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Vital Help for New Project Managers
Are you stepping into the role of project manager? If so, it’s a whole new world out there, to use a time-honored turn of phrase. While your education, training and certification program gave you the tools and skills to handle quite a few things, there are some things that can only be learned through experience. Rather than going into it unprepared, knowing some important elements ahead of time...
Choosing Apps or Desktop Software for Project Teams
As a project manager, you need to ensure that your team has the necessary tools to complete their duties, reach milestones, conclude tasks and work toward project completion. While gadgets and template forms are part of this, the more important consideration is going to be the software that you choose for your project team. You have two primary options today – desktop software or mobile...
Tips for Global Project Success
Global projects have become more and more common these days as an increasing number of companies take their products and services across international borders. While that’s good news for profitability and growth, it presents some unique challenges to project managers. Global project teams are much more difficult to manage than those working in the same geographic location and PMs need to know...
Guiding Junior Project Managers – Helping Them Grow
Large projects require more than one hand at the helm in order to be successful. While you might head up the project as THE project manager, chances are good that you’re going to have one or more junior project managers working beneath you. Those junior PMs are more than just important assets; they can become valuable allies down the road. It’s in your best interests (and the best interests...
Ways to Boost Project Team Morale
Your project can only be as successful as your team. While there are many different factors that can have a dramatic effect on your team and its performance, morale is one of the most important and one of the most easily addressed. You can’t do anything about your team members’ personal lives or their like or dislike for others on the team, but you can take simple, effective steps to boosting...