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  • project management fatigue

    5 Tips to Overcome Project Management Fatigue

    An unfortunate reality for many of us, project management fatigue can lead to feelings of burnout, exhaustion, and resentment, and is an ongoing issue many industries are currently facing in light of…

  • building an effective IT project team

    How to Build a World-Class IT Project Team

    Real success in any rapidly shifting corporate environment requires learning how to create and lead more effective teams. Particularly, in the business IT world, effective, operational teamwork can truly make or break…

  • transparency in communication at work

    The Case for Transparency in Communication

    Let’s face it: Not all methods of communication work the way you want them to. In fact, when it comes to addressing teams from different silo’s or departments, there’s not a one-size-fits-all…

  • post-covid project management

    The Future of Project Management in the Post-COVID-19 Era

    The coronavirus pandemic has changed the world as we know it, forcing millions of businesses across the globe to rethink their approach towards work. In the world of project management specifically, there…

  • team empowerment tips

    Daily Team Empowerment in a Nutshell

    Management and leadership responsibilities can weigh heavily on executive shoulders. The more senior you are, the more you are held accountable for the company’s performance. Regardless of the business sector in which…

  • time keeping

    An Ode to Time Keeping

    If you’ve ever tried to measure a project’s performance, you’ve probably experienced the difficulty in deciding which metric really tells the story. Metrics can be anything from the amount of rework to…

  • why project management is not going anywhere

    Why Project Management Isn’t Going Away (+ 4 Industry Trends)

    What if I told you that there is one overarching skill set that can earn you 82% more than those professionals without it? Don’t believe me? The skillset is project management. We’re…

  • IT budget

    How to Optimize IT Spend with a Limited Budget

    As the pandemic continues to paralyze businesses and society worldwide, it’s more important than ever to remain forward-thinking in your IT strategy and maximize the impact of the organization’s IT budgets. From…

  • project management myths

    Dispelling Five Cosy Project Management Myths

    How many folk stories have you heard about project management? I have brushed up the list of them and allocated the top five project management myths that I heard most of the…

  • accessibility solutions for project managers

    Is Your Project Management Strategy Accessibility Friendly?

    Imagine the situation. You want to buy an online ticket to the online event. You found the company and entered the website. The problem is that there is no visible structure on…

  • how to get results from remote work

    Work From Home: 6 Lockdown Lessons for Managers

    Work from home has become the norm for so many workers, particularly in recent times, and chances are that more companies will adopt a flexible approach going forward to accommodate remote workers.…

  • pmp exam prep

    9 Tips for Studying for the PMP Exam

    The Project Management Professional (PMP) exam is an internationally recognized test for professionals in the project management industry. It is based on the information covered in the PMI’s Project Management Body of…

  • agile for personal life

    Is Agile Good For Personal Development?

    It’s the third month of the year, and that means our New Year’s resolutions are still new and fresh. Our best intentions are to improve life, develop a new hobby, or learn…

  • how to hold an effective stand-up meeting

    How to Hold an Effective Stand-up Meeting

    Many start-up companies are switching to stand-up meetings as a more casual alternative to traditional meetings. Stand-up meetings come from the agile methodology and are particularly common among agile development teams. They…

  • too many projects

    How Many Projects Is Too Many?

    If there’s one mistake service organizations commit way too often, it’s taking on more projects than their schedules can fit. A good deal of research shows people tend to be overly optimistic…

  • soft skills for project managers to master

    A Trio of Powerful Soft Skills Often Overlooked by Project Managers

    Successful project management requires you to excel at a range of hard technical and soft skills. Often cited hard skills include forecasting, reporting, and scheduling. Soft skills of project management include leadership,…

  • project manager career

    3 Things You Need to Know on the First 100 Days as a Project Manager

    My project manager career path began in earnest working as a graduate in construction project management in the NHS, while completing an apprenticeship in project management. Theoretical learnings from my course, coupled…

  • how to create a software project plan

    5 Important Steps to Build a Software Project Plan

    Like any body of work, a software project has to be planned in advance 1) to account for costs and risks, 2) to show it to stakeholers. Normally, a software project plan…

  • 4 day working week

    A Four-Day Working Week: The Pros & Cons

    A four-day working week sounds like reality to many. Thanks to the rise of technology in recent years, more and more people are starting to believe that the traditional five-day working week…

  • what every project manager should every quarter

    7 Things Project Managers Should Do Every Quarter

    If you’ve ever listened to a large choir, either at church or on a TV special and wondered how the singers all came together in such a glorious unity, note-for-note and word-for-word,…

  • conflict resolution strategies

    20+ Conflict Resolution Strategies to Fit Any Need

    You’ve probably asked yourself many times what the best conflict resolution strategies are. No wonder. The cost of conflict in the workplace in the United States may amount to $359 billion in…

  • introducing yourself to a new team

    How to Introduce Yourself to a New Team (Without Bringing Sweets)

    Team management isn’t a piece of cake. In fact, bringing one to the workplace when introducing yourself to a new team as a manager won’t have a major impact on whether your…

  • procrastination TED talk

    8 Procrastination TED Talks to Stop Killing Time

    TED talks about procrastination are getting momentum, as they try to uncover the new hidden reasons behind the procrastination process. Researchers have been trying to investigate and explain why we wait until…

  • wireframing & prototyping in product development

    How Wireframing & Prototyping Can Help Product Managers Find Balance

    Product managers can leverage wireframes and prototypes to keep business executives, teams, and clients on the same page. Imagine the situation. Once upon a time, after many meetings, you’ve finally gathered requirements…

  • how to disagree respectfully

    A Project Manager’s Survival Guide in Disagreements

    To disagree or not to disagree? There are many situations in your professional life in which you need to confer or even argue with others, such as when: Your manager proposes a…

  • project portfolio management

    3 Ways Technology Can Align Project Portfolio Management to Business Value

    Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solutions are designed to help project and portfolio leaders better track and measure the impact of their project investments. Project Portfolio Management can help you bring more value…

  • persuasion techniques and principles for project managers

    10 Techniques to Master the Art of Persuasion

    One of the greatest challenges project managers face is not having direct authority over the members of their project teams. They must make requests and hold people to those requests, without formal…

  • how to use design thinking in marketing

    How to Use Design Thinking to Manage Marketing Projects in 2019

    How do you reach audiences and how do you engage them in the product that you have put all your energy to develop? These questions are constantly on the minds of marketers,…

  • project management books

    A Summer Reading List for Project Managers

    Asking for a worldwide network of experts to recommend a good project management book, I received a lot of suggestions. Some of the books mentioned turned out to be more well-liked than…

  • giving feedback: the best books of all time

    5 Books to Deliver Feedback in the 21st Century

    Giving feedback is a never-ending discussion, at least in management circles. To provide quality feedback, you need to practice and sometimes learn by your own slip of the tongue. But what if…

  • what's new in lean six sigma certifications

    The New Single Standard in Lean Six Sigma Certification

    June 6, 2019 – CEPAS, a Bureau Veritas company has formed an exciting partnership with leading edtech firm e-Careers to launch a new lean six sigma training programme which aims to set…

  • PMP Certification: ROI, Skills, Costs, & Life After

    If you’re a project manager, chances are you’ve heard about the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. It may come as a surprise, but there are 876,500 total PMP credential holders. Almost a…

  • Chernobyl management

    Chernobyl: What Bad Management Can Cost Us

    The world has seen project failures that cost billions of money, but once it saw a failure that cost thousands of people lives, learning its lessons the hard way. “Measured by the…

  • how to promote employee innovation

    9 Expert Tips to Engage Employees in Innovation

    The days when employee innovation was the result of luck are long gone. Today, senior managers put considerable efforts to establish formal mechanisms to promote innovation, employee efficiency, creativity, and growth. Even…

  • women project managers

    Why Women Succeed in IT Project Management

    Project management plays a significant role in a variety of industries, with IT being no exception. And if you’ve worked in IT, you’ve probably come across a few project managers. While some…

  • project management career

    How to Start a Project Management Career with Zero Experience

    Are you thinking about taking a leap and jumping into project management career? From my experience, it has truly been a rewarding path. One that I continue to invest in, and learn…

  • how to make delegation successful

    Project Managers Reveal Tricks That Make Delegation Successful

    Ask yourself: What is the last time you re-examined your task delegation checklist and introduced new methods to enroll your team in the work process?