Moira Alexander

Moira Alexander is the author of "LEAD or LAG: Linking Strategic Project Management & Thought Leadership" and Founder of PMWorld 360 Magazine and Lead-Her-Ship Group. She's also a project management and digital workplace freelance columnist for various publications and former contributor to Price of Business Talk Radio and USA Business Radio. Moira has 20+ years in business (IS&T) and project management for small to large businesses in the U.S. and Canada.

Agile project management: A comprehensive guide

Agile project management: A comprehensive guide

Geared toward continuous improvement, the agile methodology can greatly increase your project’s prospects for success. Here is everything you need to know about agile project management, from certification to training to software and...

What is an EPMO? The organizational key to project success

What is an EPMO? The organizational key to project success

An enterprise project management office (EPMO) differs from a traditional PMO in that it operates at a strategic level in collaboration with executives to ensure projects and portfolio activities are conducting to the benefit of the...

How to get a failing project back on track

How to get a failing project back on track

While each project is unique and subjected to its own specific risks, there are some universals to heed when it comes to recovering a failing project.

16 tips for a smooth switch to agile project management

16 tips for a smooth switch to agile project management

If your company is interested in making the switch to agile project management, here are some tips and strategies to help smooth the transition.

The 15 best project management tools for business

The 15 best project management tools for business

Project managers play a vital role in organizational success. Having the right set of tools to tackle analytics, requirements, change and project progress will help you perform at your best.

5 early warning signs of project failure

5 early warning signs of project failure

Far too many projects still do not meet intended goals. Here are five leading indicators of a failing project that — when caught — can drastically improve your project’s chances for success.

10 project management myths to avoid

10 project management myths to avoid

Don’t let your projects fall prey to the unnecessary confusion, uncertainty, and harm that can result from these all-too-commonly held project management misconceptions.

PMP certification: How to ace the Project Management Professional exam

PMP certification: How to ace the Project Management Professional exam

Approximately two out of five people fail their first attempt at the PMP exam. The following overview of the PMP certification will help you ace the exam on your first try.

Project management guide: Tips, strategies, best practices

Project management guide: Tips, strategies, best practices

Project management plays a crucial role in enabling companies to transform business and execute strategy effectively. Here is a look at project management and all the key elements that have made it a necessity for businesses of every...

How to determine, document, and communicate your project scope

How to determine, document, and communicate your project scope

Determining, documenting and sharing a project’s scope can be complicated and stressful. Here are a couple of business leaders willing to share how they go about it and what they found to be successful.

Project management salaries: Talent gap reveals long-term growth

Project management salaries: Talent gap reveals long-term growth

State of the project manager: Growing demand for project-based professionals is fast fueling a worldwide talent gap, leading to substantial career opportunities in project management — and salaries that can be expected to rise...

What is a project manager? The lead role for project success

What is a project manager? The lead role for project success

Project managers play the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing projects. Here is a look at the project manager role, responsibilities, relevant certifications, expected salaries, and job-seeking tips.

Project management: 7 steps to on-time, on-budget, goal-based delivery

Project management: 7 steps to on-time, on-budget, goal-based delivery

Project managers who follow these seven high-level project management tips will achieve on-time, on-budget, goal-focused delivery of high-profile projects, thereby increasing their project success rates and career prospects.

7 goals every project manager should aspire to achieve

7 goals every project manager should aspire to achieve

Project managers must look beyond requirements, budgets and timelines to ensure they are executing high-impact, high-visibility projects with a direct line to the organization’s overall strategic goals. Here’s how to be recognized by...

Project management: 5 tips for managing your project budget

Project management: 5 tips for managing your project budget

Budget overruns are a project manager’s nightmare. These budget management strategies will keep your project budget under control — and your stakeholders happy

6 traits of highly effective project managers

6 traits of highly effective project managers

To be a truly great project manager, you must be a strategic business partner fully vested in organizational success — and be able to roll with inevitable setbacks. Here’s how to stand out from the crowd.

The 7 best project management mobile apps

The 7 best project management mobile apps

For teams on the go, there’s nothing like a top-notch project management tool to keep everyone productive. If your company is in the market for a mobile project management solution, these are your top contenders.

Project management software: 6 free and feature-filled open source tools

Project management software: 6 free and feature-filled open source tools

You don't have to shell out for expensive project management software, these free and open-source solutions that just might fit your business needs.

How to connect business strategy with project management

How to connect business strategy with project management

Making the connection between your business strategy and project management isn't easy, but it is necessary if projects are going to serve a purpose and meet inherent business needs. Here are some things you can do to make the...

Free project management courses: Improve your skills with these PM training courses

Free project management courses: Improve your skills with these PM training courses

Project management is a rapidly expanding field that offers potential for a career leading and managing projects, but it's not easy or affordable to gain the knowledge you need. To help set you on your project management journey, here...

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