Your team members do not need luck, they need help. Project manager, it is your job to help remove the obstacles.
If you are a Project Manager working in an IT environment, you may have heard the acronym ITIL? (IT Infrastructure Library, a set of books similar in nature to PMI?s PMBOK Guide) or ITSM (IT Service Management – the concept of IT as a ?service? to the business). If you haven?t heard of ITIL, you […]
Your ultimate goal in rendering a project is to finish on time, below budget and with a happy client. But how do you perform it? Here are five tips to assist you. Be Honest As the saying goes “Honesty is the Best Policy”.You have to be honest all the time in dealing with your customers. […]
In an ideal world, the business analyst and project manager work seamlessly together to help the business achieve the most valuable solution.
The ideal world rarely happens.
Whenever I tell people that I am both a PMP and an Agilist, many look at me as if this had to be some deep, dark secret.
How could one study and practice a formal project management methodology and also use Agile?
Guest post by Erika Flora Years ago, I heard this great quote that has really stuck with me and become somewhat of a mantra. It is as follows: There is no limit to the good you can do if you don’t care who gets the credit. General of the Army George C. Marshall What a […]
Especially when it comes to project driven organization, what is the purpose of line manager? I read a book regarding this, the more I read about it the more I see the conflict and confusion between project manger and line manger. How can line and project managers work together effectively?
Happy New Year everyone!? I live in California, so my snowmen have to been made of something besides snow, as you can see.? I do hope you are not succumbing to the temptation to sink into doom and gloom due to rampant forecasts of imminent and long-lasting economic disaster.? Resist the urge!? It’s a mood […]
As a Mom, it is important to know exactly where everyone is at any given time, how long they are going to be there, and what they are doing while they are there. Other than that, it’s pretty simple.
As a Project Manager, it is important to know exactly what task each project resource is working on at any given time, how long they will be working on that task , what they are doing and why they are doing it. Other than that, it’s pretty simple.
There is often a misconception that managing an IT project is difficult. Avoiding the common pitfalls of IT project management is not rocket science, it is simply a case of taking some sensible measures. This article identifies 5 killer mistakes of project management and their solutions.