If a project manager cannot successfully deliver projects where at least some of the resources are working virtually, then that PM won’t have a job for very long. Can projects be successful when they are run by virtual teams, and if so, how?
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If a project manager cannot successfully deliver projects where at least some of the resources are working virtually, then that PM won’t have a job for very long. Can projects be successful when they are run by virtual teams, and if so, how? In the concluding part of our series, we look at the remaining four steps.
Are you a virtual leader of diverse teams and multiple projects across various time zones? Let’s review what defines a virtual team, along with challenges, opportunities and tips for strategic leadership approaches.
Virtual Teams – Individual Perceptions of Effective Project Management that Contribute to a Collective Effort in Project Successby
When implementing virtual teams, how can you develop strategies to overcome the lack of social interaction, cultural differences and preconceived notions that can hinder the development of a cohesive team? The author presents survey results that uncovered key relationship-building techniques and the project management elements that are best suited to achieving project and organizational objectives.
With virtual projects come virtual teams and the associated tradeoffs. The question that looms large is this: Do the challenges of virtual teams outweigh the benefits? There are advantages to virtual teams that go beyond merely saving money on travel. Consider the following tradeoffs--advantages and disadvantages--when pondering virtual teams...
There are opportunities for all in the Internet landscape--if one doesn’t lose one’s direction or end up taking a journey onto virus-laden streets filled with technical potholes.
The obvious benefits of working virtually are sometimes offset by the many, and often less obvious, costs and challenges. Let’s explore some of the factors that may swing the pendulum of flexible work programs and the choices we make about working virtually.
It could have been a fad, but it looks like virtualization is here to stay, so now is a great time to get up to speed on what this term actually means--and what this technology means for you. Welcome to the world of virtualization. The tour starts here.
Virtualization has been dubbed one of the hottest technologies of the decade...and IT project managers have their work cut out for them.
Has the e-learning industry harnessed the power of the sophisticated, interactive interface to produce tools that can teach project managers and teams improved techniques, collaboration and leadership skills? Projects@Work asked a couple of project management training consultants to look into that question. Here is their verdict on three products.