Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:13:07 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. Project Management Triangles and Integrated Reasoning https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/33546/Project-Management-Triangles-and-Integrated-Reasoning Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:09:37 GMT By Wanda Curlee  There are two triangles commonly referenced in the project management discipline: The Iron Triangle (sometimes called the Golden Triangle) and PMI’s Talent Triangle®. Each provides insight into the complexity of even the simplest project.     Howeve... Best Practices for Managing Project Escalations https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/33334/Best-Practices-for-Managing-Project-Escalations Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:45:00 GMT By Marian Haus, PMP Throughout any given initiative, project managers must deal with issues that are sure to arise. Some are solvable within the project organization, with or without the project manager’s influence. Others however — especially those that could affect the outcome of a ... Questions from Project Management Central - Interviews https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/33240/Questions-from-Project-Management-Central---Interviews- Mon, 02 Oct 2017 16:14:23 GMT Hi! I'm so pleased to join you on the Voices on Project Management blog! I works for best of breed technology companies around the world managing programs of change, projects, and people. My areas of expertise are talent management, building high performing teams, working globally, and chan... The Ying and Yang of Resilience https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/33201/The-Ying-and-Yang-of-Resilience Sat, 30 Sep 2017 00:33:33 GMT By Lynda Bourne In the world of materials science, resilience is the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape after it has been deformed by a force or load. Resilient materials absorb the stress by flexing under the load —typically with increasing levels of resistance ... 3 Tips For Simplifying Complexity https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/33086/3-Tips-For-Simplifying-Complexity Tue, 26 Sep 2017 01:03:33 GMT By Dave Wakeman Project managers have an essential—but sometimes thankless—job. They stand at the intersection of complex projects filled with countless stakeholders that don’t always see eye to eye. This can lead to a great deal of frustration—but great communication s... Mix & Match https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/32974/Mix---Match Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:46:23 GMT by Cyndee Miller It was almost like watching rival cliques at school, die-hard agilistas matching wits with waterfall purists. The drama was always quite civil, mostly limited to snobbish comments dismissing the merits of the rival approach. But lately — and frankly, I never thought ... Agile Evolves https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/32641/Agile-Evolves Thu, 07 Sep 2017 21:14:35 GMT by Cyndee Miller Agile is the punk rock of project management. After years of living on the fringe, it’s officially gone mainstream—much to the joy of some and the utter dismay of others. Like punk, it was built around a call to disrupt the status quo. When a group of software p... 3 Tips to Enhance Your Leadership IQ https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/32611/3-Tips-to-Enhance-Your-Leadership-IQ Thu, 07 Sep 2017 02:54:52 GMT By Peter Tarhanidis The boards I serve have common opportunities and challenges revolving around promoting a brand, balancing the operating budget and growing capital. Yet, while flawless leadership is expected, in actuality it is difficult to sustain. As I reflected on why many organizations ... 3 Tips for Becoming a Better Listener-and a Better Project Manager https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/32590/3-Tips-for-Becoming-a-Better-Listener-and-a-Better-Project-Manager Wed, 06 Sep 2017 15:09:27 GMT by Dave Wakeman Project managers, first and foremast, are often considered as communicators. Early on, when I first received my Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification, I remember someone telling me that 90 percent of a project manager’s job was communicating. The th... Maximizing the Value of Agile https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/32360/Maximizing-the-Value-of-Agile Thu, 24 Aug 2017 23:16:18 GMT By Lynda Bourne Everyone wants to “go agile.” But far too many organizations seem to think agile is simply a different way of doing project work that will miraculously achieve major efficiencies.  For the approach to achieve its promise, the upper echelons of the organizat...