The Successful Project Management Life Cycle

Posted on April 6th, 2013 · Posted in Management, Monitoring, Tips and Tricks, Training

Each project has its own life cycle. That life cycle consists of five different stages. However, depending on the project, those stages and the tasks that occur within those stages can vary depending on the customer requirements and specifications. Each of these stages requires careful planning, consideration, and measures that..
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Why These Project Management Tips Can Change a Freelancer’s Life

Posted on April 3rd, 2013 · Posted in Management, Marketing, Monitoring, Tips and Tricks

In addition to professional project managers working at full capacity in full time roles for organizations, many freelancers also work as project managers. This could include working as independent contractors from home, or as solely online entrepreneurs, or even as sole proprietors under an official DBA. Regardless of how you..
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Gathering Customer Requirements: What’s Your Methodology?

Posted on March 19th, 2013 · Posted in Management, Monitoring

Professional project managers understand that gathering customer requirements is a crucial realm of project management. Customer requirements have a heavy impact on a project, its outcome and success, and overall customer satisfaction. This is why project managers need to gather as much information, data, and specifications up front in a..
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Project Management and Decision Making

Posted on March 3rd, 2013 · Posted in Decisions, Leadership, Management, Monitoring, Project Management

It’s no secret that decision-making is a large portion and a key component of project management. Many of the decisions project managers make relate to risk management and response and dealing with the volatility of customer requirements. Each decision should have its own process. Project management leaders need to make..
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Why Conflict Can Be a Good Thing

Posted on March 1st, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Monitoring

Conflict is unfortunately something no one can avoid. Conflicts arise in organizations, among personal and professional relationships, and in all areas of life. As professional project managers, we probably do whatever it takes to avoid conflict, whether it occurs among teams or with customers. But does conflict necessarily have to..
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The Top 3 Tips For Good Project Management

Posted on February 5th, 2013 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Monitoring

All professional project managers have their own preferred styles and techniques when it comes to managing projects, teams, and stakeholders. While project managers come from different professional and educational backgrounds and even work in different project management capacities, there are several realms of the job that pertain to all industries,..
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Project Managers: What’s Your Personal Action Plan?

Posted on October 16th, 2012 · Posted in Management, Monitoring

As project managers we are constantly consumed with projects, responsibilities, schedules, you name it. However, do we ever take time to think about ourselves in our roles as project managers? All project managers should have a personal action plan. It is easy to become consumed by the day to day..
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Identifying the Bottleneck in Your Project

Posted on July 13th, 2012 · Posted in Monitoring, Project Management, Software, Tips and Tricks

Recently I happened to read a funny but insightful anecdote about routine work of a project manager in the IT sphere. The project was to develop a 3D model of an elephant. PM says “We will use a programming approach to implement a modular solution.” So, the programmer takes a..
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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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