What It Takes to be a Project Portfolio Manager
Wednesday, 8 March, 2017
Project Management

What It Takes to be a Project Portfolio Manager

  Did you wake up one morning and say to yourself, "I want to become a project portfolio manager!" but have no idea where to begin?  . If you did, you've come to the right place. We'll dish out all the details on becoming a project portfolio manager, including examples of job descriptions and salary ranges.  . While there are several types of project management roles and methodologies out there, they all overlap in some way. All project management roles, including project portf...
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An Introduction to Operations Management
Wednesday, 1 March, 2017
Project Management

An Introduction to Operations Management

When it comes to understanding the key aspects of business operations, yo—z;soidfj of;z8srfguhnzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz Oh! Sorry, I just fell asleep on my keyboard. The topic of operations management doesn’t exactly get your adrenaline pumping. After all, who wants to spend their days thinking about production lines and systematic efficiency?  But it turns out this seemingly-dull profession is not only more dynamic than it seems, it's also the key to a successful business—and having mor...
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What it Means to be a Digital Project Manager
Tuesday, 28 February, 2017
Project Management

What it Means to be a Digital Project Manager

    The world has already moved online; has your job moved with it? Gone are the days of managing work using pen and paper, whiteboards and dry erase markers, sticky notes and the walls of your cubicle. And saving Microsoft Word documents and spreadsheets in a folder on your computer has become a thing of the past. . Today's most effective project managers are the ones who have moved their teams and processes online. Using online project management, collaboration software, an...
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What Are the Advantages of Waterfall Project Management?
Tuesday, 14 February, 2017
Project Management

What Are the Advantages of Waterfall Project Management?

When leaders organize processes for software development and other teams, the waterfall project management model and the Agile method are among the most common approaches. But before choosing between these two models, leaders need a strong understanding of how each provides certain advantages. With the right methodology and a software solution to keep employees on track, managers are able to guide the way to successful project completion while staying in line with the organization's larg...
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4 Tips for an Effective Project Management Plan
Tuesday, 7 February, 2017
Project Management

4 Tips for an Effective Project Management Plan

Leaders always have to be ready to adapt to changing circumstances and meet fresh challenges. However, they'll most likely reach successful outcomes with a thoughtful project management plan. What is a project management plan? It's a road map that directs a team from the start date to completion. When leaders carefully plot the course ahead, using the right strategies, input, and tools, they position their teams to work efficiently and get things done. Here are four steps to creating be...
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Preparing to Take On a Business Process Management Software
Tuesday, 31 January, 2017
Project Management

Preparing to Take On a Business Process Management Software

Business process management (BPM) isn't new. It's been around in one form or another from the industrial age, when ideas about the division and specialization of labor were introduced by writers like Adam Smith and Frederick Winslow Taylor. Ever since 1913 when Henry Ford implemented the first moving assembly line and optimized the mass production of his automobiles from 12+ hours to only 2.5 hours, there's been a process-centric and customer-centric approach to improving business results. W...
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Overcoming the Top Challenges of IT Project Management
Tuesday, 17 January, 2017
Project Management

Overcoming the Top Challenges of IT Project Management

Any time your company is developing software, an app, a web-based platform, or deploying a new software system, it is doing the fantastic act of IT project management. What is an IT project, you ask? TechTarget defines IT projects as anything from software development to the installation of hardware systems, from upgrading networks to business analytics & data management projects. In a nutshell, IT project management is managing any project dealing with IT infrastructure, informatio...
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What Gilmore Girls Can Teach You About Project Stakeholder Management
Thursday, 12 January, 2017
Project Management

What Gilmore Girls Can Teach You About Project Stakeholder Management

If you've never heard of Gilmore Girls before, here's the 5-second intro. It's an American TV drama/comedy that started in 2000, lasted seven full seasons, generating 153 episodes, featuring strong female characters (girl power!), and creating stardom for its two main actors Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel. In those seven seasons, the show became well-known for its "walk-and-talks" (scenes where characters exchange important dialogue while walking), the non-stop pop culture references, the...
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