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Project Governance

  Does Project Governance really help?   In 2015, a study conducted by PMI (Project Management Institute) revealed that project delivery remains a challenge for most companies....

Can we manage project resources?

The puzzle of human resource management...   Companies are evolving in a fast-changing environment. Organizations are forced to adapt and becoming more flexible. Resources, whether people,...

Measuring Project Performance by PMOs

Almost every project manager comes across such an issue in his or her career at least once or more than once. He or she...

Organizing Effective Project Meetings

Introduction Throughout our careers, we will face hundreds maybe thousands of meetings. Many approaches have been developed to ensure meaningful meetings but the objective...

Is the Future Looking Up for Project Management?

Like many other aspects of business, project management has changed enormously over the years. In recent times, the global economic downturn has had an...

Defining Productivity through the Prism of Project Management

Embedding a project management policy in an organization is the first of many steps that will help you leverage the immense potential of project...

Are you using RAG status ratings to full effect?

Do you know what RAG status ratings are? Maybe you haven’t heard them referred to in such a manner, and are more familiar with...

Using a Document Management System (DMS) To Manage Project Documentation

It isn’t surprising that with the continuous improvement and development of technology, businesses are also transitioning from traditional, paper-based documentation and manual management to...

Project Planning at its Best

Often a project manager is handed the project and probably some early draft schedule and told to “run with it.”  At least that’s been...

How to Always Make Great Project Decisions

I realize I said “always” in the title and that’s probably a little misleading.  Why?  Because it’s just not possible.  There’s no way we...

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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...

Project Accelerator Website Has a Makeover

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...