The use of sports terminology and analogies is often overdone in the workplace, but applied in the right context they can inspire and illustrate how to get things done as a team. Here are eight areas where linking the worlds of sports and project management might help your next project.
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Taking cues from Brazil, the next Olympic host cities try to rein in costs.
Fuzzy and seemingly subjective criteria are used to evaluate filmic stories in the entertainment industry. They can be explained with gestalt psychology and theory—and the good news for content creators is that gestalt psychology has “laws” that you can use to evaluate works in progress and final products.
Address workforce management issues and expect some high-quality (if not heated) discussions leading to improvements you thought were impossible.
Just when you thought it was safe to stop singing, our series is back. Chances are that you experienced workforce management problems in your last project that you would definitely like to expunge from your next project. Maybe just thinking about these things gives you a face tic. The solution will be in an effective post mortem. Address workforce management issues and expect some high-quality (if not heated) discussions related to improvements you thought were impossible as this series continues.
That lady has been singing for a while, but it's not over yet. Address workforce management issues and expect some high-quality (if not heated) discussions related to improvements you thought were impossible with the conclusion of our three-part series.
Are you putting your PMO in the position to make the right decisions every time? While the PMO has many functions, one of the most important is to facilitate decision-making--either by senior project stakeholders or within their own teams as escalation points for project managers. In this article, we look at how to ensure that we are as effective as possible in that process.
How? By getting back to the basics. As has been proven time and time again, more technology is not always better. In fact, many people think the over-dependence on technology has sidetracked KM from being the organizational and cultural phenomenon that always should have been its primary focus.
Whether you have post-mortem reports or not, identify previous projects' failures at goal attainment so that you do not repeat the errors and end up as just another victim. In our final installment, we look at further research and analysis results of our busy project manager.
You don't always find success through technical skills and good looks. You have to learn how to get along with others and move forward as a leader. Here are a few simple steps to follow.