Don Pagel

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Executives, Beware of Agile!

The successful shift to an agile organization isn't just about a mandate from above; management has to embrace agile as a way of doing business.

Project Management

15 Killer Project Management Best Practices to Make You a Better Manager

If you’re a project manager, developing and adopting project management best practices is likely one of your top priorities. This article will share …

Project Management

Sprint Planning Checklist

TL;DR: Scrum Sprint Planning ChecklistA sprint planning checklist? How dare you: Scrum is a mindset, not a methodology. It is a journey, not a …

Project Management

The Microsoft Suite Pro User Bundle | MacTrast Deals

<b>The Ultimate Microsoft Access 2013 Training</b><p>Become A Data Management Expert with Over 19 Hours of Microsoft Access Training<p>Microsoft Access 2013 is a …

Project Management

Management Theory of Charles Handy

The theories of Charles Handy have had a powerful effect on modern management thinking. His views on organizational development and ...<p>The theories …

Handy

Scrum And DevOps

Hello great people of the world. Welcome back to Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) blog series with yours truly. This time we’re going talk about …

Project Management

8 ways you’re failing at change management

Buying or implementing technology rarely delivers all benefits we expect. Sometimes it’s because the solution was overhyped by sales staff. Other …

Project Management

What is Agile in Project Management? How it Works and Examples of Leading Solutions

What is agile in project management? It is an iterative approach to project management, in contrast to traditional project management, also called …

Project Management

10 Principles of Leading Change Management

Illustration by Lo Cole<p>Since the mid-2000s, organizational change management and transformation have become permanent features of the business …

Management

A Beginner-Friendly Guide to Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)

<b>The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is essential for getting a project off the ground. Creating a WBS, however, can be a daunting task. This</b> …

Project Management

5 Fundamental Skills for First-Time Managers

New to leadership? Hone these time-tested skills to accelerate your effectiveness and impact as a leader.<p><i>By Mattson Newell (@MattsonNewell), Director for Partners In Leadership, an expert and author on Breakthrough Communications, Global Human Resources, and Talent Development</i>.<p>If you're like many …

Leadership

Take Your Project Management Skills To The Next Level

This suite of Agile learning apps will give you the tools you need to shoot up the pay scale.<p>Let’s be real: Project managers are the glue that keeps …

How To Turn Data Into Actionable Strategies

Business intelligence is more than analytics and reporting. It could help you turn data into action.<p>So your organization has a big vision and uses that vision as the North Star for guiding strategic decisions. But when you're only deploying against vision with no data to back it up, you're flying …

Big Data

Intermediate | Flow of the Week: How to Archive Completed Items in a SharePoint List

Hey Flow Fans!<p>This week’s Flow of the Week is focused on demonstrating three Flow skill sets:<p>Moving SharePoint items from one SharePoint list to …

Microsoft SharePoint

Nothing in Software Development is Obvious

I'd recommend this post as good primer on important security concepts:<p>But it's the first couple comments on the article that caught my attention. …

How To Keep Your Team Focused Day-To-Day When Switching Between Client Accounts

The agency life is definitely chaotic. It’s especially hard to keep your team focused when you are a small agency and you “suffer” from multiple-hat syndrome. Don’t get me wrong, I think people who can wear multiple hats are extraordinary and great assets to a company, however, this can sometimes …

Project Management

The Two Project Management Skills You Need To Know

37 hours of instruction and certification for over 95 percent off.<p>Regardless of the industry, practically every major company on Earth relies on talented leaders to inspire teams and see complex projects through from start to finish.<p>The Lean and Six Sigma leadership and management methods—although …

5 survival tips for reluctant project managers

Not everyone is cut out, or wants to be, a project manager. Here are some tips for how to handle situations where you have to step up and take on …

Budgeting for an App Development Project

Like any business project, or indeed any project, you’ll need detailed budgeting for an app to make it happen. How much an app costs to build is an …

Hands On: OmniPlan 3.9 is project management for complex jobs on the Mac and iPad

You tend to know when you need a project management app. You'd be a little crazy to plan a small, intimate dinner party with a project management app …

Project Management

6 Warning Signs You’re Not Cut Out to be a Tech Manager

At some point, most tech pros have to decide whether to stay on a technical career path or transition into a management role. While choosing between …

Take any project from start to finish with Agile Project Management training for under $25

If you’ve worked in project development, especially in the tech sector, you’re probably already familiar with Agile. Boiling it down, Agile focuses on attacking phases in a project’s lifecycle in short-term “sprints,” creating loads of highly-collaborative quick goals leading toward a more refined …

Compensation Failure: How a Singular Focus on Cash Can Kill Culture

<i>Today’s post comes to us courtesy of board member</i> <i>John Frehse, senior managing director at Ankura Consulting Group.</i>If you ask any Human Resources …

Employee Engagement

Senior Project Manager

Slyce is the market leader in image recognition and visual search. Over the past four years, we’ve raised more than $40M, built out our technology …

Ten Things Managers Do That Drive Their Employees Crazy

It’s a new year. With luck you’ve been thinking about what you want to do differently this year, at work and in other areas of your life.<p>If you manage other people, now is a great time to ask “How can I be a better manager in 2018 than I was in 2017?”<p>Put yourself in the shoes of the people who work …

Employment

Don't Let Your Team Fall Into These 3 Goal-Setting Traps

There’s nothing worse than working on a goal that isn’t yours. In fact, doing so is akin to working toward somebody else’s fitness goals of losing weight, but what you really want to do is build muscle. Yet that’s exactly what happens more often than not in many teams I encounter today. Here are …

Goal Setting

Google Spent Years Studying Effective Teams. This Single Quality Contributed Most to Their Success | Inc.com

The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won't succeed if those individuals don't have the ability to work well together.<p>That's why not too long ago, Google set out on a quest to figure out what makes a team successful. They code-named the study …

Self-improvement

A former Nasa mission director shares his leadership secrets

During his career as a Nasa flight director, Paul Sean Hill had to manage some particularly difficult situations – including overseeing the …

Leadership

Why Better Technology Implementation Isn’t About The Tech

The concept of using change management to improve adoption isn’t new, but it has yet to achieve widespread use in the legal industry.

Project Management

Change Management and the Perspective of Pain

How accepting change and adversity have served as secret allies in business for Veera Sekaran, founder of Greenology.Veera Sekaran discovered his …

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