What does it take to be a good project manager? Many believe the ability to plan and manage scope, schedule and budget can be applied to any project. Others believe that domain experience is more important. Some say both take a back seat to soft skills. But it’s not an either/or debate. It’s a balance that must be built.
TOOLS TRAINING LIVE WEBINARS USER-GENERATED
|Language:||All English Arabic French Japanese Korean Portuguese Romanian Russian Spanish|
|Access:||All Free Premium|
|All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z _ ‘ ’ “ ¿ Á É|
394 items found
Too many complex, costly initiatives are justified by frantic hand waving, happy talk and hazy platitudes. So how do you build better business cases? Here’s a five-stage process that extends from the executive suite to the operational level, and measures a project’s tangible impact throughout the organization.
Transitioning to DevOps means navigating through internal political and cultural issues that stand between developers and operations teams to find a way towards unification. From identifying pain points and enlisting sponsorship to starting small before you scale, here are seven steps to successfully implement DevOps in your organization.
Move over, project managers. There's a hotter IT job for senior PMs: Program Manager.
Does your organization have formal program management processes in place to manage multiple projects with the same strategic objectives? If not, you’re probably dealing with a number of challenges on the resource, risk and quality fronts. Here are some appropriate solutions for problems that exist in organizations without strong program office controls.
In business, you must be able to produce products and services efficiently in order to survive in the competitive environment. But periodically, you need to “get your head out of the boat” and evaluate your competitors, environmental factors and your own strengths and weaknesses to define the correct direction for the company.
How? By getting back to the basics. As has been proven time and time again, more technology is not always better. In fact, many people think the over-dependence on technology has sidetracked KM from being the organizational and cultural phenomenon that always should have been its primary focus.
Need a powerful way to quickly estimate the cost of your project team? Here's a model to inject a more structured approach to estimating human resource costs for your project.
Risk management can suffer from too little or too much supporting infrastructure, be it tools, techniques, training, templates or technology. Getting these elements right enables the risk process to deliver the expected benefits to the organization and its projects.
We want to lead teams that are productive, passionate and efficient, but so often the results fall short of the potential. Roger Schwarz, author of “Smart Leaders, Smarter Teams,” shares 8 behaviors and 5 core values that can help leaders and teams adopt a “mutual learning mindset” for greater success.