Category Archives: Communication

Project Management Communication

How to Get Feedback From Project Team and Stakeholders

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I received a question from Inside pmStudent e-Learning about getting feedback from your project team and stakeholders. ?It’s important to have an open environment where team members and stakeholders feel comfortable to give feedback in person, but surveys can be useful as a way to allow for an extra channel of communication. ?For those not […]

Social Media on Projects: Rubbish?

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I stumbled across this great discussion today on the Parallel Project Training website and just had to share. I suppose it depends on what your definition of social media is…people tend to think of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn among others (at the moment). I would also point people to this?interview of Hal Macomber by Bas De […]

Developing Thought Leadership on Your Project Team

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I came across this video from Bas De Baar‘s Project Shrink Podcast and had to share. This is Hal Macomber talking about how he has implemented blogging as a way for his project team to develop ideas, best practices, and many other benefits that come from being engaged in social media. This is where I […]

Project Communication – Email Accountability Check

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Time to hold my feet to the fire. Recently I wrote a post about email communication on projects. ?My focus was for co-located teams and my aversion to using email as a primary communication mechanism for this kind of project environment. I’ve been with my new team for about 6 weeks now and decided it […]

Project Management From a Practical Perspective

Project Management From a Practical Perspective Let?s start with the basic premise that most of the significant things we do can really be considered a project. Whether that?s building a new house, developing a new set of purchasing procedures, implementing a new computer system etc., (the list is potentially endless) these types of endeavours can […]