The author presents a case study detailing the attempts of a company to bring accountability to its inefficient IT operations. After several failed attempts, organizational change is achieved through the establishment of a project management office (PMO). The benefits realized through creation of the PMO are explained along with lessons learned.
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With the volume of information that we have to deal with, we need effective filters in order to manage our personal project management process. So how do we determine our priorities, and how do we apply them?
What do you do when you’re unnoticed but your important project has needs? It’s all on you at this point, so you look for ways to promote your project to senior management so you can get the things you need. Here are three things to try.
A key component to project success is the project manager’s ability to facilitate diverse groups toward discovery or consensus decision making through effective meeting management. Keep these tips in mind to keep your audience engaged.
Sometimes, the most valuable lessons an IT project manager learns are the result of wrong decisions. Here are five lessons to keep in mind as you try to prove yourself worthy of working for a mature organization and become a senior level IT PM.
When evaluating the acquisition of a company, many organizations emphasize the financial aspects but downplay facets of the consolidation dealing with project execution. This paper examines the major considerations and discusses how to improve the integration process to avoid negative impact.
Anticipate. Influence. Elevate. These were the themes of PMI Global Congress 2016—North America. Words of contemplation listed on a wall, blasted on screens, without context. Until we started the program and it all became clear.
In any organization, there are several vital “single points of expertise” that keep the company running. How much knowledge is locked up in the minds of these employees, and how do we get that knowledge out--and share it with colleagues?
While the path to e-book reader acceptance is a slow one, as industrial tools they have fantastic possibilities that may yet help push the technology into the mass market--and bring added efficiency to the lives of project managers.
Many professionals and office personnel are struggling with the overburden of e-mail. Read on for some help in time and knowledge management.