2021

How to Identify and Manage Emerging Risks

Project Risk Coach

Ask 10 different risk management experts to define emerging risks, and you will likely receive different points of view. In this article, let's define emerging risks, discuss ways to identify them, and look at different ways to manage these risks. What are Emerging Risks?

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6 Plan Templates to Get Your Project Started Right

ProjectManager.com

Planning a project involves a lot of coordination of time, tasks and costs. It can feel like an insurmountable job, but just remember that plenty of projects are planned and executed every single day. You can do it too!

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The 15 Best Resource Scheduling Software Tools Of 2021

The Digital Project Manager

Need a project management tool with resource scheduling software? Our 2020 list covers off the best project management tools that'll help you deliver your projects and manage your resources more effectively.

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Women in Project Management: Rachel Mata

Girl's Guide to PM

Today I’m interviewing Rachel Mata , Lead Project Manager at Edu-tech company Instructor Brandon. She currently lives in Bogotá, Columbia and I was excited to learn more about her career and life in South America. Rachel, how did you get into project management? It came to me from nowhere.

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this white paper 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.

3 Ways Most People Will Fail at Remote Work in 2021 (And How to Avoid Them!)

The Lazy Project Manager

Last March, most non-essential workers traded in their office spaces for the comfort of their own homes. For some, it has been a frustrating, cramped few months, while for others, it has created a more productive and flexible workflow.

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More Trending

A tool is only as good as the inputs and assumptions for its usage

Kiron Bondale

After I had reviewed how Monte Carlo simulation could help a team to understand the distribution of potential schedule or cost outcomes for a release or project, one of the learners in the class I was teaching pointed out that while such techniques can be helpful, they are only as good as the inputs provided.

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20 Best Marketing Project Management Tools of 2021

nTask

As a business marketer, you must be juggling a range of different aspects. Depending on your organization and your strategy this could include digital marketing, advertising, content marketing, and public relations to name a few.

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8 goals every project manager should aspire to achieve

Moira Alexander

While a chief responsibility of a project manager is to deliver projects on time and on budget, that’s no longer enough — the pandemic of 2020 has left a lasting worldwide change. Global uncertainty has complicated life for project management offices (PMOs) worldwide.

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How to Run a Meeting That Gets Amazing Results

Project Bliss

You may think you know how to run a meeting. But it takes more planning and effort than you may be doing now. This checklist of activities to do before, during, and after your meeting tell you exactly how to run an effective meeting that participants will actually enjoy.

2021 156

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!

The Principle of Calculated Risk

Musings on Project Management

"In carrying out the task assigned. you will be governed by the principle of calculated risk. which you shall interpret as avoidance of [risk] exposure. without good prospect. as a result of such exposure. of greater [benefit]" (*)Admiral Chester Nimitz to his subordinate admirals, Battle of Midway, June, 1942"You will be governed by the principle of calculated risk"What does. Risk Management

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7 Steps to Better Problem Solving

Project Risk Coach

All project managers face problems. Some big, some small. Some easy, some complex. In this articles, let's look at 7 steps to better problem solving. What are your most significant project problems? Communication issues. Changing requirements. Lack of clear goals. Insufficient budget. Scope creep.

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Project Estimate Template

ProjectManager.com

The more accurate your estimates, the more likely you’ll keep to your budget and deliver a project on time. Having a tool to identify and collect costs for your labor, materials and more is the first step to running a successful project.

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10 Best Kanban Software Of 2021

The Digital Project Manager

The post 10 Best Kanban Software Of 2021 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools Tools Agile Tools Managing Development Tools Planning

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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.

The Definitive Guide to Project Success Criteria

Girl's Guide to PM

I get asked about project success criteria a lot – in fact, it’s one of the most searched terms on this site. So I thought it was about time that I pooled all my resources into one definitive guide to project success criteria. Let’s start with a definition of project success criteria.

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How to Better Assign Content Writing Opportunities

The Lazy Project Manager

If your project is in need of copy for a newsletter, blog, or social post, your first instinct may be to simply email or direct message someone from your content team with the request.

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Project Management as a Career

Arras People

So many people consider Project Management as a career choice and from the outside it can look like a tough nut to crack, sometimes it can also look like a bit of a clique full of middle aged white men in suits.

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Do your compensation systems discourage team work?

Kiron Bondale

I’ve previously written about the importance for an organization’s operational capabilities which support delivery capabilities to evolve when there is a move to increase business agility.

2021 195

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.

9 Best SharePoint Alternatives to Use in 2021

nTask

One thing that we have learned in the project management paradigm and the overall organizational world, is that there is no guarantee of something being extraordinary if it has been a part of the market for a long time.

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Project Management Planning Phase: Best Practices

Clarizen

Ask a project manager which project management planning phase in the project life cycle is the most important, and they might say something like “the phase my project is in right now.”

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10 Reasons Why Sleep Is Important for Performance and Leadership

Project Bliss

You likely don’t know all the reasons why sleep is important for productivity, leadership, and health! Find out why it’s critica l to make it a priority! I’m writing this post while the world is still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Agile means.

Musings on Project Management

Agile means: ‘Agile’ means small teams, working collectively and collaboratively, with this mission: To deliver frequent, incremental releases of innovative functions and features, prioritized for need and affordability;Evolved iteratively from a vision according to user reflection and feedback; And produced at the best possible value.(*) Agile ideas to keep in mind Requirements are too. agile

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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.

10 PMO Problems and How to Manage Them

Project Risk Coach

One of my popular blog posts is 40 Reasons PMOs Fail. In this article, we go a step further. I highlight 10 of the 40 PMO problems and provide ways to manage them. 10 PMO Problems and Solutions 1. No project sponsor or project charter for the implementation of the PMO.

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Small Business Plan Template

ProjectManager.com

To start your small business journey off on the right foot, download our small business plan template and break down your idea into actionable components. Before you can start your business, you need to find your niche, seek out financial backing and create a plan to bring your idea into fruition.

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10 Best Scrum Software Tools & Scrum Boards Of 2021

The Digital Project Manager

The post 10 Best Scrum Software Tools & Scrum Boards Of 2021 appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Best Tools Tools Tools Agile Topics

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How To Manage Constantly Changing Requirements

Girl's Guide to PM

This is an extract from Project Pain Reliever. I contributed two chapters. Are your project requirements constantly changing? Are you expected to get something done without really knowing what it is that you are supposed to be doing?

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How to Select an Embedded Analytics Product: 12 Criteria to Consider

This report is designed to help readers select an embedded analytics product. It provides 12 criteria to consider when evaluating embedded capabilities. It also comes with a companion spreadsheet that enables users to score and compare products along these 12 dimensions and others they may add.

Ask an Expert

The Lazy Project Manager

I have noticed on Linkedin, over the last few weeks, a number of posts by ‘experts’ in the area of PMOs.

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Domain vs Project Expertise (80:20/20:80)

Arras People

One of the most common questions we get asked is “What’s more important when trying to get a job in project management, domain, or project expertise?”. Unfortunately, the answer like many others in the field of project management is “that depends!”.

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Proceeding without contingency is irresponsible

Kiron Bondale

I wrote an article a few months ago about the importance of securing contingency reserves , so I didn’t expect to return to this topic so soon. However, earlier this week a discussion thread on Projectmanagement.com prompted me to write one more.

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