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Leading Successful PMOs - Success

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Leading Successful PMOs - Success

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Recommended Project Management Resources | Virtual Project Management Consulting

Recommended Project Management Resources | Virtual Project Management Consulting | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
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Recommended project management resources for training, software, products and services for existing and aspiring project managers.

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The Future Of Cloud Project Management

The Future Of Cloud Project Management | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
Cloud Project Management (PM) is undoubtedly the best option when thinking of Project Management, as the traditional solutions offer much lower quality of services and variety of tools.
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Discover the benefits of a Cloud Project Management solution.

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What Has Had The Most Significant Impact on Project Management in The Last 5 Years?

What Has Had The Most Significant Impact on Project Management in The Last 5 Years? | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
Who better to answer a question like this than project management practitioners themselves. The question, ‘What has had the most significant impact on project management in the last 5 years?’ was…
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Some insightful answers from project management practitioners. Project management certainly had accelerated growth in the past few years.

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Customer Satisfaction: The most important project metric

Customer Satisfaction: The most important project metric | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
The satisfaction of the customer is as important (if not more so) than the traditional project management progress measures of time, cost and quality.
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Couldn't agree more with view of Colin Ellis about customer satisfaction. Ultimately the satisfaction of the customer will determine if a project is considered successful or not.

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Top 10 Work Skills You'll Need in 2020 (Infographic) - Wrike Blog

Top 10 Work Skills You'll Need in 2020 (Infographic) - Wrike Blog | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
The modern workplace is changing rapidly, and it shows no sign of slowing down. More and more of us are (or will be) working in non-traditional ways, from setting our own hours to working with colleagues spread out over the entire globe. This infographic examines today’s trends and takes a peek into the future to …
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This is very relevant to project managers and how we need to adjust to stay current for the future workplace.

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New Video - What Makes a Great Project Manager?

New Video - What Makes a Great Project Manager? | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
3 minute video on clear simple examples of what makes some project managers great, compared to all others.
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Good perspective on what makes a great project manager. Do you agree or do you have more perspectives?

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Change Management Process – Barriers and Negative effects - Part 3 | Virtual Project Management Consulting

Change Management Process – Barriers and Negative effects - Part 3 | Virtual Project Management Consulting | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
Take a look at the negative effects of insufficient change management as well as the barriers to a successful implementation of change.
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What are the barriers to effective Change Management on projects?

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Change Management Process – Benefits and Project Impact | Virtual Project Management Consulting

Change Management Process – Benefits and Project Impact | Virtual Project Management Consulting | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
This is the first of a series of 3 articles about the Change Management process. It will cover the benefits of change management, ideas for how to measure
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Discover the benefits you can expect from doing proper Change Management on your projects.

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Tips to Manage a Project When It's Just You - Business 2 Community

Tips to Manage a Project When It's Just You - Business 2 Community | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
Tips to Manage a Project When It's Just You
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Often times, especially if you're a service provider or small business owner, the project manager and the person working on the project are one and the same.
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Overview of how to approach project management in your small business. #smallbusiness #pm

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Project Management Platform Wrike Challenges Asana With New Workflow Tools | TechCrunch

Project Management Platform Wrike Challenges Asana With New Workflow Tools | TechCrunch | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
When it comes to web-based project management tools, we are spoiled for options these days. Popular ones include Asana, which coincidentally released its new..
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More advanced features from Wrike as an online project management tool.

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Six social-media skills every leader needs | McKinsey & Company

Six social-media skills every leader needs | McKinsey & Company | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
Organizational social-media literacy is fast becoming a source of competitive advantage. Learn, through the lens of executives at General Electric, how you and your leaders can keep up. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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Excellent article about the six dimensions of organizational media literacy that leaders need to master in order to make them more creative, innovative, and agile.

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Why You Should Get Certified in Project Management

Why You Should Get Certified in Project Management | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it

Why You Should Get Certified in Project Management (Why You Should Get Certified in #ProjectManagement - http://t.co/eeBLUTqkFP)...


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6 Reasons to become certified in project management.

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Professional project management: why it’s a necessity in business

Professional project management: why it’s a necessity in business | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it

Professional project management: why it’s a necessity in business http://su.pr/3203kE ; #project #management #PMchat #Projectmanagement

 

 


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CRM and Project Management: better together or…not?

CRM and Project Management: better together or…not? | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
Selecting the best software for a business, no matter if it is a startup or not, requires a lot of attention, so that it totally fits the company’s needs and it will have the flexibility to continue to fit future needs
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Do you want to use one app for your business, or different apps for different processes?

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Project Management User Research Report

Project Management User Research Report | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
Capterra surveyed users of project management software to gain insight into how users buy and use this software. Turns out your level of satisfaction with your project management system could stem from how you buy it. Read on to find out why.
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Some original, insightful research into how project management users find, purchase, and use software.

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Agile Project Management Software

Agile Project Management Software | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
Software vendors are increasingly offering solutions tailored to agile project management. This report will offer insight into how these tools are being used and help potential buyers make a more informed decision.
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Detailed Report based on survey done with project managers on what functionality and features of agile project management software have the greatest impact on a team’s efficiency.

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6 top free, mobile project management tools

6 top free, mobile project management tools | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
Techworld looks at some of the top project management tools you can use for free, and on your mobile phone to help teams work efficiently and flexibly.
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To help you understand which PM tools to consider for a mobile work force.

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10 Things I love about managing projects

10 Things I love about managing projects | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
There are lots of reasons to love project management. Here are the 10 top reasons I love managing projects.
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Nice perspective on project management. I love the relationships you build with different people over the years.

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PMI Volunteers Help Companies in Need at Inaugural Project Management Day of Service | Business Wire

PMI Volunteers Help Companies in Need at Inaugural Project Management Day of Service | Business Wire | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
Scope-A-Thon provides pro bono project management services to hundreds of non-profit and charity organizations.
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What a good idea for project managers - hope this will spread to other countries too.

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Change Management Process – Measuring Return on Investment (ROI) Part 2 | Virtual Project Management Consulting

Change Management Process – Measuring Return on Investment (ROI) Part 2 | Virtual Project Management Consulting | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
This article will look at how to measure your return on investment (ROI) and whether the cost spent on Change Management yields a favourable return.
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Can ROI be measured for Change Management on projects?

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How to Overcome Culture Challenges on Projects | Virtual Project Management Consulting

How to Overcome Culture Challenges on Projects | Virtual Project Management Consulting | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
Part of the Success Stories Shared initiative whereby experienced project management practitioners share project stories and lessons learnt.
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Success despite cultural challenges by adhering to PM processes and standards. Read interesting success story shared.

Please contact me to share one of your own success stories.

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Fine-tuning your project management style: 4 tips on how to successfully blend ... - FierceCIO

Fine-tuning your project management style: 4 tips on how to successfully blend ... - FierceCIO | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
Fine-tuning your project management style: 4 tips on how to successfully blend ...
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Agile loyalists see the benefit of empowering individuals and teams in a bottom-up approach that produces a faster, more responsive way of working.
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A more realistic approach to blend Agile and Waterfall PM methodologies.

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Major Project Management Methodologies

Major Project Management Methodologies | (RT @qualityassur_dp: Major Project Management Methodologies #qualityassurance http://t.co/ufKW0mp2Bc)
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Covering the key features of some of the main PM methodologies.

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Project Management Should Encourage Diversity, Networking, Collaboration - PM Hut

Project Management Should Encourage Diversity, Networking, Collaboration - PM Hut
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A good reflection on the foundation of PMI and how it remains relevant to project professionals today.

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3 Steps towards PM planning excellence

3 Steps towards PM planning excellence | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
Above and beyond doing the standard project planning activities, there are three steps you can take towards planning excellence.
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What works best for project planning from my experience.

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Delivering change: The power of influence: Engaging through story telling

Delivering change: The power of influence: Engaging through story telling | Project Management best practices | Scoop.it
stakeholder engagement, storytelling in business, project management techniques

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Good article on how to engage through story telling.

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