Project Management

Why IT Should Master Marketing, Sales, and Customer Care Skills

In a bid to address the changing business needs, organizations are evolving the way they operate. Shifting fast from traditional to modern, digital transformation has become domineering. Digitization enables better customer experience. This is possible with the execution of new and innovative business applications. Usually, IT spending is driven by the need to meet business requirements. However, even IT needs a great support system to develop a set of core competencies. Master Management Skills In …

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Guide to Application Performance Management and Its Solutions

Technology has made users life easier, but it has also made the users impatient. With the availability of multiple options, users want fast responses as well as quality in the services provided. With an aim to remain ahead of the growth curve, IT companies constantly monitor and address IT application issues. However, when they are unable to rectify issues causing harm to their end users, that is when Application Performance Management (APM) comes into the …

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7 Tips to Bridge the Generation Gap in Project Teams

With never-ending conflicts between baby boomers and millennials, it is daunting for project managers to establish a sense of understanding among team members. Navigating the visible difference between two generations is far more complex than handling a lengthy project. In this article at LiquidPlanner, Elizabeth Harrin offers to help all project managers who are facing the consequences of differences of opinions among team members in project delivery. Mind the Gap The project manager’s role is …

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How Project Manager Can Align Delivery with Strategy

The rage for project management and mature project handling took a sharp leap in the last two decades. The credit for this development goes to various project management institutes and associations across the globe. Still, while handling a complex project, often project managers fail to address team responsibilities and deliver quality project within tight budget and time. In this article at Strategy Execution, globally renowned project leadership coach, Susanne Madsen, brings forth the various aspects …

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How to Treat Project Threats and Opportunities?

Different kinds of risks form an essential part of our daily life – personal or professional. Risks can have a constructive or an adverse impact. Some of them might pose critical threats while others may be viewed as potential opportunities. Likewise, in projects, threats might not allow us to attain the project goals. However, there are also opportunities that might be risky in nature but could be productive if grabbed at the right time. In …

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Tips to Drive Better Engagement for Strategic Projects

There is no denying that in the majority of projects strategy is not implemented unless there is some necessity or a need to drive the business in the right direction. Implementing your project strategy is more important than just communicating it. However, successful strategy execution necessitates suitable engagement of the affected project teams. In this article at the Strategy Execution, Elizabeth Harrin narrates how better engagement can drive the desired results for strategic projects. Keep …

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4 Tips to Beat Time and Budget Constraints

For project managers, ensuring the success of their projects is necessary, but delivering quality results within limited budget and time is the biggest challenge. These challenges either limit or hamper your team’s performance. To counter all the project constraints and challenges, the project managers need creativity. They can use their creative skills to tweak the process-driven project goals and deliver quality results. In this article at Project Management Basics, Dmitriy Nizhebetskiy talks about budget and …

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15 Productive Tips from Female Project Managers

For women, making a career is way more challenging than men even though they can multitask efficiently. In this article at A Girl’s Guide to Project Management, Elizabeth Harrin talks to various female project managers who share their success formula. Work Smart Here is a list of strategies for female project managers to ease their work: Schedule virtual meetings with the team to keep track over ongoing projects, said Sofia Hess, head of marketing at …

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5 Benefits of Remote Project Management

With time, even the traditional business practices and concepts have taken a back seat. Today, people prefer to work from their home and even modern business practices are adaptive to such changes to hold expenses on rented office space. Thanks to online platforms that are promoting virtual work culture. In this article at Association for Project Management, Brad Egeland explains how the implementation of a simple concept of remote or virtual project management can work …

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How to Brand Yourself as a Project Manager

With the rapidly evolving trends and growing competition, the job market has become tough and project management domain is certainly no exception. These days, companies have become extremely selective in hiring. In the world of business, if the project managers want to grab the best opportunity, they must stand out. In this article at ProjectManagement.com, Dave Wakeman with his fellow authors shares a list of ideas to create your image as a major contributor to …

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