When you’ve got a lot to do, ensuring that your project is aligned to your organisational goals becomes even more important – it’s too easy to let slip that strategic alignment that we have heard so much about in the project management press over the past year or so.
Learn why IT departments risk accidentally (or deliberately) blocking business change and how other teams risk missing the technical implications of what they want to do, such as data security. Technical project teams are key to driving forward business transformation, and only when ‘the business’ works together as one will we see the best benefits being realised from change. How do you think about your IT team?
20 easy ways to thank your team for a job well done. From meals out to activities that create shared experiences to bond your team together, there are lots of ideas here to celebrate success at work.
Do your stakeholders ask you questions like these? Now we’ve approved the budget and the project has started, how much will it really cost? We had a big delay last month. What has that done to the budget? How much will we have spent on this work by the time this project is finished? Given…
These 3 fundamental management mistakes hit everyone at some point in their career. Learn what to look for and how to avoid these behaviours tripping you up. Great tips for keeping your work moving forward and your team happy!
Presenting in meetings or to your boss is always a bit nerve-wracking. Here are 10 tips for giving a fantastic work presentation.
Learn why ethics in project management is important and how to make sure you are working in an ethical way.
This is a guest article by David Daly. Did you know, one survey found that the most common reason to adopt agile is to be able to deliver products more quickly? Yet the same survey found that 75% of people did not believe their organisation had a culture that supported agile ways of working. This…
Learn the three most important things for giving presentations, and read about how I failed spectacularly at one of them during my worst presentation ever. Believe me, I do things differently now!
This is a guest post by Martin Webster from The Lazy Leader. Search for project management training on Google and you’ll find lots of courses on the topic. Many refer to APMP, MSP®, PRINCE2® or even agile project management. What most have in common is an emphasis on project management accreditation, project planning, risk management,…
Learn why capacity planning for project resources could be your secret weapon for ensuring an on time, low stress delivery.
Is your re-certification cycle coming to an end for your PMI certificate? Do you need to quickly get your PDU total up to the minimum so you can stay certified? You’re in the right place! Read on for tips for how to earn PDUs fast.