Although bonding is more naturally developed when employees are physically present in a central location, virtual teams can be healthy, highly collaborative and successful. Project managers should consider the following ways to enhance communication on virtual teams…
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A virtual project manager is physically separated from the project team, the stakeholders and perhaps even the client. How can PMs make sure they are effective in this role?
Are you now working from home? Here are five considerations for setting up your home office (plus an extra tip) from someone who has plenty of experience sitting in the garden shed on the phone.
Whether you work from home, have an international project team or simply want to stay current, take the time to sharpen your work with remote teams. Start by checking your current habits to see if you’re making any of these mistakes...
Leading teams is difficult. Managing remote teams is even more challenging. Here are eight ways to get the very best from your people, wherever they may be working.
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.
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.
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?