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3 Ways to Improve Cost Estimates with Your Teams

Project Risk Coach

Do you ever feel like the Lone Ranger when working on cost estimates? Actually, you're not alone; you have a team. Let's explore how to engage your team members and subject matter experts to improve your cost estimates.

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What is Subcontractor Management in Construction?

Projects aren’t a one-man show. They require professionals with an array of skills, and the more complex a project is, the more skills they require. Because of this, owners hire contractors to manage the project, and contractors use subcontractor management to fulfill niche roles.


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Future Trends in Project Management: The Debate

Girl's Guide to PM

Recently I spoke with Lela Machaidze on Clubhouse about future trends in project management. Here are the notes from that discussion. Lela: For the last decade, there have been a lot of changes in the PM profession. The trend that is here to stay is remote work and digital teams.

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Helping team members avoid the fears of working remotely

Kiron Bondale

HBR published an article this week titled Managing your WFH paranoia. In the article, the author focuses on the impacts of the “out of sight, out of mind” concerns which many workers have developed over the course of the past year resulting from COVID-19 pandemic work restrictions.

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4 Approaches to Data Analytics

As the analytics landscape continues to evolve, application teams who need to embed dashboards, reports, and other analytics capabilities in their applications can choose from dozens of solutions. How do you differentiate one solution from the next?

Project Dependencies Are Eating Us Alive: A Zombie Handbook

The Digital Project Manager

The post Project Dependencies Are Eating Us Alive: A Zombie Handbook appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Insights Risk Management Topics

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Best Product Management Tools Available in 2021


In this post, we will highlight the best product management tools available in the market which you can start using today. What are Product Management Tools? The first thing to understand is what Product management tools actually are.

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Smart Supervising Strategies To Lead Your Team to Success


Being a business owner, a project manager , or a department head is both rewarding and challenging. It is rewarding because you wake up every day to new opportunities for improving lives, particularly your employees’ and clients’ lives. But then that can be a lot of weight to carry on your shoulders.

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How Work Automation is Changing Project Management


The classic definition of project management provided by the Project Management Institute is “the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements.”

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A comprehensive Guide on the Benefits of Burndown Chart in Scrum


Remember when you wished you had enough time to complete all your projects within the working hours? Well, we all make plans to achieve a specific task on time but somehow lack the motivation. This is where burndown charts come to the picture.

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this whitepaper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

Your Guide to Cost Benefit Analysis in Project Management


Project management involves making a lot of decisions and these decisions cannot always be easy. This is especially true when those decisions could potentially be critical to the success of your project overall. These decisions, therefore, are not taken lightly.

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The Single Best Team Effectiveness Tool | Video

Online PM Courses

You want the best from your team. But your time is limited, and you have so much to do. What is the single best Team Effectiveness tool? The post The Single Best Team Effectiveness Tool | Video appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

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Process Improvement Plan: Everything You Need to Know

ProProfs Project Management

“But we’ve done it this way for years.”. You’ve heard this often enough. Once businesses have implemented their systems, the idea of having a process improvement plan goes right out of the window. It is a powerful tool, no doubt, but grossly underused.

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5 Reasons to Make MindGenius Your PM Tool of Choice

Brad Egeland

I'm starting a new series here on Project Times – a series of articles on PM tools and services.

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How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

The new DevSecOps team is up and running, and you feel ready to take on rising security threats while delivering quality software updates. But that leaves just one question: how do you monitor your new program as effectively and efficiently as possible? Join Shannon Lietz, Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and award-winning innovator, to learn the answers to these questions so you can lead your DevSecOps team to the top!

Best Microsoft Teams Alternatives Available in 2021


Microsoft Teams is a common communication tool used by teams and companies especially those that use Microsoft’s other tools and applications. However, it is not the app of choice for many teams and that is why there is a search for Microsoft Teams Alternatives.

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The 3rd edition of “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” is now available.

Gunther Verheyen

A big rock that was moved in 2021. The updated, third edition of my book “Scrum – A Pocket Guide” is now available worldwide, as a digital and as a paperback edition. Still small enough to fit in your pocket and carry it with you anywhere, anytime. Still a smart travel companion.

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Overview and Key Themes of IIL’s 2021 Agile & Scrum Online Conference

International Institute for Learning

IIL’s 6th annual Agile and Scrum Online Conference: Co-Create for Greater Value opens on June 3, 2021. In this article, we’ll preview key themes that will be discussed at this unique learning event. View full event and registration details here.

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How to Build a PMO from Scratch

Brad Egeland

You have been working in your growing organization as a project manager for the past five years leading a couple dozen customized implementations for the enterprise software package your company produces.

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2021 State of Analytics: Why Users Demand Better

As organizations become more data driven, their analytics requirements grow. Find out how knowledge workers use analytics and explore their needs and preferences.

5 Critical Elements of a Successful Side Project


It is not something new for a business to pool in their time and resources on some side projects that they had in their mind for a long time. This is not new because, time and time again, it has proven to be one of the best investments that a company makes in its history of financial decisions.

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A Project Manager’s Guide to Writing Well: 21 Writing Tips to Keep Communication and Collaboration Moving


Out of all the project management skills we attribute to great teams–planning, leadership, decision-making, etc.–writing writing well rarely makes the list.

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Useful Agile Metrics for Scrum Masters


Today we’ll discuss the useful metrics for Scrum Master. Metrics can be defined as something that lets us know whether we need to make changes or keep our ongoing good work. These are standards that help the scrum team monitor how effective they are as a team.

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5 Reasons Why Microsoft’s Project For The Web Accelerator With OnePlan Is The Future Of Project Online

Brad Egeland

The next installment of my exclusive series of articles on new, emerging and some established project management tools and services will focus here on OnePlan.

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Business Monitoring Systems: Using ML to Analyze Metrics

This whitepaper discusses how automated business monitoring solutions like Yellowfin Signals revolutionize the way users discover critical and relevant insights from their data.

Project242: Building a Solid Foundation

Bridge the Gap Consulting

Project242 (P242) is my journey to bike 242 miles in 24 hours, across the state of Minnesota on gravel roads, in August, 2021 (the Day Across MN, or the DAMN). I’ve found many lessons experienced riding a bike can be applied to our careers. In these posts, I will share the correlations.

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Why Investing in Dojos Won’t Transform Your Organization

Leading Agile

This title probably attracted two types of people – people who are wondering what the role of the ancient practice of martial arts has in organizational change management. No, this is not about conflict resolution.

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Don't Be A Comfortable Scrum Master!

At a recent Professional Scrum Master II class, I asked the group to write down some learnings from the class that may help other Scrum Masters.

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Five Ways Leankor’s Enterprise Work And Project Management Solution Transforms Complexity To Profitability

Brad Egeland

My next installment in this exclusive Project Times series on project management related tools and services looks at Leankor's offering that promises to make projects more profitable while also making them easier to manage during these remote PM and virtual project teams real world times.

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Report by Dresner Advisory Services: Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study

According to the 2020 Dresner Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study, embedded business intelligence is crucial for application success. This report explores the current state of BI and why application teams are increasingly choosing an embedded solution.

Traits Shared by Effective Project Professionals

Bridge the Gap Consulting

Every project manager knows they need to execute on projects within the constraints of time, cost, scope, and quality. They also know to be successful requires meeting project requirements consistently.

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Half Agile Ain’t Agile

Leading Agile

The world of Agile has continued to evolve for decades, and many businesses are achieving legitimate business Agility. I’ve been testing out a short definition of “Business Agility”… what do you think? The ability to produce better business outcomes. by connecting strategy to execution.

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Taking the first step towards Scrum

Agile frameworks such as Scrum have continued to gain traction because of their ability to vastly improve business outcomes and employee engagement. Scrum is a lightweight framework that helps people, teams, and organizations generate value through adaptive solutions for complex problems.

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