Project Management

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How project managers can master transformational change

Although change management and project management can be mutually exclusive disciplines, the combined efforts of both can create a powerful instrument for creating transformational change that produces more successful business...

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4 ways to market your project management skills

Ready to make a big career move? You can go the conventional route. Or you can try these ways that will actually make you stand out.

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How companies limit project success

Companies want projects to succeed and realize the planned benefits. But project management leading to that success takes time and effort. Oftentimes crucial steps are being missed, causing trouble further down the road. What are...


To avoid IT project management failure, strip rank of its privileges

How ownership of a Project Management issue should be a shared responsibility, as seniority or rank does not give you exclusivity on solutions.

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Being nice is the key to winning teams and projects

Try the nice guy approach. It really does work in the world of consulting and project management.

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The payoff from a rigorous software selection

With major software purchases, the key to maximizing success is preparation. Even if you already know what software you want, there are still numerous benefits to a rigorous evaluation & selection. And maybe the favored software is...

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5 reasons why robots will never manage projects

Robotics may be the future. However, I do not believe it is the future of project management. So rest easy my colleagues. Or prove me wrong...

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The art of maximizing work not done

How should your technology organization decrease wasteful work? Following lean and agile principles will guide the way. Increase flow and decrease variability using Donald Reinertsen's techniques.

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6 proven project team communication strategies

Projects succeed only if your team is strong, and project teams are strong only if they have effective communication strategies.

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Integration projects that went terribly wrong

Adding a new system doesn’t always work out as these organizations found out.

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9 good reasons to start the project late

No one likes to tell the customer to wait. But starting a project before everyone is ready and before all the details are worked out is a very bad idea. Here are nine things that can delay the start of the project.

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6 ways to improve project team communication today

Communication is at the very core of successful project delivery and a key project manager responsibility. Here are six ways we can improve on our project communication right now.

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Brexit, Custer's Last Stand, Disco Demolition Night and other regretful project decisions

History says if we don't learn from our mistakes, we are bound to repeat them. Don't let egos and stubbornness bring your project down.

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6 steps to 100% project meeting attendance

Follow these six steps and you'll be conducting the best project meetings in your organization. If you build it, they will come.

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Severe flaws in widely used archive library put many projects at risk

Researchers from Cisco Systems' Talos group found three severe flaws in libarchive that could impact a large number of software products and their users.

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Starting on time means ending on time

Starting and ending a project on time and efficiently means satisfaction all around.

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How to avoid buyers’ remorse

Part of the problem we face in IT project management is the speed of technological advances, and as a result, there are times that we’ve all pulled the trigger on purchasing things we thought we needed — only to discover later that we...


What cybersecurity means to project management in 2016

If you are managing big ticket projects or sensitive data or both, 2016 is the year your project risk planning needs to change.

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