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3 Benefits of Using Project Management Methodologies

3 Benefits of Using Project Management Methodologies

In many ways, your methodology becomes mandated by the Project Management Office (PMO), or is just the way you do things. You follow the processes prescribed because you know they work and they represent good practice. You might do things that way because that’s the way you’ve always done them.

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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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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

Productive Laziness – Work Smarter, Not Harder

Productive Laziness – Work Smarter, Not Harder

Interview with Peter Taylor, who is a PMO and PM Strategy expert, a trainer, adviser and a Conference and Corporate speaker. He is also a best-selling author, who wrote a number of books on project leadership, PMO development, project marketing, project challenges and executive sponsorship. Peter has been described as perhaps the most entertaining and inspiring speaker in the project management world today.

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Focus on the Endgame to Identify and Manage Project Risks

Focus on the Endgame to Identify and Manage Project Risks

Carl Pritchard is a certified PMP® (Project Management Professional) and PMI-RMP® (Risk Management Professional). He is a recognized author, researcher and lecturer who has written five major project management texts, over one-hundred articles on project management topics, multiple white papers and several chapters in other authors’ publications.

As an internationally recognized instructor, he is known to have worked with some of the leading international training organizations, as well as for private clients and the Project Management Institute®.

He is the principal and founder of Pritchard Management Associates, an organization that offers one-on-one service and support to both professionals and students.

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Delivering Change in Projects – Benefits of the Sustainable Approach

Delivering Change in Projects – Benefits of the Sustainable Approach

Antony della Porta is an established professional in the delivery of strategic business change and an advisor for programme and project recovery with critical systems thinking approach. With an experience of over 30 years in the project management profession, he enables organizations realize their strategic business, environmental and sustainability goals, through the excellence of Portfolio, Programme and Project Management. He has been an Executive Advisor and Director at GPM Global and founded “The Sustainable PM” initiative, which is a platform that is set to help PMs become "sustainable”. He is also an accredited instructor and practitioner for a number of courses in the fields of management and project management.

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