15 Smart Techniques to Motivate Project Team

The project managers are expected to bring the best performance out of their teams. While the teams are expected to meet the project goals within a restricted time frame and budget. Therefore, it is challenging for the project managers to fulfill all expectations. In this article at Project Bliss, Leigh Espy talks about various ways to keep the teams motivated and associated with the organization for long. Robust Motivational Tactics The project managers should be …

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How Interactive Email Content Improves Marketing?

Interactive content has the potential to strike the right chord with the consumers. It encourages active participation from the viewers to click on the email banner to get full access to the details. In this article at Business to Community, Nicole Cordier shares his views over the powerful impact of email marketing and interactive content for IT business. Breaking Through the Noise Cordier supports his statements with a research report of Martech Advisor that explains …

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How to Choose an Ideal Project Sponsor?

The role of project sponsors involves providing support to the manager and approval to allocate the required resources for the project. They are also eligible to define the project goals and objective. They are usually accountable for the project funding. In this article at Association of Project Management, Scott Walkinshaw pins down the characteristics of an ideal project sponsor. The project sponsors need to maintain consistency without changing the direction of the project progress. Traits …

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CPM: The Fastest Route to Project Completion

Project management offers various tools to simplify and control the work of experimentation. The critical path project management (CPM) is one such tool used by project managers to complete the projects by focusing on key tasks. In this article at The Balance, F. John Reh states that using one path over all the inter-connected tasks may lead to faster project completion. By choosing that one critical path, the project managers can do timely project submission. …

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The Shift from IT to Citizen Development

In the past, the role of IT was purely focused on the effective and efficient use of machines. But, this attitude is dying with time. A recent survey by Salesforce.com describes the current state where IT has a new vision that talks about business innovation and project pace. In this article at ZDNet.com, Vala Afshar tells us why the traditional role of IT has disappeared, and a new development approach is emerging. The Catch Despite …

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How Can Your Business Benefit from the Lean Process?

Competitive advantage has taken a new meaning in businesses today. Most of the business leaders try to focus more on the outcome rather than the approach. They believe in adding a ‘wow’ factor to their products to win over customers without considering the approach necessary to achieve that. This might result in a big-time failure. In this article at the Tech Republic, Alison DeNisco Rayome explains the insights shared by Chris Howard, CIO of Slingshot …

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How to Benefit from The Technology Wave?

The deluge of emerging technologies existing in the financial services domain makes it a difficult choice for companies to choose from. Considering the high value of investment firms need to make, they always prefer to choose technologies that could deliver real-time business benefits. Therefore, to be on top of the game, it is essential that you make the right technology choice. In this article at Forrester.com, Oliwia Berdak shares some major findings from the 2018 …

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How to Protect Your Business from Cyber Attacks?

In this digital age, cyber thefts are a reason to worry for most of the organizations. The increasing use of new emerging technologies like IoT and blockchain have made the existing security networks more vulnerable to cybercrime. A recent report by CIO 100 reflects that about 50 percent of organizations faced security breaches in 2017 and 82 percent of firms are likely to increase their spend on the cybersecurity front. In this article at CIO …

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How to Ace the Role of a Project Portfolio Manager

To take up a project portfolio management role, you need to stand out in the crowd by dint of your skills and eagerness. There are several different project management roles out there and they follow different management approaches. However, all these roles demand some common qualities from an aspirant. In this article at Wrike Blog, Brianna Hansen points out the skills of a portfolio project manager. Understanding the Role and Its Responsibilities All project managers …

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Why Leaders Are Focusing on Attention Management

Leaders always equate employee productivity with time. However, time cannot be held back, nor can it be rewound once those minutes pass. So, leaders nowadays are focusing on attention management. Dr. Rick Goodman shares this new concept with you on his blog, Dr. Rick Goodman’s Blog. What Is Attention Management and How Different Is It from Time Management? Attention management is making sure that you are giving attention to the critical tasks rather than spending …

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