Mon, 17 Feb 2020 07:50:25 GMT PM Network https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/284550/PM-Network PM Network is the award-winning professional magazine published monthly for members of the Project Management Institute. This blog will highlight some of the publication's valuable information and insights, keeping you up to date on industry trends. The Pride of Mozambique Delivers on Biodiversity https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/60392/The-Pride-of-Mozambique-Delivers-on-Biodiversity Fri, 07 Feb 2020 17:44:35 GMT By Cyndee Miller I think we’d all agree it’s not a best practice to simply drop two dozen big cats into someone’s backyard without warning. So when conservationists Ivan Carter and Mark Haldane teamed up on what would become the largest international lion relocation in history, ... 2020 Vision: What's the Career Outlook for Project Leaders? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/59093/2020-Vision--What-s-the-Career-Outlook-for-Project-Leaders- Mon, 06 Jan 2020 01:17:47 GMT By Cyndee Miller It was about a year ago that the whispers started. Pundits, clients, SMEs, futurists—they all seemed to be hinting that a recession was brewing. At first, I shrugged it off. Things were looking pretty darn good. But at some point, the old Spidey Sense kicked in. Maybe it... Give the People What They Want https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/58261/Give-the-People-What-They-Want Wed, 04 Dec 2019 15:50:05 GMT By Cyndee Miller Everybody deserves a little attention now and again—some small sign that someone out there is actually paying attention to what they’re saying. And for companies, there’s a payoff to focusing on the people at the receiving end of their projects and products: ... How to Beat the Bias Beast https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/57387/How-to-Beat-the-Bias-Beast Fri, 01 Nov 2019 18:40:41 GMT By Cyndee Miller We’ve all done it, made a call based on some bias we might not even be aware of. And no, you are not some magical unicorn exception. We’ve all fallen victim to those pesky cognitive assumptions that can influence the way we approach our work, not to mention the end re... 50 Years, 50 Influential Projects https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56864/50-Years--50-Influential-Projects Thu, 10 Oct 2019 14:04:58 GMT By Cyndee Miller Bob Geldof was not happy. It was 1985. It was Live Aid. And he was trying to raise money to fight famine in Africa. So in between glorious sets by the likes of Queen and David Bowie, the Boomtown Rats frontman would come on pleading for money.  It worked. Using one of the... Decisions, Decisions: Making the Right Call With AI https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56149/Decisions--Decisions--Making-the-Right-Call-With-AI Mon, 09 Sep 2019 05:47:14 GMT There’s a whole lot of data out there. That’s all well and good, but it does leave us with one small problem: There’s not enough brainpower to turn all that information into sound decisions. Artificial intelligence, machine learning and all that other disruptive tech we hear so ... The Great Government Reboot https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/55354/The-Great-Government-Reboot Mon, 05 Aug 2019 22:48:13 GMT   Fast. Digital pioneer. Hyper-efficient. Customer-friendly. Not necessarily the first things that come to mind when someone mentions government. “In general, governmental organizations have long been behind the private sector in technology,” says Horacio Barbier, PMP, directo... So You Wanna Be a Project Manager? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/54833/So-You-Wanna-Be-a-Project-Manager- Tue, 09 Jul 2019 20:47:31 GMT by Cyndee Miller As a newbie, it can be tough to push back, even if you know deep down you’re right. What’s a project manager to do—without sabotaging their career? Back when he was just starting out, Justin Fraser, PMP, was working with a team member insistent on doing w... Late to the Digitization Party https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/53462/Late-to-the-Digitization-Party Thu, 02 May 2019 13:27:22 GMT “Going digital” has been the transformation goal in many sectors for some time now. But there is one industry that has just recently jumped on the digital bandwagon. That industry is real estate. An article in May PM Network® examines this newly opened playing field. Both startups... Getting Everyone Tuned In https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/53301/Getting-Everyone-Tuned-In Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:28:30 GMT Right from the start, a project manager’s goal should be creating and maintaining a cohesive, engaged team. As noted in an April PM Network® article, this can be challenging—even more so if the team hasn’t worked together before and the deadlines are tight. What project mana...