Archive for June, 2012

Ensuring Strong Monitoring and Its Necessity in Project Management

Posted on June 29th, 2012 · Posted in Monitoring

Project monitoring is absolutely a crucial component in project management process. Without a regular and effective monitoring system, no project can ever become successful. That is why, the project manager must always be careful about monitoring the project activities properly and in time. Each project must be included an internal..
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5 Tips to Find the Right Project Manager

Posted on June 28th, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

Are you responsible for hiring a project manager for your organization? The task can be challenging because the project manager is in charge of analyzing organizational requirements, managing team members, and handling the resources to ensure maximum output. In short, the project manager has the responsibility of delivering the final..
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Failure to Define Project Scope and Objectives Properly and the Consequences Thereof

Posted on June 27th, 2012 · Posted in Management

There must be a specific roadmap for the success of the project as well as clear and realistic objectives. Any sort of mistake in this regard would ultimately lead to the failure of the project. Before starting any project, the project manager has to prepare documents clearly defining the scope,..
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The Importance of Managing Resources for Ensuring Project Success

Posted on June 25th, 2012 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Risk

Suppose you are a project manager, working sincerely and whole-heartedly for making the project successful. After the completion of some necessary activities, e.g., project planning and scheduling, your main focus will surely be to find out the resources that you will require for carrying out the project activities properly. Resources..
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Risk Management: A Serious Concern for Any Project Manager

Posted on June 22nd, 2012 · Posted in Decisions, Risk, Risk Management

One of the most important jobs of a project manager is to predict any sort of problems or risks that might hamper the project progress. These sorts of risks can be a serious issue when they affect the project schedule or quality of project outputs and eventually the project will..
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6 Steps to Focusing on Your Constraints

Posted on June 20th, 2012 · Posted in Project Management

Every project has at least one constraint. That is the theory of constraints. Constraints are part and parcel of every project. It is a misconception to believe that project managers are not aware of constraints. The truth is that they are so used to constraints that they take them for..
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A Culture of TeamWork

Posted on June 16th, 2012 · Posted in Team Management

I was looking for something witty to start an article about the culture of teamwork in Russia the other day. Search was becoming a near disappointment when I landed on this:”Americans do one thing at a time. They value short-term relationships and take deadlines seriously. Russians do a variety of..
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Project Management in Russia

Posted on June 15th, 2012 · Posted in PMP, Project Management

Project management, in its wider and more general meaning, is nothing new to Russia. Projects of all sizes and scopes have been managed successfully throughout history. Large scale construction works, hydro power plants, huge industrial plants, mineral and coal mining all involved mega projects. Though not sophisticated to the level..
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Every project has a crippling constraint

Posted on June 12th, 2012 · Posted in Communication, Decisions, Small Business, Team Management, Time Management

The saying goes: ‘Want to make a good laugh, tell them about your plans.’ The saying reminds us of the crude reality that projects are all about future; future is all about uncertainties. We, as project managers have one bounden duty. It is to manage uncertainties in the best possible..
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Ravetree

Posted on June 4th, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

Ravetree is a work management software platform that empowers teams to deliver work faster, be more informed, and spend less time searching for information. Project-driven organizations use Ravetree to manage their projects, resources, and creative workflows—all in one place. Ravetree eliminates the pain of moving between different applications to find..
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