Sat.Nov 18, 2017 - Fri.Nov 24, 2017

The Impact of IR35 in the Project Management Domain

Arras People

7 Awesome Meeting Habits That Will Make You Money

Girl's Guide to PM

This article, 7 Awesome Meeting Habits That Will Make You Money , first appeared on Girl's Guide to Project Management. This is a guest article from Gord Sheppard. Let’s face it, most of us deal with unproductive meetings every day.

Trending Sources

The Thankful PM – Five Things a PM Should Be Thankful For (2017)

The Clever PM

For the past three years, I’ve posted a list of five things that every PM should be thankful for (you can see the other installments here: 2014, 2015, 2016). It started as a bit of a lark, something to fit in with the holiday, but each year’s list has been more popular than the last, […]. Product Management Culture Good PM Leadership PM Thanksgiving Top 5

2014 14

Most project sponsors regularly make this mistake

Ron Rosenhead

Not briefing their project managers effectively enough. How do I know? Project managers regularly tell me this is so and the stories they tell supports this. Take this comment from a recent project management course about a case study briefing. This is much longer than a briefing note I would normally get from my manager or sponsor.”. These are words I have heard quite a number of times and he was referring to a case study which we use throughout the project management programme.

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?

More Trending

The ESP connection

The Lazy Project Manager

Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

We are all agreed that your theory is crazy. The question which divides us is whether it is crazy enough to have a chance of being correct. My own feeling is that it is not crazy enough." ― Niels Bohr. So when we hear some wild assed idea, the question is is it wild enough to be true? And if so, how would we validate that idea? By what principles could we test that idea?

Signs You are Doing A Great Job

The Digital Project Manager

Imposter syndrome is real isn’t it? Being a project manager can be so challenging. Sometimes we can get so deep in the weeds of a. The post Signs You are Doing A Great Job appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Features General

Once upon a project time…

Kiron Bondale

Storytelling is a powerful tool to educate young and old alike. When it comes to project management, we can draw upon multiple sources for learning so let’s try to identify the lessons we can learn from the popular fables we heard as children. The Boy Who Cried Wolf.

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Laser Manufacturer Gains Visibility Into Project Status and Resource Utilization with LiquidPlanner


Access Laser , a manufacturer specializing in gas lasers, has grown rapidly over the past four years. At any time, the company’s engineering team may have several dozen active projects, ranging from small efforts that take one to two months to larger projects that take more than a year.

Fallacy of the Day

Herding Cats

Requirements, as traditionally used, are a separation tool. To separate the "thinkers" from the "doers". In software this is a HUGE mistake! This conjecture is a fallacy. The purpose of requirements elicitation, use, and implementation of the requirement that result in outcomes is to ensure that an organization and, all its participants, have a shared understanding of the needs and expectations of those work outcomes in the form of business, technical, and operational Capabilities.

How Gratitude Makes You Happy, Healthy, and Successful

Project Bliss

Photo by Giulia Bertelli on Unsplash. We all want to be happy. We pursue happiness daily. Many times it’s through shopping or eating or some other type of consumption. But did you know that there’s an easy and fast way to become happier that doesn’t involve spending money?

400 Life Lessons From TimeCamp’s CEO


Today TimeCamp presents a special article. 400 Life Lessons From TimeCamp’s CEO. We are proud and happy to share them with our readers and customers, and reveal some of our secrets. Take a sit, make a cup of coffee and indulge yourself in this long! but an intriguing list.

Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

The Risk Management Plan

Project Risk Coach

Most of your project problems can be avoided or greatly reduced through risk management. The simple act of identifying and discussing risks goes a long way towards reducing problems in your project. Let’s look at how to start the risk management process.

Quote of the Day

Herding Cats

Competence beats Obedience. Unite people under a goal and let them act autonomously - Dr. Jordan Peterson with Jocko Willink on Jocko's Podcast. Quotes


Cancelling Projects - It's Not the Right Project

Project Health Check

In part 1 of this article series, we accepted that Projects sometimes need to be cancelled. In this part 2, we look at one of the two reasons we identified: it's no longer the right Project.

How to have a good day at work


The average working adult spends over 90000 hours at work over a lifetime (Source: Happiness at Work, Psychology Today). If you relate that number to your adult working life, it’s a huge chunk of your time spent awake. Isn’t is then absolutely crucial for us to derive happiness out of this time?

Mixing Qualitative & Quantitative Data with Storyboarding

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Qualitative vs. Quantitative is a silly argument. Qualitative data from UXers should not compete against the quantitative data product owners need for their business model. Both are necessary to have a complete understanding of where the desirability of the product meets the viability of the business.

Productivity Articles: Create Your Daily Routine! 20/11/17


Another week comes with the most popular from our roundups. Make yourself comfortable and read these 10 Most Inspiring Productivity Articles from past seven days, chosen by our team! Our blog is a place where we provide all the productivity and time management knowledge.

Book of the Month

Herding Cats

Network Science addresses a topic popular in the agile community but addressed with little or no mathematical foundation. .

Work overload: an issue that your business can learn to work around

If we were to list the evils that bedevil the world as we know it, stress would undoubtedly rank close to the top. This symptom of psychological suffering or tension, which arises during our day-to-day activities, whether for personal or for work-related reasons is a mark of the contemporary world in which we live out […]. The post Work overload: an issue that your business can learn to work around appeared first on For Managers | Personal Development Hacks. Leadership

Infographic: How to improve your Project Administration


Infographic: How to improve your Project Administration. An infographic with tips to improve your project administration and help you achieve an on-going workflow that keeps you at your most productive. Project Management

Creating the "Right" Product Roadmap With Data

Speaker: Sunil Parekh, Head of Product Management, SimplyInsured

Data can be qualitative or quantitative, and comes from multiple sources: customer interviews, product usage & funnel analytics, company financial performance, and internal stakeholders. How do you use that data to create a product roadmap that is aligned with your organization’s business needs?

Free Time Keeping Software


Monitoring time and gathering all the reference data has become extremely popular over past couple years. Many employees, project managers, or even individuals want to keep track of work and have the ability to go through the time reports whenever it is needed.

Tailoring Your Communication: The Right Level of Detail for Different Types of Stakeholders

Project Insight

Communication is the key to project success. In project management, effective communication relies on an awareness of t. Connect, Collaborate, Perform - PM Best Practices

How to Stop Your Team Multitasking (and Get Real Work Done)


Multitasking usually means handling chaos: some can manage it; others - not so much… Streamlining the chaos is a nearly impossible task, but once you get a hold of it, it will start paying off from the go! Whether we like it or not, multitasking has become an integral part of our everyday lives.

4 Practical Ways to Demonstrate Project Leadership Skills


In a recent post, I mentioned anyone can become a leader – it just takes practice, intent, and commitment. This applies to both project managers and team members; after all, leadership is a choice. We follow great leaders who motivate us to achieve more, not because of title or authority. Regardless of your position, you can practice leadership skills at any stage of a project. I’ve put together four essential skills and extra reading to help you get started on your leadership journey.

7 project management tips

How to manage projects within a fragmented workforce

Episode 101: Mindfulness & Neuro-Myths

PM for the Masses

In today’s episode, we’re discuss thinking and its impact on self-leadership. Not only how thinking is the root of all of our success but also how our thinking gets in the way of the stuff that we want to do. John F. Kennedy once said “The great enemy of the truth is very often not […] In today’s episode, we’re discuss thinking and its impact on self-leadership.