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How project management turned into a Scrum | Financial Times

A Berlin company, founded in 2013, built an online service that allows new customers to open a bank account in under eight minutes. It sends …

Project Management

10 Interview Questions for Project Managers

Your dream company has invited you to interview for a project management job. They’ve asked you their questions, and now it’s your turn to find out …

Project Management

The best summer reads: 90 books chosen by 40 literary luminaries

What to read on your recliner this summer? While we await the biggest event publication of the year with Harper Lee’s <i>Go Set a Watchman</i>, in mid-July, …

Microsoft Project 2013 Cheat Sheet

2.7 MB | 3 files | PDF<p>Microsoft Project 2013 is a project management software program that helps you plan projects and keep them on track, no matter …

Project Management

50 Amazingly Clever Cheat Sheets To Simplify Home Decorating Projects - Page...

21. What type of flooring is best for your home?<p>Trying to decide between ceramic and wood? Bamboo or vinyl? There are a lot of different factors to …

Home Decorating

Why SCRUM Backlogs lead to bad Product Decisions

I used to be a huge fan of SCRUM sprints and backlogs when it comes to planning software projects but the more I dive into product management the …

Product Management

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

MAKING PROJECT MANAGEMENT BEST PRACTICES A PRIORITY AGAIN

We recently talked about some reasons your PMO’s best practices might not be what they once were, (WHY YOUR BEST PROJECT MANAGEMENT PRACTICES MIGHT …

How to effectively delegate to your remote team

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Nordic Skiing: The Basics

As the Nordic World Championship draws to a close in Falun, Sweden, you don't have to have a designated Nordic center in your backyard to strap on your skis. Cross-country skiing is a versatile sport for the transitional seasons. From the traditional striding method or full-body workout skate …

The Complete Guide to Productivity

Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our …

A Brief History of SMART Goals

Whether in business or your personal life, having a goal gives you something to work towards. It pushes you forward and provides a constant reminder …

Get Your Projects on Track: Remember the Baseline!

The baseline of a project schedule is the key to monitoring and the reporting of status on the project. Without the baseline, the project manager is …

Introduction to Project Management

In its modern form, project management dates back to the early 1950s, although its roots go further back to the latter years of the 19th century. As …

What is Project Management?

More specifically, what is a project? It's a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service or result.<p>A project is <b>temporary</b> in …

Project Quality Management: What Went Wrong?

- February 23, 2015<p>Michelle Stronach has over 20 years of experience in the project management field, with experience creating successful PMOs and …

The Daily Life of a Project Manager Demonstrated in Gifs

The Daily Life of a Project Manager Demonstrated in GifsKristin YangWednesday, February 18th, 2015 - 12:00AMEveryone wonders what a day in a life of …

Is it a Bird? Is it a Plane? No, it’s a Super PMO!

As businesses have become more reliant on the project management office to ensure tasks are completed on time, on budget and with minimum impact on …

The Elusive "Right" Conversation in Today's Workplace - Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career

Have you ever been frustrated and confused by recurring conversations that never achieve your intended results?<p>If so, the answer could be that you …

Iteration Management – Post #3 – Card walls

<i>This post is a part of a series of posts about iteration management. If you want to start from the beginning, go here.</i>One thing that you’ll find on …

​Collaboration Techniques for Large Distributed Agile Projects

Agile Development

Gartner and Software Advice examine Agile Lifecycle Management Tools

In February 2015 both Gartner and Software Advice released research and analysis into agile lifecycle management/project management tools. The …

Project Management

5 Kanban Project Management Tools to Improve Your Team’s Workflow

Working together as a team can be a challenge at the best of times and this is why it is so important to have the right project management tools in …