In general, project management includes starting, planning, preparing, carrying out, managing, and getting done the targeted task within a stipulated time. It is a well-planned process of putting in order the means that changes are carried out proficiently in an organization. The main objective of project management is to attain specific objectives and meet a specific target set by a team in the company. Project management approaches requires distinctive technical skills and effective managing tactics. The main challenge of project management is to accomplish all of the project targets or objectives within the given deadline. Project management fetches a unique spotlight formed by the aims, resources and plan of every project. Continue reading Customer Feedback in Project Management – Guest post by Saroova Kalland
Project Portfolio Management (PPM) is a process which is engaged by Project Management Organizations (PMOs) to study the potential outcomes (return) while doing a project. Project Portfolio Manager goes through all the areas of data regarding the project and provides detailed business analysis for companies planning to invest in projects. Continue reading PPM: Your Key to Success in the Business World: Guest Post by Sadia Maqsood
Are you feeling overwhelmed and getting nowhere? Or do you have too much time and easily getting bored. Most of the time, we end up feeling somewhat crunched even when we are trying our best to save time.
With meetings, phone calls, social media and YouTube, how could we not get distracted? Productivity hacks, gadgets, and apps can only get you so far. The best way to manage your time is to first recognize how you are spending it in the first place. Continue reading 5 Common Time Management Mistakes and Tips to Avoid Them – Guest Post by Pankaj Mondal
It can feel like the ultimate catch-22 for a project manager; you need a subject matter expert (SME) to make up for your own lack of expertise on a topic, but this same deficiency of knowledge on your end can cause quite the division. In addition to that, SMEs can be quite rigid in their approach and opinions to their topic of expertise, which can be difficult for project managers in mitigating deadlines. Continue reading The Project Manager’s Guide To Managing Subject Matter Experts
There are multiple factors that can contribute to the early closure of a project, including a lack of proper communication, stakeholder conflict, scope creep or the lack of a well thought-out project plan Continue reading Deciding the Fate of your Failing Project – Guest Post
Did you get promoted? Congratulations! All your hard work and great work ethic have paid off. This promotion is more than just about yourself now. Being a manager is about handling not just the work, but also people.
An excellent people manager gets the best out of their team members. You need to prioritize, delegate and coordinate tasks within your team. And do it in the most effective way. Being a first-time manager doesn’t discount you from your own deliverables. You need to complete your work while you make sure your people complete theirs too. Continue reading Top Tips for First-Time Managers to Thrive at Work – Guest Post by Alicia Honeycutt
One of the concepts which can help you excel as a project manager – and leader – more rapidly than anything else is the notion of consistently challenging the status quo of what you are delivering and how you are delivering it. Not only will it help you optimize the project you are currently running, it will also help you improve your client’s business processes as well as the organization or department you work for. Continue reading Susanne Madsen: How to Become a Project Leader by Challenging the Status Quo – Guest Post