Project Management

Project Management news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

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How to create a project management infrastructure from the ground up

If we are performing work – internally or externally – that is helping to grow the company and yet we are struggling to accomplish this work because of poor communication, lack of detailed requirements or weak resource management and...

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2 things that determine your project’s strategic potential

Discovery and design determine whether or not your software or technology project has the potential to eventually generate strategic outcomes. If you are considering executing a project, use a discovery and design method that is...

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How to select a development agency for a replatforming project

Practical advice on how to make the right decision when choosing a developing agency when replatforming your website.

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How to get your project noticed

Visibility for my project? Why? You might ask that, but there are good reasons to gain visibility and potential allies. Here are some thoughts on making that happen.

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How to make good project decisions that make sense

Making good decisions is hard enough already. Injecting biases and too many assumptions can make them even harder, or leave you with outcomes of decisions that were made contradictory to the best interests of the project and/or...

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6 ways to better align IT with the business

IT and business have struggled over the idea of alignment for decades, and not always successfully. Members of the staff of the MIT Center for Information Systems Research have come up with what they think is a better way for business...

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5 project red lights to look out for

Sometimes project issues can sneak up on you and you don't realize that bad things may be happening on your project. Watch for these five signs and investigate quickly if you see them occurring. Don't wait till it's too late.

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8 project management skills in high demand

By 2020, reports estimate that there will 700,000 new project management jobs in the United States. Do you have what employers will be looking for?

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5 qualities a leader must have to turn around troubled projects

What traits does an IT leader need to do a 180-degree pivot on problematic projects?

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5 things you may not know about managing projects

Project management isn't easy...no question about it. Every project is different. Every project customer and team is different. No two situations are exactly the same. Experienced project managers basically know this...but this...

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5 ways to maintain relevance when working remotely

Concerned that you may be out of the loop when you're working from your remote office? Try these five tips to help increase or maintain your relevance in the organization.

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Why value trumps price when buying enterprise software

When it comes to enterprise software, value is far more important than price.

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How to pick the best requirements management tool

Inaccurate requirements management accounts for almost half of project failures. Aimed at helping IT and business leaders improve their odds for success, Seilevel, a business analysis and consulting company, has compiled a report...

Common Sense, Bravery And Nailing The Basics.

Which is best – Waterfall or Agile?

Common sense, bravery and nailing the basics. How creating your own hybrid methodology can be the best solution.

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1 in 4 projects and organizations may be affected by cybercrime or data breaches

A quick check with my past clients revealed that nearly 25 percent had experienced a data breach or cybercrime incident in the last year. Everyone and everything is at risk for hacking. Are you next?

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How to know if you're a realistic project manager

Overly optimistic? Stuck-in-the-mud pessimist? Had these barbs thrown your way as you lead projects? We all believe ourselves to be realistic, but are we REALLY realistic or only fooling ourselves and failing our projects? Consider...

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Pros and cons of remote project management

Remote work and virtual teams are great if you can make them work for your team and organization -- but it's not for everyone. Here are some pros and cons.

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The augmented project manager

The coming artificial intelligence revolution is going to dramatically change the project management discipline. Have you thought about what is coming?

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