Project Management

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14 Nightmare Clients -- and How to Defang Them

Here’s how to identify and neutralize beastly client behavior before it gets the best of your project

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Why India Loves Scrum

India's culture of erratic change perfectly matches the West's lust for scrum.

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2015 Resolution: Stop Dumb Procurement Practices for Consulting Services

What if everything you know about choosing a consultant and buying consulting services is wrong? What if your best practices are actually hurting you, and you don’t even notice?

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How to Salvage a (Nearly) Hopeless Software Project

Faulty foundations, AWOL contractors, bugs piling up -- here’s what to do before taking a sledgehammer to a faltering pile of code

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How to Align Projects Management With Your Business Strategy

With escalating global competition and complex operating environments, C-level executives will increasingly need to call on their project management offices to ensure all activities align with the overall strategic vision of the...

7 Great Options for a Business Analyst Who Wants More

Reader Question: I’m an experienced business analyst and would like to move my career forward. What are my options? First, thanks for emailing me your question. As a Business Analyst (BA), you have many potential career...

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10 Professional-Development Tips for Programmers

Breaking through the glass ceiling as a developer requires more than great programming skills. It requires a commitment to self-improvement and lots of work in other work key areas. To help straighten the learning curve asked...


When Others Suffer For Your Mistakes

What we geeks need to realize is that delivering a fix is insufficient.

Smartsheet, the project management tool cloaked as a spreadseet, adds visualization

Smartsheet, whose namesake online project management app uses a spreadsheet interface, has developed a visualization tool to let its customers graph and map workgroups in their organizations for better planning and supervision.

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How to Succeed at Project Governance

The State of Georgia saved millions of dollars in project costs by implementing processes and a tool that enables the Project Management Office (PMO) to manage projects proactively, identify key predictors for project success, and...

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Internet of Things Prompts IT to Borrow Startup Strategy

Whirlpool staffs like a startup for big IoT projects, asking IT, R&D, marketing and engineering to collaborate.

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5 Tips for Keeping IT Projects on Track

What really works to keep IT projects from going off the rails.


How to Attract Agile Development Talent

The agile framework for software development brings speed, flexibility and efficiency to IT-focused organizations. But finding and hiring agile talent requires that you shift your outdated mindset and change your hiring practices. ...


Technology Jeopardy: Beat the Odds of Project Failure With a Single Question

The important question, which is rarely thought of, is ‘What do people need to do their best work?’

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6 Strategies for Cancelling a Major IT Project

Sometimes it's better to walk away from an IT project, even a big one, than to fall further down the rabbit hole. These tips will help you cancel a project and keep your dignity (and reputation) intact.

Wrike boosts reporting capabilities of its social project management software

The new features are designed to help users better visualize project workloads and progress

Goals Are Great, Except When They’re Not

You want your team to strive toward a common goal. Just make sure you’ve set a goal that makes sense for accomplishing what really matters.

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9 Secrets to Project Management Success

Project management experts share their tips on how to ensure your IT projects are completed on time and on budget.

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