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What Can Project Managers Learn From Content Managers

What Can Project Managers Learn From Content Managers

Because, let’s face it: managing projects is all about managing people, and managing content is about managing people with insane amounts of talent, that often comes with a fair share of insecurity and easily bruised egos. Here are the five things I feel you as a project manager can learn from us content managers.

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5 Benefits of Formal Project Requirements

5 Benefits of Formal Project Requirements

You've probably heard of projects in your business, or elsewhere, being managed with very little in the way of formal requirements. In my experience, the risk of not having formal project requirements is that you don't know what your stakeholders are expecting. You've been asked to ...

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The Project Manager Job Description

The Project Manager Job Description

Job description of project manager is to define which roles and duties are best suited for a particular job. In this article are the main responsibilites you should expect to see in a standard project management job description.

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3 Ways of Approaching Conflict on Projects

3 Ways of Approaching Conflict on Projects

Part of your role as a project manager is to resolve conflicts on the team, or at least help people find a way through them. I’m going to cover three practical ways that you can tackle conflict in your team: diffuse, agree and apologize.

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5 Benefits of Assigning Tasks on Your Schedule

5 Benefits of Assigning Tasks on Your Schedule

Often, project managers don’t add resources to their project schedules. If you don’t do a lot of resource reporting from your scheduling tool, it can seem like overkill to add people’s names to the tasks. It’s another step to do and you’re already busy enough.

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3 Critical Items For Your Issues Log

3 Critical Items For Your Issues Log

Your issue log is where you record the problems that have happened on the project. Your issue log can be a simple spreadsheet or built in to your project management software. You may have a template from a previous project or your PMO. It really doesn’t matter how you record the issues in the log, as long as you have a log.

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How to Review Requests for Change

How to Review Requests for Change

If you determine that you will not be able to meet the promises you made in the project plan or if a key stakeholder wants you to change the plan - that is, add features or functions to the final deliverable ...

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Software Reviews

Wrike Review

Wrike Review

Wrike is an online project management software that allows you to customize the way your team handles tasks. This software allows you to not only have complete control over what needs to be done, it is the easiest way to work with team members that are not able to physically be with you – thus working remotely.

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Interviews

Increase Value Realization of Project Deliverable by Intersecting Creative Problem Solving and Project Management

Increase Value Realization of Project Deliverable by Intersecting Creative Problem Solving and Project Management

Teresa Lawrence has worked as a school superintendent, a project manager, a subject-matter expert in integrating creativity and Creative Problem Solving (CPS) into project management, and is a certified Project Management Professional. She provides training and facilitation in the application of creative problem solving, process evaluation and project management. Additionally, she offers consulting and professional services in project management and agile mindset development, and provides keynote addresses at various events. She is the president of International Deliverables, LLC, a NYC certified Woman Business Enterprise.

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Sustainability in Project Management – A Benefit for the Environment and for Organizations

Sustainability in Project Management – A Benefit for the Environment and for Organizations

Interview with Richard Maltzman, who is a Senior Lecturer at the Boston University Metropolitan College, an award winning author and speaker on Sustainability in Project Management.
He is one of the founders of EarthPM, a project management and consulting company that thinks about the planet’s future. He received the Cleland Award for Literature for his book Green Project Management (co-authored with David Shirley), in which they explore the processes necessary to move an organization and its projects much higher on the scale of, as they call it, greenality and show how that high score would positively affect the bottom-line.

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