This article will explore how to develop an effective Disaster Recovery Continuity Plan in five project phases so the end result is actionable and can be quickly implemented if needed.
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What does it take to have a well-oiled, cohesive, smooth running, self-motivating project team? One that seems to effortlessly accomplish tasks and where no one is complaining or stepping on any toes in the process? Here are five key components these teams have in common.
When recruiting team members, you can help even the busiest or most reluctant prospects find their project within yours. In Part III of our Developing Project Community series, the author explains his journey from half-hearted beggar to fully engaged listener, and how a brief, open conversation can win deeper involvement from participants.
Since it’s the cold season, we wanted to share a list of maladies that will take your project down if you aren't paying attention or fail to keep your guard up. Each are preventable, and as the old saying goes: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Mark H. McCormack started his company with $500 and grew it into the global International Management Group. Here are Mark’s 5 "Timeless Management Points" and how they relate to being a project manager today.
The discipline of project management tends to be relatively stable as processes and methodologies are well established. However, just as technology and business models change, project management adapts over time. Here are some trends within our industry that are likely to gain momentum over the coming year.
Project management involves creating, facilitating and improving processes. But no process is perfect, and improvements can always be made. These five steps will help make sure that the process is carefully evaluated and corrected.
There’s no patented formula for creating the right PM practice. But here are five steps that your organization can take to improve on what it has (or had) and hopefully rise from the ashes with something that will work better than the last iteration.
One of the knowledge areas that requires more involvement from the project manager in order to maintain alignment with project scope is project human resource management. The following five strategies are focused in this area, with the goal of providing you with a best-practice approach to help manage project team conflict and drive results-oriented solutions that help maintain alignment with project scope.
There are certain strategies and actions that the PM may take when managing a virtual team in order to make it more productive. These strategies will also increase the likelihood for a successful project implementation--and hopefully a very satisfied customer post-deployment.