Here are five lessons learned the hard way from a major technology project.
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It’s a very strange thing, but we don’t really like success. We don’t embrace it. We often forget to celebrate it. We very frequently look upon the idea of rejoicing in success as an unproductive and unnecessary frivolity. But it doesn’t have to be this way...
The only way you can know whether or not the information you find on the Web has any degree of accuracy, reliability or truthfulness is to examine the underlying details and clues of a website and evaluate its value.
Popularized in the gaming community and online spaces as a method to motivate, recognize achievement and establish credibility, badges have become a way of life in cyber space. Can they drive us to learn more and perform better in our PM profession?
As things grow in size, scale and complexity, you have to learn to grow with them. And that's where we usually run into our first problem: How do we learn any of this? This practitioner reflects on the most essential perspectives and skills that determine what it takes to get projects done.
As ProjectManagement.com celebrates its 20th anniversary, Mark Mullaly—who has been a contributor since our very first year—shares insights that he would most want his younger self to know, appreciate and learn from.
A former Sports Illustrated editor interviewed 120 leaders in sports and business, from the head men's basketball coach at Duke to the CEO of Southwest Airlines. The resulting book distills 16 habits that organizations do differently to build and support high-performing teams.
Since the advent of project management, there’s been a lot done in terms of education, training and skill development in the field. We should be getting it right by now. We're not.
Times change, and so has our means to communicate. Despite the desire of some people to put everything in writing, email is not for every issue. Accountability is important, but the difficulty is when too many people feel they have a lot to say--and the information gets diluted. Keep these tips in mind.
While you may find it difficult to put practices down on paper for any given policy you are tasked with drafting, there are some basic steps you can follow to organize your thoughts, begin the writing process and edit the content to a final version.