2021

The Risk Management Process in Project Management

ProjectManager.com

When you start the planning process for a project, one of the first things you need to think about is: what can go wrong? It sounds negative, but pragmatic project managers know this type of thinking is preventative.

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Have You Left Anything Out of Your Project Management Plan?

Project Risk Coach

Have you left anything out of your project management plan? Check out this checklist to help you identify the baselines and plans that will be most helpful to each of your projects. As I define a project management plan, I strive for clarity, brevity, and simplicity.

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The PMO Game Changer: A Value-Driven Project Resource Management

The Lazy Project Manager

GRAB YOUR FREE EBOOK HERE. What is a Value-Driven Project Resource Management? GRAB YOUR FREE EBOOK HERE. Project resource management by PMO has changed significantly in the last 20 years. It is no more a mere spreadsheet for allocating resources to the projects and plug the holes.

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9 Types of Artifacts in Project Management

Girl's Guide to PM

In this article we’ll look at the types of artifacts in project management, typical documents for each type. There’s also a checklist of project artifacts by phase at the end, which you can use as an aide-memoire for creating your own documentation. What is an artifact?

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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?

5 Reasons Every Medium-Sized Business Should Adopt Project Management Software

Arras People

Reports from early in 2021 show that medium-sized businesses may have experienced the biggest challenges last year. But the same reports talk about the resilience of mid-market companies, which have shown the agility to adapt and the foresight to invest.

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The top 7 change management tools

Moira Alexander

Over the past few years, change has accelerated in the workplace — especially during and in the post-COVID-19 environment. Change — whether motivated by technical initiatives or otherwise — can impact people and processes significantly, complicating how work gets done.

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Beware false accuracy with quantitative risk assessment

Kiron Bondale

This article represents the confluence of three separate concepts I read about this week. The first came when I read Michael Küsters’s article Why WSJF is Nonsense which details the downside of blindly ranking work packages based on the Weighted Shortest Job First (WSJF) formula.

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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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Most Common Project Management Roadblocks to Avoid for Better Outcomes

Project Bliss

This is a guest post by Shree Krupa. Project managers do a lot of firefighting. Every day, project managers are putting out fires, both internally within the team and externally with clients. They juggle multiple tasks, manage stakeholders’ expectations, and navigate tricky situations.

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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.

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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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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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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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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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!

Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) Estimate and How to Calculate It (with example)

Girl's Guide to PM

What is a ROM estimate used for? A rough order of magnitude estimate is used to give you a very high level view of potential project costs.

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Sales for Project Management: Know Your Product

Arras People

If you’re looking for a career change into project management you need to be proactive. Coming into this profession with no formal experience can be tough, and you have to sell yourself.

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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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The data-driven project manager: Using analytics to improve outcomes

Moira Alexander

With project failure rates remaining troublesome, many project managers are turning to data for help. Proper use of data can take the guesswork out of decision-making and provide tangible support project managers can use to guide their teams.

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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.

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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Simple Yet Effective Strategies For Measuring Productivity And Making Progress

nTask

Measuring productivity is vital for consistent improvement and development. Regular evaluations are a doorway to betterment. As much as performance management is important , developing strategies to gauge progress is not an easy feat.

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Running Great Virtual Meetings: All You Need to Know

Project Bliss

Running a perfect meeting takes a lot of work. Running virtual meetings can be even harder due to added challenges. But it’s a skill that’s critical to master. Benefits of Running Virtual Meetings. What are the benefits of virtual meetings vs face to face?

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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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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.

What is Subcontractor Management in Construction?

ProjectManager.com

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.

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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One Year on Terra Firma

The Lazy Project Manager

It was (and I still can’t quite believe this) one year ago that I last stepped off a plane after a visit to Geneva and Zurich to deliver a series of presentations and workshops for CERN and PMI Switzerland.

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AI in Project Management: An Interview with Lloyd Skinner

Girl's Guide to PM

Lloyd Skinner. Where is artificial intelligence taking project management? AI has turned up in the project management trends articles over the past few years and it’s now most definitely here to stay.

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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.

Progressing Your Project Management Career in Lockdown.

Arras People

Speaking on the PMI Projectified podcast last month Lindsay Scott was asked: “This is such a fascinating time to be in the process of building one’s career as a project professional.

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How To Build A Culture Of Data-Driven Estimation (with Marcel Petitpas from Parakeeto)

The Digital Project Manager

The post How To Build A Culture Of Data-Driven Estimation (with Marcel Petitpas from Parakeeto) appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. DPM Podcast

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Top 20 project management methodologies

Moira Alexander

With the right project management methodology, project management offices (PMOs) can assist their organizations in improving business outcomes — but this requires more than recognizing organizational priorities.

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