Planio Blog: Project Management

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The project manager’s guide to dealing with burnout

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Jory MacKay
November 08, 2022

It’s no longer a question of if you’ll suffer from burnout - but when. Nearly 75% of workers say they’ve experienced burnout during their career (with 40% of those saying they’ve experienced burnout specifically during the pandemic). But burnout...

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How to Write a Project Plan (with free Template)

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Jory MacKay
October 25, 2022

Despite all of your hard work, the honest truth is that 70% of all projects will fail to meet their goals. But while there are countless reasons why projects fail — scope creep, budget overrun, lack of stakeholder support — there’s one roadblock...

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What is Program Management & Do You Need It?

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Jory MacKay
October 11, 2022

If you’ve been managing projects long enough, you’ll know there’s a fair bit of confusion around roles and titles. But few cause as much confusion as the difference between project and program management. While there are some similarities between...

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6 steps to validate your new product ideas

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Jory MacKay
September 27, 2022

How hard is it to create a successful product? According to some studies, your chances of building a successful, revenue-generating product are only slightly better than your chances of being accepted to Harvard. As a project or product leader...

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How to use behavioral design to build better products

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Jory MacKay
August 30, 2022

Ask a project manager what superpower they’d pick, and you’ll most likely hear the same answer: reading minds. As people who make products, it’s our job to understand what real people actually want to the best of our abilities. That’s why we spend...

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A modern (and easy) guide to the 5 agile ceremonies

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Jory MacKay
July 05, 2022

Agile ceremonies are the fuel that keeps your development team moving forward. Even in the depths of the most complex projects, regular check-ins, moments for self-reflection, and planning sessions can help illuminate the path ahead. But what...