Collaboration

Building the Plane While in Flight: How to Remotely Tackle a COVID-19 Business Continuity Crisis in Your Enterprise

Building the Plane While in Flight: How to Remotely Tackle a COVID-19 Business Continuity Crisis in Your Enterprise The novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, has come upon all of us swiftly and unexpectedly. Just a handful of months ago, no one could have foreseen a global pandemic threatening our livelihoods. However, the result is not an […]

Does it Pay to be Transparent

Does it Pay to be Transparent?

Full disclosure.  Complete transparency.  Effective and efficient collaboration with team and customer throughout the project.  That third one sounds about right.  But what about the first two?  Full disclosure on everything to the team and customer?  Team… probably without a doubt.  To the customer… yes, but sometimes in due time depending on the issue.  Complete […]

4 steps to right sizing the project team

4 Steps to Right Sizing the Project Team

Right-sizing. I love that fun, ugly term that originated in the late 80’s that executives started using instead of firing people. “We aren’t firing, we are right sizing.” Sure, that sounds better and more forward thinking to everyone except the 4% of the company you just let go unexpectedly because you didn’t meet last quarter’s […]

5 Essentials for Effective Project Collaboration

5 Essentials for Effective Project Collaboration

  Project collaboration is one of the most important parts of a large project. In this post, we will review 5 of the key concepts to keep in mind when forming a project team and planning out a major project. Without project collaboration, the pace of work will be much slower and workers will be […]

How To Foster Better Releationships with Project Stakeholders

How to Foster Better Relationships with Project Stakeholders

Bring Them On Your Side: How to Foster Better Relationships with Project Stakeholders Are you a project manager who has been tasked with delivering an end result that seems a little shaky and ambiguous at the moment? Are you leading a team with many different viewpoints and project stakeholders that don’t necessarily see eye to […]

10 Reasons Team Collaboration Should Be Part of Your 2017 Project Management Strategy

10 Reasons Team Collaboration Should Be Part of Your 2017 Project Management Strategy

There is one aspect that many project managers have in common, reaching out to peers. Rarely will a project manager begin working on a project without seeking input from their peers. This goes for all industries. Whether it is designing a new product, building, or transportation infrastructure, a good project manager will always seek the […]

Staying Competitive 5 Strategies for Engineer-to-Order Manufacturers 2

Staying Competitive: 5 Strategies for Engineer-to-Order Manufacturers

  If you run an engineering to order company, then you know how important it is to maintain standards and meet client expectations consistently. At the same time, you have to take on as large a workload as possible to maintain throughput and revenue. It can be hard to maintain a competitive edge while balancing […]