In The Project Economy, organizations recognize they need teams with a full breadth of perspectives and skills. And that requires true diversity. Read more in this PMI Pulse of the Profession® In-Depth Report.
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Enterprise 2.0 software platforms offer opportunities for project teams to collaborate more efficiently with the promises of increased innovation, greater productivity, and agility. This paper presents a history of electronic collaboration, a proposal for a strategic approach to the selection of the collaborative technology for the virtual teams across the organization, and the steps in selecting the vendor.
The nature of today's workplace no longer requires workers to be bound to a physical location. The following tips will help you manage your virtual team so that your project does not instead become a dreaded nightmare due to the significant challenges of managing remote resources.
The soft skills acquired by a PM can drive the success of a project. In this article, we focus on one key component of these soft skills: meeting management. Gear your meetings toward success by adhering to these do’s and don’ts—and utilize choice phrasing to make hosting your meeting a breeze.
Swarming is a method that agile teams can use to improve prioritization, collaboration, learning and overall delivery. Here’s a look at how it works—and how you can benefit from using it on your teams.
Collaboration is a buzzword that has multiple meanings depending on who you ask. However you define it, it’s pretty well established that improved collaboration means improved project outcomes. So how are project managers collaborating to improve project outcomes?
As more organizations recognize (and research confirms) the high-performance benefits of empowering project teams, how do we balance the general value of standardized agile approaches with the greater need for teams to choose their ways of working?
Leading international teams is always a challenge, especially when things go wrong. How do you keep everyone focused on the positive and avoid negativity creeping in?