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Hybrid Project Management: A Middle Ground Between Agile and Waterfall

by Greig O'Brien

Agile project management strives for adaptability, while Waterfall strives for predictability. A hybrid approach that marries the two can be challenging to implement but beneficial for some projects.

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Scrum Master vs. Agile Coach: Why Successful Transformations Need Both

by Tony Amos

During an Agile transformation, leaders often assume that the Agile coach role can be undertaken by a Scrum master. While they share similar traits, these roles have scopes that differ greatly.

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What Is a Technical Project Manager?

by Adina Zoltan

Surging demand for Technical Project Managers has raised some important questions for PMs in software development. What are the responsibilities and expectations associated with this role? And just how technical is “technical”?

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How to Facilitate Change Through Agile Servant Leadership

by Alvaro Villena

The philosophy of servant leadership gives project managers a superpower to influence teams without direct authority, which allows them to drive change across the organization more effectively.

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How to Build a Strong Remote Work Culture: An Interview with Christy Schumann

by Vytas Butkus

Christy Schumann, Toptal’s VP of Talent Operations, discusses what it is like to lead a 100-strong fully remote and distributed team that is responsible for matching Fortune 500 companies and well-funded startups with some of the best talent in the world.

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Project Management Cheat Sheet

by Adi Behlulovic

There is no perfect framework that can be applied universally. Project managers should tailor processes to work best with their teams and develop skills that will serve them well throughout their career.

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Making Change Stick: How to Get Change Management Right

by Alan David Walker

Change management is critical to project success. Studies report that about three-quarters of change efforts flop if they are not managed well. Learn how to get change management right.

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An Introduction to Workarea Commerce Platform

by Maxim Sterjanov

The global eCommerce market has grown from $2.8 trillion to $3.5 trillion over the last year, and the projected growth remains at a staggering 18% per year. Workarea is positioning itself as a highly flexible and customizable offering for enterprise clients to satisfy the growing demand.

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