Project Management

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How a project manager can smooth interdepartmental conflict

Interdepartmental conflict has always been an issue for businesses. However, project managers are uniquely positioned to help smooth conflict as it arises, but all conflicts are not created equal.

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Best open source management tools

Open source software provides an attractive alternative to more costly commercial products, but can open source products deliver enterprise-grade results?

Are you an accidental IT project manager? Here’s how to succeed

These tips will help you manage like a pro and navigate through projects while balancing timelines, quality and cost

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Project managers have the skills to become CEOs, so why don’t they?

It is well known among the project management community that there is a glass ceiling in the career path of project managers (PMs). Only a tiny proportion have the opportunity to reach the top of the corporate ladder and land the...

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IT Career Roadmap: IT project manager

Behind every successful IT project is a great project manager. Here's what a career as a PM looks like and what it takes to get there.

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How project management software could be the emperor's new clothes

Do you really need a project management system? Would a new software system help or hinder? Could it be like buying the emperor’s new clothes?

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5 secrets to creating the best project management resume

Each year countless resumes are quickly reviewed and filed away. Don't let yours be one of them. Here are five tips that will help your project management resume stand out and land you that interview you want.

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The latest in IT services? CIO hired guns

When interim CIOs ride into town, they might call the shots on everything from cloud migrations to app development. They’ll even deliver bad news and take the bullets.

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3 signs your next project could be nonstrategic

Address these issues if tech projects must make strategic contributions.

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8 tips for managing without authority

When it comes to managing indirect reports, there's no substitute for experience. Here’s how two project management veterans have found success in the challenging but rewarding world of managing without authority.

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How to choose the right project management tools

With all the project management and collaboration tools available today, it's important for companies to carefully evaluate which ones will best meet their needs today and in the future.

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What does the P in your PMO stand for?

The importance of strong leadership to IT project success at your project management office (PMO).

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Brexit: a project doomed to fail

I have analyzed thousands of projects that failed. One thing that came across clearly in my research is that the projects that didn’t deliver their expected outcomes were missing at least three of nine characteristics of good project...

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Are you ready for remote project management?

The need for remote project management is a reality for most businesses today. But how ready is your business for the move? Here are some things to help evaluate preparedness.

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I’ll have what she’s having… Tech design that leads to 'positive' addictions at work

Successful gaming apps appeal to neurotransmitters in our brains that make us feel happy and connected -- and make us want to come back for more. It’s possible to design to business applications and activities that have the same...

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How to choose the right project management methodology

Identifying available project management methodologies (PMM) is one thing, deciding which one works best for a particular project is much more complicated. Here's how to make the right choice.

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What’s difference between project management and change management?

Change management and project management are often thought to be the same thing. They aren’t. Here’s how they differ.

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Asana's new feature lets users 'track anything'

Asana is making it easier for users to adapt its work tracking software to way more purposes than just task tracking, with a new custom fields feature that it launched on Thursday.

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