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4 secrets of successful EPMOs

Setting up and running an enterprise project management office (EPMO) takes a deliberate and strategic effort. Here are four key areas to focus on in establishing an EPMO.

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5 tips for running a successful virtual meeting

Running an online meeting can be as easy as running an in-person meeting if you follow a few simple steps. Here are five tips for taking your meetings online without missing a beat.

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What is project scope? Defining and outlining project success

Project scope is vital for successful project execution and involves understanding all of a project’s key elements. Here’s what you need to know to achieve your project goals.

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8 expert tips for remote project management

Seasoned remote project managers offer next-level tips and tricks from the virtual trenches for coordinating the output and productivity of remote teams.

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Procurement management: Your guide to securing project resources

Securing the right project resources at the right time takes skill and experience. Here’s what you need to know to ensure your project procurement process goes smoothly.

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Remote agile development: Top tips and tools for managing dispersed teams

The coronavirus pandemic has agile teams adjusting to asynchronous remote collaboration. IT leaders who have spearheaded the agile development efforts of far-flung teams share their tips for success.

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Secrets of leading productive remote teams

High-functioning remote teams don't just happen. You need a plan to ramp up your team’s virtual productivity.

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Comparing 3 top project management tools: Trello vs. Monday vs. Asana

We look at three of the most popular tools for keeping projects on track -- each takes a slightly different approach and will appeal to different types of users.

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How PetSmart IT grooms the customer experience

Mike Goodwin, CIO, discusses how a new product management model is key to streamlining the "pet parent's" customer experience.

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Land O'Lakes IT whips up business outcomes

To encourage cross-functional product teams to focus on business outcomes, CIO Marc Carlson replaces spot bonuses with a long-term incentive plan.

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5 tips for navigating supplier relationships in an economic downturn

Don't let cost-cutting derail your digital transformation; take these steps to strengthen supplier relationships.

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Spring 2020: State of the CIO

CIOs’ expanding management and revenue-generation responsibilities are cementing their roles as business leaders. Traditional technologists need not apply.

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Stakeholder management: Your plan for influencing project outcomes

Stakeholder management can be more complex than project managers think. Here’s how to mentor, influence, and communicate with everyone impacted by your project.

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8 lies project managers tell themselves

From overvaluing milestones to assuming everyone has a unified vision of project success, don’t let these common PM self-deceptions sink your project.

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Organizing around the value stream

When working on multiple projects at once, it is hard to make good progress. If we organize around the value stream, then we can help the work to flow through our system.

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4 lessons from the Hertz vs. Accenture IT disaster

A tremendous amount of information and specific insight can be gleaned by analyzing projects gone wrong. Here are four lessons IT leaders can apply to any outsourcing agreement.

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8 dark secrets of organizational change management

In the digital era, organizational change management is crucial to business success — far too crucial to be dogged by its misconceptions and false assumptions.

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8 tips for dealing with IT project pushback

Technical initiatives are often met with resistance from business leaders, IT pros and end users alike. Here’s how to transform friction into feedback that can help push your project forward.

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