Project managers know on Day 1 that time management is one of the most important skills they need to master. But what if there simply isn’t enough time to do everything?
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As ProjectManagement.com celebrates its 20th anniversary, Joe Wynne—a contributor since our very first year—shares a sampling of his PM journal entries from two decades ago!
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.
Leadership is one of the most critical skills for new project managers, but how do you know if you’re doing a good job?
The end of the year often represents closure on projects and a mini-break before the start of the next year’s projects. How should a new PM (and all of us!) take advantage of that?
Should you follow a project management approach or a product management approach to achieve better results for your company? Sometimes, the answer is "both."
Project management training covers the basic skills you need to succeed as a PM, but what if you are faced with stripping those skills down further on your first projects?
When you are first taught PM skills, there’s a lot of focus on building the plan. But they never tell you about the importance of Plan B. This helps you deal with things that go wrong, but also helps you understand what might go wrong and prevent problems before they occur.
You don’t have to be a seasoned project manager to have a negative view of the lessons-learned process. But is it really such a waste of time? New PMs especially should carry out lessons learned as often as they can. Here are some ways to do that...
Dependencies are a fundamental part of project planning, but not many people get it right. Here’s a primer on how it should work.