Should you follow a project management approach or a product management approach to achieve better results for your company? Sometimes, the answer is "both."
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Project management training covers the basic skills you need to succeed as a PM, but what if you are faced with stripping those skills down further on your first projects?
When you are first taught PM skills, there’s a lot of focus on building the plan. But they never tell you about the importance of Plan B. This helps you deal with things that go wrong, but also helps you understand what might go wrong and prevent problems before they occur.
You don’t have to be a seasoned project manager to have a negative view of the lessons-learned process. But is it really such a waste of time? New PMs especially should carry out lessons learned as often as they can. Here are some ways to do that...
Dependencies are a fundamental part of project planning, but not many people get it right. Here’s a primer on how it should work.
As more and more people in the workforce grew up with a connected world, the use of the tools of that world become more necessary for enhancing organizational growth.
Quality management may not be the most talked about aspect of project management, but it has the most impact on the solution. Let’s start with one of the biggest misconceptions about quality that many new PMs have...
Perhaps the most daunting type of project for new PMs is the external one—the one where you are looking real customers in the eye. What are the secrets to success?
“Project” is a huge, broad word that has such rich possibilities in terms of helping define how people do what they do and how organizations achieve their goals, create change, and deliver value. We are moving toward not defining work by its features or attributes, but in terms of what needs to get done, and figuring out the best way to do it. We call this The Project Economy.
As a project manager, you are seen as someone who can influence and support the careers of others. That’s a privilege, and a responsibility. Make sure you know how to handle it.