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Vital Tips for Project Planning
Every project needs a robust plan underpinning it. That plan should be in place long before you even think about taking your project live. This applies whether you’re using the waterfall management method or lean towards the Agile method. Without a plan, your project will fail. As such, accurate, correct planning is absolutely vital. It can also be difficult to do, even for experienced PMs with...
Important Organization and Planning Tips for Project Managers
Project managers are expected to guide the project from inception to completion successfully. Along the way, they have to troubleshoot unexpected issues, handle team member fallout, deal with stakeholders and champions, and somehow pull off this grand experiment and deliver at least the expected value to the business or the client. That’s a lot to handle, but a few important organization and...
Project Completion – Judging Value Delivered
Things have changed considerably in the world of project management over the years. At one point, inputs were the most important considerations, but today most projects are guided by value delivered on completion. Value-driven has become the mantra of project management, and as a project manager, you must understand how to ensure that the utmost value is delivered (and that the value is positive,...
Lessons from Startup Failures Can Help Your Project
An article on what leads startups to fail has valuable information for project managers. A lot of the problems are similar and can be addressed to keep your project on track. At TechTarget.com, Bryan Barringer says the one are most linked to startup and small business failure is a gradual loss of focus. Taking your eye off the prize, so to speak. Barringer is an independent enterprise mobility...
What to Look for in Collaboration Tools
It’s difficult to imagine a quality more important to project management than collaboration. You need collaboration from team members, stakeholders, managers, testers/customers and many others. Once, this took an inordinate amount of time, as it could only occur with processing paperwork, phone calls and in-person meetings. Today, it’s very different. You’ll find that there are numerous...