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Determining project objectives and goals provides the scope of a project, known as the planning process. This lays the foundation in running a successful project. Taking the planning process seriously is mandatory and using the right tools will assist in documenting project scope and objectives. Once the information is gathered and collated, it can all be communicated to the sponsor Continue Reading
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Projects come in all shapes, sizes, and levels of complexity. Much of effective project management is based on experience. Regardless, even the experienced project manager should be abreast of any recent developments and certifications. That quest for knowledge should extend to furthering skill and ability for the job at hand. There are different levels of certification and training available.  While Continue Reading
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If your role is at the forefront of a team within an organisation, then as the point person it is more than likely there is a frequency in receiving incoming project requests. Received via email, instant message threads, or possibly mentioned during a meeting. Sometimes there might not be any real formal request at all. As information is coming in Continue Reading
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Project Management in an Agile environment engages stakeholders with interaction between developers and customers. This occurs to deliver a satisfactory outcome for the customer and the organisations requirements. Taking on and making an Agile approach in this instance successful. Effective leadership over multiple levels, that is from executive, functional and project/program management, and team is required.  In its core the Agile Continue Reading
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There are benefits associated with automation of marketing by streamlining project management. The question can be asked, as to the benefits in using marketing automation over other management strategies. These can be broken down into benefits and how to apply into project management to achieve results. Real-time Implementation and strategic planning Data collection can be very time consuming when planning Continue Reading
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It can be a balancing act as a project manager when reviewing a team’s to-do list and also ensuring that the workload is equally shared. A critical component of this is getting the balance right. Project teams look towards the leader for clarification on what task to perform and when. Remember, no one works well when a project manager is Continue Reading
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