Tue, 20 Aug 2019 20:30:20 GMT ProjectsAtWork https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/382892/ProjectsAtWork Breaking barriers and building bridges to better manage projects and lead teams. Good Relations https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/55331/Good-Relations Sat, 03 Aug 2019 20:09:53 GMT Relationships take a lot of work. Are you working on your project relationships? The importance of building productive working relationships with your team can't be overstated. It's a fundamental part of a project manager’s job—as time-consuming and critical as creating t... Risk Reward https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/54472/Risk-Reward Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:14:56 GMT Risk is everywhere. Crossing the street. Changing lanes. Joining a pickup basketball game. Digging in the yard. Some risk we take for granted—most drivers observe the red light, so we go ahead and cross the street; after all, we want to get to the other side. On projects, risk gets more com... Wait A Minute https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/53556/Wait-A-Minute Mon, 06 May 2019 20:20:59 GMT Would we ask the New York Philharmonic to play Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony faster, or to play the Ninth Symphony and the Seventh Symphony at the same time — you know, to be more productive? No, of course not. But how often are project teams expected to juggle multiple roles a... What's Your PMTQ? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/53216/Whats-Your-PMTQ- Mon, 15 Apr 2019 20:10:38 GMT What's Your PMTQ? That's the question posed by Project Management Institute's 2019 Pulse of the Profession report: The Future of Work: Leading the Way With PMTQ. So before you answer, you might have a question — what is PMTQ? It stands for project management technology quot... Culture First https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/51603/Culture-First Wed, 13 Feb 2019 23:45:20 GMT Organizations are ramping up investment in AI, data and analytics initiatives to accelerate business agility, but a vast majority of them are struggling with business transformation in general, and cultural challenges are by far their biggest obstacle to adoption. Those are key conclusions from the ... Courageous Change https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/50609/Courageous-Change Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:50:12 GMT Flip a coin. Every other Fortune 500 companies from the year 2000 is now extinct. That's right — 52 percent of the Fortune 500 at the turn of the century is out of business today! "It used to be enough to get customers to just buy things that you were selling. Now, you need custome... The Missing Link https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/47948/The-Missing-Link Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:17:12 GMT That's a great idea! Um ... how are we going to do it? Innovative thinking is a wonderful asset to any organization, one that should be encouraged and supported. But it's more wonderful when the great ideas get translated into tangible value. The fact is, most cool concepts quickly go col... Process This https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/46310/Process-This Wed, 12 Sep 2018 22:35:00 GMT Not too long ago, it seemed that you couldn't read two articles on project management without one of them citing the purported failure rate of projects. Was it 50 percent? 80?! Some sort of "objective criteria" defined the failures in these studies —... Accidents Will Happen https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/45125/Accidents-Will-Happen Wed, 08 Aug 2018 20:48:21 GMT The professionalization of project management has long been established. More important, the value of project management skills has been widely accepted. Case in point: research consistently shows that PMPs enjoy higher salaries and ever-expanding opportunities in the fast-evolving digital... Meaningful Work https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/43719/Meaningful-Work Tue, 26 Jun 2018 20:21:57 GMT Though it is a well-worn cliché, many technologists probably are less people savvy, while great communicators must rub the glaze from their eyes at the site of code. And business vision may be better left to the MBAs in the executive suite. It's unrealistic to expect any one person to ...