Sun, 16 Jan 2022 21:35:45 GMT Voices on Project Management https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/286796/voices-on-project-management Voices on Project Management offers insights, tips, advice and personal stories from project managers in different regions and industries. The goal is to get you thinking, and spark a discussion. So, if you read something that you agree with--or even disagree with--leave a comment. AI To Disrupt Project Management https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/71130/ai-to-disrupt-project-management Fri, 07 Jan 2022 15:00:15 GMT By Peter Tarhanidis, PhD Technology has demonstrated tremendous benefits and efficiencies (many of them unstated) over time. The technology lifecyle enhancements that started with our initial computers, software programs and the internet of the past have given way to the modern-day cloud, Big Dat... Debunking 3 Project Management Myths https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/70982/debunking-3-project-management-myths Tue, 14 Dec 2021 16:22:56 GMT   By Yasmina Khelifi, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PMP Our profession faces some consistent myths. During my career, I’ve came across three that I’d like to debunk: 1. Project management is administrative. When I first applied for a project manager position many years ago, I talk... How to Optimize Your Customer Satisfaction Surveys https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/70914/how-to-optimize-your-customer-satisfaction-surveys Thu, 02 Dec 2021 02:16:43 GMT Customer satisfaction surveys are one of the most used feedback mechanisms. I have conducted several surveys for internal tools used by engineers within the companies that I worked at, and here I summarize my experience. While I talk about internal surveys, most of what I describe here is applicable... Do You Miss the "Old Way" of Communicating? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/70880/do-you-miss-the--old-way--of-communicating-- Thu, 25 Nov 2021 18:27:20 GMT By Conrado Morlan In project management, communication is a core competency that significantly impacts the outcome of a project. Most likely, you have worked hard to master your communication skills. Then all of the sudden, the way we communicate changed. The style had to adapt, evolve and am... 3 Ways to Improve Project Management In The Time of Labor Shortages https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/70840/3-ways-to-improve-project-management-in-the-time-of-labor-shortages- Tue, 16 Nov 2021 22:59:32 GMT   As part of starting my technology career, I augmented my undergraduate degree in computer science with a minor in economics. Over the years, I began to appreciate more the inherent wisdom of the demand and supply relationships as it pertains to labor forces. In particular, the laws of econ... 4 Things You Should Include During a Team Setup https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/70808/4-things-you-should-include-during-a-team-setup Wed, 10 Nov 2021 13:40:06 GMT by Christian Bisson   For far too long, I've seen new teams being set up with barely any time allowed to actually enable their success. There are many aspects of creating a new team that people forget or underestimate, and it can create short-term and long-term problems. With all o... "How to Work With Me" for Dummies https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/70685/-how-to-work-with-me--for-dummies Mon, 01 Nov 2021 11:58:05 GMT Click image for larger view By Yasmina Khelifi, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PMP A few years ago (when virtual meetings were less common for most people), I often presented myself by phone, explaining how I liked to communicate on a project (I admitted that sometimes, I send too many emails!)—but I... 3 Skills PMs Need in a Changing World https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/70662/3-skills-pms-need-in-a-changing-world Tue, 26 Oct 2021 13:18:50 GMT by Dave Wakeman As we head into the homestretch of 2021, we are still being heavily impacted by the pandemic—and it seems like a society that is restructuring (or realigning) itself due to challenges and issues that the pandemic uncovered. Reading this morning’s paper highlighted ... How To Establish Your Credibility as a Project Manager in a New Environment https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/70497/how-to-establish-your-credibility-as-a-project-manager-in-a-new-environment Wed, 06 Oct 2021 05:35:14 GMT By Yasmina Khelifi, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PMP Project management skills are transferable skills you can use in any domain or environment. All of us have heard this, but I didn’t believe it until I realized the power of PM skills in two situations. The first one was in a software project I ma... Are Project Managers Salespeople? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/70434/are-project-managers-salespeople- Tue, 28 Sep 2021 14:20:47 GMT by Dave Wakeman I recently realized something that I never really thought about before (at least, I don’t remember thinking about before): Project managers share a lot of the same needs and requirements with salespeople. Crazy, right? Many of you are probably scratching your head, t...