July 23, 2014

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Project management advice, tips, tools and recommended resources for existing and aspiring project managers.

Interesting Project Management Articles

10 Characteristics of a Good Project Manager – Infographic

Excellent infographic of 10 Characteristics of a Good Project Manager. Do you agree?

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Project Management: 5 Metrics to Measure Project Success

Project Management: 5 Metrics to Measure Project Success

Tips for Passing your PMP Exam

Tips for Passing your PMP Exam – discover great tips and lessons learned from the PM Prepcast forum.

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Project Management Software: How to manage Project Issues better?

Project Management Software: How to manage Project Issues better? Project management systems are specifically designed to enable team members to collaborate over a common issue instantly and spontaneously

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Project Management tool – Agile Gantt

Project Management tool – Agile Gantt. Agile Gantt has just been introduced by Projectplace. This is the first tool that combines the functionality of Gantt charts and Kanban boards.

Branding Your Project

Branding is a more sophisticated form of marketing communication. The purpose of branding a project is to associate an emotion or a feeling with your project. This is exactly what marketing people try to do when they brand a product. …

Kickoff Meeting

Start Your Project with a Kickoff Meeting The purpose of the kickoff meeting is to formally notify all stakeholders that the project has begun and make sure everyone has a common understanding of the project and his role. Like all …

Benefits of Project Management Training

Four Benefits of Project Management Training The following are five reasons training is invaluable to you as a project manager. #1 – Training Keeps You Engaged Are you feeling a little sluggish on the job? Do you dread the ride …

Determine Whether Full-Time or Contract Resources are Appropriate

Perhaps the place to start is to understand whether there are employees available in the timeframe needed for your project. It usually doesn’t make sense to hire contract people when you have employees that are available and otherwise would have …

Ways to Judge Project Success

Projects that nail the triple constraint are not necessarily a success. Conversely, projects may be deemed successful without satisfying the triple constraint. Ask yourself the following four questions to determine whether or not your project can rightly be judged a …

Six social-media skills every leader needs | McKinsey & Company

Organizational social-media literacy is fast becoming a source of competitive advantage. Learn, through the lens of executives at General Electric, how you and your leaders can keep up. A McKinsey Quarterly article.Linky Van Der Merwe's insight:Excellent article about the six dimensions of organizational media literacy that leaders need to master in order to make them more creative, innovative, and agile.See it on Scoop.it, via Project Management best practices

Project Management Should Encourage Diversity, Networking, Collaboration - PM Hut

Project Management Should Encourage Diversity, Networking, Collaboration - PM HutLinky Van Der Merwe's insight:A good reflection on the foundation of PMI and how it remains relevant to project professionals today.See it on Scoop.it, via Project Management best practices

Why You Should Get Certified in Project Management

Why You Should Get Certified in Project Management (Why You Should Get Certified in #ProjectManagement - http://t.co/eeBLUTqkFP)...Linky Van Der Merwe's insight:6 Reasons to become certified in project management.See it on Scoop.it, via Project Management best practices

3 Steps towards PM planning excellence

Above and beyond doing the standard project planning activities, there are three steps you can take towards planning excellence.Linky Van Der Merwe's insight:What works best for project planning from my experience.See it on Scoop.it, via Project Management best practices

Professional project management: why it’s a necessity in business

Professional project management: why it’s a necessity in business http://su.pr/3203kE ; #project #management #PMchat #Projectmanagement  See it on Scoop.it, via Project Management best practices