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Understanding Different Communication Styles

Shared by Ian Metzke

ima-mt.com - If you are a BA (Business Analyst) or a PM (Project Manager), these occurrences would seem nothing new, especially at the initial stage of a project just when you begin to familiarise yourself with...

Say More, Please: Are You Decoding the Messages You Receive?

projectmanagement.com - This month’s theme at projectmanagement.com is “communication & collaboration.” I want to focus here on a crucial part of communication: confirming that we’ve understood the message someone has giv...

What are the 3 biggest mistakes that project managers make?

susannemadsen.co.uk - Mistake #1: Managing tasks and events at the expense of leading people The most common mistake project managers make is that they are more concerned with tasks and events than with people and the h...

What Is an Empathy Map?

Shared by SolutionsIQ

solutionsiq.com - An empathy map is a collaborative tool teams can use to gain a deeper insight into their customers. Much like a user persona, an empathy map can represent a group of users, such as a customer segme...

7 programming languages we love to hate -- but can’t live without

Shared by CIO Magazine

infoworld.com - The well-meaning advice to not carry a grudge certainly didn’t come from anyone who’s wrestled with a computer for a living. Toil for anytime with the infernal logic of a programming language and y...

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Certified project manager and business analyst with PMP, CBAP, and PMI-PBA. My passion is sharing best practices and helping organization get more value for the project dollar.

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Book of the Month - IT Project Estimation: A Practical Guide to the Costing of Software

Shared by Alison Dermer

herdingcats.typepad.com - Estimating is part of all decision making in the presence of uncertainty. Accuracy and precision are two primary attributes of all estimates. We all know estimates are hard. But there are lots of h...

The Inconvenient Truths of Software Development

Shared by Peter Geiser

pagantuna.com - Software development has often been managed using a predictive planning model based on the following principles. Software development is best managed as a set of projects, with each project startin...

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4 Tips for Delivering the Desired Business Results  

projectmanagement.com - When I started as a project manager, the focus of my attention was on the mechanics of project management. This involved becoming very involved in work plans, risk/issue trackers, status reports, p...

Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) Webinar

apm.org.uk - Stephen Jones is the Deputy Head the Project Management Capability at Sellafield Ltd. He is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the APM, and Registered Project Professional with 14 years experience i...

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Join Our Talent Network | Apex Systems, Inc. - Careers

Shared by Ivan

itcareers.apexsystemsinc.com - Apex Systems Inc. MyApex Sign In Contact Us Site Map Home Job Seekers Search for a Job Submit Your Resume Connect With a Recruiter Benefits Frequently Asked Questions Tips and Advice Employers I.T....

Product Managers: Why Making Drastic Changes to UI is User-Unfriendly

pmblog.accompa.com - This seems to be a hot trend nowadays at many software companies: Drastically changing the user interface (UI). In fact, this happened recently to several of the cloud software applications we use ...

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Project Failures: London's £1M Per-Month Millennium Dome

manageprojectsonsharepoint.com - December 31st, 1999. There was an air of excitement as the world waited to cross over into the the year 2000 and the third millennium. People celebrated, whooped and frolicked in the party atmosphe...

Ignore Most Productivity Advice: This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Know About Habits

inc.com - If you're looking to increase your productivity, there's no shortage of advice out there. Sir Richard Branson thinks you should wake up at 5am every day. Or maybe try journaling. Others swear by me...

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