Archive for January, 2013

Project Management: Upgrade Your Documentation Skills

Posted on January 30th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Software

As a professional project manager, which area of project management is the most time-consuming and frustrating? Some may say training, others may say dealing with budgets, but it is likely that many would say documentation. Documentation is a crucial area of project management, but is also a very time-consuming, challenging,..
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The Best Time Management Tips

Posted on January 27th, 2013 · Posted in Management, Tips and Tricks

You can’t say, “project management” without mentioning time management. Time management is one of the essential skills needed to be a successful project manager. Even if as a project manager time management isn’t your thing, luckily technology today can help. Here are some of the best time management tips: Learn..
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Project Management Challenges for 2013

Posted on January 24th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management

Now that the holidays are over and things are back to normal, what does 2013 have in store for project managers and project management in general? There are many technological and industry challenges that we face as companies and organizations, as a country and nation, and as professional project managers...
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Project Management: Information Sharing

Posted on January 16th, 2013 · Posted in Management, Software

It’s true that project managers pass a lot of data and information back and forth to other project managers, clients, and team members. This information could be specifications or instructions related to project or client deliverables, or it could be strictly internal, organizational role-specific data. Either way, data needs to..
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What Project Managers Can Learn From the NFL

Posted on January 12th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management

The time of year has come again. Teams, players, and sports fans near and far would argue that play off time is “the most wonderful time of year”. But it is important to remember what winning the game is all about: team work. Teams can’t function if they aren’t teams..
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Managing Off Site Communication

Posted on January 10th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management

Managing online teams and collaborations is more important than ever today. It’s no secret that more and more companies and organizations are turning towards working from home or working off site and remotely. In fact, it’s not uncommon for entire teams to be based in different offices, different countries, and..
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Managing Team and Project Success

Posted on January 4th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management

We’ve already discussed many important aspects and roles as a project manager. We’ve discussed the important roles of communication, technology, risk management and risk management response, and even using different types of project management software. Managing teams is yet another critical area of project management. The overall quality of a..
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