Sat, 25 May 2019 21:42:28 GMT Effective management https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/344406/Effective-management This blog will be used to discuss general topics related with project management and the importance of soft skills development in order to have an effective management. Aligning Objectives https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/53157/Aligning-Objectives Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:37:36 GMT One of the main ideas that top management must maintain is that projects must be aligned with business objectives. This is where the concept of a project portfolio and the role of a Project Management Office (PMO) become important. Let's suppose that a company establishes as a business object... Sharing knowledge is key to success in projects https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/52770/Sharing-knowledge-is-key-to-success-in-projects Fri, 29 Mar 2019 19:41:35 GMT We know that a team is a group of people who are directed towards the same objective and who should establish internal rules to increase their effectiveness and efficiency. Under this definition it is logical to think that team members must collaborate with each other to achieve the goal. Is this... Change Management in Digital Transformation Processes https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/52128/Change-Management-in-Digital-Transformation-Processes Wed, 06 Mar 2019 16:35:28 GMT In the current era in which the use of technology plays a critical role for organizations in order to remain valid, we started year ago talking about digital transformation processes. We say process or strategy because the digital transformation should not be seen as a project that has a beg... A leader brings out the best in his team https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/26115/A-leader-brings-out-the-best-in-his-team Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:30:20 GMT Today my second son is 4 months old and I remembered what I wrote some time ago about the role of project manager as leader and I wanted to share it Just as a parent has a responsibility to provide the chances for their child to achieve their goals, but in a different way, a leader has respo... When authority becomes authoritarian https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/23552/When-authority-becomes-authoritarian Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:43:08 GMT In any organization, there are multiple levels of authority and in every project, the project manager must have some level of authority over team members and available resources. This authority provides a certain level of power. However, exercise authority and authoritarianism are ideas that are far... The Art of Project Management https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/22966/The-Art-of-Project-Management Wed, 05 Oct 2016 16:04:13 GMT Have you ever asked yourself if project management has any relationship with art? I'm pretty sure many of you did it and I would love to discuss the subject with any interested. I think two comparisons illustrate this point  Analogy 1: Considering that one of the principles... My Introductory Post: Project Management and Soft Skills https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/22600/My-Introductory-Post--Project-Management-and-Soft-Skills Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:51:35 GMT A couple of years ago, I started a new blog, and actually this topic was my first post.  This blog is intended to share experiences about the knowledge and skills required in order to manage projects and project teams. Every set of activities developed with a common goal can be see...