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Managing Remote Teams: Challenges, Best Practices & Tools

As technology advanced, so did the workforce and how teams work. No longer were organizations tied to dipping into the local talent pool. With broadband, mobile devices and software solutions, teams could be recruited anywhere and work remotely.

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10 Ways to Improve Your Project Presentations

Project Risk Coach

As a project manager, you will sometimes be asked to make presentations to a board, to a senior leader team, an external vendor, or to your organization. Here are opportunities to help your stakeholders understand your projects.

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Agile Unplugged: EP 02 | Mike Cottmeyer and Dennis Stevens

Leading Agile

Listen to the Agile Unplugged Podcast on the go! Find and subscribe to Agile Unplugged on: Apple Podcasts. Spotify. Soundcloud. Welcome to the next installment of an all-new podcast hosted by LeadingAgile’s CEO, Mike Cottmeyer.

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10 Tips to Save on Project Shipping Costs

Girl's Guide to PM

This article was written by the team at Finale Inventory. If you need to buy things for your project, you know that shipping takes time and money. And delivery costs are often ‘forgotten’ in project budgets. Thankfully, there’s a ton of methods that you can use to save on these costs.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

A Quick Guide to Strategic Initiatives

Although the term “strategic initiative” might sound like inflated business jargon, it’s far from useless. A strategic initiative is a compass that guides businesses and targets future goals.

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Project Resource Management Tools and Techniques


“Time is the most precious resource there is — you have to protect it.” – Jesse Itzler. Most project managers are aware that time is our most precious resource, particularly as the clock of deadlines keeps ticking.

2020 56

Problem Solving: Using Visualization

Leading Answers

Some people say we cannot manage what we cannot measure. I say we cannot solve what we cannot see, or at least visualize somehow. Projects are problem-solving exercises. The entire project is one big problem. We might be building a new product; that's a problem to solve.

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7 Steps for Effective Problem Management in IT

Information technology (IT) is a broad field that encompasses anything related to computer technology. That can include networking, hardware, software, the internet and the people that work with these things. Teams that work in IT are there to support these technologies and the people who use them.

2020 238

Key Factors of Your Employees’ Motivation for Remote Working

Epicflow Blog

Every employer wants their teams to work as productively as possible to bring the best results to their company. But sometimes even good employees work not at their full and it can be easily noticed that their working efficiency has decreased. It can be due to the lack of motivation.

2020 67

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?

4 Easy Ways to Reduce Employee Turnover at Your Agency


Employee turnover is a natural part of doing business, but the hectic and demanding nature of agency work can cause higher levels of churn than in other industries. While that may seem like it’s just part of the game, the financial toll associated with turnover is sobering.

2020 78

An Abundance of Initiatives—Now What?

Leading Agile

Strategic product management may be the “quarterback” role on a leadership team, helping the team choose and execute the right plays. As a team, we have more good ideas than our organization has the capacity to execute.

Social Media Success: A Guide to Social Media Marketing

Brad Egeland

In today’s world, Social Media is the most crucial, and cost-effective, marketing tool there is.

2020 117

Starting a PMO


Learning to Walk Before You Start Running. PMI describes the Project Management Office (PMO) as a strategic driver for organizational excellence. The PMO seeks to enhance the practices of execution management, organizational governance, and strategic change leadership.

2020 56

Managing The Project Budget - Developing Your Project Management Skills

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

Too many rules makes agility impossible

Henny Portman

One of the principles of the Agile Manifesto is “ Simplicity—the art of maximizing the amount of work not done—is essential ”. Studies from the Standish Group and recorded in one of their Chaos reports shows that 60% of developed features are not or rarely used.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Get a Professional Certificate

Strategy Execution | PMO Perspectives

Develop an Edge and Expand Your Skill Set. Deciding to get a professional certificate can involve several factors such as, your industry, your interests, your network, and how you would ultimately like to grow in each of these areas.

2020 56

Daily Scrum Pocketcasts – Episode 5

Gunther Verheyen

Ever since the accidental creation of my book “ Scrum – A Pocket Guide ” in 2013, and its deliberate evolution in 2019, I’ve been receiving inquiries about an audiobook version.


Free Book on Project Fun

The Lazy Project Manager

“Book Giveaway: The Project Manager Who Smiled: The Value of Fun in Projects ($17 Value)” on Project Manager News @projectmanagernews. link]. Uncategorized ebook free fun petertaylor project projectmanager projectmanagernews smile smiled value

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Top 5 Project Management Report Templates

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

Flawless Tips & Tools for Team Leads to Manage Remote Workers


3 Flawless Tips & Tools for Team Leads to Manage Remote Workers The trend of remote work is growing rapidly with each upcoming year. The popularity of this trend has increased by 44% over the past five years, and by 91% over the past ten years.

2020 78

How to Become a Scrum Master (PSM) – Agilemania


What is a scrum master? Scrum Master, in simple words, is a role within the Scrum Framework. Scrum framework is an agile approach to build product incrementally and iteratively. Scrum is the most popular framework on the name of agile. Many people get confused between agile and scrum.

2020 52

There’s No Place Like Home Work: Tips for Designing a Home Office


Every office has its fair share of distractions and problems. There’s the person that can’t stop sending out the latest viral long read, the person that needs you to see every blurry picture of his kids, and the person who always leaves a half-eaten donut in the box in the kitchen.

2020 52

Workshop: Master Conflict Resolution

The Digital Project Manager

This content is exclusive to DPM Pro Members! DPM Pro Members get: Instant access to. The post Workshop: Master Conflict Resolution appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Members Only Webinars

2020 170

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

Which Of The Following Is A Direct Responsibility Of The Project Manager?


What do Project Managers Do? There are many roles and responsibilities of the project manager in any given project.

2020 36

Agile| Why Agile helps you work with millennials better?

Stepping Into Project Management

This article was first published in Click here to view the article. 56 million. That’s the estimated number of millennials currently working or seeking work—making individuals born between 1980 and 2000 the largest generation in the U.S.

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Top 10 RetailOps Software & What They Can Do


This article will help you quickly compare and evaluate the best retail management system software and other web retailing tools. The online retail business is booming. It seems like every hobbyist has an e-shop or is using some sort of retail POS software.

Be mindful when staying up-to-date on COVID-19

Kiron Bondale

For most of us, the last time there was this much media attention given to a single event was 9/11. The difference between the two situations is that the emotional and physical impact of 9/11 was vastly more severe in the days immediately following the attacks but subsided relatively quickly compared to what we are seeing with the pandemic which started as a slow burning fire but now looks like a long term conflagration.

2020 136

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Virtual teams. now is the time

Musings on Project Management

“Virtuality is found in how team members work, not in where team members work.” Thomas P. Wise, "Trust in Virtual Teams" Thomas P. Wise is probably correct that virtual teams are more about "how" than "where", but as the covid-19 virus is about as I write this, everyone is scrambling for the playbook on virtual teams, and turning to the chapter on "how" without question. We know the "where Virtual teams

2020 174

Why Aren’t More Women Taking the Lead in Project Management?


Women make up around a third of the project management population — a figure that hasn’t changed a great deal over the last few years — and they also continue to be largely absent from leadership roles in major projects.

2020 118

A Comprehensive Remote Work Guide Using Activecollab


These turbulent times call for radical measures. Not surprisingly going fully remote is the challenge our users have been most articulate about. We’re not going to talk about whether or not you should instruct your team to wear pants at all times, that’s not what this is about.

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