pmStudent Contributor Sara Sparrow shares the value of project workflow. How much time do you spend answering questions like these? Who does what in the project? What are the expectations of the project? What is the deadline for such a project? What can team members take away from the project? These are important questions. Your […]
Contributed by Mahindra Gupta, PMP Human resources are the critical drivers of any project’s success. How do YOU know that you have the right resources and that your resource plan is as effective as possible? Project resource management includes tracking the performance of your resources to ensure the project is going as planned. This is […]
At pmStudent we are software agnostic – we do not officially recommend any specific brand of project management software. But we DO recommend that you find what works best for you. It is with that goal in mind that we share thoughts on selecting your software from SoftwareHow. Project management software can be beyond valuable […]
At work, we are constantly juggling tasks, people, meetings, and projects all at once. With all of these moving parts, communication and organization can become difficult. Project management software can be a great solution to staying on top of tasks in a busy workplace. But what is the return on investment of project management? Is […]
Even though Monday gets a bad rep, it doesn’t have to be stressful and overwhelming.
A little preparation and some strategic planning can improve how you start your day and set the tone for a successful week
Waking up at the beginning of the week doesn’t have to be a nightmare if you have some tactics and tools in your arsenal. Use these tips for a stress-free Monday at work.
For most of us, work has not been cancelled, but seeing people face-to-face is rapidly going on hold. All around the globe streaming services are looking forward to increased membership, and introverts are breathing a sigh of relief. Not everyone is ready for this. We need to help one another, and here is how.
It’s the end of the year, and you are one of the few who did not take vacation days. You are tired, and not feeling especially motivated, but you want to be productive. You want to put in an honest days work. What can you do?
Stress is a fact of the project management world. The responsibility to deliver projects, week after week, gradually wears you down. On a Friday morning, you finally deliver a major project. Before you can even start to unwind, someone asks you to join another project. Suddenly, the sweet experience of a well delivered project fades […]
“Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.” Don Marquis Did you read the quote above and think, “Yesterday? I would be happy to be caught up with last Thursday?” This might be the perfect time to take a look at 5 project management best practices and how they can help you. 1) Define […]
What is project management intuition? It’s those thoughts you develop that are not necessarily logical. These are thoughts which should be heeded. Some people might call this their gut instincts. Let’s take a look at an example: There was a project I managed where the organization was a balanced matrix. Of course you remember that […]