The Top 10 Traits of a Successful Project Manager

Posted on July 6th, 2012 · Posted in Leadership, Project Management, Risk Management, Small Business

Being a project manager is not easy. Not only do you have to be the most organized and put together individual on your team, you also have to worry about your job being on the line if a project is not finished successfully. While managing projects for Victory Productions, a..
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Why Accurate Project Data is Important to Project Management and Business Decisions

Posted on July 3rd, 2012 · Posted in Agile, Project Management, Task Management, Team Management

Accurate data is necessary for a project manager’s daily tasks and decisions. If data is inaccurate in any area of the project work flow or structure, productivity will inevitably decline. Unfortunately, most companies aren’t 100% sure of how accurate their data really is. As a result, since there is a..
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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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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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Why Are Project Management Trends Important For Businesses?

Posted on June 1st, 2012 · Posted in Management, Project Management, Tips and Tricks

Project management is a constantly changing role. This role is dependent on society and organizational changes. It depends on technology, societal and organizational trends, and even industry trends. Project managers need to be knowledgeable of these changes and trends in order to meet team goals and to properly deliver products..
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Decision Making… What’s The Big Deal?

Posted on May 7th, 2012 · Posted in Project Management

One of the most important tasks a project manager faces on a daily basis is decision making. Project managers are to make all kinds of decisions ranging in importance and priority levels. So as an efficient and professional project manager, how are you supposed to make the best decision that..
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Leadership in Project Management – 14 Key Principles

Posted on May 1st, 2012 · Posted in Leadership, Management, Project Management

William Deming first introduced the fourteen key principles in his book Out of the Crisis which was published in 1986. These principles still apply to business and project management today. From long standing companies to small businesses just starting out, these principles are key components in successful business and project..
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“The Critical Path is Not Critical”

Posted on April 4th, 2012 · Posted in Project Management

The critical path is not critical. The complexity of today’s projects often requires robust project management software and technology in order to effectively track all the moving parts of your business. With so many differing stakeholders there is often a disconnect between who is beholden to the critical path and..
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Project Equals Strategy

Posted on April 1st, 2012 · Posted in Project Management

Many organizations forget that projects are all about implementation of an idea. Ideas are a dime a dozen, but it’s the execution of the strategy and the ideas which separate the dreamers from all else. Too often corporations, whether they are implementing an IT project or not, completely ignore the..
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