Author Jerry Manas doesn't regard project managers as "enlightened despots" as some have called the infamous French Emperor. But in his forthcoming book he suggests that his fellow project managers could learn a lot from six principles that the little dictator lived by.
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Despite earthquakes, bureaucracy and a bit of global naiveté, an afterschool center project became a template for future initiatives.
Focused on adopting Agile at the enterprise level, the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) has generated a lot of buzz. Here, consultant-trainer Peter Saddington discusses why he pursued the certification, what he learned along the way, and how it (like any methodology) must keep evolving to make a real difference. [19:00]
Organizations that have spent millions on IT security still can’t seem to get it right in the most simplest of activities: safeguarding off-line data. And securing off-site and off-line data is essential to security. What can you do?
A safety management system (SMS) is designed to manage safety in the workplace, managing business activities and applying principles, framework, processes to help prevent accidents, injuries and to minimize other risk(s).
Project management remains a strong career option, according to Project Management Institute’s latest salary survey, which shows rising pay and high demand for project managers.
Tech pros and IT PMs can practically name their price. Here we look at some of the fine points of salary negotiation.
The other day I had a candidate say the following words to me in response to my inquiry to their annual income,It is just like buying a car or that diamond ring and the salesman asks how much you would like to spend. Why would you divulge how much you currently earn so that the company can make an offer for as low as they think it will take to get you in the door? It doesn't seem like a good idea at the car lot, and it definitely doesn't sound like a good idea when you think about a salary that will affect your livelihood. I have to say, all I could state in response to this was You're right!
In case you haven't noticed, consulting and sales have become much harder in today's economic and business climate. Even if all you sell are project management services, you need to be on your game. This checklist will help.