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The week that was in Project Management (16-23 March 2014)

The Week That Was in Project Management – Good PM | HBR Article, Demand for Good PMs Three imperatives of good project manager: Eric Knight in this HBR blog shared experiences of senior executive and experienced project leaders to ensure projects are managed effectively. Three tips are highlighted by experienced project managers interviewed by Eric....CONTINUE READING
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16 Things That a Good Project Manager Knows and Practices Regularly

16 Things That a Good Project Manager Knows and Practices Regularly Project management profession has evolved and grown significantly in recent time. There are project management professionals striving for excellence, making it even better. Let’s look at how can a good project manager makes difference   1.Well Versed with Earned Value Management Even if you...CONTINUE READING
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Project Management – This Week That Was

Project Management Terms TechRepublic has listed IT project management terms that you should be aware of if you are dealing with IT consultants or interacting with IT project management professionals. Some of these terms are Earned Value, Project Definition (Charter), Gantt Chart, Issue, Critical Path, Cost Variance, project manager, Schedule Variance, RFP, RFQ, project Risk, project scope, project scope change...CONTINUE READING
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Dos and Don’ts of Project Management

Dos and Don’ts of Project Management Managing Dos Don’ts Project Management Processes ·  Depending on organization’s business fit, bring-in processes to streamline project delivery process and make it less risky, more predictable and repeatable ·  Understand that there will be resistance to new processes or change to existing processes. You need to build right set of utilities...CONTINUE READING
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Project Management Software for SMB – 5 Things to Ensure

5 Most Important Things to Evaluate Before Adopting Project Management Software for SMB What are management experiences, what all factors do they take in to account and how these factors are prioritized while selecting project management software for SMB ? Having closely interacted with our customers and potential customers, I have seen spectrum of requirements/expectation...CONTINUE READING
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8 Essential Rules to Effectively Manage Projects

8 Essential Rules to Effectively Manage Projects Project management is certainly not a new phenomenon; our ancestors have been doing it since ages, though it used to be informal project management (without calling it so). It is in the last century that project management became formal with standards and compliance laid out by regulatory bodies and...CONTINUE READING
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Agile Project Management – 3 Important Considerations Before You Adopt it

Agile Project Management – 3 Important Considerations Before You Adopt it Recently we had an interesting discussion with our customers, who is a devoted agile project manager. The discussion was centered around pros and cons of, differences and similarities between managing projects using ‘Traditional Methodology’ and ‘Agile Methodology’; and typical use case scenarios; how effectively...CONTINUE READING
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5 Simple Tips to Improve Productivity at Work

5 Simple Tips to Improve Productivity at Work Everyone wants to be super productive at work and enjoy their time with family and friends. After all those who work over weekends aren’t always hero (mostly it is other way round). If you don’t want to spend your time working on office activities over weekend, you should definitely consider these...CONTINUE READING
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Project Management Lessons Learnt – By Nasa Executive

I came across this article “128 Lessons Learned for Project Managers” written by ‘Jerry Madden’ –  Goddard Space Flight Center (Retired) at Nasa; and it enlists quite a few project management ‘advice’ for project management professionals, senior management and project team members. Here are some of the quotes, I found quite useful and interesting Every...CONTINUE READING
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