As a community, we can create open-space sessions that enhance the quality of project management within our own areas of influence. So why is it so rare? Learn why you should take advantage--and take action.
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In The Project Economy, organizations recognize they need teams with a full breadth of perspectives and skills. And that requires true diversity. Read more in this PMI Pulse of the Profession® In-Depth Report.
IT application development projects can be challenging and stressful. The efforts of the successful team need to be recognized and celebrated. In this article, the author makes the case for greater celebration of application code and the coders who write it.
Whenever a new leader assumes responsibility, there is significant risk that individual and team performance will suffer. Organizations must take steps to mitigate some of the inevitable disruption before, during and after the leadership transition. As always, communication is key. And the new leader plays an important role in it.
Creating a culture of trust is one of the most important roles of a leader. Trust improves team morale, which improves performance. Here are six cornerstones to building a culture of trust on your teams, from keeping your word to sharing the spotlight.
When you decide to apply your PM skills to an unpaid volunteer project, what considerations must you make? How do you navigate the human factors that come into play when the labor is also unpaid? This article provides a handy (and humorous) guide to success.
No team members are created alike, and that isn't always a bad thing.
As project managers, so much of our job relies on personality. A recent event at a client made one PM realize how little some organizations think about the style and approach of a particular project manager. Here’s why it’s important.
Are you seeing the bigger picture when it comes to talent? Beyond providing a valuable tool for helping an individual during their first few months, a growing pool of metrics helped one manager and his company gain a broader perspective on the effectiveness of its training program.