The first day is in the books—successful or unsuccessful, you are now in “Day 2” of project management. Sure, some of the polish has worn off, but guess what? Those challenges you faced on the first day are still there.
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Late last year, project managers across Australia got together to give a day of service to the community in the best way a project manager can—by using their PM skills. Learn some takeaways we can all use in our careers.
BRM practices are not clearly understood, and not used effectively. The new Benefits Realization Management: A Practice Guide will help you drive more successful outcomes and better strategic alignment in your organization.
When a team leader who is a planner at heart is forced to work without an official project management plan, there are still ways to covertly organize the workflow that can closely mimic effective PM principles.
Using a mind mapping tool for group problem solving can be an excellent way to resolve complex issues. A good group mind mapping experience has the added benefit of improving group dynamics and eliciting better participation.
In a perfect word, PMOs will have a clear mandate, a set of goals and objectives—and a plan to achieve those goals. But PMOs rarely exist in a perfect world, so how do they still deliver value?
New project managers are exposed to conflicting guidance. Recommendations often appear to be at odds, so what is the new PM to do? Let’s examine the basics so we can make an informed decision...
There is a tremendous amount of work that goes into defining and completing an end-of-life cycle for every software product. It also requires a skilled program/project manager. Here are some recommendations to help facilitate this process.
As project managers, we learn many tools and techniques that help us successfully complete many of our projects. But how many times have we used those techniques in our personal lives to overcome challenges and better ourselves?