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November 15, 2018

How to Avoid Stuffing 10 lbs. of Work in a 5 lb. Organization

If you want to be sure your organization gets the day-to-day work done while continually improving so that you can keep pace with a fast-changing marketplace, […]
November 8, 2018

Workflow Efficiency: How You Do What You Do

Across industries, workflows have received a lot of attention in recent years, even in unexpected places. You might not think of emergency room doctors in terms […]
October 25, 2018

The 4×4 Framework for Successful Initiative Management

All initiatives have a common construct for success. This has been established and proven out over years of experience. Some industries or skill sets are very […]
October 11, 2018

Stop Approaching Work Like A Dog Digging Up A Bone: Part 2

The Essentials of Initiative Management To keep initiative work on track, you need a specific initiative management approach, one that’s different from the way you manage […]
September 27, 2018

How to Get Employees to Manage Themselves

Managers spend lots of time managing their direct reports, even though they’d prefer it if their employees would manage themselves. But managers themselves are often the […]
May 24, 2016
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Three Important Strategies That Will Lead to More Successful Project Management

Guest Blog Post By: Brooke Cade | Freelance Writer: Workfront   Project managers have the best of both worlds: they oversee the daily tasks of their team […]
May 10, 2016
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What is Project Management: Understanding Your Responsibilities

Modern organizations run on projects, but projects don’t just run successfully on their own. That’s why we have project managers. So what is project management? If […]
March 29, 2016
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The Practicalities of Project Management

Just what is project management? If you’re looking for the textbook project management definition, a good place to start is the Project Management Institute, which defines […]
February 23, 2016
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Effective Gantt Charts: Reading Between the Lines

Chances are, at some point or another, you’ve encountered a Gantt chart. These bar charts are great tools for graphically illustrating a project schedule and, done […]
February 9, 2016
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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 […]