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Managing Change Successfully: 3 Skills Every Leader Needs

For anyone currently in a leadership role a range of skills, experience and capabilities are required to succeed in that role, and some are...

It’s good to talk but difficult to communicate

One of the insights from this year’s AXELOS PPM benchmark report was that poor communication continues to be the biggest challenge hampering projects and...

Improve Productivity in Your Project Team Without Strict Deadlines

There’s a common misconception that tight deadlines are the central driver to improve productivity. In reality, forcing short delivery times onto your team can...

Challenge of Change – What it means to be a Project or Programme Manager these days

Expected to deliver more with less, responsible for multiple change initiatives simultaneously, internal and external pressures – this is what the world of the...

5 Reasons Project Managers Need To Know Excel

I’m not going to give some long-winded introduction on Excel, we are all professionals, we all open up Excel files and we get its...

Limber up: Are Project Managers getting Agile?

It can be tough to keep up with buzzwords in the project management world: in recent years we have seen ‘scrum teams’ using ‘game...

6 benefits of earning a PMP qualification

When we’re in school, the path forward is clear. Participate in lessons, study for exams, make an effort on your projects.   However, when it comes...

How to Effectively Manage a Remote Team

Working remotely is slowly becoming the norm in workforces across the UK and around the world. In fact, the Trade Union Congress (TUC) predicts...

How do I become a Project Manager?

Because the terms "project" and "project manager" are open to so many different interpretations, employers are naturally wary of candidates who confidently call themselves...

Will Machines ever Supersede Project Managers?

The answer as to whether machine learning and artificial intelligence will replace various roles in the workplace is one contingent on several very big...

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Why All Knowledge Workers Are Part-Time Project Managers

Knowledge workers lie at the heart of many businesses. They have high degrees of experience, expertise, as well as education. Their jobs...

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I have been running this project management news website for over 10 years now, the domain was registered in 2008. Today we...

Project Management Strategies Every Tech Leader Can Use

As a tech leader, you're responsible for leading a development team. Thus you're in control of all the technology deliverables that contribute...

Parallel LIVE! Part 2. APM Project Roles in the 7th Edition of the APM BoK

This week Parallel's Matt Bolton and Jan Underdown discussed the roles in the 7th edition of the Body of Knowlege from the...

Parallel LIVE Again

So this week, we did our second live stream. This time John Bolton and I discussed linear, iterative and hybrid lifecycles. It's...