“Alright, if I lend two of my best testing resources to you next week, then you will add me as a member to the Project Methodology Council, right?” asked Jim. “Ok Jim, I really do need two of your strongest testing resources to get us back on track, so if you and your resources deliver, […]
At first, glance, tracking employee time seems pretty straightforward. Your employees simply denote the hours they were at work on a timesheet, or punch a time clock and turn their time cards in at the end of the week or month. What could go wrong? As it turns out, a lot. The ability to accurately […]
Being a project manager is about leading teams through change. Today, the change is wrapped in a crisis. The pandemic has compelled project teams to embrace digital transformation. More than anything, your organization needs adept and effective leadership. Leaders need to guide teams masterfully and reach goals successfully, even as uncertainty looms.
In this endeavor, keep in mind C-H-A-N-G-E. Be an expert in adapting to and thriving in change by embracing some specific characteristics.
: One of the opportunities presented to you by the Coronavirus pandemic is that time typically scheduled for events, meetings, and other tasks is now open for a larger focus on team communication. This doesn’t just mean sending out a bunch of emails and hoping the content will stick. You need to use strategies that keep your team strong and cohesive.
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.
Finally, your project scope document has been signed. Everything has been agreed upon and now there will be no changes. Right? Wrong! Change will come and that is not necessarily a bad thing.
Understand the basic components of quality management and then build on them.
Accept the fact that your project plans will change. Risks that become a reality are a type of change that you will experience. Move forward confidently knowing that you will have a plan.
“Everything in life has some risk, and what you have to actually learn to do is how to navigate It.“ – Reid Hoffman No project is without risks. It is all in how you handle those risks. And the place to start is at the very beginning. The minute that a project idea is discussed […]
I recently came across a statistic that states that 50% of all Project Management Offices (PMOs) fail. It seemed high to me. But when I reflected on my own personal experience in setting up two different PMO’s I can tell you that my experience supports that statistic. One PMO was successful and one PMO was […]