Wed, 14 Nov 2018 23:47:50 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. Are We Done Disrupting Yet? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/48685/Are-We-Done-Disrupting-Yet- Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:39:41 GMT   by Cyndee Miller That digital disruption all the experts and thought leaders have been hyping for what seems like decades? It’s here. For real. I know, I know, dear readers. You’ve heard it before. From me. And I’m sure many of you would be content to never hear ... Go Ahead and Fail-It Could Be the Way to Succeed https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/48607/Go-Ahead-and-Fail-It-Could-Be-the-Way-to-Succeed Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:11:52 GMT by Cyndee Miller Talk all you want about the “critical elements to business success.” What people—including me—really want to hear about is failure. We want the spectacular flameout. And we want all the gory details. Some of this is just human nature. But it’s more t... 3 Tips for Building a Strong Project Team https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/48504/3-Tips-for-Building-a-Strong-Project-Team Sat, 10 Nov 2018 11:50:49 GMT A great emphasis is often placed on the selection of a project manager. Much has been written about the need for training, credentials, experience and ability to engage with stakeholders as the keys to a successful project.   But, I have not seen a similar level of attention paid to the s... 3 Skills Project Managers Will Need In The Future https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/48023/3-Skills-Project-Managers-Will-Need-In-The-Future- Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:11:56 GMT By Dave Wakeman As we head into the fourth quarter, our minds are likely focusing on finishing the year strong, hitting our goals and, maybe, thinking about what 2019 will bring.  For many, that line of thinking includes how we can better develop ourselves, make ourselves more valuable to... Creativity Is for Project Managers, Too https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/47357/Creativity-Is-for-Project-Managers--Too Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:56:19 GMT by Cyndee Miller “We are all inherently creative,” proclaimed Google’s Abigail Posner at PMI Global Conference. And yes, that includes project and program managers. Every year, Fast Company—that arbiter of all things cool and cutting edge— releases its 50 most ... Kids These Days https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/47256/Kids-These-Days Mon, 08 Oct 2018 20:15:39 GMT by Cyndee Miller Every generation is doomed to a stereotype. Millennials will not survive without a non-stop stream of validation. They’re special—why can’t you see that? Generation Xers are loners who would rather take a sick day than participate in some team-building exe... When Passion Meets Project Management https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/47216/When-Passion-Meets-Project-Management Mon, 08 Oct 2018 01:20:32 GMT by Cyndee Miller After Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, many—including me—wondered if the storied city would ever be the same. Slowly but surely, citizens, companies and non-profits began to rebuild. One of the most ambitious efforts was Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care S... Make Change Part of Your DNA https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/47176/Make-Change-Part-of-Your-DNA Sun, 07 Oct 2018 01:28:59 GMT by Cyndee Miller Throughout its history, Los Angeles has picked up many a well-known nickname—La La Land, City of Angels, The Big Orange come to mind. But it might be time to add a new one to the list: Champion of Change. Over the years, this city has proven it’s ready, willing and... Should You Implement a Portfolio Management Tool? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/46847/Should-You-Implement-a-Portfolio-Management-Tool- Thu, 27 Sep 2018 20:24:37 GMT By Wanda Curlee What is the state of portfolio management technology? That, of course, is a loaded question. Many factors—including the company and the industry—come into play. Nevertheless, most will agree that the tools of portfolio management have progressed. While portfolio ... Do You Understand the Critical Path Method? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/46617/Do-You-Understand-the-Critical-Path-Method- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:42:37 GMT By Ramiro Rodrigues   The term path is used for a sequence of activities that are serially related to each other.   Imagine, for example, that your colleagues have decided to organize a barbecue. After dividing up the work, you are responsible for hiring the catering services. ...