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Upcoming Webinars

How to Manage a Frugal Innovation Project

Apr 3, 2018 12:00 PM EDT (UTC-4)
PREMIUM webinar

The current model is challenging. We keep creating products that no one really needs that produce waste that nobody wants. Furthermore, we need to start concentrating on the conditions that people live in and what goods and services meet those conditions. This webinar will describe to you what frugal innovation is, why this is important, and the approaches a Project Manager can take to master such projects. What you will get: * An understanding what frugal innovation is about * Why we can expect such projects escalating * What approaches a Project Manager must take with such initiatives * Hopefully broaden your ability to take on such projects in the future.

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Stakeholder Engagement - The Ultimate Key To Project Success

by George Jucan, MSc, PMP, OCP
February 28, 2018 | 60:18 | Views: 3,391 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.17 / 5

This session covers the entire life-cycle of stakeholders’ engagement, from day 0 to project sign-off, and describes not only WHAT to do but also HOW to do it efficiently – including original tools and techniques proven by Mr. Jucan’s successful track record in complex stakeholder environments.

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Save Time With Tools + Templates

Stakeholder Analysis Log

PREMIUM deliverable
by Joao Saragoca

This Excel template allows a project manager to list the stakeholders and automatically highlight the ones with more impact for the project. It also highlights the ones with which the commitment level needs to be managed, with a space for dated actions.

Decision Tracker

PREMIUM deliverable
by Venkata Kolisetti

We make a lot of decisions throughout the project life cycle. Tracking these decisions is crucial, especially for projects that run for years. With people moving around and with constant change in roles, the tracking of decisions is necessary. This log helps new stakeholders get up to speed on the decisions made—and the reasons behind them.

Change Readiness Assessment (Japanese Translation)

PREMIUM deliverable


Project Status Update (Presentation)

PREMIUM presentation
by Daniel Grzybek

This presentation template is a formal customer-facing status report used for medium to larger projects, or for reporting multiple projects with the same stakeholder audience.

Privacy Policy Checklist

PREMIUM checklist

Protecting your customers' personal data should be job one. If you don't have a privacy policy in place, you need to do that five minutes ago. This checklist will help ensure that your privacy policy will be successfully put together, rolled out to the troops and followed.

Learn From Others

Scope Creep in Projects: Looking From the Lens of Critical Thinking

by Vanita Bhoola

It is a VUCA world—volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous—and project management is no exception. In such situations, the final project may hardly resemble the original or initial plan. Welcome to scope creep! How can critical thinking help?

The Difference Between Account Managers & Project Managers

by Walt Ruday

It’s not uncommon that organizations with a wide spectrum of service offerings and functional roles have blurred lines between the distinction of account and project management. The reality is that the two roles are quite different—and require different skill sets and focuses.

Las Reglas no Escritas de los Proyectos

by Jose Alzurut

En cada organización existen reglas no escritas del juego por ende los proyectos se amoldan a las mismas. Pero las reglas no escritas no son buenas o malas. Sencillamente son apropiadas o inapropiadas, según lo que la organización este tratando de lograr y los verdaderos problemas se presentan cuando aquellas se refuerzan entre sí en modos que nadie identifica.

Winning the Deal

by Soumya Maitra

Vendor management is a key activity in any project but literature often overlooks the vendor’s point of view. While there can’t be a “one-solution-fits-all” strategy to the challenging activities involved in making your pitch, the author, working with an IT service provider, shares his recipe for winning the client.

A Celebration of Code and Coders

by Al Taylor

IT application development projects can be challenging and stressful. The efforts of the successful team need to be recognized and celebrated. In this article, the author makes the case for greater celebration of application code and the coders who write it.

What Does Success Look Like?

by Andy Jordan

The most important question that should be asked before a project is approved is rarely considered. That’s an issue we need to address—that we tend to think of projects as solutions to specific problems.

Project Momentum Continuity Improvement: Focal Areas to Increase Performance

by Randall Tabor

Every organization has projects to direct necessary change; therefore, every organization can have issues with resistance, distractions and the task minutiae overload that holds back progress. By identifying methods to reduce the impacts of these three areas, we maintain project momentum, reduce delays, mitigate motivation detraction and gain altogether better results.

Practical Methods for Successful Change Adoption

by Aimee Baxter, PMP

What are the elements that can ensure a successful project adoption? What are some basic tactics that can be used to help make sure that stakeholders and in-the-trenches users have the best attitude possible to make the change and spread the news to their colleagues?

When Does 'Protecting' Your Team Become a Negative?

by Andy Jordan

One of the key attributes a project manager needs is the ability to protect their team from some of the “noise” around projects and allow members to focus on their work. But can that go too far—especially in the modern project delivery environment that requires project teams to understand more about the reasoning behind their project and why it matters?

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How do I establish control when taking over a porject?  Anish Abraham  Mar 19, 2018 11:12 AM  22 
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Have you ever worked with a project resource or stakeholder that was related to the boss?  Sante Vergini  Mar 13, 2018 6:30 PM  12 
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