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Burning Rubber at the Start of Your Project
  By: Dave Paradi
When a properly formed team is guided by a clear scope statement, they can start their project quickly and ensure they reach the finish line taking the checkered flag.

Do You Want To Discover The Truth About Your Projects?
  By: Vernon Riley
The different types of project review each have their own characteristics and benefits. For any review however it is important to decide what the overall purpose is, and who should gain what from the output. This step is missed out in many cases and the design of the review is not given sufficient attention. Standard methodologies for carrying out project reviews can be helpful, but must be supplemented by intelligent thought! In the author's experience a review should consider both the project management standards and the subject matter of the project. Mistakes in either or both of these can lead to disaster, and it can take considerable skill and knowledge to uncover the truth.

Establishing Your Project Management Authority
  By: Harry Mingail
It 's been a tough climb to your project management position. How do you establish your authority and inspire respect? What must be done to influence project results and growth and make your stay long and productive?

Four Strategies for Selling Project Management in Your Organization
  By: Dave Paradi
The only way that others will accept project management is if they see the value that it provides. These four strategies are directed at demonstrating the value of project management to others.

How to Move Project Management Out of IT Into The Rest of The Organization
  By: Dave Paradi
Most project management efforts start in the IT department. Many IT project office managers face the challenge of how to move project management principles into the other parts of their organization. These ten strategies will help to make that transition.

Powerful Project Managers, their secrets revealed
  By: Jim Owens PMP
In project management, when we talk about “power” we mean the ability of the project manager to influence the behavior of team and other stakeholders. And just like Greek, the profession of Project Management defines different types of power too.

Knowing the different types of power in project management, and knowing how and when to use them, can be crucial to managing projects successfully. So if it all seems like Greek to you, please read on…

Project Management Best Practices
  By: Simon Buehring
People often ask me what are the fundamental aspects to successful project management. Whilst there have been many great books written on the subject, I always summarise what I believe to be the best practices at the heart of good project management.

Project Management of Complex Global Projects
  By: Michelle Symonds

Managing a global project presents a unique set of challenges apart from the obvious ones of different physical locations and time zones. There are also likely to be cultural issues that extend beyond simple language and time-zone differences; as well as issues of efficiency, administration and reporting.


Project Management Success with the Top 7 Best Practices
  By: Simon Buehring
Managing a project can be daunting. Whether planning your wedding, developing a new website or building your dream house by the sea, you need to employ project management techniques to help you succeed. I'll summarise the top 7 best practices at the heart of good project management which can help you to achieve project success.

Project Manager Armaments
  By: Shaun H. Ajani
As we think of Project Management in the modern business environment, we think of processes, resources, tasks, and all the common sense needs of Project Management. Armaments are a far cry. After all, armaments are made for killing or cleaving. ...

Successful Project Management Strategy – Identifiable Tasks Produce Identifiable Progress
  By: Tom Mullikin

Ancient Chinese philosopher Lao-tzu once observed: “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Lao-tzu would have been a successful at project management. As Lao-tzu so wisely understood, one can achieve success with any project – no matter how large or complex – by first dividing it into a series of smaller tasks that, once completed, result in progress. This project management strategy harnesses the power of identifiable tasks producing identifiable progress.


The Critical Path for Extreme Project Management
  By: Shaun H. Ajani
The Extreme Project Manager (EPM) stays at a high level, and understands the big picture, at the same time being able to call the shots like a military commander. However, there are certain things, which can affect the general schedule, and the EPM must be aware of them at a relatively acute level. Particularly, I am referring to Critical Path Method (CPM) and Project Evaluation Review Technique (PERT). The EPM will use these analyses in a slightly different way to stay at a certain level.

The Smooth and Elegant Art of Juggling
   Successfully Juggling Multiple Projects
  By: Thomas W. McKee
When you are only juggling one object, you can get away with bad habits like procrastination, tardiness, disorganization and lack of planning. But when your work and responsibilities begin to expand, these bad habits catch up with you.

Tips To A More Effective Project Management
  By: Robert Thatcher
Project management is the process of applying one's know-how or knowledge in overseeing and managing a project of whatever magnitude. Do not think that project management is required only by big projects. Small projects can also benefit from an effective project management. Knowing how to use and apply the knowledge you have acquired in all areas will be helpful in the implementation and accomplishment of any project.

Use WBS Templates to Speed Up Project Plan Creation
  By: Dave Paradi
By using Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) templates, you can dramatically reduce the time it takes to create project plans and improve the quality of the projects.


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