

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What is the Importance of Integrating Jira with Work Management Tools?


If you are a project manager who uses software to plan different projects in a seamlessly structured way, then you may know about the software Microsoft Project Server/ Project Online (PPM). And if you know about these software, then you know that these tools are not designed to handle the small personal jobs that are added below the task-related projects.

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6 Steps to Improving Your Application’s Analytics Experience

No one designs bad dashboards and reports on purpose. So why do so many applications have terrible analytics experiences? Download this ebook for secrets to creating dashboards and reports your users will love.

Top 15 Agile Coach Interview Questions


What is an Agile Coach? An Agile coach is responsible for Agile transition/transformation within teams and an organization. Agile coach gets identified or hired while transitioning from their existing working practices, such as Waterfall, into working with the Agile values and principles.

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How To Make A Construction Schedule For Clients (Includes Templates)


Planning a construction schedule can quickly become complex. Client priorities, budget, legal compliance are just some of the many things to consider. In this article, you’ll learn how to make a construction schedule in 7 simple steps.

An Agile Approach to Personal Development w/ Mike Cottmeyer

Leading Agile

Listen to the SoundNotes Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to SoundNotes on: Apple Podcasts. Google Play. Spotify. Soundcloud.

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Why Agile is so Popular in Project Management

GanttPRO Project Management

From the early 2000s to today, the Agile methodology continues to be popular in project management. Now, it even extends past its software development roots to encompass other non-software industries […

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How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Why Data-Driven Decision Making is So Important


Today, it’s difficult not to hear about big data and data-driven decision making. The term alone has become something of a buzzword in business recently, and for very good reason.

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Top 9 Tools to Have in your Recruitment Tech Stack


To help you find the very best, here are our suggestions for your recruitment tech stack – 9 must-have tools to make your job easier. Toggl Hire. Toggl Hire is a technical skills testing tool that can help you hire 80% faster.

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Overcome the #1 Agility Killer

Leading Agile

Agile in general, and Scrum specifically, is predicated on the idea that each team has everything they need to deliver an increment of value. But unless you’re a small team or a new startup, that’s usually the furthest from the truth.

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3 Key Elements Of A Website Redesign Strategy

The Digital Project Manager

The post 3 Key Elements Of A Website Redesign Strategy appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. PM Best Practices Topics

4 Approaches to Data Analytics for Your Application

Selecting the right solution for your embedded analytics is crucial to the success of your application. But with so many solutions and vendors, how do you make this critical selection? Learn about the different approaches to analytics and the pros and cons for each.

Get 2021 off to a great start with these 3 tips.


It’s fair to say that this year hasn’t been great for a large majority of us over the world. As many of us have begun adjusting to the new way of working, and getting used to a world with constant restrictions in place.

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How to Hire a Writer in 2021


We’ve talked in the past about how to hire developers and digital marketers , so we’re taking a different approach in this post to talk about how to hire a writer in 2021.

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10 Free Business Tools for Startups


Running a startup can be a costly venture. And finding the right tools for the right price can be a challenge. Especially when time and resources are limited. In this article, our guest author Ayomide Joseph, recommends some of the tools he's used to grow his own business.

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Dodging the pandemic

Musings on Project Management

If you're a PM running a project during the pandemic, you probably have one or more of these problems:Supply chain issues: stuff is out of stock; stuff is not available on time; stuff costs moreVelocity and throughput issues: Throughput is slower to achieve; there's more overhead and NVA (non-value added)Communication errors: Remote work is really work with restricted bandwidth; nothing really. Problem Solving process Project Management

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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?

Project Manager to Project Sponsor: How to Make a Difficult Transition?

Online PM Courses

The transition from Project Manager to Project Sponsor is a hard one. You have many great skills, but now you need to change your mindset. The post Project Manager to Project Sponsor: How to Make a Difficult Transition? appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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How Do You Measure Project Success?

Brad Egeland

Most project managers – and organizational leaders – will agree that there are really only a handful of true determiners of project success.

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How Team Routines Can Make You More Resilient in the Face of Uncertainty


Imagine moving into a cramped apartment with your coworkers, where you will live and work in an unpredictable environment for an undetermined period of time. Productivity

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