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Michelle Symonds

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Michelle Symonds spent the first part of her career working in IT and IT Project Management in the oil industry and investment banking on complex global projects involving the management of outsourced project teams. She now runs a digital marketing company with particular expertise in SEO.

Can Too Much Project Planning Be Bad For Your Project?

Planning a project is vital to its success but some restraint is necessary during the planning stage. If the planning phase takes on a...

20 Questions All Project Managers Should Ask

One of the many skills required of a project manager is the ability to ask searching questions and persevere until a clear answer is...

The Project Office and What It Is Not

A Project Office is not set up merely to do all the paperwork and administrative tasks for a project. If that was the case...

Professional Project Management and Why it is Important

Project management has existed since buildings were first erected or ships first built but it wasn't known by that name in mankind's early history....

Parallel Project Training Joins Forces with Carnegie Enterprise

- In a new venture Parallel Project Training and Carnegie Enterprise are combining their expertise to deliver APM PQ training in Scotland during December...

The Environmentally Aware Project Manager

Much of a project manager's time is taken up with juggling limited resources so it's a natural progression to think about project managers being...

Blackstairs Mountains Software announce the launch of Context

  Context is a web-based project and resource management tool designed to help companies deal with the realities of today's workplace. Multi-tasking and working across...

Is Project Management Certification Worth It?

  What usually makes someone a "good" project manager is their experience, the fact that they have made mistakes and learnt from them in...

Why Project Management and ROWE Don’t Mix

In order to improve both productivity and work/life balance the management strategy ROWE (Results Only Work Environment) was devised. But does it work in...

How To Regain Control Of Your Project

It is well known that projects with any level of complexity are highly likely to exceed their budget or deadline. But if your project...

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4 Ways AI is Transforming How We Manage Projects

Project management is more than a simple planning of phases. It is an extremely dynamic function. Companies hire project managers to provide...

The Five Elements of Successful Teamwork

Teamwork is the foundation of collaboration and innovation in any workplace. When employees work as a single cohesive unit, it becomes easy...

IT Project Teams are STILL driving competitive advantage

IT Projects are perfectly placed to shape the future of business as we emerge from this pandemic Businesses need to be leaner and more innovative. It’s time for IT Project teams to say, “Hold our coffee, watch us do our thing” – this is our moment.

Everything You Need to Know About Learning Management Systems

As anyone who ever made a conscious effort to learn something knows, learning is a difficult process. Throughout history, people have always...

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...