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February 9, 2016
change control

Change Control Keeps Expectations Clear

Requests for changes aren’t unusual in project management. And that’s OK. If the environment around a project shifts—the budget or the capabilities needed, for example—change should […]
January 26, 2016
stakeholder analysis project sucess

The Role of Stakeholder Analysis in Project Success

Great performance by project team members is critical for project success, but just as important is the involvement and contributions of project stakeholders, those individuals or […]
December 1, 2015
developing a project plan

How to Develop a Project Plan That’s Right for Your Next Project

The baseline. In project control, everything you do refers to it. It’s the expectation you’re setting with stakeholders. The main medium you have for communicating that […]
July 2, 2015
work breakdown structure project management important tool

The Work Breakdown Structure: One of the Project Manager’s Most Important Tools

The work breakdown structure is one of the most important project management tools you have as a project manager. It’s the foundation for estimating, budgeting, sequencing […]
May 5, 2015
project charter

Why You Need a Project Charter—and Why You Don’t

Here’s a riddle for you: If a project goes ahead without a project charter, does it really exist? Before you answer, I should tell you, it’s […]
March 24, 2015
project scope and quality

Project Scope and the Question of Quality

When the subject of project scope comes up, many people immediately think of the features and functions of a product or service, and maybe the results […]
March 12, 2015
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Essential Communication Processes for Effective Project Management

Effective communication is one of the most important components of project management. Project managers need to communicate regularly with stakeholders and the project team to ensure […]
February 10, 2015
5 tips for new project managers

5 Helpful Tips for New Project Managers

The role of project manager is not only crucial, but requires a variety of skills and characteristics. A successful project manager needs skills and natural abilities […]
January 27, 2015
what makes a great project manager

What Makes for A Great Project Manager?

Project managers are essential players in the world of business. Companies depend on these employees to organize, motivate, facilitate, communicate, and ensure that meaningful progress is […]
December 23, 2014
5 Must-Have Skills for Project Managers

5 Must-Have Skills for Project Managers

A project manager is the driving force behind a project. They need to be able to look at the big picture of a project and seamlessly […]