It doesn’t seem to matter what methodologies are used--success is not a guarantee. While eyes always turn to the PM for blame, isn’t it time we examined why another significant party should also be sharing that burden?
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If you’ve ever been involved in a highly visible project in which major stakeholders are jockeying to position themselves to impose their own agenda, then you would have experienced project partisan politics. And If you are a ScrumMaster on an agile project, there isn't a more important impediment to get out of the way.
Some aspects of project delivery can’t be translated to the virtual world quite so easily, especially the end-of-project celebration. But there are some creative, fun and memorable ways for team members to come together to commemorate the successful completion of their endeavors.
When taking the helm of a team that has been struggling without consistent leadership, direction or supportive processes in place, it can be tempting to change as much as possible as soon as possible. But sometimes strong leadership requires patience to help a team evolve into all it can be.
When first leading distributed agile teams, a key challenge that can sneak up on you is onboarding a new team member. You cannot show them around the office. How can you possibly get the new person oriented to their new organization and their new team?
Successfully implementing and managing a peer review program can be a challenging task. PMs sometimes feel threatened, discussions can get defensive and comments can be taken (or delivered) personally. So how do you implement peer review successfully with a PMO?
New project managers will inevitably need support and guidance from multiple areas, but one of the most critical is access to a peer support network.
새로운 프로젝트 관리자는 필연적으로 여러 영역에서 지원과 지침을 필요로하지만 가장 중요한 중 하나는 피어 지원 네트워크에 대한 액세스입니다.
Agile can not only help you deliver projects—it can help you make the most of the talented people behind those projects, too.
Consider for a moment the roadblocks we encounter on projects. The most common and toughest to resolve are always people related. A large portion of the missing part of project success is Emotional Intelligence, and the EI skills most needed by project managers are explored here.