While one optimal mix of attributes does not transcend every organization any project manager may work in, are there personal behaviors beyond core PM skills of risk, scope and schedule management that further differentiate exceptional PMs? This author says yes...
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Aren’t resolutions just mini-projects you want to accomplish? What better way to do that than by leveraging agile! The Scrum framework is best suited for this. Let’s look at how to hack Scrum for personal productivity…
An absence of leadership has crippled rescue efforts. For crisis managers in all areas, this tragedy is a harsh reminder that provides some important lessons.
An absence of leadership has crippled rescue efforts. For crisis managers in all areas, this tragedy is a harsh reminder that provides some important lessons. Here, we find out how experts are evaluating the Haitian crisis--and what they anticipate over the next critical months.
Juggling several projects at once is par for the course for project managers; so is frustration. The Critical Chain theory, which is getting much positive attention in this industry, claims multitasking makes projects last longer, rather than shortening them. But there are some bones to pick with this theory. . .
Not only are we more accessible, but the devices we use are now becoming increasingly more robust to the point that we can be effective CRM agents anytime, anywhere--handheld and connected.
Don't get catty. Use these tips for successful "care and feeding" of your clients, and project success is just a meow away.
When a complex baggage-handling system didn't deliver, Denver's new airport was delayed. A strategic project recovery effort got it rolling again.
With the self-organized, self-managed model employed on many agile projects, it’s up to team members to resolve their differences among themselves. But that doesn’t mean they don’t need help.
A manager was suffering through a “project” in crisis--but it was not a project that he was managing at his office. The project is crisis was himself. Despite having three decades of project experience, he didn't have a risk response plan at the ready. That's when his project manager brain got to work...