Industry edges have blurred, and novel technologies are rapidly emerging. With numerous solutions to choose from, it’s extremely hard to systematically utilize innovative technologies. In this article, the writer shares some tips to help you navigate through disruptive times with a “next practices” approach.
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Managing projects that are behind schedule while also dealing with requests from staff for time off or to leave early for a holiday event is a difficult balancing act. How do you ensure project success and high staff morale during this crunch?
The PMI Talent Triangle® can be scary, but it doesn't have to be. It's not so mysterious—and it’s actually very easy to claim PDUs from each category, which collectively describe the people, processes and industry knowledge and skills needed to be effective.
How do you get the experience you need and build great leadership skills when your paths are limited? Lead volunteers in a non-profit organization! These eight pointers can help.
Congratulations! You’ve made it into the ranks of project management practitioners! This seasoned practitioner shares some of the crucial lessons he has learned over the years to help you on your exciting journey.
Got yourself a new project? Congratulations. Got any idea as to who you are going to have working with you? Chances are, you have your work cut out for you.
Senior PMI leaders and representatives from PMI’s Global Executive Council recently appeared in an online video series sponsored by World Finance. The videos cover a range of topic areas, including a discussion on how the project management profession has shifted over the years.
It is said that an old dog can’t learn new tricks, but can a new PM practitioner learn new tricks from one with over 30 years of experience? Let's find out...
Project managers are often described as leaders without authority. It is a role that relies on influence rather than formal power. But what some may view as a professional handicap is actually an opportunity to engage in true leadership based on self-awareness, awareness of others, and clearly articulated values.
For various reasons, many small businesses avoid formal project management techniques and tools. That doesn’t mean they’re always good reasons.