Fri, 28 Feb 2020 22:05:47 GMT ProjectsAtWork https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/382892/ProjectsAtWork Breaking barriers and building bridges to better manage projects and lead teams. Cents and Sensibility https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/61546/Cents-and-Sensibility Mon, 10 Feb 2020 20:44:31 GMT A hard line on the bottom line means projects better show value. But ROI can be spelled many ways. No business goes to market with a product or service that it isn't confident will justify the time and resources spent developing it. Should project selection be any different? Most organization... The Future's Here-Are You Ready? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/59182/The-Futures-Here-Are-You-Ready- Tue, 07 Jan 2020 20:37:16 GMT New technologies, shifting business needs, flexible delivery approaches and the move to The Project Economy—all of these things are changing the profession of project management. And that shift is only going to accelerate in 2020.  In a recent episode of Projectified with hos... What About Why? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56888/What-About-Why-- Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:30:33 GMT One misconception many new project managers bring to their role is a belief (or is it a hope?) that a particular methodology, the latest tool or a popular template will bring them success in their work. It’s understandable, but it’s a misguided, often doomed way of thinking ... Rescue Mission https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/56177/Rescue-Mission Tue, 10 Sep 2019 19:13:43 GMT A major renovation project at Denver International Airport is sending out Mayday signals, with cost overruns that could exceed $350 million and delays measured in years. It’s déjà vu all over again.  I once did a story on an infamous project debacle—a complex baggag... 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...