Feature Any project can hit a snag for any number of reasons. The key is recognizing when your project has gotten off track and taking a clear, measured approach to setting things right.
Feature Metrics are the only way to truly know if your project is on track. These essential key performance indicators will help you monitor and better manage the health of your projects.
Feature Curtailing scope creep is always top of mind for project managers. Hereu2019s how to ensure your project meets its intended purpose, goals, and scope requirements.
Feature Project managers are sought after due to their well-developed technical skills, but these essential skills can make you stand out as an elite contender.
Feature The mental health of each team member is vital to your organization’s performance. Leaders at every level must intentionally and continually commit to finding ways to improve the mental health of their teams.
Feature 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.
Reviews From its high-level views to the smallest unit of task detail, Mavenlink offers a well thought out platform complete with business intelligence reporting — a definite plus for service-based businesses.
Feature Developing a PMO strategic plan that ensures high alignment with business objectives is no light task. Here are the key steps to effectively launching your project management office’s strategic plan.
Feature 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.
News 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 considerably.
How-To 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 connection.rn
Feature 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 is a guide to free PM courses and training options.rn
Feature Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics is expected to grow to more than $187 billion by 2019 and the project management industry is projected to hit $5.81 trillion by 2020. Here is how some organizations are leveraging data analytics to improve their project performance. rn
Feature We all know there is a lot of waste in government. Well some politicians are trying to do something about it by enacting the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act.rn
Feature Project management certifications and training, in general, focus heavily on technical knowledge and project phases, but there's still so much more to being a successful leader. Do you have the necessary soft skills to be a top project leader? Here, Moira Alexander shares what decades of experience have taught her.rn
Feature 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.rn
Feature 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.rn
Feature A significant part of successfully navigating projects is how effectively you manage risk, but how much of the risk should fall on the shoulders of the project manager, and what can you do to sufficiently mitigate those risks?rn
Feature Every project leader is different, from their thought processes to their daily interactions, but there are a few things that great ones do every day that just might set them apart from the rest.rn
How-To If you’re a project manager, crammed schedules, overflowing to-do lists and restricted budgets can limit your chances of pursuing formal training. Here are eight ways to learn more about project management without breaking the bank or disrupting your busy schedule.