July 4, 2015

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

Interesting Project Management Articles

Infographic: Project Management Timeline – Past, Present and Future

Infographic: Project Management Timeline – Past, Present and Future. An interesting overview of the PM industry like Professional Bodies, Accreditations, the top sectors, the most used PM Methodologies and the future of Project Management.

Are you Considering Agile Project Management?

Are you Considering Agile Project Management? Have a look at the Agile Report 2015 with research on agile project management software features and trends found among software users implementing Agile project management solutions in 2015.

Emotional Intelligence as a Project Management and Life Skill

Emotional Intelligence as a Project Management and Life Skill – Discover why Emotional Intelligence is an important skill for project managers, as well as for Leaders in general.

PMP honesty and integrity

Will we Find even One Honest PMP?

Will we Find even One Honest PMP? A brutally honest look at how project management professionals conduct themselves and if they live by the Code of Ethics daily.

Project Managers access this Free Virtual Event

Project Managers access this Free Virtual Event – PMXPO 2015 sessions are still available on demand and for free!

Use the Schedule for Project Integration

In the TenStep® Project Management Process, once the project is executing, all of the project management processes are integrated in the schedule. The integration occurs here because of an overriding philosophy of the TenStep process – “what’s in the …

Know the Five Steps in a Document Life Cycle

Document management is a part of communication management. It is important for the project manager to recognize the stages that a document must go through from creation to completion. This knowledge allows the project manager to understand the overall status …

Ten Steps to Manage Issues on Large Projects

Issues are more than just common problems. They are problems that meet specific criteria. An issue is a formally-defined problem that willimpede the progress of the project and cannot be totally resolved by the project manager and project team without …

Six Components of a Procurement Management Plan

The Procurement Management Plan is a part of the overall Project Management Plan. The document describes how items will be procured during the project and the approach you will use to managing vendors on the project. Specific areas to describe …

Schedule Estimating Threshold

When you create a schedule you generally don’t know enough to enter all of the detailed activities the first time though. Instead, you identify large chunks of work first, and then break the larger chunks into smaller pieces. These smaller …

Comparing PRINCE2® with the PMBOK® Guide

Comparing PRINCE2 with the PMBOK GuideLinky Van Der Merwe's insight:A very interesting comparison between PRINCE2 and the PMBOK Guide that gives some new perspectives.See it on Scoop.it, via Project Management best practices

CRM and Project Management: better together or…not?

Selecting the best software for a business, no matter if it is a startup or not, requires a lot of attention, so that it totally fits the company’s needs and it will have the flexibility to continue to fit future needsLinky Van Der Merwe's insight:Do you want to use one app for your business, or different apps for different processes?See it on Scoop.it, via Project Management best practices

The Future Of Cloud Project Management

Cloud Project Management (PM) is undoubtedly the best option when thinking of Project Management, as the traditional solutions offer much lower quality of services and variety of tools.Linky Van Der Merwe's insight:Discover the benefits of a Cloud Project Management solution.See it on Scoop.it, via Project Management best practices

Project Management User Research Report

Capterra surveyed users of project management software to gain insight into how users buy and use this software. Turns out your level of satisfaction with your project management system could stem from how you buy it. Read on to find out why.Linky Van Der Merwe's insight:Some original, insightful research into how project management users find, purchase, and use software.See it on Scoop.it, via Project Management best practices

What Has Had The Most Significant Impact on Project Management in The Last 5 Years?

Who better to answer a question like this than project management practitioners themselves. The question, ‘What has had the most significant impact on project management in the last 5 years?’ was…Linky Van Der Merwe's insight:Some insightful answers from project management practitioners. Project management certainly had accelerated growth in the past few years.See it on Scoop.it, via Project Management best practices